Famous People Born On December 23rd

December 23rd individuals fall under the zodiac sign of Capricorn. While the zodiacal group is ruled by the planet Saturn, the actual day in which these individuals are born is ruled by Mercury. Thus, the two planets together determine the uniqueness and individuality of December 23rd folks. People born on this date are optimistic folks with a deep sense of purpose. Endowed with great communication skills, these people have the ability to be serious and resilient in the majority of circumstances. Their positivity and optimism helps them cope with life’s challenges and the constant ups and downs. Furthermore, December 23rd individuals are supportive and non-judgemental.  The only thing that does not work for December 23rd people is their proneness to be egoistical and presumptuous. If they can control the same and acquire a balance in work and relaxation, December 23rd individuals have the ability to succeed in all areas of life.

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 1 Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Best known as Mike Wheeler from Stranger Things, SAG Award-winner Finn Wolfhard has also appeared in It and its sequel. He was a vocalist and guitarist for the band Calpurnia and formed the indie-pop duo The Aubreys. Named to Forbes 30 under 30, he has also directed a short film.

 2 Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C. J. Walker
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birth Year: 1867
Birthplace: Delta, Louisiana, United States
Died: May 25, 1919
Madam C.J. Walker is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first female self-made American millionaire. She manufactured and promoted a cosmetic-and-hair-care line catering to black women, through the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company. She was also the richest African-American businesswoman when she died.

 3 Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Pearl Jam lead singer and guitarist Eddie Vedder went from being a hotel security guard to being ranked 7 on Rolling Stone’s list of the Best Lead Singers of All Time. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has been a vocal supporter of environmental initiatives and abortion rights.

 4 Akihito

Akihito
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Famous As: 125th Emperor of Japan
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Akihito served as the 125th emperor of Japan after succeeding his father to the Chrysanthemum Throne. As emperor, he played a crucial role in inspiring people in 2011 when Japan was struck by two major disasters: Fukushima I nuclear crisis and Great East Japan Earthquake. Akihito abdicated the throne in 2019, becoming the first emperor to do so since 1817.

 5 Chet Baker

Chet Baker
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Famous As: Jazz Trumpeter
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Yale, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 13, 1988

Chet Baker was an American vocalist and jazz trumpeter. He achieved recognition during the 1950s and his innovations within cool jazz, a style of modern jazz music, earned him the nickname prince of cool. However, his drug addiction overshadowed much of his professional achievements. His life and work inspired the 2015 drama film Born to Be Blue.

 6 Holly Madison

Holly Madison
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Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Astoria, Oregon, United States

Holly Madison is American model and television personality who made her presence felt on the small screen with roles in the TV shows,The Girls Next Door and Holly's World. A former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner, Holly Madison has the credit of leading the then-largest bikini parade with the Las Vegas mayor in 2009. Her memoir, Down the Rabbit Hole, briefly topped the bestseller list.

 7 Shannon Bream

Shannon Bream
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Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Sanford, Florida, USA

Lawyer-turned-TV journalist Shannon Bream had worked with WBTV and WRC-TV, before she began hosting Fox News @ Night. She has also won several beauty pageants earlier, such as the Miss Virginia 1990 and the Miss Florida USA 1995 titles. She has also interned under Florida congressman Bill McCollum.

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 8 Joseph Smith Jr.

Joseph Smith Jr.
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Famous As: Founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement
Birth Year: 1805
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: May 27, 1844

Religious leader Joseph Smith Jr. is known as the founder of the Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement. He also published the Book of Mormon. He established his communities in Ohio and Missouri and eventually founded the city Nauvoo in Illinois, which became the center of his spiritual activities.

 9 Christopher Velez

Christopher Velez
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Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States

 10 Alexander I of Russia

Alexander I of Russia
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Famous As: Emperor of Russia
Birth Year: 1777
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 1, 1825

Alexander I was the emperor of Russia and the eldest son of Paul I. While he was initially a friend of Napoleon Bonaparte, he later joined hands with his opponents to defeat him. He was also part of the Congress of Vienna and later contributed to the formation of the Holy Alliance.

 11 Susan Lucci

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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA

 12 Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 13 James Stacy

James Stacy
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 9, 2016

James Stacy was an American actor remembered for his portrayal of Johnny Madrid Lancer in the CBS Western series, Lancer. In 1973, he lost his left arm and leg when his motorcycle was hit by a drunk driver. He made a comeback in 1975, earning a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for playing a double-amputee veteran in the movie Just a Little Inconvenience.

