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.
Donald TrumpDonald Trump
14 June 1946, American
45th U.S. President
Michael JordanMichael Jordan
17 February 1963, American
Basketball player

Andrew CuomoAndrew Cuomo
06 December 1957, American
Governor of New York

Mike TysonMike Tyson
30 June 1966, American
Boxer

Timothée ChalametTimothée Chalamet
27 December 1995, American
Actor

Tom CruiseTom Cruise
03 July 1962, American
Actor
Jerry StillerJerry Stiller
08 June 1927, American
Comedian

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971, American
Rapper

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
22 November 1984, American
Actress
Anderson CooperAnderson Cooper
03 June 1967, American
Journalist

Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson
19 June 1964, British, American
British Prime Minister
Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
14 May 1984, American
Founder of Facebook

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt
27 October 1858, American
26th U.S. President

Ben StillerBen Stiller
30 November 1965, American
Actor

Robert De NiroRobert De Niro
17 August 1943, American
Actor
Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.
04 April 1965, American
Actor, Producer

Vin DieselVin Diesel
18 July 1967, American
Actor, Filmmaker

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone
06 July 1946, American
Actor, Director

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
09 September 1966, American
Actor
Pete DavidsonPete Davidson
16 November 1993, American
Stand-up Comedian

Fred TrumpFred Trump
11 October 1905, American
Real Estate Developer
Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986, American
Actress, Singer, Composer

Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
16 April 1947, American
Basketball Player, Basketball Coach

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970, American
Actress
Post MalonePost Malone
04 July 1995, American
Rapper

Charlie SheenCharlie Sheen
03 September 1965, American
Actor
Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg
15 March 1933, American
Associate Justice of US Supreme Court

Harvey WeinsteinHarvey Weinstein
19 March 1952, American
Film Producer

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist
Jason BatemanJason Bateman
14 January 1969, American
Actor

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Mel GibsonMel Gibson
03 January 1956, American
Actor
Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956, American
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

Al PacinoAl Pacino
25 April 1940, American
Actor

Ivanka TrumpIvanka Trump
30 October 1981, American
Daughter of Donald Trump

Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
12 November 1982, American
Actress
Macaulay CulkinMacaulay Culkin
26 August 1980, American
 
Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington
28 December 1954, American
American actor

Priscilla PresleyPriscilla Presley
24 May 1945, American
Film actress

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author
Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935, American
American bass guitarist

Lana Del ReyLana Del Rey
21 June 1985, American
Singer-songwriter

Saoirse RonanSaoirse Ronan
12 April 1994, Irish
Actress

Alexandra DaddarioAlexandra Daddario
16 March 1986, American
Actress

Anne MearaAnne Meara
20 September 1929, American
Actress
Stanley TucciStanley Tucci
11 November 1960, American
Actor

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer
Emma RobertsEmma Roberts
10 February 1991, American
Actress

Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman
23 July 1967, American
Actor

Mariah CareyMariah Carey
27 March 1970, American
 
Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
29 April 1954, American
 

Louis FarrakhanLouis Farrakhan
11 May 1933, American
Political Activist
Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
03 April 1958, American
Actor, Producer, Comedian

Jane FondaJane Fonda
21 December 1937, American
American actress

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972, American
Rapper

6ix9ine6ix9ine
08 May 1996, American
Rapper

Jay-ZJay-Z
04 December 1969, American
Rapper
Rooney MaraRooney Mara
17 April 1985, American
Actress

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
17 November 1942, American
Film director

Chevy ChaseChevy Chase
08 October 1943, American
Comedian, Actor

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
30 August 1946, American
Actress
Donald Trump Jr.Donald Trump Jr.
31 December 1977, American
Businessman

Jon JonesJon Jones
19 July 1987, American
Mixed Martial Artist
Ansel ElgortAnsel Elgort
14 March 1994, American
Actor

50 cent50 Cent
06 July 1975, American
Rapper

Paris HiltonParis Hilton
17 February 1981, American
Socialite, Model, Reality Star
Ezra KoenigEzra Koenig
08 April 1984, American
Musician

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
03 April 1961, American
Actor
Colin PowellColin Powell
05 April 1937, American
65th United States Secretary of State

Liv TylerLiv Tyler
01 July 1977, American
Actress

Idina MenzelIdina Menzel
30 May 1971, American
Actress
Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz
01 September 1938, American
Lawyer

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
24 April 1942, American
American singer-songwriter
Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington
31 January 1977, American
Actress

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
04 December 1964, American
Actress

Sarah HylandSarah Hyland
24 November 1990, American
Actress

Madison BeerMadison Beer
05 March 1999, American
Singer
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician
Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
02 July 1986, American
Actress

Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
13 November 1934, American
Film Director

Julia StilesJulia Stiles
28 March 1981, American
Actress

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962, American
Actor
Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress

Viggo MortensenViggo Mortensen
20 October 1958, Danish, American
Actor

Stephen BaldwinStephen Baldwin
12 May 1966, American
Actor

David SchwimmerDavid Schwimmer
02 November 1966, American
Actor

Jon FavreauJon Favreau
19 October 1966, American
Actor
Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28 June 1926, American
American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer

Sarah Michelle GellarSarah Michelle Gellar
14 April 1977, American
 
Lucille BallLucille Ball
06 August 1911, American
Comedienne, Actress

Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick
26 July 1928, British, American
Film Director
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924, American
Artist, Actress
Claire DanesClaire Danes
12 April 1979, American
American actress