The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 9th famous birthdays

Brent Rivera

Brent Rivera (23)

American actor and YouTube star


Wengie (35)

Chinese YouTuber

Blake Gray

Blake Gray (20)

American Instagram star

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)

American politician

Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev (32)

Bulgarian-Canadian actress

Deshae Frost

Deshae Frost (20)

American comedian

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton (39)

Wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

Damaury Mikula

Damaury Mikula (18)

American TikTok star

Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page (77)

English guitarist, songwriter, and producer

Joan Baez

Joan Baez (80)

American singer-songwriter and activist

Muggsy Bogues

Muggsy Bogues (56)

American basketball player

Farah Khan

Farah Khan (56)

Indian director, actress, and choreographer

Nicola Peltz

Nicola Peltz (26)

American actress

MF Doom

MF Doom (1971 - 2020)

English-American rapper

Joely Richardson

Joely Richardson (56)

English actress


Lauryn McClain (24)

American actress

J. K. Simmons

J. K. Simmons (66)

American actor

Jailyne Ojeda Ochoa

Jailyne Ojeda Ochoa (23)

American Instagram star

Gennaro Gattuso

Gennaro Gattuso (43)

Italian footballer

A. J. McLean

A. J. McLean (43)

American singer

Imelda Staunton

Imelda Staunton (65)

English actress

Crystal Gayle

Crystal Gayle (70)

American singer-songwriter and producer


Julie Chrisley (48)

American reality star

Lara Fabian

Lara Fabian (51)

Belgian-Italian singer

Sergio García

Sergio García (41)

Spanish golfer

Mehmet Ali Ağca

Mehmet Ali Ağca (63)

Turkish murderer

Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini (34)

Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist

Lucas Leiva

Lucas Leiva (34)

Brazilian footballer

Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson (43)

Ex-American footballer

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews (53)

South African-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

Lee Kun-hee

Lee Kun-hee (1942 - 2020)

South Korean businessman


Ruby Riot (30)

American wrestler

Mark Martin

Mark Martin (62)

American stock car racing driver

Rigoberta Menchú

Rigoberta Menchú (62)

Guatemalan activist


Ryan Hoffman (33)

Mexican YouTuber


Haddaway (56)

Trinidadian-German singer

Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith (88)

Zambian-English journalist and author

Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory (67)

English author

Angela Bettis

Angela Bettis (48)

Actress, producer, director

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez (50)

American rapper, actress, and radio host

David Johansen

David Johansen (71)

American singer-songwriter

John Doman

John Doman (76)

American actor

Omari Hardwick

Omari Hardwick (47)

American actor

Freddie Starr

Freddie Starr (78)

BRitish racehorse owner

Har Gobind Khorana

Har Gobind Khorana (1922 - 2011)

Indian-American biochemist

Ashley Argota

Ashley Argota (28)

American actress and singer

Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno (1928 - 1994)

Italian singer-songwriter, actor, and politician

Claudio Caniggia

Claudio Caniggia (54)

Argentinian footballer

Clive Dunn

Clive Dunn (1920 - 2012)

English actor, singer, and author

On this day

January 9 in History

  • 1768

    January 9, 1768:

    The first modern circus is held in London, organized by Philip Astley.

  • 1839

    January 9, 1839:

    Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre announces his invention of the daguerreotype, a form of photography which became the first commercially successful type.

  • 1960

    January 9, 1960:

    Work begins on the Aswan High Dam in Egypt.

  • 1976

    January 9, 1976:

    Sylvester Stallone begins work on the set of “Rocky”.

  • 1979

    January 9, 1979: The Music for UNICEF Concert is held at the UN General Assembly Hall in New York City with performances by top pop stars.
  • 2001

    January 9, 2001:

    Apple Inc. establishes its digital media app, iTunes.

  • 2002

    January 9, 2002:

    The American Music Awards honors Michael Jackson with the Artist of the Century Award.

  • 2005

    January 9, 2005:

    Mahmoud Abbas is elected President of the Palestinian Authority.

  • 2007

    January 9, 2007:

    At the Macworld Convention in San Francisco, Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone.