Aston Merrygold (left) from JLS and Himesh Patel (right) are Peterborough-born celebrities.

10 famous people you didn’t know were from Peterborough - including Aston Merrygold from JLS

From famous musicians to Hollywood actors and Olympic athletes - this city has them all.

Friday, 20th May 2022, 5:32 pm

Even though you might have been born and bred in Peterborough , you might be unaware that our very own city is also the hometown to some famous A-listers.

Many of the celebrities grew up here before flying the nest but there are some who have settled down in Peterborough and still call the city home today.

We’ve put together a list of the biggest names from Peterborough who might surprise you.

Take a look through the next 10 photographs at faces you might recognise:

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