Here Are 15 Awesome Famous People You Didn’t Know Were From Kentucky

From famous actors and actresses to presidents and record-setting athletes, many influential people are in fact from the state of Kentucky. Old and new, Kentucky has birthed a great deal of iconic historical individuals.

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Still in shock by all those wonderful humans Kentucky’s produced? This list is just the start of some of the greats that have been born in the state. Did I miss any good ones?