July 22nd wasn’t just a big day for Kate Middleton and Prince William. July 22nd wasn’t just a big day for royal watchers and celebrity news junkies. July 22nd also happened to be a big day for a whole bunch of other people, and no, it has nothing to do with the heir to the throne. July 22nd happens to be the birth date of many other famous people who had the date as their birthday first.
So who shares this now very royal date of birth? Check out these 8 notable celebrities who do right here:
Selena Gomez 1 of 8
The Disney star turned the big 21 on the day the royal baby was born. And she's TV royalty and once famously dated a pop prince - the one and only Justin Bieber.
Penelope Cruz’s 2nd Baby! 2 of 8
Penelope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem welcomed their second baby on the same day the royal baby was born. Penelope and Javier had a baby girl in their native Spain. Maybe the prince will someday meet the spawn of Spanish entertainment royalty. That would be quite the power couple.
David Spade 3 of 8
David Spade is a king of comedy, still making movies that make America laugh.
Willem DeFoe 4 of 8
Willem DeFoe is a very regal actor, and very much well respected. A king of drama on stage and screen.
Rufus Wainwright 5 of 8
He is a prince of the music scene, the son of folk star Loudon Wainwright. Rufus is part of music royalty.
John Leguizamo 6 of 8
Actor John Leguizamo has played a Navy seal, a cold blooded killer, and a homeboy, the closest he's come to playing anyone royal is when he played a drag queen in To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar.
Alex Trebek 7 of 8
Question: Who shares a birth date with the royal baby?
Answer: Alex Trebek of Jeopardy fame.
Oscar De La Renta 8 of 8
Here is a fashionable bond for the Prince, he shares a birth date with a fashion king; the one and only Oscar de la Renta.
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