Here are all the famous people who were born on May 5th, Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican celebration meant to mark the 1862 Mexican victory at the Battle of Pueblo, and there are a surprising number of celebrities born on Cinco de Mayo. Celebs who have May 5 birthdays range in artistic mediums and achievements, but can all share their unique date of birth as a fun fact about themselves.
Who are some celebrities born on May 5th? Famed singer Adele was born on the date, as was hip hop artist Chris Brown. The late Tammy Wynette, a legend of the country music scene, was also born on the date. Other famous people born on Cinco de Mayo include Craig David, Henry Cavill, and Danielle Fishel.
Curious about other celebrities with Cinco de Mayo birthdays? Browse this list to learn more.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, MBE is a British singer and songwriter. Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008. Her debut album, 19, was also released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. It certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the U.S. An appearance she made on Saturday Night Live in late 2008 boosted her career in the United States. At the 51st Annual Grammy Awards, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Adele released her second studio album, titled 21, in ...more
Birthplace: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom
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Christopher Maurice Brown "Chris" Brown is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year. It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. With his first single "Run It!" peaking atop the US Billboard Hot 100, Brown became the first male artist as a lead since Diddy in 1997 to have his debut single top the chart. His second album Exclusive ...more
Birthplace: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America
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Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill is a British actor. Cavill began his acting career starring as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He would later star in minor and supporting roles in television shows such as BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Midsomer Murders and The Tudors before transitioning to more mainstream Hollywood films such as Tristan & Isolde, Stardust and Immortals. In 2008, Cavill became the face and official spokesperson of the Dunhill fragrance collection for men campaign. He was also cast in the main ensemble of the 2007 Showtime series The Tudors, starring as Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk until the series' end in 2010. Cavill ...more
Birthplace: Jersey, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
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Virginia Wynette Pugh, known professionally by her stage name Tammy Wynette, was an American country music singer-songwriter and one of country music's best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers. She was a country music icon. Wynette was called the "First Lady of Country Music", and her best-known song, "Stand by Your Man", was one of the best-selling hit singles by a woman in the history of country music till the famous Dolly Parton song 9 to 5 came out. Many of her hits dealt with classic themes of loneliness, divorce, and the difficulties of man-woman relationships. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Wynette charted 23 No. 1 songs. Along with Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton., ...more
Birthplace: Bounds, Mississippi, United States of America
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