Famous People Born On July 12th

People born on July 12th are expressive and fun to be around. However, they are also very indecisive and become stressed when things are out of their control. These people prefer an environment that is calm and orderly. They are extremely ambitious, determined and confident, which makes them excellent leaders. These qualities also mean that they almost always achieve their goals. Those born on July 12th also enjoy travelling around the world and inventing new things as they are extremely innovative individuals.

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 1 Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

The quintessential action queen of Hollywood, Michelle Rodriguez is known for appearing in many successful action films, including the Fast & Furious franchise. Regarded as a Hollywood bad girl, Michelle has had many brushes with the law. An openly bisexual actress, she also serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

 2 Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar
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Famous As: One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States

A multi-faceted personality, Brock Lesnar has had successful careers in the field of wrestling, mixed martial arts, and football. Best known for his wrestling career, Brock is widely considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever. Brock, who has had an equally successful MMA career, is the only person in history to hold a WWE world championship and UFC championship.

 3 James Rodríguez

James Rodríguez
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Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia

James Rodríguez is a versatile football player adept at playing as a central midfielder, playmaker, and winger. At the initial stages of his career, he was counted among the best young international players. He made a major impact during the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he won the Golden Boot for scoring the most number of goals.

 4 Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe Tonkin
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Phoebe Tonkin is best known as Hayley Marshall from The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off, The Originals. Her role as Cleo in the series H2O: Just Add Water earned her an AFI Award nomination. A seasoned model, she has also been featured on the Maxim Hot 100 list. 

 5 Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai
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Famous As: Activist
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Mingora, Pakistan

Named to Time 100 thrice, Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai exhibits phenomenal grit and inspires young girls everywhere. An assassination attempt by Islamic fundamentalists could not dampen her spirit, and she fought back with a bestselling memoir and won the Nobel Peace Prize as its youngest recipient, at 17.

 6 Sky Brown

Sky Brown
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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birth Year: 2008
Birthplace: Miyazaki
Born to a Japanese mother and a British father, Sky Brown is a self-taught skateboarder who learned the art from YouTube videos. At age 10, she became the world’s youngest professional skateboarder. The Dancing with the Stars: Juniors winner had a near-death experience after a skateboarding accident in 2020.

 7 Steve Howey

Steve Howey
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Steve Howey is best known as Van Montgomery from the comedy series Reba and as Kevin Ball from Shameless. He has also been part of movies such as Bride Wars and DOA: Dead or Alive. He also appeared in and produced the film Class, written and directed by his father.
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 8 Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy
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Famous As: Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Comedy Central Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show'
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy, is best remembered for his sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show and for his performance as Vic in Black Jesus. He also voiced Big Kid on the children’s show Thugaboo. He also starred in movies such as CB4 and co-wrote Vampire in Brooklyn.

 9 Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
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Famous As: Naturalist, Philosopher & Author Of 'Walden'
Birth Year: 1817
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 6, 1862

Henry David Thoreau was an American philosopher, essayist, poet, and naturalist. He is credited with popularizing transcendentalism and simple living. His philosophy of civil disobedience, which was detailed in his essay of the same name, later influenced world-renowned personalities like Leo Tolstoy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mahatma Gandhi.

 10 Topher Grace

Topher Grace
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Topher Grace is an American actor who has played important roles in popular films like Spider-Man 3, Interstellar, and BlacKkKlansman. Apart from acting, Topher Grace has held an interest in editing popular films; he turned the Star Wars prequel trilogy into an 85-minute movie. He has also been an ardent supporter of a non-profit microfinance organization called FINCA International

 11 Anna Friel

Anna Friel
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Famous As: Actress Best Known for Her Performance as 'Beth Jordache' in The Series 'Brookside'
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Anna Friel is a British actress who gained international recognition after portraying Charlotte "Chuck" Charles on the popular American fantasy mystery TV series Pushing Daisies. After starting her professional acting career at the age of 13, Friel went on to establish herself as a successful adult actress. Friel also serves as an ambassador for The World Wide Fund for Nature.

 12 Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

 13 Cheryl Ladd

Cheryl Ladd
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Huron, South Dakota, USA

 14 Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Lyudmila Pavlichenko
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Famous As: Sniper
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Bila Tserkva, Ukraine
Died: October 27, 1974

Soviet sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko belonged to the Red Army during World War II and is believed to have killed over 300 people. Also known as Lady Death, she was awarded the Order of Lenin and was made a Hero of the Soviet Union. She later became a Soviet Navy researcher.

 15 Erik Per Sullivan

Erik Per Sullivan
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Erik Per Sullivan is an American former actor best known for playing Dewey in the popular television sitcom, Malcolm in the Middle. For his performance in the series, Sullivan earned a couple of awards at YoungStar Awards and the Young Artist Awards. A multi-talented personality, Sullivan holds a black belt in taekwondo and can play the saxophone and piano.

 16 Natalie Martinez

Natalie Martinez
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Natalie Martinez is an American model and actress who played the female lead in the 2008 dystopian action thriller film, Death Race. Over the years, she has also played important roles in several TV series, such as Fashion House, Saints & Sinners, and Detroit 1-8-7. She has also appeared in music videos for artists like Justin Timberlake and Sean Paul.

 17 Sami Zayn

Sami Zayn
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Laval, Canada
Canadian wrestler Rami Sebei, better known as Sami Zayn, is associated with the WWE brand SmackDown and for his signature masked look. He was previously known for his catchphrase “Ole!” and used the pseudonym El Generico. While with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, he earned two solo world titles.

 18 Christine McVie

Christine McVie
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England

 19 Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Richard Simmons is a semi-retired American actor, fitness instructor, and video producer. Renowned for his energetic, flamboyant, and eccentric personality, Simmons has promoted several weight-loss programs. Over the years, he has been helping thousands of Americans lose weight through his aerobics videos. Often parodied for his eccentricity, Simmons has also appeared in TV shows like Late Show with David Letterman.

 20 Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
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Famous As: Chilean poet
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973

Chilean poet-diplomat and politician, Pablo Neruda, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. He was a versatile writer and his works include surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, and love poems. He is considered the national poet of Chile. As a politician, he served a term as a senator for the Chilean Communist Party and held several diplomatic positions.

 21 Milton Berle

Milton Berle
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Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 27, 2002

Milton Berle was part of the initial Golden Age of Television, and his significant TV roles earned him the nicknames Uncle Miltie and Mr. Television. The multiple Emmy-winning artist began as a child actor on stage and in silent films and later gained fame on Texaco Star Theatre.

 22 Tamsin Greig

Tamsin Greig
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England, UK

 23 Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller
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Famous As: Architect
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 1, 1983

Buckminster Fuller was an American systems theorist, architect, designer, inventor, author, and futurist. He is credited with popularizing the geodesic dome, which resembles carbon molecules known as fullerenes. Fullerenes were named after Fuller for their resemblance to geodesic spheres. Fuller's work has influenced several personalities from different walks of life. His work has also inspired a couple of documentary films.

 24 Brooke Baldwin

Brooke Baldwin
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Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Brooke Baldwin is an American television host and journalist. Since 2008, Brooke Baldwin has been an important member of CNN. She has been hosting CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, which has gained popularity over the years. Also a public speaker, Brooke Baldwin speaks at important events and venues.

 25 Kyrsten Sinema

Kyrsten Sinema
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Famous As: United States Senator
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema is the first openly bisexual and the second openly LGBT lady member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. She is also the first woman representative of Arizona in the Senate. She is known for her pro-LGBT rights, anti-war, and pro-abortion rights stance

 26 Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani
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Famous As: Painter & Sculptor
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: January 24, 1920

Amedeo Modigliani was an Italian Jewish painter and sculptor. He is remembered for his surrealist and modern-style depiction of nudes in his portraits. Even though he spent his youth in Italy, he worked mainly in France. He enjoyed little success while he was alive. He died young at the age of 35 and received massive posthumous appreciation for his works.

 27 Nicole Alexander

Nicole Alexander
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 28 LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

 29 Loni Love

Loni Love
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Famous As: Comedian
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Loni Love is an American comedian, actress, television host, and author. Love won the prestigious Daytime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host category in 2018 for her work in the popular syndicated talk show, The Real. A former electrical engineer, Loni Love has worked in popular companies like Xerox Holdings Corporation and General Motors.

 30 Denise Nicholas

Denise Nicholas
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 31 Kai Greene

Kai Greene
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 32 Eric Carr

Eric Carr
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Famous As: Drummer, Musician
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1991

 33 George Eastman

George Eastman
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Famous As: Inventor of Roll Film
Birth Year: 1854
Birthplace: Waterville
Died: March 14, 1932

George Eastman revolutionized the world of photography with his Eastman Kodak Company and the roll film, which also came to be used in movies. Initially a banker, he later devoted himself to his camera company. A dedicated philanthropist, too, he contributed financially to music, dentistry, and medicine.

 34 Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Dymer, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire [now Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine]
Died: October 29, 1957

 35 Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth
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Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania,, United States
Died: January 16, 2009

 36 Kristi Yamaguchi

Kristi Yamaguchi
2
Famous As: Figure skater
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States

 37 Kristen Connolly

Kristen Connolly
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, USA

 38 Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw
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Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England

 39 Issac Ryan Brown

Issac Ryan Brown
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

 40 Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II
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Famous As: Lyricist
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 23, 1960

 41 Jordyn Wieber

Jordyn Wieber
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: DeWitt, Michigan, United States

Jordyn Wieber is a former artistic gymnast who was a member of the gold-medal-winning U.S. Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She was also a part of the victorious American team at the 2011 World Championships. She became a gymnastics coach after retirement and currently coaches the Arkansas Razorbacks gymnastics team.  

 42 René Gerónimo Favaloro

René Gerónimo Favaloro
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Famous As: Cardiovascular Surgeon
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina
Died: July 29, 2000

René Gerónimo Favaloro was an Argentine educator and cardiac surgeon. He is best remembered for his work on coronary artery bypass surgery. Favaloro is credited with establishing the Favaloro Foundation in an attempt to emulate Cleveland Clinic. He is also credited with founding the Basic Investigation Laboratory, which was financed with his own money.

 43 John Petrucci

John Petrucci
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Famous As: Guitarist, best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Kings Park, New York, United States

 44 Liu Tao

Liu Tao
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Xihu District, Nanchang

Chinese actor Liu Tao is best known for the comedy series My Fair Princess III and the wuxia series Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils. Her performance in the melodrama To Elderly with Love won her a Golden Eagle “Best Actress” award. The mother of two is married to entrepreneur Ke Wang.

 45 William Osler

William Osler
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Famous As: Physician
Birth Year: 1849
Birthplace: Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
Died: December 29, 1919

Johns Hopkins Hospital co-founder William Osler was also an avid historian. He redefined medical education with his emphasis on clinical experience and his book The Principles and Practice of Medicine. Born to a missionary father in Canada, he was to follow in his father’s footsteps but decided to study medicine instead.

 46 Van Cliburn

Van Cliburn
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Famous As: American pianist
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: February 27, 2013

 47 Evelyn Sharma

Evelyn Sharma
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Famous As: Actress who made her Bollywood debut in the 2012 film From Sydney with Love and shot to success with Ayan Mukerji's Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

 48 Gareth Gates

Gareth Gates
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter who was the runner-up in the first series of the ITV talent show Pop Idol in 2002
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: West Bowling, England, United Kingdom

 49 Jessica Barth

Jessica Barth
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 50 Bambi Woods

Bambi Woods
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Famous As: Adult Film Star
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Pierre, South Dakota, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On July 12th

Personality
Those born on the 12th of July have a desire to be deeply connected to others. They also have curious minds that allow them to dream big and set high goals. These individuals are naturally caring and warm. They do, however, tend to get easily bored and may become moody if they are not entertained. Those born on this day overcome obstacles with ease, because, they are able to think about them realistically. These talented and confident individuals have the potential to make it big.

Health
Overall, people born on July 12th are healthy. However, they often struggle with excess stress owing to reasons which are beyond their control. Since, excess stress often causes these individuals to have dermatological issues, it is important that they find a way to reduce that anxiety. Heading outdoors to exercise or simply relaxing in a serene surrounding is a beneficial way for those born on the 12th of July to reduce stress and remain healthy.

Finance
Those born on the 12th of July are excellent at saving money. Since a high salary is not a top priority for these individuals, they tend to be very smart about putting money aside for the rainy days. These individuals do not need a lot of money to feel comfortable and secure.

Career
People who are born on July 12th work the best in jobs that allow them to utilize their communication skills. Since, they are such caring individuals, professions such as nursing and teaching can be the top choices. These people always get along with their colleagues.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Those who are born on the 12th of July enjoy extremely close relationships with their immediate family members, but often tend to hesitate to form romantic relationships. This is because they have an idealistic view of their partner and will turn down anyone who is not perfect in their eyes. These high expectations often mean that, those born on July 12th settle down late in life. These individuals are not extremely fond of children and prefer a quiet and peaceful time at home. They often make very strict parents.

Lucky Colors: Orange, Reddish-Orange & Cream
Lucky Numbers: 2, 20, 25
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 7th, 16th