Famous People Born On February 5th

People born on February 5 are swift, intelligent and are excellent communicators. The ruling planet of this auspicious day is Mercury and influences the inquisitive nature of every individual born on this date. They are especially focused on science and technological ventures. They have a great passion of helping others. These people show a remarkable boost of energy. They are always active, both, physically and mentally, and hence, sometimes they lack the ability to take a break in life. They are excellent learners and take great pride in inspiring people and learning from them.

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Cristiano Ronaldo
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Cristiano Ronaldo
441
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Funchal, Portugal

Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Portuguese football player, Cristiano Ronaldo, is one of the world's highest-paid athletes. He is a versatile attacker capable of playing on either wing as well as through the center of the pitch. He has the distinction of being the first European to score 100 international goals.

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Neymar
(Brazilian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Neymar
227
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: State of São Paulo, Brazil
Amongst the best football players in the world presently, Neymar is a part of Brazil national team and French club Paris Saint-Germain. The prolific goal scorer debuted with Santos and played for Barcelona before joining PSG in a deal that made him the world’s most expensive player. He led Brazil national team to its first Olympic gold medal in 2016.
 3 
Michael Sheen
32
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

Michael Sheen is a Welsh actor and started his career as a theatre artist. He rose to fame in the 2000s as a screen actor after working in various biographical films. He starred in television films like The Deal, The Queen and The Special Relationship. Some of his notable films are The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Midnight in Paris.

 4 
Kevin Gates
(Rapper and Singer-Songwriter Known for His Album ‘Islah’)
Kevin Gates
46
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Kevin Gates is an American singer, rapper, and entrepreneur. He is best known for his debut studio album Islah, which peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 chart. Over the years, Kevin Gates has had many brushes with the law. He was first arrested at the age of 13 when he was found inside a stolen vehicle.

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Hank Aaron
(One of the Greatest Baseball Players in History)
Hank Aaron
30
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: January 22, 2021

Baseball player Hank Aaron, also known as Hammer or Hammerin' Hank, is remembered for his stint with the MLB teams Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. He also competed as part of the Negro League team Indianapolis Clowns. He was named to The Sporting News 100 Greatest Baseball Players.

 6 
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(Actress & Producer)
Jennifer Jason Leigh
35
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Known for her Academy Award-nominated performance in The Hateful Eight, Jennifer Jason Leigh had started her career at age 9. Fans also loved her in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle and Margot at the Wedding. She was also seen as Sally Bowles in Sam Mendes’s Broadway production Cabaret.

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Princess Alice of Battenberg
(Mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Alice of Battenberg
24
Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: December 5, 1969

Princess Alice of Battenberg, the great-granddaughter of Britain’s Queen Victoria, became Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark in 1903 after her marriage. During the Second World War, she sheltered Jewish refugees and worked for the Red Cross. She was posthumously named a ‘Hero of the Holocaust’ by the British government in 2010. She was the mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II.

 8 
Henry Golding
(Actor)
Henry Golding
19
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Sarawak, Malaysia
 9 
Laura Linney
(American actress known for her films: ‘Sight Unseen’, ‘Time Stands Still’ and ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton’)
Laura Linney
15
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: New York City
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Charlotte Rampling
(English Actress, Model and Singer Best Known for Her Film ‘45 Years’)
Charlotte Rampling
13
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Sturmer, England

Charlotte Rampling is an English model, actress, and singer. One of the major icons of the Swinging Sixties, Rampling is known for portraying controversial and interesting characters in European arthouse and sexually provocative films; she has worked in Italian, French, and English films. A fashion icon, Charlotte Rampling has graced the covers of magazines like Elle, Interview and Vogue.

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Barbara Hershey
(One of America's Finest Actresses)
Barbara Hershey
13
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, United States

Barbara Hershey is an American actress who is widely regarded as one of the finest Hollywood actresses. She has several prestigious awards under her belt. From the late-1960s to mid-1970s, her acting career was overshadowed by her highly publicized personal life, which included her marriage with David Carradine.

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John Carradine
13
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: November 27, 1988

John Carradine is considered one of the most famous character actors in Hollywood history. With an extensive career spanning almost six decades, he became known for his roles in horror films. He holds 351 film and TV credits and is among the most prolific English-speaking actors of all time. Many of his descendants are also actors.

 

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Bobby Brown
(Singer-Songwriter)
Bobby Brown
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Grammy-winning singer and New Edition member Bobby Brown was a pioneer of the new jack swing, a combination of R&B and hip-hop, and shot to fame with the album Don't Be Cruel and the hit My Prerogative. His marriage to Whitney Houston was plagued with domestic strife and drug issues. 
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Tim Meadows
(American actor)
Tim Meadows
6
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Highland Park, Michigan, United States
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Christopher Guest
(Known in Hollywood for His Series of Comedy Films Shot in 'Mockumentary' Style)
Christopher Guest
11
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Screenwriter, composer, musician, and director Christopher Guest is a multifaceted man. He is known for writing and directing a series of comedy films shot in mock-documentary (mockumentary) style. He has also starred in many of his films, often playing comedic characters. Despite his penchant for portraying comedic characters onscreen, he is known to be a serious person in real life.

