Famous People Born On February 18th

People born on February 18 have an intense streak in their personality and get angry in no time. This aspect of their personality can be a stumbling block in their life; hence, it's essential for them to contain and restrain their feelings. On the positive side, the argumentative characteristics of these individuals can help them in certain career options, such as that of a lawyer. They obey their hearts and do what they think is right.

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 1 Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre
Famous As: Rapper, Record producer & Entrepreneur
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States

Rapper, record producer, and audio engineer, Dr. Dre, is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He is credited with the popularization of  West Coast G-funk, a sub-genre of hip hop. After establishing himself in the music industry, he promoted the careers of many other rappers, including 2Pac and Snoop Dogg.

 2 John Travolta

John Travolta
Famous As: Known for His Performance in 'Saturday Night Fever' & 'Pulp Fiction'
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States

Actor John Travolta’s career has seen significant ups and down. Starting with minor roles, he shot to international fame with Saturday Night Fever and Grease. For the cultural icon of the 1970s, the 80s and early 90s were disappointing, but an impressive comeback with Tarantino's Pulp Fiction resurrected his career.

 3 Gary Ridgway

Gary Ridgway
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Nicknamed “the Green River Killer,” Gary Ridgway is a serial killer convicted of killing 49 women by driving them to remote locations, strangling them, and then disposing of their bodies in the Green River. DNA technology helped the police nab him. He had served in the Vietnam War earlier.

 4 Vanna White

Vanna White
Famous As: Televion Personality
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Conway, South Carolina, United States
Vanna White is best known for hosting the puzzle-board game show Wheel of Fortune since 1982. She holds the Guinness record for the most claps, after clapping over 3 million times over the show’s 30 seasons. She is fond of crochet and has her own line of yarn.

 5 Qin Shi Huang

Qin Shi Huang
Famous As: King of Qin (221-210BC)
Birth Year: 0259
Birthplace: China
Died: 0210 BC

Qin Shi Huang is credited with founding the Qin dynasty, the first dynasty of Imperial China. He reigned as the first emperor of a unified China from 221 BC to 210 BC. Under his rule, the Chinese state expanded greatly and he also enacted major political and economic reforms. His life and work inspired several films like The Emperor's Shadow.

 6 Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono
Famous As: Artist and Musician Who Was an Influential Practitioner of Conceptual & Performance Art
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, peace activist, and singer-songwriter. She came into prominence after marrying John Lennon of the Beatles. She is widely criticized for her unquestionable influence over John Lennon and his music. She is also often blamed for the disbandment of The Beatles. Despite all these criticisms, Yoko Ono continues to go on her merry way.

 7 Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Roseville, California, United States
Molly Ringwald is best known for her award-winning portrayals in the movies Sixteen Candles, For Keeps, and The Breakfast Club. She is part of the “Brat Pack,” which stars mostly in coming-of-age/teenage movies. She has also appeared in the series Riverdale, released a jazz record, and translated a French book.
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 8 Park Shin-hye

Park Shin-hye
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea

Park Shin-hye is a popular and acclaimed South Korean actress, model, and singer. Regarded as one of the most successful actresses of her generation, Park Shin-hye became the first Korean star to model for Visa and the first Korean celebrity to serve as a global ambassador for jewelry brand Swarovski. She is also known for her involvement in charitable causes.

 9 Enzo Ferrari

Enzo Ferrari
Famous As: Italian racing driver
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Turin
Died: August 14, 1988
Italian race-car driver Enzo Ferrari, also known as "il Commendatore" and "il Drake,” founded the motor-racing team Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix. He had also been part of the Italian army during World War I. He was posthumously inducted into the International Motorsports and the Automotive halls of fame.

 10 Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison
Famous As: Novelist
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio
Died: August 5, 2019
Author, editor, and Princeton professor Toni Morrison is best remembered for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved, part of a trilogy. Some of her other notable works include The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon. She received the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. She also wrote several children’s books and plays.

