List of Famous people born on October 2nd

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

મોહનદાસ ગાંધી
First Name Mohandas
Last Name Gandhi
Born on October 2, 1869
Died on January 30, 1948 (aged 78)
Born in India
Height 163 cm | 5'4

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule, and in turn inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā, first applied to him in 1914 in South Africa, is now used throughout the world.

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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
Born on October 2, 1951 (age 71)

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, known as Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to 1984, and launched a solo career in 1985. He has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age and worldbeat in his music.

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Maria Ressa

María Angelita Delfín Aycardo
First Name Maria
Last Name Ressa
Born on October 2, 1963 (age 59)

Maria Angelita Ressa is a Filipino-American journalist and author, and co-founder and CEO of Rappler. She previously spent nearly two decades working as a lead investigative reporter in Southeast Asia for CNN. She was convicted of cyberlibel in the Philippines.

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Lal Bahadur Shastri

First Name Lal
Last Name Shastri
Born on October 2, 1904
Died on January 11, 1966 (aged 61)
Born in India

Lal Bahadur Shastri was an Indian politician who served as the second Prime Minister of India. He promoted the White Revolution – a national campaign to increase the production and supply of milk – by supporting the Amul milk co-operative of Anand, Gujarat and creating the National Dairy Development Board. Underlining the need to boost India's food production, Shastri also promoted the Green Revolution in India in 1965. This led to an increase in food grain production, especially in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

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Osman Kavala

Mehmet Osman Kavala
First Name Osman
Last Name Kavala
Born on October 2, 1957 (age 65)

Osman Kavala is a Turkish businessperson, rights defender, philanthropist and political prisoner. Kavala has supported numerous civil society organizations since the early 1990s. He is the founder and chair of the board of directors of Anadolu Kültür, a nonprofit arts and culture organization based in Istanbul. In 2019, he received the 21st European Archaeological Heritage Prize by the European Association of Archaeologists for his efforts to protect and preserve significant examples of cultural heritage in danger in Turkey. In 2019, he also received the 17th Ayşenur Zarakolu Freedom of Thought and Expression Award by Human Rights Association Istanbul branch.

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Tammy Abraham

Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham
First Name Tammy
Born on October 2, 1997 (age 25)
Height 190 cm | 6'3

Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham, known as Tammy Abraham, is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Chelsea and the England national team.

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Ardem Patapoutian

First Name Ardem
Born on October 2, 1967 (age 55)

Ardem Patapoutian is an American molecular biologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel Prize laureate of Armenian descent. He is known for his work in characterizing the PIEZO1, PIEZO2, and TRPM8 receptors that detect pressure, menthol, and temperature. Patapoutian is a neuroscience professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2021 jointly with David Julius.

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Johnnie Cochran

First Name Johnnie
Born on October 2, 1937
Died on March 29, 2005 (aged 67)

Johnnie Lee Cochran Jr. was an American lawyer and civil activist best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. He defended his client with rhymes like "if it doesn't fit, you must acquit!"

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Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
First Name Roberto
Last Name Firmino
Born on October 2, 1991 (age 31)
Born in Brazil, Alagoas
Height 181 cm | 5'11

Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team.

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Kay Kay Menon

First Name Kay
Last Name Menon
Born on October 2, 1966 (age 56)
Born in India

Krishna Kumar Menon, better known by the stage name Kay Kay Menon, is an Indian film, stage and television actor who works predominantly in Hindi cinema, and also in Gujarati, Tamil, Marathi and Telugu cinema.

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Joe Lara

First Name Joe
Last Name Lara
Born on October 2, 1962
Died on May 29, 2021 (aged 58)
Height 191 cm | 6'3

William Joseph Lara is an American actor, martial artist, and musician, best known in the role of Tarzan in the American TV series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures.

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Hana Sugisaki

First Name Hana
Last Name Sugisaki
Born on October 2, 1997 (age 25)
Born in Japan
Height 153 cm | 5'0

Hana Sugisaki is a Japanese actress who was previously signed to Stardust Promotion. Her former stage name was Hana Kajiura.

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Tiffany Renee Darwish

Tiffany Renee Darwish, known professionally as Tiffany, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and former teen icon. She is most notable for her 1987 cover of the song "I Think We're Alone Now", originally recorded in 1967 by Tommy James and the Shondells, and released as the second single from her album, Tiffany.

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Matt Hancock

First Name Matt
Last Name Hancock
Born on October 2, 1978 (age 44)

Matthew John David Hancock is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care since 2018. He previously served as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in 2018 for six months. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been Member of Parliament (MP) for West Suffolk since 2010.

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Xavier Naidoo

First Name Xavier
Last Name Naidoo
Born on October 2, 1971 (age 51)

Xavier Kurt Naidoo is a German soul and R&B singer/songwriter, record producer, and conspiracy theorist. He is a founding member of German band Söhne Mannheims, and started two record labels, Beats Around the Bush and Naidoo Records. Naidoo also has a successful solo career. His debut album Nicht von dieser Welt (1998) has sold over 1 million records, and all his next six albums Zwischenspiel – Alles für den Herrn (2002), Telegramm für X (2005), Alles kann besser werden (2009), Danke für's Zuhören (2012), Bei meiner Seele (2013) und Nicht von dieser Welt 2 (2016) reached number 1 on the German album charts. Most of his songs are in German, but he has also released a few English songs.

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Simon Gregson

First Name Simon
Last Name Gregson
Born on October 2, 1974 (age 48)
Height 179 cm | 5'10

Simon Alan Gregory, better known by his stage name, Simon Gregson, is an English actor known for his portrayal of Steve McDonald in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street since 1989. He has received 17 awards for comedy and performance, plus a Legends of Industry Award. He is a patron for Scotty's Little Soldiers.

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Michy Batshuayi

Michy Batshuayi-Atunga
First Name Michy
Born on October 2, 1993 (age 29)
Height 184 cm | 6'0

Michy Batshuayi-Atunga is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Crystal Palace, on loan from fellow Premier League club Chelsea, and the Belgian national team.

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Charles Borromeo

First Name Charles
Last Name Borromeo
Born on October 2, 1538
Died on November 3, 1584 (aged 46)
Born in Italy, Piedmont

Charles Borromeo was the Archbishop of Milan from 1564 to 1584 and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was a leading figure of the Counter-Reformation combat against the Protestant Reformation together with Ignatius of Loyola and Philip Neri. In that role he was responsible for significant reforms in the Catholic Church, including the founding of seminaries for the education of priests. He is honored as a saint by the Catholic Church, with a feast day on November 4.

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Kelly Ripa

Kelly Maria Ripa
First Name Kelly
Last Name Ripa
Born on October 2, 1970 (age 52)
Height 159 cm | 5'3

Kelly Maria Ripa is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer. As an actress, Ripa's best known roles are Hayley Vaughan on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children (1990–2002) and Faith Fairfield on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith (2003–2006). Since 2001, Ripa has been the co-host of the syndicated morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Ryan in various formats. Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, own a New York-based production company, Milojo. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the Most Powerful People in Media.

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Richard III of England

First Name Richard
Last Name England
Born on October 2, 1452
Died on August 22, 1485 (aged 32)

Richard III was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1483 until his death in 1485. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. His defeat and death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in England. He is the protagonist of Richard III, one of William Shakespeare's history plays.

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