Viola Davis, Young Jeezy, Aziz Ansari, Trey Gowdy & Thomas Gibson are some of the celebrities who hail from South Carolina.

Positioned in the southeast region of the United States of America is the state of South Carolina or simply SC. The state covers a distance of 32,007 square miles, making it the 40th biggest state in the United States. With Columbia as its capital and Greenville as its largest city, South Carolina comprises of 46 counties in total. South Carolina is often referred to as ‘The Palmetto State’ with regard to its state tree (the sabal palmetto). Several distinguished personalities who have excelled in various fields such as acting, politics, academics and sports have been born and raised in South Carolina. Former Disney actress Coco Jones, Hollywood Teen TV Award winner Sterling Knight, the hilarious comedian Aziz Ansari and the bold actor Viola Davis, were all born in the state of South Carolina. Athletes such as WWE ‘giant’ Big Show, basketball player Kevin Garnett and football player A J Green are also from the state. Believe it or not, even the former United States president Andrew Jackson was born in the state of South Carolina. Presenting to you, a complete list of celebrities who are from South Carolina.
Chadwick BosemanChadwick Boseman
(Actor)

29 November 1976

American

Chris RockChris Rock
(Standup Comedian, Actor)

07 February 1965

American

Big ShowBig Show
(WWE Wrestler, Actor)

08 February 1972

American

Aziz AnsariAziz Ansari
(Actor)

23 February 1983

American

Viola DavisViola Davis
(Actress)

11 August 1965

American

Darius RuckerDarius Rucker
(Singer, Guitarist)

13 May 1966

American

Trey GowdyTrey Gowdy
(U.S. Representative)

22 August 1964

American

Andie MacDowellAndie MacDowell
(Actress)

21 April 1958

American

Ainsley EarhardtAinsley Earhardt
(TV Anchor)

20 September 1976

American

Anna CampAnna Camp
(Actress)

27 September 1982

American

Thomas Ellis GibsonThomas Gibson
(Actor)

03 July 1962

American

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
(Baseball Player)

16 July 1887

American

Joe FrazierJoe Frazier
(Boxer)

12 January 1944

American

Strom ThurmondStrom Thurmond
(Former United States Senator)

05 December 1902

American

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
(Bandleader)

21 October 1917

American

Young JeezyYoung Jeezy
(Rappers)

28 September 1977

American

Monique ColemanMonique Coleman
(Actress, Singer, Dancer, Entrepreneur)

13 November 1980

American

Kelly NashKelly Nash
(Sports Broadcaster & Reporter)

22 October 1990

American

Coco JonesCoco Jones
(Singer)

04 January 1998

American

Chase ChrisleyChase Chrisley
(Reality TV Star)

01 June 1996

American

Alexis JordanAlexis Jordan
(Singer)

07 April 1992

American

Alyssa ArceAlyssa Arce
(Model)

27 February 1992

American

Kimberly HendersonKimberly Henderson
(Singer-Songwriter)

26 January 1988

American

Brizzy VoicesBrizzy Voices
(YouTuber)

13 September 1991

American

Woody McclainWoody Mcclain
(Actor, Comedian)

14 May 1989

American

Ben DomenechBen Domenech
(Journalist)

31 December 1981

American

John EdwardsJohn Edwards
(Politician, Lawyer, Writer, Podcaster)

10 June 1953

American

JeezyJeezy
(Rapper)

28 September 1977

American

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
(Military officer)

26 February 1732

American

Robert JordanRobert Jordan
(American author)

17 October 1948

American

Larry DobyLarry Doby
(Famous Baseball Players, Coach)

13 December 1923

American

Charlayne Hunter-GaultCharlayne Hunter-Gault
(American journalist)

27 February 1942

American

Alice ChildressAlice Childress
(American playwright)

12 October 1912

American

Linda MartellLinda Martell
(Singer)

04 June 1941

American

Jesse HughesJesse Hughes
(guitarist, singer, musician)

24 September 1972

American

Kelly MillerKelly Miller
(American mathematician)

18 July 1863

American