The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

May 21st famous birthdays

Zach Herron

Zach Herron (20)

American musician

Josh Allen

Josh Allen (25)

American football player

Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer (1960 - 1994)

American serial killer

Kevin Quinn

Kevin Quinn (24)

American actor


Gotye (41)

Australian singer-songwriter and musician

Areana Lopez

Areana Lopez (16)

American dancer

Jack Payne

Jack Payne (24)

American Instagram star


Lowkeylina (19)

American TikTok star


Mohanlal (61)

Indian actor

Mario Mandžukić

Mario Mandžukić (35)

Croatian footballer

Noel Fielding

Noel Fielding (48)

English actor, writer, and musician

Tom Daley

Tom Daley (27)

British diver

Mr. T

Mr. T (69)

American actor and wrestler

Asa Howard

Asa Howard (21)

American social media personality

Fairuza Balk

Fairuza Balk (47)

American actress

Adam Gontier

Adam Gontier (43)

Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

Brandi Maxiell

Brandi Maxiell (38)

American reality star

Olivia Olson

Olivia Olson (29)

American actress and singer

Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton (40)

American professional baseball player, outfielder

Lisa Edelstein

Lisa Edelstein (54)

American actress

Al Franken

Al Franken (70)

American actor and politician

Anthony Mundine

Anthony Mundine (46)

Australian boxer and former rugby league player

Josh Tryhane

Josh Tryhane (27)

Canadian YouTuber

Rebecca Trujillo

Rebecca Trujillo (25)

American social media star


MrCreepyPasta (33)

American YouTuber

Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson (27)

American graphic designer and animator


Lyn-Z (45)

Scottish musician

Owen FamilyFunPack

Owen FamilyFunPack (4)

American YouTuber


malikk (22)

American YouTuber

Kevin Shields

Kevin Shields (58)

American-Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer


Gento (29)

American YouTuber

Nick Cassavetes

Nick Cassavetes (62)

American actor and director


XxScreamKiwixX (26)

American YouTuber

Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish (36)

British cyclist

Bruce Buffer

Bruce Buffer (64)

American sportscaster

Charlie Morley

Charlie Morley (24)

English YouTuber

Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer (73)

English singer-songwriter and musician

Fats Waller

Fats Waller (1904 - 1943)

American singer, pianist, and composer

Jonathan Hyde

Jonathan Hyde (73)

Australian actor

Nancy Benoit

Nancy Benoit (1964 - 2007)

American wrestler and agent

Jeffrey Seavey

Jeffrey Seavey (56)

American social media star


Ghali (28)

Italian musician

Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson (77)

Irish politician, 7th President of Ireland

Mutya Buena

Mutya Buena (36)

English singer-songwriter

Kayla Itsines

Kayla Itsines (30)

Australian trainer, author, entrepreneur, and social media star

On this day

May 21 in History

  • 1792

    May 21, 1792:

    About 15,000 people lose their lives from the volcanic eruption of Japan’s Mount Unzen.

  • 1904

    May 21, 1904:

    The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is formed in Paris.

  • 1908

    May 21, 1908:

    “Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde”, the first horror movie to be made, premieres in Chicago.

  • 1927

    May 21, 1927: Aviator and explorer Charles Lindbergh becomes the first person to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 1932

    May 21, 1932:

    Amelia Earhart, the American aviator, pilots a plane in a transatlantic flight as the first solo woman in the history of aviation.

  • 1981

    May 21, 1981:

    Jamaica organizes a funeral for legendary reggae singer Bob Marley.

  • 1983

    May 21, 1983:

    “Let’s Dance”, a single by David Bowie tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart, having previously stayed at number 1 on the UK singles chart for three weeks.

  • 1991

    May 21, 1991:

    India’s former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a suicide bomber.

  • 2000

    May 21, 2000:

    Author Barbara Cartland dies. She authored well-over 700 books.

  • 2017

    May 21, 2017:

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performs for the last time.