Famous People Born On February 21st

Natives born on February 21 fall under Pisces—the twelfth sign of the zodiac. Pisceans are ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune. The uniqueness of being last of the signs gives some significant power and importance. This sign brings together the traits and characteristics of the eleven other signs. The modesty of a Pisces is evident since these individuals are happiest keeping many of their strong attributes to themselves. The pair of fish that represent the Pisceans is a symbol that signifies “going with the flow” and “don’t make waves”. This can contribute to the easy going attitude. These natives are selfless and very focused on their spirituality.

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Alan Rickman
38
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: January 14, 2016

One of the most admired British actors, Alan Rickman gained global recognition for his work on stage and screen. The late actor excelled at portraying villainous characters especially in movies like Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny. Other notable works of the versatile actor include Harry Potter film series and Truly, Madly, Deeply.

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Elliot Page
(Actress)

Elliot Page
107
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Despite not being from a family of actors, Ellen Page was exposed to the entertainment industry at a young age. Beginning her acting career at the age of ten, she quickly became a popular performer and went on to appear in many critically acclaimed films and TV shows. A feminist, she also identifies as an atheist. She is a vegan.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt
33
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States

Considered a popular sex symbol, Jennifer Love Hewitt serves as an icon to an entire generation; a famous magazine stated that every girl wanted to emulate her, while boys had posters of her on their wall. Apart from being a popular actress, she is also a successful singer, having released studio albums, such as BareNaked.

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Jordan Peele
(Actor, Comedian, Director)

Jordan Peele
13
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

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Nina Simone
(Singer-songwriter)

Nina Simone
12
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Tryon, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 21, 2008

Widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Nina Simone was a pioneering recording artist whose career was characterized by improvisational genius and fits of outrage. Nina continues to be an important musician and has influenced several artists like Elton John, Adele, David Bowie, Madonna, and Aretha Franklin. She was also a civil rights activist.

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Katie McGrath
(Actress)

Katie McGrath
11
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Ashford, Ireland

Katie McGrath is an Irish actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series like Merlin, Dracula, Supergirl, and Frontier. Her journey from being a wardrobe assistant on the set of a television series titled The Tudors to becoming an actress after being advised to try her hand at acting is quite inspirational.

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Jeanne Calment
(Oldest Person Ever)

Jeanne Calment
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Birth Year: 1875
Birthplace: Arles
Died: August 4, 1997
Jeanne Calment was a French supercentenarian who lived till 122 years and was, till her death in 1997, the longest-living documented human in history. She attributed her longevity to olive oil, wine, and chocolate. Some experts believe she had died long back and her daughter had falsely assumed her identity.
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Kelsey Grammer
(Actor, Producer, Director)

Kelsey Grammer
8
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

One of the longest performing actors in a series, Kelsey Grammer is most noted for his two-decade long portrayal of Dr.Frasier Crane in the global hit series, Cheers, and its spin-off, Fraiser. From performing in Broadway productions of Shakespearean dramas to voice acting for beloved children’s animations, The Simpsons, and Toy Story 2, Grammer has proved his versatility and talent.

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Joe Alwyn
(Actor)

Joe Alwyn
12
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: North London, England

Joe Alwyn is an English actor, best known for his performance in films like Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and Harriet. Since 2016, he has been in a relationship with Taylor Swift whose studio albums, such as Reputation, Lover, and Folklore, have songs dedicated to Joe Alwyn.

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Rue McClanahan
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Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Healdton, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 3, 2010

Rue McClanahan was an actress and comedian. Apart from being an actress, McClanahan was also an animal welfare advocate and one of the first celebrity patrons of the popular animal rights organization, PETA. She also supported nonprofit organizations, such as Alley Cat Allies. A woman ahead of her time, Rue McClanahan was a supporter of same-sex marriage and gay rights.

