Famous People Born On December 1st

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Pablo Escobar
(Colombian Drug Lord)
Pablo Escobar
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Rionegro
Died: December 2, 1993

A notorious Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar was the founder and leader of the infamous Medellín Cartel. His drug cartel monopolized the cocaine trade into the United States and he became one of the wealthiest criminals ever in history. Dubbed "The King of Cocaine", he left behind a controversial legacy upon his death at the age of 44.

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Zoë Kravitz
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in 'The Divergent' and 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Series)
Zoë Kravitz
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States

Actress, singer, and model Zoë Kravitz first gained prominence for her role in the superhero film X-Men: First Class in the early 2010s. She is the daughter of actor parents and her entry into Hollywood is hardly surprising. Besides acting, she also works as a fashion model and musician. As a singer, she is involved with the band Lolawolf.

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Richard Pryor
(Greatest Stand-Up Comedian of All-Time)
Richard Pryor
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States
Died: December 10, 2005

Considered one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time, Richard Pryor entertained his audience and influenced generations of stand-up comedians with his pointed observations and skilful art of storytelling. He began by performing at clubs and gained immense fame with his third comedy album, That Nigger’s Crazy. He also became an acclaimed actor and an award winning writer.

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Tyler Joseph
(Singer-songwriter)
Tyler Joseph
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Tyler Joseph is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is credited with forming the popular musical duo Twenty One Pilots, for which he serves as the frontman. He has several awards under his belt, including a Grammy Award, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Awards.

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Janelle Monae
(Singer-songwriter)
Janelle Monae
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Artist Janelle Monae initially sang with rapper Big Boi and is known for albums such as Dirty Computer. She has been nominated for the Grammys multiple times. Monae also appeared in films such as Hidden Figures and the Academy Award-winning drama Moonlight. She is both bisexual and pansexual.
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Sarah Silverman
(Comedian, Actress, and Writer)
Sarah Silverman
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States

From hosting her comedy show The Sarah Silverman Program, to winning an Emmy and writing a best-selling autobiography, Sarah Silverman has done it all. The NYU drop-out started off as a writer for SNL. She has been an ardent Democratic supporter and often discusses controversial topics on her show.

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Bette Midler
(Singer & Actress Known for her Chart Hits 'The Rose', 'Wind Beneath My Wings' and the Movie 'The Rose')
Bette Midler
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

A singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian, Bette Midler is one of the most decorated American celebrities of her generation. She has won prestigious awards like Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Tony Award. Also known for her charity work, Bette Midler founded a non-profit organization called New York Restoration Project in 1995.

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Robert Clarence Irwin
(American Television Personality, Wildlife Photographer and Son of Steve Irwin)
Robert Clarence Irwin
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Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Buderim, Australia
Robert Irwin, the son of the late wildlife expert Steve Irwin and Terri Irwin, has also gained fame as the host of Robert's Real Life Adventures and co-hosted Wild But True. He is part of the series Crikey!, is a wildlife photographer, and has created a book series, too.
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Yolandi
(Singer, Actress)
Yolandi
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Port Alfred, Eastern Cape
South African rapper Anri du Toit, better known as Yolandi Visser, performs as part of the rap-rave group Die Antwoord, which has released hits such as Enter the Ninja. She has also starred in films such as Chappie. She is known for her signature blonde hair and outrageous fashion sense.
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Alexandra of Denmark
(Queen of the United Kingdom (1901-1910))
Alexandra of Denmark
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Birth Year: 1844
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 20, 1925
Alexandra of Denmark was the queen of the U.K. and the empress of India from 1901 to 1910, as the wife of King Edward VII. Her style of dressing inspired English fashion back then. She supported her son George V’s campaign against Germany, with the Allies, during World War I.
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Georgy Zhukov
(Military Commander)
Georgy Zhukov
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Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Zhukov, Kaluga Oblast
Died: June 18, 1974

Soviet general and Marshal of the Soviet Union, Georgy Zhukov, is remembered for overseeing some of the Red Army's most decisive victories during the Second World War. As a young man, he served in the First World War and the Russian Civil War. The recipient of four Hero of the Soviet Union awards, he was made the defence minister.

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Vance Joy
(Australian Singer and Songwriter)
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Though equipped with a degree in law, Australian singer Vance Joy doesn’t see himself working as a lawyer ever. The singer who has released chart-topping hits such as Riptide was also a promising footballer before he plunged into music full-time, and played for the Coburg Tigers.
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DeSean Jackson
(American football player)
DeSean Jackson
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Bart Millard
(Singer, Songwriter)
Bart Millard
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Greenville, Texas
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Treat Williams
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Rowayton, Connecticut, United States
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Charles Michael Davis
(Best Known for His Roles on the TV Series 'The Originals' and 'Younger')
Charles Michael Davis
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

Charles Michael Davis is an American actor, producer, director, and model. He is best known for playing Marcel Gerard in the popular fantasy supernatural drama TV series, The Originals. Apart from acting in the series, Davis was also credited with directing a couple of episodes of The Originals.

