Famous People Born On May 2nd

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People born on May 2 are down to earth, sensible, and responsible. They are hard workers (even to the extent of being workaholics) with a strong will. Exuding a calm and capable aura, they crave security and stability. Though very practical, they set their sights high. Charm and tactful, they draw people towards them through their charm and charisma. However, they do not get close to many people but enjoy the company of others. May 2nd natives have notable gifts of communication and have a knack for saying the right thing at the right time.

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Dwayne Johnson
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time & One of the World's Highest-Grossing Actors)
Dwayne Johnson
360
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States

A renowned former wrestler with numerous titles under his belt, Dwayne Johnson initially wanted to be a football player but an injury turned him towards wrestling. He soon entered the world of acting, experienced phenomenal success in television and films and became the highest earning male actor in the world.

 2 
David Beckham
(English Former Professional Footballer Who was One of the Greatest Midfielders of His Generation)
David Beckham
91
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: London, England
David Beckham is a former English footballer who was football superstar on-field and a heartthrob off-field. A former player for Manchester United, Real Madrid and Milan, among others, Beckham was a free-kick specialist, a brilliant crosser of the ball and the first English player to win league titles in four countries. His passion for football, charisma and fashion style have made him an international sensation.  
 3 
Catherine the Great
(Former Empress of Russia (1762 – 1796))
Catherine the Great
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Birth Year: 1729
Birthplace: Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Died: November 17, 1796

The Empress of Russia for almost 35 years, Catherine the Great was the country's longest-ruling female leader. An ambitious ruler, she rapidly expanded the Russian Empire and is credited with modernizing the country along Western European lines. She supported the ideals of the Enlightenment and the period of her rule—the Catherinian Era—is considered the Golden Age of Russia.

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Ellie Kemper
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Roles in TV Series ‘The Office’ and ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’)
Ellie Kemper
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Ellie Kemper is best known for her SAG Award-nominated role of Erin Hannon in The Office and her Emmy-nominated role of Kimmy Schmidt in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She has written comedy skits, contributed to The Onion, and released a book. She has also worked on an audio book.
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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
(Daughter of Prince William)
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
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Birth Year: 2015
Birthplace: London, England
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge is the only daughter and the second child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Fourth in the line of succession to the throne of Britain, she has two brothers, Prince George and Prince Louis.
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Paul George
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the 'Small Forward' Position)
Paul George
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Palmdale, California, United States

A six-time NBA All-Star, Paul George has been an important player in the NBA for the last decade or so. Apart from making his presence felt in the NBA, Paul George also played a key role in helping the United States men's national basketball team win Olympic gold in the 2016 Summer Olympics held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Christine Baranski
(Known for her roles in The Bird Cage, The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife and its spin-off The Good Fight.)
Christine Baranski
21
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
 8 
Donatella Versace
(Fashion Designer and Chief Creative Designer of the Luxury Fashion House 'Versace')
Donatella Versace
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
Donatella Versace, sister of the founder of the Italian fashion brand Versace, Gianni Versace, inherited the company after Gianni’s murder in 1997. Donatella is now the company’s chief creative officer. She supports Elton John’s AIDS Foundation and was the first woman to win the GQ Designer of the Year award. 
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Kumail Nanjiani
(Known for His Role in The HBO Comedy Series 'Silicon Valley')
Kumail Nanjiani
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American actor, comedian, and screenwriter. In 2018, Kumail Nanjiani became the first screenwriter of Pakistani origin to be nominated for an Oscar under the Best Original Screenplay category; he received the nomination for the 2017 film The Big Sick. In 2018, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

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James Dyson
(Founder of ‘Dyson Ltd’ and Inventor of the Dual Cyclone Bagless Vacuum Cleaner)
James Dyson
9
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Cromer, England

James Dyson is a British industrial designer, inventor, entrepreneur, and landowner. He is credited with founding the popular technology company, Dyson Ltd. He is also credited with inventing the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner. Also known for his philanthropic activities, Dyson established the James Dyson Foundation to support engineering education and to inspire young people.

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Lily Allen
(English Singer-Songwriter and Actress)
Lily Allen
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
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Manfred von Richthofen
(One of the Most Widely Known German Fighter Pilots of All Time)
Manfred von Richthofen
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Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 21, 1918
Manfred von Richthofen, also known as Baron von Richthofen and the "Red Baron,” was a German Air Force fighter pilot who won more than 80 World War I battles. He was part of the fighter wing unit Jagdgeschwader 1, which was also known as "The Flying Circus" or "Richthofen's Circus.”
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BamBam
(Thai Rapper and a Member of the South Korean Boy Band 'Got7')
BamBam
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

BamBam is a Thai rapper and singer based in South Korea. He is popular as a member of the South Korean boy band, Got7. Interested in singing and dancing from a young age, he participated in many talent contests. He trained under JYP Entertainment for a few years before making his professional debut. He also performs as a solo artist.

