Famous People Born In 1979

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Discover the most famous people born in 1979. The list includes people like Chris Pratt, Kourtney Kardashian, Oscar Isaac, Aaron Paul, Heath Ledger and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include football players, models, rock musicians and composers born in 1979. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Jason Momoa
(Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'Game of Thrones' and Film 'Aquaman')
Jason Momoa
76
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nānākuli, Hawaii, United States
 2 
Heath Ledger
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘The Joker’ in the Film ‘The Dark Knight’)
Heath Ledger
103
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Died: January 22, 2008
 3 
Chris Pratt
148
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Virginia, Minnesota, United States
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Kevin Hart
(Comedian)
Kevin Hart
102
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Aaliyah
(Best Known as 'Princess of R&B' & 'Queen of Urban Pop')
Aaliyah
96
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 25, 2001
 6 
John Krasinski
(Known For His Role as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom 'The Office')
John Krasinski
51
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Pink
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Rock-Influenced Pop Songs, Distinctive Raspy Voice and Acrobatic Stage Presence)
Pink
65
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
 8 
Oscar Isaac
(American Actor Who Broke Stereotypes About Latino Characters in Hollywood)
Oscar Isaac
51
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
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James McAvoy
34
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
 10 
Rosario Dawson
(Best Known for Portraying the 'Star Wars' Character 'Ahsoka Tano')
Rosario Dawson
23
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Adam Levine
(Lead Vocalist of the Pop Rock Band 'Maroon 5'.)
Adam Levine
40
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 12 
Aaron Paul
(Best Known for His Role as 'Jesse Pinkman' in the AMC TV Series 'Breaking Bad')
Aaron Paul
36
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Emmett, Idaho, United States
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Drew Brees
(Former American Football Quarterback)
Drew Brees
27
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 14 
Brandy Norwood
(Singer-Songwriter and Actress Know for Her Single ‘The Boy Is Mine’ and Her Role in the Sitcom 'Moesha')
Brandy Norwood
25
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States
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Jennifer Love Hewitt
40
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
 16 
Evangeline Lilly
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Kate Austen’ in the TV Series ‘Lost’)
Evangeline Lilly
21
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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Jordan Peele
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Comedy Sketch Series 'Key & Peele' and 'Mad TV')
Jordan Peele
23
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, United States
 18 
Olga Kurylenko
(Ukrainian-French Actress Who Portrayed the Role of Bond Girl in the James Bond Film 'Quantum of Solace')
Olga Kurylenko
54
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berdyans'k, Ukraine
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Kourtney Kardashian
(Media Personality, Socialite & Model Known for Starring in the Reality Series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians')
Kourtney Kardashian
65
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 20 
Rosamund Pike
(Actress)
Rosamund Pike
48
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
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Luke Evans
(Actor)
Luke Evans
20
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pontypool, Wales
 22 
Natasha Lyonne
(Known for Her Role of ‘Nicky Nichols’ on the Comedy Series ‘Orange Is the New Black’)
Natasha Lyonne
20
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Rachael Leigh Cook
(Actress & Model)
Rachael Leigh Cook
30
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
 24 
Valentino Rossi
(Italian motorcycle road racer)
Valentino Rossi
26
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tavullia, Italy
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Kimi Raikkonen
(Finnish Racing Driver Nicknamed ‘The Iceman’ and Winner of the 2007 Formula One World Championship)
Kimi Raikkonen
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
 26 
Cote de Pablo
(Actress, Singer and Co-Host of the Latin-American Talk Show ‘Entertainment Tonight’)
Cote de Pablo
16
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
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Maggie Q
(Actress and Model)
Maggie Q
18
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
 28 
Mindy Kaling
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Role in the Series: 'The Office' and 'The Mindy Project')
Mindy Kaling
33
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Kate Hudson
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'Almost Famous', 'Bride Wars' and 'Alex & Emma')
Kate Hudson
38
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 30 
Travis Fimmel
(Actor and Former Model Best Known for His Role as ‘Ragnar Lothbrok’ in the TV Series ‘Vikings’)
Travis Fimmel
12
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Echuca, Australia
 31 
Tiffany Haddish
(Stand-Up Comic and Actress - The First Black Female Stand-up Comic to Host 'Saturday Night Live')
Tiffany Haddish
30
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 32 
Jennifer Morrison
(Actress and Director, Best Known for Her Role as ‘Dr. Allison Cameron’ in the Film ‘House')
Jennifer Morrison
6
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 33 
Claire Danes
(Known for Her Performance in TV Series 'Homeland')
Claire Danes
14
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
 34 
Markus Persson
(Swedish Video Game Programmer and Designer Known for Creating the Sandbox Video Game ‘Minecraft’)
Markus Persson
21
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
 35 
Lee Pace
(Actor Known for His TV Series ‘Pushing Daisies’ and Films: ‘Soldier's Girl’ and ‘The Good Shepherd’)
Lee Pace
24
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
 36 
Morena Baccarin
(Best Known for Her Films: 'Firefly', 'Serenity' and TV Series: 'Homeland', 'Gotham' and 'Endgame')
Morena Baccarin
35
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 37 
Jawed Karim
(Co-Founder of 'YouTube' and the First Person to Upload a Video to the Site)
Jawed Karim
34
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Merseburg, Germany
 38 
Jennifer Carpenter
20
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
 39 
Chris Gayle
(Cricketer)
Chris Gayle
27
Listed In: Cricketers
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston
 40 
Jill Wagner
(Actress)
Jill Wagner
11
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
 41 
Caroline Flack
(Television Presenter)
Caroline Flack
26
Listed In: TV Presenters
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Enfield, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 15, 2020
 42 
Tatyana Ali
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’)
Tatyana Ali
13
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: North Bellmore, New York, United States
 43 
Ne-Yo
(American Singer-songwriter And Record Producer)
Ne-Yo
16
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camden, Arkansas, United States
 44 
Gong Yoo
(Actor)
Gong Yoo
26
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
 45 
Chris O'Dowd
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
 46 
Adam Brody
(Actor)
Adam Brody
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carlsbad
 47 
Brandon Routh
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Superman’ in the Film ‘Superman Returns’)
Brandon Routh
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
 48 
Max Greenfield
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Leo D'Amato’ in the TV Series ‘Veronica Mars’)
Max Greenfield
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States
 49 
Andrea Pirlo
(Football player, Football Coach)
Andrea Pirlo
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Flero, Italy
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Zhang Ziyi
(Actress)
Zhang Ziyi
20
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China