Famous People Born On April 9th

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Falling under the first sign of the Zodiac, Aries, those born on April 9 are ruled by the planet, Mars. Energy and bold traits are some of the striking characteristics of these strong passionate individuals. On the 9th day of April, there is a double energy field with the ruling planet, which turns this person into a near aggressive and slightly insensitive individual. People born on this particular day may come across as insensitive and cold hearted, while the reality is that this ram is just consumed with common sense. April 9th rams are known as social butterflies and love to party.

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Kristen Stewart
(American Actress Who Rose to Fame for Her Role as 'Bella Swan' in 'The Twilight Saga' Film Series)
Kristen Stewart
126
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Popular Hollywood actress and filmmaker, Kristen Stewart garnered worldwide fame for her portrayal of Bella Swan in the massively successful Twilight film series. However, Stewart’s rendezvous with fame and success began at a much younger age when she debuted in the movie, The Thirteenth, Year and later worked in the movie. Panic Room. Her later notable work include Clouds of Sils Maria.

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Lil Nas X
(First Gay Artist To Have #1 Record on Billboard Hot 100)
Lil Nas X
207
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States

Montero Lamar Hill, better known as Lil Nas X, soared to fame with his US Billboard Hot 100 charter country rap track Old Town Road. The gay singer initially became viral for his comedy videos on Facebook and Vine and then soared to fame on Spotify.

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Elle Fanning
(Actress)
Elle Fanning
33
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States

Elle Fanning started her career as a child actress and her breakthrough came in 2011 when she starred in Super 8. Teen Spirit, We Bought a Zoo, Maleficent, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, The Neon Demon, The Beguiled, A Rainy Day and Live by Night are some of her other notable films. She has also acted in the TV series The Great.

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Dennis Quaid
(American Actor Best Known for His Dramatic & Comedic Roles)
Dennis Quaid
18
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Regarded as one of the best actors to have not received an Oscar nomination by The Guardian, Dennis Quaid is popular for portraying a wide variety of roles. He fought drug addiction early in his career to become a successful actor. He is also a musician and golfer; Golf Digest magazine mentioned him as the top golfer among Hollywood celebrities.
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Gerard Way
(Singer)
Gerard Way
17
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey, United States

Best known as the co-founder of the rock band, My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way is a popular singer and songwriter. Also a famous comic book writer, Gerard Way co-founded DC's Young Animal imprint and wrote the Eisner Award-winning book series ,The Umbrella Academy. After struggling with prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, he has been maintaining sobriety for many years now.

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Leighton Meester
18
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Leighton Meester has been one of the most beautiful actresses of the current generation. Not surprisingly, she has been featured in several magazine covers and in lists, such as the world's most beautiful women and 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces. Also a well-known philanthropist, Meester has actively taken part in many charity campaigns.

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Jay Baruchel
(Actor Known for His Roles in Comedy Movies “Knocked Up,” “Tropic Thunder” and “The Trotsky”)
Jay Baruchel
4
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Jay Baruchel is best known as Josh Greenberg from the series Man Seeking Woman and as Steven Karp from Undeclared. Fans also loved him in films such as The Trotsky, She's Out of My League, and The Hangover. He voiced Hiccup in the How to Train Your Dragon films. 
 8 
Hugh Hefner
(Founder of 'Playboy' Magazine)
Hugh Hefner
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Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 27, 2017

As the founder of Playboy magazine, Hugh Hefner changed the way people viewed nudity. Known for his enviable lifestyle, he resided in luxury mansions along with his Playboy Playmates. Also a well-known philanthropist, Hefner made significant donations to various causes. He also supported freedom of expression and sexual liberation.

 9 
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
(Civil Engineer)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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Birth Year: 1806
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: September 15, 1859

English civil engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history." Considered a major figure of the Industrial Revolution, he built docks, a series of steamships, and many important bridges and tunnels. He was placed second in a BBC public poll to determine the "100 Greatest Britons" in 2002. 

