Famous People Born in January 1980

  • Jan 1 Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
  • Jan 1 Richie Faulkner, British heavy metal guitarist (Judas Priest, 2011-present), born in London, England
  • 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 Bryan Clay, American decathlete (Olympic gold 2008; World C'ship gold 2005), born in Austin, Texas
  • 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 Liya Kebede, Ethiopian model
  • Jan 3 Rob Arnold, American heavy metal guitarist (Chimaira, 2000-11; Six Feet Under, 2012-18)
  • Jan 4 Erin Cahill, American actress, born in Stafford, Virginia
  • Jan 4 Greg Cipes, American actor, born in Coral Springs, Florida
  • Jan 4 Miguel Monteiro, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jan 4 Yaroslav Popovych, Ukrainian cyclist, born in Drohobych, Ukraine
  • Jan 5 Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end, born in Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Jan 5 Garette Patrick Ratliff, American actor (Return to Blue Lagoon), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 6 Steed Malbranque, French footballer, born in Mouscron, Belgium
  • Jan 8 Rachel Nichols, American actress, born in Phoenix, Arizona

Sergio GarcíaSergio García (43 years old)

Jan 9 Spanish golfer (US Masters 2017), born in Borriol, Castellón

  • Jan 10 Matt Roney, American baseball player, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jan 10 Sarah Shahi [Aahoo Jahansouzshahi], American actress (Black Adam, Sex/Life) and model, born in Euless, Texas
  • Jan 11 Deanna Wright, American actress, born in Ocala, Florida
  • 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 12 Amerie [Rogers] American pop singer-songwriter, born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • Jan 12 Bobby Crosby, American baseball player, born in Lakewood, California
  • Jan 13 Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
  • Jan 13 Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist, born in Poznan, Poland
  • Jan 13 Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
  • Jan 13 Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer
  • Jan 14 Byron Leftwich, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 14 Clive Clarke, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Jan 14 Cory Gibbs, American soccer defender (19 caps; FC St.Pauli, Feyenoord, Colorado Rapids, NE Revolution, Chicago Fire), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jan 14 Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor & model, born in Nagoya, Japan
  • Jan 14 Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
  • Jan 14 Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 15 Matt Holliday, American baseball player, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Albert PujolsAlbert Pujols (43 years old)

Jan 16 Dominican baseball 1st baseman (NL MVP 2005, 2008-09; 4th in history to 700 HRs; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • Jan 16 Alyssa Edwards [Justin Johnson], American drag performer, choreographer, TV personality and businessperson (Beyond Belief Dance Company), born in Mesquite, Texas

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda (43 years old)

Jan 16 American composer and playwright (In The Heights; Hamilton), born in New York City

  • Jan 16 Lukasz Urbaniak, Polish classical pianist, composer and teacher, born in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Jan 16 Michelle Wild, Hungarian model, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jan 16 Seydou Keita, Malian footballer, born in Bamako, Mali
  • Jan 17 Gareth McLearnon, Northern Irish flautist, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Jan 17 Kimberly Spicer, American model, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 17 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer, born in Odessa, Ukraine

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel (43 years old)

Jan 17 American actress (Almost Famous; Elf; New Girl), and singer (She & Him), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jan 18 Estelle [Swaray], English singer-songwriter, rapper ("American Boy"), and actress (Steven Universe), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Jan 18 Jason Segel, American actor (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 18 Julius Peppers, American football player (Carolina Panthers), born in Wilson, North Carolina
  • Jan 18 Robert Green, English footballer, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom
  • 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 Brigitte Olivier, Belgian judoka, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Jan 20 Federico Martín Aramburú, Argentine rugby union winger (22 Tests; 11 competitions Argentina Sevens; Biarritz Olympique, Perpignan, Glasgow Warriors), born in La Plata, Argentina (d. 2022)
  • Jan 20 Matthew Tuck, Welsh guitarist (Bullet for My Valentine), born in Bridgend, United Kingdom
  • Jan 20 Philippe Cousteau Jr., French oceanographer and grandson of Jacques Cousteau, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 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 [Kondō], Japanese voice actress, film dubber, and J-pop singer ("Phantom Minds"), born in Niihama, Ehime, Japan
  • Jan 22 (Elizabeth) "Lizz" Wright, American jazz and gospel vocalist ("Dreaming Wide Awake"), born in Hahira, Georgia
  • Jan 22 Ben Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence, 1995-2003 -"Bring Me To Life"), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jan 22 Christopher Masterson, American actor (MAlcolm In The Niddle - "Francis"), born in Long Island, New York
  • Jan 22 Jake Grove, American NFL football player, 2004-10 (Oakland Raiders, Miami Dolphins), born in Johnson City, Tennessee
  • Jan 22 Jonathan Woodgate, English footballer, born in Nunthorpe, United Kingdom
  • Jan 22 Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese writer, born in Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Jan 23 Theresa Kulikowski, American gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jan 24 Nicole Marie Lenz, American actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jan 24 Rocky Boiman, American football player, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 24 Yamandu Costa, Brazilian guitarist & composer (Os Fronteiriços), born in Passo Fundo
  • Jan 25 Efstathios Tavlaridis, Greek footballer, born in Serres, Greece
  • Jan 25 Michelle McCool, American professional wrestler, born in Palatka, Florida

XaviXavi (43 years old)

Jan 25 Spanish footballer, born in Terrassa, Spain

  • Jan 27 Marat Safin, Russian tennis player (US Open 2000, Australian Open 2005), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jan 28 Jesse James, American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 28 Nick Carter, American pop singer (Backstreet Boys - "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"), born in Jamestown, New York
  • Jan 29 Ivan Klasnić, Croatian soccer striker (41 caps; FC St. Pauli, Werder Bremen, Nantes, Bolton Wanderers), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 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 30 Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer, born in Sergipe, Brazil
  • Jan 30 Leilani Dowding, British glamour model, born in Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Jan 30 Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Jan 30 Wilmer Valderrama, American actor (That 70s Show -"Fez"), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 31 James Adomian, American actor, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 31 Ryan Kienle, American bassist (Matchbook Romance), born in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Jan 31 Tiffany Limos, American actress, born in Dallas, Texas

About January 1980

How Old? 43 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)