Famous People Born On August 8th

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Astrologically, individuals born on August 8 are under the influence of both the Sun and the Saturn. While the former influences the zodiac sign, the latter plays a dominant role in the particular birth date. People with this birthdate are stable and grounded and live in practicality. Responsibility and realism is of immense importance to those born on August 8. In their day to day dealings, these people are kind, composed, considerate, generous and dependable. Precision and perfection are sacred to these people. Since August 8th natives are mostly workaholic in nature, they mostly miss out on the joys of life. Adaptability and flexibility is advised for this date people to enjoy the niceties of life.

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Shawn Mendes
(Pop Singer & Songwriter Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Handwritten')
Shawn Mendes
88
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Pickering, Canada

Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes is known for catchy and soulful folk-pop songs. Stitches, Treat You Better, There's Nothing Holding Me Back, In My Blood, If I Can't Have You and Senorita are some of his popular and chartbuster songs. He was named by the Time Magazine in 2018 as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

 2 
Roger Federer
(Tennis player)
Roger Federer
32
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Widely regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time, Roger Federer has won the most number of men's Grand Slam singles titles. He is the only person to be honored with the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award on four occasions. Despite enduring several injuries, Federer continues to dominate the tennis court.

 3 
Dustin Hoffman
(Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Role as ‘Benjamin Braddock’ in the Iconic Film ‘The Graduate’)
Dustin Hoffman
15
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

One of the most respected and decorated actors of his generation, Dustin Hoffman is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award and AFI Life Achievement Award among many other prestigious awards. As a cancer survivor, Dustin Hoffman also serves as an inspiration to many people suffering from cancer.

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Meagan Good
(Actress)
Meagan Good
19
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Meagan Good is an American model and actress. After starting her career as a child artist, Meagan Good went on to establish herself as an actress in the entertainment industry. Over the years, she has contributed to the success of TV series, such as Deception and Minority Report. In 2014, she also contributed to the bestselling book Gentlewoman.

 5 
Ryan Garcia
(American Professional Boxer and 2021 WBC Interim Lightweight Champion)
Ryan Garcia
27
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Victorville, California, United States

Ryan Garcia began professional boxing at age 17 and had been trained by his father in their family garage since the age of 7. Named ESPN’s 2017 prospect of the year, he also has a huge fan following on social media. He held the WBC interim lightweight title in early 2021.

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Lauv
(Known for His Hit Single ‘I Like Me Better’ and Album ‘I Met You When I Was 18’)
Lauv
9
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Lauv is an independent singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his compilation album, I Met You When I Was 18 (The Playlist). Obsessed with music from a young age, he played in several bands as a teenager. He studied music technology at New York University's Steinhardt School before beginning his career.

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Anthony Rizzo
(Baseball player)
Anthony Rizzo
17
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Parkland, Florida, United States
 8 
Connie Stevens
(Actress and Singer)
Connie Stevens
7
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Connie Stevens is best known for her roles in films such as Rock-A-Bye Baby and The Party Crashers. She also gained fame with her performance as "Cricket" Blake in the series Hawaiian Eye and released Billboard-charting singles such as Sixteen Reasons. She was the secretary-treasurer of the Screen Actors Guild.
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Shayna Baszler
(Professional Wrestler and Former Mixed Martial Artist)
Shayna Baszler
16
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Former Two-Time ‘NXT Women's Champion’ with the Longest Combined Reign

Shayna Baszler is an American WWE wrestler and former WWE women's tag team champion. Before signing with WWE, Baszler was a mixed martial artist. She served as an important spokesperson in a movement, which was initiated to create an athletic commission for combat sports in South Dakota. A multi-talented personality, Shayna Baszler is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician.

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Keith Carradine
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Tom Frank’ in the Film ‘Nashville’)
Keith Carradine
5
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Keith Carradine, part of the famous Carradine family of Hollywood, is best known for his Emmy-nominated role in the series Chiefs and his Satellite Award-nominated role in Deadwood. He won both the Academy and the Golden Globe Award for “Best Original Song” for his Nashville song I'm Easy.
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Corpse Husband
(YouTube Star)
Corpse Husband
43
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
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Emiliano Zapata
(Revolutionary)
Emiliano Zapata
10
Birth Year: 1879
Birthplace: Anenecuilco, Mexico
Died: April 10, 1919
Emiliano Zapata was a key figure in the Mexican Revolution of 1910–1920 and led the agrarian movement known as Zapatismo. As the leader of the Liberation Army of the South, he contributed to the fall of Mexican dictator Porfirio Díaz and later fought against Venustiano Carranza.
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Kane Williamson
(Cricketer)
Kane Williamson
7
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Tauranga
New Zealand national cricket team captain Kane Williamson became the only New Zealander on ICC’s Test team of the decade and led his country to the finals of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. By 2020, he had been named the world’s top Test batsman, with a batting rating of 890. 
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Princess Beatrice of York
(Elder daughter of Prince Andrew)
Princess Beatrice of York
8
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: London, England
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The Edge
(Lead Guitarist and Keyboardist of the Rock Band 'U2')
The Edge
8
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Barking, London, England

David Howell Evans, better known as The Edge, is a musician and songwriter. He first gained fame as the keyboardist, lead guitarist, and backing vocalist of the rock band U2. He is known for his signature style of guitar playing. Besides music, he is an advocate for human rights and is involved in numerous philanthropic endeavors. 

