Famous People Born in 1979

About 1979

How Old? 38 or 39 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Jan 1 - Jan 27), Goat/Sheep (Jan 28 - Dec 31)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 814

  • Jan 1 Koichi Domoto, Japanese artist
  • Jan 1 Brody Dalle, Australian singer (The Distillers)
  • Jan 2 Jonathan Greening, British footballer
  • Jan 2 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • Jan 3 Francesco Bellissimo, Italian mangaka
  • Jan 4 Tristan Gommendy, French racing driver
  • Jan 4 Jeph Howard, American musician (The Used)
  • Jan 5 Ronnie O'Brien, Irish footballer
  • Jan 7 Bipasha Basu, Indian model
  • Jan 7 Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
  • Jan 7 Ryan Tedder, American singer
  • Jan 8 Sarah Polley, actress (Sweet Hereafter)
  • Jan 8 Sequoyah, chimpanzee (son of Washoe)
  • Jan 8 Adrian Mutu, Romanian footballer
  • Jan 8 Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian footballer
  • Jan 8 Seol Ki-Hyeon, South Korean footballer

  • Jan 9 Tomiko Van, Japanese singer
  • Jan 10 Chris H E Smith, [Daddy Mack], rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 11 Darren Lynn Bousman, US film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Jan 11 Siti Nurhaliza, Malaysian singer, born in Kampung Awah, Malaysia
  • Jan 12 Jenny Schmidgall, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Jan 12 Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer
  • Jan 13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • Jan 14 John Reuben, American hip hop artist
  • Jan 14 Karen Elson, British supermodel
  • Jan 14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel
  • Jan 15 Drew Brees, American football player (New Orleans Saints), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 15 Young Dro, American rapper
  • Jan 15 Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor and taichi champ
  • Jan 15 Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
  • Jan 16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jan 16 Brenden Morrow, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 16 Jason Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 16 Rashawn Ross, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, trumpeter (Dave Mathews Band)
  • Jan 18 Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer
  • Jan 18 Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer and producer
  • Jan 18 Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player
  • Jan 18 Kenyatta Jones, American football player, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jan 18 Leo Varadkar, Irish politician, Prime Minister (2017-), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 19 Josu Sarriegi, Spanish/Basque footballer
  • Jan 19 Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast

