Jada Pinkett Smith, Kevin Durant, Julie Bowen, Anna Faris & Logic are some of the celebrities who hail from Maryland.

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.
Jada Pinkett SmithJada Pinkett Smith
(Actress)

18 September 1971

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Virgo

Tamar BraxtonTamar Braxton
(Singer)

17 March 1977

Severn, Maryland, United States

American

Pisces

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
(Basketball Player)

29 September 1988

Suitland, Maryland, United States

American

Libra

Julie BowenJulie Bowen
(Actress)

03 March 1970

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

American

Pisces

Anna FarisAnna Faris

29 November 1976

Baltimore

American

Sagittarius

LogicLogic
(Rapper)

22 January 1990

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

American

Aquarius

Mackenzie DavisMackenzie Davis
(Musical.ly Star)

30 December 2002

Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

American

Capricorn

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
(American orator)

01 February 1818

20 February 1895

Talbot County, Maryland, U.S

American

Aquarius

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

03 May 1933

25 December 2006

Barnwell

American

Taurus

Babe RuthBabe Ruth

06 February 1895

16 August 1948

Baltimore

American

Aquarius

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman

1820 AD

10 March 1913

Maryland, USA

American

Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps

30 June 1985

Towson, Maryland

American

Cancer

Tom ClancyTom Clancy
(Novelist)

12 April 1947

01 October 2013

Baltimore County, Maryland, United States of America

American

Aries

Thomas JaneThomas Jane

22 February 1969

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

American

Pisces

John Wilkes BoothJohn Wilkes Booth
(Assassinated Abraham Lincoln)

10 May 1838

26 April 1865

Bel Air

American

Taurus

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

07 October 1967

Severn

American

Libra

Erin BurnettErin Burnett
(News Anchor)

02 July 1976

Mardela Springs, Maryland, United States

American

Cancer

Benji MaddenBenji Madden
(Guitarist)

11 March 1979

La Plata, Maryland, United States

American

Pisces

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

02 July 1908

24 January 1993

Baltimore

American

Cancer

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
(American writer)

20 September 1878

25 November 1968

Baltimore, Maryland

American

Virgo

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

09 November 1918

17 September 1996

Towson

American

Scorpio

Parker PoseyParker Posey
(Queen of the Indies)

08 November 1968

Baltimore

American

Scorpio

John RawlsJohn Rawls
(American Philosopher)

21 February 1921

24 November 2002

Baltimore

American

Pisces

Joel MaddenJoel Madden
(Pop Punk Singers)

11 March 1979

Waldorf, Maryland

American

Pisces

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

1822 AD

30 January 1847

Baltimore, Maryland

American

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

22 April 1946

Baltimore

American

Taurus

Randy PauschRandy Pausch
(Motivational Speaker, Educationist, Professor)

23 October 1960

25 July 2008

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Libra

Pete SamprasPete Sampras
(Tennis player)

12 August 1971

Potomac

American

Leo

Lucas DobreLucas Dobre
(Vine sensation)

28 January 1999

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

American

Aquarius

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken

12 September 1880

29 January 1956

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

American

Virgo

Lloyd BanksLloyd Banks
(Rapper)

30 April 1982

New Carrollton, Maryland

American

Taurus

Travis PastranaTravis Pastrana
(Stunt Performer)

08 October 1983

Annapolis

American

Libra

Eniko ParrishEniko Parrish
(Kevin Hart's Wife)

18 August 1984

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Leo

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

14 August 2000

Ellicott City, Maryland

American

Leo

Benjamin BannekerBenjamin Banneker
(Compiler of Almanacs)

09 November 1731

09 October 1806

Baltimore County

American

Scorpio

Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
(Entrepreneur & Philanthropist)

19 May 1795

24 December 1873

Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States

American

Taurus

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

08 August 1866

09 March 1955

Nanjemoy

American

Leo

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
(American poet)

16 May 1929

27 March 2012

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Taurus

Ogden NashOgden Nash
(Poet)

19 August 1902

19 March 1971

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Leo

Paul ZimmerPaul Zimmer
(Musical.ly Star)

13 July 1995

Maryland, U.S.

American

Cancer

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
(Novelist, Poet, Essayist)

08 April 1955

Annapolis, Maryland, United States

American

Aries

Frank MillerFrank Miller
(American comic book writer)

27 January 1957

Olney, Maryland, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Marcus DobreMarcus Dobre
(YouTuber, Viner)

28 January 1999

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

American

Aquarius

Steven KellySteven Kelly
(Vine Star, Model)

12 June 1996

Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States

American

Gemini

Richie GieseRichie Giese
(YouTubers)

09 February 1992

Cabie John, Maryland

American

Aquarius

StamperStamper
(Animator, Voice Actor)

08 March 1983

Bethesda, Maryland, USA

American

Pisces

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
(Electrical Engineer)

10 February 1883

29 October 1959

Howard County

American

Aquarius

Martin Rodbell Martin Rodbell
(Biochemist)

01 December 1925

07 December 1998

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

American

Sagittarius

DeetranadaDeetranada
(Rapper)

25 June 2001

Baltimore, MD

American

Cancer

Danny EdgeDanny Edge
(YouTuber)

28 December 1997

Annapolis, USA

American

Capricorn

Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
(Actress)

26 September 1956

Salisbury, Maryland, United States

American

Libra

Kurt Hugo SchneiderKurt Hugo Schneider
(YouTuber)

