Famous People Born On April 16th

People born on the 16th of April are considered to be extremely outgoing and sociable. However, they often seek time for themselves and tend to see the world through rose-colored glasses. Moreover, they also enjoy sharing their point of view with others. The planet Neptune is the ruler of April 16th, which offers these individuals a friendliness disposition and artistic talents. The strong confident façade of these individuals hides a few insecure doubts about themselves that they sometimes struggle with. They have lots of energy, a good sense of humor and a vivid imagination. While, they have a kind, gentle nature, they can also be a bit moody.

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Selena
(American Singer Popularly Known as the 'Queen of Tejano Music')
Selena
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Lake Jackson, Texas, United States
Died: March 31, 1995

Known as the queen of Tejano music, Selena became the most famous Mexican-American entertainers during the late 20th century, thanks to her contributions to fashion and music. She is one of the most influential Latin artists ever. Her rags-to-riches story, which includes struggle, fame, and finally death at the age of 23, was showcased in the 1997 film, Selena.

 2 
Charlie Chaplin
(The Greatest Comic Artist Ever & One of the Most Important Figures in Motion-Picture History)
Charlie Chaplin
101
Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Walworth, London, England
Died: December 25, 1977

Cinema lovers around the world hold Charlie Chaplin in high esteem. One of the biggest stars of the silent film era and an icon, he left the audience in splits with his comedic performances. Even today, his performances in movies like Modern Times and The Gold Rush are considered classic. The legendary actor was also a writer, director and producer.

 3 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
47
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Retired basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a legendary NBA champion and its all-time leading scorer. Known for his trademark skyhook shot, he achieved remarkable feats during his career. Later, he pursued a successful writing and acting career and was even selected U.S. global cultural ambassador. The NBA star is also the proud recipient of the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 4 
Sadie Sink
(Actress)
Sadie Sink
75
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Brenham, Texas, United States

Sadie Sink is an American actress best known for playing Maxine Mayfield in the popular horror mystery-thriller television series Stranger Things, for which she received nominations at MTV Movie & TV Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2018, she was honored with the Award of Excellence for Narration for her contribution to an animal rights documentary titled Dominion.

 5 
Chance the Rapper
(Rapper Known for His Mixtapes "Acid Rap," "10 Day" and "Coloring Book")
Chance the Rapper
26
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Chance the Rapper is best known for his Billboard-charting mixtape Coloring Book, which was the first streaming-only album to earn a Grammy. An avid social activist in Chicago, he owns the non-profit SocialWorks. He is known for his signature style of wearing a cap with the number "3" on it.
 6 
Martin Lawrence
(Known for His Roles in the Sitcom 'Martin' & 'Bad Boys' Movie Franchise)
Martin Lawrence
16
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

Martin Lawrence is a German born-American actor and comedian. Despite being traumatized after witnessing his parents' divorce at the age of eight, Lawrence went on to succeed as a comedian and later as a leading Hollywood actor. After a problematic 1990s, which included episodes of arrests, lawsuits, and health problems, he bounced back with several hit films.

 7 
Akon
(Solo R&B and Hip-Hop Artist to Hold Both No.1 & No.2 Position at Billboard Hot 100 Simultaneously Twice)
Akon
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Akon is one of the most successful R&B, hip hop and rap singers in the world. His albums Trouble, Konvicted, Freedom, El Negreeto and Akonda have many chartbusters songs. He has also founded record labels Akonik Label Group, KonLive Distribution and Konvict Mizik. He courted controversy in 2007 for an onstage act involving simulated sex with a 15-year-old girl.

 8 
Gina Carano
(Actress, Mixed Martial Artist)
Gina Carano
79
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

A former mixed martial artist, Gina Carano went on to become an actress; she uses her martial arts skills to perform stunts in popular action movies. Before becoming an actress, she was quite popular in the MMA scene, being termed the face of women's MMA. In 2008, she was named in a Top 10 Influential Women list.

