The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 24th famous birthdays

Johnny Orlando

Johnny Orlando (18)

Canadian singer

Alvaro Romero

Alvaro Romero (18)

American TikTok star

Frankie
Grande

Frankie Grande (38)

American YouTuber

Luis Suárez

Luis Suárez (34)

Uruguayan footballer

Tatyana Ali

Tatyana Ali (42)

American actress and singer

Jay Versace

Jay Versace (23)

American YouTube star

Rye Beaumont

Rye Beaumont (25)

English singer

Amelia Gething

Amelia Gething (22)

English YouTube star

Melody Nafari

Melody Nafari (15)

Canadian TikTok star

Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton (35)

English-American actress

Kenya Moore

Kenya Moore (50)

American actress and model

Ed Helms

Ed Helms (47)

American actor

Daveed
Diggs

Daveed Diggs (39)

American rapper

Kristen Schaal

Kristen Schaal (43)

American actress, author, and comedian

09Sharkboy

09Sharkboy (21)

Canadian YouTuber

Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku (74)

Japanese-American physicist

Michael Provost

Michael Provost (23)

American actor

Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr (54)

American actor

Callan McAuliffe

Callan McAuliffe (26)

Australian actor

Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville (80)

American singer

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond (80)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Dylan Riley Snyder

Dylan Riley Snyder (24)

American actor, singer, and dancer

Dominic
Lever

Dominic Lever (30)

English reality star

Ade Edmondson

Ade Edmondson (64)

English comedian, singer-songwriter, and actor

Matthew Lillard

Matthew Lillard (51)

American actor, director, and producer

Beth Hart

Beth Hart (49)

American singer-songwriter

Ki Sung-Yueng

Ki Sung-Yueng (32)

South Korean footballer

Ricky Ullman

Ricky Ullman (35)

Israeli-American actor and singer

Gennifer Flowers

Gennifer Flowers (71)

American actress and model

Yakov Smirnoff

Yakov Smirnoff (70)

Ukrainian-American comedian

Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi (1944 - 1983)

German singer-songwriter and actor

Johann Urb

Johann Urb (44)

American actor

Vic Reeves

Vic Reeves (62)

English comedian, actor, and author

Vince Russo

Vince Russo (60)

American journalist, author, and wrestling manager

Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton (53)

American gymnast

Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts (1918 - 2009)

American evangelist, founded Oral Roberts University and Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association

Jonah Bobo

Jonah Bobo (24)

American actor

Joachim Gauck

Joachim Gauck (81)

German politician

Craig Horner

Craig Horner (38)

Australian actor

Alaia Baldwin

Alaia Baldwin (28)

American model

Jade Ewen

Jade Ewen (33)

English singer-songwriter and actress

Brian Cushing

Brian Cushing (34)

American football player, linebacker

On this day

January 24 in History

  • 1848

    January 24, 1848:

    Gold is discovered in the American River in California by a carpenter named James Wilson Marshall.

  • 1857

    January 24, 1857:

    The University of Calcutta is established.

  • 1908

    January 24, 1908:

    Lieutenant-General Baden-Powell organizes the first-ever Boy Scout troop.

  • 1935

    January 24, 1935:

    Beer is sold in cans for the first time through a partnership between the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company and the American Can Company.

  • 1940

    January 24, 1940:

    The film, “The Grapes of Wrath”, based on a novel of the same name, is released worldwide.

  • 1984

    January 24, 1984:

    The first Macintosh is unveiled at Apple Inc.’s shareholders’ meeting by Steve Jobs.

  • 1989

    January 24, 1989:

    Ted Bundy, the American serial killer believed to have killed more than 30 women, is executed aged 42.

  • 2006

    January 24, 2006:

    Movie animation company, Pixar is purchased by the Walt Disney Company for $7.4 billion.  

  • 2011

    January 24, 2011:

    British singer Adele releases her second studio album, “21”.

  • 2018

    January 24, 2018:

    Former USA Gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar receives a prison sentence of 40 to 175 years for sexually assaulting athletes and possessing child pornography.