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 David Attenborough

David Attenborough.
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Isleworth, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 6ix9ine

6ix9ine.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Bushwick, New York City, New York

 3 Martin Compston

Martin Compston.
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 Vicky McClure

Vicky McClure.
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 Harry S. Truman

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

 6 Trisha Paytas

Trisha Paytas.
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Famous As: YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Riverside, California
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 7 Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias.
5
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Madrid
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 Nora Arnezeder

Nora Arnezeder.
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert.
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 10 Luis Enrique

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

 11 Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson.
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Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, US
Died: December 31, 1985
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo.
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Famous As: Model
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio.
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Famous As: Mayor of New York City
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 Don Rickles

Don Rickles.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell.
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson.
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Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1938

 17 Gary Glitter

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

 18 Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston.
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Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Sand Slough, Arkansas
Died: December 30, 1970
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 19 Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 Jack Charlton

Jack Charlton
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Famous As: Footballer
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Ashington, Northumberland, England, UK
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 Elyes Gabel

Elyes Gabel
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 Philip Bailey

Philip Bailey
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Famous As: American singer
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, U.S.

 23 Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon
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Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Glen Cove

 25 Friedrich von Hayek

Friedrich von Hayek.
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Famous As: Economist
Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 23, 1992

 26 Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa
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Famous As: Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter, Composer
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: New Hartford

 27 Mike D'Antoni

Mike D'Antoni
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Mullens, West Virginia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 28 Mark Noble

Mark Noble
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Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Canning Town, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 29 Devi Shetty

Devi Shetty
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Famous As: Surgeon
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Mangalore

 30 Sid James

Sid James
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Died: April 26, 1976

 31 Alex van Halen

Alex van Halen.
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Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Aneurin Barnard

Aneurin Barnard.
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 David Chang

David Chang.
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Vienna, Virginia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 34 Raoul Trujillo

Raoul Trujillo
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Famous As: Choreographer
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

 35 Franco Baresi

Franco Baresi
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Famous As: Association football player
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Travagliato
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 37 Anthony Field

Anthony Field
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Film producer
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Kellyville

 38 Io Shirai

Io Shirai
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 39 Roberto Rossellini

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

 40 Darren Hayes

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

 41 Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein.
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Famous As: Author
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 42 Buakaw Banchamek

Buakaw Banchamek
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Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Ban Song Nong County, Samrong Thap, Surin, Thailand
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 Gregory Scarpa

Gregory Scarpa
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Famous As: Criminal
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: June 4, 1994

 44 Hiromu Arakawa

Hiromu Arakawa.
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Famous As: Manga Artist
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Makubetsu, Hokkaido, Japan

 45 Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud
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Famous As: Designer
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Bedfordshire, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Toni Tennille

Toni Tennille
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 47 James Mitchum

James Mitchum
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 48 Fulton J. Sheen

Fulton J. Sheen.
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Famous As: Archbishop
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: El Paso, Illinois
Died: December 9, 1979

 49 Ali Hassan Mwinyi

Ali Hassan Mwinyi
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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Unguja

 50 Benoît Paire

Benoît Paire
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Avignon, France
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

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