On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1982

  • Jan 1 David Nalbandian, Argentine tennis player (ATP Finals 2005; Wimbledon 2002 runner-up), born in Unquillo, Argentina
  • Jan 1 Egidio Arévalo, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (90 caps; Bella Vista), born in Paysandú, Uruguay
  • Jan 2 Athanasia Tsoumeleka, Greek race walker (Olympic gold 20k 2004), born in Preveza, Greece
  • Jan 4 Paulo Ferrari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Jan 4 Kang Hye-jeong, South Korean actress, born in Incheon, South Korea
  • Jan 4 Richard Logan, English footballer, born in Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • Jan 5 Janica Kostelić, Croatian skier, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Jan 6 Gilbert Arenas, American basketball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jan 6 Brian Bass, American baseball player, born in Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • Jan 6 Tiffany Pollard, American reality television personality, born in Utica, New York

Person of interestEddie Redmayne

Jan 6 Eddie Redmayne, English actor (The Other Boleyn Girl, The Theory of Everything), born in London

  • Jan 7 Francisco Rodriguez, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Jan 7 Hannah Stockbauer, German swimmer, born in Nuremberg, Germany
  • Jan 7 Ianina Zanazzi, Argentine racing driver, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 7 Lauren Cohan, English-American actress (The Walking Dead), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Jan 7 Ruth Negga, Irish-Ethiopian actress (Loving), born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Jan 8 Gaby Hoffman, American film actress (Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck, Now & Then), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Emanuele Calaiò, Italian footballer, born in Palermo, Italy
  • Jan 8 John Utaka, Nigerian footballer, born in Enugu, Nigeria
  • Jan 8 Wil Francis, American singer, born in Seattle, Washington

Person of interestKate Middleton

Jan 9 Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge [Kate Middleton], English wife of Crown Prince William, born in Reading, Berksire

Wife of Prince William Kate Middleton
Wife of Prince William
Kate Middleton
  • Jan 10 Josh Ryan Evans, American actor, born in Hayward, California (d. 2002)
  • Jan 11 Ashley Taylor Dawson, British actor and singer, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Jan 11 Son Ye-jin, South Korean actress, born in Sang-dong, South Korea
  • Jan 12 Sherzod Abdurahmonov, Uzbekistanian boxer
  • Jan 12 Paul-Henri Mathieu, French tennis player, born in Strasbourg, France
  • Jan 12 Dimitrios Tsiamis, Greek triple jumper, born in Karditsa, Greece
  • Jan 12 Hans Van Alphen, Belgian decathlete, born in Turnhout, Belgium
  • Jan 12 Chris Ray, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jan 12 Dontrelle Willis, American baseball player, born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 13 Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
  • Jan 13 Ruth Wilson, English actress (The Affair), born in Ashford, England
  • Jan 14 Léo Lima, Brazilian footballer, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jan 14 Víctor Valdés, Spanish goalkeeper, born in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
  • Jan 14 Caleb Followill, American alternative-rock vocalist & musician (Kings of Leon), born in Mount Juliet, Tennessee
  • Jan 15 Armando Galarraga, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Cumaná, Venezuela

  • Jan 15 Prince Philip and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Jan 16 Tuncay Şanlı, Turkish footballer, born in Sakarya Province
  • Jan 16 (Samuel) Preston, British pop singer (The Ordinary Boys), born in Worthing, West Sussex, England
  • Jan 16 Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Danish actress (Borgen, Pitch Perfect 2), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Jan 17 Dwyane Wade, American basketball player (Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 17 Amanda Wilkinson, Canadian country music singer, born in Belleville, Canada
  • Jan 17 Alex Varkatzas, American heavy metal singer (Atreyu), born in Orange County, California
  • Jan 18 Joanna Newsom, American harpist, born in Nevada City, California
  • Jan 19 Jodie Sweetin, American actress (Stephanie Tanner-Full House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 19 Angela Chang, Taiwanese singer & actress, born in Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • Jan 19 Mike Komisarek, American ice hockey player, born in West Islip, New York
  • Jan 19 Pete Buttigieg, American politician, Mayor of South Bend, 1st openly gay Democratic presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Jan 21 Dean Whitehead, English footballer
  • Jan 22 Kevin Sheridan, American actor (Soul Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 22 Fabricio Coloccini, Argentine footballer, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Jan 22 Jason Peters, American football player, born in Queen City, Texas
  • Jan 23 Wily Mo Peña, Dominican baseball player, born in Laguna Salada, Dominican Republic
  • Jan 25 Sho Sakurai, Japanese J-pop and hip-hop singer-songwriter, and actor, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 25 Shawna Waldron, American actress, born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 29 Heidi Mueller, American actress (Passions), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 29 Adam Lambert, American singer-songwriter (For Your Entertainment, Trespassing), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jan 31 Yuniesky Betancourt, Cuban baseball shortstop, born in Santa Clara, Cuba
  • Jan 31 Andreas Görlitz, German football player, born in Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany
  • Jan 31 Bruno Nogueira, Portuguese actor & comedian, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jan 31 Elena Paparizou, Swedish-born Greek pop and rock singer-songwriter, born in Borås, Sweden
  • Jan 31 Jānis Sprukts, Latvian ice hockey player, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Jan 31 Brad Thompson, American baseball pitcher, born in Las Vegas, Nevada

About January 1982

How Old? 39 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 1 - Jan 24), Dog (Jan 25 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)