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The Most Famous Celebrity from Your State

Best Life Logo By Alexander Breindel of Best Life | Slide 1 of 51: Do you ever feel like your home state is so boring there's no way anyone interesting could have sprung from it? Well, that's hardly the case. All 50 states have birthed numerous people who've gone on to become household names. And we're about to prove it to you.First, we rounded up all of the iconic celebrities we could think of from every U.S. state. Then, we studied a few major metrics—number of accolades, Google search data, social media presence (where applicable, and across all channels), box-office smash hits (where applicable, and via Box Office Mojo)—to narrow things down. If someone had an indelible effect on our culture, whether in the political or entertainment field, that scored them extra points, too. Combine this methodology with our own unique expertise as pop culture junkies and we were able to definitively pinpoint the most famous person from every U.S. state. Hey, you can't argue with the data. And for more fun information about your home state, here are The Best Jokes Written About Every U.S. State.

The Most Famous Celebrity from Your State

Do you ever feel like your home state is so boring there's no way anyone interesting could have sprung from it? Well, that's hardly the case. All 50 states have birthed numerous people who've gone on to become household names. And we're about to prove it to you.

First, we rounded up all of the iconic celebrities we could think of from every U.S. state. Then, we studied a few major metrics—number of accolades, search data, social media presence (where applicable, and across all channels), box-office smash hits (where applicable, and via Box Office Mojo)—to narrow things down. If someone had an indelible effect on our culture, whether in the political or entertainment field, that scored them extra points, too. Combine this methodology with our own unique expertise as pop culture junkies and we were able to definitively pinpoint the most famous person from every U.S. state. Hey, you can't argue with the data. And for more fun information about your home state, here are The Best Jokes Written About Every U.S. State.

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