Famous People Born On August 24th

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The planet Mercury and Venus together cast their influence on the probabilities of Virgo personalities born on August 24th. While the former rules the zodiac sign, the latter is the governor of the actual date. August 24th natives are charismatic individuals who are flexible in their disposition and have pleasant mannerism and thoughtfulness. Tactful and diplomatic, these people have their way through observant and investigative side. However, August 24th individuals can be moody and cold, occasionally analytical and critical in their judgements. They are also susceptible to grumpiness. Nevertheless, it is their generous and spirited side that gains them the approval and endearment they crave for.

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 1 
Rupert Grint
26
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England

Rupert Grint is an English actor famous for playing Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film series. Thanks to the popularity of the film series, many children of the 2000s identify themselves with the character of Ron Weasley. Apart from being an actor, Rupert Grint is also a well-known charity worker, having donated several items to charity auctions.

 2 
Dave Chappelle
(Stand-up Comedian Best Known for His Comedy Sketch Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Dave Chappelle
35
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

American comedian, writer and actor, Dave Chappelle, is best known for the Chappelle’s Show, the acclaimed Comedy Central show which brought him much popularity before he decided to call it quits in its third season. He later released award winning comedy specials with Netflix. Dave has also featured in numerous films like Half Baked and A Star Is Born.

 3 
Alan Walker
(Music Producer and DJ Best Known for His 2015 Single ‘Faded’)
Alan Walker
73
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Northampton, England
English-Norwegian music producer and DJ Alan Walker, also popular as “DJ Walkzz,” shot to fame with tracks such as The Spectre and Faded. His TikTok account has earned him a huge fan base. He is also known for his trademark hoodie and mask, which he wears while performing.
 4 
Rocky Johnson
(Canadian Professional Wrestler and Father of Actor and Former WWE Wrestler Dwayne Johnson)
Rocky Johnson
17
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Amherst, Canada
Died: January 15, 2020

The father of former WWE wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson, Rocky Johnson was a popular Canadian professional wrestler. He was the first black wrestler to win the Georgia Heavyweight Championship. He inspired several popular wrestlers, such as The Rock. He is also credited with helping wrestlers like Hulk Hogan establish themselves in the wrestling world.

Chad Michael Murray
18
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

Chad Michael Murray is an American actor who started his career as a fashion model, working for brands, such as Tommy Hilfiger and Gucci. Murray overcame his tough childhood and went on to establish himself as an actor. Also a writer, he co-authored a romantic thriller novel with Heather Graham, which was inspired by a dream!

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Sofia Richie
21
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The youngest daughter of musician Lionel Richie, Sofia Richie is a model and fashion designer. After modeling for world-renowned brands, such as Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas, and Dolce & Gabbana, Sofia Richie went on to have a major impact in the fashion world by releasing a swimwear collection and a clothing collection.

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Vincent McMahon
(Owner, Chairman and CEO of the WWE (1982 - 2002))
Vincent McMahon
22
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States

Vincent Kennedy McMahon is a professional wrestling promoter, currently serving as WWE's chairman and CEO. Often regarded as the most influential person in the history of professional wrestling, McMahon is credited with popularizing WWE. Also a well-known philanthropist, McMahon donated more than $8 million in 2008, giving grants to the Sacred Heart University, Fishburne Military School, and East Carolina University.

 8 
John Green
(Author, Vlogger)
John Green
71
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
John Green soared to fame with his bestselling novel The Fault in Our Stars, which was turned into a movie. His other notable works include the novels Paper Towns and Looking for Alaska. Also a prominent YouTuber, he manages the channel Vlogbrothers and has co-founded the educational channel Crash Course.
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Hideo Kojima
(Video Game Designer)
Hideo Kojima
8
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Setagaya
Japanese video-game designer Hideo Kojima is best known for designing Metal Gear for Konami, which led to the Metal Gear series. He also produced the Zone of the Enders series, and wrote and designed Snatcher and Policenauts. He has also won two Guinness records for being the most-followed video-game director.
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Marlee Matlin
(The First Deaf Performer to Win an Academy Award and the Youngest Winner in the 'Best Actress' Category)
Marlee Matlin
8
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Morton Grove, Illinois, United States

Marlee Matlin is an American actress and author. Her portrayal of Sarah Norman in the 1986 film Children of a Lesser God earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the only deaf performer to have received an Oscar. Apart from being an accomplished actress, Matlin is also an important member of the National Association of the Deaf.

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Paulo Coelho
(Brazilian lyricist)
Paulo Coelho
15
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho is best known for his iconic novel The Alchemist, which has been translated into about 70 languages. He was once sent to a mental institution by his parents for not following the usual career path. He dropped out of law school and became a hippie later.

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Reggie Miller
(Basketball player)
Reggie Miller
5
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
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Alex O'Loughlin
(Best Known as Lieutenant Commander 'Steve McGarrett' on The TV series 'Hawaii Five-0')
Alex O'Loughlin
13
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Alex O'Loughlin is an Australian actor, director, writer, and producer. He is best known for his work in the popular police procedural TV series, Hawaii Five-0. Apart from being associated with the film and TV industry, Alex O'Loughlin also works closely with a nonprofit organization called Donate Life America for which he is the current ambassador.