 14 Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy
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Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

 15 T. J. Oshie

T. J. Oshie
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Mount Vernon

 16 Adrian Belew

Adrian Belew
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Covington

 17 Estella Warren

Estella Warren
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada

Pin-up girl Estella Warren had been a Canadian swimming champion before she was scouted by an agent and sent to New York. An international model who has topped Maxim’s Hot 100 Women of 2000 list, Warren has also appeared in films such as Planet of the Apes.

 18 Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt
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Famous As: Author
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States

 19 Paul Hornung

Paul Hornung
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Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

 20 Wesley Clark

Wesley Clark
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Famous As: General
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 21 Kirby Smart

Kirby Smart
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Famous As: American football coach
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama

 22 Queen Silvia of Sweden

Queen Silvia of Sweden
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Famous As: Queen
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

 23 Noël Wells

Noël Wells
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, USA

Noël Wells is an American actress, musician, comedian, director, and writer. From voicing Kelsey Pokoly in the Cartoon Network series Craig of the Creek to appearing on Saturday Night Live as a featured player, Noël Wells has been a prominent entertainer over the years. A multi-talented personality, Wells also displays her photographs in exhibitions.

 24 Richard Arkwright

Richard Arkwright
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Famous As: Inventor
Birth Year: 1732
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: August 3, 1792

Initially a wig-maker, Richard Arkwright later grew an interest in the spinning mechanism, building the Arkwright’s water frame, which used water power to produce cotton yarn. He soon became a name to reckon with in the textile industry, with many mills to his name. He was knighted for his feats.

 25 Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Schmidt
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Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 10, 2015

Helmut Schmidt, who had once been the chancellor of Germany, was also an avid art connoisseur and a talented pianist. The SPD member had also been associated with the DIE ZEIT magazine and is remembered for his efficient management of the Hamburg storm flood as the police senator of Hamburg.

 26 Jorma Kaukonen

Jorma Kaukonen
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Famous As: Blue, folk, and rock guitarist
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 27 Quincy Jones III

Quincy Jones III
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Famous As: Music producer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England

 28 Matt Baker

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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Easington

 29 Surinder Kapoor

Surinder Kapoor
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Famous As: Film producer
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Peshawar
Died: September 24, 2011

 30 Hanley Ramírez

Hanley Ramírez
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Samaná (town) Samaná, Dominican Republic

 31 Jess Harnell

Jess Harnell
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Famous As: Voice actor
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, USA

 32 Charan Singh

Charan Singh
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Famous As: Prime Minister of India
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Noorpur, Uttar Pradesh India
Died: May 29, 1987

Charan Singh was an Indian politician who served as the prime minister of India for a short period of 24 weeks between July 1979  and January 1980. Referred to as the champion of India's peasants, Charan Singh is best remembered for working towards the welfare of farmers. Lucknow's international airport, which was earlier named The Amausi Airport, is now named after him.

 33 Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh

Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: London, England

 34 Frederic Forrest

Frederic Forrest
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Waxahachie, Texas, USA

 35 Mbwana Samatta

Mbwana Samatta
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Famous As: Association football player
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

 36 Harry Guardino

Harry Guardino
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 17, 1995

 37 Joanne Calderwood

Joanne Calderwood
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish MMA fighter and Muay Thai champion Joanne Calderwood now competes for the UFC Women's Flyweight division. She was placed sixth on the UFC women's flyweight rankings in January 2021 and second on the World Professional Muaythai Federation rankings. She has also fought in India's Super Fight League.

 38 Corey Haim

Corey Haim
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: March 10, 2010

Corey Haim was one half of the popular duo The Two Coreys. He became an icon during the 1980s, thanks to his success as an actor. Despite achieving success early in his life, he was troubled by financial issues and drug addiction problems throughout his career. He eventually died of pneumonia at the age of 38.

 39 Zindzi Mandela

Zindzi Mandela
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: July 13, 2020

Zindzi Mandela was a South African poet and diplomat best known as the daughter of the famous anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela. From 1996 to 1998, she also served as a temporary First Lady of South Africa. Over the years, she has been portrayed in films and TV films, such as Mrs Mandela (2009), Invictus (2009), and Mandela (1987).

