Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Adam Lambert, James Dean & Axl Rose are some of the celebrities who hail from Indiana.

Indiana is a state which is situated in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the North America. It is the 38th largest state by area and is often popularly called “The Hoosier State”, after the Hoosier Hill. Currently a diverse set of indigenous people occupy the state, it is known for the historic Native Americans who occupied it for thousands of years. It hence derived its name from the Indians who inhabited it, literally translating to ‘land of Indians’. With Indianapolis as its capital, Indiana is home to numerous major sports teams. Indiana is responsible for producing many irreplaceable stars that were born and brought up in the state. Musical stars such as Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Adam Lambert and Axl Rose were all born in the state of Indiana. Famous personalities such as James Dean, author John Green and television host David Letterman, are also some examples of famous individuals who hail from Indiana. You will be surprised to know all the other esteemed celebrities who are from Indiana.
Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
(Singer)

29 August 1958

25 June 2009

Gary

American

Virgo

Jim JonesJim Jones
(Cult Leader)

13 May 1931

18 November 1978

Crete, Indiana, U.S.

American

Taurus

James DeanJames Dean
(Actor)

08 February 1931

30 September 1955

Marion, Indiana, U.S

American

Aquarius

Mike PenceMike Pence
(Vice Presidential Running Mate of Donald Trump)

07 June 1959

Columbus, Indiana, United States

American

Gemini

Axl RoseAxl Rose

06 February 1962

Lafayette, Indiana, U.S

American

Aquarius

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
(Singer-Songwriter)

16 May 1966

Gary, Indiana, U.S.

American

Taurus

John MellencampJohn Mellencamp
(Musician, Singer-Songwriter)

07 October 1951

Seymour

American

Libra

Larry BirdLarry Bird
(Former Basketball Star)

07 December 1956

West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States

American

Sagittarius

Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
(Founder of KFC)

09 September 1890

16 December 1980

Henryville

American

Virgo

John DillingerJohn Dillinger
(Bank Robber)

22 June 1903

22 July 1934

Indianapolis

American

Cancer

Jimmy HoffaJimmy Hoffa
(Labor Union Leader)

14 February 1913

30 July 1975

Brazil, Indiana, United States

American

Aquarius

Adam LambertAdam Lambert
(Singer)

29 January 1982

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Aquarius

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
(American writer)

11 November 1922

11 April 2007

Indianapolis, Indiana,, United States

American

Scorpio

Cole PorterCole Porter
(Composer, Songwriter)

09 June 1891

15 October 1964

Peru, Indiana, United States

American

Gemini

Dean CorllDean Corll
(Serial Killer)

24 December 1939

08 August 1973

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

American

Capricorn

Carole LombardCarole Lombard
(Actress)

06 October 1908

16 January 1942

Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.

American

Libra

Dan QuayleDan Quayle
(Former Vice President of the United States)

04 February 1947

Indianapolis

American

Aquarius

Mike EppsMike Epps
(Stand-up Comedian)

18 November 1970

Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.

American

Scorpio

Sydney PollackSydney Pollack
(Film Director, Producer, Actor)

01 July 1934

26 May 2008

Lafayette, Indiana, United States

American

Cancer

Red SkeltonRed Skelton
(Comedian, Pantomimist)

18 July 1913

17 September 1997

Vincennes

American

Cancer

Eugene V. DebsEugene V. Debs
(Union Leader)

05 November 1855

20 October 1926

Terre Haute

American

Scorpio

Rebbie JacksonRebbie Jackson
(Singer)

29 May 1950

Gary, Indiana

American

Gemini

Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
(Actor, dancer, singer, musician)

23 May 1910

22 November 1986

Terre Haute, Indiana, United States

American

Gemini

CJ so CoolCJ so Cool
(YouTube star)

29 March 1989

Gary, Indiana

American

Aries

Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
(Singer-Songwriter)

17 March 1956

Michigan City, Indiana, United States

American

Pisces

Howard HawksHoward Hawks
(Director)

30 May 1896

26 December 1977

Goshen, Indiana, U.S.

