Famous People From Louisiana

Louisiana is a state which has been admired widely for its multi-cultural heritage. The residents of the state are not alone, but also include people of African, Spanish, French and Asian descent. During recent times, many famous celebrities hailing from this state have made Louisiana proud with their path-breaking accomplishments. Actress Reese Witherspoon, TV show host Ellen DeGeneres, singers Britney Spears and Lil Wayne as well as actor Ian Somerhalder are a few famous people from Louisiana. Reese Witherspoon, who became a household name because of her role in the 2001 flick ‘Legally Blonde’ has acted in over a dozen films. She has also earned several accolades, including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe as well as several others. ‘The Ellen Show’, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, is one of the most popular television shows of all time. Most people around the world know how Britney Spears took the world of music by storm with her chartbuster singles. Scroll down a little to find the names of other famous people from Louisiana & well known celebs born in Louisiana.

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 Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 2 Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne.
15
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Hip-hop artist
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 3 Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning.
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 4 Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 5 Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong.
7
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: July 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 6, 1971

 6 Terry Bradshaw

Terry Bradshaw.
12
Famous As: Former NFL Star & TV Analyst
Birthdate: September 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 7 Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C. J. Walker.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: December 23, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 25, 1919
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 8 Bill Russell

Bill Russell.
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American basketball player
Birthdate: February 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 9 Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis.
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder.
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 11 Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: January 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Disc Jockey
Birthdate: November 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 13 Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham Jr..
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Wide Receiver
Birthdate: November 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 15 NBA YoungBoy

NBA YoungBoy.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 16 Zachary Levi

Zachary Levi.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 17 Karl Malone

Karl Malone
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, Basketball coach, Actor
Birthdate: July 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 18 Truman Capote

Truman Capote.
3
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 25, 1984
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 19 Eli Manning

Eli Manning.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: January 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 21 Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott.
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: July 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette.
2
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Television Actress, Activist, Singer
Birthdate: March 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 23 Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates.
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 25 Johnnie Cochran

Johnnie Cochran.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 29, 2005

 26 Carl Weathers

Carl Weathers.
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 27 Fats Domino

Fats Domino.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician
Birthdate: February 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 24, 2017
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 28 Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: May 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 29 Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 30 Clyde Drexler

Clyde Drexler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 31 Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American political activist
Birthdate: February 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 22, 1989

 32 Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr..
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 33 Booker T

Booker T
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 34 Connie Britton

Connie Britton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: July 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 Ronnie Coleman

Ronnie Coleman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: May 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Angela Kinsey

Angela Kinsey.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 39 Josh Dallas

Josh Dallas.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 August Alsina

August Alsina.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo

 41 Trevante Rhodes

Trevante Rhodes.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 Torrence Hatch

Torrence Hatch.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 43 Stormy Daniels

Stormy Daniels
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Ed Reed

Ed Reed
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 45 Hank Williams Jr.

Hank Williams Jr.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Birdman

Birdman.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 47 Huey Long

Huey Long.
5
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 10, 1935

 48 Delphine LaLaurie

Delphine LaLaurie.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: March 19, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 7, 1849

 49 Ed Orgeron

Ed Orgeron
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Coach
Birthdate: July 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo

 50 Ryan O'Neal

Ryan O'Neal.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)