Famous People Born In Atlanta

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Being the capital and the most populous city in Georgia, Atlanta is the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States of America. It is often referred to as a ‘world city’ and has a major impact on business, education, technology and media. Several famous personalities started their humble journey to success from the city of Atlanta, where they were born and raised. The legendary Martin Luther king Jr. was born in Atlanta. Several television and film personalities such as Chloe Grace-Moretz, Gladys Knight, Ryan Seacrest, Brittany Murphy and Raven-Symone were born here. From the rapper Kanye West to author Margret Mitchell, all hail from the city of Atlanta. Here is the complete list of Atlanta-born celebrities.
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 1 
Kanye West
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Hip Hop Musicians of All Time)
Kanye West
226
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Martin Luther King Jr.
(African-American Civil Rights Movement Leader Who Used Civil Disobedience to Combat Racism)
Martin Luther King Jr.
77
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 4, 1968
 3 
Chloe Grace Moretz
58
Birthdate: February 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 4 
Chris Tucker
(Actor and Comedian, Best Known for His Roles in the 'Rush Hour' Triology)
Chris Tucker
20
Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Britanny Murphy
43
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 20, 2009
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Cam Newton
(American Football Quaterback)
Cam Newton
42
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 7 
T.I.
(Rapper, Record Producer, and Actor Who is One of the Highest Selling Hip-Hop Artists of All Time)
T.I.
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Spike Lee
(Film director)
Spike Lee
25
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
André 3000
(Rapper)
André 3000
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Future (Rapper)
(One of the Most Influential Rappers of His Generation)
Future (Rapper)
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 11 
Young Thug
(Rapper)
Young Thug
52
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
JonBenet Ramsey
(Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey)
JonBenet Ramsey
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 25, 1996
 13 
Lil Baby
(Rapper)
Lil Baby
46
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 14 
Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gladys Knight
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 15 
Dwight Howard
(Basketball Player)
Dwight Howard
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 16 
Kenan Thompson
20
Birthdate: May 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Ed Helms
(Actor)
Ed Helms
26
Birthdate: January 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Kelly Rowland
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time ‘Destiny's Child’)
Kelly Rowland
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
China Anne McClain
(Actress and Singer)
China Anne McClain
26
Birthdate: August 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 20 
Barry Van Dyke
5
Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Chandler Riggs
24
Birthdate: June 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
 22 
Stephen Dorff
3
Birthdate: July 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
CeeLo Green
(Singer)
CeeLo Green
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Steven Soderbergh
(Director, Producer)
Steven Soderbergh
7
Birthdate: January 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Eric Esch
(Boxer)
Eric Esch
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Bobby Jones
(Golfer)
Bobby Jones
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 18, 1971
 27 
Summer Walker
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
 28 
Jeff Foxworthy
(Comedian)
Jeff Foxworthy
7
Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Davido
(Singer-Songwriter)
Davido
31
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
Normani Hamilton
(Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time 'Fifth Harmony')
Normani Hamilton
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 31 
Brian Baumgartner
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Role as ‘Kevin Malone’ in the TV Series ‘The Office’)
Brian Baumgartner
4
Birthdate: November 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Rozonda Thomas
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 33 
Anthony Edwards
(Basketball player)
Anthony Edwards
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 34 
Killer Mike
(Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer)
Killer Mike
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
 35 
AnnaLynne McCord
4
Birthdate: July 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 36 
Walter White
(American civil rights activist)
Walter White
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: 1955 AD
 37 
Brooke Baldwin
(Journalist and Television Host of 'CNN Newsroom')
Brooke Baldwin
11
Birthdate: July 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Ty Pennington
(TV Host)
Ty Pennington
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Shameik Moore
(Known for Voicing Miles Morales/Spider-Man in the Film 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse')
Shameik Moore
11
Birthdate: May 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Priah Ferguson
16
Birthdate: October 1, 2006
Sun Sign: Libra
 41 
Jaylen Brown
(Basketball player)
Jaylen Brown
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 42 
Coco Gauff
(American Tennis Player Who Rose to Fame After Her Win Against Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2019)
Coco Gauff
26
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
Chanel Iman
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 44 
Lil Jon
(Rapper)
Lil Jon
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
Brenda Lee
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her 1960 Hit 'I’m Sorry' and 1958’s 'Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree')
Brenda Lee
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 4'9" (145 cm)
 46 
Erika Jayne
(Singer)
Erika Jayne
7
Birthdate: July 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Sally Yates
(Lawyer)
Sally Yates
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 20, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 48 
Carter Cruise
7
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 49 
Walt Frazier
(Former basketball player at point guard who helped the Knicks win NBA Championships in 1970 and 1973)
Walt Frazier
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 50 
Eric Nam
(Singer-songwriter)
Eric Nam
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)