Famous People Born On January 5th

True to their sun sign, these Capricorns born on January 5th are very persistent and level-headed individuals. Born under the influence of the planet, Mercury, these individuals are resourceful and selfless. They are also blessed with leadership qualities and show remarkable dedication towards their work. However, these people tend to get bored very easily, and though very sociable by nature, they feel uncomfortable in crowds. These people need to find some space for themselves and should focus on their own well-being as well, which owing to their generous personality, they tend to overlook. They are also very optimistic and imaginative by nature and face challenges head-on. At times, they can be a little egotistical and need to organize themselves better.

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 1 Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States

One of the highest-paid actors in the world, Bradley Cooper has been active in Hollywood for over two decades, playing roles ranging from comedic to dramatic. He was named on Time's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. He supports the charity, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

 2 Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki
Famous As: Animation director
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Bunkyo City, Tokyo, Japan

Considered one of the most prominent filmmakers in the history of animated films, Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese animator and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Miyazaki has gained worldwide acclaim as a maker of animated films and a masterful storyteller. Miyazaki has served as an inspiration to several world-renowned animators and directors, including James Cameron and Wes Anderson.

 3 Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Best known for her dressing style and idiosyncratic personality, Diane Keaton is one of the earliest actresses to take precautionary action to avoid being typecast in the entertainment industry. Widely regarded as one of the greatest actresses of the 1970s, Diane is also one of the most respected and celebrated actresses of all time.

 4 January Jones

January Jones
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Best known for her Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Betty Draper in Mad Men, January Jones has also appeared in The Last Man on Earth and X-Men: First Class. She has modeled for Versace; appeared on the covers of GQ, Grazia, and Cosmopolitan; and been a spokesperson for Oceana.

 5 Shah Jahan

Shah Jahan
Famous As: Mughal Emperor
Birth Year: 1592
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: February 1, 1666

Shah Jahan, emperor Jahangir’s son, ruled as the fifth Mughal emperor, from 1628 to 1658. He is known for commissioning the Taj Mahal for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, among other contributions to Mughal architecture. He was put under house arrest by his son, Aurangzeb, during his final years.

 6 Suki Waterhouse

Suki Waterhouse
Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London

Suki Waterhouse is an English model and actress who was selected as the Mercier Muse for the popular French makeup brand Laura Mercier. Waterhouse used her popularity as a model to launch a direct-to-consumer accessories brand called Pop & Suki, which she co-founded with Poppy Jamie. Since its launch, the brand has been worn by celebrities like Lady Gaga.

 7 Deadmau5

Famous As: DJ, Producer
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
Six-time Grammy-nominated Canadian electronic music artist and DJ Joel Thomas Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5, soared to fame with his house music albums. He gained recognition for his collaborations with Steve Duda as part of the groups WTF? and BSOD. He also produced techno music under the pseudonym Testpilot.
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 8 Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

As an actor and filmmaker, Robert Duvall has had a remarkable career spanning more than 60 years. In recognition of his service to performing arts, President George W. Bush honored him with the National Medal of Arts at the White House in 2005. Apart from being an actor, he is also a skilled Argentine Tango dancer.

 9 Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Deepika Padukone is one of the highest-paid Indian actresses. She is also known for her off-screen work, which involves supporting charitable organizations. She founded The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which aims at creating awareness on mental health. In 2018, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

 10 Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: September 10, 2007

Jane Wyman was an American actress, dancer, and singer. In an illustrious acting career spanning over 70 years, Wyman received three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for Best Actress. One of the leading ladies of Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s, Jane Wyman is also credited with popularizing two-piece bathing suit, a predecessor to the bikini.

 11 George Reeves

George Reeves
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa
Died: June 16, 1959

George Reeves was an American actor best known for playing the iconic superhero, Superman, in the popular television series, Adventures of Superman. A committed role model, George Reeves avoided smoking cigarettes around children and eventually quit smoking. His death, at the age of 45, was mourned by many and it remains a controversial subject.

