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Famous People Born in 1981

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 819

  • Jan 1 Zsolt Baumgartner, Hungarian auto racer (German Formula Renault C'ship 1999), born in Debrecen, Hungary
  • Jan 1 Jonas Armstrong, Irish-born British actor (Robin Hood), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 1 Eden Riegel, American actress (All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 2 Maxi Rodríguez, soccer midfielder (57 caps; Atlético Madrid, Newell's Old Boys), born in Rosario, Argentina

Eli Manning

Jan 3 Eli Manning, American NFL quarterback (MVP Super Bowls 2007, 11; Pro Bowl 2008, 11, 12, 15; NY Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Jan 3 Chris Blais, American off-road racing rider (Motorcycle San Felipe 250 2005; Dakar Rally 2007 3rd overall), born in Apple Valley, California
  • Jan 4 Alicia Garza, American writer and civil rights activist (co-founded #BlackLivesMatter), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 5 Corey Flynn, New Zealand rugby union footballer, born in Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Jan 5 Brooklyn Sudano, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 6 Mike Jones, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 6 Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress, born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 6 Jérémie Renier, Belgian actor, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Jan 6 Asante Samuel, National Football League Defensive Back, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jan 7 Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Cold Lake, Canada
  • Jan 7 Marquis Daniels, American basketball player, born in Jasper, Florida
  • Jan 8 Jeff Francis, Canadian baseball player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 8 Xie Xingfang, Chinese badminton player, born in Guangzhou, China
  • Jan 9 Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer, born in Łódź, Poland
  • Jan 10 Brian Joo, Korean-American K-pop and R&B singer ("Fly to the Sky"), born in Absecon, New Jersey

Jared Kushner

Jan 10 Jared Kushner, American real estate developer and son-in-law and advisor to Donald Trump, born in Livingston, New Jersey

  • Jan 11 Jamelia Niela Davis, English singer, born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 11 Tom Meighan, British singer (Kasabian), born in Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Jan 12 Dan Klecko, American football player, born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 13 Reggie Brown, American football player
  • Jan 13 Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler, bodyguard, and actor, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • Jan 13 Jason James, Welsh heavy metal bassist (Bullet for My Valentine, 2003-15)
  • Jan 13 Darrell Rasner, American baseball player
  • Jan 14 Abdelmalek Cherrad, Algerian football, born in La Tronche, France
  • Jan 14 Rosa López, Spanish pop singer, born in Láchar, Spain
  • Jan 14 Adar Poonawalla, Indian vaccine manufacturer (CEO of Serum Institute of India)
  • Jan 15 Pitbull [Armando Christian Perez], American rapper, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 15 El Hadji Diouf, Senegalese footballer, born in Dakar, Senegal
  • Jan 15 Sean Lamont, Scottish rugby union footballer, born in Perth, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 Howie Day, American singer, born in Bangor, Maine
  • Jan 16 Nick Valensi, American rock guitarist (The Strokes), born in New York City
  • Jan 16 Bobby Zamora, English footballer, born in Barking, United Kingdom
  • Jan 17 Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], American singer and actor (Everything You Want), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Jan 17 Warren Feeney, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Jan 17 Scott Mechlowicz, American actor, born in New York
  • Jan 18 Khari Stephenson, Jamaican footballer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jan 18 Kang Dong-won, South Korean model & actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • Jan 18 Olivier Rochus, Belgian tennis player, born in Namur, Belgium
  • Jan 19 Asier Del Horno, Spanish footballer, born in Barakaldo, Spain
  • Jan 19 Lucho González, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 19 Elizabeth "Bitsie" Tulloch, American actress (Grimm; Superman & Lois), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 20 Freddy Guzmán, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jan 20 Owen Hargreaves, English football player & television pundit, born in Calgary, Canada
  • Jan 20 Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress & model, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 21 Ivan Ergić, Serbian footballer
  • Jan 21 Gillian Chung Yan-tung, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
  • Jan 21 Jamie Dalrymple, English cricketer
  • Jan 21 Dany Heatley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 21 Andy Lee, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • Jan 21 Izabella Miko, Polish-born actress and model
  • Jan 22 Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer, born in Bignona, Senegal
  • Jan 22 Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], American pop singer, and actress, born in Ruskin, Florida
  • Jan 22 Beverley Mitchell, American actress, born in Arcadia, California
  • Jan 23 Rob Friend, Canadian football player, born in Rosetown, Canada
  • Jan 23 Greg Smith, American UFC fighter, born in Vallejo, California
  • Jan 24 Travis Hanson, American baseball player, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jan 25 Toše Proeski, Macedonian pop-rock singer, born in Prilep, Macedonia (d. 2007)
  • Jan 25 Francis Jeffers, English footballer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom

