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.