What famous people were born in your state? (make sure u say what state ur in)?

Mine is texas

Anna Nicole Smith

Patrick Swayze

Kelly Clarkson

David Cook

Dennis Quaid

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Beyońce Knowles

Eva Longoria

Vanilla Ice

Laura Bush

Hilary Duff

Haylie Duff

Ashlee Simpson

Jessica Simpson


Kenny Rogers

and a lot more!

Jessica Simpson


Jennifer Garner


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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer


    John Aboud - writer, comedian and regular commentator on Best Week Ever and other VH1 shows

    David Arquette - born on a commune in Winchester

    Diedrich Bader (1966-) - actor

    Nathaniel Bacon (1647-1676) led "Bacon's Rebellion" against British authority in 1676

    David Baldacci - author

    Melody Barnes (1964-) - Director of the Domestic Policy Council for President Barack Obama

    Joey Baron - musician

    Lauren Barnette - Beauty pageant winner and model

    Viola Baskerville (1951-) - Virginia Secretary of Administration

    Dave Batista - professional wrestler

    Warren Beatty (1937-), actor

    Leslie Bibb § - actress, plays Carley Bobby in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

    Randy Blythe - singer of metal band Lamb of God

    Rudy Boesch § - third place finalist on Survivor: Pulau Tiga (first season)

    Gary U.S. Bonds § - singer and songwriter

    J. Evan Bonifant - actor

    Maria Boren - contestant on the television show The Apprentice

    Wes Borland - guitarist for Limp Bizkit and other rock bands

    Connie Britton § (1968-) - actress, born in Boston but raised in Lynchburg

    Chris Brown (1989-) - singer and actor

    Ruth Brown - Grammy-award winning singer and entertainer

    Bebe Buell - fashion model, famous groupie and mother of Liv Tyler

    Joyce Bulifant - television actress

    Sandra Bullock (1964-) - actress

    Curtis Bush - world champion kickboxer and actor

    Jeff Burton (1967-) - NASCAR driver

    Ward Burton (1961-) - NASCAR driver

    Charlie Byrd - jazz guitarist

    John Campbell - bassist (Lamb of God)

    A. P. Carter - Musician, singer, songwriter, member of the Carter Family

    Maybelle Carter - Guitar player, singer, member of the Carter Family, mother of June Carter Cash

    June Carter Cash (1929-2003) - singer, songwriter, actress and comedian, member of the Carter Family, and second wife of singer Johnny Cash

    George Rogers Clark (1752-1818), Revolutionary War military leader

    Anthony Clark - actor (Yes Dear!, Boston Common), Lynchburg

    William Clark (1770-1838) - explorer (Lewis and Clark Expedition); brother of George Rogers Clark

    Clarence Clemons - saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and former player for the Norfolk Neptunes football team

    Patsy Cline (1932-1963) - singer

    Leanza Cornett - Former Miss America, actress, TV commentator

    Joseph Cotten (1905-1994) - actor

    Katie Couric (1957-) - anchor, CBS Evening News

    Robert Cray § (1953-) - American Blues Musician

    D'Angelo - R&B musician

    Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. - U.S. Representative, Governor of Virginia, Chancellor of the College of William and Mary and the third President of the University of Virginia

    Wendy Dascomb - Miss USA 1969

    Chris Daughtry § (1979-) - American Idol finalist, attended high school in Charlottesville. Born in North Carolina and relocated to Greensboro.

    Jimmy Dean - singer and "sausage king"

    Missy Elliott (1971-) - rapper

    Jerry Falwell (1933–2007) - Christian minister, televangelist, and political leader

    William Faulkner § (1897-1962) - Writer-in-Residence at The University of Virginia from 1957

    Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) - legendary jazz singer

    Gary Fleder - film director, screenwriter, producer

    Lauren Graham - actress, comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls

    David Grohl - Foo Fighters (born in Ohio, moved to Virginia at age 3)

    Charles Haley - pro football player Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, Naruna, VA

    Mark Hamill § - (1951-) - actor (attended high school in Annandale)

    Benjamin Harrison- signer of the Declaration of Independence, father of President William Henry Harrison

    Benjamin Harrison - President of US, grandson of William Henry Harrison

    William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) - 9th President of the United States

    Rick Hendrick - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owner for Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Casey Mears; born in South Hill

    Patrick Henry (1736-1799) - American Revolution figure and first Governor of Virginia after American independence

    Sam Houston (1793-1863) born in Rockbridge County; Governor of Tennessee (1827-1829); first President of Republic of Texas (1836-1838)

    Chad Hugo (1974-) - musician and music producer, one-half of The Neptunes

    Allen Iverson (1975-) - Professional basketball player

    Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863) - Confederate military leader, born and raised in a part of Virginia that is now West Virginia

    Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) - 3rd President of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence, founder of the University of Virginia

    Nicole Johnson (c. 1974-) - Miss America 1999

    Julius Jones (1981-) - NFL football player, Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks

    Light Horse Harry Lee (1756-1818) Prince William County; Revolutionary War hero; father of Robert E. Lee

    Jake E. Lee (1957-) - guitarist for Ratt, Rough Cutt, Ozzy Osbourne, Badlands, and others

    Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) - Confederate States of America military leader

    Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) - explorer with the Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Shaquan Lewis - aka "Skillz" fr

  • Rue
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago


    Joyce DeWitt (from 3's company)

    John Mellancamp

    Jeff Gordon

    Tony Stewart

    Johnny Appleseed

    Mike Epps

    Vivica A. Fox

    David Letterman

    Jane Pauley

    Florence Henderson (Brady Bunch)

    Katie Stam

    Greg Oden

    Mike Conley

    Jared Fogle (Subway guy)

    John Schnatter (founder and CEO of Papa John's pizza)

    Larry Bird

    Amelia Earhart

    Source(s): Indiana
  • 1 decade ago

    New Hampshire-

    Adam Sandler

    Seth Meyers

    Sarah Silverman

    Krista McAuliffe

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Well I don't feel like researching it. But I know a few but their only from a band


    Adam Gontier

    Niel Sanderson

    Barry Stock

    Brad Walst

    form the band: Three Days Grace

    plus Adam's my uncle =)

    Source(s): knowledge?
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  • Sierra
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago


    Halle Berry

    Katie Holmes

    Le Bron James

    Bob Evans

    Orville Wright

    Dorthy Dandridge

    All I can think of off the top of my head

  • 1 decade ago

    New Hampshire-

    Seth Myers

    Alan Sheperd (first dude in space)

    Adam Sandler

    Bode Miller

    Sarah... something (idk the last name i think it's like soperman or something)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    lady gaga

    new york baby

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