On This Day

Musicians Born in 1987

  • Jan 2 Syesha Mercado, American pop and soul singer, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Cynthia Erivo

Jan 8 Cynthia Erivo, British Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning stage and screen actress (The Color Purple; Harriet) and singer-songwriter ("Stand Up"), born in London, England

  • Jan 9 Paolo Nutini, Scottish rock singer & songwriter ("Sunny Side Up"), born in Paisley, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 Aria C Jalali, American rock musician, born in California
  • Jan 23 Felicia Brandström, Swedish singer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Jan 27 Katy Rose, American pop singer
  • Jan 31 Tyler Hubbard, American country musician (Florida Georgia Line), born in Monroe, Georgia
  • Jan 31 Marcus Mumford, British singer-songwriter (Mumford and Sons), born in Orange County, California
  • Feb 5 Darren Criss, American actor & singer-songwriter (Glee, The Assassination of Gianni Versace), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 10 Choi Si Won, Korean singer (Super Junior), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Feb 14 Julia Savicheva, Russian singer, born in Kurgan, Russia
  • Feb 24 Chieko Kawabe, Japanese singer, model and actress
  • Feb 25 Eva Avila, Canadian singer
  • Feb 26 Juliet Simms, American singer & songwriter (Automatic Loveletter), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 27 Cory Henry, American R&B/Soul singer-songwriter, pianist, Hammond B-3 organist, Harpejji and Moog player (Snarky Puppy), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Mar 1 Sammie Bush, American R&B singer ("I Like It"), born in Boyton Beach, Florida

Kesha

Mar 1 Kesha [Rose Sebert], American pop singer (Tik Tok), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Mar 9 Lil' Bow Wow [Shad Gregory Moss], American rapper and actor (Beware of Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 10 Emeli Sandé, British singer-songwriter ("Next To Me"), born in Sunderland, England
  • Mar 11 Tomethy Furse, British bassist (The Horrors)
  • Mar 15 Tatiana Shmailyuk, Ukrainian heavy metal vocalist (Jinjer -"Pisces"), born in Donetsk, Ukraine
  • Mar 26 Yui [Yoshioka], Japanese pop-rock singer-songwriter, and musician ("Good-bye Days"; Flower Power) and actress (A Song to the Sun), born in Koga, Japan
  • Apr 3 Julie Sokolow, American film director and musician, born in Holmdel, New Jersey
  • Apr 3 Rachel Bloom, American actress, writer, and singer-songwriter (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), born in Los Angeles county, California
  • Apr 9 Jesse McCartney, American actor and singer, born in Ardsley, New York
  • Apr 9 Jazmine Sullivan, American R&B singer-songwriter (Pick Up Your Feelings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 10 Hayley Westenra, New Zealand soprano and UNICEF ambassador, born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Joss Stone

Apr 11 Joss Stone [Joscelyn Stoker], English singer-songwriter (The Soul Sessions), born in Dover, Kent

  • Apr 12 Brendon Urie, American musician (Panic! at the Disco), born in St. George, Utah
  • Apr 15 Iyaz [Keidran Jones], British singer, songwriter, and dancer ("Replay"), born in Tortola, British Virgin Islands
  • Apr 16 Neil Haskell, American contemporary dancer (SYTYCD season 3 finalist), born in Clarence Center, New York
  • Apr 18 Sandra Lyng Haugen, Norwegian singer (Play My Drum), born in Mosjøen, Norway
  • May 2 Nana Kitade, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
  • May 3 Michael Kiwanuka, British singer-songwriter ("Love & Hate"), born in Muswell Hill, London, England
  • May 4 Anjeza Shahini, Albanian singer ("The Image of You"), born in Tirana, Albania
  • May 5 Marija Šestić, Bosnian singer (Rijeka bez imena), born in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
  • May 6 Meek Mill [Rihmeek Williams], American rapper, singer, and songwriter ("Amen";" All Eyes On You"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 6 Adrienne Warren, American Tony Award-winning actress and singer (Tina), born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • May 15 Jennylyn Mercado, Filipina actress and singer
  • May 18 Luisana Lopilato, Argentine actress and model and singer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 24 Dominika Kasprzycka, Polish pop singer, born in Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland
  • Jun 1 Mike Protich, American rock musician (Red Sun Rising), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jun 2 Darin [Zanyar], Swedish pop singer (Lovekiller, Tvillingen), born in Stockholm
  • Jun 3 Lalaine [Vergara-Paras], American stage and screen actress and singer (Les Misérables; Lizzie McGuire), born in Burbank, California
  • Jun 6 Kyle Falconer, Scottish musician
  • Jun 11 TiA, Japanese pop singer (Ryuusei), born in Yokohama, Japan

Diana DeGarmo

Jun 16 Diana DeGarmo, American singer (American Idol) and actress (The Young and the Restless), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Jun 16 Ali Stroker, American actress and singer, first actress to appear in a wheelchair on Broadway and win a Tony award, born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Jun 21 Kim Ryeowook, Korean pop singer (Super Junior), born in Incheon, South Korea
  • Jun 21 Khatia Buniatishvili, French-Georgian concert pianist, born in Batumi, Georgia
  • Jul 6 Kate Nash, English singer songwriter and actress, born in London, England
  • Jul 11 Shigeaki Kato, Japanese idol singer (NEWS)
  • Jul 14 Dan Reynolds, American singer and songwriter (Imagine Dragons - "Radioactive"), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 17 Jeremih [Jeremy Felton], American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer ("Birthday Sex"; "Don't Tell 'Em"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 20 Brent Wilson, American rock bassist (Panic! At The Disco, 2004-06), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 20 Nicola Benedetti, Scottish classical violinist, born in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire
  • Jul 29 Sabra Johnson, American dancer (So You Think You Can Dance), born in The Netherlands
  • Aug 9 Noonie Bao [Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius], Swedish pop songwriter and singer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aug 19 Anaïs Lameche, Swedish pop singer (Play), born in the French Alps
  • Aug 21 Kibum [Kim Ki-bum], South Korean actor (Rainbow Romance), and pop singer (Super Junior, 2003-06), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Aug 23 Nikki Gil, Filipina actress, host and singer, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Aug 25 Liu Yifei, Chinese actress and singer, born in Wuhan, China
  • Aug 25 Luka Šulić, Slovenian-Croatian cellist (2Cellos), born in Maribor, Slovenia
  • Sep 1 Daniel "Dann" Hume, New Zealand musician (Evermore), born in Feilding, New Zealand
  • Sep 2 Spencer Smith, American rock drummer (Panic! at the Disco), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 6 Ramiele Malubay, Filipino-American singer, born in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Sep 9 Afrojack [Nick van de Wall], Dutch DJ and record producer (Forget The World). born in Spijkenisse, Netherlands
  • Sep 16 Travis Wall, American dancer and choreographer, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Sep 18 Jinkx Monsoon [Jerick Hoffer], American drag queen, actor and singer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 winner), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 19 Muhammad Iqbal Siddiq, Indonesian concert pianist and teacher, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sep 20 Jack Lawless, American drummer (Jonas Brothers), born in Middletown Township, New Jersey
  • Sep 26 Rosie Munter, Swedish singer (Play), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Hilary Duff

Sep 28 Hilary Duff, American actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

  • Sep 30 Denise Laurel, Filipina actress and singer, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Sep 30 Aida Garifullina, Russian soprano (Operalia 2013), born in Kazan, Russia
  • Oct 1 Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor and singer (The Prince Of Tennis), born in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
  • Oct 1 Michaela Coel, English actress, filmmaker and singer (Chewing Gum), born in London, England
  • Oct 8 Aya Hirano, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 18 Zac Efron, American actor (17 Again), and singer (High School Musical; The Greatest Showman), born in San Luis Obispo, California,
  • Oct 23 Faye [Hamlin], Swedish pop singer ("Play"), born in Stockholm
  • Oct 23 Seo In-Guk, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (The Master's Sun), born in Ulsan, South Korea
  • Oct 28 Frank Ocean [Christopher Breaux], American singer-songwriter ("Thinkin' 'Bout You"), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 29 Makoto Ogawa, Japanese pop singer (Morning Musume), born in Kashiwazaki, Japan
  • Oct 29 Tove Lo, Swedish singer-songwriter ("Sunshine Kitty"), born in Helsingborg, Sweden
  • Nov 4 T.O.P. [Choi Seung-hyun], Korean singer-songwriter (Big Bang) and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Nov 5 Kevin Jonas, American guitarist (The Jonas Brothers), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Nov 24 Megan Mullins, American country singer-songwriter, fiddler, and mandolin player, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Nov 24 Sabi [Jenice Portlock], American hip-hop and pop singer-songwriter (The Bangz; "You Make Me Feel..."), born in Inglewood, California
  • Nov 30 Dougie Poynter, British singer and bassist (McFly), born in Orsett, England
  • Dec 2 Teairra Marí, American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 7 Aaron Carter, American singer, rapper and songwriter, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Dec 11 Natalia Gordienko, Moldovan singer and dancer, born in Chișinău, Moldova
  • Dec 18 Ayaka [Iiko], Japanese pop singer-songwriter and producer ("Mikazuki"; "Winding Road"), born in Osaka, Japan
  • Dec 20 Nao [Neo Joshua], British soul and R&B singer-songwriter and record producer ("And Then Life Was Beautiful"), born in Nottingham, England
  • Dec 26 Adam Walker, British flautist, born in Redingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Dec 26 Carolina Eyck, German-Sorbian Theremin player and composer (Elegies for Theremin & Voice), born in Berlin, Germany

About 1987

How Old? 34 or 35 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (Jan 1 - Jan 28), Rabbit (Jan 29 - Dec 31)