On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1979

  • Dec 1 Angelique Bates, American Actress
  • Dec 2 Yvonne Catterfeld, German singer and actress, born in Erfurt, East Germany
  • Dec 2 Abdul Razzaq, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (46 Tests, top score 134, 100 wickets; 265 ODIs), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dec 3 Daniel Bedingfield, English-New Zealand pop singer-songwriter ("Gotta Get Thru This"), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec 3 Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor (Stargate Atlantis), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 3 Tiffany Haddish, American comedian and actress (Girls Trip), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 4 Jay DeMerit, American soccer defender (25 caps; Watford, Vancouver Whitecaps FC), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Dec 5 Matteo Ferrari, Italian footballer, born in Aflou, Algeria
  • Dec 5 Niklas Hagman, Finnish ice hockey player, born in Espoo, Finland
  • Dec 5 Gareth McAuley, Northern Irish footballer (Rangers), born in Larne, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 5 Nick Stahl, American actor (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), born in Harlingen, Texas
  • Dec 6 Tim Cahill, Australian soccer forward (108 caps, 50 goals; Everton), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 7 Lampros Choutos, Greek footballer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 7 Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress and writer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Dec 7 Derek Ramsay, British-Filipino actor and model, born in Enfield, England
  • Dec 7 Sara Bareilles, American pop singer ("Love Song"; "Brave"), born in Eureka, California

  • Dec 7 Jennifer Carpenter, American actress (Debra Morgan-Dexter), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 8 Johan Forssell, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 8 Christian Wilhelmsson, Swedish footballer, born in Malmö Municipality, Sweden
  • Dec 8 Daniel Fitzhenry, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Macksville, Australia
  • Dec 8 Ingrid Michaelson, American folk-pop singer-songwriter (Lights Out), born in New York City
  • Dec 9 Olivia Lufkin, Japanese singer, born in Naha, Japan
  • Dec 9 Stephen McPhail, Irish footballer, born in City of Westminster, London
  • Dec 10 Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler (TNA), born in Clinton, Iowa
  • Dec 11 Rider Strong, American actor, writer and director (Boy Meets World), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 12 Garrett Atkins, American baseball player, born in Orange, California
  • Dec 12 Nate Clements, American football player, born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Dec 12 Sharin Foo, Danish singer and bassist, born in Emmelev, Djursland, Denmark
  • Dec 14 Kyle Shanahan, American NFL coach (San Francisco 49ers 2017-20), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 14 Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model, born in London
  • Dec 14 Michael Owen, English footballer (Liverpool, Arsenal), born in Chester, England
  • Dec 15 Adam Brody, American actor
  • Dec 15 Eric Young, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Dec 16 Mihai Trăistariu, Romanian singer-songwriter ("Tornerò"), born in Constanța, Romania
  • Dec 16 Jessie Ward, American professional wrestler
  • Dec 16 Trevor Immelman, South African golfer (US Masters 2008), born in Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Dec 17 Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 17 Jaimee Foxworth, Belleville, Illinois, American actress (Judy Winslow-Family Matters) and porn star
  • Dec 17 Matt Murley, American ice hockey player
  • Dec 18 Carlos, Portuguese footballer
  • Dec 19 Kevin Devine, American singer-songwriter (Brother's Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 19 Paola Rey, Colombian actress
  • Dec 20 David DeJesus, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Dec 20 Michael Rogers, Australian cyclist, born in Barham, Australia
  • Dec 21 Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 23 Summer Altice, American model and actress, born in Fountain Valley, California
  • Dec 23 Scott Gomez, American ice hockey player, born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Dec 23 Holly Madison, American model, born in Astoria, Oregon
  • Dec 23 Kenny Miller, Scottish football player, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Dec 24 Chris Hero, American professional wrestler, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Dec 26 Fabián Carini, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Dec 26 Dimitry Vassiliev, Russian ski jumper, born in Ufa, Russia
  • Dec 26 Chris Daughtry, American rock singer, born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
  • Dec 26 Mzbel [Nana Akua Amoah], Ghanaian singer (16 Years, Saucy Girl), born in Accra, Ghana
  • Dec 27 David Dunn, English footballer
  • Dec 27 Carson Palmer, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2002, USC; Pro Bowl 2005, 06, 15; Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals), born in Fresno, California
  • Dec 28 James Blake, American tennis player, born in Yonkers, New York City
  • Dec 28 Bill Hall, American baseball player, born in Nettleton, Mississippi
  • Dec 28 Senna Guemmour, German singer-songwriter (Monrose), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Dec 29 Mitsuhiro Ishida, Japanese mixed-martial arts fighter, born in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 29 Ariel Schrag, American cartoonist, born in Berkeley, California
  • Dec 29 Diego Luna, Mexican actor, born in Toluca, Mexico
  • Dec 30 Flávio, Angolan footballer
  • Dec 31 Bob Bryar, American drummer (My Chemical Romance, Gerardolopoly), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Dec 31 Elaine Cassidy, Irish actress, born in Raheny, Republic of Ireland
  • Dec 31 Josh Hawley, American politician (Senator(R) Missouri 2019-), 1st to object to certification of Biden victory, born in Springdale, Arkansas

About December 1979

How Old? 41 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)