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

Eddie Van Halen

Age: 57

Occupation: Guitar God

Known For: Being one of the most influential, original, and talented rock guitarists of the 20th century, co-founding the legendary band Van Halen, songs like ‘Runnin’ with the Devil,’ ‘Jump’ and ‘Right Now,’ and a former marriage to lookalike actress Valerie Bertinelli

Ellen DeGeneres

Age: 54

Occupation: Comedienne and Talk Show Host

Known For: Hosting the wildly popular syndicated talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ voicing Dory in ‘Finding Nemo,’ being one of the first “out” lesbians in the entertainment industry, and her marriage to gorgeous actress Portia de Rossi

Lucinda Williams

Age: 59

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician

Known For: Her country-rock fusions, winning three Grammys, writing songs like ‘Passionate Kisses,’ singles like ‘Get Right With God’ and ‘Righteously,’ and being named America’s best songwriter by TIME magazine in 2002

Anita Baker

Age: 54

Occupation: Singer and Songwriter

Known For: A string of R&B hits in the 1980s including ‘Sweet Love,’ ‘Caught Up in the Rapture,’ ‘Giving You the Best That I Got’ and ‘Just Because,’ being an eight-time Grammy winner, and having four platinum albums to her credit

Andrew Ridgeley

Age: 49

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician

Known For: Being that other guy in Wham! with George Michael, hit songs including ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,’ ‘Everything She Wants’ and ‘I’m Your Man,’ being a prominent UK environmentalist, and his longtime relationship with fellow 1980s star Keren Woodward of the pop group Bananarama