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Chanel Iman
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Atlanta
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David Hornsby
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA
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Deep Roy
(Actor)
Deep Roy
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
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Aiko, Princess Toshi
(Daughter of Crown Prince Naruhito)
Aiko, Princess Toshi
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Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Tokyo

Aiko, Princess Toshi, is the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan. She went to Gakushuin Kindergarten as a small child and later enrolled at the Gakushuin Girl's Junior High-school. Currently, she is studying the Japanese language and literature at Gakushuin University. 

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Hasan ibn Ali
(2nd Shia Imam (661-670))
Hasan ibn Ali
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Birth Year: 0624
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: April 2, 0670

Hasan ibn Ali was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam. He was born to Muhammad's daughter Fatimah and Ali. Hasan is often referred to as the second Imam by the Shia Muslims. He was known for his kindness, knowledge, bravery, and tolerance.

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Lee Trevino
(Golfer)
Lee Trevino
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Lee Trevino who dominated the golf course in the 1970s has six major championship titles to his credit in his prolific career. The Mexican-American who is affectionately nicknamed Supermex for his exploits with the golf club and The Merry Mex for his humour, features in the World Golf Hall of Fame. He appeared in a sports comedy film.

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Lou Rawls
(R&B Singer Famous for His Luxurious Baritone Singing Voice and Four-Octave Vocal Range)
Lou Rawls
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Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 6, 2006

Lou Rawls was an American singer, composer, record producer, and actor. Rawls sold over 40 million records during his illustrious career. He was also renowned for his charity work; in 2004, he was honored by the popular philanthropic organization United Negro College Fund for his work with the organization for more than 25 years.

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Javier Báez
(Baseball player)
Javier Báez
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico
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Katherine LaNasa
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the Sitcom ‘Three Sisters’ and Films: ‘The Frozen Ground’, 'The Campaign')
Katherine LaNasa
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Katherine LaNasa is an American actress known for her starring roles in films like The Campaign and Jayne Mansfield's Car. A former ballet dancer and choreographer, LaNasa started dancing at the age of 12. During the late-1980s, LaNasa assisted choreographer John Carrafa for the 1989 crime and dance drama film Rooftops.

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Rick Scott
(45th Governor of Florida)
Rick Scott
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States

Rick Scott is an American politician. Since 2019, Scott has been serving as the US senator from Florida. Even before becoming the senator, Scott had a major impact on Florida, serving as its 45th governor from 2011 to 2019. Scott, who had a great start to his career, was named among America's 25 Most Influential People by Time in 1996. 

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Mary Martin
(Actress, Singer)
Mary Martin
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Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Weatherford, Texas, U.S.
Died: November 3, 1990
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Jaco Pastorius
(Musician)
Jaco Pastorius
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 21, 1987
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Golden Brooks
(Actress)
Golden Brooks
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA
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Jeremy Northam
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

Jeremy Northam is an English actor whose early career is defined by his performance at the Royal National Theatre; he won the Olivier Award for his work in The Voysey Inheritance in 1990. He then went on to establish himself in the film and TV industry before working on several audiobooks for Harper Audio, Macmillan, Naxos Audiobooks, and CSA Word.

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Charlene Tilton
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Charlene L. Tilton is best known as Lucy Ewing from the soap Dallas, a role that won her two Young Artist Awards. She has also appeared in films such as Vengeance: A Love Story and in several TV movies, such as Star Witness, which featured her as actor Grace Kelly.

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John Densmore
(Musician)
John Densmore
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Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
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Marie Tussaud
(French Wax Sculpture Artist and Founder of 'Madame Tussauds', the Wax Museum in London)
Marie Tussaud
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Birth Year: 1761
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: April 16, 1850

Marie Tussaud was a French artist and sculptor best remembered for her wax sculptures. She founded Madame Tussauds, a wax museum, in London in 1835. The museum is a major tourist attraction today. As a young girl, she learned wax modeling from doctor cum wax modeler Philippe Curtius. In the ensuing years, she became a prominent sculptor.

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Armin Meiwes
(Murderer)
Armin Meiwes
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Armin Meiwes, also known as "The Master Butcher," was a computer repair man who killed and ate engineer Jürgen Armando Brandes, who had voluntarily offered himself to be eaten, in response to an advertisement on an online cannibalism-oriented forum. Armin is now serving a life sentence for murder.
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Gilbert O'Sullivan
(Singer-songwriter)
Gilbert O'Sullivan
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
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Ilfenesh Hadera
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
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Medha Patkar
(Social Activist)
Medha Patkar
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Mumbai

Medha Patkar is an Indian social activist known for her work concerning several issues raised by farmers, tribes, women, and laborers facing injustice in India. She is also known for popularizing the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) movement which opposes the construction of large dams across the Narmada River. Medha Patkar is the recipient of many awards including the Mother Teresa Award.