 11 J-Hope

Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Ilgok-dong, Gwangju, South Korea

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition as one of the members of the popular boy band BTS. Also a well-known philanthropist, J-Hope has donated 250 million Korean won to an organization called Child Fund Korea. His career and humanitarian efforts have made him an idol in Korea.

 12 Matt Dillon

Matt Dillon
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States

Matt Dillon is an American actor whose performance in movies like My Bodyguard and Little Darlings established him as a teen idol during the early-1980s. In the early-1990s, he was regarded as one of the best young actors along with Sean Penn. In the 2000s, he shifted his attention towards direction and remains active as an actor and director.

 13 Jack Palance

Jack Palance
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 10, 2006

Jack Palance was an American actor known for playing villains and tough guys in the '50s and '60s. In 1992, he was made an inductee of the Western Performers Hall of Fame. It is widely believed that comic book artist Jack Kirby modeled Darkseid on Jack Palance. Jack Palance was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 14 Le’Veon Bell

Le’Veon Bell
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Reynoldsburg, Ohio, United States
NFL running back Le'Veon Bell currently plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. He has previously played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Jets. He is a three-time Pro Bowl and a two-time First-team All-Pro. He later experimented with music, under the pseudonym “Juice” and released an album.

 15 Mary I of England

Mary I of England
Famous As: Queen of England & Ireland
Birth Year: 1516
Birthplace: Palace of Placentia, England
Died: November 17, 1558

Mary I, the queen of England from 1553-1558, is remembered as the ruler who sought to return England to the Catholic Church. She persecuted many Protestants and got nearly 300 of them burned at the stake. Most of them were common citizens. Many also died in prison and hundreds fled the country. This earned her the ignominious nickname ‘Bloody Mary’.

 16 Cybill Lynne Shepherd

Cybill Lynne Shepherd
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Cybill Shepherd is best known for her roles in films such as The Heartbreak Kid, Taxi Driver, and Alice. Fans also loved her for her Golden Globe-winning portrayals of Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes in the series Moonlighting and Cybill Sheridan in the sitcom Cybill. She is a follower of goddess-worshipping Paganism.

 17 George Kennedy

George Kennedy
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 28, 2016

George Kennedy was an American actor who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Dragline in the 1967 prison drama film, Cool Hand Luke. A multi-talented person, George Kennedy was also an aviator and writer; he owned a Beechcraft Bonanza as well as a Cessna 210 and wrote three books, including his autobiography titled Trust Me.

 18 Lee Boyd Malvo

Lee Boyd Malvo
Famous As: Serial killer
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Lee Boyd Malvo was involved in the Beltway sniper attacks of 2002, which killed 10 people and injured three in the Washington Metropolitan Area. He had befriended his accomplice in the act, John Allen Muhammad, as a juvenile. Malvo is currently serving multiple life sentences at a supermax prison.

 19 Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: November 17, 1992

Author and poet Audre Lorde is remembered as a firebrand feminist and a champion for the LGBT community. Openly lesbian, she penned iconic volumes such as Cables to Rage and The Black Unicorn. She also recorded her 14-year struggle with cancer in The Cancer Journals and A Burst of Light.

 20 Greta Scacchi

Greta Scacchi
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Greta Scacchi is best known for her Emmy-winning role in Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny. She also earned a BAFTA nomination for her role in Heat and Dust and an Emmy nomination for Broken Trail. She is also a seasoned theater actor and has worked toward prevention of overfishing.

 21 Count Alessandro Volta

Count Alessandro Volta
Famous As: Physicist, Chemist
Birth Year: 1745
Birthplace: Como, Duchy of Milan, Italy
Died: March 5, 1827
While Alessandro Volta was a count by birth and was supposed to become a lawyer or a priest, he became a scientist instead. His invention of the battery led to the SI unit of electric potential being named volt. He was also the first to isolate methane gas.

 22 Malese Jow

Malese Jow
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 23 Tracey Edmonds

Tracey Edmonds
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Businesswoman and TV personality, Tracey Edmonds, is the CEO of Edmonds Entertainment Group Inc. Previously, she hosted the TV show Extra and has created and produced many TV, radio, and music projects. She won an Emmy Award for co-hosting Extra. Currently, she is a  member of the national board of directors for the Producers Guild of America.

