12 Awesome Famous People You Didn’t Know Were From Tennessee

When you think of the glitz and glamour of celebrity, you most likely conjure up images of sunny California and the Hollywood sign perched high atop the Los Angeles Hills. Before you assume too much, though, take a look at these radically talented individuals that hail from anywhere but the west coast.

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/

We’d like to thank the academy for Tennessee – it seems Hollywood owes quite a bit to this little state with big talent.