10 INTJ Famous People That Represent This Personality Type Perfectly

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Once you know your Myers-Briggs personality type, it's natural to want to see an example of the unique personality traits in action. If you’re an INTJ personality type, then look no further than this list of INTJ famous people who represent your type perfectly. 

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What is the INTJ personality type like?

INTJ stands for Introverted, iNtuitive, Thinking and Judging. They are known as The Mastermind and each letter means different characteristics. 

An introverted type, the INTJ is energized by being alone. As Intuitives, they're focused on ideas and concepts instead of facts and details. 

Being a thinking type, the INTJ tends to make decisions based on logic and reason. They're also judging, meaning they prefer organization over spontaneity.

INTJ Famous People

So what does the INTJ personality type look like in a person? Each of these celebrities exemplifies the INTJ personality traits in their own unique way.

1. Lance Armstrong

The professional cyclist exemplifies this personality type with his perfectionism, determination, discipline, and intensity. His prominent personality traits are both Introverted and Thinking.  

2. Bill Belichick

As head coach of the New England Patriots, Belichick exemplifies this personality type with his use of memory and experience to understand context and structure when it comes to football games. His prominent personality traits are Introverted, Thinking, and Judging. 

3. Isaac Newton

Newton is a mathematician who's credited for creating calculus. He exemplifies this personality type with his focus on solving the task at hand instead of focusing on proving his principles. His prominent personality trait is Thinking. 

4. Jane Austen

The author exemplifies this personality type with her reserved and creative nature that led to many published novels. Her prominent personality trait is Introverted.

5. Ludwig van Beethoven

As a pianist, he exemplifies this personality type with his burning passion for the social liberty of the individualistic loner, and a disdain for authority and the aristocratic elite. His prominent personality trait is Introverted.

6. Jay-Z

The mogul exemplifies this personality type with his constant stream of new ideas to change the music industry. His prominent personality trait is Thinking.

7. Mark Zuckerberg

The Facebook creator exemplifies this personality type with his ambitious, self-confident, and strategic long range thinking. His prominent personality traits are Thinking and Introverted. 

8. Elon Musk

Tesla's CEO exemplifies this personality type with his sharp talent for observation, creativity and formidable logic. His prominent personality traits are Thinking and Intuitive. 

9. Jodie Foster

The actress exemplifies this personality type with her confidence and ambitious nature. Her prominent personality trait is Judging. 

10. Russell Crowe

The actor exemplifies this personality type with his charisma and strong presence. His prominent personality trait is Thinking. 

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Best careers for INTJ people

Logical and innovative, INTJs will succeed in careers that allow them full use of their analytical brain. Here is a list of some careers that best fit the INTJ personality.

Accountant
Auditor
Architect
Biochemist
Civil Engineer
Chemist 
Computer Programmer
Electrical Engineer
Economist
Editor
Financial Advisor
Judge
Lawyer
Mathematician
Mechanical Engineer
Political Scientist
Physician
Photographer
Statistician
Translator 
Writer

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Isabell Tenorio is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, love and relationship topics.