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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
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’
Mike TysonJune 30, 1966AmericanMike Tyson is a former heavyweight boxing champion, known for his ferocious and intimidating style
Moises AriasApril 18, 1994AmericanMoises Arias is an American actor known for his role in the series ‘Hannah Montana’
Angelica ZacharyAmericanAngelica Zachary is the former wife of actor, comedian, and film producer Marlon Wayans
Daniel BaldwinOctober 5, 1960AmericanDaniel Baldwin is an American actor, producer, and director
Benjamin RuggieroApril 19, 1926AmericanBenjamin Ruggiero was a mobster or ‘soldato’ hailing from the Bonnano crime family
Jen SelterAugust 8, 1993AmericanJen Selter is an American fitness model and ‘Instagram’ celebrity

Fabolous

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AmericanNovember 18, 1977100 views

Tom Kenny

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AmericanJuly 13, 1962145 views

Luther Vandross

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AmericanApril 20, 1951133 views

Tony Bennett

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

AmericanAugust 3, 1926122 views

Ashanti

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AmericanOctober 13, 1980190 views

Mary J. Blige

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AmericanJanuary 11, 1971131 views

50 Cent

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

AmericanJuly 6, 1975237 views

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a Justice at the U.S

AmericanMarch 15, 1933110 views

Gloria Vanderbilt

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AmericanFebruary 20, 1924388 views

Nellie Bly

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

AmericanMay 5, 1864139 views