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Mélanie Laurent
(Best Known for Her Roles in 'Inglourious Basterds' 'Now You See Me' and '6 Underground')

Mélanie Laurent
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Paris, France

French actor Mélanie Laurent shot to fame with her Étoiles d'Or-winning role in Dikkenek and her César Award-winning performance in Don't Worry, I'm Fine. She made her Hollywood debut with Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, and was also seen in Now You See Me. She has also released a music album.

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Tyne Daly
(Actress)

Tyne Daly
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin
Tyne Daly won four of her six Emmys for her portrayal of Mary Beth Lacey in Cagney & Lacey. She is known for her roles in Judging Amy and Christy, too. She is also a Tony-winning stage actor, known for her works in the Broadway productions Gypsy and Rabbit Hole

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David Foster Wallace
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: September 12, 2008

David Foster Wallace was an American author who is regarded as one of the most innovative and influential writers of the past 20 years. His best-known work, Infinite Jest, was named one of the best English-language novels between 1923 and 2005 by Time magazine. Wallace continues to serve as an inspiration to writers like Darin Strauss and George Saunders.

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Ashley Greene
(Actress)

Ashley Greene
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Ashley Greene is an American actress best known for portraying Alice Cullen in The Twilight Saga. Also known for her good looks, Greene has been featured on magazines like the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. She has also been honored by PETA for supporting Avon's no testing on animals’ policy.

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
(5th King of Bhutan)

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Dechencholing Palace, Thimphu, Bhutan

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is Druk Gyalpo or "Dragon King" of the Kingdom of Bhutan. He is the son of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, who abdicated the throne in his favor in 2006. As the king, he began overseeing the democratization of Bhutan and has implemented several reforms to improve the standard of living in his country. 

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Corbin Bleu
0
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Corbin Bleu, who appeared in television commercials right at the age of two is an American actor, dancer and singer who starred in the movies Catch That Kid, Jump In and Free Style. He is also a film producer, songwriter and dancer who finished runner-up in the Dancing with the Stars show aired on ABC. He is associated with 'Do Somethin'g organisation.

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Hayley Orrantia
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, United States

Actress, singer, and songwriter Hayley Orrantia became internationally famous following her role in the comedy series The Goldbergs. Interested in acting and singing from childhood, she began professionally training at the age of 12. She began acting when she was 17 and started her singing career simultaneously. She is an ambassador for the Texas Music Project.

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Harald V of Norway
(King of Norway)

Harald V of Norway
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Skaugum, Norway

Harald V of Norway ascended the throne after the demise of his father, King Olav V. A sports enthusiast, he represented Norway in sailing at three Olympic Games. He also became a patron of World Sailing. The King is an admiral, the Supreme Commander of the Norwegian Armed Forces and a four-star general.

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Chuck Palahniuk
(Novelist & Journalist)

Chuck Palahniuk
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Pasco, Washington, United States

Freelance journalist and author Chuck Palahniuk specializes in what he calls transgressional fiction. His popular novel Fight Club was adapted into a film starring Brad Pitt and also won awards such as the Oregon Book Award for Best Novel. Though critics call his books nihilistic, he himself calls them romantic.

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Mark Kelly
(Politician, Retired astronaut)

Mark Kelly
4
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States

Mark Kelly is a businessman, politician, retired U.S. Navy captain, and former astronaut. He is the current junior US Senator from Arizona. As a naval aviator, he played a major role during the Gulf War where he flew combat missions after which he was chosen as a NASA Space Shuttle pilot. In 2008, he commanded the Space Shuttle mission STS-124.

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Charlotte Church
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales

Charlotte Church is a Welsh actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and television presenter. She achieved popularity after hosting her own chat show for Channel 4, The Charlotte Church Show. As a recording artist, Church has won many awards, including a Hollywood Reporters Young Star Award and Classical BRIT Award. She has also published an autobiography named Voice of an Angel.  

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William Petersen
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
William Petersen is best known for his SAG Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated role of Gil Grissom in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and also earned three Emmy nominations for producing the show. He has also appeared in the film To Live and Die in L.A. and is an avid stage actor.

