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Sports Stars Born in 1998

  • Mar 4 Obi Toppin, American NBA player (New York Knicks), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 4 Jordan Fuller, American NFL player (LA Rams), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 10 Justin Herbert, American NFL player (LA Chargers), born in Eugene, Oregon
  • Mar 18 Miltiadis Tentoglou, Greek athlete (Olympic gold long jump 2020), born in Grevena, Greece
  • Apr 2 Pleasantly Perfect, American thoroughbred racehorse (Breeders' Cup Classic 2003; Dubai World Cup 2004), born in Clovelly Farms, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • May 29 Markelle Fultz, American basketball guard (2017 NBA Draft: #1 pick Philadelphia 76ers), born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland
  • Jul 23 Deandre Ayton, Bahamian basketball center (2018 NBA Draft: #1 pick Phoenix Suns), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Jul 28 Nelly Korda, American golfer (US Women's PGA C'ship 2021; Olympic gold 2021), born in Bradenton, Florida
  • Aug 12 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis player (ATP Finals 2019; French Open 2021 runner-up), born in Athens, Greece
  • Sep 21 Tadej Pogačar, Slovenian cyclist (Tour de France 2020, 21), born in Komenda, Slovenia
  • Oct 3 Angel Yin, American golfer (US Women's Open 2019 runner-up), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 29 Lance Stoll, Canadian-Belgian F1 racing driver, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 14 Sofia Kenin, American tennis player (Australian Open 2020), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Nov 14 DeVonta Smith, American football wide receiver (Heisman Trophy 2020; University Alabama; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Amite City, Louisiana
  • Nov 15 Hinako Shibuno, Japanese golfer (Women's British Open 2019), born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 17 Martin Odegaard, Norwegian footballer, youngest to play for Real Madrid, born in Drammen, Norway

Kylian Mbappé

Dec 20 Kylian Mbappé, French soccer forward (France, PSG, Monaco), born in Paris, France


About 1998

How Old? 23 or 24 years old
Generation: Generation Z

Chinese Zodiac: Ox (Jan 1 - Jan 27), Tiger (Jan 28 - Dec 31)