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Philip DeFranco
(YouTuber)
Philip DeFranco
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
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Carol Alt
(Actress, Model)
Carol Alt
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
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Dick Shawn
(stage actor, film actor)
Dick Shawn
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Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: April 17, 1987
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Annette Haven
(Actress)
Annette Haven
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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Nate Torrence
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, U.S.
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Matt Monro
(Singer)
Matt Monro
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: February 7, 1985
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Ismael Bennacer
(Footballer)
Ismael Bennacer
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Arles, France
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Takeda Shingen
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Birth Year: 1521
Birthplace: Kofu
Died: May 13, 1573

Takeda Shingen was an influential daimyo, or feudal lord of the Takeda clan, in Japan, apart from being an able military leader. Also known as the Tiger of Kai, he had long military conflicts with Uesugi and other leaders. His life inspired legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha.

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Arjuna Ranatunga
(Sri Lankan cricketer)
Arjuna Ranatunga
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Gampaha
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Viktor Bryukhanov
(Director of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant)
Viktor Bryukhanov
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Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Died: October 13, 2021
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Stefan Kapicic
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
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Candace Bushnell
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Nicholas Black Elk
(Traditional Healers)
Nicholas Black Elk
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Birth Year: 1863
Birthplace: Powder River, Wyoming, United States
Died: August 19, 1950

The typified personality traits of individuals born under the zodiac sign Sagittarius is dependent on the astrological influence of the planet Jupiter. The actual date in which December 1st individuals are born is ruled by the Sun. Thus, the personality traits of these individuals are determined by both Sun and Jupiter, thus explaining their atypical traits and characteristic features. Individuals born on December 1st are optimistic folks with heaps of positivity. They are ambitious and resourceful in their endeavors and dare to not only dream big, but accomplish all their visions and fancies. Most December 1st individuals have a philosophical and religious bent of mind. The only thing that does not work for December 1st natives is their impulsive nature and the tendency to display uncharacteristic behavior due to the same.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 1

Personality
Naturally effervescent and cheerful, December 1st individuals are unique folks with distinctive personality traits and features. These people have a great sense of humor and are jolly and fun-loving. What differentiates them from other Sagittarians is that those born on December 1st are rule makers and not rule followers. They like to live life on their own terms and rarely succumb to the rules set by someone else. Though in the process, they may cause themselves some harm, but these people rarely bother about the same. December 1st individuals are optimistic and futuristic in their thinking. They rarely think negatively and always tend to look at the brighter side of situation. One more aspect that makes these people unique is their caring and nurturing personality. They like to share their success and good times with everybody.

Health
More than a sound health and well-being, it is the appearance and looks that matters to December 1st individuals. These people work hard to maintain good look and sound health and in the process realize that more than looks, it is the health that eventually matters and is most important. When this realization strikes, December 1st individuals turn to holistic and herbal medicines and remedies to treat their illness and thus become hale and hearty. It is advised for December 1 individuals to concentrate on their well-being and take absolute care of their diet and exercise routine. Eating nutritious food would not only help maintain good health, but also good looks and appearance.

Finance
Like most Sagittarians, monetary matters have little or no importance in the life of individuals born on December 1st. However, this does not mean that they are reckless with money and turn to frivolous spending and gambling. December 1st individuals are mostly cautious while spending money but once in a while, their generous nature overpowers their living and they go on a spending spree. One thing that is interesting to note in individuals with this birthday is that whether or not they have money, their happiness is not dependent on it.

Career
Naturally communicative and fun-loving, individuals born on December 1st are best suited for various professional careers. Since these people enjoy being in the public eye and do not mind all the limelight and attention, they may be perfect for the world of business, sales, media and administration, their sparkling personality only assisting them in the purpose. Also, December 1st individuals have a compassionate and intellectual side which makes career options in the field of education, lecturing and counselling an easy bet. Whatever the choice is, with their strong will, determination and talented and skilled approach, December 1st individuals are likely to excel in the same

Relationships, Marriage &Children
December 1st individuals are sociable folks, which explain their large group of friends and acquaintances. These people have a wide variety of friends from various walks of life. they are extremely caring and considerate towards their family members and deeply respect and adore them. Romantically, December 1st individuals have a somewhat superficial approach to love. They do not settle for just about anyone. It takes a special someone to steal the heart of these people and become their Mr or Ms Right. When committed, these people are trustworthy and reliable. They work hard to make their better half feel special, loved and valued. A perfect partner for these individuals is one who shares similar interest and liking. He/.she should be as passionate about adventure, thrill and excitement as December 1st folks are. Freedom of space is important to December 1st individuals and thus, an ideal partner need to perfectly balance the need for space and closeness. Parenting does not come naturally to December 1st natives until they get their hands on it. And when they do so, they learn that they are as talented and skilled for the task as anyone else.

Lucky Color: Copper, Gold
Lucky Number: 1, 10, 19, 28, 37, 46, 55
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1, 10, 19