Famous People Born On February 26th

Born under the sun sign Pisces, people with a birth date of February 26 are ruled by the planet Neptune. Neptune has the reputation as a speculator, with the qualities of compassion, divinity, and beauty. Often individuals ruled by Neptune are creative, sensitive and idealistic. People with this birthday take themselves very seriously, hear their conscience very loudly and strive to right the world from social wrongs. They are also known for their strong sense of social justice.

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 1 
Johnny Cash
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Johnny Cash
101
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 12, 2003

Johnny Cash, the American singer, songwriter and actor, was known for sorrow, moral suffering and redemption themes in his music. His genre was country, rock and roll, blues, folk and gospel sounds and he is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Cash had issues with drinking and drug abuse. Later he was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease.

 2 
Chris Pine
(Best Known For His Role as 'James T. Kirk' in the 'Star Trek' Reboot Film Series)
Chris Pine
69
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

After gaining worldwide recognition for his performance in the movie Star Trek, Chris Pine went on to play prominent roles in popular films. Also known for voicing his opinion on politics, Pine endorsed the Trek Against Trump movement during the 2016 presidential campaign. In 2020, he acted in Home Movie: The Princess Bride to raise fund for World Central Kitchen.

 3 
Victor Hugo
(French Writer of the Romantic Movement Best Known for His Novel 'Les Misérables' and Play 'Ruy Blas')
Victor Hugo
28
Birth Year: 1802
Birthplace: Besançon, Doubs, France
Died: May 22, 1885

Victor Hugo was a French poet, dramatist, and novelist of the Romantic movement. Regarded as one of the best-known and greatest French writers of all time, Victor Hugo wrote abundantly during his career that spanned over six decades. Thanks to his works, such as Hernani and Cromwell, Victor Hugo was one of the leading figures of the Romantic literary movement.

 4 
Teresa Palmer
(Actress, Model and Film Producer)
Teresa Palmer
46
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Teresa Palmer is best known for her roles in movies such as The Choice, Lights Out, I Am Number Four, and The Grudge 2. She worked in malls and wished to work in animal welfare, before being scouted by an agent. Her first full-fledged film, 2:37, was featured at Cannes.
 5 
Ole Gunnar Solskjær
(Norwegian Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Forward)
Ole Gunnar Solskjær
87
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Kristiansund, Norway

Former Norwegian football player, Ole Gunnar Solskjær was one of the most successful players of Manchester United and scored 126 goals for it. He famously scored the winning goal against Bayern Munich in the 1999 Champions League final to secure a treble for the Manchester United. Post retirement, he began his coaching career and is currently the manager of Manchester United.

 6 
Erykah Badu
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Her Singles like "On & On," "Honey," and "The Healer.")
Erykah Badu
34
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Widely regarded as the queen of neo-soul, Erykah Badu is an American singer-songwriter whose debut studio album Baduizm helped popularize neo-soul in the late-1990s. Thanks to her popularity, Erykah Badu serves as a subject for street art in several places, including Greater London, England. Also an actress, Badu has appeared in popular films, such as The Cider House Rules.

 7 
Buffalo Bill
(American Showman, Bison Hunter and One of the Most Famous Figures of the American Old West,)
Buffalo Bill
11
Birth Year: 1846
Birthplace: Scott County, Iowa, United States
Died: January 10, 1917
William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was a legendary showman and bison hunter who had also been a Union soldier. He began working as a freight carrier at 11 and later performed in Wild West-themed shows. He later formed Buffalo Bill's Wild West and toured across the U.S. and Europe.
 8 
Jackie Gleason
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Series 'The Jackie Gleason Show' and 'The Honeymooners')
Jackie Gleason
10
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Bushwick, New York, United States
Died: June 24, 1987

Jackie Gleason was an American actor, writer, comedian, composer, and conductor. Nicknamed The Great One, Jackie Gleason is credited with developing the popular TV series The Jackie Gleason Show, which enjoyed high ratings for nearly two decades. His life and work inspired the 2002 television biopic Gleason in which he was played by comedian and actor Brad Garrett.

