Famous People From Idaho

Located in the northwestern region of the United States is the state of Idaho. Idaho’s capital and largest city is Boise and the state is often referred to as the ‘Gem State’. The state was originally occupied by Native Americans, before European settlements were established. Idaho produces one-third of the country’s potato yields. Covering an expansive area of 83,569 miles, the state is the 14th largest in the country and comprises of a population of 1.7 million people. Over time, numerous people who were born and raised in Idaho have gone on to succeeding enormously on an international front. The Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul was born and brought up in the state of Idaho. Various other actors such as Aiden Alexander, Jeremy Shada and the late Lana Turner, all came from the state of Idaho. Various writers such as Vardis Fisher and poet Ezra Pound, also hail from Idaho. The famous WWE diva Torrie Wilson is also from this state. We are quite certain that you will be shocked by the full-list of ‘Idahoans’ who made it huge as celebrities.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Lana Turner

Lana Turner
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 29, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 3 Sacagawea

Sacagawea
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Interpreter
Birthdate: 1788 AD
Died: 1812 AD
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 4 Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 1, 1972
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 5 Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Torrie Wilson

Torrie Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 7 Brock Osweiler

Brock Osweiler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former American football quarterback
Birthdate: November 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 8 Tara Westover

Tara Westover
4
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Memoirist
Birthdate: September 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
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 9 Jeremy Shada

Jeremy Shada
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Famous As: Actor & Singer
Birthdate: January 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Lillian Disney

Lillian Disney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wife of Walt Disnry
Birthdate: February 15, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 16, 1997
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 11 Bowe Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: March 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Leighton Vander Esch

Leighton Vander Esch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 13 Harmon Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: June 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 17, 2011
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 Pappy Boyington

Pappy Boyington
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: December 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 11, 1988
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 15 Mark Felt

Mark Felt
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: 2nd Associate Director of the FBI (1972-73)
Birthdate: August 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 18, 2008

 16 Jake Plummer

Jake Plummer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 17 Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 18 Sherry Jackson

Sherry Jackson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 19 Jerramy Stevens

Jerramy Stevens
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 20 Maggie Carey

Maggie Carey
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 1975 AD
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 21 Sean Paul Lockhart

Sean Paul Lockhart
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 22 Martha Raddatz

Martha Raddatz
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: February 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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 23 Robyn Hilton

Robyn Hilton
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: July 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer

 24 Bryan Fuller

Bryan Fuller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Television producer
Birthdate: July 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
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 25 Christina Fulton

Christina Fulton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer

 26 Isabella Boylston

Isabella Boylston
3
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: October 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
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 27 Mike Riley

Mike Riley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer

 28 Picabo Street

Picabo Street
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: April 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 29 Bryan Harsin

Bryan Harsin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 30 Josh Ritter

Josh Ritter
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
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 31 Dirk Koetter

Dirk Koetter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 32 Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Bassist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: September 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 33 Larry Scott

Larry Scott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 8, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 Dree Hemingway

Dree Hemingway
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actor, Model, Film actor, Playboy Playmate
Birthdate: December 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 Larry Craig

Larry Craig
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former U.S. senator
Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer

 36 Marjorie Reynolds

Marjorie Reynolds
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 1, 1997
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 Gutzon Borglum

Gutzon Borglum
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: March 25, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 6, 1941

 38 Billie Bird

Billie Bird
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Famous As: Actress, Comedian
Birthdate: February 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 27, 2002
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 39 Boyd Coddington

Boyd Coddington
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Hot Rod Designer and the Owner of the Boyd Coddington Hot Rod Shop
Birthdate: August 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 27, 2008

 40 Jon Huntsman, Sr.

Jon Huntsman, Sr.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: June 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 2, 2018

 41 Luke Ridnour

Luke Ridnour
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: February 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Merril Hoge

Merril Hoge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 43 Steve Cook

Steve Cook
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: December 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 45 Larry Wilson

Larry Wilson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 17, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 46 Butch Otter

Butch Otter
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor of Idaho
Birthdate: May 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus

 47 Jake Pitts

Jake Pitts
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: August 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 48 Branden Steineckert

Branden Steineckert
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: April 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus

 49 Mike Crapo

Mike Crapo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus

 50 Linda Moulton Howe

Linda Moulton Howe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist, documentary film maker best known for her work as a ufologist
Birthdate: January 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius