Famous People Born On September 16th

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The determinant of the personality of the September 16 individuals is dependent on the influence of the planets, Mercury and Neptune. Together, the two celestial bodies cast an impactful influence on the personality traits and characteristics of these individuals. Typically, September 16 individuals are endowed with enthusiasm, excitement, exuberance and cheerfulness. They are courageous in whatever they do and have an honest approach to everyone and everything. Intellectually sound, they people are steadfast and with an adventurous disposition. On the negative side, September 16 individuals are prone to criticism and possessiveness. They also do not adhere to the advice or suggestion of others and prefer to do things their own way. September 16 individuals mostly listen to their heart while taking a decision or forming an opinion.

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 1 
Nick Jonas
(Singer, One of the Jonas Brothers)
Nick Jonas
148
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

American singer and actor, Nick Jonas is one of the three members of the popular American pop rock band Jonas Brothers which has released five studio albums and worked in two successful Disney’s television films. When the band disbanded for sometime, Nick released solo albums, founded a record label and furthered his acting career with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

 2 
Alexis Bledel
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: 'Gilmore Girls' and 'The Handmaid's Tale')
Alexis Bledel
36
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Actress and model Alexis Bledel is best known for her role in the TV series Gilmore Girls. Her mother encouraged her to act when she was a child. She made her TV debut in the early 2000s and eventually ventured into films.

 3 
Amy Poehler
(Actress, Comedian)
Amy Poehler
32
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States

The co-founder of Upright Citizens Brigade, an improvisational-comedy troupe, Amy Poehler went on to utilize her comedic skills to establish herself as a prominent Hollywood personality. Over the years, she has played a crucial role in enhancing the popularity of American television, for which she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 4 
George Miller
(Singer, Songwriter, Rapper & Comedian)
George Miller
26
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan

George Miller, also known as Joji and Filthy Frank,  is a Japanese singer-songwriter, record producer, author, and comedian. He began his career in the entertainment industry through his many now-defunct YouTube channels. After gaining fame as a social media personality, he retired his channels to focus on his mainstream musical career. He now produces R&B and Trip-Hop music. 

 5 
Peter Falk
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Lieutenant Columbo’ in the TV Series ‘Columbo’)
Peter Falk
12
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 2011
Best known for his Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning performance in Columbo, Peter Falk was one of TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. He also held art exhibitions and loved chess. He suffered from Alzheimer's disease before death. His plight inspired the passage of the Peter Falk's Law.
 6 
B.B. King
(Singer-songwriter)
B.B. King
6
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Berclair, Mississippi
Died: May 14, 2015
Known as “The King of the Blues,” legendary musician B. B. King introduced a signature style of soloing using string bending and vibrato. His song The Thrill is Gone won him a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. He was featured on Rolling Stone’s “100 greatest guitarists of all time” list.
 7 
Jennifer Tilly
(American-Canadian Actress Who is Known for Her Distinctive Voice and Comedic Timing)
Jennifer Tilly
18
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Jennifer Tilly is an American actress whose performance as Tiffany Valentine in the popular horror slasher film series, Child's Play, established her as an icon within the horror film community. Also a popular poker player, Jennifer Tilly became the first celebrity to triumph in a World Series when she won the World Series of Poker bracelet.

 8 
Marc Anthony
(Top-Selling 'Salsa' Artist of All Time)
Marc Anthony
26
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Marc Anthony is a singer-songwriter, television producer, and actor. He is the top-selling salsa artist in history, for which he entered the Guinness Book of Records. Also a well-known philanthropist, Marc Anthony helped launch the Maestro Cares Foundation, which helps orphans and teenagers around the world.

 9 
Lauren Bacall
(One of the Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Lauren Bacall
17
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 2014

Known for her sultry looks and distinctive voice, Lauren Bacall was an important actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood. As part of a publicity stunt, Bacall was asked to sit on the piano that was being played by Vice President Harry Truman at the National Press Club. The picture of Bacall sitting on the piano remains an iconic photograph.

