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.

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25th December, French, British, American
Socialite
Barack ObamaBarack Obama
4th August, American
44th U.S. President

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13th May, American
Basketball Player

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
9th June, Canadian
Actor

Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
4th November, American
Actor

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor
Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18th September, Italian, American
Actor
Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19th November, American
Actress

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian
Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13th January, American
Actress

Carole BaskinCarole Baskin
6th June, American
Big-Cat Rights Activist

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
Singer-songwriter

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor
John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Wayne GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor
Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress

Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host
Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14th October, Indian
Actor

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25th August, American
American singer-songwriter

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor
George LopezGeorge Lopez
23rd April, American
Actor, Voice Actor

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 
Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright

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Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician
Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach

Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress
Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 
Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef

Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress

Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer
George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist

Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian

Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress
Joseph KonyJoseph Kony
24th July, Ugandan
Army Leader

Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress
Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer

Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer

Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor
Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor
Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
7th July, American
Percussionist

Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer
Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22nd November, Filipino, American
Actress

Jeanie BussJeanie Buss
26th September, American
President of the Los Angeles Lakers

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
19th February, British
Footballer

Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer
Carl LewisCarl Lewis
1st July, American
 

Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
19th July, American
Actor
Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28th August, Indian
Actor, Director

Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer
The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress
Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor
Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25th August, American
Actress
Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
2nd April, British
Singer

Jeff ProbstJeff Probst
4th November, American
Host

Kim WayansKim Wayans
16th October, American
Actress

Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress
Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter
Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
16th December, American
Actor

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya

Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer
Christopher AtkinsChristopher Atkins
21st February, American
Actor

Ali HewsonAli Hewson
23rd March, Irish
Entrepreneur, Activist

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
7th January, American
Composer, Director

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress

Steven WeberSteven Weber
4th March, American
Actor
Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor

Robie UniackeRobie Uniacke
30th November, British
Businessman, Partner of Rosamund Pike
Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21st February, Indian, American
Economist

Bill CampBill Camp
13th October, American
Actor
Joan ChenJoan Chen
26th April, Chinese
Actress
Keith SweatKeith Sweat
22nd July, American