Top Hollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in January

1. Jim Carrey


Image He is undeniably one of the greatest and magnificent comedian and actor of our time. Known for his “hundred facial expressions” that people usually think hard and if they will try to do that muscles will really contract. Only Jim Carrey can do that in his movies. Born as James Eugene Carrey on January 17, 1962 in Ontario, Canada. He first appeared in televisions films in 1983 and gave performance for “The Sex and Violence Family Hour”, and also as Bobby Todd in the movie “Copper Mountain.” He made famous the widely used saying “Finders Keepers” as Lane in this 1984 movie. He became the prey of a vampire Countess that needs to drink blood of a virgin to rejuvenate her beauty in the movie “Once Bitten.” Throughout late 1980 up to the begin...

2. Eddie Redmayne


Image Eddie Redmayne, whose full name is Edward John David Redmayne, is a theatre as well as film actor from London, England. He took birth on January 6, 1982. His mother name is Patricia née Burke who has business in relocation, and father's name is Richard Redmayne who works in the corporate finance sector. Besides them, he has three brothers and one sister in his household. Sir Richard Redmayne, his paternal great-grandfather, was a mining and civil engineer. Eddie is an alumnus of Colet Court, Jackie Palmer Stage School, Eton College, Eaton House, and Trinity College, Cambridge. Eddie studied the history of art. Prince William and James Corden were his classmates in Eton College and Jackie Palmer Stage School respectively. Eddie...

3. Jeremy Renner


Image An independent film prowess that transcended from psychology, criminology and computer science as a student. He’s famous in his real-life-killer “Dahmer” and multi-faceted rendition of character in his acts. Born as Jeremy Lee Renner January 7th 1971 in Modesto, California – United States. Made his breakthrough in the 1995 movie “National Lampoon’s Senior Trip” in 1995. This was right away followed by the movie “Paper Dragons” in 1996, starred in the 2001 movie “Fish in a Barrel”, and his notorious 2002 movie “Dahmer’ , and made in the same year the movie “Monkey Love.” He also starred as Brian Gamble in the 2003 movie “S.W.A.R.” alongside Samuel L. Jackson. He also emerged as Emerson in the 2004 movie “The Heart is Deceitful Above All T...

4. Bradley Cooper


Image Born as Bradley Charles Cooper on 5th January 1975, in Philadelphia, he is a producer and an American Actor. His family includes mother Gloria and elder sister Holly. His father, Charles Cooper died in the year 2011. The household that he was raised in was essentially Catholic. He was raised for the most of his childhood in Jenkintown and Rydal. Soon after he was born, he was diagnosed with cholesteatoma which is an ear disease. He got his graduation degree of B.A. in English from Georgetown Universi...

5. J. K. Simmons


Image Jonathan Kimble was born in 1955 on January 5, in Grosse Pointe ate Michigan in the United States. His parents were Patricia and Donald William Simmons. His Father was a Middle School teacher whereas his mother was an Administrator. During his tenth age, his family shifted to Ohio Worthington. When he was eighteen years old , again they switched over to Missoula where his father became the director of the Music school which was located in the University of Montana. He got his graduation from the University of Montana. In 1978, he came out with the degree in Music and joined the Phi Mu Alpha Sinphonia Music Orientation group. After that he was appointed as ...

6. Nicolas Cage


Image “You know I can eat peaches for hours…” This is one of his famous lines from his iconic role in the movie “Face/Off.” He is a legendary actor from Hollywood and most known for his mind-blogging acts in the portrayal of any character. He is known as one of the most fertile actors and commonly known for his fascinations with haunted places.Born California – U.S. as Nicolas Kim Coppola on January 7th 1964. He is the son of a literature professor and mother a dance choreographer. He had 2 siblings named Marc and Christopher.  He is now married with Alice Kim in 2004 with 2 children. He studied at Beverly Hills High School and UCLA School of Theater.He made his debut film “Best of Times” in 1981 and followed in 1982 for the...

7. Liam Hemsworth


Image Liam was born on January 13th, 1990. He is 6 feet 3 inch tall. He was born in Melbourne, Australia. He has appeared in many films like: ‘The Hunger Games’- Part 1, Part 2. Liam is a famous Australian actor who played the role of Gale Hawthorne in Hunger Games series. Liam was in opera Neighbours, where he played the role of Josh Taylor. and as Marcus in ‘The Elephant Princess.’ He was in the American film name: The Last Song in 2010. And then in 2012, he started with ‘The Hunger Games film series’ which is on Suzanne Collins' novel series. Family Liam was born in Australia. His elder brothers are Chris and Luke Hemsworth. Liam's sister-in-law a Spanish actress ...

8. Mel Gibson


Image Mel Gibson is an American multitalented filmmaker and actor. He was born in Peekskill, New York. He is popular for playing action hero roles like his character as Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon and as Max Rockatansky in Mad Max action series. He studied at National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. He is the founder of a production company Icon Entertainment, which was found in the year 1989. He gets pleasant reviews for his work by film critics and holds his position on their favorable notes. He made his debut into cine industry as a student in 1977 movie Summer City. After that, he did many films which brought him so much fame and experience that he joined Hollywood and acted in his first American drama film “T...

