Famous People Born On August 26th

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

Astrologically, August 26th natives are influenced by the planets Mercury and Saturn. They have a unique set of personality traits that differentiates them from the rest of the Virgos. Individuals with this birthday are practical and balanced with a levelheaded mind. They are absolutely calm and composed with a graceful demeanor and a peaceful disposition. They are attention seeker and have high standard of everything. Individuals born on this date put justice and being fair on a high pedestal in life. Thus, they are fair in their dealings and resort to just ways. However, August 26th individuals are prone to low mood and may have mild tantrum. The latter aggravates if these individuals are hungry or tired.

Vote for Your Favourite People Born On August 26th
 1 
Macaulay Culkin
(One of the Most Successful Child Actors of the 1990s)
Macaulay Culkin
87
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Former actor, Macaulay Culkin, rose to prominence as a child star after he appeared in the film Home Alone. At the height of his fame, he was listed on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Kid-Stars. He quit acting as a teenager and returned to the entertainment world years later. Currently, he runs a podcast called Bunny Ears.

 2 
Dylan O’Brien
54
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Dylan O'Brien is best known as Stiles from Teen Wolf. Fans also loved him as Thomas in the Maze Runner trilogy and as Mitch Rapp in American Assassin. He has a huge fan base on the internet, primarily for his YouTube channel, where he uploads content regularly.
 3 
Melissa McCarthy
(One of the Highest-Paid Actresses in the World)
Melissa McCarthy
48
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Plainfield, Illinois, United States

American actress, Melissa McCarthy, became famous when she starred in the television series, Gilmore Girls, which ran from 2000 to 2007. The sitcom, Mike & Molly, which ran from 2010 to 2016, further brought her accolades. She has also been part of films like This is 40, Identity Thief, The Heat, The Boss, Bridesmaids, Tammy, Spy and Can You Ever Forgive Me.

 4 
Katherine Johnson
(Mathematician and One of the First African-American Women to Work as a NASA Scientist)
Katherine Johnson
69
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: West Virginia, United States
Died: February 24, 2020
Katherine Johnson was a physicist and mathematician, remembered as the first African-American female NASA scientist. Her calculations helped launch the space missions of Alan Shepard and John Glenn. She was crucial to the Apollo program and won a Congressional Gold Medal and a Presidential Medal of Freedom for her achievements.
 5 
James Harden
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the Point Guard / Shooting Guard Position)
James Harden
37
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

James Harden is a basketball player, widely regarded as the best shooting guard in the history of the NBA. His prolific ability to score from difficult situations and positions has helped his team win many games. He was part of the United States national team that won the gold medal at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

 6 
John Mulaney
(Stand-Up Comedian and Writer for the TV Show ‘Saturday Night Live’)
John Mulaney
49
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Former SNL writer John Mulaney is best known for his Comedy Central special New in Town and his Fox series Mulaney. The Emmy Award-winning stand-up comedian plays George St. Geegland in a comedy duo. He has also voiced Peter Porker/Spider-Ham in the Oscar-winning movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
 7 
Mother Teresa
(Roman Catholic Nun, Founder and Active Member of the ‘Missionaries of Charity’)
Mother Teresa
169
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1997

An Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and a missionary, Mother Teresa was the founder of Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation. She was both an admired and controversial figure and was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. While she was admired by many for her charitable work, she also earned criticism for her stance against abortion and contraception.

 8 
Keke Palmer
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Akeelah and the Bee’ and the Sitcom 'True Jackson, VP')
Keke Palmer
24
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Harvey, Illinois, United States

Keke Palmer is an American actress, television personality, and singer. In 2019, she was recognized by Time magazine as one of the 100 celebrities who are shaping the future of health, entertainment, business, politics, and more. Palmer, who has been open about her struggle with depression and anxiety, supports movements, such as Black Lives Matter.

 9 
Thalía
(Famous as 'Queen of Latin Pop')
Thalía
13
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Four-time Latin Billboard Award-winning artist Thalia, known as the “Queen of Latin Pop,” was part of the band Timbiriche before venturing into a solo career. She has also been a successful telenovela actor, owns a fashion brand, has her own radio show, and has written four books, including a memoir.
 10 
Dylan O'Brien
4
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: New York City, United States
 11 
Mike Colter
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Luke Cage’, ‘The Defenders’ and ‘Jessica Jones’)
Mike Colter
8
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Mike Colter is an American actor known for portraying the eponymous character in the popular streaming television series Luke Cage. Thanks to his association with Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2015, Mike Colter is often credited with playing an important role in improving Marvel Television's business over the last few years.

 12 
Albert, Prince Consort
(Prince Consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain (1840 - 1861))
Albert, Prince Consort
5
Birth Year: 1819
Birthplace: Schloss Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: December 14, 1861

Albert, Prince Consort was the husband of Queen Victoria who earned a reputation for promoting public causes like the abolition of slavery worldwide and educational reform. He also helped develop Britain's constitutional monarchy by guiding his wife during her dealings with Parliament. After his untimely death at age 42, Queen Victoria started wearing black for the remainder of her life. 

