Famous People Born On August 4th

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August 4th natives fall under the zodiac sign Leo. Ruled by the Sun and Uranus, these people display distinctive characteristic features. They are strong, confident, extrovert but can be rebellious and egoistical as well. These individuals are driven by the desire to do things their own way. So, they may ask people for suggestions and opinions but when it comes to implementing the same, August 4th people do it the way they think. These people are independent and intelligent. They are ambitious and dedicated towards work. They are also witty and indulge in cheering others up with their humorous remarks. Individuals born on this date are extremely understanding and caring. They lead a quite active and fast-paced life and rarely indulge in leisurely activities or relaxation.

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Barack Obama
(44th President of the United States (2009-2017))
Barack Obama
232
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, has the distinction of being the first African-American president of the nation. A civil rights attorney and an academic, he has been credited with bringing about a significant improvement in America’s reputation abroad. His efforts to strengthen international diplomacy was recognized with the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Cole Sprouse
(Actor and Photographer Known for His TV Series ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody’)
Cole Sprouse
107
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy

American actor, Cole Sprouse, started acting as a child and a teenager. He is known for television series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Riverdale, and Friends. In the early days of his career, he mainly acted alongside his twin brother, Dylan Sprouse, in commercials, television shows and films. He has also acted in the film Five Feet Apart.

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Louis Armstrong
(American Writer & Professor of Biochemistry Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels)
Louis Armstrong
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Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 6, 1971

Louis Armstrong was an American trumpeter and singer who played an important role in the development of jazz. Thanks to his playing, trumpet became known as a solo instrument and jazz, which was previously known as a collectively improvised folk music, became a soloist's art form. Not surprisingly, Louis Armstrong is widely accepted as the embodiment of jazz. 

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Meghan Markle
(The Duchess of Sussex)
Meghan Markle
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Meghan Markle, best known as Rachel Zane from the series Suits, became the Duchess of Sussex after marrying Britain’s Prince Harry in 2018. Following this, she quit acting. Meghan and Harry later stepped down from their royal roles and moved to the U.S. They later signed a deal with Netflix.
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Billy Bob Thornton
(Best Known for Directing, Writing and Starring in the 1996 Drama Film 'Sling Blade')
Billy Bob Thornton
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States

One of the few celebrities who have been open about their aversion towards celebrity culture, Billy Bob Thornton has had quite an impact on the entertainment industry as an actor, director, writer, and musician. He suffers from OCD and a phobia of antique furniture. He hates French antiques and can spot the imitation antiques from a far distance.

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Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
( Queen of the United Kingdom From 1936 to 1952)
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
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Birth Year: 1900
Birthplace: Hitchin, London
Died: March 30, 2002
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, better known as The Queen Mother, was King George VI’s wife and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. She ruled England as the Queen from 1936 to 1952, after which her daughter Elizabeth II took over. She was also the last empress of India.
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Bobby Shmurda
(Rapper and Songwriter Best Known for His Singles: ‘Hot Nigga’, ‘Bobby Bitch’ and ‘No Time for Sleep’)
Bobby Shmurda
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Bobby Shmurda is one of the most popular American rappers to serve a prison sentence. After releasing his debut EP, he was arrested on charges of conspiracy to murder, reckless endangerment, and weapons possession. Initially sentenced to seven years in prison, his term was later reduced to five years. In 2017, he claimed that he was writing music in prison.

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Daniel Dae Kim
(played Jin-Soo Kwon in the popular television show Lost and later joined the CBS show Hawaii Five-0)
Daniel Dae Kim
6
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
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Lil Skies
(Rapper)
Lil Skies
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States
 10 
P B Shelley
(One of the Epic Poets of the 19th Century)
P B Shelley
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Birth Year: 1792
Birthplace: Warnham, United Kingdom
Died: July 8, 1822
Legendary English Romantic poetry P.B. Shelley is remembered for his masterpieces such as Ode to the West Wind, To a Skylark, and Prometheus Unbound. He was known for his poetic imagery, and his popularity soared after his premature death due to drowning while boating at age 29. 
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Jeff Gordon
(Race car driver)
Jeff Gordon
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States
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Dylan Sprouse
(Known for His Role as ‘Zack Martin’ on the TV Sitcom ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody’)
Dylan Sprouse
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: rezzo, Italy

One half of the popular Sprouse twin, Dylan Sprouse is an actor and entrepreneur. Identifying himself as a Heathen, Dylan Sprouse co-founded All-Wise Meadery, the name of which is an allusion to Heathenry. Also a comic book enthusiast, the first issue of his comic book named Sun Eater would be released by DiGa Studios and Heavy Metal.

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Kishore Kumar
(Indian playback singer)
Kishore Kumar
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Khandwas, India
Died: October 13, 1987

A man of many talents, Kishore Kumar was an Indian actor, filmmaker, writer, music director, lyricist, and playback singer. One of the most popular Indian singers of his generation, Kishore Kumar sang in different genres and multiple Indian languages. In 1997, the Kishore Kumar Award was initiated for his contributions to Hindi cinema. Despite marrying four times, he remained a loner.

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Richard Belzer
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Author)
Richard Belzer
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Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Richard Belzer is best known as John Munch from the series Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: SVU. He continued to play the role in several other series and a TV movie. He has also written several books on conspiracy theories, of which two became bestsellers.
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Antonio Valencia
(Football player)
Antonio Valencia
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Nueva Loja, Ecuador
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Greta Gerwig
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: 'Lady Bird', 'Little Woman' and 'Frances Ha')
Greta Gerwig
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Known as an “it girl,” Greta Gerwig has been a major part of mumblecore films and has been seen in many of Joe Swanberg’s and Noah Baumbach’s films. Named to TIME 100, she has also earned Academy Award nominations for her directorial work in Lady Bird and Little Women
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Abigail Spencer
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States

Actress Abigail Spencer has been active in the entertainment industry for over two decades. Starting her career with a small role in a TV show, she didn’t take long to establish herself in the industry. She has also acted in numerous films and was once nominated for the Madrid International Film Festival Award for Best Actress.

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Jessica Mauboy
(Her Album 'Been Waiting' Became The Second Highest-Selling Australian Album of 2009)
Jessica Mauboy
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Darwin, Australia

Jessica Mauboy is an Australian singer, actress, and songwriter. She started hogging the limelight after finishing second in the fourth season of Australian Idol, which was aired in 2006. One of the most successful female artists in Australia, Mauboy has received several awards, such as ARIA Music Awards.

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Roger Clemens
(Baseball player)
Roger Clemens
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
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Jang Keun-suk
(South Korean Actor)
Jang Keun-suk
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Danyang County, South Korea
Known as Asia’s Prince, South Korean singer/actor Jang Keun-suk soared to fame with the K-drama You're Beautiful, which also popularized his signature guy-liner. He attributes his dramatic weight loss after his mandatory military training to his strict soju diet. His bipolar disorder exempted him from active military duty.
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Louis Vuitton
(Businessman)
Louis Vuitton
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Birth Year: 1821
Birthplace: France
Died: February 27, 1892

After losing his parents at 10, Louis Vuitton ran away to Paris, where he gained repute as a box-maker/packer, and was even hired by Napoleon III’s wife, Empress Eugénie de Montijo. He then founded the iconic French fashion and luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton, which now operates in 50 countries.

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Lee Mack
(Television actor, Autobiographer)
Lee Mack
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Southport
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Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30, 1994
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Marques Houston
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Yashika Aannand
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
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Lauren Tom
(Actress known for being the voice of Futurama's Amy Wong and her mother Inez as well as the characters Minh & Connie on King of the Hill)
Lauren Tom
2
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
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Kurt Busch
(Race Car Driver)
Kurt Busch
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Meg Whitman
(Former CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
Meg Whitman
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States
Meg Whitman has previously been the CEO of HP and eBay. She has also been associated with companies such as The Walt Disney Company and P&G. She was part of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns and also ran for California’s governor in 2010. She later supported Joe Biden’s presidential run.
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Nathaniel Buzolic
(Actor and Host of TV Show ‘The Mint’)
Nathaniel Buzolic
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Nathaniel Buzolic was asked to change his name to Nate Buzz by his agency, as his real name didn’t sound glamorous enough. Though he lost the role of Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries to Paul Wesley, he bagged the role of Kol Mikaelson in the series and its spin-off.
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Sebastian Roché
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Rashami Desai
(One of the Most Popular Indian Television Actresses)
Rashami Desai
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Nowgong, Assam, India

Rashami Desai is an Indian actress known for playing Tapasya Rathore in the soap opera Uttaran, for which she won awards at the 2010 Indian Television Academy Awards and Indian Telly Awards. A much-acclaimed actress, Desai was amongst the highest-paid Indian television actresses in 2018. Apart from appearing in films and TV series, she has also appeared in reality shows.

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Raoul Wallenberg
(Humanitarian)
Raoul Wallenberg
2
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Lidingö, Sweden
Died: January 17, 1945

Swedish architect Raoul Wallenberg went down in history as a savior for Jews during the Nazi regime. He not only issued provisional Swedish passports, or Schutzpass, to protect Jews, but also set up safe houses for them. He disappeared amid mysterious circumstances. Many believe he died in a Soviet prison.

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John Riggins
(American Football Players)
John Riggins
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Seneca, Kansas, USA
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Kelley O'Hara
(Soccer player)
Kelley O'Hara
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
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James Tupper
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Jack Slattery’ on the TV Series ‘Men in Trees’)
James Tupper
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Canada
Canadian actor James Tupper is best known as Jack Slattery from Men in Trees, Chris Sands from Mercy, and David Clarke from Revenge. Fans also loved him in the series Aftermath and Big Little Lies. He has also appeared in films such as Beneath Us and Me and Orson Welles.
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Kina Grannis
(Pop Singer)
Kina Grannis
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Mission Viejo, California, USA
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Michael DeLuise
1
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Maurice Richard
(Ice hockey player)
Maurice Richard
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: May 27, 2000
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Max Cavalera
(Lead Singer and Guitarist for Heavy Metal Bands: 'Soulfly', 'Cavalera Conspiracy' and 'Killer Be Killed')
Max Cavalera
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is credited with co-founding the popular heavy metal band Sepultura where he was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer until 1996. Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera is currently associated with the American heavy metal bands, Killer Be Killed, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Soulfly. He co-founded Cavalera Conspiracy with his brother in 2007.

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Sir William Rowan Hamilton
(Irish Mathematician and Astronomer Who Contributed to the Development of ‘Optics’, ‘Classical Mechanics’ and ‘Abstract Algebra’)
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
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Birth Year: 1805
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 2, 1865

Son of a Dublin solicitor, Sir William Rowan Hamilton was raised and educated by his priest uncle from age 3. Initially a master of languages such as Latin, Greek, and Persian, Hamilton began deviating to math at 16. He is remembered for his contribution to optics, Hamiltonian mechanics, and algebra.

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Lottie Tomlinson
(Make-up Artist, Stylist)
Lottie Tomlinson
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Doncaster
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Bruna Marquezine
0
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Marcus Schenkenberg
(Swedish Model and Actor Best Known for His ‘Calvin Klein’ Advertisement)
Marcus Schenkenberg
2
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden

Marcus Schenkenberg is a Swedish actor, television personality, model, and singer. Although he is best known for appearing in Calvin Klein advertisements, Schenkenberg is also famous for modeling for designers like Giorgio Armani, Versace, and Donna Karan. Schenkenberg is also a writer; he released a book titled Marcus Schenkenberg: New Rules in 1997.

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Jojo Moyes
(Journalist)
Jojo Moyes
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: London, England
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John Venn
(Mathematician)
John Venn
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Birth Year: 1834
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: April 4, 1923
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Kym Karath
(Actress)
Kym Karath
0
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Jake Coker
(American football player)
Jake Coker
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
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Alan Mulally
(Engineer)
Alan Mulally
0
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Oakland, California, U.S.
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Saido Berahino
(Football player - Forward)
Saido Berahino
2
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Bujumbura, Burundi
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Carol Arthur
(Actress)
Carol Arthur
0
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 4

Personality
Outgoing, gregarious and sociable, August 4th born natives are great people to be around with. Since they fall under the sun sign Leo, confidence and leadership traits come naturally to these people. They are great planners and decision makers and excel at achieving their desired objective. However, due to the influence of the planet Uranus, which is the ruling planet for this particular astrological date, these people tend to be a bit rebellious in nature and unconventional in their approach. They can also be egoistical. However, by far, August 4th individuals are honest, loyal, understanding and generous to people. They live life on the prescribed code of personal conduct which is set or agreed upon by none other than themselves.

Health
Stress and sleeplessness are common ailments suffered by those born on August 4th. Though these individuals are physically fit and enjoy great health and well-being, it is due to their highly active and energetic nature that they often feel drained and exhausted. To curb the same, adequate rest is a must for these people. Also, since these people ignore minor health issues and symptoms of illness, regular medical and dental check-ups are advisable for a healthy well-being.

Finance
Financial stability is not a regular feature in the life of an August 4th individual. Money usually comes and goes for these people. This is more so because August 4th individuals do not believe in saving for the rainy day. As such, there are temporary phase of monetary shortfall for August 4th people. These people should find the best way to follow the regular budget to overcome any shortcoming.

Career
Since these individuals are highly adept in taking decisions and are endowed with immense dedication, they do very well professionally. The ideal career options for those born on August 4th include teaching, scientific career, engineering and health care professions. These people are blessed with analytical skills and intellect which helps them to move up the ladder quickly. Also, jobs that give them the opportunity to use their resources completely are the best suited for August 4th individuals.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 4th born natives are kind, sincere, caring and warm-hearted. They believe in the concept of love and have an idealistic notion of romance. These people are passionate souls and are true to their lovers. In return, they expect their partner to return the same kind of commitment and passion. These individuals look for a person with whom they can share their deepest thoughts and secrets, without being criticized or misunderstood. Though these people are independent souls, once committed, they remain true to their partner. Due to their nature, individuals born on this date can be temperamental and a bit bossy once in a while. In terms of parenting, August 4th individuals are not involved parents. Instead, they are the distant types who are more engrossed in their work than in their children.

Lucky Colors: Electric Blue, White, Multi-Colors
Lucky Numbers: 4, 13, 22, 31, 40, 58, 67
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 4, 14, 22, 24