Famous People Born On December 8th

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The typified personality of individuals born on December 8 is dependent on the planetary position of Jupiter of Saturn. While the former influences the characteristic traits of all Sagittarians, the latter rules the actual date in which these individuals are born. Together, the two astrologically determine the uniqueness and individuality of those with a December 8 birthdate. People born on this date have pleasing manners and nature. Endowed with a cheerful disposition and warm and generous nature, these people are extremely creative and determines. They have a domineering side which mostly acts beneficially to these people. The only thing that December 8 individuals need to work on is their proneness to laziness and lethargy. Lack of confidence and excessively cautious nature are other attributes that December 8 individuals need to check on to lead an unhindered life. 

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 1 
Nicki Minaj
(Trinidadian-born Hip-Hop Artist)
Nicki Minaj
113
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Amongst the most influential female rap artists of all time and one of the bestselling artists, Nicki Minaj came to limelight after her collaborations with Dirty Money Record and Young Money Entertainment. With subsequent release of her four albums, Minaj firmly established herself as a chart-topping artist. The Queen of Rap has also dabbled in acting and ventured into business.

 2 
Ian Somerhalder
35
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Covington, Louisiana, United States

Ian Somerhalder is a successful actor, model, and director. He is also known for his activism; he is an ardent supporter of St. Tammany Humane Society, which aims at providing shelter to animals. In 2010, he founded the Ian Somerhalder Foundation, which aims at educating people about the importance of safeguarding animals and the environment.

 3 
Jim Morrison
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Doors')
Jim Morrison
55
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Died: July 3, 1971

Considered the prototypical rock star, Jim Morrison remains one of the most influential singer-songwriters, almost five decades after his death. Jim influenced the counterculture of the 1960s as he embodied the hippie counterculture rebellion. Due to his erratic performances and wild personality, he is regarded as one of the most iconic frontmen in rock history.

 4 
Mary, Queen of Scots
(Queen of Scotland (1542 - 1567))
Mary, Queen of Scots
58
Birth Year: 1542
Birthplace: Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Scotland
Died: February 8, 1587

Mary, Queen of Scots was the ruler of Scotland till 24 July 1567. After an uprising against her, Mary sought protection from her first cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England. However, the Queen perceived her as a threat and kept Mary in confinement for eighteen and a half years. Ultimately Mary was beheaded for plotting to assassinate the Queen.

 5 
Raheem Sterling
(Footballer)
Raheem Sterling
32
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Professional footballer Raheem Sterling currently plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City. He also plays for the England national team. Born in Jamaica, he moved to England as a child and started playing professional football when he was a teenager. He was named the FWA Footballer of the Year in the 2018-19 season.

 6 
Kim Basinger
(Actress and Model Known for Her Films: ‘Never Say Never Again’, ‘The Natural’ and 'L.A. Confidential’)
Kim Basinger
29
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States

A shy schoolgirl, Kim Basinger grew up to become a successful model, actress and singer. After appearing in numerous advertisements, Kim began acting on television. Her breakthrough role came with movie Never Say Never Again where she played the Bond girl. Later, she won accolades for her performance in movies like The Natural, Batman, L.A. Confidential and Fifty Shades Darker.

 7 
AnnaSophia Robb
(Best Known for Playing the Lead Role in the TV Series 'The Carrie Diaries')
AnnaSophia Robb
23
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

AnnaSophia Robb is an American model, actress, and singer. Robb started her acting career as a child artist before establishing herself as a successful actress. A multi-talented personality, AnnaSophia Robb quit gymnastics and dancing at a young age to focus on her career as an actress. She serves as an inspiration to young and aspiring actresses.

 8 
Dwight Howard
(Basketball Player)
Dwight Howard
9
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

American professional basketball player, Dwight Howard, is known for his athleticism and his powerful physique. He is in the Los Angeles Lakers team of the National Basketball Association. He has also played for NBA’s Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards. He was part of the US men’s national basketball team which won the 2008 Olympics gold medal.

