An Aquarian is fearless and unapologetically themselves. They are natural disrupters and innovators. Famous Aquarians possess a strange and fascinating perspective of the world. Their talent level and clever, exceptional, and inventive minds make Aquarius celebrities stand out personalities.
Aquarius, the Fixed Air sign, is ruled by the planet of rebellion, Uranus. This means that Aquarian celebrities are originals who have radical independence of mind and "march to the beat of their own drum." They are outspoken, socially conscious individuals with an altruistic spirit. Famous Aquarians stand out because they are so different.
Famous Aquarius Singers and Songwriters
People might think an Aquarian singer songwriter’s music is different, strange, or eccentric, and that’s precisely what they want.
Alicia Keys, born on January 2, 1981, is a singer, songwriter, producer, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Alicia is one of the bestselling artists in the U.S. In total, she has won 15 Grammys. She’s a powerful force in the global fight against HIV and Aids, co-founded the nonprofit "Keep a Child Alive," and regularly performs at benefit concerts.
Garth Brooks was born February 7, 1962. With his Aquarius stellium, Garth is not your usual country singer-songwriter. His unique, rowdy style of country music and his athletic stage performances made him the top-selling solo album artist in U.S. history. He has been called the "People Loving People" singer in "The Boot." And true to his Aquarius leanings, Garth is socially conscious. Some of his best-selling and most controversial songs deal with social issues.
Born February 1, 1994, Harry Styles is a British singer and songwriter who’s known for his gender-bending fashion. Harry exemplifies the Aquarian desire to be quirky in a fashion sense. He is quoted on the cover of Vogue: "Anytime you’re putting barriers up in your life, you’re limiting yourself."
Paul Stanley, born January 20, 1952, is a metal vocalist, songwriter, musician, painter, and co-founder of the rock band Kiss. He also wrote or co-wrote many of Kiss’s hit songs. Kiss is famous for its "shock rock," elaborate stage shows, loud music, and radical over-the-top costumes and makeup.
Bob Marley, born February 6, 1945, is a Jamaican singer-songwriter and the first international star to come from the "Third World." Marley spread positivity and love with his music. He was anti-war and anti-violence. He was said to be a "freedom fighter and a unifier who saw beyond the dividing lines of race and class."
Born January 28, 1968, Sarah McLachlan is a singer-songwriter who was awarded three Grammys and nine Junos. She also founded a free music school for disadvantaged youth and advocates against animal cruelty. In the summer of 1997, Sarah launched the Lilith Fair to promote female music artists.
Aquarian rappers are defined by their progressive, original, and independent styles of rap.
Dr. Dre, born February 18, 1965, is a rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He founded the founder and CEO of "Aftermath Entertainment" and "Beat Electronics." Dr. Dre popularized "West Coast G-funk" and promoted the careers of many other rappers, including 2Pac and Snoop Dog.
Megan Thee Stallion
Megan Thee Stallion was born on February 15, 1995. Aquarian independence is her rap. Megan is recognized and applauded for lyrics that liberate women and claim dominance and independence over men.
J. Cole, born January 28, 1985, paints a rich image of Aquarius in his music. He raps about taking control of your goals and checking yourself and those you associate with lyrics such as: "The bigger we get, the more likely egos collide, it’s just physics/Please let’s put our egos aside…"
Aquarius is typically associated with intellectualism and sociability. Still, as the sign opposite Leo, Aquarius is also very creative and theatrical.
Jennifer Aniston, born February 11, garnered fame in the very Aquarian sitcom, Friends. As an Aquarian, she aptly responded when asked about her love life: "Here’s where I come out on this topic: we are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child."
Born January 30, 1974, Christian Bale is a British actor, is famous for his roles as Batman and for playing the serial killer in American Psycho. Aquarians are not romantics, and Bale was speaking his Aquarius leanings when he said: "I don’t intentionally go for dark. The only thing I would unequivocally say is that I have never had any interest in romantic comedy – I just couldn’t do it. I think I’d be terrible."
John Travolta, born February 18, is an actor, dancer, singer, and pilot. Influenced by his Aquarius Sun, he pledged his loyalty to the unconventional religion of Scientology in 1975.