Alicia Keys

Jan 25 Alicia Keys [Cook], American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, and pianist ("Girl On Fire"; 'No One"), born in NYC, New York

  • Jan 26 Juan Jose Haedo, Argentinian cyclist, born in Chascomús, Argentina
  • Jan 26 Gustavo Dudamel, Venezuelan Spanish conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • Jan 27 Alicia Molik, Australian tennis player

Elijah Wood

Jan 28 Elijah Wood, American actor (The Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Jan 28 Rick Razzano, American football player
  • Jan 29 Jonny Lang, American blues musician, born in Fargo, North Dakota
  • Jan 29 Álex Ubago, Spanish-Basque pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (¿Qué pides tú?), born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Spain
  • Jan 29 Darío Lopilato, Argentine actor, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 30 Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer, born in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
  • Jan 30 Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • Jan 30 Peter Crouch, English footballer, born in Macclesfield, United Kingdom
  • Jan 30 Josh Kelley, American musician, born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jan 31 Sergio D. Acosta, American Chicano Filmmaker, born in San Jose, California
  • Jan 31 Julio Arca, Argentinian football player, born in Quilmes, Argentina

Justin Timberlake

Jan 31 Justin Timberlake, American singer-songwriter ("Can't Stop The Feeling!"; "Sexyback"), and actor (Friends With Benefits) born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Feb 1 Luis Lamá, Angolan soccer goalkeeper (56 caps; Petro Luanda), born in Luanda, Angola
  • Feb 1 Graeme Smith, South African cricket batsman, captain and broadcaster (117 Tests, 9,265 runs @ 48.25, 27 x 100s; 197 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Feb 1 Rob Austin, British auto racer (British GT Championship - GT4 runner-up 2008), born in Evesham, England
  • Feb 2 Jason Kapono, American basketball player
  • Feb 3 Maurice Ross, Scottish footballer
  • Feb 3 Alisa Reyes, American actress and singer
  • Feb 4 Tom Mastny, Indonesian baseball player, born in Bontang, Indonesia
  • Feb 4 Johan Van Summeren, Belgian cyclist, born in Lommel, Belgium
  • Feb 4 Ben Hendrickson, American baseball player, born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Feb 4 Jason Kapono, America professional basketball player, born in Long Beach, California
  • Feb 5 Loukas Vyntra, Greek football player, born in Město Albrechtice, Czechia
  • Feb 5 Nora Zehetner, American actress, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Feb 5 Mia Hansen-Løve, French film director and actress (Things to Come), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 6 Calum Best, American model, born in San Jose, California
  • Feb 6 Jens Lekman, Swedish musician, born in Angered, Sweden
  • Feb 6 Ty Warren, American football defensive lineman, born in Bryan, Texas
  • Feb 8 Tommy Michaels, actor (Timmy Hutton-All My Children), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Feb 8 Myriam Montemayor Cruz, Mexican singer
  • Feb 9 Joël Camathias, Swiss racing driver
  • Feb 9 John Walker Lindh, American Taliban fighter
  • Feb 9 Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan, American drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold) Huntington Beach, California (d.2009)
  • Feb 9 Tom Hiddleston, English actor and producer (Loki in Marvel films), born in London, England
  • Feb 10 Holly Willoughby, British TV presenter, born in Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Feb 10 The Rev [James Owen Sullivan], American musician (Avenged Sevenfold), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • Feb 10 Natasha St-Pier, Canadian pop singer, born in Bathurst, New Brunswick
  • Feb 10 Andrew Johnson, English footballer, born in Bedford, United Kingdom
  • Feb 11 Kelly Rowland, American singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 11 Scot Thompson, American soccer player, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 13 Luisão [Ânderson Luís da Silva], Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Feb 13 Liam Miller, Irish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Sunderland, Hibernian), born in Cork, Republic of Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Feb 13 Luke Ridnour, US basketball player, born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • Feb 15 Diego Martínez, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Feb 15 Matt Hoopes, American rock guitarist (Relient K), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Feb 15 Olivia Longott, American hip-hop and R&B singer (G-Unit), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 15 Jenna Morasca, American actress, model, and reality TV contestant, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 16 Jay Howard, British racing driver
  • Feb 16 Jerry Owens, American baseball player
  • Feb 16 Qyntel Woods, American basketball player
  • Feb 17 Donielle Thompson, American gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996), born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • Feb 17 Lisa Skinner, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Queensland, Australia