 9 
Corey Taylor
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of the Bands ‘Slipknot’ and ‘Stone Sour’)
Corey Taylor
15
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Corey Taylor is a heavy metal singer and the lead vocalist of Stone Sour and Slipknot. He has also been associated with bands such as Apocalyptica, Anthrax, and Soulfly. He has struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction in the past and has released a tell-all autobiography named Seven Deadly Sins.
 10 
Sammy Davis Jr.
21
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 16, 1990

Nicknamed “Mister Show Business,” posthumous Grammy-winner Samuel Davis Jr. was a multifaceted performer who excelled in dancing, singing, and acting. From delivering vaudeville performances as a child, Samuel graduated to creating Billboard charters and performing with Frank Sinatra as part of the Rat Pack. Sadly, he died in debt.

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Tanner Buchanan
(Actor & model)
Tanner Buchanan
57
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

A young rising actor, Tanner Buchanan is known for his work in television series Cobra KaiDesignated Survivor, The Fosters and Game Shakers. His talent was recognised by his parents early and after professional training, he made his debut with television series Modern Family in 2010. Since then, he has regularly appeared in more television series, films and short films.

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David Carradine
(American Actor Best Known for Playing Martial Arts Roles)
David Carradine
9
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 3, 2009

The quintessential American on-screen martial artist, David Carradine specialized in playing martial arts roles in an illustrious acting career that spanned more than 60 years. Regarded as the bad boy of Hollywood, Carradine was arrested several times throughout his life for offenses involving substance abuse. He died in Bangkok, Thailand due to accidental autoerotic asphyxiation at the age of 72.

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Teri Hatcher
(Actress)
Teri Hatcher
13
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Teri Hatcher is best known for her Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning performance as Susan Mayer in Desperate Housewives. She also voiced Dottie in the Planes movies and was seen as Lois Lane in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and as Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies.
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Amir Khan
(British Former Professional Boxer and the Youngest Boxing Olympic Medalist in 2004)
Amir Khan
6
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Bolton, England
British boxer Amir Khan is best known for his WBA, WBA (Super) and IBF Light Welterweight wins. His silver at the 2004 Olympics made him the youngest British Olympic medalist. An avid philanthropist, he owns a non-profit. He also co-owns the Super Fight League (MMA) and Super Boxing League.
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Gregg Allman
(Member of the Rock Band 'The Allman Brothers Band')
Gregg Allman
14
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 27, 2017

Gregg Allman was an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is credited with co-founding the rock band The Allman Brothers Band along with his brother Duane Allman. Dubbed the Southern rock pioneer, Allman was recognized for his distinctive, soulful voice; Rolling Stone magazine named him in its 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list.

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Dharmendra
(Actor)
Dharmendra
21
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab

Dharmendra is considered to be one of the most successful, popular and handsome actors in the history of Indian film industry. Though he is known for his action roles, he has done a wide range of Hindi films. Sholay, Bandini, Anupma, Phool Aur Paththar, Seeta Aur Geeta, Chupke Chupke, Satyakam and Azaad are some of his notable films.

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Dominic Monaghan
13
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
 18 
Sam Hunt
(Singer-songwriter)
Sam Hunt
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Cedartown, Georgia, United States
 19 
Philip Rivers
(American football player)
Philip Rivers
11
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Decatur, Alabama, United States
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Wendell Pierce
3
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 21 
James MacArthur
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Danny Williams’ in the TV Series ‘Hawaii Five-O’)
James MacArthur
4
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 28, 2010
James MacArthur is best remembered as Danno from Hawaii Five-O. He had also been part of popular Disney movies such as Swiss Family Robinson and Kidnapped. He earned a Theatre World Award for his Broadway appearance in Invitation to a March and a BAFTA nomination for The Young Stranger.
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Samuel Burl  Kinison
14
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States
Died: April 10, 1992
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Flip Wilson
(Comedian, Actor)
Flip Wilson
5
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 25, 1998
 24 
Badr Hari
(Moroccan-Dutch Heavyweight Kickboxer)
Badr Hari
9
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Moroccan-Dutch kickboxer Badr Hari, also known as Bad Boy and The Golden Boy, has won the K-1 Heavyweight and Showtime Heavyweight championships. He represented the Netherlands until his loss to Stefan Leko, after which he began playing for Morocco, due to aggressive criticism from his Dutch fans.

