Famous People Born In Nashville

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Gregg Allman
(Member of the Rock Band 'The Allman Brothers Band')
Gregg Allman
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 27, 2017

Gregg Allman was an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is credited with co-founding the rock band The Allman Brothers Band along with his brother Duane Allman. Dubbed the Southern rock pioneer, Allman was recognized for his distinctive, soulful voice; Rolling Stone magazine named him in its 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list.

 2 
Lark Voorhies
(Actress)
Lark Voorhies
18
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Lorrie Morgan
(Country Music Singer and Actress)
Lorrie Morgan
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Loretta Morgan, daughter of country singer George Morgan, began her career as a singer at age 13. She is known for her best-selling platinum-certified album Reflections: Greatest Hits and her Billboard-charting songs such as Five Minutes and What Part of No. She was also inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
 4 
John Carter Cash
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer)
John Carter Cash
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
 5 
Hank Williams III
(Musician, Singer)
Hank Williams III
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 6 
Chord Overstreet
8
Birthdate: February 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Shooter Jennings
(Southern Rock Musician Known for His Album 'Put the 'O' Back in Country' and Son of Coutry Singer 'Waylon Jennings')
Shooter Jennings
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus

Shooter Jennings is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In addition to releasing his songs and albums, Jennings also produces tracks and albums for several other bands like Jason Boland & the Stragglers, Fifth on the Floor, and Hellbound Glory. Shooter Jennings is also credited with forming a multi-format recording company and a label named Black Country Rock.

 8 
Carla Hall
(Chef who appeared in the fifth and eighth seasons of Top Chef, Bravo's cooking competition show)
Carla Hall
10
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: May 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Kitty Wells
(Singer)
Kitty Wells
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 16, 2012
 10 
James Denton
(Actor)
James Denton
8
Birthdate: January 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
James Wiseman
(Basketball player)
James Wiseman
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 12 
Morgane Stapleton
(Singer-songwriter)
Morgane Stapleton
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 13 
Deana Carter
(Singer)
Deana Carter
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Noah Cyrus
(American Singer and Actress Known for Her Single ‘Make Me (Cry)’)
Noah Cyrus
68
Birthdate: January 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn

The youngest of the popular Cyrus siblings, Noah Cyrus is a singer-songwriter and actress. She went on to achieve so much during her teens that Time magazine named her in the 30 Most Influential Teens list in 2017. Also a well-known philanthropist, Cyrus raised funds to ban horse-drawn carriages when she was just 13! She also supports The Jed Foundation.

 15 
R.A. Dickey
(Baseball player)
R.A. Dickey
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Julian Bond
(Social Activist)
Julian Bond
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 15, 2015
 17 
Billy Collins Jr.
(Boxer)
Billy Collins Jr.
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 6, 1984
 18 
Brandon Curry
(American Professional Bodybuilder)
Brandon Curry
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Justin Prentice
(Actor)
Justin Prentice
5
Birthdate: March 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Bill Frist
(Political Leader)
Bill Frist
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
 21 
Adrienne C. Moore
(Actress)
Adrienne C. Moore
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
 22 
William Walker
(President)
William Walker
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 12, 1860
 23 
Jesse E. James
(Lawyer, Actor)
Jesse E. James
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 26, 1951
 24 
Justin Townes Earle
(Singer-songwriter)
Justin Townes Earle
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 23, 2020
 25 
Andrea True
(Pornographic actress and singer from the disco era)
Andrea True
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 7, 2011
 26 
Jodie Meeks
(Basketball Player)
Jodie Meeks
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 27 
Derek Barnett
(American football player)
Derek Barnett
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 28 
Brandan Wright
(Basketball Player)
Brandan Wright
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 29 
John Early
(Comedian)
John Early
2
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 30 
Kathy Liebert
(American Professional Poker Player)
Kathy Liebert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
 31 
Jordan Bone
(Basketball player)
Jordan Bone
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Ron Mercer
(Basketball player)
Ron Mercer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 33 
James Craig
(Actor)
James Craig
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 27, 1985
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 34 
Frank Maxwell Andrews
(Military General)
Frank Maxwell Andrews
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 3, 1943
 35 
Bobby Hebb
(Singer-songwriter)
Bobby Hebb
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 3, 2010
 36 
John Bell
(Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives)
John Bell
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1796
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 10, 1869
 37 
Jim Gilliam
(Baseball player)
Jim Gilliam
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 8, 1978
 38 
Ke'Shawn Vaughn
(American football player)
Ke'Shawn Vaughn
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Thomas H. Schulman
(Screenwriter best known for his semi-autobiographical screenplay Dead Poets Society based on his time at the illustrious Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA))
Thomas H. Schulman
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
 40 
Aubrie Sellers
(Singer)
Aubrie Sellers
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 41 
Justin Yoon
(Football player)
Justin Yoon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
John Seigenthaler
(Journalist)
John Seigenthaler
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 11, 2014
 43 
Brandon Heath
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Brandon Heath
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
 44 
Amy Hood
(Businesswoman)
Amy Hood
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1971 AD
 45 
Randall Jarrell
(Poet)
Randall Jarrell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 14, 1965
 46 
Mary Frances Berry
(Historian)
Mary Frances Berry
1
Birthdate: February 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 47 
Emily Levine
(Humorist)
Emily Levine
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 3, 2019
 48 
Jenny Boucek
(Basketball player)
Jenny Boucek
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Lee MacPhail
(Baseball executive)
Lee MacPhail
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 8, 2012
 50 
Dawn Upshaw
(Multiple Grammy-Winning American Opera Singer Who Also Won a MacArthur Fellowship)
Dawn Upshaw
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer

Five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Dawn Upshaw began her music career as an apprentice with the Metropolitan Opera. She later won the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, or the Genuis Grant, and also served as a faculty member at institutes such as Bard College. She is also a breast cancer survivor.