Missouri, a state in the Midwestern region of the United States, is situated along the river of the same name. The river Missouri holds the record for being the longest river in the whole of North America and perhaps this is why this state is popular all over the world, not just the USA. It is believed that there are more than 6000 located in this American state. However, the state has several other interesting facts associated with it, apart from its natural wonders. One such fact is that Missouri is home to several famous celebrities who share a special bond with the state. Former American president Harry S Truman, writer Mark Twain, actor Don Cheadle, musician & rapper Eminem as well as pop icon Akon are a few famous celebrities who hail from this American state. Mark Twain’s path-breaking literary works aren’t just a treat to book lovers, but they have also inspired many to pursue a full-fledged career in writing. In fact, each of these celebrities has contributed to the society in several ways. We have compiled a list consisting of names of several celebrities who hail from Missouri.
EminemEminem
(Rapper)

17 October 1972

American

Dick Van DykeDick Van Dyke
(Actors)

13 December 1925

American

Harry S. TrumanHarry S. Truman
(33rd President of the United States)

08 May 1884

American

Jon HammJon Hamm
(Actor)

10 March 1971

American

James GunnJames Gunn
(Filmmaker)

05 August 1966

American

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
(Author)

04 April 1928

American

Ellie KemperEllie Kemper
(Actress)

02 May 1980

American

Kate SpadeKate Spade
(Fashion designer)

24 December 1962

American

Stan KroenkeStan Kroenke
(Entrepreneur)

29 July 1947

American

Mark TwainMark Twain
(Author and Humorist)

30 November 1835

American

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
(Actor, Producer, Singer, Songwriter)

15 December 1949

American

John GoodmanJohn Goodman
(Actor)

20 June 1952

American

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Evan PetersEvan Peters
(Actor)

20 January 1987

American

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
(Co-Founder of Twitter)

19 November 1976

American

Matt BomerMatt Bomer
(Actor)

11 October 1977

American

AkonAkon
(Rapper)

16 April 1973

American

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
(Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist)

01 February 1902

American

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
(Scientist & Inventor)

01 January 1864

American

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Kathleen TurnerKathleen Turner
(American film actress)

19 June 1954

American

Tech N9neTech N9ne
(Rapper)

08 November 1971

American

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
(Guitarist)

18 October 1926

American

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
(Dancer)

03 June 1906

French

Taylor MomsenTaylor Momsen
(TV Actress, Singer-songwriter, Actress)

26 July 1993

American

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
(Poet)

26 September 1888

American

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Kimora Lee SimmonsKimora Lee Simmons
(Model, Entrepreneur)

04 May 1975

American

Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
(Musician, Singer-songwriter)

11 February 1962

American

Jessica CapshawJessica Capshaw
(Actress)

09 August 1976

American

Burt BacharachBurt Bacharach
(Pianist, Composer, Songwriter)

12 May 1928

American

Calamity JaneCalamity Jane
(American scout)

01 May 1852

American

Jean HarlowJean Harlow
(Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s)

03 March 1911

American

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Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
(Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former Television Host)

12 January 1951

American

Vincent priceVincent Price
(Actor)

27 May 1911

American

Metro BoominMetro Boomin
(Record Producer)

16 September 1993

American

Katherine McNamaraKatherine McNamara
(Actress)

22 November 1995

American

Dianne WiestDianne Wiest
(Actress)

28 March 1948

American

John HustonJohn Huston
(Film Director)

05 August 1906

American

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R. Budd DwyerR. Budd Dwyer
(Political Leader)

21 November 1939

American

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

05 February 1914

American

Misty CopelandMisty Copeland
(Ballet Dancer)

10 September 1982

American

Ginger RogersGinger Rogers
(American actress)

16 July 1911

American

Jane WymanJane Wyman
(Actress, Singer)

05 January 1917

American

Phyllis SmithPhyllis Smith
(Actress)

10 July 1951

American

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Yogi BerraYogi Berra
(Baseball Player)

12 May 1925

American

Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
(Broadcaster)

04 November 1916

American

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
(Actress)

18 August 1920

American

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
(Science Fiction Writer)

07 July 1907

American

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
(Author)

04 June 1943

American

Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
(Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public Speaker)

24 November 1888

American

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Omar N BradleyOmar Bradley
(Former U. S. Army General)

12 February 1893

American

Whitney Scott MathersWhitney Scott Mathers
(Eminem's Daughter)

16 April 2002

American

Kevin NealonKevin Nealon

18 November 1953

American

Lucas GrabeelLucas Grabeel
(Actor)

23 November 1984

American

Ryan Michelle BatheRyan Michelle Bathe
(Actress)

27 July 1976

American

Betty GrableBetty Grable
(American actress)

18 December 1916

American

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Robert AltmanRobert Altman
(Film Director)

20 February 1925

American

Elaine JoyceElaine Joyce
(Actress)

19 December 1943

American

Dana LoeschDana Loesch
(Political Commentator)

28 September 1978

American

Arliss HowardArliss Howard
(Actor)

18 October 1954

American

Bert ConvyBert Convy
(Actor)

23 July 1933

American

Ashleigh MurrayAshleigh Murray
(Actress)

18 January 1988

American

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Carlos Pena Jr.Carlos Pena Jr.
(Actor, Singer)

15 August 1989

American

Mary WickesMary Wickes
(Actress)

13 June 1910

American

Marsha MasonMarsha Mason
(Actress)

03 April 1942

American

Leon SpinksLeon Spinks
(Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion)

11 July 1953

American

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
(Journalist & Writer)

08 November 1908

American

Loltyler1Loltyler1
(Gamer & Twitch Streamer)

06 March 1995

American

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Dallon WeekesDallon Weekes
(Musician)

04 May 1981

American

Edgar BuchananEdgar Buchanan
(Actor)

20 March 1903

American

Dabbs GreerDabbs Greer
(Actor)

02 April 1917

American

Craig KilbornCraig Kilborn
(TV Host)

24 August 1962

American

Katie WrightKatie Wright
(Actress)

25 December 1981

American

Kate ChopinKate Chopin
(Author)

08 February 1850

American

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Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
(Theologian)

21 June 1892

American

Clyde TolsonClyde Tolson
(Associate Director of the FBI)

22 May 1900

American

Alice GhostleyAlice Ghostley
(Actress)

14 August 1923

American

James FranciscusJames Franciscus
(Actor)

31 January 1934

American

Josh SargentJosh Sargent
(Soccer Player)

20 February 2000

American

Cassie GainesCassie Gaines
(Singer)

09 January 1948

American

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Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
(Actor)

18 May 1946

American

Fred BerryFred Berry
(Actor)

19 March 1951

American

Steven ChuSteven Chu
(Former United States Secretary of Energy)

28 February 1948

American