American

Gemini

Paul SamuelsonPaul Samuelson
(Economist)

15 May 1915

13 December 2009

Gary

American

Taurus

Robert WiseRobert Wise
(Film Director)

10 September 1914

14 September 2005

Winchester, Indiana, United States

American

Virgo

Jake ShortJake Short
(Actor)

30 May 1997

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Gemini

Twyla TharpTwyla Tharp
(Dancer and Choreographer)

01 July 1941

Portland

American

Cancer

Andrea RussettAndrea Russett
(YouTuber & Actress)

27 June 1995

Fort Wayne, Indiana

American

Cancer

John GreenJohn Green
(Author, Vlogger)

24 August 1977

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Virgo

Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg
(Mayor of South Bend, Indiana)

19 January 1982

South Bend, Indiana, United States

American

Capricorn

Damien PrinceDamien Prince
(YouTuber)

18 February 1992

Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

American

Aquarius

Wilbur WrightWilbur Wright

16 April 1867

30 May 1912

Millville, Indiana

American

Aries

Bill BlassBill Blass
(American fashion designer)

22 June 1922

12 June 2002

American

Cancer

I Am WildcatI Am Wildcat
(YouTube Gaming Commentator, Gamer, and Social Media Enthusiast)

14 September 1992

Indiana, USA

American

Virgo

Chad AlanChad Alan
(YouTuber, Gamer)

18 August 1984

Indiana, USA

American

Leo

Maci PopeMaci Pope
(Musical.ly Star)

24 September 2001

Terre Haute, Indiana, US

American

Libra

Bugatti BeezBugatti Beez
(YouTuber)

22 June 1993

East Chicago, Indiana

American

Cancer

Simon BrittonSimon Britton
(Social Media Personality)

23 June 1999

Brownsburg, Indiana, USA

American

Cancer

Ellie AnaEllie Ana
(YouTuber)

29 June 2009

Indiana, USA

American

Cancer

Zach RandolphZach Randolph
(Basketball Player)

16 July 1981

Marion, Indiana

American

Cancer

David LettermanDavid Letterman
(Television presenter, Comedian, Television meteorologist, Writer, Actor, Journalist)

12 April 1947

Indianapolis

American

Aries

Jenna FischerJenna Fischer
(American actress)

07 March 1974

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

American

Pisces

Brendan FraserBrendan Fraser
(American-Canadian actor)

03 December 1968

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Sagittarius

La Toya JacksonLa Toya Jackson
(Singer, Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Dancer, Model)

29 May 1956

Gary

American

Gemini

Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)

28 January 1949

East Chicago

American

Aquarius

Mick FoleyMick Foley
(Writer, Novelist, Actor, Professional wrestler, Children's writer, Film actor)

07 June 1965

Bloomington

American

Gemini

Vivica A. FoxVivica A. Fox
(American actress)

30 July 1964

South Bend, Indiana, United States

American

Leo

Shelley LongShelley Long

1949 AD

Greg KinnearGreg Kinnear
(Actor)

17 June 1963

Logansport, Indiana, United States

American

Gemini

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
(Air force officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Mechanical engineer, Flight instructor)

03 April 1926

27 January 1967

Indiana

American

Aries

Jermaine JacksonJermaine Jackson
(Guitarist, Singer, Dancer, Musician, Singer-songwriter)

11 December 1954

Gary

American

Sagittarius

Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
(American actress)

14 February 1934

24 November 2016

Dale, Indiana, United States

American

Aquarius

John WoodenJohn Wooden
(Officer, Basketball coach, Basketball player)

14 October 1910

04 June 2010

Hall

American

Libra

Jane PauleyJane Pauley
(American journalist)

31 October 1950

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Scorpio

Tito JacksonTito Jackson
(Guitarist, Singer, Musician)

15 October 1953

Gary

American

Libra

Jackie JacksonJackie Jackson
(Singer, Dancer, Musician, Songwriter)

