There's something special about witnessing someone from our state reach remarkable success. Whether it's hometown pride or evidence that others from our state can also achieve great things, it's truly inspiring.

Minnesota has produced several notable actors and musicians, and below you'll find a list of some of the biggest stars from the state along with their reported net worth. I was today years old when I learned that one of the most familiar faces in television news was born here.

In the world of TV news, there's perhaps no bigger platform than CNN.

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CNN (Cable News Network) was founded in 1980 by Ted Turner and was the first channel to offer news 24 hours a day.

Today, the cable network ranks 3rd in the ratings but has been #1 in the United States for Desktop and Mobile Users for the last 8 years.


Minnesota Born Anchor Is Leaving CNN

Poppy Harlow was born in Minneapolis and began her journey with CNN 16 years ago when she was only 25. Despite having no experience in live television, she quickly learned and grew her skills, eventually becoming a host on "CNN This Morning."

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In a heartfelt email to her colleagues, Harlow reflected on her time with CNN, expressing how her tenure at the network has not only shaped her professionally as a journalist but also contributed significantly to her personal growth.

Vanity Fair published the email: "I grew up here: as a journalist and as a person. This place has shaped me as a leader, taught me resilience, shown me the value of perspective and how to make hard decisions. It is for those reasons that I take this leap and leave CNN with a full heart and deep gratitude.”

The Net Worth of 10 Minnesota Born Celebs

Did you know these celebrities were born in Minnesota?

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