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Celebrity Birthdays for January 2 – Taye Diggs, Kate Bosworth and More

Taye Diggs, Kate Bosworth
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Taye Diggs
Age: 41
Occupation: Actor and Model
Known For: Originating the role of the nasty landlord Benny in the Broadway musical ‘Rent,’ becoming the object of global female lust in ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back,’ starring on the TV series ‘Private Practice,’ and his marriage to Broadway great and ‘Glee’ star Idina Menzel

Kate Bosworth
Age: 29
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Appearing in films such as ‘Blue Crush,’ ‘Beyond the Sea,’ ‘Superman Returns’ and ’21,’ routinely ranking on various “sexiest women” lists, and having one hazel eye and one blue eye

Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Age: 43
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His Academy Award-winning portrayal of Rod “Show Me the Money!” Tidwell in the film ‘Jerry Maguire,’ and roles in other movies like ‘As Good as It Gets,’ ‘Radio’ and ‘American Gangster’

Christy Turlington
Age: 43
Occupation: Model
Known For: Appearing on dozens of magazine covers in the 1990s, representing Calvin Klein from 1987 to 2007, contributing to NBC’s Today Show as a guest correspondent, and her marriage to actor Edward Burns

Karina Smirnoff
Age: 34
Occupation: Professional Dancer
Known For: Winning multiple national dance titles before joining ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in 2006, recently winning the show’s mirror ball trophy with amateur celebrity partner J.R. Martinez, and past relationships with Mario Lopez and fellow ‘DWTS’ pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy

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