Born in 1985

Jan 1 Eyjólfur Héðinsson an Icelandic footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Danish club FC Midtjylland. Eyjólfur Héðinsson, sometimes called "gyðingur", started his football career at ÍR. There he was early recognized as a promising player and was simply outstanding in his age. In 1995 he was voted as the best player at Shellmótið-cup and he got his first taste of international football at the age 17 when he led U-17 team for Iceland as captain. Eyjólfur is a friend of the Icelandic track & field athlete Trausti Stefánsson
Jan 1 Katrina Law an American actress, known for her roles on Spartacus and Arrow.
Jan 1 Jeff Carter a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. During his NHL career, he won the Stanley Cup in 2012, and 2014, he has appeared in one All-Star Game in 2009, and led the Philadelphia Flyers – for whom he played six seasons – in scoring during the 2008-09 season; his 46 goals during that season were good for second overall in the NHL. Carter also played 39 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011-12 NHL season before being traded to Los Angeles
Jan 1 Robert Kajuga (athlete) a Rwandan long-distance track and road runner. He represented Rwanda in the 10,000 metres at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Jan 1 Dmytro Hololobov a Ukrainian football defender.
Jan 1 Jannis Bäcker a German bobsledder who has competed since 2008.
Jan 1 Denis Abdullin a Russian professional ice hockey forward. He is currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the Kontinental Hockey League
Jan 1 Steven Davis a Northern Irish professional footballer who plays for Southampton and is the captain of the Northern Ireland national team. Davis made his full international debut in 2005 and has since been capped 64 times at senior level, scoring five goals
Jan 1 Tiago Splitter a Brazilian professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. As a member of the San Antonio Spurs in 2014, Splitter became the first Brazilian-born player to win an NBA championship
Jan 2 Jessica Schultz an American curler from Richfield, Minnesota. She currently plays second for Erika Brown
Jan 2 Liana Ungur a professional Romanian tennis player. On December 13, 2010, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 157
Jan 2 Teng Haibin a male Chinese gymnast. He is a Two Time World Champion as well as an Olympic gold medalist on the pommel horse. He cost his team a medal at the 2004 Olympics with multiple falls on every apparatus. He and Xiao Qin are considered personal favorites of Head Coach Huang Yubin
Jan 2 Oleksandr Sytnyk a professional Ukrainian football defender.
Jan 2 Konrad Niedźwiedzki a Polish long track speed skater who participates in international competitions.
Jan 2 Blaise Yepmou a Cameroonian boxer. He competed in the super heavyweight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics and was eliminated in the round of 16 by Mohamed Arjaoui of Morocco. After his defeat, he was one of seven Cameroonian athletes who disappeared from the Olympic Village
Jan 2 Guo Chunquan a Chinese football player who currently plays for Chinese Super League side Harbin Yiteng.
Jan 2 Ismaël Bangoura a Guinean football striker who currently plays for Qatari club Umm Salal on loan from the French club FC Nantes. His favourite position is striker. Also, Bangoura has played as a winger and attacking midfielder
Jan 2 Dmitri Parkhachev a footballer who plays for Atyrau.
Jan 2 Heather O'Reilly a member of the United States women's national soccer team and a three-time Olympic gold medalist. She is a midfielder currently playing for the Boston Breakers in National Women's Soccer League
Jan 2 Ivan Dodig a Croatian tennis player. His career-high ATP rankings are world 29 in singles and world 6 in doubles
Jan 3 Evan Moore a retired, former American football tight end in the National Football League. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2008 out of Stanford University. He played college football and college basketball at Stanford
Jan 3 Marko Tomas a Croatian professional basketball player for Cedevita Zagreb of the Croatian League.
Jan 3 Volodymyr Trachuk an Ukrainian Nordic combined skier who has competed since 2004. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 41st in the 10 km individual normal hill event at Vancouver in 2010
Jan 3 Sandro Iashvili a Georgian football striker. As of March 2012, he plays for FC Chikhura Sachkhere
Jan 3 Mikhail Zhukov (ice hockey) a Russian professional ice hockey center who currently plays for Spartak Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League.
Jan 3 Merab Gagunashvili a Georgian chess grandmaster and Georgian Champion in 2004.
Jan 3 Nicole Beharie an American actress. She is known for her roles in American Violet , Shame , and 42. Since September 2013, she has starred in the Fox fantasy series Sleepy Hollow
Jan 3 Mateusz Bartel a Polish chess player who holds the title of International Grandmaster. He won the under-18 European championship in 2003
Jan 3 Asa Akira an American pornographic actress and adult film director.
