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Birthdays Of Famous People Born In April

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April is upon us and with it comes a tonne of celebrity birthdays. From movie stars to first ladies, April is filled with some exciting celebrity birthdays. Check them out below:


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Asa Butterfield

‘Sex Education’ star Asa Butterfield kicks off our celebrity’s birthdays list as he was born on April 1, 1997.

He was born in Islington, London, and is the son of Jacqueline Farr, a psychologist, and Sam Butterfield, an advertising copywriter.

Eddie Murphy

Legendary actor and comedian Eddie Murphy was born on April 3, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York.

He has acted in timeless movies such as Natty professor, Daddy Daycare, Coming to America and voiced the donkey in Shrek, among many more. Eddie has also worked as a stand-up comedian in the past and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.

Robert Downey Jr

Marvel superhero “Iron Man” actor Robert Downey Jr. was born April 4, 1965. The American actor, producer, and singer was born in Manhattan, New York City, as the younger of two children.  

In 2008, Downey was named by Time magazine among the 100 most influential people in the world, and from 2013 to 2015, he was listed by Forbes as Hollywood’s highest-paid actor.

Pharrell Williams

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Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams was born on April 5, 1973, in Virginia. The ‘Happy’ singer has won 13 Grammy awards. 

At 46 years old, Pharrell Williams looks barely a day over 20. Not only is he an established musician, but also a rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.

Kristen Stewart

‘Twilight’ Actress Kristen Stewart was born April 9, 1990, in Los Angeles. She started her acting career early in life as both her parents worked in show business. 

She is the recipient of several accolades, including a César Award, which she was the first American actress to win. She was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2010 and 2012.

Emma Watson

English Actress and Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born on April 15, 1990, in Paris. 

As a child, she rose to prominence with her first professional acting role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, having acted only in school plays previously. 

She was honored by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2014, winning British Artist of the Year.

That same year, she was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and helped launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which encourages all genders to work towards gender equality.

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Chance the Rapper

Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, better known by his stage name Chance the Rapper, was born April 16, 1993, in Chicago, Illinois. His third mixtape, Coloring Book earned him three Grammy awards. 

Bennett’s interest in music began with Michael Jackson, who he exclusively listened to on cassettes until the fifth grade.

Kourtney Kardashian

The reality star, socialite and entrepreneur Kourtney Mary Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California on April 18, 1979. The mother of three stars in E! Keeping Up With The Kardashians whose success led to the creation of multiple spin-offs. 

Kourtney and her siblings are popular on social media and endorse products such as waist slimming pants and beauty products for which they are paid thousands of dollars per endorsement.

John Cena

World-renown professional wrestler and actor John Cena was born April 23, 1977. He is currently signed to WWE where he wrestles part-time. He has also starred in various films. 

Outside of wrestling, Cena has had leading roles in films such as The Marine (2006), 12 Rounds (2009), Trainwreck (2015), Ferdinand (2017), Bumblebee (2018), and F9: The Fast Saga (2020). He is also known for his involvement in numerous charitable causes.

Channing Tatum

“Magic Mike” actor Channing Tatum was born April 26, 1980. He was born in Cullman, Alabama, to Kay Tatum, an airline worker, and Glenn Tatum, who worked in construction. 

His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up, which introduced him to a wider audience.

Melania Trump

Slovenian-American former fashion model and the current first lady of the United States, Melania Trump was born on April 26, 1970. She is the wife of the 45th president of the United States Donald Trump.

The 49-year-old was born in Novo Mesto, and grew up in Sevnica, in the Yugoslav republic of Slovenia.

Jessica Alba

Actress and businesswoman Jessica Alba was born on April 28, 1981. Jessica rose to prominence at 19, as the lead actress of the television series Dark Angel, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. 

Alba met her husband Cash Warren while filming Fantastic Four in 2004 and after a wedding in 2008, they were blessed with three children.

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