Famous People Born On January 19th

The Capricorns born on 19th of January are visionary and persistent and possess an optimistic outlook towards life. Known for their creative skills and a sharp mind, these individuals are extremely innovative and versatile. They are also highly enthusiastic people who hardly shy away from voicing their opinions. Like the symbol of the zodiac, Goat, those born on this day are quite determined and reliable. They are also very honest and upright, and have a taste for beautiful things in life. However, they are not particularly adept at organizing and need to prioritize their work and at times may set unrealistic goals for themselves. They are also social beings who are fond of good conversations and love to surprise their near and dear ones.

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 1 
Dolly Parton
(Singer-songwriter)

Dolly Parton
68
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Sevier County, Tennessee, United States

Multifaceted personality, Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, author and businesswoman and is known mainly for her work in country music. She has received various accolades and awards in her very successful singing career spanning several decades and has composed over 3,000 songs. She has also worked in several movies and is a prolific songwriter.

 2 
Mac Miller
(Rapper Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Blue Slide Park')

Mac Miller
120
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 7, 2018

Before his death at the age of 26, Mac Miller had a major impact as a rapper and songwriter. Blue Slide Park, his studio album, became the first independently distributed maiden album since 1995 to top the US Billboard 200. His personal life was marred by depression, substance abuse, and legal issues. He died of drug overdose.

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Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)

Edgar Allan Poe
27
Birth Year: 1809
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849

American writer Edgar Allan Poe is regarded as the architect of modern short story, the inventor of the detective-fiction genre and a major contributor towards science fiction genre. The influential writer is recognised for his tales of mystery and macabre. His notable works include The Raven (poem), The Tell-Tale Heart and The Fall of the House of Usher (short stories).

 4 
Janis Joplin
(Known for Her Powerful Mezzo-Soprano Vocals)

Janis Joplin
43
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: October 4, 1970

Best known for her powerful mezzo-soprano voice, Janis Joplin was one of the most successful rock stars of her era. Before dying at the age of 27, she achieved so much that Rolling Stone magazine included her in its 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list in 2004 and 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list in 2008.

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Katey Sagal
(Actress)

Katey Sagal
21
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Talented film and television actress Katey Sagal’s big break came with the popular comedy series Married.... with Children. Later, she lent her voice for the animated series Futurama and gave an award winning performance in the drama series Sons of Anarchy. Her film credits include Futurama: Bender's Big Score and Pitch Perfect 2. She has also released two music albums.

 6 
Robert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)

Robert E. Lee
86
Birth Year: 1807
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 1870

A commander of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, Robert E. Lee commanded the Army of Northern Virginia. He was a skilled tactician who served in the US Army for 32 years. Brilliant from a young age, he was a top graduate of the US Military Academy. In his later years, he became president of Washington College.

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Logan Lerman
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States

Logan Lerman is an American actor who gained international recognition after portraying the title role in the Percy Jackson film series. Lerman serves as an inspiration to those who want to pursue their dream as he chose to become an actor after being born in a family of medical professionals. He is also credited with forming a band called Indigo.

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Francis II of France
(King of France (1559-1560))

Francis II of France
12
Birth Year: 1544
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: December 5, 1560
Francis II, son of Henry II and Catherine de' Medici, reigned as the king of France from 1559 to 1560. He took over the throne at age 15, after his father’s death. His reign witnessed conflicts between the Protestants and the Catholics, including coups such as the Amboise Conspiracy.

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Dustin Poirier
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Dustin Poirier
35
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Dustin Poirier is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). An absolute angel off the ring, Poirier often auctions his UFC kit to donate money to various charitable causes. In 2018, he founded a non-profit organization called The Good Fight Foundation, along with his wife.

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Jodie Sweetin
(Actress)

Jodie Sweetin
13
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Jodie Sweetin is an American television personality and actress. Despite suffering from alcohol and drug addiction, Sweetin has managed to establish herself in the TV industry. Sober since 2008, Sweetin serves as an inspiration to those suffering from addiction. Apart from being an advocate of drug rehab programs, Sweetin also supports political and social movements, such as Black Lives Matter.

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Pete Buttigieg
(United States Secretary of Transportation)

Pete Buttigieg
73
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of Bend, earned the 2013 GovFresh Mayor of the Year award. A Harvard alumnus, he has worked as a McKinsey consultant and served the Navy. He is the first openly gay candidate to win a U.S. presidential primary. He met his husband through a dating app.

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Shawn Johnson
(Gymnast)

Shawn Johnson
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Shawn Johnson is a former artistic gymnast who won the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medal. She is a five-time Pan American Games gold medalist and a three-time U.S. all-around champion as well. She retired from gymnastics in  2012. She was the winner of season eight of the dance competition show Dancing with the Stars.  

