What generation is 1972?

If you were born in 1972, 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 1972? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!

Famous Generation X members born in 1972:

  • DWAYNE JOHNSON, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 2nd of May, 1972 (Taurus) in Hayward, CA.

  • EMINEM, Rapper.
    Born on the 17th of October, 1972 (Libra) in Saint Joseph, MO.

  • NOTORIOUS B.I.G., Rapper.
    Born on the 21st of May, 1972 (Gemini) in Brooklyn, NY. Died on the 9th of March, 1997, at the age of 24.

  • HEIDI D'AMELIO, Family Member.
    Born on the 4th of January, 1972 (Capricorn) in United States.

  • SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, Basketball Player.
    Born on the 6th of March, 1972 (Pisces) in Newark, NJ.

  • SOFÍA VERGARA, TV Actress.
    Born on the 10th of July, 1972 (Cancer) in Barranquilla, Colombia.

  • BIG SHOW, Wrestler.
    Born on the 8th of February, 1972 (Aquarius) in Aiken, SC.