20 Famous Celebrity Birthdays Date in January
20 Celebrity Birthdays in January are listed below.
Born on January 5, 1975, in Philadelphia, USA, Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and a producer. He is an Oscar-nominated actor who started a career from a TV series named Sex and the City as a guest. But, the success of Wedding Crashers, Hangover, and Valentine’s Day took his career to whole new level. Later Cooper went on to become a star in Oscar-nominated movies like ‘Silver Lining Playbook’, ‘American Sniper’ and ‘American Hustle’ to become the Highest paid actor in Hollywood and the most influential person in the year 2015.
One of the most popular British Actor, Eddie Redmayne was born on January 6, 1982, in London. He started his career with theater works in London stage and went on to get more roles in films and television, including Good Shepherd (2006), Elizabeth (2005) and Savage Grace (2007). His stardom skyrocketed with his very influential performance in his work (My Week with Marilyn) in 2011. Later on, he starred as Stephen Hawking in the movie named The Theory of Everything in 2014, which led him to win Golden Globe award and the very prestigious Oscar for his role. His recent movie, The Danish Girl, where Redmayne portrayed a role of a transgender, also went on to get high critical acclaim.
Jim carry is an American-Canadian actor, screenwriter, producer, comedian, and impressionist. Born on January 17, 1962, Carry is very popular for giving energetic performances. He started his career as an actor from the roles in series like In Living Color, Sketch Comedy, Dumb and Dumber (1994). In the 1990s, his popularity skyrocketed with the movies like The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon (1999) for which he received very prestigious Golden Globe Award. Later on, in the 2000s, has gained further recognition from the movies How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), and Bruce Almighty (2003). In 2014, Carry reprised his role in Dumb and Dumber 2 (2014) as Lloyd Christmas.
Ellen Lee Degeneres or popularly known as Ellen was born on January 26, 1958. She is an American television host, actress, writer, producer and a comedian. She started her standup career in the 1980s with the appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Later in the 1990s, she starred in two different television sitcoms. Ellen in 1994 and The Ellen Show 2001. During the fourth season of The Ellen, she came out as a gay in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Also, her character Ellen Morgan came out as a gay. This revelation made her the first lesbian actress to openly play the lesbian character on the television show. Till date, she has won 29 Emmy awards, 20 People’s choice awards. In 2016, she also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from then-president Barrack Obama.
Christian Charles Philip Bale or widely known as Christian Bale was born on January 30, 1974. He is a British actor who started his acting career at the age of 13 with the role in Empire of the Sun (1987). In the year 2000, he gained very high critical acclaim for his role of a serial killer Patrick Bateman in the movie named American Psycho. In the 2000s, he went to get very high recognition from his role as the Batman in Batman series including Batman Begins (2005), the Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). He has received further acclaim with academy award and Golden Globe nominations for his movies like American Hustle and the Big Short.
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 21, 1981. He is a very popular singer, actor, songwriter and record producer. Back in the 1990s, he appeared on a television show named The All New Mickey Mouse Club and Star Search. However, he rose to prominence as the singer after being the lead vocalist of the NSYNC. The band eventually became the bestselling boy bands of all time. Later on, he went to become a successful singer after the solo album, Justified (2002) which also earned him his first two Grammy Awards. Few of his popular songs are SexyBack, My love, What Goes Around Comes Around. Justin is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, Ten Grammy Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, Three Brit Awards. Also, he was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007 and 2013.
Kate Middleton, Catherine, or the Duchess of Cambridge was born on January 9, 1982. She is the wife of Duke of Cambridge, Prince William of Britain. Middleton or the Duchess of Cambridge grew up in Chapel, a small village near Berkshire England. At school, she studies art history where she met William in 2001. She and Prince William have 2 children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. Middleton’s impact on American and British fashion is called the Kate Middleton Effect in media. In 2012 and 2013, the Duchess of Cambridge was selected by Time Magazine as one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’.
Zain Javadd “Zayn” was born on 12 January 1993. He is the popular singer and songwriter who became popular with the popularity of the boy band “One Direction1’. Born and raised in Bradford, Malik aspired to follow a profession in music from a younger age that made him audition for the British truth tv show The X Factor in the year 2010 as a solo artist. Zayn was brought back to the competition with four other competitors to form a band called One Direction.
While he was a band member, they released albums like Taking me Home, Midnight Memories, and up all night. Later, Malik split up from the band and signed a single recording contract. With his debut album Mind of Mine, Malik became the first male artist in the UA as well as in the UK to debut at number 1. He has received several awards including American Music Award and Billboard Music Award.
Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor who was born on January 13, 1990. At the start of his career, he played in a soap opera ‘Neighbours’ as Josh Taylor and as Marcus on the television series ‘the Elephant Princess’. He rose to fame in Hollywood with his role in The Hunger Games Film Series (2012-2015) as Gale Hawthrone. Recently, in 2016, he played the role of Jake Morrison in the movie ‘Independence Day: Resurgence. Liam is a pure vegetarian actor and PETA has named him as the Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2016. As for his romantic linkups, he is in on and off relationship with the famous singer Miley Cyrus.
Armando Christian Perez, popularly known as Pitbull or Mr. worldwide was born on January 15, 1981. He is a world-famous American Rapper whose first recorded solo track was from the album Kings of Crunk. Back in 2011, Pitbull featured on a song “Give me Everything” which went on to become his first US number one single. He rose to fame when he performed the song “We are one (ola ola)’ with Jennifer Lopez an Claudia Lettie which became the official theme of the 2014 Fifa World Cup. Pitbull is also a philanthropist who has helped build a school in Miami in 2013, in the neighborhood where he grew up.
