Personality Types of Famous People

Listed below are the assumed Jungian Personality Types of famous actors, artists, musicians, businessmen, politicians, writers, athletes and historical figures.

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Famous SJs (Protectors)

Famous ESTJs (Overseers)

  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    American President
  • James Monroe
    American President
  • Andrew Jackson
    American President
  • William Henry Harrison
    American President
  • Grover Cleveland
    American President
  • George W. Bush
    American President
  • Bill Frist
    Senate Majority Leader
  • Simon Cowell
    Television Personality
  • Carrie Nation
    Advocate
  • Elliot Ness
    Prohibition Agent
  • John D. Rockefeller
    Industrialist, Philanthropist
  • Bette Davis
    Actress
  • Robert A. Taft
    Governor of Ohio
  • Judith Sheindlin
    Judge, Television Personality
  • Sam Walton
    Founder of Walmart
  • Billy Graham
    Evangelist, Writer
  • Pat Summit
    Basketball Coach
  • Joan Rivers
    Comedian, TV Personality
  • Daniel Craig
    Actor

Famous ESFJs (Supporters)

  • William McKinley
    American President
  • Don Knotts
    Comedian
  • John Connally
    Politician
  • Sally Struthers
    Actress
  • Steve Spurrier
    Football Player
  • Sally Field
    Actress
  • Phil Gramm
    U.S. Senator
  • Nancy Kerrigan
    Olympic Figure Skater
  • Elvis Stojko
    Canadian Figure Skater
  • Jack Benny
    Comedian, Actor
  • Desi Arnaz
    Actor, Comedian, Musician
  • Terry Bradshaw
    Football Player
  • Mary Tyler Moore
    Actress, Comedian
  • Dixie Carter
    Actress
  • Reba McIntire
    Singer
  • Danny Glover
    Actor
  • Jennifer Anniston
    Actor

Famous ISTJs (Examiners)

  • George Washington
    American President
  • Andrew Johnson
    American President
  • Benjamin Harrison
    American President
  • Herbert Hoover
    American President
  • George H. W. Bush
    American President
  • Thomas
    Apostle of Jesus
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    Athlete (Heptathlon)
  • Evander Holyfield
    Boxer
  • Henry Ford
    Businessman
  • Jack Webb
    Actor, Producer
  • Condoleeza Rice
    U.S. Secretary of State
  • Kirk Douglas
    Actor
  • Warren Buffet
    Investor, Businessman
  • Harry Truman
    American President
  • Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen of England
  • Rosalynn Carter
    U.S. First Lady
  • Duke of Wellington
    British Prime Minister
  • Anthony Hopkins
    Actor
  • Gary Sinise
    Actor

Famous ISFJs (Defenders)

  • Louisa May Alcott
    Novelist
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
    Poet
  • William Howard Taft
    American President
  • Robert E. Lee
    Army Officer
  • Queen Mary I
    Queen of England
  • Barbara Bush
    American First Lady
  • Nancy Reagan
    American First Lady
  • Bess Truman
    American First Lady
  • Robin Roberts
    Newscaster
  • Kristi Yamaguchi
    Figure Skater
  • Mother Theresa
    Missionary Nun
  • Johnny Carson
    TV Show Host, Comedian
  • Jimmy Stewart
    Actor
  • Michael Caine
    Actor
  • J. P. Morgan
    Financier, Banker
  • Ed Bradley
    Journalist

Famous SPs (Creators)

Famous ESTPs (Persuaders)

  • Madonna
    Singer
  • Jack Nicholson
    Actor
  • James Buchanan
    American President
  • Mae West
    Actress
  • Ernest Hemingway
    American Novelist
  • Simon Peter
    Disciple of Jesus
  • Lucille Ball
    Actress (I Love Lucy)
  • Roy Rogers
    Singer, Actor
  • Eddie Murphy
    Actor, Comedian
  • Ann Jillian
    Actress
  • Jimmy Conners
    Tennis Player
  • Cybil Shepherd
    Actress
  • Jacob (Israel)
    Jewish Patriarch
  • Bruce Willis
    Actor (Die Hard)
  • Michael J. Fox
    Actor (Back to the Future)
  • Donald Trump
    U.S. President, Businessman
  • Joan Cusack
    Actress, Comedian
  • Chuck Norris
    Martial Artist, Actor

Famous ESFPs (Entertainers)

