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Brooklyn celebrities: Jay Z, Biggie, Barbra Streisand and more stars born or raised in the borough

Brooklyn celebrities: Jay Z, Biggie, Barbra Streisand and more stars born or raised in the borough

Brooklyn has been the birthplace of many big-name celebrities, from The Notorious B.I.G. to Notorious RBG (better known as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg).

The borough is the hometown of rappers, politicians, actresses and more, some of whom are connected to each other. Midwood’s James Madison High School, for example, boasts a diverse list of notable alumnus, from comedian Andrew Dice Clay to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to Justice Ginsburg.

Scroll through to see which celebs were born and/or raised in Brooklyn.

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