Famous People Born On August 30th

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Akin to all Virgo’s, the probabilities of the personality of August 30th born are determined by the planetary influence of Mercury, which is the authoritative controller of the zodiacal group and Jupiter which is governor of the actual date. August 30th born individuals are highly perceptive and have speedy thoughts and actions which matches the quest for challenges. This combined with the acumen for honesty, sincerity, positivism and responsibility make these individuals notably different from other Virgo counterparts. However, August 30th born people are susceptible to moodiness and irritability. In unfavourable situations, they may get inflexible, bossy and criticizing. They need to get a little flexible to curb down the weakness and to cultivate spirituality

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Cameron Diaz
(One of the Highest-Grossing US Actresses of All-Time)
Cameron Diaz
56
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

A former actress best known for her appearances in comedy films, Cameron Diaz is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a New York Film Critics Award. She began modeling as a teenager and was soon flooded with acting offers. Over the years, she became a successful actress and has since retired from acting. She is known for her environmental activism.

 2 
Warren Buffett
(Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)
Warren Buffett
57
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

American investor, business tycoon and philanthropist Warren Buffett is considered one of the most successful investors in the world by the media. The chairman and largest shareholder of the firm, Berkshire Hathaway, he is often called as the ‘Oracle’ or ‘Sage’ of Omaha. Notably, he has pledged to give away a sizable portion of his wealth to philanthropic causes.

 3 
Bebe Rexha
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her Debut Studio Album 'Expectations' and Its Lead Single 'I'm a Mess')
Bebe Rexha
25
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Bebe Rexha is an American singer-songwriter. As a songwriter, Rexha has contributed to the success of songs recorded by artists like Eminem, Nick Jonas, and Selena Gomez. Her debut album Expectations did well in the US. Having described her sexual orientation as fluid, Rexha serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ+ community; she is also a supporter of the community.  

 4 
Mary Shelley
(British Author Best Known for Her Gothic Novel ‘Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus’)
Mary Shelley
15
Birth Year: 1797
Birthplace: Somers Town, London, England
Died: February 1, 1851
An author who was admired for her exploration of the Gothic genre, Mary Shelley is best remembered for her novel Frankenstein. She also edited the works of her husband, Romantic poet P.B. Shelley. She lost her husband to a drowning accident and eventually passed away due to brain tumor.
 5 
Peggy Lipton
(Actress)
Peggy Lipton
12
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 2019

Peggy Lipton achieved fame after playing Julie Barnes in the TV series The Mod Squad; her character Julie became a fashion icon. Peggy is also credited with raising her children Kidada and Rashida Jones—both celebrities—after marrying Quincy Jones. Interestingly, Peggy achieved all these after overcoming nervousness and stuttering as a child after being sexually abused by a relative.

 6 
Ted Williams
(One of the Greatest Hitters in Baseball History)
Ted Williams
7
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: July 5, 2002

Ted Williams was an American baseball player who spent his entire 19-year MLB career with the Boston Red Sox. A nineteen-time All-Star and two-time Triple Crown winner, Ted Williams is widely considered one of the greatest hitters in the history of baseball. In 1991, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 7 
Fred Hampton
(American Activist and Deputy Chairman of the National Black Panther Party)
Fred Hampton
25
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 4, 1969

Fred Hampton was considered an activist and a revolutionary socialist working for social change. He was the deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party. He founded the Rainbow Coalition, aiming to help the Chicago street gangs to end infighting. The FBI considered him as a major threat and he was shot and killed in December 1969 during a raid.

 8 
Ernest Rutherford
(New Zealand Physicist Who is Known as the Father of Nuclear Physics)
Ernest Rutherford
25
Birth Year: 1871
Birthplace: Brightwater, New Zealand
Died: October 19, 1937

New Zealand physicist Ernest Rutherford is remembered as the father of nuclear physics. His discovery of radioactive half-life and of radon, and his differentiation of alpha and beta radiation, won him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908. Element 104 was named rutherfordium in his honor.

