Famous People Born On March 2nd

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People born on March 2nd fall under the astrological sign of Pisces the fish, and are ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune. Individuals with this birthdate are known to be of the highest character. Most of them are quite spiritual, and very sensitive to the needs and emotions of those around them. People born on this day hold their friends and family close, and will generally do anything they can to help them in their time of need. They have a perception of a genius but use psychic sensibility rather than intellectual channel while exercising it.

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Daniel Craig
55
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Chester, Cheshire, England

An English actor who achieved international fame when he began starring as the title character in the James Bond film series, Daniel Craig is known for his rugged good looks and raw sex appeal. Beginning his career in the early 1990s as a theater actor, he soon ventured into cinema as well. He has been nominated for many awards.

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Ben Roethlisberger
(Former American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Ben Roethlisberger
68
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States

Known to his fans as the “Big Ben,” Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had captained his high-school basketball, baseball, and football teams. The multitalented 2004 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year stunned everyone when he became the youngest starting quarterback to score a Super Bowl victory in 2006.

 3 
Dr. Seuss
(Children's Author And Illustrator)
Dr. Seuss
48
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24, 1991

Dr. Seuss was an American children's author, illustrator, and political cartoonist. He is credited with writing some of the most famous children's books ever, including The Cat in the Hat. His works were translated into over 20 languages and sold more than 600 million copies by the time of his death. Many of his creations were adapted into animated cartoons.

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Rebel Wilson
(Actress)
Rebel Wilson
51
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian actress, Rebel Wilson, started her acting career with television in Australia and then gained wider recognition after appearing in Hollywood films. Struck by Lightning, Bachelorette, Isn't It Romantic, The Hustle, Cats and Jojo Rabbit are some of the notable films she has acted in. She received critical appreciation for the 2012 film, Pitch Perfect, and subsequently acted in its two sequels.

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Jon Bon Jovi
(Founder and Frontman of The Rock Band "Bon Jovi")
Jon Bon Jovi
13
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States

Known as the iconic founder of the popular rock band Bon Jovi, Jon Bon Jovi is a record producer and singer-songwriter. In 2012, he was named in Billboard magazine's The Most Powerful and Influential People In The Music Business list. Also a well-known philanthropist, he founded the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation in an attempt to eradicate poverty and homelessness.

 6 
Desi Arnaz
(Actor, Producer and Bandleader Best Known for His TV Sitcom ‘I Love Lucy’)
Desi Arnaz
21
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: December 2, 1986

Desi Arnaz was born wealthy but lost everything in the 1933 Cuban Revolution. He paired up with his first wife, Lucille Ball, in I Love Lucy, thus inventing the modern sitcom/syndicated show format, with live audiences. He owned a production company and was the bandleader of the Desi Arnaz Orchestra.

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Christina Grimmie
(American Pop Singer and YouTube Personality)
Christina Grimmie
16
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Evesham, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 10, 2016

Christina Grimmie was an American singer-songwriter, actress, and YouTuber. She was fatally shot in 2016 when she was signing autographs after performing at The Plaza Live in Florida. Following her murder, celebrities demanded better security measures at concert venues and Billboard published an open letter demanding background checks for gun purchases. Several venues observed safety precautions like adding metal detectors.  

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Bryce Dallas Howard
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Bryce Dallas Howard is an American actress and filmmaker, who attained fame after starring in the psychological thriller, The Village. Some of her other notable films are Lady in the Water, As You Like, Spiderman 3, Terminator Salvation, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. She is the daughter of famous and celebrated director and producer, Ron Howard.

 9 
Karen Carpenter
(Singer & Drummer Known for Her Distinctive Three-Octave Contralto Vocal Range)
Karen Carpenter
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 4, 1983

One half of the popular musical duo The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. Her death at age 32 and life-long struggles with eating disorders led to increased awareness of conditions like anorexia and body dysmorphia, which were little-known at the time. In 2010, Carpenter was named on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time list.

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Chris Martin
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Coldplay')
Chris Martin
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Whitestone, England, United Kingdom

Chris Martin is the lead singer of the rock band, Coldplay, which he has co-founded. The band gained fame after they released the song Yellow in 2000. They have sold over 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling music artists. Martin has also worked in solo collaborations with other artists and written songs for various projects.

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Rebecca Marie Gomez
(Hip-Hop Singer who Gained from Her Single 'Shower')
Rebecca Marie Gomez
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Singer, songwriter, and actress Rebecca Marie Gomez first gained prominence when she started posting her covers of popular songs online. Some of these uploads went viral and gained her mainstream attention. She has since released many songs and albums and has worked in collaboration with musical stars like Cody Simpson and Cher Lloyd. 

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Luke Combs
(Country Music Singer and Songwriter Known for His Album ‘What You See Is What You Get’)
Luke Combs
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Luke Combs is an American singer-songwriter. The two studio albums, which he has released so far, have produced nine number-one songs on Billboard's Country Airplay chart. In his relatively short country music career so far, Luke Combs has had a major impact by winning prestigious awards, such as Country Music Association Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Mikhail Gorbachev
(Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union)
Mikhail Gorbachev
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Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Privol'noe, Russia

Born into a poor peasant family, Mikhail Gorbachev went on to become one of the most influential figures of the Soviet Union. He served in various positions, most notably as the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He is regarded as one of the most prominent personalities of the 20th century.

