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.
Kobe BryantKobe Bryant
23 August 1978
Basketball Player
Aaron HernandezAaron Hernandez
06 November 1989
American Football Player

Michael JordanMichael Jordan
17 February 1963
Basketball player

LeBron JamesLeBron James
30 December 1984
NBA Star

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson
02 May 1972
Actor

Deontay WilderDeontay Wilder
22 October 1985
Professional Boxer
Tom BradyTom Brady
03 August 1977
American Football Quarterback

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
29 September 1988
Basketball Player

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942
 
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940
Actor, Martial Artist

Mike TysonMike Tyson
30 June 1966
Boxer
Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers
02 December 1983
American football quarterback

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

Dwyane WadeDwyane Wade
17 January 1982
NBA Basketball Star

John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977
Wrestler, Rapper

Gina CaranoGina Carano
16 April 1982
Mixed Martial Artist
Terry CrewsTerry Crews
30 July 1968
Actor, American Football Player

Tim TebowTim Tebow
14 August 1987
American Football Player

Kyle ShanahanKyle Shanahan
14 December 1979
Football Coach

Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988
American Football Player
Drew BreesDrew Brees
15 January 1979
American Football Player

Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
16 April 1947
Basketball Player, Basketball Coach
Marshawn LynchMarshawn Lynch
22 April 1986
American Football Player

Stephen CurryStephen Curry
14 March 1988
Basketball Player

Dean AmbroseDean Ambrose
07 December 1985
Wrestler & Actor
Alex RodriguezAlex Rodriguez
27 July 1975
Baseball shortstop

Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski
14 May 1989
American Football Player
Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson
14 August 1959
Basketball player

Floyd Mayweather Jr.Floyd Mayweather Jr.
24 February 1977
Boxer

Randy MossRandy Moss
13 February 1977
 
Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976
American Football Quarterback

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Eli ManningEli Manning
03 January 1981
American Football Quarterback
Vince CarterVince Carter
26 January 1977
Basketball Player

Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain
21 August 1936
Basketball Player

Kevin GarnettKevin Garnett
19 May 1976
NBA Star

Anthony DavisAnthony Davis
11 March 1993
Basketball Player
Tonya HardingTonya Harding
12 November 1970
Former Figure Skater, Boxer
Serena WilliamsSerena Williams
26 September 1981
Tennis Player

Zion WilliamsonZion Williamson
06 July 2000
Basketball Player

Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11 June 1956
American Football Player

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975
Golfer
David SternDavid Stern
22 September 1942
Businessman, Lawyer

Dave BautistaDave Bautista
18 January 1969
Wrestler, Actor

Kawhi LeonardKawhi Leonard
29 June 1991
Basketball Player

Victor OladipoVictor Oladipo
04 May 1992
Basketball Player

Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier
19 January 1989
Mixed Martial Artist
Ronda RouseyRonda Rousey
01 February 1987
Professional wrestler

Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook
12 November 1988
Basketball Player
Brock LesnarBrock Lesnar
12 July 1977
Professional Wrestler

The UndertakerThe Undertaker
24 March 1965
Professional Wrestler

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986
American Football Player
Roman ReignsRoman Reigns
25 May 1985
Professional Wrestler

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13 May 1961
Basketball Player
Allen IversonAllen Iverson
07 June 1975
NBA Star

Draymond Jamal Green Sr.Draymond Green
04 March 1990
Basketball Star

Timothy OlyphantTimothy Olyphant
20 May 1968
Actor

George ForemanGeorge Foreman
10 January 1949
 

Jon JonesJon Jones
19 July 1987
Mixed Martial Artist
Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967
 

Ryan GarciaRyan Garcia
08 August 1998
Boxer

Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst

Colin KaepernickColin Kaepernick
03 November 1987
American Football Quarterback
Dwight HowardDwight Howard
08 December 1985
Basketball Player

Brett FavreBrett Favre
10 October 1969
 
Jackie RobinsonJackie Robinson
31 January 1919
Professional baseball player

Charlotte FlairCharlotte Flair
05 April 1986
Wrestler

James HardenJames Harden
26 August 1989
Basketball Player
Jerry RiceJerry Rice
13 October 1962
Former NFL Star

Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895
 
Carli LloydCarli Lloyd
16 July 1982
Football Player

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10 March 1940
Martial artist

Billy BeaneBilly Beane
29 March 1962
Former Baseball Player & Administrator
Bill CowherBill Cowher
08 May 1957
American Football Player, Coach

Albert PujolsAlbert Pujols
16 January 1980
Baseball Player
Carmelo AnthonyCarmelo Anthony
29 May 1984
 

Danica PatrickDanica Patrick
25 March 1982
Racing driver

Lonzo BallLonzo Ball
27 October 1997
Basketball Player

Lennox Lewis Lennox Lewis
02 September 1965
 
Hulk HoganHulk Hogan
11 August 1953
Professional Wrestler
Kyrie IrvingKyrie Irving
23 March 1992
Basketball Player

Larry BirdLarry Bird
07 December 1956
Former Basketball Star

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
10 April 1952
Actor & Martial Artist

Charles BarkleyCharles Barkley
20 February 1963
Basketball Player
John David WashingtonJohn David Washington
28 July 1984
Actor

Derrick RoseDerrick Rose
04 October 1988
Basketball Player

Sasha BanksSasha Banks
26 January 1992
Professional Wrestler

Triple HTriple H
27 July 1969
Professional Wrestler, Actor

Derek JeterDerek Jeter
26 June 1974
Baseball Player
Bill RussellBill Russell
12 February 1934
American basketball player

Scottie PippenScottie Pippen
25 September 1965
Basketball Player
Wyatt RussellWyatt Russell
10 July 1986
Actor

LaMelo BallLaMelo Ball
22 August 2001
Basketball Player
Coco GauffCoco Gauff
13 March 2004
Tennis Player
Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt
29 April 1951
Race car driver