Famous People Born In Newark

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 1 
Shaquille O’ Neal
(Basketball player)
Shaquille O’ Neal
66
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 2 
Whitney Houston
(Best-Selling Female R&B Artist of the 20th Century)
Whitney Houston
66
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 11, 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Joe Pesci
(Known for Portraying Tough, Volatile Characters)
Joe Pesci
28
Birthdate: February 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 4 
Ice-T
(Co-Founder of the Heavy Metal Band “Body Count”)
Ice-T
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Queen Latifah
(Best Known as 'Queen of Rap')
Queen Latifah
48
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Paul Simon
(American Singer-Songwriter)
Paul Simon
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Lauryn Hill
(One of the Greatest Rappers Of All Time)
Lauryn Hill
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Ray Liotta
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’ in Film ‘Field of Dreams’)
Ray Liotta
16
Birthdate: December 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Joe Rogan
(Podcaster, Sports Commentator)
Joe Rogan
46
Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 14, 1836
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Jerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Most Significant American Cultural Figures of All Time)
Jerry Lewis
19
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 20, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Allen Ginsberg
(Best Known for His Poem ‘Howl’, Which is One of the Most Significant Products of the 'Beat Movement')
Allen Ginsberg
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 5, 1997
 13 
Frankie Valli
(Best Known for His Unusually Powerful Lead Falsetto Voice and Frontman of the Rock Band 'The Four Seasons')
Frankie Valli
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Brian De Palma
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Brian De Palma
4
Birthdate: September 11, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Jason Alexander
22
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
(American Professional Boxer and Film Actor)
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 13, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
John Amos
(Actor)
John Amos
4
Birthdate: December 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Philip Roth
(One of the Most Awarded American Writers of His Generation)
Philip Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 22, 2018
 19 
Redman
(Rapper)
Redman
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Connie Francis
(One of the Best-Selling Pop Singers Known for Her Song ‘Who's Sorry Now’ )
Connie Francis
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 21 
Retta
(Stand-up Comedian)
Retta
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Eva Marie Saint
(American Actress Known for Starring in Elia Kazan’s 'On the Waterfront')
Eva Marie Saint
5
Birthdate: July 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 23 
Mj Rodriguez
(Actress)
Mj Rodriguez
6
Birthdate: January 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 24 
Cissy Houston
(Gospel Singers)
Cissy Houston
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
 25 
Jack Warden
4
Birthdate: September 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 19, 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Bam Adebayo
(Basketball player)
Bam Adebayo
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 27 
Fred Schneider
(Singer-songwriter)
Fred Schneider
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Jennifer Schwalbach Smith
0
Birthdate: April 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Gary Lewis
(Musician)
Gary Lewis
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
 30 
Shakur Stevenson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Sarah Vaughan
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 3, 1990
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 32 
Dee Dee Warwick
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 18, 2008
 33 
Chris Christie
(55th Governor of New Jersey (2010 - 2018))
Chris Christie
20
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Dayton Callie
0
Birthdate: 1946 AD
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
Nick Massi
(Bass Singer & Bass Guitarist for 'The Four Seasons')
Nick Massi
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 24, 2000
 36 
Robert Sternberg
(American Psychologist Who Formulated The 'Triarchic Theory of Intelligence')
Robert Sternberg
0
Birthdate: December 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 37 
Kenneth Faried
(Basketball player)
Kenneth Faried
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 38 
Ian Ziering
3
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Bill Bellamy
1
Birthdate: April 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Harlan Coben
(Writer)
Harlan Coben
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 41 
Gary Lewis
(Actor)
Gary Lewis
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 42 
Alex Vincent
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 43 
Paul Auster
(American Writer and Film Director Known for His Work ‘The New York Trilogy’ and ‘The Music of Chance’)
Paul Auster
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 44 
Sharife Cooper
(Basketball player)
Sharife Cooper
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 11, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 45 
Dennis Boutsikaris
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Raheem Morris
(American Football coach)
Raheem Morris
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
 47 
Howard Finkel
(Manager (professional wrestling), Journalist)
Howard Finkel
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 48 
Bob Crewe
(American songwriter)
Bob Crewe
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 11, 2014
 49 
Andrew Napolitano
(Judge, lawyer)
Andrew Napolitano
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
 50 
Vivian Blaine
(Actress)
Vivian Blaine
2
Birthdate: November 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 9, 1995
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)