List of Famous people born on July 17th
Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician who has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. A member of the Christian Democratic Union, Merkel is the first female chancellor of Germany. Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world and by many commentators since 2016 as the "leader of the free world".
Camilla is Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms as the wife of King Charles III.
Benjamin Mendy is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Manchester City and the France national team.
Gennaro Sheffield D'Acampo is an Italian-British celebrity chef and media personality based in the United Kingdom, best known for his food-focused television shows and cookbooks.
Billie Catherine Lourd is an American actress. She is known for starring as Chanel #3 in the Fox horror comedy series Scream Queens (2015–2016) and for her roles in the FX horror anthology series American Horror Story (2017–present). She also appears as Lieutenant Connix in the Star Wars sequel trilogy (2015–2019). Lourd is the only child of actress Carrie Fisher.
Thomas Michael Fletcher is an English musician, singer, composer, author and YouTube vlogger. He is one of the lead vocalists and rhythm guitarist of English pop rock band McFly, in addition to being the group's founder. He originally auditioned and was accepted into the band Busted before losing out on the place after the record label Island decided the band should be a trio rather than a four-piece. However, he still carried on writing with the band. In his thirteen-year career as a professional songwriter, Fletcher has penned ten UK number one singles and twenty-one top ten singles. He is credited as having written songs for One Direction, Busted, the Vamps and 5 Seconds of Summer.
Mallika Dua is an Indian actress, comedian and writer. She is known for her on-point comic timing, and for the quintessential Delhi-based character, Makeup Didi. The actress shot to fame with the viral video of Shit People Say: Sarojini Nagar Edition, which was written, styled and enacted by Dua herself. She is the daughter of Padma Shri recipient Indian journalist Vinod Dua.
Luke Bryan is an American country music singer and songwriter. He began his music career writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington – before signing with Capitol Nashville in 2007.
Travis Kuualiialoha Browne is an American mixed martial artist who last competed as a Heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Brett Mason Rudolph III is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State, where he was a three-year starter and won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award during his last year. He was selected by the Steelers in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft.