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

Andie MacDowellAndie MacDowell
(Actress)

21 April 1958

American

Viola DavisViola Davis
(Actress)

11 August 1965

American

Big ShowBig Show
(WWE Wrestler, Actor)

08 February 1972

American

Chris RockChris Rock
(Standup Comedian, Actor)

07 February 1965

American

Aziz AnsariAziz Ansari
(Actor)

23 February 1983

American

Joe FrazierJoe Frazier
(Boxer)

12 January 1944

American

Trey GowdyTrey Gowdy
(U.S. Representative)

22 August 1964

American

Ainsley EarhardtAinsley Earhardt
(TV Anchor)

20 September 1976

American

Anna CampAnna Camp
(Actress)

27 September 1982

American

Strom ThurmondStrom Thurmond
(Former United States Senator)

05 December 1902

American

Thomas Ellis GibsonThomas Gibson
(Actor)

03 July 1962

American

Continue Reading Below

Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
(Civil Rights Activist)

08 October 1941

American

Darius RuckerDarius Rucker
(Singer, Guitarist)

13 May 1966

American

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
(Baseball Player)

16 July 1887

American

Lee Thompson YoungLee Thompson Young
(Actor)

01 February 1984

American

Craig MelvinCraig Melvin
(Journalist, News Anchor)

20 May 1979

American

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
(Bandleader)

21 October 1917

American

Continue Reading Below

Susan SmithSusan Smith
(Murderer)

26 September 1971

American

Shepard FaireyShepard Fairey
(Contemporary artist)

15 February 1970

American

William GibsonWilliam Gibson
(Speculative Fiction Writer)

17 March 1948

Canadian,American

Young JeezyYoung Jeezy
(Rappers)

28 September 1977

American

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

13 November 1980

American

Coco JonesCoco Jones
(Singer)

04 January 1998

American

Continue Reading Below

Kelly NashKelly Nash
(Sports Broadcaster & Reporter)

22 October 1990

American

Anayah RiceAnayah Rice
(Instagram Star)

01 October 2001

American

Chase ChrisleyChase Chrisley
(Reality TV Star)

01 June 1996

American

Coy StewartCoy Stewart
(Actor)

24 June 1998

American

Alexis JordanAlexis Jordan
(Singer)

07 April 1992

American

Charles Hard TownesCharles H. Townes
(Physicist)

28 July 1915

American

Continue Reading Below

Alyssa ArceAlyssa Arce
(Model)

27 February 1992

American

Joseph L. GoldsteinJoseph L. Goldstein
(Molecular Geneticist)

18 April 1940

American

Woody McclainWoody Mcclain
(Actor, Comedian)

14 May 1989

American

Robert F. Furchgott Robert F. Furchgott
(Biochemist)

04 June 1916

American

Angelina GrimkeAngelina Grimke
(Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist)

20 February 1805

American

Kimberly HendersonKimberly Henderson
(Singer-Songwriter)

26 January 1988

American

Continue Reading Below

Brizzy VoicesBrizzy Voices
(YouTuber)

13 September 1991

American

Julie ChrisleyJulie Chrisley
(Reality TV Personality)

09 January 1973

American

Michael HoltMichael Holt
(YouTuber)

29 July 1987

American

Evelyn McGee-ColbertEvelyn McGee-Colbert
(Actress)

23 July 1963

American

Brian Hickerson Brian Hickerson
(Business Manager)

1989 AD

American

Daniel KyreDaniel Kyre
(YouTuber, Musician)

06 July 1994

American

Continue Reading Below

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

10 June 1953

American

JeezyJeezy
(Rapper)

28 September 1977

American

Ben DomenechBen Domenech
(Journalist)

31 December 1981

American

Lauren HuttonLauren Hutton
(Actor, Model, Television actor)

17 November 1943

American

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(Psychologist)

09 January 1878

American

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
(Military officer)

26 February 1732

American

Continue Reading Below

James LongstreetJames Longstreet
(Diplomat, Military personnel)

08 January 1821

Indonesian,American

Robert JordanRobert Jordan
(American author)

17 October 1948

American

Angie StoneAngie Stone
(Singer, Actor ,Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Television actor, Record producer)

19 December 1961

American

Caitlin UptonCaitlin Upton
(Model)

27 March 1989

American

Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
(Chef)

03 March 1971

American

Larry DobyLarry Doby
(Famous Baseball Players, Coach)

13 December 1923

American

Continue Reading Below
Jonathan HickmanJonathan Hickman
(Writer, Comics artist)

03 September 1972

American

George Armitage MillerGeorge Armitage Miller
(Psychologist, University teacher)

03 February 1920

American

Arthur FreedArthur Freed
(Film producer, Composer, Screenwriter, Actor, Lyricist, Songwriter)

09 September 1894

American

Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(Biologist, Zoologist, University teacher, Marine biologist)

14 August 1883

American

Gregg TolandGregg Toland
(Cinematographer)

29 May 1904

American

Catherine ColemanCatherine Coleman
(Chemist, Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer)

14 December 1960

American

Continue Reading Below
Karl SandersKarl Sanders
(Singer, Bassist, Drummer, Guitarist)

05 June 1963

American

Charlayne Hunter-GaultCharlayne Hunter-Gault
(American journalist)

27 February 1942

American

Charles BentCharles Bent
(Politician)

11 November 1799

American

Alice ChildressAlice Childress
(American playwright)

12 October 1912

American

Thomas Heyward Jr.Thomas Heyward Jr.
(Politician, Judge)

28 July 1746

British,American

Linda MartellLinda Martell
(Singer)

04 June 1941

American

Continue Reading Below

John BerryJohn Berry
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician)

14 September 1959

American

Jesse HughesJesse Hughes
(guitarist, singer, musician)

24 September 1972

American

Kelly MillerKelly Miller
(American mathematician)

18 July 1863

American

Dr. Benjamin Elijah MaysDr. Benjamin Elijah Mays

01 August 1894

American