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Martinus Gunnarsen
10
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: lverum, Norway

Martinus Gunnarsen is a Norwegian singer and one-half of the famous pop duo, Marcus & Martinus. Along with his twin brother Marcus, Martinus has released three successful studio albums to date. All their albums peaked at number one on VG-lista, a Norwegian record chart. In 2018, the brothers won the MAD Video Music Award under the Best International Act category.

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Anais Nin
(Diarist)

Anais Nin
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Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
Died: January 14, 1977

French-Cuban-American diarist, essayist, and novelist Anais Nin wrote several volumes of journals, erotica, novels, critical studies, essays, and short stories. Her journals and diaries are among her most studied works. She had a deep interest in psychoanalysis and studied it extensively with René Allendy and Otto Rank. Critics consider her one of the finest writers of female erotica.

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Kang Ha-neul
(South Korean Actor)

Kang Ha-neul
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
South Korean actor Kang Ha-neul soared to fame with his roles in series such as The Heirs, Angel Eyes, and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, and films such as Mourning Grave, Twenty, and Midnight Runners. He was named to the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2020.

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W. H. Auden
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Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: York, England
Died: September 28, 1973

W. H. Auden was an Anglo-American poet. His poetry was noted for its technical achievement and versatility. He wrote poems on love, political and social themes, and cultural and psychological themes. Throughout his career, Auden was both influential and controversial. His personal life also attracted attention as he had sexual relationships with men, which was unusual at the time.

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John Lewis
(Former United States Representative)

John Lewis
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Died: July 17, 2020

Popularly known as one of the Big Six—leaders of six important civil rights organizations who masterminded the Great March on Washington in 1963—John Lewis played an important role in the civil rights movement that eventually ended racial segregation in the US. Also a statesman, Lewis was honored with many awards, such as the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Douglas Bader
(Aircraft pilot)

Douglas Bader
5
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: St John's Wood, London, England
Died: September 5, 1982

Sir Douglas Bader was a RAF pilot during World War II. Although he lost both his legs in an aerobatics accident in 1931, he recovered and rejoined the RAF. Following the war, he joined the oil industry. The film and book Reach for the Sky details his life.

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Tituss Burgess
(American actor)

Tituss Burgess
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States

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Marcus Gunnarsen
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Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Trofors, Norway

Marcus Gunnarsen is one half of the Norwegian pop-duo M&M, the other half being his twin brother, Martinus. They participated in and won the eleventh season of Melodi Grand Prix Junior in 2012. Their debut studio album Hei peaked at number 1 on the Norwegian Albums Chart. The twins have also appeared in a few TV shows and films. 

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Jung Joon-young
(Singer-songwriter)

Jung Joon-young
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Jung Joon-young is a former singer-songwriter, actor, and television personality. He became one of the most popular South Korean entertainers before being caught up in the Jung Joon-young KakaoTalk chatrooms scandal, which was part of the Burning Sun scandal. The sex scandal forced him to retire and he was sentenced to six years in prison in 2019.

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Anthony Daniels
0
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK

Best known as C-3PO from the Star Wars film franchise, Anthony Daniels remains the only actor to have appeared in all films, shows, video games, and spin-offs of the franchise. Ironically, he hated science-fiction movies in his youth and had walked out of the theater while watching 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Aunjanue L. Ellis
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

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Scott Kelly
(Engineer)

Scott Kelly
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States

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William Baldwin
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Massapequa, New York, United States
William Baldwin, the third-oldest of the four Baldwin brothers of Hollywood, was a wrestler in his varsity days. He gained fame with his roles in films such as Sliver and Flatliners. He also played major roles in the TV film The Craigslist Killer and the series Parenthood and Northern Rescue.

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Chespirito
(Actor)

Chespirito
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: November 28, 2014

Mexican comedian Roberto Gómez Bolaños became a cultural icon with his show Chespirito, which also starred him as the titular character and thus made him adopt Chespirito as his stage name later. He was a boxer before venturing into entertainment and had even dropped out of an engineering course.

