Famous People Born In January

Smartness and productivity are among the several traits of people born in the month of January. They are also very ambitious and diligent, the characteristics which make them highly productive at work. Although, generally serious, they can also be humorous at times. But, they are mostly reserved and do not talk much, unless they are required to. The month of January is ruled by the sun sign, Capricorn, and the karmic planet of Saturn. Together, they render the qualities of patience, perseverance and self-motivation to the individuals born under their governance. They are strong, hardworking and very tolerant individuals. Success to these people does not come overnight. They have to struggle hard to achieve their goals. Focus and determination, the basic requisites for anyone to succeed in life, are innate to them. They are highly observant and are extremely careful about the decisions they make. They know how to make someone happy, but are too reticent when it comes to expressing their love. Their reserved demeanor makes it difficult for them to open up to others and makes them uncomfortable in presence of new people. Basically, they need to improve their social capabilities.

 1 Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birth Year: 1955
Nationality: Dutch, American
Died: October 6, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist, Political Philosopher, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Birth Year: 1755
Nationality: Saint Kitts And Nevis, American
Died: July 12, 1804

 4 Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Founder of Amazon.com
Birth Year: 1964
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist
Birth Year: 1942
Nationality: British
Died: March 14, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1935
Nationality: American
Died: August 16, 1977

 11 XXXTentacion

Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1998
Nationality: American
Died: June 18, 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Political Commentator, Public Speaker
Birth Year: 1984
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1993
Nationality: British
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 17 Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 37th President of the United States
Birth Year: 1913
Nationality: American
Died: April 22, 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 24 Al Capone

Al Capone
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birth Year: 1899
Nationality: American
Died: January 25, 1947

 25 Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor of South Carolina
Birth Year: 1972
Nationality: American
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 28 David Bowie

David Bowie
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1947
Nationality: British
Died: January 10, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 33 Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner
Famous As: Senior Advisor to the President of the United States
Birth Year: 1981
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 35 Betty White

betty white
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1922
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 39 Eric Trump

Eric Trump
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birth Year: 1984
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 42 Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birth Year: 1964
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 43 Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional baseball player
Birth Year: 1919
Nationality: American
Died: October 24, 1972
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 45 Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Supreme Leader of North Korea
Birth Year: 1983
Nationality: North Korean
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 48 Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Vice President of the United State
Birth Year: 1941
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 49 Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Founding Father of the United States
Birth Year: 1706
Nationality: British, American
Died: April 17, 1790
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 50 Mac Miller

Mac Miller
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American Rapper, Singer
Birth Year: 1992
Nationality: American
Died: September 7, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

Another group of individuals born in this month are the ones born on the Capricorn/Aquarius cusp. It combines the serious and typical traits that come with being a Capricorn with the creativity and inquisitiveness that drives an Aquarius. Individuals falling in this category are extremely visual and their life revolves around artistic things. Their patience is unmatched and they are highly disciplined. They have a burning desire to know more and explore new venues. They are also meticulous about details and make sure that every aspect of a problem is covered, without fail. They are funny and attractive, but can be a little tenacious at times. They aren’t exactly imposing like the other Capricorns, but can be harshly critical, a weakness hard to overcome. However, their strong focus and determination supersedes their lacunas. As friends, they are compassionate and are not afraid of taking action (against people or an authority) if something undesirable happens.