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.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First president of the United States (1789-1797)
Birthdate: February 2, 1732
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 14, 1799

 2 Sandra Bullock

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

Thomas Jefferson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 3rd U.S. President
Birthdate: April 13, 1743
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 4, 1826
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Robert E. Lee

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

Allen Iverson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 7 Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 Gabby Douglas

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

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

 10 Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Country Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 5, 1963
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 11 Rob Lowe

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

 12 Pocahontas

Pocahontas.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Native American
Birthdate: 1596 AD
Died: February 29, 1617
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 13 Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 14 Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 28th U.S. President
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 3, 1924
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 15 Booker T. Washington

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

 16 Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 17 Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 18 Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine.
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Birthdate: April 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 19 Mama Dragun

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

 20 Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: June 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 21 Grant Gustin

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

 22 Arthur Ashe

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

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

 24 June Carter Cash

June Carter Cash.
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 15, 2003
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 25 George C. Scott

George C. Scott.
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Famous As: American film actor
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 22, 1999

 26 Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader and the 12th President of United States
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 9, 1850
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 27 Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks.
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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)

 28 Dermot Mulroney

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

Constance Wu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 30 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)
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 31 Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 32 Timbaland

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

James Monroe.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Fifth President of the USA
Birthdate: April 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 4, 1831
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 Dell Curry

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

 35 Michael Vick

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

 36 Sally Hemings

Sally Hemings.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Thomas Jefferson’s Slave
Birthdate: 1773 AD
Died: 1835 AD

 37 Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former White House Chief Strategist
Birthdate: November 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Mackenzie Phillips

Mackenzie Phillips.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 39 David Chang

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

 40 Patton Oswalt

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

 41 David Arquette

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

 42 Randolph Scott

Randolph Scott.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 2, 1987
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 43 Wanda Sykes

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

 44 Skeet Ulrich

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

Mickie James.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Model
Birthdate: August 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 46 Moses Malone

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

 47 Sam Houston

Sam Houston.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor of Texas
Birthdate: March 2, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 26, 1863

 48 Chesty Puller

Chesty Puller.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Marine Corps lieutenant general
Birthdate: June 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 11, 1971
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 49 Richard Benjamin Harrison

Richard Benjamin Harrison.
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Famous As: Businessman, TV Personality
Birthdate: March 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 25, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Alonzo Mourning

Alonzo Mourning
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)