Famous People Born On November 16th

The probable distinctive traits of individuals born on November 16 are due to the influence of the two planets, Pluto and Neptune. While the former is the reigning planet of the zodiacal group, the latter is the governor of the actual date in which these individuals are born. This perhaps explains the perceptible difference of these individuals from others belonging to the same zodiac group. November 16 individuals are confident folks with a strong sense of independence, inquisitive liveliness and fair attitude. They have a practical approach towards things and look at things positively. These virtues make these individuals adept for dealing with life’s challenges. However, November 16 natives may show self-involved, unsettled and isolated sulky behavior when feeling particularly upset, annoyed or insecure.

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 1 Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Actress and activist, Lisa Bonet, literally grew up in Hollywood! Introduced to modeling and acting as a small child, she landed the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show and became a popular face. She soon entered films as well and enjoyed a moderately successful stint. Her daughter Zoë Isabella Kravitz is also a popular model cum actress.

 2 Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
A popular American comedian and actor, Pete Davidson, is best known for his work in comedy show Saturday Night Live. His personal life experiences and observations have inspired his routine and earned him numerous fans. The young film and television actor is also known for his unusual tattoos, love life and openness about his physical and mental health issues.

 3 Tiberius

Famous As: Roman Emperor (14-37)
Birth Year: 0042
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 16, 0037
Tiberius, the second Roman emperor, ruled from AD 14 to 37. Though his conquests strengthened the Roman empire, he lacked the will to rule. Following his son Drusus Julius Caesar’s death, Tiberius became aloof. He later gave away his administrative powers to his prefects Sejanus and Naevius Sutorius Macro.

 4 Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto
Famous As: Video Game Designer, Artist
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Sonobe
Japanese game designer Shigeru Miyamoto is the man behind games such as Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong. He has been the general manager and senior MD at Nintendo and now serves as its representative director and creative fellow. He avoids appearing on TV or giving autographs.

 5 Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Daughter of filmmaker Stephen Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal is known for her Golden Globe-winning performance in the miniseries The Honorable Woman. Fans also loved her in Secretary and The Dark Knight. She has liberal political views and supports non-profits associated with human rights, eco-friendly fashion, and people with hearing loss.

 6 Park Hyung-sik

Park Hyung-sik
Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea
South Korean K-pop singer and actor Park Hyung-sik is best known for his stint with the boyband ZE:A. Fans loved him in series such as The Heirs and Dummy Mommy, and the variety show Real Men. He has won multiple KBS Drama awards and joined mandatory military training in 2019. 

 7 Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 9, 1997
Burgess Meredith is best remembered as The Penguin from Batman and as Mickey Goldmill from the Rocky franchise. The two-time Academy Award-nominated actor has also won many Emmy awards. He played memorable roles in The Day of the Locust and Tail Gunner Joe and narrated for Twilight Zone: The Movie.
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 8 Oswald Mosley

Oswald Mosley
Famous As: British Politician
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: December 3, 1980
Named by BBC History as the “worst” historical British person of the 20th century, Oswald Mosley started off as an MP in the 1920s. He was part of the Conservative Party and then the Labour Party. He then formed the British Union of Fascists and the United Kingdom New Party

 9 Martha Plimpton

Martha Plimpton
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Martha Plimpton, part of the Carradine family of Hollywood, is best known for her Emmy Award-winning performance as Patti Nyholm in The Good Wife. A talented theater actor, she also won a Drama Desk Award for her Broadway play The Coast of Utopia. She supports abortion and LGBT rights.

 10 Missi Pyle

Missi Pyle
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Missi Pyle is an American singer and actress known for playing supporting roles in successful comedy films, such as Bringing Down the House and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. As a musician, Missi Pyle is credited with forming the now-defunct country-rock duo Smith & Pyle.

 11 Marg Helgenberger

Marg Helgenberger
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Fremont, Nebraska, United States

Marg Helgenberger is best known for her Emmy-winning role as K.C. Koloski in the ABC series China Beach. Fans also loved her as Siobhan Ryan in the soap Ryan's Hope and as Catherine Willows in the series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She is also associated with a breast-cancer-related philanthropic venture.

 12 Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe
Famous As: Nigerian novelist
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013

Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian poet, novelist, professor, and critic. Often described as Africa's greatest storyteller, Achebe is widely regarded as the father of modern African writing. He was the recipient of several awards and honors, including the Man Booker International Prize 2007. His novel Things Fall Apart is one of the most read books in Africa.

 13 Gemma Atkinson

Gemma Atkinson
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Bury, Greater Manchester, England

Gemma Atkinson is an English actress best known for playing Lisa Hunter on British soap opera Hollyoaks and its three spin-off series. Also known for her charity work, Gemma Atkinson took part in a five-kilometre charity run to raise awareness about breast cancer in 2007. In 2008, she participated in a 228-kilometre walk to raise breast cancer awareness.