 24 Prue Leith

Prue Leith
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: South Africa

British-South African chef and culinary expert Prue Leith had begun her career with a lunch-supplying business. She later launched her Michelin-starred restaurant Leith's in Notting Hill and a culinary school. Best known as a judge on The Great British Menu, she is also associated with various charitable initiatives.

 25 Maria Altmann

Maria Altmann
Famous As: Art Collector
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 7, 2011

Maria Altmann was an Austrian-American Jewish refugee who fled her home country fearing the Nazis. She is remembered for her successful legal campaign to reclaim Gustav Klimt's family-owned paintings from the Government of Austria, which were stolen during the Second World War by the Nazis. Her life and career inspired documentary films, novels, and feature films, including Woman in Gold.

 26 Ramakrishna Paramhamsa

Ramakrishna Paramhamsa
Famous As: Spiritual & Religious Leader
Birth Year: 1836
Birthplace: Kamarpukur, West Bengal, India
Died: August 16, 1886

The widely revered Hindu religious leader and saint who had a large following was known for promoting the ancient Indian philosophy of Advaita Vedanta and Bhakti. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was a devotee of Goddess Kali who he worshipped as the universal mother. His marriage to Sharada Devi was never consummated. Swami Vivekanada was the most famous disciple of the Bengal-born mystic.

 27 Kristoffer Polaha

Kristoffer Polaha
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States

Kristoffer Polaha is an American actor known for playing important roles in TV series, such as North Shore, Life Unexpected, and Ringer. Also known for his work in feature films and short films, Kristoffer Polaha was honored with the Jury Award for Best Actor at the 2016 Seattle Shorts Film Festival for his portrayal of Jodie King in Frontman.

 28 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Famous As: Founder of Gaudiya Vaishnavism
Birth Year: 1484
Birthplace: Navadvipa, India
Died: June 14, 1534

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a 15th-century Indian saint. Some of his disciples consider him to be the combined avatar of Radha and Krishna. His mode of worship characterized by ecstatic song and dance rituals had a deep influence on Vaishnavism in Bengal. He expounded Bhakti yoga and founded Gaudiya Vaishnavism. His birthday is celebrated as Gaura-Purnima by his disciples.  

 29 Miloš Forman

Miloš Forman
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter and Film actor
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Čáslav, Czechoslovakia
Died: April 13, 2018

 30 Jacqueline Toboni

Jacqueline Toboni
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 31 Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 32 Kang So-ra

Kang So-ra
Famous As: South Korean Actress
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Gangdong District, South Korea

Kang So-ra is a South Korean actress best known for her portrayal of Ha Chun-hwa in the 2011 comedy-drama film Sunny, for which she received awards at the Mnet 20's Choice Awards, Buil Film Awards, and Baeksang Arts Awards. She has also won other prestigious awards, such as an SBS Drama Award, MBC Entertainment Award, and MBC Drama Award.

 33 Roberto Baggio

Roberto Baggio
Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Caldogno, Italy
Italian former footballer Roberto Baggio is the only Italian to score goals in three World Cups, in 1990, 1994, and 1998. He was the FIFA World Player of the Year in 1993. Nicknamed “The Divine Ponytail" for his peculiar hairstyle, he also became the Goodwill Ambassador of the UN’s FAO.

 34 Jeremy Allen White

Jeremy Allen White
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York (state) New York, U.S.

 35 Penny Pax

Penny Pax
Famous As: Adult Film Star
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

 36 Pat Bowlen

Pat Bowlen
Famous As: Businessman
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 13, 2019

 37 Andre Breton

Andre Breton
Famous As: Writer, Co-Founder of Surrealism
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Tinchebray, Tinchebray-Bocage, France
Died: September 28, 1966

Born into a family of shopkeepers, French poet André Breton initially studied medicine and psychiatry. He then joined Dadaism and eventually branched out and became one of the pioneers of the surrealist movement. Known for his Surrealist Manifestos, Breton was also a collector of manuscripts, sculptures, and paintings.

