Pick up your television remote and scroll through the TV channels. 24/7, we promise you’re going to find at least one. Reality shows. They’re on literally all the time.

We all have our favorites. Maybe you like the physical competitions like The Amazing Race, American Ninja Warrior, or Big Brother. Perhaps you prefer court shows such as Judge Judy, Judge Steve Harvey, or The People's Court. Singing shows like American Idol and The Voice boast tons of viewers every season, but so do variety/talent shows like America's Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance. Are you into home decor? There are a ton of shows targeted specifically to you. And let's not forget the relationship drama shows like The Bachelor/The Bachelorette, Teen Mom, and Jersey Shore, along with The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and its seemingly endless list of spinoffs. There are channels dedicated to airing nothing but reality TV around the clock!

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Love it or hate it, there's no denying the popularity of the reality TV genre. Regardless whether they're scripted or unscripted, there's one thing all these shows have in common. They've all made TV stars out of ordinary people, just like us. Gone are the days when becoming a TV star meant you had to have some sort of acting talent.

Like most states in the US, Michigan is home to its own share of reality TV stars. Here are eight reality stars you might not have known were native Michiganders.

8 Reality Stars You Forgot Were From Michigan

Reality TV has been around for decades now, making stars of "regular people". Here are 8 reality TV stars you may not have known were from Michigan.

Popular Child Stars From Every Year

Below, Stacker sifted through movie databases, film histories, celebrity biographies and digital archives to compile this list of popular pint-sized actors from 1919 through 2021.

LOOK: The most famous actress born the same year as you

Many of the actresses in this story not only made a name for themselves through their collection of iconic performances, but also through the selfless, philanthropic nature with which many of them approached their stardom. In an age of flipping the script on societal norms, many of these actresses are using their voices and platforms to be advocates for those who are otherwise unheard.

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