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

American

Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg
(Mayor of South Bend, Indiana)

19 January 1982

American

Adam LambertAdam Lambert
(Singer)

29 January 1982

American

Jenna FischerJenna Fischer
(Actress)

07 March 1974

American

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
(Singer-Songwriter)

16 May 1966

American

James DeanJames Dean
(Actor)

08 February 1931

American

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

07 June 1959

American

Larry BirdLarry Bird
(Former Basketball Star)

07 December 1956

American

Jim JonesJim Jones
(Cult Leader)

13 May 1931

American

Axl RoseAxl Rose

06 February 1962

American

Jimmy HoffaJimmy Hoffa
(Labor Union Leader)

14 February 1913

American

Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
(Founder of KFC)

09 September 1890

American

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John MellencampJohn Mellencamp
(Musician, Singer-Songwriter)

07 October 1951

American

Ryan WhiteRyan White

06 December 1971

American

David LettermanDavid Letterman
(TV Presenter)

12 April 1947

American

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
(American writer)

11 November 1922

American

Dylan MinnetteDylan Minnette
(Actor)

29 December 1996

American

Rebbie JacksonRebbie Jackson
(Singer)

29 May 1950

American

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Gus GrissomGus Grissom
(Astronaut)

03 April 1926

American

Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
(Basketball Coach)

28 January 1949

American

Shelley LongShelley Long
(Actress)

23 August 1949

American

Carole LombardCarole Lombard
(Actress)

06 October 1908

American

Mick FoleyMick Foley
(WWE Wrestler)

07 June 1965

American

Tito JacksonTito Jackson
(Guitarist)

15 October 1953

American

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

04 February 1947

American

Zach RandolphZach Randolph
(Basketball Player)

16 July 1981

American

Cole PorterCole Porter
(Composer, Songwriter)

09 June 1891

American

Mike EppsMike Epps
(Stand-up Comedian)

18 November 1970

American

Eugene V. DebsEugene V. Debs
(Union Leader)

05 November 1855

American

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
(Founder of Papa John's Pizza)

23 November 1961

American

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Sydney PollackSydney Pollack
(Film Director, Producer, Actor)

01 July 1934

American

Connie BoothConnie Booth
(Actress, Psychotherapist)

31 January 1944

American

Ethan SandlerEthan Sandler
(Actor)

03 December 1972

American

Red SkeltonRed Skelton
(Comedian, Pantomimist)

18 July 1913

American

Karen McDougalKaren McDougal
(Model)

23 March 1971

American

Will GrierWill Grier
(American football quarterback)

03 April 1995

American

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Jane PauleyJane Pauley
(Journalist)

31 October 1950

American

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

23 May 1910

American

Dawn BrancheauDawn Brancheau
(Animal Trainer)

16 April 1969

American

Drew LynchDrew Lynch
(Comedian, YouTuber)

10 August 1991

American

Strother MartinStrother Martin
(Actor)

26 March 1919

American

Joey FeekJoey Feek
(Singer-songwriter)

09 September 1975

American

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Trista SutterTrista Sutter
(TV Personality)

28 October 1972

American

Polly DraperPolly Draper
(Actress)

15 June 1955

American

Andrew EastAndrew East
(American Football Player, Husband of Shawn Johson)

17 September 1991

American

Howard HawksHoward Hawks
(Director)

30 May 1896

American

Chad EverettChad Everett
(Actor)

11 June 1937

American

Ugly GodUgly God
(Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer)

19 September 1996

American

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Paul SamuelsonPaul Samuelson
(Economist)

15 May 1915

American

Andrea RussettAndrea Russett
(Actress & YouTuber)

27 June 1995

American

Robert WiseRobert Wise
(Film Director)

10 September 1914

American

CJ So CoolCJ So Cool
(YouTube star)

29 March 1989

American

Marjorie MainMarjorie Main
(Actress)

24 February 1890

American

John GreenJohn Green
(Author, Vlogger)

24 August 1977

American

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Twyla TharpTwyla Tharp
(Dancer and Choreographer)

01 July 1941

American

Jake ShortJake Short
(Actor)

30 May 1997

American

Zoe LaVerneZoe LaVerne
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Personality)

03 June 2001

American

Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
(Singer-Songwriter)

17 March 1956

American

Allan BloomAllan Bloom
(Philosopher)

14 September 1930

American

Meg CabotMeg Cabot
(American author)

01 February 1967

American

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Trevor JacksonTrevor Jackson
(Actor)

30 August 1930

American

Damien PrinceDamien Prince
(YouTuber)

18 February 1992

American

Conner BobayConner Bobay
(YouTuber)

02 June 1998

American

Bill BlassBill Blass
(American fashion designer)

22 June 1922

American

Philip Warren AndersonPhilip Warren Anderson
(Physicist)

13 December 1923

American

Ferid MuradFerid Murad
(Physician and Pharmacologist)

14 September 1936

American

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Wilbur WrightWilbur Wright

16 April 1867

American

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
(Economist & Author)

09 February 1943

American

Jim DavisJim Davis
(Actor)

28 July 1945

American

Willdabeast AdamsWilldabeast Adams
(Dancer)

06 September 1988

American

Biannca RainesBiannca Raines
(YouTuber, Instagram Star)

06 March 1997

American

I Am WildcatI Am Wildcat
(YouTube Gaming Commentator, Gamer,)

14 September 1992

American

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Chad AlanChad Alan
(YouTuber, Gamer)

18 August 1984

American

Maci PopeMaci Pope
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Star)

24 September 2001

American

George Seaton George Seaton
(Screenwriter, Film Director)

17 April 1911

American

Eric Francis WieschausEric F. Wieschaus
(Development Biologist)

08 June 1947

American

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
(Novelist, Writer, Game Designer)

10 April 1957

American

Dillon RuppDillon Rupp
(Music Artist, DJ)

26 March 1987

American

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Steve McQueenSteven McQueen
(Actor)

24 March 1930

American

Peyton ClarkPeyton Clark
(Actor)

20 May 1994

American

Simon BrittonSimon Britton
(Social Media Personality)

23 June 1999

American