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Who knew there were so many celebrities that frequent Oceanside, who hide out here or have grown up here! Oceanside is just about an hour and a half from the craziness of Hollywood, so why not come down south a bit and enjoy the beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches and everything else Oceanside has to offer.
As most people know, the late Junior Seau lived in Oceanside with his family. But there are also many others you wouldn’t expect to reside or have resided in our beautiful beach town.
Denise Richards graduated from Oceanside’s El Camino High School in 1989. Richards and her family moved to Oceanside from Downers Grove, Illinois when Denise was just 15 years old. Shortly after graduating high school, Richards’ modeling career began, and fame quickly followed.
Although Denise no longer lives in Oceanside, her family’s previously owned coffee shop, Jitters Coffee Shop, is still open, located near downtown Oceanside.
Before Jason Mraz was a big star, he played at local coffee shops in Oceanside. Now that Mraz is a big star, he lives in Oceanside and is a major player in the agricultural movement. Mraz is a dedicated vegan/vegetarian and owns an avocado farm in town.
William Scott Goldberg, A.K.A. Bill Goldberg, A.K.A. Goldberg, professional WWE wrestler, and actor owns Extreme Power Gym, a gym in Oceanside. Goldberg, who has appeared in many films and TV shows is most famous for being a professional wrestler.
Nowadays, Goldberg keeps it mellow, manages his gym in Oceanside and lives just outside of town.
Also rumored to live in Oceanside, Christopher Lloyd of Back to the Future.