Almost every American kid grows up watching his/her dad watching football on a Saturday, the F1 on a Sunday, and languishing in glorious summers of sport. Nearly all tweens and teens have an Andy Roddick poster taped to their walls, a Tom Brady replica jersey on their wardrobes or a new Vince Carter Nike Shox to step into. That is because America and sport are inseparable twins. America has never been short on sporting talent. Over the years, it has produced football teams to root for, F1 drivers to cheer on. That's true! With legendary sportsmen like Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Tiger Woods, Pete Sampras, Joe Montana and many more under its belt, America was always destined to be one of the greatest sporting nations of all times. So it is no coincidence that we have a wad of sporting heroes coming from the land. Explore our compilation of biographies for timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to the lives of some great American sportspersons.
Tom BradyTom Brady
03 August 1977
American Football Quarterback
Patrick Mahomes IIPatrick Mahomes II
17 September 1995
American Football Quarterback

Mike TysonMike Tyson
30 June 1966

Gina CaranoGina Carano
16 April 1982
Mixed Martial Artist

Kobe BryantKobe Bryant
23 August 1978
Basketball Player

Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers
02 December 1983
American football quarterback
Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson
02 May 1972
LeBron JamesLeBron James
30 December 1984
NBA Star

Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier
19 January 1989
Mixed Martial Artist
Drew BreesDrew Brees
15 January 1979
American Football Player

Michael JordanMichael Jordan
17 February 1963
Basketball player

Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940
Actor, Martial Artist

The UndertakerThe Undertaker
24 March 1965
Professional Wrestler

Floyd Mayweather Jr.Floyd Mayweather Jr.
24 February 1977
Tom Lister Jr.Tom Lister Jr.
24 June 1958

Hank AaronHank Aaron
05 February 1934

O. J. SimpsonO. J. Simpson
09 July 1947
Former American Football Player

Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger
02 March 1982
American Football Quarterback
LaMelo BallLaMelo Ball
22 August 2001
Basketball Player

Stephen CurryStephen Curry
14 March 1988
Basketball Player
John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977
Wrestler, Rapper

Timothy OlyphantTimothy Olyphant
20 May 1968

James HardenJames Harden
26 August 1989
Basketball Player
Shaquille O’ NealShaquille O’ Neal
06 March 1972
Basketball player

LiAngelo BallLiAngelo Ball
24 November 1998
Basketball Player
Alex SmithAlex Smith
07 May 1984
American Football Player

Billy BeaneBilly Beane
29 March 1962
Former Baseball Player & Administrator

Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976
American Football Quarterback
Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski
14 May 1989
American Football Player

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Kyrie IrvingKyrie Irving
23 March 1992
Basketball Player
Lonzo BallLonzo Ball
27 October 1997
Basketball Player

Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988
American Football Player

Wyatt RussellWyatt Russell
10 July 1986

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
29 September 1988
Basketball Player
Matthew StaffordMatthew Stafford
07 February 1988
American Football Player
Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst

Tommy TubervilleTommy Tuberville
18 September 1954
American Football Coach

Sasha BanksSasha Banks
26 January 1992
Professional Wrestler

Joe NamathJoe Namath
31 May 1943
American Football Quarterback
Scottie PippenScottie Pippen
25 September 1965
Basketball Player

Cam NewtonCam Newton
11 May 1989
American Football Player

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13 May 1961
Basketball Player

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10 March 1940
Martial artist

Jon JonesJon Jones
19 July 1987
Mixed Martial Artist
James NaismithJames Naismith
06 November 1861
Invented Basketball

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986
American Football Player
Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
10 April 1952

Jordan CameronJordan Cameron
07 August 1988
Football Tight End

Antonio BrownAntonio Brown
10 July 1988
American football wide receiver
Dave BautistaDave Bautista
18 January 1969
Wrestler, Actor

Aaron HernandezAaron Hernandez
06 November 1989
American Football Player
Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook
12 November 1988
Basketball Player

Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
16 April 1947
Basketball Player, Basketball Coach

Ronda RouseyRonda Rousey
01 February 1987
Professional wrestler

LaVar BallLaVar Ball
23 October 1967
Media Personality

Roman ReignsRoman Reigns
25 May 1985
Professional Wrestler
Terry CrewsTerry Crews
30 July 1968
Actor, American Football Player

Brett FavreBrett Favre
10 October 1969

Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967

Hulk HoganHulk Hogan
11 August 1953
Professional Wrestler
Brock LesnarBrock Lesnar
12 July 1977
Professional Wrestler

Alex RodriguezAlex Rodriguez
27 July 1975
Baseball shortstop
JJ WattJJ Watt
22 March 1989
American Football Player

Tonya HardingTonya Harding
12 November 1970
Former Figure Skater, Boxer

Tony RomoTony Romo
21 April 1980
American Football Quarterback
Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson
14 August 1959
Basketball player

Eli ManningEli Manning
03 January 1981
American Football Quarterback
Dwyane WadeDwyane Wade
17 January 1982
NBA Basketball Star

Tim TebowTim Tebow
14 August 1987
American Football Player

Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain
21 August 1936
Basketball Player
Steve AustinSteve Austin
18 December 1964
Professional Wrestler

Vincent McMahonVincent McMahon
24 August 1945
Wrestling Promoter
Triple HTriple H
27 July 1969
Professional Wrestler, Actor

Chris PaulChris Paul
06 May 1985
Basketball Player

Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke
16 September 1952
Actor, Boxer

George ForemanGeorge Foreman
10 January 1949
Professional Boxer
Dwight HowardDwight Howard
08 December 1985
Basketball Player
Nikki BellaNikki Bella
21 November 1983
Professional Wrestler

Deontay WilderDeontay Wilder
22 October 1985
Professional Boxer

Serena WilliamsSerena Williams
26 September 1981
Tennis Player

Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969
Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11 June 1956
American Football Player

Jet LiJet Li
26 April 1963

Marshawn LynchMarshawn Lynch
22 April 1986
American Football Player

Randy MossRandy Moss
13 February 1977

Ric FlairRic Flair
25 February 1949
Professional Wrestler
Marcus MariotaMarcus Mariota
30 October 1993
American Football Quarterback

Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895
Michael StrahanMichael Strahan
21 November 1971
American Football Player, Television Presenter

Klay ThompsonKlay Thompson
08 February 1990
Basketball Player
27 December 1969
Professional Wrestler
Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
08 February 1974
Mixed martial Artist