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Snoop Dogg
(Rapper)
Snoop Dogg
114
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra

Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper whose life is a perfect example of rags-to-riches story. As a child, he did various odd jobs to help his family make ends meet. He started rapping as a young boy to distract himself from his unstable family life. He ran into trouble with the law as a teenager. However, once he released his debut album, there was no looking back.

 

 2 
Nicolas Cage
(Actor & Producer)
Nicolas Cage
79
Birthdate: January 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Counted among the top movie stars in the late 1990s, actor Nicolas Cage continues to be a key figure in Hollywood. In a career spanning around four decades, he has appeared in a variety of mainstream films. The recipient of numerous awards, he has won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe among others. He often donates to charities.

 3 
Russell Westbrook
(American professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the 'Point Guard' Position)
Russell Westbrook
49
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Russell Westbrook is a professional basketball player. A nine-time NBA All-Star, Russell is only one of two players in the history of the NBA to average a triple-double for an entire season. An eight-time All-NBA Team member, Russell is one of the most athletic NBA players of all time. He also frequently appears in commercials for brands like Air Jordan.

 4 
Billie Jean King
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Billie Jean King
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Tennis legend Billie Jean King has won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles titles and 16 doubles titles. The former world no. 1 beat Bobby Riggs in the "Battle of the Sexes" match in 1973. She also founded the Women's Tennis Association and the Women's Sports Foundation.
 5 
Frank Ocean
(Rapper and Grammy Award Winner for His Album 'Channel Orange')
Frank Ocean
38
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Regarded as one of the most acclaimed musical artists of his generation, Frank Ocean is recognized for his unconventional production techniques and wide vocal range. He is credited with revitalizing and popularizing jazz and funk-influenced R&B. He is also regarded as a representative of alternative R&B. He was named in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world list.

 6 
Jennette McCurdy
(Filmmaker, Podcaster and Former Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sam Puckett’ in the Nickelodeon Sitcom ‘iCarly’)
Jennette McCurdy
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer

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.

 7 
Tiffani Thiessen
(Actress and Television Host Known for Her TV Series: ‘Saved by the Bell’, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’, and ‘Fastlane’)
Tiffani Thiessen
32
Birthdate: January 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Tiffani Thiessen became a 1990s’ teen icon for her portrayals of Kelly Kapowski in Saved by the Bell and Valerie Malone in Beverly Hills, 90210. She became Miss Junior America and has been nominated for multiple Young Artist Awards. Her other notable projects include White Collar and Alexa and Katie.
 8 
Michelle Phillips
(Actress and the Vocalist in the Musical Quartet 'The Mamas and the Papas')
Michelle Phillips
15
Birthdate: June 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini

Michelle Phillips is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and former model. She is credited with co-founding the folk rock vocal group The Mamas & the Papas and is the last surviving original member of the group. After the disbandment of the group, Phillips went on to establish herself as an actress, playing lead roles in TV films like The California Kid.

 9 
Shane Dawson
(YouTuber)
Shane Dawson
70
Birthdate: July 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer

A social media celebrity, Shane Dawson was the King of You Tube for a decade beginning 2008 and garnered billions of views on his videos. However, recently, his past videos with racist content and other offensive jokes have attracted severe criticism and resulted in his popularity witnessing a massive drop.

 10 
Zack de la Rocha
(Vocalist and Lyricist of the Rock Band 'Rage Against the Machine')
Zack de la Rocha
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Rapper Zack de la Rocha, the vocalist for the rock band Rage Against the Machine, also formed the duo One Day as a Lion with drummer Jon Theodore. He supports vegetarianism and the Zapatista (EZLN) movement of Mexico. He also testified against the U.S.’s treatment of Abu-Jamal, at the U.N. 

 11 
Chloe Kim
(American Snowboarder and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Chloe Kim
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
At 17, Chloe Kim was the youngest female snowboarder to win an Olympic gold. The four-time X Games gold-winning athlete was also the first female to win two snowboarding golds at the Winter Youth Olympic Games. She also competed on The Masked Singer and was named to Time 100.
 12 
JuJu Smith-Schuster
(American Football Wide Receiver)
JuJu Smith-Schuster
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster became the youngest player to score 2,500 career receiving yards and the first NFL player to score five touchdowns before 21. He was a Rose Bowl champion at USC. He is immensely popular on social-media platforms such as Twitch, YouTube, and TikTok
 13 
Michael Stuhlbarg
(American Theatre and Screen Actor Known for His Portrayal of Various Versatile Characters)
Michael Stuhlbarg
4
Birthdate: July 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer

Michael Stuhlbarg gained-attention starring in the dark-comedy film A Serious Man. With time, he etched his name in showbiz as a versatile character-actor. His notable works includes in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire that won him two Screen Actors Guild Awards; The Pillowman play that won him a Drama Desk Award besides a Tony Award nomination; and films like Lincoln. 

