Famous People Born In December

People born in the month of December are largely under the influence of the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and those born after December 21st are influenced by Capricorn. Generally, individuals born in the month of December are fun to be around and thus make a lot of friends and admirers. These honest and trustworthy individuals are unassuming and amicable, however they often tend to be a little short tempered. They are adventurous, assertive and can be a little assertive at times. Blessed with high spirit and being philosophical by nature people born in December do well in the fields of law, communication and language.  Known for their good sense of humor, these individuals detest any sort of restrictions and take high pride in themselves. They love to indulge themselves in discussions pertaining to knowledge and philosophy and make really great teachers. They are also known for their supportive and generous traits and are extremely emotional individuals who are connected to their past.

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 1 
Billie Eilish
(The Youngest Recipient of the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Record of the Year)
Billie Eilish
464
Birthdate: December 18, 2001
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A young singer and songwriter who rose to international fame while still in her teens, Billie Eilish is blessed with a soprano vocal range and an ethereal voice. Already the recipient of numerous accolades, including five Grammy awards, she was named in Time magazine’s  inaugural "Time 100 Next" list in 2019.

 2 
LeBron James
(One of the Greatest Players in NBA History)
LeBron James
397
Birthdate: December 30, 1984
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States

A basketball prodigy, Lebron James began playing since his school days and was later selected by Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA draft. His career progressed at a rapid rate and he is considered to be one of the greatest players in NBA history. During his stint with Miami Heat, he helped them win two NBA Championships. Currently, he plays for Los Angeles Lakers 

 3 
Taylor Swift
(Pop Icon & One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time)
Taylor Swift
442
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Birthplace: West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

 4 
Kylian Mbappé
(French Football Forward - Considered One of the Best Players in the World)
Kylian Mbappé
231
Birthdate: December 20, 1998
Birthplace: Paris, France

Regarded as one of the best footballers of the current generation, Kylian Mbappé became only the second teenager to score a goal in the final game of a World Cup. Known for his explosive speed and dribbling skills, Mbappé made an impact at a young age. Very mature for his age, he also believes in giving back to society.

 5 
Stan Lee
(Primary Creative Leader of Marvel Comics and Characters such as 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men' and 'Iron Man')
Stan Lee
95
Birthdate: December 28, 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.

 6 
Juice WRLD
(Rapper)
Juice WRLD
375
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 8, 2019
Rapper Juice Wrld is best remembered for his tracks Lucid Dreams and All Girls Are the Same. He was also part of the collective Internet Money. He died due to a drug-induced seizure at the age of 21. His posthumous album Legends Never Die topped the Billboard 200 chart.
 7 
Brad Pitt
(American Actor Who is Known for His Good Looks and for His Portrayal of Unconventional Characters)
Brad Pitt
161
Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States

Counted among the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry, Brad Pitt is an actor and film producer who has appeared in many big-budget productions. He was cited as the world’s most attractive man for several years. He is also involved in various philanthropic and humanitarian endeavors.

 8 
Walt Disney
(Pioneer of the American Animation Industry)
Walt Disney
110
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 15, 1966

Walt Disney is considered to be the forerunner of the American animation industry. He has won 22 Oscars and holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual as a film producer. His The Walt Disney Company‍ has produced many successful animation films. He later established amusement theme park, Disneyland, in 1955, which has since grown manifold.

 9 
Louis Tomlinson
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the British Boy Band 'Once Direction')
Louis Tomlinson
98
Birthdate: December 24, 1991
Birthplace: Doncaster, United Kingdom

Louis Tomlinson is best known for his association with the popular boy band One Direction. A multi-talented personality, he is also known for his acting and footballing skills; while he started his career as an actor, he was later signed by the Doncaster Rovers Football Club. He is regarded as one of the most influential people in the UK.

 10 
Britney Spears
(Singer-Songwriter)
Britney Spears
190
Birthdate: December 2, 1981
Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States

Internationally recognised American singer, songwriter and actress, Britney Spears entered the entertainment industry at an early age and later became highly successful as a solo artist with her albums, Baby One More Time, and Oops!…I Did It Again. The Princess of Pop has since released a number of albums and dabbled with acting. Her personal life has also garnered frequent media attention.

 11 
Timothée Chalamet
(American Actor Known for His Films: 'Call Me by Your Name' and 'Beautiful Boy')
Timothée Chalamet
243
Birthdate: December 27, 1995
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

From being a child artist for various commercials to becoming one of the youngest actors to be nominated for the prestigious Academy Award for Best Actor, Timothée Chalamet has achieved much during his short career till now. He shot to fame with the movies Call Me by Your Name and Lady Bird; however, before these he also appeared in the TV series, Homeland, and  the movie, Interstellar.

