10 Famous People You May Or May Not Realize Are From Mississippi
Some of the world’s most recognizable names hail from Mississippi. From actors and actresses to sports heroes and writers, talent seems to ooze out of the state, as if there’s something in the soil. Read on to learn about a few of the famous people born in the Magnolia State.
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So, were you aware that the people mentioned above were born in Mississippi? Have someone to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section.
Mississippi has produced more than famous faces, though. The state is responsible for several well known inventions. Read about them here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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