Idaho is famous for a lot of things - potatoes, fry sauce, mountains, and of course, the amazing four seasons we get to experience (sometimes all in a day). Another famous trait of the Gem State?

Its people.

Idaho: Origin of the Stars?

Most people are aware that Aaron Paul is from Idaho and could arguably be considered the most famous person to come out of Idaho. But what about the others? Idaho is home to famous athletes, politicians, and yes, a famous actor who has a bronze statue down in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Let's take a look...

The Most Famous People Who've Graduated In And Around Boise

Here's a look at 8 high schools in the Treasure Valley and their most famous alumni.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

While we've had some pretty famous alumni in Boise and surrounding areas, what if we decided to look at each city in Idaho and its most famous person? Idaho is all about producing winners!

The Most-Searched Celebrity in Various Idaho Cities

Here's a look at the Idaho cities and their most Wikipedia-searched celebrities according to The Pudding.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

Out of all of these celebrities, who are the most likely that you'll run into in Idaho? You might be surprised...

10 Celebrities You're Most Likely to Encounter in Idaho

What's that? You want to know who else you might run into in Idaho? I thought you would never ask...

10 More Celebrities You're Most Likely to Run Into in Idaho

A handful of these stars have family with ties to Idaho, while others visit to enjoy all the opportunities Idaho's great outdoors provide!

Gallery Credit: Michelle Heart

It's not just famous athletes and movie stars that come out of Idaho either. Our very own Boise State has produced some outstanding coaches over the years...

Famous Boise State Coaches

A list of some of the most successful and famous Boise State head football coaches.


With all of these celebrities in the Gem State, some might argue that their big money is the reason for expensive housing. Are tiny houses the solution to the rising home costs? Are celebrities responsible or is it simply the influx of people? I would love to hear your thoughts here.

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