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 Southern Living Magazine has 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