Famous People Born On February 23rd

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Emily Blunt
(One of the Highest-Paid Actresses in the World in 2020)
Emily Blunt
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: London, England
Often featured among the ‘Sexiest’ and ‘Most Desirable’ women in the world, this British-born actress is a Hollywood A-lister and sex-symbol who first captured everyone’s attention with her scene-stealing appearance in the Meryl Streep starrer The Devil Wears Prada. Emily Blunt has since tasted both commercial and critical success, and is married with kids to The Office actor, John Krasinski.
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Dakota Fanning
(Actress, Youngest Nominee in SAG History)
Dakota Fanning
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States

Dakota Fanning rose to fame as a child actor for her performance in the film, I Am Sam. Some of the other films in which she made her mark include New Moon and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. She has also appeared in successful television series; the science fiction series, Taken being one of them.

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W. E. B. Du Bois
(Civil Rights Activists)
W. E. B. Du Bois
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Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 27, 1963

W. E. B. Du Bois was an American civil rights activist, sociologist, and Pan-Africanist. Du Bois played an instrumental role in fighting for full civil rights for people of color around the world. A co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Du Bois also played an important role as the leader of the Niagara Movement.

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Josh Gad
(Actor and Voice Artist Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Frozen' Series)
Josh Gad
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States

American actor Josh Gad is credited with bringing the famous character Olaf to life with his impressive voice-acting skills in the Frozen franchise. He is also credited with launching Reunited Apart, a YouTube series, which reunites the cast of popular movies. The series also encourages viewers to support charity organizations, such as No Kid Hungry, Project Hope, and Dig Deep.

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Aziz Ansari
(Actor and Comedian Known For His Role In 'Parks And Recreation')
Aziz Ansari
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Aziz Ansari is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He is credited with creating the popular comedy-drama television series Master of None. His acting skills in the series earned him a Golden Globe, making Ansari the first Asian-American actor to receive the honor. In 2016, he was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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Kelly Macdonald
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Kelly Macdonald is a Scottish actress known for playing Diane Coulston in the 1996 black comedy-drama film, Trainspotting. Kelly Macdonald received critical appreciation for portraying Gina in the made-for-television drama film, The Girl in the Café, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award. Eastwood High School, where she studied, has a theatre and drama studio named in her honor.

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Samara Weaving
(Actress and Model Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'Home and Away' and 'SMILF')
Samara Weaving
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Born to a filmmaker/lecturer father and an art therapist mother in Australia, Samara Weaving grew up in places such as Fiji and Singapore. Initially known for her roles in series such as Out of the Blue and Home and Away, she gained international fame with films such as Ready or Not.

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George Frideric Handel
(Baroque composer)
George Frideric Handel
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Birth Year: 1685
Birthplace: Halle (Saale), Germany
Died: April 14, 1759

George Frideric Handel was a Baroque composer renowned for his oratorios, operas, anthems, and organ concertos. A great composer, Handel's works had a strong influence on popular Classical-era composers like Beethoven and Mozart. George Frideric Handel's life and work have also inspired several films, such as the 1942 British biographical film The Great Mr. Handel.

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Andrew Wiggins
(Basketball Player)
Andrew Wiggins
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Thornhill, Canada
Canadian basketball player Andrew Wiggins was initially drafted by the NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers and then traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He won the NBA Rookie of the Year playing with the Timberwolves. He was also named Mr. Basketball USA and the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2013.
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D'Angelo Russell
(Basketball player)
D'Angelo Russell
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
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Naruhito
(Emperor of Japan)
Naruhito
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo

Naruhito, the 126th emperor of Japan and the only living monarch to use the title “Emperor,” ascended the throne after his father Akihito’s abdication in 2019. Devoted to efforts of water conservation, Naruhito has also been part of the International Olympic Committee. He plays both the violin and the viola.

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Alvaro Morte
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain

Best known to fans as The Professor from the iconic Spanish series La Casa De Papel, or Money Heist, has won several awards for the role. He overcame cancer in his 30s. The father of twins is now a co-owner of the Spanish theater company 300 Pistolas.

