Any Jersey girl knows that the Garden State is where tons of famous people come from, but do you know who the most famous ladies born in Bergen County are? We’ve rounded them up for you.
Rachel Antonoff hails from Teaneck. The designer (who’s the sister of musician Jack Antonoff) may be responsible for Hillary Clinton‘s campaign slogan “I’m With Her,” since she put it on a sweatshirt she designed in 2013. Her most recently collection pays tribute to the ladies of Archie Comics, Betty and Veronica.
Regina Belle is a singer and actress from Englewood, who notably won a Grammy Award for her duet with Peabo Bryson of “A Whole New World” from the animated film Aladdin. She’s also had her own solo hits, including “Baby Come to Me” and “Make It Like It Was.”
Debby Boone, the daughter of popular singer Pat Boone, was born in Hackensack, and earned her own claim to fame with her 1977 hit song “You Light Up My Life,” which garnered her a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Katrina Bowden, who was born in Wyckoff, is familiar to sitcom fans for her role as Cerie on 30 Rock.
Hope Davis was born in Englewood and grew up in Tenafly. She’s acted on both stage and screen, starring in films such as About Schmidt and American Splendor, and was nominated for a Tony Award in 2009 for Best Actress in a Play for her role in God of Carnage.
Patricia McBride was born in Teaneck, and went on to spend almost 30 years dancing with the prestigious New York City Ballet.
Dana Reeve was born in Teaneck (as Dana Morosini), and went on to become an actress and author, as well as the wife of Superman star Christopher Reeve. She passed away in 2006 after battling lung cancer.
Tara Reid grew up in Wyckoff, and began acting at age six. She’s best known for her roles in American Pie and Sharknado and their sequels.