 9 
Andy Roddick
(American Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Andy Roddick
9
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Former world number 1 tennis player Andy Roddick is best known for his US Open win in 2003. He reached the finals of three Wimbledon championships and US Open 2006, only to be defeated by Roger Federer each time. Following his retirement, he focused on his non-profit, Andy Roddick Foundation
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Michael Chiklis
3
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
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Huey Long
(Politician)
Huey Long
12
Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Winnfield
Died: September 10, 1935
Huey Long, also known as "The Kingfish,” was the governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and then a Louisiana senator from 1932 to 1935. Though he supported Franklin D. Roosevelt initially, he fell out with him later over the New Deal, proposing the Share Our Wealth movement instead.
 12 
Fred MacMurray
(American actor)
Fred MacMurray
6
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Died: November 5, 1991

Fred MacMurray was an American actor who appeared in over 100 films in a career that spanned almost 50 years. He is best remembered for appearing in many Disney films and became the first person to be named a Disney Legend in 1987. Fred MacMurray was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Jack Swigert
(Astronaut)
Jack Swigert
15
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
Died: December 27, 1982

Jack Swigert was an American astronaut who flew to the moon and spent nearly six days in space. He was an engineer who also held a masters degree in business administration. He was involved in the infamous Apollo 15 postal covers incident. He ventured into politics with mixed fortunes.  He was elected to the US Congress but died before being sworn in.

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Trevor Jackson
11
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana
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Joan Blondell
(American Actress Best Known for Her Film 'The Blue Veil')
Joan Blondell
2
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: December 25, 1979

Joan Blondell was an American actress whose film and TV career spanned over 50 years. She is perhaps best remembered for her portrayal of Annie Rawlins in the 1951 historical drama film The Blue Veil, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.  

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John Kani
(Actor, Playwright, Director)
John Kani
7
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: New Brighton, Eastern Cape

John Kani is a South African actor, playwright, director, and author. He is best known for playing T'Chaka in American superhero films, such as Black Panther and Captain America: Civil War. One of the few South African actors to achieve international recognition, John Kani was included in the Top 100 Great South Africans list, which was published in 2004. 

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Lewis Black
(Comedian)
Lewis Black
5
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
 18 
Bruce McLaren
(Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)
Bruce McLaren
4
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Greater Auckland
Died: June 2, 1970

Bruce McLaren was a New Zealand engineer, inventor, racing car designer, and driver. He is credited with founding McLaren Automotive in 1963. Formula One's successful team, McLaren, is named after him. McLaren has been inducted into various halls of fame, including the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, and International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

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Nancy Wake
(British Agent who Led the Maquis Groups of the French Resistance - One of the Most Decorated Servicewomen During WW II)
Nancy Wake
11
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Died: August 7, 2011

Initially a journalist, Nancy Wake earned the nickname The White Mouse for her skilful spying on Germans. Working under the alias Helene for the SOE, the stiletto-wearing socialite earned respect for her 500 km bicycle ride to report a situation to London, while being chased by the Nazis.

 20 
Robert Parish
(Basketball Player)
Robert Parish
4
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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Pavel Nedvěd
(Former Czech Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Pavel Nedvěd
5
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Cheb
Pavel Nedvěd is a Czech retired football player who achieved international recognition when he helped his national team reach the final of Euro 1996. Counted among the greatest footballers of his generation, Nedvěd is also considered one of the most successful footballers to have ever emerged from the Czech Republic. Pavel Nedvěd has been named in Pele's FIFA 100 list.
 22 
Ryan Ross
(Singer, Musician)
Ryan Ross
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Summerlin, Nevada, United States
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Lisa Ling
(Host of This Is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN)
Lisa Ling
5
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
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Chalino Sanchez
(He specialized in Regional Mexican music)
Chalino Sanchez
6
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: El Guayabo, Sinaloa, Mexico
Died: May 16, 1992
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Shirley Booth
(Actress)
Shirley Booth
7
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: October 16, 1992

Shirley Booth is best remembered for her Academy Award-winning role in Come Back, Little Sheba and was one of only 24 people to earn the Triple Crown of Acting, namely the Academy, the Primetime Emmy, and the Tony awards. She also appeared in a TV production of The Glass Menagerie.

