Famous People Born On August 7th

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People with their birthday on August 7th have unique personality traits and characteristic features. They are dignified, analytical and perceptive and have a keen understanding of situations, people and places. August 7th natives display a charismatic confidence in their demeanor and are kind, considerate and generous in nature. They are emotionally sensitive and take to heart other people’s distress and agony. As such, it is best advised for these people to resort to their spiritual insight to help themselves and others. Often these people lose track and deter from their aims and goals. However, it is recommended that they should not stray away from their aspiration and not waste their precious talent either. Being honest and acting fair would bring August 7th people positive results in life.

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 1 
Charlize Theron
(The First South African to Win an Oscar in Acting)
Charlize Theron
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Benoni, South Africa

Charlize Theron is a former model and was an aspiring ballerina whose career came to a halt after a knee injury. However, an unexpected encounter brought her in the world of acting and she went on achieve tremendous success including winning an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She is currently one of the world's highest-paid actresses.

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Mike Trout
(American Professional Baseball Center Fielder)
Mike Trout
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Millville, New Jersey, United States

Mike Trout is an American baseball player. An eight-time MLB All-Star, Mike Trout is widely regarded as one of the best Major League Baseball (MLB) players of the current generation and one of the best young players in baseball history. He is also one of the most popular American sportsmen, with endorsement deals worth $2.5 million in his kitty

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Elizabeth Báthory
(Hungarian Noblewoman and Serial Killer)
Elizabeth Báthory
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Birth Year: 1560
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: August 21, 1614
Known as The Blood Countess and Countess Dracula, Elizabeth Báthory was a Hungarian noblewoman who was accused of killing at least 650 young women from 1590 to 1610. She was also accused of cannibalism and bathing in the blood of her victims. She evaded punishment and died in house arrest.
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Taissa Farmiga
(American Actress Known for Her Numerous Appearances in Horror Films)
Taissa Farmiga
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Readington Township, New Jersey, United States

Taissa Farmiga is an American actress whose performance in horror TV series like American Horror Story earned her a reputation as a scream queen of the current generation. She is also credited with bringing the famous character Raven to life with her impressive voice-acting skills.

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Sidney Crosby
(Ice Hockey Player)
Sidney Crosby
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada

Canadian professional ice hockey player Sidney Crosby is the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, he made his professional debut in 2005. Immediately rising to stardom, he has continued to impress the audience with his powerful gameplay.

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Michael Shannon
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States

American actor Michael Shannon was born into a family of academicians and then decided not to follow in the footsteps of his parents due to his passion for acting. Also a musician, Michael Shannon is credited with forming an indie rock band called Corporal.

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David Duchovny
(Best Known for Playing FBI Agent 'Fox Mulder' on the TV Series ‘The X-Files’)
David Duchovny
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

David Duchovny is best known for his Golden Globe-winning roles of FBI Agent Fox Mulder in the sci-fi series The X-Files and Hank Moody in Californication. He is an environment enthusiast and advocates for the use of electric cars. He has released music albums, written books, and recorded audiobooks.

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DeMar DeRozan
(American Basketball Player Who Plays as a Shooting Guard / Small Forward)
DeMar DeRozan
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States

DeMar DeRozan is an American basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA. A four-time NBA All-Star, DeRozan has also been an important member of the United States national team, helping the team win gold medals at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Mata Hari
(Dutch Exotic Dancer Who Was Convicted and Executed for Being a Spy)
Mata Hari
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Birth Year: 1876
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died: October 15, 1917
Mata Hari was a Dutch courtesan and exotic dancer, charged with spying for Germany during World War I. She was executed by a firing squad in France, and her head was preserved in a museum, but later went missing. The “femme fatale” has been immortalized in many films and books.
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Patrick Bouvier Kennedy
(Infant Child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Who Lived Just Over 39 Hours)
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 9, 1963

Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, born in August 1963, was the infant son of U.S. president John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, who died just a little over 39 hours after his birth. Patrick was born prematurely, with hyaline membrane disease (HMD), now known as infant respiratory distress syndrome (IRDS).

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Kyler Murray
(American football player)
Kyler Murray
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Bedford, Texas, United States
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Wayne Knight
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Wayne Knight is best known as Newman from the sitcom Seinfield and has also been noticed for his roles in the films Jurassic Park and Space Jam. He has voiced countless animated characters, most notably Al McWhiggin from Toy Story 2 and Emperor Zurg from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
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Francesca Eastwood
(Television Personality, Socialite and Actress)
Francesca Eastwood
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Redding, California, United States
Francesca Eastwood, daughter of legendary actor Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher, is best known for her appearance on the reality show Mrs. Eastwood & Company, which revolved around her family. She has also appeared in Jersey Boys, a film directed and produced by her father, among other screen projects.
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Jalen Hurts
(American football player)
Jalen Hurts
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Bruce Dickinson
(Lead Singer of the Heavy Metal Band 'Iron Maiden')
Bruce Dickinson
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England

Bruce Dickinson is an English singer-songwriter best known for his association with the heavy metal band, Iron Maiden. An important member and lead singer of the band since 1981, Dickinson is famous for his energetic stage presence and wide-ranging operatic vocal style. Also an aircraft enthusiast, Dickinson is credited with creating Cardiff Aviation, a pilot training and aircraft maintenance company.

