Famous People Born On August 21st

Leos born on August 21st are endowed with distinctive personality traits. Astrologically, Sun and Jupiter are the determiners of their characteristic features. While the former provides these individuals with confidence, sociability, ingenuity, imagination and intuition, the latter is accountable for the fun-loving friendliness and generosity possessed by these individuals. These people are highly skilled and talented and thus are successful in life, both personally and professionally. On the negative side, August 21st natives are prone to restlessness, idealism and can be opinionated. They can even show overprotective or withdrawn behaviour when upset and angry.

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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 1 
Usain Bolt
(Olympic athlete)

Usain Bolt
38
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Sherwood Content, Jamaica

One of the greatest athletes ever, Usain Bolt is popular by the nickname ‘Lightning Bolt’. He holds the world record for 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay and is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016).

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Robert Lewandowski
(Football Player)

Robert Lewandowski
25
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Considered one of the best football players in the world, Robert Lewandowski plays for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and leads the Poland national team as its captain. Known for his exceptional goal scoring ability and striking skills, Lewandowski has earned several accolades including Polish Player of the Year title for eight consecutive years. Besides, he is also a venture capitalist.

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Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players)

Wilt Chamberlain
26
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1999
One of the greatest basketball players of all time, Wilt Chamberlain created numerous records and won two championships during his fourteen years career. The legendary player, first drafted by Philadelphia Warriors, later played for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers. After retirement, he ventured into business, played volleyball, appeared in commercials and movie and even published his autobiography.

 4 
Bo Burnham
(Comedian)

Bo Burnham
47
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States

Comedian, musician, actor, and filmmaker Bo Burnham started his career as a YouTuber. The funny content he posted soon gained him attention and opened up more opportunities in the entertainment industry. Since then, he has released a few albums and has appeared in many TV shows. His first film as a director was released in 2018.

 5 
Hayden Panettiere
(Best Known for Her Roles in Series: 'Heroes', 'Nashville' and 'Scream' Film Franchise)

Hayden Panettiere
18
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Palisades, New York, United States

American actress and model, Hayden Panettiere, started her career as a child artist. Her fame grew when she portrayed the role of a high school cheerleader with regenerative healing powers in the television series Heroes. She has also worked in the TV series, Nashville, and a number of films like Custody, Scream 4 and Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy.

 6 
Kenny Rogers
(Best-Selling Country Music Artists of All Time)

Kenny Rogers
14
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: March 20, 2020

Kenny Rogers was an American singer-songwriter. He is among the best-selling musicians of all-time list, having sold over 100 million records. His songs and albums remain influential among country music lovers. A multi-talented personality, Rogers was also successful as an actor and entrepreneur; he was the co-founder of the Kenny Rogers Roasters chain of restaurants.

 7 
Sergey Brin
(Co-founder of Google)

Sergey Brin
13
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Google co-founder Sergey Brin also served as the president of Alphabet Inc. The seventh-richest person in the world as of 2020, Brin earlier dropped his PhD plans at Stanford, following which he and Larry Page launched Google in a garage. He is a devoted philanthropist and a Democratic Party donor.
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Stephen Hillenburg
(Creator of the Nickelodeon Animated TV Series 'SpongeBob SquarePants')

Stephen Hillenburg
13
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States
Died: November 26, 2018
Stephen Hillenburg is best known as the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, the fifth-longest-running animated series in the U.S, which earned him two Emmys and six Annie Awards. He was initially a marine biologist and an instructor at the Orange County Marine Institute. He died of ALS, a neurodegenerative disease.

 9 
Kim Cattrall
(Actress)

Kim Cattrall
22
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Popular as Samantha Jones from the hit series Sex and the City, Golden Globe-winning actor Kim Cattrall found it difficult to recreate the same magic on screen, barring her performance in the 2014 comedy Sensitive Skin. Her comeback with the Fox series Filthy Rich in 2020 was commendable.

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Carrie-Anne Moss
11
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Burnaby

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Kacey Musgraves
(Singer-Songwriter)

Kacey Musgraves
11
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Golden, Texas, United States
Country singer Kacey Musgraves has won six Grammys, including one for her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park. She had started as part of the children’s country duo Texas Two Bits and explored a solo career later. She has also appeared on the singing reality show Nashville Star.

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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
46
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9, 2002

A rebellion at heart with a colourful personality, Princess Margaret Rose Windsor, Countess of Snowdon could not be more different from her reserved elder sister, Queen Elizabeth II. Known for her lavish lifestyle filled with parties and drinks and glamour, this fiercely independent Royal’s life was rocked with scandals and unfulfilled romances.

Christopher Robin Milne
3
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 20, 1996

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Serj Tankian
(Singer-songwriter)

Serj Tankian
8
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Serj Tankian is an Armenian-American record producer, singer, and songwriter. Tankian is credited with co-founding the popular band System of a Down. Renowned for his wide vocal range and unusual delivery, Serj Tankian is widely considered one of the best heavy metal vocalists of all time. Also a political activist, Tankian co-founded Axis of Justice, a non-profit organization.

