Famous People Born On April 17th

Most of those under the Aries sign tend to be independent and at times even restless. Those born on April 17th are extremely confident and require loving relationships. A great strength of these individuals is that they do not dwell on negative issues and they are exceedingly responsible in all areas of life. An unfortunate weakness, however, is that these people tend to be a bit too critical towards others. Those born on April 17th are able to set reasonable goals and work hard to reach them. They are always ready to seize any opportunity that comes their way.

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 1 Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Active in the entertainment industry since the mid-1990s, actress Jennifer Garner gained international fame her supporting role in Pearl Harbor. The daughter of conservative middle-class parents, she was determined to achieve big things and decided to become an actress. Besides acting, she is also an entrepreneur and is the co-founder of a baby food company.

 2 J. P. Morgan

J. P. Morgan
Famous As: Financier
Birth Year: 1837
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 31, 1913
J.P. Morgan was an iconic figure of the economic boom of the Gilded Age and established the investment banking firm J.P. Morgan & Co. He also controlled companies such as U.S. Steel, General Electric, and AT&T. He prevented the American economy from collapsing during the Panic of 1907.

 3 Sean Bean

Sean Bean
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Handsworth, Sheffield, England

Sean Bean is an English actor known for his Yorkshire accent. Often described as surprisingly shy and a man of few words, Sean Bean is a down to earth person. Since he often portrays villainous characters that are killed violently, Sean has gained notoriety on the internet and is a subject of many internet memes.

 4 Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 5 Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper
Famous As: Wrestler
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: July 31, 2015

Canadian professional wrestler, amateur boxer, and actor, Roddy Piper, is best remembered for his work with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).  He headlined multiple PPV events and hosted the popular WWF interview segment Piper's Pit. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. He also appeared in a few films and TV shows.

 6 William Holden

William Holden
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: O'Fallon, Illinois, United States
Died: November 12, 1981

William Holden is best known for his Academy Award-winning performance in Stalag 17 and his Emmy-winning role in the TV film The Blue Knight. He also appeared in the films Sunset Boulevard and The Bridge on the River Kwai, and on Lux Radio Theatre. He was also a wildlife conservationist.

 7 Lee Joon-gi

Lee Joon-gi
Famous As: Actor, Model
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

Lee Joon-gi is a South Korean actor and model. His popularity overseas has established him as one of the top Hallyu stars. Since he is a martial arts practitioner, Lee Joon-gi seldom uses a stunt double and is recognized as one of Korea's top action stars. His ability to pull off dangerous fight scenes often inspires young talents in Korea.

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 8 Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, United States

Rooney Mara is a well-known actress who won the Cannes Film Festival Award for her performance in the movie Carol. Apart from being an actress, Rooney is also an animal rights activist. Also known for her charity work, Rooney supervises the Uweza Foundation, which supports programs for children in Nairobi. She is also the founder of Hiraeth Collective, a vegan clothing line.

 9 Avi Kaplan

Avi Kaplan
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Visalia, California
Avi Kaplan gained fame as part of the three-time Grammy-winning a cappella group Pentatonix, as their designated vocal bass. He later went solo with the EP Sage and Stone under the name "Avriel & the Sequoias." In 2019, he released the track Change on the Rise, as "Avi Kaplan."

 10 Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan
Famous As: Cricketer
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka

 11 Vikram

Famous As: actor, film actor
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Chennai

 12 Redman

Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

 13 Phoebe Dynevor

Phoebe Dynevor
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

 14 Tami Roman

Tami Roman
Famous As: Television Personality
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York

 15 Dodi Fayed

Dodi Fayed
Famous As: Film producer, Romantic Partner of Princess Diana
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: August 31, 1997

Dodi Fayed was an Egyptian movie producer who died in a car crash in 1997 alongside his romantic partner Diana, Princess of Wales. The car crash became international news and Fayed is often referred to as Diana's eternal love. Fayed's billionaire father, Mohamed Al-Fayed, erected two memorials, including a 3-metre high bronze statue, to Diana and his son at Harrods.

 16 Lela Rochon

Lela Rochon
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lela Rochon is best known for her NAACP Image Award-nominated role of Robin Stokes in the film Waiting to Exhale. She has also been part of films such as Harlem Nights, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, and Any Given Sunday. Fans also appreciated her in the series Generations.

 17 William Mapother

William Mapother
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
William Mapother gained recognition with the role of Ethan Rom in the series Lost. He also appeared in the films In the Bedroom and Another Earth. He is one of the co-founders of the film finance platform Slated and has also served on the board of the Screen Actors Guild.

 18 Kimberly Elise

Kimberly Elise
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 19 Olivia Hussey

Olivia Hussey
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 20 Medhi Benatia

Medhi Benatia
Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Courcouronnes, √Čvry-Courcouronnes, France

 21 Karen Blixen

Karen Blixen
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Rungsted, Denmark
Died: September 7, 1962

Danish author Karen Blixen is best known for her memoir Out of Africa, in which she shared her experiences of living in Kenya for a few years. She was popular across Europe and wrote under several pen names. She was awarded the Danish Holberg Medal in 1949. She was shortlisted several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. 