 25 
Josh Donaldson
(Baseball player)
Josh Donaldson
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
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Eli Whitney
(American inventor)
Eli Whitney
3
Birth Year: 1765
Birthplace: Westborough
Died: January 8, 1825
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Matthew Labyorteaux
(Actor and Voice Artist Best Known for His TV Series ‘Little House on the Prairie’)
Matthew Labyorteaux
5
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Matthew Labyorteaux is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Albert Ingalls in the popular Western historical drama TV series Little House on the Prairie, for which he received a couple of Young Artist Awards in the 1980s. Also a voice actor, Matthew Labyorteaux has voiced characters in popular video games, such as Star Wars: The Old Republic.

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Jean Sibelius
(Finnish Composer Known for His 'Seven Symphonies' and His Tone Poem 'Tapiola')
Jean Sibelius
12
Birth Year: 1865
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland
Died: September 20, 1957

Jean Sibelius was a Finnish violinist and composer. Widely regarded as Finland's greatest composer, Sibelius' music is credited with having kindled nationalism in Finland during the country's struggle for independence from Russia. His work has inspired other important composers like Douglas Lilburn. The International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, which is held every five years, is named after him.

 29 
Horace
(Roman poet)
Horace
2
Birth Year: 0065
Birthplace: Venosa, Italy
Died: November 27, 0008

Horace was a Roman lyric poet who was influential during the time of Augustus. Renowned for his Odes, Horace's ode-writing style was imitated by a number of aspiring poets in England during the 17th and 18th centuries when ode-writing was considered highly fashionable.

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Utkarsh Ambudkar
(Actor and Singer Known for His Films: ‘Pitch Perfect’, ‘Blindspotting’ and ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’)
Utkarsh Ambudkar
9
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Utkarsh Ambudkar is an American rapper, actor, and singer. Apart from releasing extended plays, such as The Gold Tusk and Members Only, Ambudkar has also played interesting roles on stage, in films, and in TV series. Owing to his Indian origin, Utkarsh Ambudkar has often played characters of Asian background.

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Lindsey Broad
(Actress)
Lindsey Broad
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: New York
 32 
Sinead O’Connor
(Irish Singer & Songwriter)
Sinead O’Connor
21
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Glenageary, Ireland

Sinead O’Connor is an Irish singer and songwriter known for her controversial statements as much as for her work as a musician. Apart from releasing solo albums and singles, she has also collaborated with other artists and recorded songs for films. She often makes headlines for expressing views on subjects, such as women's rights, child abuse, sexuality, and organized religion.

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Maximilian Schell
(Actor Best Known for His Film "Judgment at Nuremberg")
Maximilian Schell
5
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 1, 2014

Maximilian Schell was an Austrian-born Swiss actor who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Hans Rolfe in the 1961 courtroom drama film, Judgment at Nuremberg. Remembered for his versatility, Schell received the Golden Globe Award for playing Vladimir Lenin in the 1992 TV film, Stalin. A multi-talented personality, Schell was also an accomplished conductor and pianist.

 34 
Camille Claudel
(French Sculptor Known for Her Work: ‘The Waltz’ and ‘The Mature Age’)
Camille Claudel
0
Birth Year: 1864
Birthplace: Fère-en-Tardenois, France
Died: October 19, 1943

French sculptor Camille Claudel is also popularly known as legendary sculptor Auguste Rodin’s student, mistress, and muse. Claudel also contributed to many of Rodin’s masterpieces but never got any credit for it. After her relationship with Rodin soured, she became alienated and eventually died in an asylum.

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Lee J. Cobb
(American Film and Stage Actor)
Lee J. Cobb
2
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: February 11, 1976

Lee J. Cobb was an American actor best remembered for playing intimidating, arrogant, and abrasive characters. He received two nominations for the prestigious Academy Award under the Best Supporting Actor category. Also renowned for his theatre work, Lee J. Cobb was inducted posthumously into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981. 

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Matthias Schoenaerts
(Actor role in the drama Bullhead, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign film in 2011)
Matthias Schoenaerts
2
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium

A Belgian actor, film producer and graffiti artist, Matthias Schoenaerts debuted at the age of 13 and attained star status with his 2008 film Loft. Later, his films Bullhead and Rust and Bone further increased his fame and brought him multiple awards. In 2015, the French Ministry of Culture named him the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. 