 12 Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari
Famous As: Television personality
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

Known for her “valley girl’ accent, Kristin Cavallari gained fame with the MTV reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. Apart from gracing the cover of Seventeen, she has also been featured in Rolling Stone. She is now a fashion designer with her own brands Uncommon James and Little James.

 13 Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco
Famous As: Medievalist, Philosopher and Author of 'The Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum'
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: February 19, 2016

Italian novelist Umberto Eco is best remembered for his novels The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum. He also taught at the University of Bologna and had released quite a few children’s books and translations. He was also known for his work on semiotics and medieval studies.

 14 Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown
Famous As: Film actor
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Urbana, Ohio, U.S.

 15 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Famous As: Prime Minister of Pakistan (1973-77)
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Larkana, Pakistan
Died: April 4, 1979

Pakistani barrister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto served as the prime minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977. He had also been the president of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973. He founded and chaired the Pakistan People's Party. His reign witnessed the formation of Bangladesh and the signing of the Simla Agreement.

 16 Carrie Ann Inaba

Carrie Ann Inaba
Famous As: Television personality, dancer, choreographer best known for her work on ABC TV's Dancing with the Stars for which she has served as a judge since 2005
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 17 Shea Whigham

Shea Whigham
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Shea Whigham is an American actor known for appearing in several popular films, such as Fast & Furious, The Wolf of Wall Street, Joker, American Hustle, and Kong: Skull Island. He is credited with co-founding a theatre troupe called The Rorschach Group, which he co-founded early in his acting career.

 18 Vinnie Jones

Vinnie Jones
Famous As: Actor, Former Pro Footballer
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Before being an actor, Vinnie Jones had a brilliant career as a footballer and had even led the Welsh national football team and excelled as a midfielder. He was later mostly seen playing criminals on screen. Fans adore him for his roles in X-Men: The Last Stand, Elementary, and Arrow.

 19 Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson
Famous As: Police Officer
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States

 20 Suzy Amis

Suzy Amis
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Suzy Amis Cameron is the wife of Titanic director James Cameron. Suzy is an environmental activist and had initially been an actor and a model. She appeared as Lizzy Calvert in Titanic, as Eddie in The Usual Suspects, and as the titular character in The Ballad of Little Jo.

 21 Pamela Sue Martin

Pamela Sue Martin
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States

 22 Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey
Famous As: Dancer
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Rogers, Texas, United States
Died: December 1, 1989

 23 Warrick Dunn

Warrick Dunn
Famous As: American Football Players
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

 24 Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Adenauer
Famous As: Former Chancellor of Germany
Birth Year: 1876
Birthplace: Cologne
Died: April 19, 1967

German politician, Konrad Adenauer, served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1963. He was also the co-founder and the first leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). He played a key role in leading his country from the ruins of World War II to becoming a  prosperous nation.

 25 Juan Carlos I

Juan Carlos I
Famous As: King of Spain (1975-2014)
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 26 Heather Dubrow

Heather Dubrow
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA

 27 Andrew Golota

Andrew Golota
Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

 28 Douglas Lima

Douglas Lima
Famous As: Former three-time Bellator Welterweight Champion
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil

 29 Brooklyn Sudano

Brooklyn Sudano
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 30 Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda
Famous As: Guru
Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7, 1952

Paramahansa Yogananda was an Indian Hindu monk, yogi, and guru. He is known for introducing the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) / Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India to millions across the world. He authored the book Autobiography of a Yogi and is considered the Father of Yoga in the West.

 31 Hosea Williams

Hosea Williams
Famous As: Civil Rights Leader
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Attapulgus
Died: November 16, 2000

 32 Chuck Noll

Chuck Noll
Famous As: American Football player
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 13, 2014

 33 Ted Lange

Ted Lange
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Oakland, California, U.S.

 34 Constanze Mozart

Constanze Mozart
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1762
Birthplace: Zell im Wiesental, Germany
Died: March 6, 1842

 35 Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States

 36 Chris Stein

Chris Stein
Famous As: Musicians
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

 37 Alex English

Alex English
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

 38 Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale
Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Ceylon, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 19, 2021

The 42nd vice president of the US, Walter Mondale is a lawyer by profession. Walter Mondale's interesting political career and his involvement in the infamous Apollo 1 accident, which occurred on 27 January 1967, have inspired several works of art, including the 1998 miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, where Mondale was played by John Slattery.

