Famous People From Michigan

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With its capital as Lansing, Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States of America. Its name traces back its origins to a French word meaning large water or large lake. It is the only state which comprises of two peninsulas and was originally a settlement area of Native Americans. The state of Michigan enjoys the longest freshwater coastline among all political subdivisions of the world. Several famous ‘Michiganians’ have gone on to achieve great things on a global front. Internationally acclaimed singers such as the ravishing Madonna, the talented Stevie Wonder, the funky Kid Rock, soul singer Diana Ross, and Jack White of The White Stripes, were all born in the state of Michigan. Various actors such as Terry Crews, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Bell were also born and raised in Michigan. Not to mention, one of the revolutionary and pioneer industrialists Henry Ford also called Michigan his home. We are certain that you will be surprised to know all the famous celebrities who are from Michigan.
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 1 
Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
Serena Williams
144
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
(Regarded as the Best Defensive Boxer in History)
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
71
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Madonna
(The 'Queen of Pop' - The Best-Selling Female Music Artist of All Time)
Madonna
120
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
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Magic Johnson
(The Greatest Point Guard of All Time)
Magic Johnson
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Stevie Wonder
(Singer-Songwriter and Musician)
Stevie Wonder
40
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Diana Ross
(Lead Singer of 'the Supremes', the Best-Charting Female Group in History)
Diana Ross
48
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Larry Page
(Co-founder of Google)
Larry Page
48
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Henry Ford
(The Founder of the ‘Ford Motor Company’)
Henry Ford
25
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 7, 1947
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David Spade
(Actor, Comedian and Writer)
David Spade
27
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Alice Cooper
(Singer)
Alice Cooper
45
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)
Glenn Frey
30
Birthdate: November 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 18, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Kate Upton
(Actress, Cover Model for Famous Magazines, and Model for Vanity Fair's 100th Anniversary Issue)
Kate Upton
37
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Kristen Bell
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series 'Veronica Mars' and the Film 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall')
Kristen Bell
32
Birthdate: July 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 14 
Francis Ford Coppola
(One of the Best and Most Infulential Filmmakers of the 20th-Century)
Francis Ford Coppola
16
Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Terry Crews
(Actor, American Football Player)
Terry Crews
46
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Burt Reynolds
(American Actor, Considered An Icon of American Popular Culture During the 1970s & 1980s)
Burt Reynolds
25
Birthdate: February 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 6, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Tom Selleck
(Best Known for His Role of 'Thomas Magnum' in the TV Series 'Magnum, P.I.')
Tom Selleck
38
Birthdate: January 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 18 
Ken Jeong
(Stand-Up Comedian and Actor Best Known for His Role in 'The Hangover' Film Series)
Ken Jeong
55
Birthdate: July 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Ben Carson
(U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development (2017 – 2021))
Ben Carson
71
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Aileen Wuornos
(American Serial Killer)
Aileen Wuornos
165
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 9, 2002
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Christie Brinkley
(Model, Actress, Businesswoman)
Christie Brinkley
26
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Iggy Pop
(Vocalist and Lyricist of Proto-Punk Band 'The Stooges')
Iggy Pop
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Taylor Lautner
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jacob Black’ in ‘The Twilight Saga’ Film Series)
Taylor Lautner
96
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Lizzo
(Rapper Know for Her Hit Songs "Good as Hell" "Truth Hurts" & "Juice")
Lizzo
63
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Selma Blair
(Actress)
Selma Blair
28
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 26 
Devin Booker
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as the Shooting guard)
Devin Booker
49
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Bob Seger
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Bob Seger
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Smokey Robinson
(Ffounder and Front Man of the Motown Vocal Group 'The Miracles')
Smokey Robinson
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jack White
(Lead Singer and Guitarist of the Duo 'The White Stripes')
Jack White
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Keegan-Michael Key
(Known for Co-Creating & Starring in the Comedy Central Sketch Series 'Key & Peele')
Keegan-Michael Key
17
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Casey Kasem
(First Actor to Voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the 'Scooby-Doo' Franchise )
Casey Kasem
6
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 15, 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 32 
Draymond Green
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as the Power Forward)
Draymond Green
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Judy Greer
(Actress, Model)
Judy Greer
17
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
NF (Nathan John Feuerstein)
(Rapper Known for 6xPlatinum Certified Single 'Let You Down')
NF (Nathan John Feuerstein)
47
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Lily Tomlin
(Comedienne & Actress)
Lily Tomlin
42
Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
Kid Rock
(Singer-songwriter)
Kid Rock
45
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Dax Shepard
(Known for His Role in NBC Comedy Series 'Parenthood' & Host of the Podcast 'Armchair Expert')
Dax Shepard
31
Birthdate: January 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Charles Lindbergh
(Remembered for Making the First Nonstop Solo Flight Across the Atlantic)
Charles Lindbergh
23
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 26, 1974
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 39 
John Hughes
(American Filmmaker Known for His Coming-Of-Age Teen Comedy Films with Honest Depictions of Suburban Teenage Life)
John Hughes
14
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 6, 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 40 
Sam Raimi
(Known for the cult horror comedy Evil Dead films and the original Spider-Man trilogy)
Sam Raimi
12
Birthdate: October 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
 41 
Matthew Lillard
(Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor)
Matthew Lillard
13
Birthdate: January 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 42 
Kevin Nash
(Best Known for His Tenure with World Championship Wrestling Under His Real Name)
Kevin Nash
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')
Sonny Bono
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 5, 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Lee Majors
(Actor)
Lee Majors
11
Birthdate: April 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ellen Burstyn
(American Actress, Known for Her Portrayals of Complicated Women in Dramas)
Ellen Burstyn
10
Birthdate: December 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Richard Wershe Jr.
(FBI Informant, Drug Dealer)
Richard Wershe Jr.
22
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Verne Troyer
(Comedian, Actor)
Verne Troyer
6
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Died: April 21, 2018
 48 
Berry Gordy
(Record Executive)
Berry Gordy
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 49 
Anthony Kiedis
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’)
Anthony Kiedis
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Rob Van Dam
(American Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Rob Van Dam
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)