Famous People Born On February 2nd

People born on February 2 share the Aquarius zodiac sign. This particular zodiac sign is known as the “water bearer”. The ruling planet for this particular day is the Moon, which gives added sensitivity to the individuals born on this day. They are less headstrong than the typical Aquarius, but thrive on independence, and can seem aloof to some. As an Aquarius, they hold the typical characteristics of being creative and innovative. Many Aquarians beat to their own drum, and this is true for this particular water bearer as well. These Aquarians have an abundance of creative ideas and are very charming and sweet natured. Like all Aquarians, these individuals thrive on intellectual stimulation, and are known to be witty and sarcastic.

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Shakira
(Colombian Singer Who is Known as the 'Queen of Latin Music')
Shakira
155
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Grammy award winning Colombian pop singer, Shakira is best known for hits like Whenever, Wherever and Hips Don't Lie. One of the most successful Latin American recording artists, she is also one of the world's best-selling music artists. Her first hit album was Pies Descalzos after which she entered the English music market with her big hit album, Laundry Service.

 2 
Farrah Fawcett
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jill Munroe’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Farrah Fawcett
43
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Died: June 25, 2009

Farrah Fawcett is best remembered for posing for the iconic red swimsuit poster, which sold over 12 million copies and is regarded as a symbol of the late-1970s and a modern icon. Known for her good looks, Farrah was a popular Playboy model. The actress was also named in Men's Health magazine's 100 Hottest Women of All-Time list in 2011.

 3 
Gerard Piqué
(Spanish Professional Football Player Who Played as a Centre-Back)
Gerard Piqué
80
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué, who plays for FC Barcelona, is considered one of the world’s best centre halves. He is amongst the few players who have won the UEFA Champions League for two consecutive years, but for different teams. He also played a crucial role in the Spain national team’s victory in 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012.

 4 
Christie Brinkley
(Model, Actress, Businesswoman)
Christie Brinkley
37
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Monroe

Christie Brinkley is an American actress, model, and entrepreneur. Widely regarded as one of the most attractive women ever, Brinkley has been featured on more than 500 magazine covers and was the face of CoverGirl for 25 years! Apart from being an inspiration to aspiring models worldwide, Christie Brinkley has also touched the lives of many through her philanthropic activities.

 5 
Gemma Arterton
(English Actress and Producer Known for His Films: ‘Quantum of Solace’ and ‘St Trinian's’)
Gemma Arterton
21
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
"Bond Girl" Strawberry Fields from Quantum of Solace, Gemma Arterton began her career on stage and later appeared in Prince of Persia and Clash of the Titans. Her production company creates female-centric content. The Harper's Bazaar Woman of the Year-winner has supported campaigns such as ERA 50:50, MeToo, and Time’sUp
 6 
James Joyce
(One of the Most Influential Writers of the 20th Century)
James Joyce
15
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Rathgar, Ireland
Died: January 13, 1941

James Joyce was an Irish novelist, poet, teacher, short story writer, and literary critic. Widely considered one of the 20th century's most important and influential writers, James Joyce contributed immensely to the modernist avant-garde movement. Joyce's work has influenced several scholars and writers, such as Jorge Luis Borges, Salman Rushdie, Seán Ó Ríordáin, Flann O'Brien, John Updike, and Cormac McCarthy.

 7 
Brent Spiner
(Actor)
Brent Spiner
8
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
 8 
Ayn Rand
(Writer and Philosopher Known for Her Best-Selling Novels ‘The Fountainhead’ and ‘Atlas Shrugged’)
Ayn Rand
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Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982

Ayn Rand was a Russian-American philosopher and writer. Apart from publishing two best-selling novels, Ayn Rand is credited with developing a philosophical system called Objectivism. Over the years, Ayn Rand has been a major influence among American conservatives and libertarians. Some of the famous personalities influenced by her include Amber Heard, Vince Vaughn, Jimmy Wales, Ayelet Shaked, and Mary Ruwart.

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Ivan Perišić
(Croatian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ivan Perišić
14
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Split, Croatia

Ivan Perisic is a Croatian football player who plays as a midfielder for the Croatia national football team and Tottenham Hotspur. Best known for his versatility, Perisic can play as an attacking midfielder, defender, or second striker. Ivan Perišić has represented his nation at important tournaments, such as the UEFA European Football Championships and World Cups.

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Graham Nash
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)
Graham Nash
4
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Blackpool
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Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
(Former Prince of Greece and Denmark)
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
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Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: December 3, 1944

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, the son of King George I of Greece, served as a major general in the Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922. The Turkish forces recaptured Smyrna and Andrew was blamed for the loss of Greek territory. As a result, he was exiled from Greece and he lived in France where he died.

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Victoria Song
11
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Qingdao, Shandong, China

Victoria Song is a Chinese actress, singer, dancer, TV presenter, model, and author. Over the years, she has received several awards, such as an MBC Entertainment Award and China TV Drama Awards. In 2017, 2019, and 2020, she was named on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list. Also a philanthropist, Victoria Song has worked alongside organizations like UNICEF and Red Cross.

