12 Famous People With A Cancer Zodiac Sign

Photo: pexels
12 Famous People With A Cancer Zodiac Sign
Contributor
Zodiac

Find out if you share a Cancer zodiac sign with your favorite celeb

Cancers are caring zodiac signs. Always on the front lines and never in the background. You wouldn't see Cancers in an arrogant state.

RELATED: 10 Best Celebrity Activists To Follow On Social Media

Always willing to help others, they are always volunteering for nonprofit organizations and looking at ways to help people who are less fortunate than themselves. Once Cancers are invested in a cause or in a relationship they are in 100% and will do whatever it takes to make their commitment work.

Always afraid of letting people down, Cancers are disappointed when things don't work out in their favor because they are always committed and sacrifice for whatever they want and are willing to pursue. Selfish behavior has no place in their lives.

RELATED: 85 Famous Celebrities & Their Zodiac Sign Personality Traits, Per Astrology
 

Cancers are guilty of not taking time for themselves. Saving the world and acting on others behalves, Cancers don't realize that they are neglecting time to simmer down and have fun.

Relaxing is not part of the equation for them and when people want them to take time off or take a break for 15 minutes its a die hard struggle. Cancer horoscope signs can't always save the world, but they do make a difference with their willpower and determination.

Did you know well-known Celebrities like Selena Gomez and Tom Hanks have Cancer astrology zodiac signs? Are you Surprised? You shouldn't be. If you have followed these famous people on social media and kept up with their work outside of entertainment, you should know that their Cancer horoscopes shine through and they have a lot more to give, than their acting talents.

They are giving and always put the needs of others ahead of their own. They fit the bill for being a Cancer and should be proud to do so. Here are a few more celebrities that share the Cancer zodiac sign.

1. Selena Gomez

Birth date: July 22, 1992

Selena Gomez is one of the most recognizable former Disney channel stars. Her show Wizards of Waverly Place was one of the most watched shows on the Disney channel. Her best friends are Taylor Swift and Demi Lavato.

Adding to her career, she is also a popular female vocalist with hit songs like: Come & Get It and Slow Down. Besides Entertainment, Gomez has done a lot of humanitarian work. Currently, she is the youngest Goodwill ambassador to date.

She has volunteered as a Goodwill Ambassador in Iraq and South America and has been a Lupus spokesperson every since she was diagnosed with the disease at a young age. Cancer is definitely Selena Gomez's zodiac sign because she is a giving tree.


2. Arianna Grande

Birth date: June 26, 1993

Starting out on The hit Nickelodeon show Victorious with Victoria Justice, Arianna Grande is one of the most popular female vocalists of the millennial generation. With hits like My Way, and One Last Time,  Grande has topped the charts and become a cultural icon.

Arianna has been a long time supporter of the organization PETA. She is so committed to PETA and their mission that she became a vegan and hasn't regretted it. Arianna also supports organizations like Stand up to Cancer and the Make-A-Foundation. Grande continues to heat up the charts and won't be going away soon.


3. Tom Cruise

Birth date: July 3, 1962

Everyone knows his name. He is synonymous with action and adventure. An advocate of Scientology and famous for dancing in his underwear in Risky Business. Cruise has graced the screen for decades and never fails to captivate his fans with his talent.

His fame didn't come to him instantly. He had a difficult childhood growing up in a broken home and battling dyslexia. His hardships, although rough didn't stop him. His determination has got him to where he is today.

Although he could have the image of a selfish Hollywood star, he doesn't take that persona on.  Due to his struggle with his dyslexia growing up, Cruise is a founding board member of the Hollywood Education and Literacy Project, that helps children with reading and writing. Cruise took his struggles and made it a platform of change, this is what it means to be a Cancer.    

RELATED: The 50 Best Celebrity Snapchat Accounts To Follow


4. Vin Diesel

Birth date: July 18, 1967

Vin Diesel is the go-to tough guy for movies. He has starred in the Fast and Furious franchise, The Chronicles of Riddick and a small part in Guardians of the Galaxy and Saving Private Ryan. Diesel didn't get his ticket to Hollywood right away, he auditioned multiple times for roles in the start of his career, and didn't get most of them.

He wrote and directed his own films too, and that ultimately got him noticed by Hollywood and got him cast in Saving Private Ryan with Tom Hanks. Although much is not known about his charity work, he did donate money to Hurricane Sandy survivors. In the media and to his co-workers he is gracious and always gives people opportunities. This quality makes Diesel a Cancer for sure.


5. Tom Hanks

Birth date: July 9, 1956

Tom Hanks is a two time back to back Academy Award winner. His most notable films are Big, Cast Away, and Forest Gump. In the media, on the red carpet, and in interviews, he talks with grace and talks positively about his family and friends.

As far as we known Hanks is one of the most down to earth actors of all time. Always talking about others rather than himself, He is humble and many Hollywood actors want to work with him. With decades of experience behind him and a great reputation on and off screen he will be one of the best actors of all time after he is gone. 

