Famous People Born in 1961

Chinese astrology associates each year with an animal and the people whose date of birth falls in the particular year are believed to possess the personality traits of that particular animal. The year 1961 is seen as the year of the ox and the people born in this year are seen as individuals with great confidence and self assurance. Here are some famous people born in the year 1961:

  • Abigail Johnson Story

    Abigail Johnson is an American entrepreneur who has been serving as the President and CEO of Fidelity Investments since 2014. She is also the Chairman of Fidelity International, the international sister company of Fidelity Investments. Her grandfathe...
  • Solina Chau Story

    Solina Chau is a renowned and confident businesswoman who is especially known for her mastermind business strategies. Having the wide range of experience in business development and project planning, Solina Chau took the bold steps to make her busine...
  • Weili Dai Story

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  • Chanda Kochhar Story

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  • Daniel Loeb Story

    The founder of ‘Third Point Management’, a company that was headquartered at New York, Daniel Loeb is a business mind with many skills. A prominent investor that buys companies, which are in distress, and overturns their fortunes, Daniel Loeb is an investor who kno...
  • Anthony Pritzker Story

    Tony Pritzker, or Anthony Pritzker, the heir to the Hyatt Hotels, is responsible for the running of the Pritzker Group, a private equity firm, as its managing partner, with his brother Jay Robert. He has a stake upwards of 4% in the Hyatt Hotels. He ...

  • Tom Ford Success Story

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  • Safra A. Catz Success Story

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  • Aziz Akhannouch Success Story

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  • Andy Lau Success Story

    Andy Lau Tak-Wah better known as Andy Lau was born in September 1961. ...
  • George Clooney Success Story

    Profile An American actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and activist, George Timothy Clooney has an illustrious career as an actor and producer. Recipient of three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, Clooney was greatly acclaimed for his...
  • Mary Teresa Barra¬†Success Strory

    Profile Mary Teresa Barra is the Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company, and the first female CEO of a major global automaker. Appointed to this prestigious position on January 15, 2014, Barra was earlier the Executive Vice President, Global Pr...

Patience is the greatest virtue they have and they make sure that they never hurt others with what they say, which is the reason why they are concise and measured with their words.

People born in the year 1961 are born leaders, with immense physical stamina coupled with mental sharpness. Together, these qualities make them successful in whatever endeavors they take up. These people are diligent and patient in the tasks they take up and do not give up till it is done. They are blessed with a sharp memory and seldom forget any event, even if it has happened months ago. They do well in careers involving leadership, such as those of business leaders, surgeons and army generals.

On the outside, the 1961 born people appear easy going and peace loving, but they can be very stubborn and dogmatic in their views. Things are either black or white for them and they are never grey. They have a fierce temper, a trait that comes to the surface when others oppose the way they work. At the same time, they have the positive quality of being extremely loyal towards their loved ones.