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.Do you think that growing up on a farm gave these famous folks the tools they needed to make it in Hollywood? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
- Photo: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation LicenseActor Garrett Hedlund grew up on a beef farm in Wannaska, MN.
- Age: 37
- Birthplace: Roseau, Minnesota, USA
- Photo: flickr / CC0Carrie Underwood grew up on a cattle farm in Checotah, OK.
- Age: 38
- Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States of America
- Photo: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation LicenseJewel grew up on a farm in Alaska and she now lives on a ranch in Texas.
- Age: 47
- Birthplace: Payson, Utah, United States of America
- "Beverly Hills 90210" star Jennie Garth grew up on horse farm in Arcola, IL.
- Age: 49
- Birthplace: Urbana, Illinois, United States of America