The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 11th famous birthdays

Jack Griffo

Jack Griffo (24)

American actor, singer, and model

John Kerry

John Kerry (77)

American politician, 68th United States Secretary of State

Sammy Wilkinson

Sammy Wilkinson (25)

American social media star

Mos Def

Mos Def (47)

American rapper and actor

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (1931 - 1990)

Indian mystic, guru, and educator

Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx (62)

American bass player, songwriter, and producer

Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld (24)

American actress

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno (89)

Puerto Rican actress, singer, and dancer


Sierraslaays (19)

American TikTok star

Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee (1935 - 2020)

Indian politician, 13th President of India

Amon Goeth

Amon Goeth (1908 - 1946)

German SS officer

Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine Jackson (66)

American musician and composer

Rider Strong

Rider Strong (41)

American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

Leighton Baines

Leighton Baines (36)

English footballer

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918 - 2008)

Russian novelist, dramatist, and historian


Mo'Nique (53)

American comedian and actress

Teri Garr

Teri Garr (76)

American actress

Robert Koch

Robert Koch (1843 - 1910)

German physician and bacteriologist

Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert (34)

American basketball player

Javi Marroquin

Javi Marroquin (28)

American reality star

Donna Mills

Donna Mills (80)

American actress

Christina Onassis

Christina Onassis (1950 - 1988)

American businesswoman

Zacky Vengeance

Zacky Vengeance (39)

American musician

Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee (76)

American singer

George Mason

George Mason (1725 - 1792)

American politician

Ben Browder

Ben Browder (58)

American actor

Fiorello La Guardia

Fiorello La Guardia (1882 - 1947)

American politician, 99th Mayor of New York City

DJ Yella

DJ Yella (53)

American DJ

Alex Russell

Alex Russell (33)

Australian actor

Shareef Abdur-Rahim

Shareef Abdur-Rahim (44)

American basketball player

Max Born

Max Born (1882 - 1970)

German physicist

Maila Nurmi

Maila Nurmi (1922 - 2008)

Finnish-American actress

David Gates

David Gates (80)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton (62)

Footballer and manager

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand (51)

Indian chess player

Max Baucus

Max Baucus (79)

American politician

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel (1890 - 1935)

French-Argentinian singer-songwriter and actor

Carlo Ponti

Carlo Ponti (1912 - 2007)

Italian film producer

Hamish Blake

Hamish Blake (39)

Australian comedian and actor

Fabrizio Ravanelli

Fabrizio Ravanelli (52)

Italian footballer

Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison (1937 - 2016)

Novelist, poet, essayist

Gary Dourdan

Gary Dourdan (54)

American actor

Billy McFarland

Billy McFarland (29)

American entrepreneur

Enrico Macias

Enrico Macias (82)

Algerian-French singer-songwriter and guitarist

Rhoma Irama

Rhoma Irama (74)

Indonesian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

On this day

December 11 in History

  • 1936

    December 11, 1936:

    King Edward VIII of Great Britain abdicates his throne because of strong opposition towards his intention to marry Wallis Warfield Simpson, a divorcee from the United States.

  • 1941

    December 11, 1941:

    Adolf Hitler declares war against the United States on behalf of Germany.

  • 1946

    December 11, 1946:

    The United Nations Children’s Fund, popularly referred to as UNICEF, is established by the United Nations.

  • 1964

    December 11, 1964:

    Soul singer Sam Cooke dies after he is shot in the chest thrice by Bertha Franklin, a Los Angeles motel manager who claims he threatened to kill her for interfering in his attempt to rape a woman in the motel.

  • 1967

    December 11, 1967:

    The American comedy-drama film, “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner” is released.

  • 1978

    December 11, 1978:

    The Lufthansa airline’s cargo building at the JFK International Airport in New York City is robbed of close to $6 million in cash and jewellery.

  • 1981

    December 11, 1981:

    Boxer Muhammad Ali loses his final professional match to Trevor Berbick.

  • 1998

    December 11, 1998:

    The US House of Representative’s Judiciary Committee recommends three articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton for his sex scandal involving Monica Lewinsky.

  • 2014

    December 11, 2014:

    The world’s first successful penis transplant is carried out in South Africa, led by urologist Andre van der Merwe.

  • 2015

    December 11, 2015:

    The last Playboy magazine to feature a nude woman is published with actress Pamela Anderson as the model.