Famous People Born On December 28th

December 28 individuals fall under the zodiac sign Capricorn. Planet Saturn rules this zodiacal group, while Sun is the ruler or governor of the actual date in which these people are born. Thus, the two celestial bodies together cast their influence determining the uniqueness and the individuality of those born on this date. People sharing their birthdate on December 28 are endowed with good judgement. These people are highly responsible, organized and competent. They have a cheerful and jovial temperament and an inherent calmness which enables them to be versatile, reliable and flexible. However, behind these personality strengths are a couple of weaknesses. December 28 individuals are prone to oversensitivity, which causes stress, insecurity and negativity. It is advised that these people let out their emotions quite frequently instead of keeping things bottled up inside. This would make them less sensitive and in turn cause less stress. 

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 1 Stan Lee

Stan Lee
Famous As: Comic book writer
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 12, 2018

Stan Lee was one of the most popular comic book writers, thanks to his appearances in several Marvel movies. He is well-known as the co-creator of many famous superheroes, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Hulk. He pioneered a naturalistic method to writing superhero comics and challenged the Comics Code Authority, which ultimately led to changes in its policies.

 2 Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States

Actor, director, and producer, Denzel Washington, is famous for portraying strong real-life characters like anti-apartheid activist, Steve Biko, and human rights activist, Malcolm X, in films. Well-built and ruggedly handsome, he became the first black star to be named the Sexiest Man Alive in 1996. 

 3 John Legend

John Legend
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States

John Legend is a singer, songwriter, actor, film producer and theatre director and his song All of Me from his fourth studio album was a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit. He has released a host of successful albums. He has also won many awards, including an Oscar and a handful of Grammys. He is also an actor and a TV personality.

 4 Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith
Famous As: One of Britain's Most Recognizable & Prolific Actresses
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Ilford, Essex, England

Veteran English actress, Maggie Smith, has an extensive career spanning almost seven decades. One of Britain's most recognizable actresses, she has appeared in more than 60 films and over 70 plays. Making her debut as a stage actress in the 1950s, she quickly moved on to TV and cinema. She has been honored with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Legacy Award.

 5 Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson
Famous As: 28th President of the United States
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 3, 1924

From presidential cabin of Princeton University to presidential office of the White House, Woodrow Wilson ushered a series of progressive reforms that changed the American politics forever. The 28th President of USA, Woodrow Wilson introduced several ground-breaking policies including the Federal Reserve Act. He played a key role in founding the first intergovernmental organisation—the League of Nations—for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

 6 Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

American actor Joe Manganiello’s breakthrough moment came in 2009 when he bagged the role of a werewolf in the third season of the television series True Blood. He was part of the show for the next five years. He has also acted in several films and his notable films include Spiderman, Spiderman 3, Magic Mike, Sabotage, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, Archenemy and The Sleepover.

 7 Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata
Famous As: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Surat

Ratan Tata is a well-known Indian industrialist and the former charman of Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Sons. His reign as chairman was marked by acquisitions of iconic global brands, such as Tetley, Jaguar Land Rover and Corus by the Tata Group. Ratan Tata was instrumental in turning Tata Group from a largely India-centrist group into a global business.

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 8 Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

 9 Sienna Rose Miller

Sienna Rose Miller
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Sienna Rose Miller is a British-American actress. From being a photography model, who posed topless for Pirelli calendar, to becoming a prominent actress in the American film and TV industry, Miller's journey has been quite inspirational so far. Also known for her charity work, Miller touched the lives of many when she traveled to Haiti after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

 10 Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6, 2002

Dhirubhai Ambani was an Indian business tycoon. He is credited with founding Reliance Industries, which is currently the largest company in the country in terms of revenue. Dhirubhai Ambani's life and career inspired the 2007 drama film Guru, in which his character was portrayed by Abhishek Bachchan.

 11 Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds
Famous As: Software Engineer, Main developer of the Linux kernel
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds developed the open-source software Linux kernel, the Git system, and the scuba dive planning software Subsurface. Named to Time 100 and inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame, he has also written an autobiography. He is married to Finnish karate champion Tove Torvalds.

 12 Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers
Famous As: Host of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and Former Cast Member of 'Saturday Night Live;
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Seth Adam Meyers is best known as the host of Late Night with Seth Meyers. He was a writer and cast member of Saturday Night Live and won several awards for his work, including a Peabody Award and an Emmy. He also hosted SNL’s Weekend Update segment.

 13 Vanessa Ferlito

Vanessa Ferlito
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Vanessa Ferlito is an American actress who started her career as a model. Aspiring to be an actress from an early age, Ferlito took up several recurring roles and guest spots before receiving an NAACP award nomination for her performance in the film, Undefeated. She then went on to appear in popular films like Spider-Man 2 and Julie & Julia.

