Famous People Born On January 23rd

The people born on January 23rd are the perfect examples of ‘idealists’ and are extremely strong willed and determined to make things work the way they want it to. They are innovative and versatile and need to live up to their own expectations in order to lead a fulfilling life. They are moderately sociable but once they are friends with a particular person, they can go up to any lengths for that friendship. Despite the tough outer shell, these individuals are extremely soft on the inside and also silently harbor a recalcitrant streak. They dislike taking advice from people and prefer to live by their own rules and ideas.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 XXXTentacion

Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States
Died: June 18, 2018

A rapper and singer, XXXTentacion, gained fame with the success of the song, Look at Me, and release of albums like 17 and ?. In his personal life, he faced multiple legal issues from the beginning. He was shot dead at the young age of 20. XXXTentacion had a cult following among the youth owing to his depression and alienation thematic driven music.

 2 Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

American actress Mariska Hargitay has earned wide acclaim and numerous awards for her work in the long running television series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Daughter of actress Jayne Mansfield, she made her debut with horror film, Ghoulies and appeared in numerous television shows like ER before bagging her big role. She has also established the Joyful Heart Foundation.

 3 Tiffani Thiessen

Tiffani Thiessen
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Tiffani Thiessen became a 1990s’ teen icon for her portrayals of Kelly Kapowski in Saved by the Bell and Valerie Malone in Beverly Hills, 90210. She became Miss Junior America and has been nominated for multiple Young Artist Awards. Her other notable projects include White Collar and Alexa and Katie.

 4 Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose
Famous As: President of the Indian National Congress (1938-39)
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18, 1945

An Indian nationalist known for his role in the country’s struggle for freedom from the British, Subhas Chandra Bose was a politician with radical views. He was part of the Indian National Congress in the late 1920s and 1930s. However, his association with Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan made him a controversial figure.

 5 Randolph Scott

Randolph Scott
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Orange County, Virginia, United States
Died: March 2, 1987
Randolph Scott is best remembered as an iconic Western hero, known for films such as Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and The Texans. The Western Performers Hall of Fame inductee worked with acclaimed directors such as Budd Boetticher and received a Memoriam Golden Boot. He had also served the U.S. Army.

 6 Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben
Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Bedum, Netherlands

Widely considered one of the best Dutch soccer players of all time, Arjen Robben is known for his long-range shots, ball control, speed, and dribbling skills. He helped his national team reach the finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which they lost to Spain.

 7 John Hancock

John Hancock
Famous As: Governor of Massachusetts (1780-85, 1787-93)
Birth Year: 1737
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 8, 1793

Merchant and statesman, John Hancock, served as the president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776, owing to this position. A rich man, he used his wealth to support the colonial cause during the American Revolution. He also used his influence to ratify the United States Constitution in 1788.

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 8 Rutger Hauer

Rutger Hauer
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Breukelen, Netherlands
Died: July 19, 2019

Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, tagged as the Best Dutch Actor of the Century by the Dutch public, gained spotlight with his debut film, Turkish Delight, the most successful film in the history of Dutch cinema. Moving on, he gained international recognition with other Dutch films like Spetters, and etched his name in Hollywood with films like Nighthawks and Blade Runner.   

 9 Django Reinhardt

Django Reinhardt
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Liberchies, Belgium
Died: May 16, 1953
Belgian-born Romani-French jazz musician Jean Reinhardt was better known by his nickname Django. Some of his most celebrated composition were Belleville and Swing '42. Though he died at 43, he influenced an entire generation of musicians, which led to annual Django Festivals, a film, and a biography.

 10 Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet
Famous As: Painter
Birth Year: 1832
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 30, 1883

Édouard Manet was a French painter who played a key role in the transition to Impressionism from Realism in the 19th-century. Manet was one of the first artists from his generation to paint modern life. His early masterworks, such as Olympia, served as rallying points for young and aspiring impressionist painters. His works continue to influence painters around the world.

 11 David Hilbert

David Hilbert
Famous As: Mathematician
Birth Year: 1862
Birthplace: Königsberg or Wehlau, Province of Prussia (today Znamensk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
Died: February 14, 1943

German mathematician David Hilbert was first drawn to math inspired by his mother, who was a budding math enthusiast. He contributed to a host of concepts, theories, and postulates, such as Hilbert space, Hilbert's program, and Hilbert's problems. He died in oblivion, with a handful of people at his funeral.

 12 Michael Stevens

Michael Stevens
Famous As: YouTube Star, Educator, Comedian, Speaker, and Entertainer
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Kansas

 13 John Browning

John Browning
Famous As: Firearms Designer
Birth Year: 1855
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26, 1926

 14 Julia Jones

Julia Jones
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 15 Tito Ortiz

Tito Ortiz
Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Politician
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States

Mixed martial artist, Tito Ortiz, is currently signed to the Combate Americas promotion. In the past, he has worked with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and was the Light Heavyweight Champion for three years. He also owns an MMA training gym and an MMA equipment and clothing line. In 2020, he ventured into politics. 

 16 Jeanne Moreau

Jeanne Moreau
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 31, 2017

 17 Ariadna Gil

Ariadna Gil
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Ariadna Gil is a Spanish actress best known for playing Violeta in the 1992 Spanish comedy-drama film, Belle Époque, for which she received the Best Lead Actress award at the prestigious Goya Awards. Although she predominantly acts in Spanish films, Ariadna Gil has also played important roles in films of various other languages, such as English, Catalan, and French.

