On This Day

Famous People Born in 1980

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 769

  • Jan 1 Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
  • Jan 2 Mac Danzig, American mixed martial artist (The Ultimate Fighter 6 lightweight 2007), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jan 3 Angela Ruggiero, American ice hockey hall of fame defenseman (Olympics gold 1998; Chairperson IOC Athletes' Commission 2016-18), born in Panorama City, California
  • Jan 3 Rob Arnold, American guitarist (Chimaira)
  • Jan 3 Liya Kebede, Ethiopian model
  • Jan 3 David Tyree, American NFL wide receiver and executive (Pro Bowl 2005; Super Bowl 2007; NY Giants), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • Jan 3 Bryan Clay, American decathlete (Olympic gold 2008; World C'ship gold 2005), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 4 Yaroslav Popovych, Ukrainian cyclist, born in Drohobych, Ukraine
  • Jan 4 Miguel Monteiro, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jan 4 Greg Cipes, American actor, born in Coral Springs, Florida
  • Jan 4 Erin Cahill, American actress, born in Stafford, Virginia
  • Jan 5 Garette Patrick Ratliff, American actor (Return to Blue Lagoon), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 5 Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end, born in Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Jan 6 Steed Malbranque, French footballer, born in Mouscron, Belgium
  • Jan 8 Rachel Nichols, American actress, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jan 9 Sergio García, Spanish golfer (US Masters 2017), born in Borriol, Castellón

  • Jan 10 Matt Roney, American baseball player, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jan 10 Sarah Shahi, American actress & model, born in Euless, Texas
  • Jan 11 Lovieanne Jung, American softball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 11 Mike Williams, American football player, born in South Carolina, United States
  • Jan 11 Deanna Wright, American actress, born in Ocala, Florida
  • Jan 12 Bobby Crosby, American baseball player, born in Lakewood, California
  • Jan 13 Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist, born in Poznan, Poland
  • Jan 13 Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer
  • Jan 13 Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
  • Jan 13 Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
  • Jan 14 Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 14 Clive Clarke, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Jan 14 Cory Gibbs, American soccer player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jan 14 Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
  • Jan 14 Byron Leftwich, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 14 Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor & model, born in Nagoya, Japan
  • Jan 15 Matt Holliday, American baseball player, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Jan 16 Seydou Keita, Malian footballer, born in Bamako, Mali
  • Jan 16 Lin-Manuel Miranda, American composer and playwright (In The Heights, Hamilton), born in New York City
  • Jan 16 Albert Pujols, Dominican MLB 1st baseman (NL MVP 2005, 2008-9)), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • Jan 16 Michelle Wild, Hungarian model, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jan 16 Alyssa Edwards [Justin Johnson], American drag performer, choreographer, TV personality and businessperson (Beyond Belief Dance Company), born in Mesquite, Texas
  • Jan 17 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jan 17 Gareth McLearnon, Northern Irish flautist, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Person of interestZooey Deschanel

