It seems like most celebrities live in Los Angeles or New York City — with a few exceptions who live in other big, bustling cities (think Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, even Nashville). But in truth, many of our favorite movie stars, musicians, TV actors, athletes and other celebs had more humble beginnings and hail from across the country. For example, did you know that both Ashton Kutcher and Elijah Wood are from small towns in Iowa? Or that Julia Roberts and Ed Helms both hail from Georgia? And there’s surprisingly a lot of pretty big celebrities who were born in Arizona.
We did some research and found the most famous living celebrity from each state — some were very hard to choose, but we managed a few close tie-breakers to bring you a definitive list (with some runners-up mentioned as well).
Without further ado, click through this slideshow to find out which celebrity represents your state in Hollywood.