 39 Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 40 Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer
Famous As: Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction writer
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Amberg

Kathrine Switzer was a 20-year-old Syracuse University student when she registered for the Boston Marathon in 1967. Though women were practically barred from competing, she competed as KV Switzer, avoiding mentioning her gender. Attacked at the event, she made history and became a champion for women’s rights.

 41 Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur
Famous As: Officer
Birth Year: 1779
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: March 22, 1820

 42 Phillip Dorsett

Phillip Dorsett
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

 43 Zebulon Pike

Zebulon Pike
Famous As: Explorer, Military personnel
Birth Year: 1779
Birthplace: Lamberton, New Jersey
Died: April 27, 1813

American army officer Zebulon Pike is best remembered for his exploration of areas around the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. While traversing through the southern Colorado region, he was detained by Spanish colonial authorities. He lent his name to the famed Pikes Peak in Colorado.

 44 Robert Ellis Silberstein

Robert Ellis Silberstein
Famous As: Music Executive
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Elberon, Long Branch, New Jersey
Businessman and music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein, or Bob Ellis, is best remembered as the manager of popular music artists such as Diana Ross, Status Quo, Meat Loaf, and Billy Preston. He was also married to Diana Ross for a while. He taught before he joined the music industry.

 45 Jeane Dixon

Jeane Dixon
Famous As: Psychic
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Medford, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 25, 1997

 46 Jean-Baptiste Say

Jean-Baptiste Say
Famous As: Economist
Birth Year: 1767
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: November 15, 1832

French economist Jean-Baptiste Say supported free trade and competition. Scholars of economics know him for his law of markets, which states that supply creates its own demand. He had experimented with many jobs, from being a journalist to owning a cotton mill, and eventually became an economics professor.

 47 Jim Otto

Jim Otto
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Wausau, Wisconsin, United States

 48 Kate Schellenbach

Kate Schellenbach
Famous As: Drummer
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: New York City

 49 Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Famous As: Writer and Academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Kamiriithu, Kenya

 50 Bela G. Lugosi

Bela G. Lugosi
Famous As: Attorney and the son of actor Béla Lugosi
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

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

Individuals born on this particular day are emotionally quite resilient and tend to recover faster from emotional turmoil, than the other habitants of the zodiac. They always harbor lofty dreams and crave emotional security. Persuasive and persistent by nature, they don’t easily give up on their dreams. Blessed with charm and elegance, these individuals enjoy freedom and love to indulge themselves in outdoor activities. As they are easygoing and love to express their opinions freely, they always attract a great number of admirers. They are dogged in their pursuit and strive to learn more and more about the world.

As they tend to recover fast from illnesses and accidents, owing their emotional resilience, these individuals often take their health lightly. They need to be very cautious and particularly attentive to their physical well-being once they hit mid-life. Like others taking care of the dietary habits is absolutely essential for these individuals.

People born on January 5th are not driven by monetary incentives and tend to give more importance to job satisfaction than financial gain. However, being responsible by nature, they manage their finances well and try hard to fulfill all their responsibilities.

These people thrive in harmonious settings and do well in the position of authority. Though they are particularly well-suited for fields such as law or politics, they also achieve great success as teachers, entertainers, counselors and psychologists.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Due to their free-spirited nature, they tend to shy away from serious romantic involvements. However, they are attracted to intelligent individuals, with whom they can indulge in no-nonsense conversations. As they tend to get bored very easily, these people can be more trusted as friends than lovers. As they are a little impatient nature, they don’t suit the role of parents very easily; however, they make attempts to get along with their little ones.

Lucky Colors:  Gray, Green & Blue
Lucky Numbers: 5 & 6
Lucky Days (of the Month): 5th & 6th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Saturday & Wednesday.