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
John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977, American
Wrestler, Rapper

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

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

Elizabeth BanksElizabeth Banks
10 February 1974, American
Actress, Producer and Director

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry
19 August 1969, American
Actor
George H. W. BushGeorge H. W. Bush
12 June 1924, American
41st U.S. President

Amy PoehlerAmy Poehler
16 September 1971, American
American actress

Mindy KalingMindy Kaling
24 June 1979, American
Actress

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

Kurt RussellKurt Russell
17 March 1951, American
 
James SpadesJames Spader
07 February 1960, American
Actor

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, American
Founding Father of the United States

Matt LeBlancMatt LeBlanc
25 July 1967, American
Actor
Uma ThurmanUma Thurman
29 April 1970, American
 

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

Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy
20 November 1925, American
Brother of President John F. Kennedy
Edward NortonEdward Norton
18 August 1969, American
Actor

Ellen PompeoEllen Pompeo
10 November 1969, American
Actress
Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American
Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director

John AdamsJohn Adams
30 October 1735, American
2nd U.S. President

Chad StahelskiChad Stahelski
20 September 1968, American
Film Director, Stuntman
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
19 November 1959, American
Actress
Eliza DushkuEliza Dushku
30 December 1980, Albanian, American
Actress

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

Bette DavisBette Davis
05 April 1908, American
Actress

Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
22 February 1932, American
Former US Senator
Meghan TrainorMeghan Trainor
22 December 1993, American
Singer-songwriter

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
14 February 1942, American
Mayor of New York City

Brad FalchukBrad Falchuk
1971 AD, American
Screenwriter, Director

Casey AffleckCasey Affleck
12 August 1975, American
Actor, Director

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Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model
Chris FischerChris Fischer
19 August 1980, American
Chef

James TaylorJames Taylor
12 March 1948, American
Singer
Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer

Ben FosterBen Foster
29 October 1980, American
Actor

Rob ZombieRob Zombie
12 January 1965, American
Musician & Filmmaker
Bobby BrownBobby Brown
05 February 1969, American
Singer-Songwriter

Olympia DukakisOlympia Dukakis
20 June 1931, American
Actress
Clark GreggClark Gregg
02 April 1962, American
Actor

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

Joseph Steven LacobJoe Lacob
10 January 1956, American
Business Executive

John CazaleJohn Cazale
12 August 1935, American
Actor

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767, American
 
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Rachel DratchRachel Dratch
22 February 1966, American
Actress

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
05 December 1927, Thai, American
Former King of Thailand

W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
23 February 1868, Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists
Barbara WaltersBarbara Walters
25 September 1929, American
Journalist

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28 August 1961, American
Actress
Rocky MarcianoRocky Marciano
01 September 1923, American
Professional Boxer

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

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10 February 1961, American
Journalist
John SlatteryJohn Slattery
13 August 1962, American
Actor

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

Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
08 February 1925, American
American actor
Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
25 May 1803, American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet

Daniela RuahDaniela Ruah
02 December 1983, Portuguese, American
Actress
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15 November 1940, American
Actor

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
Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony
15 February 1820, American
Women’s Rights Activist
Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

Jeffrey DonovanJeffrey Donovan
11 May 1968, American
Actor

Marcia CrossMarcia Cross
25 March 1962, American
Actress

Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735, American
Revolutionary
Reed HastingsReed Hastings
08 October 1960, American
Co-Founder of Net Flix

Aly RaismanAly Raisman
25 May 1994, American
Gymnast

Maura TierneyMaura Tierney
03 February 1965, American
Actress

Joe KeeryJoe Keery
24 April 1992, American
Actor

Misha CollinsMisha Collins
20 August 1974, American
Actor
Nancy KerriganNancy Kerrigan
13 October 1969, American
American actress

Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
25 August 1918, American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)
Nicky JamNicky Jam
17 March 1981, American
Singer

Denis LearyDenis Leary
18 August 1957, American
Actor

Priscilla ChanPriscilla Chan
24 February 1985, American
Wife of Mark Zuckerberg
Adam GranducielAdam Granduciel
15 February 1979, American
Guitarist

James RemarJames Remar
31 December 1953, American
Actor
Robert WahlbergRobert Wahlberg
18 December 1967, American
Actor

Paul WahlbergPaul Wahlberg
 , American
Chef & Reality TV Star

Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author

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

Paul Michael GlaserPaul Michael Glaser
25 March 1943, American
Actor

Jasmine GuyJasmine Guy
10 March 1962, American
Actress
Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne
04 July 1804, American
American Novelist