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

LeBron James.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: NBA Star
Birthdate: December 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 2 Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 3 Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg.
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Famous As: film director
Birthdate: December 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 Simone Biles

Simone Biles.
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Listed In: Gymnasts
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
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 5 Halle Berry

Halle Berry.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 John Legend

John Legend.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 7 Paul Newman

Paul Newman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 26, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Guy Fieri

Guy Fieri.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Birthdate: January 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 9 Doris Day

Doris Day.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 13, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Orville Wright

Orville Wright.
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Famous As: Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane
Birthdate: August 19, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 30, 1948
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 11 Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician & Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 13 Randy Savage

Randy Savage.
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 20, 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 14 Clark Gable

Clark Gable.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 16, 1960
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 15 Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: First Person To Walk On The Moon
Birthdate: August 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 25, 2012
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 17 Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 19 Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 5, 2019

 20 DaBaby

DaBaby.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 21 Luke Perry

Luke Perry.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 4, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Logan Paul

Logan Paul.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber, Viner
Birthdate: April 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 25 Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 18th U.S. President
Birthdate: April 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 23, 1885
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 26 Trippie Redd

Trippie Redd.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 27 Dean Martin

Dean Martin.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Singer
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 25, 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 29 Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: March 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 30 Alexa Bliss

Alexa Bliss.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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 31 Katt Williams

Katt Williams.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 32 Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 33 Sarah Jessica Parker

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

 34 William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 8, 1930
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 35 Isabela Moner

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

 36 William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General in the Union Army During the American Civil War
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 14, 1891

 37 Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: January 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 38 Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 39 Tyler Joseph

Tyler Joseph.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 40 Carmen Electra

Carmen Electra.
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Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 41 Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 8, 1965

 42 Traci Lords

Traci Lords.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Jim Cummings

Jim Cummings
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Famous As: Actor, Dub actor, Singer
Birthdate: November 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 Ed O’Neill

Ed O’Neill.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 45 Bow Wow

Bow Wow.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 46 Mike Mizanin

Mike Mizanin.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: October 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 47 Drew Carey

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

 48 Robert Smith

Robert Smith.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist
Birthdate: April 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 49 Beverly D’Angelo

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

 50 Adrianne Palicki

Adrianne Palicki.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)