 14 Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Hudiksvall, Sweden

Noomi Rapace is one of the Swedish actresses to have achieved international recognition, thanks to her performance in the film adaptations of the novel series Millennium. Her popularity increased when she played Simza Heron, her first English-speaking role, in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. In 2014, she became the subject of a film titled A Portrait of Noomi Rapace.

 15 Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Robbins, Illinois, United States

 16 John von Neumann

John von Neumann
Famous As: Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Physicist
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 8, 1957
Hungarian-American scientist John von Neumann contributed to the development of game theory and the concept of self-replication. His work covered vast areas including math, economics, physics, and computer science. His research on nuclear physics led him to be part of the advisory committee of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

 17 Lili Elbe

Lili Elbe
Famous As: Painter
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Died: September 13, 1931
Danish painter Lili Elbe, a transgender woman, became one of the first to undergo a sex reassignment surgery. She passed away after a failed uterus transplant surgery. Her autobiography, Man into Woman: An Authentic Record of a Change of Sex, was released posthumously. She inspired the novel The Danish Girl.

 18 Adam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri
Famous As: American Football Players
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Yankton, South Dakota, USA

 19 Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley
Famous As: Minister of Finance (2014-2019)
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: August 24, 2019

BJP member Arun Jaitley had led ministries such as finance, defense, and law and justice. The Indian politician was a skilled lawyer and had been part of cases such as the 2002 Pepsi vs. Coca-Cola case in the Supreme Court. He was awarded a Padma Vibhushan posthumously.

 20 Martin Milner

Martin Milner
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 6, 2015
Martin Milner is best remembered for his roles as Tod Stiles in Route 66 and Officer Pete Malloy in Adam-12. Fans also loved him as Karl Robinson in The Swiss Family Robinson. He was a polio survivor and has begun acting at local children’s theater at the age of 9.

 21 André Holland

André Holland
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Bessemer, Alabama, United States

 22 Jessie Buckley

Jessie Buckley
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Killarney, Ireland

One of the most popular actresses from Ireland, Jessie Buckley was ranked 38th on Ireland's greatest film actors list published by The Irish Times in 2020. Also known for her singing abilities, Jessie Buckley is a member of the Tipperary Millennium Orchestra. She can also play the piano, clarinet, and harp.

 23 Gayle King

Gayle King
Famous As: Television Presenter
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States

Gayle King is an American author and TV personality. Since 2012, King has been co-hosting CBS News' popular program, CBS This Morning. She has also been serving as CBS News' broadcast journalist. Also an editor-at-large for the famous O, The Oprah Magazine, King was included in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People in 2019.

 24 Miles Brown

Miles Brown
Famous As: Actor, Dancer
Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, United States

 25 Joe Diffie

Joe Diffie
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: March 29, 2020

 26 Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo
Famous As: Chinese Human Rights Activist
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Changchun, China
Died: July 13, 2017

Liu Xiaobo was a Chinese activist, literary critic, and philosopher. He is best remembered for organizing campaigns that aimed at ending the one-party rule in China. He was honored with the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for human rights in China. Liu is the first Chinese citizen to be honored with a Nobel Prize while residing in China.

 27 Chad McQueen

Chad McQueen
Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The son of legendary actor Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen followed in the footsteps of his father to become an actor. Also a well-known martial artist, McQueen contributed to the success of the 1984 film The Karate Kid and its sequel. Also a race car driver, Chad McQueen started a company called McQueen Racing, LLC in January 2010.

 28 Beau Garrett

Beau Garrett
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 29 Birendra of Nepal

Birendra of Nepal
Famous As: 11th King of Nepal (1972-2001)
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: June 1, 2001
Nepalese king Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, true to his royal lineage, had received an elite education at institutes such as Eton and Harvard. His murder, by his own son, Dipendra, during a dinner party massacre in 2001, that killed almost the entire Nepalese royal family, shocked the world.

 30 Elaine Hendrix

Elaine Hendrix
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

 31 Taryn Terrell

Taryn Terrell
Famous As: Actor, Model, Professional wrestler, Television actor
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: New Orleans

 32 Edgar Winter

Edgar Winter
Famous As: Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Keyboardist, Record producer, Pianist
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Beaumont

 33 David Archuleta

David Archuleta
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 34 Cedric Benson

Cedric Benson
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States
Died: August 17, 2019

 35 Philip Anschutz

Philip Anschutz
Famous As: Businessman, Investor
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Russell, Kansas, United States

 36 James Blake

James Blake
Famous As: Tennis player
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States

 37 Mackenzie Rosman

Mackenzie Rosman
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

 38 Adam Peaty

Adam Peaty
Famous As: Swimmer
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Uttoxeter Uttoxeter, England

 39 Arthur Eddington

Arthur Eddington
Famous As: Astronomer
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Kendal
Died: November 22, 1944

Arthur Eddington was an English physicist, astronomer, and mathematician. He wrote numerous articles that explained Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity to the English-speaking world. He began his career in academics and eventually shifted to astronomy, becoming the chief assistant to the Astronomer Royal at the Royal Greenwich Observatory. He was a recipient of the Henry Draper Medal. 