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Gabriel Aubry
5
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Canadian model Gabriel Aubry has worked for top-notch fashion brands such as Calvin Klein, Versace, and Tommy Hilfiger. He made headlines for his 5-year relationship with actor Halle Berry, which culminated in a bitter divorce and custody battle. Aubry is also an occasional guitarist and a skilled golfer.
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Johanna Braddy
(Known for Her Role as ‘Lisa Morrison’ in the Horror Film ‘The Grudge 3’)
Johanna Braddy
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Johanna Braddy is best known as Lisa from The Grudge 3. She has also appeared in the film Paranormal Activity 3 and the web series Video Game High School. She voiced Princess Yue in Avatar: The Last Airbender and has also been part of the series Unreal and Quantico.
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Michael Michele
3
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, USA
 29 
Bill Daily
(Actor)
Bill Daily
0
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: September 4, 2018
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Elizabeth Ashley
1
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Ocala, Florida, United States
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Angel Coulby
(Actress)
Angel Coulby
1
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: London
 32 
Robin Harris
(Comedian)
Robin Harris
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: March 18, 1990
 33 
Shaun Alexander
(Football player)
Shaun Alexander
1
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Florence, Kentucky, United States
 34 
Jacques-Louis David
4
Birth Year: 1748
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 29, 1825

Jacques-Louis David was a French painter. Widely regarded as the greatest painter of the Neoclassical era, David's works had a strong influence in France in the early-19th century. His works are often linked to the birth of Romanticism. Many of his pupils, such as Antoine-Jean Gros and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, went on to become successful and popular painters.

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Billy Joe Saunders
9
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England

Born into a Romani traveling community, Billy Joe Saunders is the great-grandson of popular bare-knuckle boxer Absolom Beeney. The British boxer has competed in the Olympics and has been a EU and Commonwealth welterweight champion. He has also been in the news for brawls and behavioral issues.

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Sylvia Earle
(The First Female Chief Scientist of the ‘U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’)
Sylvia Earle
2
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Gibbstown, Greenwich Township, New Jersey, United States
Sylvia Earle is known for her research on marine algae and she was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Earle held the world record for the deepest untethered dive and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet, in 1998. She also featured in Netflix Original documentary Seaspiracy.
 37 
Robert Crumb
(American Cartoonist, Musician and Founder of the First Successful Underground Comix Publication ‘Zap Comix’)
Robert Crumb
4
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Robert Crumb is a cartoonist whose work displays a satire of contemporary American culture. Crumb played a major role during the underground comix movement of the 1960s, contributing to the movement's seminal works. He is credited with founding Zap Comix, the first major underground comix series. In 1991, he was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.

 38 
Cynthia Germanotta
(American Philanthropist, President of the ‘Born This Way Foundation’ and Mother of Singer Lady Gaga)
Cynthia Germanotta
8
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States

Cynthia Germanotta is an American activist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. She is credited with co-founding Born This Way Foundation, for which she also serves as the president. She also plays an important role as an advocate for mental health; in 2019, she served as the World Health Organization's ambassador for mental health.

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Timothy Bottoms
2
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA
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Marcelo H. del Pilar
5
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Bulakan, Bulacan, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died: July 4, 1896

Marcelo H. del Pilar was a Filipino lawyer, writer, freemason, and journalist. Along with Graciano López Jaena and José Rizal, Del Pilar became known in Spain as the leaders of the Reform Movement. He is considered the Father of Philippine Journalism for his 66 editorials and 150 essays. He is also regarded as the Father of Philippine Masonry.