 37 
Enzo Amore
(Professional Wrestler)
Enzo Amore
2
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
 38 
Dan Hartman
(Singer)
Dan Hartman
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: March 22, 1994
 39 
Ryan Newman
(Racecar driver)
Ryan Newman
0
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: South Bend

Racing driver Ryan Newman, or Rocket Man, is best known for his association with the NASCAR Cup Series. Apart from being honored with awards such as the Sunoco Rookie of the Year, he has had seven wins in the Xfinity Series and one in the Camping World Truck Series.

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David Harewood
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Birmingham, England, UK
 41 
Katie Stevens
(Actress, Singer)
Katie Stevens
2
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Southbury, Connecticut, United States
 42 
James Thurber
(Cartoonist, Author, Journalist & Playwright)
James Thurber
0
Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: November 2, 1961
 43 
Tom Holkenborg
(Dutch Composer Whose Remix of Elvis Presley's 'A Little Less Conversation' Became a Worldwide Hit.)
Tom Holkenborg
0
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Lichtenvoorde, Netherlands
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Balaji Baji Rao
(8th Peshwa of the Maratha Empire (1740-61))
Balaji Baji Rao
2
Birth Year: 1720
Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 23, 1761
 45 
Jordon Ibe
(Football player - Winger)
Jordon Ibe
1
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Bermondsey, England
 46 
William C. Durant
(Co-founder of the General Motors and Chevrolet)
William C. Durant
3
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 18, 1947
 47 
Carina Lau
(Actress)
Carina Lau
3
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
 48 
Lim Guan Eng
(The Fourth Chief Minister of Penang and the Current Secretary-General of the Malaysian Democratic Action Party)
Lim Guan Eng
3
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Malaysia

Former finance minister of Malaysia Lim Guan Eng was no stranger to politics as a child, being the son of politician Lim Kit Siang. Educated in Malaysia and Australia, Eng had initially begun his career as a banker. He has faced a number of legal issues, including charges of corruption.

 49 
Teala Dunn
(Actress, YouTuber)
Teala Dunn
3
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: New Jersey
 50 
Nancy Meyers
(Director)
Nancy Meyers
2
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 8

Personality
December 8 individuals have extreme personality traits. They can be headstrong and imperious at one hand and on the other seem to be quite docile and passive.  Strong personality changes are expressed through their constantly changing nature and character. What’s more, these people have the ability to strike a balance between their ambitious nature and practical assessment as well. They have the ability to pursue their goals in a very methodical and disciplined manner and are in no hurry. In fact, these people believe in taking one step at a time. Endowed with a caring and generous nature, these people aim for the best of everyone. They are good at giving and receiving advice and deal every situation with prudence and caution.

Health
December 8 individuals are deeply concerned about health and well-being. They are of the belief that psychological health determines the physical healthiness of a person. As such, anything or any activity that makes a person feel good should be done or followed. By doing it, a person would not only feel happy and elated but the same would help banish stress and tension. Also, it would assist in keeping the blood pressure low and help them sleep well. For a December 8 individual, ill-health or sickness cannot be resolved by taking rest or having medicine but by keeping oneself active and going.  All that December 8 individuals need to take care of is having a stable and healthy emotional life.

Finance
Individuals sharing their birthdate on December 8 have troubled financial condition. This does not mean they do not earn well. In fact, these people have a stable income to rely on. However, it is their over generous nature that sometimes lead to financial crisis situation. Though these people understand the value of money, they have no control over their spending habit. As such, December 8 individuals need to keep their spending powers in control to enjoy unruffled financial position.

Career
Career options for December 8 individuals are wide and varied. These people prefer to work in an occupation that puts them in public eye allows them to meet people on a regular basis. Blessed with communication skills and determination, these people do well in vocations that allow them to use their positive attributes. While their honesty and assertiveness makes them apt for business, management and administration, their adventurous nature makes a career in the entertainment industry a profitable one. Whatever the choice is, these people are likely to excel with their creativity and dedication.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Social life is as important to December 8 individuals as their personal space and time. These people enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. Due to their amicable nature, value for relationship and a cheerful disposition, they generally have plenty of friends by their side. As far as romance is concerned, December 8 individuals fall in love easily. However, it is the commitment part that takes a long time, as these people have trouble committing to a relationship. Only when they are sure of their feelings and emotions do they commit to a relationship. When in love, these people are caring, attentive and considerate. They are fiercely loyal and trustworthy and expect the same in return. Parenting comes naturally to these people. They share an excellent rapport with youngsters and are understanding by nature.

Lucky Color: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Number: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 26