There are tons of celebrities who were born and raised in Massachusetts. From Mark Wahlberg, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Steve Carrel, numerous celebrities love to champion their home state of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts residents love to claim athletes and actors as our own, but what about the world of reality TV?

Over the past two decades, reality shows have taken over the small screen and we found out that some of our favorite reality TV stars were also born and raised not only in Massachusetts but right in The Berkshires.

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Did you know these five reality show veterans were from Berkshire County?



KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.


READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

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