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Tsutomu Miyazaki
(Serial Killer)

Tsutomu Miyazaki
19
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Itsukaichi, Tokyo
Died: June 17, 2008
Japanese serial killer, rapist, and cannibal Tsutomu Miyazaki, better known as the Otaku Murderer or the Little Girl Murderer, kidnapped and killed four girls, from ages 4 to 7, and then dismembered the bodies and indulged in necrophilia. He was convicted in 1997 and hanged to death in 2008.

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Joe Strummer
(Singer, Guitarist)

Joe Strummer
5
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Died: December 22, 2002
Joe Strummer is remembered for his memorable performances with the punk rock band The Clash, with whom he delivered hits such as London Calling and Train in Vain. He was known for his rebellious and politically charged lyrics. He also experimented with acting and hosted on a BBC radio show.

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Loretta Devine
8
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Loretta Devine is best known for her portrayal of Lorrell Robinson in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Her performance as Adele Webber in Grey's Anatomy won her an Emmy. She has also delivered stellar performances in the films Waiting to Exhale and The Preacher's Wife and the series Family Reunion.

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Laura Haddock
(Actress)

Laura Haddock
4
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: London, England
Laura Haddock is best known as Samantha from the sitcom How Not to Live Your Life and for her Empire Award-nominated performance as Alison in The Inbetweeners Movie. She has also performed on stage and has appeared in two Guardians of the Galaxy movies and Transformers: The Last Knight.

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Tarek El Moussa
(Real Estate Agent/Reality TV Star)

Tarek El Moussa
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Long Beach, California
Tarek El Moussa worked as a real-estate agent before co-hosting the HGTV shows Flip or Flop and Flip or Flop: Selling Summer, with his now-former wife, Christina Anstead. Tarek and Christina also released a book named Flip Your Life. Tarek is a cancer survivor and is popular on social media.

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Alicia Witt
(Actress)

Alicia Witt
7
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Clarence Williams III
14
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 4, 2021
Clarence Williams III is best known as Linc Hayes from the show The Mod Squad. He had previously been part of the U.S. Army. A talented stage actor, he earned a Tony nomination for Slow Dance on the Killing Ground. He played Philby in the Hallmark movie series Mystery Woman.

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Brody Jenner
(Actor, Socialite, Film actor, Model)

Brody Jenner
7
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Los Angeles

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Christian Navarro
2
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York

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Radhika Sarathkumar
6
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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William IV of the United Kingdom
(King of the United Kingdom (1830-1837))

William IV of the United Kingdom
6
Birth Year: 1765
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 20, 1837
William IV, the third son of George III, was the king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and that of Hanover, from 1830 to 1837. His stint in the Royal Navy earned him the nickname “Sailor King.” He introduced electoral reforms, abolished slavery, and restricted child labor.

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Mohammed VI of Morocco
(King of Morocco (Since 1999))

Mohammed VI of Morocco
6
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco

Mohammed VI of Morocco is the present King of Morocco. He ascended to the throne in 1999. His father was King Hassan II. Hailing from the Alaouite dynasty, Mohammed VI well-educated man with a Ph.D. in law with distinction. It is alleged that corruption is rampant in his court, and he is criticized for his extravagant lifestyle.  

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Kelis
(Singer-songwriter and chef who is known for her hit singles "Milkshake" and "Bossy.")

Kelis
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States

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Eve Torres
(Female wrestler, bikini model, and dancer.)

Eve Torres
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

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Nathan Jones
2
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Gold Coast, Australia

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Count Basie
(Former jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer who formed the Count Basie Orchestra)

Count Basie
2
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 26, 1984

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Sana Khan
(Actress)

Sana Khan
10
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Mumbai, India

 32 
Jim McMahon
(American Football Player)

Jim McMahon
1
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

 33 

Kanika Kapoor
1
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Lucknow

Kanika Kapoor is an Indian singer who achieved popularity after the release of her song Baby Doll from the movie Ragini MMS 2. She then went on to record some of the most popular Hindi songs like Lovely. Over the years, she has won many prestigious awards like Brit Asia TV Music Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Award, and Filmfare Award.

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Mike Evans
(American football player)

Mike Evans
3
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States

 35 
Jade Chynoweth
(Dancer, Actress)

Jade Chynoweth
8
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Park City, Utah

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Jack Buck
(Sports commentator)

Jack Buck
1
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2002

 37 

Nikolai Valuev
5
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Russian Giant Nikolai Valuev has been the WBA heavyweight champion twice, and at 149 kg and 7 ft., is the heaviest and tallest champion ever. Severe health issues caused him to retire from boxing, following which he appeared in films such as Stonehead and became a State Duma member.

Thomas S. Monson
4
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: January 2, 2018
Thomas S. Monson was an American author and religious leader who served as the president of the Mormon Church from 2008 to 2018. Many adherents of the religion considered him to be a prophet, especially during his presidency. During his career, Monson received several honors, including the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America.

