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80 Famous People with Cancer Sun Sign

Were you born anytime from 21st June to 22nd July? If yes, you might share your birthday with some of the most famous people with the cancer sun sign. Take a look!
AstrologyBay Staff
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2018
Cancer Constellation Myth
According to Greek mythology, the crab was a sent by Goddess Hera to aid the Hydra in killing Hercules. Although Hercules managed to kill both creatures, Hera rewarded the crab for its services, by placing its image in the night sky.
People who are born from June 21 to July 22 come under the Cancer star, symbolized by the crab. This water symbol is the fourth sign in the zodiac, and is governed by the movements of the moon. Those who come under this sign are known for a contradictory personality mixture. While Cancerians are known to be moody, clingy, self-pitying, over sensitive, and self-absorbed, they are also known to be loyal, dependable, caring, adaptive, and responsive in nature.

Over the ages, the Cancer sun sign has given the world a huge number of talented men and women. In fact, there are so many of these famous Cancerians, that it is extremely tough to mention all of them in a single list. Let's take a look at some famous and successful Cancerian celebrities, musicians, politicians, and sportspersons, who truly embody the spirit and thought of the Cancer star sign.
Famous Cancerian Women
Minka Kelly
Date of Birth: June 24, 1980
Profession: Actress
Quote: "I'm confident - confident in my skin, and I'm cool with my flaws and all that stuff."
Gisele Bündchen
Date of Birth: July 20, 1980
Profession: Actress, Model, Producer, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program
Quote: "If you are happy, you can give happiness. If you don't love yourself and if you are unhappy with yourself, you can't give anything else but that."
Lil' Kim (Kimberly Denise Jones)
Date of Birth: July 11, 1974
Profession: Rapper, Songwriter, Actress, Model, Record Producer
Quote: "Today begins a new saga in my life which I expect to strengthen me and allow me time for reflection ... I plan to write music while in prison, read and pray regularly and will come out a stronger, more confident woman."
Judy Greer
Date of Birth: July 20, 1975
Profession: Actress, Author
Quote: "I remember my choir teacher in high school told me, 'When in doubt, sing loud.' I'm a terrible singer, but I always auditioned for the musicals, and would get cast in them because I really would just put it all out there. That was really good advice, and I think it works for everything, not just acting."
Sandra Oh
Date of Birth: July 20, 1971
Profession: Actress
Quote: "Hollywood likes to put actors in boxes, and it likes to put Asian actors in really small boxes."
Margaret Smith Court
Date of Birth: July 16, 1942
Profession: Former World No.1 Professional Tennis Player (Retired)
Quote: "I pastor a very large church in western Australia. We have about - over 2,000 people, which we have a Bible school, community services, a lot of things linked with it. So my life's very full today. Not enough days in the week."
Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Date of Birth: June 23, 1940
Profession: Olympic Champion Athlete
Quote: "I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened."
Debbie Harry
Date of Birth: July 1, 1945
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Quote: "We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that's where language comes from."
Solange Knowles
Date of Birth: June 24, 1986
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Model
Quote: "I have been writing songs since I was 9 years old, so writing has and always will be my first love and passion."
Kathy Bates
Date of Birth: June 28, 1948
Profession: Actress, Director
Quote"I hope I look skinnier in 3D. I hope I don't look three times as fat. That'll be disappointing."
Melissa Rauch
Date of Birth: June 23, 1980
Profession: Actress, Comedian
Quote"When my husband came to my parents' house for the first time, he asked, 'Why is everyone screaming? Why are they so angry?' I said, 'No one's angry. This is just how we communicate.'"
Tamara Ecclestone
Date of Birth: June 28, 1984
Profession: Socialite, Model, Television Personality
Quote: "There's a big difference between being privileged and being spoiled. My parents always said, 'Spoiled means ruined, and you're not ruined, just incredibly fortunate.'"
Alex (Alexandra) Morgan
Date of Birth: July 2, 1989
Profession: Soccer Player, Olympic Gold Medalist
Quote"Always work hard, never give up, and fight until the end because it's never really over until the whistle blows."
Mildred Ella 'Babe' Didrikson Zaharias
Date of Birth: June 26, 1911
Profession: Golf, Basketball, Track and Field Athlete
Quote"I expect to play golf until I am 90 - even longer if anybody figures out a way to swing a club from a rocking chair."
Princess Diana
Date of Birth: July 1, 1961
Profession: Princess of Wales
Quote: "HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it."
