Famous People Born On February 2nd

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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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 1 
George Washington
(1st President of the United States (1789 - 1797))
George Washington
101
Birth Year: 1732
Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
Died: December 14, 1799

America’s first president, George Washington led the country with integrity, firmness and prudence that made him one of the greatest presidents in American history. He became a national hero before assuming presidency, when he led the Continental Army to victory against the British during the American Revolution.

 2 
Shakira
(Singer-songwriter)
Shakira
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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.

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Farrah Fawcett
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jill Munroe’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Farrah Fawcett
24
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.

 4 
Gerard Piqué
(Football Player)
Gerard Piqué
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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.

 5 
Christie Brinkley
(Model, Actress, Businesswoman)
Christie Brinkley
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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.

 6 
James Joyce
(One of the Most Influential Writers of the 20th Century)
James Joyce
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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.

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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.

 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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Brent Spiner
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
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Park Geun-hye
(11th President of South Korea)
Park Geun-hye
8
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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Victoria Song
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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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Ivan Perisic
(Footballer)
Ivan Perisic
3
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Split
 13 
David Jason
(Best Known for His Role as Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the BBC sitcom 'Only Fools and Horses')
David Jason
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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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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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Graham Nash
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)
Graham Nash
3
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Blackpool
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Shamita Shetty
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
 17 
Barbara Mori
(Mexican Actress Best Known for Her Role in One of the Most Successful Telenovelas of All-Time, 'Rubí')
Barbara Mori
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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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Ellie Bamber
(Actress)
Ellie Bamber
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Surrey, England, UK
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Millvina Dean
(Cartographer)
Millvina Dean
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Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: London
Died: May 31, 2009
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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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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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Hong Jong-hyun
(South Korean Actor, Model)
Hong Jong-hyun
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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.
 23 
Elaine Stritch
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: July 17, 2014
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Stanley Getz
(Jazz Saxophonist)
Stanley Getz
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6, 1991
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Zosia Mamet
(Actress)
Zosia Mamet
8
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Randolph, Vermont, USA
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Michael T. Weiss
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Yasuko Namba
(Mountaineer)
Yasuko Namba
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: May 11, 1996
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Jeff Okudah
(American football player)
Jeff Okudah
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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James Franklin
(Football player)
James Franklin
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
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Ingrid Nilsen
(YouTuber, Beauty Guru & Makeup Artist)
Ingrid Nilsen
2
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Rowland Heights, California, U.S.
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George Halas
(American football player)
George Halas
1
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: October 31, 1983
 32 
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
(President of France (1974 - 1981))
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
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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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Ina Garten
(Author and Host of the Food Network Show ‘Barefoot Contessa’)
Ina Garten
7
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.

Les Dawson
1
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Collyhurst
Died: June 10, 1993
 35 
John Saunders
(ice hockey player)
John Saunders
0
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Ajax

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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Serge Gainsbourg
(One of the World's Most Influential Pop Musicians)
Serge Gainsbourg
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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.
 37 
Tom Smothers
(Comedians)
Tom Smothers
0
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 38 
Han Ga-in
(Actress)
Han Ga-in
3
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 39 
Lauren Lane
(Actress)
Lauren Lane
1
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Malique Thompson-Dwyer
2
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Hollinwood, Greater Manchester
 41 
Harrison Smith
(American football player)
Harrison Smith
0
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
 42 
Danna García
(Colombian Model and Actress)
Danna García
1
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Guadalajara

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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Geoffrey Hughes
0
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK
Died: July 27, 2012
 44 
Donald Driver
(American football player)
Donald Driver
1
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 45 
Bo Hopkins
(Actor)
Bo Hopkins
0
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, USA
 46 
Marissa Jaret Winokur
1
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 47 
Melody Gardot
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer, Composer, Pianist)
Melody Gardot
0
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: New Jersey
 48 
Abdullah I of Jordan
(King of Jordan (1946 - 1951))
Abdullah I of Jordan
1
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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Sean Elliott
(Basketball player)
Sean Elliott
1
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona
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Sruthi Hariharan
0
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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