List of Famous people born in England, United Kingdom

Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
Born on May 5, 1988 (age 35)
Height 173 cm | 5'8

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, is an English singer-songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards Critics' Choice Award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008. It is certified 8× platinum in the UK and triple platinum in the US. The album contains her first song, "Hometown Glory", written when she was 16, which is based on her home suburb of West Norwood in London. An appearance she made on Saturday Night Live in late 2008 boosted her career in the US. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele won the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor
First Name Elizabeth
Last Name II
Born on April 21, 1926 (age 97)
Height 162 cm | 5'4

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms.

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Daniel Craig

Daniel Wroughton Craig
First Name Daniel
Last Name Craig
Born on March 2, 1968 (age 56)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Daniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor. He is best known for portraying James Bond in the eponymous film series, beginning with Casino Royale (2006), which brought him international fame. As of January 2021, he has starred in three more instalments, with a fourth set to be released in late 2021. Other notable roles include his breakthrough role in the drama serial Our Friends in the North (1996), the historical drama film Munich (2005), and the mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).

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Tyson Fury

Tyson Luke Fury
First Name Tyson
Last Name Fury
Born on August 12, 1988 (age 35)
Height 202 cm | 6'8

Tyson Luke Fury is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC, The Ring magazine and lineal titles since defeating Deontay Wilder in February 2020; previously he held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring, and lineal titles after defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. With his defeat of Wilder, Fury became the third heavyweight, after Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali, to hold The Ring magazine title twice, and the first heavyweight in history to have held the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles. As of December 2020, he is ranked as the world's best active heavyweight by ESPN, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), and BoxRec, as well as the second-best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec, sixth by the TBRB, and eighth by ESPN. Fury has been ranked by BoxRec as the No.1 heavyweight in the world at the conclusion of 2015, 2018 and 2019.

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Tom Holland

First Name Tom
Last Name Holland
Born on June 1, 1996 (age 27)
Height 169 cm | 5'7

Thomas Stanley Holland is an English actor. A graduate of the BRIT School in London, he began his acting career on stage in the title role of Billy Elliot the Musical in the West End from 2008 to 2010. He gained further recognition for his starring role in the disaster film The Impossible (2012), receiving the London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year.

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Charles III

Prince Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor
First Name Charles
Last Name III
Born on November 14, 1948 (age 75)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Charles III is King of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. He acceded to the throne on 8 September 2022 upon the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. As Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay from 1952 to his accession, he was the oldest and the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, and the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held the title from 26 July 1958 until his accession. Charles is also the oldest person ever to assume the British throne.

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Paul McCartney

James Paul McCartney
First Name Paul
Last Name McCartney
Born on June 18, 1942 (age 81)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

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Tom Hardy

Edward Thomas Hardy
First Name Tom
Last Name Hardy
Born on September 15, 1977 (age 46)
Height 175 cm | 5'9

Edward Thomas Hardy is an English actor and producer. After studying acting at the Drama Centre London, he made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001). He has since been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two Critics' Choice Movie Awards and two BAFTA Awards, receiving the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award.

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Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton
First Name Lewis
Last Name Hamilton
Born on January 7, 1985 (age 39)
Height 171 cm | 5'7

Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is a British racing driver, activist, fashion designer and musician. He most recently competed in Formula One for Mercedes in 2020, having previously driven for McLaren from 2007 to 2012. In Formula One, Hamilton has won a joint-record seven World Drivers' Championship titles, while he holds the outright records for the most wins (95), pole positions (98) and podium finishes (165), amongst others.

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Ed Sheeran

Edward Christopher Sheeran
First Name Ed
Last Name Sheeran
Born on February 17, 1991 (age 33)
Height 172 cm | 5'8

Edward Christopher Sheeran is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, and businessman. After first recording music in 2004, he began gaining attention through YouTube. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project. He signed with Asylum Records the same year.

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