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Minnesotans: From Famous to Farmer, and Everything in Between

Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but we also contribute a good amount of famous people from Minnesota—from actors to writers to athletes— to all kinds of industries! But being significant isn’t synonymous with being famous, and Minnesota has an amazing community of individuals and creatives doing meaningful things. 

Keep reading to learn all about the national and local celebrities that currently (or used to!) call Minnesota their home. 

Christ Pratt, one of the famous people from Minnesota.

Famous People from Minnesota

Minnesota People

Drummer Steve Goold, one of the many great Minnesota people.
Minnesota Drummer Steve Goold

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I hope this post has inspired you to learn more about your global and local celebrities. Us Minnesotans are lucky—we are part of a community with individuals creating positive change in the world! Check back often, because we’re always adding new content!

Eager to learn more fun facts about our wonderful state? Then keep exploring Minnesota Life: