Famous People Born In 1961

Discover the most famous people born in 1961. The list includes people like Barack Obama, Michael J. Fox, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker, George Clooney and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, football players, journalists and directors born in 1961. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia 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 Princess Diana

Princess Diana.
18
Famous As: Member of the British Royal Family
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham
Died: August 31, 1997

 2 Barack Obama

Barack Obama.
26
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 44th U.S. President
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawai, USA
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 3 Tawny Kitaen

Tawny Kitaen.
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: May 7, 2021

 4 George Clooney

George Clooney.
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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 5 Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox.
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada

 6 James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini.
5
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westwood, New Jersey
Died: June 19, 2013
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 7 Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy.
13
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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 8 Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell.
15
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France
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 9 Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman.
8
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trenton

 10 Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson.
5
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor, Activist
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Midland
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 11 Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 12 Christopher Meloni

Christopher Meloni.
3
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
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 13 Jared Harris

Jared Harris
0
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, film actor
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London

 14 Dylan McDermott

Dylan McDermott
0
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: film actor, television actor, stage actor
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Waterbury
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 15 Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan.
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

 16 Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky.
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice Hockey Player
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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 17 Ralph Macchio

Ralph George Macchio Jr..
3
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huntington, New York, United States

 18 Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hadley Hemingway.
0
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, United States
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 19 Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais.
2
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Whitley, Reading, England

 20 Boy George

Boy George.
16
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barnehurst, Kent, England
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 21 Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer Coolidge.
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 22 Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne.
3
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
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 23 Adrienne Maloof

Adrienne Maloof.
0
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

 24 Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker.
1
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
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 25 Mike Lindell

Mike Lindell
11
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.

 26 Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin.
3
Listed In:
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York
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 27 Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers.
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Coach
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 28 John Corbett

John Corbett.
0
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia
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 29 Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear.
0
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westwood, California, United States

 30 Nancy Travis

Nancy Travis.
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City

 31 Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus.
7
Listed In: Country Singers
Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Flatwoods, Kentucky, United States

 32 Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mulki, India

 33 Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota, USA

 34 Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson.
0
Famous As: Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pukerua Bay, New Zealand

 35 Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio.
2
Famous As: Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 36 Maggie Wheeler

Maggie Wheeler.
1
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City

 37 Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris.
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Endicott, New York, U.S.

 38 Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White.
1
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom

 39 Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 40 Enya

Enya
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gweedore, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland

 41 Tim Roth

Tim Roth.
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dulwich

 42 Rob Hall

Rob Hall.
1
Listed In: Mountaineers
Famous As: Mountaineer
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: May 11, 1996

 43 Vince Neil

Vince Neil.
3
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

 44 Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz
0
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Whittier, California, United States

 45 Sean Hannity

Sean Hannity.
3
Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City

 46 Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin.
5
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Big-Cat Rights Activist
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bexar County, Texas, United States

 47 David Mustaine

David Mustaine.
0
Listed In: Guitarists
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Mesa

 48 Nastassja Kinski

Nastassja Kinski.
3
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 49 Graham McTavish

Graham McTavish
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

 50 Virginia Madsen

Virginia Madsen.
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States