On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 16 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 251 of 251

  • 1971 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), born in Lake Jackson, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1971 Max Beesley, English musician and actor, born in Burnage, Lancashire
  • 1971 Moses Chan, Hong Kong actor (Heart of Greed), born in Hong Kong
  • 1972 Conchita Martínez, Spanish tennis player (Wimbledon 1994), born in Monzón, Huesca, Spain
  • 1972 Jim Ballard, American NFL & WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • 1972 Tracey K. Smith, American poet (Pulitzer prize 2011, Poet Laureate), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1973 Bonnie Pink, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Nantan, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1973 Akon [Thiam], American singer-songwriter and producer (Trouble, Lonely, Smack That), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1974 Mat Devine, American singer (Kill Hannah), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1974 Xu Jinglei, Chinese actress, singer and director, born in Beijing, China
  • 1974 Valarie Rae Miller, American actress, born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1975 Nicky Sualua, American NFL fullback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1975 Sean Maher, American actor, born in Pleasantville, New York
  • 1975 Nick Pickard, British actor, born in Surrey, United Kingdom
  • 1976 Lukas Haas, American actor and musician (Witness, Inception), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Dan Kellner, American fencer, born in Livingston, New Jersey

  • 1976 Shu Qi, Taiwanese actress (Three Times), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1977 Alek Wek, Sudanese supermodel, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • 1977 Fredrik Ljungberg, Swedish footballer, born in Vittsjö, Sweden
  • 1978 Matthew Lloyd, Australian rules footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1978 Lara Dutta, Indian actress, born in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • 1979 Christijan Albers, Dutch Formula One driver, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1979 Sixto Peralta, Argentine footballer, born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
  • 1980 Jesse Tendler, American actor (Nick-Ellen Burstyn Show), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1980 Paul London, American professional wrestler, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1982 Boris Diaw, French basketball player, born in Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
  • 1982 Barry Jones, Scottish magician, born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1982 Jonathan Vilma, American football player, born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • 1982 Gina Carano, American Mixed Martial Arts fighter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1983 Cat Osterman, American softball pitcher, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1983 George Patis, Greek badminton player, born in Greece
  • 1983 Marié Digby, American singer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1984 Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, American author, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1984 Noah Fleiss, American actor, born in White Plains, New York
  • 1984 Claire Foy, English Actress (The Crown), born in Stockport, England
  • 1985 Mark Baker, Welsh author and historian

  • 1985 Luol Deng, Sudanese-born British basketball player, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • 1985 Benjamín Rojas, Argentine actor and singer, born in La Plata, Argentina
  • 1986 Paul di Resta, British racing driver, born in Uphall, United Kingdom
  • 1987 Milton J Cross, American TV announcer (Met Opera Auditions of the Air), born in NYC, New York
  • 1987 Neil Haskell, American contemporary dancer (SYTYCD season 3 finalist), born in Clarence Center, New York
  • 1987 Aaron Lennon, English footballer, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 1988 Joe McKnight, NFL and CFL player killed in road rage incident, born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • 1990 Lorraine Nicholson, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1992 Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg, Prince of Luxembourg, born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • 1993 Mirai Nagasu, American figure skater, born in Montebello, California

Person of interestChance the Rapper

1993 Chance the Rapper [Chancellor J Bennett], American rapper and record producer (Acid Rap, Coloring Book), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1994 Liliana Mumy, American actress, born in San Marcos, California
  • 1996 Lin Yun, Chinese actress (The Mermaid), born in Huzhou, China
  • 1997 Tayla Harris, Australian rules footballer, born in Australia
  • 2008 Princess Eléonore of Belgium, Belgian princess, born in Anderlecht, Belgium