Famous Birthdays On 8th October

Bella Thorne (1997-)

The young actress who became known for her Imagen and Young Artist Award-winning role as dancer CeCe Jones on Disney’s Shake It Up. She also co-starred as Madison in the 2015 film The Duff. She landed the starring role in the Freeform show Famous in Love in 2017. Her first significant role occurred in the film Stuck on You, which starred Matt Damon. She played roles on HBO’s Big Love and Wizards of Waverly Place. She won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance for her role in the series My Own Worst Enemy. In 2010, she began acting on Big Love with Ginnifer Goodwin.




Bruno Mars (1985-)

Grammy Award-winning R&B singer whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard in 2012. His songs “Just the Way You Are” and “Grenade” both became worldwide #1 singles, and he co-wrote the hit song “Wavin’ Flag” with K’naan. He was born to Peter Hernandez and Bernadette San Pedro Bayot and raised alongside five siblings. He began dating model/actress Jessica Caban in 2012 and he previously dated fellow singer Rita Ora. He co-wrote Flo Rida’s hit song “Right Round.”




Nick Cannon (1080-)

Nickelodeon star of All That who later hosted The Nick Cannon Show, Wild ‘N Out, America’s Got Talent and The Masked Singer. Also a recording artist, he released his self-titled debut album in 2003 and his song “Parents Just Don’t Understand” was featured in the film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. He received his first taste of fame during a stand-up comedy routine on a local cable network at age 11. He has appeared in such films as Drumline, Love Don’t Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. He has Lupus and he became a celebrity ambassador for the Lupus Foundation of America.




Barbara Palvin (1993-)

Hungarian fashion model who has modeled for the likes of Vogue and Victoria’s Secret. She became Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s Rookie of the Year in 2016. She was also known for her brief fling with Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. She was an avid soccer player when she was younger. She made her runway debut for Prada during fashion week. In March 2019, she officially became Victoria’s Secret angel, making her the first Hungarian model to earn her wings. She was influenced by Kate Moss, who championed the heroin chic look during the 1990s.




Matt Damon (1970-)

Oscar-winning actor who first became known for his numerous collaborations with friend and co-writer Ben Affleck. His most famous films include Good Will Hunting, The Jason Bourne series, the Ocean’s trilogy, and The Martian. Growing up with Ben Affleck helped shape his dream of becoming an actor. He dropped out of Harvard University, where he was majoring in English, to pursue a career in acting. He played the role of Private Ryan in Steven Spielberg’s 1998 film Saving Private Ryan. He co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2006 thriller The Departed.




Funny Mike (1996-)

Also known as Young 22 and 22 Savage, he is a YouTuber, comedian and rapper. His FunnyMike YouTube channel, which features a range of comedy content including pranks and challenges, has earned over 5 million subscribers. He confused the web by creating the alter ego of Savage 22 as it simply one-ups the stage name of rapper 21 Savage. He has posted a number of songs to his SoundCloud, including the popular track “Jumpin’.” Metro Boomin worked with him on the mixtape Savage Mode, a title stolen by 22 Savage for his own mixtape.





RL Stine (1043-)

American young adult author who is best known for his Goosebumps series. His other horror fiction series include the Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, and Nightmare Room books. He started writing short stories and joke books at the age of nine, upon finding an old typewriter in the attic. He later studied English at Ohio State University. Although he is known for his scary children’s stories, he started out writing for a humour magazine and then for a Nickelodeon cartoon. He is often referred to as the Stephen King of children’s books.

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