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.
John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy
29 May 1917, American
35th President of the United States
Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977, American
Wrestler, Rapper

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

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

Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy
20 November 1925, American
Brother of President John F. Kennedy

Mindy KalingMindy Kaling
24 June 1979, American
James TaylorJames Taylor
12 March 1948, American

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry
19 August 1969, American
Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Kurt RussellKurt Russell
17 March 1951, American

Matt LeBlancMatt LeBlanc
25 July 1967, American

Uma ThurmanUma Thurman
29 April 1970, American

Elizabeth BanksElizabeth Banks
10 February 1974, American
Amy PoehlerAmy Poehler
16 September 1971, American

James SpadesJames Spader
07 February 1960, American

Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg
17 August 1969, American

Nicky JamNicky Jam
17 March 1981, American
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
19 November 1959, American

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Edward NortonEdward Norton
18 August 1969, American

Ellen PompeoEllen Pompeo
10 November 1969, American

John AdamsJohn Adams
30 October 1735, American
2nd U.S. President
Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
22 February 1932, American
Former US Senator

Paget BrewsterPaget Brewster
10 March 1969, American
Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767, American

Chloë SevignyChloë Sevigny
18 November 1974, American
Bette DavisBette Davis
05 April 1908, American

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Black DahliaBlack Dahlia
29 July 1924, American
Ben FosterBen Foster
29 October 1980, American

Casey AffleckCasey Affleck
12 August 1975, American
Actor, Director

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
14 February 1942, American
Mayor of New York City
Priscilla ChanPriscilla Chan
24 February 1985, American
Wife of Mark Zuckerberg
Bobby BrownBobby Brown
05 February 1969, American

Lauren HashianLauren Hashian
08 September 1984, American
Singer, Dwayne Johnson's Wife

Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954, American
Writer, Social Activist

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904, American

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

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

John CazaleJohn Cazale
12 August 1935, American

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12 July 1817, American
Writer and Philosopher
Chris FischerChris Fischer
19 August 1980, American

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Eliza DushkuEliza Dushku
30 December 1980, Albanian, American

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

Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
08 February 1925, American
American actor
Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809, American
Military Leader

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10 February 1961, American
Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer

Brad FalchukBrad Falchuk
1971 AD, American
Screenwriter, Director

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28 August 1961, American

Meghan TrainorMeghan Trainor
22 December 1993, American

Reed HastingsReed Hastings
08 October 1960, American
Co-Founder of Net Flix
Rocky MarcianoRocky Marciano
01 September 1923, American
Professional Boxer

Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
15 February 1820, American
Women’s Rights Activist

Rob ZombieRob Zombie
12 January 1965, American
Musician & Filmmaker

Nancy KerriganNancy Kerrigan
13 October 1969, American
American actress
Barbara WaltersBarbara Walters
25 September 1929, American

Maura TierneyMaura Tierney
03 February 1965, American
Michelle ThomasMichelle Thomas
23 September 1968, American

Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15 November 1940, American

Eli RothEli Roth
18 April 1972, American
Film Director, Writer
Aly RaismanAly Raisman
25 May 1994, American

John SlatteryJohn Slattery
13 August 1962, American
Bo BurnhamBo Burnham
21 August 1990, American

Joe KeeryJoe Keery
24 April 1992, American

Daniela RuahDaniela Ruah
02 December 1983, Portuguese, American
Jason NashJason Nash
04 May 1974, American
Actor, Comedian, YouTuber

Clark GreggClark Gregg
02 April 1962, American
Katya ZamolodchikovaKatya Zamolodchikova
01 May 1982, American
Drag Queens

Patrick Bouvier KennedyPatrick Bouvier Kennedy
07 August 1963, American
John F. Kennedy's Son

Dane CookDane Cook
18 March 1972, American
Stand-up Comedian & Actor

Ram DassRam Dass
06 April 1931, American
Spiritual Teacher
Paige TurcoPaige Turco
17 May 1965, American
Jake LacyJake Lacy
14 February 1985, American

Robert KraftRobert Kraft
05 June 1941, American
Business Tycoon

James RemarJames Remar
31 December 1953, American

Rose KennedyRose Kennedy
22 July 1890, American
American philanthropist
Finn WittrockFinn Wittrock
28 October 1984, American

Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
25 August 1918, American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
06 December 1900, American

Denis LearyDenis Leary
18 August 1957, American

Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
25 July 1915, American
Crispus AttucksCrispus Attucks
1723 AD, American
First person killed during the Boston Massacre

Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735, American
Jeffrey DonovanJeffrey Donovan
11 May 1968, American

Lee RemickLee Remick
14 December 1935, American
Marcia CrossMarcia Cross
25 March 1962, American
Paul Michael GlaserPaul Michael Glaser
25 March 1943, American