People of Liverpool: 12 famous faces who were born and brought up in Toxteth

There are some famous faces you might not know grew up in Toxteth.

Toxteth, or L8, is a historic neighbourhood in Merseyside that has undergone numerous transformations over time. It rose up against the establishment in 1981 and in 2023 the multi-cultural melting pot was named one of the best places to live in the UK.

Filled with a dynamic community and boasting a huge amount of history and culture, here, we’ve compiled a list of famous faces hailing from Toxteth, ranging from accomplished footballers to esteemed actors and musicians.