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Paul Robeson
(Singer, Actor, and Black Activist.)
Paul Robeson
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Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 23, 1976

Singer and actor, Paul Robeson, was as much known for his music and films as he was for his political activism. As a black man who had to endure great difficulties to establish himself, he was actively involved in the Civil Rights Movement and other social justice campaigns. As a performer, he was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

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Tom Lehrer
(American musician)
Tom Lehrer
7
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: New York, Manhattan

While he grew up to be a Harvard math professor, that didn’t stop Tom Lehrer from pursuing his childhood love for music. He gained fame as a satirical composer, with songs such as So Long, Mom, I’m Off to Drop the Bomb and That Was The Year That Was.

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Sam Harris
(Philosopher, Author)
Sam Harris
10
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

One of the "Four Horsemen of Atheism," neuroscientist and author Sam Harris is known for his works on topics such as religion, artificial intelligence, and terrorism. His books include the New York Times bestseller The End of Faith. He hosted the podcast Making Sense and released a meditation app, too.

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Faisal of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75))
Faisal of Saudi Arabia
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Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: March 25, 1975

Faisal of Saudi Arabia was King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975. He was the son of King Abdulaziz and his wife, Tarfa. During his father’s reign, he was given numerous responsibilities of political significance. After coming to power, he implemented a series of modern reforms and issued a decree for the total abolition of slavery. 

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Leopold II of Belgium
(Former King of the Belgians (1865 - 1909))
Leopold II of Belgium
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Birth Year: 1835
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: December 17, 1909

Leopold II of Belgium reigned over Belgium as its second king from 1865 to 1909. He also owned the Independent State of the Congo from 1885 to 1908. Congolese people were subjected to torture and murder under Leopold's administration; the term crimes against humanity was coined by George Washington Williams in 1890 to describe the atrocities of Leopold's administration.

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Jenna Jameson
(One of the World's Most Famous Adult Entertainment Performers)
Jenna Jameson
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

‘The Queen of Porn’ with the name of an Irish whisky! Jenna Jameson may have hung up her shoes as a pornographic actress, but the world recognizes her as the most famous adult entertainment performer who dominated the x-rated film world during 1990s and early 2000s. The model and television personality says she is a gang-rape survivor.

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Ward Bond
(Actor)
Ward Bond
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Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Benkelman, Nebraska, USA
Died: November 5, 1960
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Mary Jackson
(Mathematician)
Mary Jackson
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 11, 2005

American mathematician and aerospace engineer Mary Jackson went down in history as the first African-American woman to work as a NASA engineer. Initially a math teacher, she later joined NACA under Dorothy Vaughan and contributed to countless American space programs at a time when racial segregation was the norm.

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Paulina Porizkova
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechoslovakia

Model, actress, and author, Paulina Porizkova, became the first woman from Central Europe to be featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 1984. She began modeling as a teenager and became a top model in Paris during the early 1980s. She eventually began acting as well. Also a writer, she has written a few books.

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Blaise Matuidi
(Association football player)
Blaise Matuidi
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Toulouse

Blaise Matuidi is a French football player who has represented the France national team in prominent tournaments like FIFA World Cups and UEFA European Football Championships. He also played a major role in helping his team win the 2018 World Cup. Referred to as a strong and fierce tackler, Blaise Matuidi is renowned for his energy and physical strength.

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Jackie Evancho
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Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Jackie Evancho is an American singer who achieved popularity at the age of ten when she finished second in the fifth season of the popular talent show, America's Got Talent. Subsequently, she became the youngest solo artist to release a platinum-certified album in the US. She is also the youngest person to give a solo concert at New York City's Lincoln Center.

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Michael Learned
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Michael Learned is best known as Olivia Walton from the long-running series The Waltons and won three Emmys for her role. She won another Emmy for playing Nurse Mary Benjamin in the medical drama Nurse. She has appeared on stage and in movies such as Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.
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Charles Baudelaire
(French Poet Known for His Handling of Rhyme & Rhythm and His Book 'Les Fleurs du mal')
Charles Baudelaire
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Birth Year: 1821
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 31, 1867
French prose poet, essayist, and critic Charles Baudelaire was one of the first translators of the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Best known for his book of poems Les Fleurs du mal, he is believed to have coined the word modernity and was associated with the symbolist and decadent movements.
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Timur
(Amir of the Timurid Empire (1370-1405))
Timur
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Birth Year: 1336
Birthplace: Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan
Died: February 18, 1405

Widely considered one of the greatest tacticians and military leaders in history, Timur is credited with founding the Timurid Empire, which attained its greatest extent under the leadership of Timur. His empire laid the foundation for the rise of the more prominent Islamic gunpowder empires, such as the Mughal Empire, which then ruled the Indian subcontinent for almost 330 years.