 13 
Cassie Ventura
(Singer Known for Her 2006 Hit Single 'Me & U')
Cassie Ventura
7
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States

Singer, songwriter, model, actress, and dancer Cassie Ventura is a multifaceted lady. Beginning her career as a model at the age of 14, she didn’t take long to venture into singing and dancing as well. After enjoying considerable success as a singer, she made her acting debut in a dance film in 2008. 

 14 
Antoine Lavoisier
(French Chemist Who Discovered the Role of Oxygen in Combustion)
Antoine Lavoisier
14
Birth Year: 1743
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 8, 1794

Antoine Lavoisier was a French chemist and nobleman. He played a crucial role during the chemical revolution of the 18th-century. Widely regarded as the father of modern chemistry, Lavoisier had a major influence on the history of biology as well as the history of chemistry. He also helped build the metric system. 

 15 
YBN Cordae
(Rapper)
YBN Cordae
21
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
 16 
Lil Tecca
(Rapper)
Lil Tecca
17
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 17 
Amanda Schull
(Known for Her Lead Role in the Film 'Center Stage' and the TV Series 'Suits')
Amanda Schull
2
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Amanda Schull is an American actress known for her portrayal of Jody Sawyer in the 2000 teen drama film Center Stage. A former professional ballet dancer, Schull has also played important roles in other dance-based films like Mao's Last Dancer.

 18 
Evan Ross
(Actor and Musician)
Evan Ross
5
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Evan Ross, son of singer Diana Ross and mountaineer Arne Næss Jr, gained prominence with his roles in ATL and The Hunger Games films. He is also an R&B singer. Fans loved him as Charlie Selby in 90210, Angel Rivera in Star, and Dre in 96 Minutes.
 19 
Alex Antetokounmpo
(Basketball player)
Alex Antetokounmpo
13
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
 20 
Michael Jeter
10
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, USA
Died: March 30, 2003
 21 
Geraldine Ferraro
(Politician)
Geraldine Ferraro
6
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
Died: March 26, 2011
 22 
Shirley Manson
(Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Musician, Model, Songwriter)
Shirley Manson
4
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Edinburgh
 23 
Riley Steele
(Adult Film Star)
Riley Steele
1
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
 24 
Efren Reyes
(Filipino Professional Pool Player Who is Widely Considered the Greatest Pool Player of All Time)
Efren Reyes
4
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Angeles

Efren Reyes is a Filipino professional pool player who is regarded as the greatest player of all time. Nicknamed The Magician, Reyes is best known for his ability to display numerous trick shots. Efren Reyes has also won more than 100 international titles over the course of his illustrious career. Reyes is a WPA World Eight-ball and Nine-ball champion.

 25 
David Price
(Baseball player)
David Price
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
 26 
Wanda De Jesus
2
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
 27 
Jim Davis
(Actor)
Jim Davis
8
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Edgerton, Missouri, United States
Died: April 26, 1981
 28 
Maneka Gandhi
(Politician, Member of Parliament 'Lok Sabha')
Maneka Gandhi
6
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Maneka Gandhi is an Indian politician, environmentalist, and animal rights activist. She is credited with inspiring several individuals towards social entrepreneurship. Maneka Gandhi is best known as an animal rights leader for which she has received several international awards. She is also credited with establishing an animal welfare organization named People for Animals.

 29 
Virginia Hill
(American Organized Crime Figure)
Virginia Hill
15
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Lipscomb, Alabama, United States
Died: March 24, 1966

Virginia Hill was an American woman best remembered for her association with the Chicago Outfit crime organization. She served as the outfit's courier, passing important messages between mobsters, during the mid-1930s. She became the subject of a 1974 TV film. Her relationship with mobster Bugsy Siegel was dramatized in the 1991 movie Bugsy, where she was portrayed by Annette Bening.

 30 
Brett Cullen
2
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
 31 
Meredith Eaton
0
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
 32 
Chris Burke
2
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Point Lookout, New York, United States
 33 
Robert Walpole
(Prime Minister of Great Britain (1721-42))
Robert Walpole
8
Birth Year: 1676
Birthplace: Houghton, Norfolk, England
Died: March 18, 1745
 34 
Julio Cortazar
(Novelist & Translator)
Julio Cortazar
6
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Died: February 12, 1984

Julio Cortázar was an Argentine novelist, essayist, and short story writer. Counted among the founders of a literary movement called the Latin American Boom, Cortázar is credited with influencing a generation of Spanish-speaking writers and readers in Europe and America. He is also regarded as one of the most innovative authors of his time.

