Famous People Born On April 1st

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People born on the 1st of April are usually spur-of-the-moment decision makers. They do not hesitate to go for what they want at that moment of time. Once the decision has been made, they will work forever to achieve whatever they desire. They have a positive way of looking at life and always cling to the belief that ‘after a down, there is always an up’, which keeps life interesting and keeps them on their toes. Obstacles are never an issue with these people. They are also blessed with creative skills and loads of charm. They are the kind of individuals whom people look up to.

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Randy Orton
(Professional Wrestler and the Youngest World Champion in WWE History at the Age of 24)
Randy Orton
36
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Randy Orton is an American professional wrestler. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever, Orton has 14 world championship victories under his belt, only behind Ric Flair and John Cena. His bad boy image and distinctive wrestling style have inspired several young wrestlers all over the world.

 2 
Debbie Reynolds
(One of the Most Popular American Actresses of the 20th Century)
Debbie Reynolds
27
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: December 28, 2016

Debbie Reynolds was a famous American actress and singer whose career spanned nearly seven decades. Also a well-known humanitarian, Debbie served as president of a charitable organization called The Thalians. Debbie was also a businesswoman; the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, which she founded in 1979, still operates today. She also owned a hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

 3 
Asa Butterfield
77
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Islington, London, England

Asa Butterfield is best known for his BIFA-nominated role of Bruno in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which he performed at age 11. He also amazed audiences with his performance as Hugo Cabret in Martin Scorsese’s Hugo. He makes music and has also participated in Nintendo world championships.

 4 
Otto von Bismarck
(Chancellor of the German Empire (1871 - 1890))
Otto von Bismarck
21
Birth Year: 1815
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30, 1898
Otto von Bismarck was a German statesman. Bismarck is credited with masterminding the unification of Germany and served as its first chancellor. He is also credited with creating the first modern welfare state in the world. Regarded as a hero by German nationalists, Otto von Bismarck's life has inspired a couple of TV series.
 5 
Susan Boyle
(Singer)
Susan Boyle
21
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland
Susan Boyle shot to fame with her rendition of I Dreamed a Dream from Les Misérables in an audition for Britain's Got Talent. Her first album, I Dreamed a Dream, was the best-selling debut album in U.K. history. She has also performed at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
 6 
Ali MacGraw
(Actress)
Ali MacGraw
9
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Pound Ridge, New York, United States

A veteran actress with a career spanning over half a century, Ali MacGraw first came to prominence in the 1970s after acting in many popular action and romantic films. She was also active on the stage and in TV shows. Besides acting, she has been an animal rights advocate throughout her life.

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Annette O'Toole
12
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States U.S.
 8 
Sean Taylor
(American football player)
Sean Taylor
18
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Florida City, Florida, United States
Died: November 27, 2007
 9 
Mackenzie Davis
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Smashed’, ‘Breathe In’, ‘The F Word’ and ‘That Awkward Moment’)
Mackenzie Davis
18
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Mackenzie Davis is a Canadian actress who made headlines after being cast in the popular science-fiction film Terminator: Dark Fate. In the film, she played a super soldier from the future. Mackenzie Davis serves as an inspiration to many young aspiring actors and actresses from Canada.

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Taran Killam
6
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States

Many child artistes fade as they grow up. But Taran Killam, who made his film debut at the age of 12, has gone on to make a mark as an actor and comedian, noted for his roles in television shows Saturday Night Live and MADtv series. His portrayal of a teen popstar in Stuck in the Suburbs was well received.

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Sergei Rachmaninoff
(Russian Composer Who Was Considered One of the Finest Pianists of His Era)
Sergei Rachmaninoff
8
Birth Year: 1873
Birthplace: Starorussky Uyezd
Died: March 28, 1943

Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, conductor, and virtuoso pianist of the late Romantic period. Credited with exploring the expressive possibilities of the piano, Rachmaninoff's music continues to be featured in films. His four-year struggle with depression, which was followed by the critical failure of his Symphony No. 1, was depicted in the 2015 musical Preludes.

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Abraham Maslow
(American Psychologist Who was Known for Creating Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs)
Abraham Maslow
4
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 8, 1970

Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist best remembered for creating an idea in psychology called Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Maslow, who advocated self-actualization, is also credited with co-founding the school of transpersonal psychology. In 1967, he was adjudged Humanist of the Year by the popular non-profit organization, American Humanist Association.

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David Oyelowo
(British actor)
David Oyelowo
2
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
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Troy Baker
(Actor, Singer, Television actor)
Troy Baker
5
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Dallas
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Matt Lanter
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio, United States
Matt Lanter soared to fame with the roles of Liam Court in the series 90210. He has also voiced multiple characters in Ultimate Spider-Man, Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Arthur Curry/Aquaman in the Justice League movie franchise. He has also appeared in Pitch Perfect 3.
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Ferenc Puskás
(Football player Forward, Attacking Midfielder)
Ferenc Puskás
11
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: November 17, 2006
 17 
Guru Tegh Bahadur
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Birth Year: 1621
Birthplace: Amritsar, India
Died: October 31, 1675

Guru Tegh Bahadur, the youngest son of Guru Hargobind Sahib, was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. His 115 hymns find place in the Guru Granth Sahib. He tried to prevent forced conversion of Hindus and Sikhs into Islam, and was, as a result, executed by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.