  • Jan 19 Wiley, English Rapper (Grime)
  • Jan 20 Rob Bourdon, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • Jan 20 Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century
  • Jan 20 Will Young, British singer
  • Jan 21 Byung-Hyun Kim, Korean baseball player
  • Jan 21 Spider Loc, American rapper, member of G-Unit
  • Jan 21 Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union footballer
  • Jan 23 Sampsa Astala, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Jan 23 Larry Hughes, American basketball player
  • Jan 23 Juan Rincón, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Jan 24 Tatyana M Ali, actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25 Christine Lakin, US actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 25 Pi Hongyan, Chinese-born French badminton player, born in Chonqing, China
  • Jan 25 Gabe Jennings, US distance runner
  • Jan 26 Sara Rue, American actress
  • Jan 27 Rodrigo Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jan 27 Rosamund Pike, British actress (Gone Girl), born in London
  • Jan 27 Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player
  • Jan 27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • Jan 28 Ali Boulala, Swedish skateboarder
  • Jan 29 Andrew Keegan, actor (Step by Step, Party of Five)
  • Jan 29 April Scott, American actress and model
  • Jan 29 Sui Feifei, Chinese basketball player
  • Jan 30 Karen Smith, Australian field hockey midfielder/halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 31 Daniel Tammet, British autistic savant
  • Feb 1 Juan Silveira dos Santos, Brazilian footballer
  • Feb 1 Julie Augustyniak, American soccer player
  • Feb 1 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican Singer (d.2006)
  • Feb 1 Jason Isbell, American singer (Drive-By Truckers), born in Green Hill, Alabama
  • Feb 2 Lindsay Langston, Modesto California, archer (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 2 Petra Cada, Canadian table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Feb 2 Fani Halkia, Greek hurdler
  • Feb 2 Irini Terzoglou, Greek shot putter
  • Feb 2 Shamita Shetty, Indian actress
  • Feb 2 Christine Bleakley, Northern Irish broadcaster and presenter (BBC, ITV, UKTV), born in Newtownards, Northern Ireland
  • Feb 4 Andrei Arlovski, Russian mixed martial artist
  • Feb 4 Giorgio Pantano, Italian racing car driver
  • Feb 6 Dan Bălan, Moldovan singer and former member of the band O-Zone
  • Feb 7 Jon Leicester, American baseball player
  • Feb 8 Aaron Cook, American baseball player
  • Feb 8 Josh Keaton, American actor and singer
  • Feb 9 "Casper" David Gray, English snooker player (2003 Scottish Open Winner), born in Lower Morden, Greater London
  • Feb 9 Akinori Iwamura, Japanese baseball pitcher
  • Feb 9 Zhang Ziyi, Chinese actress
  • Feb 10 Daryl Palumbo, American musician, born in Bellmore, New York
  • Feb 10 Ross Powers, American snowboarder, born in Bennington, Vermont
  • Feb 11 Brandy [Brandy Rayana Norwood], US singer (Les Miserables, Moisha), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Feb 12 Antonio Chatman, NFL wide receiver and punt returner, born in Jackson, Alabama
  • Feb 12 Matt Mauck, NFL player, born in Jasper, Indiana
  • Feb 12 Jesse Spencer, Australian actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 13 Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer, born in Zamora, Mexico
  • Feb 13 Mena Suvari, US actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Feb 14 Pablo Pallante, Uruguayan footballer
  • Feb 15 Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Canadian actor (Quarantine), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 15 Gordon Shedden, Scottish auto racing driver, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Feb 15 Alenka Kejžar, Slovenian swimmer, born in Kranj, Slovenia
  • Feb 15 Josh Low, English footballer, born in Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Feb 16 Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer
  • Feb 16 Eric Mun, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)
  • Feb 17 Josh Willingham, American baseball player
  • Feb 18 Julia Greville, swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • Feb 19 Mariska, Finnish rapper
  • Feb 19 Clinton Morrison, Irish footballer
  • Feb 19 Mariana Ochoa, Mexican singer and actress
  • Feb 19 Steve Cherundolo, American soccer player

Person of interestJennifer Love Hewitt

Feb 21 Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five), born in Waco, Texas

  • Feb 21 Pascal Chimbonda, French footballer
  • Feb 21 Carly "Carlito" Colón, Puerto Rican professional wrestler
  • Feb 21 Lonnie Ford, American football player
  • Feb 21 Jordan Peele, American actor, comedian and director (Fargo, Get Out), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 22 David Lopez, actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 22 Brett Emerton, Australian footballer
  • Feb 22 Lee Na-young, South Korean actress
  • Feb 23 D-Roc [D'Angelo Holmes], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 24 Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer
  • Feb 25 Jennifer Ferrin, American actress
  • Feb 25 David Hoflin, Swedish-born Australian Actor
  • Feb 26 Mariano Bainotti, Argentine racing driver
  • Feb 26 Pedro Mendes, Portuguese footballer
  • Feb 26 Corinne Bailey Rae, English singer
  • Feb 26 Shalim Ortiz, Puerto Rican singer/actor
  • Feb 28 Virginia Ledgerwood, Chester Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 28 Sébastien Bourdais, French auto racer, (Champ Car World Series 2004-07, Le Mans 24 Hours 2016), born in Le Mans, France
  • Feb 28 Primož Peterka, Slovenian ski jumper
  • Feb 28 Michael Bisping, English mixed martial artist
  • Feb 28 Ivo Karlović, Croatian tennis player
  • Mar 2 Damien Duff, Irish footballer
  • Mar 2 Amanda Ireton, Cast member of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila
  • Mar 3 Patrick Renna, American actor
  • Mar 3 Alex Zane, English comedian
  • Mar 4 Ben Fouhy, New Zealand flatwater canoeist
  • Mar 4 Geoff Huegill, Australian swimmer
  • Mar 4 Jon Fratelli, Scottish singer (The Fratellis)
  • Mar 5 Tang Gonghong, Chinese weightlifter
  • Mar 6 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 6 Erik Bedard, Canadian baseball player
  • Mar 6 Ryan Nyquist, American BMX rider, born in Los Gatos, California
  • Mar 8 Tom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)
  • Mar 8 Andy Ross, American guitarist (OK Go)
  • Mar 9 Chingy [Howard Bailey, Jr.], American rapper (Right Thurr), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 9 Melina Perez, American model and WWE Diva, born in High Desert, California
  • Mar 11 Fred Jones, American basketball player
  • Mar 11 Benji Madden, American guitarist (Good Charlotte)
  • Mar 11 Joel Madden, American singer (Good Charlotte)
  • Mar 11 Elton Brand, American basketball player
  • Mar 12 Edwin Villafuerte, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Mar 12 Pete Doherty, English musician
  • Mar 12 Nidia Guenard, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 13 Johan Santana, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Tovar Municipality, Mérida, Venezuela
  • Mar 13 Spanky G [Michael Guthier], American musician (Bloodhound Gang), born in Souderton, Pennsylvania

