Famous People Born On September 17th

Astrologically, Mercury and Saturn determine the uniqueness of the personality of individuals with this birthday. While the former governs the zodiacal group in which these individuals fall, the latter rules the actual date. Characteristically, September 17 individuals are blessed with a calm and composed nature. They are intellectual with an analytical bent of mind. These people strongly trust their instincts and are intuitive by mind. Additional fortes for these individuals include their helpfulness, dependability and purposefulness. However, not all is good with individuals born on this date as they are prone to stubbornness and intolerance. These individuals are also prone to being judgmental and lack accepting the difference of opinion and thoughts.

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 Patrick Mahomes II

Patrick Mahomes II
Famous As: The Third African-American Quarterback to Win A Super Bowl
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States
NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes II, son of former MLB player Pat Mahomes, led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl win in 2019. He also became the second African-American quarterback to win the Super Bowl MVP award. His $503 million contract extension was the most expensive in sporting history.

 2 Hank Williams

Hank Williams
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: January 1, 1953

Musician Hank Williams is widely considered one of the most influential and significant American singer-songwriters of the 20th century. Hank Williams influenced several singers, such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, and Charley Pride to name a few. Since his untimely death at the age of 29, many artists have released tribute albums honoring Hank Williams.  

 3 John Ritter

John Ritter
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2003

American actor and comedian, John Ritter is best remembered for playing Jack Tripper in sitcom Three’s Company, a work that earned him both the Golden Globe and Emmy Award. His work in television show Hooperman and animated children's series Clifford the Big Red Dog was also appreciated tremendously. John Ritter has also appeared in numerous films and Broadway productions too.

 4 Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi
Famous As: Prime Minister of India (Since 2014)
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Vadnagar, Gujarat, India

The 14th PM of India, Narendra Modi, created history when he became the first prime minister outside of the Congress party to win two consecutive terms with a full majority; he achieved this feat in 2019. From Bharatiya Janata Party worker to India’s PM, Modi’s journey is remarkable. However, he’s been plagued by controversies too, including the handling of 2002 Gujarat riots.

 5 Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Deer Lodge, Montana, United States

Phil Jackson is a former professional basketball player who played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association and won the NBA championships in 1970 and 1973 when he was with New York Knicks. Later, he coached the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers and led them both to numerous championships and league titles and is considered one of the greatest basketball coaches ever.

 6 Cassandra Peterson

Cassandra Peterson
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas
Cassandra Peterson is best known for her iconic character Elvira, from the show Elvira's Movie Macabre and the film Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. She made Elvira a cult figure, with her Gothic appearance and her signature low-cut black dress. She inspired Elvira-themed novels, games, calendars, and comic books. 

 7 Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Alexander Ovechkin is a Russian ice hockey player who currently captains the Washington Capitals, a popular team which competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Alexander Ovechkin has won prestigious awards, such as the Rocket Richard Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Hart Memorial Trophy, Lester B. Pearson Award, and Calder Memorial Trophy.

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 8 Anne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 6, 2005

Anne Bancroft was an American actress known for her versatility. Having won an Oscar, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards, she is one of the 24 performers to have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting. In 2010, her husband Mel Brooks credited her for being an inspiration behind the development of his musicals Young Frankenstein and The Producers.

 9 Auston Matthews

Auston Matthews
Famous As: Ice Hockey Player
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: San Ramon, California, United States

 10 Kyle Chandler

Kyle Chandler
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

Kyle Chandler is an American actor who received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Eric Taylor in the sports drama TV series Friday Night Lights. Apart from acting, Chandler volunteers as a firefighter. He also raises funds to help football players with spinal cord injuries by taking part in a charity golf tournament that takes place every year.

 11 Mena Massoud

Mena Massoud
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

 12 Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Herne Hill, London, England
Died: October 3, 1998
Roddy McDowall is best remembered as Cornelius and Caesar from the original Planet of the Apes movie series and as Galen from the 1974 spin-off series. His portrayal of Octavian in Cleopatra earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He was also a talented photographer and was associated with several boards.

 13 Keith Flint

Keith Flint
Famous As: Singer, Dancer, Motorcycle racer
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Redbridge, London, England
Died: March 4, 2019
Keith Flint, founding member of the electronic dance group The Prodigy, has delivered international hits such as Firestarter and Breathe. He later led the band Flint. He also owned a motorcycle racing team that became Isle of Man TT champions four times. He is known for his tattoos and piercings.

 14 Rasheed Wallace

Rasheed Wallace
Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 15 Ella Purnell

Ella Purnell
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: London, England

 16 Anastacia

Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 17 Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: El Cajon, California, United States

Race-car driver Jimmie Johnson is associated with IndyCar Series. He is a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series winner and is the first and only NASCAR driver with five consecutive championship wins. In 2009, he became the first race-car driver to earn the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year honor.

