Famous People Born On July 16th

The probability of the personality of July 16 folks is dependent on the characteristic influence of two celestial bodies, Moon and Neptune. While former is the ruling planet of the zodiacal group of Cancer, the latter governs the actual date in which these individuals are born. The two planetary bodies together predict the uniqueness of the personality of July 16 individuals and explain their obvious differences from other Cancerians. These people are blessed with great intuitive powers. They have strong analysing skills and are intently helpful and sympathetic towards others. Additional fortes include their perceptiveness, wisdom, sociability and natural warmth. However, July 16 folks are prone to showing occasional displays of repressed, unrealistic or moralizing behaviors in unexpected situations.

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Gareth Bale
(Welsh Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Gareth Bale
79
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

The charismatic Welsh footballer player, Gareth Frank Bale played for Southampton football club and Tottenham Hotspur extensively before joining Real Madrid in 2013 for a fees that exceeded Christiano Ronaldo’s earlier record fee. Known for his speed and accuracy, Gareth Bales is also the captain of Wales national team and plays for Tottenham Hotspur, on loan from Real Madrid.

 2 
Will Ferrell
(Actor & Comedian)
Will Ferrell
55
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States

Will Ferrell rose to fame in the mid-1990s when he acted in a comedy show Saturday Night Live. He then went on to act in a series of comedy films such as Talladega Nights, Step Brothers and The Other Guys.  He’s considered part of the ‘Frat Pack’, essentially meaning Hollywood comic actors who emerged in the late 1990s and 2000s.

 3 
Phoebe Cates
(Actress)
Phoebe Cates
39
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New York City, United States
A knee injury at age 15 forced Phoebe Cates to reject a scholarship to the School of American Ballet. Daughter of a Broadway producer, this Juilliard-alumna is known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins. She also owns a boutique called Blue Tree on Madison Avenue.
 4 
Barry Sanders
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played in the Running Back Position)
Barry Sanders
16
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

Barry Sanders is a former professional American footballer who spent all his playing years with the Detroit Lions of NFL. Widely considered one of the greatest running backs in the history of National Football League, Barry Sanders has been made an inductee to Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

 5 
Barbara Stanwyck
(American Actress Known for Her Strong, Realistic Screen Presence and Versatility)
Barbara Stanwyck
18
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 20, 1990

Barbara Stanwyck went on to become one of the greatest actresses of Classical Hollywood cinema after being orphaned at age four. One of the favorite actresses of directors like Cecil B. DeMille, Barbara had become the highest-paid actress in America by 1944. Known for her realistic screen presence, Barbara won several prestigious honorary lifetime awards for her contribution to cinema.

 6 
Ginger Rogers
(Actress and Dancer Best Known for Her Film ‘Kitty Foyle’)
Ginger Rogers
18
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States
Died: April 25, 1995

Ginger Rogers was an American actress, singer, and dancer. Often regarded as an American icon, Rogers played an important role in popularizing the Golden Age of Hollywood. After winning the Academy Award for portraying the title character in Kitty Foyle, Rogers became one of the highest-paid actresses during the 1940s. Her life inspired a musical titled Backwards in High Heels.

 7 
Bobby Lashley
(Professional Wrestler and Mixed Martial Artist)
Bobby Lashley
31
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
Wrestler and MMA legend Bobby Lashley has won titles such as the ECW World Championship, the TNA/Impact World Heavyweight Championship, and the WWE US Championship. He currently plays for Raw under WWE, as part of stable The Hurt Business. He has headlined events such as Bound for Glory.
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Shoeless Joe Jackson
(American Professional Baseball Player Who Plays as an Outfielder)
Shoeless Joe Jackson
12
Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: Pickens County, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 5, 1951

MLB player Joseph Jefferson Jackson, or Shoeless Joe, was associated with the Philadelphia Athletics, the Cleveland Naps/Indians, and the Chicago White Sox. He was dragged into the Black Sox Scandal, through which the 1919 Chicago White Sox team members conspired to fix the World Series, leading him to be banned.

