Happy birthday to Friends star Courteney Cox, President Trump, tennis icon Venus Williams and a whole host of famous names who are all celebrating their birthdays this week! They all share the star sign Gemini, which means they are likely to be quick-witted, curious and good communicators. To celebrate their big days, we are taking a closer look at their lives, and how they may be marking the occasion.
Hugh Laurie turns 59 on 11 June
Happy Birthday to House star Hugh Laurie! It's likely to be a family affair for the Oxford-born actor, who shares three grown-up children with his wife of nearly three decades, Jo Green: Charlie, 29, Bill, 27, and Rebecca, 24. Hugh has enjoyed a successful acting career, which has seen him star in comedy series Blackadder, alongside his good friend Stephen Fry, as well as in hit films including Stuart Little and Sense and Sensibility. His starring role in US medical drama House earned him several awards, including two Golden Globes.
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen turn 32 on 13 June
The Olsen twins have grown up quickly! Happy birthday to former child stars Mary Kate and Ashley who celebrate their 32nd birthday on Wednesday. They landed their first acting role at just nine months old, starring as Michelle Tanner in the American sitcom Full House. Since then, they have turned their hand fashion designing. They have a lot to celebrate at the moment – last week they attended the CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City where they won two awards for their joint company The Row.
Donald Trump turns 72 on 14 June
Happy Birthday to President Trump, who celebrates his birthday on Thursday! The American leader has recently visited Quebec for the G-7 summit before travelling to Singapore to attend talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Meanwhile over the weekend, First Lady Melania attended Ford's Theatre gala as honorary chair. It was her first public appearance since having surgery to treat a "benign kidney condition".
Courteney Cox turns 54 on 15 June
Happy birthday to Friends star Courteney Cox, who turns 55 on Friday! Courteney is likely to share her celebrations with her mini-me daughter Coco, who turns fourteen on 13th June, just two days before her mum celebrates her birthday. Courteney will no doubt be spending her special day with her fiancé, Snow Patrol singer Johnny McDaid. Last week, Friends fans went wild when real-life best friends Courteney and Jennifer Aniston attended the AFI Life Achievement Award gala, which was held to honour their pal George Clooney. The pair led a funny tribute to George, which involved a hilarious riff of the Friends theme tune – I'll Be There For You.
Princess Amalia of Luxembourg turns 4 on 15 June
Sharing her birthday with Courteney Cox is little Princess Amalia of Luxembourg, the daughter of Prince Felix and Princess Claire. The Grand Ducal family has a lot to celebrate as Prince Felix, who is second in line to the throne, celebrated his birthday just twelve days before his young daughter. Amalia will likely be spending her birthday surrounded by family, which includes her younger brother Liam, one, and grandparents the Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg.
Venus Williams turns 38 on 17 June
Happy Birthday to tennis ace Venus Williams! It has been a busy year for Venus, who became an auntie when her sister Serena welcomed her first child, daughter Alexis in September 2017. Venus started her birthday celebrations early by enjoying a relaxing trip in Paris after competing in the French Open. Venus took to Instagram to share her adventures, which saw her explore an antique market and the Musée de la Mode where she gained inspiration for her sportswear line, EleVen by Venus.