 38 Isabel Preysler

Isabel Preysler
Famous As: Socialite
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Isabel Preysler is a  Filipina socialite and TV host. As a teenager, she participated in beauty pageants and worked as a model. She later started working as a journalist. An elegant woman, she is considered a fashion icon. Her first husband was Julio Iglesias, a Spanish singer.  Enrique Iglesias and Julio Iglesias Jr. are her sons.

 39 Charles M. Schwab

Charles M. Schwab
Famous As: American Steel Magnate & Businessman
Birth Year: 1862
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 18, 1939

 40 Mary Ure

Mary Ure
Famous As: Stage actor, Film actor
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: April 3, 1975

 41 Hans Asperger

Hans Asperger
Famous As: Paediatrician
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 21, 1980
Hans Asperger, who lent his name to Asperger’s syndrome, is remembered as a pioneer in autism research and was earlier believed to have saved children with disabilities from being killed by the Nazis. However, later evidence suggested he had sent two mentally disabled children for experiments under the Third Reich.

 42 Nikos Kazantzakis

Nikos Kazantzakis
Famous As: Philosopher and Writer
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26, 1957

Nikos Kazantzakis was a Greek writer whose works earned him nine nominations for the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature. Regarded as a giant of modern Greek literature, Kazantzakis achieved international fame when his works, such as The Life And Times Of Alexis Zorba and The Last Temptation of Christ, were adapted into feature films. 

 43 Bill Cullen

Bill Cullen
Famous As: Television personality
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 7, 1990

 44 Josh Ostrovsky

Josh Ostrovsky
Famous As: Instagram Star
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: New York City, New York, US

 45 Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

Nasir al-Din al-Tusi
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1201
Birthplace: Tous, Iran
Died: June 26, 1274

Persian polymath Nasir al-Din al-Tusi lost his jurist father in childhood and then went around as a scholar, learning subjects such as math and philosophy. He made invaluable contribution to astronomy and later served as a scientific advisor of the Mongols. One of his notable written works was Akhlaq-i Nasiri.

 46 Allan Melvin

Allan Melvin
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: January 17, 2008

 47 Juelz Santana

Juelz Santana
Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

 48 George Peabody

George Peabody
Famous As: Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Birth Year: 1795
Birthplace: Danvers
Died: November 4, 1869

 49 Bruce Rauner

Bruce Rauner
Famous As: 42nd Governor of Illinois
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

 50 Kylie Rogers

Kylie Rogers
Famous As: Child Actor
Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 18th

People born on this day are friendly and sympathetic. They have a charming and persuasive personality. These people are humanitarian and charitable in nature. They have a healthy curiosity and are interested in many things. They have an optimistic and positive attitude towards life.

People born on this day are generally healthy and have very few health issues. They generally have good lifestyle habits. They instinctively seem to understand what is good for them in nutrition and believe in exercising regularly. Their workouts could range from gym sessions to long walks to swimming.

Money is not of primary importance in the life of these individuals. They are more interested in making difference to the lives of others. They are prone to impulsive purchases and occasionally try to live above their means. They often have issues in balancing inflow and outflow of money.

Peoples born on February 18 don't make abrupt career choices. They are very clear about their career choice from a very young age. Due to their strong humanitarian side, February 18 individuals often bring political awareness to their jobs. They have amazing style and love to live well but will by no means corrupt their values just to earn good money.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
February 18 individuals are sensitive and emotional. They are careful with their relationships and have reservations with intimacy. This hesitancy does not usually keep them from being charming, outgoing and flirtatious, neither does it stops their interest to look for a soul mate. They are ready to wait for the right person to catch their eye before spending too much time in a relationship. When they are in a relationship they intend to be the best partner. As parents, they are loving and supportive but can also be strict disciplinarians.

Lucky Colors: Red, Maroon, Scarlet
Lucky Numbers: 9, 18, 27, 36. 45, 54, 63, 72
Lucky Days (of the week): Saturday, Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2nd, 9th