04 May 1951

Gary

American

Taurus

Marlon JacksonMarlon Jackson
(American entertainer)

12 March 1957

Gary, Indiana, United States

American

Pisces

Hoagy CarmichaelHoagy Carmichael
(American composer)

22 November 1899

27 December 1981

Bloomington, Indiana, United States

American

Scorpio

Freddie GibbsFreddie Gibbs
(rapper, singer)

28 January 1982

Gary

American

Aquarius

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
(Politician, Officer)

23 May 1824

13 September 1881

Liberty

American

Gemini

Ted StevensTed Stevens
(Former United States Senator)

18 November 1923

09 August 2010

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Scorpio

Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
(Guitarist)

1968 AD

Orville RedenbacherOrville Redenbacher
(Businessman)

16 July 1907

19 September 1995

Brazil, Indiana, United States

American

Cancer

John HayJohn Hay
(Former United States Secretary of State)

08 October 1838

01 July 1905

Salem, Indiana, United States

American

Libra

Ernie PyleErnie Pyle
(American journalist)

03 August 1900

18 April 1945

Dana, Indiana, United States

American

Leo

Evan BayhEvan Bayh
(Former American senator)

26 December 1955

Shirkieville, Indiana, United States

American

Capricorn

Thomas R. MarshallThomas R. Marshall
(Politician, Lawyer)

14 March 1854

01 June 1925

North Manchester

American

Pisces

Michael GravesMichael Graves
(Architect)

09 July 1934

12 March 2015

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Cancer

Ed ViestursEd Viesturs
(mountaineer)

22 June 1959

Rockford

American

Cancer

Steve KroftSteve Kroft
(American journalist)

22 August 1945

Kokomo, Indiana, United States

American

Leo

Rex StoutRex Stout
(American writer)

01 December 1886

27 October 1975

Noblesville, Indiana, United States

American

Sagittarius

Jay CutlerJay Cutler
(American football player)

29 April 1983

Santa Claus

American

Taurus

Skylar DigginsSkylar Diggins
(Basketball player)

02 August 1990

South Bend

American

Leo

Chuck BaldwinChuck Baldwin
(American Politician)

03 May 1952

La Porte, Indiana, United States

American

Taurus

BabyfaceBabyface
(record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, actor, singer)

10 April 1959

Indianapolis

American

Aries

Harvey Washington WileyHarvey Washington Wiley
(American chemist)

18 October 1844

16 June 1930

Indiana, United States

American

Libra

Elbert Frank CoxElbert Frank Cox
(American mathematician)

05 December 1895

28 November 1969

Evansville, Indiana, United States

American

Sagittarius

Noble SissleNoble Sissle
(American composer)

10 July 1889

17 December 1975

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Cancer

Oscar CharlestonOscar Charleston
(Baseball Player)

14 October 1896

06 October 1954

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

American

Libra

J.J. JohnsonJ.J. Johnson
(Pianist, Songwriter)

1924 AD

2001 AD

Ryan MurphyRyan Murphy
(screenwriter, film director, journalist, writer)

30 November 1965

Indianapolis

American

Sagittarius

Macon Bolling AllenMacon Bolling Allen
(American justice of the peace)

04 August 1816

11 June 1894

Indiana, United States

American

Leo

Colonel Harland SandersColonel Harland Sanders
(Chef)

1890 AD

1980 AD

Michael WarrenMichael Warren
(American TV actor)

05 March 1946

South Bend, Indiana, United States

American

Pisces

William MarshallWilliam Marshall
(Actor)

19 August 1924

11 June 2003

Gary, Indiana, United States

American

Leo

Major TaylorMajor Taylor
(Cyclist)

1878 AD

1932 AD

David Michael LettermanDavid Michael Letterman
(Talk show host)

12 April 1947

Indianapolis

American

Aries

Jermaine La Jaune JacksonJermaine La Jaune Jackson
(Pop Singer)

11 December 1954

American

Sagittarius

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