Famous People From Georgia

Established in the year 1733 is the state of Georgia which is situated in the southeastern region of the United States of America. Being the largest state entirely east of the Mississippi River, it is often referred to as ‘The Empire State of the South’ and even as the ‘Peach State’. With Atlanta as Georgia’s capital and largest metro, the state is ranked 8th in the United States for its population. Many distinguished personalities were born in the state of Georgia as the state has produced numerous celebrities who have excelled in various spheres of life. Talented and ground-breaking musicians such as the likes of Alan Jackson, CeeLo Green, Kanye West, Ray Charles all hail from the state of Georgia. The state is well-known for creating many entertainers and actors who have gone on to creating magic for Hollywood. From the former child actor Chloe Grace Moretz to the ravishing Julia Roberts to the talented Dakota Fanning, all these gorgeous women share one common ground – Georgia, as they were all born there. Georgia has also been the birthplace of the iconic wrestler Hulk Hogan. Keep reading to know the complete list of celebrities who are from Georgia.

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 1 Kanye West

Kanye West
169
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: One of the Greatest and Most Influential Hip Hop Musicians of All Time
Birthdate: June 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.
59
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist, Minister
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 4, 1968

 3 Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
47
Famous As: Famous for Her Role in the Romantic Comedy 'Pretty Woman'
Birthdate: October 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 4 Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: First African-American to Play in Major League Baseball
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 24, 1972
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 5 Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Retired Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 6 Ray Charles

Ray Charles
23
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 10, 2004
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 7 Little Richard

Little Richard
18
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 9, 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X
178
Famous As: First Gay Artist To Have #1 Record on Billboard Hot 100
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 9 Chloe Grace Moretz

Chloe Grace Moretz
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 11 Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 Spike Lee

Spike Lee
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 13 Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning
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Famous As: Actress, Youngest Nominee in SAG History
Birthdate: February 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 14 T.I.

T.I.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 15 Britanny Murphy

Britanny Murphy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 20, 2009
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 16 Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 39th President of the United States
Birthdate: October 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 17 Cam Newton

Cam Newton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quaterback
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 18 Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 19 Otis Redding

Otis Redding
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 10, 1967
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 André 3000

André 3000
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 21 Future (Rapper)

Future (Rapper)
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper - Known for His Mumble-Influenced Vocal Range
Birthdate: November 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 22 Khalid (Singer)

Khalid (Singer)
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 23 Young Thug

Young Thug
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 24 Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birthdate: June 23, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 25 Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 Jim Brown

Jim Brown
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 27 Lil Baby

Lil Baby
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 28 JonBenet Ramsey

JonBenet Ramsey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey
Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 25, 1996
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 29 Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: July 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: December 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 31 Raven-Symoné

Raven-Symoné
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 32 Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 33 Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 35 Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 36 Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gambler, Gunfighter
Birthdate: August 14, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 8, 1887

 37 Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest
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Famous As: Radio Personality
Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 38 Playboi Carti

Playboi Carti
14
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

 39 Kiari Cephus

Kiari Cephus
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Member of the Hip Hop Trio 'Migos'
Birthdate: December 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 40 Danielle Panabaker

Danielle Panabaker
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 41 Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 42 Quavo Marshall

Quavo Marshall
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries

 43 Ed Helms

Ed Helms
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Dianna Agron

Dianna Agron
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 45 David Cross

David Cross
11
Famous As: Stand-up comedian, Actor
Birthdate: April 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 17, 1961
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 47 Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 48 Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks
8
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 26, 1994
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 49 Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels
15
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 50 Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)