Australians may come across to the world as fun loving people who like to lounge on the sunny beaches all day long, but don’t be misled by the externalities. They may love to enjoy themselves, but work always comes first; otherwise Australia would not count among the wealthiest nations in the world! The nation also boasts of a high living standard and is among the world leaders in health, education and economic freedom. None of these would have been possible had it not been for the dedication and resourcefulness of Australians who have worked hard to make their country such a wonderful place to live in.

Heath LedgerHeath Ledger
04 April 1979
Actor
Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth
11 August 1983
Actor

Margot RobbieMargot Robbie
02 July 1990
Actress

Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth
13 January 1990
Actor

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
20 June 1967
Actress

Ruby RoseRuby Rose
20 March 1986
Model
Luke Hemsworth Luke Hemsworth
05 November 1981
Actor

Steve IrwinSteve Irwin
22 February 1962
Television Personality

Hugh JackmanHugh Jackman
12 October 1968
Actor, Producer

Cody SimpsonCody Simpson
11 January 1997
Singer
Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948
Singer, Actress

Isla FisherIsla Fisher
03 February 1976
Actress
Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett
14 May 1969
Actress

Rebel WilsonRebel Wilson
02 March 1980
Actress

Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973
Actor, Writer, Model
Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea
07 June 1990
Rapper

Rose ByrneRose Byrne
24 July 1979
Actress
Katherine LangfordKatherine Langford
29 April 1996
Actress

Miranda KerrMiranda Kerr
20 April 1983
Model

Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue
28 May 1968
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Ben SimmonsBen Simmons
20 July 1996
Basketball Player

Julian AssangeJulian Assange
03 July 1971
Computer programmer
Yvonne StrahovskiYvonne Strahovski
30 July 1982
Actress

Keith UrbanKeith Urban
26 October 1967
Musician

Abbie CornishAbbie Cornish
07 August 1982
Actress, Rapper

Paul HoganPaul Hogan
08 October 1939
Comedian
Teresa PalmerTeresa Palmer
26 February 1986
Actress
Hugo WeavingHugo Weaving
04 April 1960
Actor

Nick CaveNick Cave
22 September 1957
Singer-songwriter

Errol FlynnErrol Flynn
20 June 1909
Actor

Jacob ElordiJacob Elordi
26 June 1997
Actor
Joel EdgertonJoel Edgerton
23 June 1974
Actor

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Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
22 January 1960
Musician

Guy PearceGuy Pearce
05 October 1967
Actor

Eliza TaylorEliza Taylor
24 October 1989
Actress

Jacinda BarrettJacinda Barrett
02 August 1972
Actress, Model
Ben MendelsohnBen Mendelsohn
03 April 1969
Actor

Brenton ThwaitesBrenton Thwaites
10 August 1989
Film Actor
Eric BanaEric Bana
09 August 1968
Actor, comedian

Emily BrowningEmily Browning
07 December 1988
Actress

Travis FimmelTravis Fimmel
15 July 1979
Actor
Bob MorleyBob Morley
20 December 1984
Actor

Troye SivanTroye Sivan
05 June 1995
Singer, Actor
Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
 

Terri IrwinTerri Irwin
20 July 1964
Naturalist

Poppy MontgomeryPoppy Montgomery
15 June 1972
Actress

Angus YoungAngus Young
31 March 1955
Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band,

Phoebe TonkinPhoebe Tonkin
12 July 1989
Actress
Scott MorrisonScott Morrison
13 May 1968
Prime Minister of Australia

Nick VujicicNick Vujicic
04 December 1982
Evangelist

Natalie ImbrugliaNatalie Imbruglia
04 February 1975
Singer-songwriter

P L TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899
Writer & Journalist
Nia JaxNia Jax
29 May 1984
Professional Wrestler

Deborra-Lee FurnessDeborra-Lee Furness
30 November 1955
Actress
Radha MitchellRadha Mitchell
12 November 1973
Actress, Producer

Elle MacphersonElle Macpherson
29 March 1964
Model, Entrepreneur

Dacre MontgomeryDacre Montgomery
22 November 1994
Actor
Ned KellyNed Kelly
31 May 1855
Bushranger

Rod LaverRod Laver
09 August 1938
Tennis player
Josephine LangfordJosephine Langford
18 August 1997
Actress

Claire HoltClaire Holt
11 June 1988
Actress

Alycia Debnam-CareyAlycia Debnam-Carey
20 July 1993
Actress
Bojana NovakovicBojana Novakovic
17 November 1981
Actress

GotyeGotye
21 May 1980
Singer
Cassandra HarrisCassandra Harris
15 December 1948
Actor

Delta GoodremDelta Goodrem
09 November 1984
Singer

Rolf HarrisRolf Harris
30 March 1930
Entertainer

Adelaide KaneAdelaide Kane
09 August 1990
Actress
Malcolm YoungMalcolm Young
06 January 1953
Musician
Rick SpringfieldRick Springfield
23 August 1949
Singer

Biggy NorrisBiggy Norris
24 September 2009
YouTuber

Ellyse PerryEllyse Perry
03 November 1990
Sportswoman

Jessica MauboyJessica Mauboy
04 August 1989
Singer, Actress
Essie DavisEssie Davis
07 January 1970
Actress

Maia MitchellMaia Mitchell
18 August 1993
Actress, Singer

Terence TaoTerence Tao
17 July 1975
Mathematician

Greta ScacchiGreta Scacchi
18 February 1960
Actress

Baz LuhrmannBaz Luhrmann
17 September 1962
Film Director
Melissa GeorgeMelissa George
06 August 1976
Actress

Tilda Cobham-HerveyTilda Cobham-Hervey
31 August 1994
Actress
Aaron FinchAaron Finch
17 November 1986
Cricketer

Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
05 October 1933
Actress

Shanina ShaikShanina Shaik
11 February 1991
Model, Actress
Richard RoxburghRichard Roxburgh
23 January 1962
Actor

Kalyn PongaKalyn Ponga
30 March 1998
Rugby Player
Ashleigh CummingsAshleigh Cummings
11 November 1992
Actress

Rachel WardRachel Ward
12 September 1957
Actress

Sarah SnookSarah Snook
28 July 1987
Actress

Jessica McNameeJessica McNamee
1986 AD
Actress
Rod TaylorRod Taylor
11 January 1930
Actor

Glenn MaxwellGlenn Maxwell
14 October 1988
Cricketer
Mary, Crown Princess of DenmarkMary, Crown Princess of Denmark
05 February 1972
Princess

Claudia BlackClaudia Black
11 October 1972
Actress
 Barry HumphriesBarry Humphries
17 February 1934
Comedian, Actor

Anusha DandekarAnusha Dandekar
09 January 1982
VJ, Actress, Model
Peter FinchPeter Finch
28 September 1916
Actor

A major player in the world economy, Australia’s contributions to the world in the fields of science and technology, literature, politics, and sports have been immense. The nation has given birth to several Nobel laureates like Howard Florey, Patrick White and Barry Marshall who have enriched the world in no small way. In fact, Australia has produced a remarkable number of Nobel laureates given her small population. When we talk of Australia, how can we forget cricket—and the Australians who have ruled the game? Read on to discover more about famous Australians.