Celebrities Born On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This list includes information on famous people born on Martin Luther King Jr. Day loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians and politicians were born on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. While these celebrities all have MLK birthdays some are born on different dates as the holiday is always observed on the third Monday of January.

Who will you find on this celebs with Martin Luther King Jr. Day birthdays list? Dove Cameron lands in the top spot. The Disney actress was born on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1996. Cameron has appeared in several movies and TV series including Liv and Maddie, Descendants, and Barely Lethal. Angelique Kerber also has an Martin Luther King Jr. Day birthday, Jan. 18, 1988.

Tame Impala musician Kevin Parker was born on Jan. 20, 1986. Other famous people with Martin Luther King Jr. Day birthdays include Yvonne Zima, Aura Dione, and Seth Numrich.

Are you surprised that there are so many famous Martin Luther King Jr. Day birthdays? Take a look at this list and let us know which celebs are your favorites in the comments section.


  • Dove Olivia Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman; January 15, 1996) is an American singer and actress. She played a dual role as the eponymous characters in the Disney Channel comedy series Liv and Maddie, for which she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming. She has also portrayed Mal in the Descendants film series. Cameron further starred in the comedy thriller Vengeance (2022). In 2016, Cameron starred in the NBC live television musical Hairspray Live!, which earned her a nomination for Best Musical Moment at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, for her performance of "You Can't Stop the Beat". On stage, from 2018 to 2019, she played the role of Cher ...more
    • Age: 27
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
    • Born: 01-15-1996
  • Angelique Kerber
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    Angelique Kerber (born 18 January 1988) is a German professional tennis player. A former world No. 1 and winner of three Grand Slam tournaments, she made her professional debut in 2003 and rose to prominence upon reaching the semifinals of the 2011 US Open as the No. 92-ranked player in the world. She ascended to the top of the rankings on 12 September 2016, thus becoming the twenty-second and oldest player to achieve the number-one ranking for the first time and the first new number-one player since Victoria Azarenka in 2012.A left-hander known for her counter-punching all-court game, Kerber has won 12 career singles titles across all surfaces on the WTA Tour, including the aforementioned ...more
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
    • Born: 01-18-1988
  • Kevin Parker
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    Kevin Richard Parker is an Australian multi-instrumentalist and psychedelic rock musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the leader of the band Tame Impala, for which he writes and records the majority of the music.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    • Born: 01-20-1986
  • Yvonne Zima (born January 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Daisy Carter on The Young and the Restless.
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA
    • Born: 01-16-1989
  • Maria Louise Joensen (born 21 January 1985), formerly known as Aura Dione, now just Aura, is a Danish singer and songwriter. In 2008 she released her debut album, Columbine. The album spawned the hit single "I Will Love You Monday (365)", which reached number one in Germany, achieved over 80 million video views and was certified platinum. After winning the European Border Breaker Award in 2011, Dione won Best Female Artist and Hit of the Year for "Geronimo" at the Danish Music Awards 2012 and Female Artist of the Year in 2013; she is one of Denmark's top two female recording artists and one of Germany's top three.
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Born: 01-21-1985
  • Seth Numrich
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    Seth Numrich is an American stage and television / film actor.
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    • Born: 01-19-1987