Grammy-winning recording artist, actress and philanthropist Janet Jackson turns 47 on Thursday, May 16

Written by | Ray Cornelius

This week’s celebrity birthdays include a legendary songwriter and activist,  a versatile actor, an 80’s TV icon, a noted singer-songwriter, a 90’s rock figure and the youngest member of the most famous musical family.  Get plugged into the RC Birthdays for this week, May 12-18, 2013.

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 May 12: TV and film actor, Ving Rhames, 54

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TV/film actress and noted television director Kim V. Fields, 44

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May 13: Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and Motown legend Stevie Wonder, 63

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Guitarist and lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish Darius Rucker, 47

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May 14: Singer-songwriter and record producer, Raphael Saadiq, 47