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Method Man
(Rapper And Member Of Hip Hop Collective 'Wu-Tang Clan')
Method Man
7
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Hempstead, New York, United States

Method Man is part of the hip-hop duo Method Man & Redman and Wu-Tang Clan. His collaborative single with Mary J. Blige, I'll Be There for You, won a Grammy. He has also appeared on the show Method & Red, in HBO series such as Oz, and in several films.

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Sam Houston
(7th Governor of Texas (1859 - 1861))
Sam Houston
6
Birth Year: 1793
Birthplace: Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States
Died: July 26, 1863
Sam Houston was the governor of Texas from 1859 to 1861. He was also the senator from Texas, the President of the Republic of Texas, and the governor of Tennessee. As part of the Texan Army, he won the Battle of San Jacinto. The city Houston is named after him.
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Nathalie Emmanuel
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
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James Arthur
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Winning the Ninth Series of "The X Factor")
James Arthur
4
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England

James Arthur is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity after winning the popular British reality TV music competition The X Factor in 2012. Apart from debuting at the top position on the UK Singles Chart, his debut single also went on to sell more than 2.5 million copies, making it the most successful single in the history of the show.

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Reggie Bush
(American football player)
Reggie Bush
5
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Spring Valley, California, United States
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Lou Reed
(Lead Guitarist, Vocalist & Principal Songwriter of the Rock Band “The Velvet Underground”)
Lou Reed
6
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 27, 2013
Lou Reed redefined the glam rock genre with his album Transformer. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee initially wrote sings for Pickwick Records and performed with the Velvet Underground. He then released 20 solo albums. His parents had made him go through electro-shock therapy to “cure” his bisexuality.
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Nikkie De Jager
(Makeup Artist, YouTube Star)
Nikkie De Jager
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Wageningen, Netherlands

Dutch makeup artist and beauty vlogger, Nikkie De Jager, gained online popularity in 2015 after one of her videos went viral. She has been uploading videos on YouTube since 2008 and has millions of followers. She signed to Colourfool Agency in 2011 and began her career as a professional makeup artist. She launched her own eyeshadow palette in 2020.

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Tua Tagovailoa
(American football player)
Tua Tagovailoa
15
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: ʻEwa Beach, Hawaii
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Jennifer Jones
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Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died: December 17, 2009
Jennifer Jones is best remembered for her Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning role in the film The Song of Bernadette. A former model, she also starred in movies such as Love Letters and Duel in the Sun. She survived a suicide attempt once and became a mental health advocate later.
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Tiger Shroff
11
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Mumbai
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Rory Gallagher
(57th Greatest Guitarist of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine)
Rory Gallagher
4
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Ballyshannon, Ireland
Died: June 14, 1995

Known for his powerful blues rock performances, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher was part of the band Taste. Though The Rolling Stones offered him an opportunity to replace guitarist Mick Taylor, he rejected it. A heavy drinker, he died of complications after a liver transplant surgery at age 47.

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Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
(Norwegian Actress Best Known for Her Role as 'Armistice' in the Series 'Westworld')
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Nord-Trondelag, Norway

Norwegian actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal is best known for her role in the  Norwegian slasher film Cold Prey, for which she won the Amanda Award (the Norwegian Film Award) for Best Actress. She is a versatile actress and has appeared in horror, thriller, drama, and romantic comedy genres. Besides films and TV shows, she also often acts in theater productions.

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Pope Pius XII
(Pope (1939-1958))
Pope Pius XII
7
Birth Year: 1876
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: October 9, 1958

Pope Pius XII served as the head of the Catholic Church and the sovereign of the Vatican City from 1939 till 1958. Of the many positions he had held, one was the secretaryship of the Department of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs. He is remembered for negotiating the treaty of Reichskonkordat.

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Toby Alderweireld
(Belgian Football Defender)
Toby Alderweireld
2
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium

Belgian footballer Toby Alderweireld is best known as a defender for Royal Antwerp. Starting his senior career with Ajax, he later also had successful stints with clubs such as Atlético Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur. He was also part of the Belgian squads that played at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cup games.

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Gates McFadden
3
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
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Tom Wolfe
(American author)
Tom Wolfe
4
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: March 14, 2018
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Blake Anderson
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Sacramento County, California, U.S.
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Henrik Lundqvist
(Ice hockey player)
Henrik Lundqvist
1
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Åre
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Tyler Oakley
(YouTuber)
Tyler Oakley
6
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States
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Sebastian Janikowski
(American footballer)
Sebastian Janikowski
2
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Walbrzych, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
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Corinna Schumacher
(Michael Schumacher's Wife)
Corinna Schumacher
4
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Halver
Wife of F-1 legend Michael Schumacher, Corinna Schumacher has only rarely been seen at public events, the latest being in 2020, when she received an award on behalf of Michael, who remains hospitalized after a 2013 skiing accident. She is an avid horseback rider and an animal rights activist.
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Kofi Siriboe
7
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 36 
John Irving
(Novelist)
John Irving
1
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Exeter, New Hampshire, United States
 37 
Malcolm Butler
(American football player)
Malcolm Butler
3
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
 38 
Eric Bolling
(Presenter, Television presenter, Baseball player, Journalist)
Eric Bolling
3
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Chicago
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Consuelo Vanderbilt
5
Birth Year: 1877
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: December 6, 1964
 40 
Robert II of Scotland
(King of Scots)
Robert II of Scotland
3
Birth Year: 1316
Birthplace: Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: April 19, 1390

