Famous People Born On February 24th

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People born on February 24 come under the zodiac sign of Pisces. The astrological sign of Pisces is the fish and Neptune is its ruling planet. These individuals enjoy a rich and interesting social life and are quite comfortable in large groups of people. They do have some difficulty finding a true focus in life, but once they decide what they want, they stick to a plan. Despite the fact that they make friends easily, they have a tendency to be loners in life.

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 1 
Steve Jobs
(Co-Founder, Former Chairman and CEO of 'Apple')
Steve Jobs
123
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 5, 2011
A college dropout, Steve Jobs, went on to be regarded as the Father of the Digital World. The founder/co-founder of Apple Inc, Pixar Animation Studios and NeXT Inc was a passionate visionary who was responsible for the development of iMac, iPod, iTunes, iPad and the iPhone which ushered in a new era in the computer, music and film industries.
 2 
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
(Regarded as the Best Defensive Boxer in History)
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
71
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

One of the most remunerative pay-per-view (PPV) attractions of all time, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had a glorious boxing career. One of the most decorated boxers ever, Floyd is regarded as the best pound for pound boxer by many websites. During his career, he had his share of controversies and made brief appearances in shows like WWE and Dancing with the Stars.

 3 
Daniel Kaluuya
(Best Known for his Portrayal of Fred Hampton in the Movie ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’)
Daniel Kaluuya
14
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: London, England,United Kingdom
 4 
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
(Former Holy Roman Emperor)
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
7
Birth Year: 1500
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: September 21, 1558

Charles V served as the Holy Roman Emperor, King of Italy, and King of Germany from 1519 to 1556. From 1516 to 1556, he ruled as the King of Spain. His personal union of the American and European territories was the first collection of kingdoms that were described the empire on which the Sun never sets.

 5 
Phil Knight
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Phil Knight
45
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Portland
Business tycoon Phil Knight co-founded Nike, Inc. and also served as its chairman and CEO. Forbes named him the world’s 26th-richest person in 2020. He is a qualified accountant and once owned a running team. He has launched a non-profit and owns a stop-motion production company, too.
 6 
Sebastián Marroquín
(Son of Pablo Escobar)
Sebastián Marroquín
30
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia
Sebastián Marroquín is the son of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. He and his family fled to Mozambique after Pablo’s death, and then to Argentina, where he dropped “Escobar” from his name. He owns an organic clothing line and has written a book and contributed to a documentary about Pablo.
 7 
Kristin Davis
(Actress)
Kristin Davis
19
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, U.S

Kristin Davis is an American actress best known for portraying Charlotte in the popular comedy-drama TV series Sex and the City. Also renowned for her philanthropic work, she has campaigned in support of Oxfam's work as the confederation's global ambassador since 2004. As part of her philanthropic work, Kristin Davis has traveled to places like South Africa, Haiti, and Mozambique.

 8 
Ibn Battuta
(14th Century Explorer and Scholar Who Travelled Extensively in the Lands of Afro-Eurasia)
Ibn Battuta
24
Birth Year: 1304
Birthplace: Tangier, Morocco
Died: 1369 AD

Ibn Battuta was a Berber-Moroccan explorer and scholar who traveled extensively, visiting most of the Old World over a period of three decades. He is one of the most traveled explorers in history. After returning home, Ibn Battuta dictated an account of his journeys, which is simply referred to as The Rihla.

 9 
Billy Zane
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Titanic’, ‘Dead Calm’, and ‘The Phantom’)
Billy Zane
15
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Billy Zane is an American actor best known for portraying Caledon Hockley in the 1997 epic romance film Titanic. He then went on to play a crucial role in the success of films, such as The Believer, which was showcased at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Grand Jury Prize.

 10 
Earl Sweatshirt
(Rapper - Member of Hip Hop Group 'Odd Future')
Earl Sweatshirt
5
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Rapper and record producer Earl Sweatshirt was previously known as Sly Tendencies. He was part of the hip-hop collective Odd Future. Following the release of his debut mixtape, his mother sent him to a Samoa boarding school. He went back to Los Angeles soon and began making music again.