 10 
Mickey Rourke
(Actor and Former Boxer Known For His Portrayal of an Aging Wrestler in the Film 'The Wrestler')
Mickey Rourke
16
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
An amateur boxer in his early days, Mickey Rourke later deviated to acting, mostly starring in action movies and thrillers. He went back to his former love, boxing, in 1991, only to retire in 1994. He then stunned his fans with his Academy Award-nominated role in The Wrestler.
 11 
Lee Kuan Yew
(Founding Father of Modern Singapore)
Lee Kuan Yew
17
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: March 23, 2015

Lawyer-turned-politician Lee Kuan Yew, also known as LKY, was the first prime minister of Singapore, from 1959 to 1990. He established the People's Action Party. He later also served as his country’s Senior Minister and Minister Mentor. He was also part of David Rockefeller's International Council and Forbes's Brain Trust.

 12 
Fan Bingbing
(Actress, Singer)
Fan Bingbing
9
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Qingdao, Shandong, China
Chinese actor Fan Bingbing is best known for her roles in hits such as Cell Phone and X-Men: Days of Future Past. She was featured on Forbes China Celebrity 100 for 4 years. She is a fashion icon and has also served as a judge at the Academy Awards
 13 
David Copperfield
(American Magician Known for Making the ‘Statue of Liberty’ Disappear and Walking Through the ‘Great Wall of China’)
David Copperfield
9
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Metuchen, New Jersey, United States

David Copperfield is a famous American magician. Such is his popularity that his TV specials have received 38 Emmy Award nominations, out of which they have won 21 awards. He also has 11 Guinness World Records under his belt. Also known for his charitable activities, Copperfield founded a rehabilitation program called Project Magic, which is used in over 1100 hospitals.

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Richard Marx
(Singer-songwriter)
Richard Marx
2
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Chicago

Richard Marx is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 1987, his self-titled debut album was certified triple-platinum, following which he went on to work on several chart-busting hits. As a songwriter, Marx worked on Luther Vandross' Dance with My Father, which earned him the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 2004.

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Metro Boomin
(Record Producer)
Metro Boomin
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Leland Tyler Wayne, better known as Metro Boomin, gained recognition for his recordings with artists such as 21 Savage, Ludacris, and Gucci Mane. He is also known for his Billboard-topping debut solo album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes. He owns the label Boominati Worldwide and is a four-time BET award-winner. 
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Flo Rida
(Musician, Rapper)
Flo Rida
10
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Carol City, Florida, United States
 17 
Molly Shannon
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Film ‘Other People’)
Molly Shannon
12
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States

Molly Shannon is an American comedian and actress who contributed immensely to the success of Saturday Night Live between 1995 and 2001. As an actress, she received the Film Independent Spirit Award for her portrayal of Joanne Mulcahey in the 2016 comedy-drama film, Other People. Also an author, Molly Shannon released her first children's book, Tilly the Trickster, in 2011.

 18 
Ching Shih
(Pirate)
Ching Shih
5
Birth Year: 1775
Birthplace: Xinhui, Guangdong, Qing China
Died: December 21, 1844

Ching Shih went from being a prostitute who worked in a Canton brothel to a notorious pirate who controlled the Red Flag Fleet. Legend has it that pirate Zhèng Yi, or Cheng I, had married Ching Shih when he raided her brothel, and she had then taken over his fleet.

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Karl Dönitz
(German Admiral Who Briefly Succeeded Adolf Hitler as Head of State)
Karl Dönitz
10
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Grünau, Berlin, Germany
Died: December 24, 1980
Karl Dönitz was the supreme commander of the German Navy and played a crucial role in World War II. Hitler made Dönitz his successor before committing suicide. Dönitz officially surrendered after Germany’s loss in World War II and was convicted as a war criminal at the 1946 Nuremberg Trials.
 20 
Jack Churchill
(Military Leader)
Jack Churchill
7
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: December 8, 1996

Better known as Mad Jack or Fighting Jack, British Army officer Jack Churchill was an iconic example of a person fighting wars on his own terms. He popularized carrying swords and bagpipes to battles and killed his enemies with his longbow. He inspired a comic strip and several books, too.

