Famous People From Minnesota

The ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’ or Minnesota as it’s officially called, is a state in the Midwestern and northern regions of the United States of America. In terms of area, it is the twelfth largest state in the country, with Saint Paul as its capital and Minneapolis as its largest city. It is renowned for having the highest standard of living amongst the American states and for being the most educated and wealthiest state. With a rich heritage of early European settlers, the state is the apex of Scandinavian American and German American traditions. Many distinguished celebrities were born and raised in the state of Minnesota. From the iconic musician Prince, to the enthralling F. Scott Fitzgerald to the incredible Bob Dylan, numerous famous personalities were born in Minnesota. Hollywood has also seen some wonderful individuals who started their journey from this state such as the beautiful Jessica Biel, the hilarious Chris Pratt, the captivating Winona Ryder, the stylish Vince Vaughn and the legendary Judy Garland and so many more. Keep reading this list to know more eminent celebrities who are from Minnesota.

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 1 Prince

Prince.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: African-American Singer
Birthdate: June 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 21, 2016
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 2 Judy Garland

Judy Garland.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 22, 1969
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
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 3 Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: May 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress & Producer
Birthdate: April 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 5 Steve Martin

Steve Martin.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 7 F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 24, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 21, 1940
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 9 Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Alpine Ski Racer
Birthdate: October 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel.
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 11 Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: August 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 13 John Paul Getty III

John Paul Getty III.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Grandson of Jean Paul Getty
Birthdate: November 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 5, 2011

 14 J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 6, 1976
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 15 Josh Hartnett

Josh Hartnett.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 16 Rachael Leigh Cook

Rachael Leigh Cook.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 17 Seann William Scott

Seann William Scott
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra

 18 Mitch Hedberg

Mitch Hedberg.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: February 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 29, 2005
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 19 Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 20 Jesse Ventura

Jesse Ventura.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 21 Garrett Hedlund

Garrett Hedlund.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actor, Model, Singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Film actor
Birthdate: November 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Charles M. Schulz

Charles M. Schulz.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 12, 2000

 24 Gretchen Carlson

Gretchen Carlson
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Famous As: Television Host
Birthdate: June 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 25 Joel Coen

Joel Coen
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: November 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 27 Rick Rude

Rick Rude.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 20, 1999
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 28 Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 29 Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini

 30 Peter Krause

Peter Krause
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Famous As: Television Actor,, film actor, director, actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
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 31 John Madden

John Madden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 32 Kris Humphries

Kris Humphries
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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 33 Shantel VanSanten

Shantel VanSanten.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 Steve Zahn

Steve Zahn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 35 Tippi Hedren

Tippi Hedren
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 36 Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 37 Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: The 42nd Vice President of the U.S.A.
Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 Kelly Lynch

Kelly Lynch.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 39 Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 40 David Bromstad

David Bromstad.
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Famous As: TV Personality
Birthdate: August 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 Sunisa Lee

Sunisa Lee
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 9, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 42 Ryan McCartan

Ryan McCartan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 43 Kevin Sorbo

Kevin Sorbo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 44 Cheryl Tiegs

Cheryl Tiegs.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 45 Jane Russell

Jane Russell.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 28, 2011

 46 Trey Lance

Trey Lance
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 47 Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 48 James Arness

James Arness
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Famous As: actor, television actor, film actor
Birthdate: May 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 3, 2011

 49 Nick Swardson

Nick Swardson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 50 Jay Chou

Jay Chou
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)