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.
Madam C. J. WalkerMadam C. J. Walker
23 December 1867, American
Entrepreneur
Zachary LeviZachary Levi
29 September 1980, American
Actor

Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958, American
Comedian

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976, American
Actress

Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist

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

Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier
19 January 1989, American
Mixed Martial Artist
Anthony MackieAnthony Mackie
23 September 1978, American
Actor

Eli ManningEli Manning
03 January 1981, American
American Football Quarterback
Tyler PerryTyler Perry
13 September 1969, American
Actor

Bill RussellBill Russell
12 February 1934, American
American basketball player

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

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

James CarvilleJames Carville
25 October 1944, American
Political Consultant
Ian SomerhalderIan Somerhalder
08 December 1978, American
Actor

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
04 August 1901, American
Musician

Lauren DaigleLauren Daigle
09 September 1991, American
Singer

Jerry Lee LewisJerry Lee Lewis
29 September 1935, American
Rock & Roll Singer. Pianist
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
Ryan O'NealRyan O'Neal
20 April 1941, American
Actor

Bryan LourdBryan Lourd
05 November 1960, American
Talent Manager
Angela KinseyAngela Kinsey
25 June 1971, American
Actress

Dak PrescottDak Prescott
29 July 1993, American
American Football Quarterback

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924, American
Author
Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969, American
Coach

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Charlotte GainsbourgCharlotte Gainsbourg
21 July 1971, French, British
Actress
Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
17 February 1942, American
American political activist

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

Kevin GatesKevin Gates
05 February 1986, American
Rapper

Richard SimmonsRichard Simmons
12 July 1948, American
American actor
Josh DallasJosh Dallas
18 December 1978, American
Actor
Huey LongHuey Long
30 August 1893, American
Politician

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

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932, American
Actress

Delphine LaLaurieDelphine LaLaurie
19 March 1787, French
Socialite
Shane WestShane West
10 June 1978, American
 

Sadie RobertsonSadie Robertson
11 July 1997, American
Actress, Reality Star

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

Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23 June 1956, American
Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.

Trevante RhodesTrevante Rhodes
10 February 1990, American
Actor
Aaron NevilleAaron Neville
24 January 1941, American
Singer & Musician

Fats DominoFats Domino
26 February 1928, American
Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician
Garrett MorrisGarrett Morris
01 February 1937, American
Comedian

Laine HardyLaine Hardy
12 September 2000, American
Musical Artist

Katherine LaNasaKatherine LaNasa
01 December 1966, American
Actress
Buddy GuyBuddy Guy
30 July 1936, American
 

Anne RiceAnne Rice
04 October 1941, American
 
Shelley HennigShelley Hennig
02 January 1987, American
Actress

Robert ParishRobert Parish
30 August 1953, American
Basketball Player

Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Sean Patrick FlanerySean Patrick Flanery
11 October 1965, American
Actor

Willie RobertsonWillie Robertson
22 April 1972, American
Reality Star & Entrepreneur
Bobby JindalBobby Jindal
10 June 1971, American
Governor of Louisiana

Luke JamesLuke James
13 June 1983, American
Singer

Veronica Porché AliVeronica Porché Ali
16 December 1955, American
Muhammad Ali’s Ex-Wife

Phil RobertsonPhil Robertson
24 April 1946, American
Professional Hunter
Quvenzhané WallisQuvenzhané Wallis
28 August 2003, American
Child Actor

John Bel EdwardsJohn Bel Edwards
16 September 1966, American
56th Governor of Louisiana
Pruitt Taylor VincePruitt Taylor Vince
05 July 1960, American
Actor

Mahalia JacksonMahalia Jackson
26 October 1911, American
Singer, Television Personality

Ali LandryAli Landry
21 July 1973, American
Actress
Ken ThompsonKen Thompson
04 February 1943, American
Computer Scientist

Alan JoubanAlan Jouban
25 November 1981, American
American Mixed Martial Artist
Iron Eyes CodyIron Eyes Cody
03 April 1904, American
Actor

Si RobertsonSi Robertson
27 April 1948, American
Reality Star

Sean TuohySean Tuohy
23 November 1959, American
Sports Commentator
Faith DomergueFaith Domergue
16 June 1924, American
Actress

August Anthony Alsina, Jr. August Alsina
03 September 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter
Lindsey PelasLindsey Pelas
19 May 1991, American
Actress, Model, Social Media Star

Demetress BellDemetress Bell
03 May 1984, American
American Football Player

Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas
29 August 1910, American
Surgeon

NBA YoungBoyNBA YoungBoy
20 October 1999, American
Rapper
Colleen ClinkenbeardColleen Clinkenbeard
13 April 1980, American
Voice Actress
Jase RobertsonJase Robertson
16 August 1969, American
Reality Star, Businessman

James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer

Sam WylySam Wyly
04 October 1934, American
Entrepreneur

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
06 September 1877, American
Musical Artist
Clay ShawClay Shaw
17 March 1913, American
Businessman

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

Cameron RichardsonCameron Richardson
11 September 1979, American
Actress

Tommy MaddoxTommy Maddox
02 September 1971, American
American Football Quarterback

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Tony Joe WhiteTony Joe White
23 July 1943, American
Singer

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
Homer PlessyHomer Plessy
17 March 1862, American
Activist