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Celebs Who Are Turning 30 This Year

Do you remember little Nicholas Hoult from "About A Boy"? He'll turn 30 this year!

The new year will usher in a whole new decade for a group of young stars as some of your favorite actors, musicians and athletes gear up to celebrate their big 3-0 in 2019. From Nina Dobrev to Taylor Swift to Daniel Radcliffe, here are all the stars who are ringing in their 30th birthdays this year.

Nina Dobrev

Birthday: Jan. 9

Shortly after the New Year, the former “Vampire Diaries” star turned 30 years old. After starring on the CW hit for six seasons, the actress has focused most of her attention on big screen projects, appearing in “XXX: Return of Xander Cage,” “Crash Pad” and “Dog Days.” She returned to TV this year in the new CBS sitcom, “Fam.”

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Jeremy Sumpter

Birthday: Feb. 5

You may remember Jeremy Sumpter from his starring turn in the 2003 live-action film version of “Peter Pan.” Over 15 years later, he’s still busy acting. He had a recurring role in NBC’s “Friday Night Lights” and appeared in 2014’s “Into the Storm” and 2017’s “Dark Ascension.” He’ll ring in his 30s on Feb. 5, 2019.

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Elizabeth Olsen

Birthday: Feb. 16

The younger sister of Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen will be turning 30 this winter. Since her breakthrough role in 2011’s “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” the star has appeared in a number of films, including “Liberal Arts,” “Oldboy,” “I Saw the Light” and “Wind River.” But perhaps her most widely known role to date is that of Wanda Maximoff aka Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

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Chord Overstreet

Birthday: Feb. 17

Chord Overstreet spent much of his 20s filming the show “Glee” — but that wasn’t the last of his musical ventures. The actor and singer, who turns 30 in February, has continued to pursue a solo artist career, releasing two singles in 2018. 

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Corbin Bleu

Birthday: Feb. 21

You may remember Corbin Bleu from his “High School Musical Days,” but the almost 30-year-old has stayed plenty busy since then. He appeared in two Broadway musicals, “In the Heights” and “Godspell,” and also competed on Season 17 of “Dancing With the Stars.” He’s now married to fellow former Disney star, Sasha Clements. 

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Daniel Kaluuya

Birthday: Feb. 24

The “Black Panther” and “Get Out” actor has a lot to look forward to in 2019. Not only is he turning 30 this year, but he’s also set to star in the upcoming romantic drama “Queen and Slim” and will lend his voice to a character in the animated flick “A Christmas Carol.”

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Lily Collins

Birthday: March 18

She grew up around the spotlight as the daughter of musician Phil Collins, but Lily Collins has become famous in her own right. Since her 2009 appearance in “The Blind Side,” the actress has gone on to star in a slew of movies, including “Mirror Mirror,” “To the Bone” and “Okja.” Most recently, she played Fantine in the BBC miniseries version of “Les Miserables.”

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Lily James

Birthday: April 5

The “Mama Mia! Here We Go Again” star will turn 30 this spring. That’s not the only major event she has going on this year, though. The actress will also star alongside Kate McKinnon, Ed Sheeran and Lamorne Morris in an untitled musical comedy from acclaimed directors Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis. 

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Cam Newton 

Birthday: May 11

The Carolina Panthers quarterback is also entering his next decade this year. The football player was ranked No. 25 on the Top 100 Players of 2018, although he has been struggling with a shoulder injury in recent months. 

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Rob Gronkowski

Birthday: May 14

The New England Patriots tight end, known by his nickname “Gronk,” shut down rumors of retirement when he returned to the field during the 2018 season. Now that he’s turning 30, will he announce his departure from the game? Some reports suggest there’s a chance the footballer will announce his retirement before the 2019-2020 season. 

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G-Eazy 

Birthday: May 24

The rapper will also be among the many stars ringing in their big 3-0 in 2019. The artist, who has collaborated with everyone from Bebe Rexha to Britney Spears to former girlfriend Halsey, will also stay busy this year working on new music. 

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Lucy Hale

Birthday: June 14

Having been in the industry for 15 years (half her life!), Lucy Hale has a long list of credits to her name. Though she’s best known for starring on Freeform’s “Pretty Little Liars,” she has also starred in the TV shows “Privileged” and “Life Sentence,” and appeared in a number of films, including 2018’s “Dude” and “Truth or Dare.” She has plenty to celebrate in 2019 — not only is she turning 30, but her latest movie, “A Nice Girl Like You,” will hit theaters.  

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Matthew Lewis

Birthday: June 27

Neville Longbottom, is that really you? Though most people know Matthew Lewis as his famed character in the Harry Potter film franchise, the actor has taken on a variety of roles since then. He appeared in the 2016 film “Me Before You” and 2017’s “Terminal” and recently had a role in an episode of “Girlfriends.” He also recently married his longtime girlfriend, Angela Jones. 

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Daniel Radcliffe

Birthday: July 23

Harry Potter is all grown up! The actor, who was cast as the famous boy wizard at the age of 11, is turning 30 years old this summer. He’s also set to star in the upcoming action comedy, “Guns Akimbo,” and will lend his voice to the animated adventure, “Playmobil: The Movie.”