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Lesley Gore
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Lesley Gore
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: February 16, 2015
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Brian Lara
(One of the Greatest Batsmen of All Time)
Brian Lara
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
Legendary Trinidadian cricketer Brian Lara, also known as "The Prince of Port of Spain,” is considered one of the greatest batsmen in history. His 501 not out for Warwickshire in 1994 remains the only quintuple-hundred in first-class cricket. He has also been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
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Bianca Jagger
(Nicaraguan Social and Human Rights Advocate & Wife of Singer Mick Jagger)
Bianca Jagger
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua

Bianca Jagger is a Nicaraguan social rights advocate. She is credited with founding the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, where she is currently serving as the chairperson. For her work as a humanitarian, Jagger has received several awards, including the Champion of Justice Award. A former actress, Jagger appeared in many movies and TV shows throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

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Big Boss Man
(American Professional Wrestler)
Big Boss Man
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 22, 2004
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Lou Gramm
(Singer-songwriter)
Lou Gramm
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
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Matt Berry
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Matt Berry
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Bromham
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Yook Sung-jae
(South Korean Singer)
Yook Sung-jae
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea

South Korean singer/actor Yook Sung-jae soared to fame as part of the boy band BtoB. Hr has also appeared in series such as The Village: Achiara's Secret and Master in the House. He also released solo tracks later and has been part of campaigns to support underprivileged children.

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Hedda Hopper
(Gossip columnist)
Hedda Hopper
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Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 1, 1966
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Satyajit Ray
(Indian filmmaker)
Satyajit Ray
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: April 23, 1992

Satyajit Ray was an Indian film director, music composer, and writer. Considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Ray became the first Indian to be honored with an Academy Honorary Award in 1992. Apart from Indian filmmakers, international directors like Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Francis Ford Coppola, Wes Anderson, and Christopher Nolan have been influenced by Satyajit Ray. 

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Jo Ann Pflug
(Actress)
Jo Ann Pflug
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Kay Panabaker
(Actress, Voice-Over Artist)
Kay Panabaker
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Orange, Texas, United States
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Roscoe Lee Browne
(Actor)
Roscoe Lee Browne
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Woodbury, New Jersey
Died: April 11, 2007
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David Suchet
(Actor)
David Suchet
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Paddington, London
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Jenna von Oÿ
(Actress)
Jenna von Oÿ
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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Jerome K. Jerome
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Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Caldmore, United Kingdom
Died: June 14, 1927
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Sunmi
(Singer)
Sunmi
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Iksan, South Korea
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Benjamin Spock
(Pediatrician Whose 1946 Book 'Baby and Child Care' Revolutionized Parental Upbringing)
Benjamin Spock
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Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 15, 1998

American paediatrician Benjamin Spock was the first paediatrician who studied psychoanalysis to comprehend needs of children and family dynamics. He penned Baby and Child Care, a best-seller book of the twentieth-century. His concepts of child-rearing influenced generations of parents. Spock was also an Olympic gold-medallist in rowing and ran during the 1972 United States presidential election as People's Party nominee.

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Pat McAfee
(American sports analyst)
Pat McAfee
10
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Plum, Pennsylvania, United States
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Link Wray
(Guitarist)
Link Wray
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Dunn, North Carolina, United States
Died: November 5, 2005
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Thomas McDonell
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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John André
(Head of the British Secret Service During the American Revolutionary War)
John André
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Birth Year: 1751
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: October 2, 1780

John André was a British military leader who served as a major in the British Army. He played an important role during the American Revolutionary War, serving as the head of the British Army's Secret Service in America. He was executed by the Continental Army on 2 October 1780. John André's life inspired many artworks, including the 1798 play André.

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A. J. Dillon
(American Football player)
A. J. Dillon
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States
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Kyle Busch
(American Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)
Kyle Busch
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Farruko
(Singer and Songwriter Known for His Album ‘El Talento Del Bloque’)
Farruko
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican singer Farruko is largely known as a pioneer of reggaeton. After gaining initial fame through the platform Myspace, he worked on many collaborative projects and eventually won a Latin Grammy award with the track 6 AM. He also inspired the HBO documentary Farruko: En Letra de Otro.

