Star Search: Top 5 Celebrities Who Call Atlanta Home

Within the last 15 to 20 years the city of Atlanta has quickly become the most sought after city in the South. Favored by various celebrities such as singers, rappers, actors, athletes, media moguls and fashion designers, there is a reason why Atlanta is often referred to as the “Hollywood of the South.” Celebrities love to call Atlanta home because unlike Los Angeles or New York, they are not constantly bombarded by the unwanted flashbulbs of the paparazzi, they can move around the city freely and with all of the numerous career opportunities and prospects that have become available throughout the years, they don’t have to venture out to find work…Hollywood now comes to Atlanta. However, there are certain celebrities that are as synonymous with Atlanta as the Georgia peach and they make our list because Atlanta wouldn’t be the same without them. Welcome home!