Australian Celebrities Born In April

Vote for Your Favourite Australian Celebrities Born In April

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

 1 
Heath Ledger
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘The Joker’ in the Film ‘The Dark Knight’)
Heath Ledger
175
Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Died: January 22, 2008

An Australian actor, Heath Ledger grabbed limelight in America with the teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You. However, it was role in Brokeback Mountain that made him a star and earned him comparisons with greats actors like Marlon Brando. The brilliant actor gave his last performance as Joker in The Dark Knight which became a massive success.

 2 
Russell Crowe
(Actor Best Known for His Roles in the Films 'Gladiator', 'The Insider' and 'A Beautiful Mind')
Russell Crowe
75
Birthdate: April 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Active in the film industry for over 35 years, Russell Crowe is an actor, film producer, director, and musician. Gaining international fame with his role in the epic historical film Gladiator in 2000, he is the recipient of several awards, including an Academy Award and a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award.

 3 
Katherine Langford
(Australian Actress)
Katherine Langford
79
Birthdate: April 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, Australia

Australian actress, Katherine Langford, gained international fame with her role in the Netflix TV series 13 Reasons Why. She developed an early interest in acting despite not having any family connection to the field. Active in the entertainment industry since 2015, she has been nominated for many awards, including a Golden Globe. 

 4 
Luke Bracey
17
Birthdate: April 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Luke Bracey is an Australian actor whose sheer hard work and determination landed him prominent roles in popular films, such as The November Man, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Hacksaw Ridge. Luke Bracey is often cited as an inspiration for young and aspiring Australian actors and actresses.

 5 
Miranda Kerr
(Rose to Fame as the First Australian to Model for 'Victoria's Secret Angels')
Miranda Kerr
61
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

One of the highest-earning models according to Forbes, Miranda Kerr was the first Victoria's Secret model from Australia. Known for her attractive physique, she is often named in the sexiest women in the world lists by several magazines. She has used her fame and beauty to launch a brand of skincare products called KORA Organics.

 6 
Ben Mendelsohn
33
Birthdate: April 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ben Mendelsohn is best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of Danny Rayburn in the series Bloodline and for his AACTA Award-winning performance in Animal Kingdom. He has also mesmerized audiences with his roles in The Dark Knight Rises and The Outsider. He has appeared as Talos in two Marvel movies.
 7 
Oscar Piastri
(FIA Formula 3 champion)
Oscar Piastri
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 8 
Jimmy Barnes
(Scottish-born Australian Singer )
Jimmy Barnes
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow
 9 
Diane Cilento
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Tom Jones)
Diane Cilento
11
Birthdate: April 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mooloolaba, Australia
Died: October 6, 2011

Diane Cilento is one of the earliest Australian actresses to make it big in the British film industry. Although her popularity increased after marrying the famous James Bond actor Sean Connery, her film career went downhill and she could never really revive her career. In 2001, she was honored with the Centenary Medal for service to the arts.

 10 
Olivia DeJonge
(Known for playing Becca in the film The Visit (2015))
Olivia DeJonge
8
Birthdate: April 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 11 
Michael Clarke
(Retired Cricketer Who Was Captain of Australian Cricket Team)
Michael Clarke
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
 12 
Rick Cosnett
(Actor, Producer)
Rick Cosnett
9
Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chegutu, Zimbabwe
 13 
Peter Garrett
(Member of the Australian House of Representatives)
Peter Garrett
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia

Peter Garrett is an Australian musician, activist, environmentalist, and former politician. Renowned for his eccentric dance style and signature bald head, Garrett is best known for his association with the popular rock band Midnight Oil where he performs as the lead singer. A football fan, Peter Garrett supports the Essendon Bombers of the AFL.

 14 
Fred Hollows
(New Zealand-Australian Ophthalmologist and Philanthropist)
Fred Hollows
29
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand
Died: February 10, 1993

Fred Hollows became a renowned name in the field of ophthalmology after helping thousands of people see by restoring their sight. Born in New Zealand, Hollows later became an Australian citizen. He had initially aspired to join the clergy but had decided against it after visiting a mental institution.

 15 
Magda Szubanski
(Comedy Actress Known for Her Role as 'Sharon Strzelecki' in the Situational Comedy 'Kath & Kim')
Magda Szubanski
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Well-known Australian comedienne Magda Szubanski soared to fame with her performances in shows such as Kath and Kim, D-Generation, and Fast Forward. She has also been part of movies such as Happy Feet and penned a bestselling memoir. An open lesbian, she is also an LGBT activist.

