Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Eddie Van Halen
Age: 57
Occupation: Guitar God
Known For: Being one of the most influential, original, and talented rock guitarists of the 20th century, co-founding the legendary band Van Halen, songs like ‘Runnin’ with the Devil,’ ‘Jump’ and ‘Right Now,’ and a former marriage to lookalike actress Valerie Bertinelli

Ellen DeGeneres
Age: 54
Occupation: Comedienne and Talk Show Host
Known For: Hosting the wildly popular syndicated talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ voicing Dory in ‘Finding Nemo,’ being one of the first “out” lesbians in the entertainment industry, and her marriage to gorgeous actress Portia de Rossi

Lucinda Williams
Age: 59
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Her country-rock fusions, winning three Grammys, writing songs like ‘Passionate Kisses,’ singles like ‘Get Right With God’ and ‘Righteously,’ and being named America’s best songwriter by TIME magazine in 2002

Anita Baker
Age: 54
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: A string of R&B hits in the 1980s including ‘Sweet Love,’ ‘Caught Up in the Rapture,’ ‘Giving You the Best That I Got’ and ‘Just Because,’ being an eight-time Grammy winner, and having four platinum albums to her credit

Andrew Ridgeley
Age: 49
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Being that other guy in Wham! with George Michael, hit songs including ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,’ ‘Everything She Wants’ and ‘I’m Your Man,’ being a prominent UK environmentalist, and his longtime relationship with fellow 1980s star Keren Woodward of the pop group Bananarama

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