The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

April 21st famous birthdays

Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (95)

Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms

Mathew Valenzuela

Mathew Valenzuela (16)

American social media personality

Gretchen Pearl

Gretchen Pearl (17)

American social media star

Thomas Doherty

Thomas Doherty (26)

Scottish actor

James McAvoy

James McAvoy (42)

Scottish actor

Jacob Perez

Jacob Perez (25)

American singer and dancer

Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop (74)

American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor

Meika Woollard

Meika Woollard (17)

Australian model

Jared Mecham

Jared Mecham (33)

American YouTuber

Max Weber

Max Weber (1864 - 1920)

German economist and sociologist


AdamRayOkay (22)

American Tiktok star

Chris Broad

Chris Broad (31)

English YouTuber


Teo (32)

Mexican social media star

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell (63)

American actress

Christian Coma

Christian Coma (36)

American drummer


Isco (29)

Spanish footballer

Tony Danza

Tony Danza (70)

American actor

Tony Romo

Tony Romo (41)

American football player

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn (1915 - 2001)

Mexican-American actor

John Muir

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

Scottish-American environmentalist

Sebastian Ingrosso

Sebastian Ingrosso (38)

Swedish musician

Anwar al-Aulaqi

Anwar al-Aulaqi (1971 - 2011)

American-Yemeni terrorist


Atozy (24)

American YouTuber

Robin Meade

Robin Meade (52)

American news anchor

Zack Merrick

Zack Merrick (33)

American bassist

Toby Stephens

Toby Stephens (52)

British actor

Rob Riggle

Rob Riggle (51)

American actor and comedian

Severina Vučković

Severina Vučković (49)

Croatian singer and actress

Max Loveridge

Max Loveridge (18)

English model

Sydney Sierota

Sydney Sierota (24)

American singer

Robbie Amell

Robbie Amell (33)

Canadian actor

Nicole Sullivan

Nicole Sullivan (51)

American actress

Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard (51)

Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and actor

Jake Williams

Jake Williams (23)

American YouTuber

Terrence J

Terrence J (39)

American ator and television host

Florian Macek

Florian Macek (25)

Austrian social media star

Jesse Stevens

Jesse Stevens (29)

Brazilian model

Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone (72)

American singer and actress

Rachel Lindsay

Rachel Lindsay (36)

American reality star

Jamie Lomas

Jamie Lomas (41)

English actor

Jencarlos Canela

Jencarlos Canela (33)

American actor and singer

Jay Lethal

Jay Lethal (36)

American wrestler

Brian J. White

Brian J. White (46)

American actor

Vincent Lecavalier

Vincent Lecavalier (41)

Canadian ice hockey player

Xavi Simons

Xavi Simons (18)

Dutch soccer player

Joc Russell

Joc Russell (29)

American baseball player

Joc Pederson

Joc Pederson (29)

American baseball player

Elaine May

Elaine May (89)

American comedian

Jeff Anderson

Jeff Anderson (51)

American actor

On this day

April 21 in History

  • 1789

    April 21, 1789:

    Founding father John Adams becomes United States’ first Vice President after he is sworn into office. He would later become his nation’s second President in 1797.

  • 1820

    April 21, 1820:

    Hans Christian Ørsted, a popular Danish scientist and lecturer, identifies electromagnetism for the first time. He made the observation after noticing that a needle of a compass had deflected.

  • 1925

    April 21, 1925:

    Noël Coward, an astute English playwright, premieres his comedy play titled "Fallen Angels" at the Globe Theatre located in London. The play features a number of famous actors including Tallulah Bankhead, and Austin Trevor.

  • 1928

    April 21, 1928:

    French historical film titled "The Passion of Joan of Arc" is released. The film stars actors like Eugène Silvain and Renée Jeanne Falconetti.

  • 1970

    April 21, 1970:

    Singer Elton John performs on stage as a solo artist for the first time. He performs at the Roundhouse concert venue with other performers like Spooky Tooth, Jackie Lomax, and T. Rex.

  • 1990

    April 21, 1990: Paul McCartney’s musical show at the Maracana Stadium in Brazil becomes the most attended event of its kind. The show records more than 184,000 people in attendance.
  • 1993

    April 21, 1993:

    CBS premieres American television series titled "Walker, Texas Ranger". It was created by renowned filmmakers, Paul Haggis and Leslie Greif. It features American actor, Chuck Norris, in the lead role.

  • 2003

    April 21, 2003:

    British’s band, S Club 7, declares their break up after performing for five years. The group’s lineup featured musicians like Tina Barrett, Bradley McIntosh, and Rachel Stevens.

  • 2004

    April 21, 2004:

    A California jury officially charges American pop star, Michael Jackson, with molesting a child called Gavin Arvizo.  According to the jury, they had gathered enough evidence, which could be used in the proceedings.

  • 2010

    April 21, 2010:

    Mike Mitchell’s directed animated movie, "Shrek Forever After", premieres. The movie becomes the fourth part of the Shrek movie franchise. Some top actors who lent their voices to the characters in the movie are Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, and Mike Myers.