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William S. Burroughs
(Best Known for His Third Novel 'Naked Lunch')
William S. Burroughs
12
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: August 2, 1997
Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs soared to fame with his novels Junkie and Naked Lunch, with the latter being at the center of a censorship issue. Also known by his pseudonym, "William Lee," he exhibited artwork such as the Gunshot Paintings. He accidentally shot and killed his second wife.
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H. R. Giger
(Painter)
H. R. Giger
7
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Chur
Died: May 12, 2014

H. R. Giger was a Swiss artist remembered for his airbrushed images of machines and humans intertwined in cold biomechanical relationships. He is also remembered for his work as part of the special effects team that worked in Ridley Scott's 1979 science fiction horror film Alien, for which the team won an Academy Award

 18 
Roger Staubach
(American football player)
Roger Staubach
12
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
 19 
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
(Wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark)
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
11
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Hobart, Australia

Mary Elizabeth Donaldson is the Crown Princess of Denmark and the Countess of Monpezat, as the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. She previously worked as a consultant for Microsoft and had met Prince Frederik at a Sydney pub when he in Australia for the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Gheorghe Hagi
(Legendary Romanian Footballer and Owner of Liga I Club 'Farul Constanța')
Gheorghe Hagi
12
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Sacele, Romania

Known to fans as The Maradona of the Carpathians, Gheorghe Hagi is considered the most successful Romanian footballer of all time. An attacking midfielder, he began his career with FC Constanța, before playing for teams such as Real Madrid, Brescia, and Barcelona. Post-retirement, he managed the Romanian team.

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Jeremy Sumpter
5
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
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Chris Parnell
10
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Chris Parnell, son of popular voice-over artist Jack Parnell, gained fame as a Saturday Night Live comedian. He also starred as Dr. Leo Spaceman in 30 Rock and voiced Cyril Figgis in Archer and Jerry Smith in Rick and Morty. He has also narrated the PBS series WordGirl
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Duff McKagan
(Musician, Songwriter)
Duff McKagan
10
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Darren Criss
(Known for His Role on The TV Series 'Glee')
Darren Criss
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Darren Criss is a popular American actor and singer-songwriter. Darren Criss is also known as the founder of a musical theater company called StarKid Productions and the co-founder of a music festival called Elsie Fest. Also known for his charity work, Darren Criss has performed at many charity benefits and is a supporter of LGBT rights and The Trevor Project.

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Patrick Macnee
(Former Actor in role of secret agent John Steed in the British television series The Avengers)
Patrick Macnee
2
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 25, 2015
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Michael Mann
(Film director and Screenwriter)
Michael Mann
3
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Tiwa Savage
(Nigerian Singer and Actress Known for Her Album ‘Once Upon a Time’ and ‘I Look to You’)
Tiwa Savage
12
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, actress, and songwriter. After having created an opportunity to establish herself in the United Kingdom, Savage returned to Nigeria and played an important role in elevating the Nigerian music industry. In 2018, she became the first woman to win the MTV Europe Music Award under the Best African Act category.

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Paige Howard
(Actress)
Paige Howard
9
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Paige Howard is an American actress known for playing important roles in films, such as Cheesecake Casserole and The Employer. The younger sister of accomplished actress Bryce Dallas Howard, Paige Howard followed in the footsteps of her sister and established herself in the TV and film industry.

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Nolan Bushnell
(Entrepreneur)
Nolan Bushnell
7
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Clearfield
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Abhishek Bachchan
(Actor, Film producer who won him three consecutive Filmfare Award after Dilip Kumar to win 3 Filmfare awards consecutively)
Abhishek Bachchan
12
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Sara Evans
(Singer-Songwriter)
Sara Evans
10
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Boonville, Missouri, United States
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Adnan Januzaj
(Belgian Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Adnan Januzaj
10
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Adnan Januzaj is a Belgian football player who plays for the Belgium national team as a midfielder. In 2018, he helped his national team win the bronze medal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Adnan Januzaj is also currently a part of the Sevilla Fútbol Club.

