Famous People Born On January 25th

Those born on January 25 have a tendency towards irritability and are ‘idealists’ compared to the other natives of the sun-sign, Aquarius. Although they are moody and quite pensive in nature, they are friendly to those they want to open up to and have the ability to motivate and inspire others around them who are reserved or less-talented to do well in life. Since they are not very easy to read or approach, they are cloaked in enigma, which makes them all the more desirable. On the lighter note, January 25 natives are affable, daydreamers and possess fine intellect. They set extremely high goals for themselves and are always prepared to take tasks head-on.

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 1 
Alicia Keys
(Singer, Actress)

Alicia Keys
27
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys has been active in the music industry since the mid-1990s. Her debut album was a super hit and earned her five Grammy Awards. She is one of the best-selling artists in the United States and has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. She is also known for her humanitarian work, philanthropy, and activism.

 2 
Volodymyr Zelenskiy
(President of Ukraine (since 2019))

Volodymyr Zelenskiy
25
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine
Volodymyr Zelensky is the incumbent president of Ukraine. A qualified lawyer, he initially owned a production company. He also played the Ukrainian president in the series Servant of the People and was a comedian, screenwriter, director, and producer. His secret phone call with Donald Trump led to Trump’s first impeachment.

 3 
Virginia Woolf
(Novelist)

Virginia Woolf
54
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 28, 1941

Virginia Woolf was an English writer who pioneered a narrative mode called stream of consciousness to describe the thoughts and feelings of the narrator. Regarded as one of the most prominent modernist 20th-century writers, Woolf's works have gained much attention for inspiring feminism. Her life and work have inspired several films, novels, and plays.

 4 
Thomas Aquinas
(Philosopher, Theologian)

Thomas Aquinas
12
Birth Year: 1225
Birthplace: Roccasecca, Italy
Died: March 7, 1274
Dominican friar and Catholic priest Thomas Aquinas was also a Doctor of the Church. He tried to mingle Aristotelian philosophy and Christianity. His works, including Summa Theologica and Disputed Questions on Truth, and his views on the Scriptures have been studied as prominent texts on theology, philosophy, and canon law.

 5 
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
34
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13, 2022

Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, son of the UAE’s first president, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is the reigning president of the UAE and the emir of Abu Dhabi. He heads the UAE Armed Forces and the Supreme Petroleum Council. In 2011, he was the world’s fourth-wealthiest monarch.

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Etta James
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Hits Such as "The Wallflower", "At Last", "Tell Mama")

Etta James
21
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 20, 2012

Etta James was an American singer whose powerful, deep voice bridged the gap between rock and roll and rhythm and blues. Her ability to perform in various genres earned her a spot in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list. Her work has influenced several musicians, including Christina Aguilera, Diana Ross, Janis Joplin, Adele, and Rita Ora.

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Xavi
(Football player)

Xavi
21
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Terrassa, Spain
Former Barcelona footballer Xavi won multiple trophies with the team, such as the La Liga and the UEFA Champions League. Famous for his tiki-taka style, he also helped Spain win the FIFA World Cup in 2010. After playing for the Qatari club Al-Sadd, he began coaching the team.
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Lil Mosey
(Rapper)

Lil Mosey
31
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Mountlake Terrace, Washington, United States

Lil Mosey is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Known for his melodic flow of music, Mosey has released singles, such as Blueberry Faygo, which featured on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number eight. The song has been certified platinum in the US and Australia and 4× platinum in Canada.

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Annie Lennox
(Singer-songwriter of)

Annie Lennox
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Known for her androgynous look, four-time Grammy-winning artist Annie Lennox became an international sensation with Eurythmics, a duo she formed with Dave Stewart, delivering hits such as Sweet Dreams. Her song Into the West from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King received an Academy Award.

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Robert Burns
(Poet and Lyricist widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide.)

Robert Burns
10
Birth Year: 1759
Birthplace: Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: July 21, 1796
Scottish poet Robert Burns, also known as the National Bard and the Bard of Ayrshire, is considered a pioneer of the Romantic movement in English literature. He often drew inspiration from Scottish folk songs. Some of his most notable works include the poems Auld Lang Syne and Scots Wha Hae.

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Steve Prefontaine
(Long-distance Runner)

Steve Prefontaine
2
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Coos Bay
Died: May 30, 1975

Long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine had competed in only one Olympic, finishing fourth in the 5000m race in Munich. However, he had begun breaking records since high school and excelled in cross-country running. His tragic death in a car accident after attending a party ended his life and his sports dreams.

 12 
Corazon Aquino
(Former President of Phillipines)

Corazon Aquino
24
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Paniqui, Tarlac
Died: August 1, 2009
Corazon Aquino, or Cory Aquino, was the first female president of the Philippines. She led the People Power Revolution after her husband Senator Benigno Aquino Jr.’s assassination and ended the 21-year dictatorial reign of President Ferdinand Marcos. In 1986, Corazon was named Time Magazine’s Woman of the Year.

