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.
Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.
(Actor, Producer)

04 April 1965

American

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
(Actress)

22 November 1984

American

Donald TrumpDonald Trump
(45th U.S. President)

14 June 1946

American

Lori LoughlinLori Loughlin
(Actress)

28 July 1964

American

Lady GagaLady Gaga
(Singer-songwriter)

28 March 1986

American

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
(Singer, Actress, Dancer)

24 July 1969

American

Michael JordanMichael Jordan
(Basketball player)

17 February 1963

American

Stan LeeStan Lee
(Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, X-Men)

28 December 1922

American

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
(Rapper)

16 June 1971

American

Tom CruiseTom Cruise
(Actor)

03 July 1962

American

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone
(Actor, Director)

06 July 1946

American

Post MalonePost Malone
(Rapper)

04 July 1995

American

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Pete DavidsonPete Davidson
(Stand-up Comedian)

16 November 1993

American

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Film Producer)

09 September 1966

American

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
(Actress)

30 August 1946

American

6ix9ine6ix9ine
(Rapper)

08 May 1996

American

Robert MuellerRobert Mueller
(Former Director of FBI, Attorney)

07 August 1944

American

Bernie SandersBernie Sanders
(Politician)

08 September 1941

American

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Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
(Actress)

12 November 1982

American

Alex RodriguezAlex Rodriguez
(Baseball Player)

27 July 1975

American

Mike TysonMike Tyson
(Boxer)

30 June 1966

American

Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg
(Associate Justice of US Supreme Court)

15 March 1933

American

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
(Founder of Facebook)

14 May 1984

American

David BenioffDavid Benioff
(TV Producer)

25 September 1970

American

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Amy SchumerAmy Schumer
(Stand-up Comedian, Actress)

01 June 1981

American

Mariah CareyMariah Carey

27 March 1970

American

AaliyahAaliyah
(Singer, Dancer, Actor & Model)

16 January 1979

American

Charlie SheenCharlie Sheen
(Actor)

03 September 1965

American

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.
(Rapper)

21 May 1972

American

Viggo MortensenViggo Mortensen
(Actor)

20 October 1958

American

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Jay-ZJay-Z
(Rapper)

04 December 1969

American

Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski
(American Football Player)

14 May 1989

American

Macaulay CulkinMacaulay Culkin

26 August 1980

American

Robert De NiroRobert De Niro
(Actor)

17 August 1943

American

Jane FondaJane Fonda
(American actress)

21 December 1937

American

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
(Actor)

09 December 1916

American

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Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
(Actress)

09 May 1979

American

Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
(Actor, Producer, Comedian)

03 April 1958

American

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt
(26th U.S. President)

27 October 1858

American

Alyssa MilanoAlyssa Milano

19 December 1972

American

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
(Actor)

03 January 1956

American

Lucille BallLucille Ball
(Comedienne, Actress)

06 August 1911

American

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Terry MelcherTerry Melcher
(Musician)

08 February 1942

American

Vin DieselVin Diesel
(Actor, Filmmaker)

18 July 1967

American

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
(Actress, Model)

10 March 1984

American

Alexandra DaddarioAlexandra Daddario
(Actress)

16 March 1986

American

Jon FavreauJon Favreau
(Actor)

19 October 1966

American

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
(Actress)

12 December 1970

American

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Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Basketball Player, Basketball Coach)

16 April 1947

American

Priscilla PresleyPriscilla Presley
(Film actress)

24 May 1945

American

Colin JostColin Jost
(Screenwriter, Actor)

29 June 1982

American

Al PacinoAl Pacino
(Actor)

25 April 1940

American

Woody AllenWoody Allen
(American bass guitarist)

01 December 1935

American

Bebe RexhaBebe Rexha
(Singer)

30 August 1989

American

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Natasha LyonneNatasha Lyonne
(Actress)

04 April 1979

American

Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington
(American actor)

28 December 1954

American

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
(Actor)

03 April 1961

American

Jon JonesJon Jones
(Mixed Martial Artist)

19 July 1987

American

Paris HiltonParis Hilton
(Socialite, Model, Reality Star)

17 February 1981

American

Lana Del ReyLana Del Rey
(Singer)

21 June 1985

American

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Matthew BroderickMatthew Broderick
(Actor)

21 March 1962

American

Lenny KravitzLenny Kravitz
(Musician)

26 May 1964

American

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
(Actress)

13 January 1961

American

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
(American singer-songwriter)

24 April 1942

American

Emma RobertsEmma Roberts
(Actress)

10 February 1991

American

Rooney MaraRooney Mara
(Actress)

17 April 1985

American

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Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg

13 November 1955

American

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
(Actress)

04 December 1964

American

Saoirse RonanSaoirse Ronan
(Actress)

12 April 1994

Irish

Ivanka TrumpIvanka Trump
(Daughter of Donald Trump)

30 October 1981

American

Stephen BaldwinStephen Baldwin
(Actor)

12 May 1966

American

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
(Birth Control Activist)

14 September 1879

American

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Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
(Author)

09 July 1962

American

50 cent50 Cent
(Rapper, Composer, Businessperson, Record producer)

06 July 1975

American

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
(Chef, Author, T.V. Personality)

25 June 1956

American

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda
(Composer)

16 January 1980

American

Sean CombsSean Combs
(Rapper, Record Producer)

04 November 1969

American

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
(Actor, Director, Screenwriter)

12 May 1962

American

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Lucy BoyntonLucy Boynton
(Actress)

17 February 1994

British,American

Timothée ChalametTimothée Chalamet
(Actor)

27 December 1995

American

Fred TrumpFred Trump
(Real Estate Developer)

11 October 1905

American