Famous People Born On August 28th

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The planetary influence of Mercury and Sun determine the personality trait and characteristic of those born on August 28. Since born in the Virgo zodiacal group, August 28 individuals naturally have a penchant for being kind, generous and compassionate. The influence of the Sun further adds preciseness, alertness and vigilance as their characteristic traits. Sincerity coupled with sharp intuition gives these individuals an element of benefit from other fellow Virgo individuals. August 28th borns need to however control their stubborn streak so as not display inacceptable, inflexible and stern mannerism. Positively, the anger and antagonism of Virgo individuals born on August 28th is not easily roused and cools quickly. Thus, most of the times, people are receptive to their calm and composed disposition.

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 1 
Jack Black
(Actor, Lead Vocalist of the Comedy Rock Duo 'Tenacious D')
Jack Black
45
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

American Actor, Jack Black is known for his comedic performances. His notable films include High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, School of Rock and Bernie. His voice acting in animated film series Kung Fu Panda and video game Brütal Legend have also earned him accolades. Additionally, he has co-founded Grammy Award winning rock band, Tenacious D and launched his You Tube channel.

 2 
Shania Twain
(Singer Known for Her Album 'Come On Over')
Shania Twain
23
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Widely regarded as the Queen of Country Pop, Shania Twain is the best-selling female artist in the history of country music, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide. She is also one of the best-selling music artists ever. According to Billboard, Shania Twain is the 13th Greatest Music Video Female Solo Artist ever.

 3 
Jennifer Coolidge
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Role as ‘Jeanine Stifler’ in ‘American Pie’ Film Series)
Jennifer Coolidge
31
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Jennifer Coolidge is an American actress. She is known for playing Jeanine Stifler in the sex comedy film series American Pie. Also known for her charity work, Coolidge has had a major impact working with organizations that support animal rights and AIDS assistance. Thanks to her performance in Legally Blonde, her voice has been the subject of a famous impression.

 4 
LeAnn Rimes
(Country Music Singer Who Topped the Charts at age 13 for Her Single ‘Blue’)
LeAnn Rimes
19
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Two-time Grammy-winning country singer LeAnn Rimes gained fame for her cover of the Bill Mack track Blue at 13. Apart from her multi-platinum debut album, Rimes is also known for the track How Do I Live, which was declared the most successful song of the 1990s by Billboard
 5 
Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)
Jack Kirby
5
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
Jacob Kurtzberg, or Jack Kirby, initially published comics under various other pseudonyms, such as "Jack Curtiss" and "Curt Davis." He worked with Marvel, where he co-created characters such as The Fantastic Four and the X-Men, along with Stan Lee. He then joined DC, where he created the Fourth World Saga
 6 
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Novelist Best Known for 'The Sorrows of Young Werther', the First Novel of The Sturm Und Drang Movement)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
17
Birth Year: 1749
Birthplace: Goethe House, Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 22, 1832

Regarded as the greatest literary figure in Germany's modern era, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a statesman and writer. Apart from writing poetry and prose, he also wrote treatises on color, anatomy, and botany. Thanks to his literary genius, Goethe was made part of the Duke's privy council in Weimar and he implemented several reforms at the University of Jena.

 7 
Valtteri Bottas
(Finnish Racing Driver Who Competes in 'Formula One')
Valtteri Bottas
16
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Nastola, Finland

Valtteri Bottas is a Finnish racing driver who competes in popular promotions like Formula One, where he is currently competing for Alfa Romeo. Over the course of his career, Valtteri Bottas has won several prestigious awards like the Sky Sports Award and Lorenzo Bandini Trophy. In 2019, he was named AKK-Motorsport Driver of the Year.

