Quentin Tarantino, Miley Cyrus, Ginnifer Goodwin, Yo Gotti & Shannen Doherty are some of the celebrities who hail from Tennessee.

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.
Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman

01 June 1937

Memphis

American

Gemini

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
(Fimmaker)

27 March 1963

Knoxville

American

Aries

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)

23 November 1992

Nashville

American

Sagittarius

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

Nutbush, Tennessee

American

Sagittarius

Megan FoxMegan Fox
(Actress, Model)

16 May 1986

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.

American

Taurus

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
(Singer)

19 January 1946

Sevierville

American

Capricorn

Michael OherMichael Oher
(American Football Player)

28 May 1986

Memphis

American

Gemini

Lucy HaleLucy Hale
(Actress)

14 June 1989

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Gemini

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin

25 March 1942

Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

American

Aries

Davy CrockettDavy Crockett

17 August 1786

06 March 1836

Greene County

American

Leo

Kathy BatesKathy Bates
(Actress and film director)

28 June 1948

Memphis

American

Cancer

Johnny KnoxvilleJohnny Knoxville

11 March 1971

Knoxville

American

Pisces

Natalia DyerNatalia Dyer
(Actress)

13 January 1997

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Capricorn

Shannen DohertyShannen Doherty
(Actress)

12 April 1971

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Aries

Ginnifer GoodwinGinnifer Goodwin
(Actress)

22 May 1978

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Gemini

Noah CyrusNoah Cyrus
(Actress)

08 January 2000

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Capricorn

Kenny ChesneyKenny Chesney
(Singer)

26 March 1968

Knoxville

American

Aries

Olivia HoltOlivia Holt
(Actress, Singer)

05 August 1997

Germantown, Tennessee, USA

American

Leo

Lori PettyLori Petty
(Actress)

14 October 1963

Chattanooga, Tennessee

American

Libra

Kelsea BalleriniKelsea Ballerini
(Singer-songwriter)

12 September 1993

Mascot, Tennessee

American

Virgo

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
(Singer)

15 April 1894

26 September 1937

Chattanooga

American

Aries

Chord OverstreetChord Overstreet
(Actor, Singer)

17 February 1989

Nashville, Tennessee

American

Aquarius

DJ QuallsDJ Qualls
(Actor)

10 June 1978

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Gemini

Chris ParnellChris Parnell
(Actor)

05 February 1967

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Aquarius

Juicy JJuicy J
(Rapper, Songwriter)

05 April 1975

North Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

American

Aries

Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
(Singer)

29 February 1916

24 February 1994

Winchester, Tennessee

American

Pisces

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
(Actress)

21 November 1956

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Scorpio

Leigh Anne TuohyLeigh Anne Tuohy
(Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Writer)

09 August 1960

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Leo

Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
(Military commander)

13 July 1821

29 October 1877

Chapel Hill

American

Cancer

Yo GottiYo Gotti
(Rapper)

19 May 1981

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Taurus

Brad RenfroBrad Renfro
(Actor)

25 July 1982

15 January 2008

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

American

Leo

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
(Painter)

15 September 1927

Nashville, Tennessee

American

Virgo

Bettie PageBettie Page

22 April 1923

11 December 2008

Nashville, Tennessee, US

American

Taurus

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph

23 June 1940

12 November 1994

Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee

American

Cancer

Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
(Former United States Senator)

19 August 1942

01 November 2015

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Leo

Maci BookoutMaci Bookout
(Reality Star)

10 August 1991

Tennessee, USA

American

Leo

Lorrie MorganLorrie Morgan
(Country Singer)

27 June 1959

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Cancer

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
(Singer)

19 December 1941

04 February 2016

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Sagittarius

Willa FitzgeraldWilla Fitzgerald
(Actress)

17 January 1991

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Capricorn

Jack HannaJack Hanna
(Zookeeper, T.V. Presenter)

02 January 1947

Knoxville

American

Capricorn

Stormi HenleyStormi Henley
(Miss Teen USA 2009)

06 December 1990

Crossville, Tennessee, USA

American

Sagittarius

Young BuckYoung Buck
(Rapper)

15 March 1981

Nashville

American

Pisces

Jessica DimeJessica Dime
(Rapper)

27 January 1986

Memphis, Tennessee, USA

American

Aquarius

Jeremy Ray TaylorJeremy Ray Taylor
(Actor)

02 June 2003

Tennessee

American

Gemini

Cordell HullCordell Hull
(Secretary of State, USA)

02 October 1871

23 July 1955

U.S.

