State flag of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina on the U.S. map
Location of North Carolina on the U.S. map

The following is a list of notable people who were born, raised, or closely associated with the U.S. state of North Carolina.

Academia

Kary Mullis

Artists

Business

James Goodnight
Debra L. Lee

Entertainers

A–L
Zach Galifianakis
Andy Griffith
Michael C. Hall
Ken Jeong
M–Z
Emily Procter
Bellamy Young

Government, military, and public figures

See also: List of Governors of North Carolina, List of justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court, List of lieutenant governors of North Carolina, List of United States Representatives from North Carolina, and List of United States Senators from North Carolina

A–I
William Blount
Roy Cooper
Jerry K. Crump
Elizabeth Dole
J–Z
Lawrence Joel
James K. Polk
Hiram Rhodes Revels

Journalism and media

Stuart Scott

Musicians

A–G
Fantasia Barrino
J. Cole
Luke Combs
H–Z
Tift Merritt
Kellie Pickler
Nina Simone
James Taylor

Sportspeople

A–B
Keenan Allen
Ricky Berens
Heather Bergsma
Madison Bumgarner
C–G
Steph Curry
Ray Durham
Dale Earnhardt
Carl Eller
Joe Gibbs
H–K
Kendra Harrison
Torry Holt
Jim "Catfish" Hunter
Michael Jordan
Sonny Jurgensen
L–N
Meadowlark Lemon
Caroline Lind
Pete Maravich
Bob McAdoo
O–T
Chris Paul
Julius Peppers
Gaylord Perry
Richard Petty
Corey Seager
David Thompson
U–Z
Roy Williams
James Worthy

Writers

Margaret Maron
Thomas Wolfe

Aviation and aerospace

Charles Duke

Religious leaders

Billy Graham

Miscellaneous

North Carolina residents later in life, raised elsewhere

A–L
Eva Clayton
Mike Krzyzewski
M–Z
Blackbeard
George Washington Vanderbilt II

Spent time or studied in North Carolina

See also

By location
By educational affiliation
Other

References

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