 16 
Johnathan Thurston
(Australian Former Professional Rugby League Footballer)
Johnathan Thurston
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
 17 
Julia Zemiro
(Television presenter)
Julia Zemiro
3
Birthdate: April 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence

Best known as the host of RocKwiz, French-Australian presenter Julia Zemiro is a trained theater actor, too, who has worked with the likes of the Bell Shakespeare Company. She has hosted her own interview show, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery, and has been on shows such as Thank God You’re Here.

 18 
Jack Brabham
(Australian Race Car Driver)
Jack Brabham
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
Died: May 19, 2014

Jack Brabham was an Australian professional racing driver best remembered for winning the Formula One World Championship thrice during his illustrious career that lasted 15 years. He is credited with founding the eponymous Formula One racing team and racing car manufacturer. Early in his career, Brabham contributed immensely to the design of racing cars introduced by the Cooper Car Company.

 19 
Robert Stigwood
(Impresario, Film Producer, and Music Entrepreneur)
Robert Stigwood
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Adelaide
Died: January 4, 2016
 20 
Ingo Rademacher
(Actor)
Ingo Rademacher
1
Birthdate: April 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iserlohn, Germany
 21 
Jim Stynes
(Australian Rules Footballer)
Jim Stynes
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 20, 2012

Irish footballer Jim Stynes was initially skilled in Gaelic football but later deviated to Australian rules football. While his memoir, My Journey, detailed his battle with cancer, he had also written self-help books with Dr. Jon Carnegie. He had also co-founded The Reach Foundation, a non-profit for young people.

 22 
Josiah Brooks
(Australian YouTuber and Video Game Developer)
Josiah Brooks
7
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: April 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Australia

Josiah Brooks, better known as Jazza, had been drawing and sketching since age 12 and later began designing animation and video games. The Australian YouTuber, who has gained a huge fan base online with his art tutorials on his YouTube channel Draw with Jazza, is now a father of two.

 23 
Nick Kyrgios
(Australian Tennis Player)
Nick Kyrgios
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios, who has had a career-best singles ranking of 13, has also been part of a few controversies. During a 2019 Wimbledon match, he apparently deliberately hit Rafael Nadal with a ball, straight in the chest, and later defended his actions, saying it was completely fair.

 24 
Pamela Rabe
(Appearances in the Australian films Sirens, Cosi and Paradise Road)
Pamela Rabe
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario, Canada
 25 
Betty Cuthbert
(Australian Athlete and a Four-Time Olympic Champion)
Betty Cuthbert
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ermington, Australia
Died: August 6, 2017
Australian sprinter Betty Cuthbert, also known as the Golden Girl, had won three Olympic gold medals, with three of them from the 1956 Olympic Games. She started training at 8 and later became known for her signature style of running with her mouth open. She later suffered from multiple sclerosis.
 26 
Tayla Harris
(Australian Rules Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Tayla Harris
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
 27 
Julia Morris
(Australian Television Presenter, Comedian, and Actress)
Julia Morris
3
Birthdate: April 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney

Julia Morris is an Australian television presenter, comedian, and actress. She is known for her solo comedy shows and live performances across Australia. Morris has also performed in comedy festivals around the world; at the 2001 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, she was honored with a Herald Angel Award. In 2004, she was named Comedy Performer of the Year by Time Out.

 28 
Sir Robert Helpmann
(Australian Actor, Ballet Dancer, Choreographer, and Director)
Sir Robert Helpmann
7
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Gambier, Australia
Died: September 28, 1986
 29 
V. Gordon Childe
(Australian Archaeologist Known for Excavating 'Skara Brae’ Neolithic Settlement)
V. Gordon Childe
2
Birthdate: April 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 19, 1957

V. Gordon Childe was an Australian archaeologist best remembered for his contribution to the study of European prehistory. One of the earliest supporters of culture-historical archaeology, Childe went on to become the first proponent of Marxist archaeology. He is regarded as one of the best-known and most revered archaeologists of the 20th century.

 30 
Zali Steggall
(Australian Alpine Skier and Member of the Australian House of Representatives)
Zali Steggall
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manly, Australia

Zali Steggall is an Australian lawyer turned politician. She has been serving as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Division of Warringah since 2019. She is a former Olympic athlete as well and is considered Australia's most internationally successful alpine skier. She became a lawyer after retiring from skiing and eventually entered politics as well. 

 31 
Morgan Evans
(Singer-songwriter)
Morgan Evans
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia

Morgan Evans is an Australian country music singer-songwriter. Interested in music from a young age, he performed his first gig when he was just 13. As a teenager, he was part of a local rock trio that also featured his brother, Tom. He released his self-titled debut album in 2014 and has since released several albums, EPs, and singles.  

