Famous People Born On May 3rd

People born on May 3, have the ruling plants of Venus and Jupiter, and their sun sign is Taurus, the bull. Jupiter is very beneficial to these people as a ruler and reflects their spiritual and moral nature. In all aspects of their lives, these people aspire to high principles of truthfulness and fair play. Concern for other people is strong, and these people demonstrate true compassion and empathy for others. They have sound judgment abilities, well balanced approach towards things and situations and have a good-humored spirit.

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 
James Brown
(Central Progenitor of Funk Music and Referred to as 'Godfather of Soul')

James Brown
23
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2006

Referred to by honorific nicknames, such as Godfather of Soul, James Brown was a prominent figure of 20th century music. A progenitor of funk music, Brown influenced the development of many music genres. An inductee of the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame, Brown is ranked seventh in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list.

 2 
Bing Crosby
(Actor, Singer)

Bing Crosby
28
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: October 14, 1977

Bing Crosby was an American singer, actor, and comedian. Widely regarded as the first multimedia star, Bing was a leader in motion picture grosses, radio ratings, and record sales from 1930 to 1954. His intimate singing style influenced several popular singers, such as Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, John Lennon, and Elvis Presley among others.

 3 
Niccolò Machiavelli
(Diplomat & Philosopher Best Known for His Political Treatise 'The Prince')

Niccolò Machiavelli
18
Birth Year: 1469
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: June 22, 1527
Italian Renaissance philosopher, diplomat, and author Niccolò Machiavelli is remembered for his work The Prince. He believed that the end or the intention behind any action justifies the action. He gave rise to the term Machiavellianism, which signifies the use of deceit and treachery to achieve one’s goals. 

 4 
Christina Hendricks
(Actress Best Known for Playing ‘Joan Harris’ on the Amc Series ‘Mad Men')

Christina Hendricks
19
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Christina Hendricks is an actress and producer. She began her career as a model and enjoyed international success for several years before transitioning into acting. As an actress, she was able to replicate her success and appeared in films like Drive and Lost River. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards. 

 5 
Rebecca Hall
(Actress)

Rebecca Hall
23
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 6 

Frankie Valli
16
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Frankie Valli is an American singer who became famous as the lead singer of the band The Four Seasons, thanks to his powerful falsetto voice. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Frankie Valli was honored with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in May 2012.

 7 

Bobby Cannavale
11
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Union City, New Jersey, United States
Bobby Cannavale is known for his Emmy-winning performances as Vince D'Angelo in Will & Grace and Gyp Rosetti in Boardwalk Empire. Fans also loved him in his Tony-nominated and Drama Desk-winning role in the Broadway play The Motherfucker with the Hat. His other notable projects include Third Watch and Homecoming.
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Sugar Ray Robinson
10
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Ailey, Georgia, United States
Died: April 12, 1989

Sugar Ray Robinson was an American boxer. Considered one of the greatest boxers ever, Robinson held a 91-fight unbeaten streak from 1943 to 1951, the third-longest in the history of professional boxing. Also known for his flamboyant and classy lifestyle outside the ring, Sugar Ray Robinson unsuccessfully tried his hand at a career as an entertainer after retiring from boxing.

 9 

Pom Klementieff
14
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada

French actress and model Pom Klementieff is internationally known for her role as Mantis in Marvel Cinematic Universe films. She had a difficult childhood and struggled a lot in her youth. She started acting when she was 19 and appeared in many French films. After establishing herself in French cinema, she made her Hollywood debut in 2013. 

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Amy Ryan
(Actress)

Amy Ryan
9
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA

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Dulé Hill
(Actor)

Dulé Hill
7
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, USA

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Poppy Delevingne
(Model, Actress)

Poppy Delevingne
0
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: London
Model Poppy Delevingne has campaigned for brands such as Louis Vuitton and has graced the covers of top-notch fashion magazines such as Vogue. She has been named a Young Ambassador of the British Fashion Council. She has appeared in films such as Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Aspern Papers.

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Golda Meir
(Prime Minister of Israel (1969-74))

Golda Meir
6
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: December 8, 1978

Born in present-day Ukraine and brought up in the United States, the phenomenal rise of Golda Meir to become the prime minister of Israel was driven by her sheer leadership qualities. She steered her country amid hostilities from its neighbourhood during her eventful term as premier which also saw the Yom Kippur War. She is remembered as a strong-willed woman.

 14 
Eric Church
(Singer-songwriter)

Eric Church
3
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States

 15 
Alex Iwobi
(Footballer)

Alex Iwobi
5
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Lagos

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Tyronn Lue
(Basketball Player, Coach)

Tyronn Lue
11
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Mexico, Missouri, United States

Tyronn Lue is an American basketball coach currently serving as the head coach for the popular team Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA. Previously, he coached the Cleveland Cavaliers, which won the 2016 NBA Finals under his guidance. During his playing career, Tyronn Lue helped the Los Angeles Lakers win two NBA championships.

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Brooks Koepka
5
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Brooks Koepka is an American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. A former world number one, Koepka won two consecutive U.S. Open titles in 2017 and 2018. In 2018 and 2019, he won the PGA Championship, becoming the first player to hold consecutive titles in two majors concurrently. He also won the 2018 CJ Cup.

 18 
Sandi Toksvig
(Danish-British Author Best Known for Hosting 'The News Quiz' on 'BBC Radio 4')

Sandi Toksvig
14
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Sandi Toksvig is best known as the host of shows such as News Quiz, QI, and The Great British Bake Off. The Women's Equality Party co-founder is also a lesbian icon and has written several children’s and adult books and plays. She hosted a motivational podcast during the COVID-19 lockdown. 

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Dwayne Haskins
(American football player)

Dwayne Haskins
7
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Highland Park, New Jersey, United States

 20 
Ann B. Davis
(Actress)

Ann B. Davis
2
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: June 1, 2014

 21 
Cheryl Burke
(Dancer)

Cheryl Burke
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Cheryl Burke is an American dancer, TV host, and model. Best known for appearing as a professional dancer on the popular dance competition TV series Dancing with the Stars, Burke became the first professional to win two consecutive seasons. In 2008, she set up her dance studio and created her own line of sportswear in 2009.

 22 
Rob Brydon
(Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian, Autobiographer)

Rob Brydon
4
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Baglan, Neath Port Talbot

Best known for his roles in Supernova and Gavin & Stacey, actor/comedian Rob Brydon dropped out of drama school to work with Radio Wales. As an impressionist, he has mimicked stars such as Sean Connery and Al Pacino. He was made an MBE for both his comedy and his charitable efforts.

 23 
Domantas Sabonis
(Basketball player)

Domantas Sabonis
8
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

 24 
Pete Seeger
(Singer)

Pete Seeger
7
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: January 27, 2014

Pete Seeger was an American social activist and folk singer. Seeger believed that the power of music could bring about a social change, an ideology that reflected on his works. Through his music, Seeger expressed his support towards counterculture, civil rights, environmental rights, international disarmament, and workers rights.

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Lena Meyer-Landrut
(German Singer Best Known as the Winner of the 'Eurovision Song Contest 2010' for Her Song 'Satellite')

Lena Meyer-Landrut
9
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

Lena Meyer-Landrut is a German singer-songwriter who rose to fame after participating in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. Her debut album peaked at No.1 in Germany and was accredited Platinum. She has since released many hit albums and singles. Besides singing, she has also served as a coach on five seasons of the reality TV series The Voice Kids.  

 26 
Mary Astor
(Actress)

Mary Astor
0
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, USA
Died: September 25, 1987

Mary Astor was an American actress best remembered for her portrayal of Brigid O'Shaughnessy in the 1941 film noir The Maltese Falcon. During an illustrious career that spanned several decades, Mary Astor overcame personal difficulties and achieved great success, eventually winning an Oscar under the Best Supporting Actress category for her performance in the 1941 drama film The Great Lie.

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Johnny Ringo
(American Old West outlaw)

Johnny Ringo
4
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Greens Fork, Indiana, United States
Died: July 13, 1882

 28 
Damon Dash
(Record Producer)

Damon Dash
4
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Record executive and producer/director Damon Dash co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records, with Jay-Z and Kareem Burke. He also invested in the clothing brand Rocawear and the nightclub DD172. He later worked on the fingerprint payment app Blind Debit. He was dating Aaliyah at the time of her death in a plane crash.

 29 
Haya bint Hussein
(Princess of Jordan, Equestrian)

Haya bint Hussein
2
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

Haya bint Hussein, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, was the second wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Emirate of Dubai, before her much-publicized divorce. A skilled equestrian, she represented Jordan at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and has also headed the International Federation for Equestrian Sports.

 30 
Desiigner
(Rapper Known for His Debut Single 'Panda')

Desiigner
7
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 31 
Noah Munck
(Actor)

Noah Munck
8
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Mission Viejo, California, United States

Noah Munck is best known as Gibby from the Nickelodeon series iCarly and as "Naked Rob" Smith from The Goldbergs. He also appeared as Bobby Sinclair in the TruGreen Lawn Care commercials. He is also an avid YouTuber and posts his music on the platform, as Noxik.

Jacob Riis
3
Birth Year: 1849
Birthplace: Ribe
Died: May 26, 1914

 33 
Jessica Sula
(Actress)

Jessica Sula
4
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Gorseinon, Swansea, Wales

 34 
Demetress Bell
(American Football Player)

Demetress Bell
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Summerfield, Louisiana, United States

 35 
Jeff Hornacek
(Basketball player)

Jeff Hornacek
1
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Elmhurst, Illinois, United States

 36 
Genevieve Nnaji
(Nigerian actress)

Genevieve Nnaji
2
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Mbaise

 37 
Steve McClaren
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Steve McClaren
0
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Fulford

 38 
Anna Roosevelt Halsted
(Writer, Editor)

Anna Roosevelt Halsted
1
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 1, 1975

Anna Roosevelt Halsted was an American writer and newspaper editor. The daughter of Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anna played an important role during World War II, serving as her father's key advisor. After her marriage, Anna moved into the White House and served as First Lady of the USA as per her parents' request.

 39 
Danila Kozlovsky
(Actor, Director)

Danila Kozlovsky
2
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Danila Kozlovsky is a Russian actor best known for his portrayal of Max Andreev in the 2012 black comedy-drama film Soulless, for which he won the Golden Eagle Award in 2012. Also known for his good looks, Kozlovsky was named Man of the Year by GQ Russia in 2013. He was also regarded as a sex symbol for many years.

 40 
Jaron Lanier
(Computer scientist, Composer)

Jaron Lanier
0
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 41 
Suzi Perry
(Television Presenter)

Suzi Perry
4
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Cosford, Shropshire, England

 42 

Farrah Franklin
1
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Robert De Niro Sr.
3
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: May 3, 1993

 44 
Robert Osborne
(Actor, Television actor, Biographer, Film actor, Historian, Journalist, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film producer)

Robert Osborne
1
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Colfax
Died: March 6, 2017

Best known for his over two-decade-long stint as a Turner Classic Movies host, Robert Osborne also gained fame for his penning The Official History of the Academy Awards and the National Film Book Award-winning 50 Golden Years of Oscar. A qualified journalist, he also wrote columns for The Hollywood Reporter.

 45 
Greg Gumbel
(Sports commentator)

Greg Gumbel
1
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: New Orleans

 46 
Mary Hopkin
(Singer, Songwriter)

Mary Hopkin
0
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Pontardawe

 47 
Willie Geist
(Presenter, Television presenter)

Willie Geist
2
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Evanston

 48 
Mikhail Prokhorov
(Business Tycoon)

Mikhail Prokhorov
2
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Moscow, USSR

Mikhail Prokhorov is a Russian billionaire, former owner of the American professional basketball team Brooklyn Nets, and politician. One of Russia's most prominent industrialists, Prokhorov is credited with helping Norilsk Nickel become the largest producer of palladium and nickel in the world. 

 49 
Ron Wyden
(Politician)

Ron Wyden
1
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.

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Henry Cooper
1
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: May 1, 2011

One of Britain’s greatest heavyweight boxers, Henry Cooper was known for his signature move, the left hook known as Enry's 'Ammer. Known for his warm personality, he was liked even by his opponents. He almost won against Muhammad Ali in 1963 and 1966. He remains the only boxer to be knighted.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 3

Personality
The personality of these people is strongly influenced by the planet Venus and Jupiter. Jupiter’s authority governs May 3. These people are great to know, because of their compassion, great disposition and patient attitude. They have great intuition, versatility and are extremely articulate. However, individuals born on this date need to be careful and think twice or thrice before speaking out. They also need to be more flexible. People born on May 3 may be a bit emotionally distant or hesitant in matters concerning the heart. Out of nowhere, these people can display a temper of stubbornness and bluntness that seems to be a bit self-indulgent.

Health
People born on May 3 have a tendency to drop their healthy habits which makes their vitality drop. Their balance is disturbed by emotional onsets and too much hard working. Pinpointing what is frustrating for this Taurus is often hard to find and thus, it creates a weakness in the individual’s personality. A healthy diet will keep your attitude in shape as well as your body. These people usually find long walks and stretching exercises to be beneficial for both, their mental and physical health.

Finance
Individuals born on this date have extraordinary good fortune and luck. In fact, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that these lucky people do not even have to work for their success. It just comes naturally to them. These people are fortunate to have a great sense of numbers and are undisturbed with financial matters. Keeping to a budge comes easy.

Career
People bone on May 3, have a strong sense of self-confidence and have good abilities for executive positions in life. These people usually do not know the occupation they want. Family members and their careers often influence them. Taurus is extremely responsible, expressive and is capable in any occupation.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Individuals born on this day are warmly affectionate. They are enthusiastic about their romance with their partner and very loyal. These people are charming, open minded about their sexuality and romantic. They have sincere hearts. As a marriage partner, they are protective, devoted and generous to their partner’s needs. They put their partner first. In matters of children, these individuals are extremely caring and considerate and lay much emphasis on the upbringing of the children. As such, often they tend to put pressure on their children to follow their set conventions and rules.

Lucky Colors: Yellow, Lemon and Sandy Shades
Lucky Numbers: 3, 12, 21, 30, 39, 48, 57, 66, 75
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday, Sunday, Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 3, 11, 21