Famous People From Wyoming

Located in the western mountain region of the United States of America is the state of Wyoming. Though it is tenth largest by area, it is the least populated state among all the other states with an estimate of almost 6 hundred thousand people in it. With Cheyenne as its capital and largest state, Wyoming has been a politically conservative state since the 1950s. Wyoming is often referred to as ‘Equality State’ or ‘Cowboy State’. Wyoming is home to several notable celebrities who were born and raised there. From actors to writers to athletes to politicians, numerous talented individuals had their humble beginnings in Wyoming. Well-known actors such as Jim Beaver, Ashlynn Yennie, Geoffrey Lower, Cecelia Hart, Kirby Heyborne and late Isabel Jewell were all born in Wyoming. Popular writers such as Velma Linford, Ted Olsen and Alan Swallow are also from the state. Scott Avett from The Avett Brothers also hails from the state of Wyoming. Athletes such as Rulon Gardner, baseball player John Buck and James Johnson also call Wyoming their first home. Keep reading this list to know about all the celebrities who are from Wyoming.

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Jackson Pollock
18
Birthdate: January 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 11, 1956

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Dana Perino
(Political commentator)

Dana Perino
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 28, 1912, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 3 
Jim Beaver
(Actor)

Jim Beaver
7
Birthdate: August 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jim J. Bullock
6
Birthdate: February 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Lynne Cheney
(Second Lady of the United States (2001-2009))

Lynne Cheney
12
Birthdate: August 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo

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Mildred Harris
11
Birthdate: April 18, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 20, 1944
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James Johnson
(Basketball player)

James Johnson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Cecilia Hart
(Actress)

Cecilia Hart
3
Birthdate: February 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 16, 2016
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Paul Gosar
(Politician)

Paul Gosar
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 10 
Sean Covel
(Producer)

Sean Covel
3
Birthdate: March 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Nicholas Black Elk
(Traditional Healers)

Nicholas Black Elk
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 19, 1950

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Rulon Gardner
(Retired Greco-Roman Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler)

Rulon Gardner
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
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Christy Walton
(Philanthropy Family Member)

Christy Walton
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius

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Travis Rice
(Snowboarder)

Travis Rice
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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John Perry Barlow
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 7, 2018

 16 
Jaycee Carroll
(Basketball player)

Jaycee Carroll
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Adam Archuleta
(American football player)

Adam Archuleta
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 
Spotted Tail
(Sioux leader)

Spotted Tail
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1823 AD
Died: August 5, 1881
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Taven Bryan
(American Football Player)

Taven Bryan
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

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Mike Holston
(American Football Player)

Mike Holston
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Robert R. Wilson
(Physicist)

Robert R. Wilson
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 16, 2000

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Breezy Johnson
(Alpine Skier)

Breezy Johnson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Harrison Brown
(Geochemist)

Harrison Brown
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 26, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 8, 1986

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Resi Stiegler
(Alpine skier)

Resi Stiegler
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Chris Cooley
(American football player)

Chris Cooley
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

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Hunter Ray Hill
(Instagram Star, TikTok Star)

Hunter Ray Hill
20
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: November 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Grapeapplesauce
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: December 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

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Jennifer Nichols
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Roy Edwards
(Politician)

Roy Edwards
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 27, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 2, 2020

 30 
June Downey
(Psychologist)

June Downey
1
Birthdate: July 13, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 11, 1932
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