Famous People From Ohio

With Columbus as its capital, Ohio is an eastern state of the United States of America which is situated in the Great Lakes Region. Having derived its name from the Ohio River, it is historically known as ‘The Buckeye State’ named after its buckeye trees. It is often described as ‘the heart of it all’ as it enjoys a great geographical location that has confirmed to be of immense value for economic growth and development. It is the 7th most populous state of the country, although it is just the 34th largest by area. Many famous pioneers like the inventor of the light bulb-Thomas Edison to the first man to step on the moon- Neil Armstrong, were all born in the state of Ohio. Various entertainers such as Halle Berry, Drew Carey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nancy Cartwright and Katie Holmes are from Ohio. Ohio is famous for producing remarkable athletes such as LeBron James, Jack Nicklaus, and Cy Young as well. Even one of the most legendary and iconic movie directors of all time, Steven Spielberg was born in the state of Ohio. Presenting to you, a full-list of accomplishers who are from Ohio.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
LeBron James
(One of the Greatest Players in NBA History)

LeBron James
202
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 2 
Stephen Curry
(Greatest Shooter in NBA History)

Stephen Curry
112
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 
Neil Armstrong
(The First Person to Walk on the Moon)

Neil Armstrong
46
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 25, 2012
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 4 
Steven Spielberg
(One of the Most Influential Personalities in the History of Cinema & Hollywood's Best Known Director)

Steven Spielberg
46
Birthdate: December 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 5 
Thomas Edison
(Inventor of Phonograph & Motion Picture Camera)

Thomas Edison
40
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 18, 1931

 6 
Halle Berry
(Only African-American Woman To Win Oscar for Best Actress)

Halle Berry
63
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 7 
John Legend
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Get Lifted' and 'Once Again')

John Legend
40
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 
Simone Biles
(Most Decorated Gymnast of All Time)

Simone Biles
79
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
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Paul Newman
64
Birthdate: January 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 26, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Ulysses S. Grant
(Civil War Hero and the 18th President of the United States)

Ulysses S. Grant
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 23, 1885
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 11 
Doris Day
(Actress, Singer)

Doris Day
37
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 13, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 
Guy Fieri
(Restaurateur, Cookbook Author)

Guy Fieri
31
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 13 
Dave Grohl
(Founder of the Rock Band 'Foo Fighters')

Dave Grohl
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 
Orville Wright
(Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane)

Orville Wright
24
Birthdate: August 19, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 30, 1948
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 15 
Randy Savage
(Professional Wrestler)

Randy Savage
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 20, 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

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Clark Gable
15
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 16, 1960
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 17 
Kid Cudi
(Rapper who Rose to Fame with His Debut Mixtape 'A Kid Named Cudi')

Kid Cudi
40
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 18 
Tracy Chapman
(Known for Her Hit Singles 'Fast Car', 'Talkin' 'bout a Revolution' and 'Baby Can I Hold You')

Tracy Chapman
23
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 19 
DaBaby
(Rapper Known for His Albums 'Baby on Baby', 'Kirk' & 'Blame It on Baby')

DaBaby
97
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 
Luke Perry
(Actor)

Luke Perry
23
Birthdate: October 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 4, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 21 
Ben Roethlisberger
(American Football Quarterback)

Ben Roethlisberger
61
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 22 
Russell Wilson
(American Football Quarterback)

Russell Wilson
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 23 
Brooklyn Decker
(Actress, Model)

Brooklyn Decker
14
Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 
Dean Martin
(One of the Most Popular and Enduring American Entertainers of the Mid-20th Century)

Dean Martin
24
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 25, 1995
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 25 
Katie Holmes
(Actress)

Katie Holmes
25
Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 

Jack Nicklaus
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 27 
Toni Morrison
(Novelist)

Toni Morrison
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 5, 2019

 28 
Alexa Bliss
(Professional Wrestler)

Alexa Bliss
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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 29 
Lili Reinhart
(Actress)

Lili Reinhart
30
Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 30 
Trippie Redd
(Best Known for His Lead single 'Love Scars' from His Mixtape 'A Love Letter to You')

Trippie Redd
59
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 31 
Stipe Miocic
(Mixed martial artist)

Stipe Miocic
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 32 
Pete Rose
(Baseball Outfielder, Infielder, Manager)

Pete Rose
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 33 
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army)

William Tecumseh Sherman
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 14, 1891

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Carmen Electra
40
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 35 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)

William Howard Taft
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 8, 1930
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 
Katt Williams
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)

Katt Williams
15
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 
Sarah Jessica Parker
(Known for Her Role in TV Series 'Sex and the City')

Sarah Jessica Parker
44
Birthdate: March 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 38 
Ed O’Neill
(Actor & Comedian Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Al Bundy' in the Fox Network Sitcom ‘Married...With Children’)

Ed O’Neill
5
Birthdate: April 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 39 
Isabela Moner
(Actress)

Isabela Moner
25
Birthdate: July 10, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 40 
William McKinley
(25th President of the United States (1897 - 1901))

William McKinley
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 14, 1901
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 
Warren G. Harding
(29th President of the United States)

Warren G. Harding
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 2, 1923

 42 
James A. Garfield
(20th President of United States (March 1881 - September 1881))

James A. Garfield
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 19, 1881

 43 
Mike Mizanin
(Professional Wrestler)

Mike Mizanin
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 44 
Chrissie Hynde
(Musician)

Chrissie Hynde
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 45 

Beverly D’Angelo
16
Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 46 

Dorothy Dandridge
14
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 8, 1965
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 47 
Tyler Joseph
(Singer-songwriter)

Tyler Joseph
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 48 
Bow Wow
(Rapper and Actor Known for His Albums ‘Beware of Dog’ and ‘Doggy Bag’)

Bow Wow
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 49 
Drew Carey
(Actor)

Drew Carey
14
Birthdate: May 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 50 
Charles Woodson
(Football player)

Charles Woodson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)