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Carl Perkins
(Singer-songwriter)
Carl Perkins
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Tiptonville, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 19, 1998
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Erich Ludendorff
(German General, Politician and Military Theorist)
Erich Ludendorff
5
Birth Year: 1865
Birthplace: Kruszewnia, Poland
Died: December 20, 1937

German military leader Erich Ludendorff gained fame with the victories at Liège and Tannenberg during World War I. He promoted the theory that Marxists, Jews, and Freemasons were responsible for Germany’s defeat in the war. He later became a military theorist, writing books such as The Total War.

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Sorcha Cusack
(Irish Television and Stage Actress)
Sorcha Cusack
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Sorcha Cusack is an Irish actress known for her association with popular theatre companies, such as the Royal Exchange, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the National Theatre. Born into a family of actors, Sorcha Cusack followed in the footsteps of her parents to establish herself as an actress. 

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Jazmine Sullivan
(R&B Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Debut Album 'Fearless')
Jazmine Sullivan
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Jazmine Sullivan soared to fame with the Billboard-topping debut album Fearless. Born to a background vocalist mother, she began singing as part of gospel choirs. With 15 Grammy nominations, she has tied with Icelandic singer Björk, for the most Grammy nominations without a win for any female.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam
(actor, television actor, film actor)
Keshia Knight Pulliam
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Newark
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Cynthia Nixon
(American Actress, Best Known for Her Performance in the HBO Series 'Sex and the City')
Cynthia Nixon
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Apart from being one of the most popular American actresses, Cynthia Nixon is also a well-known activist. Being an openly bisexual actress, she also serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community. Cynthia is a cancer survivor and continues to inspire people affected with cancer.

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Jacques Villeneuve
(Canadian Formula One Driver and Winner of 1997 Formula One World Championship )
Jacques Villeneuve
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada

Canadian race-car driver Jacques Villeneuve is known for his association with the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series. Son of F1 driver Gilles Villeneuve, he has won 11 Grands Prix and is the only Canadian to win the Indianapolis 500 and the F1 Drivers' title. He has also released a music album.

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Alexander Pichushkin
(Serial Killer)
Alexander Pichushkin
8
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Mytishchi

Known as the Chessboard Killer, Alexander Pichushkin set out to kill people matching all the 64 squares on his chessboard, and would cross out a square with every kill. Mostly targeting elderly people, he managed to kill about 48 to 60 people and was eventually sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Uee
(South Korean singer)
Uee
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Jung District, Daejeon, South Korea

Uee is a South Korean actress and singer best known for her association with the popular girl group After School, where she served as a singer from 2009 to 2017. She has also received several prestigious awards for her acting skills; these awards include KBS Drama Awards, MBC Drama Awards, and an SBS Entertainment Award

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Bianca Belair
(Wrestler)
Bianca Belair
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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Jesse McCartney
(Singer/Songwriter, Actor, Voice Actor)
Jesse McCartney
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Ardsley
Jesse McCartney is best known as JR Chandler from the soap All My Children. He also sang for the pop band Dream Street and then went solo. He has appeared on shows such as Law & Order: SVU and has voiced Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels.
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Jean-Paul Belmondo
(French Actor Who Helped Shape European Cinema)
Jean-Paul Belmondo
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Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: September 6, 2021

Jean-Paul Belmondo was a French actor and producer who ruled the French film industry as an actor for many years between the 1960s and 1990s. An influential and important actor of French cinema, Belmondo also played a prominent role in shaping European cinema. Widely regarded as an icon and national treasure, Jean-Paul Belmondo won many awards including a César Award.  

