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Famous People Born in 1978

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List of famous people born in 1978, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1978 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1978. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1978, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1978 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

This list has a variety of celebs, like Kobe Bryant and Katie Holmes, in it.

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  • Charles Randolph Korsmo (born July 20, 1978) is an American lawyer and former child actor....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America
    • Gender: Male

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    Chelsea Peretti (born February 20, 1978) is an American comedian, actress, and writer. She is best known for portraying Gina Linetti in the police comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America
    • Gender: Female

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  • Amber Joy Mariano (née Brkich; born August 11, 1978) is an American television personality and winner of Survivor: All-Stars with its $1,000,000 prize, after appearing as a contestant on one of its predecessors, Survivor: The Australian Outback. She is married to fellow Survivor contestant of Survivor: Marquesas, All-Stars, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains and winner of Survivor: Redemption Island, Rob Mariano, with whom she appeared in The Amazing Race....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Gender: Female

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    Clayton Holmes "Clay" Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom; November 30, 1978) is an American singer, television personality, actor, politician, and activist. He first gained fame when he came in second place on the second season of the reality singing competition American Idol in 2003. His debut album, Measure of a Man, released in October 2003, went multi-platinum. He released four more albums on the RCA label: Merry Christmas with Love (2004), A Thousand Different Ways (2006), the Christmas EP All is Well (2006), and On My Way Here (2008). Since then he has released two more albums, both with Decca Records: Tried and True (2010) and Steadfast (2012). Aiken has also had eleven tours in...  more
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Gender: Male

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