Jan 3 John David Booty a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He last played for the Houston Texans until being cut on September 4, 2010. He played college football at USC
Jan 3 Linas Kleiza a Lithuanian professional basketball player who plays for Emporio Armani Milano of the Italian League. Standing at 6 ft 8 in , he can play either forward position. He also represents the Lithuanian national basketball team in the international competitions
Jan 4 Fernando Rees a Brazilian racecar driver. He started his career racing with go-karts back in 1993 at age 8. Fernando made his single-seater's debut in 2001, and has recently competed in the most celebrated international racing championships. Rees currently has over 15 years of racing experience and is known as a quick and competitive driver in today's advanced race cars
Jan 4 Danielle Campo a Canadian Paralympic swimmer.
Jan 4 Hryhoriy Yarmash a Ukrainian football defender currently playing for FC Zorya Luhansk after 5 seasons with FC Vorskla Poltava in the Ukrainian Premier League. Prior to coming to Vorskla Poltava in July 2005, he played in Dynamo Kyiv
Jan 4 Jung Sung-ryong a South Korean football goalkeeper, who currently plays for the South Korean national team and Suwon Bluewings in the K League.
Jan 4 Ross Turnbull an English footballer, who plays as a goalkeeper for Barnsley.
Jan 4 Réver a Brazilian footballer who plays for Brazilian Série A club Atlético Mineiro.
Jan 4 Meaghan Mikkelson a member of the Canada women's national ice hockey team and plays for Team Alberta CWHL in the Canadian Women's Hockey League for the 2011–12 season. Mikkelson also won gold medals during the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics Games. She was selected third overall by Team Alberta CWHL in the 2011 CWHL Draft. Also she was a player for the Edmonton Chimos
Jan 4 Lenora Crichlow an English actress best known for her roles as Annie Sawyer in the supernatural drama series Being Human , Maria "Sugar" Sweet in the International Emmy Award–winning comedy-drama series Sugar Rush , and Shania Andrews in the sports drama film Fast Girls. In 2010, Crichlow portrayed Ali Redcliffe in the six-part romantic comedy series Material Girl. In 2013, Crichlow played the main role of Victoria Skillane in the episode "White Bear" of the critically acclaimed anthology series Black Mirror. From September to December 2013, she portrayed Lulu Lovette in the American sitcom Back in the Game
Jan 4 Robbie Dixon a Canadian alpine skier.
Jan 4 Kari Aalvik Grimsbø a Norwegian handball player, who grew up in Skaun. She is a goalkeeper for Team Esbjerg and the Norwegian national team
Jan 4 Gökhan Gönül a Turkish international footballer who currently plays as a right back for Fenerbahçe. Gönül is also a senior international for Turkey. Gönül was born in Karaköy, Samsun, where he and his family lived before moving to Bursa when Gönül was six years old. His uncle signed him up with Bursayolspor's youth squad in 1999, and Gönül began his footballing career as a goalkeeper. However, after several other young goalkeepers signed with the club, Gönül was moved to the outfield. After putting in several performances, Gönül was told he would not play goalkeeper again. At first, Gönül played football as a hobby and something to play when there was nothing else to He began taking the sport more seriously when his coach at the time, Mehmet Kirazoğlu, took him under his wing and trained him individually. Soon after, Gönül played in a senior match against 30-year olds; Gönül was 13 at the time
Jan 4 Al Jefferson an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.
Jan 5 Yoon So-yi a South Korean actress. She debuted as a print and commercial model, then began acting in Ryoo Seung-wan's action-comedy film Arahan in 2004, followed by Shadowless Sword in 2005. Yoon has had leading roles in television dramas, notably in Goodbye Solo , Glass Castle , Hero , and Warrior Baek Dong-soo
Jan 5 Saša Stamenković a Serbian football Goalkeeper playing for Azerbaijani club Neftchi Baku.
Jan 5 Lopez Lomong a South Sudanese-born American track and field athlete. Lomong, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, came to the United States at the age of 16 and became a U.S. citizen in 2007
Jan 5 Marek Kvapil a Czech ice hockey player who currently plays for Dynamo Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League. He has won the Gagarin Cup twice with Dynamo in 2012 and 2013. Although born in the Slovak city of Ilava, Kvapil has represented the Czech Republic in various international competitions
Jan 5 Diego Vera a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a striker for Estudiantes de La Plata in the Argentine Primera División.
Jan 5 Michael Cuccione a Canadian child actor, singer, dancer, author, and cancer research activist.
Jan 5 Fabienne Suter a World Cup alpine ski racer from Switzerland. Born in Sattel in the canton of Schwyz, she specializes in super-G, giant slalom and downhill