Famous People Born On August 18th

The anticipation of Leo personalities born on August 18th are deduced from the astrological influence of the Sun, the ruling planet of their zodiac sign, and Mars, governing planet of the actual date in which these individuals are born. Due to this unique combination, individuals born on this date have distinctive traits and characteristics. Their intuitive powers and originality are due to their courageous self and charismatic personality. These people have a curious mind that is open and fair to all. Individuals with this birthday are knowledgeable and well-informed. They have a caring temperament and a calm and composed nature. However, when things go out of their own way, these people can be emotionally insecure which can cause obsessive and combating behaviour. They can also sometimes be bossy and blunt in their dealings with others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Patrick Swayze
(Known For His Role in 'Dirty Dancing' & 'Ghost')

Patrick Swayze
40
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: September 14, 2009

Patrick Swayze, the American actor, dancer, singer and songwriter, was very popular during the 1980s. His movie the ‘Dirty Dancing’ catapulted him to stardom. Ghost was another of his hit films. Swayze died in September, 2009, at the age of 57 due to pancreatic cancer. His final role was that of a FBI Agent in the television series ‘The Beast’.

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Andy Samberg
(Actor, Comedian)

Andy Samberg
21
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

The actor, comedian, writer and musician, Andy Samberg, is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island and has also acted in several films like Hot Rod, That's My Boy and Palm Springs. Plus, he has starred in television sitcoms like the Brooklyn Nine-Nine and has been part of Saturday Night Live as a featured player.

 3 

Josephine Langford
18
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Perth

Josephine Langford is an Australian actress who started her career at a young age. Initially interested in music, Langford was classified as a talented composer in her secondary school. Following in the footsteps of her older sister Katherine Langford, she took acting classes at the age 13. Her success story serves as an inspiration to many young Australian talents.

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Edward Norton
21
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Amongst the most talented actors of his generation, Edward Norton won a Golden Globe Award for his debut film Primal Fear. The formidable actor later went on to work in movies like The Illusionist, The Incredible Hulk, The Birdman and American History X. Norton ventured into film direction with Keeping the Faith. He also supports various environmental and social causes.

Charles Robert Redford Jr.
18
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Charles Robert Redford Jr. is a retired actor, activist, and director. He is credited with founding the Sundance Film Festival and was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2014. For his contributions to arts, Charles Robert Redford Jr. was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.

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Christian Slater
8
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Christian Slater serves as an inspiration to many people who are trying to live sober. For someone who had difficulties with alcoholism and substance abuse, Christian Slater has come a long way as he now solely focuses on his career as an actor, producer, and voice actor. He also focuses on charity work.

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Madelaine Petsch
11
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Port Orchard, Washington, United States

Madelaine Petsch is an American YouTuber and actress best known for playing Cheryl Blossom in the popular teen drama TV series, Riverdale. Also an entrepreneur, Petsch came up with her own collection of sunglasses in 2018 after joining hands with Privé Revaux. A vegan in real life, Madelaine Petsch has taken part in awareness campaigns for organizations, such as PETA

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Roberto Clemente
(Baseball player)

Roberto Clemente
15
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Died: December 31, 1972

Roberto Clemente was a Puerto Rican baseball player who represented the Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball (MLB). Apart from being a popular player, Clemente was also a great humanitarian whose impact is still being felt in MLB. Since his untimely death at the age of 38, Clemente has been the subject of several documentaries, articles, and books.

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Kaitlin Olson
(Actress)

Kaitlin Olson
9
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA

Kaitlin Olson is an actress and comedian. She started her career with the improvisational group The Groundlings and went on to become one of the most popular members of the group. She then established herself in the American TV industry, landing critical roles in series like Flipped. After marrying Rob McElhenney, Olson bought Skinner's Bar, which was renamed Mac's Tavern.

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Madeleine Stowe
6
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

An actress who has been active in the entertainment industry for four decades, Madeleine Stowe first gained popularity for her performances in TV shows. She gradually entered films as well and received acclaim for her role in the independent film Short Cuts. Besides acting, she is on the board of directors of the foundation, 'Artists for Peace and Justice'.

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G-Dragon
(Singer-songwriter)

G-Dragon
9
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

G-Dragon is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and fashion designer. Nicknamed the King of K-pop, G-Dragon is recognized for his influence on music, fashion trends, and youth culture in South Korea. In 2016, he was named as one of the most influential Asian under 30 by Forbes. His work is often cited as an influence by many of his contemporaries.

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Clairo
(Record Producer)

Clairo
9
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Carlisle, Massachusetts, US
Indie singer Clairo began posting songs on SoundCloud at age 13. She initially recorded covers and soared to fame with her viral track Pretty Girl, a song recorded for the Transgender Law Center, in 2017. Her single Sofia was a Billboard Hot 100-charter. She came out as bisexual on Twitter

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Franz Joseph I of Austria
(Emperor of Austria King of Hungary (1848-1916))

Franz Joseph I of Austria
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Birth Year: 1830
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 21, 1916

Franz Joseph I of Austria reigned as the Emperor of Austria from 1848 until his death in 1916. He also served as the King of Hungary, Bohemia, and Croatia and monarch of other states of Austria-Hungary. During his reign, Austria-Hungary decided to wage war against the Kingdom of Serbia, which eventually resulted in the First World War.