  • Gracie Allen
    Comedian
  • Bob Hope
    Actor
  • Eva Gabor
    Actress
  • Willard Scott
    Media Personality
  • Kyle Petty
    NASCAR driver
  • Arsenio Hall
    Comedian
  • Mary Lou Retton
    Gymnast
  • Kathy Lee Gifford
    Actress, Singer
  • Elvis Presley
    Singer/Musician, Actor
  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Actress
  • Ronald Reagan
    American President, Actor
  • Bill Clinton
    American President
  • Saint Mark
    Apostle, Evangelist
  • Earvin “Magic” Johnson
    Basketball Player
  • Pablo Picasso
    Spanish Painter, Sculptor
  • John Goodman
    Actor
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Actor, Singer, Model
  • Peter Kay
    Writer, Actor, Comedian

Famous ISTPs (Craftsmen)

  • Zachary Taylor
    American President
  • Charles Bronson
    Actor
  • Tom Cruise
    Actor
  • James Dean
    Actor
  • Clint Eastwood
    Actor, Director
  • Burt Reynolds
    Actor
  • Keith Richards
    English Guitarist/Singer
  • Frank Zappa
    Guitarist
  • John Malkovich
    Actor
  • Judy Finnigan
    British TV Star
  • Robin Cook
    British Politician
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Actress
  • Avril Lavigne
    Singer
  • Chuck Yeager
    U.S. Air Force Officer
  • Antony Worrall Thompson
    British Celebrity Chef
  • Alan Shepherd
    Astronaut
  • Michael Jordan
    Athelete (Basketball, Baseball)
  • Bruce Lee
    Martial Artist, Actor

Famous ISFPs (Artists)

  • Millard Fillmore
    American President
  • Ulysses S. Grant
    American President
  • Dan Quayle
    American Vice President
  • Marie Antoinette
    Queen of France
  • Fred Astaire
    Actor, Dancer
  • Paul Gauguin
    Artist
  • Auguste Rodin
    French Sculptor
  • Barbara Streisand
    Singer
  • Steven Spielberg
    Filmmaker
  • Doris Day
    Actress, Singer
  • Michael Jackson
    Singer-songwriter, Dancer
  • Kevin Costner
    Actor
  • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
    First Lady (Wife of JFK)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Composer
  • Brooke Shields
    Actress
  • John Travolta
    Actor
  • Warren G. Harding
    American President
  • Ashton Kutcher
    Actor
  • Liberace
    Entertainer

Famous NTs (Intellectuals)

Famous ENTJs (Chiefs)

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American President
  • Richard Nixon
    American President
  • Harrison Ford
    Actor
  • Steve Martin
    Actor, Comedian
  • Whoopi Goldberg
    Actress, Comedian
  • Margaret Thatcher
    British Prime Minister
  • David Letterman
    TV Show Host, Comedian
  • Newt Gingrich
    Speaker of the House
  • Jim Carrey
    Actor, Comedian
  • Bill Gates
    Microsoft Founder
  • Steve Jobs
    Apple Co-founder, CEO
  • Sean Connery
    Actor
  • Benny Goodman
    Jazz Musician
  • Sigourney Weaver
    Actress
  • Al Gore
    American Vice President
  • Vladimir Putin
    Russian President, P.M.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    French Leader
  • Candace Bergen
    Actress (Murphy Brown)
  • Patrick Stewart
    Actor
  • Edward Teller
    Theoretical Physicist

Famous ENTPs (Originators)

  • Alexander the Great
    King, Military Commander
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Writer, Poet, Explorer
  • Walt Disney
    Filmmaker, Entrepreneur
  • Richard Feynman
    Physicist
  • Nikola Tesla
    Inventor, Physicist, Engineer
  • John Adams
    American President
  • James A. Garfield
    American President
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
    American President
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    American President
  • Thomas Edison
    Inventor
  • Julia Child
    Chef, Author, TV Personality
  • George Carlin
    Comedian, Actor, Author
  • John Candy
    Comedian, Actor
  • Weird Al Yankovic
    Musician (Satire/Parody)
  • Marilyn Vos Savant
    Author, Lecturer, Playwright
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Filmmaker (The Birds)
  • Tom Hanks
    Actor
  • David Spade
    Actor, Comedian
  • Celine Dion
    Singer
  • Matthew Perry
    Actor (Friends)
  • Rodney Dangerfield
    Comedian, Actor
  • Lewis Carroll
    Author (Alice in Wonderland)

Famous INTJs (Strategists)

