Male Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With Z

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Zlatan Ibrahimović
(One of the Greatest Football Strikers of All Time)
Zlatan Ibrahimović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malmo, Sweden

Swedish professional footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović currently plays as a striker for Serie A club A.C. Milan. Widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation, he is one of the most decorated active footballers in the world.  He is Sweden's all-time leading goalscorer. He is a brash person and has been involved in several violent incidents with teammates.

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Zac Efron
(Actor)
Zac Efron
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Birthdate: October 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, California, United States

An actor who rose to prominence in the late 2000s, Zac Efron is a teen heartthrob and a fan favorite who has acted in many romantic films. He is equally popular for his roles in comedy films and has won several awards. Also a singer, he has contributed to the soundtracks of numerous films.

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Zayn Malik
(Singer)
Zayn Malik
141
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Popular singer Zayn Malik shot to fame with the television reality show The X Factor and later became a part of a hugely successful band One Direction. Afterwards, Zayn Malik set out to establish his solo career and released his debut album, Mind of Mine, which made him a star. The singer has also made an entry into fashion world.
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Zinedine Zidane
(French Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Zinedine Zidane
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Castellane, Marseille, France

Amongst the greatest footballers of all time, Zinedine Zidane led France to victories in the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and the European Championship in 2000. Later, the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year took up the position of Real Madrid manager and carved yet another success story by winning major titles like Champions League and UEFA Super Cups.

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Zion Williamson
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward)
Zion Williamson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, United States

Zion Williamson is an American basketball player who plays in the power forward position for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. Also a humanitarian, Zion Williamson promised to pay for the salaries of the Smoothie King Center employees for 30 days as the 2019–20 NBA season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Zachary Levi
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Birthdate: September 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Zachary Levi is an actor who brought the famous character, Flynn Rider, to life with his impressive voice in the animated film Tangled. Levi, who considers himself a nerd, founded a company called The Nerd Machine to launch the nerd culture worldwide. In 2019, it was announced that Levi will be an ambassador for Active Minds, a mental health charity.

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Zach Galifianakis
(US Comedian and Actor Best Known for The 'Hangover Triology')
Zach Galifianakis
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Birthdate: October 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States

US comedian Zach Galifianakis is best known as Alan Garner from the movie The Hangover and has been mostly cast as weird and deranged characters. He is equally adept at stand-up comedy and is known for his charity work, too. He was nominated for an Emmy in the series Baskets.

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Zachary Taylor
(12th President of the United States (1849-50))
Zachary Taylor
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barboursville, Virginia, United States
Died: July 9, 1850
Zachary Taylor was the 12th U.S. president, from March 1849 till his death in July 1850, thus spending just 16 months in office. His heroism in the Mexican–American War had earned him the title of major general. A novice in political affairs, he was the last president who owned slaves.
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Zach Braff
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His Role as ‘J.D.’ in TV Series ‘Scrubs’)
Zach Braff
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Birthdate: April 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, United States

American actor Zachary Braff made his mark in the entertainment industry with the long running television series Scrubs and later with Alex, Inc. As a director and scriptwriter, his first movie Garden State was critically acclaimed and won numerous awards including a Grammy. The popular actor has done theatres and also voiced for many commercials and Disney animations like Chicken Little.

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Zach LaVine
(American Basketball Player Who Plays as a Shooting Guard / Small Forward)
Zach LaVine
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Renton, Washington, United States

Zach LaVine is an American basketball player. He currently plays for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. LaVine, who has twice won the Slam Dunk Contest, became only the fourth NBA player to win the contest on two successive occasions in 2016. Before making his entry into the NBA, Zach LaVine was an important player for the UCLA Bruins

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Zak Bagans
(Television Personality)
Zak Bagans
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Birthdate: April 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Zachary Bagans is best known as the host of the Travel Channel paranormal series Ghost Adventures and its spin-off, Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks. He was also part of the show Deadly Possessions and worked as a museum operator. He has also authored books, including a bestseller co-written with Kelly Crigger.
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Zack de la Rocha
(Vocalist and Lyricist of the Rock Band 'Rage Against the Machine')
Zack de la Rocha
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

Rapper Zack de la Rocha, the vocalist for the rock band Rage Against the Machine, also formed the duo One Day as a Lion with drummer Jon Theodore. He supports vegetarianism and the Zapatista (EZLN) movement of Mexico. He also testified against the U.S.’s treatment of Abu-Jamal, at the U.N. 

