List of Famous people born in North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 2,569,213 in 2018, is the most-populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 23rd-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. The Raleigh metropolitan area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state, with an estimated population of 1,362,540 in 2018, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park.

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1. Chris Paul

Chris Paul
Male. American professional basketball player
First Name: Chris
Last Name: Paul
Born on May 6, 1985 (age 36)
Height: 182 cm | 6'0"
Basketballer, Sportsperson

2. George Floyd

George Floyd
Male. victim of police violence in the United States
First Name: George
Last Name: Floyd
Born on October 14, 1973
Died on May 25, 2020 (aged 46)

3. Edward Snowden
Edward Joseph Snowden

Edward Snowden
Male. American Whistleblower and Former National Security Agency Contractor
First Name: Edward
Last Name: Snowden
Born on June 21, 1983 (age 38)

4. Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Female. American actress and singer
First Name: Mary
Last Name: Winstead
Born on November 28, 1984 (age 36)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"

5. Julianne Moore
Julie Anne Smith

Julianne Moore
Female. American actress
First Name: Julianne
Born on December 3, 1960 (age 60)
Height: 161 cm | 5'3"

6. Seth Curry

Seth Curry
Male. American basketball player
First Name: Seth
Last Name: Curry
Born on August 23, 1990 (age 30)
Height: 188 cm | 6'2"
Basketballer, Sportsperson

7. P. J. Tucker

P. J. Tucker
Male. American basketball player
First Name: P.
Last Name: Tucker
Born on May 5, 1985 (age 36)
Height: 196 cm | 6'5"
Basketballer, Sportsperson

8. Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood
Female. American actress and singer
First Name: Evan
Last Name: Wood
Born on September 7, 1987 (age 33)
Height: 168 cm | 5'6"

9. Nina Simone
Eunice Kathleen Waymon

Nina Simone
Female. American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist
First Name: Nina
Last Name: Simone
Born on February 21, 1933
Died on April 21, 2003 (aged 70)

10. Braun Strowman

Braun Strowman
Male. American professional wrestler and strongman
First Name: Braun
Last Name: Strowman
Born on September 6, 1983 (age 37)
Height: 199 cm | 6'6"

11. John Isner
Jonathan Robert Isner

John Isner
Male. American tennis player
First Name: John
Last Name: Isner
Born on April 26, 1985 (age 36)
Height: 208 cm | 6'10"
Tennis-player, Sportsperson

12. Nate McMillan

Nate McMillan
Male. American basketball player-coach
First Name: Nate
Born on August 3, 1964 (age 57)
Height: 196 cm | 6'5"

13. Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson
Male. American general and politician, 7th President of the United States
First Name: Andrew
Last Name: Jackson
Born on March 15, 1767
Died on June 8, 1845 (aged 78)
Height: 189 cm | 6'2"

14. Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith
Male. American actor, television producer, Southern-gospel singer, and writer
First Name: Andy
Last Name: Griffith
Born on June 1, 1926
Died on July 3, 2012 (aged 86)
Height: 183 cm | 6'0"

15. Charlotte Flair

Charlotte Flair
Female. American professional wrestler
First Name: Charlotte
Last Name: Flair
Born on April 5, 1986 (age 35)
Height: 175 cm | 5'9"

16. Randy Travis
Randy Bruce Traywick

Randy Travis
Male. American singer
First Name: Randy
Born on May 4, 1959 (age 62)

17. YBN Cordae

YBN Cordae
Male. American rapper
First Name: YBN
Born on August 26, 1997 (age 23)

18. Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson
Male. American basketball player
First Name: Zion
Last Name: Williamson
Born on July 14, 2000 (age 21)
Height: 197 cm | 6'6"
Basketballer, Sportsperson

19. Brian Tyree Henry

Brian Tyree Henry
Male. American actor
First Name: Brian
Last Name: Henry
Born on March 31, 1982 (age 39)

20. Billy Graham
William Franklin Graham

Billy Graham
Male. American Christian evangelist
First Name: Billy
Last Name: Graham
Born on November 7, 1918
Died on February 21, 2018 (aged 99)
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