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Shawn Wayans
5
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Shawn Wayans is best known for writing and appearing in the sitcom The Wayans Bros., along with his brother Marlon. He appeared in various roles in the comedy series In Living Color, along with his brother and the show’s creator, Keenen, and was also part of the Scary Movie franchise. 

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Junior Seau
(American Football Players)

Junior Seau
9
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Died: May 2, 2012

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Robert Palmer
3
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: September 26, 2003

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James Watt
(Inventor of Steam Engine)

James Watt
8
Birth Year: 1736
Birthplace: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: August 25, 1819
Eighteenth-century Scottish inventor James Watt developed the Newcomen steam engine, by inventing the Watt steam engine, which brough about the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the world. He also co-owned the firm Boulton and Watt and laid down concepts such as horsepower and the watt, the SI unit of power.

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Shelley Fabares
6
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Shelley Fabares is an American actress best known for playing Christine Armstrong in the popular television series, Coach, for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Also known for her skills as a singer, Fabares recorded Lee Pockriss' and Lyn Duddy's song, Johnny Angel, in 1961, helping it reach the top position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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Luke Macfarlane
8
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
Canadian actor Luke Macfarlane is best known for his performance as Scotty Wandell in Brothers & Sisters. He has appeared in countless Hallmark Christmas movies. Fans also loved him as RAC Agent D'avin Jaqobis in the sci-fi series Killjoys. He came out as gay in a newspaper interview.

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Jean Stapleton
3
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: May 31, 2013

Jean Stapleton was an American actress best known for her portrayal of Edith Bunker in the popular sitcom, All in the Family, for which she won two Golden Globe Awards and three Emmy Awards. In 2002, she was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame as well as the Television Hall of Fame.

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Tippi Hedren
(Famous for Her Roles in the Alfred Hitchcock Movies ‘The Birds’ and ‘Marnie')

Tippi Hedren
14
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: New Ulm, Minnesota, United States

Known as a typical Hitchcock Blonde, Tippi Hedren soared to fame with her roles in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and Marnie. An animal rights activist, too, she set up the Roar Foundation and the Shambala Preserve, after witnessing the plight of the animals that are used for shoots.

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JaVale McGee
(Basketball player)

JaVale McGee
7
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, USA

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Auguste Comte
(Philosopher)

Auguste Comte
4
Birth Year: 1798
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5, 1857
Known as the pioneer of sociology and positivism, philosopher Auguste Comte had an elite schooling at the prestigious École Polytechnique. Though infamous for being egocentric, he was known for his dedication to society and social upliftment. He authored The Positive Philosophy and was influenced by Henri de Saint-Simon.

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Jenson Button
(Formula One driver)

Jenson Button
5
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Frome, England

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Drea de Matteo
8
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Drea de Matteo is best known for her Emmy-winning performance as Adriana La Cerva in The Sopranos. Fans have also loved her as Angie Bolen in Desperate Housewives, as Gina Tribbiani in Joey, and as Wendy Teller in Sons of Anarchy. She has been named to Maxim Hot 100, too.

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Marsha Thomason
8
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Moston, Greater Manchester, England

Marsha Thomason is an English actress best known for portraying Sarah Evers in the 2003 American film, The Haunted Mansion. She took an interest in acting at the age of 13 when she started taking part in youth theatre productions at the Oldham Theatre Workshop. She then went on to establish herself as an actress in the American TV industry.

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Rob Delaney
(Comedian)

Rob Delaney
7
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Nicholas Colasanto
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: February 12, 1985

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John Bercow
(Former Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom)

John Bercow
2
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Edgware, London, England
Conservative politician John Bercow served as the Speaker of the House of Commons from 2009 to 2019 and was also an MP from Buckingham from 1997 to 2019. He became the first MP to be elected as the Speaker without having served as the Deputy Speaker, since Selwyn Lloyd. 

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Taliesin Jaffe
(Voice Actor)

Taliesin Jaffe
3
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 30 
Vin Zhang
(Actor)

Vin Zhang
3
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Wuxi, China

Chinese actor Vin Zhang soared to fame with series such as Chronicle of Life and The King's Woman. He made headlines when a netizen claiming to be his neighbor stated that Zhang was already married and had a child, though Zhang later denied the rumor, claiming he was single.

 31 
Paula Deen
(TV personality)

Paula Deen
8
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Culinary show host and chef Paula Deen is known for her Emmy-winning Food Network show Paula's Home Cooking. She owns Paula Deen's Creek House and The Lady & Sons restaurant. Apart from writing several cookbooks, she has also appeared in the film Elizabethtown and the show Dancing with the Stars.

