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.
Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden
(Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee)

21 June 1983

American

Mary Elizabeth WinsteadMary Elizabeth Winstead
(Actress)

28 November 1984

American

Charlotte FlairCharlotte Flair
(Wrestler)

05 April 1986

American

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore
(Actress)

03 December 1960

American

Braun StrowmanBraun Strowman
(Wrestler)

06 September 1983

American

Will GrierWill Grier
(American football quarterback)

03 April 1995

American

A.J. StylesA.J. Styles
(Professional Wrestler)

02 June 1977

American

Andrew Johnson - 17 President of the United States of America From April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869Andrew Johnson

29 December 1808

American

Britt RobertsonBritt Robertson
(Actress)

18 April 1990

American

Ava GardnerAva Gardner

24 December 1922

American

Carson WentzCarson Wentz
(American Football Player)

30 December 1992

American

Jeff HardyJeff Hardy
(Professional Wrestler)

31 August 1977

American

Nina SimoneNina Simone
(Singer-songwriter, Composer)

21 February 1933

American

Matt HardyMatt Hardy
(Professional Wrestler)

23 September 1974

American

Chris PaulChris Paul
(Basketball Player)

06 May 1985

American

Jill WagnerJill Wagner
(Actress)

13 January 1979

American

Jaime PresslyJaime Pressly
(Actress, Model)

30 July 1977

American

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
(Evangelist)

07 November 1918

American

Pam GrierPam Grier
(Actress)

26 May 1949

American

Chyler LeighChyler Leigh
(Actress)

10 April 1982

American

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr.Dale Earnhardt Jr.
(Race Car Driver)

10 October 1974

American

Randy TravisRandy Travis
(Country & Gospel Singer)

04 May 1959

American

Mr BeastMr Beast
(YouTuber, Vlogger)

07 May 1998

American

O. HenryO. Henry
(Short Story Writer)

11 September 1862

American

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
(Economist)

30 June 1930

American

Nash GrierNash Grier
(YouTuber, Vine Star)

28 December 1997

American

Jermaine DupriJermaine Dupri
(Rapper)

23 September 1972

American

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
(Jazz Pianist & Composer)

10 October 1917

American

Emily V. GordonEmily V. Gordon
(Writer, Producer, and Podcast Host)

03 May 1979

American

Fantasia BarrinoFantasia Barrino
(Singer-Songwriter)

30 June 1984

American

B.o.BB.o.B
(Rapper)

15 November 1988

American

Emily ProcterEmily Procter
(Actress)

08 October 1968

American

Scotty McCreeryScotty McCreery
(Singer)

09 October 1993

American

Chris HughesChris Hughes
(Co-Founder of Facebook)

26 November 1983

American

Clay AikenClay Aiken
(Singer-Songwriter)

30 November 1978

American

Ronnie MilsapRonnie Milsap
(American singer)

16 January 1943

American

Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
(Singer, Pianist)

10 February 1937

American

Ben FoldsBen Folds

12 September 1966

American

Hayes GrierHayes Grier
(Instagram Stars, YouTubers, Viners)

08 June 2000

American

Art BellArt Bell
(Radio Personality)

17 June 1945

American

Anna KooimanAnna Kooiman
(TV Journalist)

07 February 1984

American

Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
(Attorney & News Personality)

09 September 1988

American

Sierra McCormickSierra McCormick
(Actress)

28 October 1997

American

Madisyn ShipmanMadisyn Shipman
(Actress, Singer)

20 November 2002

American

David BrinkleyDavid Brinkley
(American newscaster)

10 July 1920

American

Rickey ThompsonRickey Thompson
(Youtube Star)

06 February 1996

American

Britt NicoleBritt Nicole
(Singer, Songwriter)

02 August 1985

American

Kennedy CymoneKennedy Cymone
(YouTuber)

29 November 1998

American

Erin RobinsonErin Robinson
(YouTuber, Entertainment Host)

28 March 1985

American

Parker CoppinsParker Coppins
(YouTube Star)

12 March 1995

American

Kenneth NolandKenneth Noland
(Abstract Painter)

10 April 1924

American

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
(Economist)

29 July 1937

American

H2O DeliriousH2O Delirious
(YouTuber, Gamer)

02 May 1987

American

Skylynn FloydSkylynn Floyd
(YouTuber)

12 June 2009

American

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
(Poet)

18 February 1926

American

Dahvie VanityDahvie Vanity
(Pop Singer)

05 September 1984

American

Street BudStreet Bud
(Hip-Hop Artist)

30 July 2004

American

Dutchess LattimoreDutchess Lattimore
(Tattoo Artist, TV Actress)

25 February 1984

American

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
(Author, Educator)

10 August 1858

American

Weston KouryWeston Koury
(YouNow Star)

07 January 2002

American

Jake FousheeJake Foushee
(YouTuber, Voiceover Artist)

01 May 1997

American

Tyler HagenTyler Hagen
(YouTuber, Musician)

24 January 1992

American

Carter ReynoldsCarter Reynolds
(Vine Star, YouTuber)

24 May 1996

American

Sydel CurrySydel Curry
(Volleyball Player)

20 October 1994

American

Luke PattersonLuke Patterson
(YouTuber)

21 September 1982

American

Tez MengestuTez Mengestu
(Instagram Star, Model)

05 July 1997

American

Alx JamesAlx James
(YouTuber)

05 March 1992

American

Emily JensenEmily Jensen
(YouTube Star)

08 December 2002

American

Kary B. MullisKary B. Mullis
(Biochemist)

28 December 1944

American

Nick BeanNick Bean
(YouTuber, YouNower)

13 March 1995

American

Austin PorterAustin Porter
(Singer, Dancer)

14 August 1997

American

Chandler WilsonChandler Wilson
(YouTuber)

07 August 1998

American

Charles Lincoln Neal III Charles Lincoln Neal III
(YouTuber)

1978 AD

American

Vincent McMahonVincent McMahon
(Wrestling Promoter)

24 August 1945

American

Keyshawn ButlerKeyshawn Butler
(Instagram Star)

30 October 1996

American

James NeeseJames Neese
(YouNow Star)

07 May 1999

American

Jayla WatsonJayla Watson
(YouTuber)

11 November 1994

American

Ariel FabitoAriel Fabito
(YouTuber)

08 December 2000

American

CurlyheadtjCurlyheadtj
(Social Media Star)

19 January 2002

American

Jessamyn StanleyJessamyn Stanley
(Yoga Instructor)

27 June 1987

American

BigBStatzBigBStatz
(YouTuber, Gamer)

28 February 1990

German,American