 18 Kevin Clash

Kevin Clash
Famous As: Puppeteer
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Emmy-winning puppeteer and voice-actor Kevin Clash is best known for performing as and voicing Elmo on Sesame Street. He has also performed with puppets for Dinosaurs and Labyrinth, and was a regular on productions of the Muppet franchise. He has authored a memoir and has inspired a documentary, too.

 19 John List

John List
Famous As: Murderer
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: March 21, 2008
John List murdered his mother, wife, and three children at their house in New Jersey in 1971. He then relocated to Denver, as Bob Clark, became an accountant, remarried, and even joined a Lutheran congregation. He was arrested and convicted through an America's Most Wanted episode, after 18 years.

 20 Nick Cordero

Nick Cordero
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 5, 2020

 21 Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, U.S.

 22 Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin
Famous As: Cricket all-rounder
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

One of the best all-rounders of the Indian cricket team, Ravichandran Ashwin is best known for popularizing the soduku ball technique. He is also the only bowler apart from Sri Lankan Ajantha Mendis to bowl the carrom ball. The Arjuna Award winner is the son of a Chennai-based cricketer.

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 23 Malik Yoba

Malik Yoba
Famous As: Singer, Actor, and Writer
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States

 24 Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA

 25 Robert Graysmith

Robert Graysmith
Famous As: Author
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Author Robert Graysmith initially worked as a cartoonist for the San Francisco Chronicle. He soon became obsessed with the Zodiac Killer case and worked on it for 13 years, eventually writing the book Zodiac, which was made into a film later. Graysmith wrote several other true-crime books, too.

 26 Neill Blomkamp

Neill Blomkamp
Famous As: Director of the science fiction film Elysium starring Matt Damon
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Born in South Africa, Neill Blomkamp later moved to Canada. He began his career as a 3-D and special effects artist and later turned to direction. He is known for his documentary-style filmmaking that uses the cinéma vérité technique. Two of his best-known sci-fi films are District 9 and Elysium.

 27 Nate Berkus

Nate Berkus
Famous As: Interior Designer, Television Personality, Author
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Orange County

 28 Paul Feig

Paul Feig
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA

Filmmaker and actor Paul Feig is known for creating films such as Bridesmaids and Ghostbusters. His comedy series Freaks and Geeks later achieved cult status. Known for his frequent collaborations with Melissa McCarthy, he, apparently, is always dressed in a suit and a tie when he directs.

 29 Baz Luhrmann

Baz Luhrmann
Famous As: Film Director
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer and filmmaker. Thanks to his deep involvement in the direction, writing, and musical aspects of his work, Luhrmann is cited as an example of an auteur. His involvement often reflects on his work as he is one of the most successful Australian directors of his generation; many of his films are huge commercial successes.

 30 Shirley Ballas

Shirley Ballas
Famous As: Dancer
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK

 31 George Blanda

George Blanda
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 27, 2010

Famous for the age-defying longevity of his American football career, George Blanda set several records before retiring at the age of 48. The quarterback and placekicker who played mainly for Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers and Oakland Raiders teams, retired with 943 extra points from 26 seasons. He scored a record-setting 42 interceptions thrown in a single season in 1962.

 32 Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Famous As: Voice Actor
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Hokkaido, Japan

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is a Japanese singer and voice actor from Hokkaido. Best known for voicing popular animated characters like Kazuto Kirigaya, Sorata Kanda, Arata Kasuga, and Masamune Izumi, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka holds the Guinness World Record for the most unique sound bites produced by a voice actor.

 33 Jim Cornette

Jim Cornette
Famous As: Author
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

 34 Bernhard Riemann

Bernhard Riemann
Famous As: Mathematician
Birth Year: 1826
Birthplace: Breselenz
Died: July 20, 1866

Bernhard Riemann was a German mathematician best remembered for his contributions to number theory, analysis, and differential geometry. His paper on the prime-counting function, which was published in 1859, is considered one of the most influential papers in the history of analytic number theory. Riemann is widely regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians ever.

 35 Jillian Mele

Jillian Mele
Famous As: Journalists
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 36 Joseph D. Pistone

Joseph D. Pistone
Famous As: FBI Special Agent
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Joseph D. Pistone is a former FBI agent who worked undercover from 1976 to 1981, as Donnie Brasco. He spied on the Bonanno and the Colombo crime families of New York City, leading to many convictions. His 1988 memoir was later adapted into the Al Pacino-starrer film Donnie Brasco.