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Kyla Pratt
(Actress)
Kyla Pratt
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Kyla Pratt is best known as Maya Dolittle from the Dr. Dolittle movie franchise. She voiced Penny Proud in Disney’s The Proud Family and played prominent roles in One on One, Recovery Road, and Black Ink Crew: Compton. Kyla has also sung Disney tracks such as Circle of Life.
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Madeline Zima
(Actress)
Madeline Zima
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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 23 
Anne Francis
(Best Known for Roles in the Film ‘Forbidden Planet, and TV Series ‘Honey West’)
Anne Francis
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
Died: January 2, 2011
Anne Francis is best remembered as her Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated titular role in the series Honey West, which was the first series with a woman detective’s name as its title. A Broadway performer since the age of 11, Francis also gained fame with the sci-fi film Forbidden Planet.
 24 
Ed Begley Jr.
(Actor Known for the Role of ‘Dr. Victor Ehrlich’ on the Television Series, St. Elsewhere (1982-1988))
Ed Begley Jr.
1
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

American actor and environmentalist, Ed Begley Jr., is perhaps best known for playing the role of Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the NBC medical drama series St. Elsewhere. Equally at home on big screen, he has worked in numerous feature films, also appearing in award-winning mockumentaries like Reboot Camp.  An environmentalist since 1970, he has authored several books on the subject.

 25 
Katie Melua
(British-Georgian singer-songwriter)
Katie Melua
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Kutaisi
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M. S. Subbulakshmi
(Carnatic Musician)
M. S. Subbulakshmi
23
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Madurai
Died: December 11, 2004

M.S. Subbulakshmi was an Indian singer. Dubbed the Queen of Music, Subbulakshmi was the leading exponent of Carnatic music. In 1966, she became the first Indian to perform in UN General Assembly. In 1974, she became the first Indian musician to be awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award. In 1998, Subbulakshmi became the first musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna.

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Danny John-Jules
0
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: London, England, UK
 28 
Elgin Baylor
(Basketball Player)
Elgin Baylor
2
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 29 
Lee Jin-wook
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Cheongju, South Korea

Lee Jin-wook is a South Korean actor known for playing important roles in television series like Glass Castle, Nine, and The Time We Were Not in Love. For his portrayal of Park Sun-woo in Nine, Jin-wook was honored with the 20's Drama Star award at the seventh Mnet 20's Choice Awards. He is also a recipient of SBS Drama Award.

 30 
Teddy Geiger
(Musician)
Teddy Geiger
1
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
 31 
John Bel Edwards
(56th Governor of Louisiana)
John Bel Edwards
7
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Amite, Louisiana, U.S.

Politician and attorney John Bel Edwards is currently serving as the 56th governor of Louisiana. He is a member of the Democratic Party and has previously served as the Democratic leader of the Louisiana House of Representatives. A United States Army veteran, he once served with the 82nd Airborne Division. He is married and has two daughters.

 32 
Aaron Gordon
(Basketball Player)
Aaron Gordon
4
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
 33 
Ian Harding
1
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
 34 
Elena Kampouris
0
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: New York City, New York
 35 
Amy-Leigh Hickman
6
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: East Sussex
 36 
Bryson DeChambeau
8
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States

Bryson DeChambeau is an American golfer who has won eight PGA Tours, including the 2020 U.S. Open. Having previously won the U.S. Amateur and the NCAA Division I championship, DeChambeau became the third player after Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods to win those three championships. Dubbed The Scientist, DeChambeau is known for his scientific and analytical approach to the sport.

