Famous People Born In January

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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.

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 1 
XXXTentacion
(Rapper Well Known for His Depressing, and at Times Devastating Music)
XXXTentacion
682
Birthdate: January 23, 1998
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States
Died: June 18, 2018
 2 
Muhammad Ali
(The Greatest Heavyweight Boxer of All Time)
Muhammad Ali
98
Birthdate: January 17, 1942
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 3, 2016
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 3 
Stephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology)
Stephen Hawking
144
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 14, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Elvis Presley
(One of the Most Significant Cultural Icons of the 20th Century and 'The King of Rock and Roll')
Elvis Presley
105
Birthdate: January 8, 1935
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1977
 5 
Martin Luther King Jr.
(African-American Civil Rights Movement Leader Who Used Civil Disobedience to Combat Racism)
Martin Luther King Jr.
77
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: April 4, 1968
 6 
Jeff Bezos
(The Founder & Executive Chairman of Amazon)
Jeff Bezos
239
Birthdate: January 12, 1964
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Alexander Hamilton
(American Revolutionary and Founding Father of the United States)
Alexander Hamilton
73
Birthdate: January 11, 1755
Birthplace: Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: July 12, 1804
 8 
Betty White
(Referred the 'First Lady of Television', She Holds the Record for the ‘Longest TV Career by a Female’)
Betty White
89
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: December 31, 2021
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 9 
Rowan Atkinson
(Actor & Comedian Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Mr Bean')
Rowan Atkinson
62
Birthdate: January 6, 1955
Birthplace: County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Jim Carrey
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Energetic and Slapstick Performances)
Jim Carrey
85
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Dolly Parton
(Singer-songwriter)
Dolly Parton
75
Birthdate: January 19, 1946
Birthplace: Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 12 
Isaac Newton
(Formulated the Laws of Motion & Universal Gravitation)
Isaac Newton
80
Birthdate: January 4, 1643
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: March 31, 1727
 13 
Zayn Malik
(Singer)
Zayn Malik
82
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Al Capone
(Gangster, Co-Founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit' Crime Family)
Al Capone
53
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 1947
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Aaliyah
(Best Known as 'Princess of R&B' & 'Queen of Urban Pop')
Aaliyah
96
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 25, 2001
 16 
David Bowie
(Regarded as One of the Most Influential Musicians of the 20th Century)
David Bowie
101
Birthdate: January 8, 1947
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 10, 2016
 17 
Mac Miller
(Rapper Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Blue Slide Park')
Mac Miller
142
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 7, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Benjamin Franklin
(One of the Founding Fathers of the United States)
Benjamin Franklin
47
Birthdate: January 17, 1706
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 17, 1790
 19 
Nina Dobrev
(Actress)
Nina Dobrev
88
Birthdate: 1989
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Oprah Winfrey
(Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show')
Oprah Winfrey
92
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Bradley Cooper
56
Birthdate: January 5, 1975
Birthplace: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(One of the Greatest Composers in the History of Western Music)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
57
Birthdate: January 27, 1756
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: December 5, 1791
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 23 
F. D. Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)
F. D. Roosevelt
37
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 1945
 24 
Lewis Hamilton
(British Formula One Driver and Winner of Seven World Drivers' Championship Titles)
Lewis Hamilton
74
Birthdate: January 7, 1985
Birthplace: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
 25 
Alicia Keys
(Singer, Actress)
Alicia Keys
48
Birthdate: January 25, 1981
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
 26 
Jackie Robinson
(First African-American to Play in Major League Baseball)
Jackie Robinson
35
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Birthplace: Cairo, Georgia, United States
Died: October 24, 1972
 27 
Florence Pugh
(Actress)
Florence Pugh
68
Birthdate: January 3, 1996
Birthplace: Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 28 
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(Actor, Singer-songwriter)
Lin-Manuel Miranda
65
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
Steve Harvey
(TV Host)
Steve Harvey
46
Birthdate: January 17, 1957
Birthplace: Welch, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Joan of Arc
(Best Remembered as 'The Heroine of France' for Her Role During the 'Hundred Years' War' Against England)
Joan of Arc
54
Birthdate: January 6, 1412
Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France
Died: May 30, 1431
 31 
Nicolas Cage
(Actor & Producer)
Nicolas Cage
49
Birthdate: January 7, 1964
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
J. R. R. Tolkien
(Author of 'The Hobbit' & 'The Lord of the Rings')
J. R. R. Tolkien
37
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: September 2, 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Christian Bale
(British Actor Best Known for His Versatility and Recurring Physical Transformations for His Roles)
Christian Bale
35
Birthdate: January 30, 1974
Birthplace: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Zooey Deschanel
(Known for Her Deadpan Roles in Comedy Films)
Zooey Deschanel
49
Birthdate: January 17, 1980
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 35 
Justin Randall Timberlake
(Billboard Best Performing Male Soloist in the History of the Mainstream Top 40)
Justin Randall Timberlake
58
Birthdate: January 31, 1981
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)
Edgar Allan Poe
34
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849
 37 
Liam Hemsworth
(Australian Actor Known for His Role in 'The Hunger Games' Film Series and 'Independence Day: Resurgence')
Liam Hemsworth
68
Birthdate: January 13, 1990
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 38 
Michael Schumacher
(German Formula One Racing Driver and Record Winning 7-Time World Drivers' Championship Winner)
Michael Schumacher
79
Birthdate: January 3, 1969
Birthplace: Hürth, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Dove Cameron
(Actress)
Dove Cameron
62
Birthdate: January 15, 1996
Birthplace: Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 40 
Jeremy Renner
40
Birthdate: January 7, 1971
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Michelle Obama
(First Lady of the United States (2009-17))
Michelle Obama
248
Birthdate: January 17, 1964
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
(The Duchess of Cambridge)
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
52
Birthdate: January 9, 1982
Birthplace: Reading, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
James Earl Jones
(One of the Greatest Actors in American History)
James Earl Jones
38
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
Naya Rivera
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Playing 'Santana Lopez' on 'Glee (2009-2015)')
Naya Rivera
54
Birthdate: January 12, 1987
Birthplace: Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States
Died: July 8, 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Pitbull
(One of the Best-Selling Rappers of All-Time)
Pitbull
51
Birthdate: January 15, 1981
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Luis Suarez
(Football Player)
Luis Suarez
58
Birthdate: January 24, 1987
Birthplace: Salto, Uruguay
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Evan Peters
65
Birthdate: January 20, 1987
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 48 
J. Cole
(One of the Most Influential Rappers of His Generation)
J. Cole
46
Birthdate: January 28, 1985
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Kevin Costner
(American Actor and Director Known for His Academy-Award Winning Movie 'Dances with Wolves')
Kevin Costner
43
Birthdate: January 18, 1955
Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 50 
Orlando Bloom
(Known for His Roles in Fantasy, Historical & Adventure Films)
Orlando Bloom
30
Birthdate: January 13, 1977
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Height: 5'11" (180 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.