Born In The U.S.A.: 50 Stars From 50 States

Each state in the good ol' U-S-of-A has gifted us with amazing talent. From the great state of Texas — which blessed us with Beyonce, Usher, Selena Gomez and more — to the island of Hawaii — that's Bruno Mars' birthplace, of course — the entertainment industry is filled with stars from across the country. And while you may think you know where your favorite singer and/or actor may call home, some of these celebrity birthplaces may surprise you. 

Keep scrolling to find out who is from where!

Alabama

Courteney Cox - Birmingham, AL 

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Alaska

Charles Melton - Juneau, AK 

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Arizona

Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) - Phoenix, AZ

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Arkansas

Shay Mooney (Dan + Shay) - Natural Dam, AR

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California

Billie Eilish - Los Angeles, CA 

Photo: Rachel Kaplan for iHeartRadio 

Colorado

India.Arie - Denver, CO 

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Connecticut

John Mayer - Bridgeport, CT

Photo: Wes and Alex for iHeartRadio 

Delaware

Aubrey Plaza - Wilmington, DE

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Florida

Ariana Grande - Boca Raton, FL 

Photo: Brian Friedman for iHeartRadio 

Georgia

Lil Nas X - Lithia Springs GA

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Hawaii

Bruno Mars - Honolulu, HI

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Idaho

Aaron Paul - Emmett, ID

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Illinois

Chance The Rapper - Chicago, IL

Photo: Todd Owyoung for iHeartRadio 

Indiana

Janet Jackson - Gary, IN

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Iowa

Julia Michaels - Davenport, IA

Photo: Katherine Tyler for iHeartRadio 

Kansas

Janelle Monae - Kansas City, KS

Photo: Katherine Tyler for iHeartRadio 

Kentucky

Carly Pearce - Taylor Mill, KY

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Louisiana

Lil Wayne - New Orleans, LA 

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Maine

Anna Kendrick - Portland, ME

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Maryland

Jada Pinkett Smith - Baltimore, MD

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Massachusetts

Conan O’Brien - Brookline, MA

Photo: Wes and Alex for iHeartRadio 

Michigan

Lizzo - Detroit, MI 

Photo: Adrianna Casiano for iHeartRadio 

Minnesota

Prince - Minneapolis, MN 

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Mississippi

Diplo - Tupelo, MS 

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Missouri

Eminem - St. Joseph, MO

Photo: Wes and Alex for iHeartRadio 

Montana

Jesse Tyler Ferguson - Missoula, MT 

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Nebraska

Gabrielle Union - Omaha, NE 

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Nevada

Brandon Flowers (The Killers) - Henderson, NV 

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New Hampshire

Sarah Silverman - Bedford, NH 

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New Jersey

Kevin Jonas - Teaneck, NJ

New Mexico

Demi Lovato - Albuquerque, NM 

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New York

Jennifer Lopez - Castle Hill, NY 

Photo: Roger Ho for iHeartRadio 

North Carolina

Luke Combs - Charlotte, NC 

Photo: Rachel Kaplan for iHeartRadio 

North Dakota

Wiz Khalifa - Minot, MD

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Ohio

LeBron James - Akron, OH 

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Oklahoma

Carrie Underwood - Muskogee, OK 

Photo: Getty Images for iHeartRadio 

Oregon

Ty Burrell - Grant’s Pass, OR

Photo: Getty Images for iHeartRadio 

Pennsylvania

Taylor Swift - Reading, PA

Photo: Wes and Alex for iHeartRadio 

Rhode Island

Pauly D - Providence, RI

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South Carolina

Chris Rock - Andrews, SC 

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South Dakota

January Jones - Sioux Falls, SD

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Tennessee

Miley Cyrus - Franklin, TN 

Photo: Jenn Devereaux for iHeartRadio 

Texas

Beyonce - Houston, TX

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Utah

Brendon Urie - St. George, UT 

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Vermont

JoJo - Brattleboro, VT

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Virginia

Missy Elliot - Portsmouth, VA

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Washington

Dove Cameron - Seattle, WA

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West Virginia

Brad Paisley - Glen Dale, WV 

Photo: Getty Images for iHeartRadio 

Wisconsin

Ava Max - Milwaukee, WI 

Photo: Getty Images for iHeartRadio 

Wyoming

James Johnson (Minnesota Timberwolves) - Cheyenne, WY 

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