Famous People Born in May 1975

  • May 1 Alexei Smertin, Russian soccer midfielder/executive (55 caps; Zarya Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Bordeaux), born in Barnaul, Russia
  • May 1 Austin Croshere, American basketball forward (Indiana Pacers) and broadcaster (Fox Sports Indiana Pacers analyst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 1 Marc-Vivien Foé, Cameroon soccer midfielder (62 caps; collapsed during international match, died; Lens, West Ham, Lyon), born in Yaounde, Cameroon (d. 2003)

David BeckhamDavid Beckham (47 years old)

May 2 English soccer midfielder (115 caps [58 as captain]; Man Utd, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris SG, LA Galaxy) and owner (Inter Miami CF, Salford City), born in London, England

  • May 2 Kate Baldwin, American stage actress and singer (Hello, Dolly!), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • May 2 Mark Johnson, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • May 2 Murray William Burdan, swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • May 3 Christina Hendricks, American actress (Mad Men), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • May 3 Dulé Hill, American actor (The West Wing), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • May 3 Eva Santolaria, Spanish actress (7 Vidas), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • May 3 Maksim Mrvica, Croatian pianist, born in Šibenik, Croatia
  • May 4 Laci Peterson, American murder victim, born in Modesto, California (d. 2002)
  • May 4 Pablo Ruiz, Spanish singer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 7 Jason Tunks, discus thrower (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias (47 years old)

May 8 Spanish singer-songwriter and King of Latin Pop ("Bailamos"; "Hero"), born in Madrid, Spain

  • May 8 Gastón Mazzacane, Argentine racing driver

Jodhi MayJodhi May (47 years old)

May 8 British actress (A World Apart; Sister My Sister; The Other Boleyn Girl), born in Camden Town, London, England

  • May 8 Jussi Markkanen, Finnish ice hockey player
  • May 9 Brian Deegan, American freestyle motocross cyclist, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • May 9 Chris Diamantopoulos, Canadian actor (The Three Stooges; Silicon Valley), and cartoon Voice (Mickey Mouse, 2013-present), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 9 Tamia [Washington], Canadian R&B, hiphop, and pop singer, born in Windsor, Ontario
  • May 10 Adam Deadmarsh, Canadian-American NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Olympics 1998), born in Trail, British Columbia
  • May 10 Hélio Castroneves, Brazilian race car driver
  • May 12 Jared Polis, American businessman and politician, Governor of Colorado (2018-), born in Boulder, Colorado

Jonah LomuJonah Lomu (1975-2015)

May 12 New Zealand rugby union winger (youngest ever All Black, 63 internationals), born in Auckland, New Zealand

  • May 12 Lawrence Phillips, running back (St Louis Rams), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • May 14 Carmen Klomp, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 14 Nicki Sørensen, Danish road cyclist
  • May 14 Salim Iles, Algerian swimmer

Ray LewisRay Lewis (47 years old)

May 15 American Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker (13 × Pro Bowl; Super Bowl MVP 2000; Baltimore Ravens), born in Bartow, Florida

  • May 16 Tonéx, American singer
  • May 16 Tony Kakko, Finnish singer (Sonata Arctica)
  • May 17 Alex Wright, German professional wrestler
  • May 17 Cheick Kongo, French martial artist
  • May 17 Jonti Picking, British cartoonist
  • May 17 Kostas Sommer, Greek actor
  • May 17 Laura Voutilainen, Finnish singer
  • May 18 Jack Johnson, American singer-songwriter (In Between Dreams, "Upside Down"), born in Oahu, Hawaii
  • May 18 Jem [Jemma Griffiths], Welsh pop-rock and "folktronica" singer-songwriter, and keyboard player, born in Penarth, Wales
  • May 18 John Higgins, Scottish snooker player (4-time world champion), born in Wishaw, Scotland
  • May 18 Peter Iwers, Swedish heavy metal bass player (In Flames, 1999-2018)
  • May 18 Zach Gill, American singer-songwriter, pianist, accordion player and banjo picker (Animal Liberation Orchestra; Jack Johnson), born in Santa Clara County, California
  • May 19 London Fletcher, American football player
  • May 19 Masanobu Ando, Japanese actor
  • May 19 Pretinha, Brazilian footballer
  • May 20 Isaac Gálvez, Spanish cyclist (d. 2006)
  • May 20 Mark Zupan, American quadriplegic rugby player
  • May 21 Abbas [Mirza Abbas Ali], Indian Tamil film actor and model (Kadhal Desam), born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • May 21 Lee Gaze, Welsh guitarist (No Devotion), born in Pontypridd, Wales
  • May 22 Jaane Niinimaa, Finnish NHL defenseman (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Flyers), born in Raahe, Finland
  • May 22 Salvador Ballesta, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid, Valencia), born in Zaragoza, Spain
  • May 22 Tracy Brookshaw, American professional wrestler and valet
  • May 23 Kim Sung-soo, South Korean actor
  • May 23 Vincent Goossens, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • May 24 Katie King-Crowley, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Salem, New Hampshire
  • May 24 Marc Gagnon, Canadian short track speed skater (Olympic gold 1998, 2002), born in Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
  • May 24 Maria Lawson, British soul and R&B singer (Ti.Pi.Cal.), born in London
  • May 24 Yannis Goumas, Greek footballer (Greece national team), born in Ampelonas, Greece
  • May 25 Adam Saathoff, American running target (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • May 26 Christopher Lindsey Donaldson, 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • May 26 Kwasi Kwarteng, British politician (Chancellor of the Exchequer), born in London, England

Lauryn HillLauryn Hill (47 years old)

May 26 American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), born in East Orange, New Jersey

  • May 26 Travis Lee, baseball 1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • May 27 André 3000 [Benjamin], American rapper (Outkast), and actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 27 Jadakiss [Jason Phillips], American rapper (The Lox), born in Yonkers, New York
  • May 27 Jamie Oliver, British chef and television personality, born in Claverling, England
  • May 27 Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
  • May 27 ZP Theart, British heavy metal rock singer and musician (DragonForce; Skid Row), born in Clanwilliam, South Africa
  • May 28 Mike Fisher, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Naperville, Illinois
  • May 29 Alexander Zhurik, Belarusian hockey defenseman (Belarus, Olympics 1998), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • May 29 Bianca Langham, Australian field hockey player (Olympic-96)

Melanie BrownMelanie Brown (47 years old)

May 29 English pop singer "Scary Spice" (Spice Girls), and television personality (America's Got Talent; X-FActor), born in Leeds, England

  • May 29 Shoshanna Lonstein, American fashion designer and ex-girlfriend of Jerry Seinfeld, born in NYC, New York
  • May 30 Andrew Farrell, English rugby league and union footballer
  • May 30 Marissa Mayer, American technology executive (CEO of Yahoo, designed Google home page), born in Wausau, Wisconsin

About May 1975

How Old? 47 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)