New York City, New York

1. Catherine Oxenberg (1961)


Most noted role as Amanda Carrington on the soap opera Dynasty.

2. Yvette Clarke (1964)

American Politician

Democratic Representative from New York who served the 11th District from 2007 to 2013. He was elected to represent the 9th District in 2013.

3. Lucas Jagger (1999)

Family Member

The seventh child of rock legend Mick Jagger and the first child of Brazilian model Luciana Gimenez. He is extremely popular on social media with over 420,000 followers on Instagram. 

4. Frankie Cosmos (1994)

Rock Singer

Greta Simone Kline, or as she is known publicly Frankie Cosmos, is an indie singer and musician who first rose to fame as the bassist for Porches. She then began...

5. Ramon Estevez (1963)

Actor Director

Film producer and actor known primarily for his work as a producer on the television shows Anger Management and Badge of Honor. He is also known for appearing in films such as...

6. Kenny Beats (1991)


New York City producer who became one of the pioneers of the trap, hip-hop hype genre. He's best known as one half of the trap duo Loudpvck with Ryan Marks....

7. Rosario Dawson (1979)

American Actress Singer

Actress who played roles in Rent, Sin City, and Seven Pounds. Her other credits include 25th Hour, Eagle Eye, Trance, Clerks II, Death Proof, Unstoppable and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. In 2015, she...

8. Noureen DeWulf (1984)

American Actress

Actress best known for her role as Lacey on the Charlie Sheen series Anger Management.

9. Jean Houston (1937)

American Writer

Known for her association with the Human Potential Movement of the 1960s, she penned such psychologically and sociologically-themed works as A Mythic Life: Learning to Live our Greater Story and...

10. Robin Givens (1964)


Head of the Class actress and ex-wife of Mike Tyson who appeared in Boomerang and A Rage in Harlem. She also had a recurring role as Mayor Sierra McCoy on...

11. Charles Scorsese (1913)

American Actor

Father to one of the greatest film directors of all time, Martin Scorsese. He has appeared in a number of his son's films including The King of Comedy, The Color of...

12. Kayla Maisonet (1999)

TV Actress

Well known for her roles as Lindsay in Disney Channel's Dog with a Blog and as Lilly on Nickelodeon's Haunted Hathaways. In 2016, she began playing Georgie Diaz on the Disney series Stuck in...

13. Andy Milonakis (1976)

Actor Writer Rapper And Comedian

Actor who starred on the MTV comedy series The Andy Milonakis Show and had a recurring role on Comedy Central's Kroll Show. He later became a member of the Baited...

14. Adam Shulman (1981)

Movie Actor

American film and television actor who became well known for marrying Anne Hathaway. He portrayed Deputy Sherrif Enos Strate in the 2007 TV movie The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning.

15. Dylan Lauren (1974)

American Businessman

Best known as the youngest child of Ricky Anne Low-Beer Lauren and the renowned fashion designer Ralph Lauren. She became an entrepreneur and the founder of the Dylan's Candy Bar...

16. Bobby Flay (1964)

American Chef

Television chef who opened restaurants in the U.S. and the Bahamas. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay in 2000.

17. Tyrel Jackson Williams (1997)


Played the role of Leo Dooley on the Disney TV show Lab Rats alongside Billy Unger. He has appeared on popular sitcoms such as Modern Family and Community and he played the character Mikey...

18. Bethenny Frankel (1970)

American Talk Show Host And Entr

Reality personality best known as of the original five Real Housewives of New York City. She formerly hosted her own daytime talk show, Bethenny. She is also the founder of Skinnygirl...

19. Lil Mama (1989)


Rapper who made her debut with the 2007 song "Lip Gloss." She also notably played Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in the VH1 original film CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which premiered...

20. Ben Lyons (1981)

American Film Critic

American television host, film critic, and journalist who became known for co-hosting At the Movies.

21. Gillian Welch (1967)


Singer-songwriter known for combining elements of Appalachian music, bluegrass, and Americana in her musical style.

22. Diane Lane (1965)


Actress known for her roles in the films The Outsiders, Under the Tuscan Sun, The Perfect Storm and Man of Steel. Her performance in the 2002 drama Unfaithful earned her Best Actress nominations at...

23. Spencer Fox (1993)

American Actor

Most famous for voicing Dashell Parr in the animated movie The Incredibles, he is also known for his work on the animated TV series Kim Possible, as well as for...

24. Flowsik (1985)


Rapper most famous for being a former member of the Asian-American music group Aziatix. In addition to his work with the band, he has been a featured artist on tracks...