 8 
Florence Welch
(Lead Vocalist & Primary Songwriter of the Indie Rock Band 'Florence and the Machine')
Florence Welch
6
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom
English singer, Florence Welch, is the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of the indie rock band Florence and the Machine. The band’s debut album was a massive hit and reached the top position on the UK Albums Chart. She is also a solo performer known for her Bohemian way of dressing. She is a vocal advocate for LGBTQA+ rights.
 9 
Luis Guzmán
13
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican actor Luis Guzmán is best known for films such as Boogie Nights, The Limey, and Traffic. Audiences also loved him in the series Narcos. He has voiced Ricardo in two Grand Theft Auto video games and has delivered an award-winning performance in How to Make It in America
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Roxie Roker
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Helen Willis’ in the TV Series ‘The Jeffersons’)
Roxie Roker
9
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: December 2, 1995
Roxie Roker, mother of Lenny Kravitz, was best known for her portrayal of Helen Willis in the sitcom The Jeffersons. She and Franklin Cover played an interracial couple in the series, which was the first such instance on primetime TV. She was also associated with the Negro Ensemble Company.
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Jason Priestley
5
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: North Vancouver, Canada
Jason Priestley is best known as Brandon Walsh from Beverly Hills, 90210 and as Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick from Call Me Fitz, and was nominated for two Golden Globes for the former. Fans also loved him as Matt Shade in Private Eyes. A racing-car enthusiast, he co-owned the FAZZT Race Team.
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Sarah Roemer
(Actress)
Sarah Roemer
6
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Sarah Roemer is an American model and actress best known for playing Ashley Carlson in the 2007 thriller film Disturbia. Before landing her breakthrough role in Disturbia, Sarah Roemer modeled for famous magazines, such as Esquire, Maxim, GQ, and Cosmopolitan. In 2004, she graced the cover page of Sportswear International.

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Bazzi
(Pop Singer-Songwrite Who Rose to Fame With His Song 'Mine')
Bazzi
8
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Canton, Michigan, United States
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Sheryl Sandberg
(Chief Operating Officer of Facebook)
Sheryl Sandberg
15
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and has served as the VP of global sales and operations at Google. She also founded LeanIn.Org and was the first woman to be on the board of Facebook. Named to Time 100, she has also written books and owns a charitable foundation.
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Nancy Kulp
(Actress)
Nancy Kulp
7
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3, 1991

Nancy Kulp was an American actress best known for her portrayal of Miss Jane Hathaway in the popular television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1967. A multi-talented personality, Kulp was also renowned for her comedic skills. She also tried her hand at politics and teaching before succumbing to cancer in 1991.

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Joe Kenda
(Detective)
Joe Kenda
9
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Herminie, Pennsylvania, United States
 17 
Daniel Stern
(Best Known for His Role as 'Marv Murchins' in the 'Home Alone' Series )
Daniel Stern
4
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States

American actor, artist, director, and screenwriter Daniel Stern is best-recognised for playing the tall and dim-witted thief Marv Murchins in first two films of the Home Alone franchise. He is also noted for his role in the film City Slickers and its sequel; voice-role in the TV series Dilbert; and for directing the sports-comedy film Rookie of the Year.

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Quvenzhané Wallis
23
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Houma, Louisiana, United States
Quvenzhané Wallis became the youngest nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actress with her role as Hushpuppy in the film Beasts of the Southern Wild. She also earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the 2014 version of Annie. She has also published several children’s books. 
 19 
Donald O'Connor
3
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: September 27, 2003
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Ben Gazzara
(Actor, Director)
Ben Gazzara
2
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 2012
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Katie Findlay
(Actress)
Katie Findlay
2
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Canadian actor Katie Findlay is best known as Rosie from The Killing. Fans also loved her as Maggie from The Carrie Diaries and as Rebecca from How to Get Away with Murder. She was also part of Man Seeking Woman. An injury had previously stopped her ballet career short.
 22 
Shalita Grant
(Actress)
Shalita Grant
14
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 23 
David Soul
(Actor)
David Soul
2
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
 24 
Lasith Malinga
(Sri Lankan cricketer)
Lasith Malinga
9
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
 25 
Rachel Khoo
4
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Croydon, United Kingdom

Renowned British cook Rachel Khoo was born to a Malaysian Chinese father and an Austrian mother. Trained at the Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, she started her own restaurant at her small Belleville apartment. She later gained fame for her cookbook and her BBC series named The Little Paris Kitchen.

