Famous People Born On June 26th

Those who are born on June 26 fall under the fourth sign of the zodiac, which is Cancer. Creativity and intelligence are a few of their strongest traits and they can easily excel in subjects that include mathematics and science. They are excellent conversationalists but are put off by people who can not keep up. They are very serious when it comes to life and may even seem stringent or rigid. Once they are comfortable in a situation and let their guard down, they are fun loving and have a great sense of humor.

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 Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande
Famous As: Pop Music Sensation
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Boca Raton, Florida, United States

A talented youngster, Ariana Grande first stepped into the world of entertainment through Broadway musical 13 and later shot to fame with television series Victorious and its spinoff, Sam & Cat. Her television series also kick started her musical career which flourished with the release of her five commercially successful and critically applauded albums and collaborations with various other artists.

 2 Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Aubrey Plaza is an American actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She is best known for her portrayal of April Ludgate in the sitcom Parks and Recreation for which she earned a couple of nominations at the ALMA Award. Plaza is also known for playing Allison in the 2020 film Black Bear which earned her the Imagen Award for Best Actress.

 3 Jacob Elordi

Jacob Elordi
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Australian heartthrob Jacob Elordi was a film buff since an early age and wanted to become an actor like his idol, Heath Ledger. Following a debut in a musical and few more acting assignments, he ultimately hit it big with Netflix teen film The Kissing Booth and HBO series Euphoria. Jacob Elordi is also a budding young activist and has spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

 4 Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Pequannock Township, New Jersey, United States

Derek Jeter is an American former baseball player whose popularity had made him one of the most marketed sportsmen of his generation during his playing career. Since 2017, he has been playing a key role as part owner and the chief executive officer of the Miami Marlins. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jeter created a charitable organization called Turn 2 Foundation.

 5 Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy
Famous As: Actress & Singer
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

An American actress, singer, songwriter, filmmaker, writer, and YouTuber, Jennette McCurdy is truly an inspiration to several young girls and women; despite suffering from conditions like obsessive-compulsive disorder, anorexia, and bulimia, McCurdy has managed to establish herself as a successful entertainer. As a writer, she has contributed immensely to publications like The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Seventeen.

 6 Michael Vick

Michael Vick
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, United States

Michael Vick is a former American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons during which he represented successful teams like the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Jets. Michael Vick is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he has established a couple of nonprofit organizations namely The Vick Foundation and Michael Vick Foundation.  

 7 Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois

Nick Offerman, best known for his award-winning performance as Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, is also a professional wood craftsman. He has voiced characters in films such as Hotel Transylvania 2 and Ice Age: Collision Course, hosted a Netflix documentary and a reality series, and written three semi-autobiographical books.

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 8 Paolo Maldini

Paolo Maldini
Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Paolo Maldini is an Italian former professional footballer widely regarded as one of the greatest ever defenders. He played primarily as a left-back and central defender and was affiliated with Milan and the Italian national team. Currently, he is serving as the technical director for Milan. He is also the co-owner of the USL Championship club Miami FC.  

 9 Shannon Sharpe

Shannon Sharpe
Famous As: American footballer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 10 Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro
Famous As: Spanish conquistador
Birth Year: 1478
Birthplace: Trujillo, Spain
Died: June 26, 1541

Francisco Pizarro was a Spanish conquistador best remembered for his expeditions that eventually paved the way for the Spanish conquest of Peru. Along with Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Pizarro became the first European to reach the Pacific Ocean after crossing the Isthmus of Panama. After two failed expeditions to Peru, Pizarro led a third and successful campaign to conquer Peru.

 11 Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende
Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: September 11, 1973
Salvador Allende was a physician who later became the Chilean president, this becoming the first Marxist president of a Latin American nation. His policies included nationalization and collectivization. He committed suicide after delivering a farewell speech over radio, to escape General Augusto Pinochet’s coup to oust him from the government.

 12 Paul Castellano

Paul Castellano
Famous As: Gangster
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: November 16, 1985

Popularly known as the Howard Hughes of the Mob, Paul Castellano was the head of the Gambino crime family. He played such a prominent role in the American underworld that he was later portrayed in several films, such as Gotti, Witness to the Mob, and The Big Heist

 13 Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Iman Shumpert is an American basketball player who has played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for popular teams like New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, and the Houston Rockets. While representing the Cleveland Cavaliers, Iman Shumpert helped his team win NBA championship in 2016.

 14 Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: March 23, 1964
Hungarian-American actor Peter Lorre went from stage-acting in Vienna to working in films in Germany. He soared to fame with the films M and The Man Who Knew Too Much. He left Germany during the Nazi rule. Fans loved him as Le Chiffre in the TV version of Casino Royale.

 15 Dakota Meyer

Dakota Meyer
Famous As: United States Marine
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Columbia, Kentucky, United States

Retired United States Marine, Dakota Meyer, is a veteran of the War in Afghanistan. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal, becoming the second-youngest living Medal of Honor recipient. Following his retirement, he sought help for post-traumatic stress disorder. He advocates for legalizing the medical use of cannabis.

 16 Ryan Tedder

Ryan Tedder
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 17 Dhee

Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

 18 Chesty Puller

Chesty Puller
Famous As: Military officer
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: West Point, Virginia, United States
Died: October 11, 1971
Chesty Puller was a U.S. Marine Corps officer who was part of the Banana Wars in Haiti and Nicaragua, and later served in World War II and the Korean War. He became the most decorated U.S. Marine, winning five Navy Crosses and an Army Distinguished Service Cross.

 19 Robert Maudsley

Robert Maudsley
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Toxteth, Liverpool

Robert Maudsley is an English serial killer currently serving life imprisonment at Wakefield Prison, England. He committed three of his four murders in prison, forcing the authorities to keep him in solitary confinement. Maudsley's case was sensationalized as it was claimed that he had eaten part of the brain of one of his victims, although the PCC refuted such claims.

 20 Amanda Cerny

Amanda Cerny
Famous As: Actress, Internet personality
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 21 Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States

 22 Lord Kelvin

Lord Kelvin
Famous As: Mathematician, Physicist
Birth Year: 1824
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: December 17, 1907

Lord Kelvin was a British mathematical physicist and engineer. He studied at the Glasgow University and proceeded to teach there as well. Besides his academic career, he also had a career as an electric telegraph engineer and inventor. He received the Royal Society's Copley Medal in 1883. Absolute temperatures are stated in units of kelvin in his honor.

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 23 Patty Smyth

Patty Smyth
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Patty Smyth is best known as the leading vocalist of the rock band Scandal. She also had a successful solo career and co-wrote and sang the Junior soundtrack Look What Love Has Done, which earned her Grammy and Academy Award nominations. Patty is married to legendary tennis star John McEnroe.

 24 Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell
Famous As: Costa Rican footballer
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: San José

 25 Remy LaCroix

Remy LaCroix
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Pittsburg, California, USA

 26 Eleanor Parker

Eleanor Parker
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Cedarville, Ohio, United States
Died: December 9, 2013
Eleanor Parker, best known as Baroness Elsa von Schraeder from The Sound of Music, had also delivered Academy Award-nominated performances in the films Caged, Detective Story, and Interrupted Melody. She had also been part of stage productions such as Applause and the Broadway version of All About Eve.

 27 Pearl Buck

Pearl Buck
Famous As: American writer
Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: Hillsboro
Died: March 6, 1973

 28 King Bach

King Bach
Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Video Content Producer, Internet Personality
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Toronto
Canadian-American internet sensation King Bach soared too fame with his content on his YouTube channel BachelorsPadTv and had over 11 million followers on Vine before it went defunct. He has also appeared in The Mindy Project, Rim of the World, and To All the Boys I've Loved Before.

 29 Samir Nasri

Samir Nasri
Famous As: Former Footballer attacking midfielder, winger
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Septèmes-les-Vallons, France

Samir Nasri is a French retired professional footballer. He primarily played in the attacking midfielder position, although he also played in central midfield sometimes. He began playing as a child and made his professional debut in 2004 at the age of 17. He was named the French Player of the Year in 2010. He retired in 2020. 

 30 Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Famous As: Athlete
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: September 27, 1956

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was an American athlete who specialized in golf, track and field, basketball, and baseball. Considered one of the greatest female athletes ever, Didrikson won two gold medals and a silver medal in track and field at the Summer Olympics in 1932. She then went on to win 10 LPGA major championships, becoming USA's first female golf celebrity.

 31 Robert Davi

Robert Davi
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Robert Davi is best known as Jake Fratelli from The Goonies, Johnson from Die Hard, and Franz Sanchez from Licence to Kill. He also appeared as Bailey Malone in the series Profiler. A trained classical singer, he has released a Billboard-charting jazz album. He has also been a radio host.

 32 Cuco

Famous As: Musical Artist
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California, United States

 33 Abner Doubleday

Abner Doubleday
Famous As: Military Leader
Birth Year: 1819
Birthplace: Ballston Spa, New York, United States
Died: January 26, 1893

 34 J. J. Barea

J. J. Barea
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

 35 Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Mikhail Khodorkovsky
Famous As: Businessman
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Mikhail Khodorkovsky is a Russian businessman and philanthropist. Currently, he is in exile and lives in London. In 2003, he was believed to be the wealthiest man in Russia. The same year, he was arrested by Russian authorities and charged with fraud. President Vladimir Putin pardoned him in 2013, following which he left on his exile. 

