The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 25th famous birthdays

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys (40)

American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress

Calum Hood

Calum Hood (25)

Australian bassist 

Lil Mosey

Lil Mosey (19)

American rapper

Jai Waetford

Jai Waetford (22)

Australian singer and songwriter

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941)

English author and critic


Xavi (41)

Spanish footballer

Etta James

Etta James (1938 - 2012)

American singer-songwriter

Antônio Carlos Jobim

Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927 - 1994)

Brazilian singer-songwriter and pianist

Michelle McCool

Michelle McCool (41)

American wrestler


Robinho (37)

Brazilian footballer

Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner (46)

Canadian actress

Patrick Willis

Patrick Willis (36)

American football player

Michael Trevino

Michael Trevino (36)

American actor

Maria Kirilenko

Maria Kirilenko (34)

Russian tennis player

Kéfera Buchmann

Kéfera Buchmann (28)

Brazilian social media star and actress

Emily Haines

Emily Haines (47)

Canadian musician

Danny Woodhead

Danny Woodhead (36)

American football player

Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons (66)

American sculptor

Francis Jeffers

Francis Jeffers (40)

English footballer

The Honky Tonk Man

The Honky Tonk Man (68)

American wrestler

Christine Lakin

Christine Lakin (42)

American actress

Joseph-Louis Lagrange

Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736 - 1813)

Italian-French mathematician and astronomer

Chris Chelios

Chris Chelios (59)

American ice hockey player


Eusébio (1942 - 2014)

Mozambican-Portuguese footballer

Jenifer Lewis

Jenifer Lewis (64)

American actress and singer

Charlie Bewley

Charlie Bewley (40)

English actor

Shirley Ardell Mason

Shirley Ardell Mason (1923 - 1998)

American psychiatric patient

Ariana DeBose

Ariana DeBose (30)

American actress

Ana Ortiz

Ana Ortiz (50)

American actress and singer

Stefan Kießling

Stefan Kießling (37)

German footballer

Toše Proeski

Toše Proeski (1981 - 2007)

Macedonian singer-songwriter and actor

Mark Schlereth

Mark Schlereth (55)

Player of American football

Tobe Hooper

Tobe Hooper (1943 - 2017)

American director, screenwriter, and producer

Leigh Taylor-Young

Leigh Taylor-Young (76)

American actress

Witold Lutosławski

Witold Lutosławski (1913 - 1994)

Polish composer and conductor

Wilhelm Furtwängler

Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886 - 1954)

German conductor and composer

Josh Powell

Josh Powell (38)

American basketball player

Arianna Hicks

Arianna Hicks (22)

Canadian singer

Tatiana Golovin

Tatiana Golovin (33)

French tennis player

Esa Tikkanen

Esa Tikkanen (56)

Finnish ice hockey player

Claudia Kim

Claudia Kim (36)

South Korean actress

Dat Phan

Dat Phan (46)

Vietnamese-American comedian

On this day

January 25 in History

  • 1554

    January 25, 1554:

    The Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is founded by Jesuit missionaries to coincide with the anniversary of St. Paul’s conversion to Christianity.

  • 1905

    January 25, 1905:

    The Cullinan, the world’s largest uncut diamond at the time is found in a mine in Pretoria, South Africa.

  • 1924

    January 25, 1924:

    Chamonix in France hosts the first-ever Winter Olympics start.

  • 1949

    January 25, 1949:

    The Emmy Award presentation ceremony was held for the first time.

  • 1961

    January 25, 1961:

    The popular Disney animated film, “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” is released in the US.

  • 1971

    January 25, 1971:

    The American cult leader, Charles Manson gets convicted of numerous murders along with three of his followers.

  • January 25, 1971:

    Idi Amin leads the Ugandan military in a coup d’état against President Milton Obote’s administration.  

  • 1980

    January 25, 1980:

    Former Beatles member Paul McCartney is deported from Japan after being detained for nine days for carrying about 200g of marijuana in his luggage.

  • 1994

    January 25, 1994:

    R. Kelly’s single, “Bump n’ Grind” is released.

  • 2019

    January 25, 2019:

    The documentary about Michael Jackson’s relationship with two boys titled “Leaving Neverland” is premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.