Individuals born on May 8th fall under the second sun sign of Taurus, the bull. They are ruled by the planet of Venus which exemplifies love and beauty. Such people are practical and grounded, as reflected by their element, the Earth. These individuals aren’t the ones for prevarication, as their natural instinct is to tell it like it is, no matter the consequences. They are sensible and intelligent, thriving on a carefully organized plan for the future. It's not unusual for individuals born under this date to have a five or ten year plan, so they can always be prepared for any eventuality. Their serious nature may make them appear outwardly dull, but they possess a knack to see the funny side of life.

23, American
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
93, British

Harry S. TrumanHarry S. Truman
88, American
33rd President of the United States

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
44, Spanish

Nydia StoneNydia Stone
73, Cuban, American
Model, Wife of Roger Stone

Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo
27, American
Trisha PaytasTrisha Paytas
31, American
YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician

Don RicklesDon Rickles
90, American
Stand-up Comedian

Melissa GilbertMelissa Gilbert
55, American

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
45, American
Stephen AmellStephen Amell
38, Canadian

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
27, American
Musician, Songwriter
David ChangDavid Chang
42, American

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
38, American
Professional Boxer

Nyle DiMarcoNyle DiMarco
30, American
Model, Actor
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
49, Canadian

David KeithDavid Keith
65, American
Aneurin BarnardAneurin Barnard
32, Welsh

Jodhi MayJodhi May
44, British

Fulton J. SheenFulton J. Sheen
84, American
Candace NelsonCandace Nelson
45, Indonesian
Pastry Chef

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
31, American
Hiromu ArakawaHiromu Arakawa
46, Japanese
Manga Artist

Henry DunantHenry Dunant
82, Swiss
Founder of the Red Cross

Nora ArnezederNora Arnezeder
30, French

Bill CowherBill Cowher
62, American
American Football Player, Coach
Gary SnyderGary Snyder
89, American
American man of letters
Chris GillyChris Gilly
22, American

James R. ThompsonJames R. Thompson
83, American
Lawyer, Politician

Louis Moreau GottschalkLouis Moreau Gottschalk
40, American

Friedrich von HayekFriedrich von Hayek
92, Austrian, German, British
Marcel CunninghamMarcel Cunningham
29, American
YouTuber, Gamer

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Alex van HalenAlex van Halen
66, Dutch, American

Ethan WackerEthan Wacker
17, American

André Michel LwoffAndré Lwoff
92, French

Almeida JuniorAlmeida Junior
49, Brazilian
18, American

Brenden LaTarteBrenden LaTarte
18, American
Instagram Model
Damian GurrusquietaDamian Gurrusquieta
14, American
Instagram star

Tyler LaTarteTyler LaTarte
18, American
Instagram Star

Gary GlitterGary Glitter
75, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,
Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio
58, American

Joe BonamassaJoe Bonamassa
42, American
Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter,
Lovie SmithLovie Smith
61, American
American Football Player

Martin CompstonMartin Compston
35, Scottish

Vicky McClureVicky McClure
36, British

Elyes GabelElyes Gabel
36, British

Kevin McCloudKevin McCloud
61, British
writer, presenter, designer, journalist
Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
82, American
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer

Matt WillisMatt Willis
36, British

Anthony FieldAnthony Field
56, Australian
Musician, Songwriter, Film producer

Matthew DavisMatthew Davis
41, American
Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
71, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
58, Mexican
Darren HayesDarren Hayes
47, Australian
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Philip BaileyPhilip Bailey
68, American
American singer

Ronnie LottRonnie Lott
60, American
American Football Player
James MitchumJames Mitchum
78, American

Christina ColeChristina Cole
38, British
Josie MaranJosie Maran
41, American
Model, Actress, Entrepreneur.

Christian XXXChristian XXX
45, American

Franco BaresiFranco Baresi
59, Italian
Association football player
Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
71, Finnish
Painter, Illustrator

Devi ShettyDevi Shetty
66, Indian
Brian TylerBrian Tyler
47, American
composer, musician, conductor, film score composer

Jean GiraudJean Giraud
73, French
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science

Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
74, American
Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician, Saxophonist,

Michel GondryMichel Gondry
56, French
Film director, Screenwriter
41, Brazilian
Phyllida LawPhyllida Law
87, British, Scottish

Gregory ScarpaGregory Scarpa
66, American

Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
77, Indian

Andrea BarzagliAndrea Barzagli
38, Italian
Association football player
Jack CharltonJack Charlton
84, British

Michael BevanMichael Bevan
49, Australian

Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah
65, American
Philosopher, Professor

Kazuo KoikeKazuo Koike
83, Japanese
Screenwriter, Comics artist, Lyricist

Bobby LabonteBobby Labonte
55, American
NASCAR team owner, Racecar driver
Galen RuppGalen Rupp
33, American
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor

Meles ZenawiMeles Zenawi
57, Ethiopian
Prime Minister
Natalia Grosvenor, Duchess of WestminsterNatalia Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster
60, British

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
69, American
Psychologist, University teacher

Francis OuimetFrancis Ouimet
74, American
Miyoshi UmekiMiyoshi Umeki
78, Japanese, American
Actor, Singer, Television actor

Cláudio TaffarelCláudio Taffarel
53, Brazilian
Association football player, Association football
Jane RobertsJane Roberts
55, American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,

Ken NiumataloloKen Niumatalolo
54, American
American football player

Remo FernandesRemo Fernandes
66, Indian

Evgeny LebedevEvgeny Lebedev
39, British, Russian
Owner of Lebedev Holdings Ltd
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams
71, American
American jazz pianist

Michelle McManusMichelle McManus
39, British
Ali Hassan MwinyiAli Hassan Mwinyi
94, Tanzanian
Politician, Lawyer

Patrick McKennaPatrick McKenna
59, Canadian
Actor, Film actor
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
44, British
Prime Minister

Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
77, American
Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic,
John Michael TalbotJohn Michael Talbot
65, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Musician, Songwriter,

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 8

The term "down to Earth," could certainly apply to individuals born on this date, due to their strong connections to the Earth element. Their practicality and single-minded, bullish nature makes them quite strong-willed and possibly even stubborn. Despite this stubborn streak, May 8th individuals can be very reserved in nature, preferring to use their gift of discipline to aid others. It's the stability of this star sign that makes these individuals the calm center of any storm. Their anger is slow to stir but once roused, they can be fiery and ferocious.

People born on May 8th strive to be constantly aware of their health. They exercise and eat well, reducing health problems as far as they're able to. They try to balance their environment to minimize any stress, thus further reducing stress related illnesses. They're the type of person who would work hard and play hard, taking to a sunny beach as quickly as they would to a boardroom. In all, these individuals lead a healthy life, avoiding instances of possible sickness by taking responsibility for their robust constitution.

The solid guidance of common-sense will ensure that people born on this date invest wisely and won't take any wild chances. Being an Earth sign, money means security, and they will devote a significant amount of energy to ensure that future material comforts are in their lives.

Individuals born on this date do well under pressure and often find careers in medicine and police-work. Their natural intelligence and stability make them dependable and a source of inspiration in leadership roles. They use their single-minded nature to pick a career path early in life.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Charming and romantic, people having this birthdate seek partners with similar career choices to their own. Their need for structure leads to long-term relationships, although this can come later in life if their career interferes. With their strong sex drive, they dominate in the bedroom. They're passionate and patient. When they do have children, they make excellent teachers, passing on their life experiences. They will ensure their children learn self-reliance and the ability to think for themselves.

Lucky Colors: Gold, Brown, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4
Lucky Days (of the week): Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 16, 22