Famous People Born In 1978

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Discover the most famous people born in 1978. The list includes people like Kim Zolciak, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Kobe Bryant, Andy Samberg, Ian Somerhalder and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include models, football players, actresses and rock musicians born in 1978. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Kobe Bryant
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Kobe Bryant
184
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 26, 2020
 2 
Rachel McAdams
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Mean Girls', 'The Notebook' and 'Spotlight')
Rachel McAdams
49
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, Canada
 3 
Ashton Kutcher
52
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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John Legend
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Get Lifted' and 'Once Again')
John Legend
49
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
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Zoe Saldana
(Actress)
Zoe Saldana
44
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
 6 
Ian Somerhalder
36
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Covington, Louisiana, United States
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Andy Samberg
(Actor, Comedian and Former Cast Member of Comedy-Sketch Show 'Saturday Night LIve')
Andy Samberg
38
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
 8 
Manny Pacquiao
(One of the Greatest Professional Boxers of All Time)
Manny Pacquiao
45
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
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Tom Ellis
(Welsh Actor Known for His Role as ‘Lucifer Morningstar’ in the TV Series ‘Lucifer’)
Tom Ellis
24
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
 10 
James Franco
(One of the Most Versatile Actors of His Generation, Known for His Films: '127' and 'James Dean')
James Franco
70
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
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Michelle Rodriguez
(Actress and Screenwriter Best Known for Her Role as a Boxer in the Film ‘Girlfight’)
Michelle Rodriguez
44
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
 12 
Jensen Ackles
(Best Known for His Role of 'Dean Winchester' in the TV Series 'Supernatural')
Jensen Ackles
29
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
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Anthony Mackie
26
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
 14 
Ron DeSantis
(46th Governor of Florida )
Ron DeSantis
158
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Nicole Scherzinger
(Lead Singer of the American Girl-Group 'Pussycat Dolls')
Nicole Scherzinger
34
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
 16 
Gianluigi Buffon
(Football Player)
Gianluigi Buffon
37
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carrara, Italy
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Frank Lampard
(Footballer)
Frank Lampard
19
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Romford, London, England
 18 
James Corden
(Comedian, Actor & Television Host Best Known as the Host of 'The Late Late Show with James Corden')
James Corden
54
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Bill Hader
(Best Known for His Work as a Cast Member on 'Saturday Night Live')
Bill Hader
27
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
 20 
Johnny Sins
(Adult Film Star)
Johnny Sins
38
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA
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CM Punk
(American Professional Wrestler and Retired Mixed Martial Artist)
CM Punk
37
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 22 
Volodymyr Zelenskiy
(6th President of Ukraine (Since 2019))
Volodymyr Zelenskiy
34
Listed In: Presidents
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine
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Katherine Heigl
(Actress, Producer and Former Fashion Model)
Katherine Heigl
36
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 24 
Danai Gurira
(Actress and Playwright)
Danai Gurira
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
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Christopher Stapleton
(Named ‘Artist-Songwriter Of the Decade’ by ACM)
Christopher Stapleton
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
 26 
Kenan Thompson
21
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Usher
(Singer-Songwriter)
Usher
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 28 
Stana Katic
(Known for Her Portrayal of 'Detective Kate Beckett' in the TV Series 'Castle')
Stana Katic
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
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Ginnifer Goodwin
23
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 30 
Katie Holmes
(Actress)
Katie Holmes
30
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
 31 
Josh Hartnett
16
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
 32 
Malin Akerman
(Actress & Model)
Malin Akerman
20
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
 33 
Nelly Furtado
(Canadian Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Singles: ‘I'm Like a Bird’ and ‘Turn Off the Light’)
Nelly Furtado
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada
 34 
Tyrese Gibson
(Rapper, Actor)
Tyrese Gibson
14
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Watts, South Los Angeles, California, United States
 35 
January Jones
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Draper’ in the TV Series ‘Mad Men’)
January Jones
22
Birthdate: 5th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
 36 
Wes Bentley
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Ricky Fitts’ in the Film ‘American Beauty')
Wes Bentley
12
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
 37 
Judith Barsi
(American Child Actress Best Known for Her Films: ‘Jaws: The Revenge’ and ‘All Dogs Go to Heaven’)
Judith Barsi
25
Listed In: Child Actresses
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, California, United States
Died: July 25, 1988
 38 
Erin Andrews
(Sportscaster and Co-Host of the Show 'Dancing with the Stars')
Erin Andrews
10
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States
 39 
Lisa Brennan-Jobs
(Daughter of ‘Apple’ Co-Founder Steve Jobs)
Lisa Brennan-Jobs
21
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oregon, United States
 40 
Lauren German
(Actress)
Lauren German
22
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States
 41 
Kumail Nanjiani
(Known for His Role in The HBO Comedy Series 'Silicon Valley')
Kumail Nanjiani
23
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
 42 
Matthew Goode
(English Actor Known for His Films: ‘Chasing Liberty’, ‘Stoker’, and ‘The Imitation Game’)
Matthew Goode
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Devon, England, United Kingdom
 43 
Tia Mowry
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Tia Landry’ in the Sitcom ‘Sister, Sister’)
Tia Mowry
14
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gelnhausen, Germany
 44 
Kristen Schaal
(Actress, Known for Her Voice Roles on “Bob's Burgers” and “Mabel Pines” on Disney's “Gravity Falls”)
Kristen Schaal
17
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longmont, Colorado, United States
 45 
Tamera Mowry
(Actress and Television Personality Known for Her Daytime Talk Show ‘The Real’)
Tamera Mowry
16
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gelnhausen, Germany
 46 
Justin Long
(Know for His Roles in 'Jeepers Creepers', 'Dodgeball', 'Accepted')
Justin Long
15
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
 47 
Jamie Clayton
(Actress)
Jamie Clayton
14
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Diego, California
 48 
Diplo
(Co-Creator and Lead Member of the Electronic Dancehall Music Project ‘Major Lazer’)
Diplo
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
 49 
Brooke Burns
(Known for Her Role in Action Drama Series 'Baywatch' & Host of the NBC Game Show 'Dog Eat Dog')
Brooke Burns
8
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 50 
DJ Qualls
(Actor)
DJ Qualls
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States