Famous People From New York - Celebrities Born In New York

New York is one of the most highly populated states in the whole of the United States. The state is flocked by tourists from different parts of the world for its beautiful lakes, waterfalls and many other places of interest. During the recent past, several celebrities have put the state of New York on the global map and made its residents proud with their incredible accomplishments. Some of these famous people are role models and their success stories have been inspiring millions of people around the world. Famous politician and ‘Democrat’ leader Hillary Clinton, rappers Jay Z, 50 Cent and Sean Combs (popularly known as P. Diddy), singers Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj and Billy Joel are a few contemporary icons who belong to the state of New York. Hillary Clinton’s contribution to the American society as a political leader is quite well-known world over. Rappers like 50 Cent and Jay Z enjoy a demigod status across the world and many of their songs have been chartbusters. Here are the names of many other celebrities whom you didn’t know hailed from New York.

Lamar Odom, Donald Trump, Charlie Sheen, 50 Cent & Mark Zuckerberg are some of the celebrities who hail from New York.

The Most Famous People From New York

Skai JacksonApril 8, 2002AmericanSkai Jackson is an American child actress with huge fan following
Sexxy LexxyOctober 16, 1990AmericanAlexis Smith Walker, popularly known as Sexxy Lexxy, is an African-American singer
Sunny HostinOctober 20, 1968AmericanSunny Hostin is an American lawyer, social commentator, columnist and journalist
Noah SchnappOctober 3, 2004AmericanNoah Schnapp is an American actor who came into limelight with the Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’
Angelica ZacharyAmericanAngelica Zachary is the former wife of actor, comedian, and film producer Marlon Wayans
Mike TysonJune 30, 1966AmericanMike Tyson is a former heavyweight boxing champion, known for his ferocious and intimidating style
CryaoticJune 11, 1989AmericanAll about the famous American YouTube star, Cryaotic (Cry/ChaoticMonki); his age, birthday, net worth, girlfriends, family life, and some fun facts.
Moises AriasApril 18, 1994AmericanMoises Arias is an American actor known for his role in the series ‘Hannah Montana’
Helen Morris1947AmericanHelen Morris is a former book editor, TV producer and the wife of Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese
Benjamin RuggieroApril 19, 1926AmericanBenjamin Ruggiero was a mobster or ‘soldato’ hailing from the Bonnano crime family


Fabolous is an American rapper and hip-hop recording artist

AmericanNovember 18, 1977115 views

Tom Kenny

Tom Kenny is an American actor known for his work in the series 'SpongeBob SquarePants.'

AmericanJuly 13, 1962152 views

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was an American singer-songwriter as well as record producer

AmericanApril 20, 1951177 views

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett is a pop singer known for his studio album ‘The Beat of My Heart.’

AmericanAugust 3, 1926138 views


Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and actress

AmericanOctober 13, 1980199 views

Mary J. Blige

Mary Jane Blige is a prolific American musician, singer-songwriter, actress, and model

AmericanJanuary 11, 1971160 views

50 Cent

50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson III) is an American rapper, record producer, businessman and actor

AmericanJuly 6, 1975330 views

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a Justice at the U.S

AmericanMarch 15, 1933147 views

Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Vanderbilt is an American author, actor, socialite, artist, heiress, and fashion designer

AmericanFebruary 20, 1924428 views

Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly was an American journalist who is best known for her investigative and undercover reporting

AmericanMay 5, 1864173 views