The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 11th famous birthdays

Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge (1858 - 1947)

American-English businessman, founded Selfridges

Kyle Richards

Kyle Richards (52)

American actress

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton (1755 - 1804)

Nevisian-American economist, politician, and philosopher

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige (50)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson (24)

Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist

Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley (35)

English television host

Emile Heskey

Emile Heskey (43)

English footballer

Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy (34)

English soccer player

Lil Twist

Lil Twist (28)

American rapper

William James

William James (1842 - 1910)

American psychologist and philosopher

Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid (48)

Indian cricketer

Yolanda Hadid

Yolanda Hadid (57)

Dutch-American TV star

Alyssa McKay

Alyssa McKay (21)

American internet star


Hyolyn (30)

South Korean singer and actress

John A. Macdonald

John A. Macdonald (1815 - 1891)

Canadian politician, 1st Prime Minister of Canada


Bones (27)

American singer-songwriter and rapper


Jamelia (40)

English singer-songwriter and actress

Naomi Judd

Naomi Judd (75)

American singer-songwriter

Siti Nurhaliza

Siti Nurhaliza (42)

Malaysian singer-songwriter and producer

Amiyah Scott

Amiyah Scott (33)

American dancer and actress

Leroy Sané

Leroy Sané (25)

German soccer player

Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby (1923 - 2012)

American racing driver and entrepreneur

Jean Chrétien

Jean Chrétien (87)

Canadian politician, 20th Prime Minister of Canada

Abdullah the Butcher

Abdullah the Butcher (80)

Canadian wrestler

Bryan Robson

Bryan Robson (64)

English footballer and manager

Ben Crenshaw

Ben Crenshaw (69)

Professional golfer

Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons (1942 - 2011)

American saxophonist and actor

Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold (1887 - 1948)

American ecologist and author

Rockmond Dunbar

Rockmond Dunbar (48)

American actor

Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon (69)

American author

Kevin Rudolf

Kevin Rudolf (36)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Susu Ibrahim

Susu Ibrahim (33)

American reality

Shawn Desman

Shawn Desman (38)

Singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, choreographer, actor

Darryl Dawkins

Darryl Dawkins (1957 - 2015)

American basketball player

Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner (36)

English singer-songwriter and guitarist

Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde (60)

English author

Christine Kaufmann

Christine Kaufmann (1945 - 2017)

German-Austrian actress

Maria Gloria

Maria Gloria (27)

American social media star

Kim Coles

Kim Coles (59)


Tom Meighan

Tom Meighan (40)

English singer-songwriter

Harry Louis

Harry Louis (34)

Brazilian model

Devin Ratray

Devin Ratray (44)

American actor and producer

Sarah Walsh

Sarah Walsh (38)

Association footballer

Rod Taylor

Rod Taylor (1930 - 2015)

Australian-American actor

Grant Tinker

Grant Tinker (1925 - 2016)

American businessman

On this day

January 11 in History

  • 1878

    January 11, 1878:

    Milk is delivered in New York City in glass bottles for the first time.

  • 1927

    January 11, 1927:

    Court receivers freeze Charlie Chaplin’s estate worth $16 million after his second wife, Lita Grey Chaplin files for a divorce.

  • 1935

    January 11, 1935:

    Amelia Earhart successfully flies solo from Hawaii to California.

  • 1963

    January 11, 1963:

    “Please Please Me” by the Beatles is released.

  • 1964

    January 11, 1964:

    Luther L. Terry, a Surgeon General of the United States, reveals the finding that there is a link between lung cancer and smoking.

  • 1973

    January 11, 1973:

    The designated hitter rule in baseball is adopted by the American League.

  • 1976

    January 11, 1976:

    Dorothy Hamill wins the US figure skating championship for the ladies’ division for the third consecutive year.

  • 1978

    January 11, 1978:

    Author Toni Morrison receives the National Book Critics Circle Award for her book, “Songs of Solomon”.

  • 2009

    January 11, 2009:

    Indian film, “Slumdog Millionaire” wins big at the Golden Globe Awards.

  • 2018

    January 11, 2018:

    YouTube star Logan Paul is sanctioned by YouTube for uploading a video containing the body of a suicide victim in Japan’s Suicide Forest.