Historical Figures Born in 1983

Kim Jong-unKim Jong-un (40 years old)

Jan 8 North Korean politician and Supreme Leader of North Korea (2011-), born in Pyongyang, North Korea [note some sources give year as 1982, and some as 1984]

  • Jan 10 Li Nina, Chinese aerial free-style skier, born in Benxi, China
  • Jan 22 Robert Steinhäuser, German perpetrator of the Erfurt massacre (d. 2002)
  • Jan 23 Adam Mosseri, American head of Instagram, born in New York
  • Jan 25 Brian Armstrong, American businessman (CEO and co-founder of Coinbase), born in San Jose, California
  • Feb 6 Myron Wolf Child, Canadian politician, born in Cardston, Alberta (d. 2007)
  • Feb 21 Daniel Ek, Swedish CEO & co-founder of Spotify, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 4 Max Vergara Poeti, Colombian-Italian writer, born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Mar 9 Clint Dempsey, American footballer, born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Mar 10 Reena Virk, Canadian murder victim (d. 1997)
  • Mar 17 Martin Shkreli, American businessman (Pharma), former hedge fund manager and convicted felon, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 23 François Gabart, French sailor (record round-the-world trip), born in Saint-Michel-d'Entraygues, France
  • Apr 14 William Obeng, American football offensive lineman, born in Accra, Ghana
  • Apr 24 Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Apr 25 DeAngelo Williams, American National Football League runningback, born in Wynne, Arkansas
  • Apr 26 Jessica Lynch, American prisoner of war (served in the 2003 invasion of Iraq by U.S. and allied forces), born in Palestine, Wirt County, West Virginia
  • May 10 Gustav Fridolin, Swedish politician
  • May 10 Natalia Zabala, Miss Spain 2007
  • May 13 Anita Görbicz, Hungarian handball player
  • May 24 Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, Anglo-Australian videogame creator and critic, born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
  • Jun 8 Mamoru Miyano, Japanese seiyuu
  • Jun 20 Patrisse Cullors, American artist and civil rights activist (co-founded #BlackLivesMatter), born in Los Angeles, California

Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden (39 years old)

Jun 21 American NSA contractor who leaked classified information, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

  • Jun 23 Jason Berrent, American performer
  • Jul 7 Justin Davies, Australian rules footballer

Juan GuaidóJuan Guaidó (39 years old)

Jul 28 Venezuelan politician recognized by 54 countries as the President of Venezuela but disputed with Nicolás Maduro, born in La Guaira, Vargas

  • Aug 2 Nick Diaz, American MMA fighter, born in Stockton, California
  • Sep 6 Pippa [Philippa] Middleton, English sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, born in Berkshire, England
  • Sep 19 Matt Wiman, American mixed martial artist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 25 Terrance Pennington, National Football League guard, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 2 Huda Kattan, American-born make-up artist and beauty entrepreneur, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 4 Risa Kudo, Japanese gravure idol
  • Oct 4 Ueda Tatsuya, Japanese idol (member of KAT-TUN)
  • Oct 8 Oleksandra Matviichuk, Ukrainian human rights activist (Centre for Civil Liberties, Nobel Peace Prize 2022), born in Boyarka, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
  • Oct 11 William Sledd, American internet celebrity (Ask A Gay Man), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Oct 21 Aboudia Diarrassouba, Ivorian-American artist, born in Abengourou, Ivory Coast
  • Oct 23 Josh Strickland, American entertainer, born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nov 3 Suzane von Richthofen, Brazilian murderess
  • Nov 12 Steve Huffman, American web developer (CEO and co-founder of Reddit), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Nov 15 DJ Skee, American DJ/Personality
  • Nov 17 Christopher Paolini, American novelist
  • Nov 18 Jon Lech Johansen, Norwegian software developer (DeCSS software), born in Harstad, Norway
  • Nov 25 Joey Chestnut, American champion competitive eater
  • Nov 26 Chris Hughes, American businessman and co-founder of Facebook, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • Dec 18 Ady Barkan, American lawyer and activist (Medicare for all)

Alexander WangAlexander Wang (39 years old)

Dec 26 American fashion designer (Balenciaga), born in San Francisco, California

Kevin SystromKevin Systrom (39 years old)

Dec 30 American entrepreneur, computer programmer and co-founder of Instagram, born in Holliston, Massachusetts

  • Dec 30 Rachel & Ross Trudeau, twins of Jane Pauley & Gerry Trudeau

About 1983

How Old? 39 or 40 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Jan 25, 1982 - Feb 12, 1983),
Pig (Feb 13, 1983 - Feb 1, 1984)