American

Libra

Sam RayburnSam Rayburn
(Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives)

06 January 1882

16 November 1961

Kingston

American

Capricorn

K MichelleK Michelle
(Singer)

04 March 1982

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Pisces

Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
(Singer-Songwriter)

17 March 1956

Michigan City, Indiana, United States

American

Pisces

Carrington Durham Carrington Durham
(Actress)

26 September 1998

Nashville, Tennessee

American

Libra

Robby NovakRobby Novak
(Kid President)

20 January 2004

Henderson, Tennessee, US

American

Capricorn

Abe FortasAbe Fortas
(U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice)

19 June 1910

05 April 1982

Memphis

American

Gemini

Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell
(Civil Rights Activist)

23 September 1863

24 July 1954

Memphis

American

Virgo

Carl Thomas DeanCarl Thomas Dean
(Husband of Dolly Parton)

20 July 1942

Nashville, Tennessee

American

Cancer

Jacob WhitesidesJacob Whitesides
(Singer-Songwriter)

11 November 1997

Knoxville, Tennessee

American

Scorpio

Logan GuleffLogan Guleff
(Youngest Winner of MasterChef Junior)

20 July 2002

Memphis, Tennessee

American

Cancer

Dan SchneiderDan Schneider
(Actor)

14 January 1966

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Capricorn

Marjorie Lee BrowneMarjorie Lee Browne
(Mathematics Educator)

09 September 1914

19 October 1979

Memphis

American

Virgo

Blac YoungstaBlac Youngsta
(Rapper)

08 April 1990

Tennessee

American

Aries

Jet JurgensmeyerJet Jurgensmeyer
(Actor)

27 November 2004

Nashville

American

Sagittarius

Audrey WhitbyAudrey Whitby
(Actress)

10 April 1996

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

American

Aries

Dalton RapattoniDalton Rapattoni
(Singer)

06 February 1996

Memphis, Tennessee

American

Aquarius

Collins TuohyCollins Tuohy
(Public Speaker)

29 December 1986

Memphis, Tennessee, USA

American

Capricorn

That PoppyThat Poppy
(Pop Singer)

01 January 2001

Nashville, TN, USA

American

Capricorn

Benjamin FloresBenjamin Flores Jr
(Child Actor)

23 July 2002

Memphis, Tennessee

American

Cancer

Walter LangWalter Lang
(Film Director)

10 August 1896

07 February 1972

Memphis, Tennessee

American

Leo

Karenna Gore SchiffKarenna Gore Schiff
(Author, Attorney)

06 August 1973

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Leo

Justin Randall TimberlakeJustin Randall Timberlake
(American singer-songwriter)

31 January 1981

Memphis

American

Aquarius

Ashley ThompsonAshley Thompson
(Peyton Manning's Wife)

1974 AD

Memphis, Tennessee

American

k1mmy912k1mmy912
(Musical.ly Star)

16 September 2005

Memphis

American

Virgo

De'arra TaylorDe'arra Taylor
(YouTuber)

17 April 1996

Tennessee

American

Aries

Darius BensonDarius Benson
(YouTuber, Comedian)

17 June 1993

Memphis, Tennessee, US

American

Gemini

Braison CyrusBraison Cyrus
(Model, Actor)

09 May 1994

Nashville, Tennessee

American

Taurus

Abby McGrewAbby McGrew
(Wife of Eli Manning)

01 January 1984

Nashville, Tennessee

American

Capricorn

Corey SchererCorey Scherer
(Dancer, YouTuber)

13 September 1995

Tennessee

American

Virgo

iLoveMemphisiLoveMemphis
(iLoveMemphis)

29 March 1993

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

American

Aries

Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake
(Actor, Film producer, Musician, Dancer, Voice actor, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Singer, Television actor, Restaurateur, Songwriter, Businessperson, Film actor)

31 January 1981

Memphis

American

Aquarius

Bill BelichickBill Belichick
(Sports coach)

16 April 1952

Nashville

American

Aries

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
(Pop Singer)

Ric FlairRic Flair
(Professional wrestler, Writer, Podcaster)

25 February 1949

Memphis

American

Pisces

Christina HendricksChristina Hendricks
(Television Actress)

1975 AD

Annie PottsAnnie Potts
(Theater Actress, Film Actress)

28 October 1952

Scorpio