Meryl Streep
Date of Birth: June 22, 1949
Profession: Actress
Quote: "I'm curious about other people. That's the essence of my acting. I'm interested in what it would be like to be you."
Nicole Scherzinger
Date of Birth: June 29, 1978
Profession: Singer, Dancer, Actress, Television Personality
Quote: "Girl power is about loving yourself and having confidence and strength from within, so even if you're not wearing a sexy outfit, you feel sexy."
Melissa Arnette 'Missy' Elliott
Date of Birth: July 1, 1971
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Record Producer
Quote: "I'd stand on the side of the road when I was just a little girl singing on trash cans."
Lindsay Lohan
Date of Birth: July 2, 1986
Profession: Actress, Model, Singer
Quote: "I just feel as though it's become a situation where people have manifested this caricature of who I am, and they act as if there's no real person inside of it."
Michelle Rodriguez
Date of Birth: July 12, 1978
Profession: Actress, Screenwriter, DJ
Quote: "When I was about, I'd say, 18 or 19 years old, I wanted to be a part of the CIA just because they know those intimate secrets ... So I was just always into knowing. I like to know things."
Liv Tyler
Date of Birth: July 1, 1977
Profession: Actress
Quote: "I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too."
Kristen Bell
Date of Birth: July 18, 1980
Profession: Actress, Singer
Quote: "I'm very used to playing the tomboy or the sarcastic cynic. That's my go-to. Playing the vulnerability of a real girl that's in real womanlike situations, where it's romanticized, I'm a little nervous about it."
Selena Gomez
Date of Birth: July 22, 1992
Profession: Actress, Singer
Quote: "This is a very superficial job. I sit in a chair for two hours and get hair and makeup done and talk about myself in interviews. That's a very vain thing to do. And I do get caught up in it sometimes."
Jessica Simpson
Date of Birth: July 10, 1980
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality, Fashion Designer
Quote"It's not fair that women look in the mirror and feel disgust because of what society has made them believe."
Olivia Munn
Date of Birth: July 3, 1980
Profession: Actress, Model, Television Personality, Author
Quote"Everyone's so timid and afraid to insult anybody, but in the end, it's like we're all trying to please everyone. In the end, we please no one."
Erin Brockovich
Date of Birth: June 22, 1960
Profession: Legal Clerk, Environmental Activist
Quote: "Well as long as I have one ass instead of two I'll wear what I like if that's all right with you. You might want to re-think those ties."
Helen Keller
Date of Birth: June 27, 1880
Profession: Author, Political Activist, Lecturer (first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.)
Quote: "Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."
Estée Lauder
Date of Birth: July 1, 1908
Profession: Businesswoman
Quote: "Projecting your mind into a successful situation is the most powerful means to achieve goals."
Malala Yousafzai
Date of Birth: July 12, 1997
Profession: Activist for Female Education, Youngest Nobel Prize Laureate
Quote"If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialog and through education."
Alani Nicole 'La La' Anthony
Date of Birth: June 25, 1979
Profession: Radio & Television Personality, Actress, Author, Businesswoman
Quote: "Life has taught me that sometimes you have to reevaluate your lines in the sand."
Pamela Anderson
Date of Birth: July 1, 1967
Profession: Actress, Model, Producer, Author, Activist (animal rights, AIDS)
Quote: "It's great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people."
Margot Robbie
Date of Birth: July 2, 1990
Profession: Actress
Quote"As much as I'd only like to concentrate on the creative side of acting, the whole business in general is just that - a business - and you have to do your homework if you want to be successful."
Eva Green
Date of Birth: July 5, 1980
Profession: Actress, Model
Quote"I was very studious, too much. I would never go out at weekends. I was very serious. You should have seen me in class - I was blushing and sweating every time the teacher asked me something."
Courtney Love
Date of Birth: July 9, 1964
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Visual Artist, Actress
Quote: "Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion."
Cheryl Cole
Date of Birth: June 30, 1983
Profession: Singer, Dancer, Television Personality
Quote"Team spirit spurs me on. I've always found it easier to be strong for other people than for myself."
Amélie Mauresmo
Date of Birth: July 5, 1979
Profession: Professional Tennis Player
Quote"I think you always have, you know, new players. Every year you see new faces, juniors coming into the seniors. I was one of them at the time long time ago now."