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Rory Calhoun
6
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 28, 1999
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Chris Eubank
(British Former Professional Boxer Best Known for His World Title Contests against 'Michael Watson' and 'Nigel Benn')
Chris Eubank
5
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Dulwich, London, England

British boxer Chris Eubank has been ranked the third-best super-middleweight boxer of all time in Britain. Initially raised in Jamaica, he later returned to Britain but lived amid poverty and battled drug and alcohol addiction, till he stepped into boxing, inspired by his elder brothers.

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Esther Williams
(Former swimmer who became a movie icon in aqua musicals)
Esther Williams
2
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: June 6, 2013

Esther Williams was an American actress, competitive swimmer, and businesswoman. When she couldn't realize her dream of participating in the 1940 Summer Olympics due to the outbreak of the Second World War, Williams went on to establish herself as an actress. She gained national recognition after playing Annette Kellerman in Million Dollar Mermaid and helped popularize swimming in the USA. 

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Roger Penrose
(Mathematician)
Roger Penrose
2
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Colchester, England

Roger Penrose’s contribution to the research related to the black hole and general relativity earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2020. The Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at Oxford, Roger is also a fellow of Wadham College, St John's College of Cambridge, and University College London.

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Carmine Persico
(Mobster, Boss of the Colombo Crime Family)
Carmine Persico
8
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 7, 2019

Gangster and mafia boss Carmine Persico, also known as The Snake, Junior, and Immortal, led the New York-based Colombo crime family for a long time. He had been convicted for a number of crimes, including racketeering and loan-sharking and was serving a 139-year sentence when he died in 2019.

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Sable
(Model)
Sable
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Ray Dalio
(Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Hedge Fund ‘Bridgewater Associates’)
Ray Dalio
2
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Business magnate Ray Dalio founded the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, which became the world’s largest by 2013. He has also written the bestselling book Principles: Life & Work. Named to Time 100, he has joined the Giving Pledge and often donates to various philanthropic causes, including education and healthcare.
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Donald P. Bellisario
(Television producer and screenwriter who created and sometimes wrote episodes for the TV series)
Donald P. Bellisario
1
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Cokeburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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JC Chasez
(Singer-songwriter, producer best known as a former member of the boy band NSYNC)
JC Chasez
4
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Bowie, Maryland, United States
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Dino De Laurentiis
(Film producer)
Dino De Laurentiis
1
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Torre Annunziata, Italy
Died: November 10, 2010
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Fahadh Faasil
18
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Kochi, Kerala, India
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Sylvia Sidney
(Actress)
Sylvia Sidney
2
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1999
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Robin Quivers
(Officer, Journalist)
Robin Quivers
4
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Pikesville
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Saint Dominic
(Spanish Priest and Founder of the Dominican Order and Patron Saint of Astronomers)
Saint Dominic
6
Birth Year: 1170
Birthplace: Caleruega, Spain
Died: August 6, 1221

Saint Dominic was a Castilian Catholic priest who is credited with founding the Dominican Order. Dominic is said to have abstained from meat throughout his life. He is also remembered for putting himself to undue hardship like traveling barefoot and rejecting the luxury of a bed. He is regarded as the patron saint of astronomers.

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Faye Wong
(Singer-Songwriter Best Recognized as the 'Best Selling Canto-Pop Female' by Guinness World Records in 2000)
Faye Wong
1
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Faye Wong is a Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress. She is popularly known as  the "Diva of Asia." Her music features a combination of alternative music and mainstream Chinese pop. She is widely popular in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore. As an actress, she has starred in the films Chungking Express and 2046.

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Richard Anderson
0
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
Died: August 31, 2017
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Matthew Henson
(Explorer)
Matthew Henson
6
Birth Year: 1866
Birthplace: Nanjemoy, Maryland, United States
Died: March 9, 1955

Orphaned, Matthew Henson began his journey as a cabin boy at age 12 and was later hired by Robert E. Peary as an attendant for his expeditions. He, along with Peary and 4 Inuit, were the first men to set foot on North Pole. The African-American explorer later won a Congressional Medal.

