Famous People Born On August 30th

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

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 Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett
Famous As: Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
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.

 2 Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz
Famous As: One of the Highest-Grossing US Actresses of All-Time
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.

 3 Bebe Rexha

Bebe Rexha
Famous As: Pop Singer
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

Mary Shelley
Famous As: Novelist
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

Peggy Lipton
Famous As: Actress
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

Ted Williams
Famous As: Baseball player
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

Fred Hampton
Famous As: Activist
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Summit, Illinois, 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.

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 8 Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford
Famous As: Physicist
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

Andy Roddick
Famous As: Tennis player
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

 10 Huey Long

Huey Long
Famous As: Politician
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.

 11 Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

 12 Jack Swigert

Jack Swigert
Famous As: Astronaut
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.

 13 Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray
Famous As: American actor
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Died: November 5, 1991

 14 Trevor Jackson

Trevor Jackson
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

 15 Joan Blondell

Joan Blondell
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 25, 1979

 16 Lewis Black

Lewis Black
Famous As: Comedian
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

 17 Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake
Famous As: Journalist
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.

 18 Bruce McLaren

Bruce McLaren
Famous As: Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Greater Auckland
Died: June 2, 1970

 19 Robert Parish

Robert Parish
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

 20 Pavel Nedvěd

Pavel Nedvěd
Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Cheb

 21 Ryan Ross

Ryan Ross
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Summerlin, Nevada, United States

 22 Grim Sleeper

Grim Sleeper
Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 28, 2020

 23 Chalino Sanchez

Chalino Sanchez
Famous As: He specialized in Regional Mexican music
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: El Guayabo, Sinaloa, Mexico
Died: May 16, 1992

 24 Lisa Ling

Lisa Ling
Famous As: Host of This Is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States

 25 John Kani

John Kani
Famous As: Actor, Playwright, Director
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. 

 26 Shirley Booth

Shirley Booth
Famous As: Actress
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.

 27 Johanna Braddy

Johanna Braddy
Famous As: Actress
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.

 28 Michael Michele

Michael Michele
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, USA

 29 Elizabeth Ashley

Elizabeth Ashley
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Ocala, Florida, United States

 30 Angel Coulby

Angel Coulby
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: London

 31 Shaun Alexander

Shaun Alexander
Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Florence, Kentucky, United States

 32 Robin Harris

Robin Harris
Famous As: Comedian
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: March 18, 1990

 33 Cynthia Germanotta

Cynthia Germanotta
Famous As: Businessperson, Philanthropist
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.

 34 Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb
Famous As: Cartoonist
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.

 35 Gabriel Aubry

Gabriel Aubry
Famous As: Model
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.

 36 Bill Daily

Bill Daily
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: September 4, 2018

 37 Marcelo H. del Pilar

Marcelo H. del Pilar
Famous As: Writer
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.

 38 Raymond Massey

Raymond Massey
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 29, 1983

 39 Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle
Famous As: Marine biologist
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Gibbstown, New Jersey, U.S.
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.

 40 Queen Anne-Marie of Greece

Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
Famous As: Queen
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

 41 Adam Wainwright

Adam Wainwright
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Brunswick, Georgia, United States

 42 Jacques-Louis David

Jacques-Louis David
Famous As: Painter
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.

 43 Altovise Davis

Altovise Davis
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina
Died: March 14, 2009

 44 Timothy Bottoms

Timothy Bottoms
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

 45 Richa Pallod

Richa Pallod
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 46 David Paymer

David Paymer
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Oceanside, Long Island, New York, USA

 47 Tug McGraw

Tug McGraw
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Died: January 5, 2004

 48 Angelo Dundee

Angelo Dundee
Famous As: Boxing Trainer
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 1, 2012

 49 Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

 50 Liam Cooper

Liam Cooper
Famous As: Association football player
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull

A Leeds United center-back, footballer Liam Cooper also plays for the Scottish national team. Apart from winning an EFL Championship with Leeds United, he has also been part of the 2014 Football League Trophy final with Chesterfield. He now also owns a football academy for children aged 4 to 14.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 30

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.

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.

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.

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