March 13, 2020

People who are only famous in San Antonio

We know them from television — whether it's from aggressive lawyer commercials or from your daily broadcast. If you ever saw one of these people at H-E-B, you definitely made sure to tell your family you spied a semi-celebrity out in the wild. These are the people who are San Antonio famous.
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Steve Spriester
If KSAT is your go-to news station, then you likely think of Steve Spriester as a god. The news anchor has been reporting the happenings of the Alamo City and South Texas since 1995. SA is his home now, given that all of his daughters were born here. For his work at the station, he’s won lots of awards, so his celebrity status is well-deserved.
Photo via Instagram / steve_spriester
Steve Spriester
If KSAT is your go-to news station, then you likely think of Steve Spriester as a god. The news anchor has been reporting the happenings of the Alamo City and South Texas since 1995. SA is his home now, given that all of his daughters were born here. For his work at the station, he’s won lots of awards, so his celebrity status is well-deserved.
Photo via Instagram / steve_spriester
Bill Taylor
Love the weather? Love KENS 5? Then you likely love Bill Taylor? He’s part of the weekday newscasts all afternoon and evening, so he stays busy letting you know what the weather sitch is in the Alamo City. He’s been doing so since 1996, so you know he stays loyal to SA.
Photo via Instagram / billtaylorkens
Bill Taylor
Love the weather? Love KENS 5? Then you likely love Bill Taylor? He’s part of the weekday newscasts all afternoon and evening, so he stays busy letting you know what the weather sitch is in the Alamo City. He’s been doing so since 1996, so you know he stays loyal to SA.
Photo via Instagram / billtaylorkens
Thomas J. Henry
With decades of experience practicing law, Thomas J. Henry has racked up quite a resume. But not all of it is related to his law career. While he’s done a bit of philanthropic work, he’s also gained some attention for his short-lived YouTube series covering his family’s crazy lives, which came after his daughter’s headline-worthy quinceñera. Still, his clout is largely in the Alamo City.
Photo via Instagram / thomasjudehenry
Thomas J. Henry
With decades of experience practicing law, Thomas J. Henry has racked up quite a resume. But not all of it is related to his law career. While he’s done a bit of philanthropic work, he’s also gained some attention for his short-lived YouTube series covering his family’s crazy lives, which came after his daughter’s headline-worthy quinceñera. Still, his clout is largely in the Alamo City.
Photo via Instagram / thomasjudehenry
Randy Beamer
After his years at the desk at News 4 San Antonio, Randy Beamer has not only won Emmy awards for his work, but he’s also earned a spot in the hearts of a lot of locals. As part of the News 4 team, he’s gotten to report locally and beyond — as long as it always relates back to South Texas. PS— he was previously married to KSAT 12 anchor Ursula Pari.
Photo via Instagram / randybeamer
Randy Beamer
After his years at the desk at News 4 San Antonio, Randy Beamer has not only won Emmy awards for his work, but he’s also earned a spot in the hearts of a lot of locals. As part of the News 4 team, he’s gotten to report locally and beyond — as long as it always relates back to South Texas. PS— he was previously married to KSAT 12 anchor Ursula Pari.
Photo via Instagram / randybeamer
Isis Romero
If you tuned in to the nightly newscast on KSAT, you’re likely well-acquainted with Isis Romero. Although the station recently declined to renew her contract, she spent more than a decade with its news team and remains a familiar face to San Antonians. Romero isn't too far from home, as she was born and raised in Robstown.
Photo via Instagram / romero_isis
Isis Romero
If you tuned in to the nightly newscast on KSAT, you’re likely well-acquainted with Isis Romero. Although the station recently declined to renew her contract, she spent more than a decade with its news team and remains a familiar face to San Antonians. Romero isn't too far from home, as she was born and raised in Robstown.
Photo via Instagram / romero_isis
David Elder
Guy Fieri who?! SA has a foodie king of its own: David Elder. The host of Elder Eats is part of the KSAT 12 family, and has become a local influencer and gained a following from both foodies and not. We totally don’t blame you if you fangirl around this dude.
Photo via Instagram / davideldertv
David Elder
Guy Fieri who?! SA has a foodie king of its own: David Elder. The host of Elder Eats is part of the KSAT 12 family, and has become a local influencer and gained a following from both foodies and not. We totally don’t blame you if you fangirl around this dude.
Photo via Instagram / davideldertv
Delaine Mathieu
A native of Corpus Christi, Delaine Matheiu is the chief lady in charge over at News 4 San Antonio. An Emmy award-winning journalist, she’s a co-anchor for the most popular evening newscasts on weeknights. But of course you already knew that, right?
Photo via Instagram / delainemathieu
Delaine Mathieu
A native of Corpus Christi, Delaine Matheiu is the chief lady in charge over at News 4 San Antonio. An Emmy award-winning journalist, she’s a co-anchor for the most popular evening newscasts on weeknights. But of course you already knew that, right?
Photo via Instagram / delainemathieu
Spurs Jesus
Though he made a fuss asking for attention from the San Antonio Spurs at the beginning of 2020, Spurs Jesus — his real name is Cordero Maldonado — remains a name only recognized in the Alamo City. What reportedly started out as a Halloween costume eventually turned into a local personality that morphed into a clout-seeking “celebrity” that has a not-so-clean record from his business ventures. But, at least you know his name, right?
Photo via Instagram / spursjesus
Spurs Jesus
Though he made a fuss asking for attention from the San Antonio Spurs at the beginning of 2020, Spurs Jesus — his real name is Cordero Maldonado — remains a name only recognized in the Alamo City. What reportedly started out as a Halloween costume eventually turned into a local personality that morphed into a clout-seeking “celebrity” that has a not-so-clean record from his business ventures. But, at least you know his name, right?
Photo via Instagram / spursjesus
Maddie Skye
Madalyn Mendoza — known to most as her online name of Maddy Skye — is the unofficial face of mySA.com. The San Antonio native has a Twitter personality that’s earned her a following of locals who gas her up and flock to her defense when people are rude. What can we say? She’s a woman of the people!
Photo via Instagram / maddyskye10
Maddie Skye
Madalyn Mendoza — known to most as her online name of Maddy Skye — is the unofficial face of mySA.com. The San Antonio native has a Twitter personality that’s earned her a following of locals who gas her up and flock to her defense when people are rude. What can we say? She’s a woman of the people!
Photo via Instagram / maddyskye10
Jeff Davis
“Jeff’s here 4 you!” Sound familiar? Yeah, because you’ve seen Jeff Davis’ loud commercial in which he reminds you that all you have to remember is “4.” Yup, (210) 444-4444 Jeff’s your guy if you’re looking for an accident or injury attorney.
Photo via YouTube / Davis Law Firm
Jeff Davis
“Jeff’s here 4 you!” Sound familiar? Yeah, because you’ve seen Jeff Davis’ loud commercial in which he reminds you that all you have to remember is “4.” Yup, (210) 444-4444 Jeff’s your guy if you’re looking for an accident or injury attorney.
Photo via YouTube / Davis Law Firm