These 9 Celebrities Hail From Some Of New Jersey’s Most Charming Small Towns

New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the United States, is right next to the country’s biggest city, and is a hub of music, film, and television production. With all that, it’s no surprise that there have been a lot of celebrities born in New Jersey! Many of them were born in the state’s biggest cities. Everyone knows about Bruce Springsteen’s Long Branch youth, Joe Pesci’s Newark roots, and Jon Bon Jovi’s love for his hometown of Perth Amboy. However, these nine celebrities came from much more humble beginnings – some of New Jersey’s most charming small towns. Discover how these nine legends went from small town to the Big Time.

Have you visited the places where these nine celebrities made their start? Let us know about your visit, and tell us about your favorite celebrities born in New Jersey in the comments section. You can find out more about Kevin Smith’s famous comic shop on the official website, and while you’re in Red Bank, visit this sandwich shop dedicated to New Jersey’s most popular lunchmeat.

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