 32 
Nikki Webster
(Australian Pop Singer, Actress and Dancer)
Nikki Webster
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 33 
Luke Mitchell
(Actor, Film actor, Model)
Luke Mitchell
6
Birthdate: April 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gold Coast
 34 
Jelena Dokic
(Former Professional Tennis Player Who Represented Yugoslavia and Later Australia)
Jelena Dokic
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia

Yugoslavian-born tennis star Jelena Dokic had once been world number 4 in singles. While she represented Serbia and Montenegro, Yugoslavia, and Australia in international events, post-retirement, she has mostly been associated with Australian tennis as a coach, author, and sports commentator. She accused her father of abuse in her memoir.

 35 
George Gregan
(Australian Rugby Union Player and is Currently Australia’s Most Capped International Player)
George Gregan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia
 36 
Quade Cooper
(Australian Rugby Union Player and Boxer)
Quade Cooper
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand-born Australian rugby player Quade Cooper is also a talented boxer. While he has represented the Queensland Reds and the Melbourne Rebels, he now plays for the Japanese rugby team Kintetsu Liners. In late 2021, he expressed he was hurt to have to withdraw from the Europe tour of the Wallabies.

 37 
Sidney Nolan
(One of Australia’s Leading Artists of the 20th Century)
Sidney Nolan
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Died: November 28, 1992

Sidney Nolan is best remembered for his depictions of Australian folklore in his art. The artist had had brief stints as a cyclist, a gold miner, and a cook, before he took up painting as a vocation at 21. Apart from landscapes, his paintings also portrayed legendary figures such as outlaw Ned Kelly.

 38 
Benedict Samuel
(Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'Gotham' and 'The Walking Dead')
Benedict Samuel
2
Birthdate: April 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

A graduate of the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australian actor-writer-director, Benedict Samuel, has made his mark both on screen and stage. Beginning his career with television series, he debuted on stage with Tis Pity She's A Whore and starred in feature films like Asthma. Playing Mad Hatter in Fox crime series Gotham is the hallmark of his career.

 39 
Ky Baldwin
(Singer, Actor, Dancer)
Ky Baldwin
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 10, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales
 40 
Lachlan Buchanan
(Actor, Film actor)
Lachlan Buchanan
1
Birthdate: April 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Australia
 41 
David Chalmers
(Australian Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist)
David Chalmers
2
Birthdate: April 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Apart from teaching philosophy at the New York University and the Australian National University, David Chalmers has also gained fame for his study on the hard problem of consciousness. A TED speaker, he has also penned books such as The Conscious Mind. He also sings for the Zombie Blues band.

 42 
Margaret Preston
(Former painter and printmaker who is regarded as one of Australia's leading modernists of the early 20th century)
Margaret Preston
0
Birthdate: April 29, 1875
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Adelaide, Australia
Died: May 28, 1963
 43 
Sam Moran
(Australian Entertainer, Musician and Actor)
Sam Moran
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 44 
David Lyons
(television actor, actor, film actor)
David Lyons
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne
 45 
David Leyonhjelm
(Former Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party in the Senate)
David Leyonhjelm
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nhill, Australia
 46 
Henry Kendall
(Author)
Henry Kendall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
Died: August 1, 1882

After losing his father at age 2, Henry Kendall was raised on a farm by his mother. The Australian bush poet is remembered for his depictions of nature in works such as Leaves from Australian Forests. Throughout his life, he continued to switch from one job to another.

 47 
H. V. Evatt
(Former Justice of the High Court of Australia (1930 - 1940))
H. V. Evatt
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Maitland, Australia
Died: November 2, 1965

H. V. Evatt was an Australian politician and judge who served as a judge of the High Court of Australia from 1930 to 1940. He was appointed the attorney-general in 1941. He was also active in politics and was the leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and Leader of the Opposition from 1951 to 1960. 

 48 
Sakio Bika
(Australian Professional Boxer)
Sakio Bika
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

Sakio Bika is a Cameroonian-Australian boxer who held the IBO super-middleweight title in the late 2000s. From 2013 to 2014, Bika held the WBC super-middleweight title. Also a TV personality, Sakio Bika won The Contender 3, a reality television show based on boxing in 2007.

 49 
Todd Woodbridge
(Australian Former Professional Tennis Player)
Todd Woodbridge
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
 50 
Cicely Courtneidge
(Australian-born British Comedian, Actress, and Singer)
Cicely Courtneidge
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: April 26, 1980

Cicely Courtneidge was an Australian-born British comedian, actress, and singer. She is best remembered for her partnership with her husband Jack Hulbert as they performed together on stage and screen for over six decades. Cicely Courtneidge was also a humanitarian as she raised funds and entertained the armed forces during the Second World War.