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You May Be Surprised To Learn These 10 Famous People Are From New Jersey

New Jersey is a massive talent hub. We have great schools, close proximity to major cities and a diverse population. The state has produced numerous actors, activists, athletes and even astronauts. Many incredible inventors, writers and historical figures have called this state home. Here are just a few of the state’s biggest stars.

Other celebrities born and raised in New Jersey include singers Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi, along with poets Joyce Kilmer and William Carlos Williams. There are too many to mention, share your favorite Jersey celebs in the comments below.

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.