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Diane Downs
(American Criminal Who Murdererd Her Daughter and Attempted to Murder Her Other Two Children)
Diane Downs
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Diane Downs killed her own daughter in 1983. She also tried killing her other children and then made up a story about how a man had tried carjacking her and had shot her children. She was sentenced to life plus 50 years but is eligible for parole at age 65. 
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Maggie Wheeler
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Janice’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Friends’)
Maggie Wheeler
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Maggie Wheeler is best known as Janice, Chandler’s girlfriend, from the iconic sitcom Friends. She was also popular as Linda in Everybody Loves Raymond and as Anita Warrell in Ellen. She also voiced Steelheart in the series Silverhawks and appeared in movies such as The Parent Trap.

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Jimmy Wales
(Internet Entrepreneur, Webmaster and Co-Founder of the Online Encyclopedia ‘Wikipedia’)
Jimmy Wales
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Internet entrepreneur Jimmy Wales is widely known as the co-founder of the not-for-profit online encyclopedia Wikipedia, though he has claimed to be its sole founder. Wikipedia had its roots in Nupedia, a free encyclopedia that was funded by Wales’s portal Bomis. Wales also co-founded Wikia, or Fandom, a web-hosting service.
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James Randi
(Canadian-American Stage Magician Who Extensively Challenged Paranormal and Pseudoscientific Claims)
James Randi
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: October 20, 2020

World renowned stage magician James Randi, better known by his stage name, The Amazing Randi, had been drawn to magic while recovering from a bicycle accident. He later dropped out of high school to become a road magician. He is also fond of debunking theories of paranormal activity.

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B. J. Thomas
(Singer)
B. J. Thomas
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Hugo, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 29, 2021
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Tobin Bell
(Actor)
Tobin Bell
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
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Brit Marling
(Actress)
Brit Marling
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Harold Perrineau
(Best Known for His Roles as ‘Michael Dawson’ in the TV Series ‘Lost’)
Harold Perrineau
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States

Harold Perrineau is an American actor known for playing important roles in popular films, such as The Matrix franchise and Romeo + Juliet. For his portrayal of Thomas Cole in the 1995 independent film Smoke, Harold Perrineau received the Independent Spirit Award nomination under the Best Supporting Male category.

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Billie Burke
(Actress)
Billie Burke
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Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: May 14, 1970
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Jordan Cameron
(American Former Football Tight End)
Jordan Cameron
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Jordan Cameron is a former American football player who represented The Cleveland Browns and The Miami Dolphins at the National Football League. Although he started playing basketball at Brigham Young University, Cameron decided to go back to his first love football after redshirting his freshman year. He then went on to sign a $15 million deal with the Miami Dolphins.

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M. S. Swaminathan
(Indian Agronomist Who is Known as the Main Architect of the Green Revolution in India)
M. S. Swaminathan
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Kumbakonam, India

Ramon Magsaysay Award-winning geneticist M. S. Swaminathan is best known for his contribution to the Indian Green Revolution. Featured on Time, he introduced high-yielding varieties of wheat and rice seedlings to Indian farmers. He is also known for his administrative work as part of the Indian civil services.

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Edgar the Peaceful
(King of England)
Edgar the Peaceful
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Birth Year: 0942
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: July 8, 0975

Edgar the Peaceful reigned as the King of the English for more than 17 years. His reign was noted for its stability as he consolidated his predecessors' work. His coronation at Bath in 973, which was the pinnacle of his reign, forms the basis for the present-day coronation ceremony.

