Being the 28th most extensive and 9th most populous state in the United States of America, North Carolina finds itself placed on the southeastern area of the country. It mostly enjoys a humid subtropical climate, and the western part from the coast has a subtropical highland climate. With Raleigh as its capital and Charlotte as its biggest city, North Carolina is often referred to as the ‘Old North State’ or the ‘Tar Heel State’. Many famous celebrities were born, bred and raised in North Carolina, who have gone on to accomplishing immensely both personally and professionally. Various eminent actors such as the Oscar winning Julianne Moore, the hilarious Zach Galifianakis and the exquisite Ava Gardner, were all born in North Carolina. The state is particularly renowned for creating remarkable musicians such as Grammy winner Roberta Flack, Max Roach, Eric Church and so on. The state has produced several athletes as well such as NBA player Chris Paul, Olympic gold medalist Sugar Ray Leonard, and baseball player James ‘Catfish’ Hunter. The controversial Edward Snowden also hails from North Carolina. Keep reading to know all the celebrities who are from North Carolina.
Evan Rachel WoodEvan Rachel Wood
07 September 1987, American
Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden
21 June 1983, American
Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee

Mary Elizabeth WinsteadMary Elizabeth Winstead
28 November 1984, American

Charlotte FlairCharlotte Flair
05 April 1986, American

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore
03 December 1960, American

Andrew Johnson - 17 President of the United States of America From April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869Andrew Johnson
29 December 1808, American
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20 November 1917, American

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Ava GardnerAva Gardner
24 December 1922, American

Chyler LeighChyler Leigh
10 April 1982, American
Michael C. HallMichael C. Hall
01 February 1971, American

A.J. StylesA.J. Styles
02 June 1977, American
Professional Wrestler

Britt RobertsonBritt Robertson
18 April 1990, American

Braun StrowmanBraun Strowman
06 September 1983, American

Luke CombsLuke Combs
02 March 1990, American
Jeff HardyJeff Hardy
31 August 1977, American
Professional Wrestler

Zion WilliamsonZion Williamson
06 July 2000, American
Basketball Player

Pam GrierPam Grier
26 May 1949, American

Jill WagnerJill Wagner
13 January 1979, American
Jaime PresslyJaime Pressly
30 July 1977, American
Actress, Model

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918, American
Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Chris PaulChris Paul
06 May 1985, American
Basketball Player

Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817, American
Military Leader
Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt
29 April 1951, American
Race car driver

Emily V. GordonEmily V. Gordon
03 May 1979, American
Writer, Producer, and Podcast Host
Hunter SchaferHunter Schafer
1999 AD, American

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23 September 1926, American
Saxophonist, Composer

Rick HarrisonRick Harrison
22 March 1965, American
Matt HardyMatt Hardy
23 September 1974, American
Professional Wrestler

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Randy TravisRandy Travis
04 May 1959, American
Country & Gospel Singer
Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr.Dale Earnhardt Jr.
10 October 1974, American
Race Car Driver

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American

Emily ProcterEmily Procter
08 October 1968, American

Carson WentzCarson Wentz
30 December 1992, American
American Football Player
Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10 October 1917, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer
Jermaine DupriJermaine Dupri
23 September 1972, American

Chris HughesChris Hughes
26 November 1983, American
Co-Founder of Facebook

Josh HamiltonJosh Hamilton
21 May 1981, American
Baseball Player

Seth CurrySeth Curry
23 August 1990, American
Basketball Player
Clay AikenClay Aiken
30 November 1978, American

YBN CordaeYBN Cordae
26 August 1997, American
Rapper, songwriter

Fantasia BarrinoFantasia Barrino
30 June 1984, American

Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist

Sierra McCormickSierra McCormick
28 October 1997, American
Ben FoldsBen Folds
12 September 1966, American

Charlie DanielsCharlie Daniels
28 October 1936, American
Lauren HuttonLauren Hutton
17 November 1943, American

O. HenryO. Henry
11 September 1862, American
Short Story Writer

Scotty McCreeryScotty McCreery
09 October 1993, American
Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29 June 1961, American

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
25 March 1918, American
Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935, American
Former Coach

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
05 August 1940, American
American Football Player

Ronnie MilsapRonnie Milsap
16 January 1943, American
American singer

Popcorn SuttonPopcorn Sutton
05 October 1946, American
Criminal, Non Fiction Writer

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
25 April 1908, American
Jackée HarryJackée Harry
14 August 1956, American

Art BellArt Bell
17 June 1945, American
Radio Personality

Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
24 March 1923, American

Nash GrierNash Grier
28 December 1997, American
YouTuber, Vine Star
Johnny Michael AllenJohnny Michael Allen
28 September 1960, American
Real Estate Agent

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
08 January 1926, American
Robert Duncan McNeillRobert Duncan McNeill
09 November 1964, American
Film Director

Link WrayLink Wray
02 May 1929, American

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Altovise DavisAltovise Davis
30 August 1943, American

Tequan RichmondTequan Richmond
30 October 1992, American
Sean BridgersSean Bridgers
15 March 1968, American

Madisyn ShipmanMadisyn Shipman
20 November 2002, American
Actress, Singer

Mr BeastMr Beast
07 May 1998, American
YouTuber, Vlogger
Liz VasseyLiz Vassey
09 August 1972, American

Jenelle EvansJenelle Evans
19 December 1991, American
TV Personality
David BrinkleyDavid Brinkley
10 July 1920, American
American newscaster

Shirley HemphillShirley Hemphill
01 July 1947, American

Berlinda TolbertBerlinda Tolbert
04 November 1949, American

15 November 1988, American
Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988, American
Attorney & News Personality
Hayes GrierHayes Grier
08 June 2000, American
Instagram Stars, YouTubers, Viners

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
02 September 1911, American

Rickey ThompsonRickey Thompson
06 February 1996, American
Youtube Star

Tez MengestuTez Mengestu
05 July 1997, American
Instagram Star, Model
Britt NicoleBritt Nicole
02 August 1985, American
Singer, Songwriter

Anna KooimanAnna Kooiman
07 February 1984, American
TV Journalist

Darren SuggDarren Sugg
01 August 1977, American
Video Game Designer

Dahvie VanityDahvie Vanity
05 September 1984, American
Pop Singer

Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
10 April 1924, American
Abstract Painter
Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Myrna Colley-LeeMyrna Colley-Lee
1941 AD, American
Morgan Freeman’s Ex-Wife
Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18 February 1926, American
Pauletta WashingtonPauletta Washington
28 September 1950, American
Actress, Denzel Washington's wife
Jessamyn StanleyJessamyn Stanley
27 June 1987, American
Yoga Instructor