 14 Diana Krall

Diana Krall
Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Nanaimo, British Columbia

Diana Krall is a Canadian jazz singer and pianist. With several gold and multi-platinum albums under her belt, Krall is regarded as one of the best-selling artists of her generation. In 2009, Billboard called her the second-greatest jazz artist of the 2000–09 decade. In 2004, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.

 15 Amar'e Stoudemire

Amar'e Stoudemire
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Lake Wales, Florida

Known as much for his basketball skills, as for his towering 6’10” height, Amar'e Stoudemire has played for major teams such as the New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns. An Olympic bronze medal winner, he now coaches the NBA team Brooklyn Nets. He also founded the Each One, Teach One foundation.

 16 Milo Gibson

Milo Gibson
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1990

Milo Gibson is an American-Australian actor known for playing important roles in films like All the Devil's Men, Hacksaw Ridge, and Breaking & Exiting. The son of popular actor and filmmaker Mel Gibson, Milo Gibson followed in the footsteps of his father to establish himself in the American film industry.

 17 Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes
Famous As: Football Player
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester, England
Paul Scholes, former Manchester United midfielder, had a 20-year stint with the team, winning major titles, including 11 Premier Leagues, 3 FA Cups, and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues. Over the course of his 718 appearances for the team, he has won 25 trophies. He now coaches Salford City.

 18 Mason Ramsey

Mason Ramsey
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: Illinois

 19 Clu Gulager

Clu Gulager
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma
Clu Gulager is best known as Billy The Kid from the series The Tall Man. He has also appeared in several horror films, such as The Feast franchise, A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2, and The Return of the Living Dead, and directed a Palme d'Or-nominated short film.

 20 Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna
Famous As: Ethnobotanist
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Paonia, Colorado, United States
Died: April 3, 2000
Philosopher, ethnobotanist, and public speaker Terence McKenna was the proponent of concepts such as the Novelty Theory and Machine Elf. His work revolved around subjects such as psychedelic drugs, shamanism, alchemy, and metaphysics. He wrote several books and supported the usage of psychedelic mushrooms to experience different states of mind.

 21 Bol Bol

Bol Bol
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan

 22 Sanna Marin

Sanna Marin
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
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 23 Omar Mateen

Omar Mateen
Famous As: Terrorist
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: New Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: June 12, 2016

 24 Kimberly J. Brown

Kimberly J. Brown
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Best known as Marnie Piper from the Halloweentown movies, Kimberly J. Brown was also seen as Marah Lewis in the soap Guiding Light. She gained fame with her comedy videos on her TikTok channel, officialkimberlyjbrown. She also runs an Etsy shop and has co-written a Halloween-themed children's book.

 25 Marcus Lemonis

Marcus Lemonis
Famous As: CEO of the Camping World
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Businessman Marcus Lemonis was born in Beirut, amidst a civil war, and was adopted by an American couple. He is now the CEO and chairman of enterprises such as Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. He also gained fame for his appearance on the CNBC reality show The Profit.

 26 Noah Gray-Cabey

Noah Gray-Cabey
Famous As: Pianist, Actor
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 27 Royal Dano

Royal Dano
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 15, 1994

 28 Hannah Waddingham

Hannah Waddingham
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London England

 29 Janette Manrara

Janette Manrara
Famous As: Dancer
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Miami-based Cuban dancer Janette Manrara is best known for her stint on the reality show Strictly Come Dancing. Fans have also loved her in Glee, Burn the Floor, and So You Think You Can Dance. She is married to her Strictly Come Dancing co-star Slovenian dancer Aljaž Škorjanec.

 30 Harry Lennix

Harry Lennix
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 31 Christian Horner

Christian Horner
Famous As: Racing driver
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa

 32 Magdi Yacoub

Magdi Yacoub
Famous As: Heart Surgeon
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Belbin, Ashraqya, Egypt

Magdi Yacoub is a retired professor who worked at Imperial College London. He is best known for his work in repairing heart valves, a procedure which came to be known as the Ross-Yacoub procedure. In 1983, he performed the United Kingdom's first combined lung and heart transplant. Also a humanitarian, Yacoub co-founded the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation in 2008.

 33 Attallah Shabazz

Attallah Shabazz
Famous As: Malcolm X's Daughter
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York

 34 Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand
Famous As: Badminton player, Badminton coach
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh, India

 35 Joanna Pettet

Joanna Pettet
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England

Retired English actress Joanna Pettet is best known for her role in the Broadway play Poor Richard, for which she won a Theatre World Award. She studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and began her career as a stage actress. She eventually started acting in films and TV shows as well.

 36 Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
Famous As: First President of Nigeria
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Zungeru, Nigeria
Died: May 11, 1996

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe was a Nigerian political leader and statesman. From 1963 to 1966, Azikiwe served as the first president of Nigeria. Often referred to as the Father of Nigerian Nationalism, Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe played an important role in Nigeria's struggle for independence. He is also credited with establishing the University of Nigeria (UNN).

