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Famous People Born in August 1982

  • Aug 1 Ai Tominaga, Japanese model and actress, born in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Aug 1 Caroline Shaw, American violinist, singer, and Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Partita for 8 Voices), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • Aug 2 Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer, born in Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Aug 2 Grady Sizemore, American baseball player, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 5 LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete and bobsledder,born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Aug 5 Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player
  • Aug 5 Tobias Regner, German singer
  • Aug 6 Adrianne Curry, American model and reality television personality
  • Aug 6 Karl Davies, British actor
  • Aug 6 Justin Germano, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
  • Aug 6 Ryan Sypek, American actor
  • Aug 7 Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer, born in Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Aug 7 Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player, born in Larissa, Greece
  • Aug 8 David Florence, British canoeist
  • Aug 9 Tyson Gay, American sprinter, born in Lexington, Kentucky

  • Aug 10 Devon Aoki, American supermodel and actress
  • Aug 11 Alan Halsall, British actor
  • Aug 12 Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
  • Aug 13 Shani Davis, American speed skater (Olympic gold 2006, 10), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 13 Sarah Sanders, American political operative, Trump's White House Press Secretary (2017-19), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • Aug 13 Ibram X. Kendi, American author and antiracist activist, born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 15 Casey Burgener, American weightlifter
  • Aug 16 Cam Gigandet, American actor, born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Aug 16 Joleon Lescott, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Aug 17 Phil Jagielka, English footballer (Sheffield United), born in Sale, England
  • Aug 17 Cheeleader Melissa [Melissa Anderson], American professional wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 17 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (Glee), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Aug 19 Erika Christensen, American actress
  • Aug 19 J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
  • Aug 19 Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
  • Aug 19 Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • Aug 20 Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian football goalkeeper, born in Palmital, Brazil
  • Aug 20 Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian football midfielder, born in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
  • Aug 20 Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer (Australia national soccer team), born in Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
  • Aug 20 Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe

  • Aug 23 Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer, born in Vallejo, California
  • Aug 23 YTCracker [Bryce Case, Jr.], American hip-hop artist, born in La Mirada, California
  • Aug 23 Scott Palguta, American soccer player, born in Toms River, New Jersey
  • Aug 24 Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer, born in Sandviken, Sweden
  • Aug 26 David Long, New Zealand composer, worked on Peter Jackson's films
  • Aug 26 John Mulaney, American comedian, writer and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 28 Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Aug 28 Thiago Motta, Brazilian footballer, born in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
  • Aug 28 Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer, born in Dundee, Scotland

Person of interestLeAnn Rimes

Aug 28 LeAnn Rimes [Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian], American country singer (Blue), born in Jackson, Mississippi

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes
  • Aug 29 Carlos Delfino, Argentinean basketball player, born in Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Aug 29 A+ [Andre Levins], American rapper, born in Hempstead, New York
  • Aug 30 Will Davison, Australian racing driver (Bathurst 100 2009, 2016), born in Melbourne, Australia

Person of interestAndy Roddick

Aug 30 Andy Roddick, American tennis player (2003 US Open), born in Austin, Texas

Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • Aug 31 Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete
  • Aug 31 José Reina, Spanish footballer
  • Aug 31 Michele Rugolo, Italian racing driver
  • Aug 31 Ian Crocker, American swimmer
  • Aug 31 Chris Duhon, American basketball player
  • Aug 31 Josh Kroeger, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Alexei Mikhnov, Ukrainian-born ice hockey player
  • Aug 31 Patrick Nuo, Swiss pop singer, born in Lucerne
  • Aug 31 G. Willow Wilson, American journalist and comic book writer

About August 1982

How Old? 38 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)