Famous People Born in January 1972

  • Jan 1 Barron Miles, American Canadian Football Hall of Fame defensive back and coach (Montreal Alouettes, BC Lions), born in Roselle, New Jersey
  • Jan 1 DJ Shadow [Joshua Davis], American hip-hop DJ and songwriter (Endtroducing.....), born in San Jose, Clifornia
  • Jan 1 Garrett K. Gomez, American jockey (US Champion Jockey by earnings 2006-09; Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey 2007-08), born in Tucson, Arizona (d. 2016)
  • Jan 1 Lilian Thuram, French soccer defender (record 142 caps; Monaco; Parma; Juventus; Barcelona), born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • Jan 2 Christopher Lennertz, American television, film and video game composer, born in Methuen, Massachusetts
  • Jan 2 Mattias Norström, Swedish ice hockey defenceman (LA Kings captain 2001-07; World C'ship gold Sweden 1998), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 3 Nichole Nordeman, American pop and contemporary Christian singer-songwriter, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Jan 3 Yoon Chan, South Korean actor
  • Jan 4 James Longley, American documentary filmmaker, born in Eugene, Oregon
  • Jan 5 Sakis Rouvas, Greek pop-rock singer and musician ("Shake It"), born in Corfu Island, Greece
  • Jan 6 Nek [Filippo Neviani], Italian singer-songwriter, born in Sassuolo, Modena
  • Jan 6 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 7 Aaron John Mcintosh, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jan 7 Chuck Levy, American football running back (SF 49ers), born in Torrance, California
  • Jan 7 Donald Brashear, American NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Bedford, Indiana
  • Jan 8 Brandie Burton, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1993, 98), born in San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 9 Angie Martinez, American radio & television personality, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 9 Eddie Mason, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Siler City, North Carolina
  • Jan 9 Jay Powell, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Jan 9 Mat Hoffman, American BMX rider & businessman (Hoffman BMX Bikes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 9 Sarah Beeny, English property developer & television presenter, born in Reading, United Kingdom
  • Jan 10 Brian Lawler, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Jan 10 Thomas Lewis, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Akron, Ohio

Amanda PeetAmanda Peet (51 years old)

Jan 11 American actress (The Whole Nine Yards; Identity; 2012), born in NYC, New York

  • Jan 11 Dexter Seigler, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 11 Marc Blucas, American actor (Riley Finn-Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Matthew Donnelly-Necessary Roughness), born in Butler, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 11 Rey Ordonez, Cuban-American baseball infielder (NY Mets), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jan 11 Yang Wenyi, Chinese swim star (WR/OR 50m freestyle), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jan 12 Dominique Ross, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jan 12 Jason Sklar, American twin comedian (Sklar Brothers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 12 Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Rajiv Gandhi, born in Delhi, India
  • Jan 12 Randy Sklar, American twin comedian (Sklar Brothers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 13 Atoosa Rubenstein, Iranian-born American magazine editor
  • Jan 13 Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 13 Nicole Eggert, Amercan actress (Charles In Charge: Baywatch), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 13 Richard Woodley, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Jan 13 Vitaly Scherbo, Belarusian gymnast (6 Olympic gold medals Barcelona 1992), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • Jan 14 Michael Davis, American NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 14 Predrag Gosta, Serbian-American conductor (Makris Symphony Orchestra, 2015-present), harpsichordist, and baritone, born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
  • Jan 14 Raimondas Rumšas, Lithuanian cyclist, born in Šilutė, Lithuania
  • Jan 15 Claudia Winkleman, English television presenter (Strictly Come Dancing), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 Ernie Reyes Jr., American actor & martial artist (Ernie-Sidekicks), born in San Jose, California
  • Jan 15 Yang Yong-eun, South Korean golfer (PGA C'ship 2009), born in Seogwipo-si Jeju-do, South Korea
  • Jan 16 Dameon Clarke, Canadian actor (How to Be a Serial Killer), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Jan 16 Greg Page, Australian musician and actor (The Wiggles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 16 Joe Horn, American NFL wide receiver, 1996-2007 (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, and 1 other team), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 16 Richard T. Jones, American actor (Judging Amy; The Rookie), born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 16 Salah Hissou, Moroccan long-distance runner, born in Morocco
  • Jan 17 Benno Fürmann, German actor, born in Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
  • Jan 17 Ken Hirai, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Higashi-osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 17 Stéphane Escoms, French jazz keyboard and accordion player, born in France
  • Jan 17 Wendall Gaines, American NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vernon, Texas
  • Jan 18 Dwayne Carswell, American football tight end (Pro Bowl 2001; Super Bowl 1997, 98; Denver Broncos), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jan 18 Mike Lieberthal, American MLB catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 18 Ryan Kuehl, American football long snapper (Washington Redskins), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 18 Vinod Kambli, Indian cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1993-), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jan 19 Drea de Matteo, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • Jan 19 Joana Benedek, Romanian-born Mexican actress, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • Jan 19 Princess Kalina of Bulgaria, titular Bulgarian royal family, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jan 19 Ron Killings, American professional wrestler, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 19 Tyrone Wheatley, American NFL running back (NY Giants), born in Inkster, Michigan
  • Jan 20 Alcides Catanho, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Nikki HaleyNikki Haley (51 years old)

