Famous Birthdays Today- Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Is 48

February 17th


  • Aidan Alexander is 20 (“The Borgias,” “The Seed,” “Red Wing”)
  • Anne Curtis is 35 (“When Love Begins,” “Green Rose”)
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 39 (“10 Things I Hate About You,” “Inception,” “Beethoven,” “3rdRock From The Sun,” “The Walk,” “Snowden”)
  • Hal Holbrook is 95 (“Into the Wild,” “Men of Honor,” “Lincoln,” “Sons of Anarchy”)
  • Meaghan Jette Martin is 28 (“Camp Rock,” Awkward”)
  • Jerry O’Connell is 46 (“Stand By Me,” “Sliders,” “Jerry Maguire,” “Crossing Jordan,” “Carpoolers,” “The Defenders”)
  • Chord Overstreet is 31 (“Glee”)
  • Lou Diamond Phillips is 58 (“La Bamba,” “Courage Under Fire,” “Che,” “Love Takes Wing,” “Longmire,” “The Crossroads of History,” “Prodigal Son”)
  • Sasha Pieterse is 24 (“Family Affair,” “Pretty Little Liars”)
  • Dominic Purcell is 50 (“Prison Break,” “The Flash,” “Legends of Tomorrow”)
  • Denise Richards is 49 (“Starship Troopers,” “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” “The World Is Not Enough,” “Wild Things,” “Blue Mountain State,” “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” “The Bold & The Beautiful”)
  • Jason Ritter is 40 (“Joan of Arcadia,” “Parenthood,” “Another Period,” “Gravity Falls,” “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” “A Million Little Things”)
  • Rene Russo is 66 (“Major League,” “Lethal Weapon,” “Outbreak,” “Get Shorty,” “Tin Cup,” “Ransom,” “Lethal Weapon” series, “The Thomas Crown Affair,” “Nightcrawler,” “The Intern”)
  • Bonnie Wright is 29 (“Harry Potter”) 


  • Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is 48
  • 311’s Timothy Mahoney is 50
  • Ed Sheeran is 29
  • Bryan White is 46 


  • Model Selita Ebanks is 37
  • Director Michael Bay is 55 (“The Rock,” “The Island,” “Transformers”)
  • Comedian Larry the Cable Guy is 57 (his given name Daniel Lawrence "Larry" Whitney)
  • Socialite and alleged DJ Paris Hilton is 39 (FAST FACT: Due to bad behavior in her younger years, she was actually cut off from the family fortune andhad to workto amass her own fortune. Thanks to her perfumes, appearances and such – her net worth is estimated to be $100-million.)
  • NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is 57 (After playing for 15 seasons in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards, he became the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. individual accolades and accomplishments include five MVP Awards, ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors, fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances, three All-Star Game MVP Awards, ten scoring titles, three steals titles, six NBA Finals MVP Awards, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award)
  • TV personality and author Rene Syler is 57 (She left "The Early Show" in 2006, wrote “Good Enough Mother” in 2007)
  • The late Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton(1942 – 1989)…he would have been 78

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