List of Famous people born on December 22nd
Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, better known as DaBaby, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. After releasing several mixtapes between 2014 and 2018, DaBaby rose to mainstream prominence in 2019.
Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes is an English actor, film producer, and director. A Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre.
Rafael Edward Cruz is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013.
Everson Griffen is an American football defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). A graduate of Agua Fria High School, Griffen attended and played college football at USC. He was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft and played for them for 10 seasons before signing with the Dallas Cowboys in 2020. He was traded to the Lions later that year.
Vanessa Chantal Paradis is a French singer, model, and actress. Paradis became a child star at the age of 14 with the worldwide success of her single "Joe le taxi". Since 1991, Paradis has been a spokesmodel for Chanel.
Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer-songwriter and talent show judge. She rose to prominence after signing with Epic Records in 2014 and releasing her debut single "All About That Bass", which reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and sold 11 million copies worldwide, and drew criticism for its lyrical content. Trainor has released three studio albums with the label and has received various awards and nominations, including the 2016 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Daniel Vasile Petrescu is a Romanian football manager and former footballer who played as a full back or a winger.
Abel Fernando Moreira Ferreira, simply known as Abel as a player, is a Portuguese football manager and former player who played as a right-back. He is the current head coach of Brazilian club Palmeiras.
Jean-Baptiste Maunier is a French actor and singer. He is best known for his role in the 2004 French film Les Choristes.
Jordin Brianna Sparks is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to fame in 2007 after winning the sixth season of American Idol at age 17, becoming the youngest winner in the series' history. Her self-titled debut studio album, released later that year, was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has sold over two million copies worldwide. The album spawned the Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles "Tattoo" and "No Air"; the latter, a collaboration with Chris Brown, is currently the third highest-selling single by any American Idol contestant, selling over three million digital copies in the United States. The song earned Sparks her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.