Famous People Born On May 24th

Born under the sign of Gemini, individuals born on May 24th are bull headed, and temperamental, yet may also be flighty and insecure occasionally. They may find themselves to be indecisive at times, and because of this may be slow to act or achieve their personal goals. Often wavering between bouts of joy and anger, these individuals tend to create chaos wherever they go. They generally speak before thinking, which causes conflict and turmoil within their personal relationships. Rather than being a thinker or doer, they tend to spend much of their time daydreaming.

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 1 Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
Famous As: Queen of the United Kingdom (1837-1901)
Birth Year: 1819
Birthplace: Kensington Palace, London, England
Died: January 22, 1901

The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for over six decades, Queen Victoria reigned for longer than any of her predecessors. Her rule witnessed the vast expansion of the British Empire and ushered in a period of industrial, cultural, political, scientific, and military changes. Her Golden and Diamond Jubilees were celebrated with great pomp and show.

 2 Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan
Famous As: One of the Greatest Songwriters of all Time
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States

Singer-songwriter and author, Bob Dylan, is widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time. Active in the music industry for almost six decades, he is a major pop culture icon who introduced a range of political, social, and literary influences to pop music. He is a Nobel laureate and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 3 G-Eazy

Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

G-Eazy’s success as a rapper can be gauged from the performance of his studio albums, such as When It's Dark Out and The Beautiful & Damned. Although a socially responsible person, G-Eazy was arrested in 2018 on suspicion of assault and use of narcotics. He later pleaded guilty to assault against an official, narcotics possession, and violent resistance.

 4 John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly
Famous As: Film actor
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

 5 Tommy Chong

Tommy Chong
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Tommy Chong is best known for his marijuana-themed comedy albums and films of the Cheech & Chong series, in collaboration with Cheech Marin. He was seen as Leo on That '70s Show. He supports legalization of cannabis and is a NORML board member. He has faced many legal issues, too.

 6 Alfred Molina

Alfred Molina
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Alfred Molina is an English-American actor. Renowned for his contribution across all three major acting mediums, Molina has received nominations for prestigious awards, such as Tony Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Apart from acting, Alfred Molina works toward spreading awareness about AIDS. He has also been donating towards AIDS research.

 7 Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle is best known for her chartbusting song Lady Marmalade, released with her group Labelle. She has had a successful solo career, too, winning multiple Grammys. She has appeared on her own TV shows, released cookbooks, and has launched her line of food and bedding.
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 8 Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona
Famous As: Football player, Actor
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Marseille, France

Eric Cantona is a French actor, filmmaker, and former football player. During his playing career, Cantona was a key player for the popular football club Manchester United and is often credited with reviving the club's reputation as a footballing force. Nicknamed King Eric by Manchester United fans, Eric Cantona continues to enjoy an iconic status within the club.

 9 Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg
Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London

Jacob Rees-Mogg is a British politician. Since 2019, he has been serving as Leader of the House of Commons. A controversial personality in British politics, Jacob Rees-Mogg is known for his traditionalist attitude, which has earned him the nickname Honourable Member for the 18th century. A conviction politician, Jacob Rees-Mogg's anachronistic upper-class mannerisms are often viewed as entertaining.

 10 Tracy McGrady

Tracy McGrady
Famous As: Shooting Guard, Small Forward
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, United States

 11 Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Bristol, Connecticut, United States

Gary Burghoff is an American actor who is credited with originating the popular role of Charlie Brown in the 1967 Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. He is also known for originating the role of Walter Eugene O'Reilly in the 1970 black comedy war movie MASH and the popular TV series of the same name.

 12 Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas
Famous As: Character actor, Stage actor, Film actor
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Redruth

 13 Thomas DeSimone

Thomas DeSimone
Famous As: Gangster
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 14, 1979

 14 Kasie Hunt

Kasie Hunt
Famous As: American Correspondent
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Wayne, Pennsylvania

Kasie Hunt is an American political correspondent. Over the years, Kasie Hunt has been an important member of NBC News and MSNBC. Apart from being the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, Hunt also hosts MSNBC's morning news show Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt, which airs on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.

 15 Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Ex-wife of Elvis Presley
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
The former wife of Elvis Presley, Priscilla Presley’s career actually began after divorce. She set up a successful clothing boutique, launched her own line of fragrance and linen and established herself as an actor with projects like The Naked Gun and Dallas. She also worked to convert Graceland estate, Elvis Presley’s residence, into a famous tourist attraction in US.

 16 Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Rosanne Cash is an American singer-songwriter. The daughter of musician Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash followed in the footsteps of her father. Also a humanitarian, Cash supports many charitable organizations like Children, Incorporated, which supports young adults and children. She has also been a board member of an organization called Center To Prevent Youth Violence, which works towards preventing gun violence.

 17 Matt Stonie

Matt Stonie
Famous As: Competitive Eater
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

 18 Bartolo Colón

Bartolo Colón
Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Altamira, Dominican Republic

 19 Brianne Howey

Brianne Howey
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Flintridge, California, United States

 20 Yannick Bolasie

Yannick Bolasie
Famous As: Footballer winger
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Lyon, France

Yannick Bolasie is a professional footballer. He currently  plays as a winger for Turkish Süper Lig club Çaykur Rizespor. In the past, he has played in the Football League for Plymouth Argyle, Barnet, Bristol City, and Crystal Palace, among others. He also plays for the DR Congo national football team. Besides football, he has a keen interest in grime music. 

 21 Frank Mir

Frank Mir
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

 22 Heavy D

Heavy D
Famous As: Leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, he was a popular rapper through much of the 1990s.
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Mandeville, Jamaica
Died: November 8, 2011

 23 Kazi Nazrul Islam

Kazi Nazrul Islam
Famous As: Poet
Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Churulia, India
Died: August 29, 1976

The Rebel Poet of Bengal Kazi Nazrul Islam is remembered for his vast body of literary work, including poems and songs written during the British Raj, mostly laced with socio-political overtones. His songs, known as Nazrul Geeti, are the staple for any Bengali household. He is also Bangladesh’s national poet.

 24 Roger Deakins

Roger Deakins
Famous As: Cinematographer
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Torquay

English cinematographer Roger Deakins is known for his collaborations with ace directors such as Sam Mendes and the Coen brothers. He gained fame with his Academy Award-winning cinematography in the films 1917 and Blade Runner 2049, and his work on The Shawshank Redemption and A Beautiful Mind.

 25 Kiiara

Famous As: Pop Singer, Songwriter
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Wilmington, Illinois

 26 Germanicus

Famous As: Roman General
Birth Year: 0015
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: October 10, 0019
Germanicus Julius Caesar, son of Nero Claudius and Antonia the Younger, was a Roman general. He was known for his chiseled physique and his military prowess. He took over the provinces of Cappadocia and Commagene, and also proceeded to fight against the governor of Syria, before he died of poisoning.

 27 Mark Ballas

Mark Ballas
Famous As: Singer, Dancer, Choreographer, Stage actor, Guitarist
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Houston

 28 Will Sasso

Will Sasso
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Ladner, Delta, Canada

 29 Nelson Agholor

Nelson Agholor
Famous As: American Football player
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria

 30 TheMyth

Famous As: Gamer
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Midwestern, Michigan

 31 Tarjei Sandvik Moe

Tarjei Sandvik Moe
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Norwegian actor Tarjei Sandvik Moe is best known for his award-winning portrayal of Isak Valtersen in the series Skam. While his character in the series was praised for its unusually frank depiction of homosexuality, unknown to many, he had skipped a math class to audition for the role.

 32 Joey Logano

Joey Logano
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut, United States

 33 Callie Hernandez

Callie Hernandez
Famous As: Actresses
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.

 34 Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

 35 Prince Louis of Battenberg

Prince Louis of Battenberg
Famous As: Admiral
Birth Year: 1854
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: September 11, 1921

 36 Darren Espanto

Darren Espanto
Famous As: Singer & Actor
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Darren Espanto is a Filipino-Canadian actor and singer best known for his cover songs. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular Philippine reality singing TV competition, The Voice Kids. Over the years, Darren Espanto has received several prestigious awards, such as Awit Awards, Box Office Entertainment Awards, Myx Music Awards, Wish Music Awards, and PMPC Star Awards for Music

 37 Yui Hatano

Yui Hatano
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan

 38 Cayden Boyd

Cayden Boyd
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Bedford, Texas

 39 Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon
Famous As: Writer, Essayist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Columnist, Science fiction writer
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Best known for his Pulitzer-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon is known for dealing with themes such as nostalgia, divorce, and Jewish identity. He has also contributed to TV and film projects, such as the Star Trek series. He is married to novelist Ayelet Waldman.

 40 Jan Smuts

Jan Smuts
Famous As: 2nd Prime Minister of South Africa
Birth Year: 1870
Birthplace: Riebeeck West, South Africa
Died: September 11, 1950

Jan Smuts was a South African military leader, statesman, and philosopher. He played a key role in the formation of the Union of South Africa and helped shape its constitution. From 1919 to 1924 and again from 1939 to 1948, he served as the Union of South Africa's prime minister. He played a major role in establishing the United Nations.

 41 Bobby Lockwood

Bobby Lockwood
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Basildon

 42 Shirish Kunder

Shirish Kunder
Famous As: Film producer, Film director, Author, Film editor, Screenwriter
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Mangalore

 43 William Gilbert

William Gilbert
Famous As: Physician
Birth Year: 1544
Birthplace: Colchester , England
Died: November 30, 1603

William Gilbert was a 16th-century English physician, physicist, astronomer, and natural philosopher. He earned his MD from Cambridge and practiced medicine in London. He was a much-respected figure and was made the president of the Royal College of Physicians. He served as Queen Elizabeth I's and King James VI and I’s personal physician. 

 44 Lilli Palmer

Lilli Palmer
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: January 27, 1986

 45 Michael Lonsdale

Michael Lonsdale
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 21, 2020

 46 Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
Famous As: Physicist, Inventor
Birth Year: 1686
Birthplace: Gdańsk
Died: September 16, 1736

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was a scientific instrument maker, inventor, and physicist. One of the most prominent and influential personalities of the Dutch Golden Age of science and technology, Fahrenheit is credited with many important inventions, including the mercury-in-glass thermometer and Fahrenheit scale. His inventions helped shape the history of thermometry. 

 47 Rajesh Roshan

Rajesh Roshan
Famous As: Music director and Composer
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Rajesh Roshan is an Indian music director who works in Hindi films. Over the years, he has composed music for many popular Hindi films like Kaabil, Krrish, Koi... Mil Gaya, and Karan Arjun. He has received a couple of Filmfare Awards for Best Music Director for his work in films like Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai and Julie.

 48 Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky
Famous As: Essayist & Poet
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 28, 1996
Nobel Prize-winning Russian-American poet Joseph Brodsky is remembered for his elegiac and lyric poems. While he had started writing poems soon after leaving school, he was sentenced to hard labor by the Soviets for his irregular work record. He later moved to the U.S., where he taught at various universities.

 49 Mai Zetterling

Mai Zetterling
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Västerås, Sweden
Died: March 17, 1994

Mai Zetterling was a Swedish actress, film director, and novelist. She is best remembered for playing important roles in popular British films like Quartet, The Romantic Age, and Only Two Can Play. Mai Zetterling became known as a sex symbol and many of her films were noted for their sexual explicitness and nudity. 

 50 Ruslana

Famous As: Musical Artist
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 24

People born on this day can be charismatic and charming one minute, and then suddenly turn irritable and quick tempered. These individuals can often go on tangents regarding just about any subject. Impulsive by nature, these people often take last minute road trips or impulsively purchase expensive designer items. Because of their inconsistent moods, they are prone to experiencing bouts of depression and anxiety over their demeanor and chronically impulsive behavior.

Because they are prone to impulsive actions and inconsistent moods, it is not uncommon for these individuals to suffer from mental illness. Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder are common ailments. While issues with general anxiety tend to occur, it often stems from their inability to self-regulate their moods and tempers. Because of this, particular care should be taken to avoid any lapses into manic or depressive episodes.

People born on this day are impulsive by nature, and because of this, tend to have very little money in the bank. These individuals are no stranger to debt and may experience bankruptcy or foreclosure at least once in their lifetimes.

Often indecisive and rarely self-assured, people born on this day often go from job to job without ever settling on a career field. Because of this, they may find themselves frequently collecting unemployment. They may also find themselves living on pay check to pay check and often picking up second jobs to cover their bills. Because of their inconsistent nature, these individuals do best in jobs with much flexibility in their schedules and hours, such as jobs in food service or hospitality.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Although they are flighty and indecisive in other areas of their lives, people born on this day are wholeheartedly dedicated to their life partners. In an attempt to make up for their somewhat unstable moods, they compensate for this by making their partners' lives as comfortable as possible, often cooking meals from scratch and keeping a spotless home. These people love children and would have as many as possible if they can financially afford it. Children are often drawn to these people, as they are constantly thinking of new ways to inspire and entertain them

Lucky Colors: Purple, Royal Blue, Light Green
Lucky Numbers: 3, 5, 17
Lucky Days (of the week): Friday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 14, 19