What generation is 1971?

If you were born in 1971, then you are a member of Generation X. Sometimes it is called Gen X or Xers for short. This generation had no defining moment in history that could be used to name the generation after. That is one of the reasons why X was chosen as a symbol for it. In algebra X is used to represent an undefined value.

Look at our in-depth review to find out more about Generation X.

Born in 1971? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!

Famous Generation X members born in 1971:

  • TUPAC SHAKUR, Rapper.
    Born on the 16th of June, 1971 (Gemini) in New York City, NY. Died on the 13th of September, 1996, at the age of 25.

  • SNOOP DOGG, Rapper.
    Born on the 20th of October, 1971 (Libra) in Long Beach, CA.

  • SELENA QUINTANILLA, World Music Singer.
    Born on the 16th of April, 1971 (Aries) in Lake Jackson, TX. Died on the 31st of March, 1995, at the age of 23.

  • ELON MUSK, Entrepreneur.
    Born on the 28th of June, 1971 (Cancer) in Pretoria, South Africa.

  • DAVID WALLIAMS, Comedian.
    Born on the 20th of August, 1971 (Leo) in London, England.

  • MARK WAHLBERG, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 5th of June, 1971 (Gemini) in Boston, MA.

  • WINONA RYDER, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 29th of October, 1971 (Scorpio) in Winona, MN.