 22 Lee Si-young

Lee Si-young
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, South Korea
South Korean actor Lee Si-young is best known for shows such as Becoming a Billionaire and Real Men and movies such as Meet the In-Laws. She has won the KBS and MBC awards, too. Once an amateur boxer, she has earned titles such as the National Amateur Boxing Championship.
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 23 Sweyn Forkbeard

Sweyn Forkbeard
Famous As: King of Denmark
Birth Year: 0963
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: February 10, 1014

 24 Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Famous As: Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960-65, 1970-77, 1994-2000)
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Mahawalathenna, Sri Lanka
Died: October 10, 2000
Sirimavo Bandaranaike served as the prime minister of Sri Lanka and was the world's first female prime minister. She was initially married to prime minister S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike and participated in charitable work for rural women. She joined the Sri Lanka Freedom Party after her husband’s assassination.

 25 Ryan Haddon

Ryan Haddon
Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: United States

Ryan Haddon is a seasoned journalist having worked for various publications and television networks. The daughter of a Vietnamese-Canadian actress, Ryan is popular for her the shows like NewsHour and Good Morning America. Her reporting focused on the entertainment domain. Haddon is married twice, first to actor, Christian Slater, and then to Marc Blucas. She has two children from each marriage.

 26 Luke Mitchell

Luke Mitchell
Famous As: Actor, Film actor, Model
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Gold Coast

 27 Liz Phair

Liz Phair
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA

 28 Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason
Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: West Islip, New York, USA

 29 Dwane Casey

Dwane Casey
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 30 Leo Frank

Leo Frank
Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Cuero, Texas, United States
Died: August 17, 1915

 31 Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa
Famous As: DJ, Rapper, Producer
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

 32 DJ Uiagalelei

DJ Uiagalelei
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: United States

 33 David Bradley

David Bradley
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: York, England

 34 Chandra Shekhar

Chandra Shekhar
Famous As: politician
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Ibrahimpatti
Died: July 8, 2007

 35 Maynard James Keenan

Maynard James Keenan
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States

 36 Shkodran Mustafi

Shkodran Mustafi
Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Bad Hersfeld, Hesse, Germany

 37 Nicolas Claxton

Nicolas Claxton
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States

 38 Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder
Famous As: Playwright
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 7, 1975

 39 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Famous As: Tennis player
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Le Mans, France

 40 Samira Efendi

Samira Efendi
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR

 41 Not3s

Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London

Not3s is a British-Nigerian rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. He achieved international recognition in 2017 when he released his hit song Addison Lee. Many of his singles have been featured on the UK Singles Chart as well as the UK Hip Hop and R&B Singles Chart.

 42 Cap Anson

Cap Anson
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birth Year: 1852
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: April 14, 1922

 43 Theo Ratliff

Theo Ratliff
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Demopolis, Alabama, United States

 44 Harry Reasoner

Harry Reasoner
Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Dakota City, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6, 1991

 45 Anne Shirley

Anne Shirley
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: July 4, 1993

 46 Cyle Larin

Cyle Larin
Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

 47 Don Kirshner

Don Kirshner
Famous As: Music publisher
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 17, 2011

 48 Maiwenn

Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Les Lilas, France

Pressured by her mother, actress-cum-filmmaker Maiwenn began her acting career at a very tender age, making her mark with the role of Elle, as a child, in One Deadly Summer. Continuing to perform, she took a hiatus after her marriage, eventually returning to acting, starring in movies like High Tension before venturing into film-direction; she quickly achieved international recognition with Polisse

 49 Irene Castle

Irene Castle
Famous As: Dancer
Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York ,United States
Died: January 25, 1969

 50 Sizzla

Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Saint Mary Parish

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 17th   

Those born on the 17th of April are extremely hard-working and are very self-disciplined. These people are able to focus on goals but occasionally tend to be a bit too serious. They require companionship because they are excellent care takers and enjoy showing others their ability to nurture. People born on April 17th are mature and balanced individuals with a lot to offer, in personal relationships as well as professional feats.

Those born on April 17 often take their health for granted and tend to get sick on a fairly regular basis. This is because they often miss routine health checkups. However, when they are in a relationship, they tend to take better care of themselves. Health is not a top priority for those born on this date, so, it is important that they take an extra step to exercise and respect their bodies. These individuals have a large appetite, so additional exercise is vital.

Financial security is something that is important to those born on April 17th. Managing money tends to come easily to these individuals, because they understand the importance of being secure and comfortable in terms of their finances.

These individuals strive to find a career that pays well in terms of their capabilities and rarely try to stretch themselves beyond their skills as far as career is concerned. While, they often rise to the top of their profession, they rarely go outside of what they know. This makes those born on April 17 great at their specific field. Business, medicine and finance are some of the best career options for these individuals.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Those who are born on April 17th tend to have very serious at relationships. They are cautious when it comes to love and especially marriage and will only marry someone they truly trust. It is important for these people to learn to laugh and have fun with their romantic partners, children and friends. Parenting is enjoyable for these individuals because they are easily able to put their wants and needs on the back burner for their children and loved ones.

Lucky Colors: Red & Scarlet
Lucky Numbers: 3, 8
Lucky Days (of the Week): Tuesday & Saturday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 3rd & 8th