Famous People From Kentucky - Celebrities Born In Kentucky

The Commonwealth of Kentucky or simply Kentucky is one of the four states declared as a commonwealth and is located in east south-central section of the United States of America. Commonly known as the ‘bluegrass state’, Kentucky enjoys a humid, subtropical climate and a Southern culture. Kentucky was originally a part of Virginia, before it branched out to be a separate state. Its largest city is Louisville and Frankfort is its capital of the state. It is internationally renowned for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), horse racing, bluegrass music, coal and college basketball. Many world-famous individuals were born and brought up in the state of Kentucky. From the ravishing George Clooney to the bold Johnny Depp, many promising celebrities were born and raised in Kentucky, who have made it huge in different walks of life be it film, politics, music or academics. Jennifer Lawrence, Billy Ray Cyrus and Conrad Bachmann were born in the state of Kentucky. You will be surprised as to how many distinguished personalities have hailed from this state, keep reading to find out.

Jennifer Lawrence, Johnny Depp, Abraham Lincoln, Muhammad Ali & Boyd Holbrook are some of the celebrities who hail from Kentucky.

The Most Famous People From Kentucky

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Leanna DeckerAugust 31, 1991AmericanCheck out all that you wanted to know about Leanna Decker, the famous model & Instagram star; her career, personal life, trivia facts and lots more.
Clayton BushJune 8, 2000AmericanClayton Bush is an American football player
Brian LittrellFebruary 20, 1975AmericanBrian Littrell is an American singer known for his association with Backstreet Boys
Ciara BravoMarch 18, 1997AmericanCiara Quinn Bravo is an American actress
Muhammad AliJanuary 17, 1942AmericanMuhammad Ali was a legendary boxer who became the first and only three-time lineal World Heavyweight Champion
Jim VarneyJune 15, 1949AmericanJames Albert Varney Jr
Sean YoungNovember 20, 1959AmericanSean Young is an American actress who has worked with some of the top directors in Hollywood
Trace CyrusFebruary 24, 1989AmericanTrace Cyrus is a famous American musician, vocalist and guitarist
Michael Rainey JrSeptember 22, 2000AmericanCheck out all that you wanted to know about American actor, Michael Rainey jr; his age, birthday, personal & family life, career, achievements and some interesting facts.
Audrey NetheryOctober 20, 2008AmericanAudrey Nethery is an American social-media influencer

Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam is a famous American singer, songwriter, actor and musician

AmericanOctober 23, 1956115 views

Irene Dunne

Irene Dunne was an American stage, film and television actress and singer

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States

AmericanFebruary 12, 1809124 views

Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American writer and journalist, who is considered to be the founder of the ‘gonzo journalism’

AmericanJuly 18, 1937102 views

Josh Hutcherson

Josh Hutcherson is a well-known American actor

AmericanOctober 12, 1992162 views

Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney was a famous American cabaret singer who lent her voice to hit numbers like ‘Come On-a My House’ and ‘Mambo Italiano’

AmericanMay 23, 192890 views

Kit Carson

Kit Carson was an American frontiersman and soldier who played an important role in the westward expansion of the United States

AmericanDecember 24, 1809181 views

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo is an American professional basketball player who led the Boston Celtics to the NBA championship in 2008

AmericanFebruary 22, 1986183 views