Robert II of Scotland had been an heir presumptive for over 5 decades before he finally became the king of Scotland in 1371. He was a grandson of the legendary Robert the Bruce, through his mother, Marjorie. The first Stewart monarch, he had minimal impact on his kingdom’s administration.

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Lee Ha-nui
(Actress)
Lee Ha-nui
2
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 42 
Bedrich Smetana
(Czech Composer Best Known for His Opera ‘The Bartered Bride’)
Bedrich Smetana
4
Birth Year: 1824
Birthplace: Litomysl, Czechia
Died: May 12, 1884

Bedrich Smetana was a Czech composer remembered for his opera, The Bartered Bride. Considered the father of Czech music, Smetana was a prodigy whose first public performance came at age six. He then went on to establish himself as one of the most important composers of Czech music. Smetana has been honored with a Walk of Fame star in Vienna.

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Pope Leo XIII
4
Birth Year: 1810
Birthplace: Carpineto Romano, Italy
Died: July 20, 1903
Pope Leo XIII is best remembered for writing the Prayer to St. Michael and his encyclicals on the Rosary, which earned him the nickname Rosary Pope. He advocated for age-old Christian ways and means and was the first pope to have no authority over the Papal States.
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Enoch Adeboye
8
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Ifewara, Osun State, Nigeria

Better known as Daddy Go, Nigerian pastor Enoch Adeboye serves the Redeemed Christian Church of God and has millions of followers. However, the media has often called out his sexist attitude, reflected in his social-media posts, one of which advised men to marry only women who could cook.

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Tuff Hedeman
(Bull Rider)
Tuff Hedeman
5
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
 46 
Nikos Kazantzakis
(One of the Most Important Figures of Modern Greek Literature, Best Known for His Work 'Zorba the Greek')
Nikos Kazantzakis
0
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26, 1957

Nikos Kazantzakis was a Greek writer whose works earned him nine nominations for the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature. Regarded as a giant of modern Greek literature, Kazantzakis achieved international fame when his works, such as The Life And Times Of Alexis Zorba and The Last Temptation of Christ, were adapted into feature films. 

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Elizabeth Jagger
(British-American Actress, Model, Activist, and Feminist)
Elizabeth Jagger
4
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: New York, New York

Elizabeth Jagger is a British-American actress, model, activist, and feminist. Best known for her work supporting the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), Jagger played an important role in Illinois ratifying the ERA. As a model, Elizabeth Jagger has worked with famous brands like Lancôme and Tommy Hilfiger.

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Eric Ripert
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Antibes, France
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John Cullum
(Film actor)
John Cullum
2
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
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Chuck Hughes
(American football player)
Chuck Hughes
2
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 24, 1971

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on March 2

Personality
People born on this day are known to be extremely faithful to those they love. These individuals are also highly determined and will strive to do their best when it comes to any goal they’ve set for themselves. Because of their strong determination and loyal nature, these individuals are very dependable in any situation in which they are placed. Much of this dependability stems from the fact that these people are driven by their nature to help others in any way they can. Many people born on this day are also quite imaginative and are able to do well in situations where creativity is required.

Health
Those born on March 2nd tend to suffer from a variety of minor health problems. Most of these conditions are caused by the fact that these individuals do not get the amount of rest that they need, to maintain their highly active lifestyles. The fact that they’re always on the go means that people with this birthdate frequently suffer from higher levels of emotional stress than most others. March 2nd natives should resolve to include light or moderate exercise in their daily routine to be physically fit.

Finance
Those born on March 2 are willing to spend, but they do tend to keep a close eye on their financial situations. These individuals are keenly aware of the problems that can arise from using credit, and they prefer to pay for things in cash as a result. In general, they are the ones who would save some money for an unforeseen crisis.

Career
Those born on this date are often highly analytical, and are generally multi-talented. Most of these individuals enjoy being around others and will take a job that both challenges them and allows them to be social. They’ll also try to inject some of their creativity into their work whenever possible.

Relationships Marriage and Children
Empathetic and considering, March 2nd natives are good with maintaining relationships. Though they are the shy types, they are completely sociable and love being around friends and family. In matters of love, March 2nd natives have a complex nature. They are committed and true to their partner but often have difficulty focussing on their better halves due to the flattery they receive from others. With regard to children, people born on March 2nd tend to be natural parents due to their great degree of emotional awareness and compassion. They make loving, nurturing and understanding parents.

Lucky Colors: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 56, 65, 74
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1, 5, 6, 8