Famous People From Virginia

Virginia is the 35th largest state in the whole of the United States. Known for being one of the first few colonies captured by the British a few hundred years ago, the State of Virginia is famous for its great historic significance. There are many more celebrities who hail from this famous American state, scroll down to know their names. Virginia is surrounded by several states, namely Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky as well as the American capital Washington D.C. The state is a nature lover’s paradise, thanks to its abundance in flora and fauna. The state of Virginia is also famous for producing several famous celebrities. Singers/songwriters Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland and Jason Mraz are a few famous people from this American state. Some of the songs of these acclaimed artistes have been chartbusters and the popularity of the tracks has catapulted them to the status of pop icons. The names of a few other celebrities from Virginia have been listed below, kindly go through them.

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 1 George Washington

George Washington
76
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First president of the United States
Birthdate: February 22, 1732
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 14, 1799

 2 Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock
54
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson
40
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 3rd President of the United States
Birthdate: April 13, 1743
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 4, 1826
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 4 Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: One of the Greatest Scorers in Basketball
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 5 Christopher Maurice Brown

Christopher Maurice Brown
33
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams
18
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 7 Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson
19
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 28th President of the United States
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 3, 1924
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 8 Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt
106
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 9 Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee
84
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Confederate General in the American Civil War
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 12, 1870

 10 Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline
12
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 5, 1963
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 11 Desmond Doss

Desmond Doss
27
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: U. S. Army Corporal
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 23, 2006

 12 Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine
12
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 13 Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 14 Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 15 Pocahontas

Pocahontas
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Native American
Birthdate: 1596 AD
Died: February 29, 1617

 16 Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott
12
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 17 Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt
11
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: January 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 18 Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter
21
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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 19 Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis
33
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: September 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo

 20 Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 14, 1915
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 21 Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 James Madison

James Madison
11
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 4th President of the United States (1809-1817)
Birthdate: March 16, 1751
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 28, 1836
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 23 Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes
17
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: June 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 24 June Carter Cash

June Carter Cash
14
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 15, 2003
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 25 Grant Gustin

Grant Gustin
15
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 Hilarie Burton

Hilarie Burton
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 27 Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 6, 1993

 28 Michael Vick

Michael Vick
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 29 Mama Dragun

Mama Dragun
36
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: Transgender makeup artist & beauty guru
Birthdate: January 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 30 Constance Wu

Constance Wu
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 31 George C. Scott

George C. Scott
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 22, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 32 Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Taylor
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former American football Outside linebacker
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 33 David Arquette

David Arquette
12
Famous As: Actor, Wrestler
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Jazz Singer
Birthdate: April 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 15, 1996
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 35 William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison
15
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 9th President of the United States (1841)
Birthdate: February 9, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 4, 1841

 36 Moses Malone

Moses Malone
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 13, 2015
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 37 Timbaland

Timbaland
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Record Producer
Birthdate: March 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 38 Dermot Mulroney

Dermot Mulroney
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 Dell Curry

Dell Curry
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 40 David Chang

David Chang
8
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: August 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 John Tyler

John Tyler
9
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 10th President of the United States
Birthdate: March 29, 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 18, 1862

 42 James Monroe

James Monroe
16
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 5th President of the United States
Birthdate: April 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 4, 1831

 43 Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty
10
Famous As: Only Perosn to be Nominated at the Oscars Twice for Acting, Directing, Writing and Producing his Movies 'Heaven Can Wait' and 'Reds'
Birthdate: March 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 44 Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor
20
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 12th President of United States
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 30, 1850
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 45 Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Source of HeLa Cell Line
Birthdate: August 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 4, 1951
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 46 Skeet Ulrich

Skeet Ulrich
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 47 Sally Hemings

Sally Hemings
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Thomas Jefferson’s Slave
Birthdate: August 5, 1773
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 28, 1835

 48 Nat Turner

Nat Turner
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Leader of Slave Rebellion
Birthdate: October 2, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 11, 1831

 49 Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes
23
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 50 Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Security Guard, Law Enforcement Officer
Birthdate: December 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 29, 2007