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.
Famous People from Minnesota
Actor Chris Pratt
Actor Josh Hartnett (And His Minnesota Connection)
Musician Bob Dylan
Artist Kevin Cannon
Artist Nicole Dinardo
Bo Weber Celebrates His Mother’s Life Through Music
Drummer Steve Goold
Graphic Designer and Homemaker Kristyn Goold
Liz Gerads Creates Operation Thank An Officer
Learn About Minnesota People!
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!
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