From those who are born in the city or just chose to come and live here for a time, there has been many a celebrity who have called Portsea Island home.
Here are 30 celebrities who are from or have called Portsmouth home at one point or another.
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1. Brian Howe
Former lead singer of rock band Bad Company, Brian Howe was born in Portsmouth. Picture: Sarah Standing (151808-8058)
Photo: Sarah Standing
2. Ant Middleton
You may recognise him from SAS: Who Dares Wins on Channel 4 and Ant Middleton was born in Portsmouth in 1980. He returned to the city to promote his book last year for his book tour.
Photo: Malcolm Wells
3. Arnold Schwarzenegger
While Arnie admittedly wasn't born in Portsmouth he did actually live and train in the city for a short time during the 1960s during his bodybuilder days - so hopefully 'He'll be Back'.
4. Geeta Basra
When you picture Bollywood stars, Portsmouth is not one of the places you'd expect one to come from. However that's exactly what Geeta Basra has achieved after being born and raised here.
Photo: Ian Hargreaves