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Thabo Sefolosha
(Swiss Former Professional Basketball Player)
Thabo Sefolosha
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Vevey, Switzerland

Born to a South African father and a Swiss mother, Thabo Sefolosha is well-traveled and speaks several languages. The former Swiss basketball player is known for his stints with NBA teams such as Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks. Having been a victim of police brutality earlier, he supported the BLM movement wholeheartedly.

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Gaius Charles
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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Theodore Bikel
(Folksinger and Actor Known for His Role as ‘Max Muller’ in the 1958 Film ‘The Defiant Ones')
Theodore Bikel
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 21, 2015

Legendary Austrian-American actor Theodore Bikel is best remembered for his Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Sheriff Max Muller in the film The Defiant Ones. He had also ruled the stage with plays such as Fiddler on the Roof. As a folk singer, he sang in 21 languages and also played the guitar.

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Sam Tsui
(Singer & Songwriter)
Sam Tsui
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: BlueBell, Pennsylvania, United States
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Harris J
(Singer)
Harris J
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Chelsea, London
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Lorenzo Music
(Actor, Producer)
Lorenzo Music
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 4, 2001
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Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
(Third King of Bhutan)
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Trongsa
Died: July 21, 1972

The Dragon King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck had a major role in modernizing his tiny Himalayan country. In his 20-year reign, he built countless roads, schools, and hospitals. He also secured financial aid from India and other Asian countries. An avid reader, he also loved hunting and gardening.

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Elijah McCoy
(Canadian-American Engineer Best Remembered for Inventing Lubrication Systems for Steam Engines)
Elijah McCoy
2
Birth Year: 1844
Birthplace: Colchester, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 10, 1929
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Gregory Diaz IV
(Actor)
Gregory Diaz IV
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Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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Jimmy White
(British Professional Snooker Player)
Jimmy White
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Tooting, London, England

Jimmy White is an English senior snooker player. Nicknamed The Whirlwind because of his attacking style of play, he has won three seniors world titles.  He is currently ranked tenth on the all-time list of ranking event winners. He was the first left-handed player to record a maximum break at the World Championship. 

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Tremaine Edmunds
(American Football player)
Tremaine Edmunds
2
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
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Elijah Mitchell
(American Football Player)
Elijah Mitchell
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Erath, Louisiana, United States
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Saara Aalto
(Finnish Voice Actress, Singer, and Songwriter)
Saara Aalto
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Oulunsalo, Finland

Saara Aalto is a Finnish voice actress, singer, and songwriter. She achieved national prominence in 2012 when she finished second in the popular reality singing competition, The Voice of Finland. She gained international recognition in 2016 when she finished second in The X Factor UK. Saara Aalto represented her country at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 2

Personality
People born on May 2nd have a straightforward approach to life. They believe in results not speculation. They are admired for their intelligence and logical, coherent thoughts. They can be blunt and fiercely honest, preferring to tell others the way it is. May 2nd natives are inquisitive and are not easily fooled. Respected for their intelligence and honesty, their bluntness can still come across as insensitive, sometimes creating needless enemies. As perfectionists, they shine in whatever task is placed before them. They motivate others to follow their incredible organizational skills. They work well in a team, however are most productive as individual contributors.

Health
People born on May 2nd should take care to not overwork themselves in their pursuit to achieve results. This can cause stress to themselves as well as their personal relationships. Periodic vacations and time off are a must. With respect to diet, they need to make sure they eat plenty of fruits, whole grains, and vegetables while boosting their mood with fats from fish, seeds, and nuts. Regular exercise is also recommended.

Finance
Even though hard working, money can be become a destabilizing factor for May 2nd borns, as they sometimes favor professions where income can change constantly. Also, since they prefer doing things they love, salary is not much of an issue to these people.

Career
These people have a noticeable propensity for technical careers, especially the caring vocations, such as scientific research or medicine. Their luck and opportunities help in other non-technical career paths such as advertising, writing, media and acting. Also appealing are building, management, and social reform. Their practical nature could also lead to a business career.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships for people born on May 2nd are affected by their tendency to suppress or hide part of themselves. They tend to fall for the underdog or people that have problems, but also are fulfilled in a 50/50 partnership, where give and take is equal between partners. Since May 2nd born people are good listeners, they have effective communication channels with their children. This aspect becomes even more important when the kids reach adolescence. It shows that their compassion goes beyond basic generational differences.

Lucky Colors: Silver, Pale Blue, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 38, 47, 56
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Friday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 7