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People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.

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  • Ryan Adams singer, songwriter
  • Clay Aiken singer
  • Tori Amos singer, songwriter
  • Sunshine Anderson singer
  • Ernest Angley evangelist
  • Ernest "Ernie" Barnes, Jr. painter, football player, author
  • Fantasia Barrino singer, songwriter, actress
  • Romare Bearden artist, writer
  • Thomas Hart Benton "Old Bullion" statesman
  • William Blount statesman, governor southwest territory
  • Erskine Bowles politician
  • Caleb Bradham inventor pepsi cola
  • Braxton Bragg general confederate army
  • David Brinkley television journalist
  • Curtis "Curt" Brown astronaut
  • Rebecca Bryan wife of daniel boone
  • Eliza Bryant humanitarian
  • Betsy Byars author
  • Robert Byrd politician
  • Shirley Caesar singer
  • Fred Chappell author, poet
  • Joey Cheek olympic medalist
  • Richard Childress automobile racer, team owner
  • Kenneth Eric Church singer, songwriter
  • Dwight Clark football player
  • Thomas Clingman politician, general confederate army
  • George Clinton musician
  • Levi Coffin educator, abolitionist, "president" underground railroad
  • Jermaine "J" Lamar Cole singer, record producer
  • John Coltrane saxophonist, composer
  • Howard Cosell television sports journalist
  • Bucky Covington singer
  • Charlie Daniels musician
  • Josephus Daniels politician, publisher
  • Virginia Dare first english child born in americas
  • Brad Daugherty basketball player
  • Chris Daughtry singer, songwriter, guitarist
  • Walter Davis basketball player
  • Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany civil rights activist, author, dentist
  • Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany civil rights activist, author, educator
  • Adolph Dial indian rights advocate, politician
  • Thomas Dixon, Jr. playwright, author
  • Elizabeth Hanford Dole politician
  • Charles Duke astronaut
  • James Buchanan Duke industrialist
  • Pamela Duncan author
  • Jermaine Dupri (JD) record producer, rap artist

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  • Dale Earnhardt, Jr. automobile racer
  • Dale Earnhardt, Sr. automobile racer
  • Clyde Edgerton author
  • Jennifer Ehle actress
  • John Ehle author
  • Sam Ervin politician
  • Minnie Evans artist
  • Donna Fargo singer, songwriter
  • Roberta Flack singer
  • Richard Morgan "Ric Flair" Fliehr wrestler (born in TN)
  • Ben Folds singer, songwriter
  • John Hope Franklin historian, author
  • Charles Frazier author
  • Henry Frye jurist
  • "Blind Boy" Fuller singer, guitarist
  • Roman Gabriel football player
  • Zach Galifianakis comedian, actor, writer
  • Leo Gallagher comedian
  • Ava Gardner actress
  • Richard Jordan Gatling inventor gatling machine gun
  • Alfreda Gerald opera singer
  • Kaye Gibbons author
  • Billy Graham evangelist
  • Kathryn Grayson actress, singer
  • Paul Green playwright
  • Pam Grier actress
  • Andy Griffith actor
  • Michael C. Hall actor
  • Anthony Hamilton singer, songwriter, record producer
  • Jeff Hardy wrestler
  • Matt Hardy wrestler
  • Jackee Harry actress
  • Molly Haskell film critic, author
  • Jesse Helms politician
  • Byron Hill songwriter
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