Celebrity New Yorkers

POSTED: 4:46 PM Sep 08 2011   UPDATED: 4:27 PM Oct 30 2014

Taylor Swift was recently named New York's first Global Welcome Ambassador for its "Welcome To New York" campaign, a decision that has been met with much controversy, especially from New Yorkers. Take a look at these famous New Yorkers.

New York celebs - Robert De Niro
1 / 44
Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Robert De Niro is among a group of celebrities who are proud to be from, or live in, New York. Take a look at some of the other famous New Yorkers.

Popular now on WCYB.com

Around The Watercooler

pile of pennies coins penny

Man pays $212 traffic ticket in pennies

Brett Sanders fought the law and the law won. Namely two buckets full of pennies.

Power plant

Lost couple accused of breaking into nuclear plant

A Virginia couple apparently got lost in Pennsylvania while driving to New York and cut their way into a nuclear power plant, authorities said.

Head stuck in washing machine

China: Man's head gets stuck in washing machine

Firefighters in southeast China's Fujian province responded to an unusual kind of emergency Sunday -- a man had gotten his head stuck inside a washing machine.

Libertarian_strips

Libertarian Party chair candidate strips

The Libertarian Party convention caught the attention of a lot of people this weekend, and not just because the party was choosing its presidential ticket.

Police lights file

Man on drugs confuses dog bite with gunshot wound

Authorities were called to a Texas man's home Thursday after he reported he had been shot.

advertisement

Email Sign-Up

advertisement