Did you know there were so many Celebrities from the southeast area of the state? Here are just a few:
Terry Crews, who plays a leading role in the TV show Brooklyn nine-nine is currently hosting America’s Got Talent. Crews recently came to Michigan to film a travel documentary.
Hometown: Metro Detroit
Eminem, the rapper/singer and a long time metro Detroit resident kept an estate in Rochester Hills. He purchased it the year his LP album made Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest albums of all time list. Now he’s opened a new venture - a small bodega eatery on Woodward Avenue in Detroit called “Mom’s Spaghetti”. The restaurant is inspired by one of his hit lyrics, and offers all spaghetti items including a vegan option, plus soft drinks and water.
Keegan Michael Key
Keegan Michael Key is the voice behind many Hollywood TV shows and movies like Toy Story 4, Keanu and Friends from College. He co-founded the Planet Ant Improv Theater, a mainstay of Detroit comedy, and a 501(c)3 improv training ground for performers located in Hamtramck.
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell
Hometowns: Dax is from Milford, Kristen from Huntington Woods.
Kristen Bell’s voice as Princess Anna in Disney’s animated film Frozen is unforgettable while her roles in Hollywood comedies like Bad Moms and TV lead in Veronica Mars won her the Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television. She is a Golden Glove winner who continues to thrill fans with her work. Dax Shepard is an actor, comedian, filmmaker and podcast host. He’s been interviewing celebrities, scholars and journalists since 2018.
David Spade is a beloved comedic actor known for roles in TV sitcoms like Rules of Engagement and shows like the Netflix Afterparty: The Bet Shows of the Worst Year. His blockbuster movies like Grown-Ups, and comedy tour events make David Spade a must see.
Hometown: Detroit Ken Jeong is a licensed physician turned comedian and actor whose Hollywood star rose from The Hangover film series, Crazy Rich Asians, Tom & Jerry and now his fame as a panelist on The Masked Singer.
Hometown: St. Clair Shores
Cave Coulier is an actor, comedian and TV host who first rose to fame on the TV show Full House. He’s producing and starring in a new series, Live + Local on Pure Flix.
Michiganders are proud to say there are many more Celebrities who’ve been born, live or work in the state. It’s amazing how much creative talent is inspired by the beautiful Great Lakes!