Famous People Born On May 8th

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.

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 6ix9ine

6ix9ine
Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1996
Nationality: American

 2 David Attenborough

David Attenborough
Famous As: Broadcaster
Birth Year: 1926
Nationality: British
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman
Famous As: 33rd President of the United States
Birth Year: 1884
Nationality: American
Died: December 26, 1972
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 Trisha Paytas

Trisha Paytas
Famous As: YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician
Birth Year: 1988
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1975
Nationality: Spanish
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1964
Nationality: American

 7 Martin Compston

Martin Compston
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1984
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio
Famous As: Mayor of New York City
Birth Year: 1961
Nationality: American
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 9 Vicky McClure

Vicky McClure
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1983
Nationality: British
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 Don Rickles

Don Rickles
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birth Year: 1926
Nationality: American
Died: April 6, 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1911
Nationality: American
Died: August 16, 1938

 12 Jack Charlton

Jack Charlton
Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1935
Nationality: British
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1981
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 14 Gary Glitter

Gary Glitter
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Autobiographer
Birth Year: 1944
Nationality: British
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1940
Nationality: American
Died: December 31, 1985
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birth Year: 1932
Nationality: American
Died: December 30, 1970
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 Kevin Stefanski

Kevin Stefanski
Famous As: American Football coach
Birth Year: 1982
Nationality: American

 18 Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo
Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1992
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 Elyes Gabel

Elyes Gabel
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1983
Nationality: British
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke
Famous As: Comedian
Birth Year: 1973
Nationality: British

 21 Mark Noble

Mark Noble
Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1987
Nationality: British
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 22 Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1990
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 23 Bill Cowher

Bill Cowher
Famous As: American Football Player, Coach
Birth Year: 1957
Nationality: American

 24 Friedrich von Hayek

Friedrich von Hayek
Famous As: Economist
Birth Year: 1899
Nationality: Austrian, German, British
Died: March 23, 1992

 25 Anthony Field

Anthony Field
Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Film producer
Birth Year: 1963
Nationality: Australian

 26 Devi Shetty

Devi Shetty
Famous As: Surgeon
Birth Year: 1953
Nationality: Indian

 27 Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa
Famous As: Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter, Composer
Birth Year: 1977
Nationality: American

 28 Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer
Birth Year: 1937
Nationality: American

 29 Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud
Famous As: Designer
Birth Year: 1959
Nationality: British
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 30 Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1978
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 David Chang

David Chang
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birth Year: 1977
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 32 Sid James

Sid James
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1913
Nationality: British, South African
Died: April 26, 1976

 33 Alex van Halen

Alex van Halen
Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1953
Nationality: Dutch, American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 Gregory Scarpa

Gregory Scarpa
Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1928
Nationality: American
Died: June 4, 1994

 35 Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1986
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 Io Shirai

Io Shirai
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birth Year: 1990
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 37 Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley
Famous As: Poet
Birth Year: 1753
Nationality: American
Died: December 5, 1784

 38 David Keith

David Keith
Birth Year: 1954
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Darren Hayes

Darren Hayes
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birth Year: 1972
Nationality: Australian
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1958
Nationality: American

 41 Matt Willis

Matt Willis
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birth Year: 1983
Nationality: British
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini
Famous As: Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Racecar driver
Birth Year: 1906
Nationality: Italian
Died: June 3, 1977

 43 Jodhi May

Jodhi May
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1975
Nationality: British
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 Brad Culpepper

Brad Culpepper
Famous As: American Football player
Birth Year: 1969
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 45 Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique
Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1970
Nationality: Spanish
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein
Famous As: Author
Birth Year: 1970
Nationality: Canadian

 47 Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett
Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician, Saxophonist, Songwriter, Musician
Birth Year: 1945
Nationality: American

 48 Stephen Furst

Stephen Furst
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1954
Nationality: American
Died: June 16, 2017

 49 Aneurin Barnard

Aneurin Barnard
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1987
Nationality: Welsh
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 50 Raoul Trujillo

Raoul Trujillo
Famous As: Choreographer
Birth Year: 1955
Nationality: American

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 8

Personality
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.

Health
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.

Finance
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.

Career
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