Paris Hilton

Feb 17 Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress (The Simple Life), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 18 Andrei Kirilenko, Russian basketball player, born in Izhevsk, Russia
  • Feb 18 Ivan Sproule, Irish footballer, born in Castlederg, United Kingdom
  • Feb 18 Kim Jae Won, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Feb 18 Alex Rios, American baseball player, born in Coffee County, Alabama
  • Feb 18 Kamasi Washington, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 19 Ronnie Arniell, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Feb 19 (Mary) Beth Ditto [Patterson], American rock singer (The Gossip), and actress, born in Judsonia, Arkansas,
  • Feb 19 Gil Reyes, American boxer
  • Feb 19 Nicky Shorey, English footballer
  • Feb 19 Vitas [Vitaly Grachev], Russian operatic-pop singer (Opera #2), born in Daugavpils, Latvian SSR (now Latvia)
  • Feb 20 Tony Hibbert, English footballer
  • Feb 20 Chris Thile, American folk and progressive bluegrass mandolin player, songwriter (Nickel Creek; Punch Brothers), and broadcaster (Live From Here), born in Oceanside, California
  • Feb 20 Adrián Lamo, American threat analyst and hacker (NYT, Yahoo!, Microsoft) who reported Chelsea Manning to the FBI, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Feb 22 Fredson Camara, Brazilian footballer, born in Monção, Brazil
  • Feb 23 Gareth Barry, English footballer (West Bromwich Albion F.C.), born in Hastings, United Kingdom
  • Feb 23 Charles Tillman, American football cornerback, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 23 Josh Gad, American stage (Book of Mormon), screen, and voice (Frozen - "Olaf") actor, born in Hollywood, Florida
  • Feb 24 Lleyton Hewitt, Australian tennis player (US Open 2001, Wimbledon 2002), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Feb 24 Mohammad Sami, Pakistani cricketer
  • Feb 25 Park Ji-Sung, South Korean footballer
  • Feb 25 Misty Giles, American beauty queen and Survivor contestant
  • Feb 25 Jamie Lynn, American model
  • Feb 25 Shahid Kapoor, Indian actor (Ishq Vishk), born in New Delhi, India
  • Feb 26 Kertus Davis, American auto racer (competition director NASCAR team JD Motorsports), born in Gaffney, South Carolina
  • Feb 26 Johnathan Wendel, American professional video gamer, born in Kansas City, Kansas

