Today’s Birthdays

Written by on January 7, 2020

Blue Ivy Carter – 8 years old

The first daughter born to Beyoncé and Jay Z.Born 2012

Lamar Jackson – 23 years old

The dynamic quarterback who broke-out as a sophomore for Louisville in 2016, rushing for over 1,500 yards and tallying over 50 combined passing and rushing touchdowns on the way to winning the prestigious Heisman Trophy. He was selected 32nd overall in the 2018 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens

Lauren Cohan – 38 years old

Actress (TV’s The Walking DeadBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)Born 1982

Ruth Negga – 38 years old

The Ethiopian-born resident of Ireland was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in 2017 for Loving. Her other roles include TV’s Preacher and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Born 1982

Aloe Blacc (Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III) – 41 years old

Born 1979

Dustin Diamond – 43 years old

Actor (“Screech” in TV’s Saved by the Bell and its spinoffs)Born 1977

Eric Gagne – 44 years old

The Montreal-born lefty’s 55 saves in 55 opportunities with the Los Angeles Dodgers earned him the 2003 National League Cy Young Award and set Major League records for most consecutive saves in a season and, with 63, most consecutive saves over two seasons. He retired after the 2008 season.Born 1976

Jeremy Renner – 49 years old

He was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar in 2010 for The Hurt Locker and Best Supporting Actor for The Town in 2011. His other notable films include 28 Days (and Weeks) LaterS.W.A.T., Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Rogue Nation, The Bourne Legacy, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunter, American Hustle and The Avengers and its sequel Age of Ultron.Born 1971

Doug E. Doug (Bourne) – 50 years old

Actor (Hangin’ With the Homeboys, Class Act, TV’s Cosby)Born 1970

Nicolas Cage (Coppola) – 56 years old

The nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola won a Best Actor Oscar for Leaving Las Vegas in 1996 and was nominated again for Adaptation in 2003. His other notable movies include Raising ArizonaMoonstruckWild at HeartThe RockFace/OffNational Treasure and its sequels, the Ghost Rider movies, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.Born 1964

Katie Couric – 63 years old

In late 2013, it was announced that the former anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News and former host of NBC’s Today show will work for Yahoo!Born 1957

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