Happy Sunday! Now here we go with our Top 3 Celebrity Birthdays on May 17th!!! For more celebrity birthdays click down below!!
Jordan Knight May 17th, 1970 (50)
Singer-songwriter is best known for being a former member of New Kids on the Block. He began his solo career in 1999 with the single “Give It to You,” which became a top forty hit in the United States. Donnie Wahlberg recruited him because of his great falsetto voice. He released an album called Unfinished in 2011. He married Evelyn Melendez on September 12, 2004. The couple has two sons, Dante and Eric. He was bandmates with Danny Wood while in New Kids on the Block.
Bob Saget May 17th, 1956 (64)
Best known early in his career for his role as Danny Tanner on Full House, he is also known as the original host of America’s Funniest Home Videos. He provided the voice of the future Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother. In 2016, he reprised his role as Danny Tanner in the Netflix follow-up series to Full House, Fuller House. While studying film at Temple University, he created a black and white film entitled Through Adam’s Eyes, which received an award of merit at the Student Academy Awards. He played Matt Steward in 17 episodes of Raising Dad from 2001 until 2002. He married Sherri Kramer in 1982. He and Sherri had three children together before divorcing in 1997. He co-starred with John Stamos on ABC’s Full House from 1987 to 1995.
Matt Ryan May 17th, 1985 (35)
NFL quarterback who began his career with the Atlanta Falcons in 2008. He became known as “Matty-Ice” for his clutch late-game performances. He had a standout campaign in 2016-17, winning the NFL MVP Award and leading the Falcons to Super Bowl LI. He led Boston College to three consecutive bowl victories from 2005 to 2007. He married Sarah Ryan in 2011 and the couple welcomed twin boys named Marshall and John in 2018. He is the nephew of John Loughery, who also played quarterback at Boston College. He was named the 2008 NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. He became teammates with star wide receiver Julio Jones on the Falcons in 2011.
Notable Mentions: Derek Hough 35, Tahj Mowry 34, Enya 59, Tony Parker 38, and Happy Heavenly Birthday to our favorite movie Tornado chaser Bill Paxton who passed away in 2017!!!