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Skylar Grey
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Albums ‘Like Blood Like Honey’ and ‘Don't Look Down’)
Skylar Grey
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Mazomanie, Wisconsin, United States
Skylar Grey initially gained recognition as part of the folk duo Generations, with her mother. She co-wrote Eminem and Rihanna’s chartbusting track Love the Way You Lie and made her way to the U.S. charts with the album Don't Look Down. She has also collaborated with Nicki Minaj and Diddy.
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Daymond John
(CEO of FUBU)
Daymond John
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Daymond John is an American investor, businessman, author, TV personality, and motivational speaker. He is credited with founding FUBU, a hip hop apparel company, for which he also serves as the president and CEO. He is also credited with founding a consulting and brand management firm called The Shark Group, where he serves as the CEO.

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Michael S. Dell
(Founder of Dell Inc.)
Michael S. Dell
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Majel Barrett
(Actress)
Majel Barrett
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Died: December 18, 2008

Majel Barrett was an American actress best known for playing Christine Chapel in Star Trek: The Original Series. She also played important roles in the subsequent Star Trek series like The Next Generation. She became known as the First Lady of Star Trek due to her association with Star Trek and her marriage to the creator of Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry.

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Niecy Nash
(American comedian)
Niecy Nash
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Patricia Richardson
(American television actress)
Patricia Richardson
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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Casemiro
(Association football player)
Casemiro
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: São José dos Campos
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Paul Tibbets
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Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, United States
Died: November 1, 2007
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Johnny Winter
(Guitarist who was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time")
Johnny Winter
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Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States
Died: July 16, 2014
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Sabyasachi Mukherjee
(Fashion Designer)
Sabyasachi Mukherjee
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Maniktala
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Oksana Grigorieva
(Russian Singer-songwriter and Pianist)
Oksana Grigorieva
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Saransk, Russia
Russian singer and pianist Oksana Grigorieva patented a method of teaching music to children in the U.S. She is best known for her track Un día llegará. She has been in the news for her bitter break-up with former partner Mel Gibson. She has worked with the Chernobyl Children's Project.
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Linda Cristal
(Actress)
Linda Cristal
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Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: June 27, 2020

Linda Cristal was an Argentine actress remembered for playing important roles in Western films. She then proved her versatility by winning awards for portraying interesting characters in comedy films, such as The Perfect Furlough, which earned her a Golden Globe Award. Also known for her work on TV, Cristal received two Emmy nominations for her performance in The High Chaparral.

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Kazimir Malevich
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Birth Year: 1879
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: May 15, 1935

Kazimir Malevich was a Russian artist and art theorist. His pioneering work had a major influence on the development of abstract art in the 20th century. An influential personality, Malevich's art and writing influenced several artists like Lyubov Popova, El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, and Ad Reinhardt. His works are showcased in many major art museums around the world.

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Tom Osborne
(American Football Player, Coach)
Tom Osborne
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States
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Robert Alda
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 3, 1986
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Jamal Murray
(Basketball Player)
Jamal Murray
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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Victor Fleming
(Film Director)
Victor Fleming
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Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States
Died: January 6, 1949
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Samuel Pepys
(Member of Parliament)
Samuel Pepys
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Birth Year: 1633
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 26, 1703
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Charles Tillman
(American Football Player)
Charles Tillman
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Callan Mulvey
(Actor who portrayed Mark Moran in the popular Australian drama Underbelly)
Callan Mulvey
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Callan Mulvey is a New Zealand-born Australian actor best known for his portrayal of Mark Moran in the popular crime-drama series, Underbelly. Callan Mulvey has also played important roles in popular American films like 300: Rise of an Empire, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Avengers: Endgame. 

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Andre Ward
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Andre Ward
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Andre Ward is an American retired boxer who held several world titles in two weight divisions. When he was the light heavyweight champion, Andre Ward was adjudged the best active boxer, pound for pound, by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Credited with winning an Olympic gold for America, Andre Ward was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2021.

René Pérez Joglar
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
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David Sylvian
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Lewisham, Kent, England, UK
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Matthias Corvinus
(King of Hungary and Croatia (1458 - 1490))
Matthias Corvinus
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Birth Year: 1443
Birthplace: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Died: April 6, 1490
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Anna Chapman
(Media Personality)
Anna Chapman
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia

Anna Chapman is a Russian intelligence agent, media personality, and model. In 2010, she was arrested in US as part of the Illegals Program spy ring. She was later deported to Russia as part of a prisoner swap. Since her return, she has hosted TV shows, worked as a catwalk model, and served as the head of a youth council.

