Famous People From North Carolina

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.

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 1 Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 2 Chris Paul

Chris Paul.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: May 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 3 Jeff Hardy

Jeff Hardy.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 5 Mr Beast

Mr Beast.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber, Vlogger
Birthdate: May 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Race car driver
Birthdate: April 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 18, 2001
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 7 Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner.
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Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 25, 1990
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 8 Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 9 Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee
Birthdate: June 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 11 Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer

 12 Randy Travis

Randy Travis.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Country & Gospel Singer
Birthdate: May 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 13 Billy Graham

Billy Graham.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: November 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 21, 2018
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Nina Simone

Nina Simone.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: February 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 21, 2003
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 15 Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 16 Vincent McMahon

Vincent McMahon.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestling Promoter
Birthdate: August 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 17 Seth Curry

Seth Curry.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 18 Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 19 Britt Robertson

Britt Robertson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 20 Braun Strowman

Braun Strowman.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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 21 O. Henry

O. Henry.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Short Story Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 5, 1910

 22 Michael C. Hall

Michael C. Hall.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 23 Luke Combs

Luke Combs.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 Jaime Pressly

Jaime Pressly.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: July 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 25 Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 17th U.S. President
Birthdate: December 29, 1808
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 31, 1875
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 A.J. Styles

A.J. Styles.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 27 Charlotte Flair

Charlotte Flair.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 John Coltrane

John Coltrane.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist, Composer
Birthdate: September 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 17, 1967
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 29 Chyler Leigh

Chyler Leigh.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 30 Pam Grier

Pam Grier.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 31 Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: January 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 2, 2016

 32 Rick Harrison

Rick Harrison.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 33 Jill Wagner

Jill Wagner.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 Richard Petty

Richard Petty
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racing driver
Birthdate: July 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-Founder of Facebook
Birthdate: November 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 36 Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr..
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birthdate: October 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra

 37 Matt Hardy

Matt Hardy.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: September 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Linda McMahon

Linda McMahon.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Administrator of the Small Business Administration
Birthdate: October 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 YBN Cordae

YBN Cordae.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, songwriter
Birthdate: August 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo

 40 Fred Durst

Fred Durst
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 41 Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Aldis Hodge

Aldis Hodge
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 43 Emily Procter

Emily Procter.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 44 James Worthy

James Worthy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: February 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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 45 Brian Tyree Henry

Brian Tyree Henry
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: March 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 18, 1971

 47 Tori Amos

Tori Amos.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician and Singer
Birthdate: August 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 48 Lauren Hutton

Lauren Hutton.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: November 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 49 Jennifer Ehle

Jennifer Ehle
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 Ben E. King

Ben E. King
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Record producer
Birthdate: September 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 30, 2015