Famous People From Idaho

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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.
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 1 
Aaron Paul
(Best Known for His Role as 'Jesse Pinkman' in the AMC TV Series 'Breaking Bad')
Aaron Paul
35
Birthdate: August 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Lana Turner
(One of the Highest Paid Actresses in the United States During the 1940s)
Lana Turner
16
Birthdate: February 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 29, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Sacagawea
(Interpreter)
Sacagawea
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1788 AD
Died: 1812 AD
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Ezra Pound
(American Poet and Critic Known for His Works: ‘Ripostes’, ‘Hugh Selwyn Mauberley’ and the Epic Poem, ‘The Cantos’)
Ezra Pound
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 1, 1972
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Taysom Hill
(American football player)
Taysom Hill
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Brock Osweiler
(Former American football quarterback)
Brock Osweiler
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Tara Westover
(Memoirist)
Tara Westover
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
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Torrie Wilson
(Professional wrestler)
Torrie Wilson
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Bowe Bergdahl
(Soldier)
Bowe Bergdahl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Lillian Disney
(Wife of Walt Disnry)
Lillian Disney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 16, 1997
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Jeremy Shada
(Actor & Singer)
Jeremy Shada
11
Birthdate: January 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Leighton Vander Esch
(American football player)
Leighton Vander Esch
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Harmon Killebrew
(Baseball player)
Harmon Killebrew
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 17, 2011
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Pappy Boyington
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 11, 1988
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Mark Felt
(2nd Associate Director of the FBI (1972-73))
Mark Felt
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 18, 2008
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Sherry Jackson
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Birthdate: February 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Sarah Palin
(9th Governor of Alaska (2006 - 2009))
Sarah Palin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Jake Plummer
(American football player)
Jake Plummer
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Jerramy Stevens
(American football player)
Jerramy Stevens
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Sean Paul Lockhart
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Birthdate: October 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Maggie Carey
(Director)
Maggie Carey
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Birthdate: 1975 AD
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Isabella Boylston
(Ballet dancer)
Isabella Boylston
5
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
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Robyn Hilton
(Actress, Model)
Robyn Hilton
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Bryan Fuller
(Screenwriter, Television producer)
Bryan Fuller
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
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Victor Wooten
(Bassist, Jazz musician)
Victor Wooten
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Dree Hemingway
(Actor, Model, Film actor, Playboy Playmate)
Dree Hemingway
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Josh Ritter
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter)
Josh Ritter
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
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Christina Fulton
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Birthdate: June 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Martha Raddatz
(Journalist)
Martha Raddatz
5
Birthdate: February 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Picabo Street
(Alpine skier)
Picabo Street
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Bryan Harsin
(American football player)
Bryan Harsin
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Gutzon Borglum
(American Sculptor Best Known for His Colossal Mount Rushmore Sculpture of the Faces of Four U.S. Presidents)
Gutzon Borglum
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Birthdate: March 25, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 6, 1941
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Larry Scott
(Bodybuilder)
Larry Scott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 8, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Marjorie Reynolds
(American Actress Known for Her Role as 'Linda Mason' in the 1942 Musical Film 'Holiday Inn')
Marjorie Reynolds
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 1, 1997
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Billie Bird
(Actress, Comedian)
Billie Bird
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Birthdate: February 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 27, 2002
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Dirk Koetter
(American football player)
Dirk Koetter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Boyd Coddington
(Hot Rod Designer and the Owner of the Boyd Coddington Hot Rod Shop)
Boyd Coddington
3
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 27, 2008
 38 
Mike Riley
(American football player)
Mike Riley
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Larry Craig
(Former U.S. senator)
Larry Craig
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Luke Ridnour
(Basketball Player)
Luke Ridnour
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Bridget Powers
(Pornographic actress)
Bridget Powers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 3'9" (114 cm)
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Jon Huntsman, Sr.
(Business person)
Jon Huntsman, Sr.
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 2, 2018
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Steve Cook
(Bodybuilder)
Steve Cook
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Merril Hoge
(American football player)
Merril Hoge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Marilynne Robinson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Branden Steineckert
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Mike Crapo
(Politician)
Mike Crapo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Ezra Taft Benson
(15th United States Secretary of Agriculture (1953 - 1961))
Ezra Taft Benson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 4, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 30, 1994
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Jake Pitts
(Guitarist)
Jake Pitts
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Larry Wilson
(American football player)
Larry Wilson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 17, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)