Chris Pratt, Bob Dylan, Jesse Ventura, Judy Garland & Winona Ryder are some of the celebrities who hail 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.
Chris PrattChris Pratt
(Actor)

21 June 1979

Virginia, Minnesota, United States

American

Gemini

Bob DylanBob Dylan
(Singer & Songwriter)

24 May 1941

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

American

Gemini

Jesse VenturaJesse Ventura

15 July 1951

Minneapolis, Minnesota

American

Cancer

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
(Singer)

10 June 1922

22 June 1969

Grand Rapids

American

Gemini

Winona RyderWinona Ryder

29 October 1971

Olmsted County, Minnesota, U.S

British,American

Scorpio

Carl PanzramCarl Panzram
(Serial Killer)

28 June 1891

05 September 1930

Warren, Minnesota, United States

American

Cancer

Jessica BielJessica Biel
(American actress)

03 March 1982

Ely, Minnesota, United States

American

Pisces

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
(Novelist)

24 September 1896

21 December 1940

Saint Paul

American

Libra

Vince VaughnVince Vaughn

28 March 1970

Minneapolis

American

Aries

Nick SwardsonNick Swardson
(Actor)

09 October 1976

Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

American

Libra

Signa O'KeefeSigna O'Keefe
(Musical.ly Star)

18 September 2003

Maple Grove, Minnesota, US

American

Virgo

PrincePrince
(Singer)

07 June 1958

21 April 2016

Minneapolis

American

Gemini

Yara ShahidiYara Shahidi
(Model, Actress)

10 February 2000

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

American

Aquarius

Beth RiesgrafBeth Riesgraf
(Actress)

24 August 1978

Minnesota, USA

American

Virgo

Walter MondaleWalter Mondale
(The 42nd Vice President of the U.S.A.)

05 January 1928

Ceylon

American

Capricorn

Jonah MaraisJonah Marais
(Instagram Star)

16 June 1998

Stillwater, Minnesota, USA

American

Gemini

Brooke ElliottBrooke Elliott
(Actress, Singer)

16 November 1974

Fridley, Minnesota, United States

American

Scorpio

Alex ErnstAlex Ernst
(YouTuber, Viner)

17 July 1996

Belle Plaine, Minnesota, USA

American

Cancer

Chris WeinkeChris Weinke
(American Football Player)

31 July 1972

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

American

Leo

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

07 February 1885

10 January 1951

Sauk Centre

American

Aquarius

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
(Businessman)

15 December 1892

06 June 1976

Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S

British,American

Sagittarius

Garrison KeillorGarrison Keillor

07 August 1942

Anoka, Minnesota

American

Leo

Tim KaineTim Kaine
(Vice Presidential Running Mate of Hillary Clinton)

26 February 1958

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

American

Pisces

Jodi HuisentruitJodi Huisentruit
(News Anchor)

05 May 1968

30 April 2001

Long Prairie, Minnesota, United States

American

Taurus

George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
(Film Director)

20 December 1921

27 December 2002

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

American

Sagittarius

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
(Biochemist)

08 April 1911

08 January 1997

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

American

Aries

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
(Physician and Surgeon)

29 June 1861

28 July 1939

Le Sueur

American

Cancer

James WhiteJames White
(Apologist, Author)

17 December 1962

Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

American

Sagittarius

Katya Elise HenryKatya Elise Henry
(Fitness Model, Instagram Star)

14 June 1994

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

American

Gemini

Danny BlakeDanny Blake
(Musical.ly Star)

01 February 2000

Minnesota, USA

American

Aquarius

Damon BlakeDamon Blake
(Musical.ly Star)

25 December 1999

Minnesota, USA

American

Capricorn

Nikki BakerNikki Baker
(YouTuber, Vlogger)

06 June 1988

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

American

Gemini

Josh HartnettJosh Hartnett
(American actor)

21 July 1978

Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.

American

Cancer

Rachael Leigh CookRachael Leigh Cook
(Actress)

04 October 1979

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

American

Libra

Jessica LangeJessica Lange
(Model, Photographer, Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress)

20 April 1949

Cloquet

American

Aries

Loni AndersonLoni Anderson
(Film Actress, Television Actress, Classic Pin)

1946 AD

James ArnessJames Arness
(actor, television actor, film actor)

26 May 1923

03 June 2011

Minneapolis

American

Gemini

Peter KrausePeter Krause
(Television Actor,, film actor, director, actor)

12 August 1965

Alexandria

American

Leo

Terry GilliamTerry Gilliam
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Film actor)

22 November 1940

Minneapolis

British,American

Scorpio

Peter GravesPeter Graves
(Actor, Television Personality)

18 March 1926

14 March 2010

Minneapolis

American

Pisces

Richard WidmarkRichard Widmark
(film actor, stage actor, television actor)

26 December 1914

24 March 2008

Sunrise Township, Minnesota, U.S.

American

Capricorn

Marion RossMarion Ross
(actor, television actor, stage actor, film actor)

25 October 1928

Albert Lea

American

Scorpio

John MaddenJohn Madden
(American football player)

10 April 1936

Austin

American

Aries

Allison HolkerAllison Holker
(Actor, Dancer)

06 February 1988

Orem

American

Aquarius

Roger MarisRoger Maris
(Athlete)

10 September 1934

14 September 1985

Hibbing

American

Virgo

Lindsey VonnLindsey Vonn
(alpine skier)

18 October 1984

Saint Paul

American

Libra

Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
(guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer)

03 October 1938

17 April 1960

Albert Lea

American

Libra

Chad SmithChad Smith
(drummer, musician)

25 October 1961

Saint Paul

American

Scorpio

Warren E. BurgerWarren E. Burger
(Judge, Lawyer)

17 September 1907

25 June 1995

Saint Paul

American

Virgo

Tim PawlentyTim Pawlenty
(lawyer, politician)

27 November 1960

Saint Paul

American

Sagittarius

Joel CoenJoel Coen
(Screenwriter, Director)

1954 AD

Robert BlyRobert Bly
(Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer)

23 December 1926

Madison

American

Capricorn

Peter AgrePeter Agre
(Chemist, Molecular biologist, Professor)

30 January 1949

Northfield

American

Aquarius

Ethan CoenEthan Coen
(Screenwriter, Director)

1957 AD

Charles SchulzCharles Schulz
(Illustrator, Writer)

1922 AD

2000 AD

Brock PierceBrock Pierce
(Actor, Film actor)

14 November 1980

Minnesota

American

Scorpio

Brad NesslerBrad Nessler
(Sports commentator)

03 June 1956

St. Charles

American

Gemini

E.G. MarshallE.G. Marshall
(Actor)

1998 AD

DeWitt WallaceDeWitt Wallace
(Publisher, Philanthropist)

12 November 1889

30 March 1981

minnesota

American

Scorpio

Patty AndrewsPatty Andrews
(Singer)

1918 AD

2013 AD

Toni StoneToni Stone
(Baseball player)

17 July 1921

02 November 1996

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

American

Cancer

Tammy FayeTammy Faye

07 March 1942

20 July 2007

International Falls

American

Pisces

Eugene J. McCarthyEugene J. McCarthy
(Author, Educator, U.S. Representative)

1916 AD

2005 AD

William Orville DouglasWilliam Orville Douglas

16 October 1898

19 January 1980

British

Libra

Catharine A. MacKinnonCatharine A. MacKinnon
(Women)

1946 AD

John HawkesJohn Hawkes
(actor, television actor, film actor)

11 September 1959

Alexandria

American

Virgo

Tippi HedrenTippi Hedren
(actor, model, artist, film actor)

19 January 1930

New Ulm

American

Capricorn

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