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Les Brown Net Worth 2020, Famous Motivational Speaker


„Life has no limitations, expect the one you make“, is one of the lines famous motivational speaker, Leslie Calvin ‘Les’ Brown, preached. In 1986 his motivational speaker career has started and after just four years of doing it, he became one of the highest paid motivational speakers in the world. His intention is to serve humankind and his preaching made him one in a millions. He has an audience all across the globe.

He has confirmed his common phrase „It is possible“ with him being known as a radio DJ, an author, former television host and a politician. He combines many capabilities with his eloquence, and uses that to motivate his numerous audience to follow their dreams. We wanted to know how much can one motivational speaker earn, and especially the one with such popularity among the people from every corner of the world. Let us walk you through the life of Les Brown and let’s find out what is his net worth.

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Early Life

On 17th February, 1645, in disowned building in Miami, Florida, Leslie Calvin Brown brought into the world twins, Les Brown and his brother Wesley. After three weeks of their birth, they were given up for adoption, and another three weeks after, the twins were adopted by a 38-year-old single women, Mamie Brown. In grade school, Les was declared as „educable mentally retarded“, which made him lose his self-esteem and confidence. Yet, all that was retrieved thanks to his mother and an assistant teacher. His mother made him fight for himself and because of her, he decided to give that kind of a push to other people, to make them fight for themselves and their dreams.
In 1995, Les married Gladys Knight, who is also known as „Emperor of Soul“, but in 1997, after just two years of marriage, they got divorced. Les has nine children, fifteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Les Brown was first employed as a sanitation worker. Next job he took was as a Radio Jockey. On that job he spread political awareness, and got an encouragement from Mike William, after which he decided to try himself in politics. Running for a seat in the Ohio State Legislature of the 29th House District was his next move. He was very dedicated and wanted to serve the people during his political career, which made him hold his seat for three terms.

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He left the seat, so he could help his adoptive mother, because she was in poor health. Meanwhile, he was paving a way for his career as a motivational speaker with forming Les Brown Enterprise, and writing a book called „Live Your Dreams“. He also tried to host a „The Les Brown Show“ in 1993, but it wasn’t a success. And after that fail, he started giving his motivational speeches, even travelling to Denmark, Dubai, Canada and so on.

He has had successful empire of Les Brown Enterprise by 1998. He used television, motivational programmers, shows and radio to reach out to any soul in need of his motivational speeches. His second book „It’s Not Over Until You Win: How to Become the Person You Always Wanted To Be No Matter What the Obstacles“ was praised by critics. He also sold millions copies of his audio series called „Choosing Your Dreams“, and it is considered his best audio series.
In 1989 at National Speakers Association, he won his first award, and after that there were many more, such as Council Peer Awards of Excellence, Golden Gravel Awards, Regional Emmy Awards and so on. In 1991 he was ranked amongst the Top Five Outstanding Speakers.

Net Worth

Les Brown net worth is estimated up to $12 millions. He led many people follow their dreams and become happy and will continue to lead.

Nipsey Hussle Net Worth 2020 – Life and Career


Nipsey Hussle, the famous American rapper and songwriter has died after a shooting which took place outside the Marathon Store in Los Angeles on Sunday. He is known for his gritty, socially conscious lyricism, and was nominated for best rap album at this year’s Grammy awards. So, here is everything there is to know about Nipsey Hussle, including his net worth at the time of his death.

Nipsey Hussle Personal Life


Ermias Davidson Asghedom, known as Nipsey Hussle and Nipsey Hu$$le, was born on August 15, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. He is of an African American ethnic background but has American nationality. He has a brother, Samiel Asghedom, but there is no information regarding his parents. He was enrolled in Alexander Hamilton High School. However, due to his troubled childhood, Nipsey Hussle switched his attention to music.

