Famous People Born On January 24th

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The astrological planet that rules the people born on this particular day is Venus, producing highly creative personalities that have a great appreciation for all things ‘fine’. The people born on this day are easy-going, fun-loving, charming and are fairly open-minded. Apart from these traits, they usually find themselves breaching rigid norms and tend to amaze people with this particular quality of theirs. Fairly logical, these Aquarians have a thirst for sophistication but underneath all of it, they are willing to reveal their defenselessness to those they love. The Aquarians born on this day are the perfect amalgam of manic outbursts of passion on the inside and calm and restrain on the outside, which strikes a balance in their lives.

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Luis Suarez
(Uruguayan Professional Football Striker)
Luis Suarez
85
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Salto, Uruguay

Controversy’s favorite child Uruguayan professional Luis Suarez has been in the news for an infamous handball and also for biting opponents. He now plays for Atlético Madrid and has previously represented Barcelona and Liverpool, winning 19 trophies in his career to date. He is Uruguay's leading goalscorer of all time.

 2 
John Belushi
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Seven Original Cast Members of the Comedy Show 'Saturday Night Live')
John Belushi
26
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 5, 1982

One of the original cast members of the popular TV show Saturday Night Live, John Belushi was known for his great comic skills. Unfortunately, he struggled in his personal life with drug addiction and eventually died of combined drug intoxication at the age of 33. He posthumously received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 3 
Sharon Tate
(Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family')
Sharon Tate
44
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: August 9, 1969

In the 1960s, Sharon Tate was one of Hollywood’s most promising actresses. She won a beauty pageant while still a teenager and soon started modelling and acting in films and television shows. Her big breakout film was Valley of the Dolls. At the age of 26, she was all set to welcome her first child when she was brutally murdered.

 4 
Neil Diamond
(Singer-songwriter Known for the Hit Song 'Sweet Caroline')
Neil Diamond
22
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Neil Diamond has sold more than 125 million records and has had 10 Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary chart-topping singles. The Lifetime Achievement Grammy-winner was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His song Sweet Caroline was preserved in the National Recording Registry for being culturally relevant.
 5 
Daveed Diggs
21
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

With a Grammy and a Tony award in his pocket, Daveed Daniele Diggs is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, thanks to his incredible performance in the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of Hamilton. Having founded Clipping, an experimental hip hop band, Diggs has an extensive career that spans across various domains, from music to theatre to television and films.

 6 
Matthew Lillard
(Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor)
Matthew Lillard
18
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Lansing
 7 
Henry Ruggs
(American football Player)
Henry Ruggs
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
 8 
Calum Hood
(Bassist & Social Media Star)
Calum Hood
29
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Calum Hood is best known as part of the Australian pop-rock group 5 Seconds of Summer, which has delivered hits such as She Looks So Perfect. He has also written songs for artists such as Makeout. He quit his plans of pursuing a soccer career to venture into music.

 9 
Ernest Borgnine
(Actor Best Known for His Gruff Voice and Gap-Toothed Cheshire Cat Grin)
Ernest Borgnine
13
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Hamden, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 8, 2012

Ernest Borgnine was an American actor well-known for his Cheshire cat grin and gruff but calm voice. An Academy Award winner, Borgnine's film career spanned over 60 years. Also known for his work on television, Ernest Borgnine voiced Mermaid Man, an important character in the popular series SpongeBob SquarePants. Ernest Borgnine's hometown Hamden, Connecticut named a street in his honor.

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Kristen Schaal
(Actress, Known for Her Voice Roles on “Bob's Burgers” and “Mabel Pines” on Disney's “Gravity Falls”)
Kristen Schaal
28
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Longmont, Colorado, United States
Kristen Schaal is best known for her Emmy-nominated voice roles, mostly as Sarah Lynn, in BoJack Horseman and her Annie Award-winning voice role as Louise Belcher in Bob's Burgers. Fans also loved her as Mel in Flight of the Conchords. She has also co-written a book with her husband.
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Tatyana Ali
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’)
Tatyana Ali
24
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: North Bellmore, New York, United States

Tatyana Ali is an American singer and actress who gained recognition as a child actress, portraying Ashley Banks on the sitcom TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Ali's singing abilities, showcased throughout the series, helped her release her debut studio album Kiss the Sky. Unlike many successful child artists, Ali was able to establish herself as an adult actress.

