Famous People Born On December 5th

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Walt Disney
(Pioneer of the American Animation Industry)
Walt Disney
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Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 15, 1966

Walt Disney is considered to be the forerunner of the American animation industry. He has won 22 Oscars and holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual as a film producer. His The Walt Disney Company‍ has produced many successful animation films. He later established amusement theme park, Disneyland, in 1955, which has since grown manifold.

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Little Richard
(Known for His Hit Single 'Long Tall Sally' & Regarded as the 'Architect of Rock and Roll')
Little Richard
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: May 9, 2020
The Architect of Rock and Roll Little Richard is best known for his track Tutti Frutti, which was included in the National Recording Registry. His music was characterized by energetic piano and back beats. His songs broke all racial barriers and were equally appreciated by white and black listeners.
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Conan Gray
(Singer)
Conan Gray
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: San Diego, California

An American singer-songwriter, Conan Gray's life is a testimony to the fact that talent alone can help anyone succeed. From being a YouTuber who uploaded original songs to his channel to becoming an artist with a record deal under his belt, Conan Gray's amazing story is out there for anyone seeking inspiration.

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Anthony Martial
(French Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Anthony Martial
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Massy, France
Footballer Anthony Martial began his career playing for Les Ulis, Lyon, and AS Monaco. He then signed with Manchester United for the highest fee paid to a teenager back then, and won the 2015–2016 FA Cup. He won the Golden Boy Award for the best European player under 21.
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Frankie Muniz
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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Paula Patton
(Best Known for Her Starring Roles in the Films: ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ and ‘Precious’.)
Paula Patton
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Paula Patton is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Jane Carter in the 2011 film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. She is also famous for playing Ms.Blu Rain in the 2009 American drama film Precious, for which she was honored at the Boston Society of Film Critics Award

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Werner Heisenberg
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Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: February 1, 1976
German theoretical physicist Werner Heisenberg is best known for pioneering quantum mechanics. He received the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physics. He had also helped Germany plan nuclear weapon strategies during World War II and was the director of what is now known as the Max Planck Institute for Physics.
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Martin Van Buren
(8th President of the United States (1837-1841))
Martin Van Buren
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Birth Year: 1782
Birthplace: Kinderhook, New York, United States
Died: July 24, 1862

Martin Van Buren was an American statesman credited with co-founding the Democratic Party, one of the world's oldest and contemporary political parties. He served as the eighth president of the US and later became a prominent anti-slavery abolitionist leader. He also played a key role in forming the two-party system in the US.

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Margaret Cho
(Actress & Comedian Known for Her Role in 'All-American Girl' and '30 Rock')
Margaret Cho
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Stand-up comedian, actress, and fashion designer Margaret Cho is best known for creating and starring in the ABC sitcom All-American Girl. She had a difficult childhood marred by sexual abuse and struggled for years to build a successful career. Besides comedy, she has her own clothing line. She actively supports women’s rights and LGBTQA+ rights. 

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Lauren London
(Actress)
Lauren London
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lauren London is best known for her portrayals of Kiera in The Game, Shelley in Single Ladies, and Sheree in Baggage Claim. Fans also loved her as Erin "New New" Garnett in the film ATL. She has been seen in a few music videos and promotes the Sean John collection.
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Ross Barkley
(Footballer)
Ross Barkley
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Liverpool

Midfielder Ross Barkley joined Everton’s youth system at 11, gradually joining its senior team and then the English national team. He now plays for Aston Villa, on loan from Chelsea. He was part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He has also played for Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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Shikhar Dhawan
(Cricketer)
Shikhar Dhawan
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Delhi

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian cricket player and one of the most important members of the current Indian cricket team. Known for his successful innings in ICC Tournaments, Dhawan helped India win their second ICC Champions Trophy, in 2013; he was the highest run-scorer in the tournament. He has also been an important player in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Bhumibol Adulyadej
(King of Thailand (1946 - 2016))
Bhumibol Adulyadej
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 13, 2016

Bhumibol Adulyadej of the Chakri dynasty reigned as the ninth monarch of Thailand. Reigning from 1946 until his death in 2016, Adulyadej is the second-longest reigning monarch in the history. During his reign, Bhumibol Adulyadej retained enormous constitutional powers and was extremely popular among his subjects, with some even seeing him as close to divine.

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George Armstrong Custer
(Military officer)
George Armstrong Custer
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Birth Year: 1839
Birthplace: New Rumley, Ohio, United States
Died: June 25, 1876

George Armstrong Custer was a US Army officer. He played an important role as a cavalry commander in the American Indian Wars and the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, went on to become a well-known episode of the American Indian Wars.

