Nevada holds the record for being the 9th least populated state in the whole of the USA. A vast portion of the state is covered by desert and the weather is mostly warm, making it a favorite among people who detest chilly weather. Although Carson City is the capital of Nevada, Las Vegas is the most popular tourist destination in the world. Vegas is flocked by people from all over the world, mostly for its clubs and casinos. There’s another reason why many people recognize Nevada – the kind of celebrities the state has produced. Tennis star Andre Agassi, former American first lady Patricia Ryan Nixon as well as actresses Jena Malone and Charisma Carpenter are a few celebrities from Nevada. Andre Agassi is considered to be one of the best Tennis players of all time and is an eight time winner of the ‘Grand Slam’ tournaments. His incredible performance also fetched him a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics. Scroll down to find the names of more famous people who hail from Nevada.