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Joe Jonas

Birthday: Aug. 15

It may be hard to believe, but this Jonas brother will celebrate his 30th birthday this year. The singer continues to create music with his band DNCE, and he is also busy planning a wedding with fiancée Sophie Turner.  

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Romeo Miller

Birthday: Aug. 19

He made his Hollywood debut as Lil’ Romeo, but he’s not so lil’ anymore. The artist and actor has been busy with a variety of music and TV projects in recent years. Most recently, he had a recurring role on the series “Famous in Love” and served as host for MTV’s reality show, “Ex on the Beach.”

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Hayden Panettiere

Birthday: Aug. 21

After undergoing some major changes in her life in 2018 (including wrapping up work on the series “Nashville” and splitting from fiancé Wladimir Klitschko), Hayden Panettiere is making a fresh start in 2019. The actress, who turns 30 in August, is reportedly in the midst of moving back to Los Angeles from Nashville. 

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James Harden

Birthday: Aug. 26

The Houston Rockets shooting guard has a lot to be proud of ahead of his 30th birthday this summer. The pro basketball player is a six-time NBA All-Star and was named the NBA Most Valuable Player in 2018. 

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Bebe Rexha

Birthday: Aug. 30

The singer will celebrate her golden birthday when she turns 30 on Aug. 30! She has a busy year ahead, headlining a tour in support of her latest album, “Expectations.” She’s also up for Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for the single “Meant to Be” at this year’s Grammys. 

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Zedd

Birthday: Sept. 2

The famous producer, DJ and songwriter reached mainstream success in 2012 and has since collaborated with a number of high-profile artists, including Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Alessia Cara and Liam Payne. His 2018 collaboration with Maren Morris and the Grey, “The Middle,” went No. 1 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart. He’ll turn 30 on Labor Day this year.

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Kat Graham

Birthday: Sept. 5

Like her former “Vampire Diaries” co-star Nina Dobrev, this actress and singer is also celebrating her 30th birthday this year. Kat Graham has continued to juggle her music, movie and TV projects over the last several years, most recently lending her voice to a character in “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

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Jason Derulo

Birthday: Sept. 21

A decade after launching his career as a solo recording artist, Jason Derulo remains busier than ever. In addition to turning 30 this year, the singer will have a role in the upcoming musical fantasy, “Cats,” based on the famous Broadway musical. 

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Brie Larson

Birthday: Oct. 1

It looks like 2019 could be Brie Larson’s biggest year yet. Not only is she turning 30, but audiences will finally get to see her highly anticipated starring turn in Marvel’s “Captain Marvel.” The film will mark a significant milestone in more ways than one. It’s both Larson’s most high-profile project to date and the first Marvel Cinematic Universe movie centered on a female superhero. 

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Dakota Johnson

Birthday: Oct. 6

As the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson has spent her whole life around entertainers. So it’s no surprise that she is now a movie star in her own right. Since getting her breakthrough role as Anastasia Steele in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise, she’s gone on to star in movies like “How to Be Single” and “Bad Times at the El Royale.”

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Taron Egerton

Birthday: Nov. 10

The “Kingsman” star has a lot going on in 2019. Not only is he celebrating a big birthday, but he’ll also portray musical icon Elton John in the upcoming musical drama, “Rocketman.”

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Tyga

Birthday: Nov. 19

After nabbing his first Top 40 single in over three years in 2018 with “Taste,” Tyga will have more to celebrate in 2019. The rapper will be turning 30 years old this year as well. 

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Nicholas Hoult

Birthday: Dec. 7

Over 15 years after his breakthrough role in 2002’s “About a Boy,” Nicholas Hoult’s career is busier than ever. The actor plays the character Beast in the “X-Men” series, a role he will reprise in 2019’s “X-Men: Dark Phoenix.” He also appeared in 2018’s awards contender, “The Favourite.” His personal life is flourishing as well — Hoult recently welcomed his first child with his girlfriend, Bryana Holly. 

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Taylor Swift

Birthday: Dec. 13

Taylor Swift broke out on the country scene at only 16 years old. Now, almost 15 years later, the star is more successful than ever. Having wrapped up her “Reputation” tour in 2018, the singer will move on to new projects — and a new decade! — in 2019. Aside from working on new music, Swift will have a role in the film adaptation of the musical “Cats.”

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Ashley Benson

Birthday: Dec. 18

Ashley Benson made her movie debut at 15 years old in the movie, “13 Going on 30.” Now, she herself is going on 30! The actress is best known for starring on the Freeform series “Pretty Little Liars,” but has also appeared in movies like “Spring Breakers,” “Pixels” and “Her Smell.”

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Jordin Sparks

Birthday: Dec. 22

Jordin Sparks will be ringing in her 30th birthday with husband Dana Isaiah and their first child, a son whom they welcomed in 2018. The singer also recently launched a web series titled “Heart of the Batter With Jordin Sparks.

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