Congrats, You’re a 5-Year-Old Mother! And Other Famous Leap Year Babies

Although this year is not the big one as far as Leap Year birthdays go, let’s take a sec to celebrate those child-adults living among us. If having a birthday on Leap Year didn’t make you unique enough, there’s even a club for leap year babies with a countdown until the next one — 742 days away. Let the countdown begin! If you want to plan for a leap year baby, you should know that there’s a 1 in 1,461 chance you’ll birth a leapling. Hey, it’s not impossible. Throughout history there has been a plethora of famous leap year babies, check out a few of them here…

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  • Mark Foster 2 of 8
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    Mark, from Foster the People, will be kicking up his 'pumped up kicks' on leap year 2016 when he will celebrate his 8th birthday. 
    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Alex Rocco 3 of 8
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    Alex Rocco, who you might know from 'The Godfather,' is going to be bidding adieu to his teen years on his big 20th birthday coming up.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Dennis Farina 4 of 8
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    Dennis Farina was a famous actor on Law and Order. Sadly, he passed away last year, but will surely be remembered on Leap Year 2016. 
    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Ja Rule 5 of 8
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    Ja Rule will be hitting double digits in 2016. One 10th birthday blow out, coming up!

    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Antonio Sabato Jr. 6 of 8
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    10 years old never looked so good on model and actor Antonio Sabato Jr. Like they say, "Men are like a fine wine, they get better with age." Happy almost 11th birthday to you, Antonio! 

    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Dinah Shore 7 of 8
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    Famous singer and actress, Dinah Shore, was one of the greats who was also a leapling. 

    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Terrence Long 8 of 8
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    Terrence Long, and Ja Rule, should definitely have a joint birthday in 2016, since they were both born on the same day in the same year. 

    Photo via Wikimedia.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family. Follow Jaime on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube.

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