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Princess Charlene of Monaco
(Princess consort of Monaco (Since 2011))

Princess Charlene of Monaco
13
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Charlene, Princess of Monaco, was once an Olympic swimmer and represented South Africa at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. She met her husband, Prince Albert, at a swimming competition. She now owns the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and works for causes related to AIDS, sports, and underprivileged children.

 14 
William Maugham
(Novelist & Playwright)

William Maugham
5
Birth Year: 1874
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 15, 1965

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Robert Boyle
(Founder of Modern Chemistry, Boyle's Law)

Robert Boyle
7
Birth Year: 1627
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: December 30, 1691

Robert Boyle was an Anglo-Irish chemist, natural philosopher, inventor, and physicist. Regarded as the first modern chemist, Boyle is often counted among the founders of modern chemistry. One of the pioneers of the scientific method, Robert Boyle is also remembered for his books, including The Sceptical Chymist, which is viewed as a keystone book in chemistry.

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Diana Hyland
(Actress)

Diana Hyland
3
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: March 27, 1977

Diana Hyland is best remembered as Heavenly Finley from the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth. She had also appeared in series such as The Twilight Zone and in films such as The Chase. She won a posthumous Emmy for The Boy in the Plastic Bubble.

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Dinah Manoff
(Actress)

Dinah Manoff
1
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Dinah Manoff is an American actress best known for playing Libby Tucker in the comedy-drama play I Ought to Be in Pictures, which earned her a Tony Award. The daughter of actress Lee Grant, Manoff followed in the footsteps of her mother to establish herself as an actress and television director.

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Jenifer Lewis
(Actress)

Jenifer Lewis
6
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Kinloch, Missouri, USA

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Charles Curtis
(Former Vice President of the United States)

Charles Curtis
5
Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Topeka
Died: February 8, 1936
Charles Curtis served as the U.S. vice president from 1929 to 1933, becoming the first Native American person and the first person of color to hold the post. A qualified attorney, he served as the senate majority leader from 1924 to 1929. He also helped pass the 1898 Curtis Act.

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Marcus Samuelsson
2
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ethiopian Swedish chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson currently works as the head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York. Fascinated by his grandmother’s cooking, he studied at the Culinary Institute in Göteborg to learn the nuances of food preparation. In the ensuing years, he gained recognition as a world-class chef. He is also an award-winning cookbook author.

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Robinho
(Footballer)

Robinho
11
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: São Vicente, São Paulo

Robinho is a Brazilian football player who was lucky and talented enough to be picked by Pelé as his heir apparent when the former was 15 years old. However, his career has been marked by inconsistency and Robinho is often accused of not living up to his potential. He has also been convicted of sexual assault by an Italian court.

 22 
Ariana DeBose
(Actress, Singer)

Ariana DeBose
0
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States

 23 
Mia Kirshner
(Actress)

Mia Kirshner
7
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

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Hwang Jung-eum
(Actress, Singer)

Hwang Jung-eum
6
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Hwang Jung-eum is a South Korean actress and singer. From 2002 to 2006, she was the lead vocalist of the now-defunct girl group, Sugar. Over the course of her career, Hwang has won several prestigious awards, such as MBC Drama Awards, SBS Drama Awards, and KBS Drama Awards. She also serves as a goodwill ambassador for several events and programs.

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Itzhak Stern
(Holocaust Survivor)

Itzhak Stern
3
Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1969 AD

Itzhak Stern was a Polish-Israeli Jewish Holocaust survivor. An accountant by profession, he was closely involved with industrialist Oskar Schindler and assisted him in his rescue activities during the Holocaust. Both Stern and Schindler survived the Holocaust and remained friends until Stern’s death in 1969. Stern was played by English actor Ben Kingsley in the film Schindler's List

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Michael Trevino
4
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Montebello, California

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The Honky Tonk Man
(Professional wrestler)

The Honky Tonk Man
2
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Bolivar, Tennessee, United States

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Claudia Kim
(Actress)

Claudia Kim
6
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: South Korea

 29 
Joseph Louis Lagrange
(Mathematician)

Joseph Louis Lagrange
1
Birth Year: 1736
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: April 10, 1813

Joseph Louis Lagrange was an Italian mathematician and astronomer who made significant contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, and both classical and celestial mechanics. He served as the director of mathematics at the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin for over 20 years. He later moved to France and became a member of the French Academy of Sciences. 

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Patrick Willis
(Football player)

Patrick Willis
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Bruceton, Tennessee, United States

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Christine Lakin
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA

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Christina Ochoa
(Actress, Science communicator)

Christina Ochoa
2
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Christina Ochoa is a Spanish actress best known for her portrayal of Grace D'Argento in the American science fiction series, Blood Drive. Ochoa is credited with founding QE Productions, which produced the critically acclaimed short film, Stay with Me. Also a science communicator, Christina Ochoa has been the host of many scientific shows and conferences.

