On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1981

  • May 1 Daniel Letterle, American actor (Camp), and singer, born on Northfield, Ohio
  • May 1 Aliaksandr Hleb, Belarusian soccer winger (80 caps; VfB Stuttgart, Arsenal), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • May 1 Wes Welker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowls 2008-12; First Team All Pro 2009, 12), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • May 2 Matt Murray, English football goalkeeper, born in Solihull, England
  • May 2 Chris Kirkland, English football goalkeeper, born in Barwell, England
  • May 3 Farrah Franklin, American singer (former member of Destiny's Child), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 4 Eric Djemba-Djemba, Cameroonian footballer, born in Douala, Cameroon
  • May 5 Danielle Christine Fishel, American actress (Topanga-Boy Meets World), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • May 5 Marcelle Bittar, Brazilian-Lebanese supermodel, born in Guarapuava, Paraná, Brazil
  • May 5 Chris Duncan, American baseball player, born in Tucson, Arizona

Person of interestCraig David

May 5 Craig David, English singer (7 Days, Insomnia), born in Southampton, Hampshire

Singer-songwriter Craig David
Singer-songwriter
Craig David
  • May 6 Matthew Leone, bassist of Madina Lake
  • May 6 Nathan Leone, lead singer of Madina Lake
  • May 6 Edyta Sliwinska, Polish professional dancer (Dancing With The Stars), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • May 6 Mark O'Connell, American drummer (Taking Back Sunday)

Person of interestXie Na

May 6 Xie Na, Chinese television host and actress (Happy Camp), born in Deyang, Sichuan

Television Presenter and Actress Xie Na
Television Presenter and Actress
Xie Na
  • May 8 Andrea Barzagli, Italian footballer
  • May 8 Björn Dixgård, Swedish rock guitarist and singer (Mando Daio), born in Falun, Sweden
  • May 8 Yasuko Tajima, Japanese swimmer
  • May 8 John Maine, American baseball player
  • May 8 Stephen Amell, Canadian actor (Arrow), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 9 Bill Murphy, American baseball player
  • May 10 Humberto Suazo, Chilean footballer
  • May 10 Katori Hall, American playwright and actress (The Hot Wing King), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 11 Austin O'Brien, American actor (Apollo 13, My Girl 2, Lawnmower Man), born in Eugene, Oregon
  • May 11 Lauren Jackson, Australian basketball player, born in Albury, Australia
  • May 11 Daniel Ortmeier, American baseball player, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • May 12 Kentaro Sato, Japanese television, video game, classical, and choral composer (Requiem Pacis - Requiem of Peace), and conductor, born in Hamamatsu, Japan
  • May 12 Lorena Bernal, Argentine Spanish model and actress (Miss Spain 1999), born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina

Person of interestRami Malek

May 12 Rami Malek, American actor (Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Los Angeles, California

Actor Rami Malek
Actor
Rami Malek
  • May 13 Sunny Leone, Canadian born Indian American model and actress, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • May 13 Jimmy Yang, American wrestler
  • May 13 Rebecka Liljeberg, Swedish actress
  • May 14 Sarbel [Michael Maronitis], British-Cypriot pop singer ("Se Pira Sovara"), born in London, England

Person of interestZara Phillips

May 15 Zara Phillips, English daughter of Princess Anne, born in London

Daughter of Princess Anne Zara Phillips
Daughter of Princess Anne
Zara Phillips
  • May 15 Patrice Evra, French-Senegalese footballer
  • May 15 Justin Morneau, Canadian baseball player
  • May 15 Jamie-Lynn Sigler, American actress
  • May 16 Schalk Brits, South African rugby union hooker (15 Tests; Stormers, Saracens), born in Empangeni, South Africa
  • May 17 Beñat Albizuri, Spanish cyclist
  • May 17 Giannis Taralidis, Greek footballer
  • May 17 R. J. Helton, American Idol finalist
  • May 17 Shiri Maimon, Israeli singer
  • May 17 Leon Osman, English footballer
  • May 18 Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer, born in Bamako, Mali
  • May 18 Vincent Houdijk, Dutch jazz vibraphonist and bandleader (VinnieVibes), born in The Netherlands
  • May 19 Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
  • May 19 Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer
  • May 19 Klaas-Erik Zwering, Dutch swimmer
  • May 19 Nate Cole, American singer
  • May 19 Calico Cooper, American actress (Lila Black-Bloomers) and dancer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 20 Iker Casillas, Spanish footballer
  • May 20 Lindsay Taylor, American basketball player
  • May 20 Mark Winterbottom, Australian racing driver
  • May 20 Rachel Platten, American singer-songwriter (“Fight Song”), born in New York City
  • May 21 Beth Botsford, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 21 Maximilian [Max] Mutzke, German singer, born in Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
  • May 21 Josh Hamilton, Major League Baseball player, born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • May 22 Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler
  • May 22 Jürgen Melzer, Austrian tennis player
  • May 23 Gwenno Saunders, Welsh dancer and singer (The Pipettes)
  • May 26 Eda-Ines Etti, Estonian singer
  • May 26 Irini Merkouri, Greek singer
  • May 26 Isaac Sladen, American vocalist, pianist, and songwriter (The Fray - "How To Save A Life"; "You Found Me"), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • May 27 Johan Elmander, Swedish footballer
  • May 27 Miloy, Angolan footballer
  • May 27 Fivos Constantinou, Cypriot distance runner
  • May 27 Özgür Çevik, Turkish pop singer (Star Academy), and actor, born in Ankara, Turkey
  • May 28 Daniel Cabrera, Dominican baseball player
  • May 28 Adam Green, American anti-folk singer-songwriter, born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • May 29 Andrei Arshavin, Russian soccer midfielder (Russia 75 caps, Zenit SP, Arsenal), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • May 30 Andrey Arshavin, Russian Footballer
  • May 30 Gianmaria Bruni, Italian racing driver
  • May 30 Devendra Banhart, Venezulan-American singer-songwriter (Cripple Crow), born in Houston, Texas
  • May 30 Blake Bashoff, American actor
  • May 30 Ahmad Elrich, Australian footballer
  • May 31 Jake Peavy, American baseball player

About May 1981

How Old? 40 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)