Famous People From Washington

The state of Washington is situated along the west coast of the United States, in close proximity to the British Columbia region of Canada. The name of the state has been derived from the surname of legendary politician, George Washington, the first president of the country and a prominent historical figure. The state is known for its great political significance. The White House, the office of the American president, is situated in the city of Washington D.C. The White House has been the venue where these politicians take oath before assuming office. Apart from its rich political history, the state has also been known for being the native of several acclaimed celebrities. Music icon Kurt Cobain, yesteryear singer and songwriter Judy Collins, Comedian Ryan Stiles of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’, actress Anna Faris, actor Chris Kattan and musician Chris Cornell are a few famous faces from Washington. Kurt Cobain died when he was just 27, but his tracks continue to be popular among the youth even after two decades since his death. Do you know the names of other famous people who hail from the state of Washington? Well, scroll down to be surprised.

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 1 Bill Gates

Bill Gates
62
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-Founder of Microssoft
Birthdate: October 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 2 Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain
35
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 5, 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson
14
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 4 Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix
20
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Musician
Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 18, 1970
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 5 Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid
25
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 Bill Nye

Bill Nye
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: November 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 7 Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby
7
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: May 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 14, 1977
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 8 Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Jeffrey Dean Morgan
12
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 9 Dove Cameron

Dove Cameron
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: January 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 10 Paul Allen

Paul Allen
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist
Birthdate: January 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 15, 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 11 Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: March 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 13 Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 18, 2017
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 15 Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Jon Bernthal

Jon Bernthal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 17 Alyson Hannigan

Alyson Hannigan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 Blac Chyna

Blac Chyna
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 19 Bob Barker

Bob Barker
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Television Game Show Host
Birthdate: December 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 Layne Staley

Layne Staley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 5, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 21 Macklemore

Macklemore
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
8
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: COO of Facebook
Birthdate: August 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 23 Jim Caviezel

Jim Caviezel
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: April 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 25 Samuel Burl Kinison

Samuel Burl  Kinison
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 10, 1992
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 John Stockton

John Stockton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 27 Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 29 Adam West

Adam West
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 9, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 30 Jean Smart

Jean Smart
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 31 Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Wrongful conviction of the murder of Meredith Kercher
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer

 32 Regina Hall

Regina Hall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 33 John Elway

John Elway
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 34 Alex Smith

Alex Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 35 Sydney Sweeney

Sydney Sweeney
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo

 36 Susan Rice

Susan Rice
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Birthdate: November 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 37 Kevin Love

Kevin Love
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 38 Madelaine Petsch

Madelaine Petsch
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: September 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 40 Debbie Rowe

Debbie Rowe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Michael Jackson’s Ex-Wife
Birthdate: December 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 41 Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 Hope Solo

Hope Solo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: July 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 Ryan Stiles

Ryan Stiles
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 44 Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, American football player, Businessperson, Restaurateur
Birthdate: May 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 45 Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 46 Lil Mosey

Lil Mosey
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 47 Randy Couture

Randy Couture
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 Craig T. Nelson

Craig T. Nelson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 49 Jay Park

Jay Park
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 Michael Ealy

Michael Ealy
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)