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Musicians Born in 1985

  • Jan 8 Rachael Lampa, American singer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Jan 11 Rie fu [Rie Funakoshi], Japanese singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 11 Newton Faulkner, English singer-songwriter, born in Surrey, England
  • Jan 17 Simone Simons, Dutch singer (Epica), born in Hoensbroek, Netherlands
  • Jan 17 Riyu Kosaka, Japanese singer (BeForU), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Jan 17 Kangin [Kim Young-woon], South Korean singer, dancer, actor and DJ (Super Junior), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jan 19 Rika Ishikawa, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Yokosuka, Japan
  • Jan 25 Tina Karol, Ukrainian singer, born in Orotukan, Russia
  • Feb 2 Melody Gardot, American jazz singer, born in New Jersey
  • Feb 5 Lindsey Cardinale, American singer, born in Hammond, Louisiana
  • Feb 11 William Beckett, American musician (The Academy Is...), born in Hoffman Estates, Illinois
  • Feb 14 Heart Evangelista, Filipina singer & actress, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Feb 14 Miki Yeung, Hong Kong singer & actress, born in British Hong Kong
  • Feb 19 Haylie Duff, American singer/actress
  • Feb 20 Yulia Volkova, Russian singer (t.A.T.u.)
  • Feb 28 Fefe Dobson, Canadian singer, born in Scarborough, Canada

  • Mar 2 Luke Pritchard, British singer (The Kooks)
  • Mar 7 Thomas Erak, American guitarist
  • Mar 8 Ewa Sonnet, Polish model and pop singer
  • Mar 10 Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter
  • Mar 14 Idaira, Spanish singer
  • Apr 3 Leona Lewis, English singer (Bleeding Love), born in Islington, London
  • Apr 6 Garrett Zablocki, American musician
  • Apr 7 Saad Lamjarred, Moroccan pop star (Lmaallem), born in Rabat, Morocco
  • Apr 9 Yamashita Tomohisa, Japanese singer and actor, born in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
  • Apr 12 Hitomi Yoshizawa, Japanese singer (Hangry & Angry), born in Miyoshi, Saitama, Japan
  • Apr 12 Olga Seryabkina, Russian singer and songwriter (Serebro), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Apr 16 Benjamín Rojas, Argentine actor and singer, born in La Plata, Argentina
  • Apr 18 Elena Temnikova, Russian singer (Serebro), born in Kurgan, Russia
  • Apr 26 Nam Gyu-Ri, Korean singer (member of See Ya), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Apr 30 Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl

Person of interestLily Allen

May 2 Lily Allen, English singer-songwriter (It's Not Me, It's You) and TV presenter (Lily Allen and Friends), born in London

Recording Artist & Fashion Designer Lily Allen
Recording Artist & Fashion Designer
Lily Allen
  • May 3 Greg Raposo, American singer and actor, born in New York
  • May 4 Anthony Fedorov, American singer (7th Heaven), born in Yalta, Ukraine
  • May 11 Sifow (Shiho Fujita), Japanese pop star and business woman, born in Chiba, Japan
  • May 17 Derek Hough, American dancer and singer

  • May 21 Kano [Robinson], English rapper and actor, born in London
  • May 21 Mutya Buena, English singer (ex-Sugababes)
  • May 21 Marco Carta, Italian singer
  • May 25 Luciana Abreu, Portuguese singer and actress (Floribella), born in Massarelos, Porto, Portugal
  • May 28 Colbie Caillat, American folk singer-songwriter (Breakthrough, Bubbly, Realize), born in Malibu, California
  • Jun 2 Ana Cristina, Cuban American singer, composer, and actress
  • Jun 7 Charlie Simpson, British rocker (Busted; Fightstar), born in Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Jun 11 Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • Jun 11 Josh Ramsay, Canadian singer and songwriter (Marianas Trench), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jun 12 Tasha-Ray Evin, Canadian musician (Lillix)
  • Jun 12 Chris Young, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Jun 13 Raz-B [De'Mario Thornton], American R&B actor and singer (B2K), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 15 Nadine Coyle, Northern Irish singer (Girls Aloud)

