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8 Celebrities You May Not Know Live in Georgia


Georgia, known for its hospitality and picturesque settings, has become a favored residence for many celebrities who appreciate its charm, culture, and relative privacy. Here’s an overview of some notable personalities who have chosen to make Georgia their home.

Tyler Perry” by rocor is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Tyler Perry: Tyler Perry, a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, is best known for his film series featuring the character Madea, and for establishing one of the biggest film studios in Atlanta. His works span across writing, directing, acting, and producing in both film and television.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: One of the most recognizable figures in entertainment, Dwayne Johnson is known for his roles in blockbuster movies such as the Fast & Furious franchise and Jumanji.

Seen Elton John….Amazing Show!” by NicestGuyEver is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Elton John: An iconic musician with a career spanning over five decades, Elton John has made significant contributions to music with hits like “Rocket Man” and “Tiny Dancer.”

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Josh Brolin: Josh Brolin, an acclaimed actor known for his roles in movies such as No Country for Old Men and Avengers: Endgame, owns a residence in Atlanta, marking his place in the community of prominent actors choosing Georgia.

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Steve Harvey: Comedian, television host, and actor Steve Harvey is known for his work on The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, and the Miss Universe pageant.

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Mariah Carey: As a renowned singer and songwriter, Mariah Carey is celebrated for her vocal range and chart-topping hits.

What if they were never famous: Justin Bieber” by laubarnes is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Justin Bieber: The Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber has achieved global fame with his pop hits and a massive fan following.

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Norman Reedus: Best known for his role as Daryl Dixon in The Walking Dead, Norman Reedus’s connection to Georgia is anchored in his work on the series, filmed in and around Atlanta.

These individuals represent just a snapshot of the myriad celebrities who have chosen Georgia as their home, attracted by its diverse culture, beautiful scenery, and hospitable environment. Each brings a unique perspective and set of reasons for their choice, yet together they highlight Georgia’s broad appeal across various fields of fame and influence.

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