Iowa produces a lot more than corn. Apparently, we're pretty good at making famous people too.

Believe it or not, a lot of big names have ties to our beloved state. We did some digging on sites like TheFamousPeople, OnlyInYourState, and TravelIowa to gather a list of big name celebrities from the state.

One of the biggest celebrities to come out of Iowa is Jason Momoa. While he was born in Hawaii, he grew up in Norwalk, Iowa. It's a small town of around 14,000 people. Back in 2019, he even gave us a little tour of his old stomping grounds.

READ MORE: Remember When Jason Momoa Stopped in Iowa for Some Hometown Food After The Oscars?

Aside from Jason, there are a ton of other well-known folks to come out of the Hawkeye state.

Many of the celebrities you may already know, but there may be a few from this list that surprise you. Take a look and let us know what you think. And if you know of any other famous Iowans, feel free to chime in in the comments below.

Did You Know These Famous People Were From Iowa?

Actors, actresses, athletes, singers, and even a former President. They're all from the state of Iowa.

Gallery Credit: Getty Images

That's a lot of famous faces! And many of them came out of tiny little Iowa towns. Speaking of small towns. let's take a gander of some of the states smallest.

10 of Iowa's Tiniest Towns in 2024

Some of our towns are so small that you could blink and miss if you were driving by. Let's slow down and take a look at 10 of the smallest towns in the state in 2024 according to

Gallery Credit: Danielle Kootman

Iowa is a pretty cool place. If you're looking to explore more of the state, why not make it memorable and stay some place unique? Any one of these will do.

10 of the Most Unique Places to Stay in the State of Iowa

Gallery Credit: Courtlin

More From 98.1 KHAK