 12 
Frederick The Great
(Former King of Prussia (1740 - 1786))
Frederick The Great
16
Birth Year: 1712
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 17, 1786
Prussian king Frederick II, also known as Frederick the Great and The Old Fritz, was the longest-reigning Hohenzollern king. He is known for his involvement in the Silesian Wars and the Partitions of Poland. He also supported art and culture, and reformed the judicial system of Prussia.
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Ed Helms
(Actor)
Ed Helms
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Best known as Andy Bernard from The Office and Stuart Price from The Hangover trilogy, Edward Helms has also been a correspondent on The Daily Show and voiced animated characters such as Once-ler in The Lorax. He is part of a bluegrass band and created a Yahoo! Screen web series.
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Hadrian
(Roman Emperor)
Hadrian
15
Birth Year: 0076
Birthplace: Italica, Hispania
Died: July 10, 0138
Hadrian was the Roman emperor from 117 to 138. Though he was married to Vibia Sabina, he was said to have many male lovers. He reconstructed the Pantheon and built the Temple of Venus and Roma. He also supported military discipline and came to be known as a benevolent dictator.
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Regé-Jean Page
(Actor)
Regé-Jean Page
6
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: London, England
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Mischa Barton
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Marissa Cooper' in the American TV Series 'The O.C.')
Mischa Barton
12
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
British-American actress Mischa Barton rose to fame with Lawn Dogs (1997) starring opposite renowned actor Sam Rockwell. She received two Teen Choice Awards for playing Marissa Cooper in the Fox television series The O.C. her other works include Notting Hill, The Sixth Sense and Pups. She is also an ambassador for Save the Children and the One Water campaign.
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Warren Zevon
(American Rock Singer-Songwriter and Musician Best Known for His Album ‘Excitable Boy’)
Warren Zevon
6
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 7, 2003

Warren Zevon was an American musician, rock singer, and songwriter. As a songwriter, Zevon contributed immensely to the success of songs recorded by other artists, such as Murray McLauchlan. Also known for his acerbic lyrics and dry wit, Warren Zevon made several appearances on shows like the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with David Letterman.

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Michio Kaku
(Theoretical Physicist and Author of the Best-Selling Books ‘Physics of the Impossible’ and ‘Physics of the Future')
Michio Kaku
9
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

Apart from teaching at the City College of New York, theoretical physicist Michio Kaku also often pens his thoughts in blogs and has written several bestselling books, such as The God Equation. His research is focused on the string theory. He also believes in the existence of aliens.

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Niki
(Singer)
Niki
14
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
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Mary Lou Retton
(American Retired Gymnast and Olympic Gold Medallist)
Mary Lou Retton
18
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia, United States

Retired gymnast Mary Lou Retton, known for her trademark, The Retton Flip, made history by becoming the first American female gymnast to win an individual Olympic gold medal and was the first gymnast named to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. She later became a motivational speaker.

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Moon Jae-in
(Current President of South Korea)
Moon Jae-in
7
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Geoje, South Korea

Moon Jae-in is a South Korean politician and the current president of South Korea. Although he was raised in poverty, Moon worked hard during his early years and went on to become a prominent politician. In 2018, he was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list.

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Aaron Neville
(Singer & Musician)
Aaron Neville
14
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 23 
Kenya Moore
(Actress & Model)
Kenya Moore
11
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Kenya Moore is an American model, actress, entrepreneur, and author. She achieved popularity after winning the 1993 Miss USA contest, becoming only the second African-American woman to do so. Subsequently, she established herself as an actress and TV personality and then used her fame to branch out into entrepreneurial ventures; she is credited with founding Moore Hair, a haircare brand.

