Iowa may not be Hollywood, but there are a surprisingly large number of famous people from Iowa. This humble Midwest state boasts a lot of celebrities. This list of high-profile individuals from Iowa will shock you and definitely make you a contender at Iowa trivia nights at your local bar!
Next time someone tries to tell you that there are no famous people from Iowa, just show them this list. Are there any more celebrities from Iowa that you can think of? Share them in the comments.
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