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Red Buttons
(Actor)
Red Buttons
5
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 13, 2006
 34 
Jonny Kim
(US Navy lieutenant and NASA astronaut.)
Jonny Kim
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 35 
Adlai Stevenson II
(5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations)
Adlai Stevenson II
7
Birth Year: 1900
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 14, 1965
Adlai Stevenson II served as the Illinois governor from 1949 to 1953. He contested as the Democratic presidential nominee in 1952 and 1956 but was defeated by Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower both the times. Stevenson II also served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1961 to 1965.
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Peg Entwistle
(Actress)
Peg Entwistle
9
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Port Talbot, Glamorgan, England
Died: September 16, 1932
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Robert Peel
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834 – 1835, 1841 – 1846))
Robert Peel
7
Birth Year: 1788
Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire, England
Died: July 2, 1850

Statesman Robert Peel had been the prime minister of the U.K twice. He was also a two-time home secretary. He established the Metropolitan Police Service and also introduced the Tamworth Manifesto, thus co-founding the modern Conservative Party. He died of injuries after a horse he was riding fell on him.

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Darrell Waltrip
(American Former Stock Car Driver)
Darrell Waltrip
5
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
 39 
Jamie Brewer
(Actress)
Jamie Brewer
7
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: California, United States
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Roberto Alomar
(Former Puerto Rican Basketball Player Who Played as a Second Baseman)
Roberto Alomar
9
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Esme Creed-Miles
(Actress)
Esme Creed-Miles
7
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: London Borough of Barnet Barnet, England
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Özge Gürel
(Actress)
Özge Gürel
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Adam Ondra
(Czech Professional Rock Climber Considered the Greatest of All Time)
Adam Ondra
4
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia

Adam Ondra is a Czech rock climber who specializes in bouldering and lead climbing. Widely regarded as the leading climber of his generation, Adam is the first and only male athlete so far to win World Championship titles in both lead climbing and bouldering in the same year. Adam Ondra is considered the greatest professional rock climber of all time.

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Stephen J. Cannell
(Television producer)
Stephen J. Cannell
4
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 30, 2010
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar
(Indian Fast Bowler & One of the Best and Most Consistent Swing Bowlers in the World)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
5
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is an Indian cricket player who plays predominantly as a bowler for the Indian cricket team. One of the few players to excel in all formats of cricket, Kumar became the first Indian to achieve a five-wicket haul in all three formats in 2018. BhuvneshwarvKumar is also an important member for Sunrisers Hyderabad of the Indian Premier League.

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Al Kooper
(Musician, Music educator, Pianist, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Al Kooper
2
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Don Cherry
(Former Ice Hockey Player and Co-Host of the NHL Broadcast 'Coach's Corner')
Don Cherry
4
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
If you’re an NHL fan, you must be knowing the name Don Cherry. He had a long hockey career, but he played only one NHL game -the majority of his games came at the AHL. He later gained fame as a co-host of CBS' Coach's Corner. Don Cherry is known for his outspoken opinions, and the knack for inviting controversies.
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Stuart Damon
(30-year portrayal of Dr. Alan Quartermaine on the American soap opera General Hospital)
Stuart Damon
4
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 2021
 49 
Vita Vea
(American football player)
Vita Vea
2
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Milpitas, California, United States
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Stefan de Vrij
(Association football player)
Stefan de Vrij
4
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Ouderkerk aan den IJssel

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 5th

Personality
People born on February 5 have a vigorous mind. They always love to churn intricate thoughts and hence, they are good at inventing new things. Their scientific mind gives them the unimaginable power to extract the cause of certain things in life. They are always passionate about their thoughts and actions; but, the super fast mind of these Aquarian individuals sometimes needs good control to fetch better fruits of daily actions. They come up with excellent solutions to problems in no time at all, and hence are natural leaders. Moreover, people love seeking their advice.

Health
It is good to exercise the mind with intricate thoughts but an overdose results in extreme levels of stress hormones, which lead to severe anxiety. Individuals born on this day do not prefer to take rest, and thus, they suffer from frequent health ailments due to immense pressure and strain. Sporadic slots of insomnia interrupt their night peace. A healthy diet and an exercise regimen are the key to this problem.

Finance
People born on this date are not excellent budget planners. They do not own a shrewd mind to focus on money matters and hence, they find an immense happiness and solace when some other person offers to help them handle their financial matters. Though they are not greatly interested in money they are not careless in financial matters. They just fail to create a balance between the inflow and the outflow of money.

Career
February 5 natives will excel in the field of science and technology. They are great at inventing new things and they are masters in learning from people around them. These individuals can greatly flourish in the field of medicine and research.

Relationships, Marriage, and Children
People born on this day always prefer a great amount of privacy in their personal relationship. They love to have their own space. They fear the emotional tantrums with partners but in a long-term relationship they feel safe and invigorated. Their personal lives are not very important to them but when they manage to find the true love of their life, they are totally committed to them. They are very loving as parents. They are honest individuals in their married life.

Lucky Colors: Green, Lavender, Turquoise.
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50, 59, 68, 77
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5th, 7th