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Deborah Norville
(Journalist)
Deborah Norville
3
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Dalton, Georgia, United States
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Paul Dirac
(One of the Most Significant Physicists of the 20th Century and Nobel Laureate)
Paul Dirac
4
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 20, 1984

English theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Paul Dirac OM FRS, counted among leading physicists of the 20th century, made fundamental contributions in the early development of quantum electrodynamics and quantum mechanics. He derived the Dirac equation while the modern theory of antimatter began with one of his papers. His book The Principles of Quantum Mechanics remains an influential monograph on the subject.

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Giuseppe Conte
(Politician)
Giuseppe Conte
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Volturara Appula, Apulia, Italy

Former Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte is a qualified lawyer and teaches law at various universities. He was one of the few Italian prime ministers to have held office without any previous political experience. He was also the first Western leader to impose a national lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Manjul Bhargava
(Mathematician)
Manjul Bhargava
7
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
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Nita Talbot
(Actress)
Nita Talbot
1
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Anna Akana
(American Youtuber and Actress)
Anna Akana
10
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Monterey County, California,United States
Anna Akana soared to fame with her self-titled YouTube channel. She has also co-hosted the podcast Explain Things to Me and delivered a Streamy Award-winning performance in the web series Youth & Consequences. She pursued comedy to get over the suicide of her younger sister and is a suicide-prevention advocate.
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Don Most
(Actor)
Don Most
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Louis van Gaal
(Retired Dutch Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder and Later Turned Into a Successful Coach)
Louis van Gaal
4
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Mel Tillis
(Country Singer)
Mel Tillis
2
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA
Died: November 19, 2017
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Lindsay Sloane
2
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
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Larry Wilcox
0
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
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Ni Ni
(Actress)
Ni Ni
1
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: China
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Tobias Santelmann
(Norwegian Actor Best Known for His Films: ‘Kon-Tiki’ and ‘Jeg er din’)
Tobias Santelmann
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Freiburg, Germany

Tobias Santelmann is a German-born Norwegian actor best known for starring in the historical drama film Kon-Tiki. Interested in acting from a young age, he graduated from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. Since then, he has been employed at The Norwegian Theatre in Oslo. He is also active in the TV and film industries.

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Lloyd Austin
(Military personnel)
Lloyd Austin
8
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Mobile
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Nigel Mansell
(British Formula One Racing Driver and Winner of 1992 World Championship )
Nigel Mansell
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire, England
 48 
Webb Simpson
(Golfer)
Webb Simpson
0
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina

A major figure in the early-twentieth century international golf, American golfer Walter Hagen is often hailed as the father of professional golf for his contributions towards raising the stature of the game. The first golfer to earn one million dollars, he registered 58 wins including eleven major championships and made golf popular in the USA with his flair and style.

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Mutulu Shakur
(Musical artist)
Mutulu Shakur
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Jarrett Stidham
(American Football player)
Jarrett Stidham
2
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Corbin, Kentucky, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 8

Personality
Individuals with August 8 birthdays are mostly blessed with great leadership qualities. They are responsible and focussed and have a great understanding. Though these people have great imaginative powers and a craving for diversity, they are realistic in their approach and guided by a strong sense of purpose and preference. August 8th natives like to lead and are happy when in charge. They are not afraid of obstacles and challenges and have the courage and guts to move past everything. They are mostly adaptable and are open to advice and suggestion but this coupled with the independent decision-making trait. Though these people are mostly expressive, they can get stubborn and opinionated at times.  

Health
Health of those born on August 8th is usually ripe. These people mostly indulge in a nutritious and well-balanced diet. As such, they hardly face any health issues or any hardship concerning their well-being. However, it is the regular dose of exercise that these people miss out on which can cause an adverse effect on their healthy being. People with this birthdate should include some form of exercise in their daily routine to stay in shape, fit and expel stress of any kind.

Finance
Not only are August 8th born natives great at making money, they are exceptionally efficient at handling finances as well. These people do not have any problem monetarily as they are skilled at saving some amount on a regular basis for a rainy day. These people are mostly lucky with financial investments and are not likely to get into debt of any kind.

Career
Highly ambitious, focussed and disciplined, August 8th people are do not have problem choosing a career as they know what best suits them or what their liking is. Since these individuals are intellectual, responsible and have great adaptability, they serve well at managerial positions. Boosting the morale of the employees and getting work done from them is a quality that comes naturally to August 8th people. They are usually determined and hardworking and take meticulous pain to move up the ladder seeking promotion and raise.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
As workaholic an August 8th native is, he/she is equally romantic. These people are the traditional players of love and romance and have immense faith in the institution of marriage. They are sincere and devoted and completely trustworthy. In return, August 8th people are in constant need of the affection and appreciation from their lover. They like it when their partner discloses his/her deepest feelings to them and is of an open mind and heart. Since being egoistical and demanding comes naturally to Leos’, these people want a partner who would bear their occasional bossiness. Someone who is an equal emotionally, physically and mentally serves right for August 8 individuals. As parents, they often show this attitude towards their children as well.

Lucky Colors: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Numbers: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 18, 28