In 2013, he got married to Lauren London, but the couple got divorced in 2017. The result of the separation was infidelity, as Nipsey cheated on his wife with his ex-girlfriend Tanisha. Nipsey has two children, Kross Asghedom and Emani Asghedom.



Nipsey Hussle released his debut mixtape, Slauson Boy Vol. 1, in 2005. Several years later, he signed with Cinematic Music Group and Epic Records. So, that same year.in 2008, he released two mixtapes titled Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 1 and Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 2.

The year after Nipsey released his debut single Hussle in the House, and a third mixtape titled Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 3. Last year, he released his studio album, Victory Lap. Nipsey Hussle was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album last year. Some of his most popular songs are Judas Closet, Proud of That, Get Away, and Thug Life.

Nipsey Hussle’s Death


Nipsey Hussle died on March 31, 2019. He was one of the three people shot outside his Los Angeles clothing store, Marathon Clothing. A few hours before the incident, he left his final tweet, saying ‘Having strong enemies is a blessing.’

Nipsey Hussle’s Net Worth

It has been estimated that at the time of his death, Nipsey Hussle had a net worth of $8 million. Most of Nipsey Hussle’s wealth comes from rapping. However, he has also earned a lot of money from work as an actor. In fact, he had his acting debut in 2007. He started by playing the role of Little Ricky in Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s film I Tried. Then, he also had a number of other film roles. He starred in Caged Animal and was part of the pilot episode of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

In one of his interviews Hussle gave, he spoke about how important it is to build multiple income streams. Hence, he made sure that his income doesn’t only come from music. In the same interview, he gave examples of some famous artists, who have done the same, such as 50 Cent, Diddy, and Jay-Z. They were definitely his role model regarding his aim to build an enterprise around the music.

Robert Clotworthy Net Worth 2020 – Early Life and Career

Robert Clotworthy is a famous American actor, primarily known as the narrator for the History Channel series Ancient Aliens and The Curse of Oak Island. So, if you’ve watched any of the two, we’re sure you’ll recognize him.


He was born in October 1955 in Los Angeles, California as Robert Bruce Clotworthy. We know that his father was a well-known radio commercial producer, while there are no details about his mother or his siblings. He graduated from the Taft High School. His voice acting career started at an early age – back in 1970 when he was only fifteen. He was a voice actor in StarCraft series. Here’s what the actor himself said about that: “My father was a producer of radio commercials and from an early age I would accompany him to recording sessions. I met some of the finest voice talent (Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Mel Blanc, June Foray, etc.) and they inspired me.”

His first job as a voice actor helped him find his place in the film industry quite quickly, so today, he has over 100 movies that he’s featured as a voice actor, and he’s worked with several well-known actors and directors, including Seth Rogen, Robin Williams, James Caan, Alan Arkin, and Better Midler. He is also widely known as the narrator of the documentary Empire of Dreams: The Making of the Star Wars Trilogy and Stars Wars: The Legacy Revealed? He’s also appeared as a guest in various shows, including the Big Bang Theory, China IL, and the Two and a Half Men.


Robert Clotworthy won Goty Awards 2010 – Best Voice Acting, as well as the SOVAS Award at New York Lincoln Center of the Category of Outstanding Narration in 2017. Today, his net worth is estimated at about $19 million.

Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood in 2020

This is the best year for the famous actor, ‘The Rock’ because he is proclaimed to be the highest-paid actor in Hollywood in 2019 by Forbes Magazine. On the Forbes list of overall income, he is at number 15. Dwayne Johnson was also on this list last year.

The former wrestler who is 42 years old, according to Forbes had $89.4 million from his movies such as ‘’Hobbs $Shaw’’, and ‘’Jumanji: The Next Level.’’ He is a leading role in HBO snow ‘’Ballers,’’ and he hosted the ‘’Titan Games’’ on NBC.