Hanks is passionate about space, so much so, that he serves on the Board of Governors for the National Space Society where he advocates the search for and implementation of alternative fuels as part of his support for environmental protection. Houston we don't have a problem, we have a solution with Hanks. He wears his Cancer zodiac sign proud.


6. Diana, Princess of Wales

Birth date: July 9, 1956

If you were alive in the 90's, you know who Princess Diana is. She was the rebellious Princess of Wales who was passionate about humanitarian causes. She advocated for HIV/AIDS education and tolerance and focused on giving back to war-torn states in Africa.

Her legacy lives on through her children Harry and William, who are passionate about causes of their own and causes that their mother stood for. People still talk about Diana and sing her praises till this day because she was the definition of being selfless and caring about others. The Cancer zodiac sign should be proud.

RELATED: These 20 Famous Songwriters & Celebs Were Born With An Aquarius Zodiac Sign


7. Sylvester Stallone

Birth date: July 6, 1946

via GIPHY

You know him as Rocky. The legendary fictional boxer that is the symbol of Philadelphia. Stallone paved the way for tough guys like Vin Diesel, Bruce Willis, and Tom Cruise. Sylvester Stallone's most notable films to date are Rambo, Rocky and the Escape Plan.

Actors look up to him because of his work effort and his dedication to his family and friends on and offset. Never pretending to be anything other than himself, he has gained legendary actor fame and it won't shake off anytime soon. Back in 2001, Stallone took part in America: A Tribute to Heroes charity telethon for victims of 9/11. No wonder Stallone's zodiac sign is a Cancer.

8. Robin Williams

Birth date: July 21, 1951

 Although Robin Williams has passed his name will always be linked to his comedic talent and his amazing acting chops for his Academy Award Winning performance in Good Will Hunting. He always thought about others and made people laugh to make them feel better.

His gift as a comic made him a triple threat. He was king of television with the Mork and Mindy show, he was king of movies with roles like Good Morning Vietnam, The Dead Poets Society, and Aladdin, he also starred in theater, with the off-broadway show Waiting For Gaddot. Williams gave back by participating in America: A Tribute to Heroes charity telethon, for victims of 9/11.


9. Nelson Mandela

Birth Date: July 18, 1918

Nelson Mandela was the first African American president of South Africa. He was an icon, political activist, and leader. He brought must needed change to the South African government and was and still is, one of the greatest leaders of all time.

Mandela embodied what it meant to be an example to young people and people who wanted to create change within their own country. He never backed down, even when he was imprisoned for a long extent. He is still the symbol of change to everybody around the world.

Mandela became an outspoken advocate for many organizations like the ONE Campaign and SOS Children's Villages. Adding to his list of accomplishments Mandela was given the Nobel Peace Prize back in 1993.

RELATED: Personality Traits Of The Cancer Zodiac Sign That Make It The Sweetest Sign In Astrology


10. Patrick Stewart

Birth Date: July 13, 1940

via GIPHY

Patrick Stewart has graced the small screen in Star Trek and the big screen as Professor Xavier in the X-Men movies. Having mastered Tv, Movies and Theater, he is a triple threat and a living legend. Many actors are lining up to work with him because of his work ethic and talent.

His friend on and off screen, Ian McKellen, who plays his nemesis Magneto in the X-Men franchise sings his praises and wants to work on future projects with the talented star. Already a living legend, he doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. Being another zodiac sign other than a Cancer is not in the cards for this star. Stewart has given back to organizations like Precious Paws and Children of Peace. 


11. Harrison Ford

Birth Date: July 13, 1942

via GIP

If you love Star Wars then you know who Harrison Ford is. Ford has graced the big screen for almost 50 years and doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. With films like The Fugitive, Indianan Jones, and Witness, he is the most recognizable actors in the world.

With billion-dollar franchises under his belt and a down to earth personality, work won't be drying up for this veteran actor. What you see is what you get with Ford and that's how he portrays himself in the public eye and in the media.

Having a reputation as a nice guy isn't so bad. Ford has given his time and energy to many organizations and causes such as Oceana and The Elton John HIV/AIDS Foundation. Fellow Cancers should be lucky to share the Cancer zodiac sign with Ford.


12. Helen Keller

Birth date: June 27, 1880

Helen Keller is one of the most recognized person with a severe disability in the world. Movies and tv shows have depicted her for the last century. Many people look up to Keller because she defeated the odds and became of successful advocate, activist, and scholar despite being deaf and blind.

When she was younger her parents didn't know if she would make it in the real world. Her parents hired an unconventional teacher to help her navigate life. Her teacher successfully showed Keller how to navigate life despite her limitations and became her teacher for the rest of her life. During her later years, Keller gave her time and stood behind The American Foundation for the Blind. If anyone deserves to be a Cancer its Helen Keller.

Sign Up for the YourTango Newsletter

Let's make this a regular thing!

Njeri Dean is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.

Author
Contributor