Today’s Birthdays

Written by on May 18, 2020

Jack Johnson – 45 years old

The Hawaiian is a Grammy-nominated singer and surferBorn 1975

Teresa Giudice (Gorga) – 48 years old

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star served 11 months in jail for fraud. Her husband also went to jail. She is a successful cookbook author and was a contestant on Celebrity Apprentice 5 in 2012. Born 1972

Tina Fey (Elizabeth Stamatina Fey) – 50 years old

The EmmyGolden Globe and SAG-award winner was a mainstay on Saturday Night Live, for which she also served as head writer and (later) Sarah Palin impersonator. She created (and starred in) the TV series 30 Rock and the subsequent Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She is a best-selling author (Bossypants) and the creator of a hit Broadway music (Mean Girls, based on the movie of the same name, which she wrote). Her other films include Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Sisters, Date Night and Baby Mama.Born 1970

Martika (Marta Marrera Martinez) – 51 years old

She hit number-one in 1989 with “Toy Soldiers” (later sampled on Eminem‘s “Like Toy Soldiers”) and had a Top 10 two years later with “Love…Thy Will Be Done.” In the 2000s, she formed the duo Oppera with her husband, then going under the name Michael Mozart. They both changed their names — she became Vida Martika Edit and he became Michael Daemon — when they became the stars of the internet-based soap opera J8ded: The Series. Their duo is now known as J8ded.Born 1969

Chow Yun-Fat – 65 years old

Actor (Bulletproof MonkAnna and the KingThe Corruptor)Born 1955

Mark Mothersbaugh – 70 years old

The co-founder of Devo is also a very successful film, TV and video game composer.Born 1950

Reggie Jackson – 74 years old

Baseball Hall of FamerBorn 1946

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