What generation is 1978?

If you were born in 1978, 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 1978? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!

Famous Generation X members born in 1978:

  • KOBE BRYANT, Basketball Player.
    Born on the 23rd of August, 1978 (Virgo) in Philadelphia, PA. Died on the 26th of January, 2020, at the age of 41.

  • IAN SOMERHALDER, TV Actor.
    Born on the 8th of December, 1978 (Sagittarius) in Covington, LA.

  • JAMES CORDEN, Comedian.
    Born on the 22nd of August, 1978 (Leo) in London, England.

  • JENSEN ACKLES, TV Actor.
    Born on the 1st of March, 1978 (Pisces) in Dallas, TX.

  • USHER, R&B Singer.
    Born on the 14th of October, 1978 (Libra) in Dallas, TX.

  • JOHN LEGEND, R&B Singer.
    Born on the 28th of December, 1978 (Capricorn) in Springfield, OH.

  • JAMES FRANCO, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 19th of April, 1978 (Aries) in Palo Alto, CA.