Dwayne Johnson is the owner of the production company called Seven Bucks Production and has several movie projects at the moment such as Black Adam, The King, and Red Notice on Netflix. He is very popular on the social platform, Instagram, and has over 151 million followers there. The Rock is developing tequila business at the moment, and he is one of the partners in Under Armour. He will also be the strategic advisor in Voss water.

Chris Hemsworth was the next famous actor who joined Dwayne Johnson on this prestige list at number 24 with $76.4 million. The most of his earning come from Marvel box office and the popular film ‘’Avengers: Endgame’’.


In 2020 The Rock had $124 income on the Forbes list.

‘’I work extremely hard but never anticipated (in my wildest dreams) I’d become the highest-paid actor in Forbes’ history. I don’t have a Harvard MBA, but my business philosophy and acumen has been sharpened over time and thru failure,’’ The Rock wrote an Instagram caption.

‘’My goal when I was wrestling in flea markets for $40 bucks per match (well before the bright lights of the WWE) is still the exact same goal I have today- ALWAYS put my AUDIENCE FIRST. I have one boss- the world. Send you home happy, and I’ve done my job. I’m the dude who started w/$7 bucks. I’m grateful to the bone and hungry to the core,’’ added Dwayne Johnson.

Dwayne Johnson And Emily Blunt Join Forces Again for a Superhero Flick

The dynamic duo of Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt already made one movie together. Disney’s Jungle Cruise won’t be in cinemas until next year, but The Rock and Emily have another project in the works.


Scott Lobdell and Alé Garza’s 1999 graphic novel Ball and Chain is getting a movie version and two Hollywood stars have the lead roles. They will be playing a married couple whose relationship is on ice. They are just getting ready for a divorce when a meteorite hits the planet and gives them mysterious superpowers. The catch is that their superpowers only work when they are together.

This is how the comic series is explained by the authors: “Edgar and Mallory Bulson have decided to throw in the towel. That was the plan anyway until a mysterious meteor bathed the battling couple in extraterrestrial energies that gave them superpowers. Will their newfound abilities be enough to make their marriage work?”


Their previous project, Jungle Cruise, has been pushed back a whole year. It was originally scheduled for a July 24th premiere, but the COVID-19 pandemic had other plans. Some suggested that the movie could have been simply delayed to the end of the year and made available on Disney+. Johnson defended the decision on his Instagram account: “I feel great and bullish about this date as it gives us time for Disney to be fully operational in all their businesses – theme parks, hotels, cruise ships, but more importantly, it gives the world time to bounce back to living confidently, productively and joyously once again. Thank you, Disney leadership team. And thank you to all the fans worldwide. The movie will be worth the wait. Stay healthy, my friends.”

25 Crazy Tattoos With Which People Have Expressed Love for their Cars and Motorcycles

There are many people in the world who love their cars and motorcycles and do different crazy things to express their love for them. Many of them did tattoos and tied with their vehicles forever. For them, this is a lifestyle and culture, and they are very dedicated to maintaining and caring for their vehicles. The things that these drivers are doing is for great respect, because tattoos remain a lifetime and represent something of great importance to that persons. So, we are presenting you the 25 best and hottest tattoos from the world of cars and motorcycle fans.

25. Hidden meanings


It is certain that every tattoo has some significance for its owner. But sometimes it can be difficult to find out it.

24. A word on the artwork


Making tattoos is art and every tattoo is a little artwork. But the process of tattooing can require a lot of time, devotion and effort of the artist.

23. Gear head culture


Simply, car and motorcycle enthusiasts are fully committed to these vehicles. And there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s culture and lifestyle.

22. Classic car tats


There is something very attractive with old classic cars. And, the tattoos with these cars on itself, are really incredible.

21. The first drive (1)


The first ride is an unforgettable experience and it’s something to remember for a lifetime. Then a connection between the driver and his vehicle has been created, and that can not be described by words. No matter what the vehicle is, it will remain forever in your memory.

20. The first drive (2)


Just like about cars, the same passion applies to motorcycles. This love for bikes has its origins in childhood, from the time we were all still riding bicycles.

