Famous People Born On August 2nd

Individuals born on August 2nd have unique personality traits and characteristics. While the astrological sign is ruled by the Sun, the date is governed by the Moon. As such, these individuals carry the intensity of the Sun as well as the calmness and serenity of the Moon. They have ample of compassion and sincerity and are more sympathetic than the other zodiacal counterparts. August 2nd born people have a strong and magnetic personality. They are great at socializing with people and tend to have a charm and charisma which is unique to their own. They are straightforward and liberal in their thoughts and spirited in their self.

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 1 Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

A popular American actress and Tony Award winner, Mary-Louise Parker is best known for her performance in the television miniseries, Angels in America, in 2003. Since 2007, she has been contributing articles to Esquire magazine. A dedicated transcendental meditation practitioner, Mary-Louise Parker has claimed that transcendental meditation has changed everything in her life.

 2 James Baldwin

James Baldwin
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987

Amongst the greatest writers of the 20th century and a leading literary voice in the civil rights movement, James Baldwin extensively explored issues like race, sexuality and humanity in his work. His best known work include his debut novel Go Tell It on the Mountain and his books of essays Notes of a Native Son and Nobody Knows My Name.

 3 Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli
Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
The talented but crazy Italian striker Mario Balotelli is one of the most intriguing and exciting footballers around. Love him or hate him, TIME Magazine in 2013 called him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

 4 Charli XCX

Charli XCX
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Charli XCX began her career by posting songs on Myspace. She then began performing at parties, eventually gaining fame with collaborations such as I Love It, with Icona Pop, and Fancy, with Iggy Azalea. She released Billboard charters such as Boom Clap and co-wrote the Shawn Mendes-Camila Cabello hit Señorita.

 5 Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Liepāja, Latvia

Kristaps Porzingis is a Latvian basketball player who currently plays professional basketball at the National Basketball Association (NBA) where he represents the Dallas Mavericks. Standing at 7’3, Porziņģis is one of the tallest players active in the NBA. Also an important player for his Latvian national team, Kristaps Porzingis won the Latvian Rising Star of the Year award in 2015.

 6 Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: December 14, 2013

Peter O'Toole was a British actor who became popular as a Shakespearean actor with the English Stage Company and at the Bristol Old Vic. O'Toole, who holds the record for receiving the most number of Oscar nominations for acting without a win, has appeared on several greatest actors list in England and Ireland.

 7 Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington
Famous As: He is best known for playing Jake Sully in Avatar
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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 8 Carroll O’Connor

Carroll O’Connor
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001

Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, director, and producer. In a TV career that spanned 40 years, O'Connor popularized several fictional characters, including Archie Bunker from the sitcom All in the Family, for which he received four Emmy Awards. In 1996, he was ranked 38th on the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list published by TV Guide.

 9 Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith
Famous As: Filmmaker, Screenwriter
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States

Filmmaker, actor, and comedian Kevin Smith first came to prominence in the mid-1990s with his low-budget comedy film Clerks. His unique style of comedy appealed to the audience, and he was able to establish himself in Hollywood within a few years. He also operates a website, an online blog, and a comic book store. 

 10 Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: December 14, 1993

 11 Wes Craven

Wes Craven
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: August 30, 2015

 12 Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Chilean author Isabel Allende is known for her bestselling Spanish-language novels The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts. The Chilean National Literature Prize-winner explores women’s perspectives and includes magic realism and autobiographical aspects in her works. She has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 13 Apollonia Kotero

Apollonia Kotero
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California

 14 Mark Lee

Mark Lee
Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Toronto
Canadian rapper Mark Lee performs as part of the South Korean boy band NCT, known for their Billboard-charting single such as The 7th Sense. He also became part of the K-pop supergroup SuperM in 2019. He has also been part of reality shows such as It's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets.

 15 Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States

 16 Lamar Hunt

Lamar Hunt
Famous As: Businessman
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 13, 2006

Businessman Lamar Hunt was a major promoter of American football, soccer, tennis, basketball, and ice hockey in the United States. He was the principal founder of the Major League Soccer (MLS) and American Football League (AFL). He was also the co-founder of World Championship Tennis. In 1982, he was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. 

 17 Penguinz0

Famous As: YouTuber
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States

 18 Jacinda Barrett

Jacinda Barrett
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Jacinda Barrett is best known as Diana Rayburn from the series Bloodline. A former model, she was one of People’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. She has also been part of the films Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason and Poseidon, and the series The Real World: London.

 19 Constantine I

Constantine I
Famous As: King of Greece (1913-1917)
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
Constantine I reigned as the king of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and again from 1920 to 1922. He led the Greek army during the Balkan Wars of 1912–1913. The National Schism was a result of his disagreement with Eleftherios Venizelos on whether Greece should join World War I.

 20 Jacob Collier

Jacob Collier
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: North London, England

 21 Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres
Famous As: Former President of Israel
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Wiszniew, Poland
Died: September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres had been both the president and prime minister of Israel (twice). He was also part of five political parties in his 70-year career and had held important cabinet posts such as the minister of finance. He won the Nobel Peace Prize along with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat.