 37 Brooke Elliott

Brooke Elliott
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Fridley, Minnesota, United States

 38 Aurelia Dobre

Aurelia Dobre
Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Aurelia Dobre is a Romanian former artistic gymnast who won three gold medals at the 24th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in 1987. In the same World Championships, she won two bronze medals. In 1988, she helped her team win the silver medal at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, she was made an inductee of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

 39 C. J. Beathard

C. J. Beathard
Famous As: American Football player
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee, United States

 40 José Saramago

José Saramago
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Azinhaga, Portugal
Died: June 18, 2010

José Saramago was a Portuguese writer who was honored with the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. Saramago's books have sold more than two million copies in Portugal alone and have been translated into 25 languages. Among other awards, Saramago has also been honored with the Camões Prize and America Award. He is also credited with establishing the José Saramago Foundation.

 41 Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Gladstone Central, Australia

Award-winning Australian singer Kate Miller‐Heidke specializes in both contemporary pop and classical music. Apart from releasing multi-platinum hits such as Last Day on Earth, she has also composed the opera Rabbits and performed at various international music festivals. Her album O Vertigo! became the fastest crowdfunded project on Pledge.

 42 Oksana Baiul

Oksana Baiul
Famous As: Figure Skater
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine

 43 Miguel Sandoval

Miguel Sandoval
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 44 Elpidio Quirino

Elpidio Quirino
Famous As: Former President of the Philippines
Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Vigan City, Philippines
Died: February 29, 1956

Elpidio Quirino was a Filipino politician and lawyer. From 1948 to 1953, Quirino served as the president of the Philippines. He was serving as the vice-president when he succeeded the presidency after the sudden death of incumbent President Manuel Roxas. In 2016, a memorial was established in Tokyo, Japan, in his honor.

 45 W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy
Famous As: Composer
Birth Year: 1873
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: March 28, 1958

 46 Levy Tran

Levy Tran
Famous As: Actress and Model
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

 47 Griff Rhys Jones

Griff Rhys Jones
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Cardiff

 48 Jo Jo White

Jo Jo White
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 16, 2018

 49 Akiem Hicks

Akiem Hicks
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Elk Grove, California, United States

 50 Patricia Barry

Patricia Barry
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: October 11, 2016

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on November 16

Like all Scorpions, November 16 individuals are charming and charismatic with a deep sense of empathy and compassion. They are naturally intuitive and blessed with a soft and sensitive emotional nature. People with this birthday are mostly attracted to anything that has a sense of mysteriousness in it. In addition to this, these people also have a fascination for practical ideas as well. They are lively, chatty and observant with a sense of humor. What makes these individuals stand out from the crowd is their strong streak of independence and an affinity for unusual taste and interest. They are not easily influenced and believe in forming their own opinions and beliefs. November 16 folks are intellectual and rational with an imaginative mind and intuitive and instinctive approach. They are unselfish and are blessed with a sociable temperament. Individuals born on this date greatly value and acknowledge family life and privacy.

November 16 natives have little consciousness about health matters. Mostly, these people take their well-being for granted and do little to maintain sound health. As such, they may experience illness once in a while. The sickness may also arise due to the fact that these individuals have a tendency to push beyond the limits. For them to remain healthy physically as well as mentally, indulging in exercising daily is vital and imperative. Being surrounded by all things nice and beautiful would be greatly beneficial as it would calm and relax the mind and enhance overall vitality. Also, the environment would assist in expelling any accumulated tension and anxiety.

Financial condition of individuals born on November 16 is far from being average. These people have a casual approach towards money and have a tendency to indulge in impulsive buying. Overspending is also one of the trademarks of those born on this date. Additionally, the impatient attitude adds on to the financial woes and makes it difficult for these people to save anything for future. What’s more, due to these habits, November 16 individuals often indulge in taking credit in their earlier days which can cause tension and anxiety later on.  

Endowed with a highly independent mind and decision making skills, November 16 folks do well in the field of self-employment. They are mostly interested in working for themselves and can achieve success quickly when working for themselves. Additionally, these individuals can also try their hand in the field of research and writing. Since November 16 folks are blessed with an empathetic and sympathetic mind, they can find utmost satisfaction while taking up a job in a public service sector as well.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Scorpions born on November 16 take their relationships very seriously. They are considerate towards their parents and siblings and naturally passionate and romantic towards their partner. At the time of choosing a soul mate, these people mostly judge from the heart rather than from the head. An ideal partner is one who provides strong emotional support and happiness. Till the time a November 16 individuals does not find his/her soul mate, he/she remains insecure and apprehensive. Only when they find their true mate, the insecurities fill up and they become contented. In the relationship, November 16 folks tend to get suspicious, jealous and stubborn. They can also be demanding and sensitive. However, these individuals are affectionate, thoughtful and supportive at the same time and keen on keeping the relationship balanced and exciting. November 16 folks believe in bestowing their children with complete freedom and independence. They encourage them to form their own opinions and find their own values.

Lucky Color: Dark Green
Lucky Number: 7, 16, 25, 34, 43, 52
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 7, 16, 25