Today’s Birthdays

Written by on February 17, 2021

Ed Sheeran – 30 years old

The English singer-songwriter-guitarist has become a global pop superstar.Born 1991

Outasight (Richard Andrew) – 37 years old

Born 1984

Paris Hilton – 40 years old

The Hilton Hotel heiress grew up to be a professional celebrity.Born 1981

Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 40 years old

The actor, director, screenwriter and producer has starred in such films as Inception50/50Premium Rush500 Days of Summer, Looper and Don Jon. Born 1981

Jason Ritter – 41 years old

John Ritter‘s son has had roles on numerous TV series, include Girls, Parenthood, Gravity Falls, Drunk History and Joan of Arcadia.Born 1980

Jerry O’Connell – 47 years old

The actor (Piranha 3DKangaroo Jack, Jerry Maguire, Stand by Me; TV’s The Defenders, Crossing Jordan, Sliders) is married to Rebecca Romijn.Born 1974

Billie Joe Armstrong – 49 years old

The Green Day singer-guitarist is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as well as a Tony-winner for the Broadway production of American Idiot. His side bands include Foxboro Hot Tubs and Pinhead Gunpowder.Born 1972

Taylor Hawkins – 49 years old

Foo Fighters/ex-Alanis Morissette drummerBorn 1972

Denise Richards – 50 years old

The model-turned-actress (Starship Troopers, Wild Things, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Madea’s Witness Protection, The World Is Not Enough) and reality show star (It’s Complicated) has two daughters by ex-husband Charlie Sheen.Born 1971

Chante Moore – 54 years old

Born 1967

Michael Jordan – 58 years old

The basketball god now has his name on a chain of steakhouses and is the majority owner of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats.Born 1963

Larry the Cable Guy (Daniel Lawrence Whitney) – 58 years old

Comic, actorBorn 1963

Lou Diamond Phillips (Upchurch) – 59 years old

The Filipino-American actor-writer-director, who got off to a big start in 1987 playing ’50s rocker Ritchie Valens in La Bamba, has since appeared in such films as Stand and Deliver, Young Guns and Young Guns II and Courage Under Fire. His TV credits include the series Longmire, SGU Stargate Universe, Numb3rs and Wolf Lake. Born 1962

Rene Russo – 67 years old

Actress (The InternNightcrawlerLethal Weapon 3 & 4In the Line of FireGet ShortyThe Thomas Crown Affair)Born 1954

Huey P. Newton

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense co-founder and leader was shot to death by an Oakland drug dealer.Died Aug 22, 1989 at 47 – Born 1942

Jim Brown – 85 years old

The Football Hall of Famer became an actor (The Dirty Dozentick…tick…tickRio ConchosI’m Gonna Git You Sucka)Born 1936

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