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List of Celebrities Who Grew Up on Farms ranked by fame and popularity. Growing up on a farm can teach an individual a lot about hard work. Several celebrities have taken the lessons that they learned while being raised on farms and applied them to their careers as actors and musicians. Some famous people obviously grew up on farms, while others may surprise you.

Who is the most famous person who grew up on a farm? Miley Cyrus tops our list. The “Wrecking Ball” singer grew up on a farm in Franklin, Tennessee until her family moved when she was eight years old. Miley's father Billy Ray Cyrus moved the family to Toronto so he could work on the television series, “Doc.” Miley later got her first acting job on the show. Other famous musicians who grew up on a farm include Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Jewel.

"Young Adult" actress Charlize Theron grew up on a farm in Benoni, South Africa. She used to learn to speak foreign languages from some of the staff at the farm. Theron focused her aspirations on dance while she lived in South Africa. At 16 she began modeling in Italy and by the age of 19, Theron made her way to Hollywood.

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 14 Celebrities Who Grew Up on Farms
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Miley Cyrus grew up on a 500-acre farm in Franklin, TN, until her family moved when she was 8 years old.

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Age: 24

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Dancer

Credits: Bolt, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, The Last Song, Hannah Montana: The Movie

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Eva Longoria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 14 Celebrities Who Grew Up on Farms
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"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria grew up on a Santa Rita Ranch in Texas. She has long been a supporter of United Farm Workers and produced a documentary about child farm workers in the US called "Harvest."

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, + more

Credits: Desperate Housewives, The Young and the Restless, Harsh Times, The Sentinel

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Charlize Theron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 14 Celebrities Who Grew Up on Farms
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"Young Adult" actress Charlize Theron grew up on a farm in Benoni, South Africa.

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Profession: Spokesperson, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, Monster, Hancock

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Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 14 Celebrities Who Grew Up on Farms
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Taylor Swift grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Wyomissing, PA.

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Actor

Credits: The Hunger Games, San Andreas, Valentine's Day, Hannah Montana: The Movie

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