 12 
Nicki Minaj
(Trinidadian-born Hip-Hop Artist)
Nicki Minaj
213
Birthdate: December 8, 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.

 13 
Giannis Antetokounmpo
(Greek-Nigerian Professional Basketball Player Who Plays As a Power Forward)
Giannis Antetokounmpo
104
Birthdate: December 6, 1994
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a professional basketball player and plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He’s called ‘Greek Freak’ as he hails from Greece and also due to his size, speed and ball-handling skills. He was named NBA’s Most Valuable Player twice and NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2020. He represents Greece at the international level.

 14 
Hailee Steinfeld
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'True Grit', 'The Edge of Seventeen' and the Series 'Hawkeye')
Hailee Steinfeld
149
Birthdate: December 11, 1996
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Actress, singer, and songwriter Hailee Steinfeld first gained fame as Mattie Ross in the drama western film True Grit. Some of her family members are in the entertainment field and they introduced her to acting when she was a child. She also has a keen interest in music and has released two extended plays and 17 singles.

 15 
Frank Sinatra
(One of The World's Best-selling Music Artists of All Time)
Frank Sinatra
98
Birthdate: December 12, 1915
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 14, 1998

Amongst the most popular singers of the 20th century and one of the bestselling artists of all time, Frank Sinatra began his musical career singing with bands and later established his successful solo career with albums like The Voice of Frank Sinatra. Also an award winning actor, he featured in movies like From Here to Eternity and The Manchurian Candidate.

 16 
Steven Spielberg
(One of the Most Influential Personalities in the History of Cinema & Hollywood's Best Known Director)
Steven Spielberg
97
Birthdate: December 18, 1946
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Film director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg is one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. A pioneer of the New Hollywood era, he popularized the genre of escapist films. As of 2020, he is the highest-grossing film director in history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Director twice.

 17 
Samuel L. Jackson
56
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Actor and producer, Samuel L. Jackson is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation. A highly prolific actor, he has appeared in over 150 films and is especially known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino films. Besides acting, he has voiced for several animated films, television series, and video games.

 18 
Denzel Washington
(One of the Most Profound Actors Best Known for His Academy Award Winning Movie 'Training Day')
Denzel Washington
85
Birthdate: December 28, 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. 

 19 
Jamie Foxx
(Best Known for His Portrayal of Ray Charles in the Biopic 'Ray')
Jamie Foxx
65
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States

Actor, singer-songwriter, and comedian, Jamie Foxx became internationally famous for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the biographical film Ray, a role that earned him an Academy Award. He is also known for hosting his own television sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show. Besides acting, he is also a Grammy Award-winning musician who has released four albums.

 20 
Amanda Seyfried
(Actress Who Rose to Fame With Her Role in Films: 'Mean Girls' and 'Mamma Mia!')
Amanda Seyfried
76
Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

Amanda Seyfried is an American actress, singer and model, who started acting as a teenager. She became famous when she starred in the teen comedy Mean Girls and then for her recurring role in the television series Veronica Mars. Mamma Mia, Solstice, Chloe, Letters to Juliet, Les Misérables, The Big Wedding and Gringo are some of her notable and successful films.

 21 
Ludwig van Beethoven
(One of the Most Admired Composers and Pianists in the History of Western Music)
Ludwig van Beethoven
60
Birthdate: December 17, 1770
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: March 26, 1827

German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven, remains one of the most admired composers in the history of Western music even two centuries after his death. Born into a musical family, he was initially tutored by his father. He found success early as a pianist and went on to become an admired composer despite suffering from hearing-impairment.

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Vanessa Hudgens
88
Birthdate: December 14, 1988
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States

Hollywood actress Vanessa Hudgens’s breakout roles were Disney Channel’s film High School Musical and Netflix’s The Princess Switch, both in 2006. She subsequently went on to act in a range of films cutting across various genres. She courted controversy in 2007 when her nude photos from her phone were leaked on the internet, for which she apologised to her fans.

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 23 
Jake Gyllenhaal
172
Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Beginning his career as a child star, actor Jake Gyllenhaal has been active in the entertainment industry for almost three decades. The son of a director and screenwriter, he inherited his parents’ love for Hollywood. His career progressed in the 2000s as he proved his mettle by taking up versatile roles. He is considered a male sex symbol.

 24 
Dick Van Dyke
(Actor, Singer and Comedian Best Known for His TV Sitcom 'The Dick Van Dyke Show')
Dick Van Dyke
39
Birthdate: December 13, 1925
Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States

Richard Van Dyke is an actor, writer, singer and dancer. He became famous after working on radio and Broadway and later for his role in the television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. He tasted more success after starring in musical films such Bye Bye Birdie and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  He has received many awards including Emmy, Tony and Grammy.

