Famous People Born In 1949

Discover the most famous people born in 1949. The list includes people like Pablo Escobar, Gary Ridgway, Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Christopher Hitchens and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, guitarists, composers and journalists born in 1949. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.

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

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 1 Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar
98
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Colombian Drug Lord
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rionegro
Died: December 2, 1993

 2 Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep
40
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Considered as 'The Best Actress of Her Generation'
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: SummitSummit, New Jersey, United States

 3 Billy Joel

Billy Joel
18
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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 4 Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie
16
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Co-Lead Singer Of Funk Band The Commodores
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
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 5 Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver
11
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 6 John Belushi

John Belushi
17
Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 5, 1982
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 7 Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Formula One driver
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 20, 2019
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 8 Ric Flair

Ric Flair
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Regarded as the Greatest Professional Wrestler of All Time
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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 9 George Foreman

George Foreman
16
Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States

 10 Richard Gere

Richard Gere
18
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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 11 Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen
21
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rock Singer
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

 12 Philippe Petit

Philippe Petit
25
Famous As: High-wire artist
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nemours, France
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 13 Roger Taylor

Roger Taylor
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: King's Lynn, Norfolk, England

 14 Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges
12
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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 15 Gary Ridgway

Gary Ridgway
43
Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

 16 Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange
44
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress & Producer
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States
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 17 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
15
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Ruler of Dubai
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dubai

 18 Tanya Roberts

Tanya Roberts
15
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 4, 2021
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 19 Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons
8
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel

 20 Shelley Long

Shelley Long
22
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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 21 Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb
6
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: January 12, 2003

 22 Don Johnson

Don Johnson
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flat Creek Township, Missouri, United States
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 23 Pam Grier

Pam Grier
9
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

 24 Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault
16
Famous As: Chairman & CEO of LMVH
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Roubaix
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 25 Steve Perry

Steve Perry
13
Listed In: Rock Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanford, California, United States

 26 Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy
2
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caterham
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 27 David Foster

David Foster
14
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

 28 Jim Varney

Jim Varney
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2000
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 29 Robert Pickton

Robert Pickton
6
Listed In: Murderers
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Coquitlam

 30 Carlos Lehder

Carlos Lehder
16
Listed In: Drug Lords
Famous As: Drug Lord
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Armenia, Colombia

 31 Robin Gibb

Robin Gibb
12
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: May 20, 2012

 32 Tom Waits

Tom Waits
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Composer
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States

 33 Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens
12
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: December 15, 2011

 34 Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham
10
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palo Alto

 35 Phil Lynott

Phil Lynott
7
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Died: January 4, 1986

 36 Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami
9
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

 37 Hank Williams Jr.

Hank Williams Jr.
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

 38 Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek
8
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quitman, Texas, United States

 39 Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Snger
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: September 26, 2003

 40 Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour
6
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England

 41 Leslie Van Houten

Leslie Van Houten
8
Listed In: Murderers
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Altadena, California, United States

 42 Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes
6
Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuthbert, Georgia, United States

 43 David Strathairn

David Strathairn
3
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California

 44 Archie Manning

Archie Manning
5
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Drew, Mississippi, United States

 45 Lindsay Wagner

Lindsay Wagner
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 46 Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler
4
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former lead guitarist, singer and songwriter of the rock band Dire Straits
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

 47 Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone
5
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northport, Long Island, New York, USA

 48 Billy Gibbons

Billy Gibbons
7
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Houston

 49 Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck
3
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef, Restaurateur
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

 50 Joyce DeWitt

Joyce DeWitt
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States