10 Famous people from New Jersey

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10. Queen Latifah

Dana Elaine Owens known as Queen Latifah is a rapper, singer, music producer, entrepreneur and actress, was born in Newark, New Jersey.

9. Jon Bon Jovi

John Francis Bongiovi Jr. Known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor, was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. People gave him title “Sexiest Rock Star”.

8. Michael Douglas

Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He has received 5 Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

7. Martha Stewart

Martha Helen Stewart is an American retail businesswoman, former model, writer, and TV show host, was born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

6. John Travolta

John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer and singer was born in Englewood, New Jersey. Travolta is also a certified pilot and owns four aircraft.

5. Shaquille O’ Neal

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal, is former professional basketball player, was born in Newark, New Jersey. O’Neal is a four-time NBA champion and played for 6 teams over 19-year in NBA.

4. Merly Streep

Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep was an American actress born in Summit, New Jersey. She is described as “the best actress of her generation”, winning 3 Academy and 8 Golden Globe Awards.

3. Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American model, singer and actress, born in Newark, New Jersey. Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012 at age 48.

2. Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert Sinatra was an American singer and actor, born in a Hoboken, New Jersey. Sinatra died on May 14, 1998, aged 82.

1. Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grove Cleveland served as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. He was born in in Caldwell, New Jersey. He died in 1908 at age 71.

These were some of the most famous peoples from New Jersey.

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