The Jersey Shore is home to a lot of talent, from musicians to actors to athletes and more. Being locals, we completely understand why celebrities would choose to reside at the Shore: easy access to major cities like New York and Philadelphia, the opportunity to find houses (well, mansions) that are secluded on their large pieces of property while still being part of a community, and then there’s that little thing we call the beach.
Below we’ve compiled a list of our notable neighbors: 20 Jersey Shore celebrities who call Monmouth and Ocean Counties home.
Greg Anthony, former NBA star and analyst and broadcaster for CBS Sports, resides in Freehold.
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi is one of the Shore’s biggest celebrities, and it’s not just because of his music career. His philanthropic work with the JBJ Sould Foundation, including opening the JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, has helped thousands. Bon Jovi lives in Middletown.
Wayne Chrebet is a former wide receiver for the Jets. He grew up in Bergen County but now lives in Colts Neck.
Clijsters, former world #1 tennis pro in singles and doubles, lives in Wall.
The TV personality and host of Mad Money may live in Summit, but he spends summers just a block from the beach in Ocean Grove.
The co-founder of Kiss lives in Wall, but good luck recognizing him without the signature Kiss makeup!
Todd Frazier was born in Point Pleasant and played baseball for Rutgers before going on to play in the MLB with the Cincinatti Reds. He and his wife now live in Toms River.
The singer-songwriter of Blondie fame calls Middletown home.
Mary Higgins Clark
The mystery and suspense author of over 50 bestsellers lives in a Victorian mansion in Spring Lake.
Hall of famer Joe Klecko was best known for his time playing with the Jets as a member of the “New York Sack Exchange”. He now lives in Colts Neck.
You may know Artie Lange from his time on Mad TV and The Howard Stern Show. The comedian currently resides in Toms River.
Queen Latifah is known for being an actress, singer, songwriter, rapper, model, TV and record producer, comedienne, and talk show host. Oh, and Colts Neck resident.
Singer Jacquie Lee shot to fame on The Voice, where she was runner-up of the singing competition. She was still a student at Colts Neck High School when she left to audition for the show.
Joe Pesci’s film characters are the epitome of tough Jersey Italians. You can find him living in Lavallette.
Robin Quivers, known for her role as co-host of The Howard Stern Show, lives in Long Beach Township. where she moved after selling her home in Beach Haven.
The attorney, reporter, author, and talk show host who frequents Fox News also lives in Middletown.
The multi-talented RZA, best known as leader of the Wu-Tang Clan, posts up in Millstone.
We don’t need to tell you who Bruce Springsteen is. “The Boss” is the voice of the Jersey Shore, from Atlantic City, to Asbury Park, to his home in Rumson. The house in Long Branch where he wrote the entire “Born to Run” album recently went up for sale – potential buyers and Springsteen fans, get in line.
The comedian and 16-year host of The Daily Show lives on the Navesink in Red Bank. He’s frequently found out an about Red Bank during weeknights.
The drummer of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, and bandleader for both Late Night with Conan O’Brien, lives in Atlantic Highlands.