Famous People From Illinois - Celebrities Born In Illinois

Illinois has always been famous for being one of the most progressive states in the whole of America. Known for its abundance in natural resources, agriculture and small scale industries, Illinois has been a favorite among American citizens and immigrants alike. Many eminent personalities, who are popular globally, are born in the state of Illinois. Former American presidents Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama are natives of Illinois. Several chapters have been written in history books about the glorious life of Abraham Lincoln. His journey from a humble environment to the White House has not just inspired millions of people around the world, but also has been the subject of a biopic. Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, has been praised for being a great orator and initiatives such as ‘ObamaCare’. Acclaimed rapper and singer Kanye West as well as singer R. Kelly, are a few other famous people who belong to this American state. Several chapters have been written about the legendary Abraham Lincoln’s life. Here are other famous celebrities who hail from the state of Illinois.

Hillary Clinton, Ronald Reagan, CM Punk, Harrison Ford & Walt Disney are some of the celebrities who hail from Illinois.

The Most Famous People From Illinois

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jessy SchramJanuary 15, 1986AmericanJessy Schram is an American actress best known for her role in the series ‘Falling Skies.’
Kaylyn SlevinDecember 28, 2000AmericanKaylyn Slevin is an American actress, dancer, model, and social media influencer
Mr. TMay 21, 1952AmericanMr
Rosa BlasiDecember 19, 1972AmericanRosa Blasi is an American actress
Wyatt OleffJuly 13, 2003AmericanWyatt Oleff is an upcoming American actor
Ethan CutkoskyAugust 19, 1999AmericanCheck out all that you wanted to know about Ethan Cutkosky, the famous American child actor; his birthday, his family and personal life, fun trivia facts and more.
Ben SavageSeptember 13, 1980AmericanBen Savage is an American actor, who has acted in several films, television serials, and plays
Danny GonzalezJune 12, 1994AmericanDanny Gonzalez is an American YouTube sensation known for his skits
Toni RomitiMarch 24, 1995AmericanToni Romiti is an American singer known for her single ‘Nothin on Me’
Aaleeyah PettyJuly 3, 1994AmericanCheck out all that you wanted to know about Aaleeyah Petty, the famous Instagram sensation, Viner and Twitter star; her birthday, her personal life, whereabouts, her social media activities, romantic associations, fun trivia facts and much more.
Anton LaVey

Anton LaVey

Anton LaVey was an American occultist who established the Church of Satan at his 'Black House' in San Francisco, California, in 1966

AmericanApril 11, 1930196 views

Billy Corgan

Billy Corgan is an American musician associated with ‘The Smashing Pumpkins’

AmericanMarch 17, 1967143 views

Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard was an actor and filmmaker famous for his work in ‘The Right Stuff.’

Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer

AmericanJune 3, 1942226 views

Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn was an American radio and TV host known for hosting ‘Match Game’

AmericanDecember 22, 1917146 views

Bill Murray

Bill Murray is an American actor and comedian

AmericanSeptember 21, 1950100 views

Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan was an American feminist, activist and writer who worked ceaselessly for women’s equality

Jack Dail

Jack Dail is an American Viner and social media personality

AmericanNovember 11, 1998229 views

AJ Mitchell

AJ Mitchell is an American Instagram star and singer-songwriter and social media personality

AmericanMay 17, 2001182 views

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is an American retired track and field athlete who won three Olympic gold medals at different games

AmericanMarch 3, 1962175 views