The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

August 21st famous birthdays

Cole LaBrant

Cole LaBrant (26)

American social media star

Guava Juice

Guava Juice (31)

Filipino YouTuber

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere (33)

American actress and singer

Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain (1936 - 1999)

American basketball player

Timmy Thick

Timmy Thick (20)

American social media star

Tristan Tales

Tristan Tales (28)

American internet star

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt (36)

Jamaican sprinter

Joe Gorga

Joe Gorga (43)

American reality star

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin (49)

Russian-American computer scientist

Jade Chynoweth

Jade Chynoweth (24)

American actress and dancer

Piper Rockelle

Piper Rockelle (15)

American YouTube Star

Josh Ovalle

Josh Ovalle (24)

American film producer, actor and director

Sadie Crowell

Sadie Crowell (19)

American YouTuber

Sophia Diamond

Sophia Diamond (21)

Russian social media star

Brody Jenner

Brody Jenner (39)

American TV personality and model


Zuckles (23)

Australian internet star

Barun Sobti

Barun Sobti (38)

Indian actor

Eve Torres

Eve Torres (38)

American former wrestler, dancer and actress

Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall (66)

English-Canadian actress

Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski (34)

Polish football player

FaZe Censor

FaZe Censor (28)

American eSports player

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves (34)

American singer-songwriter

Serj Tankian

Serj Tankian (55)

Armenian-American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer

Carrie-Anne Moss

Carrie-Anne Moss (55)

Canadian actress

Jesse Rutherford

Jesse Rutherford (31)

American musician

William IV of the United Kingdom

William IV of the United Kingdom (1765 - 1837)

King of Hanover and the United Kingdom

Jake Pitts

Jake Pitts (37)

American music producer and guitarist


Alizée (38)

French singer

Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen Hillenburg (1961 - 2018)

American animator, writer, director, and producer

Parker Richardson

Parker Richardson (19)

American social media star

Brian Whittaker

Brian Whittaker (23)

English model and Instagram star

Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer (1952 - 2002)

English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

Millie Bright

Millie Bright (29)

English footballer

Tarek El Moussa

Tarek El Moussa (41)

American reality star

Jerm Bot

Jerm Bot (25)

American YouTuber


DoBoy (39)

American actor

Ethan Fineshriber

Ethan Fineshriber (18)

American martial artist

Alexandra Cooper

Alexandra Cooper (28)

American radio show host

Bhumika Chawla

Bhumika Chawla (44)

Indian actress


Kelis (43)

American singer-songwriter

Morgan Jean

Morgan Jean (17)

American YouTuber

Tyler Winklevoss

Tyler Winklevoss (41)

American rower

Bo Burnham

Bo Burnham (32)

American comedian, singer-songwriter, and actor

Zachary Valentine

Zachary Valentine (22)

American social media star

John Brotherton

John Brotherton (42)

American actor

Paul Zerdin

Paul Zerdin (50)

English comedian and ventriloquist

Topper Guild

Topper Guild (20)

American TikTok star

Mike Evans

Mike Evans (29)

American football player

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930 - 2002)

Princess and sister of Queen Elizabeth II

Count Basie

Count Basie (1904 - 1984)

American pianist, bandleader, and composer

On this day

August 21 in History

  • 1987

    August 21, 1987:

    The 6th studio album of Australian band, Midnight Oil titled “Diesel and Dust” is released. American magazine, Rolling Stone would later name it as the best album the following year.

  • August 21, 1987:

    Romantic dance movie, “Dirty Dancing” is shown for the first time in theatres across the United States. It features actors like Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze.

  • August 21, 1987:

    American metal group Metallica drops their EP title “The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited”. It is released under the Elektra Records label.

  • 1990

    August 21, 1990:

    American music band Jane's Addiction launches their 2nd album entitled “Ritual de lo Habitual” via Warner Brothers.

  • August 21, 1990:

    “Facelift”, the maiden album of American rock group Alice in Chains, is released.  Songs such as "Sea of Sorrow" and "We Die Young" appear on the album.

  • 1996

    August 21, 1996:

    After spending two years in jail, Rick James becomes a free man. He was initially given a 5-year sentence after he was found guilty of kidnapping a woman.

  • 2012

    August 21, 2012:

    American rock collective, Lynyrd Skynyrd drops their 14th album known as “Last of a Dyin' Breed”. John Lowery, professionally known as John 5, played an instrumental role in the preparation of the record.

  • 2016

    August 21, 2016:

    Canadian music band, The Tragically Hip, which was formed in 1984, performs for the last time as a group. The collective was made up of top musicians like Gord Downie and Rob Baker.

  • 2019

    August 21, 2019: American actor, Dwayne Johnson, also known in showbiz as The Rock, is officially named the highest-earning actor. He is said to be earning over $89 million.
  • 2020

    August 21, 2020:

    The music video of BTS's hit single “Dynamite” becomes the first video to record over 100 million views on YouTube within 24 hours.