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.
Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976, American
Actress
Zachary LeviZachary Levi
29 September 1980, American
Actor

Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958, American
Comedian

Jared LetoJared Leto
26 December 1971, American
American actor

DJ KhaledDJ Khaled
26 November 1975, American
Disc Jockey

Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976, American
American Football Quarterback
Tyler PerryTyler Perry
13 September 1969, American
Actor

Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948, American
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst

Eli ManningEli Manning
03 January 1981, American
American Football Quarterback

Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist
Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier
19 January 1989, American
Mixed Martial Artist

Anthony MackieAnthony Mackie
23 September 1978, American
Actor
Lauren DaigleLauren Daigle
09 September 1991, American
Singer

Lee Harvey OswaldLee Harvey Oswald
18 October 1939, American
Armed force officer

Ian SomerhalderIan Somerhalder
08 December 1978, American
Actor
Jennifer CarpenterJennifer Carpenter
07 December 1979, American
Actress

Jerry Lee LewisJerry Lee Lewis
29 September 1935, American
Rock & Roll Singer. Pianist
Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
04 August 1901, American
Musician

Harry Connick Jr.Harry Connick Jr.
11 September 1967, American
American singer

Odell Beckham Jr.Odell Beckham Jr.
05 November 1992, American
American Football Wide Receiver
Tim McGrawTim McGraw
01 May 1967, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician

Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
27 March 1969, American
Television Actress, Activist, Singer
Carl WeathersCarl Weathers
14 January 1948, American
Actor

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937, American
Lawyer

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924, American
Author

Ryan O'NealRyan O'Neal
20 April 1941, American
Actor
Angela KinseyAngela Kinsey
25 June 1971, American
Actress
Richard SimmonsRichard Simmons
12 July 1948, American
American actor

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932, American
Actress

Charlotte GainsbourgCharlotte Gainsbourg
21 July 1971, French, British
Actress

Bill RussellBill Russell
12 February 1934, American
American basketball player
Kevin GatesKevin Gates
05 February 1986, American
Rapper

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Josh DallasJosh Dallas
18 December 1978, American
Actor

Bryan LourdBryan Lourd
05 November 1960, American
Talent Manager

Huey LongHuey Long
30 August 1893, American
Politician

Delphine LaLaurieDelphine LaLaurie
19 March 1787, French
Socialite
Trevante RhodesTrevante Rhodes
10 February 1990, American
Actor

Sadie RobertsonSadie Robertson
11 July 1997, American
Actress, Reality Star
Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23 June 1956, American
Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.

Shane WestShane West
10 June 1978, American
 

Katherine LaNasaKatherine LaNasa
01 December 1966, American
Actress
Bobby JindalBobby Jindal
10 June 1971, American
Governor of Louisiana

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
17 February 1942, American
American political activist
Dak PrescottDak Prescott
29 July 1993, American
American Football Quarterback

James CarvilleJames Carville
25 October 1944, American
Political Consultant

Romeo MillerRomeo Miller
19 August 1989, American
Rapper, Model, Actor

Anne RiceAnne Rice
04 October 1941, American
 

Buddy GuyBuddy Guy
30 July 1936, American
 
Fats DominoFats Domino
26 February 1928, American
Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician

Laine HardyLaine Hardy
12 September 2000, American
Musical Artist

Shelley HennigShelley Hennig
02 January 1987, American
Actress

Robert ParishRobert Parish
30 August 1953, American
Basketball Player
Sean Patrick FlanerySean Patrick Flanery
11 October 1965, American
Actor

Ken ThompsonKen Thompson
04 February 1943, American
Computer Scientist
Willie RobertsonWillie Robertson
22 April 1972, American
Reality Star & Entrepreneur

Madam C. J. WalkerMadam C. J. Walker
23 December 1867, American
Entrepreneur

Phil RobertsonPhil Robertson
24 April 1946, American
Professional Hunter
John Bel EdwardsJohn Bel Edwards
16 September 1966, American
56th Governor of Louisiana

Luke JamesLuke James
13 June 1983, American
Singer
Ali LandryAli Landry
21 July 1973, American
Actress

Pruitt Taylor VincePruitt Taylor Vince
05 July 1960, American
Actor

Garrett MorrisGarrett Morris
01 February 1937, American
Comedian
Aaron NevilleAaron Neville
24 January 1941, American
Singer & Musician

Mahalia JacksonMahalia Jackson
26 October 1911, American
Singer, Television Personality
Veronica Porché AliVeronica Porché Ali
16 December 1955, American
Muhammad Ali’s Ex-Wife

August Anthony Alsina, Jr. August Alsina
03 September 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter

Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Alan JoubanAlan Jouban
25 November 1981, American
American Mixed Martial Artist
Lindsey PelasLindsey Pelas
19 May 1991, American
Actress, Model, Social Media Star
Quvenzhané WallisQuvenzhané Wallis
28 August 2003, American
Child Actor

Si RobertsonSi Robertson
27 April 1948, American
Reality Star

Hunter HaysHunter Hayes
09 September 1991, American
Country Singer, Musician

Sean TuohySean Tuohy
23 November 1959, American
Sports Commentator
Iron Eyes CodyIron Eyes Cody
03 April 1904, American
Actor

Clay ShawClay Shaw
17 March 1913, American
Businessman

Demetress BellDemetress Bell
03 May 1984, American
American Football Player

Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD, American
Attorney

NBA YoungBoyNBA YoungBoy
20 October 1999, American
Rapper
Jase RobertsonJase Robertson
16 August 1969, American
Reality Star, Businessman

James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

Tony Joe WhiteTony Joe White
23 July 1943, American
Singer

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
06 September 1877, American
Musical Artist
Ruby Da CherryRuby Da Cherry
22 April 1989, American
Rapper

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Cameron RichardsonCameron Richardson
11 September 1979, American
Actress

Tommy MaddoxTommy Maddox
02 September 1971, American
American Football Quarterback

NBA KenNBA Ken
10 September 2003, American
Younger Brother of NBA YoungBoy

Sabrina Le BeaufSabrina Le Beauf
21 March 1958, American
Actress
Michael DeBakeyMichael DeBakey
07 September 1908, American
Cardiac Surgeon

Van CliburnVan Cliburn
12 July 1934, American
American pianist
Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas
29 August 1910, American
Surgeon

NBA 3ThreeNBA 3Three
08 April 1998, American
Rapper
Kristin LauriaKristin Lauria
30 July 1995, American
YouTuber

Sam WylySam Wyly
04 October 1934, American
Entrepreneur
Jerry PournelleJerry Pournelle
07 August 1933, American
Fiction writer