 11 
Abe Vigoda
(Best Known for His Role in The Film ‘The Godfather’)
Abe Vigoda
3
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 26, 2016

Abe Vigoda was an American actor, best known for playing Salvatore Tessio in the 1972 crime film The Godfather. He also played important roles in TV series, such as Barney Miller. Apart from acting, Abe Vigoda also enjoyed playing handball, which he played often in his youth.

 12 
Mitch Hedberg
(American Stand-Up Comedian Known for His Albums: ‘Strategic Grill Locations’ and ‘Mitch All Together’)
Mitch Hedberg
9
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 30, 2005
Iconic stand-up comedian Mitch Hedberg is remembered for his one-liners and deadpan delivery. He gained attention with Comikaze, appeared on major comedy shows, and created the film Los Enchiladas! He released several comedy albums, one of which, Do You Believe in Gosh?, was released after his death.
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Edward James Olmos
(Actor, Activist, Director, and Producer)
Edward James Olmos
2
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: East Los Angeles, California, United States

Edward James Olmos is an American actor, activist, director, and producer. Over the course of his career, Olmos has won several prestigious awards like the Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Saturn Award. Edward James Olmos is credited with contributing positively to the image of the Hispanics in the US.

 14 
Jan Koum
(Co-Founder and Former CEO of ‘WhatsApp’)
Jan Koum
33
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

Jan Koum is a Ukrainian American computer programmer and entrepreneur. He is credited with co-founding the popular cross-platform messaging service, WhatsApp. One of the most popular billionaires around the world, Koum donated almost $556 million to the donor-advised community foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, in 2014.

 15 
Debra Jo Rupp
(Actress)
Debra Jo Rupp
4
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Glendale, California
Debra Jo Rupp is best known as Kitty Forman from That '70s Show and as Alice Knight-Buffay from Friends. She voiced Mary Lou Helperman in the series Teacher's Pet and its sequel movie, and has also delivered award-winning stage performances. Fans also loved her as Miss Patterson in Big.
 16 
O'Shea Jackson Jr.
4
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, U.S.
 17 
Chester W. Nimitz
(American Admiral Known for His Role as Commander in Chief of US Pacific Fleet in World War II)
Chester W. Nimitz
7
Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
Died: February 20, 1966

Chester W. Nimitz was part of the United States Navy where he served as a fleet admiral. He played a key role during World War II, commanding the US Pacific Fleet and the Allied air, sea, and land forces. He also played a crucial role in acquiring approval to develop USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine in the world.

 18 
Priscilla Chan
(Wife of Mark Zuckerberg)
Priscilla Chan
15
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Pediatrician and philanthropist Priscilla Chan, wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, was born to Chinese-Vietnamese refugees. She met Zuckerberg while studying at Harvard. They launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in 2015, pledging to transfer 99 percent of their shares in Facebook. Their philanthropy focuses on healthcare, science, and education.
 19 
Wilson Bethel
(Actor and Producer Known for His Roles as ‘Wade Kinsella’ in the Film ‘Hart of Dixie’)
Wilson Bethel
8
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

Wilson Bethel is an American actor known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as The Young and the Restless, Hart of Dixie, and All Rise. Apart from being an actor, Wilson Bethel also contributes as an executive producer and writer every now and then.

 20 
Dennis Waterman
(Actor and Singer Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘The Sweeney’, ‘Minder’ and ‘New Tricks’)
Dennis Waterman
15
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 8, 2022
Dennis Waterman was best known for playing “tough guys,” such as DS George Carter in The Sweeney and Terry McCann in Minder. He also appeared in films such as Scars of Dracula and The World Cup: A Captain's Tale. He has also been caricatured in the sketch-comedy series Little Britain.
 21 
Dominic Chianese
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Corrado "Junior" Soprano’ in the TV Series ‘The Sopranos’)
Dominic Chianese
2
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Dominic Chianese is best known for his Emmy-nominated role of Corrado "Junior" Soprano in The Sopranos. Fans also loved him as Johnny Ola in The Godfather Part II and as Leander Cephas Whitlock in the series Boardwalk Empire. He has also received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
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Bryce Papenbrook
(Voice Actor)
Bryce Papenbrook
4
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: West Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States