 14 
Manny Montana
(Actor)
Manny Montana
8
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Jesse James
(American Entrepreneur, Automotive Mechanic and Television Personality)
Jesse James
15
Birthdate: April 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
 16 
Bradley Nowell
(Lead Singer and Guitarist Of the Ska Punk Band 'Sublime')
Bradley Nowell
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 25, 1996
Bradley Nowell is best remembered as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the punk band Sublime. His dalmatian, Lou Dog, was the band’s mascot and often appeared on stage with the band. Nowell died of a heroin overdose, at 28, at a hotel in San Francisco, while touring with Sublime. 
 17 
Ava DuVernay
(Filmmaker)
Ava DuVernay
15
Birthdate: August 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
 18 
Ken Block
(Rally Driver)
Ken Block
3
Listed In: Rally Drivers
Birthdate: November 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 2, 2023

Hoonigan Racing driver Ken Block has had many accomplishments throughout his career, including 16 Rally American wins. He also has 5 X Games medals in his kitty. His globally hit YouTube videos of the Gymkhana series drew over 500 million views. His interests also include sports such as skateboarding and snowboarding.

 19 
Meg Tilly
(Actress)
Meg Tilly
10
Birthdate: February 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Meg Tilly is an actress best known for her role in the drama mystery film Agnes of God, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She began her career as a dancer and eventually took up acting roles. She loves to write as a hobby and is the author of many novels. 

 20 
Eva LaRue
(Actress)
Eva LaRue
13
Birthdate: December 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Tarek El Moussa
(American Real Estate Investor and Television Personality Known for His TV Series ‘Flip or Flop’)
Tarek El Moussa
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Tarek El Moussa worked as a real-estate agent before co-hosting the HGTV shows Flip or Flop and Flip or Flop: Selling Summer, with his now-former wife, Christina Anstead. Tarek and Christina also released a book named Flip Your Life. Tarek is a cancer survivor and is popular on social media.
 22 
Nate Dogg
(Rapper Best Known for His Song ‘Regulate')
Nate Dogg
78
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 15, 2011

Nicknamed King of Hooks, American singer and rapper Nate Dogg is best known for his collaborations with other celebrated rappers like Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Dr. Dre.  Equally successful as a solo artist, he had recorded three solo albums as well as a string of singles, concurrently charting 16 times on the Billboard Hot 100 as a featured artist.

 23 
Sally Kellerman
8
Birthdate: June 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 24, 2022
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Warren G
(Rapper, Record producer, Singer, Composer)
Warren G
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Justin Turner
(Baseball player)
Justin Turner
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Mark Sanchez
(American football player)
Mark Sanchez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Brian Scalabrine
(Basketball player)
Brian Scalabrine
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Brian Banks
(American football player)
Brian Banks
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 29 
Milton William Cooper
(American Conspiracy Theorist, Radio Broadcaster and Author)
Milton William Cooper
8
Birthdate: May 6, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 5, 2001

Milton William Cooper was a conspiracy theorist, radio broadcaster, and author who warned of multiple global conspiracies in his controversial book Behold a Pale Horse.  Described as a "militia theoretician," he often talked about conspiracies involving extraterrestrial life. For many years, he also broadcast his radio show, The Hour of the Time.

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Isidora Goreshter
(American Actress)
Isidora Goreshter
3
Birthdate: October 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Isidora Goreshter is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Svetlana on the popular comedy-drama TV series, Shameless. Goreshter competed in gymnastics prior to her acting career. In 1992, she took part in the California State Cup Championship and the Central Pacific Championships, earning second place overall in the latter.

 31 
Jenni Rivera
(American Singer Known for Her Work in 'Banda', 'Mariachi' and 'Norteño' Music Genres)
Jenni Rivera
224
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 9, 2012
Jenni Rivera is remembered for her work in the genre of Regional Mexican music, especially in the Banda, Norteño, and Mariachi styles. The 22-time Billboard Latin Music Award-winning artist had also produced her own reality shows and starred in films. She died in a plane crash at age 43. 
 32 
Kathy Garver
(Actress)
Kathy Garver
4
Birthdate: December 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 33 
Anthony Zerbe
(Actor)
Anthony Zerbe
4
Birthdate: May 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Susan Egan
(Actress)
Susan Egan
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 35 
Chris Andersen
(Basketball player)
Chris Andersen
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Ricky Harris
2
Birthdate: October 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 26, 2016
 37 
Richard Cromwell
(Statesman)
Richard Cromwell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1626
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 12, 1712
 38 
Richard Cromwell
(Actor)
Richard Cromwell
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 11, 1960
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Lana Clarkson
(American Actress and Fashion Model)
Lana Clarkson
112
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 3, 2003
Lana Clarkson was a famous model and actor of the 1980s, who had appeared in quite a few sword-and-sorcery films, such as Barbarian Queen and Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II. Clarkson was also associated with AIDS charity. She was shot dead by record producer Phil Spector.
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Scout Taylor-Compton
8
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 41 
John Ross
(American football player)
John Ross
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Sandy West
(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)
Sandy West
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 21, 2006
 43 
Kayla Ewell
(Actress)
Kayla Ewell
1
Birthdate: August 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Lisa Fernandez
(American Associate Head Coach and Former Softball Player)
Lisa Fernandez
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
Jason Bell
(American football player)
Jason Bell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Matthew Slater
(American football player)
Matthew Slater
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Daz Dillinger
(Rapper)
Daz Dillinger
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
 48 
Michael A. Monsoor
(Who was killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom)
Michael A. Monsoor
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 29, 2006
 49 
Greg Laurie
(American Evangelical Author, Pastor and Evangelist)
Greg Laurie
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Greg Laurie is an American pastor and author who is currently serving as a pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship. He is also closely associated with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, serving on the association's board of directors. Greg Laurie has also authored over 70 books, including The Upside-Down Church which won a Gold Medallion Book Award in 2000.

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Christian Wood
(Basketball Player)
Christian Wood
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)