Alicia Augello Cook, professionally known as Alicia Keys is an American songwriter, singer, record producer, actress, and pianist, who was born on January 25, 1981. Keys released her debut album (Songs in A mirror) back in 2001 producing first Billboard Hot 100 number one song “Fallin”. The album sold 12 million copies worldwide. This Debut album also led her to win the total of 5 Grammy Awards in 2002. Later on, in 2002, her sophomore album named The Diary of Alicia Keys was sold 8 million copies worldwide. Additionally, key’s popularity was all-time high with the song ‘Empire State of mind’ which also became her fourth number one single. Keys have whooping 15 Grammy awards, 17 image awards and has sold 35 million albums and 30 million singles worldwide. This makes her the most popular singer in the world.
Born on January 29, 1954, Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, actress, media proprietor, producer, and philanthropist. She gained high acclaim and popularity from her very first talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show which was also the highest rated television program. This show was aired from 1956 to 2011. Winfrey is named as the Queen of All Media and is also the richest African American person. For her philanthropy, medial works and influence all over the world, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. She has also received the honorary doctorate degrees from Harvard University and Duke University.
Born on January 28, 1981, Elijah Jordan Wood is an American voice actor, DJ, Actor and a successful producer. He rose to popularity and is very well known for his role as Frodo Baggins in epic film trilogy The L, ord of the Rings (2001-2003). Before that, he made his movie debut with a small party in Back To the Future Part II. Later on, he began to accept roles on teenage roles in movies like The Ice Storm (1997), the Faculty (1998). However, after he grabbed the role in the movie The Lord of the Rings, he chose varied roles in movies like Sun City, Green Street, and Bobby.
Talking about Indian celebrities, one of the most popular January born celebrity is Farhan Akhtar. Born on January 9, 1974, Akhtar is a movie director, producer, screenwriter, actor, playback singer and television host as well. He instantly grabbed stardom as the film director after his directorial debut movie Dil Chahta Hai went on to become very popular. His other movies like Don (2006) were equally critically acclaimed. Later, he debuted his acting career with Rock On! In 2008, for which he even won a National award. Akhtar has even written many popular songs for movies like Dil Chahta Hai, Bride and Prejudice and many more.
Vidya Bala is an Indian successful actor who established the career in Bollywood from the very early age. Born on January 1, 1979, Balan grabbed her first acting role back in 1995 with the much popular sitcom Hum Paanch. After many unsuccessful attempts to enter into Bollywood, finally, in 2005, Vidya gained praised for her role the movie, Parineeta followed by highly successful comedy movie Lage Raho Munna Bhai. Vidya is the recipient of many awards like 5 Filmfare Awards, 1 National Film Award, 5 Screen awards including many other awards. In 2014, Balan was honored with Padma Shri award by the Government of India as well.
One of the highest paid Indian Actress Deepika Padukone was born on January 5, 1986. Daughter of the famous Badminton player, Prakash Padukone, Deepika initially played badminton, but later she left her career in the sports to become a model. Padukone grabbed her first movie role in the 2007 Blockbuster movie Om Shanti Om and also won a Film fare Award for best female Debut. Over the years, she has starred in many movies like Love Aaj Kal, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Housefull, Cocktail, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Happy New Year and many more. Her first Hollywood project came with a role in the action film XXX: Return of Xander Cage in 2017. Padukone has received many awards including 3 Filmfare awards.
Hrithik Roshan, a Bollywood superstar, was born on January 10, 1974. Having been born on the filmy background, Roshan always aspired to become a movie actor. It was only in 2000, he first debuted as an actor with a movie Kaho Naa Pyar Hai that went to become an instant hit making Roshan a superstar overnight. In 2003, Roshan starred in a science fiction Koi Mil Gaya for which he received two Film fare awards as well. Further success knocked his door with the movies like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Agneepath and Bang Bang. Roshan is the recipient of several awards like Film fare awards, National awards and many more.
Bipasha Basu is a successful Bollywood actress. And She is primarily known for her roles in the movies like Ajnabee, Raaz and many more. Born on January 7, 1979, Basu aspired to become an actress from her early years. In the initial days, she pursued the successful modeling career and also won the Supermodel Contest in 1996. Later on, she debuted in the Bollywood with the movie Ajnabee for which she ever won Best Female Debut actress in Filmfare Awards. Basu further achieved success from movies like No Entry, Phir Hera Pheri, Dhoom 2 and many more. Apart from being a fashion model and an actress, Basu is a fitness enthusiast and has featured in several fitness videos as well. Recently, she gained popularity after marrying Karan Singh Grover in 2016.
Allah – Rakha Rahman, also popularly known as A.R. Rahman is an Indian songwriter, composer, producer, musician and a popular philanthropist. Born on January 6, 1967, Rehman is the recipient of many awards like 2 Academy Awards, Two Grammy Awards, 1 BAFTA award, 1 Golden Globe, 4 National Film Award and 15 Film Fare awards. For his soulful music, he was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2017, Rehman made a directorial debut with the movie named Le Musk. Rehman became the international figure after he gave music to the Oscar Winning Move, Slumdog Millionaire.
Born on January 31, 1975, Preity Zinta is an Indian Film actress and a businesswoman. After completing her studies, she pursued acting and Debuted with a role in Dil Se in 1998. After that, she appeared in movies like Soldier. Zinta rose to fame after she portrayed a character of a teenage single mother in a movie Kya Kehna for which she bagged many awards. Later on, Zinta grabbed Film fare award for best actress in 2003 for her role in Kal Ho Naa No. Apart from being an actress, Zinta is a regular columnist for BBC News Online, a television presenter, stage performer. She is also the founder of PZNZ Media and a co-owner of the IPL cricket team named Kings XI Punjab. Prety is definitely a successful actress, businesswoman and a philanthropist.
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