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.

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(Rapper)

American

David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough, 93
(Broadcaster, Naturalist)

British

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson, 27
(Musician, Songwriter)

American

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

American

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias, 44
(Singer)

Spanish

Nydia StoneNydia Stone, 73
(Model, Wife of Roger Stone)

Cuban,American

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Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo, 27
(Model)

American

Melissa GilbertMelissa Gilbert, 55
(Actress)

American

Stephen AmellStephen Amell, 38
(Actor)

Canadian

Trisha PaytasTrisha Paytas, 31
(YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician)

American

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson, 45
(Musician)

American

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Sonny ListonSonny Liston, 38
(Professional Boxer)

American

Nyle DiMarcoNyle DiMarco, 30
(Model, Actor)

American

David ChangDavid Chang, 42
(Restaurateur)

American

Jodhi MayJodhi May, 44
(Actress)

British

Aneurin BarnardAneurin Barnard, 32
(Actor)

Welsh

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Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley, 31
(Poet)

American

Naomi KleinNaomi Klein, 49
(Author)

Canadian

Fulton J. SheenFulton J. Sheen, 84
(Archbishop)

American

Henry DunantHenry Dunant, 82
(Founder of the Red Cross)

Swiss

Gary SnyderGary Snyder, 89
(American man of letters)

American

Candace NelsonCandace Nelson, 45
(Pastry Chef)

Indonesian

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Chris GillyChris Gilly, 22
(YouTuber)

American

Louis Moreau GottschalkLouis Moreau Gottschalk, 40
(Composer)

American

James R. ThompsonJames R. Thompson, 83
(Lawyer, Politician)

American

Friedrich von HayekFriedrich von Hayek, 92
(Economist)

Austrian,German,British

Marcel CunninghamMarcel Cunningham, 29
(YouTuber, Gamer)

American

Ethan WackerEthan Wacker, 17
(Actor)

American

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André Michel LwoffAndré Lwoff, 92
(Microbiologist)

French

Almeida JuniorAlmeida Junior, 49
(Painter)

Brazilian

BepperBepper, 18
(YouTuber)

American

Brenden LaTarteBrenden LaTarte, 18
(Instagram Model)

American

Damian GurrusquietaDamian Gurrusquieta, 14
(Instagram star)

American

Tyler LaTarteTyler LaTarte, 18
(Instagram Star)

American

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Gary GlitterGary Glitter
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Autobiographer)

British

Joe BonamassaJoe Bonamassa
(Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter, Composer)

American

Andrea BarzagliAndrea Barzagli
(Association football player)

Italian

Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
(Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer)

American

Anthony FieldAnthony Field
(Musician, Songwriter, Film producer)

Australian

Kevin McCloudKevin McCloud
(writer, presenter, designer, journalist)

British

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Philip BaileyPhilip Bailey
(American singer)

American

Devi ShettyDevi Shetty
(Surgeon)

Indian

Darren HayesDarren Hayes
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)

Australian

Franco BaresiFranco Baresi
(Association football player)

Italian

Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
(Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician, Saxophonist, Songwriter, Musician)

American

Josie MaranJosie Maran
(Model, Actress, Entrepreneur.)

American

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Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
(Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Racecar driver)

Italian

Gregory ScarpaGregory Scarpa
(Criminal)

American

Michel GondryMichel Gondry
(Film director, Screenwriter)

French

Jean GiraudJean Giraud
(Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer, Postage stamp designer, Painter)

French

Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
(Priest)

Mexican

Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
(Painter, Illustrator)

Finnish

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LúcioLúcio
(Footballer)

Brazilian

Brian TylerBrian Tyler
(composer, musician, conductor, film score composer)

American

Francis OuimetFrancis Ouimet
(Golfer)

American

Michael BevanMichael Bevan
(Cricketer)

Australian

Bobby LabonteBobby Labonte
(NASCAR team owner, Racecar driver)

American

Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah
(Philosopher, Professor)

American

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Galen RuppGalen Rupp
(Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

American

Kazuo KoikeKazuo Koike
(Screenwriter, Comics artist, Lyricist)

Japanese

Meles ZenawiMeles Zenawi
(Prime Minister)

Ethiopian

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British

Miyoshi UmekiMiyoshi Umeki
(Actor, Singer, Television actor)

Japanese

Cláudio TaffarelCláudio Taffarel
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Brazilian

Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams
(American jazz pianist)

American

Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
(Philosopher)

Indian

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(Psychologist, University teacher)

American

Patrick McKennaPatrick McKenna
(Actor, Film actor)

Canadian

Michelle McManusMichelle McManus
(Singer)

British

Evgeny LebedevEvgeny Lebedev
(Owner of Lebedev Holdings Ltd)

Russian

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
(Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

American

Remo FernandesRemo Fernandes
(Composer)

Indian

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
(Prime Minister)

British

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