Seeing as Boise just pulled the #5 spot on having the best work-life balance, it's no surprise that many celebrities and notable people want to live in Idaho. Here's a few that you may or may not have known about:

  • Thom Pace – singer-songwriter, Boise.
  • Sarah Palin – politician, Sandpoint.
  • Matt Paradis – NFL center, Council.
  • Cheryl Paris – actress, Burley.
  • Aaron Paul – actor, Emmett.
  • Kimberlee Peterson – actress, Boise.
  • Cody Pickett – NFL quarterback, Caldwell.
  • Jay Pickett – actor, Caldwell
  • Genevieve Cortese – actress, Supernatural, Wildfire, Sun Valley
  • Lillian Disney – wife of Walt Disney, Spalding
  • Lou Dobbs – television news anchor, Rupert
  • Philo Farnsworth – inventor of television, Rigby
  • A. J. Feeley – NFL quarterback, Caldwell
  • W. Mark Felt – FBI official known as Deep Throat, Twin Falls
  • Gene Harris – jazz musician, Boise
  • Ernest Hemingway – author, Ketchum
  • George Kennedy – Academy Award-winning actor, Boise
  • Dirk Koetter – NFL head coach, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Pocatello
  • Olive Osmond – matriarch of the Osmond singing family, Samaria
  • Picabo Street – world and Olympic champion skier, Triump

Know of any other big names here in the 208 to add to the list?