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Sergio Busquets
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Sergio Busquets
29
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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Ida B. Wells
(Women's Rights Activist and Civil Rights Leader)
Ida B. Wells
21
Birth Year: 1862
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25, 1931
Civil rights and women's rights activist Ida B. Wells is remembered for speaking up against the lynching of Blacks in the U.S. She was born a slave and freed by the Emancipation Proclamation. She later co-founded the NAACP. She also co-owned and wrote for Memphis Free Speech and Headlight.
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Jesse Jane
(American Retired Pornographic Actress and Model)
Jesse Jane
34
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Cindy Taylor is a former adult-film actor and model, also known by her pseudonym, Jesse Jane. She has received several porn industry honors, such as the AVN and the XRCO Halls of Fame. She has also worked with Digital Playground. She is openly bisexual and is a cervical cancer survivor.
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Carli Lloyd
(Former American Professional Soccer Player and Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Carli Lloyd
53
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Delran, New Jersey, United States
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Roald Amundsen
(Norwegian Explorer Who was the First to Reach the South Pole)
Roald Amundsen
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Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Borge, Norway
Died: June 18, 1928

Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer. Specialized in exploring the polar regions, Amundsen was an important figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, an era in the exploration of Antarctica. He disappeared in 1928 when he was involved in a rescue mission in the Arctic. Owing to his significant achievements in polar exploration, several places are named after him.

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Corey Feldman
(Actor & Musician)
Corey Feldman
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

One half of the popular actor duo The Two Coreys, Corey Feldman started out as a child actor before establishing himself as a popular star in the American film industry. An ardent advocate against child molestation, Feldman was summoned to testify against Michael Jackson in the latter's child molestation trial; being Jackson's close friend, he did not testify against Jackson.

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Kim Woo-bin
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

South Korean model and actor, Kim Woo-bin, has appeared in many hit TV shows and films. Interested in modeling from the time he has in high school, he started working as a runway model when he was 20. He is a cancer survivor and a role model for young people struggling with the disease.

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Jimmy Johnson
(American Former Football Coach and Sports Analyst)
Jimmy Johnson
12
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Jimmy Johnson, also known as “Jimmy Jumpup," led the Dallas Cowboys as their head coach and won two Super Bowls consecutively. He has also coached teams such as the Miami Dolphins and Oklahoma State. He is one of two NFL coaches to be inducted into the “Centennial Class.” 
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Wizkid
(Singer-songwriter)
Wizkid
36
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Surulere, Lagos

Nigerian singer Wizkid soared to fame with chart-busting tracks such as Holla at Your Boy. A performer who has revolutionized the Afrobeats genre, Wizkid supported Nigeria’s End SARS protests against police brutality, on social media. In 2011, he was part of a paternity scandal but denied having fathered a child.

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Rosa Salazar
(Actress)
Rosa Salazar
8
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: British Columbia, Canada
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Jayma Mays
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Emma Pillsbury’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Jayma Mays
12
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Grundy, Virginia, United States
Jayma Mays is best known as Emma from the hit series Glee. Audiences also loved her in the series The Millers, Ugly Betty, and Trial & Error. She voiced Dulcinea in The Adventures of Puss in Boots and also appeared as Grace Winslow in The Smurfs and its sequel.
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Stewart Copeland
(Musician)
Stewart Copeland
6
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
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Rubén Blades
(Musician & Singer Who Mainly Performs in 'Salsa' and 'Latin Jazz' Genres)
Rubén Blades
8
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

With 10 Grammy Awards, Panamanian musician, singer, and composer Rubén Blades didn’t just soar to international fame but also redefined the Latin jazz and salsa genres. A qualified lawyer from Harvard, he came to be known as the Latin Bruce Springsteen for his music that mirrored social issues.

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Chris Pontius
(Actor, Television actor)
Chris Pontius
3
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Pasadena

Chris Pontius is an American actor and stunt performer. After appearing in the popular reality slapstick comedy TV series Jackass, Pontius went on to contribute as a writer for the comedy film Jackass: The Movie, a continuation of the series. He then went on to contribute as a writer for the subsequent Jackass movies, including Jackass 3D and Jackass Forever.

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Maher Zain
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Debut Album 'Thank You Allah')
Maher Zain
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Tripoli, Lebanon

Swedish singer Maher Zain had moved to Sweden from Lebanon with his family at 8. A qualified aeronautical engineer, he is now known for his fusion of Eastern and Western music and for the religious overtones in his songs. He has also worked with UNHCR to support Syrian refugees.

