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

Queen Latifah
Age: 42
Occupation: Singer, Rapper and Actress
Known For: Successful 1990s rap singles like ‘Ladies First’ and ‘U.N.I.T.Y.,’ starring on the sitcom ‘Living Single,’ her Oscar-nominated role in ‘Chicago,’ other films including ‘Living Out Loud,’ ‘Beauty Shop’ and ‘Hairspray,’ and her departure into more mainstream music with ‘The Dana Owens Album’

Adam Levine
Age: 33
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Co-founding and fronting the Grammy-winning pop group Maroon 5, known for hits like ‘Harder to Breathe,’ ‘Makes Me Wonder’ and ‘Moves Like Jagger,’ his work supporting the gay community, and his gig as a coach on the vocal talent show ‘The Voice’

Charley Pride
Age: 74
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Being a professional baseball playing before becoming one of only a few black singers to have had a successful country music career, almost 40 No. 1 singles including ‘Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’,’ ‘Honky Tonk Blues’ and ‘You’re So Good When You’re Bad,’ and an upcoming biopic of his life being produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Vanessa L. Williams
Age: 49
Occupation: Actress and Singer
Known For: Being the first black woman crowned Miss America and then losing her title in a nude-photo scandal, popular singles including ‘Dreamin’,’ ‘Save the Best for Last’ and ‘Colors of the Wind,’ starring in ‘Ugly Betty’ and ‘Desperate Housewives,’ and her former marriage to basketball player Rick Fox

Dane Cook
Age: 40
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Known For: Roles in movies including ‘Mystery Men,’ ‘Employee of the Month’ and ‘Good Luck Chuck,’ his wildly successfully comedy albums and DVDs, being among the first comics to use social media to build a massive fan base, and having numerous accusations of plagiarism lodged against him by other comedians

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