 9 
Dusty Springfield
(Singer, Artist, Cleric)
Dusty Springfield
41
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London,England
Died: March 2, 1999
 10 
Claire Foy
(Best Known for Her Portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix Historical Drama Series ‘The Crown’)
Claire Foy
29
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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Jon Cryer
(Actor)
Jon Cryer
12
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Jon Cryer is best known for his two-time Emmy-winning performance as Alan Harper in Two and a Half Men and his Saturn Award-nominated role of Lex Luthor in DC series such as Supergirl, Batwoman, and Arrow. He has been a successful stage actor and has also appeared in NCIS.
 12 
Shu Qi
(Hong Kong-Taiwanese Actress & Model Known for Her Films: ‘The Eye 2’, ‘Viva Erotica’ and ‘Three Times’)
Shu Qi
28
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Xindian District, Taipei, Taiwan

Shu Qi is a Taiwanese-Hong Kong model and actress best known for playing Nie Yinniang in the critically acclaimed 2015 film, The Assassin, for which she received the prestigious Asian Film Award. Starting from 2013, Shu Qi was named in three successive Forbes China Celebrity 100 lists. She is also one of the highest-paid Taiwanese-Hong Kong actresses.

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Bill Belichick
(Head coach of the team New England Patriots of the NFL)
Bill Belichick
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
 14 
Nate Diaz
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Nate Diaz
9
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States

Nate Diaz is an American mixed martial artist with experience of competing in several promotions, such as Strikeforce, World Extreme Cagefighting, and Pancrase. He is currently signed with the UFC and is tied with Joseph Edward Lauzon Jr. for the second-most bonus awards. In 2007, Nate Diaz took part in the fifth season of the reality TV series Ultimate Fighter.

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Peter Billingsley
(Actor, Director, Producer)
Peter Billingsley
5
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Peter Billingsley was a popular child actor, famous for his portrayal of Messy Marvin in Hershey's chocolate syrup ads. He also delivered a Young Artist Award-winning performance as Jack Simmons in The Dirt Bike Kid. He later directed and produced shows such as Sullivan & Son and played minor roles.

 16 
Peter Ustinov
(British Actor Known for Playing 'Inspector Hercule Poirot' in 'Agatha Christie' Mystery Films)
Peter Ustinov
3
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Swiss Cottage, London, England
Died: March 28, 2004

Peter Ustinov was a British actor, writer, and filmmaker. An intellectual, Ustinov held several academic posts and served as the president of the World Federalist Movement. Over the course of his illustrious career, Peter Ustinov won many prestigious awards, such as the Golden Globes, Emmy Awards, Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and BAFTA Awards.

 17 
Margrethe II of Denmark
(Queen of Denmark)
Margrethe II of Denmark
12
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Margrethe II, the reigning queen of Denmark, ascended to the throne after the death of her father, King Frederick IX, becoming the first female monarch of her country since Margrethe I. At 13, she was named her father’s heir through a constitutional amendment allowing daughters to inherit the Danish throne.
 18 
Gerry Rafferty
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter)
Gerry Rafferty
6
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: January 4, 2011
 19 
Ellen Barkin
(Played a memorable role in the 1987 film The Big Easy)
Ellen Barkin
21
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 20 
Henry Mancini
(Composer Best Known for His Soudtrack for the 'Peter Gunn' TV Series & 'The Pink Panther' Film Series)
Henry Mancini
7
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14, 1994
 21 
Luol Deng
(Basketball player)
Luol Deng
4
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Wau
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Spike Milligan
(Actor, Comedian and Cast Member of the British Radio Comedy Programme ‘The Goon Show’)
Spike Milligan
4
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Died: February 27, 2002

Spike Milligan was a British-Irish actor, writer, poet, comedian, and playwright. He is credited with co-creating and writing the popular radio comedy program, The Goon Show. His comic novel Puckoon has been adapted into a film and stage play. In August 1999, BBC conducted a poll, according to which Spike was voted the funniest person of the last millennium.

