Famous People Born On May 15th

People born on May 15th fall under the sun sign Taurus. It is believed that people born on this day are creative and full of charm, especially because Venus was the Roman deity of beauty, love and victory. Consequently, they care for the ones that surround them, by being both kind and devoted. Individuals born on May 15th are highly reliable, competitive and intelligent. In addition to this, they are inspired, talented and full of enthusiasm. May 15th individuals understand their responsibility and work towards fulfilling the same. As a downside, they can sometimes have strong emotions that can trigger impulsiveness, insecurity or restlessness.

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 1 Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Hayes, Middlesex, England

Jane Seymour is a British-American actress who was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for service to drama. Over the years, Seymour has also played a major role as a celebrity ambassador for a national non-profit organization called Childhelp, which works towards helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

 2 Emmitt Smith

Emmitt Smith
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States

Emmitt Smith is a former American footballer who helped the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League win three Super Bowl championships between 1993 and 1996. He remains NFL's all-time leading rusher and is the only running back to win a Super Bowl. A humanitarian, Smith is credited with founding a nonprofit organization called the Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities.

 3 Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, United States

Ray Lewis is a former American football player who spent his entire 17-year career with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Widely regarded as one of the greatest middle linebackers in the history of NFL, Ray Lewis helped his team win two Super Bowl championships. He is also regarded as the greatest player in Baltimore Ravens' history.

 4 Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Padma Shri-winning actor Madhuri Dixit ruled Bollywood in the 1990s, with her performances in films such as Dil, Beta, and Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! The multiple-Filmfare-winning actor is a talented Kathak dancer. She owns a production company and an online dance school, and has also worked with UNICEF.

 5 Alexandra Breckenridge

Alexandra Breckenridge
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Alexandra Breckenridge is best known as Sophie from the series This Is Us. The tattoo-loving actor has also voiced a number of characters in Family Guy. Other notable projects featuring her are the series Dirt, Virgin River, and True Blood, and the movies The Bridge to Nowhere and Broken Vows.

 6 Chase Hudson

Chase Hudson
Famous As: TikTok (Musical.ly) star
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
Social-media star Chase Hudson, better known as Lil Huddy, gained fame for his lip-syncs of popular tracks on TikTok. He has also been in the news for his relationship with Charli D’Amelio and is a co-founder of Hype House. In 2021, he released his debut single, 21st Century Vampire.

 7 Patrice Evra

Patrice Evra
Famous As: Footballer - Left-back for France
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
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 8 James Mason

James Mason
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England
Died: July 27, 1984

James Mason was an English actor known for his work in both British cinema and Hollywood. One of the most bankable actors during the mid-1940s, Mason became the first person to be honored with the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film. He is credited with saving Buster Keaton's reels of nitrate film, which he discovered in Keaton’s previously owned house.

 9 Brian Eno

Brian Eno
Famous As: Musician, Record producer
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Melton, Suffolk, England
Brian Eno created "The Microsoft Sound" for Windows 95 and co-developed the card-based creativity-improving technique Oblique Strategies. His ambient music album Reflection was nominated for a Grammy, and his visual installations have been projected on structures such as the Sydney Opera House. He also co-founded the Long Now Foundation.

 10 David Krumholtz

David Krumholtz
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
David Krumholtz is best known for his roles of Seth Goldstein in the Harold & Kumar movie series and Head Elf Bernard in The Santa Clause franchise. He has also appeared in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You and the series Numb3rs. He is a thyroid-cancer survivor.

 11 Sophie Cookson

Sophie Cookson
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Sussex, England

Sophie Cookson is an English actress best known for playing Roxanne Morton in the 2014 action spy comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, for which she received a nomination at the 20th Empire Awards. After discovering her passion for acting, Cookson dropped out of the University of Edinburgh and enrolled at the Oxford School of Drama and graduated in 2013. 

 12 Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele
Famous As: Association football player
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Vernon, Eure Vernon, France

Ousmane Dembele is a footballer who currently plays for the France national team as well as Barcelona. Renowned for his speed, agility, and technical ability, Dembele helped his national team win its second FIFA World Cup in 2018. A skillful player, Dembele can use either foot while playing. Although a mid-fielder, he is also known for his ability to score.  