Josh Groban

Feb 27 Josh Groban, American singer ("You Raise Me Up"), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Feb 27 Elodie Ouédraogo, Belgian athlete, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium
  • Feb 28 Florent Serra, French tennis player, born in Bordeaux, France
  • Mar 1 Ana Hickmann, Brazilian supermodel
  • Mar 1 Adam LaVorgna, American actor
  • Mar 1 Will Power, Australian auto racer (Indianapolis 500 2018), born in Toowoomba, Queensland
  • Mar 2 Bryce Dallas Howard, American actress (Lady In The Water; The Help; Jurassic World), and director, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 3 Dusty Dvoracek, American football player
  • Mar 3 Kim Yoo-Jin (Eugene), South Korean singer and actress
  • Mar 3 Emmanuel Pappoe, Ghanaian footballer
  • Mar 3 Sung Yu Ri, South Korean singer and actress
  • Mar 3 Tobias Forge, Swedish heavy metal singer (Ghost), born in Linköping, Sweden
  • Mar 4 Carol Banawa, Filipino singer and celebrity
  • Mar 4 Donny Tourette [Patrick Brannan], British punk rock singer (Towers of London), born in Liverpool, England
  • Mar 5 Andreas Wiig, Norwegian snowboarder
  • Mar 5 Paul Martin, American ice hockey player
  • Mar 5 Shugo Oshinari, Japanese actor
  • Mar 5 Zach Williams, American Christian rock musician (There was Jesus), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Mar 6 Ellen Muth, American actress
  • Mar 8 Michael Beauchamp, Australian footballer
  • Mar 9 Antonio Bryant, American football player, born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 9 Anders Nøhr, Danish footballer, born in Ikast, Denmark
  • Mar 9 Clay Rapada, American baseball player, born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Mar 10 Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
  • Mar 10 Efthimios Kouloucheris, Greek footballer
  • Mar 10 Steven Reid, English-born footballer
  • Mar 11 David Anders, American actor
  • Mar 11 Lee Evans, American football player
  • Mar 11 Russell Lissack, English musician (Bloc Party)
  • Mar 11 LeToya Luckett, American singer (ex-Destiny's Child)
  • Mar 11 Paul Wall, American rapper
  • Mar 13 Stephen Maguire, Scottish snooker player, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Mar 14 Bobby Jenks, American baseball player
  • Mar 14 Mei-Ting Sun, Chinese concert pianist, born in Shanghai, China
  • Mar 15 Mikael Forssell, Finnish footballer
  • Mar 15 Young Buck [David Brown] American rapper, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mar 16 Curtis Granderson, American baseball player
  • Mar 16 Yoav Ziv, Israeli footballer
  • Mar 16 Andrew Bree, Irish swimmer
  • Mar 16 Danny Brown [Daniel Sewell], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 17 Kyle Korver, American Basketball Player
  • Mar 17 Servet Çetin, Turkish Football Player
  • Mar 18 Jang Nara, Korean singer and actress
  • Mar 18 Tora Berger, Norwegian biathlete
  • Mar 18 Kasib Powell, American basketball player
  • Mar 18 Fabian Cancellara, Swiss cyclist (Olympic Gold 2008, 2016), born in Wohlen bei Bern, Switzerland
  • Mar 19 Kim Rae Won, South Korean actor and model
  • Mar 19 Kolo Touré, Ivorian footballer
  • Mar 20 BeBe Zahara Benet [Nea Marshall Kudi Ngwa], Cameroonian male model and drag queen (S1 winner: America's Next Drag Superstar), born in Cameroon
  • Mar 22 (Shawn) Mims, American rapper (This Is Why I'm Hot), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Mar 23 Luciana Carro, Canadian actress
  • Mar 23 Erin Crocker, American NASCAR driver
  • Mar 23 Tony Peña, Jr., Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 24 Ron Hainsey, American ice hockey player
  • Mar 26 Baruch Dego, Israeli football player, born in Addis Ababa., Ethiopia

About 1981

How Old? 39 or 40 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey (Jan 1 - Feb 4), Rooster (Feb 5 - Dec 31)