Birthday Shout! Didier Drogba, Terrence Howard, Austin Swift

Birthday Shout! Didier Drogba, Terrence Howard, Austin Swift

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day March 11

Didier Drogba

Legendary Chelsea Striker who was the first Africa-born player to score 100 goals in the UEFA, and became one of the top scorers in the history of Chelsea soccer.

The Ivorian professional footballer when he was five he lived with his uncle, professional soccer player Michel Goba. He began his professional career at the age of 18 when he signed with Levallois.

He was named African Footballer of the Year in 2006 and 2009, and in 2012, he was voted the club’s greatest player ever by Chelsea fans.

He had three children with his wife Diakite Lalla, whom he married on June 11, 2011, and his two younger brothers Joel and Freddy Drogba began playing soccer competitively as well.

He played with Frank Lampard on Chelsea from 2004 to 2012.

The 38 year old was born March 11, 1978.

Terrence Howard

Longtime actor best known for his roles in such films as Hustle & Flow, Get Rich or Die Tryin, Crash, The Brave One, and Iron Man. In 2008, he released his debut album, Shine Through It, and in 2015, he began starring as Lucious Lyon on the FOX series Empire.

He had his first major film role in the 1995 movie Mr. Holland’s Opus.

His role as Djay in the film Hustle & Flow earned him many award nominations.

He had three children, Aubrey, Heaven and Hunter, with Lori McCommas, whom he was married to from 1989 to 2003 and 2005 to 2007. He was then married to Michelle Ghent from 2010 to 2013 before he married Miranda Howard later in 2013. He and Miranda welcomed a son named Qirin in 2015.

He starred alongside Jeff Bridges in Iron Man.

The 47 year old was born March 11, 1969.

Austin Swift

Younger brother of singer-songwriter Taylor Swift who became a freelance photographer for Getty Images.

He and his sister were raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania as Presbyterians.

He attended the University of Notre Dame, and has had his photographs appear in People magazine and Rolling Stone Magazine.

He is two and a half years younger than his sister. His parents are Scott Kingsley Swift and Andrea Gardner Finlay.

The 24 year old was born March 11, 1992.


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