Famous People Born On October 15th

The astrological influence of Venus is said to determine the individuality and uniqueness of individuals born on October 15. Since Venus is both the ruler of the zodiac sign and the date in which these individuals are born, it casts a powerful influence on the personality traits and characteristic of those born on this date. Talking about the positive attributes, October 15 individuals are charming by nature with a lively spirit. They are generous, kind and patient towards others which makes them sociable and friendly. Other fortes include witty and intelligent mind and strong communication skills. The negative attributes of these individuals are mostly triggered by periods of loneliness and solitude. In such circumstances, these people can either be extremely tearful or overconfident.

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 
Anthony Joshua
(Two-time Former Unified World Heavyweight Champion)

Anthony Joshua
32
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Widely regarded as one of the best active boxers in the world, Anthony Joshua is the first British heavyweight to win both a major world title and an Olympic gold medal. Having avoided a life of crime, Joshua focused solely on boxing; his rags to riches story serves as an inspiration. He is one of the most influential Black Britons.

 2 
Friedrich Nietzsche
(German Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Philologist)

Friedrich Nietzsche
24
Birth Year: 1844
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25, 1900

German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, and poet Friedrich Nietzsche has had a profound influence on modern intellectual history. He held the Chair of Classical Philology at the University of Basel. His work spanned philosophical polemics, poetry, cultural criticism, and fiction. He suffered from numerous health problems from a young age and died at the age of 55.

 3 
Mesut Ozil
(Football player)

Mesut Ozil
19
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
German footballer Mesut Özil, who now plays for the Premier League club Arsenal, has won Germany the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He also earned a record five German Player of the Year awards. However, he later retired from the German team, citing discrimination due to his Turkish descent.

 4 
Bailee Madison
(T.V. Actress)

Bailee Madison
17
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.

Bailee Madison started her career as a child actress before successfully establishing herself as an adult actress. This American actress, who is famous for playing important roles in films like Brothers and Just Go with It, has also worked closely with the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, serving as its national youth spokesperson since 2010.

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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(Aerospace Scientist & 11th President of India)

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
84
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: July 27, 2015
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, India’s 11th president, had earlier been an aerospace scientist at DRDO and ISRO. Known as the “People’s President” and the “Missile Man of India,” he was instrumental in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests. He died of a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong.

 6 
Tanya Roberts
(Actress)

Tanya Roberts
16
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 4, 2021

Tanya Roberts was an American actress and model who is best remembered for her role in the James Bond film A View to a Kill. While in her teens, she became a fashion and cover model and worked in ads for  Excedrin, Ultra Brite, and Clairol. She began acting as well and soon gained fame as a sex symbol. She retired from acting in 2005.

 7 
Akbar
(Mughal Emperor (1556-1605))

Akbar
43
Birth Year: 1542
Birthplace: Umarkot, Pakistan
Died: October 27, 1605

Akbar, the third Mughal emperor, played an important role in inculcating Persian culture into the Indian subcontinent. Akbar is considered one of the most important rulers of the Mughal Empire, an empire that seeped foreign ideas and culture into medieval India, the effects of which are still visible in modern-day India, especially in the northern parts of the country.

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Sarah Ferguson
7
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: The London Welbeck Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom

Sarah Ferguson is one of the members of the British royal family. She started working with several charity organizations after marrying Prince Andrew, Duke of York. Even after her divorce, she has continued working with organizations like the American Cancer Society. In 2020, she set up her own foundation called Sarah's Trust.

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Penny Marshall
5
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 17, 2018

 10 
Fela Kuti
(Multi-Instrumentalist & the Creator of ‘Afro-beat’, a Genre that Fuses West African Music with American Funk & Jazz)

Fela Kuti
12
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died: August 2, 1997
Political activist and Afrobeat inventor Fela Kuti initially performed with his band Koola Lobitos and later renamed it Nigeria '70. He was inspired by the Black Power movement, which also gradually transformed his musical style. He married 27 women in 1978, to mark the anniversary of the Kalakuta Republic attack.

