Famous People Born in August 1979

  • Aug 1 Honeysuckle Weeks, Welsh actress (Foyle's War), born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

Jason MomoaJason Momoa (43 years old)

Aug 1 American actor (Game of Thrones, Aquaman), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Aug 1 Junior Agogo, Ghanaian footballer, born in Accra, Ghana
  • Aug 2 Reuben Kosgei, Kenyan athlete, born in Kapsabet, Kenya
  • Aug 3 Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress (Lost, The Hobbit), born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
  • Aug 3 Kris Jenkins, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl (20-03, 06, 08; All-Pro 2002-03; Carolina Panthers, New York Jets), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Aug 4 Brandi Siegel, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 4 Robin Peterson, South African cricketer
  • Aug 5 David Healy, Northern Irish footballer and manager (Linfield), born in Killyleagh, County Down
  • Aug 7 Eric Johnson, American actor, born in Austin, Texas
  • Aug 8 Paris Latsis, Greek shipping heir
  • Aug 8 Rashard Lewis, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 2005, 09; NBA C'ship 2013; Miami Heat), born in Pineville, Louisiana
  • Aug 8 Richard Harwood, British cellist
  • Aug 8 Sam Totman, English musician (Dragonforce)
  • Aug 9 Alizah Allen, American figure skater (1997 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 10 Dinusha Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • Aug 10 Joanna Garcia, Cuban actress
  • Aug 10 Ted Geoghegan, American filmmaker and author
  • Aug 10 Yannick Schroeder, French racing driver
  • Aug 12 Cindy Klassen, Canadian speed skater
  • Aug 12 D.J. Houlton, American baseball player
  • Aug 13 Corey Patterson, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 13 Román Colón, Dominican baseball player, born in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 13 Taizō Sugimura, Japanese politician, born in Asahikawa, Hokkaidō
  • Aug 14 Paul Burgess, Australian athlete, born in Perth, Australia
  • Aug 14 Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director, born in Fukui, Japan
  • Aug 15 Ailyn Perez, American operatic soprano, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 15 Carl Edwards, American NASCAR driver
  • Aug 16 Michael Stahlman, American rower and coach
  • Aug 16 Monder Rizki, Belgian athlete, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Aug 17 Antwaan Randle El, American football player and coach, born in Riverdale, Illinois
  • Aug 17 Marcus Patric, British actor (Hollyoaks), born in Gosport, England
  • Aug 19 Dave Douglas, American drummer (Relient K), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 19 Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer, born in Binningen, Switzerland
  • Aug 20 Cory Sullivan, American baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Aug 20 Jamie Cullum, English singer-songwriter, pianist and radio presenter, born in Rochford, England
  • Aug 21 Ashley Whitney, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 21 Kelis Rogers-Jones, American singer ("Milkshake"), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 22 Brandon Quintin Adams, American actor (The People Under the Stairs), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Aug 22 Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 22 Steve Kornacki, American political journalist, writer and TV presenter (NBC), born in Groton, Massachusetts
  • Aug 23 Edgar Sosa, Mexican boxer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Aug 23 Ritchie Neville, British musician, born in Solihull, United Kingdom
  • Aug 24 (Katherine) "Kaki" King, American guitarist, lap steel guitar player and composer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 24 Elva Hsiao, Taiwanese singer, born in Zhongli, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • Aug 24 Michael Redd, American basketball player, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 24 Orlando Engelaar, Dutch international footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 25 Marlon Harewood, English footballer
  • Aug 26 Cristian Mora, Ecuadorian footing goalkeeper, born in Vinces, Ecuador
  • Aug 26 Jamal Lewis, American NFL running back (Super Bowl 2000; NFL rushing yards leader 2003; Baltimore Ravens), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Aaron PaulAaron Paul (43 years old)

Aug 27 American actor (Breaking Bad, Need for Speed), born in Emmett, Idaho

  • Aug 27 Giovanni Capitello, American filmmaker/actor
  • Aug 27 Sarah Neufeld, Canadian violinist (Arcade Fire), born in British Columbia
  • Aug 27 Tian Liang, Chinese diver
  • Aug 28 Kristen Hughes, Australian netballer
  • Aug 28 Markus Pröll, German footballer, born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • Aug 28 Robert Hoyzer, German football referee, born in Berlin
  • Aug 28 Ruth Riley, American basketball player, born in Ransom, Kansas
  • Aug 28 Shaila Dúrcal [Shaila de los Ángeles Morales de las Heras], Spanish singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Aug 29 Ryan Shealy, American baseball player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Aug 30 Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentine tennis player, born in Ciudad Evita, Argentina
  • Aug 30 Leon Lopez, British actor (Brookside), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 30 Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Aug 30 Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
  • Aug 31 Mickie James, American professional wrestler (WWE Women's Champion 2006), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Aug 31 Ramón Santiago, Dominican baseball infielder, coach (only player in history to hit walk-off, grand slam home run in last MLB at-bat), born in Las Matas de Farfán, DR
  • Aug 31 Simon Neil, Scottish rock musician (Biffy Clyro), born in Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, S

About August 1979

How Old? 43 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)