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Karan Singh Grover
(Model, Actor)
Karan Singh Grover
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Delhi
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Shakira Caine
(Actress)
Shakira Caine
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: British Guiana
Shakira Baksh, Lady Caine, wife of actor Michael Caine, is an Indian Muslim model and actor from British Guyana. She has been part of movies such as The Man Who Would Be King and Son of Dracula. At 19, she ranked third in the 1967 Miss World contest.
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Emily Cox
(Actress)
Emily Cox
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Viennese actor Emily Cox initially wished to be a dancer but later began her career as a theater actor. She is now best known for her performance as Viking warrior Brida in the hit Netflix series The Last Kingdom. She has also been part of movies such as Fatherless.

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Samuel Bellamy
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Birth Year: 1689
Birthplace: Plymouth, England
Died: April 26, 1717
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Melinda Messenger
(Television presenter)
Melinda Messenger
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
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Brad Whitford
(Musician)
Brad Whitford
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Winchester, Massachusetts, United States
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Fred Biletnikoff
(American Football Player)
Fred Biletnikoff
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Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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Tom Bodett
(Writer, Radio personality, Children's writer)
Tom Bodett
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Champaign
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Elston Howard
(Baseball player)
Elston Howard
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: December 14, 1980
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Mia Michaels
(Choreographer)
Mia Michaels
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida
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Nikoloz Basilashvili
(Tennis player)
Nikoloz Basilashvili
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
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Marc Garneau
(Astronaut, Engineer, Politician)
Marc Garneau
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Quebec City

Distinguished Canadian politician, Marc Garneau, began his career as a naval officer and while in service became the first Canadian to travel to the outer space, eventually becoming the President of Canadian Space Agency. Elected to the Parliament as a member of the Liberal Party, he was named Minister of Transport in 2015 and Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2021.

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Aaron Aziz
(Actor)
Aaron Aziz
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Tampines, Singapore

Individuals born on February 23 are logical and analytical. In addition, they read others very well which means they surround themselves with many friends. However, these individuals may also be overly critical of others and have trouble bottling up their emotions. These people are very motivated by their goals and are enthusiastic about reaching them. They strive to find a great lifelong partner who understands them and appreciates them for who they are despite some of their flaws.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 23

Personality
Being born on the 23rd of February means that one is an excellent people-person with a fabulous ability to communicate and care for others. These individuals are ambitious, social and caring in nature. Since they are very intuitive it means that those born on February 23 enjoy being surrounded by others. These individuals always have something to say and may even talk a bit too much but they also make excellent listeners. These people are realistic but not particularly serious and they know how to have a good time.

Health
Those born on February 23 tend to stay reasonably healthy in terms of weight since they enjoy cooking and prefer healthy choices. However, they often have issues with stress or anxiety because they bottle everything up. It is important for these individuals to find an outlet through either a hobby that they enjoy or regular exercise. Aside from this, those born on this day are generally extremely healthy.

Finance
Individuals born on February 23 are good at managing their money except when it comes to over-spending due to their generous nature. Budgeting comes naturally to these individuals, which is important since they are often drawn to careers that are not particularly high-paying.

Career
These individuals flock towards careers in the field of human services because they are compassionate and have excellent communication skills. February 23 natives excel in jobs that require multi-tasking or constantly changing environments. However, they are rarely happy unless they are working to benefit others.

Relationships, Marriage, and Children
Those who are born on February 23 make wonderful friends because they are loyal and fun to be around. Their romantic partners have to be patient, however, because they often appear happy one moment and upset the next. Marriage will only be successful with a patient spouse. Due to their immense compassion, these individuals make wonderful parents who care deeply for their children. While most Pisces are exceedingly independent, those born on the 23rd of February also have a side that truly enjoys being surrounded with loved ones.

Lucky Colors: Sea Green, Purple
Lucky Numbers: 7, 43, and 52
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday, Wednesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5th, 7th