Birthday Shout! Estelle, Jason Segel, Kevin Costner…

Birthday Shout! Estelle, Jason Segel, Kevin Costner…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day January 18


Acclaimed British singer and rapper most famous for albums like 2008’s “Shine,” which was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize. She shot to fame after her single “American Boy” hit number one on the U.K. Singles Chart.

She was raised in West London and grew up listening to gospel, as secular music was not allowed in her parents’ house.

She won MOBO Awards for Best UK Female and Best Song in 2008.

She was the second of eight children born to a Senealese mother and Grenadian father.

She shared a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration with Kanye West for the song “American Boy” in 2009.

The 36 year old was born January 18, 1980.

Jason Segel

Famous comic star known for his comedic roles on CBS’s ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and NBC’s Freaks and Geeks, he won a Chicago Critics Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. He’s played memorable roles in such films as Knocked Up, The Five-Year Engagement, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and 2011’s The Muppets. He also voiced the character Victor “Vector” Perkins in Despicable Me.

He grew up near Malibu, California, and began his acting career on the cult classic television series, Freaks and Geeks, in 1999.

He wrote the screenplay of his hit film, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, partially based off of his own experiences. He also won a Critics Choice Award for Best Song for “Life’s a Happy Song,” which is featured in The Muppets.

He dated actress Michelle Williams from 2012 to 2013.

He had an uncredited role as Brice in the 2011 film, Friends With Benefits, which featured his former co-star, Mila Kunis.

The 36 year old was born January 18, 1980.

Kevin Costner

Longtime actor whose best known films include Field of Dreams, The Untouchables and Bull Durham. He directed, produced and starred in the 1990 classic Dances with Wolves, which earned him two Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture.

He began performing with the band Modern West in 2007.

He married German-American model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner on September 25, 2004 after previously being married to Cindy Costner from 1978 to 1994. He has four sons and three daughters.

He starred in the 1991 political film JFK alongside Kevin Bacon.

The 61 was born January 18, 1955.

Ted DiBiase

Aka”The Million Dollar Man,” is a former professional wrestler who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2010.

He earned a football scholarship to play at West Texas State University before starting his wrestling career in 1975.

He was the creator and two-time winner of the WWF Million Dollar Championship.

He grew up with three brothers, Mike, Brett and Ted Jr., who also became professional wrestlers.

He had a popular feud with Randy Savage in 1988.

The 62 year old was born January 18, 1954.


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