Christmas Babies


Were you born on Christmas Day, or know someone who was? Here’s our top six of Christmas Babies.

1. Jesus

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Has to be number one, although historians think he wasn’t actually born on 25th December but without him we wouldn’t be celebrating at all. This painting is called “Adoration of the Shepherds” by Gerard van Hanthorst.

2. Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

One of the most influential scientists that ever lived, he is reputed to have come up with the theory of gravity after watching an apple fall from a tree.

3. Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart starred in some of the all time film classics including The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca and African Queen.

4. Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox

The singer songwriter has a successful career from the 1970s to the present day. In 2010 she released an album called “A Christmas Cornucopia”.

5. Kenny Everett

kenny everett

The British comedian, entertainer and writer is best known for his television show “The Kenny Everett Show”.

6. Helena Christensen

helena christnesen

The Danish model and photographer was born on Christmas Day in 1968.

There are lots of other famous people born on Christmas Day; Conrad Hilton the hotelier, HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent, Dido the singer, Shane MacGowan from the Pogues, Quentin Crisp the author and Alistair Cook the cricketer.

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