Mark Wahlberg, James Spader, Uma Thurman, Leonard Nimoy & Sylvia Plath are some of the celebrities who hail from Boston.

Situated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is its capital and most populous city which is Boston. Being one of the oldest cities in the United States of America, Boston covers an approximate area of 48 square miles. It is considered a hub for higher education with its numerous schools and colleges that offer programs in a wide array of studies. The city has also been rated as one of the highest in the United States as per cost of living. Various notable legends such as Benjamin Franklin, Wendell Phillips and Edgar Allan Poe were born in Boston. Celebrities such as Edward Norton, James Spader, Uma Thurman, Mike O’ Mally, Matt Damon, Chris Evans and Mark Wahlberg were also born in the city of Boston. Presenting to you, the full-list of renowned individuals who started their humble journey from Boston.
Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
(Founding Father of the United States)

17 January 1706

17 April 1790

Boston, Massachusetts Bay

American

Capricorn

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
(Actor, Singer)

05 June 1971

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S

American

Gemini

James SpadesJames Spader
(Actor)

07 February 1960

Boston, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Uma ThurmanUma Thurman

29 April 1970

Boston

American

Taurus

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
(Actor, Author, Film Director)

26 March 1931

27 February 2015

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S

American

Aries

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
(Poet, Novelist, and Writer)

27 October 1932

11 February 1963

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Scorpio

James TaylorJames Taylor

12 March 1948

Boston

American

Pisces

John SlatteryJohn Slattery
(Actor)

13 August 1962

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

American

Leo

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
(American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet)

25 May 1803

27 April 1882

U.S.

American

Gemini

Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg
(Actor, Singer, Producer)

17 August 1969

Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

American

Leo

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
(Mayor of New York City)

14 February 1942

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

American

Aquarius

Paul ReverePaul Revere
(Revolutionary)

01 January 1735

10 May 1818

North End

American

Capricorn

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
(Founding Father of the United States)

27 September 1722

02 October 1803

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Libra

Michelle PhanMichelle Phan
(Beauty Vlogger, YouTuber)

11 April 1987

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

American

Aries

Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
(American actor)

08 February 1925

27 June 2001

Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Bobby BrownBobby Brown
(Singer-Songwriter)

05 February 1969

Boston

American

Aquarius

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
(Professor)

29 August 1947

Boston

American

Virgo

Barbara WaltersBarbara Walters
(American broadcaster)

25 September 1929

Boston

American

Libra

Rose KennedyRose Kennedy

22 July 1890

22 January 1995

Cleveland,New York, U.S.

American

Cancer

Cotton MatherCotton Mather
(Church Minister)

12 February 1663

13 February 1728

Boston

American

Aquarius

Charles SumnerCharles Sumner
(Politician)

06 January 1811

11 March 1874

Boston

American

Capricorn

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
(Pioneering Architect)

03 September 1856

14 April 1924

Boston

American

Virgo

John Singleton CopleyJohn Singleton Copley
(Anglo-American painter)

1738 AD

09 September 1815

Boston, United States

American

Daniel Christopher PredaDaniel Christopher Preda
(Instagram Star, Model)

16 December 1992

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

American

Sagittarius

Walter GilbertWalter Gilbert
(Biochemist, Physicist, Molecular Biologist)

21 March 1932

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Aries

Emily Greene BalchEmily Greene Balch
(Social Activist)

08 January 1867

09 January 1961

Boston

American

Capricorn

Misha CollinsMisha Collins
(Actor)

20 August 1974

Boston, USA

American

Leo

Nic WallaceNic Wallace
(Social Media Personality)

07 August 2000

Boston

American

Leo

Edward NortonEdward Norton
(Film Actor, film director, film producer, character actor)

18 August 1969

Boston

American

Leo

Connie BrittonConnie Britton
(Actress, television producer, singer, television actor)

06 March 1967

Boston

American

Pisces

Taylor SchillingTaylor Schilling
(actor, film actor, television actor)

27 July 1984

Boston

American

Leo

Uzo AdubaUzo Aduba
(stage actor, film actor, television actor)

10 February 1981

Boston

American

Aquarius

Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
(Former United States Senator)

22 February 1932

25 August 2009

Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Pisces

Piper KermanPiper Kerman
(writer, memoirist)

28 September 1969

Boston

American

Libra

John CazaleJohn Cazale
(Film Actor, actor , character actor)

12 August 1935

12 March 1978

Revere

American

Leo

Madeline KahnMadeline Kahn
(voice actor, stage actor, film actor, television actor)