 37 
Sabrina Bryan
(Singer-songwriter)
Sabrina Bryan
0
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Yorba Linda
 38 
Orel Hershiser
(Baseball pitcher)
Orel Hershiser
1
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
 39 
Salomón Rondón
(Football player)
Salomón Rondón
4
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
 40 
George Chakiris
5
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: ), Norwood, Ohio, United States
George Chakiris is best known for his Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Bernardo Nuñez in the musical drama film West Side Story. He has also been part of series such as Dallas, Superboy, Santa Barbara, and Murder, She Wrote. He owns a brand of handmade sterling silver jewelry.
 41 
Kyle Lafferty
(Footballer Forward)
Kyle Lafferty
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
 42 
Toks Olagundoye
2
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
 43 
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
(Literary Critic and Scholar Who Became Popular for His Pioneering Theories of African and African-American Literature)
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
5
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Keyser, West Virginia, United States

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is an American literary critic, historian, professor, filmmaker, and public intellectual. He is currently serving as the director of the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. Over the years Gates has been honored with several prestigious awards including the National Humanities Medal. In 1997, he was named in Time magazine's 25 Most Influential Americans list.

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Tim Raines
(Baseball player)
Tim Raines
1
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Sanford, Florida, United States
 45 
Janis Paige
(Actress)
Janis Paige
1
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Tacoma, United States
 46 
Matilda Cuomo
(Advocate)
Matilda Cuomo
0
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 47 
Andrew Bonar Law
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1922-23))
Andrew Bonar Law
1
Birth Year: 1858
Birthplace: Rexton, Canada
Died: October 30, 1923
 48 
Allen Funt
(Television Host)
Allen Funt
0
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: September 5, 1999
 49 
Justine Frischmann
(Was the Lead Singer of the Britpop band 'Elastica' and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Suede')
Justine Frischmann
0
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
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Soo Ae
(Actress)
Soo Ae
0
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: South Korea

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on September 16

Personality
Energetic and enthusiastic, individuals with a September 16 birthday are blessed with a thoughtful and intellectual mind that is both analytical and realistic. These people have a balanced outlook in life and are slightly reserved in nature. What differentiates them to other Virgos’ is their talent at creative skills. September 16 individuals have immense knowledge about music and poetry. Talking about nature, these people are blessed with a characteristically emotional yet composed disposition.  They aim to succeed in life and refuse to recognize failure or limitations. These people are mostly spirited, brave and steadfast. What is interesting to note is that individuals with this birthday do not accept anything on face value. They are suspicious and like to investigate deeper to find the meaning of everything.

Health
September 16 individuals do not pay much emphasis on the well-being and health of their body and mind. As such, this laid back attitude can cause some illness or sickness to them. They should be aware of the limit of their body and not try exceeding the same to maintain health and prosperity. Eating a balanced diet is necessary for individuals born on this date. They need to limit the amount of meat and sugar intake. Indulging in sporty activities is good but they need to be cautious as they are susceptible to muscle strain. In short, September 16 individuals need to better take care of themselves for overall healthiness and vitality.

Finance
Though these individuals are more concerned about job satisfaction rather than monetary gains, the financial situation about these people are usually sound. September 16th born individuals are careful and sensible. As such, these people rarely face any financial crises situation. Neither do these people indulge in impulsive buying nor are interested in gambling.

Career
While selecting a job, it is important that September 16 individuals pick up a vocation that aims towards contributing something to the society. A profession that guarantees work satisfaction wins the race hands down. The most popular options include working in professions involving medicine and social care. Whatever occupation these individuals pick up, they put all their energy and enthusiasm to it. These people are usually happy working in a small workplace that provides immense work satisfaction than in a big organization that proffers a grand pay scale.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People born on the sixteenth day of September are passionate about romance and love but do not show the same on the face of it. They seek a partner who stimulates these individuals mentally as well as emotionally. Only when these individuals find a perfect partner, they learn more about themselves. September 16 individuals seek perfection from a long term commitment with a true soul mate. In love, these people are expressive about their feelings and affection and intensely loyal and devoted. However, when provoked, they can get overly possessive with bouts of jealousy and wariness. Despite being in a relationship, these people need some space and time on their own occasionally to pursue their favourite interests. In matters of parenting, September 16 individuals are overly sensitive. They compensate each and every need, desire and demand of their children to the extent of even spoiling them. However, they realise their behavior soon enough and mend their ways.

Lucky Colors: Darker Green Shades
Lucky Numbers: 7, 16, 25, 34, 43, 52
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 7, 16, 25