Ashton Kutcher, born February 7, 1978, is one of a kind. He has four personal planets (Sun, Moon, Mercury, and Venus) forming a stellium in the visionary and intellectual sign of Aquarius. Ashton took an unconventional and winding path to celebrity. He is also a successful venture capitalist.
Uzo Aduba, born February 10, 1981, reveals her Aquarian quirkiness in her role as Suzanne on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black. She has won an Emmy Award in both comedy and drama categories for the same role.
Aquarius Political Figures
Aquarians make great politicians because they are not concerned with the opinion of others. Aquarian political figures may be incredibly brilliant and visionary, but they make waves and are disruptive to the status quo.
Abraham Lincoln, born February 12, 1809, was the 16th President of the United States. Lincoln made significant advances in civil liberties when, after his Emancipation Proclamation, he enacted measures to abolish slavery.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt, born January 30, 1882, served four terms as President of the United States, created programs and reforms known as the New Deal. He also played a significant role in the origin of the United Nations.
Ronald Reagan, born February 6, 1911, was the 40th President of the United States. Reagan was a talented orator and earned the title "the Great Communicator."
Sarah Palin, born February 11, 1964, is a former Alaska governor and vice-presidential running mate of Sen. John McCain in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Sarah is a political disrupter and rabble-rouser who doesn’t shy away from controversy or her "tell it as she sees it" rhetoric.
Eric Holder, born January 21, 1951, was the first African American U.S. Attorney General. Holder is widely recognized for his stance against violent crime, for safeguarding the environment, and for protecting the civil rights of gay men and lesbians.
Aquarius scientists are eccentric, imaginative, and free-spirited thinkers whose brilliant discoveries have propelled the world into the future.
Thomas Alva Edison, born February 11, 1847, was an inventor and businessman who was instrumental in the development of many devices that greatly influenced life worldwide. The electric light bulb, mass production, large-scale teamwork, mass communication, and in particular, telecommunication are credited to Edison’s Aquarian inventiveness.
Galileo, born February 15, 1564, was an astronomer who is credited with inventing the telescope. He also taught and actively practiced astrology.
Charles Darwin, born February 12, 1809, was a naturalist and geologist. His theory of natural selection was rebellious and revolutionary for his time.
Aquarians authors are creative and imaginative visionaries with a story to tell.
Toni Morrison, born February 18, 1931, is a novelist, editor, and professor. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for Beloved and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Gertrude Stein, born February 3, 1874, was a literary innovator and pioneer of Modernist literature. Stein was an artistic iconoclast and a self-proclaimed genius.
Born January 27, 1832, Lewis Carroll is best known as the man who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. All his writings are examples of literary nonsense. He was an Aquarian genus at wordplay, logic, and fantasy.
Other Well-Known Aquarians
These Aquarians exemplify an Aquarian’s instinct to try to change the world.
Oprah Winfrey, born January 29, 1966, is a talk show host, media executive, actress, and billionaire philanthropist, who was hailed as the most influential woman of her generation by Life magazine.
Ellen DeGeneres, born January 26, 1958, was a big-time stand-up comedian before starring in her popular sitcom, Ellen. She caused a stir in 1997 when she came out as gay and became a staunch advocate of LGBTQ rights. In 2003, she began hosting the award-winning talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Yoko Ono, born February 18, 1933, is an avant-garde artist and the widow of John Lennon. Yoko has led a wildly antithetical life. Yoko has not only preserved John Lennon’s legacy, but she has also pursued her own innovative artistic career over the decades.
Rosa Parks, born February 4, 1993, was vital in initiating the civil rights movement in the United States. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama bus which inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Born February 7, 1965, Chris Rock is an intelligent, wise, and provocative comedian who gripes, rants, and raves. He has a talent for social analysis, which he couches in-jokes and tackles serious and touchy issues, and does it in such a way that everybody laughs.
The Aquarian Core
All Aquarians are different related to their individual birth charts. Still, each is a one-off, whose eccentric and quirky thoughts and actions are often disruptive. At their core, Aquarians are intellectual rebels who want to change the world.