 32 
Hikaru Utada
(Singer-Songwriter and One of the Best-Selling Musical Artists in Japan)

Hikaru Utada
6
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Hikaru Utada is a Japanese-American singer, producer, and songwriter. She achieved popularity after releasing her first Japanese-language studio album First Love, which became Japan's best-selling album of all time. Utada was regarded as the most influential artist of the 2000s in Japan. She is also one of the most decorated Japanese artists of her generation.

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Esther Acebo
(Actress)

Esther Acebo
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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Jonathan Taylor
(American football player)

Jonathan Taylor
13
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Salem, New Jersey, United States

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Guy Madison
5
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Pumpkin Center, California, United States
Died: February 6, 1996

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Thomas Kinkade
3
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: April 6, 2012

Painter Thomas Kinkade is remembered for his realistic and idyllic themes. He gained fame by selling printed copies of his art through the Thomas Kinkade Company. He called himself the "Painter of Light” and copyrighted the phrase, too. The movie Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage was based on his life.

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Damien Chazelle
(Director Known for His Films 'Whiplash' (2014), 'La La Land' (2016), and 'First Man' (2018))

Damien Chazelle
5
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Best known for his 2014 psychological drama film Whiplash, Damien Chazelle is a Rhode Island-born American film director and screenwriter. An alumnus of the Harvard University, he began his career with a black-and-white musical, writing screenplays before making his breakthrough with Whiplash, winning several awards not only for the film, but also for La La Land and First Man.

 38 
Jim Morris
(Baseball player)

Jim Morris
0
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Brownwood, Texas, United States

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R-Truth
(Wrestler)

R-Truth
4
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Mike Thalassitis
(Football player)

Mike Thalassitis
1
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: March 15, 2019

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Ilaix Moriba
(Footballer central midfielder position)

Ilaix Moriba
3
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Conakry, Guinea

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Christine Tucci
1
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Katonah, New York, United States

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Patricia Highsmith
3
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 4, 1995

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Carl Brashear
4
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Tonieville, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 25, 2006

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Jack Schlossberg
(Caroline Kennedy's son)

Jack Schlossberg
3
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Jack Schlossberg, son of Caroline Kennedy, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, and grandson of John F. Kennedy, is a Yale and Harvard alumnus. He co-founded ReLight New York, to light up homes of the less privileged, as an eighth-grader. He has made several official public appearances with his mother.

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Claudio Marchisio
(Association football player)

Claudio Marchisio
1
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Turin

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Jeff Van Gundy
(Basketball Coach)

Jeff Van Gundy
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Hemet, California, United States
Jeff Van Gundy is a former basketball coach who now serves as an ESPN commentator. He has been the head coach of the NBA teams the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets. He also led the American national basketball team to win the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup gold medal.

 48 
Cindy Sherman
(Photographer, Film director)

Cindy Sherman
1
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Glen Ridge

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Wendy Moniz
(TV actress from Guiding Light and Nash Bridges who played Louisa Archer in The Guardian)

Wendy Moniz
0
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Ricardo Arjona
(Singer-Songwriter)

Ricardo Arjona
5
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 19th

Personality
These Capricorn are blessed with childlike enthusiasm and are full of energy and optimism. They are also gifted with intuitive powers and strive to achieve great heights in their career, and owing to their focus and diligence they hardly fail. They are also known for their creativity and originality of thought and often lead and inspire others. Being independent and free-spirited, they don’t pay much heed to what others have to say about them. However, at times they may be a little attention-seeking and can be a little pretentious and naïve as well.

Health
Being very enthusiastic and passionate individual, they often drain all their energy and hence it is important for them to learn to conserve their energy. Other than being susceptible to fatigue, these Capricorn tend to lead a healthy lifestyle. However, including yoga and exercise into their daily routine is advisable.

Finance
These people are blessed with all the skills to earn good money and are generally good at handling their finances as well. They plan and use their resources well and hardly find themselves in monetary crisis.

Career
Owing to their creative and visionary skills, these individuals do well in artistic endeavors or scientific research. They also thrive in fields such as sports, archaeology and also as counselors and advisors.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Those born on this day are extremely romantic and seek adventure and spontaneity in relationships. They open up emotionally to their partners and tend to take great care of them. However, they emphasize on loyalty in their relationships and may at times come across as pushy and dominating. They make great parents and are very close emotionally to their young ones.

Trivia
Lucky Colors:  Orange & Brown
Lucky Numbers: 1, 2
Lucky Days (of the Month): 1st & 2nd
Lucky Days (of the Week): Saturday & Sunday