List of people from Georgia (U.S. state)

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Georgia in the United States has been the birthplace or residence of many notable people throughout its history.

Notable Georgians[edit]

0–9[edit]

A[edit]

Musician Jason Aldean

B[edit]

Actress and model Kim Basinger
Musician André Lauren Benjamin, better known as André 3000
American Football player Mel Blount
Musician Luke Bryan

C[edit]

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
Actress/model Joelle Carter
Musician Ray Charles
Baseball player Ty Cobb

D[edit]

Cook and television personality Paula Deen

E[edit]

F[edit]

Comedian and Actor Jeff Foxworthy

G[edit]

Politician Newt Gingrich
Musician Cee Lo Green

H[edit]

Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Dentist and gunfighter Doc Holliday

I[edit]

J[edit]

Musician Alan Jackson
American Football player Calvin Johnson

K[edit]

L[edit]

Film producer, director and actor Spike Lee
Rapper and actor Ludacris

M[edit]

Baseball player Brian McCann
Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller

N[edit]

O[edit]

Founder and First Governor of Georgia James Oglethorpe

P[edit]

Musician Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard
Television host Ty Pennington
Producer Tyler Perry

R[edit]

Blues singer Ma Rainey
Baseball player Jackie Robinson

S[edit]

Television personality Ryan Seacrest
Basketball player Josh Smith
Musician Michael Stipe of R.E.M.

T[edit]

Musician Travis Tritt

U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Author and activist Alice Walker
Actor and musician Devon Werkheiser
Basketball player Dominique Wilkins

Y[edit]

Rapper Yung Joc

See also[edit]

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