Located on the east coast of the USA, New Jersey is considered one of the most populated states in the whole of North America. Apart from these celebrities, there are many more famous faces who hail from New Jersey. It is also widely believed that it is one of the wealthiest states in the USA, perhaps why people move to this part of America in large numbers every year. Not many know that New Jersey has great historic significance. During recent times, many residents of New Jersey have hogged the limelight for their achievements. Musicians Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston and Paul Simon, Hollywood star Bruce Willis as well as American politician Cory Booker are a few distinguished personalities from New Jersey. Bon Jovi’s evergreen classics like ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ and ‘You Give Love A Bad Name’ are favorites among even today’s teens. Bruce Willis’ performances in flicks like ‘Die Hard’, ‘Sixth Sense’ and ‘Pulp Ficion’ catapulted him to the status of a bankable star. The place has witnessed many episodes of the American civil war and several other conflicts. Scroll down to see their names, we bet you didn’t know these people belonged to or were born in this American state.
George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948, American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Michael DouglasMichael Douglas
25 September 1944, American
Actor, Producer

Paul RuddPaul Rudd
06 April 1969, American
Actor

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

Danny DeVitoDanny DeVito
17 November 1944, American
 

jack nicholsonJack Nicholson
22 April 1937, American
Actor, Filmmaker
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer

John TravoltaJohn Travolta
18 February 1954, American
Actor

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep
22 June 1949, American
American actress

Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen
23 September 1949, American
Singer-songwriter
Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst
30 April 1982, German, American
Actress

Kevin SpaceyKevin Spacey
26 July 1959, American
Actor
Frankie JonasFrankie Jonas
28 September 2000, American
Actor

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13 May 1961, American
Basketball Player

Vera FarmigaVera Farmiga
06 August 1973, American
Actress
Zoe SaldanaZoe Saldana
19 June 1978, American
Actress

Martha StewartMartha Stewart
03 August 1941, American
TV Show Host
Ezra MillerEzra Miller
30 September 1992, American
Actor

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18 September 1961, Italian, American
Actor

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941, American
Singer, Songwriter
Carli LloydCarli Lloyd
16 July 1982, American
Football Player

Charlie PuthCharlie Puth
02 December 1991, American
Singer
Gerard WayGerard Way
09 April 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician

Taissa FarmigaTaissa Farmiga
17 August 1994, American
Actress

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970, American
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,

Melissa FumeroMelissa Fumero
19 August 1982, American
Actress
Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale
02 July 1985, American
Actress
Kevin SmithKevin Smith
02 August 1970, American
 

Jared KushnerJared Kushner
10 January 1981, American
Senior Advisor to the President of the United

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer

Ray LiottaRay Liotta
18 December 1954, American
 
Lauren CohanLauren Cohan
07 January 1982, British, American
Actress

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Melissa RauchMelissa Rauch
23 June 1980, American
Actress

Elizabeth GilliesElizabeth Gillies
26 July 1993, American
Actress & Singer

Christina Milian Christina Milian
26 September 1981, American
 

Laura PreponLaura Prepon
07 March 1980, American
Actress, Model
Mike TroutMike Trout
07 August 1991, American
Baseball Player

Kevin JonasKevin Jonas
05 November 1987, American
Musician
Ice-TIce-T
16 February 1958, American
Rapper, Actor

Peter DinklagePeter Dinklage
11 June 1969, American
Actor

Jon Bon JoviJon Bon Jovi
02 March 1962, American
 
Lauryn HillLauryn Hill
26 May 1975, American
 

Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
12 March 1994, American
Singer
Aaron BurrAaron Burr
06 February 1756, American
3rd Vice President of United States

BeetlejuiceBeetlejuice
02 June 1968, American
Actor

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland
18 March 1837, American
President of the U.S.A

Jill BidenJill Biden
03 June 1951, American
Former Second Lady of the United States

Kal PennKal Penn
23 April 1977, American
Actor, Producer, Civil Servant
Bobby CannavaleBobby Cannavale
03 May 1970, American
Actor

Gaten MatarazzoGaten Matarazzo
08 September 2002, American
Actor

Nancy SinatraNancy Sinatra
08 June 1940, American
Singer

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16 March 1926, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Tobin HeathTobin Heath
29 May 1988, American
American Footballer

Derek JeterDerek Jeter
26 June 1974, American
Baseball Player
Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
18 July 1964, American
TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

Frankie ValliFrankie Valli
03 May 1934, American
Singer

Paul WesleyPaul Wesley
23 July 1982, American
Actor
Taye DiggsTaye Diggs
02 January 1971, American
Actor

Zach BraffZach Braff
06 April 1975, American
Actor, Director
Mary McCormackMary McCormack
08 February 1969, American
Actress

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
08 May 1940, American
Musician

Patrick WarburtonPatrick Warburton
14 November 1964, American
Actor
Laurene Powell JobsLaurene Powell Jobs
06 November 1963, American
Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs

Tate DonovanTate Donovan
25 September 1963, American
Actor
AJ LeeAJ Lee
19 March 1987, American
Professional Wrestler

Jason GenaoJason Genao
03 July 1996, American
Actor

Laura San GiacomoLaura San Giacomo
14 November 1962, American
Actress

David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
16 September 1956, American
American illusionist
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926, American
Poet
Tara ReidTara Reid
08 November 1975, American
 

Janeane GarofaloJaneane Garofalo
28 September 1964, American
American actress

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
09 January 1925, American
Actor

Cristin MiliotiCristin Milioti
16 August 1985, American
Actress and Singer
Danielle Rose RussellDanielle Rose Russell
31 October 1999, American
Actress

Joe PantolianoJoe Pantoliano
12 September 1951, American
Character Actor

Jimmi SimpsonJimmi Simpson
21 November 1975, American
Actor

J. R. SmithJ. R. Smith
09 September 1985, American
Basketball Player

Jason MewesJason Mewes
12 June 1974, American
Actor
Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Former Chair of the Federal Reserve

Roy Scheider Roy Scheider
10 November 1932, American
Actor
Jane KrakowskiJane Krakowski
11 October 1968, American
Actress, Singer

Michael PittMichael Pitt
10 April 1981, American
Actor

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936, American
 
Bebe NeuwirthBebe Neuwirth
31 December 1958, American
Actress

Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress
Fetty WapFetty Wap
07 June 1991, American
Rapper, Singer

Robert Ellis SilbersteinRobert Ellis Silberstein
05 January 1946, American
Music Executive

Brian KeithBrian Keith
14 November 1921, American
Actor

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
10 January 1944, American
Singer
Rubin CarterRubin Carter
06 May 1937, Canadian
Boxer

Brian WilliamsBrian Williams
05 May 1959, American
 
Stedman GrahamStedman Graham
06 March 1951, American
Educator

Marc MaronMarc Maron
27 September 1963, American
Stand-up Comedian
Zakk Wylde Zakk Wylde
14 January 1967, American
Musician

Connie FrancisConnie Francis
12 December 1938, American
Singer
Celia CruzCelia Cruz
21 October 1925, American
Singer