Nashville Real Estate

Famous People from Nashville

Famous People from Nashville

Nashville is home to many famous people including natives and the celebrities who enjoy a respite from LA and NYC. While the first that come to mind are most likely musicians and songwriters, the famous natives below also include politicians, artists, actors, authors, and sports stars.

Native Nashvillians:

John Adams – Brigadier General during the American Civil War
Duane Allman – Guitarist and founding member of The Allman Brothers Band
Gregg Allman – Singer, keyboardist and founding member of The Allman Brothers Band
Casey Atwood – NASCAR driver
Bill Belichick – NFL Patriots head coach
Julian Bond – Civil rights activist
Young Buck – Rapper
Miley Cyrus – Actress and singer
Anne Dallas Dudley – Women’s suffrage activist
Bill Frist – Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Red Grooms – Artist
Noodles Hahn – Major League Baseball player
Bobby Hamilton – NASCAR driver
Randall Jarrell – Poet and writer
Jeff Jarrett – Professional wrestler
Kathy Liebert – World Series of Poker bracelet winner
Beth Littleford – Comedian and actress
Ron Mercer – Professional basketball player
Bettie Page – Pin-up model
Keith Paskett – Professional Football Player for the Green Bay Packers
James B. Pearson – U.S. Senator
Annie Potts – Actress
Shelton Quarles – Professional Football Player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Emily J. Reynolds – Former Secretary of the U.S. Senate
Robert Ryman – Visual artist
John Seigenthaler – Journalist, writer, and political figure
Nate Simpson – Football player
Samuel Stritch – First American member of the Roman Curia
Lark Voorhies – Television actress
Chuck Wagner – Actor
William Walker – Journalist, adventurer, and briefly the President of Nicaragua
Kitty Wells – musician and singer, commonly referred to as the Queen of Country Music
Hank Williams III – Singer and musician
Del Wood – Ragtime, gospel, and country music pianist

Selected individuals taken from Wikipedia. To see the entire list, please click here


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