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Annet Mahendru
19
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghan-American actress Annet Mahendru is best known for her role in the FX period drama series The Americans. Born in Afghanistan, she moved to USA as a young woman and studied improv at The Groundlings. She began acting by taking up small roles in TV shows. Since her debut, she has acted in many films and TV shows.

 40 
Cariad Lloyd
(Comedian)

Cariad Lloyd
3
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Barnet, London, England, United Kingdom

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Peter Weir
(Film director, Screenwriter)

Peter Weir
3
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Sydney

 42 
William Murdoch
(Engineer)

William Murdoch
0
Birth Year: 1754
Birthplace: Lugar, Scotland
Died: November 15, 1839

Scottish engineer William Murdoch initially worked for the firm of Matthew Boulton and James Watt. He later made a host of inventions and was the first to use coal gas for illumination. He was also known for his work on steam energy and invented the oscillating engine and the D slide valve.

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Marc Evan Jackson
1
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA

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Nigel Pearson
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Nigel Pearson
1
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Nottingham

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John G. Trump
(Scientist)

John G. Trump
4
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 21, 1985

Better known as former U.S. president Donald Trump’s uncle, John G. Trump was an MIT physicist and engineer. Though he had initially aspired to be an architect and join his brother Fred’s real-estate business, John later concentrated on his research that led to the invention of high-voltage generators.

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Jackie DeShannon
(Singer-songwriter)

Jackie DeShannon
1
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Hazel, Kentucky, United States

 47 
Philip II of France
(King of France)

Philip II of France
4
Birth Year: 1165
Birthplace: Gonesse, France
Died: July 14, 1223

Philip II of France reigned as the king of France from 1180 until his death in 1223. He is credited with transforming France into the most powerful and prosperous country in Europe. He is also credited with building the Wall of Philip Augustus and bringing financial stability to France.

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Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria
(Third child of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Elisabeth in Bavaria)

Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria
1
Birth Year: 1858
Birthplace: Laxenburg castles, Austria
Died: January 30, 1889

Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria was heir apparent to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The only son of Elisabeth in Bavaria and Emperor Franz Joseph I, Rudolf died at the age of 30 at the Mayerling hunting lodge in an assumed suicide pact with his lover Mary Vetsera. The incident has inspired several works of art, such as cinema.

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Melvin Van Peebles
1
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Alizee
(Singer)

Alizee
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France

Starting out as a dancer at an early age, Alizee later mastered singing and even stepped into acting. The French singer first gained attention with the talent show Graines de Star and the track Moi...Lolita and later created hits such as L'Alizé. In 2001, she was the highest-selling French female singer.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 21

Personality
Energetic, easy-going, friendly and imaginative, August 21st individuals possess the typical Lion traits along with the astrological influence of the planet Jupiter. They not only have a love for learning, but also enjoy voicing their opinions.  Full of drive, fun and vitality, these people can enliven any place and fill the ambience with their enthusiasm and vigor. They enjoy variety and changes and have a knack for challenges. Though these people are intuitive, optimistic and independent, they are sensitive as well which makes them susceptible to moodiness. August 21st individuals are family oriented and value their relationships a lot. They are sacrificing by nature and do not think twice before giving up their own needs for the sake of others.

Health
The health and well being of individuals born on August 21st generally remains sound and constant. They aren’t troubled by illness and poor health. Though these people have an affinity for fine and rich food, they aren’t ignorant about the problem which occurs by having such food regularly. As such, whenever these people indulge in heavy food, exercising the body becomes a part of their routine to undo the excess weight. Stress needs to be watched out for by such people. They should avoid tension and anxiety to solve gastric issues and evade drainage of energy.  

Finance
Earning money is not a problem for those born on the twenty first of August. In fact, these people have it in them to take home a handsome income. They are also skilled at managing their finances and working their way through a budgeted income. But what August 21st natives are not good at is saving for the future. They understand the importance of money but saving it for a rainy day is something they find difficult to do.

Career
Ambitious and endowed with entrepreneurial skills, self employment serves as the ideal career option for August 21st individuals. They look for a vocation which is fast paced and which keeps them busy round the clock. As such, they make great entrepreneurs and industrialists. If these people do not start their own business, August 21st natives are usually seen to be employed at large companies, mostly MNCs, where they can express their sociability and way with words.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 21st people are social animals. As such, they are rarely short of company and mostly are endowed with a huge gang of friends, relatives and associates. These people are cordial and maintain a warm relationship with almost all. August 21st natives do not like to rush in matters of lifelong commitments. They take their time and only once they are sure that they have found the right partner, do they agree to the relationship. Once committed, an August 21st native is loyal, devoted and trustworthy. These people look for a partner who is compatible physically, mentally and emotionally. They are charming, loving and warm in love relationships. Parenting comes naturally to these individuals. They completely understand a child’s needs and know the art of bringing little joys and happiness to his/her life.

Lucky Color: Yellow, Lemon Sandy Shades
Lucky Numbers: 3, 12, 21, 20, 39, 48, 57
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 3, 12, 21