16 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were From Louisiana

When we watch people star in movies and television shows or read their award-winning stories, we often don’t think about their origins before they were famous. Louisiana has raised plenty of unknowns to be famous authors, actors, musicians, athletes, and activists. Here are just a few people who called Louisiana home before going on to do incredible things.

Every place has the potential to raise future stars. There’s no denying that Louisiana has its share of pretty spectacular human beings who have gone on to change the world. Who else is missing from our list? Tell us in the comments below!