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James Maslow
(Actor & Singer)
James Maslow
6
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Zach Randolph
(Basketball player)
Zach Randolph
6
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana, United States
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Michael Flatley
(Irish-American Dancer and Choreographer Known for His Work in Shows: 'Lord of the Dance' and 'Riverdance')
Michael Flatley
4
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Born in Chicago, Irish-origin entertainer Michael Flatley took to dancing inspired by his step dancer mother and music-loving father. Initially a gambler and stockbroker, he later performed with The Chieftains and then choreographed the globally renowned show Riverdance. He later launched shows such as Lord of the Dance and Celtic Tiger.

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Kevin Abstract
(Rapper Famous For His Debut Album 'MTV1987')
Kevin Abstract
8
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
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Orville Redenbacher
(Businessman)
Orville Redenbacher
1
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Brazil, Indiana, United States
Died: September 19, 1995
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Daryl Mitchell
(Actor)
Daryl Mitchell
2
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Wyandanch, New York, United States
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AnnaLynne McCord
(Actress)
AnnaLynne McCord
8
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Larry Sanger
(Co-Founder of Wikipedia)
Larry Sanger
1
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Bellevue
Internet entrepreneur Lawrence Sanger is one of the co-founders of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. He has also been associated with sites such as Everipedia, Citizendium, and Nupedia. He has, however, been critical of Wikipedia’s credibility after leaving the company in 2002. He is also a philosophy enthusiast and teacher.
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Clare of Assisi
(Italian Saint and One of the First Followers of ‘Francis of Assisi’)
Clare of Assisi
5
Birth Year: 1194
Birthplace: Assisi, Italy
Died: August 11, 1253
Clare of Assisi, inspired by St. Francis of Assisi, ran away from home to escape marriage and received her vows instead. She later formed the Poor Clares. She was made the patron saint of television, as she had once seen the Mass on the walls of her room.
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Luke Hemmings
(Australian Singer, Musician, Lead Vocalist and Rhythm Guitarist of the Pop Rock Band ‘5 Seconds of Summer’)
Luke Hemmings
4
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Luke Hemmings, the youngest member of the phenomenally successful Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer, had started his career with YouTube covers. A promising model, he has graced the cover of Glass Man magazine. He was part of a highly publicized and controversial relationship with social-media star Arzaylea Rodriguez.

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Scott Derrickson
(Film director)
Scott Derrickson
5
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado Denver, Colorado, U.S.
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Tony Kushner
(Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer, Music educator)
Tony Kushner
1
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: New York City
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Adam Scott
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Adam Scott
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
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Shaun Pollock
(South African Cricket Commentator and Former Cricketer)
Shaun Pollock
3
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa

Born into a family of renowned cricketers, Shaun Pollock was the son of Peter Pollock and the nephew of Graeme Pollock. One of the best medium pace bowlers of South Africa, he was pushed into captaincy when Hansie Cronje got entangled in a match-fixing scandal in 2000.

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Bess Myerson
(Actor, Politician, Model, Television actor)
Bess Myerson
1
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: The Bronx
Died: December 14, 2014
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Barnard Hughes
(Actor)
Barnard Hughes
3
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Bedford Hills, New York, US
Died: July 11, 2006
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Douglas Murray
(British Author and Political Commentator)
Douglas Murray
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Claude Lemieux
(Canadian Former Professional Ice Hockey Winger)
Claude Lemieux
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Buckingham, Gatineau, Canada
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Mousa Dembélé
(Retired Belgian Football Midfielder)
Mousa Dembélé
3
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Wilrijk, Belgium

Retired Belgian footballer Mousa Dembélé was best known as a central midfielder for clubs such as Fulham, AZ, and Tottenham Hotspur. He has also played for the Chinese club Guangzhou City and been part of the FIFA World Cup third-place-winning Belgian team in 2018.

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Milly Shapiro
(Actress)
Milly Shapiro
21
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, U.S.
 44 
Camille Corot
(French Landscape and Portrait Painter)
Camille Corot
1
Birth Year: 1796
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 28, 1875

French painter Camille Corot is remembered for his landscape paintings that paved the path for the Impressionist movement. Born into a milliner’s family, Corot was a poor student and shunned his family business to learn painting at 25. His works, however, were easy to replicate and led to many forgeries.

