Born in 1982

Jan 1 Luke Rodgers an English professional footballer who plays as a striker. He is without a club after leaving Forest Green Rovers in December 2014
Jan 1 Juerg Egger a Swiss bobsledder who has competed since 2005. His best Bobsleigh World Cup finish was second in the four-man event at Cesana Pariol in January 2008
Jan 1 Serhiy Sibiryakov a Ukrainian football midfielder for Bukovyna Chernivtsi in the Ukrainian First League.
Jan 1 Aleksandr Oleinik a Russian professional footballer. He made his debut in the Russian Premier League in 2001 for FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk. He played 2 games in the UEFA Cup 2001–02 for FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk
Jan 1 Radosław Matusiak a Polish footballer who most recently played for Widzew Łódź.
Jan 1 João Carlos Pinto Chaves a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Russian club FC Spartak Moscow, as a central defender.
Jan 1 Benoît Angbwa a Cameroonian footballer. Most recently, he played for Anzhi Makhachkala. He normally plays as a defender in a right back position, but can also play on the right side of midfield
Jan 1 David Nalbandian a retired Argentine professional tennis player and former World 3. He was runner-up at the 2002 Wimbledon Championships and the winner of the Tennis Masters Cup in 2005. He has also won two Masters 1000 events and reached the semi-finals or better at all four Grand Slam tournaments
Jan 1 Egidio Arévalo a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Liga MX club Tigres de la UANL and the Uruguay national team. He holds Mexican citizenship
Jan 2 Andriy Khomyn (footballer born 1982) a Ukrainian footballer who currently plays for Ukrainian Premier League club FC Arsenal Kyiv.
Jan 2 Han Ga-in a South Korean actress. She starred in television series Yellow Handkerchief and Terms of Endearment early in her career, and became a sought-after model in commercials. Her projects in 2012 were hugely successful, with her period drama Moon Embracing the Sun topping the TV ratings chart, and her film Architecture 101 becoming a box office hit
Jan 2 Davide Moro an Italian football midfielder. He currently plays for Empoli
Jan 2 Dustin Clare an Australian actor. He is best known for his starring role as Gannicus in the Starz series Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Spartacus: Vengeance and Spartacus: War of the Damned, and as Riley Ward on the series McLeod's Daughters
Jan 2 Peter Hamerlík a Slovak ice hockey goaltender who attended the 2010 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Slovakia men's national ice hockey team.
Jan 2 Athanasia Tsoumeleka a Greek race walker, who won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Jan 3 Lasse Nilsson a Swedish footballer who currently plays for the Elfsborg in the Swedish Allsvenskan.
Jan 3 Jefthon a Brazilian football defender playing for Itabuna.
Jan 3 Jodie Whittaker an English actress. She first came to prominence for her work in the film Venus and has since starred in films such as St Trinian's , Good , St Trinian's 2 , and Attack the Block. She has also starred in the television series Tess of the D'Urbervilles , Wired , Return to Cranford , Marchlands , Broadchurch , and The Assets
Jan 3 Mansur Rejepov a Turkmen weightlifter competing in the 85 kg category. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Jan 3 Chisu a Finnish pop artist, songwriter, and producer. She wrote her first single, "Mun koti ei oo täällä", to the soundtrack of the movie Sooloilua. The song was a hit in Finland in Spring 2008, peaking at number one on both the Singles Chart and the Downloads Chart and spending seven and nine weeks atop, respectively. She released her second album Vapaa ja yksin on September 23, 2009. Her third and latest album, Kun valaistun, was released on October 5, 2011, through Warner Music Finland
Jan 3 Andrey Paryvaew a Belarusian professional footballer.
Jan 3 Aleksei Vanyushin a Russian professional footballer. He last played for FC Znamya Truda Orekhovo-Zuyevo
Jan 3 Eşref Apak a Turkish hammer thrower. Apak was a member of Fenerbahçe Athletics in Istanbul then transferred to Enkaspor, where he is coached by Artun Talay. The 185 cm tall athlete at 115 kg is a student of physical education and sports at Gazi University in Ankara
Jan 3 Peter Clarke (footballer) an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Blackpool.