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Maia Mitchell
(Actress, Singer)

Maia Mitchell
7
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Lismore, Australia

Australian actor Maia Mitchell is known as Brittany from the series Mortified and as Natasha from Trapped. She is also popular as Callie Adams Foster from The Fosters and its sequel, Good Trouble, and as McKenzie from the Teen Beach film franchise. She has also collaborated on the song Magic.

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Shelley Winters
3
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 14, 2006

Shelley Winters was an American actress who contributed immensely to all the three major acting mediums in a career spanning almost sixty years. The winner of two Academy Awards, Shelley Winters remained popular throughout her life. She was also known for her much-publicized personal life, which included her four marriages and the romance with actor Farley Granger.

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Denis Leary
6
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Denis Leary is an Irish-American actor, producer, writer, and comedian. Leary is credited with creating popular TV series, such as Rescue Me and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll. Also a humanitarian, Denis Leary established the Leary Firefighters Foundation in 2000. The foundation has been donating money to fire departments in New York City, Boston, and Worcester.

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Reg E. Cathey
4
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 9, 2018

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Steve Chen
(Co-founder of YouTube)

Steve Chen
21
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Internet entrepreneur Steve Chen is one of the co-founders of YouTube. He also co-founded AVOS Systems and developed the app MixBit. He later sold YouTube to Google and also joined the investment firm Google Ventures. He was named one of 2011’s "15 Asian Scientists To Watch" by Asian Scientist magazine.

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner
(Known for His Roles as Theodore Huxtable on the NBC Sitcom the ‘Cosby Show’)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

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Victoria Coren Mitchell
(Television Presenter)

Victoria Coren Mitchell
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London
Victoria Coren Mitchell is the first woman to win a European Poker Tour contest. She has hosted the BBC game show Only Connect and written several books, including a poker-centered memoir. The Women in Poker Hall of Fame inductee has also written columns for The Guardian and The Observer

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Baji Rao I
(Peshwa of Maratha Empire (1720-40))

Baji Rao I
2
Birth Year: 1700
Birthplace: Sinnar, Maharashtra, India
Died: April 28, 1740

Baji Rao I was a peshwa, or chief minister, of the Maratha empire in India. His conquests led a massive blow to the Mughal Empire. In spite of being married to Kashibai, he took a second wife, half-Muslim Mastani, a story that was retold in several movies later.

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Frances Bean Cobain
(Visual Artist, Model)

Frances Bean Cobain
7
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Model, artist, and musician Frances Bean Cobain is the only child of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain and Hole singer Courtney Love. She had a difficult childhood due to her parents’ drug issues and her father’s suicide. She was also removed from her parents’ custody briefly. She now owns Kurt’s copyrights.

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Rosalynn Carter
(Former First Lady, Activist)

Rosalynn Carter
6
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Plains, Georgia

Rosalynn Carter, served as the U.S. First Lady from 1977 to 1981, as the wife of former U.S. president Jimmy Carter. She promoted human rights, peace, and mental health awareness. She was also an envoy to Latin America and launched Every Child By Two, a childhood immunization awareness program.

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Meriwether Lewis
(Explorer, Politician)

Meriwether Lewis
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Birth Year: 1774
Birthplace: Ivy, Colony of Virginia
Died: October 11, 1809

Best known for his exploration of the Pacific Northwest and Oregon, Meriwether Lewis led the legendary Lewis and Clark Expedition. He had also been the governor of Louisiana. His mysterious death at age 35, due to gunshot wounds, sparked a huge debate on whether it was a murder or a suicide.

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Bogdan Bogdanović
(Basketball player)

Bogdan Bogdanović
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

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Aphex Twin
(Electronic musician)

Aphex Twin
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Limerick

Richard D. James, better known as Aphex Twin is regarded as one of the finest electronic musicians of all time. He is known for his signature grin, which has graced the covers of many of his albums, and his surreal videos, such as Come to Daddy, which look more like horror movies.

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Nirmala Sitharaman
(Politician)

Nirmala Sitharaman
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Madurai, Madras State, India (present-day Tamil Nadu)
One of the world’s 100 most powerful women in 2020 according to Forbes, BJP member Nirmala Sitharaman is the first woman to be a full-time finance minister of India. The Madurai-born JNU alumna had earlier quit her PhD program in economics midway to move to London with her husband.

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Martin Mull
1
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Actor/comedian Martin Mull soared to fame with the soap Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and its spin-off, Fernwood 2 Night. He also delivered an Emmy-nominated performance in Veep and voiced a role in Danny Phantom. An avid painter, too, he has held various exhibitions and released a book of his paintings.

