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.
Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg
19 January 1982, American
Politician
Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer

Jenna FischerJenna Fischer
07 March 1974, American
Actress

James DeanJames Dean
08 February 1931, American
Actor

Brendan FraserBrendan Fraser
03 December 1968, Canadian, American
Actor

Mike PenceMike Pence
07 June 1959, American
Vice Presidential Running Mate of Donald Trump
Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
09 September 1890, American
Founder of KFC

Jim JonesJim Jones
13 May 1931, American
Cult Leader

Adam LambertAdam Lambert
29 January 1982, American
Singer

Axl RoseAxl Rose
06 February 1962, American
 
Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
16 May 1966, American
Singer-Songwriter

David LettermanDavid Letterman
12 April 1947, American
TV Presenter
Larry BirdLarry Bird
07 December 1956, American
Former Basketball Star

John MellencampJohn Mellencamp
07 October 1951, American
Musician, Singer-Songwriter

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922, American
American writer
Jimmy HoffaJimmy Hoffa
14 February 1913, American
Labor Union Leader

Mick MarsMick Mars
04 May 1951, American
Musician
Cole PorterCole Porter
09 June 1891, American
Composer, Songwriter

Dylan MinnetteDylan Minnette
29 December 1996, American
Actor

Shelley LongShelley Long
23 August 1949, American
Actress
Mick FoleyMick Foley
07 June 1965, American
WWE Wrestler

Carole LombardCarole Lombard
06 October 1908, American
Actress
Will GrierWill Grier
03 April 1995, American
American football quarterback

Embeth DavidtzEmbeth Davidtz
11 August 1965, American
Actress

Ashley HinshawAshley Hinshaw
11 December 1988, American
Actress

Dan QuayleDan Quayle
04 February 1947, American
Former Vice President of the United States
Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
28 January 1949, American
Basketball Coach
Mike EppsMike Epps
18 November 1970, American
Stand-up Comedian

Ryan WhiteRyan White
06 December 1971, American
 

Connie BoothConnie Booth
31 January 1944, American
Actress, Psychotherapist

Karen McDougalKaren McDougal
23 March 1971, American
Model
Red SkeltonRed Skelton
18 July 1913, American
Comedian, Pantomimist

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Rebbie JacksonRebbie Jackson
29 May 1950, American
Singer

Colton UnderwoodColton Underwood
26 January 1992, American
Television Personality

Sydney PollackSydney Pollack
01 July 1934, American
Film Director, Producer, Actor

Dick YorkDick York
04 September 1928, American
Actor
Shannon HoonShannon Hoon
26 September 1967, American
Singer

Eugene V. DebsEugene V. Debs
05 November 1855, American
Union Leader
Jane PauleyJane Pauley
31 October 1950, American
Journalist

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
03 April 1926, American
Astronaut

Zach RandolphZach Randolph
16 July 1981, American
Basketball Player
Andrew EastAndrew East
17 September 1991, American
American Football Player, Husband of Shawn Johson

Dawn BrancheauDawn Brancheau
16 April 1969, American
Animal Trainer
Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
23 May 1910, American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician

Will GeerWill Geer
09 March 1902, American
Actor

Tito JacksonTito Jackson
15 October 1953, American
Guitarist

Alex KarrasAlex Karras
15 July 1935, American
American Football Player

Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
12 February 1919, American
Actor
Chad EverettChad Everett
11 June 1937, American
Actor

Ethan SandlerEthan Sandler
03 December 1972, American
Actor

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23 November 1961, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza

Strother MartinStrother Martin
26 March 1919, American
Actor
Ernie PyleErnie Pyle
03 August 1900, American
Journalist

Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1936, American
Actress
Drew LynchDrew Lynch
10 August 1991, American
Comedian, YouTuber

Howard HawksHoward Hawks
30 May 1896, American
Director

Trista SutterTrista Sutter
28 October 1972, American
TV Personality
Paul SamuelsonPaul Samuelson
15 May 1915, American
Economist

Rex GrossmanRex Grossman
23 August 1980, American
American Football Quarterback
Andrea RussettAndrea Russett
27 June 1995, American
Actress & YouTuber

Twyla TharpTwyla Tharp
01 July 1941, American
Dancer and Choreographer

Joey FeekJoey Feek
09 September 1975, American
Singer-songwriter
Robert WiseRobert Wise
10 September 1914, American
Film Director

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824, American
Military Leader
Polly DraperPolly Draper
15 June 1955, American
Actress

Ugly GodUgly God
19 September 1996, American
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

Kate BolduanKate Bolduan
28 July 1983, American
Journalist

David CanaryDavid Canary
25 August 1938, American
Actor
Nicole Gale AndersonNicole Gale Anderson
29 August 1990, American
Actress
John GreenJohn Green
24 August 1977, American
Author, Vlogger

CJ So CoolCJ So Cool
29 March 1989, American
YouTube star

Marjorie MainMarjorie Main
24 February 1890, American
Actress

Jake ShortJake Short
30 May 1997, American
Actor
Allan BloomAllan Bloom
14 September 1930, American
Philosopher

Zoe LaVerneZoe LaVerne
03 June 2001, American
TikTok (Musical.ly) Personality

Meg CabotMeg Cabot
01 February 1967, American
American author

Trevor JacksonTrevor Jackson
30 August 1930, American
Actor

Damien PrinceDamien Prince
18 February 1992, American
YouTuber
Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
17 March 1956, American
Singer-Songwriter

Philip Warren AndersonPhilip Warren Anderson
13 December 1923, American
Physicist
Ferid MuradFerid Murad
14 September 1936, American
Physician and Pharmacologist

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
10 April 1957, American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer

Conner BobayConner Bobay
02 June 1998, American
YouTuber
Bill BlassBill Blass
22 June 1922, American
American fashion designer

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author
George Seaton George Seaton
17 April 1911, American
Screenwriter, Film Director

Wilbur WrightWilbur Wright
16 April 1867, American
 

Eric Francis WieschausEric F. Wieschaus
08 June 1947, American
Development Biologist

Biannca RainesBiannca Raines
06 March 1997, American
YouTuber, Instagram Star
I Am WildcatI Am Wildcat
14 September 1992, American
YouTube Gaming Commentator, Gamer,

Willdabeast AdamsWilldabeast Adams
06 September 1988, American
Dancer
Maci PopeMaci Pope
24 September 2001, American
TikTok (Musical.ly) Star

Chad AlanChad Alan
18 August 1984, American
YouTuber, Gamer
Becky QuickBecky Quick
18 July 1972, American
Journalist

Jim DavisJim Davis
28 July 1945, American
Actor
Dillon RuppDillon Rupp
26 March 1987, American
Music Artist, DJ