The state of Oregon, formed in 1848, is said to be the ninth largest state in the entire continent. Journalist Ann Curry, actress and singer Courtney Love, model Holly Madison as well as actress Lisa Rinna belong to the state of Oregon. Holly Madison hogged the limelight after becoming a ‘Playboy’ playmate and the girlfriend of the billionaire Hugh Hefner. Courtney Love has acted in several acclaimed flicks like ‘The People vs Larry Flynt’, ‘Man On The Moon’ and ‘Trapped’. Matt Groening’s ability to sketch caricatures of famous cartoon characters and celebrities within no time has earned him appreciation not just from Americans, but in other parts of the world too. Although all these celebrities weren’t born in Oregon, they share a special bond with the state they grew up. We have listed the names of other distinguished personalities from Oregon.
River PhoenixRiver Phoenix
23 August 1970, American
Tonya HardingTonya Harding
12 November 1970, American
Former Figure Skater, Boxer

Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
06 November 1967, American
Actress & Model

Katee SackhoffKatee Sackhoff
08 April 1980, American

Kaitlin OlsonKaitlin Olson
18 August 1975, American

Phil KnightPhil Knight
24 February 1938, American
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Sally StruthersSally Struthers
28 July 1947, American

Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author

Paige VanZantPaige VanZant
26 March 1994, American
Mixed Martial Artist
Bridgette WilsonBridgette Wilson
25 September 1973, American
Actress, Model, Singer

Matt GroeningMatt Groening
15 February 1954, American
Cartoonist, Animator
Linda LavinLinda Lavin
15 October 1937, American
Singer, Actress

Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12 April 1916, American

Sara Jean UnderwoodSara Jean Underwood
26 March 1984, American
Actress, Model & TV host.
Ryan PotterRyan Potter
12 September 1995, American

Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979, American
Author, Model, Reality TV Star
Steve PrefontaineSteve Prefontaine
25 January 1951, American
Long-distance Runner

Max HandelmanMax Handelman
03 May 1973, American

Margaux HemingwayMargaux Hemingway
31 January 1954, American
Model. Actress
Bill BowermanBill Bowerman
19 February 1911, American
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.

Holiday ReinhornHoliday Reinhorn
12 March 1964, American
Fiction Writer
Bridget MarquardtBridget Marquardt
25 September 1973, American

Hannah StockingHannah Stocking
04 February 1992, American
Instagram Star, Model

Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977, Nigerian, American
American-Nigerian Basketball Player

Austin BrownAustin Brown
25 June 2002, American
Instagram Star
Jacoby EllsburyJacoby Ellsbury
11 September 1983, American
Baseball Player
Barbara NivenBarbara Niven
26 February 1953, American

Summer McKeenSummer McKeen
12 May 1999, American
YouTube Star

Zach KingZach King
04 February 1990, American
Vine star, YouTuber & Filmmaker

Jim ElliotJim Elliot
08 October 1927, American
Bryan RandallBryan Randall
1966 AD, American

Kellin QuinnKellin Quinn
24 April 1986, American
Rock Singer

Peter HollensPeter Hollens
04 March 1982, American

Ashton EatonAshton Eaton
21 January 1988, American

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Soni Nicole BringasSoni Nicole Bringas
02 February 2002, American
Actress, Dancer
Richie SexsonRichie Sexson
29 December 1974, American
Former Baseball Player

Diego Velazquez (TV Actor)Diego Velazquez (TV Actor)
05 December 2001, American
RadioJH AudreyRadioJH Audrey
02 August 2003, American

18 April 1994, Ethiopian, American

Matt CutshallMatt Cutshall
13 February 1985, American
Social Media Star
Parris McBrideParris McBride
 , American
Wife of George R. R. Martin

Jesse UnderhillJesse Underhill
01 July 1998, American
TikTok Star
John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

21 March 1997, American

Mallory EvertonMallory Everton
20 September 1989, American
Comedian, Actress

Paul Simon Paul Simon (Politician)
29 November 1928, American
Senator from Illinois

Paige McKenziePaige McKenzie
14 April 1995, American
YouTuber, Actress, Author
George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
08 November 1914, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
18 October 1984, American
Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer

Damon StoudamireDamon Stoudamire
03 September 1973, American
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Gail SimoneGail Simone
29 July 1974, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
25 May 1938, American
Short story writer

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
25 May 1938, American
Short story writer
Brad WilkBrad Wilk
05 September 1968, American
Drummer, Musician

Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
30 April 1952, American

Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970, American
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter
Chris LebenChris Leben
21 July 1980, American
Mixed martial artist

Kyle SinglerKyle Singler
04 May 1988, American
Basketball player
Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
30 January 1925, American
American engineer

Chris BottiChris Botti
12 October 1962, American
Composer, Jazz musician, Radio personality

Galen RuppGalen Rupp
08 May 1986, American
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
James BeardJames Beard
05 May 1903, American
Chef, Non-fiction writer

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
04 February 1915, American
Dick FosburyDick Fosbury
06 March 1947, American
Athletics competitor, Politician

Kevin EastmanKevin Eastman
30 May 1962, American
Comics artist, Publisher, Screenwriter

Cathy McMorris RodgersCathy McMorris Rodgers
22 May 1969, American

Mark RydenMark Ryden
20 January 1963, American
Richard DiebenkornRichard Diebenkorn
22 April 1922, American
Garner Ted ArmstrongGarner Ted Armstrong
09 February 1930, American

Ray DolbyRay Dolby
18 January 1933, American
Engineer, Inventor, Audio engineer, Electrical

Dell HymesDell Hymes
07 June 1927, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, University teacher,

Brandon MayfieldBrandon Mayfield
15 July 1966, American
Jurist, Lawyer
Carl WiemanCarl Wieman
26 March 1951, American
American physicist

Hazel Ying LeeHazel Ying Lee
24 August 1912, American

Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
22 November 1961, American
Programmer, Teacher, Computer scientist

Dale T. MortensenDale T. Mortensen
02 February 1939, American

Fanny FernFanny Fern
09 July 1811, American
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer,
Bill HudsonBill Hudson
13 January 1983, Brazilian, American

Gene TrautmannGene Trautmann
1966 AD, American
Steve GreenSteve Green
01 August 1956, American

Rachel UnderhillRachel Underhill
22 January 2002, American
TikTok star, Social media influencer

River Jude PhoenixRiver Jude Phoenix
23 August 1970, American
American actor