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
(Singer)

25 March 1942

American

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

American

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)

23 November 1992

American

Michael OherMichael Oher
(American Football Player)

28 May 1986

American

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
(Singer)

19 January 1946

American

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
(Fimmaker)

27 March 1963

American

Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman

01 June 1937

American

Megan FoxMegan Fox
(Actress, Model)

16 May 1986

American

Noah CyrusNoah Cyrus
(Actress)

08 January 2000

American

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
(Singer-songwriter)

01 February 1968

American

Ric FlairRic Flair
(Professional Wrestler)

25 February 1949

American

Kathy BatesKathy Bates
(Actress and film director)

28 June 1948

American

Kelsea BalleriniKelsea Ballerini
(Singer-songwriter)

12 September 1993

American

Shannen DohertyShannen Doherty
(Actress)

12 April 1971

American

Ginnifer GoodwinGinnifer Goodwin
(Actress)

22 May 1978

American

Lucy HaleLucy Hale
(Actress)

14 June 1989

American

Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
(Singer)

29 February 1916

American

Natalia DyerNatalia Dyer
(Actress)

13 January 1997

American

Davy CrockettDavy Crockett

17 August 1786

American

Kenny ChesneyKenny Chesney
(Singer)

26 March 1968

American

Johnny KnoxvilleJohnny Knoxville

11 March 1971

American

DJ QuallsDJ Qualls
(Actor)

10 June 1978

American

Gregg AllmanGregg Allman
(Singer, Guitarist)

08 December 1947

American

Olivia HoltOlivia Holt
(Actress, Singer)

05 August 1997

American

Sondra LockeSondra Locke
(Actress)

28 May 1944

American

Lori PettyLori Petty
(Actress)

14 October 1963

American

Chris ParnellChris Parnell
(Actor)

05 February 1967

American

Brad RenfroBrad Renfro
(Actor)

25 July 1982

American

Carl Thomas DeanCarl Thomas Dean
(Husband of Dolly Parton)

20 July 1942

American

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
(Actress)

21 November 1956

American

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

09 August 1960

American

Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
(Military commander)

13 July 1821

American

Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
(Former United States Senator)

19 August 1942

American

Lorrie MorganLorrie Morgan
(Country Singer)

27 June 1959

American

Juicy JJuicy J
(Rapper, Songwriter)

05 April 1975

American

Bettie PageBettie Page

22 April 1923

American

Moneybagg YoMoneybagg Yo
(Rapper)

22 September 1991

American

Buford PusserBuford Pusser
(Sheriff)

12 December 1937

American

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
(Painter)

15 September 1927

American

Yo GottiYo Gotti
(Rapper)

19 May 1981

American

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
(Singer)

15 April 1894

American

Jeremy Ray TaylorJeremy Ray Taylor
(Actor)

02 June 2003

American

Maci BookoutMaci Bookout
(Reality Star)

10 August 1991

American

Stormi HenleyStormi Henley
(Miss Teen USA 2009)

06 December 1990

American

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
(Singer)

19 December 1941

American

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

19 June 1910

American

BlocBoy JBBlocBoy JB
(Rapper)

19 May 1996

American

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph

23 June 1940

American

Chord OverstreetChord Overstreet
(Actor, Singer)

17 February 1989

American

Young BuckYoung Buck
(Rapper)

15 March 1981

American

Luke BenwardLuke Benward
(Actor)

12 May 1995

American

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

02 January 1947

American

Jet JurgensmeyerJet Jurgensmeyer
(Actor)

27 November 2004

American

Colin FordColin Ford
(Actor)

12 September 1996

American

Caleb FollowillCaleb Followill
(Musician)

14 January 1982

American

Robby NovakRobby Novak
(Kid President)

20 January 2004

American

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

06 January 1882

American

Willa FitzgeraldWilla Fitzgerald
(Actress)

17 January 1991

American

Cordell HullCordell Hull
(Secretary of State, USA)

02 October 1871

American

K MichelleK Michelle
(Singer)

04 March 1982

American

Wyatt NashWyatt Nash
(Television Personality)

02 October 1988

American

Bart SibrelBart Sibrel
(Conspiracy Theorist)

15 December 1964

American

Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
(Singer-Songwriter)

17 March 1956

American

Collins TuohyCollins Tuohy
(Public Speaker)

29 December 1986

American

Logan GuleffLogan Guleff
(Youngest Winner of MasterChef Junior)

20 July 2002

American

Ashley ThompsonAshley Thompson
(Peyton Manning's Wife)

1974 AD

American

Jacob WhitesidesJacob Whitesides
(Singer-Songwriter)

11 November 1997

American

Mary Church TerrellMary Church Terrell
(Civil Rights Activist)

23 September 1863

American

De'arra TaylorDe'arra Taylor
(YouTuber)

17 April 1996

American

Audrey WhitbyAudrey Whitby
(Actress)

10 April 1996

American

Blac YoungstaBlac Youngsta
(Rapper)

08 April 1990

American

Dan SchneiderDan Schneider
(Actor)

14 January 1966

American

Grace MooreGrace Moore
(Opera Singer & Actress)

05 December 1898

American

Carrington Durham Carrington Durham
(Actress)

26 September 1998

American

John Henninger ReaganJohn Henninger Reagan
(Former United States Senator from Texas)

08 October 1818

American

Marjorie Lee BrowneMarjorie Lee Browne
(Mathematics Educator)

09 September 1914

American

Bruce Fairchild BartonBruce Fairchild Barton
(American author)

05 August 1886

American

EmiSunshineEmiSunshine
(Singer)

American

Crystal Maurisa GoinsCrystal Maurisa Goins
(Kane's Wife)

1960 AD

American

Garrett WattsGarrett Watts
(YouTuber)

15 June 1989

American

Dalton RapattoniDalton Rapattoni
(Singer)

06 February 1996

American