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who was born in brooklyn

  • Brooklyn, New York is the birthplace of Jay-Z, Eddie Murphy, Jimmy Fallon, Neil Diamond and Alyssa Milano, among others.
  • Jay-Z
    Jay-Z

    Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York) better known by his stage name Jay-Z, the American rapper and current president and CEO of Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella Records

  • Eddie Murphy
    Eddie Murphy

    Edward "Eddie" Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961), the Academy Award nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and comedian

  • Jimmy Fallon
    Jimmy Fallon

    James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York), the American comedian, actor, musician, and Grammy nominee best known for his work on Saturday Night Live

  • Neil Diamond
    Neil Diamond

    Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941), the American singer, songwriter and sometimes actor

  • Alyssa Milano
    Alyssa Milano

    Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 191972), the American actress and singer

  • Kimberly Jones
    Kimberly Jones

    Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1975), better known by her stage name Lil' Kim, the Grammy Award winning, American multi-platinum rapper and singer

  • Norah Jones
    Norah Jones

    Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30 1979 in Brooklyn, New York), the American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress of American and Indian descent

  • Mel Brooks
    Mel Brooks

    Mel Brooks (born June 28, 1926), the Academy Award-winning American director, writer, comedian, actor and producer best known as a creator of broad film farces and comedy parodies

  • Cyndi Lauper
    Cyndi Lauper

    Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (born June 22, 1953), the American Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress

  • David Draiman
    David Draiman

    David Michael Draiman (born March 13, 1973 in Flatbush, New York), the lead singer for the band Disturbed, which hails from Chicago, Illinois

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