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Antonio Salieri
(Composer, Conductor)

Antonio Salieri
2
Birth Year: 1750
Birthplace: Legnago, Italy
Died: May 7, 1825

Antonio Salieri was an Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher considered a key figure in the development of late 18th-century opera. He was a protégé of eminent composer Christoph Willibald Gluck. For several years, he served as the director of the Italian opera by the Habsburg court. His works were performed widely across Europe during his lifetime. 

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Giorgia Whigham
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: New York City, New York

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Sarita Choudhury
4
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England

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Masta Killa
(Rapper)

Masta Killa
0
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, USA

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Richard Harmon
2
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Canada

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Jacob Vargas
0
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Michoacan, Mexico

Scouted while he was dancing in a schoolyard at age 12, Jacob Vargas began his acting career with a bit role in the series Diff'rent Strokes. The Mexican-American actor later delivered award-winning performances in series such as My Family and movies such as Traffic. He also appeared in the Netflix series Mr. Iglesias.

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Joanna Jedrzejczyk
6
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Olsztyn, Poland

 36 

Carole Bouquet
1
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

 37 
Virginia Dare
(Colonist)

Virginia Dare
1
Birth Year: 1587
Birthplace: Roanoke Island, North Carolina, United States

Virginia Dare was born in a New World English colony and is believed to be the first English child to have taken birth in the colony. Although Virginia's disappearance along with other colonists remains a mystery, she has become a popular figure in American folklore over the last 400 years. She has also been featured as a character in films.

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Max Charles
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Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

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Willie Cauley-Stein
(Basketball player)

Willie Cauley-Stein
0
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Spearville, Kansas, United States

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Luke Fickell
(American Football Player)

Luke Fickell
0
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

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Craig Bierko
1
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Rye Brook, New York, USA

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Dontari Poe
(American football player)

Dontari Poe
0
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Mika Boorem
(Actress)

Mika Boorem
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States

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Caspar Weinberger
(Politician)

Caspar Weinberger
0
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: March 28, 2006

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Everlast
(Musician)

Everlast
1
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Valley Stream, New York, United States

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Bob Woodruff
(Journalist)

Bob Woodruff
0
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA

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Justin Strzelczyk
(American football player)

Justin Strzelczyk
0
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: West Seneca, New York, United States
Died: September 30, 2004

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Elayne Boosler
(Comedian)

Elayne Boosler
0
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Parker McKenna Posey
(Actress, Model)

Parker McKenna Posey
0
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Tenshin Nasukawa
(Kickboxer)

Tenshin Nasukawa
3
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Chiba, Japan
Former Rizin bantamweight title-holder Tenshin Nasukawa had begun training in karate at age 5. The Japanese MMA fighter and kickboxer is known for his peculiar style that mingles kickboxing and full-contact karate. He ended up crying after being steamrolled by U.S. boxing champion Floyd Mayweather in a match in Tokyo.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 18

Personality
Charming, enterprising and idealistic, individuals born on August 18th are blessed with unique traits and characteristics. They are confident and outgoing people who are endowed with leadership qualities. These individuals talk their heart out and do what they feel like. They dislike being bossed around or told what needs to be done. Conversely, they love being bossy and dominating. Interestingly, these people either are confident and active or uncertain and inactive. There is no other way around for such individuals. When dealing with people, August 18th natives are courageous, sharp and intuitive. They are unselfish and fair and can be blunt too. These people are highly imaginative and sensitive. They take to heart things and can get hurt extremely fast.  

Health
The overall health of August 18th born individuals is robust and strong, as these people pay a lot of importance to healthy eating and healthy living. Though they do not indulge in any form of exercise, these people are constantly on the go at work and home which makes them stay fit and in shape. Lovers of rich food, these people tend to exercising after eating such food. The only thing that these people need to watch out for is providing the body with sufficient sleep and relaxation for overall healthiness.

Finance
Financially, August 18th born individuals are not very sturdy. Though they have the ability to earn a lot of money, what becomes difficult is saving the same. Individuals born on this date are prone to impulsive spending. Also, they are susceptible to taking unwise financial decisions. The generosity towards loved ones further adds to the problem. Due to all this, the financial stability of such people rests questionable.

Career
Individuals with this birthday are best suited for professions that provide stimulating, challenging and enjoyable career. Vocations where they can take up a commanding position, such as managerial job opportunities, work best for such individuals. Since these individuals are blessed with inquisitive powers, they can do well in investigative jobs as well. Artistic talent also makes them capable of interesting and unusual jobs.  

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Leo’s born on August 18th are devoted and true to their relationships. They have strong affinity for their familial ties and friendships. In matters of heart, these individuals look for a partner who is affectionate, caring and loving. They return these by staying true to the relationship and utmost romantic. August 18th natives are family oriented people. As such, they work hard to keep their relationship at a harmonious level. The intuitive powers of these people help them to attend to the needs, feelings and thoughts of their partners. In matters of parenting, August 18th born individuals take an active part in the upbringing of their children. While they are loving and considerate about their children, hey can be the strict disciplinarian as well.

Lucky Color: Red, Maroon Scarlet
Lucky Numbers: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 9, 18, 19, 29