 35 
Ishita Dutta
(Actress)
Ishita Dutta
4
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, Bihar, India
 36 
Leon Redbone
(Former singer-songwriter and musician best recognized for his songs "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" and "Ain't Misbehaving".)
Leon Redbone
0
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Cyprus
Died: May 30, 2019
 37 
Caitlin FitzGerald
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Camden, Maine, United States
 38 
Nicol David
(Malaysian Professional Squash Player Who Has Won the World Open Title Record Eight Times)
Nicol David
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia
Nicol David is a retired professional squash player. From 2006 to 2015, David held on to the world number one ranking for 108 consecutive months, which is a world record. She also won a record eight World Open titles. Regarded as the greatest women's squash player ever, Nicol David won a record nine Asian Squash Championships during her illustrious career.
 39 
Peggy Guggenheim
(Art Collector)
Peggy Guggenheim
2
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 23, 1979
 40 
Patrick Williams
(Basketball player)
Patrick Williams
3
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
 41 
Tom Heinsohn
(Basketball Player and Coach)
Tom Heinsohn
2
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 9, 2020
Tom Heinsohn is remembered for his 6-decade-long association with the NBA team Boston Celtics, first as a forward/center player, and then as a coach and a broadcaster. He was instrumental in forming the NBA Players Association. Heinsohn was part of the 17 NBA Championship wins of the Celtics.
 42 
Big K.R.I.T.
(Rapper)
Big K.R.I.T.
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
 43 
Ben Bradlee
(Newspaper Editor & Journalist)
Ben Bradlee
4
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 21, 2014

Ben Bradlee was one of the most important journalists in the United States of America in the post-World War II era. From 1965 to 1991, Bradlee was associated with The Washington Post, serving as managing editor and then as executive editor. In 1988, Ben Bradlee was honored by the American Academy of Achievement with the prestigious Golden Plate Award.

 44 
Solomon Thomas
(American football player)
Solomon Thomas
1
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 45 
Virginia Vallejo
11
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Cartago, Valle del Cauca

Virginia Vallejo is a Colombian journalist and author. After Vallejo claimed that many Colombian politicians and presidents were benefiting from the leading cocaine cartels, she was granted asylum in the USA in order to help the DEA and the Justice Department in cases pertaining to the Colombian drug cartels. Her book, Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar, was made into a film.

 46 
Tom Ridge
(1st United States Secretary of Homeland Security (2003-05))
Tom Ridge
2
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Munhall, Pennsylvania, United States
 47 
Branford Marsalis
(Saxophonist primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet)
Branford Marsalis
1
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, United States
 48 
Chris Distefano
(Comedian)
Chris Distefano
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 49 
Jamal Lewis
(American Football Player)
Jamal Lewis
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 50 
Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)
Guillaume Apollinaire
2
Birth Year: 1880
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9, 1918

French poet Guillaume Apollinaire was a significant figure of the avant-garde movement. It is believed he had coined the terms Cubism, Surrealism, and Orphism. Known for his iconic poem Chanson du mal-aimé, written after being rejected by a lover, he also developed the typography-based concrete poetry in the collection Calligrammes.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 26

Personality
The personality traits of August 26th natives include being down to earth, patient and responsible. These factors are due to the penchant for people to be just, fair and reasonable. August 26th individuals are not just thinkers but doers as well who gain satisfaction and sense of pride by helping others. Due to the influence of the planet Saturn, August 26th people are much more focussed and practical than other Virgo personalities. They are naturally honest, hardworking and ambitious. Additionally, they are blessed with great organizational and management skills. Even at the time of crises, they are capable of not losing their mind and staying calm and composed. These individuals tend to have an affinity for routine and strongly dislike disorder and chaos.

Health
Health is never an issue for those born on August 26, for these people are concerned to the point of being fanatical about their well being and good health. However, sometimes, they tend to ignore their health due to the concern for others. August 26th natives should understand the importance of exercises and include the same in their daily routine to stay blessed. Regular meal time and consistent sleep is also vital for being in the best of health.   

Finance
Financial stability and strength comes naturally for individuals born on August 26th. They usually have a good sense of improvement which makes them highly successful in their job and thus being blessed with a steady income. What’s more, individuals with this birthday are frugal in their spending to the point of being mean. They save more than they spend. Thus, these people rarely have encounter financial issues in life.

Career
Individuals who share this birthday do well professionally. Since they are skilled and talented, these individuals are likely to excel in various purposeful occupations. Their ideal career choice is in the field of teaching or medicine. Other vocational sectors where these people excel are scientific research, banking and journalism. The efficiency and organizational ability makes August 26th born individuals progress and become highly successful in life.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships matter the most to individuals born on August 26. In matters of love, these people never take any decision hurriedly. Instead, they assess and measure everything before settling down with that someone special. Once they are sure, they commit for a lifelong relationship. August 26th natives have a perfectionist and idealistic opinion about love. From their partner, they seek emotional support, care and concern. This is primarily because these individuals like to remove their self doubt. They seek for a partner with whom they can share a rapport, emotionally mentally and physically. As parents, August 26th individuals are caring and concerned. They utilize the skills that they have learned to make themselves idealist parents.

Lucky Color: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Number: 8, 17, 26, 35
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 18, 26