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The following is a list of notable people from the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.



Notable people born or raised in New Jersey[edit | edit source]

A – F[edit | edit source]

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin

Count Basie

Judy Blume

Jon Bon Jovi

William Brennan Jr.

Aaron Burr

David Copperfield

Sandra Dee

Danny DeVito

Michael Douglas

G – R[edit | edit source]

James Gandolfini

Ed Harris

Franco Harris

Garret Hobart

Whitney Houston

Queen Latifah

Jerry Lewis

Ray Liotta

Ricky Nelson

Jack Nicholson

Shaquille O'Neal

Joe Pesci

S – Z[edit | edit source]

Frank Sinatra

Mira Sorvino

Bruce Springsteen

Martha Stewart

Meryl Streep

John Travolta

Mike Trout

Born elsewhere, grew up in New Jersey[edit | edit source]

James Comey

Anne Hathaway

Carl Lewis

Michelle Rodriguez

Jon Stewart

Bruce Willis

Born in New Jersey, grew up elsewhere[edit | edit source]

Grover Cleveland

Kirsten Dunst

Sterling Hayden

Derek Jeter

Antonin Scalia

Kevin Spacey

Born elsewhere, live in New Jersey[edit | edit source]

Yogi Berra

Thomas Edison

Albert Einstein

Woodrow Wilson

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607–1896. Marquis Who's Who. 1967. 
  2. ^ Philip Carey at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ "Danny DeVito". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2012. https://archive.is/20120906064044/http://www.hollywood.com/celebrity/195520/Danny_DeVito. Retrieved June 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Star Ledger". January 11, 2015. p. C1. 
  5. ^ The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Fourth Addition. Sterling Publishing. 2006. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3. 
  6. ^ "John Harkes". Soccertimes.com. http://www.soccertimes.com/usteams/roster/men/harkes.htm. Retrieved June 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ Nasar, Sylvia with Cowan, Alison Leigh (April 3, 1994). "A Wall St. Star's Agonizing Confession". NYTimes.com. https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9906E2D8123FF930A35757C0A962958260&pagewanted=all. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
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  12. ^ DJ Whoo Kid[5] July 4, 2015. "New Jersey Producer Myles William Featured Producer on Lil Wayne's 'FWA'."
  13. ^ "These 7 Evil People From New Jersey Left A Dark Stain On History". http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/new-jersey/evil-people-nj/. 
  14. ^ "Akon's Recession-Proof Tune". Forbes. July 9, 2009. Archived from the original on September 18, 2012. https://archive.is/20120918110803/http://www.forbes.com/2009/07/08/akon-hip-hop-music-business-entertainment-cash-kings-akon.html. 
  15. ^ "David Bruce Cassidy". Davidcassidyfansite.com. Archived from the original on February 19, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120219095923/http://davidcassidyfansite.com/BiographyPages/DavidCassidyBiography.html. Retrieved June 18, 2012. 
  16. ^ Rhys Coiro at the Internet Movie Database
  17. ^ Donahue, Deirdre. "Leggy Linda Fiorentino says Gotcha! to some of the silver screen's cutest virgin hunks.", People, May 27, 1985. "Growing up in South Philly and later Turnersville, N.J. gave Linda a street-kid sensibility."
  18. ^ "Camille Grammer". PopEater.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2009. http://www.popeater.com/celebrities/camille-grammer/. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  19. ^ Lomax, John Nova. "Gang of New Jersey: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists mingle rampant Europhilia with American Girl", The Village Voice, April 16, 2007. Accessed December 25, 2007. "Bloomfield, Leo's hometown, is just west of New York City and just north of Newark."
  20. ^ a b Bandler, Michael J. (December 20, 2007). "The Will to Win". 
  21. ^ Elizabeth Bogush at the Internet Movie Database
  22. ^ "The State of Jazz: Meet 40 More Jersey Greats", The Star-Ledger, September 28, 2003, backed up by the Internet Archive as of September 27, 2008. Accessed September 15, 2017. "George Benson -- A longtime resident of Englewood, Benson is a superb jazz guitarist who has found fame as a pop vocalist."


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