Celebrity Birthdays 17 May: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, Derek Hough and Andrea Corr

We hope these stars have a fabulous day!

Happy Birthday to Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, dancer Derek Hough and singer Andrea Corr! These three famous faces all share a star sign – Taurus, whose typical traits include reliability, practicality and ambition. To celebrate their big day, we are taking a closer look at the lives of the birthday trio...

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands turns 47

Today is Queen Maxima of the Netherlands' birthday! Celebrating another special anniversary back in April, Queen Maxima and her husband King Willem-Alexander released a striking set of family photographs to mark King's five years on the throne. The glamourous snaps feature the couple and their three daughters – 14-year-old Princess Catharina-Amalia, the future Queen of the Netherlands, Princess Alexia, 12, and Princess Ariane, 11.

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Derek Hough turns 33

Happy Birthday to professional dancer Derek Hough. After finding fame on American dance show Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Cole's former beau is now a judge on NBC's World of Dance alongside popstar Jennifer Lopez and rapper Neyo. The dancing competition, which is hosted by dancer and actress Jenna Dewan, will begin airing its second season in the US on 29 May. Derek recently attended the 2018 Steve Irwin Gala Dinner with his girlfriend Hayley Erbert, where he sung her praises. Speaking on the red carpet, Derek said "she is always looking beautiful, she's gorgeous." Hayley repayed the compliment, gushing about Derek's "piercing blue eyes."

Andrea Corr turns 44

Happy Birthday to Irish songstress Andrea Corr! Formerly part of family pop group The Corrs, the Breathless singer has plenty of siblings to celebrate with on her special day. Recently, she showcased her age-defying figure as she soaked up the sun on a family holiday in Barbados. The star enjoyed some beach fun with her two children – four-year-old Brett Jr and daughter Jean, five, whom she shares with her husband of almost ten years, Brett Desmond.

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