29 September 1942

03 September 1999

Boston

American

Libra

Ben FosterBen Foster
(Actor, Film actor, Television actor)

29 October 1980

Boston

American

Scorpio

Sheldon AdelsonSheldon Adelson
(entrepreneur, financier, businessperson)

06 August 1933

Boston

American

Leo

Donna SummerDonna Summer
(Singer-songwriter)

31 December 1948

17 May 2012

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S

American

Capricorn

Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
(Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer, Disc jockey, Singer, Television actor, Guitarist, Pianist, Composer)

22 November 1950

Boston

American

Scorpio

Joseph P. Kennedy IIIJoseph P. Kennedy III
(U.S. Representative)

04 October 1980

Brighton, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Libra

Eve TorresEve Torres
(Actor, Model, Dancer, Professional wrestler, Television actor, Amateur wrestler)

21 August 1984

Boston

American

Leo

Danny WoodDanny Wood
(musician, singer)

14 May 1969

Boston

American

Taurus

Jane AlexanderJane Alexander
(stage actor, film actor, television actor)

28 October 1939

Boston

American

Scorpio

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
(Astronaut, Teacher)

02 September 1948

28 January 1986

Boston

American

Virgo

Henry KnoxHenry Knox
(officer)

25 July 1750

25 October 1806

Boston

American

Leo

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
(entrepreneur)

1861 AD

18 March 1947

Boston

American

Julie TaymorJulie Taymor
(film director, screenwriter, costume designer, scenographer)

15 December 1952

Newton

American

Sagittarius

Winslow HomerWinslow Homer
(Painter)

24 February 1836

29 September 1910

Boston

American

Pisces

Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
(politician, sociologist)

10 April 1880

14 May 1965

Boston

American

Aries

Henry Cabot LodgeHenry Cabot Lodge
(Politician, Historian)

12 May 1850

09 November 1924

Boston

American

Taurus

Kenny WormaldKenny Wormald
(Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, Television producer)

27 July 1984

Boston

American

Leo

Alicia SacramoneAlicia Sacramone
(Artistic gymnast)

03 December 1987

Boston

American

Sagittarius

Percival LowellPercival Lowell
(Astronomer, Mathematician)

13 March 1855

12 November 1916

Boston

American

Pisces

Robert LowellRobert Lowell
(Poet, Writer)

01 March 1917

12 September 1977

Boston

American

Pisces

Ralph TresvantRalph Tresvant
(Singer)

16 May 1968

Roxbury

American

Taurus

Ben FranklinBen Franklin

17 January 1706

17 April 1790

United States

American

Capricorn

Susan ButcherSusan Butcher
(musher)

26 December 1954

05 August 2006

Cambridge

American

Capricorn

Joseph P. KennedyJoseph P. Kennedy
(Business Leader, Diplomat)

1888 AD

1969 AD

Phillips BrooksPhillips Brooks
(Priest, Writer, Songwriter)

13 December 1835

23 January 1893

Boston

American

Sagittarius

John ConnollyJohn Connolly
(intelligence agent)

01 August 1940

Boston

American

Leo

Lois Mailou JonesLois Mailou Jones
(Painter, Educator)

03 November 1905

09 June 1998

Boston

American

Scorpio

Dorothy WestDorothy West
(Novelist)

02 June 1907

16 August 1998

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Gemini

Josephine St. Pierre RuffinJosephine St. Pierre Ruffin
(American publisher)

31 August 1842

13 March 1924

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Virgo

Jack LevineJack Levine
(painter, engraver, artist)

03 January 1915

08 November 2010

Boston

American

Capricorn

Mary LivermoreMary Livermore
(Editor, Women)

19 December 1820

23 May 1905

Boston

American

Sagittarius

Richard ClarkeRichard Clarke
(writer)

1951 AD

Dorchester

American

George Lyman KittredgeGeorge Lyman Kittredge
(musicologist, literary critic, journalist)

28 February 1860

23 July 1941

Boston

American

Pisces

Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
(feminist)

25 January 1871

08 May 1955

Boston

American

Aquarius

Benjamin BradleeBenjamin Bradlee
(Editor, Journalist)

1921 AD

2014 AD

JujubeeJujubee
(Reality Star)

21 June 1984

Boston

American

Gemini

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
(Supreme Court Justice)

08 March 1841

06 March 1935

Boston

American

Pisces

Ricky BellRicky Bell
(Singer)

18 September 1967

Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

American

Virgo

Theodore H. WhiteTheodore H. White
(Journalist, historian, writer, novelist)

06 May 1915

09 May 1986

Dorchester

American

Taurus

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