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

Louis C.K.

Age: 44

Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter, and Comedian

Known For: A dry, acerbic and hilariously angry comedic style, prior gigs writing for late-night shows such as ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ and ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien,’ and writing, directing and starring in the Emmy-nominated FX series ‘Louie’

Jennifer Hudson

Age: 30

Occupation: Singer and Actress

Known For: Winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for ‘Dreamgirls,’ losing several members of her family in a tragic 2008 multiple murder, and dropping an enormous amount of weight after becoming a spokesperson for Weight Watchers

Neil Peart

Age: 59

Occupation: Drummer and Lyricist

Known For: His work with the band Rush, known for songs like ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ ‘Tom Sawyer,’ and ‘Subdivisions’

Ben Folds

Age: 44

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician

Known For: Fronting the band Ben Folds Five, which had the smash single ‘Brick’ in 1997, collaborations with many other artists, and releasing three albums as a solo artist

Jennifer Nettles

Age: 37

Occupation: Singer

Known For: Being half of the country duo known as Sugarland, number one hits such as ‘Want To,’ ‘Settlin’,’ ‘All I Want to Do,’ ‘Already Gone,’ and ‘It Happens,’ and dueting with Jon Bon Jovi on another chart-topping hit, ‘Who Says You Can’t Go Home’