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Snooki, Pauly D and The Situation make their long-awaited return to television tonight with the new season of Jersey Shore. And between them, Jerseylicious and The Real Housewives of New Jersey, America has definitely been gorging on all things Garden State.

Now, we know this may come as a shock, but JWoww and pals aren't the only people to ever come out of New Jersey. Seriously, there are some actual celebrities and legitimately talented stars who consider the nation's most densely populated state their home.

Who, you ask? Fist-pump your way over to our new gallery of the Top 9 Best Ever People From New Jersey for some schooling on the subject. And if you don't see your fave, let us know who should fill the No. 10 spot!

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