List of Famous people born in West Virginia, United States of America

Nick Saban

First Name Nick
Last Name Saban
Born on October 31, 1951 (age 72)

Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. is an American football coach who has been the head football coach at the University of Alabama since 2007. Saban previously served as head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and at three other universities: Louisiana State University (LSU), Michigan State University, and the University of Toledo. Saban is considered by many to be the greatest coach in college football history.

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Joe Manchin

First Name Joe
Last Name Manchin
Born on August 24, 1947 (age 76)

Joseph Manchin III is an American politician serving as the senior United States senator from West Virginia, a seat he has held since 2010. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the 34th governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010 and the 27th secretary of state of West Virginia from 2001 to 2005.

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Thomas Massie

Thomas Harold Massie
First Name Thomas
Last Name Massie
Born on January 13, 1971 (age 53)

Thomas Harold Massie is an American Republican Party politician. He has been the United States Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district since 2012, when he defeated Bill Adkins in the special and general elections. Before joining Congress, Massie was Judge-Executive of Lewis County, Kentucky from 2011 to 2012. He also ran a start-up company based in Massachusetts, where he previously studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Jimbo Fisher

First Name Jimbo
Last Name Fisher
Born on October 9, 1965 (age 58)

John James "Jimbo" Fisher Jr. is an American college football coach and former player. He is the head coach at Texas A&M University. Previously, Fisher was the head coach at Florida State University where his team won the 2014 BCS National Championship Game.

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Steve Harvey

Broderick Stephen Harvey
First Name Steve
Last Name Harvey
Born on January 17, 1957 (age 67)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Broderick Stephen Harvey is an American television presenter, comedian, actor, broadcaster, author, game show host and businessman. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud and the Miss Universe competition.

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Randy Moss

Randy Gene Moss is an American sports analyst and former professional football player. He played wide reciver for 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Widely regarded as one of the greatest wide receivers of all-time, he holds the NFL single-season touchdown reception record, the NFL single-season touchdown reception record for a rookie, and is second on the NFL all-time regular season touchdown reception list with 156. Moss was well known for his prowess in securing contested catches and "getting mossed" has entered football vernacular. Post-football, he began working for ESPN as a studio analyst for their Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown programs.

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Brad Paisley

Brad Douglas Paisley
First Name Brad
Born on October 28, 1972 (age 51)
Height 174 cm | 5'9

Brad Douglas Paisley is an American country music singer and songwriter. Starting with his 1999 debut album Who Needs Pictures, he has released eleven studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. He has scored 32 Top 10 singles on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart, 19 of which have reached number 1. He set a new record in 2009 for the most consecutive singles (10) reaching the top spot on that chart.

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Deron Williams

Deron Michael Williams is an American retired professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the Illinois Fighting Illini before being drafted third overall in the 2005 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. The three-time NBA All-Star has also played for Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League during the 2011 NBA lockout, and was a gold medal winner on the United States national team at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Lou Holtz

First Name Lou
Last Name Holtz
Born on January 6, 1937 (age 87)

Louis Leo Holtz is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the New York Jets (1976), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and the University of South Carolina (1999–2004), compiling a career record of 249–132–7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12–0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings.

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Chuck Yeager

Charles Elwood Yeager
First Name Chuck
Last Name Yeager
Born on February 13, 1923
Died on December 7, 2020 (aged 97)

Charles Elwood Yeager was a United States Air Force officer, flying ace, and record-setting test pilot who in 1947 became the first pilot in history confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound in level flight.

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