On This Day

Famous People Born in 1997

  • Jan 7 Lamar Jackson Jr., American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2016, Louisville; Pro Bowl 2019, Baltimore Ravens), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Jan 9 Lauryn McClain, American actress & singer, born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Jan 13 Connor McDavid, Canadian NHL centre (1st pick 2015 Draft by Edmonton Oilers), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Jan 13 Egan Bernal, Colombian cyclist (Tour de France 2019), born in Bogotá, Colombia

Person of interestJake Paul

Jan 17 Jake Paul, American YouTube personality, born in Cleveland, Ohio

YouTube Star and Actor Jake Paul
YouTube Star and Actor
Jake Paul
  • Jan 26 Pasaye, twin born 92 days after his brother (Oct 26), born in Palatine, Illinois
  • Feb 10 Chloe Grace Moretz, American actress (Kick-Ass), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 13 Michael Jackson Jr., son of Michael Jackson, born in Beverly Hills, California

Person of interestCamila Cabello

Mar 3 Camila Cabello [Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao], Cuban-born American singer-songwriter (Fifth Harmony), born in Cojimar, Cuba

  • Mar 10 Belinda Bencic, Swiss tennis player (Hopman Cup 2018-19 [with Roger Federer]), born in Flawil, Switzerland

Person of interestSimone Biles

Mar 14 Simone Biles, American gymnast (Olympic gold floor, team, vault, all-round 2016), born in Columbus, Ohio

Gymnast Simone Biles
Gymnast
Simone Biles

Person of interestKatie Ledecky

Mar 17 Katie Ledecky, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 2012, 2016), born in Washington, D.C.

Swimmer Katie Ledecky
Swimmer
Katie Ledecky
  • Apr 3 Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, Brazilian football player (Manchester City, Brazil national team), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Person of interestMaisie Williams

Apr 15 Maisie Williams, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Bristol, England

  • Apr 16 Tayla Harris, Australian rules footballer, born in Australia
  • Apr 20 Alexander Zverev, German tennis player (ATP Finals 2018), born in Hamburg, Germany

Person of interestLydia Ko

Apr 24 Lydia Ko, New Zealand golfer, (Evian C'ship 2015, ANA Inspiration 2016), born in Seoul, South Korea

Golfer Lydia Ko
Golfer
Lydia Ko
  • Apr 30 Ayaan Chawla, Indian entrepreneur
  • May 1 Ariel Gade, American actress
  • May 18 Alana Etheridge, American actress
  • May 24 Exzavier Whitley, American folk singer (Finally Happy), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jun 12 William Cuddy, Canadian actor (Amelia)
  • Jun 20 Maria Lark, Russian-born American actress

Person of interestMalala Yousafzai

Jul 12 Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize recipient, born in Mingora, North-West Frontier Province

Human Rights Activist Malala Yousafzai
Human Rights Activist
Malala Yousafzai
  • Jul 20 Billi Bruno, American actress
  • Jul 22 Field Cate, American actor and musician (Pushing Daisies), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • Aug 7 Kyler Murray, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2018, U of Oklahoma; 2019 NFL Draft #1 pick Arizona Cardinals), born in Bedford, Texas

Person of interestKylie Jenner

Aug 10 Kylie Jenner, American model, TV and social media personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California

Model, TV Personality and Businesswoman Kylie Jenner
Model, TV Personality and Businesswoman
Kylie Jenner
  • Aug 22 Eddie Williams, American pastor and former fullback (Cleveland Browns), born in San Mateo, California
  • Aug 25 Holly Gibbs, English actress
  • Sep 1 Jungkook [Jeon Jung-kook], South Korean singer (BTS), born in Busan, South Korea
  • Sep 8 Kimberlea Berg, English actress (My Friends Tigger & Pooh), born in London
  • Sep 10 Brooke Henderson, Canadian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2016), born in Smiths Falls, Ontario
  • Oct 8 Bella Thorne, American actress (Shake It Up), born in Pembroke Pines, Florida
  • Oct 9 Jharrel Jerome, American actor (When They See Us), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 12 Boris, Prince of Bulgaria, born in Madrid, Spain

Person of interestNaomi Osaka

Oct 16 Naomi Osaka, Japanese tennis player (US Open 2018), born in Osaka, Japan

Tennis Player Naomi Osaka
Tennis Player
Naomi Osaka
  • Oct 31 Marcus Rashford, English footballer (Manchester United), born in Wythenshawe, England
  • Nov 13 Brent Kinsman, American actor
  • Nov 13 Shane Kinsman, American actor
  • Nov 19 Alexis May McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (2)
  • Nov 19 Brandon James McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (5)
  • Nov 19 Joel Steven McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (7)
  • Nov 19 Kelsey Ann McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (4)
  • Nov 19 Kenneth Robert McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (1)
  • Nov 19 Natalie Sue McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (3)
  • Nov 19 Nathaniel Roy McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (6)
  • Nov 26 Luka Sabbat, American model and stylist, born in New York
  • Nov 28 Thor Salden, Belgian singer
  • Dec 16 Zara Larsson, Swedish singer-songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden

About 1997

How Old? 22 or 23 years old
Generation: Generation Z

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 1 - Feb 6), Ox (Feb 7 - Dec 31)