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Eva Cassidy
(Singer, Guitarist)
Eva Cassidy
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
Died: November 2, 1996
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Elaine Stritch
(Actress)
Elaine Stritch
4
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: July 17, 2014
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David Jason
(Best Known for His Role as Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the BBC sitcom 'Only Fools and Horses')
David Jason
8
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, England
David Jason is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and executive producer who is famous for his role in the sitcom Only Fools and Horses. His other popular works include TV series A Touch of Frost, Open All Hours and Still Open All Hours and The Darling Buds of May. He was knighted in 2005 for services to acting and comedy.
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Carol Ann Susi
(Actress Best Known for Voicing the Character ‘Mrs. Wolowitz’ in the TV Series ‘The Big Bang Theory’)
Carol Ann Susi
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 11, 2014

Carol Ann Susi was an American actress best remembered for playing the semi-competent intern, Monique Marmelstein, in the television series, Kolchak: The Night Stalker. Later in her career, she found popularity by voicing Mrs. Wolowitz, a recurring off-screen character, in the popular TV series, The Big Bang Theory. In 2014, Susi died of cancer at the age of 62.

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Ellie Bamber
(Actress)
Ellie Bamber
10
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Surrey, England, UK
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Serge Gainsbourg
(One of the World's Most Influential Pop Musicians)
Serge Gainsbourg
13
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 2, 1991
French musician, singer, and actor Serge Gainsbourg had experimented with a variety of music forms, such as jazz, pop, and reggae. Renowned for songs such as Bonnie and Clyde, he also included sexual overtones in his lyrics. He had also acted in and directed films and written a short novel.
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Zosia Mamet
(Actress)
Zosia Mamet
14
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Randolph, Vermont, USA
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George Halas
(American football player)
George Halas
4
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: October 31, 1983
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Barbara Mori
(Mexican Actress Best Known for Her Role in One of the Most Successful Telenovelas of All-Time, 'Rubí')
Barbara Mori
14
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Mexican actor Barbara Mori, who soared to fame with the telenovela Rubí, was scouted at 14, while working as a waitress. The former model became a grandmother at 38, when her son had a daughter. She became a sensation in India after being part of the Bollywood film Kites.
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Tom Smothers
(Comedians)
Tom Smothers
1
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Stanley Getz
(Jazz Saxophonist)
Stanley Getz
8
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6, 1991
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Park Geun-hye
(11th President of South Korea)
Park Geun-hye
17
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Jung District, Taegu, South Korea

Park Geun-hye is a former politician from South Korea. In 2013, Park became the first woman to serve as the president of South Korea. She also became the first president from South Korea to be born after the establishment of the First Republic of Korea. In 2014, Park Geun-hye was named in Forbes magazine's world's most powerful people list.

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Michael T. Weiss
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Ina Garten
(Author and Host of the Food Network Show ‘Barefoot Contessa’)
Ina Garten
13
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Ina Garten is an American author and TV host best known for hosting Food Network's cooking show, Barefoot Contessa. Over the years, Garten has released several best-selling cookbooks, including The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home.

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Les Dawson
Les Dawson
2
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Collyhurst
Died: June 10, 1993
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James Franklin
(Football player)
James Franklin
2
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
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Bo Hopkins
(Actor)
Bo Hopkins
2
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, USA
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Geoffrey Hughes
(Actor)
Geoffrey Hughes
0
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK
Died: July 27, 2012
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Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
(President of France (1974 - 1981))
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
1
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Died: December 2, 2020

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was a seasoned French politician who served as President of France. During his presidency, Giscard d'Estaing promoted nuclear power and liberalisation of trade, pushed for development of projects like TGV, and took a more liberal attitude on social issues like divorce, abortion and contraception. He emerged as the longest-lived president in the history of France.

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John Saunders
(Canadian-American Sports Journalist)
John Saunders
5
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: August 10, 2016

John Saunders was a sports journalist who worked for the popular cable sports channel ESPN from 1986 to 2016. During his career, Saunders anchored important events, such as the 1995 World Series of Major League Baseball (MLB). His book Playing Hurt: My Journey from Despair to Hope was published posthumously.

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Melody Gardot
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer, Composer, Pianist)
Melody Gardot
0
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: New Jersey
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Hong Jong-hyun
(South Korean Actor, Model)
Hong Jong-hyun
7
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Hong Jong-hyun believes his character in the K-drama Mother of Mine has changed his outlook on marriage and made him want to get married someday. The shy actor of My Absolute Boyfriend fame is fond of nature. He had begun his career as a model and then plunged into acting.
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Khushwant Singh
(Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician)
Khushwant Singh
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Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Hadali, British India (now in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: March 20, 1999

Known for his bestselling book Train to Pakistan, Khushwant Singh was a reputed lawyer, politician, and journalist. He was also known for his widely popular column With Malice towards One and All, which was featured in many Indian newspapers. His post-colonial writings mirrored his wit and sarcasm.

