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
|Young Jeezy||September 28, 1977||American||Young Jeezy is an American rap artist|
|Anayah Rice||October 1, 2001||American||Anayah Rice is an American social-media star, dancer and school-level basketball player|
|Brizzy Voices||September 13, 1991||American||Brizzy Voices is a YouTuber who does funny impressions of animation characters|
|Alyssa Arce||February 27, 1992||American||Alyssa Arce is a famous American model|
|Coy Stewart||June 24, 1998||American||Coy Stewart is an American actor|
|Strom Thurmond||December 5, 1902||American||Strom Thurmond was an American politician, who represented the state of South Carolina in the United States senate for 48 years.|
|Chadwick Boseman||November 29, 1976||American||Chadwick Boseman is an American actor best known for his role in the flick ’42.’|
|Viola Davis||August 11, 1965||American||Viola Davis is a renowned American actress as well as producer|
|Trey Gowdy||August 22, 1964||American||Harold Watson "Trey" Gowdy III is an American attorney and politician|
|Alexis Jordan||April 7, 1992||American||Alexis 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|