Leap Year Babies: 8 Famous People Who Were Born on February 29th

Antonio Sabato, Jr. - A Leaper! Antonio Sabato, Jr. - A Leaper! Imagine only having your birthday every four years or so? Yes, you would age chronologically just like everyone else, but if you are a leaper aka someone born on February 29th, you rarely get to celebrate your real birthday on the date of your birth.

But you wouldn't be alone. If you were born on a February 29th, you are in some good company. There are quite a few famous and successful people who are leapers from rappers, to motivational speakers to popes.






Ja RuleJa Rule
1. Ja Rule
Jeffrey Atkins aka Ja Rule is a rapper, singer, and actor. He was born on February 29th, 1972.

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Antonio Saboto Jr.Antonio Saboto Jr.
2. Antonio Sabato, Jr.
Italian born Antonio Sabato is known for being a Calvin Klein model and his role on General Hospital. He was born on February 29th, 1972.


Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
3. Tony Robbins
Inspirational speaker and author Tony Robbins was born on February 29th, 1960.


Mervyn WarrenMervyn Warren
4. Mervyn Warren
Mervyn Warren, born on February 29th, 1964, is a five-time Grammy Award winner and a 10-time Grammy Award nominee. He was a founding member of the a cappella group Take 6.

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Willi SmithWilli Smith
5. Willi Smith
Designer Willi Smith was born on February 29th, 1948. His company continued on even after his death in 1987.


Dennis Farina Dennis Farina
6. Dennis Farina
Actor Dennis Farina is a character actor known for his work in Midnight Run , Get Shorty and as Detective Joe Fontana on Law and Order. He was born on February 29th, 1944.

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Tempest StormTempest Storm
7. Tempest Storm
Tempest Storm is a legendary burlesque dancer who was born on February 29th, 1928. And she was still performing around 2006!


Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
8. Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore - the singer, actress and TV personality - was born on February 29th 1916. She passed away in Beverly Hills in 1994.

- By Sunny Chanel

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