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Carlo Gambino
(Crime Boss)
Carlo Gambino
7
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: October 15, 1976

Carlo Gambino was an Italian-American kingpin of the famous Gambino crime family. He took over the Commission of the Mafia after the incarceration of Vito Genovese in 1959. Although he was involved in organized crime for more than five decades, he was imprisoned for only 22 months for a tax evasion charge. Carlo Gambino is often portrayed in crime films.

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William Wilberforce
(Abolitionist)
William Wilberforce
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Birth Year: 1759
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: July 29, 1833
William Wilberforce, an independent MP from Yorkshire, was a champion for the British anti-slavery movement and made a significant contribution to the passage of the 1807 Slave Trade Act and the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act. He supported missionaries in India, founded the Church Mission Society, and was against animal cruelty.
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Jared Harris
(Actor, film actor)
Jared Harris
8
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: London
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Griffin Gluck
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Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Griffin Gluck, son of director-producer Cellin Gluck, is best known as Charlie from Red Band Society and as Mason from Private Practice. Fans also loved him in Back in the Game, in the Netflix series American Vandal and Locke & Key, and in films such as Tall Girl.
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Anne Archer
(Actress and Scientologist Best Known for Her Role as ‘Beth Gallagher’ in the Film ‘Fatal Attraction’)
Anne Archer
3
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Anne Archer is an American actress best known for playing Beth Rogerson Gallagher in the popular 1987 psychological thriller film Fatal Attraction, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. A member of the Church of Scientology, Anne Archer served as a spokeswoman for Applied Scholastics, a literacy training organization created by L. Ron Hubbard.

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David Koechner
(Best Known for Playing Roles as Champ Kind in the 'Anchorman' Films)
David Koechner
4
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Tipton, Missouri, United States
David Koechner is best known for his performances as Champ Kind in the Anchorman movies and as Todd Packer in The Office. He has also been part of The Goldbergs and The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show and has voiced characters such as Dick Reynolds in American Dad! 
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Steve Guttenberg
2
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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Ava DuVernay
(Filmmaker)
Ava DuVernay
7
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
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Jorge Luis Borges
(Short Story Writer & Essayist Best Known for His Books 'Ficciones' & 'El Aleph')
Jorge Luis Borges
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Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: June 14, 1986

Jorge Luis Borges was an Argentine essayist, poet, short-story writer, and translator. An important figure in Spanish-language literature, Jorge Luis Borges' works have contributed immensely to fantasy and the philosophical literature genre. It is also said that his works, which incorporated themes like labyrinths, dreams, and mythology, marked the beginning of 20th-century Latin American literature's magic realist movement.

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Cal Ripken Jr.
(Baseball Shortstop)
Cal Ripken Jr.
5
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Havre de Grace, Maryland
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Marsha P. Johnson
(Civil Rights Activist)
Marsha P. Johnson
22
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Died: July 6, 1992
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Mike Huckabee
(Politician)
Mike Huckabee
20
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States
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Kenny Baker
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Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: August 13, 2016
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Duke Kahanamoku
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Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Haleʻākala, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: January 22, 1968

Duke Kahanamoku was an American competitive swimmer and surfer. He is credited with popularizing the ancient Hawaiian surfing. As a swimmer, Kahanamoku won three gold medals in two different Olympics. Kahanamoku was inducted into both the Surfing Hall of Fame and International Swimming Hall of Fame. He has been also inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame.

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Beth Riesgraf
(Actress)
Beth Riesgraf
8
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Minnesota, USA
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Hal Smith
(Actor)
Hal Smith
3
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Died: January 28, 1994
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Jean-Michel Jarre
1
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Lyon, France
French composer and record producer Jean-Michel André Jarre is known for his pathbreaking experiments in the electronic, new-age, and ambient genres. His signature style includes inclusion of overwhelming laser shows, fireworks, and projections in his music shows. He became the first Western artist invited to perform in China.
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Martha Higareda
(Silver Goddess "Revelation Actress" and MTV Latino Movie Award winner)
Martha Higareda
6
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Villahermosa, Mexico
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Barret Oliver
(Photographer)
Barret Oliver
1
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Brad Bird
(Film Director Best Known for his films 'The Incredibles' franchise and 'Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol')
Brad Bird
7
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Kalispell, Montana, United States

Brad Bird is an American animator, screenwriter, voice actor, and filmmaker. Mentored by Milt Kahl, Bird developed a love for animation at an early age. He then went on to work at Pixar and developed films like Ratatouille and The Incredibles, winning Academy Awards for both. He also holds the record for the most number of Annie Award wins. 

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James Toney
2
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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Ruta Gedmintas
0
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent, England

Ruta Gedmintas is a British actress best known for playing Kirsten Velders in the American horror drama TV series, The Strain. Before establishing herself as an actress, Gedmintas studied acting under Reuven Adiv at the Drama Centre London.  Although Gedmintas predominantly works in TV, she has played supporting roles in films like You Instead and A Street Cat Named Bob.