Jan 17 Zooey Deschanel, American actress (Almost Famous, New Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jan 17 Kimberly Spicer, American model, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 18 Robert Green, English footballer, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom
  • Jan 18 Julius Peppers, American football player (Carolina Panthers), born in Wilson, North Carolina
  • Jan 18 Jason Segel, American actor (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 18 Estelle Swaray, English singer, born in Hammersmith, London
  • Jan 19 Jenson Button, English auto racer (World Formula 1 Drivers Champion 2009; Super GT 2018), born in Frome, England
  • Jan 19 Kotoko, Japanese singer, born in Hokkaido, Japan
  • Jan 20 Philippe Cousteau Jr., French oceanographer and grandson of Jacques Cousteau, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 20 Brigitte Olivier, Belgian judoka, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Jan 20 Matthew Tuck, Welsh guitarist (Bullet for My Valentine), born in Bridgend, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Aubrie Rippner, tennis star (1995 USTA National Girls 18), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 21 Dave Kitson, English footballer
  • Jan 21 Nana Mizuki, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • Jan 22 Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese writer, born in Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Jan 22 Jake Grove, American football player, born in Johnson City, Tennessee
  • Jan 22 Christopher Masterson, American actor, born in Long Island, New York
  • Jan 22 Ben Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jan 22 Jonathan Woodgate, English footballer, born in Nunthorpe, United Kingdom
  • Jan 22 Lizz Wright, American jazz & gospel singer, born in Hahira, Georgia
  • Jan 23 Theresa Kulikowski, American gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jan 24 Rocky Boiman, American football player, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 24 Nicole Marie Lenz, American actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jan 24 Yamandu Costa, Brazilian guitarist & composer (Os Fronteiriços), born in Passo Fundo
  • Jan 25 Xavi [Xavier Hernández Creus], Spanish footballer, born in Terrassa, Spain
  • Jan 25 Efstathios Tavlaridis, Greek footballer, born in Serres, Greece
  • Jan 25 Michelle McCool, American professional wrestler, born in Palatka, Florida
  • Jan 27 Marat Safin, Russian tennis player (US Open 2000, Australian Open 2005), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jan 28 Nick Carter, American singer (Backstreet Boys), born in Jamestown, New York
  • Jan 28 Jesse James American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 29 Jason James Richter, American actor (Free Willy), born in Medford, Oregon
  • Jan 29 Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress & model, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Jan 29 Ivan Klasnić, Croatian football player, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jan 30 Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer, born in Sergipe, Brazil
  • Jan 30 Leilani Dowding, British glamour model, born in Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Jan 30 Wilmer Valderrama, American actor, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 30 Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Jan 31 James Adomian, American actor, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 31 Ryan Kienle, American musician, born in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Jan 31 Tiffany Limos, American actress, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 1 Moisés Muñoz, Mexican soccer goalkeeper (19 caps; Morelia, América), born in Aguililla, Mexico
  • Feb 1 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian soccer forward (13 caps; Emelec), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2005)
  • Feb 2 Teddy Hart [Edward Annis], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Feb 2 Gucci Mane, African-American rapper
  • Feb 2 Oleguer Presas, Spanish football player
  • Feb 3 Sarah Lewitinn, American writer
  • Feb 5 Jo Swinson, British politician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Feb 5 Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer (LiveJournal), born in Iowa, United States
  • Feb 5 Prince Peter, American-born Yugoslav royalty, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 5 Tiwa Savage, Nigerian singer-songwriter (Kele, Kele, Kele), born in Isale Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Feb 6 Mamiko Noto, Japanese voice actress & singer, born in Kanazawa, Japan

  • Feb 6 Kim Poirier, Canadian actress, born in Drummondville, Canada
  • Feb 6 Luke Ravenstahl, American politician, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 8 Ralf Little, English actor/comedian
  • Feb 8 Cameron Muncey, Australian guitarist (Jet)
  • Feb 8 Stephen Wright, English footballer
  • Feb 8 William Jackson Harper, American actor (The Good Place), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 9 Angelos Charisteas, Greek footballer
  • Feb 9 Shelly Martinez, American wrestler
  • Feb 10 César Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • Feb 10 Mike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 10 Steve Tully, English footballer, born in Paignton, United Kingdom
  • Feb 11 Matthew Lawrence, American actor (Boy Meets World. Matthew-Brotherly Love), born in Albington Township, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 11 Natasha Bobo, American actress (Sally in Together We Stand), born in Watsonville, California
  • Feb 11 Titi Buengo, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Feb 11 Marco Bresciano, Australian soccer player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 12 Christina Ricci, American actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Casper), born in Santa Monica. California
  • Feb 12 Sarah Lancaster, American actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class), born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Feb 12 Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player, born in Ontinyent, Spain
  • Feb 13 Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Feb 13 Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany
  • Feb 14 Fátima Leyva, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Feb 14 Michelle Ye, Chinese actress & producer, born in Hangzhou, China
  • Feb 14 Josh Senter, American screenwriter, born in Plato, Missouri
  • Feb 15 Conor Oberst, American singer and songwriter (Bright Eyes), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 16 Agim Kaba, American actor and film producer
  • Feb 16 Ashley Lelie, American football player
  • Feb 17 Shanyn MacEachern, Brampton Ontario, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 17 Klemi Saban, Israeli soccer defender (25 caps; Maccabi Netanya), born in Netanya, Israel
  • Feb 17 Al Harrington, American basketball player
  • Feb 17 Jason Ritter, American actor

