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.
LeBron JamesLeBron James
30 December 1984
NBA Star
Michael JordanMichael Jordan
17 February 1963
Basketball player

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson
02 May 1972
Actor

Kobe BryantKobe Bryant
23 August 1978
Basketball Player

Mike TysonMike Tyson
30 June 1966
Boxer

Jimmy ButlerJimmy Butler
14 September 1989
Basketball Player
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940
Actor, Martial Artist

Tom BradyTom Brady
03 August 1977
American Football Quarterback

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942
 
Billy BeaneBilly Beane
29 March 1962
Former Baseball Player & Administrator

Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst
Anthony DavisAnthony Davis
11 March 1993
Basketball Player

Jon JonesJon Jones
19 July 1987
Mixed Martial Artist

John CenaJohn Cena
23 April 1977
Wrestler, Rapper

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

Cam NewtonCam Newton
11 May 1989
American Football Player
Serena WilliamsSerena Williams
26 September 1981
Tennis Player

Jackie RobinsonJackie Robinson
31 January 1919
Professional baseball player

Dwight HowardDwight Howard
08 December 1985
Basketball Player

Stephen CurryStephen Curry
14 March 1988
Basketball Player
Stipe MiocicStipe Miocic
19 August 1982
Mixed Martial Artist

Rajon RondoRajon Rondo
22 February 1986
Basketball player
Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13 May 1961
Basketball Player

Roman ReignsRoman Reigns
25 May 1985
Professional Wrestler

Scottie PippenScottie Pippen
25 September 1965
Basketball Player
Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson
14 August 1959
Basketball player

Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988
American Football Player
Erik SpoelstraErik Spoelstra
01 November 1970
Basketball Coach

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13 October 1961
Basketball Coach

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975
Golfer
Kawhi LeonardKawhi Leonard
29 June 1991
Basketball Player

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Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
16 April 1947
Basketball Player, Basketball Coach
Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers
02 December 1983
American football quarterback

Timothy OlyphantTimothy Olyphant
20 May 1968
Actor

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

Phil JacksonPhil Jackson
17 September 1945
Former Basketball Player, Executive & Coach
Dave BautistaDave Bautista
18 January 1969
Wrestler, Actor
Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke
16 September 1952
Actor, Boxer

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
10 April 1952
Actor

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
29 September 1988
Basketball Player

Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967
Athlete
Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski
14 May 1989
American Football Player

Dwyane WadeDwyane Wade
17 January 1982
NBA Basketball Star

Brock LesnarBrock Lesnar
12 July 1977
Professional Wrestler

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
08 February 1974
Mixed martial Artist

Terry CrewsTerry Crews
30 July 1968
Actor, American Football Player
Damian LillardDamian Lillard
15 July 1990
Basketball Player

The UndertakerThe Undertaker
24 March 1965
Professional Wrestler
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain
21 August 1936
Basketball Player

Ronda RouseyRonda Rousey
01 February 1987
Professional wrestler

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986
American Football Player
Sasha BanksSasha Banks
26 January 1992
Professional Wrestler

Gina CaranoGina Carano
16 April 1982
Mixed Martial Artist
Carmelo AnthonyCarmelo Anthony
29 May 1984
 

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10 March 1940
Martial artist

Allen IversonAllen Iverson
07 June 1975
Basketball Player

Tonya HardingTonya Harding
12 November 1970
Former Figure Skater, Boxer

Chris PaulChris Paul
06 May 1985
Basketball Player
Jayson TatumJayson Tatum
03 March 1998
Basketball Player

Colin KaepernickColin Kaepernick
03 November 1987
American Football Quarterback

Dak PrescottDak Prescott
29 July 1993
American Football Quarterback

Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976
American Football Quarterback
Antonio BrownAntonio Brown
10 July 1988
American football wide receiver

Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
09 March 1943
Chess Grandmaster
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger
02 March 1982
American Football Quarterback

Charles BarkleyCharles Barkley
20 February 1963
Basketball Player

Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988
Baseball Pitcher
Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier
19 January 1989
Mixed Martial Artist

Alex RodriguezAlex Rodriguez
27 July 1975
Baseball shortstop
James HardenJames Harden
26 August 1989
Basketball Player

Nikki BellaNikki Bella
21 November 1983
Professional Wrestler

Larry BirdLarry Bird
07 December 1956
Former Basketball Star
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895
 

Jet LiJet Li
26 April 1963
Actor
Hulk HoganHulk Hogan
11 August 1953
Professional Wrestler

Drew BreesDrew Brees
15 January 1979
American Football Player

Sue BirdSue Bird
16 October 1980
Basketball Player

Steve KerrSteve Kerr
27 September 1965
Basketball Player
Eli ManningEli Manning
03 January 1981
American Football Quarterback
Kyrie IrvingKyrie Irving
23 March 1992
Basketball Player

Bill RussellBill Russell
12 February 1934
American basketball player

Odell Beckham Jr.Odell Beckham Jr.
05 November 1992
American Football Wide Receiver

Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook
12 November 1988
Basketball Player
Triple HTriple H
27 July 1969
Professional Wrestler, Actor

Paul GeorgePaul George
02 May 1990
Basketball Player

Kyle KuzmaKyle Kuzma
24 July 1995
Basketball Player

Lance ArmstrongLance Armstrong
18 September 1971
Road racing cyclist

Devin BookerDevin Booker
30 October 1996
Basketball Player
Alex SmithAlex Smith
07 May 1984
American Football Player

Venus WilliamsVenus Williams
17 June 1980
American tennis player
Kyle LowryKyle Lowry
25 March 1986
Basketball Player

Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson
21 March 1985
American Football Player
Aaron HernandezAaron Hernandez
06 November 1989
American Football Player
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01 April 1980
Professional Wrestler, Actor