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Jennifer Lien
(Actress)
Jennifer Lien
2
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Palos Heights, Illinois, United States
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Craig Kilborn
(ESPN Sportscaster Who Became Host of 'The Daily Show' and CBS 'The Late, Late Show')
Craig Kilborn
5
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Elizabeth Debicki
(Actress Known for her Role in The Great Gatsby (2013))
Elizabeth Debicki
27
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Grey DeLisle
(Voice actress)
Grey DeLisle
2
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Fort Ord, California, United States
 40 
Brett Gardner
(Baseball player)
Brett Gardner
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Holly Hill, South Carolina, United States
 41 
Kevin Dunn
(Actor)
Kevin Dunn
2
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Howard Zinn
(Historian)
Howard Zinn
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Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 27, 2010

Born into a Jewish working-class, immigrant family in Brooklyn, Howard Zinn was initially dragged into communism. He was part of the U.S. Army during World War II and later established himself as a historian. Of his many books, the most popular has been A People's History of the United States.

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Enrique Hernández
(Baseball player)
Enrique Hernández
5
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Allen Robinson
(American football player)
Allen Robinson
1
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 45 
Arian Foster
(American Football Player)
Arian Foster
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
 46 
Yesung
(Singer, Actor)
Yesung
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Buseong-dong, Cheonan, South Korea

Yesung is a South Korean singer, actor, songwriter, MC, and radio personality. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior and its subgroups Super Junior-H and Super Junior-K.R.Y. Over the years, Yesung has made immense contributions to the entertainment industry by recording songs for various movies and television dramas.

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Funke Akindele
(Nigerian actress)
Funke Akindele
4
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Ikorodu
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Hayden Hurst
(Football player)
Hayden Hurst
0
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Anže Kopitar
(Slovene Professional Ice Hockey Centre)
Anže Kopitar
1
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Hrušica, Jesenice

Anže Kopitar is a Slovene ice hockey player and the current captain for the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL. Since becoming the first Slovene to play in the National Hockey League in 2006, Kopitar has made his presence felt in the professional ice hockey league. In 2012 and 2014, Anže Kopitar helped the Kings win the prestigious Stanley Cup.

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Aloysius Pang
(Singaporean Actor)
Aloysius Pang
2
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: January 24, 2019

Aloysius Pang was a Singaporean actor best remembered for his association with multiple Mediacorp dramas. In 2015, he was honored with the Star Award for Best Newcomer. Aloysius Pang died at the age of 28 while training as part of the Singapore Army.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 24

Personality
Charming and sociable, individuals born on August 24th have interesting personality traits and characteristic features which makes them different from fellow Virgo’s. They are ruled by the planet Venus, which is the ruling planet of the day. Due to the astrological influence of the planet, August 24th natives have an intrinsic love for aesthetics. They have an affinity for everything that is beautiful and enjoy sharing. Though these people seem to be practical and self-sufficient from the outside, only one who knows them really well are aware their fragile and dependent inside. These people are friendly and helpful and considerate of others needs and desires. They hate arguments and tend to compromise and pose as an agreeable person to avoid the same. On the whole, August 24th people are generous, caring, cool and sensitive.

Health
August 24th born natives are overly concerned about their well being and health and hence, tend to monitor themselves on a regular basis. They overreact at minor symptoms and take to healthy living very seriously. As such, these people hardly face any health issues. They indulge in a healthy diet and rarely miss out on their daily dose of exercise. However, these people do not pay much importance to sleep. As such, lack of sleep may cause problems with the physical and mental well being.  

Finance
Financially, individuals with this birthday are cautious about their money and spend it wisely. They earn a decent amount of money and save the same for unexpected expenses and future plans. They are generous and giving but rarely live beyond their means.

Career
Zeroing on a suitable career option for August 24th individuals is a task indeed. This is basically due to the fact that they do not have enough faith in their abilities and constantly need the assurance of others. August 24th natives strongly rely on their friends and associates for words of encouragement and advice to help take up an ideal career or a vocation. But once they have found their calling, they are great at it and work with immense dedication. What acts in favour of these individuals is their practical approach, friendly disposition and creative mind.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Romantically, August 24th individuals are idealistic people. Since being a perfectionist comes naturally to these individuals, they look at the love relationship with an idealistic view. August 24th natives feel deeply and truly the emotions of love and romance but they hardly let the feelings surface and come out in open. Instead, they are used to hiding their emotions and feelings. Due to this, these people take a long time to enter into a long-term commitment but once they do, they are loyal, trustworthy and devoted. They are amicable and work hard to keep the bond harmonious. Individuals with this birthday form intellectual and emotional rapport with their soul mate. In terms of parenting, these individuals are adept but have difficulty showing their nurturing side to their children.

Lucky Colors: White, Cream, Rose, Pink
Lucky Numbers: 6, 15, 24, 33, 42
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 6, 15, 24