 25 
DaBaby
(Rapper Known for His Albums 'Baby on Baby', 'Kirk' & 'Blame It on Baby')
DaBaby
181
Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

American rapper and songwriter DaBaby gained critical acclaim and commercial success with his debut album Baby on Baby. Later, his two other albums Kirk and Blame It on Baby became huge successes and made him one of the biggest rappers in the US. Earlier his single Light Show and Baby Talk series of mixtape attracted quite a lot of attention.

 26 
Marisa Tomei
(Actress)
Marisa Tomei
86
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

American actress, Marisa Tomei, gained fame when she starred in the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny. She received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the film. She was also appreciated for in the movies In the Bedroom and The Wrestler. What Women Want, Anger Management, The Ides of March, Cyrus, The Big Short and Avengers: Endgame are some of her other notable films.

 27 
Finn Wolfhard
(Known for His Roles in the TV Series, 'Stranger Things', and the Films 'It' and Its Sequels)
Finn Wolfhard
136
Birthdate: December 23, 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.

 28 
Jennifer Connelly
(Best Known for Her Role in the Films: 'A Beautiful Mind' and 'Little Children')
Jennifer Connelly
74
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Birthplace: Cairo, New York, United States

An actress who began her career as a child model, Jennifer Connelly appeared in magazine, newspaper, and television advertising prior to taking up acting roles. The winner of an Academy Award, she is an accomplished actress who has appeared in many critically acclaimed films. She has been included on the lists of the world's most beautiful women many times.

 29 
John Legend
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Get Lifted' and 'Once Again')
John Legend
93
Birthdate: December 28, 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.

 30 
Manny Pacquiao
(One of the Greatest Professional Boxers of All Time)
Manny Pacquiao
98
Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Birthplace: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

Before assuming office as a senator of the Phillippines, Manny Pacquiao was already known as a globally renowned boxer. Known to his fans as PacMan, he is the only boxer to have won world championships from the 1990s to the 2020s. BoxRec named him the world’s seventh-active boxer in 2020.

 31 
Tiger Woods
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Tiger Woods
80
Birthdate: December 30, 1975
Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States

Tiger Woods is considered as one of the greatest golfers of all time. He had a great run throughout the first decade of the 21st century. Later he had to deal with infidelity issues, marital problems and divorce and injuries, but was able to make a comeback. He holds numerous golf records and has won many World Golf Championship.

 32 
Larry Bird
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Larry Bird
55
Birthdate: December 7, 1956
Birthplace: West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States

Considered one of the greatest basketball players ever, Larry Bird was part of the Dream Team that won the gold medal at the 1992 Olympics. A Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, Bird helped his team Boston Celtics win three NBA championships. In 2018, MSN Sports named him the greatest Boston Celtics player ever.

 33 
Brendan Fraser
(Best Known for His Role as 'Rick O'Connell' in 'The Mummy' Film Trilogy)
Brendan Fraser
108
Birthdate: December 3, 1968
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Brendan Fraser is the quintessential comical action hero of Hollywood. As a result of the stunts performed by him in movies, he has had to undergo many surgeries, including a laminectomy and partial knee replacement. He is also a successful amateur photographer and serves on the board of directors for a non-profit humanitarian organization called FilmAid International.

 34 
Jay-Z
(One of the Most Influential Hip-Hop Artists in History)
Jay-Z
101
Birthdate: December 4, 1969
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Jay-Z is an American rapper and songwriter and is one of the world's best-selling music artists. His debut album Reasonable Doubt was hugely successful in 1996 and since then he has gone on to release many more acclaimed and successful albums. He has been charged with assaulting a record executive and was given a three-year probation sentence in January 2000.

 35 
Charlie Puth
(Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Known for His Singles ‘See You Again’, and ‘We Don't Talk Anymore’)
Charlie Puth
67
Birthdate: December 2, 1991
Birthplace: Rumson, New Jersey, United States
Charlie Puth initially gained fame through his covers and originals on his YouTube channel, CharliesVlogs. He briefly worked under Ellen DeGeneres's label. He is known for the multiple-Grammy-nominated track See You Again by rapper Wiz Khalifa, which featured him, and his chartbusters One Call Away and We Don't Talk Anymore.
 36 
Ian Somerhalder
69
Birthdate: December 8, 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.

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Maggie Smith
(One of Britain's Most Recognizable & Prolific Actresses)
Maggie Smith
46
Birthdate: December 28, 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.