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Julianna Grace LeBlanc
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Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

YouTube sensation Julianna Grace LeBlanc was part of the family channel Bratayley, along with her siblings Hayley and Caleb, since age 4 and was mostly known for her gymnastics videos. She later gained fame with the Brat series Chicken Girls and the YouTube Red original series We Are Savvy.

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Władysław Szpilman
(Pianist Widely Known as the Central Figure in the 2002 'Roman Polanski' Film 'The Pianist')
Władysław Szpilman
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Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Sosnowiec, Poland
Died: July 6, 2000

Władysław Szpilman was a Polish pianist of Jewish descent. He was a popular performer on Polish radio and in concert in the 1930s. He was also a prolific composer. He survived the Holocaust and was the central figure in the 2002 Roman Polanski film The Pianist. His son, Andrzej Szpilman, is also a composer and music producer. 

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Adan Canto
(Actor)
Adan Canto
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Acuña Municipality, Mexico
Adan Canto is best known as Sunspot from the film X-Men: Days of Future Past and as Paul Torres in the series The Following. He played real-life politician Rodrigo Lara Bonilla in the Netflix series Narcos. He also directed the award-winning short film The Shot through his own production house.
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Keri Hilson
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Album ‘In a Perfect World’)
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States

Keri Hilson is an American singer, vocal arranger, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She is known for writing songs for popular artists like Mary J. Blige and Britney Spears. She often creates music that glorifies love, sexual intimacy, and womanhood. Also a well-known philanthropist, Hilson has contributed to various charities and relief efforts for natural disasters.

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Michel'le
(Singer-Songwriter)
Michel'le
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Compton, United States
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Amy Acker
(Actress)
Amy Acker
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
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Jim Plunkett
(American footballer)
Jim Plunkett
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA
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Jessica Pare
(Actress)
Jessica Pare
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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J.J. Cale
(Guitarist, Singer Known for songs After Midnight, Cocaine, Clyde, and Call Me the Breeze)
J.J. Cale
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Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: July 26, 2013
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Wendi Deng Murdoch
(Businesswoman)
Wendi Deng Murdoch
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Jinan, China

Chinese-born American entrepreneur, investor, and movie producer, Wendi Deng Murdoch, is an alumnus of Yale University. She is a co-founder of the online platform Artsy and was an advisor for MySpace's China operation. She was once married to media mogul Rupert Murdoch. She produced the Netflix documentary Sky Ladder that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016.

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Maddie Poppe
(Singer)
Maddie Poppe
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Clarksville, Iowa, United States
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Ross Bagley
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, United States

Former actor and comedian Ross Bagley is best known for his role as Nicky Banks in the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Beginning his career as a child, he started acting when he was just five years old. A popular child actor during the mid-1990s, he appeared in many hit TV shows and received three Young Artist Awards.  

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Fritz Lang
(Film director)
Fritz Lang
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Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 2, 1976
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Christina Rossetti
(Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter)
Christina Rossetti
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Birth Year: 1830
Birthplace: London
Died: December 29, 1894
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Carrie Hamilton
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 20, 2002
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Eddie the Eagle
(Ski jumper)
Eddie the Eagle
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
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Gary Allan
(American musical artist)
Gary Allan
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: La Mirada
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Otto Preminger
(Director and Producer Best Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
Otto Preminger
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Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Vyzhnytsya, Ukraine
Died: April 23, 1986

While he initially wished to follow in his prosecutor father’s footsteps to be a lawyer, Otto Preminger later discovered his love for theater. A master stage director, he later signed with Fox as one of its first independent filmmakers. He soared to fame with the 1944 film Laura.  

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Dynamite Kid
(Professional wrestler)
Dynamite Kid
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Wigan, England
Died: December 5, 2018
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Jim Tressel
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Mentor, Ohio, United States
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José Carreras
(Spanish Operatic Tenor Known for His Performances in the Operas of 'Donizetti', 'Verdi' and 'Puccini')
José Carreras
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

José Carreras is a Spanish operatic tenor. He is best known for his performances in the operas of Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini. Making his debut on the operatic stage at the age of 11, he went on to build an illustrious career in the following decades. A leukemia survivor, he founded the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Foundation.  

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Józef Piłsudski
(Prime Minister of Poland (1926 - 1928))
Józef Piłsudski
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Birth Year: 1867
Birthplace: Zalavas, Lithuania
Died: May 12, 1935

Józef Piłsudski was a Polish statesman and one of the most influential personalities in Polish politics post World War I. From 1918 to 1922, he served as the Chief of State. From 1926 to 1935, he was regarded as the de facto leader of the Second Polish Republic and was largely viewed as the father of Interwar Poland.

