I asked around to see if there were any big stars who were born in New Jersey that Jersey Shore residents didn't realize were from our state, and three names kept coming up.

Now, we ll know the big ones right? And it's an awesome list...Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Danny DeVito and Charlie Puth are of course on the list, but we all knew those. What about the ones that a lot of us don't know?

After some exhaustive research, (not really) we came up with the 3 Garden State celebrities that most people didn't know were from New Jersey. Maybe you knew, maybe you didn't, but most of the people we talked to didn't.

Here are the three celebrities most people were surprised to learn were born in the Garden State...

Those are some big names in the music and acting worlds and, yes, they were all born in the Garden State. There is another name worth mentioning. He's a very underrated actor in my opinion, and an awesome one. He was never better in my eyes than he was in Apollo 13. Ed Harrris was born in New Jersey, too!

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