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Zach Wilson
(American football player)
Zach Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Draper, Utah, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Ziggy Marley
(Jamaican Singer and the Son of Reggae Icon Bob Marley)
Ziggy Marley
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trenchtown, Jamaica
Jamaican musician Ziggy Marley, son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley and Rita Marley, is known for leading the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. He is also an avid philanthropist and has worked with charities such as Unlimited Resources Giving Enlightenment and Little Kids Rock.
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Zach McGowan
(Film, Television and Voice Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Charles Vane’ in the TV Series ‘Black Sails’)
Zach McGowan
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Birthdate: May 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Zach McGowan is an American voice-over artist and actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Shameless, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Black Sails. He is also known for lending his voice to popular video games, such as Iron Man, Resident Evil 6, and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

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Zheng He
(Chinese Explorer, Admiral and Diplomat)
Zheng He
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1371
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yunnan
Died: 1433 AD
Chinese explorer Zheng He was also Chinese Ming dynasty eunuch. He was born Ma He, a Muslim, and was named Zheng by the Yongle Emperor, whom he helped to depose the Jianwen Emperor. He became the commander of Nanjing and led expeditions to places such as Southeast Asia and India.
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Zach King
(American Actor, Artist, and Social Media Celebrity)
Zach King
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Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

Zach King is an American actor, artist, and social media celebrity. He achieved international fame when he started posting videos on platforms like YouTube and Vine. Over the course of his career, Zach King has won several awards, including a Critics' Choice Award and Vidcon Golden Poop Award.

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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
(1st President of the United Arab Emirates)
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Died: November 2, 2004
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Zachary Gordon
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Birthdate: February 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oak Park, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Zakk Wylde
(Musician)
Zakk Wylde
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bayonne

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Zakk Wylde is best known for his stint as the lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne. He is also the founder, lead singer, and lead guitarist of the heavy metal band Black Label Society. He started playing guitar as a child and was already performing in bands in his teens. He also sells custom guitars and amplifiers.

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Zeppo Marx
(Actor, Comedian)
Zeppo Marx
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Birthdate: February 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 30, 1979
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Zach Woods
(Actor)
Zach Woods
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Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Zelda Williams
(Actress and the Daughter of Actor and Comedian Robin Williams)
Zelda Williams
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Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Named after Princess Zelda by her celebrity father Robin Williams, the American actress and director has featured in a number of films and music videos, often with her old man. She was recognized as one of the 100 most beautiful people in People magazine’s 2007 edition. The enthusiastic video game player also wrote, directed and acted in short film Shrimp.

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Zbigniew Brzezinski
(9th United States National Security Advisor)
Zbigniew Brzezinski
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Birthdate: March 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 26, 2017
Polish-American diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski had been a counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson and the National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter. He believed in the realist school of international relations. He also taught foreign policy and was seen in programs such as The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
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Zdzisław Beksiński
(Polish Painter During 20th-century)
Zdzisław Beksiński
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sanok, Poland
Died: February 21, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Zach Randolph
(Basketball player)
Zach Randolph
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Zac Taylor
(Head Coach for the National Football League Team ‘Cincinnati Bengals')
Zac Taylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States

Zac Taylor is an American football coach. He is currently serving as the head coach of the popular National Football League team, The Cincinnati Bengals. Before becoming a coach, Taylor played college football and represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As a player, Zac Taylor was also part of the Canadian Football League but did not get an opportunity to play.

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Zig Ziglar
(Writer)
Zig Ziglar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coffee County, Alabama, United States
Died: November 28, 2012
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Zero Mostel
(Actor)
Zero Mostel
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Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: September 8, 1977
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zach Roerig
(Actor)
Zach Roerig
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Birthdate: February 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montpelier, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zack Greinke
(Baseball Player)
Zack Greinke
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Zach Callison
(Singer and Voice Actor Known for His Voice in TV Series ‘Steven Universe’)
Zach Callison
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Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Best known for voicing Steven Universe in the TV series and film franchise of the same name, Zach Callison had started acting at age 7. He has also voiced Billy Batson in several DC films, appeared in the series The Goldbergs, and released alternative rock and rap rock singles.