  • Feb 18 Alison Rachel Fitch, New Zealand swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Feb 18 Regina Spektor, Russian-born singer & songwriter, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Feb 18 Nikolai Antropov, Kazakh ice hockey player, born in Ust'-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • Feb 19 Neleh Dennis, American Survivor contestant
  • Feb 19 Mike Miller, American basketball player
  • Feb 20 Artur Boruc, Polish footballer
  • Feb 20 Imanol Harinordoquy, French rugby union footballer
  • Feb 21 Justin Roiland, American actor, writer and director (Rick and Morty), born in Stockton, California
  • Feb 21 Parthiva Sureshwaren, Indian racing driver, born in Chennai, India
  • Feb 21 Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Fort St. John, Canada
  • Feb 21 Jim Vandermeer, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Caroline, Canada
  • Feb 21 Tiziano Ferro, Italian singer, born in Latina, Italy
  • Feb 23 Yvonne Tousek, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Feb 24 Anton Gustafsson, Swedish rock music fan (d. 2003)
  • Feb 24 Shinsuke Nakamura, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Feb 24 Roman Sloudnov, Russian swimmer
  • Feb 25 Antonio Burks, American basketball player
  • Feb 25 Christy Knowings, American actress
  • Feb 26 Alex Fong, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong
  • Feb 26 Gary Majewski, Major League Baseball player, born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 27 Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton
  • Feb 27 Bobby Valentino, American singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Feb 28 Pascal Bosschaart, Dutch footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Feb 28 Piotr Giza, Polish footballer, born in Kraków, Poland
  • Feb 28 Lucian Bute, Romanian-born Quebec boxer, born in Pechea, Romania
  • Feb 28 Tayshaun Prince, American basketball player, born in Compton, California
  • Feb 29 Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey left wing (Winter Olympics gold 2002; World Cup gold 2004; NHL All Star 2001, 07; Philadelphia Flyers), born in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada
  • Feb 29 Taylor Twellman, American soccer forward (30 caps; New England Revolution), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Feb 29 Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league centre (22 Tests; Auckland Warriors, Leeds Rhinos), born in Stratford, New Zealand
  • Feb 29 Chris Conley, American musician

  • Mar 1 Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard
  • Mar 1 Shahid Afridi, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (27 Tests, 5 x 100s; 398 ODIs, record 100 in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings; 99 T20I), born in Khyber, Pakistan
  • Mar 1 Djimi Traoré, Malian soccer defender (6 caps; Liverpool, Monaco), born in Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
  • Mar 1 Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (22 Tests, 99 wickets; 31 ODIs), born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Mar 2 Lance Cade, American pro wrestler (WWE Tag Team Champion [with Trevor Murdoch] 2005), born in Carroll, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • Mar 2 Rebel Wilson, Australian actress and producer (Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Mar 3 Mason Unck, American football player
  • Mar 4 Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
  • Mar 4 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007)
  • Mar 4 Jack Hannahan, American baseball player
  • Mar 4 Arash Markazi, American sportswriter
  • Mar 7 Laura Prepon, American actress
  • Mar 8 Stephen Milne, Australian rules footballer
  • Mar 11 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer
  • Mar 11 Dan Uggla, American baseball player
  • Mar 12 Douglas Murray, Swedish ice-hockey player
  • Mar 13 Caron Butler, American basketballer, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Mar 13 Lee Jung-hyun, South Korean pop singer and actress (Alice in Earnestland), born in Taegu, South Korea
  • Mar 13 Molly Stanton, American actress (Miss March), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 14 Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver
  • Mar 14 Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Mar 14 Aaron Brown, British/English footballer
  • Mar 14 Mercedes McNab, Canadian-born actress
  • Mar 15 Freddie Bynum, American baseball player
  • Mar 16 Felipe Reyes, Spanish basketball player
  • Mar 16 Todd Heap, American football player
  • Mar 17 Danny Califf, American soccer player
  • Mar 18 Sébastien Frey, French soccer goalkeeper (2 caps; Parma, Fiorentina), born in Thonon-les-Bains, France
  • Mar 18 Sophia Myles, English actress
  • Mar 19 Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer

  • Mar 19 Don Sparrow, Canadian illustrator
  • Mar 20 Jamal Crawford, American basketball player
  • Mar 20 Ock Ju-Hyun, South Korean singer

Person of interestRonaldinho

Mar 21 Ronaldinho Gaucho, Brazilian football star (Barcelona, Milan), born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Football Star Ronaldinho
Football Star
Ronaldinho
  • Mar 21 Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian cross-country skier
  • Mar 21 Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)
  • Mar 22 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer
  • Mar 22 Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
  • Mar 23 Russell Howard, British Comedian
  • Mar 24 Luke Edwards, Nevada City Ca, actor (Newsie)
  • Mar 24 Tassos Venetis, Greek footballer
  • Mar 25 Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress
  • Mar 25 Joe King, Guitarist and Co-Founder for the band The Fray
  • Mar 26 Son Ho Young, Korean singer
  • Mar 28 Stiliani Pilatou, Greek long jumper
  • Mar 28 Luke Walton, American basketball head coach (Sacramento Kings 2019; LA Lakers 2016-18; NBA C'ships 2009-10, LA Lakers), born in San Diego, California
  • Mar 29 Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress
  • Mar 29 Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein, of Jordan
  • Mar 29 Amy Mathews, Australian actress

About 1980

How Old? 39 or 40 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep (Jan 1 - Feb 15), Monkey (Feb 16 - Dec 31)