The 13 Biggest Celebrities Who Live in NYC

By: ROS Team May 24, 2021

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New York City is one of the world’s all-time biggest hot spots, full of towering buildings and thousands of different people.  NYC is home to some of the top business leaders, leading entrepreneurs, and several A-list celebrities, some of which claim the city as a second home away from cities like Los Angeles or Miami.  Celebrity sightings are not uncommon on any given day while touring the Financial District or Central Park.

Here are a few of the biggest celebrities who call NYC home.

1- Robert De Niro

Roberto De Niro rose to fame for his collaborations with filmmaker Martin Scorsese. He has won various awards, including two Academy Awards.

De Niro is a native New Yorker (he was born in Manhattan). In 2006, he purchased a house in Central Park West located in the Lincoln Square area of Manhattan. In 2014, he purchased a pre-war apartment at Morton Street in the West Village. He also owns a large estate in Hudson Valley.

2- Al Pacino

Al Pacino stunned the world as Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy.  His other famous work is Scent of a Woman (1992), and Scarface (1983). Pacino calls Central Park Place home.

3- Peter Dinklage

Game of Thrones might be over, but fans the world over recognize Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister. Dinklage has lived in New York for several years. He lived in Williamsburg before relocating to an elegant apartment in Upstate New York.  He has often been seen downtown on the west side.

4- Alec Baldwin

Writer, comedian, actor, and producer Alec Baldwin owns three apartments in the Devonshire House at Greenwich Village.

5- Gigi Hadid

Supermodel Gigi Hadid doesn’t just walk NY runways–she lives in NYC’s NoHo neighborhood.  Prior to living there, Hadid lived at 250 Bowery in the Lower East Side.

6- Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is a famous host and comedian. The South African-born comedian lived at a rental at Stella Tower and later purchased a 3,600-square-foot penthouse in the same building, close to Eleventh Avenue studio where he films”The Daily Show.”

7- Matt Damon

Matthew Paige Damon is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. He has won many awards, including the Academy Award. The actor owns a penthouse at The Standish in Brooklyn, NY.

8- Daniel Radcliffe

Harry Potter, played by Danielle Radcliffe, is one of the most memorable characters of all time.  He divides his time between London and New York City.  Radcliffe owns several pieces of real estate in NYC, including a townhouse at 339 West 12th Street in the West Village, and an apartment at West Village.

9- Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is another big name among actors who live in NYC. He is famous for his role as Wolverine in X-Men. His other notable work includes the action film Van Helsing (2004), romantic comedy Kate & Leopold (2001), the thriller Prisoners (2013), and the film version of Les Misérables (2012). He owns a triplex apartment at the Meier South Tower in the West Village.

10- Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig is best known for his role as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006).  Daniel and his wife, actress Rachel Weisz, live in the Cobble Hill apartment at  22 Strong Place.

11- Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame with her second studio album, Fearless (2008).  Swift is one of the best-selling music artists having sold over 200 million records worldwide.  She purchased a townhouse at 153 Franklin Street.

12- Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi is an American singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, and philanthropist. He rose to fame as a founding member of the rock band Bon Jovi in 1983. Jon Bon Jovi purchased a four-bedroom apartment for a whopping $19 million in a LEED-certified development.

13- Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart is best known for her role in the Twilight Saga.  Stewart resides in a Noho loft at 1 Bond Street. The building is an 1877 landmark that was converted into condominiums in 1988.

Final Thoughts

This is a shortlist of the top celebrities who live in NYC. The city is filled with many more people who are well-known in their respective industries. It’s a good idea to remain on star watch anytime you’re in the city.