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Sunny Anderson
(TV Presenter)
Sunny Anderson
5
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Lawton, Oklahoma
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Saddiq Bey
(Basketball player)
Saddiq Bey
1
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
 38 
Eadweard Muybridge
(Photographer)
Eadweard Muybridge
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Birth Year: 1830
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Died: May 8, 1904

Eadweard Muybridge was an English photographer best remembered for his contribution to photographic studies of motion. Muybridge achieved international prominence when he exhibited photographs of Yosemite Valley in 1868. He is said to have inspired several artists and inventors like Sol LeWitt, Thomas Eakins, William Dickson, and Francis Bacon.

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Tomohisa Yamashita
(Singer, Actor)
Tomohisa Yamashita
4
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Funabashi, Chiba

Tomohisa Yamashita is a Japanese singer, TV host, and actor. After joining talent agency Johnny & Associates at the age of 11, Yamashita has been active on TV ever since. He is best known for his portrayal of Kusano Akira in the 2005 TV drama Nobuta Wo Produce. Over the years, he has won several Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix awards.

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Fred Hollows
(Ophthalmologist)
Fred Hollows
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand
Died: February 10, 1993

Fred Hollows became a renowned name in the field of ophthalmology after helping thousands of people see by restoring their sight. Born in New Zealand, Hollows later became an Australian citizen. He had initially aspired to join the clergy but had decided against it after visiting a mental institution.

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Curly Lambeau
(American Football Player)
Curly Lambeau
1
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 1, 1965
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RedOne
(Number One Producer on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2009 and Songwriter)
RedOne
4
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Tetouan, Morocco

RedOne is a Moroccan-Swedish record producer, singer, songwriter, and record executive. He is credited with founding his own record label, RedOne Records. Over the years, he has collaborated with popular personalities like Lady Gaga, Akon, Nicki Minaj, Michael Jackson, and Jennifer Lopez among many other high-profile artists. He has several prestigious awards under his belt, including three Grammy Awards.

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Marc Jacobs
(Fashion designer)
Marc Jacobs
2
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 44 
Jørn Utzon
(architect)
Jørn Utzon
2
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: November 29, 2008
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Seve Ballesteros
5
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Pedreña, Spain
Died: May 7, 2011
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Sir Robert Helpmann
2
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Mount Gambier, Australia
Died: September 28, 1986
 47 
Lenny McLean
(British Unlicensed Boxer and Bouncer Who Was Known as 'The Hardest Man in ritain')
Lenny McLean
3
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, England
Died: July 28, 1998

Better known by his nickname, The Guv’nor, boxer Lenny McLean had also been a nightclub bouncer and was held in high regard by the criminal world. He had even served prison time for petty crimes. While he participated in unlicensed boxing for money, he later turned to acting.

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Jim Fowler
(Former zoologist and host of the acclaimed wildlife documentary television show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom)
Jim Fowler
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: May 8, 2019
Luis Roberto Guzmán
1
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico
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Nikole Hannah-Jones
(Journalist, Writer)
Nikole Hannah-Jones
0
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 9th   

Personality
While this member of the Aries family brings some insensitivity to the table, they are often seen as a complete balance of hard work and fun. Their humorous attitude helps them have a strong opinion on life, while keeping a sunny approach to the outcome. Known for their extremely charismatic charm, those born on this particular day of April are always the center of attention in a party setting.

Health
For these individuals a strong vital life can be at times taken for granted and owing to their strong youthful nature and happy disposition they often tend to forget to care of themselves. Making sure to maintain a healthy, balanced diet is important for these individuals.

Finance
The Aries born on this day worry greatly about the welfare of all those around them and thus seek financial security. It is important for these individuals to keep a close eye on their spending habits to ensure financial stability.

Career
Aries individual may find it a difficult to choose a particular career. The need for variety makes a career decision daunting. It is common for these people to switch jobs often, until they find a position that offers them a creative outlet.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People born on this day are energetic and fun loving and look for the same traits in their partners. They tend to get attracted to individuals who are confident. However, their partners may find it difficult to handle your need for privacy. They try to inculcate the same moral and values they were brought up with, in their children.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Red & Scarlet
Lucky Numbers: 4 & 9
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday & Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 4th & 9th