Bryce Papenbrook is an American voice actor known for voicing anime series that feature young male protagonists. Also a martial artist, Papenbrook holds a fourth-degree black belt in American Tang Soo Do. A three-time kickboxing champion, Bryce Papenbrook has more than 60 fights under his belt. He also works as an occasional kickboxing instructor in Van Nuys, California.

 23 
Shinsuke Nakamura
(Japanese Professional Wrestler)
Shinsuke Nakamura
10
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Kyōtango, Kyoto, Japan

Shinsuke Nakamura is a Japanese wrestler best known for appearing in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where he has won several championships, such as the Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship, and SmackDown Tag Team Championship. In 2016, Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine named him the Most Popular Wrestler of the Year. He is also known for his association with New Japan Pro-Wrestling

 24 
Jan Blachowicz
(Mixed martial artist)
Jan Blachowicz
7
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Cieszyn, Poland
 25 
John Vernon
2
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Zehner, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: February 1, 2005

Born to Polish immigrants, Canadian actor John Vernon made waves in Hollywood with his roles of figures of authority, such as doctors and academics, in films. Known for films such as Animal House and Dirty Harry, he had also lent his voice to many series and video games.

 26 
George Thorogood
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
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Zdzisław Beksiński
0
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Sanok, Poland
Died: February 21, 2005
 28 
Alain Prost
(Four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion, from 1987 until 2001)
Alain Prost
4
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Lorette, Loire, France
 29 
Paula Zahn
(Newscaster, Journalist)
Paula Zahn
7
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
 30 
Barry Bostwick
1
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA
 31 
Pete Duel
(Actor)
Pete Duel
4
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
Died: December 31, 1971
 32 
Ben Miller
(Film director, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film actor)
Ben Miller
5
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: London
 33 
Bonnie Somerville
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Friends’, ‘NYPD Blue’ and ‘Grosse Pointe’)
Bonnie Somerville
4
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Bonnie Somerville is best known as Mona from the sitcom Friends and as Christa Lorenson from Code Black. She has also played significant roles in series such as NYPD Blue, Kitchen Confidential, and Golden Boy. She has also sung for the charity cover band Band from TV.
 34 
Zach Johnson
(Golfer)
Zach Johnson
1
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Iowa City

Zach Johnson has been one of the most consistent players in the history of golf and first came to prominence with his victory over Tiger Woods at the 2007 Masters Tournament. The 12-time PGA Tour winner also co-owns the charity Zach Johnson Foundation, which aids underprivileged children in Iowa.

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Pooja Bhatt
(Daughter of acclaimed Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt and star of several popular Bollywood films)
Pooja Bhatt
6
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
 36 
Honus Wagner
(Baseballer)
Honus Wagner
7
Birth Year: 1874
Birthplace: Chartiers, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 6, 1955
 37 
Steven Hill
5
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: August 23, 2016
 38 
Sid Meier
(Canadian-American Programmer, Designer, and Producer of 'Civilization' Game Series)
Sid Meier
1
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada

Game designer Sid Meier soared to fame with the strategy game series Civilization. Initially a cash-register designer, he later co-founded the gaming company MicroProse. He met his wife at a Lutheran Church, where they both still sing. Apart from the AIAS Hall of Fame Award, he has also penned a memoir.

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Emilio Rivera
0
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, USA
 40 
Marjorie Main
(Actress)
Marjorie Main
2
Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Acton, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 10, 1975
 41 
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
(Film director, Film producer, Music director, Television producer, Composer, Screenwriter)
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
6
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Known for epic romantic and historic drama films such as Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, and Bajirao Mastani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian director recognized for his signature opulent sets and star-studded cast. The five-time National Film Award winner also has a Padma Shri in his kitty.

