Born in 1986

Jan 1 Dmitry Japarov a Russian cross-country skier.
Jan 1 Colin Morgan a Northern Irish film, television and theatre actor best known for playing the title character in the BBC TV series Merlin. He made his West End theatre acting debut in 2007 as Vernon Little in DBC Pierre's Vernon God Little, followed by his role as Esteban in Pedro Almodóvar's Todo sobre mi madre. Since then, he has been in the London theatre productions Thomas Babe's A Prayer for My Daughter , Pedro Miguel Rozo's Our Private Life , Step in Time at The Old Vic 24 Hour Musicals Celebrity Gala , Shakespeare's The Tempest , and Jez Butterworth's Mojo. His first main part on television was as the title character in the BBC TV series Merlin. He is a recent addition to the second series of award-winning Northern Ireland television crime drama The Fall as Tom Anderson. He will also portray the lead role Leo in the AMC/Channel 4 Sci-fi TV Series Humans. His film roles include Parked and Island. His current film projects Testament of Youth and Legend are scheduled for release in 2015
Jan 1 Lu Yong a male Chinese weightlifter and Olympic Gold medalist. He is 172 cm tall
Jan 1 Pablo Cuevas an Uruguayan professional tennis player. Cuevas won the 2008 French Open men's doubles title with Luis Horna
Jan 1 Glen Davis (basketball) an American professional basketball power forward who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of National Basketball Association. Formerly a college basketball player with LSU, Davis was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the 35th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft and shortly after traded to Boston. Davis is listed at 6 ft 9 in , 289 He is well known by his nickname Big Baby
Jan 1 Sergei Berestovskiy a Kazakhstani freestyle skier, specializing in aerials.
Jan 1 Marat Bikmaev an Uzbekistani football striker of Tatar origin who plays for FC Aktobe in the Kazakhstan Premier League.
Jan 1 Lee Sungmin a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy band Super Junior and its sub-groups Super Junior-T, Super Junior-H and Super Junior-M
Jan 2 Ediz Bahtiyaroğlu a Turkish football player who last played for Eskişehirspor in the Turkish Süper Lig.
Jan 2 Trombone Shorty a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He has worked in jazz, funk and rap music. Andrews is the younger brother of trumpeter and bandleader James Andrews as well as the grandson of singer and songwriter Jessie Hill. Andrews began playing trombone at age six, and since 2009 has toured with his own band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Jan 2 Michael Jakobsen a Danish professional footballer, who plays as a defender for Esbjerg fB in the Danish Superliga. He was named 2002 Danish Under-17 Player of the Year, and has played five games for the Denmark national football team
Jan 2 Randolph Morris an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association.
Jan 2 Nicole Reinhardt a German sprint canoer who competed since 2003. She won a gold medal in the K-4 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Jan 2 Per Karlsson a Swedish footballer. He came through the ranks of Solna club Vasalunds IF and was picked up by AIK as a teenager. After coming through the academy at AIK he secured a regular starting-spot at AIK in late 2004, but broke his leg in beginning of 2005 against Väsby United which ruled him out for much of that season. When he became fit again he was loaned out to Väsby United, which now was a feeder club to AIK, for the 2006 season. However he broke his arm this time and wasn't able to play any matches for them. During the 2007 season he was loaned out to Åtvidabergs FF in Superettan and was finally able to play a whole season. During 2008 he once again became a member of the regular starting eleven at AIK, which he lost after his leg break in 2005
Jan 2 Nicolás Bertolo an Argentine football midfielder who is currently under contract with Argentinian club Banfield. His nickname is El Cordobes
Jan 2 Volodymyr Pryyomov a Ukrainian football striker. Last time he played for Chornomorets Odesa. He is also a former Ukraine national under-21 football team player
Jan 2 Nathan Cohen (rower) a retired New Zealand rower. He is a two-time world champion, and won a gold medal in the Olympics
Jan 3 Greg Nwokolo a Nigerian-born naturalized Indonesian professional footballer.
Jan 3 Jacob Timpano an Australian footballer who plays for NSW Premier League club South Coast Wolves.
Jan 3 Guy Tchingoma a Gabonese football player. From 2007, he played in midfield for FC 105 Libreville and the Gabon national football team
Jan 3 Aleksandr Sukhov a Russian professional footballer. Currently, he plays for FC Ufa. He made his debut in the Russian Premier League in 2006 for FC Moscow
Jan 3 Dmitry Starodubtsev a Russian pole vaulter. He has a personal best of 5.90 m and was a finalist at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2011 World Championships in Athletics. He has won medals at world youth and junior levels and was third at the Summer Universiade in 2007
Jan 3 Nejc Pečnik a Slovenian professional footballer, who plays as an attacking midfielder for Red Star Belgrade.