 13 SmokePurpp

Famous As: Rrapper & Pproducer
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

 14 Nicola Walker

Nicola Walker
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England, UK

 15 Tenzing Norgay

Tenzing Norgay
Famous As: Mountaineer
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: May 9, 1986

Nepali-Indian Sherpa mountaineer, Tenzing Norgay, was one of the first two individuals known to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the other being Edmund Hillary. He was named one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century by Time magazine. In his later years, he became the first Director of Field Training of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

 16 Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie
Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 19, 1906

A pioneer in crystallography, radioactivity, piezoelectricity, and magnetism, Pierre Curie was a French physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics along with Henri Becquerel and Marie Curie. Despite being an atheist, Pierre Curie was fascinated by spiritualism as he believed that spiritual questions deal with physics. 

 17 Stella Maxwell

Stella Maxwell
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Model Stella Maxwell was declared a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2015. Named to Maxim's Hot 100, she has also campaigned for Max Factor cosmetics, H&M, and Puma, and has graced the covers of major fashion magazines. An LGBT icon, she has publicly dated Miley Cyrus and Kristen Stewart.

 18 Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cotten
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1994

Joseph Cotten was an American actor who achieved prominence on Broadway during the 1930s. He then became a leading Hollywood actor in the 1940s, playing important roles in films like Citizen Kane, Shadow of a Doubt, and Duel in the Sun. In 1960, Joseph Cotten was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 19 Inanna Sarkis

Inanna Sarkis
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Inanna Sarkis is a Canadian actress and social media personality. She is best known for her portrayal of Molly Samuels in the 2019 romantic drama film, After. She has also released a couple of non-album singles, namely No Beauty in War and Best You'll Ever Have.

 20 L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Chittenango, New York, United States
Died: May 6, 1919

L. Frank Baum was an author remembered for writing children's books including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which inspired the 1902 Broadway musical and the 1939 live-action film of the same name. His works anticipated the invention of gadgets like TV that would be invented later. In 2013, Baum was made an inductee of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.

 21 Chazz Palminteri

Chazz Palminteri
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Chazz Palminteri is an American actor, playwright, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for playing Cheech in the 1994 black comedy crime film, Bullets over Broadway, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. Also a restaurateur, Chazz Palminteri opened a restaurant named, 'Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano'in the USA.

 22 Birdy

Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Lymington, England

 23 Desmond Howard

Desmond Howard
Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 24 Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield
Famous As: Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Reading

Best known for his hit album-length conceptual piece Tubular Bells, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Mike Oldfield experimented with a whole range of musical genres, such as progressive rock, folk, and new-age rock. His music was also featured in the cult horror film of the 1970s The Exorcist.

 25 Sophie Raworth

Sophie Raworth
Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Redhill

 26 Ron Simmons

Ron Simmons
Famous As: Wrestlers
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Perry, Georgia, USA

 27 Lee Jong-hyun

Lee Jong-hyun
Famous As: South Korean Actor & Musician
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

South Korean singer and actor Lee Jong-hyun gained fame as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the rock band CNBLUE. His involvement in the Burning Sun scandal caused him to leave the band. He has also appeared in films such as Acoustic and series such as Orange Marmalade.

 28 Cole Anthony

Cole Anthony
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

 29 John Smoltz

John Smoltz
Famous As: Baseball Pitcher
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Warren, Michigan, United States

 30 Sunny

Famous As: singer, actor, dancer, radio personality, composer, model
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 31 Lainie Kazan

Lainie Kazan
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

 32 George Brett

George Brett
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia, USA

 33 Sejong the Great of Joseon

Sejong the Great of Joseon
Famous As: Fourth Ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea
Birth Year: 1397
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: April 8, 1450

 34 Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns
Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Augusta

Presidential Medal-winning artist Jasper Johns is best known for his contribution to the pop art movement. His paintings revolve around subjects such as flags, numbers, and letters, whereas he has also gained fame for his cast sculpture art such as Painted Bronze. He also once experimented by attaching strings to his art.