19. The first drive (3)


Another tattoo that used to perpetuate the first car and the first ride. On this one, Chevrolet Malibu is shown.

18. The Ghost Rider


Here we can see the character from Marvel’s movie, “Ghost Rider”. The legendary comic hero, played by Nikolas Cage in the film, somehow represents the culture of motorcyclists.

17. Tattoo culture


When we say tattoos and tattooing, primarily, we think about bad guys, first of all on motorcyclists to whom they are proud.

16. Hand in hand


As we have already said, tattoos just go along with the bikers. When we say “motorcyclists” we can not imagine that there is no a single tattoo.

15. Some famous artists


One of them is Kat Von D who made a TV career and even had role in TLC reality show “LA Ink”.

14. Their “happy place”


Many cars and motorcycle enthusiasts have their favorite place where they can go and be alone. That’s why this tattoo is not weird.

13. Comedy relief


It’s definitely great when you combine passion for cars and love for jokes.

12. The Samoan culture and tattoos


Tattoos have the origins from ancient ages, and perhaps it is best seen on the people in Samoa. “The Rock” Johnson and Roman Reigns are famous Samoan people.

11. Famous celebs


Many famous people love tattoos, and we think of actors here before all. They could not sometimes be tattooed for different roles they play, but with the development of tattoo techniques, even this became possible.

10. “One cool dude”


If we compare the beginnings of many bikers, we can conclude that many are the same, respectively, they all started to ride a bicycle and imagined that they will have their own motorcycle in the day.

9. Misconceptions (1)


Although tattooing today can be regarded as art, it was sometimes not the case. Tattoos were unacceptable in society, but this has changed today, fortunately.

8. Misconceptions (2)


We have already stated that tattooing was once misunderstood and inappropriate, and luckily it is not so today.

7. More tattoos of a comedic nature


This happens when someone is completely crazy about cars. Simply, love is huge.

6. Influence from film


Certainly, the film has a great influence on the way of life and trends, and so on the tattoos. But it’s not good to imitate someone, because it still needs to be original.

5. Influential “car culture” films


As we have just said, the film has an incredible influence on today’s world. Some of the most influential movies in the world of car and motorcycles enthusiasts are ”Easy Rider” and “The Fast and The Furious” franchise.

4. The piece of history right on your arm


Classic cars have something attractive in themselves and this makes them ideal as an inspiration for tattoos. They will always be cool as well as tattoos inspired with them.

3. Stamp of approval


As much as love for your motorcycle or car is big , so is the commitment to the manufacturer of that vehicle.

2. The open road and what it signifies


Open road. I’m not sure if something needs to be explained here. Open road is a symbol of freedom for all drivers, but especially for motorcyclists.

1. First thing in the morning


I wonder, what other motorcycle and car enthusiasts are thinking about every morning when they wake up. So, what else would they thinking about, else than about their toys?

The Most Famous Person from Every US State

It is quite hard to single out that one individual that could get the title of the most famous person from one state, but somehow, we have done it. This is our list, and the people that we think deserve to be mentioned here.

50. Vermont: Calvin Coolidge


He was born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont. Coolidge went to two very prestigious Vermont academies, and after that, he attended Amherst College in Massachusetts. Calvin served as the 30th President of the United States, and he was known for heavily advocating racial equality.

49. Wyoming: Jackson Pollock


Pollock’s family moved to California when he was 10 months old, but he was born in Cody, Wyoming. He is one of the most famous American abstract painters of all time. There is even a movie about his life, where Ed Harris is playing him.

48. North Dakota: Phil Jackson


He grew up in Montana, but Jackson attended high school and college in North Dakota. He now holds the NBA record for the most overall titles (13) and 11 titles as head coach. Many will agree that he is the best NBA coach in the history of the sport.

