The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 22nd famous birthdays

Darianka Sánchez

Darianka Sánchez (19)

Costa Rican model and social media star


Logic (31)

American rapper, author and record producer

Diane Lane

Diane Lane (56)

American actress

Gabriel Macht

Gabriel Macht (49)

American actor

Enya Umanzor

Enya Umanzor (22)

American internet star

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

English philosopher

Da'lane Jones

Da'lane Jones (17)

American YouTube star

Ray Rice

Ray Rice (34)

American football player

Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke (1931 - 1964)

American singer-songwriter

Greg Oden

Greg Oden (33)

American basketball player

Guy Fieri

Guy Fieri (53)

Television personality and restaurant owner

Legit Tim

Legit Tim (23)

American YouTuber

Olivia d'Abo

Olivia d'Abo (52)

English actress

Netta Barzilai

Netta Barzilai (28)

Israeli singer

Beverley Mitchell

Beverley Mitchell (40)

American actress and singer

DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff (56)

American DJ, producer, and actor

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie (89)

American actress


Dalida (1933 - 1987)

Egyptian-French singer and actress

Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren (1946 - 2010)

English singer-songwriter and manager

Jeremy Lewis

Jeremy Lewis (29)

American entrepreneur

Stan Collymore

Stan Collymore (50)

English footballer

August Strindberg

August Strindberg (1849 - 1912)

Swedish author, poet, and playwright

George Balanchine

George Balanchine (1904 - 1983)

Russian-American choreographer

Willa Ford

Willa Ford (40)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

Tommy Knight

Tommy Knight (28)

English actor

Fabricio Coloccini

Fabricio Coloccini (39)

Argentine footballer

Jonathan Woodgate

Jonathan Woodgate (41)

English footballer

Ibn Taymiyyah

Ibn Taymiyyah (1263 - 1328)

Turkish scholar and theologian

Hidetoshi Nakata

Hidetoshi Nakata (44)

Japanese footballer

Ollie Munro

Ollie Munro (21)

English YouTuber

Shane Long

Shane Long (34)

Irish footballer

Nigel Benn

Nigel Benn (57)

English boxer

Choi Min-sik

Choi Min-sik (59)

South Korean actor

Joseph Muscat

Joseph Muscat (47)

13th Prime Minister of Malta

Ben Moody

Ben Moody (40)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor

Nick Simmons

Nick Simmons (32)

Comic writer

Ivan III of Russia

Ivan III of Russia (1440 - 1505)

Grand Prince of Moscow

U Thant

U Thant (1909 - 1974)

Burmese diplomat, 3rd United Nations Secretary General

Larry Birkhead

Larry Birkhead (48)

American photographer

Balthazar Getty

Balthazar Getty (46)

American actor, DJ, and producer

Mike Bossy

Mike Bossy (64)

Canadian ice hockey player

Francis Picabia

Francis Picabia (1879 - 1953)

French painter and poet

On this day

January 22 in History

  • 1857

    January 22, 1857:

    The National Association of Baseball Players is established in New York.

  • 1901

    January 22, 1901:

    Queen Victoria dies, bringing an end to her over 60-year reign as the Queen of the United Kingdom.

  • 1968

    January 22, 1968:

    Aretha Franklin releases her 12th studio album, “Lady Soul”.

  • 1981

    January 22, 1981:

    The last portrait taken of assassinated former Beatles member, John Lennon and his wife, Yoko graces the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

  • 1987

    January 22, 1987:

    Robert Budd Dwyer, the former State Treasurer of Pennsylvania shoots himself to death in front of reporters at a televised press conference.

  • 1992

    January 22, 1992:

    Roberta Bondar makes her way into space aboard the Discovery space shuttle as the first Canadian woman and first neurologist.

  • 1998

    January 22, 1998:

    Theodore Kaczynski receives a life imprisonment sentence without the possibility of parole for killing three people and injuring over 20 people through his bombings.

  • 2006

    January 22, 2006:

    Evo Morales is sworn in as Bolivia’s first indigenous president.

  • 2008

    January 22, 2008:

    Actor, Heath Ledger is found dead after an accidental overdose of drugs.

  • 2010

    January 22, 2010:

    Conan O’Brien appears as the host of “The Tonight Show” for the last time.