A new article that was published by Wealth of Geeks, has put together a list of the most "iconic" people from each state. So basically the most "iconic" people in America. Yes, here in New Jersey we do select our most iconic person.


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For example, the article selected Lin Manuel Miranda as New York's most "iconic" figure. Wealth of Geeks selected Will Smith as Pennsylvania's most iconic personality. The choice for Connecticut was Katharine Hepburn.


"When you think of certain states, famous residents immediately come to mind. But what about the other states in America?"



So what about the Garden State? Who comes to mind when we talk about iconic "Jersey" folks? Danny DeVito? Chris Christie? Jack Nicholson? Bruce? John Travolta? Queen Latifah?

All of those folks are definitely qualified but not the choice in the article. Have a guess left? If you said Jon Bon Jovi, you would be right. The article chose Jon Bon Jovi as New Jersey's most "iconic" personality.

The publication cited "John Francis Bongiovi Jr. was born in Perth Amboy and formed the iconic rock band, Bon Jovi, with fellow New Jersyans. Together, they've released 14 studio albums, sold more than 100 million copies, and are considered one of the bestselling American rock bands of all time with hits like “Livin on a Prayer “and “You Give Love a Bad Name”

So what do you think? Do you agree with the article choosing Jon Bon Jovi as New Jersey's most "iconic" personality? Post your thoughts below we would love to hear your nominations for New Jersey "Icons"


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