9. Jason Segel


Image Jason Segel born to a rich Jewish lawyer, he spent his childhood in a posh locality in Los Angeles. While he was young, he was bullied by his fellows at the Christian elementary school because of his Jewish background although his mother was Christian. By the time he became a teenager he had become a lanky fellow with his height reaching 6’4”, he had described this period in life as "the weird, gangly kid who was like ET trying to figure out how his limbs worked." As a budding teenager, Segel found interest in puppet and also began making short films. Later in his life, he explained that puppets were a solution to ...

10. Ellen DeGeneres


Image Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedienne. She is a very famous American actress, television host, writer, and producer. She was born in Metairie, Louisiana. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Jane and Elliott Everett DeGeneres. She has one brother, Vance, who is a musician and producer. Ellen is of German, French, English, and Irish origin. In 1973, her parent got divorced. After a short time, her mother married to Roy Gruessendorf. She lived with her mother. Her brother, Vance stayed with his father. She did her graduation from Atlanta High School. For further studies, she went to the University of New Orleans. But after some time she left to the University, and start works in a Law firm. Ellen relates mu...

11. Diane Lane


Image Diane Lane is an Oscar-nominated American actress, born and raised in New York City. She began her acting career professional at a very tender age. (six years old), at a local club in NY. When she turned 12, she grabbed a role in “The Cherry Orchard”, and at that same time, she was also a student at Hunter College High School. But her grades were never that good; she suffered in academia due to her ever busy schedule. It was in 1981 that Diane made a transition, from being cast as a child actor in more adult roles. She got a role in the film “ Cattle Annie and the Little Britches.” Her breakthrough performance came through the films that were adaptations of the novels by a very well kn...

12. Rosamund Pike


Image She’s known to be magnificent in portraying different characters of a classy girl. It is true, that “Bond Girl Are Forever” in her documentary work in 2002. Known for eloquent to her roles and quite a modernized role model known as Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike. Born on January 27th 1979 in London, England. She first appeared as Miranda Frost in the franchise movie “Die Another Day” with Pierce Brosnan. She served as the attaché of Gustav Grave the alter ego of the known dead Colonel Moon when Bond successfully dropped him at the peak of a cliff with waterfalls. She also appeared in various roles in movies like “Promise Land” as Rose, as Elizabeth Malet in the movie “The Libertine”,...

13. Elijah Wood


Image Elijah Jordan Wood is an actor from Hollywood, and is also a film producer and DJ, born on 28th January 1981, to the father, Warren Wood, and mother, Debbie Wood in Cedar Rapids, U.S. He is of English, Austrian, German, Danish and Polish ancestry. He has an elder brother named Zachariah Wood, a video game producer, and a younger sister named Hannah Wood. Elijah started modeling at the age of seven, in his hometown and even pursued piano lessons. He worked at an elementary school in The Sound of Music. He was a critically acclaimed child actor, at the age of nine. Elijah achieved his first acting opportunity in Paula Abdul’s music video 'Forever Your Girl'. Though h...

14. Jason Bateman


Image Jason Bateman, born on 14th of January, 1969, is a director, producer and a critically acclaimed actor who rose to fame from very early age. He started his career with a cereal TV commercial for Golden Grahams in 1980. After that, Bateman got a role in a sitcom named Little House on the Prairie. He worked on another TV show Silver Spoons from 1982 to 1984. In 1984, he appeared in many small roles on TV shows like Knight Rider. In the same year, he also worked in a lead role on a short TV series, It's Your Move for a year. In 1987, he was seen on Win, Lose or Draw, in their inaugural week. In mid-80's, he earned the status of a teen idol. And this h...

15. Orlando Bloom


Image The English fame chosen as the ‘People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive’ for 2007, Orlando Bloom was born on 13th of January 1977 in Canterbury, Kent. Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was believed to be the son of Sonia Constance Josephine who hails from Calcutta and Harry Saul Bloom, a Jewish South-African novelist. Later on, nine years after Harry Blooms death, it was revealed that Colin Stone who was Sonia’s partner as well as family friend, was Bloom’s biological father. Stone, who was the principal at Concorde International Language School, became Orlando’s custodian afterward. Bloom’s mother, Sonia is the daughter of a Physician/Su...

16. Morris Chestnut


Image Morris Lamont Chestnut popularly known as Morris Chestnut was born on 1 January 1969, in Cerritos located in California. His father’s name is Morris Chestnut Sr. His mother’s name is Shirley. He has completed his graduation from Richard Gahr High School in the year of 1986. Consequently, he finished his education of learning Finance and Drama from the California State University positioned in Northridge. He is an English movie actor, originally from America. After finishing his schooling, he went ahead in fulfilling his dream of becoming an actor. Morris Chestnut got married in the year of 1995 to Pam Byse. Currently, he is leading a very healthy life with his wife and two children named as Grant ...