47. South Dakota: Tom Brokaw


Brokaw was born in Webster, and he grew up in Yankton. He attended the University of South Dakota. We know him as an investigatory journalist, but also for being the anchor and managing editor for NBC News for 22 years. Brokaw also hosted three major NBC News programs: NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press and The Today Show.

46. Alaska: Sarah Palin


Sarah Palin was John McCain’s running mate for the Republican party during the 2008 election. She became popular for her cheeriness and funny catchphrases.

45. Delaware: Caesar Rodney


Caesar Rodney was a source of pride for the state of Delaware because he was an important figure during the Revolutionary War. He was the President of the Delaware colony during that time. Rodney was born and raised in Kent County.

44. Montana: Evel Knievel


The real name of this daredevil Evel Knievel is Robert Knievel Jr. He is the most famous person from the state of Montana, born and raised in Butte. Evel Knievel was the most popular during the ‘60s and 70’s. In his career, he attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps.

43. Rhode Island: Viola Davis


Viola was born in South Carolina, but she grew up in the state of Rhode Island. She was attending Rhode Island College and Julliard. Davis was the first black actress that received three nominations for Academy Awards, winning one, and this woman is the only black person to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. She also received a Tony and an Emmy. She has a leading role in a popular show How to Get Away with Murder.

42. New Hampshire: Adam Sandler


He is known for The Waterboy, Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, and Big Daddy. At one moment, during the ‘90s he was the most popular comedian. Sandler grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire.

41. Maine: Stephen King


Every fan of horror novels knows him. He has an English degree from the University of Maine, but he started writing stories in his high school years. Stephen King is a brilliant writer and an important part of the United States literary scene. The famous author was born in Portland, Maine, but after living in several towns, his family returned to a small city Durham, Maine.

40. Hawaii: Barack Obama


The most famous person from the state of Hawaii is definitely Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. He was the first African-American President in the history of the country. Obama was born in Honolulu and graduated from Punahou High School there.

After high school, he moved to Los Angeles where he attended Occidental College.

39. Idaho: Ezra Pound


Ezra moved to Europe as an adult, but he was born and raised in Hailey, Idaho. He was an expatriate American poet and critic and an important figure in the early modernist poetry movement. Pound was influenced by Chinese and Japanese poetry, and now, the world of poetry is influenced by his work.

38. West Virginia: Don Knotts


Don Knotts is best known for portraying Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a sitcom from the ‘60s. He got five Emmy Awards for this role. He was born and raised in Morgantown in West Virginia. Don graduated from West Virginia University, and after that, he appeared in many movies and television shows. He is a legendary actor and comedian.

37. Nebraska: Warren Buffet


American business magnate and investor, Warren Buffet was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is one of the most successful businessmen in the United States history. His net worth is estimated at $90 billion. But Buffet is also known as a philanthropist and has a second-highest amount given to charity around $31 billion.

36. Nevada: Andre Agassi


Born and raised in Las Vegas, and still lives there. Andre Agassi is one of the most popular tennis players of all time. He won eight Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal. He is retired now and works as a tennis trainer.


35. New Mexico: Neil Patrick Harris


You know him from the hit TV show How I Met Your Mother. Neil was born in Albuquerque, and he grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico. He is also known for his roles in Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle and Murder She Wrote. Harris won four Emmy Awards and one Tony.

34. Kansas: Buster Keaton


Keaton was from a small town of Piqua in Kansas, he lived there until he moved to New York when he was 21. This man was best known for his silent films, where he showed his trademark facial expression, and from there, the nickname “The Great Stone Face” came. Apart from acting, he was also a film director, producer, screenwriter, and a stunt performer.

33. Arkansas: Johnny Cash


Johnny Cash, an all-time favorite was born in Kingsland, but he grew up in Dyess, Arkansas. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His performances were spectacular, and the songs he wrote were like poetry. The people loved him back in the days, and they continue to love him today.

