by Leighton Roland
We all know Elvis, Oprah, and Brett Favre are famous Mississippians, but they’re not the only A-list celebrities from Mississippi! This list of other celebrities from the state might surprise you!
1. Fred Armisen
This former SNL cast member and current Portlandia star was born in Hattiesburg!
2. Soulja Boy
Originally from Tennessee, Soulja Boy moved to Batesville at the age of 14.
3. Rick Ross
The founder of Maybach Music was born in Clarksdale.
4. Hayley Williams
Hayley Williams, from Meridian, was the singer for everyone’s favorite band from middle school, Paramore.
5. Britney Spears
That’s right, one of the best selling musicians of all time is from McComb, where she attended Park Lane Academy!
6. Lance Bass
This former N*Sync member is from Ellisville, Mississippi.
7. Lacey Chabert
Gretchen from Mean Girls is from Purvis! So fetch!
8. Jim Henson
The creator of the Muppets was from Greenville! What would we do without the Kermit memes?
9. Ray J
Kim K’s first celeb boyfriend is originally from McComb.
10. Leann Rimes
This country star is from Jackson. How would we live without her?