Over the years, many Alabamians have gone on to become quite famous. For example, there are several actors, actresses, professional athletes, authors, and more that are from our great state. Some of these famous people from Alabama were even born in small towns such as Atmore. To learn all about Atmore, including one of its most famous past residents, take a look below.

What do you think? Did you know Evander Holyfield grew up in Atmore, Alabama? Let us know in the comments below.

There are plenty of other famous people from small towns in Alabama, including some of today’s biggest stars.

OnlyInYourState may earn compensation through affiliate links in this article.

Explore Alabama