Famous People Born In New Orleans

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 1 
Reese Witherspoon
56
Birthdate: March 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 2 
Lil Wayne
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Lil Wayne
87
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Peyton Manning
(One of the Greatest Quarterbacks of All Time)
Peyton Manning
56
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 4 
Louis Armstrong
(American Writer & Professor of Biochemistry Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels)
Louis Armstrong
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 6, 1971
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
DJ Khaled
(DJ and Record Producer Known for His Album 'We the Best Forever' and Single 'I'm on One')
DJ Khaled
33
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 6 
Tyler Perry
(Creator and Performer of 'Madea' Character & Developer of the Sitcom 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne')
Tyler Perry
36
Birthdate: September 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 7 
Truman Capote
(Known for His Novella “Breakfast at Tiffany's” and Non-Fiction Novel “In Cold Blood”)
Truman Capote
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 25, 1984
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Eli Manning
(American Football Quarterback)
Eli Manning
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
Anthony Mackie
21
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Lee Harvey Oswald
(U.S. Marine Veteran Who Assassinated John F. Kennedy)
Lee Harvey Oswald
28
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 24, 1963
 11 
Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)
Fats Domino
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 24, 2017
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
Pauley Perrette
(Television Actress, Activist, Singer)
Pauley Perrette
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Carl Weathers
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Kevin Gates
(Rapper)
Kevin Gates
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)
Clyde Drexler
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 16 
Master P
(Rapper)
Master P
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Harry Connick Jr.
(American singer)
Harry Connick Jr.
5
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Patricia Clarkson
9
Birthdate: December 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
16
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
August Alsina
(Singer, Songwriter)
August Alsina
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
 21 
Richard Simmons
(American Fitness Instructor and Public Figure)
Richard Simmons
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 22 
Delphine LaLaurie
(New Orleans Socialite and Serial Killer Who Tortured and Murdered Slaves in Her Household)
Delphine LaLaurie
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 7, 1849
 23 
Marshall Faulk
(American football player)
Marshall Faulk
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Leonard Fournette
(American football player)
Leonard Fournette
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Cooper Manning
(American football player)
Cooper Manning
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 26 
Romeo Miller
(Rapper and Actor Known for His Albums: ‘Lil' Romeo’, ‘Game Time’ and ‘Romeolan’)
Romeo Miller
8
Birthdate: August 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Mahalia Jackson
(Singer, Television Personality)
Mahalia Jackson
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 27, 1972
 28 
John Larroquette
(Actor played the role of Dan Fielding on the television series, Night Court before later having his own sitcom.)
John Larroquette
2
Birthdate: November 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 29 
Ken Thompson
(Computer Scientist)
Ken Thompson
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 30 
Jeffrey Hunter
(Actor Known for His 1965 Role as 'Captain Christopher Pike' in the Original Pilot Episode of 'Star Trek')
Jeffrey Hunter
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 27, 1969
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Wendell Pierce
4
Birthdate: December 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 32 
Tyrann Mathieu
(American Football Player)
Tyrann Mathieu
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Birdman
(Rapper and Member of the Hip-Hop Duo 'Big Tymers')
Birdman
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
Phil Anselmo
(Musician)
Phil Anselmo
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Kelly Oubre Jr.
(Basketball player)
Kelly Oubre Jr.
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 36 
Garrett Morris
(Actor & Comedian Who Was Part of the Original Cast of the Sketch Comedy Program 'Saturday Night Live')
Garrett Morris
4
Birthdate: February 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Cokie Roberts
(Journalist)
Cokie Roberts
3
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 17, 2019
 38 
Katherine LaNasa
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the Sitcom ‘Three Sisters’ and Films: ‘The Frozen Ground’, 'The Campaign')
Katherine LaNasa
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Marie Laveau
(Occultist, Priestess)
Marie Laveau
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1801
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 15, 1881
 40 
Luke James
(Singer-songwriter)
Luke James
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 41 
Aaron Neville
(Singer & Musician)
Aaron Neville
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Bryant Gumbel
(Journalist, Sportscaster)
Bryant Gumbel
3
Birthdate: September 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
Louis Prima
(Singer-songwriter)
Louis Prima
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 24, 1978
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Amy Coney Barrett
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Amy Coney Barrett
38
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 45 
Toya Wright
(Reality TV Personality, Businesswoman)
Toya Wright
1
Birthdate: October 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 46 
Jay Electronica
(Rapper, Record producer)
Jay Electronica
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
 47 
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
(Grammy Award-winning musician and singer-songwriter who incorporated jazz, blues, zydeco, and funk into his music)
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 6, 2019
 48 
Allen Toussaint
(Singer, Composer, Jazz musician, Record producer, Pianist, Songwriter)
Allen Toussaint
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 9, 2015
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Lillian Hellman
(Dramatist and Screenwriter)
Lillian Hellman
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 20, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 30, 1984
 50 
Tristin Mays
(Actress)
Tristin Mays
3
Birthdate: June 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)