Famous People Born On August 24th

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.

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 Rupert Grint

Rupert Grint
Famous As: Actor
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

Dave Chappelle
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
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

Alan Walker
Famous As: DJ
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

Rocky Johnson
Famous As: Professional wrestler
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.

 5 Chad Michael Murray

Chad Michael Murray
Famous As: Actor
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!

 6 Vincent McMahon

Vincent McMahon
Famous As: CEO of WWE
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.

 7 Sofia Richie

Sofia Richie
Famous As: Model
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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 8 John Green

John Green
Famous As: Author, Vlogger
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.

 9 Hideo Kojima

Hideo Kojima
Famous As: Video Game Designer
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.

 10 Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho
Famous As: Brazilian lyricist
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.

 11 Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin
Famous As: Actress
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.

 12 Alex O Loughlin

Alex O Loughlin
Famous As: Actor
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.

 13 Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

 14 William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce
Famous As: Abolitionist
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.

 15 Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino
Famous As: Crime Boss
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.

 16 David Koechner

David Koechner
Famous As: Actor
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! 

 17 Marsha P. Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Died: July 6, 1992

 18 Jared Harris

Jared Harris
Famous As: Actor, film actor
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: London

 19 Griffin Gluck

Griffin Gluck
Famous As: Actor
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.

 20 Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

 21 Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges
Famous As: Poet & Short Story Writer
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.

 22 Anne Archer

Anne Archer
Famous As: Actress
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.

 23 Cal Ripken Jr.

Cal Ripken Jr.
Famous As: Baseball Shortstop
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Havre de Grace, Maryland

 24 Steve Guttenberg

Steve Guttenberg
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

 25 Kenny Baker

Kenny Baker
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: August 13, 2016

 26 Duke Kahanamoku

Duke Kahanamoku
Famous As: Swimmer
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.

 27 Beth Riesgraf

Beth Riesgraf
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Minnesota, USA

 28 Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee
Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States

 29 Hal Smith

Hal Smith
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Died: January 28, 1994

 30 Martha Higareda

Martha Higareda
Famous As: Silver Goddess "Revelation Actress" and MTV Latino Movie Award winner
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Villahermosa, Mexico

 31 Elizabeth Debicki

Elizabeth Debicki
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Paris, France

 32 Barret Oliver

Barret Oliver
Famous As: Photographer
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 33 Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel Jarre
Famous As: Composer
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.

 34 Jennifer Lien

Jennifer Lien
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Palos Heights, Illinois, United States

 35 Craig Kilborn

Craig Kilborn
Famous As: ESPN Sportscaster Who Became Host of 'The Daily Show' and CBS 'The Late, Late Show'
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

 36 Enrique Hernández

Enrique Hernández
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 37 Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 38 Yesung

Famous As: Singer, Actor
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.

 39 Brett Gardner

Brett Gardner
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Holly Hill, South Carolina, United States

 40 Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn
Famous As: Historian
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.

 41 James Toney

James Toney
Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

 42 Alena Kostornaia

Alena Kostornaia
Famous As: Figure skater
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Moscow

 43 Aloysius Pang

Aloysius Pang
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: January 24, 2019

 44 Allen Robinson

Allen Robinson
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 45 James D'arcy

James D'arcy
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England

 46 Ruta Gedmintas

Ruta Gedmintas
Famous As: Actress
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.

 47 Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele
Famous As: Nigerian actress
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Ikorodu

 48 William I of the Netherlands

William I of the Netherlands
Famous As: King of the Netherlands (1815-1840)
Birth Year: 1772
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: December 12, 1843

William I of the Netherlands reigned as the king of the Netherlands from 1815 to 1840. Before declaring himself King of the Netherlands, William I had an influential career in the military. In 1790, he was made the Dutch States Army's general of infantry where he served under his father William V, who served as Captain-General. 

 49 Anže Kopitar

Anže Kopitar
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Hrušica, Jesenice

 50 Kelsey Plum

Kelsey Plum
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Poway, California, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 24

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.

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.  

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.

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