In Chicago Illinois

The City of Chicago is situated along the Michigan Lake in the state of Illinois and is the third most populated city in the States. With several landmarks and monuments, it’s among the top destinations in America and is often called ‘The Windy City.’ The city is also known for the Cubs, Deep Dish Pizza and being home to a whole slew of prominent people. Chicago claims to be the home of several musicians, actors, and entrepreneurs who have shared their talents and expertise with the rest of the world. Here are but a few of them:

Hillary Clinton

Hillary is the living embodiment of a strong woman with the several accolades she has achieved over time. Hillary was born in 1947 in Chicago and has gone to achieve massive political success rubbing shoulders with the best in the male-dominated political circles. She is a lawyer, public speaker, diplomat, writer and was actually the First Lady from 1993 to 2001, New York senator from 2001 to 2009 and U.S. secretary of state until 2013. She made history by becoming the first presidential woman nominee endorsed by a major political party. Hillary’s accomplishments can make any Chicagoan proud.


Though Opray is technically not from Chicago, her show(The Oprah Winfrey Show) and Harpo Studios was based and hosted in Chicago. The show received massive traction worldwide running for 25 years. Oprah is beloved by all thanks to her philanthropy, hard work, and do great attitude. She is also among the very few African American billionaires.

Kanye West

There’s so much you can say about the controversial Yeezy, but our SEO team loves listening to his music while working on projects. Kanye was born in Atlanta but raised in the South Side of Chicago, which nurtured the producer, rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer we all love to hate. His talent is undeniable, though his views are somewhat outspoken and have been subject to a lot of media attention and controversy. Kanye has 21 Grammy Awards and is one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation. His studio albums have gone to achieve massive success selling over 140 million records worldwide.

As you can see, the sons and daughters of Chicago have made the tainted city proud and have represented it well in the world. They have truly made their mark in what society has shaped up to be.

Clicky view of Chicago sears tower from an airplane window