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Abhijit Banerjee
(Economist)

Abhijit Banerjee
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Born to economics professor parents, Abhijit Banerjee grew up in India before he moved to the U.S. to study at Harvard. He later taught at Harvard and Princeton and is now associated with MIT. His studies on the ways of reducing world poverty won him a Nobel Prize.

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Carmine Galante
(Gangster)

Carmine Galante
1
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 12, 1979

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Floor Jansen
(Singer)

Floor Jansen
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Goirle, Netherlands

Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer best known for her association with the Finnish band Nightwish. She is also widely known for her role in the popular TV program Beste Zangers. In 2018, she was honored with the Buma Rocks! Export prize. In 2020, Floor Jansen won the Popprijs at the Noorderslag festival.

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Barbara Jordan
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Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Houston
Died: January 17, 1996

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Lidia Bastianich
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Pula, Croatia

Lidia Bastianich is an Italian-American television host, celebrity chef, restaurateur, and author. She owns many restaurants in the US, including one in Manhattan. Bastianich is the recipient of several awards and honors, including a couple of Lifetime Achievement Awards. Also a philanthropist, Lidia Bastianich supports various non-profit organizations, such as the Columbus Citizens Foundation, which aims at promoting Italian-American heritage.

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Ann Sheridan
(Actress)

Ann Sheridan
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Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, USA
Died: January 21, 1967

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Sam Peckinpah
(Film director)

Sam Peckinpah
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: December 28, 1984

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Gary Lockwood
0
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States

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Eoin Macken
1
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

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Mary Chapin Carpenter
0
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Chunkz
(YouTuber)

Chunkz
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: England

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Christopher Atkins
1
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States

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Wendy
(Singer, Voice actress and Radio host)

Wendy
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

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John Rawls
(Philosopher)

John Rawls
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: November 24, 2002

The Schock Prize and National Humanities Medal-winning American moral and political philosopher John Bordley Rawls is often counted among the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth-century. Notable books of Rawls, where he elucidated his theory of justice and which has influenced a variety of thinkers, includes A Theory of Justice and Political Liberalism.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 21

Personality
People born on February 21 are very self-assured and are not materialistic. They also possess a creative mind and strong presence. People who are close to them know that they are helpful and responsible. It isn’t uncommon for them to be more attracted to people born between the dates November 23 and December 21. Both are natural lovers and can create a long lasting bond. They are comfortable being leaders, not followers. These natives create a tough outer shell; a tactic to protect their sensitivity and shyness. Their emotions are the center of their being, so it is important for them to remain grounded.

Health
People born on this day tend to give into New Age health practices. They love food and enjoy eating, however, they prefer eating vegetables and fruits instead of high-calorie food. February 21 people can be prone to depression and mood swings. It is important for them to eat food rich with mood-boosting nutrients such as nuts, seeds, fish oil and whole grains. Constant exercise and natural sunlight will also help elevate mood. Meditation is great way for February 21 natives to help channel their negative energy.

Finance
February 21 individuals are not very good at saving money. Although, they have no issues with earning, they fall short of keeping money in their pocket. This downfall, can be detrimental to their finances as a whole. It is rare that they have to borrow funds from others.

Career
They make great supervisors and managers. Being a leader is not foreign and any career that will allow them to inspire or motivate others will appeal to them. Careers that will be suitable could be management, politics or teaching. Music or entertainment paths would be good as well.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
People born on this day want freedom as well as commitment in a relationship. Since their sensitivity is prominent, they have a longing to be with that special someone who can provide them with stability and unconditional love. These individuals are not necessarily in a rush to fall in love. However, when they do enter into a long-term relationship, there is genuine commitment and devotion. They are naturally compatible with water signs (Scorpio & Cancer). They are great in the role of parents.

Lucky Colors: Pink, Orange, Violet, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 5
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 3rd, 5th