 23 
David Graf
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry’ in the ‘Police Academy’ Film Series)
David Graf
5
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, United States
Died: April 7, 2001
David Graf is best known as Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry from the Police Academy film franchise. He has appeared in series such as Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and The West Wing, too. He has also been part of the Screen Actors Guild national board.
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Tom Segura
(Comedian)
Tom Segura
15
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
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John Franklin
(Explorer, Royal Navy officer)
John Franklin
8
Birth Year: 1786
Birthplace: Spilsby, England
Died: June 11, 1847
 26 
Louis The Pious
(King of Aquitaine, King of Franks & Co-Emperor (Holy Roman Empire))
Louis The Pious
3
Birth Year: 0778
Birthplace: Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
Died: June 20, 0840
Son of Charlemagne, Louis The Pious, became the king of Aquitaine at age 3. He crowned himself the emperor of the Franks immediately after his father’s death. His reign was riddled with three civil wars, while his death caused another civil war, which finally culminated in the Treaty of Verdun.
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Midori Francis
(Actress)
Midori Francis
3
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Rumson, New Jersey, United States
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Liliana Mumy
(American Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Jessica Baker’ in the ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ Film Series)
Liliana Mumy
3
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: San Marcos, California, United States
Liliana Mumy, daughter of actor Bill Mumy, is best known as Jessica Baker from the Cheaper by the Dozen franchise and Lucy Miller from The Santa Clause trilogy. She also voiced Mertle Edmonds in the Lilo & Stitch movie franchise and various characters in The Loud House and other series.
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Edie Adams
(Comedienne)
Edie Adams
3
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: October 15, 2008
 30 
Phoebe Fox
(English Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Marial’ in the TV Series ‘The Great’)
Phoebe Fox
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Phoebe Fox is an English actress known for playing Marial in the comedy-drama television series The Great. The daughter of Prue Clarke and Stuart Fox, Phoebe Fox followed in the footsteps of her parents to establish herself in the entertainment industry. Apart from playing important roles in films and TV series, Fox is also known for her work in theatre.

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Bobby Vinton
(Known for popular song 'Blue Velvet')
Bobby Vinton
2
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
 32 
Billy West
(Voice actor)
Billy West
7
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Lorraine Nicholson
6
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Lorraine Nicholson, daughter of actors Jack Nicholson and Rebecca Broussard, is best known as Alana Blanchard from the biographical film Soul Surfer. She started her career as a child actor in Something's Gotta Give, which also stared her father. She has also directed short films such as Life Boat.

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Brynn Cartelli
14
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Longmeadow, Massachusetts
 35 
Reggie Jackson
(Basketball player)
Reggie Jackson
5
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Pordenone, Italy
 36 
Belinda Stewart-Wilson
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
 37 
Barry Nelson
(Actor)
Barry Nelson
1
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: April 7, 2007
 38 
Peter Garrett
(Member of the Australian House of Representatives)
Peter Garrett
9
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia

Peter Garrett is an Australian musician, activist, environmentalist, and former politician. Renowned for his eccentric dance style and signature bald head, Garrett is best known for his association with the popular rock band Midnight Oil where he performs as the lead singer. A football fan, Peter Garrett supports the Essendon Bombers of the AFL.

 39 
Pope Benedict XVI
(Pope, Head of the Catholic church (2005-13))
Pope Benedict XVI
28
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Markit, Germany
Pope Benedict XVI started off as a Hitler Youth member, but a finger injury prevented him from fighting in the German army. In 2005, he became the head of the Catholic Church. The liberal theologian-turned-conservative resigned in 2013, becoming the first pope to do so since the 1400s.
 40 
K'naan
(Known For His Single "Wavin’ Flag", Which Was Chosen as Anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup)
K'naan
5
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somalia

K'naan is the stage name of Keinan Abdi Warsame, a Somali Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and instrumentalist. He rose to fame when his single Wavin' Flag was chosen as Coca-Cola's promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He is committed to his Somali roots and is considered a spokesperson for the Toronto Somali community. 

