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Famous People Born in April 1978

  • Apr 1 Jean-Pierre Dumont, Canadian ice hockey right wing (World C'ship gold 2004; Buffalo Sabres, Nashville Predators), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 1 Miroslava Vavrinec, Swiss tennis player (married to Roger Federer), born in Bojnice, Slovakia
  • Apr 1 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican soccer striker (16 caps; Monterrey, Villarreal), born in Monterrey, Mexico (d. 2009)
  • Apr 3 Matthew Goode, English actor (The Lookout), born in Exeter, Devon, England
  • Apr 3 Tommy Haas, German tennis player, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Apr 3 John Smit, South African rugby player, born in Polokwane, South Africa
  • Apr 4 Irene Skliva, Greek model (Miss World 1996), born in Athens, Greece
  • Apr 4 Jason Ellison, American baseball player, born in Quincy, California
  • Apr 4 Lemar Obika, English singer and songwriter, born in Tottenham, London
  • Apr 4 Alan Mahon, Irish footballer (Tranmere Rovers), born in Dublin
  • Apr 4 Sam Moran, Australian entertainer (The Wiggles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Apr 4 Aska Yang, Taiwanese singer (Dove), born in Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • Apr 5 Franziska van Almsick, German swimmer
  • Apr 5 Stephen Jackson, American basketball player
  • Apr 6 Tim Hasselbeck, American football player
  • Apr 6 Myleene Klass, British singer

  • Apr 6 Martin Mendez, Uruguayan-born Bassist (Opeth)
  • Apr 6 Blaine Neal, American baseball player
  • Apr 7 Siobhan Drake-Brockman, Australian tennis player (1994 Port Pirie), born in Bunbury, Australia
  • Apr 7 Vladimir Voltchkov, Belarusian tennis player
  • Apr 8 Bernt Haas, Swiss footballer
  • Apr 8 Ana de la Reguera, Mexican actress
  • Apr 9 Jorge Andrade, Portuguese soccer defender and manager (51 caps; Deportivo La Coruña), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Apr 9 Rachel Stevens, English singer (S Club 7), born in Southgate, London
  • Apr 9 Vesna Pisarović, Croatian singer, born in Brčko, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Apr 11 Victor Sikora, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • Apr 11 Brett Claywell, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Apr 11 Josh Hancock, American baseball player, born in Cleveland, Mississippi (d. 2007)
  • Apr 11 Tom Thacker, Canadian musician (Gob), born in Langley, British Columbia, Canada
  • Apr 12 Eddie Robinson, actor (Neil Atwater-Swan's Crossing)
  • Apr 12 Guy Berryman, Scottish musician (Coldplay), born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
  • Apr 12 Riley Smith, American actor, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Apr 13 Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer, born in La Pobla de Segur, Spain
  • Apr 13 Kyle Howard, American actor, born in Loveland, Colorado
  • Apr 13 Chris Sligh, American singer and Idol finalist, born in Madison, Tennessee
  • Apr 14 Paul O'Brien, South African-Australian actor, born in South Africa

  • Apr 15 Austin Aries, American wrestler
  • Apr 15 Milton Bradley, American baseball player
  • Apr 15 Tim Corcoran, American baseball player
  • Apr 15 Luis Fonsi [Luis López-Cepero] Puerto Rican singer-songwriter (Despacito), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Apr 15 Chris Stapleton, American country musician (The SteelDrivers, Traveller), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Apr 16 Matthew Lloyd, Australian rules footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 16 Lara Dutta, Indian actress, born in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Apr 17 Bilal Abdul-samad, American rocker (Boys), born in Carson, California
  • Apr 17 Jason White, Scottish rugby player, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 19 Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer and manager (Vélez Sarsfield), born in Crespo, Argentina
  • Apr 19 James Franco, American actor (The Disaster Artist), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Apr 19 Amanda Sage, American visionary artist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Apr 20 Mirei Kuroda, Japanese gravure idol, born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Apr 21 Avi Phillips, Ontario, actor (Maniac Mansion)
  • Apr 21 Jukka Nevalainen, Finnish drummer (Nightwish)
  • Apr 21 Branden Steineckert, American drummer (Rancid), (The Used)
  • Apr 21 Jacob Burns, Australian footballer
  • Apr 22 Esteban Tuero, Argentinian race car driver
  • Apr 22 Jason Stollsteimer, American singer (The Von Bondies)
  • Apr 23 Gezahegne Abera, Ethiopian distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 2000, World C'ship gold 2001), born in Etya, Ethiopia
  • Apr 24 Kim Hyun-ju, South Korean actress, born in Goyang, South Korea
  • Apr 24 Stella Damasus Aboderin, Nigerian actress (Two Brides and a Baby), born in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
  • Apr 25 Letícia Birkheuer, Brazilian model and actress, born in Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Apr 25 Matt Walker, British Paralympic swimmer, born in Stockport, England
  • Apr 26 Avant [Myron Lavell Avant], American R&B singer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 26 Joe Crede, American baseball player, born in Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Apr 26 Peter Madsen, Danish retired footballer, born in Roskilde, Madsen
  • Apr 26 Stana Katic, Canadian-American actress (Kate Beckett-Castle), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Apr 27 Adamantia Kontogiorgi, Greek actress (Erotas), born in Paris
  • Apr 28 Nate Richert, actor (Harvey-Sabrina), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Apr 28 Lauren Laverne, Disc jockey, television presenter and former singer
  • Apr 29 Mike Bryan, Oxnard California, tennis star (USTA National 18 doubles)
  • Apr 29 Tony Armas, Jr., Venezuelan baseball player

About April 1978

How Old? 42 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)