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Clara Rugaard
(Actress)
Clara Rugaard
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Rose Wilder Lane
(Journalists)
Rose Wilder Lane
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Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: De Smet, South Dakota, USA
Died: October 30, 1968
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Lisa Sheridan
(Actress)
Lisa Sheridan
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: February 25, 2019
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Christian Yelich
(Baseball player)
Christian Yelich
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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Dolly Wells
(Actress)
Dolly Wells
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: London, England
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Sophie Simnett
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: London
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Jim Messina
(Musician)
Jim Messina
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Maywood, California, U.S.
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Kyung Soo-jin
(Actress)
Kyung Soo-jin
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea

South Korean actor Kyung Soo-jin made a promising debut with the series New Tales of Gisaeng and then gained fame with Shark. She earned a KBS Drama Award for her stellar performance in the soap Eunhui and is now part of the phenomenally successful agency YG Entertainment.

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Natasha Bertrand
(Journalist)
Natasha Bertrand
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: New York
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Doctor Dré
(Actor, Television presenter, Screenwriter, Film actor, Radio personality)
Doctor Dré
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Westbury, New York
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Ava Kolker
(TV & Film Actress)
Ava Kolker
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Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Sonny Boy Williamson II
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Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Glendora, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 25, 1965
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Gabriel Luna
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, USA
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Kyle Long
(American football player)
Kyle Long
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Ivy, Virginia, United States

The probability of the personality of all Sagittarian personalities is dependent on the planet Jupiter, as it is the ruling celestial body for the zodiac sign. However, the birthdate that December 5 individuals share come under the influence of the planet Mercury which explains the change in the anticipated personality traits of these individuals. Planets, Jupiter and Mercury together determine the individuality of December 5 folks. People with this birthdate are confident with a deep sense of independence. They are enthusiastic folks with an agile mind. However, not all is good with December 5 folks as they are susceptible to being quite aggressive and violent. It is this aggressiveness that offends people and may put these individuals into bad light. December 5th people need to take care of this to avoid hurting people.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 5

Personality
Sagittarians born on the fifth day of December are typically blessed with unique traits and characteristic features. These people are strong visionaries with an optimistic and futuristic outlook towards life. Unaffected by challenges, these people stay true to their ideas and beliefs without being intimated by the objection of others. They have elaborate reachable dreams that appeal to their senses and make life worth living for them. Endowed with an agile mind but sharp tongue, these people have the skill for presenting their thought in a clear, confident and convincing manner. December 5 individuals do not shy away from discussion or arguments and actively take part in the same. They are enthusiastic by nature and have an intelligent disposition. What’s more, their free spirited nature and determined temperament helps them in their aim to make the world a better place.

Health
The health of individuals born on December 5 is mostly decent. They enjoy a great physical well-being and stability. However, it is their emotional health and psychological condition that December 5 individuals need to be concerned about. Since these people have proneness for stress, anxiety and tension and a lot of nervous energy in them, they need to master some of the relaxation techniques to stay blessed. Also, those with this birthdate have a tendency to indulge in bad habits. Smoking and drinking alcohol is bad for health and should be avoided completely to enjoy good health.

Finance
Financial condition of individuals born on December 5 is mostly stable. Blessed with a good luck and great earning capabilities, these people do not have problem making money. However, it is the spending part that they need to check on. Endowed with an overgenerous nature, December 5 individuals rarely think twice before spending and do not bother about the price tag as well. As such, they tend to get impulsive and reckless. People born on December 5 need to understand the value of saving for future expenses.

Career
Endowed with strong communication skills and great verbal techniques, December 5th individuals have the capability to turn every opportunity into a successful career option. These people need to work hard to attain their dreams. Though reaching the top would take time, it isn’t impossible and will happen eventually. While high levels of intelligence promises thinking-based career, such as science, research, education or philosophy, good entrepreneurial skills helps these individuals in self-employment or business avenues. They have the ability to market their own product or idea. Whatever vocational choice they make, December 5 individuals are likely to succeed with their natural determination, honesty and the will to take up challenges.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Sagittarians are sociable individuals and December 5th people top the list. They are good at maintaining relationships be it with friends, relatives or family. These people have an outgoing nature that makes them approachable and responsive. In matters of love, these people have an optimistic approach. They feel positively for love which explains their falling in love at a glance and then changing their feeling in a moment. However, failed relationships or those that do not work do not cause any source of tension for these people as they know that they would meet their perfect soulmate one day or the other. When in a committed relationship, these people are loyal, sincere, loving, affectionate and caring folks. In return, they expect their partner to be loyal and devoted. As far as parenting is concerned, December 5 men and women are flexible people. They believe in giving their children utmost freedom and independence. They encourage the little ones to make the most out of their childhood and early years.

Lucky Color: Green
Lucky Number: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 14, 23