As the name suggests, this state is situated along the famous Mississippi river. There are several other famous celebrities who also belong to this American state. The abundance in natural resources, especially its thick forest cover and water sources, made it a popular haven for trade since the times of the great American civil war. Legendary musician Elvis Presley, talk show host Oprah Winfrey, popular playwright Tennessee Williams and Leanne Rimes are a few famous people from Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey, who has got American television viewers glued to their television sets since many years now, is undoubtedly one of the richest and most influential citizens of the United States today. Although the legendary Elvis Presley passed away years ago, his music continues to be popular among the masses even today. Tennessee Williams is an inspiration for every aspiring playwright and his path-breaking efforts in performance art are praised even today. Want to know who they are? Scroll down to put an end to your curiosity.
Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
LeAnn RimesLeAnn Rimes
28 August 1982, American
Country Singer

James Earl JonesJames Earl Jones
17 January 1931, American

Lacey ChabertLacey Chabert
30 September 1982, American

Eric RobertsEric Roberts
18 April 1956, American

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey
29 January 1954, American
Media proprietor
Brett FavreBrett Favre
10 October 1969, American

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American

Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record
B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925, American

Jamie Lynn SpearsJamie Lynn Spears
04 April 1991, American
Actress & Singer
Shepard SmithShepard Smith
14 January 1964, American
TV Anchor

Sam CookeSam Cooke
22 January 1931, American

Jerry RiceJerry Rice
13 October 1962, American
Former NFL Star

Hayley WilliamsHayley Williams
27 December 1988, American
Pop Singer

Ray JRay J
17 January 1981, American
Diane LaddDiane Ladd
29 November 1932, American

10 November 1978, American
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

Newton KnightNewton Knight
10 November 1829, American
Military Leader

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Rick RossRick Ross
28 January 1976, American
Rapper, Songwriter

Faith HillFaith Hill
21 September 1967, American
Country Singer
Gerald McRaneyGerald McRaney
19 August 1947, American

Walter PaytonWalter Payton
25 July 1954, American
American Football Player

Jimmy BuffettJimmy Buffett
25 December 1946, American
William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911, American
American playwright
Mary Elizabeth EllisMary Elizabeth Ellis
11 May 1979, American

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American

Grace HightowerGrace Hightower
07 April 1955, American
Actress, Robert De Niro’s Wife
Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
05 May 1942, American

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Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
04 April 1913, American
Medgar EversMedgar Evers
02 July 1925, American

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American

Dana AndrewsDana Andrews
01 January 1909, American

Conway TwittyConway Twitty
01 September 1933, American
Wyatt CooperWyatt Cooper
01 September 1927, American
Stella StevensStella Stevens
01 October 1938, American

Candice PattonCandice Patton
24 June 1988, American

Christopher BoykinChristopher Boykin
13 January 1972, American
Television Personality

Ray WalstonRay Walston
02 November 1914, American
Actor & Comedian
Kyle CarpenterKyle Carpenter
17 October 1989, American
Military Officer

Ken CarterKen Carter
13 February 1959, American

Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
06 October 1917, American
Civil Rights Activist

Toby TurnerToby Turner
03 March 1985, American

Marion BarryMarion Barry
06 March 1936, American
Monta EllisMonta Ellis
26 October 1985, American
Basketball Player

Mary Ann MobleyMary Ann Mobley
17 February 1937, American
Chris LeDouxChris LeDoux
02 October 1948, American
American singer-songwriter

John DyeJohn Dye
31 January 1963, American

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
03 February 1910, American
Donna TarttDonna Tartt
23 December 1963, American

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17 November 1916, American
Richard WrightRichard Wright
04 September 1908, American

Archie MooreArchie Moore
13 December 1916, American

Taylor SpreitlerTaylor Spreitler
23 October 1993, American

Karlous MillerKarlous Miller
02 April 1983, American

Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley
13 September 1964, American
Talk Show Host
Richard FordRichard Ford
16 February 1944, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Trinitee StokesTrinitee Stokes
12 April 2006, American
Actress, Singer

Sunjai WilliamsSunjai Williams
09 February 1997, American
Dancer & Reality TV star

Tamia M. WhittakerTamia M. Whittaker
03 January 1999, American
Chrissy ChambersChrissy Chambers
05 October 1990, American

Porschla ColemanPorschla Coleman
 , American
Jason Kidd's Wife
Elise JordanElise Jordan
22 June 1990, American

Britney SpearsBritney Spears
02 December 1981, American
Pop Singer

Camryn HarrisCamryn Harris
25 September 2000, American
Dianna WilliamsDianna Williams
29 November 1978, American
Choreographer/Reality TV Star

Vernon PresleyVernon Presley
10 April 1916, American
Elvis Presley's Father
Brittany RennerBrittany Renner
26 February 1992, American
Fitness Model, Instagram Star

Khoa NguyenKhoa Nguyen
20 November 1991, American
YouTube Star

Emmanuel HudsonEmmanuel Hudson
13 December 1990, American
Kenneth MorrisonKenneth Morrison
21 September 1985, American
YouTuber, Gamer

Crystianna SummersCrystianna Summers
20 June 2002, American
Contemporary Dancers
Kayla JonesKayla Jones
10 May 1997, American

Tara WallaceTara Wallace
30 September 1982, American
Reality Star

Kimberly PerryKimberly Perry
12 July 1983, American

Jason DuggarJason Duggar
21 April 2000, American
Reality TV Star
Charley PrideCharley Pride
18 March 1934, American
DK MetcalfDK Metcalf
14 December 1997, American
American football player

Paula WhitePaula White
20 April 1966, American

Fred ArmisenFred Armisen
04 December 1966, American
American actor

Hugh FreezeHugh Freeze
27 September 1969, American
American football coach
Jim HensonJim Henson
24 September 1936, American
Television director, Film director, Film producer,

Laura BaileyLaura Bailey
28 May 1981, American
actor, singer, television actor, voice actor

John KennedyJohn Kennedy
21 November 1951, American

Marsha BlackburnMarsha Blackburn
06 June 1952, American

Tig NotaroTig Notaro
24 March 1971
screenwriter, actor, podcaster
RJ MitteRJ Mitte
21 August 1992, American

Gardner MinshewGardner Minshew
16 May 1996, American
American football player
Ike TurnerIke Turner
05 November 1931, American
Guitarist, Pianist, Actor, Singer-songwriter,

Archie ManningArchie Manning
19 May 1949, American
American football player
Steve McNairSteve McNair
14 February 1973, American
American Football Player
Lance BassLance Bass
04 May 1979, American