 26 
Ai Weiwei
(Artistic Consultant for Design of the Beijing National Stadium)
Ai Weiwei
3
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Named Art Review’s most powerful artist in 2011, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has become a symbol of resilience against the authoritarian Chinese government. Jailed and banned from leaving the country once, he is known for using various media, such as sculpture, photos, and documentaries, to reflect Chinese human-rights abuses.
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César Azpilicueta
(Association football player)
César Azpilicueta
10
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Pamplona
 28 
Billy Boyd
(Actor)
Billy Boyd
5
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
 29 
Shane Van Dyke
(Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Television actor)
Shane Van Dyke
2
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 30 
Charles Boyer
(French-American Actor)
Charles Boyer
6
Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Figeac, France
Died: August 26, 1978

French-American actor Charles Boyer appeared in more than 80 films in a career that spanned over half a century. He pursued a theatrical career as a young man and eventually moved into films. He achieved extreme popularity with his roles in romantic movies like The Garden of Allah and Love Affair in the 1930s. He received four Academy Award nominations.

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Richard Cabral
2
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Richard Cabral is an American actor, writer, and occasional producer. Cabral is best known for playing Hector Tontz in the anthology crime drama TV series American Crime, for which he received nominations at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards and 19th OFTA Television Awards. He also won an award at the 20th Satellite Awards for his performance in the series.

 32 
Scott Hamilton
(Retired American Figure Skater and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Scott Hamilton
1
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States

Known for his innovative footwork sequences, Scott Hamilton is a retired figure skater, credited with imbibing an air of athleticism into men’s figure skating. Remembered for winning four consecutive U.S. championships and four World Championships between 1981 and 1984, topping his feat with a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics, he later co-founded Stars on Ice—a touring figure skating show—and authored three books.

 33 
Bojan Krkić
(Footballer Forward / Winger)
Bojan Krkić
4
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Linyola
 34 
Brian Thompson
1
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Ellensburg, Washington, United States
 35 
Emma Samms
(Actress)
Emma Samms
3
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Prince Nikolai of Denmark
1
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 37 
Charles Gray
1
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Bournemouth, England
Died: March 7, 2000
 38 
Carly Pope
(Actress)
Carly Pope
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
 39 
Jake Owen
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Jake Owen
2
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Vero Beach
 40 
Sam Wills
(Comedian)
Sam Wills
3
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: New Zealand

Better known as Tape Face, New Zealand-based comedian and mime Sam Wills had begun his career at 13, as an apprentice clown. He boasts of a diploma in New Circus and doesn’t give interviews. He was once accused of fraud for using a stand-in instead of performing at a show.

 41 
Andreja Pejic
1
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Tuzla, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Her
 42 
Amanda Tapping
(Actress, director best known for portraying Samantha Carter in the Canadian–American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and Stargate Universe)
Amanda Tapping
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom
 43 
Mercy Johnson
(Film actress)
Mercy Johnson
10
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Lagos
Nigerian actor Mercy Johnson became the most-searched Nigerian celebrity on Google in 2011. The mother of three is best known for her award-winning roles in films such as Seven & A Half Dates and Live to Remember. She assists the Kogi state governor on culture, entertainment, and arts.
 44 
Ons Jabeur
(Tennis player)
Ons Jabeur
2
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Ksar Hellal, Tunisia
 45 
Bhavish Aggarwal
(Co-Founder & CEO of Ola Cabs)
Bhavish Aggarwal
4
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
 46 
Steffiana de la Cruz
(Actress, Wife of Kevin James)
Steffiana de la Cruz
4
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: New York City

Steffiana de la Cruz is a Filipino-American model and actress who achieved popularity after appearing in the popular American TV series, King of Queens. The wife of well-known American actor Kevin James, Steffiana de la Cruz is often seen accompanying her husband in public events and movie premiers.