32. Mississippi: Elvis Presley


He was an icon and the King of Rock and Roll. Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Firstly he was a showman, and he knew how to get the crowd to go crazy. The famous musician mixed blues, country, and rock and made unique songs. He was also very charismatic and fun, everyone wanted to be like Elvis. Even if he is not around anymore, we can still feel his impact on music today.

31. Utah: Butch Cassidy


He was born in England, but he grew up in Circleville, Utah. He is one of the most famous robbers that ever lived. Cassidy was the leader of a gang known as the “Wild Butch” in the American Old West. This man robbed trains and banks all over North and South America. Some say he even did it in Europe.

30. Iowa: John Wayne


John Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades. He set the stage for the Western genre, and he starred in over 80 films becoming a global star earning the nickname “The Duke.” This great actor was born in Winterset, Iowa.


29. Connecticut: Benedict Arnold


Arnold was a member of the United States Army during the fight for the independence. He was a military officer for the United States, but in 1780 he decided to defect to the British. Benedict was born and raised in Norwich, Connecticut.

28. Oklahoma: Jim Thorpe


Jim Thorpe won multiple Olympic gold medals and was also a professional athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. Thorpe was born in Prague, Oklahoma. There aren’t many athletes like him today.

27. Oregon: Matt Groening


A man responsible for the most popular cartoon in the United States and around the world, The Simpsons, is Matt Groening. He was born in Portland, and he based the fictional town of Springfield in the famous series after his hometown. Groening is also a creator of TV shows Futurama and Disenchantment.

26. Kentucky: Abraham Lincoln


Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, and he served as the 16th President of the United States. He also led the United States through the American Civil War. Abraham Lincoln was an integral force in the abolishing of slavery and the most iconic leader that the United States has ever seen.

25. Louisiana: Louis Armstrong


Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans. Now the main airport in New Orleans is named after him. He was a composer, singer and a trumpeter and one of the most influential figures in the history of jazz.

24. Alabama: Rosa Parks


The most integral figure in the Montgomery Bus Boycott was Rosa Parks. She refused to give her seat to a white passenger, and she became the first lady of civil rights. Rosa was also known as the mother of the freedom movement and a fighter for racial equality.

23. South Carolina: Joe Frazier


Joe Frazier is an all-time great boxer and was an undisputed heavyweight champion. He was born and grew up in Beauford, South Carolina. His nickname was Smokin’ Joe, and he even won a match against the iconic Muhammad Ali.

22. Colorado: Jack Dempsey


A world championship fighter, Jack Dempsey was from Manassa, Colorado. He built a global brand around his name. His nickname was Kid Blackie, and he was the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926.

21. Minnesota: Bob Dylan


An artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Bob Dylan was born in Duluth and raised in Hibbing. He won a Nobel Prize, an Academy Award, and 11 Grammy Awards.

20. Wisconsin: Oprah


Oprah is an American media executive, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. She had a horrifying childhood, but she worked her way into becoming a successful entrepreneur. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show and is now a billionaire ranked as the most influential woman in the world.

19. Maryland: Harriet Tubman


Harriet Tubman helped free around 70 enslaved individuals in 13 missions. She was born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland. Harriet managed to escape and to free many family members. She made a network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.

18. Missouri: Walt Disney


Walt Disney started out as an animator and he became a pioneer of the American animation industry who introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. The Disney brand is one of the most successful ever. Now there are Disney theme parks, films and all sorts of brilliant merchandises.

17. Tennessee: Dolly Parton


The most famous person from Tennessee is Dolly Parton, and the whole state loves her. She started singing at an early age and managed to become a massive star. Dolly was born and raised in Pittman Center, Tennessee. Apart from being a singer, Parton is an actress, writer, producer, and philanthropist.

16. Indiana: Michael Jackson


Michael Jackson is one of the most popular entertainers in the world and one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He is The King of Pop. His influence on pop culture will live on forever. This charismatic and talented singer and dancer was born and raised in Gary, Indiana.

