Famous Birthdays on January 2 (Part 2)

  • 1975 Reuben Thorne, New Zealand rugby union flanker and captain (50 caps; captain 2002-03; Canterbury Crusaders), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1976 Danilo Di Luca, Italian road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 2007), born in Spoltore, Italy
  • 1976 Mahée Paiement, Canadian actress
  • 1976 Paz Vega, Spanish actress
  • 1977 Brian Boucher, American NHL hockey goaltender, 1999-2013 (Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, and 5 other teams; NHL modern record for longest shutout streak 332:01, 2003-04) and broadcaster, born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • 1978 Devin Doherty, actor (Jimmy Clayton-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1978 Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American ballroom dancer and TV personality (Dancing with the Stars), born in Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • 1978 Toyoguchi Megumi, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
  • 1979 Jagmeet Singh, Canadian politician and leader of the New Democratic Party (2017-), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1979 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • 1980 Mac Danzig, American mixed martial artist (The Ultimate Fighter 6 lightweight 2007), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1981 Maxi Rodríguez, soccer midfielder (57 caps; Atlético Madrid, Newell's Old Boys), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1981 Pedrie Wannenburg, South African rugby union flanker (20 Tests; Bulls, Ulster, Castres, Oyonnax), born in Nelspruit, South Africa (d. 2022)
  • 1982 Athanasia Tsoumeleka, Greek race walker (Olympic gold 20k 2004), born in Preveza, Greece
  • 1983 Anthony Carrigan, American actor (Barry), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1983 Kate Bosworth, American actress (Superman Returns), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1984 Colleen Taylor, American journalist
  • 1985 Heather O'Reilly, American soccer midfielder (231 caps; FIFA Women's World Cup 2015; Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12), born in East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1985 Ivan Dodig, Croatian tennis player (6 x Grand Slam doubles titles; Davis Cup 2018), born in Međugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1986 Trombone Shorty [Troy Andrews], American jazz musician and producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1987 Loui Batley, British actress
  • 1987 Shelley Hennig, American actress (Stephanie Johnson-Days of Our Lives; When We First Met)and model who won Miss Teen USA 2004, born in Metairie, Louisiana
  • 1987 Syesha Mercado, American pop and soul singer, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1988 Mandy Harvey, American jazz and pop singer-songwriter, profoundly deaf since age 18, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1991 Ben Hardy, English actor (X-Men: Apocalypse; Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Bournemouth, England
  • 1991 Josh Taylor, Scottish boxer (undisputed world light-welterweight title 2021), born in Prestonpans, Scotland

Bryson Tiller (30 years old)

1993 American singer and rapper ("Don't"; "Exchange"; "Wild Thoughts"), born in Louisville, Kentucky