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.
Charlie DanielsCharlie Daniels
28 October 1936, American
Musician
Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden
21 June 1983, American
Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee

Mary Elizabeth WinsteadMary Elizabeth Winstead
28 November 1984, American
Actress

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist

Evan Rachel WoodEvan Rachel Wood
07 September 1987, American
Actress

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20 November 1917, American
Politician
Ava GardnerAva Gardner
24 December 1922, American
 

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Andrew Johnson - 17 President of the United States of America From April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869Andrew Johnson
29 December 1808, American
 
Hunter SchaferHunter Schafer
1999 AD, American
Model

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore
03 December 1960, American
Actress
Chyler LeighChyler Leigh
10 April 1982, American
Actress

Michael C. HallMichael C. Hall
01 February 1971, American
Actor

Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817, American
Military Leader

Charlotte FlairCharlotte Flair
05 April 1986, American
Wrestler

Chris PaulChris Paul
06 May 1985, American
Basketball Player
Seth CurrySeth Curry
23 August 1990, American
Basketball Player

Zion WilliamsonZion Williamson
06 July 2000, American
Basketball Player

Britt RobertsonBritt Robertson
18 April 1990, American
Actress

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918, American
Evangelist
Luke CombsLuke Combs
02 March 1990, American
Singer-Songwriter

Jaime PresslyJaime Pressly
30 July 1977, American
Actress, Model
Pam GrierPam Grier
26 May 1949, American
Actress

Jeff HardyJeff Hardy
31 August 1977, American
Professional Wrestler

Randy TravisRandy Travis
04 May 1959, American
Country & Gospel Singer
Braun StrowmanBraun Strowman
06 September 1983, American
Wrestler

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer
Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt
29 April 1951, American
Race car driver

Rick HarrisonRick Harrison
22 March 1965, American
Businessman

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist
John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23 September 1926, American
Saxophonist, Composer

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Emily ProcterEmily Procter
08 October 1968, American
Actress
A.J. StylesA.J. Styles
02 June 1977, American
Professional Wrestler

Jill WagnerJill Wagner
13 January 1979, American
Actress

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr.Dale Earnhardt Jr.
10 October 1974, American
Race Car Driver

Matt HardyMatt Hardy
23 September 1974, American
Professional Wrestler
Emily V. GordonEmily V. Gordon
03 May 1979, American
Writer, Producer, and Podcast Host
Madison BaileyMadison Bailey
29 January 1999, American
TV Actresses

Linda McMahonLinda McMahon
04 October 1948, American
Administrator of the Small Business Administration

Clay AikenClay Aiken
30 November 1978, American
Singer-Songwriter

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10 October 1917, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer
Jermaine DupriJermaine Dupri
23 September 1972, American
Rapper

YBN CordaeYBN Cordae
26 August 1997, American
Rapper, songwriter

Sierra McCormickSierra McCormick
28 October 1997, American
Actress

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29 June 1961, American
Actress

Chris HughesChris Hughes
26 November 1983, American
Co-Founder of Facebook
Carson WentzCarson Wentz
30 December 1992, American
American Football Player

Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist
Ben FoldsBen Folds
12 September 1966, American
 

Rainey QualleyRainey Qualley
11 March 1990, American
Actress

Josh HamiltonJosh Hamilton
21 May 1981, American
Baseball Player
O. HenryO. Henry
11 September 1862, American
Short Story Writer

Fantasia BarrinoFantasia Barrino
30 June 1984, American
Singer-Songwriter
Jackée HarryJackée Harry
14 August 1956, American
Actress

Art BellArt Bell
17 June 1945, American
Radio Personality

Scotty McCreeryScotty McCreery
09 October 1993, American
Singer

Ronnie MilsapRonnie Milsap
16 January 1943, American
American singer

Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935, American
Former Coach
Lauren HuttonLauren Hutton
17 November 1943, American
Model

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
25 March 1918, American
Journalist

Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
24 March 1923, American
Actor

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
08 January 1926, American
Comedian
Sean BridgersSean Bridgers
15 March 1968, American
Actor

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
25 April 1908, American
Broadcaster
Altovise DavisAltovise Davis
30 August 1943, American
Actress

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Robert Duncan McNeillRobert Duncan McNeill
09 November 1964, American
Film Director
Link WrayLink Wray
02 May 1929, American
Guitarist

Nash GrierNash Grier
28 December 1997, American
YouTuber, Vine Star
Shirley HemphillShirley Hemphill
01 July 1947, American
Comedian

Liz VasseyLiz Vassey
09 August 1972, American
Actress

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
05 August 1940, American
American Football Player
Jenelle EvansJenelle Evans
19 December 1991, American
TV Personality

Popcorn SuttonPopcorn Sutton
05 October 1946, American
Criminal, Non Fiction Writer
Madisyn ShipmanMadisyn Shipman
20 November 2002, American
Actress, Singer

Tequan RichmondTequan Richmond
30 October 1992, American
Actor

Berlinda TolbertBerlinda Tolbert
04 November 1949, American
Actress

David BrinkleyDavid Brinkley
10 July 1920, American
American newscaster
Mr BeastMr Beast
07 May 1998, American
YouTuber, Vlogger
B.o.BB.o.B
15 November 1988, American
Rapper

Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988, American
Attorney & News Personality

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
02 September 1911, American
Artist

Hayes GrierHayes Grier
08 June 2000, American
Instagram Stars, YouTubers, Viners
Tez MengestuTez Mengestu
05 July 1997, American
Instagram Star, Model

Rickey ThompsonRickey Thompson
06 February 1996, American
Youtube Star

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist

Britt NicoleBritt Nicole
02 August 1985, American
Singer, Songwriter

Anna KooimanAnna Kooiman
07 February 1984, American
TV Journalist
Dahvie VanityDahvie Vanity
05 September 1984, American
Pop Singer

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18 February 1926, American
Poet
Darren SuggDarren Sugg
01 August 1977, American
Video Game Designer

Myrna Colley-LeeMyrna Colley-Lee
1941 AD, American
Morgan Freeman’s Ex-Wife
Ayesha RascoeAyesha Rascoe
1986 AD, American
Journalist
Pauletta WashingtonPauletta Washington
28 September 1950, American
Actress, Denzel Washington's wife