Angela Merkel
Date of Birth: July 17, 1954
Profession: Chancellor of Germany
Quote"The problem is, of course, that these interest groups are all asking for changes, but their enthusiasm for change rapidly disappears when it affects the core of their own interests."
Diane Kruger
Date of Birth: July 15, 1976
Profession: Actress, Model
Quote"I find that classical music helps put me in a place that is very calming and allows me to express emotion through my body. I played clarinet as a child, so I guess I have a bit of a musical ear."
Lana Del Rey (Elizabeth Woolridge Grant)
Date of Birth: June 21, 1985
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Quote"I don't believe in the school of hard knocks, although I've had them. All that stuff about whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger is so not true. Do you know what makes you stronger? When people treat you and your art with dignity."
Ariana Grande
Date of Birth: June 26, 1993
Profession: Singer, Actress
Quote"Sometimes, people can be extraordinarily judgmental and closed-minded to anyone different or special, which is why it's so hard for young people in this day and age to be comfortable enough in their own skin to not listen to the people picking on them."
Famous Cancerian Men
Kevin Hart
Date of Birth: July 6, 1979
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Writer
Quote: "No matter what, people grow. If you chose not to grow, you're staying in a small box with a small mindset. People who win go outside that box. It's very simple when you look at it."
Nelson Mandela
Date of Birth: July 18, 1918
Profession: Former President of South Africa, Anti-apartheid Revolutionary, Philanthropist
Quote"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."
14th Dalai Lama (Lhamo Dondrub)
Date of Birth: July 6, 1935
Profession: Spiritual Leader of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism
Quote"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."
Alexander the Great
Date of Birth: July 20, 356 B.C.
Profession: King of Greek kingdom, Macedon
Quote: "I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."
Gaius Julius Caesar
Date of Birth: July 12, 100 B.C.
Profession: Army General and Statesman of the Roman Empire
Quote"What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also."
Alan Turing
Date of Birth: June 23, 1912
Profession: Computer Scientist, Mathematician, Cryptanalyst, Philosopher, Mathematical Biologist
Quote"A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human."
Zinedine Zidane
Date of Birth: June 23, 1972
Profession: Football Player & Coach
Quote"I'm very inspired by him-it was my father who taught us that an immigrant must work twice as hard as anybody else, that he must never give up."
O.J. Simpson
Date of Birth: July 9, 1947
Profession: Football Player, Broadcaster, Actor
Quote"The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top."
Michael Phelps
Date of Birth: June 30, 1985
Profession: Olympic Swimming Champion
Quote"Even in high school, I'd tell my mom I was sick of swimming and wanted to try to play golf. She wasn't too happy. She'd say, 'Think about this.' And I'd always end up getting back in the pool."
Lionel Messi
Date of Birth: June 24, 1987
Profession: Professional Footballer
Quote"I have many years to get better and better, and that has to be my ambition. The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player."
Louis Mountbatten
Date of Birth: June 25, 1900
Profession: British Statesman and Naval Officer, First Governer-General of Independent India
Quote"Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province."
Chris Pratt
Date of Birth: June 21, 1979
Profession: Actor
Quote"I have a lot of plants and fish and a pet lizard and Venus flytraps. I have a whole ecosystem in my room, like a running waterfall and different lights and sensors set on digital timers."
George W. Bush
Date of Birth: July 6, 1946
Profession: 43rd President of the United States of America
Quote"Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve."
Robin Williams
Date of Birth: July 21, 1951
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Quote"If women ran the world we wouldn't have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days."
Harrison Ford
Date of Birth: July 13, 1942
Profession: Actor, Film Producer
Quote"I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office."
Gregor Johann Mendel
Date of Birth: July 20, 1822
Profession: Scientist, Friar (founder of the modern science of genetics)
Quote"My scientific studies have afforded me great gratification; and I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work."
Sylvester Stallone
Date of Birth: July 6, 1946
Profession: Actor, Screenwriter, Director
Quote"When you're scared, when you're hanging on, when life is hurting you, then you're going to see what you're really made of."
Nikola Tesla
Date of Birth: July 10, 1856
Profession: Inventor, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Physicist
Quote"Every living being is an engine geared to the wheel-work of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance."
Benedict Cumberbatch
Date of Birth: July 19, 1976
Profession: Actor, Producer
Quote"'Sherlock' fans are, by and large, an intelligent breed, so they've gone through my back catalog and got what I've done, why and how I've done it. There is some obsessive behavior, but I worry for them rather than me."
