Famous People Born Today

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 1 6ix9ine

6ix9ine
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: 1996
Nationality: American

A man whose music has been marked by an aggressive style of rapping, 6ix9ine is a figure who is as controversial as he is popular. Making waves in the music scene with his debut album in 2018, the upcoming rapper became involved in a string of sexual offenses and other felonies. Despite his legal issues, he continues to be popular.

 2 David Attenborough

David Attenborough
Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: 1926
Nationality: British

Widely regarded as a national treasure in the United Kingdom, Sir David Attenborough is the only person to have received BAFTAs for TV shows meant for different television sets, such as black and white, color, 3D, HD, and 4K. In 2002, he was mentioned in BBC's 100 Greatest Britons list.

 3 Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 33rd President of the United States
Birthdate: 1884
Nationality: American
Died: 1972

Harry Truman was the US president from 1945 to 1953 and his administration successfully guided the US economy through the post-war challenges. He established the Truman Doctrine to contain Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War. He authorised the first and only use of nuclear weapons during a war when he sanctioned bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

 4 Trisha Paytas

Trisha Paytas
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician
Birthdate: 1988
Nationality: American

Trisha Paytas is best known for her popular YouTube channels, blndsundoll4mj and TrishasLife, renamed Trisha Paytas. She previously worked as a stripper and a lingerie model. She appeared on the Greg Behrendt Show, Who Wants to Be a Superhero?, Celebrity Big Brother, and her podcast The Dish with Trish.

 5 Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1975
Nationality: Spanish

One of the most popular Spanish singer-songwriters of all time, Enrique Iglesias is widely known as the King of Latin Pop. Having sold more than 180 million records worldwide, Enrique Iglesias is among the best-selling Latin music artists list. He often uses his popularity to help raise funds to benefit humanitarian organizations like the American Red Cross.

 6 Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1964
Nationality: American

Melissa Gilbert is an actress and politician. She played an important and influential role in the American film and TV industry while serving as the president of the Screen Actors Guild between 2001 and 2005. Also a writer, Melissa Gilbert has published an autobiography, cookbook, and short story for children.

 7 Martin Compston

Martin Compston
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1984
Nationality: Scottish
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 8 Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: 1961
Nationality: American

Before being elected the New York mayor in 2013, Democratic politician Bill de Blasio was the New York City Public Advocate. Blasio contested in the presidential primaries in 2020, becoming the first New York mayor to do so since John Lindsay. He later withdrew his campaign and supported Bernie Sanders.

 9 Vicky McClure

Vicky McClure
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1983
Nationality: British

 10 Don Rickles

Don Rickles
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: 1926
Nationality: American
Died: 2017

Don Rickles was an American actor, author, and stand-up comedian. Nicknamed The Merchant of Venom, Don Rickles specialized in insult comedy. Apart from appearing in several talk and variety shows as a guest, Rickles had his own sitcom titled The Don Rickles Show. After his death, many celebrities including Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, and Robert De Niro paid their tributes.

 11 Jack Charlton

Jack Charlton
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: 1935
Nationality: British

 12 Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1911
Nationality: American
Died: 1938

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson is remembered as a Delta blues legend. Lack of proper documentation of his early life led to various legends surrounding him, such as one that claimed he had made a deal with the Devil to excel in music. He also inspired an award-winning biography. 

 13 Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1981
Nationality: Canadian

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor who contributed to the commencement of the popular American media franchise The Arrowverse by portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow on the superhero television series Arrow. Also a well-known philanthropist, Stephen Amell has hosted several fundraising campaigns to benefit charity organizations, such as Fuck Cancer, Stand For The Silent, and Paws and Stripes.

 14 Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1940
Nationality: American
Died: 1985

Ricky Nelson was an American pop pioneer, rock & roll star, and singer-songwriter. After establishing himself as a top teen idol during the 1950s, Ricky Nelson went on to release several chartbusting songs. He achieved great popularity and was ranked 91st on Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list.