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Duncan Keith
(Canadian Former Professional Ice Hockey Defenceman)
Duncan Keith
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Mike Scott
(Basketball Player)
Mike Scott
0
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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Desmond Dekker
(Singer-songwriter)
Desmond Dekker
3
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
Died: May 25, 2006

Desmond Dekker was a Jamaican musician and singer-songwriter best remembered for his 1968 hit song Israelites, which was one of the earliest reggae songs to achieve international attention. Desmond Dekker often performed alongside his famous backing group The Aces and achieved immense popularity during the late 1960s and 1970s.

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Reinaldo Arenas
(Cuban Poet, Novelist and Playwright Known for His Work ‘Pentagonia’ and ‘Before Night Falls’)
Reinaldo Arenas
3
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Holguin, Cuba
Died: December 7, 1990

Reinaldo Arenas was a Cuban poet, novelist, and playwright. As a young man, he supported revolutionary Fidel Castro but later became a local critic of Castro’s ideology. He was openly gay and often wrote about his life as a homosexual man. He was diagnosed with AIDS in 1987 and died by suicide in 1990. 

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Phil Hellmuth
(One of the Greatest Tournament Poker Players of All Time)
Phil Hellmuth
4
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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Aruna Asaf Ali
(Indian Independence Activist, Educator)
Aruna Asaf Ali
23
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Kalka, Punjab, India
Died: July 29, 1996

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on July 16

Personality
Endowed with an intuitive nature and emotionally sensitive disposition, Cancerians born on July 16 are wise folks. These people are blessed with a brilliant imagination and the ability to quickly yet accurately assess others and the surroundings. These people have a sociable nature and are warm and friendly towards others with passionate views and ideas. However, despite this, July 16 individuals crave for some alone time to reflect, ponder, think and recharge their energies. They possess a self-sacrificing nature and are fairly quiet and shy. They have an air of mysteriousness and sophistication about them that is prevalent in their dreamy demeanor and strong sense of style. Ruled by the logics, July 16 folks however are strong propellers of positivity and believe that everything is achievable.

Health
The general health and stability of individuals born on July 16 is mostly stable. These people very well know the art of taking care of themselves. However, one thing that July 16 folks need to work on is seeking professional medical advice. Since these people hate visiting the doctor, they fail to remain hale and hearty all the time which explains the unhealthiness which sometimes crop up. July 16 folks would benefit from more frequent medical check-ups. Another cause of ill-health is the tendency to live in the past which may be detrimental to the well-being of these individuals. Individuals born on July 16 should be optimistic in their approach and be futuristic instead of dwelling in the past.

Finance
Monetarily, individuals born on July 16 have little issues. They do not pay much emphasis to money but are not carefree as well. These people are cautious in their approach and watch what they spend. They are unlikely to overspend or indulge in impulsive shopping. July 16 individuals have an eye for bargain and thus, spend money wisely and carefully. Thus, it is rarely for these folk to fall into the pit of debt or credit.

Career
A perfect career option for July 16 individuals is one that allows them to utilize their best talents. Since these people are skilled at assessing the feelings and needs of others and serving everyone unselfishly, they serve well in the caring profession. However, the occupational choice is not just limited to it as these people are endowed with artistic abilities and thus can do well in professions that allow them to express their creative best. Whatever the choice is, an ideal profession is one that allows July 16 natives to completely utilize their talent and skills.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Cancerians born on July 16 crave to form meaningful personal relationship with everyone around. They share a strong bond of love with their parents, siblings and friends. In matters of love, these people are typically mushy, doting and thoughtful. A perfect partner for these individuals is one who is very loving and understanding and not very demanding. He/she should understand the need for privacy and should be open for the same. Though July 16 natives usually have an easy-going nature with playful disposition, this can be altered into a serious, intense and moody once in a while. A rightful partner would understand the changeable nature of these folks and adjust accordingly. Overall, these people are incredibly supportive without any expectations. July 16 men and women are family oriented and wish to have a family really early on. Towards children, they are just as supportive, sensitive and caring as they are towards their love interest.

Lucky Color: Dark Green Shades
Lucky Number: 7, 16, 25, 34, 43, 52,
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 7, 16, 25