The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 21st famous birthdays

Lauren Godwin

Lauren Godwin (21)

American TikTok star

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt (42)

American actress, singer, and producer

Marcus Gunnarsen

Marcus Gunnarsen (19)

Norwegian singer

Martinus Gunnarsen

Martinus Gunnarsen (19)

Norwegian singer

Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer (66)

American actor, singer, director, and producer

Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene (34)

American model and actress

Sophie Turner

Sophie Turner (25)

English actress

Nina Simone

Nina Simone (1933 - 2003)

American singer-songwriter and pianist

Giveon

Giveon (26)

American singer and songwriter

Corbin Bleu

Corbin Bleu (32)

American actor, dancer, and singer

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe (1924 - 2019)

Zimbabwean politician, 2nd President of Zimbabwe

Chunkz

Chunkz (25)

English rapper and YouTube star

Blanket Jackson

Blanket Jackson (19)

Michael Jackson's son

Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment (1875 - 1997)

French super-centenarian

William Baldwin

William Baldwin (58)

American actor, producer, and screenwriter

Patty Hearst

Patty Hearst (67)

American actress

Jagger Eaton

Jagger Eaton (20)

American skateboarder

Jonathan Cheban

Jonathan Cheban (47)

Russian reality TV star and entrepreneur

Jazzy Gordon

Jazzy Gordon (18)

American internet personality

Randy Blythe

Randy Blythe (50)

American singer-songwriter

Kim Coates

Kim Coates (63)

Canadian-American actor

Charlotte Church

Charlotte Church (35)

Welsh singer-songwriter and actress

William Petersen

William Petersen (68)

American actor

Wendy (Shon Seung-wan)

Wendy (Shon Seung-wan) (27)

South Korean singer

Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez (30)

Algerian footballer

Anton Danyluk

Anton Danyluk (26)

Scottish television host and model

ConCrafter

ConCrafter (25)

German YouTube star

Steve Francis

Steve Francis (44)

American basketball player

Michael Santana

Michael Santana (29)

American Twitch star

Soren Bjerg

Soren Bjerg (25)

Danish Twitch star and online gamer

Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

French-American author

Duwap Kaine

Duwap Kaine (19)

American rapper

Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre (45)

English comedian and actor

Jake Boys

Jake Boys (25)

English YouTuber

Georgios Samaras

Georgios Samaras (36)

Greek footballer

Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan (1936 - 1996)

American politician

Ashley Costello

Ashley Costello (36)

American singer

Sam Peckinpah

Sam Peckinpah (1925 - 1984)

American director and screenwriter

Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely (50)

Businesswoman

Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele (42)

Actor/Comedian

Vanessa Feltz

Vanessa Feltz (59)

English journalist

On this day

February 21 in History

  • 1848

    February 21, 1848:

    Karl Max and Friedrich Engels’ “The Communist Manifesto” is published for the first time.

  • 1916

    February 21, 1916:

    World War I’s Battle of Verdun between France and Germany starts.

  • 1921

    February 21, 1921:

    Iran’s Qajar dynasty is overthrown by Reza Khan, who would later become known as Reza Shah Pahlavi.

  • 1925

    February 21, 1925:

    The New Yorker, the American weekly magazine, starts publication.

  • 1948

    February 21, 1948:

    The National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) is formed.

  • 1952

    February 21, 1952:

    Dick Button, the United States’ first figure skating Olympic gold medalist, returns to the Games four years later and picks his second gold medal.

  • 1965

    February 21, 1965:

    Malcolm X is assassinated in New York City by members of the Black Muslims.

  • 1981

    February 21, 1981:

    Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” peaks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • 1995

    February 21, 1995:

    Steve Fossett, the American adventurer, flies solo in a balloon across the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first person to achieve this feat.

  • 2003

    February 21, 2003:

    The television talk show, “Real Time with Bill Maher” premieres on HBO.