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Floyd Mayweather Jr.
(Regarded as the Best Defensive Boxer in History)
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
103
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

One of the most remunerative pay-per-view (PPV) attractions of all time, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had a glorious boxing career. One of the most decorated boxers ever, Floyd is regarded as the best pound for pound boxer by many websites. During his career, he had his share of controversies and made brief appearances in shows like WWE and Dancing with the Stars.

 2 
Taylor Lautner
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jacob Black’ in ‘The Twilight Saga’ Film Series)
Taylor Lautner
127
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Actor and model, Taylor Lautner, gained international fame for playing Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series. He began his career by taking up small roles in TV shows. A handsome young man, he soon became a teen sex symbol and started getting film offers. He was named on Glamour's The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010 list.

 3 
Devin Booker
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as the Shooting guard)
Devin Booker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Devin Armani Booker is a star basketball player of the NBA team Phoenix Suns. His achievements include playing in the McDonald's All-American Game, representing the University of Kentucky, and becoming the youngest NBA player to score 50 points in consecutive games. In 2020, Devin made it to the NBA All-Star.
 4 
Anthony Kiedis
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’)
Anthony Kiedis
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Red Hot Chili Peppers co-founder and vocalist Anthony Kiedis released 11 rock albums with his band, focusing on issues such as sex, drugs, and loss. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has struggled with drug issues but has been drug-free since 2000. His memoir, Scar Tissue, became a bestseller.

 5 
Andy Richter
(Actor, Comedian)
Andy Richter
5
Birthdate: October 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Paul Schrader
(Screenwriter)
Paul Schrader
2
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Roger Mayweather
(American Boxing Trainer and Former Professional Boxer)
Roger Mayweather
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 17, 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
El DeBarge
(Singer-songwriter)
El DeBarge
2
Birthdate: June 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Del Shannon
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician)
Del Shannon
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 8, 1990
 10 
James DeBarge
(Singer)
James DeBarge
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
 11 
Roger B. Chaffee
(American Aviator, Naval Officer, NASA Astronaut, and Aeronautical Engineer)
Roger B. Chaffee
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 27, 1967

Roger B. Chaffee was an American aviator, naval officer, NASA astronaut, and aeronautical engineer. In 1963, Chaffee was chosen by NASA to be part of Astronaut Group 3, a group of 14 astronauts selected for the Apollo and Gemini program. In 1983, Roger B. Chaffee was made an inductee of the International Space Hall of Fame. 

 12 
Stacy Haiduk
(Actress)
Stacy Haiduk
4
Birthdate: April 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Toni Trucks
(Actress)
Toni Trucks
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Stanley Ketchel
(Boxer)
Stanley Ketchel
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 15, 1910
 15 
Jess Walton
(Actress)
Jess Walton
2
Birthdate: February 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Richard M. DeVos
(Co-Founder of Amway)
Richard M. DeVos
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 6, 2018
 17 
Adina Howard
(Singer-songwriter)
Adina Howard
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 18 
Reed Timmer
(US Storm Chaser and Meteorologist Known for His Show Storm Chasers)
Reed Timmer
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces

US extreme meteorologist and storm chaser Reed Timmer soared to fame with his Discovery Channel show Storm Chasers. He is also popular on Facebook and YouTube, where he posts videos of tornadoes, hurricanes, and cyclones. He has previously worked for AccuWeather and KFOR-TV.

 19 
Chris Kaman
(Former German-American Basketball Player)
Chris Kaman
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 20 
Tony Tucker
(Boxer)
Tony Tucker
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 21 
Jeff Mayweather
(Boxer)
Jeff Mayweather
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
 22 
Greg Meyer
(American Marathon Runner)
Greg Meyer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
 23 
Jay Van Andel
(Businessman)
Jay Van Andel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 7, 2004
 24 
Thom Hartmann
(Radio personality, Author, Journalist, Writer)
Thom Hartmann
1
Birthdate: May 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
 25 
Marion Ladewig
(American Ten-Pin Bowler)
Marion Ladewig
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 16, 2010
 26 
Xavier Tillman
(Basketball player)
Xavier Tillman
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 27 
Monté Morris
(Basketball Player)
Monté Morris
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Dennis Frederiksen
(Singer, Songwriter)
Dennis Frederiksen
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 18, 2014
 29 
Joe Warren
(American Greco-Roman Wrestler and Mixed Martial Artist)
Joe Warren
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
Jared Veldheer
(American Football Player)
Jared Veldheer
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 31 
Gary Hogeboom
(American Football Player)
Gary Hogeboom
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 32 
Katie Feenstra-Mattera
(Basketball coach)
Katie Feenstra-Mattera
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 33 
Arthur Vandenberg
(Senator)
Arthur Vandenberg
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 18, 1951
 34 
Jalen Mayfield
(American football player)
Jalen Mayfield
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Leo Sowerby
(Composer)
Leo Sowerby
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 7, 1968
 36 
Allyssa DeHaan
(Basketball player)
Allyssa DeHaan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 37 
Max Apple
(Short story writer)
Max Apple
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Birthdate: October 22, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
 38 
John Herman Randall Jr.
(Philosopher)
John Herman Randall Jr.
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 1, 1980
 39 
Judd Bankert
(Biathlete)
Judd Bankert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
 40 
Agnes Nestor
(Politician)
Agnes Nestor
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 28, 1948