 9 
Michael Bolton
(Member of the Rock Band 'Blackjack' Who Became Known for His Series of 'Pop Rock Ballads')
Michael Bolton
24
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Michael Bolton is an American singer-songwriter who has sold over 75 million records so far. Apart from recording several top 10 albums on the Billboard charts, Bolton also has several prestigious awards under his belt, such as Grammy Awards. Also known for his charity work, Bolton set up the Michael Bolton Foundation in order to aid children and women.

 10 
Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)
Fats Domino
22
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 24, 2017
 11 
Jamal Musiala
(Football Attacking Midfielder or Winger)
Jamal Musiala
18
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
 12 
Pepe
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Pepe
8
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Maceió, Brazil

Pepe is a football player who plays for the Portugal national team and FC Porto. Counted among the leading defenders of his generation, Pepe played important roles in Portugal's championship-winning performances in the 2016 UEFA European Championship and the 2019 UEFA Nations League. He was named Süper Lig Defender of the Year in 2018.

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Tony Randall
13
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: May 17, 2004

Tony Randall is best remembered as Felix Unger from the sitcom The Odd Couple, based on the 1965 play of the same name, also winning an Emmy for the role. He also appeared in series such as Love, Sidney and delivered Golden Globe-nominated roles in films such as Pillow Talk.

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William Frawley
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Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa
Died: March 3, 1966
William Frawley is best remembered as Fred Mertz from the iconic sitcom I Love Lucy and as "Bub" O'Casey from My Three Sons. He had started his career as a vaudeville entertainer and later performed as part of the comedy duo Frawley and Louise, with his wife, Edna Louise Broedt. 
 15 
Nate Ruess
(Founder and Lead Singer of the Indie Pop Band 'Fun' & 'The Format')
Nate Ruess
11
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Nate Ruess is best known as the lead vocalist of the Grammy-winning indie-pop band Fun and of the indie-rock band The Format. He is part of the labor-oriented non-profit organization Democratic Socialists of America. He was featured on Pink’s multi-platinum track Just Give Me a Reason and Eminem’s hit Headlights.

 16 
John Harvey Kellogg
(Physician, Nutritionist and Director of the ‘Battle Creek Sanitarium’)
John Harvey Kellogg
4
Birth Year: 1852
Birthplace: Tyrone Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14, 1943
Physician, nutritionist, and businessman John Harvey Kellogg served as the director of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, which was a combination of a European spa, a hydrotherapy center, a hospital, and a hotel. He believed in biologic living. However, he is best remembered as the inventor of corn flakes.
 17 
Jennifer Grant
(Actress and Daughter of Actors Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon)
Jennifer Grant
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Jennifer Grant, daughter of Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon, is best known for her performances as Celeste Lundy in Beverly Hills, 90210 and as Jacey Wyatt in Movie Stars. She has also appeared in the film The Evening Star and written a memoir detailing her relationship with her father.
 18 
Max Martin
(Music Producer and Songwriter Known for His Hit Singles ‘As Long as You Love Me,’ ‘Baby One More Time’)
Max Martin
18
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Record producer and songwriter Karl Martin Sandberg, better known as Max Martin, has created many 90s’ masterpieces such as Baby One More Time by Britney Spears and I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys. He is also an 11-time winner of the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award.

 19 
Fernando Llorente
(Spanish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Fernando Llorente
12
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
 20 
Levi Strauss
(Former businessman known as founder of the Levi Strauss & Co.)
Levi Strauss
1
Birth Year: 1829
Birthplace: Buttenheim, Germany
Died: September 26, 1902

Levi Strauss, the man behind the iconic clothing brand Levi Strauss & Co., or Levi's, which was also the first blue-jeans-manufacturing firm, was born in Germany and later moved to the US. It is rumored that his jeans were meant for the labor class, and he himself had never worn a pair.

 21 
Christopher Marlowe
(Playwright, Poet)
Christopher Marlowe
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Birth Year: 1564
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent, England
Died: May 30, 1593

English playwright, poet, and translator, Christopher Marlowe, was one of the major literary figures of the Elizabethan era. It is believed that he greatly influenced his contemporary William Shakespeare. He led a troubled life and died young under mysterious circumstances. Despite his early death, he is regarded as one of the foremost dramatists of the 16th century London.  