 18 
Toshiro Mifune
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Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Qingdao, China
Died: December 24, 1997

Toshiro Mifune was a Japanese actor best known for his collaboration with director Akira Kurosawa. The two worked together for 16 films, most of which are considered cinema classics. In 1986, Mifune was honored with the Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon. In 2016, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Clarence Seedorf
(Dutch Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who is Considered One of the Best Midfielders of His Generation)
Clarence Seedorf
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname

Clarence Seedorf is a Dutch former football player. Widely considered one of the best midfielders of his era, Seedorf was included in Pelé's FIFA 100 list in 2004. Having won several continental and domestic titles for clubs in the Netherlands, Brazil, Italy, and Spain, Clarence Seedorf is one of the most celebrated and decorated Dutch players of all time.

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Clementine Churchill
(Wife of Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Clementine Churchill
4
Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: December 12, 1977
Clementine Churchill, wife of British prime minister Winston Churchill, worked with the Red Cross, to aid Russia, and with the YWCA War War Time Appeal, during World War II. She also managed canteens for YMCA during World War I. She received numerous accolades, including the CBE and a life peerage.
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Phillip Schofield
(English TV Host and Co-Presenter of ITV's ‘This Morning’ and ‘Dancing on Ice’)
Phillip Schofield
4
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England

Phillip Schofield is an English TV presenter. Over the years, Schofield has been playing an important role in the success of ITV's This Morning and Dancing on Ice. He is also a humanitarian as he has been serving as a patron of Shooting Star Children's Hospices, which aids families of children with terminal illnesses.

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Jeff Porcaro
(Former Drummer best known for his work with the rock band Toto, but is one of the most recorded session musicians, working on hundreds of albums and thousands of sessions)
Jeff Porcaro
0
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 5, 1992
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Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)
Gil Scott-Heron
2
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27, 2011
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William Harvey
(Physician)
William Harvey
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Birth Year: 1578
Birthplace: Folkestone, England
Died: June 3, 1657

The first to discover the entire process of human blood circulation, physician William Harvey was a Royal College of Physicians fellow. He also served as the personal physician of James I. He later worked at the Bartholomew’s Hospital but was replaced for being a staunch monarchist.

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Hillary Scott
(singer-songwriter, songwriter, singer)
Hillary Scott
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Nashville

Hillary Scott is a singer and songwriter. She is credited with co-founding the popular American country music group Lady A for which she currently serves as the co-lead singer. Over the years, Scott has played a major role in the success of the group, which has won many awards like the Academy of Country Music Awards and American Country Awards. 

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Wangari Maathai
(The First African Woman to Receive 'Nobel Peace Prize')
Wangari Maathai
2
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Ihithe, Kenya
Died: September 25, 2011

Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan environmental, social, and political activist. She achieved popularity after becoming the first African woman to be honored with the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. She is credited with founding a non-governmental organization called The Green Belt Movement (GBM), which focuses on women's rights and environmental conservation.

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Mirka Federer
(Tennis Player)
Mirka Federer
4
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Bojnice, Slovakia

Mirka Federer is a Swiss former tennis player best known as the wife of legendary tennis player Roger Federer whom she met at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Having supported Federer throughout his career, Mirka is often praised for being a pillar of strength and is largely credited for Roger Federer's achievements on the tennis court. 

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Nikolai Gogol
(Playwright)
Nikolai Gogol
0
Birth Year: 1809
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852

Nikolai Gogol was a Ukrainian author who redefined Russian literature with his novels such as Dead Souls and his short stories such as The Overcoat and Diary of a Madman. Most of his works were influenced by Ukrainian folklore. He was typically fond of the grotesque as a literary element.

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Rachel Maddow
(Political Commentator and Host of ‘The Rachel Maddow Show', a Weekly Television Show on MSNBC)
Rachel Maddow
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States
The first openly lesbian person to win the Rhodes Scholarship, Rachel Maddow began her career as a radio host. She then gained fame with MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show. She wrote a bestselling book and launched a podcast, too. She is also known for her relationship with artist Susan Mikula.
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Jane Powell
(Singer)
Jane Powell
4
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
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Kid Ink
(Rapper)
Kid Ink
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 32 
Lon Chaney
(Actor)
Lon Chaney
3
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: August 26, 1930
 33 
Michelle Phan
(YouTuber)
Michelle Phan
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 34 
Brook Lopez
(Basketball player)
Brook Lopez
7
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 35 
Abdul Qadeer Khan
(Nuclear Physicist, Metallurgical Engineer)
Abdul Qadeer Khan
9
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: October 10, 2021

Pakistani engineer Abdul Qadeer Khan was a major figure in the development of his country’s nuclear plans. His research also focused on uranium enrichment. He was later apparently involved in transfer of nuclear technology to Iran, among other countries, but was pardoned by then-president Pervez Musharraf.

 36 
Beth Tweddle
(Retired British Artistic Gymnast )
Beth Tweddle
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Known as Britain’s most successful gymnast, Beth Tweddle is a 3-time world champion and a 6-time European champion, apart from being an Olympic bronze medalist. Born in South Africa, she moved to England as a toddler and began training in gymnastics ate age 7. She has been named an MBE, too.

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J. Christopher Stevens
1
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Grass Valley, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2012
 38 
Vitor Belfort
(Mixed Martial Artist Who Competes in the Heavyweight, Middleweight Divisions)
Vitor Belfort
7
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Bo Schembechler
(American football player, coach)
Bo Schembechler
2
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Barberton, Ohio, United States
Died: November 17, 2006

Miami University head football coach Bo Schembechler was once part of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, known as the Ten-Year War. He was also dragged into a controversy when it was reported that in spite of several Michigan students claiming they were sexually abused by a university doctor, he downplayed the incidents.

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Sophie Germain
(French Mathematician Known for Her 'Sophie Germain Prime Numbers')
Sophie Germain
2
Birth Year: 1776
Birthplace: Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Died: June 27, 1831

French mathematician Sophie Germain had used the pseudonym M. Le Blanc to get hold of notes from the École Polytechnique, as being a woman, she was not allowed to attend the institute. She later contributed to the number theory and also pioneered the elasticity theory. She died of breast cancer.

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Wallace Beery
1
Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Clay County
Died: April 15, 1949
 42 
Milan Kundera
(Czech Writer Best Known for His Novel 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being')
Milan Kundera
4
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia

Milan Kundera is a Czech writer who became a naturalized French citizen in 1981 after going into exile in France in 1975. Although his Czechoslovak citizenship was revoked four years after going into exile, he received Czech citizenship in 2019, thanks to his achievements as a writer. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Jerusalem Prize.

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Jimmy Cliff
(Singer, Actor, Music artist, Artist, Musician)
Jimmy Cliff
3
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Saint James Parish

Jimmy Cliff is best known for popularizing reggae. After beginning his music career singing at local fairs in Jamaica, he scored his first hit, Hurricane Hattie, at 14. He later sang the iconic single Hakuna Matata from The Lion King. He was also the star of the film The Harder They Come.

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Gordon Jump
2
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: September 22, 2003
 45 
Scottie Barnes
(Basketball player)
Scottie Barnes
4
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
 46 
Bijou Phillips
8
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
 47 
John Elkann
(Italian-American Industrialist & Chairman of Ferrari)
John Elkann
2
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Heir to the Agnelli auto empire, John Elkann is also the CEO of Ferrari and the chairman of Stellantis, formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot. A polyglot, he speaks four languages. A yacht enthusiast, too, he has aced races such as the Transpac Race and the Cape2Rio.
 48 
Ella Eyre
(Singer-songwriter)
Ella Eyre
1
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: London, England
 49 
Mitchell Robinson
(Basketball player)
Mitchell Robinson
1
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
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Grace Lee Whitney
3
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Died: May 1, 2015

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 1st

Personality
The individuals born on the 1st of April can tend to be a little self-centered and always want things to go their way. However, it is just one drawback among a thousand positive aspects of their personality. They are extremely motivated and direct. They would probably make an amazing boss, but you would not want to get in trouble with them. They are also known for having a lot of energy and having an optimistic outlook towards life. Usually, they are more considerate than other fellow Arians. They are always the first person to jump at the opportunity of leadership, because of their lack of patience and there want to get things done. Like most Arians, they are a bit creative and do not mind taking some time to express themselves.

Health
Health issues for people born on the first of April appear to be very minimal. They never have an issue rising from not doing anything, since these people are always on the run to accept the next challenge life throws their way. These are nonetheless very active people which very much keep them in good health and increase the chances of living much longer. Although, these people generally stay healthy and keep their mental capabilities to par. If they are not in the best of moods or are unhappy, their health will show some deterioration.

Finance
For the Arians born on April 1, money does not seem to be an issue. Generally, these people find it quite easy to earn money. They are great at financial budgeting. If they happen to have any issues with money, chances are they were being too kind to a friend or family member.

Career
These people tend to be very planned-out so it is no surprising that their career choice is something they decided when they were much younger. They have a strong will to take on anything and will go ahead with the goals they want to achieve. They wouldn't mind careers where helping people to have a good future are the part of the business.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These people are all about love. They have a great charm and people are just naturally drawn towards. Thus, they may have many relationships in their lives. These people have plenty to offer in a relationship. They are loving, sentimental, and very encouraging to the people around them. They tend to be a bit impulsive when it comes to the matters of heart. They find it hard to commit to any long-term relationship, but, once they do they are extremely loyal. When it comes to family, they are very supportive of everything any family member desires to do. They are a fantastic support system for their children.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Copper & Gold
Lucky Numbers: 1, 10, 19, 28, 37, 46, 55, 64, 73 & 82
Lucky Days (of The Week): Sunday, Monday & Thursday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 1st & 5th