Nestled between the river Mississippi and the Appalachian Mountains, Tennessee is one of the most populous states in the whole of USA. Several reputed universities are situated in this American state, such as ‘Knoxville College’, ‘Tennessee Temple University’ and ‘Tennessee State University’. Apart from its natural beauty, infrastructure and the presence of great educational institutions, Tennessee is quite popular for being the hometown of celebrities, who are considered role models and enjoy a big fan following world over. Actresses Kathy Bates and Megan Fox, pop sensation Justin Timberlake, wrestler Randy Orton, as well as actress & singer Cybill Shepherd are a few celebrities who hail from Tennessee. Justin Timberlake has bagged two Grammy awards for his acclaimed singles ‘Cry Me A River’ and ‘Rock Your Body’. Megan Fox, who has been a part of the ‘Transformers’ movie franchise is one of the busiest actresses in Hollywood and has often been hailed as a sex symbol by several magazines. We have compiled the names of other eminent personalities who are from Tennessee. Scroll down to find the names of these individuals.
Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer
Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
Singer

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus
23 November 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Megan FoxMegan Fox
16 May 1986, American
Actress

Justin Randall TimberlakeJustin Randall Timberlake
31 January 1981, American
American singer-songwriter
Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963, American
Fimmaker

Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman
01 June 1937, American
Actor

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968, American
Singer-songwriter
Dan SchneiderDan Schneider
14 January 1966, American
Actor

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986, American
American Football Player
Ric FlairRic Flair
25 February 1949, American
Professional Wrestler

Noah CyrusNoah Cyrus
08 January 2000, American
Actress

Randy OrtonRandy Orton
01 April 1980, American
Professional Wrestler, Actor

Lucy HaleLucy Hale
14 June 1989, American
Actress

Kathy BatesKathy Bates
28 June 1948, American
Actress and film director
Cherry JonesCherry Jones
21 November 1956, American
Actress

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American
Singer

Sondra LockeSondra Locke
28 May 1944, American
Actress

Shannen DohertyShannen Doherty
12 April 1971, American
Actress
Johnny KnoxvilleJohnny Knoxville
11 March 1971, American
 

Ginnifer GoodwinGinnifer Goodwin
22 May 1978, American
Actress
Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786, American
 

Natalia DyerNatalia Dyer
13 January 1997, American
Actress

NLE ChoppaNLE Choppa
01 November 2002, American
Rapper
Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress

DJ QuallsDJ Qualls
10 June 1978, American
Actor
Gregg AllmanGregg Allman
08 December 1947, American
Singer, Guitarist

Lori PettyLori Petty
14 October 1963, American
Actress

Linda ThompsonLinda Thompson
23 May 1950, American
Songwriter
Kelsea BalleriniKelsea Ballerini
12 September 1993, American
Singer-songwriter

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Kenny ChesneyKenny Chesney
26 March 1968, American
Singer
Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
24 May 1955, American
Singer-Songwriter, author

Brandi CyrusBrandi Cyrus
26 May 1987, American
Actress

Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
29 February 1916, American
Singer

Chris ParnellChris Parnell
05 February 1967, American
Actor
Dave RamseyDave Ramsey
03 September 1960, American
Radio host
George HamiltonGeorge Hamilton
12 August 1939, American
Film Actor

Brad RenfroBrad Renfro
25 July 1982, American
Actor

Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
13 July 1821, American
Military commander

Bettie PageBettie Page
22 April 1923, American
 
Jayma MaysJayma Mays
16 July 1979, American
Actress

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
23 June 1940, American
 

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
21 November 1956, American
Actress

Pat SummittPat Summitt
12 June 1952, American
Coach

Moneybagg YoMoneybagg Yo
22 September 1991, American
Rapper
Buford PusserBuford Pusser
12 December 1937, American
Sheriff

Frank SuttonFrank Sutton
23 October 1923, American
Actor
Jason WittenJason Witten
06 May 1982, American
American Football Tight End

Lorrie MorganLorrie Morgan
27 June 1959, American
Country Singer

Leigh Anne TuohyLeigh Anne Tuohy
09 August 1960, American
Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Writer
Olivia HoltOlivia Holt
05 August 1997, American
Actress, Singer

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25 August 1961, American
Actress
Jane WagnerJane Wagner
26 February 1935, American
Director

Yo GottiYo Gotti
19 May 1981, American
Rapper

Juicy JJuicy J
05 April 1975, American
Rapper, Songwriter

Maci BookoutMaci Bookout
10 August 1991, American
Reality Star

Willa FitzgeraldWilla Fitzgerald
17 January 1991, American
Actress
Chord OverstreetChord Overstreet
17 February 1989, American
Actor, Singer

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
19 December 1941, American
Singer

Alvin YorkAlvin York
13 December 1887, American
Soldier

Carl Thomas DeanCarl Thomas Dean
20 July 1942, American
Husband of Dolly Parton
John PiperJohn Piper
11 January 1946, American
American pastor

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American
Painter
Luke BenwardLuke Benward
12 May 1995, American
Actor

Polly BergenPolly Bergen
14 July 1930, American
Actress

Sam RayburnSam Rayburn
06 January 1882, American
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Young BuckYoung Buck
15 March 1981, American
Rapper

K MichelleK Michelle
04 March 1982, American
Singer
Anne HaneyAnne Haney
04 March 1934, American
Actress

Rachel BostonRachel Boston
09 May 1982, American
Actress

Benjamin FloresBenjamin Flores Jr
23 July 2002, American
Child Actor
Colin FordColin Ford
12 September 1996, American
Actor

Morgane StapletonMorgane Stapleton
25 January 1983, American
Singer-songwriter
Jaden HosslerJaden Hossler
08 February 2001, American
TikTok Star

Jack HannaJack Hanna
02 January 1947, American
Zookeeper, T.V. Presenter

Karenna Gore SchiffKarenna Gore Schiff
06 August 1973, American
Author, Attorney

Wyatt NashWyatt Nash
02 October 1988, American
Television Personality
Robert Ben GarantRobert Ben Garant
14 September 1970, American
Screenwriter
Blac YoungstaBlac Youngsta
08 April 1990, American
Rapper

Robby NovakRobby Novak
20 January 2004, American
Kid President

David FarragutDavid Farragut
05 July 1801, American
Officer

Jet JurgensmeyerJet Jurgensmeyer
27 November 2004, American
Actor
Stormi HenleyStormi Henley
06 December 1990, American
Miss Teen USA 2009

Jeremy Ray TaylorJeremy Ray Taylor
02 June 2003, American
Actor

Cordell HullCordell Hull
02 October 1871, American
Secretary of State, USA

Abe FortasAbe Fortas
19 June 1910, American
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice

BlocBoy JBBlocBoy JB
19 May 1996, American
Rapper
Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell
23 September 1863, American
Civil Rights Activist

Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
17 March 1956, American
Singer-Songwriter
EmiSunshineEmiSunshine
 , American
Singer

Audrey WhitbyAudrey Whitby
10 April 1996, American
Actress
Bart SibrelBart Sibrel
15 December 1964, American
Conspiracy Theorist
Luh KelLuh Kel
20 May 2002, American
Rapper