25. Kieran Culkin (1982)

American Actor

American actor who first gained fame for his role as Fuller McCallister in the Home Alone series alongside his brother Macaulay Culkin. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role...

26. John Jay (1745)

United States Federal Judge

Founding father who was the second Governor of New York from 1795 to 1801. He also served as the the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

27. Philip Freneau (1752)

American Poet Nationalist Polemi

Poet and author whose acquaintance with James Madison secured his position as editor of The National Gazette. His influential poems include "The House of Night" and "The Wild Honey Suckle."

28. Elizabeth Monroe (1768)

American Politician

Wife of the fifth President of the United States, James Monroe, and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1817 to 1825. She became friends with Napoleon Bonaparte's family...

29. Maria Reynolds (1768)

Family Member

Wife of James Reynolds, but more notably was known as the mistress of Alexander Hamilton in 1791-1792. She was at the center of America's first political sex scandal.

30. Elizaveta Khripounova (1980)

Opera Singer

Opera singer and pianist who has won fans with such tracks "Hero," "Meant" and "Dreamer." Her music has been a popular choice for American television shows, including Scandal, The Affair and Pretty Little Liars. 

31. Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774)

First Native-born American Saint

The founder of the first Catholic school in America, the Saint Joseph's Academy and Free School, which was located in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

32. Noah Kalina (1980)


Photographer who achieved massive viral fame in 2006 with the release of his YouTube video "Everyday." To create the video, he took one photograph of himself every day for six...

33. Washington Irving (1783)

American Short Story Writer Essa

American author of the classic romantic short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. His other works include biographies of such historical figures as George Washington, Muhammad,...

34. Clement Clarke Moore (1779)


American author who wrote the 1823 Christmas poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," which later became known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." He also had a prominent career as...

35. Peter Cooper (1791)


American industrialist, inventor and philanthropist who built the first steam locomotive in the United States. He was also a candidate for the US Presidency in 1876 for the Greenback Party....

36. Caroline Kirkland (1801)

American Writer

Remembered for such American frontier-themed books as Forest Life, Western Clearings, and A New Home; Who'll Follow, this nineteenth-century writer also established several schools in New York and belonged to...

37. Charles Wilkes (1798)

United States Navy Admiral

Naval officer who explored the part of Antarctic that is now named after him.

38. Justin Zackham (1980)


Screenwriter who is best known for his work on the FX series Lights Out (2011).

39. Joseph Grant (1805)


Nineteenth-century Scottish poet remembered for his work in the English and Scots languages. His best-known works include Kincardineshire Traditions and Tales of the Glens: With Ballads and Songs.

40. Marty Friedman (1962)

American Musician

Self-taught musician who was the lead and rhythm guitarist for the heavy metal band Megadeth for nearly ten years.

41. Emma Embury (1806)


Remembered for several nineteenth-century works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, this American writer is perhaps most well known for Guido: A Tale (1828) and The Waldorf Family: or, Grandfather's Legend...

42. Julian Casablancas (1978)


Singer-songwriter who is best known as the frontman for the rock band The Strokes, the group known for songs like "Last Nite," "Reptilia" and "You Only Live Once." Lanzó su primer...

43. Fay Kanin (1917)

Screenwriter Producer

Screenwriter who was also the President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.

44. Susan Warner (1819)

American Writer

An American author of religious fiction and children's books, she is known for such novels as The Wide, Wide World and What She Could. The former work was translated into...

45. Samuel Blatchford (1820)

American Judge

Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1882 to 1893.

46. James Waterston (1969)

American Actor

Initially famous for his role as Gerard Pitts in the acclaimed 1989 feature film Dead Poets Society, he is also notable for his roles in professional theatrical productions of Private Lives,...

47. Mary Mapes Dodge (1831)

Children's Writer Novelist P

An American children's writer and editor, she is most famous for Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates (1865), a novel that presents a portrait of early nineteenth-century Dutch life.

48. John LaFarge (1835)

American Artist

American painter and stained glass window maker who served as president of the National Society of Mural Painters from 1899 until 1904. He was one of the first seven artists...

49. Richard Barthelmess (1895)


American silent film actor who nominated for an Oscar for his performances in The Patent Leather Kid and The Noose. In 1919, he appeared in Broken Blossoms, and in 1920,...

50. Joseph Howland (1834)

Union United States Army General

Perhaps best remembered for his bravery in the Peninsula Campaign's Battle of Gaines' Mill, this Union Army Commander also fought in the First Battle of Bull Run. At the conclusion...

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