Today’s famous birthdays list for January 2, 2021 includes celebrities Taye Diggs, Kate Bosworth


Taye Diggs and Kate Bosworth

Taye Diggs and Kate Bosworth celebrate birthdays on January 2nd. (AP)

Top celebrity birthdays on January 2, 2021

Birthday wishes go out to Taye Diggs, Kate Bosworth and all the other celebrities with birthdays today.  Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on January 2nd and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

Jack Hanna

Wildlife advocate Jack Hanna poses for a portrait with a serval cub on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)Dan Hallman/Invision/AP

Zookeeper Jack Hanna turns 74

Fun fact: Graduated from Muskingum College in Ohio

Gabrielle Carteris

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris speaks at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo/Chris Pizzello)Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Actress Gabrielle Carteris turns 60

Fun fact: Originally from Scottsdale, AZ

Tia Carrere

Actress Tia Carrere sings the National Anthem at the start of a preseason NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Los Angeles Rams, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)AP

Actress Tia Carrere turns 54

Fun fact: One of her first TV show appearances was in an episode of ‘The A-Team’

Christy Turlington

Christy Turlington arrives at the 5th annual InStyle Awards on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Model Christy Turlington turns 52

Fun fact: Has appeared in music videos for George Michael and Duran Duran

Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs, dressed as Eddie Murphy’s character from “Dolemite Is My Name,” speaks at the 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Actor Taye Diggs turns 50

Fun fact: Was part of the original Broadway cast of ‘Rent’

Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard speaks at the Motortrend’s “Top Gear America” during the Discovery Network TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Actor Dax Shepard turns 46

Fun fact: Both of his parents were involved in the automotive industry

Paz Vega

Paz Vega arrives at the 2020 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Viewing Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Actress Paz Vega turns 45

Fun fact: Dropped out of college to pursue an acting career

Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Actress Kate Bosworth turns 38

Fun fact: Kate’s eyes are two different colors

Anthony Carrigan

Anthony Carrigan arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Actor Anthony Carrigan turns 38

Fun fact: Appeared as a villain in multiple DC television shows

More celebrities with birthdays today

Actor Wendy Phillips (“I Am Sam”) is 69. Actor Cynthia Sikes (“St. Elsewhere”) is 67. Actor Cuba Gooding Junior is 53. Actor Renee Elise Goldsberry (Broadway’s “Hamilton”) is 50. Singer Doug Robb of Hoobastank is 46. Sax player-guitarist Jerry DePizzo Jr. of O.A.R. is 42. Singer Kelton Kessee of Immature and of IMX is 40. Musician Ryan Merchant of Capital Cities is 40. Musician Trombone Shorty is 35. Singer Bryson Tiller is 28.

Other popular or historical birthdays on January 2nd

Isaac Asimov, sci-fi writer

Roger Miller, country singer

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Sean Connery, Chadwick Boseman and Kelly Preston and rocker Eddie Van Halen

2020 celebrity deaths included actors Sean Connery, Chadwick Boseman and Kelly Preston and rocker Eddie Van Halen. (AP)

Remembering stars who died this year: Celebrity deaths in 2020

celebrity fun facts collage

Prior celebrity fun facts (Associated Press)

Celebrity fun facts

Emilia Clarke

Sophie Turner

Jason Momoa

Danielle Fishel and the ‘Boy Meets World’ cast

Chris Hemsworth

Amanda Seyfried

Kat Dennings

Robert Downey Jr.

Alyson Hannigan

Tiffani Amber Thiessen

Miley Cyrus

Emma Stone

Seth MacFarlane

Mark Hamill

Jennifer Lawrence & Mila Kunis

David Hasselhoff

Lindsay Lohan

Natalie Portman

George Clooney

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emma Watson

Alec Baldwin

Jenna Fischer

Kate Mara

Jennifer Aniston

Alan Alda

Betty White

Dave Matthews

Danica McKellar

Taylor Swift

Britney Spears

Bill Nye

Scarlett Johansson

Rachel McAdams

Demi Moore

Julia Roberts

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A look at prior movie and tv-related fun fact lists (Associated Press)

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