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Virgil
(Poet)

Virgil
6
Birth Year: 0070
Birthplace: Cisalpine Gaul
Died: September 21, 0019
1st-century B.C. Roman poet Virgil is best remembered for his epic The Aeneid, which was based on Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. He has also written the Latin poems the Eclogues/Bucolics and the Georgics. His Aeneid, considered ancient Rome’s national epic, inspired other influential works, such as Dante’s Divine Comedy.

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Vanessa Marcil
4
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Indio, California, United States

Vanessa Marcil is an American actress. Over the years, Vanessa Marcil has contributed to the success of TV series, such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Las Vegas, and General Hospital. Also known for her good looks, Vanessa Marcil has been honored with awards, such as the Hottest Female Star award at Soap Opera Digest Awards.

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Lee Iacocca
(Businessman)

Lee Iacocca
3
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: July 2, 2019

Automobile executive Lee Iacocca became known for developing the Ford Mustang and Pinto cars while working for the Ford Motor Company in the 1960s. In his later career, he served as the president, CEO, and chairman of Chrysler. Revered for his brilliant leadership skills, he was named the 18th-greatest American CEO of all time by Portfolio Magazine. 

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Dominic West
8
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Dominic West is best known as Jimmy McNulty from The Wire and Noah Solloway from The Affair. West has modeled for Carte Noire and has trekked to the South Pole as part of a fundraiser for wounded soldiers. His performance in Appropriate Adult won him a BAFTA TV award.

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Keyshia Cole
(Singer)

Keyshia Cole
5
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Oakland, California, U.S.

With her vocal range of a soprano, Keyshia Cole became a successful singer right with her 2005 debut album, The Way It Is, which sold 1.6 million copies. Her subsequent albums like Just Like You and A Different Me were also well received. She is also a songwriter and television producer who brought out a successful documentary series on herself. 

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Linda Lavin
(Actress)

Linda Lavin
6
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States

Recognized for her award-winning portrayal of a widow in the popular CBS television series Alice, Linda Lavin is a familiar name on the small screen. Having Russian roots, the veteran American actress also acted in a number of plays including Broadway Bound for which she won the Tony Award. She appeared in feature films and featured in cabaret shows.

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Mary Ann Cotton
(Serial Killer)

Mary Ann Cotton
20
Birth Year: 1832
Birthplace: Low Moorsley, England
Died: March 24, 1873

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Tito Jackson
(Guitarist)

Tito Jackson
3
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana

Tito Jackson is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is one of the members of the famed Jackson family, which has produced popular musicians, including Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. An original member of the popular pop band, The Jackson 5, Tito Jackson reached the peak of his success in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Emeril Lagasse
(Celebrity Chef & Restaurateur Known for His Show 'Essence of Emeril' on The Food Network)

Emeril Lagasse
2
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Celebrity chef Emeril Lagassé is known for his signature New New Orleans style of cooking and his catchphrases such as “Bam!” He owns several restaurants, has written many cookbooks, owns a non-profit for underprivileged children, and has also hosted Food Network shows such as Essence of Emeril and Emeril Live.

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Paul Walter Hauser
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Paul Walter Hauser is an American comedian and actor. Hauser played a major role in the critical success of Clint Eastwood's film Richard Jewell, in which he played the title role; the biographical film showcased Hauser as real-life security guard Richard Jewell who saved many lives after spotting a bomb at Centennial Olympic Park.

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Mario Puzo
(Novelist, Screenwriter)

Mario Puzo
5
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 2, 1999

Mario Puzo is remembered for his iconic crime novels, most notably the New York Times bestseller The Godfather, which was later turned into a movie trilogy by Francis Ford Coppola and won Puzo two Academy Awards for the best screenplay. Puzo also wrote the screenplay for Richard Donner's Superman.

