The Bronx, a district of New York City, has long been known for its rich and decent history. It has produced some of the most iconic figures in the world, from politicians to athletes, actors and actresses, and musicians. In this article, we will analyze some of the 15 famous people and celebrities from the Bronx who have left an indelible mark on their respective fields and continue to inspire generations. Let's get started; Robert Abrams is an American lawyer and politician who served as New York's attorney general from 1979 to 1993 and was the Democratic candidate for the 1992 United States Senate elections in New York.
Floyd Joy Mayweather is a former professional boxer and boxing coach from the United States who was known for his defensive skills and his general understanding of boxing strategy. Margaret Bailes is a talented Bronx athlete who competed in the 100 and 200 meters for the United States in the 4 x 100 meter relay at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Tony Curtis was an American actor whose career spanned six decades, and his popularity peaked in the 1950s and early 1960s. He appeared in more than 100 movies, playing roles in a variety of genres.
Stacey Dash played Dionne Marie Davenport in the 1995 film Clueless and its subsequent television series. Billy Joel is commonly known as the “Piano Man” because of his emblematic song of the same name. Jennifer Lynn Affleck (J Lo) is an American actress, singer, and dancer who began appearing as a Fly Girl dancer in the comedy television series In Living Color in 1991. Stan Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber to a Romanian-Jewish family and lived at 1720 University Ave. Jennifer Lopez was born on July 24, 1969 in the Bronx, New York.
Joseph Antonio Cartagena (Fat Joe) was born on August 19, 1970 better known by his stage name Fat Joe is an American rapper and actor from The Bronx New York. Bobby Darin was born Walden Robert Cassotto (— December 20 1973) was an American film and television singer songwriter multi-instrumentalist actor he played jazz pop rock n roll folk swing country music. John Gotti was born on October 27 1940 in The Bronx New York. Philbin was born in 1931 and grew up in The Bronx New York in a family of Irish-Italian. As we continue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Bronx County and 375th anniversary of Jonas Bronck's arrival as first European settler we continue with our series of fun facts about our beloved county.