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Edith Wharton
4
Birth Year: 1862
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 11, 1937
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Phil LaMarr
(Actor, Comedian who was one of the original featured cast members on the sketch comedy television series Mad TV)
Phil LaMarr
4
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Ray Stevens
(Singer)
Ray Stevens
9
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Clarkdale, Georgia, United States
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Nastassja Kinski
(German Actress and Former Model Known for Her Films: 'Stay as You Are' and 'Tess')
Nastassja Kinski
12
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Nastassja Kinski is a German actress who played a major role in the success of several European and American films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. One of the most popular German sex symbols of her generation, Kinski appeared in erotic films like Cat People. She is also renowned for her much-publicized personal life, which includes her relationship with Roman Polanski.

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Allison DuBois
5
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Justin Baldoni
(Actor)
Justin Baldoni
6
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Johnny Orlando
(Canadian Singer-Songwriter and Actor)
Johnny Orlando
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Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
Canadian vlogger and singer Johnny Orlando initially gained fame with his covers of artists such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber. Known for tracks such as Day and Night and Phobias, he was also part of Vh1 Quarantunes, a virtual live performance with songs inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Michael Ontkean
(Canadian Retired Actor Known for His Role in the Films: ‘Slap Shot’ and ‘Willie & Phil’)
Michael Ontkean
4
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Canadian retired actor, Michael Ontkean, is best known for playing a homosexual man in the drama film Making Love. Beginning his career in the mid-1950s, he was active in the entertainment industry for over five decades, playing versatile roles in films and TV shows. He was nominated for a Genie Award for his role in the film Bye Bye Blues. 

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Klaus Nomi
(German Countertenor Known for His Wide Vocal Range and an Unusual, Otherworldly Stage Persona)
Klaus Nomi
4
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Immenstadt, Germany
Died: August 6, 1983

Klaus Nomi was a German countertenor with a wide vocal range. He wore heavy makeup, unusual costumes, and a highly stylized signature hairdo. He had an otherworldly stage persona that was unique to him. His music was also considered unusual. He suffered from AIDS and was one of the earliest musicians known to die of the illness.  

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E. T. A. Hoffmann
1
Birth Year: 1776
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: June 25, 1822

E. T. A. Hoffmann was a German author, jurist, artist, composer, and music critic. His stories served as an inspiration and laid the foundation for The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach. The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is also based on Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Hoffmann is among the most influential authors of the Romantic Movement.

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Beth Hart
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer)
Beth Hart
2
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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Walter Model
(German Field Marshal During World War II)
Walter Model
12
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Genthin, Germany
Died: April 21, 1945

One of Hitler’s favorite military generals during World War II, Walter Model is remembered for his defensive warfare and for his exploits in Operation Market Garden. The commander of the Ninth Army, he guarded the Eastern Front, but after Germany’s defeat in the Battle of the Bulge, he committed suicide.

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Maria Tallchief
(Ballet dancer)
Maria Tallchief
0
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Fairfax
Died: April 11, 2013

Maria Tallchief was an American ballet dancer. Widely regarded as America's first major prima ballerina, Tallchief is credited with revolutionizing ballet. A close associate of George Balanchine, Tallchief went on to become the first star in New York City Ballet, the company co-founded by Balanchine. A National Medal of Arts recipient, Tallchief also received other prestigious awards during her career.

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Mark Eaton
(Basketball player)
Mark Eaton
5
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: May 28, 2021
 38 
Farinelli
(Italian Castrato Singer Who was One of the Greatest Singers in the History of Opera)
Farinelli
0
Birth Year: 1705
Birthplace: Andria, Italy
Died: September 16, 1782
Farinelli was an Italian castrato singer who was active during 18th century. A celebrated performer, Farinelli is widely regarded as one of the greatest singers in operatic history. His life and career inspired a 1994 biographical drama film titled Farinelli. He has
also been the subject of other artworks such as plays and TV series.
 39 
Kyle Brandt
(Television host)
Kyle Brandt
1
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
 40 
Belén Cuesta
(Actress)
Belén Cuesta
2
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Seville, Spain

Best known to international audiences for her performance as the transgender character Manila in the iconic hit series La Casa de Papel, or Money Heist, Belén Cuesta is a popular Spanish actor. A fine theater actor, too, she has been part of production such as Sonias and Metamorfosis.