 22 Jonas Blue

Jonas Blue
Famous As: DJ
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: London

 23 Joanna Cassidy

Joanna Cassidy
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States

 24 Charlie Strong

Charlie Strong
Famous As: American football coach
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, United States

 25 Lance Ito

Lance Ito
Famous As: Judge best known for presiding over the criminal trial for the O. J. Simpson murder case
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 26 Butch Patrick

Butch Patrick
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

 27 Bernie Tiede

Bernie Tiede
Famous As: Murderer
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States

 28 Alice Evans

Alice Evans
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK

 29 Jack L Warner

Jack L Warner
Famous As: Film Executive
Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: September 9, 1978

One of 12 children of Polish immigrants, Jack L Warner, along with three of his brothers, formed the iconic production house Warner Bros. Apart from producing the first talkie, The Jazz Singer, and iconic films such as Casablanca, they also launched the careers of the who’s who of Hollywood.

 30 Hallie Eisenberg

Hallie Eisenberg
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

 31 Robert Bilott

Robert Bilott
Famous As: Lawyer
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Ohio, U.S.

 32 Skylar Diggins-Smith

Skylar Diggins-Smith
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 33 Kathryn Harrold

Kathryn Harrold
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Tazewell, Virginia

 34 Burgess Owens

Burgess Owens
Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 35 Dingdong Dantes

Dingdong Dantes
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 36 Sandeep Lamichhane

Sandeep Lamichhane
Famous As: Cricketer
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Syangja

Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepalese cricketer who plays for the Nepalese national team as a right-arm leg-spin bowler. Besides his national team, he has also played for Twenty20 franchise sides across the world. As a boy, he trained at  Chitwan Cricket Academy and was named in Nepal's under-19 squad. He is also a singer and has a YouTube channel. 

 37 Max Wright

Max Wright
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

 38 Chrystia Freeland

Chrystia Freeland
Famous As: Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Known as the Minister of Everything, Christina Freeland is Canada’s 10th deputy prime minister. She is also Canada’s finance minister and the first woman to hold the office. She has previously worked with the Financial Times, Thomson Reuters, and The Globe and Mail. She has also authored a bestselling book. 

 39 Yuvika Chaudhary

Yuvika Chaudhary
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Baraut, Uttar Pradesh, India

 40 Garth Hudson

Garth Hudson
Famous As: Multi-instrumentalist
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Garth Hudson is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist often described as "the most brilliant organist in the rock world." He was the keyboardist and saxophonist for the rock group The Band. He also played piano and accordion. During the peak of his career, he was a much sought-after and respected session musician. He was inducted into the London Music Hall Of Fame

 41 Butch Vig

Butch Vig
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA

 42 Golden Tate

Golden Tate
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA

 43 Gary Merrill

Gary Merrill
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 5, 1990

 44 Victoria Jackson

Victoria Jackson
Famous As: Actor, Television actor
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Miami

 45 Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray
Famous As: Chemist
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: June 16, 1944

Indian Bengali chemist Prafulla Chandra Ray founded the country’s first pharma company, Bengal Chemicals. Educated in Calcutta and Edinburgh, he later worked from his home, a room on the first floor of the college where he taught. Knighted for his achievements, he donated generous sums to the Brahmo Samaj initiatives.

 46 Austin Theory

Austin Theory
Famous As: Wrestler, Bodybuilder
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

 47 Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo

Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
Famous As: Badminton player
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia

 48 Philippe II, Duke of Orléans

Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
Famous As: Statesman, Regent of France (1715-1723)
Birth Year: 1674
Birthplace: Saint-Cloud, France
Died: December 2, 1723

Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, was the regent of the Kingdom of France from 1715 to 1723. He was the son of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate. He was named the regent of France for Louis XV, who succeeded to the throne at the age of five. Philippe died months after Louis attained majority.

 49 Donna Air

Donna Air
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

 50 Edward Furlong

Edward Furlong
Famous As: MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Role and a Saturn Award for best young actor
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 2

Individuals born on August 2nd are blessed with typical Lion traits – they are determined, ambitious, practical and idealistic. They are playful and cheery but at the same time have a strong need for love and companionship. These people have a unique disposition about them, they are able to blend their fiery inner motives with calmness and serenity. These people are sociable, confident and sincere but are at the same time, sensitive to surrounding and highly receptive of the mood of others. However, when confined to an uncomfortable surrounding, these individuals can be stubbornly impervious, disconnected and irresponsible.

Most of the individuals born on August 2nd tend to be careless and inattentive about health issues. Neither do they watch their diet nor take effort to indulge in regular exercise. To add to the woes, these people do not get adequate sleep as well due to their constant need to be active and lively. A shortage of vitamins and minerals is a common ailment for August 2nd born people. They should not take their health for granted and work towards maintaining it.

These people are born with the luck to be wealthy. As such, having financial crises is not much of an option for August 2nd born people. They are great at handling finance and spend wisely. These people indulge in the luxuries of the world but take care to save for the rainy day as well.

The best career options for those born on August 2nd include one in which they are directly dealing with people. They do well in professions in which they become the face of the organisation due to their highly sociable nature. They can do well in positions which involve dealing with customer service needs or speaking on the behalf of others. When it comes to work commitment, August 2nd born natives have intense discipline and work hard to attain their goals and dreams.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 2nd born individuals may seem confident and determined from the outside but when it comes to relationships, they are dependent on others emotionally. These people despite being open and generous are demanding. During the initial years, August 2nd natives have a flirtatious nature. But they are deeply caring and loving at the same time. Long term relationship works well for these individuals only when the partner lives up to the expectations. Since these individuals are fiercely loyal, they demand the same from their partner as well. Nevertheless, they are extremely passionate, affectionate and sensual to their partner. As parents, these people are considerate and always there for their children.

Lucky Colors: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 11, 12, 22