Being the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Popularly known as ‘The Bay State’, Massachusetts is influential and rich in American history, industry and academia, particularly in its capital – Boston. The region was once inhabited by the Massachusett tribe and hence its name. Being the first state in the United States to legalize same-sex marriage, Massachusetts has come a long way since its historic beginning, only to emerge even stronger. Several famous entertainers, athletes, academics, politicians and artists who have gone on to conquer the rest of country with their talent, were born in Massachusetts. Famous sport personalities such as John Cena was born in the state of Massachusetts. Various popular and sought-after Hollywood actors were also born in this state. From the talented Ben Affleck to the promising Matt Damon to the deadly Uma Thurman, all hail from this state. Various popular comedians such as Conan O’ Brien, Amy Poehler, Matt LeBlanc and Steve Carell, all hail from the state of Massachusetts. Keep reading the list to know more celebs born in Massachussets & famous personalities who are from Massachusetts.
Uma ThurmanUma Thurman
29 April 1970, American
 
John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy
29 May 1917, American
35th President of the United States

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry
19 August 1969, American
Actor

John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977, American
Wrestler, Rapper

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy
20 November 1925, American
Brother of President John F. Kennedy

Kurt RussellKurt Russell
17 March 1951, American
 

George H. W. BushGeorge H. W. Bush
12 June 1924, American
41st U.S. President

Matt DamonMatt Damon
08 October 1970, American
Actor
Steve CarellSteve Carell
16 August 1962, American
Actor, Comedian, Director

Elizabeth BanksElizabeth Banks
10 February 1974, American
Actress, Producer and Director
Mindy KalingMindy Kaling
24 June 1979, American
Actress

Rob ZombieRob Zombie
12 January 1965, American
Musician & Filmmaker

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, American
Founding Father of the United States
Matt LeBlancMatt LeBlanc
25 July 1967, American
Actor

Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg
17 August 1969, American
Actor, Singer, Producer
Black DahliaBlack Dahlia
29 July 1924, American
Actress

Chloë SevignyChloë Sevigny
18 November 1974, American
Actress

James SpadesJames Spader
07 February 1960, American
Actor
Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Amy PoehlerAmy Poehler
16 September 1971, American
Actress
John AdamsJohn Adams
30 October 1735, American
2nd U.S. President

Edward NortonEdward Norton
18 August 1969, American
Actor

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American
Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic

Ellen PompeoEllen Pompeo
10 November 1969, American
Actress
Ben FosterBen Foster
29 October 1980, American
Actor
Chad StahelskiChad Stahelski
20 September 1968, American
Film Director, Stuntman

Allison JanneyAllison Janney
19 November 1959, American
Actress

Bette DavisBette Davis
05 April 1908, American
Actress

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director
Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
22 February 1932, American
Former US Senator

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Meghan TrainorMeghan Trainor
22 December 1993, American
Singer-songwriter

Bobby BrownBobby Brown
05 February 1969, American
Singer-Songwriter

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904, American
Writer, Cartoonist

Eliza DushkuEliza Dushku
30 December 1980, Albanian, American
Actress
Brad FalchukBrad Falchuk
1971 AD, American
Screenwriter, Director

Casey AffleckCasey Affleck
12 August 1975, American
Actor, Director
Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
14 February 1942, American
Mayor of New York City

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer

Chris FischerChris Fischer
19 August 1980, American
Chef
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

James TaylorJames Taylor
12 March 1948, American
Singer
John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767, American
 

Olympia DukakisOlympia Dukakis
20 June 1931, American
Actress

Russi TaylorRussi Taylor
04 May 1944, American
Voice Actress

Clark GreggClark Gregg
02 April 1962, American
Actor

Barbara WaltersBarbara Walters
25 September 1929, American
Journalist
Joseph Steven LacobJoe Lacob
10 January 1956, American
Business Executive

John CazaleJohn Cazale
12 August 1935, American
Actor

Rosemary KennedyRosemary Kennedy
13 September 1918, American
John F. Kennedy's Sister

Rocky MarcianoRocky Marciano
01 September 1923, American
Professional Boxer
Rachel DratchRachel Dratch
22 February 1966, American
Actress

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
05 December 1927, Thai, American
Former King of Thailand
Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28 August 1961, American
Actress

W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
23 February 1868, Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists

Jason NashJason Nash
04 May 1974, American
Actor, Comedian, YouTuber
Paget BrewsterPaget Brewster
10 March 1969, American
Actress

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12 July 1817, American
Writer and Philosopher
Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
08 February 1925, American
American actor

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10 February 1961, American
Journalist

Reed HastingsReed Hastings
08 October 1960, American
Co-Founder of Net Flix
John SlatteryJohn Slattery
13 August 1962, American
Actor

Dane CookDane Cook
18 March 1972, American
Stand-up Comedian & Actor
Daniela RuahDaniela Ruah
02 December 1983, Portuguese, American
Actress

Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15 November 1940, American
Actor

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
25 May 1803, American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet

Robert KraftRobert Kraft
05 June 1941, American
Business Tycoon
Bo BurnhamBo Burnham
21 August 1990, American
Comedian
Eli RothEli Roth
18 April 1972, American
Film Director, Writer

Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735, American
Revolutionary

Jeffrey DonovanJeffrey Donovan
11 May 1968, American
Actor

Marcia CrossMarcia Cross
25 March 1962, American
Actress
Nancy KerriganNancy Kerrigan
13 October 1969, American
American actress

Aly RaismanAly Raisman
25 May 1994, American
Gymnast

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

Maura TierneyMaura Tierney
03 February 1965, American
Actress

Joe KeeryJoe Keery
24 April 1992, American
Actor
Misha CollinsMisha Collins
20 August 1974, American
Actor

Rose KennedyRose Kennedy
22 July 1890, American
American philanthropist
Denis LearyDenis Leary
18 August 1957, American
Actor

Priscilla ChanPriscilla Chan
24 February 1985, American
Wife of Mark Zuckerberg

Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
25 August 1918, American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)
Adam GranducielAdam Granduciel
15 February 1979, American
Guitarist

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722, American
Founding Father of the United States
James RemarJames Remar
31 December 1953, American
Actor

Robert WahlbergRobert Wahlberg
18 December 1967, American
Actor

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne
04 July 1804, American
American Novelist

Paul WahlbergPaul Wahlberg
 , American
Chef & Reality TV Star
John HancockJohn Hancock
23 January 1737, American
Former President of the Continental Congress

Paige TurcoPaige Turco
17 May 1965, American
Actress
Michelle ThomasMichelle Thomas
23 September 1968, American
Actress

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
06 December 1900, American
Actress
Ann DowdAnn Dowd
30 January 1956, American
Actress

ClairoClairo
18 August 1998, American
Record Producer
Nicky JamNicky Jam
17 March 1981, American
Singer