  • Mar 13 Cedric Van Branteghem, Belgian athlete, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Mar 14 Chris Klein, American actor
  • Mar 14 Nicolas Anelka, French footballer
  • Mar 14 Love, Angolan footballer
  • Mar 14 Sead Ramović, German-born Bosnian footballer
  • Mar 15 Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player
  • Mar 16 Leena Peisa, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Mar 16 Edison Méndez, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Mar 16 Rashad Moore, National Football League player
  • Mar 17 Nicole "Coco" Austin, American glamor model
  • Mar 17 Andrew Ference, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mar 17 Samoa Joe, Samoan professional wrestler
  • Mar 17 Stormy Daniels [Stephanie Clifford], American pornographic actress, claims had affair with Donald Trump, born in Baton Rouge, Lousiana
  • Mar 18 Dramane Coulibaly, Malian footballer
  • Mar 18 Adam Levine, American singer (Maroon 5), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 18 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • Mar 18 Anthony Maher, American soccer player
  • Mar 19 Christos Patsatzoglou, Greek footballer
  • Mar 19 Hee-Seop Choi, Korean baseball player
  • Mar 19 Ivan Ljubičić, Croatian tennis player
  • Mar 19 Hedo Türkoğlu, Turkish basketball player
  • Mar 20 Bernard O'Connor, Gaelic Footballer
  • Mar 20 Molly Jenson, American musician
  • Mar 20 Silvia Abascal, Spanish actress
  • Mar 20 Freema Agyeman, British actress
  • Mar 20 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • Mar 20 Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby player
  • Mar 22 Aaron North, American musician
  • Mar 22 Juan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 23 Mark Buehrle, American baseball player
  • Mar 23 Misty Hyman, American swimmer
  • Mar 23 Donncha O'Callaghan, Irish rugby player
  • Mar 23 Natalya Baranovskaya, Olympic swimmer
  • Mar 24 Periklis Iakovakis, Greek athlete
  • Mar 24 Lake Bell, American actress
  • Mar 24 Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor (Murder, Zeher), born in Pulgaon, Maharashtra
  • Mar 24 Norris Hopper, American baseball player
  • Mar 24 Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • Mar 25 Lee Pace, American actor
  • Mar 25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel
  • Mar 26 Heidi Zeigler, actress (Sherry-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Mar 26 Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist
  • Mar 26 Pierre Wome, Cameroonian footballer
  • Mar 26 Nacho Novo, Spanish footballer
  • Mar 27 Michael Cuddyer, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Mar 28 Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress

Person of interestNorah Jones

Mar 30 Norah Jones, American singer and pianist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer & Pianist Norah Jones
Singer & Pianist
Norah Jones
  • Mar 30 Simon Webbe, English singer
  • Mar 31 Josh Kinney, American baseball player