List of Famous people born on December 15th
Annalena Charlotte Alma Baerbock is a German politician who currently serves as the chairwoman of the German green party Alliance 90/The Greens. Since 2013, she has also held a seat in the Bundestag, the German federal parliament.
Lauren Opal Boebert is an American politician, businesswoman, and gun-rights activist serving as the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district since 2021. A current member of the Republican Party and former Democrat, she is the first woman to represent her district, which covers the western part of the state, in Congress.
Jean Paul Getty, known widely as J. Paul Getty, was an American-born British petrol-industrialist, and the patriarch of the Getty family. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2 billion. At his death, he was worth more than $6 billion. A book published in 1996 ranked him as the 67th richest American who ever lived, based on his wealth as a percentage of the concurrent gross national product.
Anne Spiegel is a German politician of Alliance 90/The Greens. Since 2016, she has served as Minister for Family, Women, Youth, Integration and Consumer Protection in the state government of Rhineland-Palatinate. Prior, she was a prominent youth leader in Germany during the 2000s. She was first elected to the Landtag of Rhineland-Palatinate in the 2011 state election, and re-elected in 2016.
Haim is an American all female pop rock band from Los Angeles. The band consists of three sisters: Este Haim, Danielle Haim, and Alana Haim. In addition to their primary instruments, each member is also proficient in several others. The group's pop sound on their studio work stands in contrast to the more rock-based music of their live shows.
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French civil engineer. A graduate of École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, he made his name with various bridges for the French railway network, most famously the Garabit viaduct. He is best known for the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, and his contribution to building the Statue of Liberty in New York. After his retirement from engineering, Eiffel focused on research into meteorology and aerodynamics, making significant contributions in both fields.
Jesse Ellis Lingard is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or as a winger for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. He has won the UEFA Europa League, FA Cup, FA Community Shield and EFL Cup, having scored in the latter three finals.
Charlie Thomas Cox is an English actor. He played the role of Matt Murdock / Daredevil in Netflix's Daredevil (2015–2018) and The Defenders (2017), Jonathan Hellyer Jones in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything and Owen Sleater in the second and third seasons of HBO's Boardwalk Empire (2011–2012). Cox's breakout role was as Tristan Thorn in the 2007 fantasy film Stardust, one of a series of roles he had during the first decade of his career in predominantly British films, television series, and theatre productions. He made his West End debut the next year in a revival of the Harold Pinter plays The Lover and The Collection. Following his success on screen in the 2010s, Cox acted in a 2019 stage production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal, first in the West End and then on Broadway.
Geeta Phogat is a freestyle wrestler who won India's first ever gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in 2010. She is also the first Indian female wrestler to have qualified for the Olympic Summer Games.
Donnie Wayne Johnson is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He played the role of James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television series Miami Vice, winning a Golden Globe for his work in the role. He also had the eponymous lead role in the 1990s cop series Nash Bridges. Johnson has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.