12 famous faces and celebs who were born and brought up in Bootle, including Jamie Carragher and Janice Long

From actors and comedians to musicians and European champions - we've picked out some of the most successful individuals from Bootle.

Bootle was once a bathing resort for Liverpool’s wealthy families but later became renowned for its shipping and docks and is now a major focus of regeneration in Sefton.

But did you know the Merseyside town has produced top musicians, leading comedians, sport champions, filmmakers and many other famous faces too? 

Here we take a look at 12 household names and successful celebrities that were born or raised in Bootle.

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