You May Be Surprised to Learn These 20 Famous People Are From Missouri

You may or may not know that these famous folks were born right here in Missouri. Don’t bother commenting that I haven’t included Brad Pitt; he grew up in Missouri, but all of these people were BORN here, Mr. Pitt was actually born in Oklahoma…

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:

There’s a reason I ended with Miss Maya.  Missourians have a lot to be proud of.  This is only a small fraction of them…as I said, these are some of those that were born here.  List below any Missouri natives that may have been excluded.