 38 
Anthony Hopkins
(Known for His Role as ‘Hannibal Lector’ in Jonathan Demme's ‘The Silence of the Lambs’)
Anthony Hopkins
72
Birthdate: December 31, 1937
Birthplace: Margam, Wales, United Kingdom

Highly renowned Welsh actor, Anthony Hopkins is best known for his portrayal of a cannibalistic serial killer in the movie The Silence of the Lambs. The portrayal earned him prestigious awards and also a place in the list of best villains of all time. Other notable films of the celebrated character actor include Remains of the Day, Nixon and Amistad.

 39 
Kit Harington
56
Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Birthplace: London, England

English actor, Kit Harington, became a widely acclaimed and recognized celebrity after playing Jon Snow in one of the most popular TV shows of all time - Game of Thrones. Also known for his charity work, Kit Harington has been an ambassador for a charity organization called The Royal Mencap Society since 2016.

 40 
Alison Brie
(Actress)
Alison Brie
59
Birthdate: December 29, 1982
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 41 
Meghan Trainor
(Pop Singer-songwriter Known for her Debut Single 'All About That Bass')
Meghan Trainor
54
Birthdate: December 22, 1993
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

Meghan Trainor is an American talent show judge and singer-songwriter. Trainor is credited with promoting body positivity through her music; her songs often have lyrical themes based on personal empowerment and body image. Also a well-known philanthropist, Meghan Trainor works closely with organizations, such as The American Cancer Society. She also takes an active part in several charity events.

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Zoë Kravitz
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in 'The Divergent' and 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Series)
Zoë Kravitz
109
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States

Actress, singer, and model Zoë Kravitz first gained prominence for her role in the superhero film X-Men: First Class in the early 2010s. She is the daughter of actor parents and her entry into Hollywood is hardly surprising. Besides acting, she also works as a fashion model and musician. As a singer, she is involved with the band Lolawolf.

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Julianne Moore
(Actress and Author Known for Her Films: ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’, ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘Still Alice’)
Julianne Moore
78
Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States

Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and talented actresses of her generation, Julianne Moore was included in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list in 2015. One of the most decorated actresses, Moore specializes in playing emotionally troubled women. A campaigner for gun control and gay rights, she has also written several children's books.

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Joe Burrow
(American football player)
Joe Burrow
51
Birthdate: December 10, 1996
Birthplace: Ames, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Jim Morrison
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Doors')
Jim Morrison
96
Birthdate: December 8, 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.

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Karim Benzema
(French Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Karim Benzema
68
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Birthplace: Lyon, France

Karim Benzema is a French football player often described as strong, powerful, and immensely talented striker. Over the years, Karim has gained the reputation of not missing an opportunity to score a goal once he gets inside the penalty area. In 2010, he got into legal trouble after visiting a 16-year-old prostitute in Paris. The charges were dropped in 2014.

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Steve Austin
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Steve Austin
50
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Birthplace: Victoria, Texas, United States

Steve Austin, popularly known as Stone Cold Steve Austin, is an American television host, actor, producer, and retired professional wrestler. He is one of the most popular and influential WWE wrestlers of all time. He played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era, during which he was the face of the company.

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Aaron Rodgers
(American Football Quarterback and 10-Time Winner of Pro Bowl)
Aaron Rodgers
89
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Birthplace: Chico, California, United States

Aaron Rodgers, who has the best touchdown-to-interception ratio in the history of the National Football League (NFL), is regarded by many as one of the greatest football quarterbacks ever. Also known for his humanitarian and charitable efforts, Aaron Rodgers is an ardent supporter of the MACC Fund, which is a fund-raising organization.

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Theo James
(Actor)
Theo James
38
Birthdate: December 16, 1984
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Theo James is best known for his award-winning role of "Four" Tobias Eaton in the Divergent series of films. Audiences also loved him in the series Bedlam and Golden Boy. Theo has also performed for the band Shere Khan and is devoted to the cause of Syrian refugees.
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Vanessa Paradis
(Singer, Model and Actress)
Vanessa Paradis
51
Birthdate: December 22, 1972
Birthplace: Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France

French singer and actress, Vanessa Paradis, became a celebrity at the age of 14 with the French song Joe le taxi in 1987. She tasted further success with English songs like Be My Baby and many other French songs. She has also acted in several French films and has modelled regularly for high-end fashion products by Chanel like perfume and handbags.

Those born in the month of December who are under the influence of Sagittarius- Capricorn cusp are rational and highly optimistic individuals. Known for their outgoing and generous nature, these individuals are extremely loyal and trustworthy and are blessed with a charming personality. However, some of the negative traits of these people are that at times they can be blunt and aggressive and tend to lose their temper very easily. Great thinkers and blessed with great teaching skills, the individuals born on the cusp, love children and are extremely loving and caring towards their partner. They are enthusiastic, spirited and are fond of travelling.