Famous people born today – celebrity birthdays for May 11 – Blac Chyna, Holly Valance and Jeremy Paxman


HAPPY Birthday to everyone celebrating today, but did you know you share it with these famous faces?

These are the celebs who will be popping open the champers this evening…

Who’s celebrating their birthday today?

Blac Chyna, 30

 Blac Chyna is a mum-of-twoInstagram Blac Chyna is a mum-of-two

Blac Chyna, aka Angela white, celebrates her 30th birthday today.

The former model leaves her 20s behind as a judge threw out her lawsuit against the Kardashian family.

The mum-of-two, who shares daughter Dream with Rob Kardashian, accused the family of causing her E! reality show with her former fiancée to be cancelled.

But a judge disagreed over the Rob & Chyna show, which didn’t have a second series.

It was rumoured the reality star, who has a son with another ex-fiance Tyga, was pregnant with her third child with her 18-year-old boyfriend, YBN Almighty’s baby, but it is thought she is not expecting.

Holly Valance, 35

 The soap star is best-known for her part in NeighboursGetty – Contributor The soap star is best-known for her part in Neighbours

The former Neighbours star celebrates her 35th birthday today.

The Australian star, who now lives in London, rose to fame playing Felicity in the soap Down Under.

She then went on to launch a singing career in 2002, with hit singles Kiss Kiss and Down Boy.

The mum-of-two, who married Nick Candy in 2012, has been rumoured to be returning to the Aussie soap later this year.

Jeremy Paxman, 68

 Jeremy was the face of NewsnightGetty – Contributor Jeremy was the face of Newsnight

The veteran broadcaster has been part on our screens for decades, and is best-known for presenting Newsnight, which he did for 25 years starting in 1989.

During his career his interviewed a number of high-profile and senior politicians, and became known for his direct and ruthless style.

In 1997 he infamously asked Michael Howards, former Home Secretary, the same question 13 times in a row.

After leaving the programme in 2014, he has continued to do occasional work for Channel 4.

And he is also well-known for being the host of University Challenge since 1994.

What about these legends?

William Shakespeare’s birthday is normally celebrated on April 23, although the exact date is unknown.

The poet was baptised in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564, leading to the assumption that he was born three days before.

He also passed away on April 23, 1616, making it a popular legend that he died on his birthday.

Legendary cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who passed away on March 14, 2018, was born in Oxford on January 8, 1942.

The Beatles’ John Lennon, who was shot dead in New York on December 8, 1980, at the age of 40, was born in Liverpool on October 9, 1940.

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