Colbert of The Colbert Report turns 49 today. He grew up in James Island and attended Porter-Gaud. His father, James, was the first vice president for academic affairs at MUSC. A library on the hospital’s complex is named after him. Stephen’s mother, Lorna, still lives in the area.
Rucker, the other Charleston star celebrating a birthday today, turns 47. He grew up in the area and attended the University of South Carolina. While at the school, he formed Hootie & the Blowfish with some friends. Rucker now has a successful solo career.
Happy Birthday to Charleston’s favorite sons!