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Millvina Dean
(Cartographer)
Millvina Dean
10
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: London
Died: May 31, 2009
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Lauren Lane
(Actress)
Lauren Lane
3
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
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Marissa Jaret Winokur
2
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Jeff Okudah
(American football player)
Jeff Okudah
4
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
 40 
Abdullah I of Jordan
(King of Jordan (1946 - 1951))
Abdullah I of Jordan
5
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 20, 1951

Abdullah I of Jordan reigned as the King of Jordan from 25 May 1946 until his assassination on 20 July 1951. Prior to his service as the king of Jordan, Abdullah I of Jordan served as the Emir of Transjordan from 11 April 1921 to 25 May 1946.

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Danna García
(Colombian Model and Actress)
Danna García
4
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

Danna García is a Colombian model and actress best known for her portrayal of leading roles in popular telenovelas in Mexico, Colombia, and the US. García achieved popularty in the early 2000s when she starred in a Colombian telenovela titled Pasión de Gavilanes, which was released internationally as Hidden Passion.

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Shamita Shetty
(Actress)
Shamita Shetty
15
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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Ingrid Nilsen
(YouTuber, Beauty Guru & Makeup Artist)
Ingrid Nilsen
8
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Rowland Heights, California, U.S.
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Jascha Heifetz
(Former Violinist remembered for his performances at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall)
Jascha Heifetz
1
Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: December 10, 1987
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Solomon Guggenheim
(Businessman)
Solomon Guggenheim
1
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 3, 1949
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Jennifer Westfeldt
(Actress Best Known For Her Role In 'Kissing Jessica Stein')
Jennifer Westfeldt
3
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Guilford, Connecticut, United States

Jennifer Westfeldt is an American screenwriter and actress best known for her work in the independent romantic comedy film, Kissing Jessica Stein, for which she received a Satellite Award. Also known for her work in theater, Jennifer Westfeldt received a Tony Award nomination in 2004 for her portrayal of Eileen Sherwood in the popular musical, Wonderful Town.

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Han Ga-in
(Actress)
Han Ga-in
4
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
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Rick Dufay
(Musician, Songwriter)
Rick Dufay
2
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Paris, France

Rick Dufay is a French-American guitarist known for his association with the popular band Aerosmith. He played for the band from 1980 to 1984, during which regular guitarist Brad Whitford had left the band. Dufay left the band upon Whitford's return in 1984 and was praised for his selfless gesture. Thus, Dufay is credited with keeping the band from disbanding.

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Sean Elliott
(Basketball player)
Sean Elliott
4
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona
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Albert Sidney Johnston
(Military general)
Albert Sidney Johnston
1
Birth Year: 1803
Birthplace: Washington, Kentucky
Died: April 6, 1862

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 2nd

Personality
An individual born on this day is very loving, and has no issue in expressing that love to others. February 2 natives wish to be liked by everyone; therefore, they have a tendency to avoid conflict at all costs. Due to this, many individuals have difficulty in saying no in order to please everyone. They are highly compassionate and sensitive to others around them; going above and beyond to help anyone in need. They are more sensitive than most Aquarians, but possess the same need for independence, which is a popular Aquarian trait. They have an intense imagination and are widely creative, which spurs them to be deeply curious. They have an appreciation for beauty and art, and put an abundance of effort into their outward appearance.

Health
February 2 natives have a tendency to put others before themselves, therefore neglecting their own health and well-being. Due to this, these individuals are often down with a cold or sickness. They need to take time to care for themselves, and eat a well-balanced diet. It is important that they get enough sleep and rest. They would benefit if they take time to relax. Recharging their batteries, will help them maintain optimum health and raise their moods.

Finance
Finances are not an important aspect of these people’s life. They will happily accept any paycheck, as long as, they can easily pay their bills. They are wonderful with numbers and figures, and have no issues with maintaining their finances and investing. These Aquarians are not careless with their money, and spend money judiciously.

Career
These individuals do not do well by working according a set schedule; thus, they would rather work on their own terms, and not be accountable to anyone. A high paycheck is not as important to them as their freedom and happiness. These individuals would benefit from careers such as a personal trainer, lifestyle coach, or blogger.

Relationships, Marriage And Children
These Aquarians hold the standard detachment that Aquarians are famous for. They are not overly romantic, and choose to look at a relationship from a more practical standpoint. They will still express their love thoroughly, but do prefer a relationship that allows for independence. February 2nd natives, yearn for a relationship based on intellect, and expect deep meaningful discussions with their soul mate. As a parent, they may bring baggage from their youth into their child’s upbringing. It is important for them to be able to separate their past, from raising their own children. It may take a while for these Aquarians to have a family, but once they do, the family will be the top priority for them.

Lucky Colors: Cream and White
Lucky Numbers: 2
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2nd, 4th