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Your Birthday

As February is just around the corner, check to see which famous person you share your birthday with. Many happy returns of the month to all you Aquarius’ and Pisces.

Harry Styles1 Feb – Harry Styles Member of the pop British boy band, One Direction, with Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan. The band’s first single “What Makes You Beautiful” became one of the highest-selling singles of all-time, with over 5 million copies sold worldwide.

royal_bodyguard2 Feb – David Jason Actor who starred on British TV in the series, Only Fools and Horses and played Detective Inspector Jack Frost on ITV’s A Touch of Frost.

images14JADUO43 Feb – Joachim Low Former midfielder who played for SC Freiburg from 1978 to 1980 and from 1985 to 1989. He became manager of the German national team in 2006 and led the team to a World Cup Championship in 2014.

untitled4 Feb – Oscar De La Hoya Legendary boxer known as “The Golden Boy,” he compiled a record of 39-6 and won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, competing in the lightweight class. He defeated 17 world champions over the course of his career.

Christiano Ronaldo5 Feb – Cristiano Ronaldo Became one of the top football players in the world, rising to fame as a forward for Real Madrid, who acquired him from Manchester United through a record transfer fee in 2009; became captain of the Portuguese national team in 2008.

Bob Marley6 Feb – Bob Marley Born Nesta Robert Marley, he became known as the Ambassador of Third World for his music, and sold over 75 million reggae albums worldwide. He died of cancer at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, Florida. 1945 – 1981.

untitled (2)7 Feb – Charles Dickens Renowned 19th-century English author whose best known works include Oliver Twist, Bleak House, and A Christmas Carol. He created some of the most memorable characters in fiction, became known for his acute social satire, and is generally considered to be the most significant novelist of the Victorian era. 1812 – 1870.

imagesVXPAMRTD8 Feb – Big Show Self-described as the World’s Largest Athlete, he became the first wrestler to hold the World Heavyweight, ECW World, WWE, and WCW World titles. His real name is Paul Wight.

untitled (3)9 Feb – Mia Farrow Rosemary’s Baby star who has been linked to Frank Sinatra and Woody Allen. Her films include The Ex, The Omen, and Dark Horse.

Holly Willoughby10 Feb – Holly Willoughby Television host of The Voice UK, This Morning, and Celebrity Juice. She also hosted programs by BBC One and ITV.

Kelly Rowland11 Feb – Kelly Rowland Grammy Award-winning singer who gained prominence as the founding member of one of the best-selling superstar girl groups, Destiny’s Child.

Naseem Hamed12 Feb – Naseem Hamed British featherweight boxing champ who was nicknamed Prince. He compiled a career record of 36-1. Later inducted into the boxing hall of fame. Became a global superstar after epic battles with Kevin Kelly and Marco Antonio Barrera.

Robbie Williams13 Feb – Robbie Williams Star of the boy band Take That, the group that broke world records when they sold 1.6 mission concert tickets in one day.

imagesK2PZYW2514 Feb – Simon Pegg Actor, producer, and director who starred in Shaun of the Dead and played Montgomery Scott in Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. His other popular films include The World’s End and Hot Fuzz.

images8OMVJSPX15 Feb – Jane Seymour British actress who became known as TV’s Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Wallis Simpson in the 1988 film The Woman He Loved.

amanda holden16 Feb – Amanda Holden Laurence Olivier Theatre Award-nominated actress in television shows Big Top and Wild at Heart. As a stage actor, she portrayed Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical. Britain’s Got Talent judge.

images0B05IP0T17 Feb – Michael Jordan Former high-flying Chicago Bulls shooting guard known as Air Jordan, considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all-time; six-time NBA champion, six-time NBA Finals MVP, and five-time NBA MVP.

Dr Dre18 Feb – Dr. Dre Hip hop icon who, as the chief architect of West Coast gangsta rap and a co-owner of Death Row Records, won numerous Grammy Awards, including one for Best Rap Solo Performance for “Let Me Ride” in 1994. He is also notably credited with discovering and supporting Eminem and in May 2014, he sold his headphones Beats by Dre to Apple for over $3 billion.

imagesL60NJJ3619 Feb – Ray Winstone Actor who became known to audiences for playing the titular character in the epic film Beowulf. He also appeared in The Departed, King Arthur, and Noah.

Rihanna20 Feb – Rihanna R&B singer who gained fame for songs like “Pon De Replay” and “Diamonds” and who was called one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2012.

21 Feb – Blanket Jackson Also known as Prince Michael Jackson II, he is the youngest child of late pop legend Michael Jackson.

untitled (4)22 Feb – Drew Barrymore Free-spirited actress who gained fame for her roles in E.T., Mad Love, and Charlie’s Angels. She won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010 for her portrayal of Little Edie in Grey Gardens.

untitled (5)23 Feb – Gareth Barry English midfielder who joined Manchester City in 2009 after spending the first 11 years of his professional career with Aston Villa; became a member of the English national team in 2000.