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Lee Corso
(Sports coach)
Lee Corso
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Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Lake Mary, Florida, USA
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Garrison Keillor
(Author, Humorist, Voice Actor and Radio Personality)
Garrison Keillor
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Anoka, Minnesota
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Anikka Albrite
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
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Ramon Estevez
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Domino Harvey
(English Bounty Hunter)
Domino Harvey
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 27, 2005
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Eric Johnson
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
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Carl Switzer
(Actor, Singer)
Carl Switzer
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Paris, Illinois, United States
Died: January 21, 1959
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Melanie Sykes
(TV Presenter)
Melanie Sykes
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
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Brett Gray
(Actor, Singer)
Brett Gray
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Franco Columbu
(Bodybuilder, Powerlifter)
Franco Columbu
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Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Ollolai, Italy
Died: August 30, 2019
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Muḥammad Shah
(13th Mughal Emperor Who Reigned from 1719 to 1748)
Muḥammad Shah
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Birth Year: 1702
Birthplace: Ghaznī, Afghanistan
Died: April 6, 1748
Muhammad Shah reigned as the 13th Mughal Emperor from 27 September 1719 to 26 April 1748. A patron of music and other forms of art, Shah also encouraged cultural and scientific developments during his reign. Muhammad Shah's reign also marked the decline of the great Mughal Empire.
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Megan Gale
(Model who became the host of Project Runway Australia in 2011)
Megan Gale
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
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Don Larsen
(Baseball player)
Don Larsen
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Died: January 1, 2020
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Alan Page
(Jurist)
Alan Page
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
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Nicholas Ray
(Director)
Nicholas Ray
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Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Galesville, Wisconsin, USA
Died: June 16, 1979
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Constantius II
(Roman ruler)
Constantius II
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Birth Year: 0317
Birthplace: Sirmium
Died: November 3, 0361
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Carlos Vives
(Colombian Singer Who is Known for His Fusion of Pop Music and Traditional Colombian Musical Styles)
Carlos Vives
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Colombia

Carlos Vives is a Colombian actor, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his fusion of pop music and traditional Colombian musical styles, such as champeta, cumbia, vallenato, and porro. Carlos Vives has won important awards like the Grammys, Latin Grammy Awards, and Premios Nuestra Tierra. In 2020, he was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame.

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Hans Matheson
(Actor and Musician)
Hans Matheson
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Stornoway, Scotland

A shy kid, Hans Matheson hated school and, on the insistence of his mother, joined a drama school. The Scottish actor is best known for his roles in Doctor Zhivago, Sherlock Holmes, and Tess of the D'Urbervilles. He loves playing the guitar, harmonica, and violin, and often travels by train.

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Nathanael Greene
(Major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War)
Nathanael Greene
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Birth Year: 1742
Birthplace: Potowomut, Rhode Island, United States
Died: June 19, 1786
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Fedmyster
(Twitch Streamer and YouTuber Known for His Gaming and IRL Live Streams on Twitch)
Fedmyster
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Granada Hills, California, United States

Fedmyster is an American YouTube personality and Twitch streamer. One of the most controversial Twitch streamers, Fedmyster has been banned by Twitch on many occasions. He has also been accused of sexual misconduct by fellow Twitch streamers and social media influencers. These accusations were termed by the media as the #MeToo moment of the gaming world.

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Ralph Bunche
(Political Scientist)
Ralph Bunche
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Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 9, 1971
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Vanness Wu
(Actor)
Vanness Wu
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Edward Cedric Hardwicke
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: May 16, 2011

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 7

Personality
Individuals sharing August 7th as their birthdate come under the influence of both the Sun and the Neptune. While pride and confidence comes naturally to such people, they are endowed with an especially intuitive mind. To add to this, they have brilliant imagination power and an artistic talent. These people are quite generous and caring in their dealings and have an in-built helpful nature. However, these people are also known to be impatient and can get materialistic too. Nevertheless, they are quite the social beings with charismatic self. What is interesting to note is that individuals born on this date have a deep sense of self-worth but due to their sensitive nature, they get distressed or distracted easily.

Health
The health of those born on August 7th is usually robust with a strong physique. However, since these people are emotionally sensitive, they are prone to stress and tension. The stress also comes from the fact that these people take a lot of responsibilities. Rest is important for such people. August 7th borns should follow a regular healthy diet and indulge in exercises to remain healthy and proper.

Finance
Individuals with this birthday do not have problem earning money but it is the handling of money which is difficult for these people. Hiring a professional for handling finances is a good option for those born on this date. August 7th borns should seriously consider taking up their hobby as an extra income generating source.

Career
Zeroing upon a suitable career option is difficult for those born on August 7th as they need to be engaged in a vocation where they are constantly appreciated and applauded for their work. As such, finding the perfect job becomes a task indeed for such people. Also, they are mostly choosy about the kind of profession they want to select due to the need to feel valued and supportive. Ideally, career in writing, photography, acting, music, dancing and modelling are a great choice. Work involving irregular working hours is not favourable for those born on this date.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationship for an individual born on August 7th is sacred. These people are open about their feelings and passionate towards their partner. August 7th natives lay much importance and emphasis on physical and mental rapport while committing to a relationship. Healthy communication between the two people involved is also vital for such people. Once committed, they are true to their partner and utmost loyal. These individuals want space and personal independence when in a relationship however, if their partner demands the same, they get possessive and demanding. When it comes to parenting, August 7th born people are understanding and would encourage their children to indulge in their own uniqueness and special talents.

Lucky Colors: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 56
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 11, 12, 20