 37 Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey
Famous As: Novelist
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died: November 10, 2001
Ken Kesey was a prolific American essayist, novelist, and counterculture figure who defined the Psychedelic Era. Renonwed as the hero of the hippie movement in the 1960s, he garnered critical and commercial success for his novels One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion. He was imprisoned for five months for marijuana possession. 

 38 David Souter

David Souter
Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1990-2009)
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

David Souter was the associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1990 to 2009. He has also been a prosecutor, the attorney general of New Hampshire, and the associate justice of both the Superior Court and Supreme Court of New Hampshire. He now judges at the circuit court level.

 39 Warren Earl Burger

Warren Earl Burger
Famous As: Former Chief Justice of the United States
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Died: June 25, 1995

 40 Jill Latiano

Jill Latiano
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City

 41 M. F. Husain

M. F. Husain
Famous As: Painter
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 9, 2011

M. F. Husain was an Indian artist and filmmaker best remembered for his association with Indian modernism during the 1940s. A founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group, Husain was one of the 20th century's most renowned Indian artists. In 1991, M. F. Husain was honored with India's second-highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan.

 42 Ian Whyte

Ian Whyte
Famous As: actor
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bangor

 43 Hodgetwins

Famous As: YouTuber
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Martinsville, Virginia, United States

 44 Alfie Deyes

Alfie Deyes
Famous As: YouTuber
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: London, England

 45 Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich co-owns 30 restaurants across four countries, with his mother, Lidia Bastianich. His ventures include the Michelin-star-rated Babbo and the Pizzeria brand of eateries in Los Angeles. He has been a judge on the MasterChef franchise and has also authored several cookbooks and a bestselling autobiography.

 46 David Huddleston

David Huddleston
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Vinton, Virginia, USA
Died: August 2, 2016

 47 Scott Hoying

Scott Hoying
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, U.S.
Scott Hoying soared to fame as part of the Grammy-winning a cappella group Pentatonix. Along with the band, he won the reality contest The Sing-Off.  He then performed as part of Superfruit, a duo he formed with fellow Pentatonix member Mitch Grassi. He also runs a popular YouTube channel.

 48 Lupe Ontiveros

Lupe Ontiveros
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: July 26, 2012

 49 Charles Martinet

Charles Martinet
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA

 50 Jordan Connor

Jordan Connor
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Calgary

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on September 17

Intuitive and levelheaded, individuals born on the seventeenth of September are courageous in their outlook and possess a practical and commonsensical mind. These people are absolutely inventive and resourceful with abundant attention to detail. Their careful analysis and logic makes them great at problem solving. Though individuals with this birthdate are mostly serious with a persistent nature, they are helpful and dependable and filled with friendly compassion. Emotionally, these people are sensitive and trustworthy. They take their time coming to a conclusion, taking a decision or forming an opinion but once they do, they do so with full conviction and trust. Mostly calm and composed, they may turn otherwise only in extreme situations where things are unorganized.

Energetic and buoyant, September 17 individuals are blessed with a robust health. They are usually careful eaters and do not binge on anything unhealthy. Additionally, due to their energetic disposition, these people usually manage to burn off the excess calories from their body. However, lack of calcium can cause problems in bones and teeth for these individuals. As such, it is advisable to include lots of calcium in the diet. Also, people born on this date should consider slowing down and regulate their meal and sleep patterns to stay healthy, youthful and spirited.

Financial security is never a matter of concern for individuals with this birthdate. These people are knowledgeable in financial matters and easily understand the same. They favour and follow smart investments and are good at spotting opportunities to boost their income. What’s more, these individual are also adept at saving and know the trick of the trade.

Since September 17 individuals love to be in charge and control all the time, they prefer jobs that allow them the same. As such, picking up on a career mostly depends on how much responsibility and command is provided to these individuals. Endowed with organizational skills and ability to motivate others, these people make great supervisors and managers. Additionally, their flair for problem solving and sense of purpose makes them productive worker or employer at a workplace.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships are sacred for individuals born on September 17. They are utmost responsible and affectionate in the matters of heart, with loads of modesty and sensitivity. These individuals mostly build the relationship on strong grounds of communication. Though they aren’t extremely demonstrative, they do talk about their feelings and emotions. A perfect partner for September 17 individuals is one who shares the preference for a high standard and is utmost loyal and dedicated. Since these people need a lot of time to build up emotional trust, their partner need to have the required patience and understanding.  In long term, September 17 individuals can get sentimental but they are totally loving, caring and affectionate. As parents, these individuals are strict with bouts of leniency. Nevertheless they adore their little ones and shower them with utmost love and affection.

Lucky Colors: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Numbers: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 18