List of Famous people born on April 27th
Darren Charles Barnet is an American actor who is known for playing Paxton Hall-Yoshida in the Netflix series Never Have I Ever. He also has a lead role in the film American Pie Presents: Girls' Rules.
Zidane Aamar Iqbal is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English Premier League club Manchester United. Born in England, he is a youth international for Iraq.
Frank William Abagnale Jr. is an American security consultant known for his career as a con man, check forger and impostor when he was 15 to 21 years old.
Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and flutist. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she moved to Houston, Texas, where she began performing, before moving to Minneapolis, where she began her recording career. Before signing with Nice Life and Atlantic Records, Lizzo released two studio albums—Lizzobangers (2013), and Big Grrrl Small World (2015). Lizzo's first major-label EP, Coconut Oil, was released in 2016.
Daniel Mullen is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at the University of Florida, a position he has held since the 2018 season. Mullen served as the head football coach at Mississippi State University from 2009 to 2017.
Laurence Allen Elder is an American libertarian talk radio host, author, attorney, and documentary filmmaker who hosts The Larry Elder Show. The show began as a local program on Los Angeles radio station KABC in 1993 and ran until 2008, followed by a second run on KABC from 2010 to 2014. The show is nationally syndicated, first through ABC Radio Networks from 2002 to 2007 and Salem Media Group since 2015. Elder has also written nonfiction books and a nationally syndicated column through Creators Syndicate. Elder is currently a candidate for governor of California, running to replace Gavin Newsom in the 2021 California gubernatorial recall election.
Matt Reeves is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He first gained recognition for the WB drama series Felicity (1998–2002). Reeves came to widespread attention for directing the hit monster film Cloverfield (2008), going on to helm the romantic horror film Let Me In (2010) and the critically acclaimed science fiction sequels Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).
Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician, attorney, and author who has served as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Booker is the first African-American U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He was previously the 38th Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. Before that time, Booker served on the Municipal Council of Newark for the Central Ward from 1998 to 2002.
Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios is an Australian professional tennis player. As of November 2020, he is ranked No. 45 in the world in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and is the third highest-ranked Australian in the ATP rankings. Kyrgios has won six ATP titles and has reached eight ATP finals, including the 2017 Cincinnati Masters.
Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil War. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who worked with the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction to protect African Americans and reestablish the public credit. He is credited with rebuilding the U.S. Navy, which at the time lagged behind other world-power navies, such as those of Great Britain and Spain.