 35 Klemens von Metternich

Klemens von Metternich
Famous As: Chancellor of the Austrian Empire (1821-48)
Birth Year: 1773
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Died: June 11, 1859
After being appointed the Austrian ambassador to France, Klemens von Metternich met Napoleon many times and apparently had a brief affair with Napoleon’s sister, Caroline, too. He duped Napoleon into thinking he supported France against Russia, and secretly made an alliance with Russia, Prussia, and Britain, to eventually overthrow Napoleon.

 36 Hala Al Turk

Hala Al Turk
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain

Hala Al Turk is a Arabic singer who achieved popularity at the age of eight after appearing in the famous reality TV talent show, Arabs Got Talent. In 2019, she was honored at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in Abu Dhabi where she won the Favourite Female Artist award. 

 37 Mikhail Bulgakov

Mikhail Bulgakov
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: March 10, 1940

Mikhail Bulgakov was a Russian writer, playwright, and medical doctor best remembered for his work The Master and Margarita, a novel which has been acclaimed as one of the 20th century's masterpieces. Over the years, his works have inspired several other personalities, including Salman Rushdie and Mick Jagger.    

 38 Role Model

Role Model
Famous As: Pop Singer
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: United States

 39 Mary Jo Buttafuoco

Mary Jo Buttafuoco
Famous As: Author, Motivational Speaker
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: United States of America

 40 Nicholas Hammond

Nicholas Hammond
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 41 Assia Wevill

Assia Wevill
Famous As: Poet mainly remembered in the context of her relationships with and influences on Sylvia Plath and Hughes
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 23, 1969

Assia Wevill was an aspiring German poet and domestic-partner of English poet Ted Hughes. She escaped the Nazis at the start of the Second World War and eventually settled in the UK, where she got romantically involved with Hughes. She killed herself and her daughter the same way Hughes's first wife, Sylvia Plath, had killed herself six years earlier.

 42 Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 43 Jessica Falkholt

Jessica Falkholt
Famous As: Actress who appeared in 16 episodes of the television series Home and Away as Hope Morrison in 2016
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 17, 2018

 44 Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Henderson, Tennessee, U.S.
Died: May 8, 2008

A country music legend, Eddy Arnold had 28 number one singles in his kitty. His father’s death forced him to quit school and work on his family farm at age 11. A Grand Ole Opry member, he soared to fame with tracks such as Make the World Go Away.

 45 Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 1, 2004

 46 Paul Samuelson

Paul Samuelson
Famous As: Economist
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2009

 47 Ellen Wilson

Ellen Wilson
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: August 6, 1914

 48 Ralph Steadman

Ralph Steadman
Famous As: Cartoonist
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Wallasey, Merseyside, England

 49 Jerry Quarry

Jerry Quarry
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: January 3, 1999

 50 Justin Morneau

Justin Morneau
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 15

People born on May 15 are unusually expressive. This is the reason for which many of them may be attracted to creative domains, such as art, writing and other areas that can let them express their ingenuity. They are full of potential but at times they may seem a bit too idealistic. As well as being exceptionally inventive, they tend to be friendly, making it easy for them to make friends.

People born on May 15 tend to be lazy when it comes to exercise, which can, of course, generate pathological problems, such as obesity and heart conditions. To make things worse, they also have an affinity for food. High cholesterol and cardiac dysfunctions can however be prevented once they start being aware of the matter. Their strong emotions make them fragile to stress, which is worsened furthermore by the fact they also have a bit of an addictive personality.

People born on May 15 are not particularly interested in financial status. However, because they like having a comfortable lifestyle, they enjoy earning a good steady income. They might slip every now and then when it comes to managing their money, but they are naturally pretty savvy when it comes to such matters.

Because they are natural born leaders, people born on May 15 tend to do well career wise. They have a constant desire to improve their skill, and they tend to be trustworthy. They want to make sure their work is appreciated at its value.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These people develop long lasting relationships, whether it is out of friendship or love. They have a specific love for family and are extremely faithful. They can however sometimes be overly possessive and their jealousy can become more or less disturbing to their companions. Because their sign sits under Venus, May 15th individuals have a certain attraction to sensuality and therefore are wonderful lovers. They're not necessarily interested in trying new things, but are concerned with their spouse's needs.

Lucky Colors: Light Blue, Green, Deep Blue
Lucky Numbers: 6, 33, 42
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Friday
Lucky Days (of the month): 9, 18, 27