Hundreds are if not thousands of celebrities past, present, and future that call Illinois home, but how likely are you to see any? Highly likely.

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There are a few celebrities that call Illinois home some that are born and raised, and some that find Chicago the best city to live in. So who will you likely see?

8 Celebrities You Might Bump Into in Illinois

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Now, I am pretty sure there are more the eight celebrities that call Chicago home, but these faces are probably the most recognizable when you are out and about on a busy street. You just never know who you will come across when you are walking the Magnificent Mile or visiting Navy Pier.

30 famous people you might not know were college athletes

Stacker dug deep to find 30 celebrities who were previously college athletes. There are musicians, politicians, actors, writers, and reality TV stars. For some, an athletic career was a real, promising possibility that ultimately faded away due to injury or an alternate calling. Others scrapped their way onto a team and simply played for fun and the love of the sport. Read on to find out if your favorite actor, singer, or politician once sported a university jersey.

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