 40 Carol Smillie

Carol Smillie
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Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Glasgow

 41 Ronnie Schell

Ronnie Schell
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Richmond, California, USA

 42 Sekou Doumbouya

Sekou Doumbouya
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Conakry, Guinea

 43 Terry Peder Rasmussen

Terry Peder Rasmussen
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Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: December 28, 2010

 44 Danny MacAskill

Danny MacAskill
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Famous As: Sport cyclist
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Dunvegan

Danny MacAskill is a Scottish professional mountain bike trial cyclist who works for Santa Cruz Bicycles. MacAskill, who achieved popularity after showcasing his skills on YouTube, went on to feature in several commercials and promotional videos for brands like Leica Camera. Danny MacAskill is also credited for performing the stunts in the 2012 American action thriller film Premium Rush.

 45 Trisha Goddard

Trisha Goddard
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: London

 46 Greg Biffle

Greg Biffle
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Famous As: Racecar driver
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Vancouver

Currently a semi-retired professional stock car racing driver, Greg Biffle gained his first recognition as a racer during the 1995–1996 Winter Heat Series. Shortly, he began his NASCAR career with Roush Fenway Racing, winning 19 races in the NASCAR Cup Series, 20 races in Xfinity Series and 17 in Camping World Truck Series, concurrently competing in numerous other series.

 47 Shelley Malil

Shelley Malil
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Kerala, India

 48 Víctor Martínez

Víctor Martínez
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela

 49 Adly Mansour

Adly Mansour
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Famous As: Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Cairo

A qualified lawyer and judge, Adly Mansour has served the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt as its president and has also worked with the Saudi Ministry of Commerce. Following Mohamed Morsi’s ouster in a coup d'état, Mansour served as the country’s interim president. He has been honored with the Order of the Nile.

 50 Jack Ham

Jack Ham
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 23

Personality
Individuals born on December 23rd are highly energetic folks with great deal of enthusiasm and eagerness. These people have a good attitude in life and an ability to motivate others which is why they make excellent mentors. Witty and intelligent, December 23rd folks have great organizational abilities. What makes them different from their counterpart Capricorns is the fact that they are exceptionally verbal. The amazing capability of December 23rd individuals to absorb information makes them well suited for intellectual and studious spheres of industry. Though these people are endowed with amazing concentration, they interest in far too many spheres may result in their losing their focus. People born on this date should work to strike a balance between their welfare and the welfare of others.

Health
The health of individuals born on December 23rd is mostly decent. These people mostly believe in moderation and take care not to overdo anything. Also, December 23rd folks apply their common sense in matters of health and fitness. Like others, these people too have certain bad habits pertaining to health but they indulge in the same only occasionally. For most of the time, December 23rd individuals reap the rewards of good health and fitness by staying in control and eating and drinking in moderation. By far, people with this birthdate have no health issues except a few minor skin problems, which can be corrected by including sufficient amount of water in the daily routine.

Finance
The financial condition of individuals sharing their birthdate on December 23 is stable. These people are responsible with finances and great at managing money. They fully understand the value of money and make effort to save for future rather than take credit. Even when December 23rd individuals indulge in lavish spending, it is mostly on antiques and other objects that customarily serve as an asset and experience an increase in value after purchase, thus contributing to the overall wealth one way or the other.  

Career
Capricorns born on December 23rd are career conscious folks. These people are extremely serious about their ambitions and take their career graph quite seriously. They are generally known to be hard workers. Professional shortcuts are of no interest to these people. They believe in learning the rules of the work and obeying the same. Blessed with an inventive mind and entrepreneurial intellect, December 23rd individuals are likely to do well in any career. However, the best suited options are those that utilize their communication skills and managerial capabilities.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships are for life for individuals born on December 23rd. These people have a pleasing personality and affable nature which makes maintaining relationships an easy affair. Since these people value the bond they share with their parents, relatives, siblings, friends and neighbours, they take effort to maintain the same. In matters of love, these people bond for life with their special someone. They are not flirtatious and do not believe in frivolous love setting. Instead, love for them is a permanent and permanent fixture. December 23rd individuals work hard to keep the relationship going and avoid separation or divorce until it is but the only alternative left. As far as parenting is concerned, December 23rd individuals make excellent parents. They are balanced in their approach and thus can be fun and strict disciplinarian both at the same time. They work hard to provide stability for their children.

Lucky Color: Green
Lucky Number: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50, 59
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 14, 23