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.

Kim Jong-unKim Jong-un
08 January 1983, North Korean
Supreme Leader of North Korea
Jeff BezosJeff Bezos
12 January 1964, American
Founder of Amazon.com

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
17 January 1942, American
 

Jason BatemanJason Bateman
14 January 1969, American
Actor

Al CaponeAl Capone
17 January 1899, American
Gangster
Sharon TateSharon Tate
24 January 1943, American
Model, Film Actress, Television Actress

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer

XXXTentacionXXXTentacion
23 January 1998, American
Rapper
Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
08 January 1942, British
Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist
Tom SelleckTom Selleck
29 January 1945, American
 

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993, British
Singer

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807, American
Confederate General in the American Civil War

Richard NixonRichard Nixon
09 January 1913, American
37th President of the United States

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel
17 January 1980, American
Actress
Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer

Dave BautistaDave Bautista
18 January 1969, American
Wrestler, Actor

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
03 January 1956, American
Actor

Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama
17 January 1964, American
Former First Lady of the United States
betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Bradley CooperBradley Cooper
05 January 1975, American
Actor
Jim CarreyJim Carrey
17 January 1962, Canadian, American
Actor

Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom
13 January 1977, British
Actor

Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth
13 January 1990, Australian
Actor
AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer

Christian BaleChristian Bale
30 January 1974, British
 
Nicolas CageNicolas Cage
07 January 1964, American
Actor, Producer

Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton
11 January 1755, Saint Kitts And Nevis, American
Economist, Political Philosopher, Former U.S.

Lorenzo de' MediciLorenzo de' Medici
01 January 1449, Italian
Leader
R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

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Son Ye-jinSon Ye-jin
11 January 1982, South Korean
Actress
Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
15 January 1984, American
Political Commentator, Public Speaker

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Jared KushnerJared Kushner
10 January 1981, American
Senior Advisor to the President of the United

Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson
06 January 1955, British
Actor & Comedian
Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey
29 January 1954, American
Media proprietor
Paul NewmanPaul Newman
26 January 1925, American
Actor

Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner
07 January 1971, American
Actor

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Kevin CostnerKevin Costner
18 January 1955, American
Actor
Deepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone
05 January 1986, Indian
Actor

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Lewis HamiltonLewis Hamilton
07 January 1985, British
Formula One Driver

Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan
10 January 1974, Indian
Actor
Mac MillerMac Miller
19 January 1992, American
American Rapper, Singer

Nina DobrevNina Dobrev
09 January 1989, Bulgarian, Canadian
Actress
Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958, American
Comedian

Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton
04 January 1643, British
Mathematician

Henry VIIHenry VII of England
28 January 1457, British
King of England
Becky LynchBecky Lynch
30 January 1987, Irish
Professional Wrestler

Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher
03 January 1969, German
Racing driver
Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington
31 January 1977, American
Actress

Holland Taylor Holland Taylor
14 January 1943, American
Actress

Issa RaeIssa Rae
12 January 1985, American
Actress

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13 January 1961, American
Actress

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
27 January 1756, Austrian
Composer
Dick CheneyDick Cheney
30 January 1941, American
Former Vice President of the United State

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968, American
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Vince CarterVince Carter
26 January 1977, American
Basketball Player

Grigori RasputinGrigori Rasputin
21 January 1869, Russian
Peasant
Patton OswaltPatton Oswalt
27 January 1969, American
 

Greta ThunbergGreta Thunberg
03 January 2003, Swedish
Environmental Activist
Cary GrantCary Grant
18 January 1904, British, American
Actor

Dan HarmonDan Harmon
03 January 1973, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Actor

Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon
21 January 1963, Nigerian, American
Basketball Player
Sasha BanksSasha Banks
26 January 1992, American
Professional Wrestler

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda
16 January 1980, American
Composer
Diane Keaton Diane Keaton
05 January 1946, American
Actress

Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson
05 January 1969, American
Singer-songwriter

Eiza GonzálezEiza González
30 January 1990, Mexican
Actress
George ForemanGeorge Foreman
10 January 1949, American
Professional Boxer

Dwyane WadeDwyane Wade
17 January 1982, American
NBA Basketball Star
Mariska HargitayMariska Hargitay
23 January 1964, American
Actress

Rosamund PikeRosamund Pike
27 January 1979, British
Actress

Joan of ArcJoan of Arc
06 January 1412, French
Saint

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer
Jake PaulJake Paul
17 January 1997, American
Actor, Viner
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954, American
Environment Activist & Attorney

Adam LambertAdam Lambert
29 January 1982, American
Singer

Dove CameronDove Cameron
15 January 1996, American
Actress, Singer

Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier
19 January 1989, American
Mixed Martial Artist
David Keith LynchDavid Lynch
20 January 1946, American
Filmmaker

Katey SagalKatey Sagal
19 January 1954, American
Actress

Dave GrohlDave Grohl
14 January 1969, American
Musician

Evan PetersEvan Peters
20 January 1987, American
Actor

Patrick DempseyPatrick Dempsey
13 January 1966, American
Actor
J. Edgar HooverJ. Edgar Hoover
01 January 1895, American
First Director of FBI

Rainn WilsonRainn Wilson
20 January 1966, American
Actor
Diane LaneDiane Lane
22 January 1965, American
Actress

Elijah WoodElijah Wood
28 January 1981, American
 
Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941, Japanese
Film director
Logan LermanLogan Lerman
19 January 1992, American
Actor

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.