07 September 1988

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Virgo

DaddyOFiveDaddyOFive
(YouTube Star)

17 December 1982

Maryland

American

Sagittarius

Reed DemingReed Deming
(Pop Singer)

06 February 1999

Maryland, Columbia, USA

Aquarius

Anna Saccone Joly Anna Saccone Joly
(YouTube Star, Blogger, Beauty Expert)

03 November 1987

Maryland, USA

American

Scorpio

Teddy ZoisTeddy Zois
(Musical.ly Star)

06 November 2003

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

American

Scorpio

Alyssa ShouseAlyssa Shouse
(YouTuber)

24 May 1995

Howard County, Maryland, United States of America

American

Gemini

Frank Vincent ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa
(American musician)

21 December 1940

04 December 1993

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S

American

Sagittarius

Jack DouglassJack Douglass
(YouTuber)

30 June 1988

Columbia, Maryland, United States

American

Cancer

David HasselhoffDavid Hasselhoff
(Actor)

17 July 1952

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Cancer

Spike JonzeSpike Jonze
(American director)

22 October 1969

Rockville, Maryland, United States

American

Libra

Lewis BlackLewis Black
(American comedian)

30 August 1948

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

American

Virgo

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
(Politician)

26 March 1940

Baltimore

American

Aries

Philip GlassPhilip Glass
(American composer)

31 January 1937

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Aquarius

Cass ElliotCass Elliot
(Singer, Actor, Musician, Composer, Television actor)

19 September 1941

29 July 1974

Baltimore

American

Virgo

Shane McMahonShane McMahon
(Entrepreneur, Professional wrestler)

15 January 1970

New York City

American

Capricorn

Lisa LoebLisa Loeb
(American singer-songwriter)

11 March 1968

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

American

Pisces

Barry LevinsonBarry Levinson
(American filmmaker)

06 April 1942

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Aries

Mary SurrattMary Surratt
(Criminal)

1865 AD

Sargent ShriverSargent Shriver
(American Politician)

09 November 1915

18 January 2011

Westminster, Maryland, United States

American

Scorpio

Patricia RichardsonPatricia Richardson
(American television actress)

23 February 1951

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

American

Pisces

Mike RoweMike Rowe
(Television presenter)

18 March 1962

Baltimore

American

Pisces

JC ChasezJC Chasez
(Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer)

08 August 1976

Washington, D.C.

American

Leo

Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
(Former Chief Justice of the United States)

17 March 1777

12 October 1864

Calvert County, Maryland, United States

American

Pisces

Edwin BoothEdwin Booth
(American actor)

13 November 1833

07 June 1893

Bel Air, Maryland, United States

American

Scorpio

Mutulu ShakurMutulu Shakur
(Musical artist)

08 August 1950

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Leo

Barbara MikulskiBarbara Mikulski
(Former United States Senator)

20 July 1936

Highlandtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Cancer

Edward WittenEdward Witten
(Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher, Theoretical physicist)

26 August 1951

Baltimore

American

Virgo

Ira GlassIra Glass
(Radio producer, Radio personality, Actor)

03 March 1959

Baltimore

American

Pisces

Alger HissAlger Hiss
(Jurist, Lawyer, Diplomat)

11 November 1904

15 November 1996

Baltimore

American

Scorpio

Robin QuiversRobin Quivers
(Officer, Journalist)

08 August 1952

Pikesville

American

Leo

Kevin ClashKevin Clash
(Voice actor, Puppeteer)

17 September 1960

Baltimore

American

Virgo

Gayle KingGayle King
(Radio personality, Journalist)

28 December 1954

Chevy Chase

American

Capricorn

Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
(Poet, Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer)

01 August 1779

11 January 1843

Carroll County

American

Leo

Mike ShulaMike Shula
(American football player)

03 June 1965

Baltimore

American

Gemini

Nora RobertsNora Roberts
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer)

10 October 1950

Silver Spring

American

Libra

Montel WilliamsMontel Williams
(Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio personality)

03 July 1956

Baltimore

American

Cancer

John KassirJohn Kassir
(Actor, Dub actor, Television actor)

24 October 1957

Baltimore

American

Scorpio

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
(Judge)

17 April 1741

19 June 1811

Somerset County

British,American

Aries

Stephen DecaturStephen Decatur
(Officer)

05 January 1779

22 March 1820

Berlin

American

Capricorn

Katie LedeckyKatie Ledecky
(Swimmer)

17 March 1997

Washington, D.C.

American

Pisces

Maulana KarengaMaulana Karenga
(American professor)

14 July 1941

Parsonsburg, Maryland, United States

American

Cancer

Chris SawyerChris Sawyer
(engineer, programmer)

27 October 1967

Scottish

Scorpio

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Writer, Psychologist, University teacher, Psychiatrist)

28 August 1903

13 March 1990

Vienna

Austrian,American

Virgo

Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
(Officer, Diplomat)

03 July 1886

13 December 1969

Baltimore

American

Cancer

Emily PostEmily Post
(Novelist)

27 October 1872

25 September 1960

Baltimore

American

Scorpio

Charles Willson PealeCharles Willson Peale
(Painter)

15 April 1741

22 February 1827

Chester

American

Aries

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
(American composer)

07 February 1887

12 February 1983

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Aquarius

Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
(Writer, Cartoonist)

17 November 1966

Bethesda

American

Scorpio

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