Famous Birthdays On 19 January

James Watt

Birthday: January 19, 1736
Nationality: Scottish
Died At Age: 83
James Watt was a Scottish engineer and instrument maker, who is known for his invention of the first modern steam engine. He modified the Newcomen steam engine to increase its efficiency through his creative thinking and scientific knowledge of instrument design. He learned writing, arithmetic and geometry in his childhood along with the craft of instrument making, which he later pursued as a career to achieve great heights.

Pete Buttigieg

Birthday: January 19, 1982
Nationality: American
Age: 38 Years, 38 Year Old Males
Pete Buttigieg is an American politician who is the current mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Interested in politics from a young age, Buttigieg was honored by members of President Kennedy’s family during his senior year of high school for a remarkable essay that he wrote. Soon, he was selected as an Indiana delegate to the ‘United States Senate Youth Program.’ He then attended the ‘Harvard University’ from where he graduated with a BA in Literature and History.

Dolly Parton

Birthday: January 19, 1946
Nationality: American
Age: 74 Years, 74 Year Old Females
Dolly Parton is a woman with multiple talents; she is a noted singer, lyricist, author, actress and businesswoman. She is also known for her charitable work. Dolly Parton began her career at the young age of 13. Although she initially gained fame as a lyricist, she later attained success in other fields as well. Dolly Parton is best known for country music and is a star in this genre in the United States of America.

Drea de Matteo

Birthday: January 19, 1972
Nationality: American
Age: 48 Years, 48 Year Old Females
Drea de Matteo is an American actress known for her roles in films as well as sitcoms, where she earned recognition and fame as a supporting actress. Some prominent roles she portrayed are as Wendy Case on FX series ‘Son’s of Anarchy’ and Adriana La Cerva on the HBO TV series, ‘The Sopranos’, for which she was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Jeff Van Gundy

Birthday: January 19, 1962
Nationality: American
Age: 58 Years, 58 Year Old Males
Jeff Van Gundy is an American basketball coach who is currently coaching the National team of the USA. During his illustrious career as a basketball coach, he has coached National Basketball Association teams such as New York Knicks and Houston Rockets. Born and raised in California, Jeff became infatuated with basketball ever since he was young. His father Bill was a popular university level basketball coach.

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