 15 Gary Glitter

Gary Glitter
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Autobiographer
Birthdate: 1944
Nationality: British

 16 Kevin Stefanski

Kevin Stefanski
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football coach
Birthdate: 1982
Nationality: American

 17 Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 1992
Nationality: American

Olivia Culpo is an American social media personality and fashion influencer. She gained international recognition after winning the Miss Universe beauty pageant in 2012. As a fashion influencer, she has collaborated with many fashion and beauty brands, such as Kipling and L'Oréal. She also owns a restaurant in Rhode Island.

 18 Elyes Gabel

Elyes Gabel
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1983
Nationality: British

 19 Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: 1932
Nationality: American
Died: 1970
Renowned as the Big Bear, Sonny Liston became the world heavyweight champion in 1962. Known for his intimidating appearance, formidable punching power, toughness, and long reach, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Widely regarded as unbeatable, he lost the WBC title to Muhammad Ali, in 1964.

 20 Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 1973
Nationality: British

 21 Mark Noble

Mark Noble
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: 1987
Nationality: British

 22 Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: 1990
Nationality: American

 23 Bill Cowher

Bill Cowher
Famous As: American Football Player, Coach
Birthdate: 1957
Nationality: American

Former American football linebacker, coach, and sports analyst Bill Cowher served as a head coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons. He spent the majority of his coaching career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Under him, the Steelers won several championships including one Super Bowl. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2020.

 24 Friedrich von Hayek

Friedrich von Hayek
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 1899
Nationality: Austrian, German, British
Died: 1992

A winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Friedrich von Hayek, was an advocate of classical liberalism. The Austrian-British economist, who was also a political philosopher, co-founded the Mont Pelerin Society. He worked at the London School of Economics, the University of Chicago and the University of Freiburg and authored the popular book, The Road to Serfdom.

 25 Anthony Field

Anthony Field
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Film producer
Birthdate: 1963
Nationality: Australian

 26 Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: 1937
Nationality: American

 27 Philip Bailey

Philip Bailey
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: 1951
Nationality: American

 28 Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: 1977
Nationality: American

 29 Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1978
Nationality: American

 30 Sid James

Sid James
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1913
Nationality: British, South African
Died: 1976

 31 Alex van Halen

Alex van Halen
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1953
Nationality: Dutch, American

Alex Van Halen is an American musician known for his drumming skills. He is credited with co-founding the now-defunct band, Van Halen. The band's self-titled debut album influenced several musicians in hard rock at the time of its release in 1978. Alex is also credited with coining the term brown sound, which was usually associated with his late-brother Eddie's guitar.

 32 Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1986
Nationality: American

 33 David Chang

David Chang
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: 1977
Nationality: American

David Chang revolutionized the culinary world with his brand Momofuku, which owns several noodle bars across the world, including a 2-Michelin-star restaurant. He has produced the Netflix shows Ugly Delicious and Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Several issues of his food magazine Lucky Peach have been NYT bestsellers.

 34 Io Shirai

Io Shirai
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: 1990
Nationality: Japanese

 35 Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: 1959
Nationality: British

 36 Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1753
Nationality: American
Died: 1784

 37 Darren Hayes

Darren Hayes
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: 1972
Nationality: Australian

 38 Gregory Scarpa

Gregory Scarpa
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1928
Nationality: American
Died: 1994

 39 Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: 1958
Nationality: American

 40 Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: 1970
Nationality: Spanish

 41 Matt Willis

Matt Willis
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: 1983
Nationality: British

 42 Jodhi May

Jodhi May
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1975
Nationality: British

 43 Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini
Famous As: Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Racecar driver
Birthdate: 1906
Nationality: Italian
Died: 1977

 44 Brad Culpepper

Brad Culpepper
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: 1969
Nationality: American

 45 David Keith

David Keith
Birthdate: 1954
Nationality: American

 46 Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 1970
Nationality: Canadian

Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker Naomi Klein is known for her criticism of corporate globalization and capitalism. She became internationally known following the release of her alter-globalization book No Logo. She often appears on global and national lists of top influential thinkers and is the recipient of the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize. She is a prominent environmentalist as well.

 47 Devi Shetty

Devi Shetty
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: 1953
Nationality: Indian

 48 Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett
Listed In:
Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician, Saxophonist, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: 1945
Nationality: American

 49 Raoul Trujillo

Raoul Trujillo
Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: 1955
Nationality: American

 50 Toni Tennille

Toni Tennille
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 1940
Nationality: American