 40 Anatoly Slivko

Anatoly Slivko
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Izberbash
Died: September 16, 1989

Anatoly Slivko made headlines when he was convicted of killing seven teenage boys in Russia. The serial killer admitted that he had killed the boys to recreate an incident where he had seen a young boy dying in a road accident and had been sexually aroused by the sight.

 41 Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza
Famous As: President of Mexico (1917-20)
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: May 21, 1920

Venustiano Carranza was one of the most important leaders of the Mexican Revolution, which transformed the Mexican government and culture. A powerful and influential person, Carranza served as the head of state for two years before serving as the 44th president of Mexico from 1916 to 1920.

 42 Martha Wash

Martha Wash
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: San Francisco, USA

 43 Hassan Yazdani

Hassan Yazdani
Famous As: Wrestler
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Lapu Sahra, Iran

Hassan Yazdani is an Iranian wrestler best known for winning gold medals at important competitions like Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, Asian Championships, and Asian Games. In 2016, he became an Olympic champion for the first time when he defeated Aniuar Borisovich Geduev to win the gold medal in the 74kg category.

 44 Frank Kelly

Frank Kelly
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 28, 2016

 45 Marcos Alonso Mendoza

Marcos Alonso Mendoza
Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Madrid

Marcos Alonso Mendoza is a Spanish football player who plays for the Chelsea Football Club of Premier League. Alonso was part of the Chelsea Football Club when they won the 25th season of the Premier League and the 48th season of UEFA Europa League. Over the years, Alonso has also been an important member of the Spain national team.

 46 Earl Hines

Earl Hines
Famous As: Jazz musician
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Duquesne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 22, 1983

 47 Shawn Harrison

Shawn Harrison
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 48 Salvador Sobral

Salvador Sobral
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 49 F. W. Murnau

F. W. Murnau
Famous As: Film director
Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany
Died: March 11, 1931

F. W. Murnau was a German film director best remembered for directing the 1922 silent horror film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, which is widely regarded as a masterpiece of German Expressionist cinema. He also made Hollywood films like Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, which is often counted among the best movies ever made by critics and film directors.

 50 Jacques Mesrine

Jacques Mesrine
Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Clichy, France
Died: November 2, 1979

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 28

Endowed with an intellectual mind, intuitive nature and cheerful disposition, December 28 born Capricorns are unique and distinct. They are optimistic in their behavior and have a positive yet cautious approach to life. December 28 individuals possess high standard of themselves and the world around. Though they may seem to be cool, calm and collected, inside they may be impatient and insecure. These people take pride and enjoyment in everyday task and do not find the same mundane or boring. In fact, these individuals feel that it is through these tasks that ones’ character is formed and tested. Interestingly, individuals with this birthdate have the ability to make anyone feel at home and at ease. They have great social skills and generally a happy outlook towards life.

In the matters of health, December 28 individuals are truly blessed. These people hardly face any health issues. They not only make sure to incorporate nutritional food in their daily routine, but include a fair share of exercise as well. Small inconsiderate things like taking stairs instead of lift, walking an extra mile to get the daily grocery, and using less machinery stuff all combine to keep these people active and going. Another element of benefit for December 28 individuals is that they follow a varied and interesting diet and do not mind trying new nutritional food choices. By far, most December 28 individuals are talented cooks who are well versed with the recipes of exotic foreign food.

The financial condition of individuals born on December 28 is mostly sound. These people are great at managing their money and very well understand the intricacies and fine details of financing. Since these people have a shrewd sense of judgement, sensible attitude and honest manipulation, they are mostly destined to be financially well off. December 28 individuals take keen interest in saving and find keeping aside money for future expenses quite easy.

Unlike other Capricorns, rate of pay or a high payscale is not a determining factor when it comes to choosing a profession for individuals born on December 28. These people consider work as extremely important and take their responsibility quite seriously. More than often, the career choice of December 28 individuals is influenced by family members or friends. Ideally, these people suit well to vocations that put them in limelight. They do well in position of power or where there is an inadvertent need to be constantly in touch with people and socialize.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships form a prime importance in the life of December 28 individuals. These people best understand their own self through the relationships they have. They greatly value their bond with their family members and friends and look forward to strengthening the same. On the romantic front, these people are warm and enthusiastic but have difficulty expressing their feelings until they know their partner very well. An ideal soul mate for December 28 individuals is one who understands the insecurities and is supportive of the ambitious streak. Since these people require emotional support in life, they more than often marry early. It is only after marriage that their romantic and passionate side emerges. As far as parenting is concerned, December 28 men and women are model parents. They strive to provide for the material and spiritual needs of their youngsters. In addition to teaching their children moral values, they make them be independent and confident in life.

Lucky Color: Copper, Gold
Lucky Number: 1, 10, 19, 28, 37, 46, 55
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Thursday, Monday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1, 10, 19