18 Famous People Who Are Proud To Call Mississippi Home

It’s pretty much a known fact that a lot of great things come from Mississippi, so it should be no surprise that some of the world’s most well-known people came from here too. From musical legends to sports heroes, a lot of famous folks have the privilege of calling Mississippi home.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

With so many famous people coming from this great state, narrowing it down to just 18 is pretty difficult! On or off the list, who are you proud to call a fellow Mississippian?