Celebrities Born in the South
We are proud southerners, and we are always on the look out for other people from the south – kind of like kindred spirits, you know.
Sometimes it’s a surprise to find out that one of my favorite celebs was born and bred here in the southern United States, and our friends at Southern Living Magazine have compiled a list of some of those folks below. Are any of these super famous people from your neck of the woods?
- Beyonce Knowles – Houston, Texas
- Sandra Bullock – Arlington, Virginia
- George Clooney – Lexington, Kentucky
- Courteney Cox – Mountain Brook, Alabama
- Johnny Depp – Owensboro, Kentucky, but raised in Florida
- Viola Davis – St Matthews, South Carolina
- Gabby Douglas – Virginia Beach, Virginia
- Megan Fox – St Petersburg, Florida
- Jennifer Garner – Charleston, West Virginia
- Julia Roberts – Smyrna, Georgia
- Justin Timberlake – Memphis, Tennessee
- Reese Witherspoon – born in New Orleans, but raised in Nashville, Tennessee
- Ellen DeGeneres – New Orleans