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Beth Broderick
1
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Falmouth, Kentucky, USA
 43 
Erna Solberg
(Norway's 35th Prime Minister)
Erna Solberg
5
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway

The 35th prime minister of Norway and the 2nd female Norwegian politician to hold the position, Erna Solberg now leads the Conservative Party and thus serves as the Leader of the Opposition. She previously earned the nickname Iron Erna for her stern decisions as Norway’s Minister of Local Government and Regional Development.

 44 
Gladys Aylward
(Missionary)
Gladys Aylward
16
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, England
Died: January 3, 1970
Unable to fund the ship fare from London to China, British missionary Gladys Aylward opted for a train journey via Siberia and then sailed to China on a Japanese ship. She led about 100 children from an orphanage in Sian to safety, in a war-torn China.
 45 
Winslow Homer
(Painter)
Winslow Homer
2
Birth Year: 1836
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 29, 1910
 46 
Fala Chen
(Actress known for the roles in Hong Kong TVB drama series)
Fala Chen
0
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Chengdu, China
 47 
Denis Law
(Scottish Former Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Denis Law
5
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Bucksburn, Aberdeen, Scotland

After representing teams such as Manchester City and Torino, Scottish footballer Denis Law had a successful stint with Manchester United. Known as The King, he was the only Scottish footballer to earn a Ballon d'Or and the only man to have 2 statues at the Old Trafford.

 48 
Joseph Banks
(British Explorer, Naturalist and Botanist)
Joseph Banks
4
Birth Year: 1743
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 19, 1820

British naturalist Joseph Banks is remembered for accompanying Captain James Cook on his voyage across places such as Brazil and Tahiti. He had also been the president of the Royal Society for over 40 years. Both his herbarium and library now find a place at the British Museum.

 49 
Jessica-Jane Clement
(Actor, Model)
Jessica-Jane Clement
0
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Sheffield
 50 
Jon Fitch
(Mixed martial artist)
Jon Fitch
0
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Fort Wayne

Retired MMA fighter Jon Fitch is often described by the media as one of the most overlooked and underappreciated martial artists ever. A master in the welterweight division, he also trained Russian MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov but often had disagreements with UFC president Dana White and quit without a UFC belt.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 24

Personality
February 24 natives have an air of mystery about them, but they are definitely not aloof. They are inclined to be sensitive and are quite easily hurt by others. They have a very strong intuition about people they encounter, and their instincts are usually right on target. Because they don't like to hurt others, they tend to conceal their true feelings and opinions from others. On the other hand, they have a very good feel for business and often offer others terrific advice. Once these people overcome their sensitive nature and boost their self-confidence, they can go places in their lives.

Health
Individuals born on this day tend to face some health problems due to the absence of a consistent approach to maintain good health habits. Instead of seeking conventional treatment for illness, they try to find a magical cure. These people tend to suffer from problems related to nervous system. It is vital for them to exercise and to maintain healthy eating habits.

Finance
People born on February 24 have a strong tendency to be interested in careers in humanitarian fields. Although money is important to them, it is not their primary motivation in deciding upon a career path. They are quite adaptable when it comes to money and are able to cut back spending without too much trouble.

Career
People born on February 24 have some difficulty deciding what career path to follow. It is important for them to choose a career that meets their monetary and spiritual needs. They are remarkably good in business, but they are more likely to enter fields that serve the needs of others.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
Individuals born on this date people tend to be very idealistic when it comes to relationships. Often they have very unrealistic ideas about marriage. They dislike confrontation so they tend to hide their feelings from friends and loved ones. They will remain in a bad situation rather than rock the boat. They are intensely loyal to those they love, and they will protect their children at all costs. They have a tendency to be somewhat over indulgent, but they are quite capable of pulling back when necessary.

Lucky Colors: Violet
Lucky Numbers: 6, 12, 18, 24 and 30
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday, Friday
Lucky Days (of the month): 6th, 8th