Famous People From Michigan

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
(Professional Tennis player)

Serena Williams
102
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
(Best Defensive Boxer in History)

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
53
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
78
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
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 4 
Magic Johnson
(The Greatest Point Guard of All Time)

Magic Johnson
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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 5 
Stevie Wonder
(Singer-Songwriter and Musician)

Stevie Wonder
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 
Diana Ross
(Entertainer)

Diana Ross
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 7 
Larry Page
(Co-founder of Google)

Larry Page
38
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 8 
Henry Ford
(The Founder of the ‘Ford Motor Company’)

Henry Ford
22
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 7, 1947
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 9 
Alice Cooper
(Singer)

Alice Cooper
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 

David Spade
19
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 11 
Kristen Bell
(Actress)

Kristen Bell
17
Birthdate: July 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 12 
Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)

Glenn Frey
19
Birthdate: November 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 18, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 13 
Kate Upton
(Model)

Kate Upton
25
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini

 14 

Francis Ford Coppola
14
Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 15 
Terry Crews
(Actor, American Football Player)

Terry Crews
25
Birthdate: July 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 
Tom Selleck
( Portrayed 'Thomas Magnum' in the TV Series Magnum, P.I. )

Tom Selleck
27
Birthdate: January 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Burt Reynolds
(American Actor, Considered An Icon of American Popular Culture During the 1970s & 1980s)

Burt Reynolds
17
Birthdate: February 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 6, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 
Ken Jeong
(Comedian, Actor)

Ken Jeong
36
Birthdate: July 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
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 19 
Ben Carson
(U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development (2017 – 2021))

Ben Carson
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 
Iggy Pop
(Vocalist and Lyricist of Proto-Punk Band 'The Stooges')

Iggy Pop
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 21 
Christie Brinkley
(Model, Actress, Businesswoman)

Christie Brinkley
15
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 
J. K. Simmons
(Television actor)

J. K. Simmons
15
Birthdate: January 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Taylor Lautner
82
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
44
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 25 
Bob Seger
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)

Bob Seger
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 
Smokey Robinson
(Ffounder and Front Man of the Motown Vocal Group 'The Miracles')

Smokey Robinson
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 27 
Devin Booker
(Basketball player)

Devin Booker
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 28 

Keegan-Michael Key
15
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 29 
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)

 30 

Sugar Ray Robinson
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 12, 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 31 
Selma Blair
(Actress)

Selma Blair
22
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

NF (Nathan John Feuerstein)
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 33 
Judy Greer
(Actress, Model)

Judy Greer
11
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 
Lily Tomlin
(Comedienne & Actress)

Lily Tomlin
20
Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 
Draymond Green
(Basketball Player)

Draymond Green
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 36 
Kid Rock
(Singer-songwriter)

Kid Rock
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 37 
Charles Lindbergh
(Inventor of the First Nonstop Solo Flight Across the Atlantic Ocean)

Charles Lindbergh
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 26, 1974
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 38 
Dax Shepard
(Known for Portraying Crosby Braverman on NBC's Parenthood)

Dax Shepard
25
Birthdate: January 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 39 
Lee Majors
(Actor)

Lee Majors
9
Birthdate: April 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 40 
Ellen Burstyn
(Actress)

Ellen Burstyn
5
Birthdate: December 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 
Matthew Lillard
(Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor)

Matthew Lillard
12
Birthdate: January 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 42 
Anthony Kiedis
(American musician)

Anthony Kiedis
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 
Jack White
(Singer-songwriter)

Jack White
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 44 
Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')

Sonny Bono
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 5, 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 45 

Robert Wagner
13
Birthdate: February 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 
Rob Van Dam
(Professional wrestler)

Rob Van Dam
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 47 
Kevin Nash
(Wrestler, Actor)

Kevin Nash
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 48 
Verne Troyer
(Comedian, Actor)

Verne Troyer
3
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Died: April 21, 2018

 49 
Megan Boone
(Actress)

Megan Boone
15
Birthdate: April 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 
Dean Cain
(Actor)

Dean Cain
7
Birthdate: July 31, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)