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Michel Foucault
(Philosopher & Historian)

Michel Foucault
22
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Poitiers, France
Died: June 25, 1984

If others thought the body was the prison of the soul, Paul-Michel Foucault felt the other way round. The French philosopher, literary critic and Leftist who interpreted the link between power and knowledge, was a post-structuralist whose theories have left a mark on anthropology, psychology and criminology. The feminist was one of the noted personalities to have died of HIV/AIDS.

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Jean Peters
(Actress)

Jean Peters
1
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
Died: October 13, 2000

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P G Wodehouse
0
Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Guildford, England
Died: February 14, 1975

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Richard Carpenter
(conductor, singer, songwriter, jazz musician, pianist, record producer)

Richard Carpenter
3
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: New Haven

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Babar Azam
(Cricketer)

Babar Azam
12
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Babar Azam is a Pakistani international cricketer. Currently, he captains the Pakistan team in all formats. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in contemporary world cricket. He holds the record for being the fastest to reach 2000 runs in T20Is. 

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Niko Kovač
(Retired soccer star remembered for being the longtime captain of the Croatian national team)

Niko Kovač
0
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 28 
Jessie Ware
(Singer-songwriter)

Jessie Ware
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

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Jarrod Schulz
(Reality TV Star)

Jarrod Schulz
2
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Jarrod Schulz went from being a sales manager of a carpet-cleaning company to a reality star, when he soared to fame with the A&E reality show Storage Wars, with his girlfriend, Brandi Passante. Schulz and Passante also starred in the spin-off, Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job.

 30 
Mohammed Zahir Shah
(King of Afghanistan (1933-73))

Mohammed Zahir Shah
12
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: July 23, 2007

Mohammed Zahir Shah was the last king of Afghanistan, in power from 1933 until he was deposed in 1973. During his reign, he focused on modernizing the economy, improving Afghanistan’s relations with other countries, and creating a new constitution. Following his deposition, he remained in exile for many years before returning to Afghanistan.

 31 
Ali Fazal
(Actor)

Ali Fazal
5
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Lucknow, India

 32 
Roxane Gay
(Writer Known for Her 2014 Essay Collection 'Bad Feminist')

Roxane Gay
2
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Roxane Gay is an American writer, editor, professor, and social commentator. She is credited with founding an Illinois-based small press called Tiny Hardcore Press as well as the now-defunct Gay Magazine, which was founded in association with Medium. Roxane Gay is the recipient of a couple of Lambda Literary Awards and an Eisner Award for Best Limited Series.

 33 
Prince Christian of Denmark
(Eldest child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary)

Prince Christian of Denmark
13
Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 34 
Eric Benét
(Singer-songwriter)

Eric Benét
3
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

 35 

Sebastián Yatra
3
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Medellin

Colombian pop sensation Sebastián Yatra soared to fame with singled such as Traicionera and Robarte un Beso. Yatra was a promising soccer player in school. He was in the news for his relationship with Argentine singer Tini Stoessel, and their subsequent break-up announcement on Twitter broke their fans’ hearts.

 36 
Larry Miller
(Comedian)

Larry Miller
0
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 37 
Ginuwine
(Singer-songwriter)

Ginuwine
0
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 38 

Digangana Suryavanshi
1
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Mumbai

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Andy Cole
(Football player)

Andy Cole
3
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Nottingham, England

 40 
Lee Dong-hae
(Singer)

Lee Dong-hae
0
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Iro-dong, Mokpo

South Korean actor Lee Dong-hae soared to fame with the K-pop band Super Junior. Fans have also loved him on shows and films such as Skip Beat! and The Youth. He has been romantically linked with celebrities such as Jessica Jung and has also appeared on a Chinese postage stamp.

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Sai Dharam Tej
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

 42 

William Brent
0
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Palm Beach County, Florida, United States

 43 
Kiko Mizuhara
(Actress, Model)

Kiko Mizuhara
4
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Born to a Korean-Japanese mother and an American father, Kiko Mizuhara plunged into modeling after winning a Seventeen Japan contest. After winning hearts in the Japanese modeling circuit, she became a Chanel ambassador. Her designs, made in collaboration with Opening Ceremony, have been worn by artists such as Beyoncé.

