Famous People Born In New Orleans

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 1 
Reese Witherspoon
76
Birthdate: March 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 2 
Peyton Manning
(One of the Greatest Quarterbacks of All Time)
Peyton Manning
65
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 3 
Lil Wayne
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Lil Wayne
122
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Louis Armstrong
(American Writer & Professor of Biochemistry Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels)
Louis Armstrong
30
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
40
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
40
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
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 25, 1984
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Anthony Mackie
32
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Eli Manning
(Former American Football Quarterback)
Eli Manning
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 10 
Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)
Fats Domino
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 24, 2017
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 11 
Pauley Perrette
(Television Actress, Activist, Singer)
Pauley Perrette
23
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Carl Weathers
(Actor and Former American Professional Football Player Known for His Role as ‘Apollo Creed’ in ‘Rocky’ Film Series)
Carl Weathers
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Kevin Gates
(Rapper and Singer-Songwriter Known for His Album ‘Islah’)
Kevin Gates
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)
Clyde Drexler
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 15 
Master P
(Rapper)
Master P
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Harry Connick Jr.
(American singer)
Harry Connick Jr.
8
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Patricia Clarkson
13
Birthdate: December 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
18
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
August Alsina
(Singer, Songwriter)
August Alsina
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
 20 
Richard Simmons
(American Fitness Instructor and Public Figure)
Richard Simmons
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 21 
Marshall Faulk
(American football player)
Marshall Faulk
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Leonard Fournette
(American football player)
Leonard Fournette
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
Delphine LaLaurie
(New Orleans Socialite and Serial Killer Who Tortured and Murdered Slaves in Her Household)
Delphine LaLaurie
33
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 7, 1849
 24 
Cooper Manning
(American football player)
Cooper Manning
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
Cokie Roberts
(Journalist)
Cokie Roberts
6
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 17, 2019
 26 
Jeffrey Hunter
(Actor Known for His 1965 Role as 'Captain Christopher Pike' in the Original Pilot Episode of 'Star Trek')
Jeffrey Hunter
4
Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 27, 1969
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Wendell Pierce
5
Birthdate: December 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 28 
Mahalia Jackson
(Singer, Television Personality)
Mahalia Jackson
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 27, 1972
 29 
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)
 30 
Anne Rice
(American Author Best Known for Her Series of Novels ‘The Vampire Chronicles’)
Anne Rice
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 31 
Romeo Miller
(Rapper and Actor Known for His Albums: ‘Lil' Romeo’, ‘Game Time’ and ‘Romeolan’)
Romeo Miller
10
Birthdate: August 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Ken Thompson
(Computer Scientist)
Ken Thompson
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 33 
Garrett Morris
(Actor & Comedian Who Was Part of the Original Cast of the Sketch Comedy Program 'Saturday Night Live')
Garrett Morris
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 34 
Tyrann Mathieu
(American Football Player)
Tyrann Mathieu
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 35 
Birdman
(Rapper and Member of the Hip-Hop Duo 'Big Tymers')
Birdman
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Phil Anselmo
(Musician)
Phil Anselmo
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Kelly Oubre Jr.
(Basketball player)
Kelly Oubre Jr.
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 38 
Katherine LaNasa
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the Sitcom ‘Three Sisters’ and Films: ‘The Frozen Ground’, 'The Campaign')
Katherine LaNasa
7
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Marie Laveau
(American Voodoo Priestess and Herbalist)
Marie Laveau
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1801
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 15, 1881
 40 
Lee Harvey Oswald
(U.S. Marine Veteran Who Assassinated John F. Kennedy)
Lee Harvey Oswald
50
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 24, 1963
 41 
Aaron Neville
(Singer & Musician)
Aaron Neville
12
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 
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
 45 
Jay Electronica
(Rapper, Record producer)
Jay Electronica
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
 46 
Amy Coney Barrett
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Amy Coney Barrett
41
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 47 
Lillian Hellman
(Dramatist and Screenwriter)
Lillian Hellman
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 20, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 30, 1984
 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 
Eric Bieniemy
(American Football Coach and Former Player Who Played as the Offensive Coordinator)
Eric Bieniemy
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Wynton Marsalis
(Trumpeter)
Wynton Marsalis
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra