February is popularly known as the month of love since Valentine ’s Day falls on this month. It is itself a very popular month in the modern sense. But, it has been made more special because many of our favorite celebrities have their birthdays this month.
Many celebrities from Bollywood, Hollywood as well as different fields of career have their birthdays in February.
Astrologically it is believed that people born in February live in their own bubble far from reality. They are intelligent and are occupied with thoughts all the time.
Friendly, exceptionally loyal, and devoted, these people make the best of friends. They also possess good intuition with hidden talents. On the flip side, they are low on self-esteem.
But this quality is what makes them quite modest and discreet in their ways. The celebrities listed below are few of the representative celebrities born in the second month of the year, i.e. February.
20 Famous Celebrity Birthdays Date in February
1. Abraham Lincoln (12 February 1809)
Born on 12 February 1809, Abraham Lincoln was a politician and lawyer from the United States of America. He served as the 16th president and was assassinated in April 1865.
It was in his time that America had to go through a civil war. He abolished slavery in America and strengthened the federal government by modernizing the economy of the state.
His contribution to America in abolishing slavery has been the most important contribution he has made and is remembered by. Lincoln is the most popular president America has ever had and we hear about his various stories for inspiration. Lincoln has been a source of inspiration for aspiring politicians all over the world.
2. Steve Jobs (24 February 1955)
A February born, Steve Jobs was an American entrepreneur, businessman, inventor, and industrial designer. He co-founded Apple Inc and was the chairman and the chief executive officer of the company.
Additionally, he was a major shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company and the founder and chairman of NeXT. He was the mastermind behind the microcomputer revolution that took the world by storm in the 1970s and 1980s.
Jobs is best known for his out of the box thinking that applies not only to his business strategy but also his personal life. It is this passion and out of the box thinking that has made his products and business the empire that it is right now.
3. Christiano Ronaldo (5 February 1985)
Born on 5 February 1985, Christiano Ronaldo is a familiar name in Football. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro. He was born in Portugal and is now currently playing for the Spanish club of Real Madrid besides playing for his national team in Portugal.
He won his FIFA World Player of the Year in 2008. In 2017, he made his 600th senior career goal for his club and the country and became the all-time top-scorer in the top five European leagues.
4. Michael Jordan (17 February 1963)
Michael Jordan, also known as MJ, is born on February 17, 1963. He is a retired American basketball player, businessman, and the principal owner and chairman of Charlotte Hornets.
Also, played 15 seasons with NBA (National Basketball Association). Additionally, he played for Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. And, he popularized the NBA and consequently the national basketball team in America.
5. Rihanna (20 February 1988)
Rihanna is a popular name in the music industry. A February born star, Rihanna is not only a singer but also an acclaimed songwriter and actress also. She was born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown.
She entered the music industry in 2003 and in 2005 she signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings under the hip-hop producer Jay Z. Rihanna’s debut studio album is Music of the Sun.
After that, her popular records followed. Her most popular singles are ‘Pon de Replay’, ‘Umbrella’ and ‘SOS’. Many personal scandals also made her famous in the media for a long time but ultimately it is her singing talent that has made her popular and so well-known.
6. Bob Marley (6 February 1945)
Full name Robert Nesta Marley, Bob Marley is the name that got him much fame in the music industry. Born on February 6, 1945, Marley was born in Jamaica and is a popular singer and songwriter.
He is also a musician and acclaimed guitarist. His compositions are a blend of reggae, ska, and rocksteady genre of music. His distinctive songwriting and vocal style got him high regards from music lovers all throughout the world.
7. Jenifer Aniston (11 February 1969)
Jennifer Joanna Aniston, more popularly known as Jennifer Aniston, is an American actress, producer, and businesswoman. Born on 11 of February, Aniston is the daughter of Greek-born actor John Aniston and American actress, Nancy Dow.
Her most acclaimed role as ‘Rachel’ in friends gained her international recognition. She earned Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actos Guild Awad from the same role in Friends.
Besides this role in TV series, her roles in films have also gained her much popularity and everyone appreciates her good acting skills.
8. Kurt Cobain (20 February 1967)
Born on 20th February 1967, Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musical artist, musician, songwriter, guitarist, and poet. He was born in Washington and died at the young age of just 27 in Seattle, Washington.
Cobain if the lead singer in the band Nirvana. His debut album was Bleach that was released in 1989 which gave him worldwide recognition. During his last years, he struggled with heroin addiction, chronic health problems, and depression. Cobain was found dead in his Seattle home.
The cause of death was officially ruled to be suicide by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.
9. Neymar (05 February 1992)
A February 5 born footballer, Neymar da Silva Santos Junior goes by the name of ‘Neymar’. He is Brazilian by birth. Also plays forward for the Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil National Team.
And, he made his debut in a football career at the young age of 17. Neymar is the fourth highest goal scorer for his national team with 52 goals in 77 matches for Brazil since the age of 18.
Neymar is very much popular for his dribbling, finishing, and ability with both feet. SportsPro named him the most marketable athlete in the world in 2012 and 2013. ESPN cited him as the world’s fourth most famous athlete in 2016.
10. Ashton Kutcher (07 February 1978)
Born on 07 February 1978, Christopher Ashton Kutcher is an American actor and investor. Kutcher started his career as a model first in the Fox sitcom 70s show. The show aired for eight seasons.
Later, as a lead actor, he made his debut in the romantic comedy ‘Coming Soon’. After that, he starred in various movies that earned him global recognition. But, the movie that made him much more popular is ‘The Butterfly Effect’.
11. Shakira (2 February 1977)
Another global celebrity that was born in February is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, popularly known as Shakira. She is a Colombian by birth and is a singer, songwriter, dancer, as well as a record producer.
Initially, she released albums with songs in Spanish and later entered the English language market with her fifth album ‘Laundry Service’. Her most popular song being ‘Whenever Wherever’.
But so far, she is most well known worldwide for her single ‘Hips don’t lie’. Currently, she is married to a footballer Gerald Pique and has 2 children.
12. Drew Barrymore (22 February 1975)
Born on February 22, 1975, Drew Barrymore is an American author, director, actress, and model. She belongs to a family of American film actors. And, she is the granddaughter of actor John Barrymore.
Well, she began acting very early in life as a child actress. Drew had a very turbulent childhood with episodes of drug abuse and alcohol abuse. That is why she even stayed in rehab twice.
However, she immediately fought back with her addictions and came clean to star in multiple movies that gained her worldwide recognition.
13. Harry Styles (01 February 1994)
Harry Edward Styles is a February 1st born singer and songwriter from England. He is well known for his membership in the popular pop boy band ‘One Direction’.
The band has given many hit songs that are very popular among the teenagers and the youth. His debut was however with another band named ‘White Eskimo’ that performed locally in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire.
After auditioning for British television series ‘The X Factor’, Styles and getting eliminated once, he was brought back again into the competition along with four other contestants Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson in order to form the band One Direction.
14. Paris Hilton (17 February 1981)
Paris Whitney Hilton, born on February 17, 1981, is an American, socialite, businesswoman, television personality, model, singer, Dj, and actor. Born to a well-off family, granddaughter of the founder of Hilton Hotels in New York, Hilton was born in New York and raised in Beverly Hills, California.
She started modeling pretty early in her life as a teenager and entered the entertainment industry. Her lifestyle and her short-lived relationships made her subject of entertainment news and gossip as well as tabloid magazines. Her infamous sex tape with her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon is what got her negative media attention in her early days.
15. Jennifer Love Hewitt (21 February 1879)
Another February born actress is Jennifer Love Hewitt. She is an American television producer, actress, director, singer, songwriter, and author. Her acting career took off when she was still a young girl as a child actress in television commercials and the Disney Channel series ‘Kids Incorporated’.
Later on, she starred in multiple movies, sang singles, and also produced television series. Currently, she is married with 2 children and is still actively working in her career.
Celebrities From Bollywood
Besides all of the above February born stars, there are few from Bollywood as well that have shined bright alongside. Few of them are introduced below:
16. Shahid Kapoor (25 February 1981)
Shahid Kapoor is a popular Bollywood star born and brought up in India. He has been in the Bollywood industry for a long time since he entered it while still a young boy. He was a child actor in various advertisements.
A very good dancer, before he became an actor he was also a backup dancer in Bollywood and wanted to be a choreographer. His first film was ‘Ishq Vishq’ which was critically acclaimed for his acting skills.
After that, he has starred in many films and most of them have given a good box office result. Currently, he is active in the industry as a good actor and is also married with a child.
17. Jackie Shroff (01 February 1960)
The Bollywood actor who is now currently famous as Jackie Shroff was originally named Jaikishen Kakubhai. He has been in the Indian film industry for almost four decades.
As of 2017, he has starred in more than 207 movies in ten different regional languages in India. In his time, he was the most acclaimed actor and gave many hit films to the industry.
Even now, he does support roles and various other appearances in movies and television alike. His son Tiger Shroff is the new sensation in Bollywood and has gained popularity rapidly.
18.Pooja Bhatt (24 February 1972)
Pooja Bhatt is an Indian filmmaker, producer, actor, voice actor, and philanthropist. She is the daughter of Mahesh Bhatt who is an acclaimed Indian film director.
She was born in Mumbai in 24 February 1972 and made her acting debut pretty early at the age of 17 in 1989. Later on, as a lead actress, she starred in the movie ‘Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi’ which gained her much popularity in the film industry.
After that, she began getting many movies and gained much attention from the media critics as well as fans. Currently, she directs movies in Bollywood and is doing a very good job at it by producing movies that are more realistic.
19.Abhishek Bachchan (05 February 1976)
Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian actor who has starred in various films in Bollywood. He is the son of the proclaimed superstar of Bollywood ‘Amitabh Bachchan’ and actress ‘Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan’.
He entered Bollywood as an actor and starred in various films. But, except for some of the films, most haven’t been able to do as good business as expected. He married Aishwarya Bachchan and now is a father or a daughter.
Alongside this, he has been doing movies also and hopes to carry on the legacy of his father. Although he has not been able to make it big in the movies, he has been around for almost two decades now and has been doing films sometimes on the lead role and also as supporting cast and multi- starter projects also.
20. Divya Bharti (25 February 1974)
Divya Bharti, who is also known as Divya Om Prakash Bharti, was an Indian film actress who was active in the Indian film industry from the year 1990 to 1993.
At the young age of 16 she entered the film industry and after a short time of 3 years, at the age of nineteen, had a tragic departure that was officially recognized as suicide. In her short career, she gave various hit films and was popular among fans as well as the film industry critics.
She has not only done Hindi films but also starred in a few Telegu films as well. She had a very promising career ahead but was tragically lost from the industry following a suicide from depression.
All of these personalities born in February have made their marks in their respective fields of career choices. February has indeed given a lot of celebrities and renowned personalities to the world.
These are only the 20 representative celebrities from the month of February. There are a lot many other personalities from this month. Few of the honorable mentions include George Washington- the politician, Ronald Regan- the politician, Galileo Galili- the astronomer, Charles Darwin- the Geologist, Charles Dickens- the writer, John Travolta- the actor and the likes.
Those born in February make very good parents. They are very affectionate individuals and love to be a companionship.
Their loyalty to their loved ones is unsurpassed. They can spend their life waiting for their special one and can sometimes be depressed if they cannot find the one they are looking for.
But once they find, they stick with them through hell or high tides and make it work. On the flip side, this makes them a bit dependent on their partners. In the absence of enough attention, they might also feel dejected and this might make them feel bad at times.
I’m sure you must have learned a bit more about your favorite personality from their month of birth. You might also have a few friends with their birthdays in the same month. Don’t forget to share with them this article and now that you know their personality, you will also know your friend better.
So these are the list of 20 Famous Celebrity Birthdays Date in February.
Writer: Asmita Sharma