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Zach Johnson
(American Professional Golfer)
Zach Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Zach Johnson has been one of the most consistent players in the history of golf and first came to prominence with his victory over Tiger Woods at the 2007 Masters Tournament. The 12-time PGA Tour winner also co-owns the charity Zach Johnson Foundation, which aids underprivileged children in Iowa.

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(4th President of Pakistan and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Larkana, Pakistan
Died: April 4, 1979

Pakistani barrister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto served as the prime minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977. He had also been the president of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973. He founded and chaired the Pakistan People's Party. His reign witnessed the formation of Bangladesh and the signing of the Simla Agreement.

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Zachery Ty Bryan
(Actor and Producer Known for His Role as ‘Brad Taylor’ on the TV Sitcom ‘Home Improvement’)
Zachery Ty Bryan
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Birthdate: October 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aurora, Colorado, United States

Zachery Ty Bryan is an American actor, best known for playing Brad Taylor on the popular television sitcom Home Improvement. Also a producer, Bryan has produced films, such as Prowl and The Grief Tourist. Fairly inactive since 2009, Zachery Ty Bryan made headlines in 2020 when he was arrested on several charges, including felony strangulation.

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Zeeko Zaki
(Role portraying Special Agent Omar Adom 'O. A.' Zidan on Dick Wolf's FBI)
Zeeko Zaki
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Birthdate: January 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Zachary Knighton
(Actor)
Zachary Knighton
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Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Zach Gilford
(Actor)
Zach Gilford
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Birthdate: January 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Zach Parise
(American Professional Ice Hockey Left Winger)
Zach Parise
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zhang Yimou
(Chinese Film Director Known for His Films That Explore Sexual Repression and Political Oppression)
Zhang Yimou
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Birthdate: November 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Part of the Chinese Fifth Generation of filmmakers, Zhang Yimou is best known for his Academy Award-nominated films Ju Dou, Raise the Red Lantern, and Hero. His most expensive film, The Great Wall, was, however, a box-office failure. He also directed part of the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony.

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Zack Ward
(Canadian Actor and Producer)
Zack Ward
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Birthdate: August 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Canadian actor Zack Ward, son of actor Pam Hyatt, is best known for his roles of Dave Scovil in Titus and Scut Farkus in the iconic 1983 Christmas movie A Christmas Story. He has also appeared in series such as Lost and films such as Postal and Transformers.
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Zane Grey
(Novelist)
Zane Grey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died: October 23, 1939
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Zachary Quinto
(Actor)
Zachary Quinto
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Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Zack Martin
(American football player)
Zack Martin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Zhuge Liang
(Military Strategist, Inventor)
Zhuge Liang
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Birthdate: 0181 AD
Birthplace: Shandong, China
Died: 0234 AD

Zhuge Liang, or Kong Ming, was a Chinese strategist of the Three Kingdoms Period. Legend has it that he had supernatural powers and had invented a number of things, such as a crossbow that shot multiple arrows. His habit of living in seclusion earned him the nickname The Hidden Dragon.

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Za'Darius Smith
(American Football player)
Za'Darius Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Zahi Hawass
(Egyptian Egyptologist, Archaeologist, and Politician)
Zahi Hawass
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Birthdate: May 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Damietta
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Zedd
(DJ & Record Producer Best Known for His Song 'Clarity')
Zedd
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia

Zedd is a Russian-German songwriter, record producer, and DJ. He is best known for his 2012 single, Clarity, which earned him a Grammy Award in 2014 after peaking at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Although he mainly performs and produces electro house music, Zedd also draws inspiration from dubstep, progressive house, and classical music.

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Zachary Scott
(Actor)
Zachary Scott
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Birthdate: February 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: October 3, 1965
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Zerubbabel
(Governor of Judaea)
Zerubbabel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0566 BC
Birthplace: Not known
Died: 0510 BC

Zerubbabel was a governor of Yehud Medinata, a province in the Achaemenid Empire. The grandson of Jeconiah, Zerubbabel is credited with leading the first group of Jews, who returned from the Babylonian exile, in the first year of Cyrus the Great. Zerubbabel is also credited with laying the foundation of the famous Second Temple in Jerusalem.