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

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

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
44, Spanish

Trisha PaytasTrisha Paytas
31, American
YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician
Don RicklesDon Rickles
90, American
Stand-up Comedian

Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo
27, American

Stephen AmellStephen Amell
38, Canadian

Melissa GilbertMelissa Gilbert
55, American
Sonny ListonSonny Liston
38, American
Professional Boxer

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
45, American
David ChangDavid Chang
42, American

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
27, American
Musician, Songwriter

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

Fulton J. SheenFulton J. Sheen
84, American
Aneurin BarnardAneurin Barnard
32, Welsh

Jodhi MayJodhi May
44, British

David KeithDavid Keith
65, American
Candace NelsonCandace Nelson
45, Indonesian
Pastry Chef

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
31, American
Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
58, Mexican

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

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Marcel CunninghamMarcel Cunningham
29, American
YouTuber, Gamer

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
Kemba WalkerKemba Walker
29, American
Basketball player

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

Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
82, American
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer

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

Matt WillisMatt Willis
36, British
Matthew DavisMatthew Davis
41, American

Kevin McCloudKevin McCloud
61, British
writer, presenter, designer, journalist
Francis OuimetFrancis Ouimet
74, American

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
71, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Philip BaileyPhilip Bailey
68, American
American singer
Darren HayesDarren Hayes
47, Australian
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Ronnie LottRonnie Lott
60, American
American Football Player
Peter BenchleyPeter Benchley
65, American

James MitchumJames Mitchum
78, American

Christina ColeChristina Cole
38, British
Galen RuppGalen Rupp
33, American
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor

Josie MaranJosie Maran
41, American
Model, Actress, Entrepreneur.
Jean GiraudJean Giraud
73, French
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science

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

Franco BaresiFranco Baresi
59, Italian
Association football player

Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
71, Finnish
Painter, Illustrator
Christian XXXChristian XXX
45, American
Devi ShettyDevi Shetty
66, Indian

Brian TylerBrian Tyler
47, American
composer, musician, conductor, film score composer

Ken NiumataloloKen Niumatalolo
54, American
American football player

William Henry VanderbiltWilliam Henry Vanderbilt
64, American
Michel GondryMichel Gondry
56, French
Film director, Screenwriter

41, Brazilian

Phyllida LawPhyllida Law
87, British, Scottish

Gregory ScarpaGregory Scarpa
66, American

Martha WainwrightMartha Wainwright
43, Canadian
Jack CharltonJack Charlton
84, British

Chris FrantzChris Frantz
68, American
Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
77, Indian

Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah
65, American
Philosopher, Professor

Ariane LabedAriane Labed
35, French, Greek
Andrea BarzagliAndrea Barzagli
38, Italian
Association football player

Kazuo KoikeKazuo Koike
83, Japanese
Screenwriter, Comics artist, Lyricist
Natalia Grosvenor, Duchess of WestminsterNatalia Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster
60, British

Remo FernandesRemo Fernandes
66, Indian

Meles ZenawiMeles Zenawi
57, Ethiopian
Prime Minister

Michelle McManusMichelle McManus
39, British
Katy BKaty B
30, British

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
69, American
Psychologist, University teacher
Michael BevanMichael Bevan
49, Australian

Miyoshi UmekiMiyoshi Umeki
78, Japanese, American
Actor, Singer, Television actor
Cláudio TaffarelCláudio Taffarel
53, Brazilian
Association football player, Association football

Bobby LabonteBobby Labonte
55, American
NASCAR team owner, Racecar driver
Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyle
61, Irish

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