Famous People Born in January 1979

  • Jan 1 Koichi Domoto, Japanese artist
  • Jan 1 Brody Dalle, Australian singer (The Distillers)
  • Jan 2 Jonathan Greening, British footballer
  • Jan 2 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • Jan 3 Francesco Bellissimo, Italian mangaka
  • Jan 4 Tristan Gommendy, French racing driver
  • Jan 4 Jeph Howard, American musician (The Used)
  • Jan 5 Sarah Price, Miss Louisiana Teen USA (1997)
  • Jan 5 Ronnie O'Brien, Irish footballer
  • Jan 7 Bipasha Basu, Indian model
  • Jan 7 Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
  • Jan 7 Ryan Tedder, American singer
  • Jan 8 Sarah Polley, actress (Sweet Hereafter)
  • Jan 8 Sequoyah, chimpanzee (son of Washoe)
  • Jan 8 Adrian Mutu, Romanian footballer
  • Jan 8 Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian footballer
  • Jan 8 Seol Ki-Hyeon, South Korean footballer
  • Jan 9 Lavinia Magruder, Miss Vermont Teen USA (1996)
  • Jan 9 Tomiko Van, Japanese singer
  • Jan 10 Chris H E Smith, [Daddy Mack], rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 11 Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director
  • Jan 11 Siti Nurhaliza, Malaysian singer
  • Jan 12 Jenny Schmidgall, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
  • Jan 12 Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer
  • Jan 13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • Jan 14 John Reuben, American hip hop artist
  • Jan 14 Karen Elson, British supermodel
  • Jan 14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel
  • Jan 15 Drew Brees, American football player (New Orleans Saints), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 15 Young Dro, American rapper
  • Jan 15 Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor and taichi champ
  • Jan 15 Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
  • Jan 16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jan 16 Brenden Morrow, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 16 Jason Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 16 Rashawn Ross, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, trumpeter (Dave Mathews Band)
  • Jan 18 Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer
  • Jan 18 Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer and producer
  • Jan 18 Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player
  • Jan 18 Kenyatta Jones, American football player, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jan 18 Leo Varadkar, Irish politician, Prime Minister (2017-), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 19 Josu Sarriegi, Spanish/Basque footballer
  • Jan 19 Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast
  • Jan 19 Wiley, English Rapper (Grime)
  • Jan 20 Rob Bourdon, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • Jan 20 Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century
  • Jan 20 Will Young, British singer
  • Jan 21 Kelly Gaudet, Miss Florida Teen USA (1996)
  • Jan 21 Byung-Hyun Kim, Korean baseball player
  • Jan 21 Spider Loc, American rapper, member of G-Unit
  • Jan 21 Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union footballer
  • Jan 22 Melanie Winiger, Miss Switzerland Universe (1997)
  • Jan 23 Sampsa Astala, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Jan 23 Larry Hughes, American basketball player
  • Jan 23 Juan Rinc√≥n, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Jan 24 Tatyana M Ali, actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 25 Rodrigo Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver
  • Jan 25 Pi Hongyan, French badminton player
  • Jan 25 Gabe Jennings, American distance runner
  • Jan 26 Sara Rue, American actress
  • Jan 27 Jessica Lynn Ferdinand, Miss New York Teen USA (1997)
  • Jan 27 Rosamund Pike, British actress (Gone Girl), born in London
  • Jan 27 Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player
  • Jan 27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • Jan 28 Ali Boulala, Swedish skateboarder
  • Jan 29 Andrew Keegan, actor (Step by Step, Party of Five)
  • Jan 29 April Scott, American actress and model
  • Jan 29 Sui Feifei, Chinese basketball player
  • Jan 30 Diva Zappa, daughter of Frank
  • Jan 30 Karen Smith, Australian field hockey midfielder/halfback (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 31 Daniel Tammet, British autistic savant