Person of interestLana Del Rey

Jun 21 Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter (Born to Die, Ultraviolence), and model (H&M), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Model Lana Del Rey
Singer-Songwriter and Model
Lana Del Rey
  • Jun 27 Coby Linder, American Pop Punk Drummer (Say Anything), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 30 Rafal Blechacz, Polish classical pianist

Person of interestAshley Tisdale

Jul 2 Ashley Tisdale, American actress and singer (High School Musical), born in Monmouth County, New Jersey

Actress and Singer Ashley Tisdale
Actress and Singer
Ashley Tisdale
  • Jul 3 Minami Keisuke, Japanese singer and actor.
  • Jul 5 Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress, born in Malvern, Australia
  • Jul 5 Nick O'Malley, British indie rock musician (Arctic Monkeys), born in Sheffield, England
  • Jul 8 Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)
  • Jul 12 Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer
  • Jul 17 Tom Fletcher, British singer (McFly), born in Harrow, United Kingdom
  • Jul 23 Matthew Murphy, English musician (The Wombats), born in Liverpool
  • Jul 26 Audrey De Montigny, Quebec singer, born in Sainte-Julienne, Quebec
  • Jul 28 Tynisha Keli, American singer, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Aug 9 Anna Kendrick, American actress and singer (Pitch Perfect), born in Portland, Maine
  • Aug 15 Nipsey Hussle [Ermias Asghedom], American rapper and activist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • Aug 19 Megan Rochell, American R&B singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 21 Jacob (Jake) Pitts, American heavy metal rock guitarist (Black Veil Brides), born in Pocatello, Idaho
  • Aug 26 Brian Kelley, American country musician (Florida Georgia Line), born in Ormond Beach, Florida
  • Sep 1 Camile Velasco, Filipino-American singer
  • Sep 6 Webbie [Webster Gradney, Jr.], American rapper, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Sep 12 Champlain Fulton, American jazz pianist and singer (Birdsong), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • Sep 14 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 14 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer, born in Nerima, Tokyo
  • Sep 17 Jon Walker, American musician (Panic! at the Disco), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 20 David Allen, American composer and writer
  • Sep 23 Maki Goto, Japanese pop singer, born in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 26 Lenna Kuurmaa, Estonian singer (Vanilla Ninja), born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Oct 1 Ryo Miyamori, Japanese rock singer (Orange Range), born in Koza (now part of Kushimoto), Japan
  • Oct 5 Nicola Roberts, English singer (Girls Aloud), born in Stamford, United Kingdom

Person of interestBruno Mars

Oct 8 Bruno Mars [Peter Gene Hernandez], American singer ("Just the Way You Are", "Grenade"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars
  • Oct 22 Zac Hanson, American pop singer (Hanson-MMMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Oct 23 Miguel [Pimentel], American R&B singer (Kaleidoscope Dream), born in San Pedro, California

Person of interestCiara

Oct 25 Ciara [Harris], American singer and songwriter (Ciara: The Evolution) and model, born in Austin, Texas

Singer Ciara
Singer
Ciara
  • Nov 5 Tanaka Koki, Japanese idol and singer (member of KAT-TUN), born in Chiba, Japan
  • Nov 5 Kate DeAraugo, Australian singer (3rd winner of Australian Idol 2005), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Nov 10 Ricki-Lee Coulter, Australian singer (Hell No!), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Person of interestCarly Rae Jepsen

Nov 21 Carly Rae Jepsen, Canadian singer ("Call Me Maybe"), born in Mission, British Columbia

  • Nov 24 Julia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
  • Nov 26 Lil' Fizz [Dreux Pierre Frédéric], American singer (B2K), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 27 Klara Ósk Elíasdóttir, Icelandic singer, born in Sweden
  • Dec 1 Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter and actress, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Dec 6 Dulce María, Mexican actress and singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dec 10 Raven-Symoné [Pearman], American actress and singer (The Cosby Show; That's So Raven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 14 Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer, born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 19 Lady Sovereign [Louise Amanda Harman], British rapper (9 to 5, Love Me or Hate Me), born in London, England
  • Dec 23 Harry Judd, British drummer (McFly), born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • Dec 26 Yuu Shirota, Japanese-Spanish actor & singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 29 Alexa Ray Joel, American singer-songwriter and daughter of Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley, born in Manhattan, New York City

About 1985

How Old? 34 or 35 years old
Generation: Millennial

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