Famous People From South Carolina - Celebrities Born In South Carolina

Positioned in the southeast region of the United States of America is the state of South Carolina or simply SC. The state covers a distance of 32,007 square miles, making it the 40th biggest state in the United States. With Columbia as its capital and Greenville as its largest city, South Carolina comprises of 46 counties in total. South Carolina is often referred to as ‘The Palmetto State’ with regard to its state tree (the sabal palmetto). Several distinguished personalities who have excelled in various fields such as acting, politics, academics and sports have been born and raised in South Carolina. Former Disney actress Coco Jones, Hollywood Teen TV Award winner Sterling Knight, the hilarious comedian Aziz Ansari and the bold actor Viola Davis, were all born in the state of South Carolina. Athletes such as WWE ‘giant’ Big Show, basketball player Kevin Garnett and football player A J Green are also from the state. Believe it or not, even the former United States president Andrew Jackson was born in the state of South Carolina. Presenting to you, a complete list of celebrities who are from South Carolina.

Viola Davis, Young Jeezy, Aziz Ansari, Trey Gowdy & Thomas Gibson are some of the celebrities who hail from South Carolina.

The Most Famous People From South Carolina

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Young JeezySeptember 28, 1977AmericanYoung Jeezy is an American rap artist
Anayah RiceOctober 1, 2001AmericanAnayah Rice is an American social-media star, dancer and school-level basketball player
Brizzy VoicesSeptember 13, 1991AmericanBrizzy Voices is a YouTuber who does funny impressions of animation characters
Alyssa ArceFebruary 27, 1992AmericanAlyssa Arce is a famous American model
Strom ThurmondDecember 5, 1902AmericanStrom Thurmond was an American politician, who represented the state of South Carolina in the United States senate for 48 years.
Coy StewartJune 24, 1998AmericanCoy Stewart is an American actor
Trey GowdyAugust 22, 1964AmericanHarold Watson "Trey" Gowdy III is an American attorney and politician
Viola DavisAugust 11, 1965AmericanViola Davis is a renowned American actress as well as producer
Alexis JordanApril 7, 1992AmericanAlexis Jordan is a popular American singer who rose to fame after competing on the 2006 season of ‘America's Got Talent’ as a 14-year-old
Chadwick BosemanNovember 29, 1976AmericanChadwick Boseman is an American actor best known for his role in the flick ’42.’
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Darius Rucker

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AmericanMay 13, 1966127 views

Coy Stewart

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AmericanJune 24, 1998305 views

Anayah Rice

Anayah Rice is an American social-media star, dancer and school-level basketball player

AmericanOctober 1, 2001748 views

Susan Smith

Susan Smith is an American criminal who was found guilty of killing her two young sons in order to continue a relationship with a man

Craig Melvin

Craig Melvin is a well-known American journalist and news anchor

AmericanMay 20, 1979199 views

Daniel Kyre

Daniel Kyre was an American YouTube star, a musician, and a comedian

AmericanJuly 6, 199481 views

Michael Holt

Michael Holt is an American YouTuber

AmericanJuly 29, 1987124 views

Anna Camp

Anna Camp is an American actress known for her role in ‘Pitch Perfect.’

AmericanSeptember 27, 1982142 views

Woody Mcclain

Woody McClain, also known as 'Woody the Great', is an American actor, comedian and dancer

AmericanMay 14, 1989132 views