 36 Sean Hayes

Sean Hayes
Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 37 Natsuki Hanae

Natsuki Hanae
Famous As: Voice actor known for voicing Tanjiro Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Ken Kaneki in Tokyo Ghoul
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

 38 Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
Famous As: Novelist
Birth Year: 1838
Birthplace: Naihati, Kolkata
Died: April 8, 1894

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was an Indian poet, novelist, and journalist. He is credited with composing India's national song, Vande Mataram, which personifies India as a mother goddess. The song played a major role in inspiring revolutionaries during India's struggle for independence. Dubbed Emperor of Literature, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote 14 novels alongside several poems.

 39 Mikey Williams

Mikey Williams
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 40 Barbara Graham

Barbara Graham
Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: June 3, 1955

Barbara Graham was a convicted criminal who was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin Prison in 1955. She became the third woman in California to be executed by gas. Born to an unwed teenage sex worker, she had a troubled childhood. As a young woman, she became involved with hardened criminals and took to a life of crime. 

 41 Ana Ularu

Ana Ularu
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Ana Ularu is a Romanian actress best known for playing the role of Matilda in the action film Outbound. She began her acting career in the mid-1990s and appeared in a handful of minor roles in TV shows. As her career progressed, she started acting in films as well. She has received a Locarno International Film Festival Award.

 42 Samuel Benchetrit

Samuel Benchetrit
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Champigny-sur-Marne, France

Samuel Benchetrit is a French writer, scenarist, actor, and director. Over the years, Benchetrit's achievements as a writer and actor have been overshadowed by his personal life and relationships with popular actresses like Marie Trintignant, Anna Mouglalis, and Vanessa Paradis.

 43 Indila

Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Paris, France

Adila Sedraïa, or Indila, began her career as a composer and even wrote songs for artists such as Axel Tony and Admiral T. She earned a label deal after collaborating with Youssoupha on the song Dreamin’ and reached No. 2 on the French charts with her debut track Dernière danse.

 44 Gedde Watanabe

Gedde Watanabe
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States

 45 George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon

George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon
Famous As: Egyptologist
Birth Year: 1866
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: April 5, 1923

 46 Loh Kean Yew

Loh Kean Yew
Famous As: Badminton player
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia

 47 Deron Williams

Deron Williams
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States

 48 Chad Pennington

Chad Pennington
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

 49 Zeng Jinlian

Zeng Jinlian
Famous As: Tallest Woman
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Hunan, China
Died: February 13, 1982

 50 Angelina Pivarnick

Angelina Pivarnick
Famous As: Television Personality
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on June 26th

Cancerians born on June 26 can seem like selfish people but they have a strong will when it comes to getting what they desire. However, after they obtain something they are more than willing to reward anyone who has helped them. Because they are so persistent in their endeavors, they can ruffle the feathers of others. People who are born on this day can have plenty of acquaintances but because of their stringent personalities, they may not have that many good friends. Intelligence is a strong quality but it can also alienate a person who has extremely different viewpoints than the people they associate with.

Drive and intense determination can be great attributes to ensure success but they can wreck havoc on the health. People who are born on June 26 are more prone to injuries because they canl do anything to achieve a goal. They sometimes do not pay enough attention to what they are eating and have a tendency to eat unhealthy, fast food. They can suffer from high blood pressure and eventually even heart problems from being in stressful work related situations. Fortunately, people born on this date are typically strong and have plenty of energy. They rarely suffer with things like obesity or diabetes.

Ambition and motivation are always needed when it comes to making money and Cancerians born on June 26 have an overabundance of both. But, they may feel unfulfilled if they don’t acquire it fast enough. Problems could arise if they are just as passionate about spending what they make.

People born on this date are exceptionally creative, so they should choose a career that allows them to incorporate their own ideas. Because they are so knowledgeable and can have different views than others, they should probably work alone. They make good writers or scientists.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
At first, the opposite sex is usually drawn to the people born on June 26 because of their intellect and ability to succeed, but both parties must be equally intelligent for a successful relationship. They have a tendency to overanalyze a potential partner and should probably keep their opinions to themselves. A June 26 native may have forgotten how it was to be a kid and simply have fun but when they have their own children they are reminded of this and tend to be a little more accepting. Having children can actually help them to become more nurturing and less rigid.

Lucky Colors: Dark blue, Black & White
Lucky Numbers: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53, 62, 71
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 9, 10, 17, 18, 26