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Mark Dacascos
(Actor, Martial Artist & Television Personality)
Mark Dacascos
8
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Mark Dacascos is an actor, trained martial artist, and TV personality. He is proficient in the Wun Hop Kuen Do style of martial arts and has won several karate and kung fu championships. As an actor, he is best known for his role in the action-horror film Brotherhood of the Wolf. He is married to actress Julie Condra.  

 23 
CL
(Rapper Best Known as the Member of the Girl Group '2NE1')
CL
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
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Kazuyoshi Miura
(Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Kazuyoshi Miura
15
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan

Kazuyoshi Miura is a professional Japanese footballer for who age is truly just a number. He is above 50 and continues to be an active player , He holds the global record as the oldest player to score a goal in a professional soccer league. Associated with Yokohama FC, he played for Japan’s national team for a decade, scoring 55 goals from 89 matches.

 25 
Beren Saat
(Turkish Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Bihter Yoreoglu Ziyagil’ in the TV Series ‘Aşk-ı Memnu’)
Beren Saat
15
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey

Beren Saat is a Turkish actress who has received critical appreciation for her acting since the beginning of her acting career. Some of the awards which she has won include Latina Turkish Awards and Golden Butterfly Awards. From 2008 to 2014, she was the highest-paid Turkish actress. Also known for her philanthropic efforts, Saat works closely with many charity organizations.

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Betty Hutton
(American Actress, Comedian and Dancer)
Betty Hutton
6
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Died: March 11, 2007
 27 
Barbara Niven
(Actress)
Barbara Niven
7
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
 28 
Brian Shaw
(American Professional Strongman)
Brian Shaw
3
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Fort Lupton, Colorado, United States
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Chuck Wepner
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Chuck Wepner
6
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
 30 
Marshall Faulk
(American football player)
Marshall Faulk
17
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
 31 
Erinn Bartlett
(American Actress and Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1991)
Erinn Bartlett
4
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States

Erinn Bartlett is an American actress and beauty pageant titleholder. In 1991, she was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen USA after which she went on to participate in the Miss Teen USA beauty pageant. She also established herself as an actress, appearing in TV series, such as CSI: Miami, How I Met Your Mother, and Rules of Engagement.

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Tex Avery
(Golden Age Animator & Creator of Classic Cartoon Characters 'Bugs Bunny', 'Daffy Duck' and 'Porky Pig')
Tex Avery
4
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Taylor, Texas, United States
Died: August 26, 1980

Second only to Walt Disney in terms of influence, American animator and director Tex Avery is remembered for playing an important role in the development of  popular characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Droopy, Screwy Squirrel  etc. Well-known for his technical innovation and directorial style, his characters are equally loved by adults for their inherent sarcasm.  

 33 
Reid Flair
(American Professional Wrestler)
Reid Flair
11
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: March 29, 2013
 34 
James Wan
(Co-creator of the Saw and Insidious Franchises and the Creator of the Conjuring Universe)
James Wan
21
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

James Wan is an Australian screenwriter, film director, comic book writer, and producer. He is credited with creating or co-creating the popular Insidious, Saw, and The Conjuring Universe franchises. An exponent of the horror genre, James Wan established the Atomic Monster Productions, which produces television and film projects. He is also one of the most successful filmmakers of his generation.

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Dub Taylor
(Actor)
Dub Taylor
3
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: October 3, 1994
 36 
Jonathan Cain
(Musician Best Known as the Keyboardist and Rhythm Guitarist for the Rock Band ‘Journey')
Jonathan Cain
4
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Jonathan Cain is a singer-songwriter and musician. He is a keyboardist for the rock band Journey. Interested in music from a young age, he attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music. He began his professional music career in the mid-1970s and played with numerous bands before joining Journey. He is also a solo artist and owns a recording studio. 

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Corinne Bailey Rae
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her 2006 Single ‘Put Your Records On')
Corinne Bailey Rae
9
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Leeds, England
 38 
Li Na
(Chinese Former Professional Tennis Player and the First Grand Slam Singles Champion from Asia)
Li Na
7
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Wuhan, China

Li Na is a Chinese former tennis player. A former world No. 2, Li Na won two Grand Slam singles titles over the course of her career. She achieved international recognition in 2011 after becoming the first Asian Grand Slam singles champion. In 2019, she became the first Asian-born player to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. 

