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

 

Nicki Minaj
Age: 30
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Being the first artist ever to have seven singles on the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, hits like 'Your Love' and 'Moment 4 Life,' and often looking as though she dressed herself using the contents of a toy store

Kim Basinger
Age: 59
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Winning an Oscar for her performance in 'L.A. Confidential,' roles in other films like 'Batman,' 'The Natural,' '9½ Weeks' and '8 Mile,' a former marriage to Alec Baldwin, and numerous court battles with him over custody of their daughter

Gregg Allman
Age: 65
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Being a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, songs like 'Midnight Rider' and 'Ramblin' Man,' and a former marriage to superstar Cher

Teri Hatcher
Age: 48
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her Golden Globe-winning role as Susan Mayer on the ABC dramedy 'Desperate Housewives,' and playing Lois Lane on the series 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman'

Sinéad O'Connor
Age: 46
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Her 1990 hit 'Nothing Compares 2 U,' her nearly bald head, her strong views on organized religion, women's rights, war and child abuse, and controversial gestures like tearing up a photo of the Pope on 'Saturday Night Live'