 41 
Mikal Bridges
(Basketball Player)
Mikal Bridges
2
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
 42 
Jordan Rodgers
(Former College and Professional American Football Quarterback and Sports Commentator)
Jordan Rodgers
2
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Chico, California, United States

Jordan Rodgers is a sports commentator. He began his career as a professional football quarterback and has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins. He began his broadcasting career in 2016. He participated in and won season 12 of the reality TV show The Bachelorette. His brother Aaron Rodgers is a popular football quarterback. 

 43 
Raymond Massey
(Canadian Actor, Known for His Commanding, Stage-Trained Voice)
Raymond Massey
1
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 29, 1983

Raymond Massey was a Canadian actor best remembered for his stage-trained voice. Massey earned an Academy Award nomination under the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the 1940 biographical historical drama film Abe Lincoln in Illinois. Massey has two stars on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the film and TV industries.  

 44 
Tug McGraw
(Baseball Player)
Tug McGraw
4
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Died: January 5, 2004
 45 
Adam Wainwright
(Baseball player)
Adam Wainwright
2
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Brunswick, Georgia, United States
 46 
David Paymer
2
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Oceanside, Long Island, New York, USA
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
0
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
 48 
Elden Henson
3
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Rockville, Maryland, USA
 49 
Altovise Davis
3
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina
Died: March 14, 2009
 50 
Grim Sleeper
(Criminal)
Grim Sleeper
20
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 28, 2020

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 30

Personality
The personality traits and characteristic features of August 30th born individuals include an affable nature, lively disposition and a creative mind. Endowed with a sharp intellect and expressive nature, these people are honest in their dealings, sociable to people and perfectionist in their work. Unlike others, Virgo’s born in August 30th are fond of change and challenges. They possess an intensely inquisitive mind that helps them accomplish every task. Due to these traits, these individuals are fast on their feet and highly perceptive. They tend to analyse every situation with meticulous care and detail. Though these individuals may seem to be calm and composed, beneath their peaceful exterior is a nervy and excitable inside. August 30th individuals are great at organizational work and are immensely responsible and dependable.

Health
August 30th born individuals take care of their health and well being with diligence and astuteness. Though they are aware of the nutritional content in food and their benefits, once in a while they indulge in unhealthy fast food diet and sugary snack to satiate their appetite. Since these people are interested in competitive sports, they are less likely to put on weight in the middle years and tend to be fit and healthy. The only caution for August 30th born individuals is that they should avoid excess of anything such as caffeine, alcohol and tobacco lest they get prone to becoming an addict.

Finance
Financial security is hardly a concern for individuals with this birthdate. Though these people aren’t the frugal types and tend to spend money lavishly and indulge in impulsive spending, they are endowed with great financial management abilities to make up for the same. Thus, these individuals rarely face any trouble with budgeting or borrowing.

Career
Quick thought, sharp wit and fast actions make August 30th individuals suitable for all job types. Since these people are blessed with an expansive view of the world, the work should be such that it satiates their strong sense of purpose and their wish to be helpful to others. Any work related to travelling or writing appeals to the fancy of August 30th natives.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 30th born individuals are independent and self-sufficient by nature. They have high regards for their social life and are interested in having fun and pleasure. As such, committing to a long term relationship can get difficult for these people. August 30th individuals need a partner with whom they can share their feelings and emotions. A person who nurtures them and helps them loosen their rigid outward appearance to bring out the passionate side is best suited companion for these people. Once these individuals meet an affable partner, they open up to the thought of lifelong commitment. Once committed, these people are loving and sincere in the matter of heart. They love to pamper their soul mate and bestow them with romantic gestures, love, care and support. Parenting comes naturally to August 30th natives. They are good at encouraging little ones and making them self-dependent and sufficient.

Lucky Colors: Yellow, Lemon, Sandy Shades
Lucky Numbers: 3, 12, 21, 30, 39, 48, 57
Lucky Days (of the week): Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 3, 12, 30