Jan 4 Lucie Škrobáková a Czech athlete who competes in the 60 metres hurdles and 100 metres hurdles. She is the 2001 European junior bronze medallist, and took the silver medal at the 2009 European Indoor Championships. Her personal best times are 12.73 seconds and 7.95 s in the 100 and 60 metres hurdles respectively
Jan 4 Chen Wei-ling from Tainan, Taiwan, ROC. She is an Olympic weightlifter and powerlifter
Jan 4 Bernhard Kohl an Austrian former professional road bicycle racer and recognized climbing specialist. After the Gerolsteiner team announced they would not be in existence for the 2009 season, Kohl signed with UCI ProTeam Silence-Lotto for three years. His biggest career achievements include becoming the Austrian national road race champion, finishing third place overall in the Dauphiné Libéré and winning the polka dot jersey as the best climber in the 2008 Tour de France. He was 73 seconds behind winner Carlos Sastre at the completion of the event, finishing in third place in the General classification
Jan 4 Kang Hye-jung a South Korean actress. Kang first gained acting recognition for her role in the arthouse film Nabi , then two years later, she shot to stardom in 2003 through Park Chan-wook's revenge thriller Oldboy. She continued giving risky performances in the next several years which drew further critical acclaim, notably in Han Jae-rim's relationship drama Rules of Dating , and Park Kwang-hyun's Korean War comedy Welcome to Dongmakgol. In recent years, Kang has starred in more conventional melodramas such as Herb and Girlfriends , which have been less successful with audiences and critics
Jan 4 David Jirka a Czech rower.
Jan 4 Paulo Ferrari an Italian Argentine football right full back.
Jan 4 Hollie Stevens the stage name of an American pornographic actress, model and writer. She was considered a pioneer of the porn genre known as clown porn, which features actors in clown makeup
Jan 5 Darren Mackie a Scottish footballer who plays for Turriff United. Mackie was born in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and previously played as a striker for Aberdeen in the Scottish Premier League between 1998 and 2012, with a loan spell at Inverness Caledonian Thistle in 2004
Jan 5 Cirilo Saucedo a Mexican goalkeeper. He currently plays for Tijuana one of the teams of the Primera División de México
Jan 5 Janica Kostelić a former World Cup alpine ski racer and four-time Olympic gold medalist from Croatia. In addition to the Olympics, she won five gold medals at the World Championships. In World Cup competition, she won thirty individual races, three overall titles, three slalom titles, and four combined titles
Jan 5 Jaroslav Plašil a Czech footballer who currently plays for Girondins de Bordeaux in Ligue 1 and the Czech Republic national football team.
Jan 5 Kjersti Buaas a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim. She placed 4th in women's half-pipe at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in women's half-pipe in Turin, Italy. Buaas recovered from a broken leg only a week before her bronze-winning ride
Jan 5 Giorgos Abalof a Russian-born Greek fencer. He competed in the individual épée event at the 2004 Summer Olympics
Jan 5 Giovanni Pasquale an Italian footballer who plays as a full-back for Serie A side Udinese.
Jan 5 Tiiu Nurmberg a former Canadian alpine skier of Estonian descent, who represented Estonia at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. She represented Estonia at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
Jan 5 Vadims Vasiļevskis a Latvian javelin thrower, a silver medalist of 2004 Summer Olympics. Vasiļevskis achieved his best result of 90.73m on July 22, 2007 in Tallinn, Estonia, becoming the tenth longest javelin thrower of all times
Jan 5 Benoît Vaugrenard a French road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam FDJ.fr.
Jan 6 Tiffany Pollard an American reality television personality and actress. She is best known for her participation in VH1's Flavor of Love and I Love New York television series. Pollard was given the nickname "New York" by rapper Flavor Flav, whom she dated on both season 1 and season 2 of Flavor of Love. She is also known colloquially by her self-proclaimed nickname, the "HBIC ", which she exclaimed in the Flavor of Love series to taunt her competitors
Jan 6 Brian Bass a former American professional baseball pitcher and current pitching coach for the Stevenson University Mustangs in addition to offering private pitching instructions. He previously played for the Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, and Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball. He most recently played for the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball
Jan 6 Walton Eller an American trap shooter and four-time U.S. Olympic athlete. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he won the gold medal in men's double trap setting both an Olympic Record and a Final Olympic Record
Jan 6 Amon Simutowe the first Grandmaster from sub-Saharan Africa and the third black chess Grandmaster in history, after Maurice Ashley and Pontus Carlsson. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Master of Science in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford
Jan 6 Eddie Redmayne an English actor, singer and model. He is best known for co-starring as Marius Pontmercy in the musical film Les Miserables in 2012. He has also appeared in the BBC television series Birdsong. Redmayne won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the stage production of Red. He also received the 2011 Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Shakespearean Performance for his portrayal of Richard II at London's Donmar Warehouse. He appears as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, which opened in November 2014, and is set to appear in the science fiction space opera Jupiter Ascending in February 2015
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Jan 6 Alex Henrique da Silva a Brazilian-born Armenian football player. He currently plays as a defender for the Yerevan-based FC Mika of the Armenian Premier League. He also plays for the Armenian national team
Jan 6 Gilbert Arenas an American professional basketball player who last played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association.
Jan 7 Hannah Stockbauer a World Champion, Olympic and national-record holding swimmer from Germany. In 2003, she was named the female World Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine, following her winning the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyles at the 2003 World Championships