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Johann Urb
(Actor, Producer, and Former Model)
Johann Urb
3
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

Johann Urb is an Estonian-American actor and former model. He is known for playing important roles in popular films, such as 2012, Resident Evil: Retribution, and Lord of Shanghai. Apart from being an actor, Johann Urb is also a film producer; he has produced films like Beautiful Girl.

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Abigail Disney
(Filmmaker)
Abigail Disney
3
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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Riya Sen
(Actress)
Riya Sen
0
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
 44 
Robert Motherwell
(American Abstract Expressionist Painter and Printmaker)
Robert Motherwell
3
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Died: July 16, 1991

American abstract expressionist painter, printmaker and editor Robert Motherwell of the New York School is counted among the most articulate spokesmen of abstract expressionism and founders of the art movement. Notable works of Motherwell, who was known for exploring political, philosophical and literary themes, include the Elegy to the Spanish Republic series that consists of impressive black and white paintings.

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Ki Sung-yueng
(South Korean footballer)
Ki Sung-yueng
3
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Gwangju
 46 
John Myung
(Bassist, Musician)
John Myung
1
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Chicago
 47 
Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Psychologist, Educationist, University teacher)
Hermann Ebbinghaus
1
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Barmen
Died: February 26, 1909

Especially remembered for his pioneering work on rote learning and memory, German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus became interested in the subject after reading Gustav Fechner's Elements of Psychophysics.  Eventually, he developed the experimental methods for measuring memory, using 2,300 three-letter nonsense syllables that he devised. Later, he also discovered the forgetting curve and the spacing effect and described the learning curve.

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Mark Kozelek
(Best Known as the Frontman for The Bands 'Sun Kil Moon' and 'Red House Painters')
Mark Kozelek
1
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio, United States
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Oral Roberts
(Televangelist)
Oral Roberts
26
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Ada, Oklahoma, United States
Died: December 15, 2009

Oral Roberts was an American televangelist who was ordained in United Methodist churches as well as the Pentecostal Holiness. Regarded as one of the precursors for the charismatic movement, Roberts was one of the most recognized and controversial preachers of the 20th century. Oral Roberts is also credited with founding Oral Roberts University (ORU) and the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association.

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Vic Reeves
(Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer)
Vic Reeves
4
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Leeds

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 24th

Personality
People born on the 24th of January have a ‘larger-than-life’ aura. These Aquarians are never short of admirers as they always seem to be cheerful and tend to exude a positive energy to those around them. They believe in ‘authenticity’ and genuineness, which comes through in the professions that they take up or the relationships they pursue. Since ‘Venus’ is the astrological planet that rules the lives of these Aquarians, these individuals are affable, easygoing, independent and love others easily. Though on the flipside, these people may come across as fiercely competitive.

Health
When it comes to their health, these individuals need to make sure that they find the right ‘balance’; they can either be too slipshod or too obsessive about their health or lifestyle. They have great vitality overall, but if they don’t find a right balance when it comes to their health routine, it could have detrimental effects. They would particularly benefit from sporting activities and meditation for overall health.

Finance
The individuals born on this day can be a little careless when it comes to finances as they are more of ‘spendthrifts’ than ‘savers’. They need to maintain a proper account of their expenses so as to maintain a proper cash flow. These individuals run into liquidity problems very easily if they are not careful about how they handle their money.

Career
The Aquarians born on this day know exactly what they want to pursue from very early on in life. What’s more, they also find immense success in the fields that they choose to pursue. Since they are hard-working individuals and tend to work tirelessly, they achieve a great deal of success. These individuals are drawn to careers concerning philosophy, law, writing, psychology, sociology or the entertainment world.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
The people born January 24th constantly need to feel loved but are extremely frightened of intense emotions, rejection or sudden commitment. They are passionate lovers, warm, appreciative and friendly. However, they do tend to have problems opening up to a person in a short span of time, unless they believe they have found their ‘soul mate’. If married, the people born on this day are fiercely committed but need to have their ‘space’ and independence. As parents, they are sometimes insecure and are extremely cautious about not making any mistakes when it comes to raising children.

Trivia
Lucky Colors:  Electric Blue, Lilac, Cerise
Lucky Numbers: 6, 7
Lucky Days (of the Month): 6th and 7th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Friday and Saturday