Famous People Born On August 4th

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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 1 Barack Obama

Barack Obama
Famous As: 44th President of the United States
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.

 2 Cole Sprouse

Cole Sprouse
Famous As: Actor
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.

 3 Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle
Famous As: The Duchess of Sussex
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.

 4 Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton
Famous As: Actor
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.

 5 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Famous As: Queen of the United Kingdom From 1936 to 1952
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.

 6 Bobby Shmurda

Bobby Shmurda
Famous As: Rapper
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.

 7 Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim
Famous As: played Jin-Soo Kwon in the popular television show Lost and later joined the CBS show Hawaii Five-0
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
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 8 Lil Skies

Lil Skies
Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States

 9 Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon
Famous As: Race car driver
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States

 10 P B Shelley

P B Shelley
Famous As: Poet
Birth Year: 1792
Birthplace: Horsham, Sussex, England
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. 

 11 Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar
Famous As: Indian playback singer
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.

 12 Abigail Spencer

Abigail Spencer
Famous As: Actress
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.

 13 Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Author
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.

 14 Antonio Valencia

Antonio Valencia
Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Nueva Loja, Ecuador

 15 Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 16 Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig
Famous As: Actress
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

 17 Dylan Sprouse

Dylan Sprouse
Famous As: Actor
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.

 18 Lee Mack

Lee Mack
Famous As: Television actor, Autobiographer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Southport

 19 Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton
Famous As: Businessman
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.

 20 Jang Keun-suk

Jang Keun-suk
Famous As: South Korean Actor
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.

 21 Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

 22 James Tupper

James Tupper
Famous As: Actor
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.

 23 Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

 24 Sebastian Roché

Sebastian Roché
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Paris, France

 25 Marques Houston

Marques Houston
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 26 Yashika Aannand

Yashika Aannand
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 27 John Riggins

John Riggins
Famous As: American Football Players
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Seneca, Kansas, USA

 28 Nathaniel Buzolic

Nathaniel Buzolic
Famous As: Actor
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.

 29 Kelley O'Hara

Kelley O'Hara
Famous As: Soccer player
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Georgia, United States

 30 Lauren Tom

Lauren Tom
Famous As: 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
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States

 31 Maureen Starkey Tigrett

Maureen Starkey Tigrett
Famous As: Singer, Actor, Model
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30, 1994

 32 Michael DeLuise

Michael DeLuise
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 33 Saido Berahino

Saido Berahino
Famous As: Football player - Forward
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Bujumbura, Burundi

 34 Kina Grannis

Kina Grannis
Famous As: Pop Singer
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Mission Viejo, California, USA

 35 Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera

Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, and Songwriter
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.

 36 Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg
Famous As: Humanitarian
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.

 37 Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Sir William Rowan Hamilton
Famous As: Mathematician
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.

 38 Lottie Tomlinson

Lottie Tomlinson
Famous As: Make-up Artist, Stylist
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Doncaster

 39 Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: May 27, 2000

 40 Dean Malenko

Dean Malenko
Famous As: Wrestler
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Irvington, New Jersey, United States

 41 Ron Lester

Ron Lester
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
Died: June 17, 2016

 42 Bruna Marquezine

Bruna Marquezine
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 43 Marcus Schenkenberg

Marcus Schenkenberg
Famous As: Actor, Model
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.

 44 Jojo Moyes

Jojo Moyes
Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: London, England

 45 Kym Karath

Kym Karath
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 46 Shama Sikander

Shama Sikander
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Makrana, Rajasthan, India

 47 John Venn

John Venn
Famous As: Mathematician
Birth Year: 1834
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: April 4, 1923

 48 Jake Coker

Jake Coker
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States

 49 Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Lom Municipality, Norway
Died: February 19, 1952

Nobel Prize-winning Norwegian author Knut Hamsun, a leading figure of neo-romanticism, is best remembered for his novel Hunger, which narrated the tale of a starving writer. With little education, he had started his career as a shoemaker’s apprentice. He supported the Nazi occupation of Norway and was later imprisoned.

 50 Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane
Famous As: Novelist
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 4

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.

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.

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.

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