20 Celebrity Hometowns You Didn’t Know

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Jennifer Lawrence: Louisville, Kentucky
Jennifer Lawrence: Louisville, Kentucky
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This actress still loves her hometown and can be seen sporting her Louisville Cardinals tee mailing posters to her neighborhood friend, Andy Strunk.
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Isla Fisher: Muscat, Oman
Isla Fisher: Muscat, Oman
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Isla was born to her Scottish parents in Oman, because her father was a United Nations Banker at the time.
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Justin Timberlake: Memphis, Tennessee
Justin Timberlake: Memphis, Tennessee
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The singer was born into music, as his dad was the choir director at a local Baptist church in Tennessee.
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Britney Spears: Kentwood, Louisiana
Britney Spears: Kentwood, Louisiana
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Britney's hometown's website reads "Wonderful water, woodlands, and wildlife. Britney Spears' hometown." They even have an exhibit dedicated to her at the Kentwood museum.
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Steve Carell: Acton, Massachusetts
Steve Carell: Acton, Massachusetts
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According to Huffington Post, a Reddit user shared his mom's high school yearbook photo of Steve Carell and said that though his mother didn't know him very well, she said "no one would have ever guessed he would have become a famous actor one day."
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Nick Jonas: Casa Grande, Arizona
Nick Jonas: Casa Grande, Arizona
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All three brothers were born in different cities! In fact, only Kevin was born in New Jersey, the state they were raised in.
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Joe Jonas: Dallas, Texas
Joe Jonas: Dallas, Texas
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Apparently, their musical parents were moving around a lot, thus, the three different states before they settled down in New Jersey.
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Cate Blanchett: City Centre, Australia
Cate Blanchett: City Centre, Australia
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Confused by this actress' accent? Cate was born in Australia to June and Robert Blanchett. The latter was originally from Texas.
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Bruce Willis: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
Bruce Willis: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
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Bruce's mom was German, while his father was an American soldier who took his family back to the states two years after Bruce was born.
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Russell Crowe: Wellington, New Zealand
Russell Crowe: Wellington, New Zealand
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The actor was born in New Zealand, but moved with his family at age four to Australia. His parents were caterers and on the sets of productions and often brought Russell along.
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Sarah Jessica Parker: Nelsonville, Ohio
Sarah Jessica Parker: Nelsonville, Ohio
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Surprisingly, this city girl was born in a small Ohio town with a population of less than 6,000 people.
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Brad Pitt: Shawnee, Oklahoma
Brad Pitt: Shawnee, Oklahoma
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Though born in Oklahoma, the actor lived most of his young life in Missouri until he left to move to California to try his luck at acting.
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Sarah Silverman: Bedford, New Hampshire
Sarah Silverman: Bedford, New Hampshire
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The comedian grew up in New Hampshire and attended The Darryfield School in Manchester before moving on to New York to perform in Greenwich.
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Dave Matthews: Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Dave Matthews: Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
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Though the singer was born in South Africa, he only stayed there until four when his family moved to New York, so his father could begin working with IBM.
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Demi Moore: Roswell, New Mexico
Demi Moore: Roswell, New Mexico
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According to IMDB, Demi's father had left her mother just before the actress was born in Roswell New Mexico. Her new stepfather, Danny Guynes, ended up moving the family 40 times before he committed suicide.
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Eva Longoria: Corpus Christi, Texas
Eva Longoria: Corpus Christi, Texas
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Believe it or not, Eva Longoria grew up on a ranch in Texas as the youngest of four sisters.
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Christian Bale: Haverfordwest, Wales
Christian Bale: Haverfordwest, Wales
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Christian was born to his English mother, a circus performer, and his South African father in Wales. According to Wikipedia, he moved around a lot, but considers himself English.
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Kathie Lee Gifford: Paris, France
Kathie Lee Gifford: Paris, France
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In People's feature on the talk show host, they share that Kathie's father was a chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy who was stationed in France at the time of her birth.
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Seth Rogen: Vancover, British Columbia, Canada
Seth Rogen: Vancover, British Columbia, Canada
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Seth was born in Canada to his Russian, Jewish parents and moved to Los Angeles when he dropped out of high school to pursue a career.
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Channing Tatum: Cullman, Alabama
Channing Tatum: Cullman, Alabama
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This handsome star was born in the small, southern town of Cullman, Alabama, and according to IMDB, he was a quite a handful growing up. His parents would enroll him in many sports to keep him out of trouble.

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