 18 J. T. Barrett

J. T. Barrett
Famous As: American Football player
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States

 19 Dan Duryea

Dan Duryea
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: June 7, 1968

 20 Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci
Famous As: Marxist philosopher, Journalist
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Ales, Italy
Died: April 27, 1937

Antonio Gramsci was an Italian politician, journalist, philosopher, linguist, and writer. A founding member of the Communist Party of Italy, Gramsci went on to serve as the leader of the party before he was arrested by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime. Since his death, Antonio Gramsci has been the subject of several plays and films.

 21 Jack Reynor

Jack Reynor
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Longmont, Colorado, United States

 22 Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott
Famous As: Poet
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: March 17, 2017

Derek Walcott was a Saint Lucian playwright and poet who was honored with the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was also the recipient of several literary awards like Obie Award, Royal Society of Literature Award, OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, and Queen's Medal for Poetry. In 2016, he was made Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Lucia.

 23 Doutzen Kroes

Doutzen Kroes
Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Eastermar, Netherlands

Dutch supermodel and actor Doutzen Kroes has been a Victoria's Secret Angel and the face of L'Oréal Paris. Known as the Helen of Troy of advertising, she has also been dragged into controversies for promoting an unscientific liver cleanse diet and for her comments against the COVID-19 vaccine on Instagram.

 24 Ernie Kovacs

Ernie Kovacs
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 13, 1962

 25 Richard Gilliland

Richard Gilliland
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States

 26 Scott Thorson

Scott Thorson
Famous As: Relationship companian of entertainer Liberace
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

 27 Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.

 28 Draya Michele

Draya Michele
Famous As: Reality TV Star, Model, Actress & Entrepreneur
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

 29 Léo Major

Léo Major
Famous As: Soldier
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: October 12, 2008

 30 Chachi Gonzales

Chachi Gonzales
Famous As: Choreographer & Dancer
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

 31 Reina Triendl

Reina Triendl
Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Born to an Austrian father and a Japanese mother, Reina Triendl traveled to many places as a child due to her father’s work. She was scouted while in high school and thus began to model. She later gained fame with the reality series Terrace House and the film Tag.

 32 Ewen Bremner

Ewen Bremner
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

 33 Gail O'Grady

Gail O'Grady
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

 34 Lead Belly

Lead Belly
Famous As: Folk and blues singer
Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 6, 1949

 35 Frances Bay

Frances Bay
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Mannville, Alberta, Canada
Died: September 15, 2011

 36 Rachel Crow

Rachel Crow
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Mead, Colorado

 37 Stendhal

Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1783
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: March 23, 1842
French author Marie-Henri Beyle, better known by his pseudonym, Stendhal, had used a number of other pseudonyms, too. He had lost his mother early in life and had also served in the French army briefly. He is remembered for novels such as The Red and the Black.

 38 Addison Russell

Addison Russell
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States

 39 Naim Suleymanoglu

Naim Suleymanoglu
Famous As: Weightlifter
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Ptichar, Bulgaria
Died: November 18, 2017

 40 Sir Arthur Lewis

Sir Arthur Lewis
Famous As: Economist
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: June 15, 1991

 41 Arlene Golonka

Arlene Golonka
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 31, 2021

 42 Gil Gerard

Gil Gerard
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

 43 Chesley Sullenberger

Chesley Sullenberger
Famous As: Aviator
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States

 44 Norah O'Donnell

Norah O'Donnell
Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Emmy-winning TV journalist and CBS anchor Norah O'Donnell is best known to audiences for her shows such as CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes. Born to Irish-American parents, she spent a few years in Korea, as a child, where she gave videotaped English lessons. She is a skin cancer survivor

 45 Caroline, Princess of Hanover

Caroline, Princess of Hanover
Famous As: Princess
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Monaco
Caroline, Princess of Hanover, is the daughter of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and renowned American actor Grace Kelly. An avid philanthropist, she was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and won the UNICEF Children's Champion Award for her charity work. She is married to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover.

 46 Louis, Prince Napoleon

Louis, Prince Napoleon
Famous As: Prince
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium
Died: May 3, 1997

 47 Lavonte David

Lavonte David
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 48 Richard Dean Anderson

Richard Dean Anderson
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

 49 Potter Stewart

Potter Stewart
Famous As: Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Jackson
Died: December 7, 1985

 50 Larry Hughes

Larry Hughes
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 23rd

Their ‘never-say-die’ attitude can be a crowd-puller at times and can also work against the natives of this birth date. These people, although strong-willed, have a severe competitive spirit about them and have the ability to block all emotions and people out from their lives, which can be viewed negatively. Those born on this day live a faultlessly scholarly life and are attracted to compatible people. As these individuals grow older, they start becoming more emotionally amenable to people and situations around them.

People born on January 23 like to believe that they are their own boss and that they know better about their own health than anyone else does. This could swing either way as these people might be extreme fitness fanatics or may believe they do not need an exercise routine at all. They often seek medical advice as a last resort and they should make it a point to get their health checked regularly.

The people born on this day are reckless when it comes to finances and have the tendency to splurge more than they can save. They usually struggle to make ends meet when they are out of finances and in order to cope with such problems, they should learn how to work with tight budgets to stabilize the flow of money in their lives.

Those born on January 23rd have a very low edge for boring, monotonous work. They need to be challenged; be it creatively or intellectually. They usually have the potential to earn a great deal of money and do well as scientists, entrepreneurs or in academic environments such as professors.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These individuals need someone who can have a good conversation with them or who are intellectually superior to them. Once these people find partners who think like them, they have the ability to have conversations about almost anything under the sun! In a relationship, these people are constantly looking for support from their partners but also harbor a desire to be independent and have their own space. As parents, they like to be staunch with their ideals yet adopt a freethinking parenting style.

Lucky Colors:  Aquamarine Blue, Purple, Green
Lucky Numbers: 5, 6
Lucky Days (of the Month): 5th and 6th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Wednesday and Saturday