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José Eduardo dos Santos
(President of Angola (1979-2017))
José Eduardo dos Santos
3
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos is an Angolan politician. Having served as the president of Angola from 1979 to 2017, dos Santos is Africa's second-longest-serving president. An influential and powerful man, dos Santos also served as the Angolan Armed Forces' commander in chief throughout his presidency. In 2014, he was named Man of the Year by Africa World magazine.  

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Ken Jenkins
3
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Dayton, USA
 49 
Louis Le Prince
(Former inventor of an early motion-picture camera, possibly the first person to shoot a moving picture sequence using a single lens camera)
Louis Le Prince
1
Birth Year: 1841
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: September 16, 1890

Louis Le Prince was a French inventor and artist. He is credited with inventing an early motion-picture camera and is often referred to as the Father of Cinematography. However, Louis Le Prince's work failed to influence the commercial development of motion picture because of the secrecy surrounding his invention.

 50 
Sonia Kruger
(Australian Television Presenter Best Known for Co-hosting the Popular Australian Version of 'Dancing With the Stars')
Sonia Kruger
2
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia

A prominent Australian media figure, Sonia Kruger has gained fame hosting shows such as Big Brother Australia and Dancing with the Stars. She is also known for appearing in the award-winning film Strictly Ballroom. After several miscarriages, she gave birth to her first child through IVF at age 49.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 28

Personality
Personality traits of August 28th individuals include being strong willed and levelheaded. While the typical Virgo quality of being genuine, friendly and kind hearted comes naturally to these individuals, they are also blessed with an acute sense of confidence and independence. These people have an uncanny knack of getting things done their own way. They might listen to the advice and opinion of others but when it comes to taking a decision or forming an opinion, August 28th individuals believe in their own self. While these individuals are naturally curious and observing, they have high idealistic standards along with an intuitive mind. Another trait that makes August 28th individual unique from their counterparts is their creative nature and communication skills. Overall, these individuals are quite warmhearted in their responsiveness and good natured.

Health
The health of individuals born on August 28th swings between being fit and unfit. This is due to the mixture of having a careful and careless attitude towards diet and exercises. These people are highly concerned about their look and appearance. For the same, they undertake every possible measure to be physically fit and strong. Though these people come over minor health complications with ease, conditions that are stress induced take a long time to recover. August 28th born natives need to include a regular workout session to re-energize their self and boost their overall vitality.

Finance
Monetary crises situation is something which is unheard of by people born on August 28th. These people are mostly blessed with a stable job and a steady income. Adding to this, chances of acquiring financial security early in life rests high for these individuals. August 28th natives are likely to gain monetary rewards from their investments in property and related profession.
 
Career
Individuals born on August 28th have acumen for sound judgement and common sense. This makes them apt for pursuing a career as a professional or an entrepreneur. August 28th people excel in motivating others and managing a team of workers. Thus, these people are to make great career if they take up the managerial positions. Unlike other people, individuals with this birthday are likely to gain financial and career success early in life. As such, they retire sooner than the rest. Chances of pursuing an artistic hobby later on in life run high for them.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Individuals born on August 28th closely guard their emotional side and do not divulge their romanticism to everyone. They seek for a partner who has similar interests and tastes and matches them intellectually as well as emotionally. August 28th natives require a partner with whom they can let go off their tight control of emotions, relax and be receptive to love and romance. They want someone with whom they can keep pace with intellectually and share all their emotions and deepest feelings. Since these people are prone to taking stress and anxiety, they need a partner with whom they can share their worries and tensions and who offers them reassurance and support. As far as parenting is concerned, these individuals make good parents but have a tendency to be pushy and assertive.

Lucky Color: Copper, Gold
Lucky Numbers: 1, 10, 19, 28, 37, 46, 55
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1, 10, 19, 28