The 25 Most Interesting People in DFW

Plus ten we're just tired of

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    NEWSLETTERS

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    Nolan Ryan's stats make him a legendary baseball player, but his position with the Texas Rangers easily keeps him in the game. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

    Among the millions of North Texas, there are a select few that continue to capture our attention for their amazing stories, incredible achievements, community involvement, and future plans.

    Our NBCDFW writers nominated a large group of some of the most interesting people in our area, before debating and narrowing our choices down to a select 25.

    There will be some on either of these lists we're pretty sure you won't agree with, which is why we're leaving the discussion open on every one of our selections -- please be courteous with your arguments, or we'll have to shut off this option.

    Have a suggestion for an interesting person that didn't make our list? Submit it here: Your Pick for Most Interesting Person

    Click on our gallery to the left to see our selections, or choose via the list below.

    The 25 Most Interesting People in DFW

    Tim Delaughter
    Samantha Rush
    Nolan Ryan
    Sarah Jane Semrad
    ...and Your Most Interesting Person

    Tony Romo
    Mike Orren
    Matthew Gray
    Lauren Gail Longbotham-Meisner
    Eddie Gossage

    Erykah Badu
    George W. Bush, Dallas Neighbor
    Abi Ferrin
    Jaap van Zweden
    Chase Whale

    Blythe Beck
    Russ Martin
    Pete Freedman
    T. Boone Pickens
    Willa Ford

    Craig Watkins
    Josh Hamilton
    Grady Spears
    Demi Lovato
    T.D. Jakes

    ...and 10 We're Just Tired Of

    Tom Leppert
    Bonnie and Clyde

    Casey Thompson
    "Tonica" (Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo)

    Former President, George W. Bush
    Avi Adelman

    Jerry Jones
    The Jonas Brothers

    Mark Cuban
    Melissa Rycroft

    Articles in this feature were contributed by Greg Janda, Lyndsay Knecht Milne, Kristy Chu, and Stefanie Santos-McCleese. Each article's author is responsible for the content of their pieces which reflects their personal viewpoint on that article's subject.