Famous People From Georgia

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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
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Hip Hop Musicians of All Time)
Kanye West
227
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 
Julia Roberts
(Best Known for Her Role in the Romantic Comedy Film 'Pretty Woman')
Julia Roberts
73
Birthdate: October 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Jackie Robinson
(First African-American to Play in Major League Baseball)
Jackie Robinson
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 24, 1972
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Hulk Hogan
(The Most Recognized and Popular Wrestler of the 1980s)
Hulk Hogan
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 6 
Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 10, 2004
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Little Richard
(Known for His Hit Single 'Long Tall Sally' & Regarded as the 'Architect of Rock and Roll')
Little Richard
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 9, 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Holly Hunter
(Best Known for Role as ‘Ada McGrath’ in the Film ‘The Piano’)
Holly Hunter
19
Birthdate: March 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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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)
 10 
Lil Nas X
(First Gay Artist To Have #1 Record on Billboard Hot 100)
Lil Nas X
207
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Chloe Grace Moretz
59
Birthdate: February 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
Spike Lee
(Film director)
Spike Lee
26
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Dakota Fanning
(Actress, Youngest Nominee in SAG History)
Dakota Fanning
39
Birthdate: February 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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T.I.
(Rapper, Record Producer, and Actor Who is One of the Highest Selling Hip-Hop Artists of All Time)
T.I.
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jimmy Carter
(39th President of the United States (1977 -1981))
Jimmy Carter
54
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Britanny Murphy
44
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 20, 2009
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Cam Newton
(American Football Quaterback)
Cam Newton
42
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 18 
Elle Fanning
(Actress)
Elle Fanning
33
Birthdate: April 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Otis Redding
(Singer-songwriter)
Otis Redding
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 10, 1967
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
André 3000
(Rapper)
André 3000
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 21 
Future (Rapper)
(One of the Most Influential Rappers of His Generation)
Future (Rapper)
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Kim Basinger
(Actress and Model Known for Her Films: ‘Never Say Never Again’, ‘The Natural’ and 'L.A. Confidential’)
Kim Basinger
31
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Young Thug
(Rapper)
Young Thug
52
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
JonBenet Ramsey
(Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey)
JonBenet Ramsey
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 25, 1996
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Khalid (Singer)
(Best Known for His Debut Studio Album 'American Teen')
Khalid (Singer)
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Jim Brown
(Football Player)
Jim Brown
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Laurence Fishburne
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Birthdate: July 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Lil Baby
(Rapper)
Lil Baby
46
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Luke Bryan
(Singer-Songwriter)
Luke Bryan
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gladys Knight
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Ryan Seacrest
(Radio Personality)
Ryan Seacrest
12
Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Dwight Howard
(Basketball Player)
Dwight Howard
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Raven-Symoné
(Actress)
Raven-Symoné
51
Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Sugar Ray Robinson
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Robinson
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 12, 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 35 
Doc Holliday
(Gambler, Gunfighter)
Doc Holliday
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 8, 1887
 36 
Lil Yachty
(Rapper)
Lil Yachty
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Kenan Thompson
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Birthdate: May 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Danielle Panabaker
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Birthdate: September 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 39 
Alan Jackson
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Alan Jackson
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Playboi Carti
(Rapper, Singer-songwriter)
Playboi Carti
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Kiari Cephus
(Rapper and Member of the Hip Hop Trio 'Migos')
Kiari Cephus
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Quavo Marshall
(Rapper Known as The Co-Founder and Current Frontman of Hip Hop Trio 'Migos')
Quavo Marshall
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
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Dianna Agron
(Actress and Singer, Best Known for Her TV Series ‘Glee’)
Dianna Agron
7
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Wayne Brady
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Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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David Cross
(Stand-Up Comedian, Actor and Director Best Known for His Comedy Series ‘Mr. Show’)
David Cross
13
Birthdate: April 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ed Helms
(Actor)
Ed Helms
26
Birthdate: January 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jeff Daniels
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Birthdate: February 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 48 
Ty Cobb
(One of the Greatest Players in Baseball History)
Ty Cobb
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 17, 1961
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Larry Holmes
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Larry Holmes
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Bill Hicks
(Comedian)
Bill Hicks
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Birthdate: December 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 26, 1994