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.
Bill GatesBill Gates
28 October 1955, American
Co-Founder of Microssoft
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967
Singer-songwriter & Musician

Chris CornellChris Cornell
20 July 1964, American
musician

Courtney StoddenCourtney Stodden
29 August 1994, American
Media Personality

Justin TherouxJustin Theroux
10 August 1971, American
Actor

Katherine HeiglKatherine Heigl
24 November 1978, American
Actress, Film Producer
Jeffrey Dean MorganJeffrey Dean Morgan
22 April 1966, American
Actor

Jean SmartJean Smart
13 September 1951, American
Actress

Samuel L. JacksonSamuel L. Jackson
21 December 1948, American
Actor
Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician

Dave BautistaDave Bautista
18 January 1969, American
Wrestler, Actor
Dove CameronDove Cameron
15 January 1996, American
Actress, Singer

Jon Bernthal Jon Bernthal
20 September 1976, American
Actor

Kerry KennedyKerry Kennedy
08 September 1959, American
Human rights activist

Alyson HanniganAlyson Hannigan
24 March 1974, American
Actress

Rainn WilsonRainn Wilson
20 January 1966, American
Actor
Jim CaviezelJim Caviezel
26 September 1968, American
Actor

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954
Environment Activist & Attorney

Layne StaleyLayne Staley
22 August 1967, American
Musician

Al GoreAl Gore
31 March 1948, American
Politician
Ben FeldmanBen Feldman
27 May 1980, American
Actor

Bob BarkerBob Barker
12 December 1923, American
Television Game Show Host
Taraji P. HensonTaraji P. Henson
11 September 1970, American
Actress

Bing CrosbyBing Crosby
03 May 1903
American singer

Paul AllenPaul Allen
21 January 1953, American
Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist
Daniel BryanDaniel Bryan
22 May 1981, American
Professional Wrestler

Zach LaVineZach LaVine
10 March 1995, American
Basketball Player
Isaiah ThomasIsaiah Thomas
07 February 1989, American
Basketball Player

Bill NyeBill Nye
27 November 1955, American
Television Presenter

Blac ChynaBlac Chyna
11 May 1988, American
Model
Cory BookerCory Booker
27 April 1969, American
United States Senator

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Jonathan BanksJonathan Banks
31 January 1947, American
Actor
Debbie RoweDebbie Rowe
06 December 1958, American
Michael Jackson’s Ex-Wife

ValkyraeValkyrae
08 January 1992, American
Gamer

William HurtWilliam Hurt
20 March 1950, American
Actor

Alex SmithAlex Smith
07 May 1984, American
American Football Player
Amanda KnoxAmanda Knox
09 July 1987, American
Writer
Jeffrey WrightJeffrey Wright
07 December 1965, American
Actor

Miesha TateMiesha Tate
18 August 1986, American
Mixed Martial Arts Pundit

Nick RobinsonNick Robinson
22 March 1995, American
Actor

Linda Lee CadwellLinda Lee Cadwell
21 March 1945, American
Teacher & Bruce Lee's Widow
Adam WestAdam West
19 September 1928, American
Actor

Samira WileySamira Wiley
15 April 1987, American
Actress

Jay ParkJay Park
25 April 1987, American, South Korean
Rapper

Jerome PowellJerome Powell
04 February 1953, American
Lawyer

A.B. QuintanillaA.B. Quintanilla
13 December 1963, American
Record Producer
MacklemoreMacklemore
19 June 1983, American
Rapper

Madelaine PetschMadelaine Petsch
18 August 1994, American
Actress
Eddie HuangEddie Huang
01 March 1982, American
Author

Karan BrarKaran Brar
18 January 1999, American
Actor

Regina HallRegina Hall
12 December 1970, American
Actress
Brett KavanaughBrett Kavanaugh
12 February 1965, American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the

Craig T. NelsonCraig T. Nelson
04 April 1944, American
Actor
Lil MoseyLil Mosey
26 January 2002, American
Rapper

Cheyenne JacksonCheyenne Jackson
12 July 1975, American
Actor

Ken JenningsKen Jennings
23 May 1974, American
Author

Jeremy MeeksJeremy Meeks
07 February 1984, American
Model

OnisionOnision
11 November 1985, American
YouTuber, Comedian, Singer
Dyan CannonDyan Cannon
04 January 1937, American
Actress

Michael EalyMichael Ealy
03 August 1973, American
Actor

Isabelle FuhrmanIsabelle Fuhrman
25 February 1997, American
Actress

Sydney SweeneySydney Sweeney
12 September 1997, American
Actress
Sheryl SandbergSheryl Sandberg
28 August 1969, American
COO of Facebook

Mary Maxwell GatesMary Maxwell Gates
05 July 1929, American
Businesswoman
Tony ToddTony Todd
04 December 1954, American
Actor

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
29 September 1941, American
Heaviest Man

Elinor DonahueElinor Donahue
19 April 1937, American
Actress
Susan RiceSusan Rice
17 November 1964, American
Former United States Ambassador to the United

Mark FuhrmanMark Fuhrman
05 February 1952, American
Detective
Billy BurkeBilly Burke
25 November 1966, American
Actor

Zak BagansZak Bagans
05 April 1977, American
Television Personality

Andrew LuckAndrew Luck
12 September 1989, American
American Football Player
Larry HoganLarry Hogan
25 May 1956, American
62nd Governor of Maryland

Gabe NewellGabe Newell
03 November 1962, American
Entrepreneur
Erika ChristensenErika Christensen
19 August 1982, American
Actress

Katelyn OhashiKatelyn Ohashi
12 April 1997, American
Artistic Gymnast

Chuck Palahniuk Chuck Palahniuk
21 February 1962, American
Novelist & Journalist

Ryan StilesRyan Stiles
22 April 1959, Canadian, American
Actor
Mario BataliMario Batali
19 September 1960, American
Chef
Blair UnderwoodBlair Underwood
25 August 1964, American
Actor

MýaMýa
10 October 1979, American
Songwriter

Connie ChungConnie Chung
20 August 1946, American
Journalist

Laz AlonsoLaz Alonso
25 March 1974, American
Actor
Jackie StalloneJackie Stallone
29 November 1921, American
Astrologer

Ross MathewsRoss Mathews
24 September 1979, American
TV Host

Jim MattisJim Mattis
08 September 1950, American
Former United States Secretary of Defense

Kenny GKenny G
05 June 1956, American
Saxophonist

Glenn BeckGlenn Beck
10 February 1964, American
CEO of TheBlaze
Ari MelberAri Melber
31 March 1980, American
Attorney

Ben MankiewiczBen Mankiewicz
25 March 1967, American
Journalist, Film Critic
Brian ThompsonBrian Thompson
28 August 1959, American
Actor

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
07 May 1922, American
Actor
Richard KarnRichard Karn
17 February 1956, American
Actor
Katie LedeckyKatie Ledecky
17 March 1997, American
Swimmer