 33 
Chris Chelios
(Ice hockey Player)

Chris Chelios
1
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Gregory Sierra
1
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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J. Marion Sims
1
Birth Year: 1813
Birthplace: Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 13, 1883

Known as The Father of Modern Gynaecology, J. Marion Sims is remembered for developing a surgical method to deal with vesicovaginal fistula, a childbirth-related complication. However, since his experiments were conducted on Black slave-women, without anesthesia, they were later deemed unethical. He had also headed the American Gynecological Society.

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Antônio Carlos Jobim
(Composer, & Pianist)

Antônio Carlos Jobim
1
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: December 8, 1994

Antônio Carlos Jobim was a Brazilian pianist, guitarist, composer, arranger, singer, and songwriter. He is credited with popularizing a style of samba called bossa nova by merging it with jazz with the help of American artists in the 1960s. He played an important role in creating the bossa nova style and is referred to as the father of bossa nova.

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Jai Waetford
(Singer, Actor)

Jai Waetford
4
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia

Australian singer Jai Waetford, best known for his hit single Your Eyes, came under the spotlight after his stint on The X Factor Australia. After his father abandoned the family when Waetford was a child, he was raised by his mother. A self-taught guitarist, too, he writes his own music.

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Andy Khachaturian
(Original drummer (1994–1997) of the band System of a Down and founder/lead vocalist (1999–2002) of the alt-progressive rock band The Apex Theory)

Andy Khachaturian
1
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Toše Proeski
(Singer-songwriter)

Toše Proeski
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Prilep, North Macedonia
Died: October 16, 2007

 40 
Blind Willie Johnson
(Former gospel blues singer, guitarist and evangelist)

Blind Willie Johnson
2
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Pendleton, Texas, United States
Died: September 18, 1945

 41 
Danny Woodhead
(American football player)

Danny Woodhead
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: North Platte, Nebraska, United States

 42 
Lee Strobel
(Journalist)

Lee Strobel
1
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Arlington Heights, Illinois, U.S.

Lee Strobel is a Christian author and TV host. The recipient of four ECPA Christian Book Awards, Strobel propagates and supports Christian apologetics through his works. One of his books inspired the 2017 Christian drama film The Case for Christ in which Lee Strobel was portrayed by American actor Mike Vogel.

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Lou Groza
(Football player)

Lou Groza
2
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio, United States
Died: November 29, 2000

 44 
Sheila Johnson
(American businesswoman)

Sheila Johnson
0
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: McKeesport

 45 
Eduard Shevardnadze
(Former President of Georgia)

Eduard Shevardnadze
3
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Mamati, Georgia
Died: July 7, 2014

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Witold Lutoslawski
(Composer, Conductor)

Witold Lutoslawski
2
Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: February 7, 1994

Although he studied math at the University of Warsaw, Witold Lutoslawski also earned diplomas in composition and piano. He grew up to be one of the finest Polish composers and was often compared to Chopin. Known for combining neoclassical and folk elements in his music, he later won a Grammy.

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Andre Smith
(American football player)

Andre Smith
0
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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Buddy Baker
(Race Car Driver)

Buddy Baker
1
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: August 10, 2015

 49 
Paul Nurse
(Geneticist)

Paul Nurse
0
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Wembley

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Geoff Johns
(Writer)

Geoff Johns
1
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 25th

Personality
Those born on January 25th are ruled by the planet ‘Neptune’, which attributes to the heady mix of rationality, imagination, charm and intellect in these natives. These individuals are generally reserved when they are among other people, but they are the ones who stand out in the crowd with their admirable brain and their steadfast values. They like to set high standards for themselves and are also capable of weaving exotic dreams. They are people with many interests and are generally attracted to those who are willing to put them on a pedestal and listen to them.

Health
The individuals born on this day need to be very careful when they are ‘idealistic’ views do not meet with ‘reality’. This can at times, make these individuals prone to depression and eating disorders. Thus, it is imperative that they find an emotional equipoise that will ensure their overall happiness and health. Being physically active and making sure they follow a healthy diet with proper sleep is of utmost importance for their good health.

Finance
The people born on this day may struggle to make ends meet financially in the short run, but when they do secure financial stability in their lives, they hit gold! Since they are idealists, these individuals think sensibly when it comes to finances, and though not misers, they love to save, which in turn benefits them in the long run.

Career
These creative/artistic Aquarians are people with many interests but when they zero down on one particular career, they are dedicated and are extremely happy, even if it means that they are not getting paid too well. However, one particular drawback for these natives is that they lack the confidence to chase their dreams. The typical careers that they choose are related to the fields of performing arts, inventions, sociology or even writing!

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These people are constantly on the look-out for their perfect ‘soul-mate’. Although very reserved beings, they can be extremely generous, passionate and romantic in a relationship and their involvement with their partner usually becomes a priority. The drawback here is that they expect the same kind of commitment and involvement from their partner. As parents they are extremely supportive of their kids’ interests.

Trivia
Lucky Colors:  Blue, Green, Mauve
Lucky Numbers: 7, 8
Lucky Days (of the Month): 7th and 8th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday and Saturday