Famous People Born On May 17th

The zodiac sign of people born May 17th is Taurus. The ruling astrological planet of this particular day is Saturn. The influence of the Planet is best felt on the individuals born on May 17th. They are bestowed with a sharp mind that is tilted towards business demeanors. Saturn’s influence also makes sure that these people are induced with loads of self-discipline. This incredible trait of the people born on May 17th leads them to become successful in every little pursuit in their lives. The natives of May 17th are very strong willed and they prefer to complete their tasks on their own, without any helping hand. Thus, they are self-sufficient and love to remain independent. They have a very pleasing and soothing personality and are equally charming and soft spoken individuals.

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 Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton
11
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 25, 2017

 2 Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
10
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 29, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed
8
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Wang Leehom

Wang Leehom
1
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Sasha Alexander

Sasha Alexander
7
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Derek Hough

Derek Hough
5
Famous As: Professional Dancer
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 7 Enya

Enya
3
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Gweedore, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland
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 8 Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard
2
Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor
3
Famous As: Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Mercer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan
2
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Exton, Pennsylvania
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 Levi Bellfield

Levi Bellfield
29
Famous As: Serial killer
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Isleworth, London, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson
2
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Lisa Brennan-Jobs
5
Famous As: Daughter of Steve Jobs
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Oregon, United States

 14 David Eigenberg

David Eigenberg
0
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Manhasset, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Paul Whitehouse

Paul Whitehouse
1
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Stanleytown, Wales

 16 Tony Parker

Tony Parker
6
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Bob Saget

Bob Saget
11
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 9, 2022
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Karrueche Tran

Karrueche Tran
2
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 19 Austin Ekeler

Austin Ekeler
0
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem
3
Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hounslow, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 21 Josh Homme

Josh Homme
3
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Joshua Tree, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 22 Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen
1
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 23 Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss
3
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: College Park, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 24 Chris Henry

Chris Henry
3
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 17, 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 25 Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner
3
Famous As: Physicians
Birth Year: 1749
Birthplace: Berkeley, England
Died: January 26, 1823

 26 Jordan Knight

Jordan Knight
1
Famous As: Singer, musician, singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Worcester

 27 Tessa Virtue

Tessa Virtue
0
Famous As: Ice Dancer, Figure skater
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 28 Tahj Mowry

Tahj Mowry
1
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Marshall Applewhite

Marshall Applewhite
7
Famous As: Religious leader
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Spur, Texas, USA
Died: March 26, 1997

 30 Erik Satie

Erik Satie
2
Famous As: Composer
Birth Year: 1866
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: July 1, 1925

 31 Maureen O'Sullivan

Maureen O'Sullivan
1
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died: June 23, 1998
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 32 Ross Butler

Ross Butler
4
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Queenstown
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 33 Alfonso XIII of Spain

Alfonso XIII of Spain
1
Famous As: King of Spain
Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: February 28, 1941

 34 Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe
6
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 Jill Duggar Dillard

Jill Duggar Dillard
3
Famous As: Television Personality
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Tontitown, Arkansas
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 36 Charmy Kaur

Charmy Kaur
1
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Vasai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 Hill Harper

Hill Harper
2
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 38 Paige Turco

Paige Turco
2
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 39 Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
3
Famous As: Queen
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 Ginger Gonzaga

Ginger Gonzaga
0
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States

 41 Ronald Wayne

Ronald Wayne
1
Famous As: Businessperson
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 42 Rochelle Aytes

Rochelle Aytes
2
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 43 Matthew McGrory

Matthew McGrory
1
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Died: August 8, 2005
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)

 44 Nancy Benoit

Nancy Benoit
2
Famous As: Wrestler
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 22, 2007

 45 Qusay Hussein

Qusay Hussein
9
Famous As: Son of Saddam Hussein
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Baghdad
Died: July 22, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 Simon Fuller

Simon Fuller
0
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Cyprus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 47 Gina Raimondo

Gina Raimondo
6
Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S.

 48 Johanna Konta

Johanna Konta
2
Famous As: Tennis player
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 Andrea Corr

Andrea Corr
1
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Dundalk, Ireland
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 50 Carlos Pena

Carlos Pena
0
Famous As: Baseball first baseman
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 17
 
Personality
People born on May 17th are born intelligent, but they are very careful not to boast about their immense power of intelligence. They are absolutely loving, caring and charming individuals who cast a strong spell on the people surrounding them. The depth of their intelligence is unknown to many people surrounding them due to their non-boasting attitude, but they do not mind what other people think of them. People born on May 17th are somewhat straightforward with their thoughts and their speech. They speak out what they think and this particular trait of the people born on this day make others believes that they are opinionated. They are self-dependent and love to pose an original image all the time. However, they are sometimes a little bit more emotional than the demanding situation.

Health
People born on May 17th are very cautious regarding their health matters. They take extra care of their health and always make sure that they are incredibly fit and healthy everyday of their life. They are dedicated towards any exercise regime, diet therapy and meditative techniques. They really work very hard to keep themselves healthy and fit. The natives of May 17th love to follow a healthy and balanced diet religiously. They are however more susceptible to nervous attacks due to lots of stress. Relaxation techniques when followed will help these individuals to recover fast.

Finance
The natives of May 17th have an incredible power of turning small instalments of money into big instalments because they have a good knowledge about different investment schemes. People born on May 17th hate to borrow money during the time of crisis, hence, they always focus to save some money and keep them aside for the rainy days. They are good investors and excellent financial managers. They are experts in tackling their bank balances and are always successful to save more money.

Career
People born May 17th excel in all fields of business and financial careers. They always prefer a good authoritative power and do not care much for money. They are capable of making very quick decisions and hence, are a best fitted for management and financial careers. People born on May 17th always prefer to select a career that they love to pursue.

Relationships, Marriage And Children
Natives of May 17th always value the importance of intense family values. These people are excellent guardians of their younger siblings. People born on May 17th act as loving parents with strict disciplinary terms. They induce strong discipline in their offspring’s. In love relationships, they often turn out to be a bit demanding. They actually do not love to compromise at lesser levels where the deep romantic relationships are concerned. People born on May 17th are very sure of their expectations and demands from their partners.

Lucky Colors: Red, White, Green, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 17, 22, 26, 31
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Tuesday, Friday
Lucky Days (of the month): 4, 6, 9, 15, 23, 26, 28