Famous People Born In Newark

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 1 
Shaquille O’ Neal
(Basketball player)
Shaquille O’ Neal
56
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
54
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
25
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
28
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
38
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Lauryn Hill
(One of the Greatest Rappers Of All Time)
Lauryn Hill
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Paul Simon
(American Singer-Songwriter)
Paul Simon
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Joe Rogan
(Podcaster, Sports Commentator)
Joe Rogan
45
Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Ray Liotta
(Actor)
Ray Liotta
12
Birthdate: December 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 26, 2022
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
20
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
17
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 20, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Frankie Valli
(Best Known for His Unusually Powerful Lead Falsetto Voice and Frontman of the Rock Band 'The Four Seasons')
Frankie Valli
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 13 
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)
 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
21
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Allen Ginsberg
(Best Known for His Poem ‘Howl’, Which is One of the Most Significant Products of the 'Beat Movement')
Allen Ginsberg
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 5, 1997
 17 
John Amos
(Actor)
John Amos
2
Birthdate: December 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Philip Roth
(Novelist)
Philip Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 22, 2018
 19 
Redman
(Rapper)
Redman
4
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
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 21 
Retta
(Stand-up Comedian)
Retta
1
Birthdate: April 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Mj Rodriguez
(Actress)
Mj Rodriguez
5
Birthdate: January 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
Jack Warden
4
Birthdate: September 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 19, 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Cissy Houston
(Gospel Singers)
Cissy Houston
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
 25 
Bam Adebayo
(Basketball player)
Bam Adebayo
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 26 
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)
 28 
Harlan Coben
(Writer)
Harlan Coben
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 29 
Sarah Vaughan
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 3, 1990
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 30 
Shakur Stevenson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Dayton Callie
0
Birthdate: 1946 AD
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 32 
Gary Lewis
(Musician)
Gary Lewis
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
 33 
Dee Dee Warwick
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 18, 2008
 34 
Chris Christie
(55th Governor of New Jersey (2010 - 2018))
Chris Christie
18
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 35 
Nick Massi
(Bass Singer & Bass Guitarist for 'The Four Seasons')
Nick Massi
2
Birthdate: September 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 24, 2000
 36 
Kenneth Faried
(Basketball player)
Kenneth Faried
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 37 
Gary Lewis
(Actor)
Gary Lewis
1
Birthdate: November 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Robert Sternberg
(American Psychologist Who Formulated The 'Triarchic Theory of Intelligence')
Robert Sternberg
0
Birthdate: December 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 39 
Bill Bellamy
1
Birthdate: April 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Ian Ziering
3
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Alex Vincent
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 42 
Lexington Steele
1
Birthdate: November 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
Sharife Cooper
(Basketball player)
Sharife Cooper
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 11, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Dennis Boutsikaris
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 45 
Howard Finkel
(Manager (professional wrestling), Journalist)
Howard Finkel
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
Allen Klein
(Record producer, Entrepreneur)
Allen Klein
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 4, 2009
 47 
Eric Ebron
(American football player)
Eric Ebron
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 48 
Raheem Morris
(American Football coach)
Raheem Morris
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
 49 
Andrew Napolitano
(Judge, lawyer)
Andrew Napolitano
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
 50 
Isaiah Briscoe
(Basketball player)
Isaiah Briscoe
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)