Top 10 Famous People born in December

Brad Pitt

December marks the end of the year but definitely not the end of talent. The month of Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s eve is also the birth month of many famous people ranging from actors to authors to sportsperson to singers.

Here are top 10 famous people born in December.

10. Stephenie Meyer

The author of the famous saga Twilight, Stephenie Meyer was born in Connecticut in 1973. The Twilight series consists of a total of 4 books; “Twilight”, “New Moon”, “Eclipse” and “Breaking Dawn” which have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide. After the Twilight Series, Meyer has published various other works. A short story by Stephenie was released in a collection of short stories – Prom Nights from Hell in 2007. Additionally, in 2008, her sci-fi novel “The Host” was published which featured as number 1 on the New York Times Best Seller list, securing a spot in the list for the next six months. Meyer has stated that said she is completeing a sequel to The Host – “The Soul”. Furthermore, Meyer wrote “The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner” a 200-page novel which was published in June 2010.

9. John Legend

John Roger Stephens popularly known as John Legend was born on December 28, 1978 in Ohio. An American singer-songwriter and actor, Legend has won nine Grammy Award. He has also received the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Some of his best songs include “Heaven”, “Ordinary people” and “All of me”.

8. Jay Z

Shawn Corey Carter, popularly known as Jay-Z, was born on December 4, 1969. This American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur has won 19 Grammy Awards for his musical work. After selling millions of records with his own Roc-A-Fella label, Jay-Z created his own clothing line. He wed popular singer and actress Beyoncé Knowles in 2008.

7. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods, the famous professional golf player, was born in California on December 30, 1975. At age 21, Woods became the youngest Masters champ and the first golfer since Jerry Pate in 1976 to win in the first major he played. He was also the youngest man and first African American to earn the title. He is currently divorced and has 2 children.

6. Stan Lee

Born as Stanley Martin Lieber on December 28,1922, Stan Lee chose to break his first name into two and use it as his pen name. His works include being the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, writer, publisher, editor, media producer, and who co-created Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, X-Men, and the Fantastic Four. He is popularly known for his trademark motto, “Excelsior!” and for devising the system of comic-book production known as the Marvel Method.

5. LeBron James

Born on December 30, 1984, LeBron James is a celebrated American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year. Overall he has won two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. As for his personal life, he and his high school sweetheart Savannah Brinson tied the knot in 2013 and have two sons together- LeBron James, Jr. and Bryce Maximus James.

4. Ricky Martin

Enrique Martín Morales, also known as Ricky Martin, was born on December 24, 1971. After launching his solo career in 1991, he gained widespread success for his debut album and the hit song “Livin’ La Vida Loca.” This charming hearthrob has sold over 85 million albums, has had 95 platinum records, six #1 Billboard albums, 11 Number 1 hit songs, two American Music Awards, six Grammy Awards, eight World Music Awards, ten Billboard Music Awards, eight MTV Music Video Awards, with concerts in more than 60 countries across the globe.

3. Taylor Swift

There is no girl present in today’s generation who hasn’t once danced or sang to Taylor Swift’s songs. Born on December 13, 1989, Swift became one of country’s youngest stars in 2006 when the 16-year-old released her first album. She is a seven-time grammy winner and the youngest recipient in history of the music industry’s highest honor- the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. She is also the only female artist in music history to twice have an album hit the 1 million first-week sales figure. Some of her best songs include “Love Story”, “Red”, “22”, “We are never ever getting back together” and “I knew you were trouble”.

2. Britney Spears

No one sensationalized the 90’s like Britney Spears. Born on December 2, 1981, she began performing on the TV show The All New Mickey Mouse Club when she was just 11 years old. Spears has always been one of the most successful and sometimes controversial (be it her shaving her head completely, her children’s custody or just the long time affair with Justin Timberlake) solo acts in pop music. Some of her best songs include “Oops! I did it again”, “Toxic”, “Womanizer” and “Hold it against me”.

1. Brad Pitt

Well, who doesn’t know the handsome Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt! Born on December 18, 1963, Pitt is undoubtedly the top most person born in December with his fans spread all across the globe. Whether it’s for his versatile movies or his affair with Jennifer Aniston, every person born in the 90’s and after that is familiar with this chocolate boy’s incredible charm. He is currently married to the famous actress Angelina Jolie and have 6 children together.

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