Maryland, situated in the Atlantic region of the United States is one of the smallest and highly populated states in America. The name of the state has been derived from Henrietta Maria of France, a former monarch. Although its capital is Annapolis, the city of Baltimore is the biggest in the whole of Maryland. The state is known for many landmark buildings and places of historic importance. Apart from these reasons, the state is also famous for being associated with many distinguished personalities we know today. Actors like Julie Bowen, Jade Pinkett Smith, Mike Rowe and comedian Lewis Black belong to this American state. Apart from being known as Hollywood heartthrob Will Smith’s wife, Jade has carved a niche of her own. She has acted in several acclaimed films like ‘The Nutty Professor’, ‘Ali’ and two flicks of the ‘Matrix’ franchise. Here are the names of other famous personalities who hail from Maryland & few of the celebs who were born in Maryland.
Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
(Politician)

26 March 1940

American

Anna FarisAnna Faris

29 November 1976

American

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
(Basketball Player)

29 September 1988

American

Babe RuthBabe Ruth

06 February 1895

American

Jada Pinkett SmithJada Pinkett Smith
(Actress)

18 September 1971

American

James BrownJames Brown
(Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader)

03 May 1933

American

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman

1820 AD

American

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
(American orator)

01 February 1818

American

David HasselhoffDavid Hasselhoff
(Actor)

17 July 1952

American

Tamar BraxtonTamar Braxton
(Singer)

17 March 1977

American

Shane McMahonShane McMahon
(Entrepreneur)

15 January 1970

American

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
(Former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court)

02 July 1908

American

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Benji MaddenBenji Madden
(Guitarist)

11 March 1979

American

Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps

30 June 1985

American

Toni BraxtonToni Braxton
(American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician)

07 October 1967

American

Julie BowenJulie Bowen
(Actress)

03 March 1970

American

Spiro AgnewSpiro Agnew
(39th Vice President of the United States)

09 November 1918

American

Thomas JaneThomas Jane

22 February 1969

American

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Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
(Actress)

26 September 1956

American

Tom ClancyTom Clancy
(Novelist)

12 April 1947

American

Cass ElliotCass Elliot
(Singer)

19 September 1941

British,American

John Wilkes BoothJohn Wilkes Booth
(Assassinated Abraham Lincoln)

10 May 1838

American

Pete SamprasPete Sampras
(Tennis player)

12 August 1971

American

Victor OladipoVictor Oladipo
(Basketball Player)

04 May 1992

American

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Joel MaddenJoel Madden
(Pop Punk Singers)

11 March 1979

American

LogicLogic
(Rapper)

22 January 1990

American

Erin BurnettErin Burnett
(News Anchor)

02 July 1976

American

Parker PoseyParker Posey
(Queen of the Indies)

08 November 1968

American

Stacy KeiblerStacy Keibler
(Actress, Professional Wrestler)

14 October 1979

American

John WatersJohn Waters
(Film Director, Comedian, Art Collector)

22 April 1946

American

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Michael FlynnMichael Flynn
(Former United States National Security Advisor)

30 November 1958

American

Benjamin BannekerBenjamin Banneker
(Compiler of Almanacs)

09 November 1731

American

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
(American writer)

20 September 1878

American

Rebecca SugarRebecca Sugar
(Animator, Screenwriter, Director, Songwriter and Producer)

09 July 1987

American

SisqóSisqó
(Singer-songwriter)

09 November 1978

American

John RawlsJohn Rawls
(American Philosopher)

21 February 1921

American

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Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
(First African-American to explore the North Pole)

08 August 1866

American

Jessie UsherJessie Usher
(Actor)

29 February 1992

American

Travis PastranaTravis Pastrana
(Stunt Performer)

08 October 1983

American

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken

12 September 1880

American

Lloyd BanksLloyd Banks
(Rapper)

30 April 1982

American

Michael SteeleMichael Steele
(Politician)

19 October 1958

American

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Virginia Eliza Clemm PoeVirginia Eliza Clemm Poe
(Edgar Allan Poe's Wife)

1822 AD

American

Ernie LivelyErnie Lively
(Actor)

29 January 1947

American

Randy PauschRandy Pausch
(Motivational Speaker, Educationist, Professor)

23 October 1960

American

Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
(Entrepreneur & Philanthropist)

19 May 1795

American

Kevin ChamberlinKevin Chamberlin
(Actor)

25 November 1963

American

Jim RogersJim Rogers
(American businessman)

19 October 1942

American

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Bess ArmstrongBess Armstrong
(Actress)

11 December 1953

American

Mark TeixeiraMark Teixeira
(Baseball Player)

11 April 1980

American

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
(Novelist, Poet, Essayist)

08 April 1955

American

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
(American poet)

16 May 1929

American

Ogden NashOgden Nash
(Poet)

19 August 1902

American

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
(American Spy)

06 April 1906

American

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Jack DouglassJack Douglass
(YouTuber)

30 June 1988

American

Kurt Hugo SchneiderKurt Hugo Schneider
(Filmmaker, Singer-songwriter)

07 September 1988

American

Lucas DobreLucas Dobre
(Vine sensation)

28 January 1999

American

Kimberly J. BrownKimberly J. Brown
(Actress)

16 November 1984

American

Marcus DobreMarcus Dobre
(YouTuber)

28 January 1999

American

Evan EckenrodeEvan Eckenrode
(YouTuber)

11 February 1997

American

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Cyrus DobreCyrus Dobre
(YouTuber)

09 March 1993

American

Bryce HallBryce Hall
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Star & YouTube Personality)

14 August 2000

American

Eniko ParrishEniko Parrish
(Kevin Hart's Wife)

18 August 1984

American

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
(Electrical Engineer)

10 February 1883

American

Jeff KinneyJeff Kinney
(Author, Cartoonist)

19 February 1971

American

Darius DobreDarius Dobre
(YouTuber)

02 August 1995

American

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Frank MillerFrank Miller
(American comic book writer)

27 January 1957

American

DaddyOFiveDaddyOFive
(YouTube Star)

17 December 1982

American

Brennan DonnellyBrennan Donnelly
(Instagram Star)

03 November 2002

American

Kalvin GarrahKalvin Garrah
(YouTuber)

06 July 2000

American

Anna Saccone Joly Anna Saccone Joly
(YouTube Star)

03 November 1987

Irish,American

Hardstop LucasHardstop Lucas
(Social Media Star)

30 October 1996

American

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Paul ZimmerPaul Zimmer
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Star)

13 July 1995

American

DeetranadaDeetranada
(Rapper)

25 June 2001

American

Martin Rodbell Martin Rodbell
(Biochemist)

01 December 1925

American

Sam ShoemakerSam Shoemaker
(Priest)

1893 AD

American

Sierra CapriSierra Capri
(Actress)

08 September 1998

American

Sydney The Coral GirlSydney The Coral Girl
(Gymnast & Social Media Star)

05 April 2004

American

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Steven KellySteven Kelly
(Instagram Star, Viner)

12 June 1996

American

Teddy ZoisTeddy Zois
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Star)

06 November 2003

American

StamperStamper
(Animator, Voice Actor)

08 March 1983

American