Floyd-Mayweather-624 Feb – Floyd Mayweather Jr. Five-division world champion boxer who won 8 world titles and became known for his loud mouth and comedic personality. He was named the highest paid athlete in the world by Forbes and Sports Illustrated in 2012 and 2013.

imagesM0RCO0MZ25 Feb – Shahid Kapoor Bollywood leading actor and dancer who became known for his roles in the 2007 film, Jab We Met and the 2009 film, Kaminey: The Scoundrels. He won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his acting in the 2003 film, Ishq Vishq.

imagesWSZBXRHZ26 Feb – Veena Malik Pakistani actress who starred in the 2005 film Koi Tujh Sa Kahan and the 2008 film Mohabbatan Sachiyan. Appeared in India’s version of Big Brother… Big Boss.

untitled (6)27 Feb – Elizabeth Taylor Better known as Liz Taylor, she was a Glamorous movie actress who starred in Cleopatra and Butterfield 8 during Hollywood’s Golden Age. She appeared in 11 films with Richard Burton, including Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1932 – 2011.

untitled (7)28 Feb – Ainsley Harriott Celebrity chef who hosted the British television show Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook. He also served as resident chef on Good Morning with Anne and Nick.

Come back in March to see which celebrity you share your special day with!








Every month check to see which famous person you share your birthday with. Many happy returns of the month to all you Virgo’s and Libra’s. You also share your birthday with the Urban Echo!

1 Sept – Daniel Sturridge (English striker who joined Liverpool in 2013 after spending four years with Chelsea FC) born 1989

2 Sept – Salma Hayek (Fiery Mexican actress who gave a memorable performance in the 2002 film, Frida.) born 1966

3 Sept – Junaid Jamshed (Musician and singer who fronts the band Vital Signs, the Pakistani pop group that released albums like Hum Tum in 1995) born 1964

4 Sept – Rishi Kapoor (Bollywood actor who earned a 2011 Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his role in Do Dooni Chaar) born 1952

5 Sept – Michael Keaton (Hollywood actor starred in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice and Batman) born 1951

6 Sept – Foxy Brown (Controversial rapper and actress who was a part of the successful rap group The Firm) born 1978

7 Sept – Eazy E (Born Eric Lynn Wright, Eazy E was an influential West Coast rapper and producer who is best known for being a part of the late 80’s rap group N.W.A) born 1963 – 1995

8 Sept – Martin Freeman (Best known for his role in The Office. Later he played the lead role in Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and starred as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit) born 1971

9 Sept – Akshay Kumar (Leading Indian actor that has starred in over 100 Hindi films. Hits include Rowdy Rathore and Special 26) born 1967

10 Sept – Karl Lagerfeld (Creative director behind numerous fashion brands, including Chanel and the Karl Lagerfeld Collection) born 1933

11 Sept – Johnny Vegas (Comedian and actor known for his crazy rants and portly figure) born 1971

12 Sept – Jennifer Hudson (Recording artist who gained fame when she starred as Effie White in the 2006 film Dreamgirls and was a finalist in the third season of American Idol) born 1981

13 Sept – Michael Johnson (One of the best track and field athletes in history. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight more World Championship gold medals) born 1967

14 Sept – Amy Winehouse (Five-time Grammy Award winner and soul singing icon whose album, Back to Black, became the best-selling album of the twenty-first century in the UK) born 1983 – 2011

15 Sept – Prince Harry (The younger son of England’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana. He is fourth in line to become monarch of the Commonwealth realms) born 1984

16 Sept – Flo Rida (Singer, songwriter whose debut single ‘Low’ catapulted him to superstardom) born 1979

17 Sept – Narendra Modi (Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat who became the longest-serving Chief Minister in Gujarat history. Current Prime Minister of India) born 1950

18 Sept – Jada Pinkett Smith (Hollywood actress who appeared on the TV series A Different World before starring in blockbuster films such as The Nutty Professor and The Matrix) born 1971

19 Sept – Twiggy (British fashion model known for her waif look during the 1960s. She popularized the ‘bob’ haircut and heavy eye makeup) born 1949

20 Sept – Sophia Loren (Italian actress who won an Oscar Award and an Academy Award for her role in the 1962 film, Two Women. Once voted the most beautiful woman in the world) born 1934

21 Sept – Kareena Kapoor Khan (Leading Bollywood actress who made her debut with Refugee. Since starred in films such as K3G and Bodyguard) born 1980

22 Sept – Bob Sapp (Versatile athlete who formerly played in the NFL, then became a professional wrestler, kickboxer, and MMA figther, popular figure in Japanese pop culture) born 1973

23 Sept – Karl Pilkington (English actor and radio show producer known for his work with Ricky Gervais in An Idiot Abroad and Derek) born 1972

24 Sept – Jack Dee (Award-winning British stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who is famous in England for his sitcom Lead Balloon. He won Celebrity Big Brother 2001) born 1961

25 Sept – Will Smith (Leading Hollywood actor who started his career with the Fresh Prince of Bel-air. Other hits include I am Legend and I Robot) born 1968

26 Sept – Manmohan Singh (Former Prime Minister of India. He assumed office in 2004 and held the distinction of being the first Prime Minister to belong to the Sikh faith) born 1932

27 Sept – Gwyneth Paltrow (Acclaimed Hollywood actress who gained fame for her roles in Emma and Shakespeare In Love) born 1972

28 Sept – Ranbir Kapoor (Leading Bollywood actor who starred in the 2012 film, Barfi! and the 2011 film, Rockstar. He had his first starring role in the 2007 tragedy, Saawariya) born 1982

29 Sept – Bill Shankly (Legendary manger of Liverpool F.C for 15 years who won the Manager of the Year award in 1973; inaugural inductee of both the English and Scottish Football Hall of Fames) born 1913 – 1981

30 Sept – Reema Khan (Leading Pakistani actress, director and producer. Appeared in films such as Hina and Samina Peerzada’s Shararat ) born 1971