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.