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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.

Age: 25

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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#29 on The Best Current Female Singers

#44 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#95 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#60 on Beautiful Young Actresses Under 30

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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."

Age: 43

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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#66 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

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#7 on The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

#27 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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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.

Age: 42

Birthplace: South Africa, Benoni, Gauteng

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#17 on The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

#46 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#4 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

#14 on The Best Actresses Working Today

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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.

Age: 28

Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#72 on The Top Country Artists of All Time

#86 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#28 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

#9 on The Best Current Female Singers

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