Famous People, Celebrities Born In January And Their Date Of Birth

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Famous People,  Celebrities Born In January And Their Date Of Birth

Every month is home to the births of famous people. Everyone can work on their talents and get rewarded for a job well done.

In January, we celebrate the birthdays of admirable personalities. There are loads of January born celebs from actors to singers to rappers. Let’s go further to know our favorite celebrities born in January.

Hollywood Celebrities Born In January

Below are 30 Hollywood Celebrities Born in the month of January.

  • Bradley Cooper

The “A Star Is Born” actor, Bradley Charles Cooper, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA on January 5, 1975.

  • Mel Gibson 

Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson, known for playing action hero roles in movies, was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, NY.

  • Rowan Atkinson 

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, English actor and comedian ‘Mr Bean’, was born January 6, 1955 in Consett, UK.

  • Nicolas Cage 

Nicolas Kim Coppola, an American director, producer and actor ‘Nicolas Cage’, was born in Long Beach, California on January 7, 1964.

  • Eddie Redmayne 

Edward John David Redmayne OBE is an English actor who was born on Westminster, London, UK on January 6, 1982.

  • Cuba Gooding Jr 

Cuba Michael Gooding Jr, an American actor and comedian, was born on January 2, 1968 in The Bronx, New York.

  • Jeremy Renner 

Jeremy Lee Renner, an American actor seen in ‘The Avengers’ and a lot of independent films, born on January 7, 1971 in Modesto, California.

  • Jim Carrey 

Jim Eugene Carrey, an American-Canadian actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.

  • Liam Hemsworth 

Australian actor, Liam Hemsworth was born 13th January, 1990 in Melbourne, Australia. He had been considered for the role of ‘Thor’ but lost to his elder brother, Chris Hemsworth, also an actor.

  • Emily Watson 

English actress, Emily Margaret Watson OBE played a major role in ‘Breaking The Waves’. She was born on January 14, 1967 in Islington, London, UK.

  • Grant Gustin 

Grant Gustin is an American actor known as Barry Allen or ‘The Flash’ and as Sebastian Smythe in the Fox series “Glee” was born January 14, 1990 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

  • Naya Rivera 

American actress and singer, Naya Marie Rivera, acted as Santana Lopez in the Fox series “Glee”.  She was born on January 12, 1987 in Santa Clarita, California, USA.

  • Karan Brar

American actor, Karan Brar, in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and is best known as ‘Ravi Ross’ on Disney Channel’s hit series “Jessie”. He was born 18 January 1999 in Redmond Washington, United States.

  • Kevin Costner 

American actor, director and producer, Kevin Michael Costner, was in “Yellowstone” and “The Postman”. He was born 18 January 1955 in Lynwood, California, USA.

  • Erin Sanders 

American actress, Erin Zariah Sanders, known as Quinn Pensky on “Zoey 101” and as Camille Roberts on “Big Time Rush”. She was born 19th January, 1991 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

  • Josh Dylan

Josh Dylan, a British actor known as Captain Adam Hunter in “Allied” and as Young Bill in “Mamma Mia! Here we go again”. He was born on January 19, 1994 in London, United Kingdom.

  • Heather Graham 

American actress, Heather Joan Graham, first appeared in TV commercials before starring in “License to Drive” and “Drugstore Cowboy”. She was born on January 29, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

  • Sara Gilbert 

American actress, Sara Gilbert, known as Darlene Conner-Healy in the sitcom ‘Roseanne’. She was born 29 January, 1975 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

  • Rosamund Pike 

Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike, a versatile English actress who started by starring in stage productions like ” Romeo and Juliet and Skylight”. She was born 27 January, 1979 in Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom.

  • Evan Peters 

American actor, Evan Peters, is known for his various roles in the “American Horror Story”. He was born January 20, 1987 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

  • Jason Bateman 

Jason Kent Bateman an American film and television actor, director and producer who began acting in the 1980s on Silver Spoons, Little House on the Prairie and The Logan Family. He was born January 14, 1969 in Rye, New York.

  • Mariska Hargitay 

Mariska Magdolna Hargitay, an American actress known as the New York Police Department Lieutenant Olivia Benson on the NBC drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” for which she had received several awards. She was born 23rd January, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, United States.

  • Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Claire Deschanel is an American actress, model and singer. She made her debut in “Mumford”, the 1999 comedy feature. She was born 17 January, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • Willa Fitzgerald 

American actress, Willa Fitzgerald, is known as Emmy Duval in MTV’s “Scream” and USA Network’s drama series “Royal Pains”. She was born 17 January, 1991 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

  • Jodie Sweetin 

American actress and television personality, Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin, famous as Stephanie Tanner on the ABC series “Full House” and its Netflix spin-off series “Fuller House”. She was born 19 January, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • Logan Lerman 

Logan Wade Lerman, an American actor in the fantasy-adventure Percy Jackson films. He starred in the series “Jack & Bobby” and the movies “The Butterfly Effect” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”. He was born 19 January, 1992 in Beverly Hills, California, United States.

  • Shawn Wayans 

American actor, Shawn Mathis Wayans, is also DJ, producer, writer and comedian who starred in In Living Color, The Wayans Bros., and White Chicks. He was born January 19, 1971 in New York City, US.

  • Seth Numrich 

An American stage and film actor, Seth Numrich, played Ben Tallmadge on AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States on 19 January, 1987.

  • Dove Cameron 

Dove Olivia Cameron, is an American actress and singer, played the major dual role in the Disney Channel teen sitcom “Liv and Maddie” and playing Mal in the Descendants film series. She was born January 15, 1996 in Seattle, Washington US.

  • Julia Ormond 

British actress Julia Karin Ormond She achieved fame after her appearance in films like The Baby of Mâcon, Legends of the Fall, Sabrina and Smilla’s Sense of Snow. She was born January 4, 1965 in Epsom, Surrey, England UK.

Famous Singers Born In January

Here are 30 Famous Singers Born In The First Month, January.

  • Zayn Malik 

Zain Javadd “Zayn” Malik, popular as Zayn, is an English singer and songwriter who was a part of the Boy Band “One Direction” before he began his solo career in 2015. He was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England on January 12, 1993.

  • R Kelly 

Robert Sylvester Kelly, “R. Kelly”, an American singer, songwriter and record producer is one of the most successful R & B artists. He was born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  • Etta James 

Jamesetta Hawkins, “Etta James”, is an American singer who performed in genres such as blues,rock n roll, R&B, jazz, and gospel. She had one of the greatest voices ever. She started her career in 1954 with hits such as “At Last”, “The Wallflower” and “I’d Rather Go Blind”. She was born January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, US and died January 20, 2012.

  • Sade Adu

Helen Folasade Adu CBE, popular as “Sade Adu”, is a British-Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress who is the lead singer of her self-titled band. She was born January 16, 1959 in Ibadan, Nigeria but grew up in Essex, England.

  • Dolly Parton 

Dolly Rebecca Parton, “Dolly Parton”, is an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and actress who is popular as the “Country Music Goddess”. She was born January 19, 1946 in Pittman Center, Tennessee, USA.

  • Justin Timberlake 

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American songwriter, singer, record producer and actor who released his debut solo album in 2002 and received his first two Grammy Awards. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 31, 1981.

  • Aaliyah

Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, actress and model and dancer who was nicknamed “Queen of Urban Pop” and “Princess of R&B”. She was born January 16, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York and died in a plane crash in 2001 at the age of 22.

  • Alicia Keys 

Alicia Augello Cook, famous as Alicia Keys, is an American songwriter, singer, record producer and actress who has won many Grammy Awards. She was born January 25, 1981 in New York City, USA.

  • Adam Lambert 

Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame after finishing up as runner-up on the eight season of American Idol in 2009. He was born January 29, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana, US.

  • Nick Carter 

Nickolas Gene Carter, popular as Nick Carter, is an American musician, dancer and actor. He was the youngest member of the group “Backstreet boys” before his solo career began.  He was born January 28, 1980 in Jamestown, New York, USA.

  • Eddie Van Halen 

Edward Lodewijk Van Halen is a Dutch-American songwriter, musician, guitarist and record producer. He was once voted to be the “Greatest Guitarist of All Time” in 2012. He was born January 26, 1955 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Brian Fallon 

Brian Fallon is an American singer and songwriter. He was the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and lyricist of “The Gaslight Anthem” band before he recently went solo. He was born January 28, 1980 in Red Bank, New Jersey, United States.

  • Elvis Presley 

Elvis Aaron Presley was an American musician and actor who was on of the most significant icons in the 20th century. He was nicknamed ” The King of Rock and Roll”. He was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA. He died of heart attack in 1977.

  • David Bowie 

David Robert Jones, “David Bowie”, was an English songwriter, singer and actor who was one of the most influential musicians in the 20th century. He was born in Brixton, London, England on January 8, 1947. He died January 10, 2016.

  • Rachel Crow

Rachel Kelly Crow is an American singer, actress and comedian who is signed to Columbia Records as well as a Television deal with Nickelodeon. She was born in Mead, Colorado, USA on January 23, 1998.

  • Grace VanderWaal 

Grace Avery VanderWaal is an American pop singer and songwriter. She became popular at an early age and is known for her distinctive vocals and she often accompanies herself on the ukulele. She was born January 15, 2004 in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

  • Phil Collins 

Philip David Charles Collins is an English singer, drummer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He drummed and sang while he was in the “Genesis” rock band. He is currently a solo artist. He was born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London, England UK.

  • Dave Matthews 

David John Matthews is a South-African-born American songwriter, musician and record label owner. He was the lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the “Dave Matthews Band”. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 9, 1967.

  • Bryson Tiller 

Bryson Djuan Tiller is an American songwriter, singer and rapper who started singing and rapping at the age of 15. He was born January 2, 1993 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

  • Kirk Franklin 

Kirk Dwayne Franklin is an American gospel musician, author and choir director. He is known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs like One Nation Crew(1NC), God’s property and The Family. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA on January 26, 1970.

  • Calvin Harris 

Adam Richard Wiles, popularly known as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, songwriter, singer and record producer. He released his debut album “I Created Disco” in 2007. He was born January 17, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland.

  • Ryan Destiny 

Ryan Destiny Irons is an American singer and actress who had been working in the music industry since childhood and was a part of the girl group “Love Dollhouse”. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 8, 1995.

  • Crystal Gayle 

Brenda Gail Webb, known as Crystal Gayle, is an American country music singer who began her career in the 1960s. She has a lot of country pop successful hits. She was born January 9, 1951 in Paintsville, Kentucky, USA.

  • Hailey Reese 

Hailey Reese is a Canadian pop singer, songwriter, model and actress who developed an interest in singing at an early age. She has a YouTube channel where she releases her own songs. She was born January 30, 1996 in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

  • Shirley Bassey 

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey DBE is a Welsh singer who started her career in the mid-1950s. She has a powerful voice and had recorded the theme songs to a couple of James Bond films. She was born January 8, 1957 in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales.

  • Jennie Kim 

Jennie Kim, known as Jennie, is a South Korean singer and rapper who debuted as the main rapper and vocalist of girl group “Blackpink” in 2016 under YG Entertainment. She was born January 16, 1996 in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart-

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era. He was born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg and died in 1791 at the age of 35.

  • Alexa Curtis 

Alexa Curtis is an Australian pop singer signed to Universal Music Australia. She won The Voice Kids Australia in 2014. She was born January 4, 2004 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

  • Pixie Lott 

Victoria Louise “Pixie” Lott is an English songwriter, singer and actress. Her debut single was released in 2009 and it topped the UK Singles Chart. She was born in Bromley, London, England on January 12, 1991.

  • Alex Turner 

Alexander David Turner is an English musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the frontman of the rock band “Artic Monkeys”. He was born January 6, 1986 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

Famous Rappers Born In January

Here, we have 30 rappers born in January.

  • XXXTentacion

Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, famous as XXXTENTACION, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He was born 23 January, 1998 in Plantation, Florida, United States. He was also assassinated on the 18th of June, 2018 in Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA.

  • MattyB

Matthew David Morris, known as MattyB, is a popular rapper who has been featured on The Wendy Williams Show and other big shows too. He has over 11 million subscribers and more than 5 billion views to his MattyBRaps YouTube channel. He was born on the 6th of January, 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  • Estelle

Estelle is a British singer and rapper who became famous after her single “American Boy” topped the U.K. Singles Chart. She won MOBO Awards in 2008 for Best UK Female and Best Song. She was born in January 18, 1980 in West London, England.

  • Mac Miller

Mac Miller is an American rapper whose debut album “Blue Slide Park” became one of the first independently distributed albums to top the U.S. Billboard 200. He was born January 19, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He later died of a drug overdose on 7th September, 2018.

  • Sean Paul

Sean Paul is a Jamaican rapper who has collaborated with a lot of artists including Snoop Dogg, Akon, Beyonce and Rihanna. His 2002 album “Dutty Rock” topped the U.S. Rap Billboard Chart and won him a 2004 Grammy Awards for Best Reggae Album.

  • Lil Jon

Lil Jon is an American Southern rapper who is known his song “Snap Yo Fingers”. He reached success when his album “Crunk Juice” reached number 3 on the U.S. Billboard 200. He was born January 17, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  • Joey Bada$$

Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, famous as Joey Bada$$, is an American rapper, actor and record producer who released his debut solo mix tape 1999 in 2012. He was born January 20, 1995 in Brooklyn, NY, United States.

  • Rick Ross

William Leonard Roberts II, popularly known as Rick Ross, is an American rapper who founded Maybach Music Group and released a couple of albums. He was born January 28, 1976 in Coahoma County, USA.

  • J Cole

Jermaine Lamar Cole, known as J. Cole, is an American rapper and songwriter who began rapping at the age of twelve. He was born on 28 January, 1985 in Frankfurt, Hesse, West Germany but grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA.

  • PitBull

Armando Cristian Pérez, known as Pitbull, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer who first appeared in Lil Jon’s 2002 album. He was born January 15, 1981 in Miami, Florida, United States.

  • Nate Maloley

Nate Maloley is an American hip hop rap artist who performed at DigiTour in 2014. He released a couple of songs via SoundCloud. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States on January 17, 1995.

  • K.A.A.N

Brandon Perry, popular as K.A.A.N(Knowledge Above All Nonsense) is an American rapper known for his fast-rhyming “Chopper” style who was greatly influenced by the songs of Tupac Shakur. He was born in Howard County, Maryland, USA on January 13, 1991.

  • Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige, “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” is an American rapper, composer, musician, songwriter and record producer who has received nine Grammy Awards and four AMA awards. She was born in the Bronx, New York, USA on January 11, 1971.

  • Slick Rick

Richard Walters, popular as Slick Rick, is a British American rapper who had been nominated for a Grammy Awards. He is a storyteller who began his career in the late 1980s in the hip-hop genre. He was born in London, England, UK on January 14, 1965.

  • Raekwon

Corey Woods, known as Raekwon, is an American rapper who is also a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut in 1995 and has recorded many solo albums since then. He was born in New York City, NY, USA on the 12th of January, 1970.

  • Young Dro

D’Juan Hart, popularly known as Young Dro, is an American Southern rap artist whose label debut was released in August, 2006. He was born January 15, 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  • Kid Cudi

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, known as Kid Cudi, is an American alternative hip hop recording artist. He is also a singer, songwriter, rapper, guitarist and record producer. He was born January 30, 1984 in Shaker Heights, USA.

  • Aka

Kierman Forbes, known as Aka, is a South African recording rap artist who got titled Best HipHop and Best Male of 2012 in South Africa. Aka has won a couple of South African Hip-Hop Awards and Metro FM awards. He was born in Capetown, South Africa on January 28, 1988.

  • Lil Reese

Tavares Taylor, popular as Lil Reese, is an American rapper who got signed to Def Jam and Glory Boys Entertainment. He collaborated with Drake and Rick Ross in 2012. He was born January 6, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  • Peter Gunz

Peter Pankey, known as Peter Gunz, is famous for being a part of the rap duo Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz and their hit platinum record was “Deja Vu”. He later became a manager when his career slowed down. He was born January 6, 1969 in The Bronx, NY, United States.

  • LL Cool J

James Todd Smith, known as LL Cool J(which is an abbreviation for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur and actor. He is popular for pioneer hiphop and romantic ballads. He was born January 14, 1968 in Bay Shore, New York, USA.

  • Ron Killings

Ronnie Aaron “Ron” Killings is an American rapper as well as a professional wrestler. He was born January 19, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  • Lloyd

Lloyd Polite Jr., popular as Lloyd is an American R & B recording artist, rapper, singer and songwriter. He was in a group before he started out his solo career in 2004. He was born on the 3rd of January, 1986 in New Orleans, USA.

  • Ray J

William Ray Norwood Jr, popular as Ray J, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and actor. Brandy, his senior sister and Snoop Dogg, his first cousin, are both award-winning multi-platinum recording artists. He was born in McComb, Mississippi, USA on January 17, 1981.

  • Kid Rock

Robert James “Bob” Richie, famous as Kid Rock, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and rapper who had five Grammy Awards nominations. He released several albums before he had a major hit in 1998. He was born on the 17th of January in Romeo, Michigan, USA.

  • Paigey Cakey

Paigey Cakey is a multi-talented rap artist and film & TV actress who was discovered when her cover of a Teedra Moses song received over 10,000 views in just a month. She was born January 18, 1993 in East London, England.

  • Lil’ Scrappy

Darryl Kevin Richardson, known as Lil’ Scrappy, is an American rapper discovered by producer Lil Jon and got signed to Lil Jon’s BME Recordings. He was born January 19, 1984 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  • Jaz-O

Jonathan Burks “Jaz-O” an American rapper and record producer, also Jay-Z’s mentor, was active in the late 1980s through to the 1990s. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, United States on January 15, 1965.

  • Sharaya J

Sharaya Howell, known as Sharaya J, is an American rapper and choreographer with popular singles such as “Smash Up The Place” and “BANJI”. She is signed to Missy Elliot’s label “The Goldmind Inc.” She was born in Hawaii on January 17, 1984.

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