Joss Whedon
Date of Birth: June 23, 1964
Profession: Screenwriter, Producer, Director, Composer, Author
Quote"Writers are completely out of touch with reality. Writers are a crazy person. We create conflict - for a living. We do this all the time, sometimes on a weekly basis; we create horrible, incredible circumstances and then figure a way out of them. That's what we do."
Kevin Bacon
Date of Birth: July 8, 1958
Profession: Actor, Musician
Quote"I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood."
Tom Hanks
Date of Birth: July 9, 1956
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
Quote"Some people are cowards ... I think by and large a third of people are villains, a third are cowards, and a third are heroes. Now, a villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they've got to make that choice."
Willem Dafoe
Date of Birth: July 22, 1955
Profession: Actor
Quote"I guess they often cast me as the bad guy, because I'm not, er, conventional looking. I look sort of violent. I'm the odd one out, the outsider."
Samuel Colt
Date of Birth: July 19, 1814
Profession: Inventor, Industrialist
Quote"If God didn't make men equal, Samuel Colt did."
Franz Kafka
Date of Birth: July 3, 1883
Profession: Writer
Quote"Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable."
Giorgio Armani
Date of Birth: July 11, 1934
Profession: Fashion Designer, Businessman
Quote"To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail."
Sir Patrick Stewart
Date of Birth: July 13, 1940
Profession: Actor
Quote"I've often reflected on this in the past weeks as I've been following the presidential campaign: Very often, I thought it would have been great for both of these guys to sit down and be force-fed a couple of dozen episodes of Star Trek."
Kris Kristofferson
Date of Birth: June 22, 1936
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor
Quote"The closest I've come to knowing myself is in losing myself. That's why I loved football before I loved music. I could lose myself in it."
Bill Cosby
Date of Birth: July 12, 1937
Profession: Stand-up comedian, Actor, Author, Philanthropist, Social Activist
Quote"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it."
Josh Hartnett
Date of Birth: July 21, 1978
Profession: Actor, Producer
Quote: "My hat was pulled down and this girl said 'Are you really him?' I whispered 'Yeah, I'm really him.' She screamed, 'Mom! Dad! It's Heath Ledger!"
Prince William
Date of Birth: June 21, 1982
Profession: Duke of Cambridge
Quote"I think it's very important that you make your own decision about what you are. Therefore you're responsible for your actions, so you don't blame other people."
Tobey Maguire
Date of Birth: June 27, 1975
Profession: Actor, Producer
Quote"I just try to try to keep an attitude that I don't know what I'm doing. Not to the point where I'm beating myself up, but I just go in thinking that I have a lot to learn. And I hope I still have that attitude 30 years from now."
Carlos Santana
Date of Birth: July 20, 1947
Profession: Musician
Quote"No one's better than me. I'm not better than anyone. Whether it's Eric Clapton or BB King we look straight at each other. And that keeps it real."
Tom Cruise
Date of Birth: July 3, 1962
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
Quote"I've never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn't do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing."
Jaden Smith
Date of Birth: July 8, 1998
Profession: Actor, Rapper
Quote"I have a goal to be just the most craziest person of all time. And when I say craziest, I mean, like, I want to do like Olympic-level things. I want to be the most durable person on the planet."
Mike Tyson
Date of Birth: June 30, 1966
Profession: Professional Boxer
Quote"I'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself."
David Hasselhoff
Date of Birth: July 17, 1952
Profession: Actor, Singer, Producer, Businessman
Quote"When you realize that life isn't fair, you don't act out, you don't get overly wasted, you don't get self-indulgent. You just move forward."
Vin Diesel (Mark Sinclair)
Date of Birth: July 18, 1967
Profession: Actress, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
Quote"If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero."
50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson III)
Date of Birth: July 6, 1975
Profession: Rapper, Singer, Actor, Investor, Entrepreneur
Quote"Just be confident. I think confidence is the most attractive part of a person."
Will Ferrell
Date of Birth: July 16, 1967
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Writer
Quote"I always just forced myself to do crazy things in public. In college I would push an overhead projector across campus with my pants just low enough to show my butt. Then my friend would incite the crowd to be like, 'Look at that idiot!' That's how I got over being shy."
This was our list of 80 celebrities with the Cancer zodiac sign. Taking a look at the number of greats who are Cancerians makes me proud to be one as well, as I am sure is the case with all the readers who were born during this time of the year. So, do you share your birthday with any of the people mentioned above? Please let us know in the comments section below.
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