Jan 20 American politician and diplomat (Governor South Carolina, 2011-17; US UN Ambassador, 2017-18), born in Bamberg, South Carolina

  • Jan 21 Alan Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jan 21 Cat Power [Charlyn "Chan" Marshall], American indie rock-folk singer-songwriter (Jukebox), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 21 Rick Falkvinge, Swedish politician
  • Jan 21 Shelley Looney, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Jan 21 Yasunori Mitsuda, Japanese video game and film composer (Inazuma Eleven), born in Tokuyama, Japan
  • Jan 22 Gabriel Macht, American actor (Suits), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 22 Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan racing driver, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1999)
  • Jan 22 Romi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 22 Steve Scifres, American football offensive lineman (Dallas Cowboys), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Jan 22 Toddrick McIntosh, American NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d. 2014)
  • Jan 23 Anthony Peterson, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, SF 49ers), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 23 Ewen Bremner, Scottish actor, born in Portobello, United Kingdom
  • Jan 23 Gary Harrell, American football player (NY Giants, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 23 Kez McCorvey, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Gautier, Mississippi
  • Jan 23 Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer, born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Jan 23 Tanya Harding, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Jan 24 Beth Hart, American singer-songwriter (LA Song, Screamin' for My Supper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 24 Jay Walker, American football quarterback (Minnesota Vikings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 24 Naoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer, born in Kōchi
  • Jan 24 Salima Davidson, American volleyball setter (Olympics 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 24 Shannon Garrett, American CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
  • Jan 24 Ulla Werbrouck, Belgian judoka & politician, born in Izegem, Belgium
  • Jan 27 Bryant Young, American football defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Jan 27 Chad Askew, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • Jan 27 Guillermo, Mexican-born American TV personality
  • Jan 27 Janine Ilitch, Australian netballer
  • Jan 27 Mark Lawrence, Canadian NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, NY Islanders), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • Jan 27 Mark Owen, English pop singer
  • Jan 28 Amy Coney Barrett, American jurist and lawyer (US Supreme Court 2020-), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 28 Elena Baranova, Russian WNBA center (Utah Starzz), born in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
  • Jan 28 Frank Garcia, American NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Aizona
  • Jan 28 Nicky Southall, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Jan 28 Tunde Jegede, Nigerian-British cellist, kora player, and composer of contemporary classical, African and pop music, born in London, England
  • Jan 29 Simon Cook, Australian cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 7 wickets, BB 5/39; Victoria, NSW), born in Hastings, Australia
  • Jan 30 Chris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player (Colorado Avalanche), born in Wawa, Ontario
  • Jan 31 Marvin Coleman, American basketball player (Calgary Stampeders), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 31 Pulu Poumele, American football guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Oceanside, California (d. 2016)
  • Jan 31 Reinier Robbemond, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands

About January 1972

How Old? 51 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)