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Lara Dutta
(She was previously crowned as Miss Intercontinental 1997)
Lara Dutta
9
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
 42 
Jay O. Sanders
(Actor)
Jay O. Sanders
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, USA
 43 
Night Train Lane
(Football player)
Night Train Lane
3
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: January 29, 2002
 44 
Kingsley Amis
(Novelist)
Kingsley Amis
4
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Clapham, London, England
Died: October 22, 1995
 45 
Alek Wek
(Model)
Alek Wek
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Wau

Alek Wek is a South Sudanese-British designer and model. Since making her fashion debut at the age of 18, Alek has been an influential figure in the world of fashion; she has been praised for redefining beauty and altering the perception of beauty within the fashion industry. In 2015, she was included in the BBC's 100 Women list.

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Merce Cunningham
(Dancer and Choreographer)
Merce Cunningham
3
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Centralia, Washington
Died: July 26, 2009
American dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham was at the forefront of American modern dance for more than 50 years.  Cunningham was honoured with Japan's Praemium Imperiale and a British Laurence Olivier Award. He was also named Officier of the Légion d'honneur in France. A documentary titled Cunningham was made on his life in 2019.
 47 
Patricia Altschul
(Art Collector, Socialite)
Patricia Altschul
0
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Socialite, art collector, and reality TV personality, Patricia Altschul, is the widow of former Goldman Sachs partner Arthur G. Altschul. She has been a trustee of several nonprofit organizations including the Historic Hudson Valley and the New York Historical Society. She received a Carolopolis Award from the Preservation Society of Charleston in 2013.

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George Steele
(American Professional Wrestler and Actor)
George Steele
15
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 16, 2017
 49 
Robert Stigwood
(Impresario, Film Producer, and Music Entrepreneur)
Robert Stigwood
2
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Adelaide
Died: January 4, 2016
 50 
Hayes MacArthur
(Stand-up Comedians)
Hayes MacArthur
2
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 16th   

Personality
The specific strengths of their personality come from open acceptance of others, along with funny and entertaining nature of these people. They have an extremely confident attitude towards life and are enjoyable to be around, whereas their creativeness and individuality permit them to do things on their own with confidence. The weaknesses of character of those born on the 16th of April are not only their sudden moodiness; every now and then they have a tendency to act irrational and distant. Nevertheless, for the most part, unpredictable mood swing is their major weaknesses.

Health
People born on this particular day are sensitive, therefore, they need to consume a balanced diet and maintain their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. Physical and mental fitness are vital to keep individuals born on April 16th both happy and healthy. A sufficient amount of exercise and a healthy diet is the only way for them to achieve great health. If they lack any imperative vitamins it can affect their skin. Most people born on this day have very sensitive skin and are susceptible to all sorts of dermatological problems. It is crucial that they drink an ample amount of water daily to keep their body and skin hydrated.

Finance
Those with a birthday of April 16 are not particularly concerned with money and are content with being employed in a job that pays little more than their monthly bills. On the other hand, they are excellent at managing finances and it is probable they will save some extra money for a rainy day or unexpected needs.

Career
Those born on April 16 possess a sense of purpose and a desire to do their very best at the place of employment. They take their profession seriously and consider the nature of work significant. They are most content with a job that replicates the caring side of their disposition and their creative capabilities.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Individuals born on this day usually choose friends and mates with qualities which they don’t have. Relationships and love are something that these individuals take quite seriously. Yet, they often unintentionally pull problems into their personal relationships, just to challenge the strength of the relationship. Those born on the 16th of April are children at heart and make devoted parents, and try to resolve the issues troubling their children very sincerely. Those born on this day, work very hard, even though they struggle at times to keep their family and friends happy.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: All shades of Green, Scarlet & Blue
Lucky Numbers: 2, 7
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday & Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 2nd & 7th