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.

Barack ObamaBarack Obama
(44th U.S. President)

4th August

American

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
(Actor)

6th May

American

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
(Actor)

3rd April

American

Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
(Actor)

15th July

American

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
(Actor)

9th June

Canadian

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
(Actor, Activist)

23rd July

American

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
(Actress)

19th November

American

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
(Actress)

13th January

American

Boy GeorgeBoy George

14th June

British

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
(Ice Hockey Player)

26th January

Canadian

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
(Actor)

18th September

Italian,American

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
(Actor)

30th July

American

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter

8th December

American

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
(Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter)

31st October

New Zealander

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
(Basketball Player)

13th May

American

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
(Actress)

25th September

American

Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
(Actor)

4th November

American

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
(Singer)

1st April

British,Scottish

Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
(Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host)

13th February

American

Dan MarinoDan Marino
(American football player)

15th September

American

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
(American singer-songwriter)

25th August

American

Jane LeevesJane Leeves
(Actress)

18th April

British

Sean HannitySean Hannity
(Talk Show Host)

30th December

American

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
(Actress)

28th August

American

Tim RothTim Roth

14th May

British

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
(Journalist)

10th February

American

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
(Actor)

2nd April

American

Tom FordTom Ford
(American fashion designer)

27th August

American

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris

29th March

American

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
(Playwright)

9th June

American

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
(Actor)

14th July

American

Bill HicksBill Hicks
(Comedian)

16th December

American

George LopezGeorge Lopez
(Actor, Voice Actor)

23rd April

American

Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
(President of Indonesia)

21st June

Indonesian

Ann CusackAnn Cusack
(Actress)

22nd May

American

Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
(Chef)

11th December

British

Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
(Actor)

19th July

American

Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
(Percussionist)

7th July

American

Rob HallRob Hall
(Mountaineer)

14th January

New Zealander

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
(Singer-songwriter)

29th May

American

Chanda KochharChanda Kochhar
(CEO of ICICI Bank)

17th November

Indian

Andy Lau Andy Lau
(Actor, Film Producer, Singer)

27th September

Hong Konger

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

29th September

Australian

Keith SweatKeith Sweat

22nd July

American

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
(Actress, Singer)

10th December

American

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
(Serial Killer)

13th August

American

Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
(Model & Actress)

26th December

American

Maria Victoria HenaoMaria Victoria Henao
(Pablo Escobar's Wife)

30th November

Colombian

Carl LewisCarl Lewis

1st July

American

Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
(Actor)

16th December

American

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
(President of Kenya)

26th October

Kenyan

Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
(Actor)

11th April

American

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
(Composer, Director)

7th January

American

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
(Former German Footballer)

21st March

German

Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
(Singer-songwriter)

30th September

American

Gary CheroneGary Cherone
(Singer)

26th July

American

Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
(Computer Scientist)

3rd December

Taiwanese

Michele MiscavigeMichele Miscavige
(Wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige)

18th January

American

Andrew FastowAndrew Fastow
(Former CFO of Enron)

22nd December

American

Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
(Fourth President of Azerbaijan)

24th December

Azerbaijani

Jack DeeJack Dee
(Stand-Up Comedian & Actor)

24th September

British

Princess DianaPrincess Diana

1st July

British

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
(Javelin Thrower)

3rd March

British

Robie UniackeRobie Uniacke
(Businessman, Partner of Rosamund Pike)

30th November

British

John KeyJohn Key
(Prime Minister of New Zealand)

9th August

New Zealander

Michel MartellyMichel Martelly
(President of Haiti)

12th February

Haitian

Sheryl BerkoffSheryl Berkoff
(Rob Lowe's Wife & Makeup Artist)

20th June

American

Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
(Sprinter)

30th December

Canadian

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
(Olympic Champion Gymnast)

12th November

Romanian

David BrooksDavid Brooks
(Journalist)

11th August

Canadian,American

David MustaineDavid Mustaine
(American musician)

13th September

American

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
(Singer, Songwriter)

2nd November

Canadian

Mariela GrifforMariela Griffor
(Poet, Publisher, Diplomat)

29th September

Chilean

Bruno AmatoBruno Amato
(Actor)

16th November

American

Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
(Princess)

1st July

French

Dylan McDermottDylan McDermott
(film actor, television actor, stage actor)

26th October

Shane BlackShane Black
(Screenwriter, Film director, Actor)

16th December

American

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
(Actor, Writer, Musician, Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Voice actor, Film director, Film actor)

25th June

British

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
(Actor, Model)

24th January

German

Joseph KonyJoseph Kony
(Army Leader)

24th July

Ugandan

Alfonso CuarónAlfonso Cuarón

28th November

Mexican

Dave MustaineDave Mustaine
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Writer, Autobiographer, Classical guitarist, Pianist, Karateka, Taekwondo athlete)

13th September

American

Jared HarrisJared Harris
(Actor, film actor)

24th August

British

Bobby PetrinoBobby Petrino
(American football player)

10th March

American

Elizabeth McGovernElizabeth McGovern
(American film actor)

18th July

American

Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
(Actor)

14th April

British,Scottish

Eric StoltzEric Stoltz
(American actor)

30th September

American

Bonnie HuntBonnie Hunt
(American comedian)

22nd September

American

Eugenio DerbezEugenio Derbez
(Actor, Television actor, Film actor)

2nd September

Mexican

Martin KempMartin Kemp
(Actor, Musician)

10th October

British

Mary BonoMary Bono
(Politician)

24th October

American

Elias KoteasElias Koteas
(Actor)

11th March

Canadian

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
(Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist)

24th November

Indian

Rae Dawn ChongRae Dawn Chong
(Actor, Film director, Television actor)

28th February

Canadian,American

Isiah ThomasIsiah Thomas
(Basketball player, Basketball coach, Consultant)

30th April

American

Toby KeithToby Keith
(Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Record producer)

8th July

American

Leif GarrettLeif Garrett
(Actor, Singer, Television actor, Model)

8th November

American

The EdgeThe Edge
(Guitarist, Singer, Banjoist, Pianist, Film score composer, Musician)

8th August

Irish,British

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
(singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television actor)

17th March

American