The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 22nd famous birthdays

George Washington

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

American general and politician, 1st President of the United States

Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey (1925 - 2000)

American illustrator and poet

Baby Kaely

Baby Kaely (16)

American rapper

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore (46)

American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter

Slayyy Hailey

Slayyy Hailey (17)

American social media star

Alexa Rivera Villegas

Alexa Rivera Villegas (18)

Mexican YouTube star

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin (1962 - 2006)

Australian zoologist and television host

Molly Brazy

Molly Brazy (22)

American rapper and YouTube star

DynastyLoveYou

DynastyLoveYou (24)

American Instagram star

Frédéric Chopin

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)

Polish pianist and composer

Esssenccee

Esssenccee (17)

American dancer and social media star

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo (35)

American basketball player

Jenna Haze

Jenna Haze (39)

American adult film actress and director

Loserfruit

Loserfruit (28)

Australian Twitch star

Jeri Ryan

Jeri Ryan (53)

American actress

Jacob Day

Jacob Day (19)

American TikTok star

Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda (1949 - 2019)

Austrian race car driver

Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga (50)

Filipino actress and singer

Allie Schnacky

Allie Schnacky (21)

American internet personality

Zach Roerig

Zach Roerig (36)

American actor

Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan (62)

American actor

Nam Joo-hyuk

Nam Joo-hyuk (27)

South Korean actor

Siena Mirabella

Siena Mirabella (23)

American Instagram star

Devin Corwin

Devin Corwin (21)

American YouNow star

Cole Pendery

Cole Pendery (25)

American singer

Han Hyo-joo

Han Hyo-joo (34)

South Korean actress and model

Drew Hankinson

Drew Hankinson (38)

American wrestler

Emme Maribel Muñiz

Emme Maribel Muñiz (13)

Daughter of Jennifer Lopez

Julie Walters

Julie Walters (71)

English actress

Titanic Sinclair

Titanic Sinclair (34)

American director, musician, and internet personality

Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel (1900 - 1983)

Spanish director and producer

Maddie Graves-Witherell

Maddie Graves-Witherell (19)

American TikTok star

Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth (1928 - 2017)

English television host

Julius Erving

Julius Erving (71)

American basketball player

Myta Herron

Myta Herron (47)

American talent manager and internet personality

Mia Michaels

Mia Michaels (55)

American contemporary choreographer

James Blunt

James Blunt (47)

English singer-songwriter and captain

BlackGryph0n

BlackGryph0n (31)

American actor, songwriter and YouTube star

Shaunette Renée Wilson

Shaunette Renée Wilson (32)

Guyanese-American actress

Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh (58)

Fijian golfer

Don Pardo

Don Pardo (1918 - 2014)

American announcer

Brian Laudrup

Brian Laudrup (52)

Danish footballer

James Hong

James Hong (92)

American actor and director

Jenny Frost

Jenny Frost (43)

English singer-songwriter

Maxx Danziger

Maxx Danziger (31)

American drummer

Chris Moyles

Chris Moyles (47)

English radio and television host

Christine Keeler

Christine Keeler (1942 - 2017)

English model and dancer

Dichen Lachman

Dichen Lachman (39)

Australian actress and producer

Ximena Navarrete

Ximena Navarrete (33)

Mexican model and actress

On this day

February 22 in History

  • 896

    February 22, 896:

    Pope Formosus declares Arnulf as Holy Roman Emperor after deposing the previous emperor, Lambert.

  • 1680

    February 22, 1680:

    Catherine Deshayes, the French sorcerer, fortune teller and poisoner of Louis XIV’s reign, is executed for being the mastermind of the murder scandal known as the Affair of the Poisons.

  • 1934

    February 22, 1934:

    The Frank Capra-directed film, “It Happened One Night” is released in New York City.

  • 1942

    February 22, 1942:

    Three members of the anti-Nazi group, White Rose are beheaded in Munich, Germany.

  • 1959

    February 22, 1959:

    Lee Petty emerges as the winner of the first Daytona 500 race organized by NASCAR.

  • 1980

    February 22, 1980:

    The ice hockey team of the United States beats that of the Soviet Union in the Winter Olympics.

  • 1997

    February 22, 1997:

    The birth of the first clone of an adult mammal, named Dolly the Sheep is announced by British scientists at the Roslin Institute.

  • 2011

    February 22, 2011:

    Christchurch, New Zealand is hit by a massive earthquake following over five months of tremors.

  • 2014

    February 22, 2014:

    Protests by citizens lead to the impeachment of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.

  • 2017

    February 22, 2017:

    Jay-Z becomes a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame as the first rapper to be inducted.