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Stephen Tompkinson
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England

 45 
Chris de Burgh
(Singer-songwriter)

Chris de Burgh
1
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Venado Tuerto, Argentina

 46 
Didier Deschamps
(Former Footballer Defensive Midfielder)

Didier Deschamps
3
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Bayonne, France

Didier Deschamps is a French former professional football player turned manager. He played as a defensive midfielder for many clubs, such as Marseille, Juventus, Chelsea, and Valencia. He was also a French international. He began his managerial career in 2001 and has been the manager of the France national team since 2012. Former tennis player Nathalie Tauziat is his cousin. 

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John L. Sullivan
(Boxer recognized as the first heavyweight champion of gloved boxing)

John L. Sullivan
0
Birth Year: 1858
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 2, 1918

 48 
Karolina Kowalkiewicz
(Mixed martial artist)

Karolina Kowalkiewicz
2
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland

 49 
Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)

Marie Stopes
1
Birth Year: 1880
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: October 2, 1958

Apart from being a successful botanist, Marie Stopes was also a popular activist, known for her contribution to the feminist cause. A leading supporter of birth control, she established the UK’s first clinic for family planning. She was also known for her books Married Love and Wise Parenthood.

 50 
Edith Wilson
(First Lady of the United States)

Edith Wilson
2
Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Wytheville, Virginia, United States
Died: December 28, 1961

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 15

Personality
Individuals born on October 15 are blessed with the usual Libran charm and stylish good taste. These people are energetic and enthusiastic in their approach and have strong communication skills. Kind, generous and complimenting, October 15 borns are quite independent with a tendency to speak their mind. What is unique about them is their compromising ability. They are quick to apologise their mistake and do not have any ego hassles. October 15 individuals have a natural penchant for natural beauty and a preference for harmonious surroundings. Like other Librans, they crave for attention and are sociable by nature. These people hate solitude and isolation and instead prefer to be amidst loved ones.

Health
The general healthiness of individuals born on October 15 is robust and sound. This is mainly because of their enthusiastic nature and a typical zestfulness of life. However, these people need to watch out on their diet to stay healthy and blessed. October 15 folks have an affinity for sweet and find sensibly eating difficult. As such, they more than often miss out on the essential nutrients required for the daily living. Including exercise in the daily routine would go a long way in ensuring good health. However, these people must be cautious while exercising as they are prone to lower back problem.

Finance
Call them spendthrift, call them impulsive, October 15 individuals love to go over the board when it comes to spending money. As such, more often than not they spend far beyond their budgeted plan. This attitude is mostly prevalent in the youth days, but gets mellowed when these people settle down in a relationship. They learn the art of handling money with time and start becoming more responsible financially.

Career
Lack of confidence can come in way of October 15th folks making job choice a difficult decision to make. However, their friendly disposition coupled with a flexible approach makes these people adept at learning new skills. Also, October 15 people are great at communicating thought, beliefs and ideas and have a naturally charming disposition which assists them in finding a suitable career option.  Whatever they choose, these people have the ability to excel in the task they take up and work hard to make a bright and shinning future.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Romantically, October 15th folks are idealistic people with a sentimental mind-set about love and passion. These people hate to be in solitude and appreciate togetherness and intimacy. They need a partner who admires and pampers them. Being flattered by compliments, gifts and romantic gestures is also enjoyed by those born on this day. Though these people have a flirtatious attitude, once committed, they stay true to their partner. In a long terms relationship, October 15 individuals are intensely loyal and loving. They are also fair-minded and have a forgiving attitude which helps them in maintain the stability of the relationship. October 15 individuals make excellent parents. They adhere to every wish, demand and desire of their children and work hard to make life a smooth sail for the little ones.  

Lucky Color: White, Cream, Rose, Pink
Lucky Number: 6, 15, 24, 33, 42, 51,
Lucky Days (of the week): Friday, Saturday, Wednesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 6, 15, 24