Jan 3 Dana Hussain a sprinter on Iraq's national track and field team, coached by Yousif Abdul-Rahman. Due to the International Olympic Committee ban on Iraq competing at the 2008 Summer Olympics, there were concerns that she might be unable to participate, despite qualifying for the 100- and 200-meter sprint events. The ban was, however, subsequently lifted. She was the only athlete on Iraq's 2008 Olympic team to train within the war-torn country. In Beijing she competed at the 100 metres sprint. In her first round heat she placed sixth in a time of 12.36 which was not enough to advance to the second round
Jan 3 Nikola Peković a Montenegrin professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He is 2.11 m tall and plays at the center position
Jan 3 Jessica O'Rourke an American professional soccer player from Marlton, New Jersey. She is currently playing internationally for the club Zvezda-2005 in the Russian Women's Football Championship league and the UEFA Women's Champions League for the 2010/2011 season
Jan 4 Steve Slaton a running back for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He played college football for West Virginia University, and earned consensus All-American honors. He was chosen by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft, and he has also played for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League
Jan 4 Tolkunbek Hudaybergenov a Turkmen weightlifter. He was born in the Gurbansoltan Eje district, Daşoguz Province
Jan 4 Nicholas Walters an undefeated Jamaican professional boxer and the current WBA World Featherweight Champion.
Jan 4 Roman Svitlychnyi a Ukrainian football defender who plays for FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka.
Jan 4 Hsieh Su-wei a Taiwanese professional female tennis player. As of 25 February 2013 she was ranked 23 in the WTA Tour singles rankings and is the highest-ranked Taiwanese women's singles player ever
Jan 4 Alexei Negmatov a Tajikistani footballer who plays as a defender for FC Vakhsh and the Tajikistan national football team.
Jan 4 Margarita Mukasheva a Kazakhstani runner who specializes in the 800 metres.
Jan 4 James Milner an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester City and the England national team. He previously played for Leeds United, Swindon Town, Newcastle United and Aston Villa. He is mainly a winger but in the 2009–10 season he was utilised in a more central position by Aston Villa
Jan 4 Maria Lamb an Olympic speed skater from River Falls, Wisconsin, who competed in 1500 m and the team pursuit at the 2006 Winter Olympics. She was also selected to compete in the 5000 m for the US at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics
Jan 4 Andrei Krauchanka a Belarusian decathlete. He was the silver medallist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His personal best score of 8617 points is the Belarusian record for the event. He also holds the national indoor record in the heptathlon with 6282 points
Jan 4 Charlyne Yi an American actress, comedian, musician, and writer. Her performances do not include joke-telling as in standup comedy; instead, she uses different tactics such as music, magic, games, and often audience participation. In one performance, she had her head shaved while she sang the song "Nothing Compares 2 U". Her screenwriting debut, the feature film Paper Heart, won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. She co-starred as Chi Park in the medical drama House, alongside Hugh Laurie as one of the doctors on House's team
Jan 4 Priscila Machado a Brazilian TV Host and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Brasil 2011. She represented Brazil in Miss Universe 2011, and finished the competition as 2nd Runner-Up
Jan 4 Younès Kaboul a French footballer who currently plays as a centre back and is captain of Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. He can also play at right back or in defensive midfield
Jan 5 Teppei Koike an actor and singer from Japan. He was born in Ōsakasayama, Osaka Prefecture. He belongs to the production company Burning Productions and is a member of the singer-songwriter duo WaT with his partner, Eiji Wentz
Jan 5 Jeanvion Yulu-Matondo a Belgian footballer with Congolese roots who currently is plays for Al Ittihad Alexandria in the Egyptian Premier League.
Jan 5 Yana Shemyakina a Ukrainian fencer who won the gold medal in individual épée at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Jan 5 Veli-Matti Savinainen a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for Leksands IF in the Swedish Hockey League. He has previously played for Finnish Liiga club, Ässät and HC Ugra of the Russian, Kontinental Hockey League. He Joined Leksands IF on a one-year contract on August 30, 2014 after spending the 2013-14 season with Ugra
Jan 5 Cenk İldem a male wrestler from Turkey competing in the 96 kg division of Greco-Roman style. He is a member of the İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K., where he is coached by his father Hüseyin İldem
Jan 5 Milan Perendija a Serbian football defender, playing for Mordovia Saransk.
Jan 5 J. P. Arencibia Jonathan Paul "J. P." Arencibia is a Cuban-American professional baseball catcher and first baseman who is a free agent. He previously played parts of five seasons in the major leagues with the Toronto Blue Jays and one for the Texas Rangers
Jan 5 Deepika Padukone an Indian film actress and model. She has established a successful career in Bollywood films, and is cited in the media as one of the most popular and attractive Indian celebrities
Jan 6 Mike Teel a former American football quarterback. He played college football for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights before he was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He did not play in a regular season game in the National Football League, but spent time with the Seahawks, New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, and the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League in the span of three years. After serving as the quarterbacks coach for the Kean Cougars of Kean University in 2011, he was the quarterbacks coach for Wagner College in 2012 and departed after one year
Jan 6 Yuliya Chermoshanskaya a Russian track and field athlete and daughter of Galina Malchugina.
Jan 6 Alex Turner (musician) an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys. Turner has also recorded with a side-project called The Last Shadow Puppets and as a solo artist. He also wrote and performed songs for the soundtrack of the 2010 comedy-drama film Submarine