On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1977

  • Feb 1 Phil Ivey, American poker player (10 World Series of Poker bracelets, 1 World Poker Tour title, 9 World Poker Tour final tables), born in Riverside, California
  • Feb 1 Kevin Kilbane, Irish soccer left back, winger (110 caps Republic of Ireland; WBA, Sunderland, Everton), born in Preston, England

Person of interestShakira

Feb 2 Shakira [Mebarak-Ripoll], Colombian pop singer ("Whenever Wherever"; "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)"), born in Barranquilla, Colombia

Singer Shakira
Singer
Shakira
  • Feb 2 Libor Sionko, Czech football player
  • Feb 2 Heather Martin, American gospel singer
  • Feb 3 Maitland Ward, American actress (Jessica-Bold & Beautiful), born in Torrance, California
  • Feb 3 Daddy Yankee [Ramón Rodríguez], reggaeton singer and rapper (Despacito), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Feb 4 Gavin DeGraw, American rock singer-songwriter "Not Over You"), born in South Fallsburg, New York
  • Feb 5 Ben Ainslie, British sailor, born in Macclesfield, United Kingdom
  • Feb 5 Adam Everett, American baseball player, born in Austell, Georgia
  • Feb 5 Ahmad Merritt, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 6 Jason Euell, English footballer, born in Lambeth, London
  • Feb 7 Christine Scheels, New Berlin Wis, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Feb 7 Hillary Wolf, extra lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 7 Mariusz Pudzianowski, Polish strongman competitor
  • Feb 8 Yucef Merhi, Venezuelan artist

  • Feb 8 Dave Farrell, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • Feb 8 Barry Hall, Australian rules footballer
  • Feb 8 Bridgette Kerkove, American actress
  • Feb 10 Salif Diao, Senegalese footballer, born in Kédougou, Senegal
  • Feb 11 Stephanie Richardson, Canadian 200m/800m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 11 Mike Shinoda, American musician (Linkin Park, Fort Minor), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • Feb 12 Jimmy Conrad, US soccer player, born in Arcadia, California
  • Feb 13 Randy Moss, American Pro Football Hall of Fame WR (6-time Pro Bowl), born in Rand, West Virginia
  • Feb 14 Nathan Osmond, American vocalist (Osmond Boys), born in Utah
  • Feb 14 Darren Bennett, English professional dancer, born in Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Feb 14 Cadel Evans, Australian road cyclist (Tour de France 2011; UCI World Road Race C'ships 2009), born in Katherine, Australia
  • Feb 14 Darren Purse, English footballer, born in Stepney, London
  • Feb 14 Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer, born in Ladysmith, South Africa (d. 2007)
  • Feb 15 Brooks Wackerman, American drummer (Bad Religion, Avenged Sevenfold), born in Long Beach, California
  • Feb 16 Alexei Morozov, NHL forward (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Pittsburgh)
  • Feb 16 Trina Jackson, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Feb 16 Ian Clarke, Irish computer programmer
  • Feb 16 Ahman Green, American football player
  • Feb 17 Matthew Kaminski, jazz, and baseball organist (Atlanta Braves), polka accordionist, and educator, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 18 Kátia, Brazilian footballer, born in Goiânia, Brazil

  • Feb 18 Sean Watkins, American guitarist, mandolin player, and songwriter (Nickel Creek), born in Vista, California
  • Feb 18 Chrissie Wellington, British triathlete, born in Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • Feb 18 Gordon Grdina, Canadian jazz guitarist and oud player (Nomad Trio), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 19 Gianluca Zambrotta, Italian footballer
  • Feb 19 Ola Salo, Swedish singer (The Ark)
  • Feb 20 Sarah Ryan, Adelaide SA Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 20 Stephon Marbury, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
  • Feb 20 Bartosz Kizierowski, Polish swimmer
  • Feb 20 T.J. Slaughter, American football player
  • Feb 20 Amal Hijazi, Lebanese pop singer (Zaman), born in Kfarfila, Lebanon
  • Feb 21 Steve Francis, American basketball player, born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Feb 21 Chad Hutchinson, American baseball & football player, born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 21 Kevin Rose, American television host & internet entrepreneur, born in Redding, California
  • Feb 21 Rhiannon Giddens, American singer, fiiddler, and banjo player (Carolina Chocolate Drops), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Feb 22 Timo Rose, German filmmaker, born in Rellingen, Germany
  • Feb 22 Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer, born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Feb 23 Angie Trostel, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Oxford, Ohio
  • Feb 23 Kristina Šmigun, Estonian cross-country skier, born in Tartu, Estonia
  • Feb 24 Alexis Jose Grullon, American vocalist (Menudo-Cannonball), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestFloyd Mayweather, Jr.

Feb 24 Floyd Mayweather Jr., American boxer (5 x weight division world champion; record 26 consecutive wins in world title fights (10 by KO; undefeated record 50-0), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Feb 24 Jason Akermanis, Australian rules footballer
  • Feb 24 Bronson Arroyo, American baseball player
  • Feb 25 Sarah Jezebel Deva, English singer
  • Feb 25 Josh Wolff, American footballer
  • Feb 26 Tim Thomas, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Feb 26 Greg Rikaart, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 26 Josh Towers, American baseball pitcher, born in Port Hueneme, California
  • Feb 26 Shane Williams MBE, Welsh rugby scrum half (87 caps Wales, 4 British & Irish Lions; Neath, Ospreys), born in Morriston, Swansea, Wales
  • Feb 26 James Wan, Malaysian-Australian film director (Saw, The Conjuring), born in Kuching, Malaysia
  • Feb 27 Lance Hoyt, American professional wrestler, born in Gause, Texas
  • Feb 27 Ji Sung, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Feb 28 Aki-Petteri Berg, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Kings)
  • Feb 28 Debbie Koegel, dance skater (with partner Oleg Fediukov), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 28 Jason Aldean [Williams], American country singer ("Dirt Road Anthem"), born in Macon, Georgia

About February 1977

How Old? 44 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Feb 1 - Feb 17), Snake (Feb 18 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)