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Demetrius Andrade
(American Professional Boxer Who Held Multiple World Championships in Two Weight Classes)
Demetrius Andrade
7
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
 40 
Steve Blake
(Basketball player)
Steve Blake
5
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida
 41 
Greg Germann
(Actor)
Greg Germann
3
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
 42 
Verne Gagne
(American Amateur and Professional Wrestler)
Verne Gagne
8
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Corcoran, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 27, 2015
 43 
DeRay Davis
(Stand-up Comedian)
DeRay Davis
4
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 44 
Shiloh Fernandez
(Best Known for His Roles in TV Series: ‘Jericho’ and ‘United States of Tara’)
Shiloh Fernandez
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Ukiah, California

Shiloh Fernandez is an American actor known for his performance in TV series like United States of Tara and Jericho. Apart from acting, Fernandez has also tried his hand at production and screenwriting; he made his debut as a producer and screenwriter in the 2014 drama film Queen of Carthage, in which he also played the lead role of Amos.

 45 
Tim Kaine
(United States Senator from Virginia)
Tim Kaine
16
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Democratic politician and Virginia senator Tim Kaine was the vice-presidential running mate to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. election, but the duo lost to Republican Donald Trump and Mike Pence. The Harvard alumnus has also taught law and served as the mayor of Richmond and the governor of Virginia.

 46 
Veronica Ngo
(Actress and singer who won the award for Best Actress at the 2007 Vietnam Film Festival for her appearance in the film Haunted Manor.)
Veronica Ngo
10
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Cầu Kè District, Vietnam
 47 
Ky-Mani Marley
(Jamaican Reggae Musician)
Ky-Mani Marley
4
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Falmouth, Trelawny, Jamaica

Ky-Mani Marley is a Jamaican musician and actor best known for his 2001 studio album Many More Roads, which earned him a Grammy Award nomination. The son of Bob Marley, Ky-Mani Marley has also played lead roles in films like Shottas and One Love.

 48 
Jane Wagner
(Screenwriter)
Jane Wagner
5
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Morristown, Tennessee, United States
 49 
Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
(Deputy Minister of Education in the Government of the Soviet Union 1929 – 1938)
Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
4
Birth Year: 1869
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 27, 1939
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Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
(King of Bohemia)
Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
2
Birth Year: 1361
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: August 16, 1419

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 26

Personality
People born on February 26 are highly ambitious, yet they are very compassionate. Personal relationships are of the utmost importance for these water-sign-born persons, although they also have an innate ability to see the bigger picture, as well. As a practical thinker, February 26 natives are also disciplined and creative.

Health
Individuals born on this date are slender in their early life; but without proper exercise and a healthy diet they can face health issues in mid-to-later life. For physical and mental wellness, exercise is very important for those with this birth date. Meditation is also recommended for these people. Generally speaking, people born on February 26 are healthy, both mentally and physically, but they need to focus on maintaining health later in their life. Diet is especially important; they should avoid refined and processed foods, foods high in fat (especially dairy), or enjoy them in moderation.

Finance
People born on February 26 are generally careful with money, both their own money and of others. They are practical in their investments, and typically avoid mixing financial matters with personal endeavors (such as loaning money to friends or family members).

Career
People born on February 26 will make a great and fair judge or public defense lawyer. Other attractive careers might feature social reform or environmental issues. They are diligent and responsible but can often be disappointed if some of their ideas are too complex or abstract to take shape or work logically. They are leaders with a strong but fair personality.

Relationships, Marriage, and Children
People born on February 26 need emotional responsiveness in their relationships. Often described as an old soul, these people are confident in their own being, and are able to identify the motivations of others easily. They are wholeheartedly devoted in their relationships. As parents, they are compassionate to their children's plights and worries, but are steadfast in their rules.

Lucky Colors: Brown, Violet and Turquoise
Lucky Numbers: 1 and 8
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1st, 8th