15. Massachusetts: Ben Franklin


There are many noteworthy people from Massachusetts, but we decided to give this title to Benjamin Franklin. He is one of the most important people in this country’s history. He was a politician, Freemason, scientist, civic activist, diplomat and last but definitely not the least one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

14. Arizona: Cesar Chavez


Cesar is known for his promotion of Latino American civil rights. He fasted for 25 days to illustrate the poor conditions of people who were working in the fields. Chavez co-founded the National Farm Workers Association and was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona.

13. Washington: Bill Gates


Gates was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. A man who is responsible for the change in the world of technology, when he founded Microsoft. This man gave the world personal computers and became one of the richest humans of all-time. Bill is also a philanthropist, and he has one of the highest amounts given to charity, around $35 billion.

12. Virginia: George Washington


George Washington is one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the 1st President. In the American Revolutionary War, he led Patriot forces to victory over the British. It can be said that General George Washington is the most popular person in the whole state. He was born in Westmoreland Country, Virginia, but he grew up in Fairfax County on Mount Vernon.

11. New Jersey: Frank Sinatra


There is no doubt that this is one of the most influential artists in the music industry of the 20th century. He was responsible for changing music from swing to something slower and more personal. Sinatra was born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey. His charismatic personality opened the doors for his acting career too.


10. Michigan: Henry Ford


American captain of industry and the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Henry’s utilization of the assembly line enabled him to produce a mass amount of cars at normal prices. People can only thank him for making the general public possible to buy cars. The auto industry boomed in Michigan, where Henry Ford was born.

9. North Carolina: Michael Jordan


Jordan was born in Brooklyn, but he was raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina and after that, he became one of the greatest basketball players in the world. This man led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA Championships and also created the Jordan brand which is now globally popular.


8. Georgia: Martin Luther King Jr.


The most famous person from Atlanta, Georgia, where he was born and raised, is Martin Luther King Jr. He is the father of the Civil Rights Movement. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against racism and many marches including the famous March on Washington in 1963.

7. Ohio: LeBron James


One of the best basketball players of all-time LeBron James, born in Akron, Ohio. He was a child prodigy and still plays like a pro. The famous athlete opened up a school in his native home state for children from impoverished backgrounds.


6. Pennsylvania: George Marshall


Born and raised in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, George Marshall is the most important person from this state. From the United States Army, he rose to become Chief of Staff under presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. He was also a Secretary of State, and had a significant role in the Allied victory. Marshall created the Marshall Plan with which he planned to help Europe rebuild properly.

5. Illinois: Ronald Reagan


Reagan was the 40th President of the United States and before that he was a Hollywood actor and trade union leader. Prior to the presidency, he was also a 33rd Governor of California. Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois.

4. New York: Donald Trump


There are many notable people from the state of New York, but at this point, Donald Trump is the most recognizable figure from this state. He grew up in Jamaica, Queens. Before becoming the 45th President of the United States, he was a business magnate and television personality.

3. Florida: Tom Petty


Petty started his career when he was 18 years old. He is one of America’s most treasured musicians who won three Grammy Awards and sold around 80 million records worldwide. Two of his most iconic songs are “Free Fallin” and “American Girl.” Tom was born and raised in the college town of Gainesville.

2. Texas: Willie Nelson


American musician, singer, songwriter, poet, actor and activist, Willie Nelson. He is one of the most recognized artists in country music. This man still continues to advocate for a number of causes. Willie was born and raised by his grandparents in Abbott, Texas.

1. California: Clint Eastwood


The most iconic American actor of all-time. He became globally known as an actor in western movies. His most popular films are five Dirty Harry movies, where he plays antihero cop, Harry Callahan. He still acts and directs even though he’s 80 years old. Clint Eastwood was born in San Francisco, but he grew up in Piedmont, California.

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