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American President
  • Thomas Jefferson
    American President
  • Augustus Caesar
    Roman Emperor
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Astronomer
  • Susan B. Anthony
    Civil Rights Leader
  • Jane Austen
    Author (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Angela Lansbury
    Actress (Murder, She Wrote)
  • Peter Jennings
    Journalist
  • C. S. Lewis
    Apologist, Author
  • Martina Navratilova
    Tennis Champion
  • Rudy Giuliani
    New York City Mayor
  • General Colin Powell
    U.S. Secretary of State
  • Lance Armstrong
    Cyclist
  • Katie Couric
    Television Journalist
  • Dan Akroyd
    Actor, Comedian, Musician
  • Woodrow Wilson
    American President
  • William F. Buckley, Jr.
    Journalist
  • Maria Shriver
    Journalist
  • Josephine Tey
    English Author
  • Chester A. Arthur
    Lawyer, American President
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Actor, California Governor

Famous INTPs (Engineers)

  • Abraham Lincoln
    American President
  • James Madison
    American President
  • John Quincy Adams
    American President
  • John Tyler
    American President
  • Gerald Ford
    American President
  • William Harvey
    Medical Doctor
  • Charles Darwin
    English Naturalist
  • Rene Descartes
    French Philosopher
  • Albert Einstein
    Physicist
  • Blaise Pascal
    French Mathematician
  • Socrates
    Greek Philosopher
  • Carl Jung
    Psychiatrist
  • William James
    Psychologist
  • Rick Moranis
    Actor (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids)
  • Meryl Streep
    Actress
  • Bob Newhart
    Comedian, Actor
  • Jeff Bingaman
    U.S. Senator
  • Brent Spiner
    Actor (“Data” on Star Trek)
  • Mary-Kate Olsen
    Actress (Full House)
  • Ashley Olsen
    Actress (Full House)

Famous NFs (Visionaries)

Famous ENFJs (Mentors)

  • William Cullen Bryant
    Poet
  • King David
    King of Israel
  • Abraham Maslow
    Psychologist
  • Elizabeth Dole
    Senator
  • Francois Mitterand
    French President
  • Bob Saget
    Actor, Comedian
  • Dick Van Dyke
    Actor
  • Andy Griffith
    Actor
  • Randy Quaid
    Actor
  • Peyton Manning
    NFL Quarterback
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
    President, Soviet Union
  • Diane Sawyer
    Television Journalist
  • Tommy Lee Jones
    Actor
  • Ralph Nader
    Attorney, Political Activist
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Minister, Civil Rights Activist
  • Kirstie Alley
    Actress
  • Ben Stiller
    Actor, Comedian
  • Matthew McConaughey
    Actor
  • Pete Sampras
    Tennis Champion
  • Ben Affleck
    Actor
  • Margaret Mead
    Cultural Anthropologist

Famous ENFPs (Advocates)

  • Franz Joseph Haydn
    Composer
  • Mark Twain
    Writer
  • Will Rogers
    Comedian
  • Buster Keaton
    Silent Film Comic Actor
  • Dr. Seuss
    Writer, Cartoonist
  • Andy Rooney
    Television Writer
  • King Jordan
    Pres., Gallaudet University
  • Robin Williams
    Actor
  • Paul Robeson
    Singer, Lawyer, Activist
  • Regis Philbin
    Television Personality
  • Phil Donahue
    Television Personality
  • Bill Moyers
    Journalist, Commentator
  • Charles Dickens
    English Novelist
  • Upton Sinclair
    Author, Investigative Journalist
  • Dave Thomas
    Businessman, Philanthropist
  • Sandra Bullock
    Actress
  • Sinbad
    Actor, Comedian
  • Andy Kaufman
    Entertainer
  • Bob Dylan
    Singer-songwriter, Musician

Famous INFJs (Confidants)

  • Martin Van Buren
    American President
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Novelist
  • Nathan
    Prophet of Israel
  • Aristophanes
    Greek Dramatist
  • Chaucer
    Poet
  • Goethe
    Poet
  • Robert Burns
    Poet
  • Fanny Crosby
    Hymn Writer
  • Shirley Temple Black
    Actress
  • Michael Landon
    Actor, Writer, Director
  • Tom Selleck
    Actor
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Media Proprietor, Actress
  • Billy Crystal
    Actor, Comedian
  • Garry Trudeau
    Cartoonist (Doonesbury)
  • Nelson Mandela
    President of South Africa
  • Mel Gibson
    Actor, Filmmaker
  • Carrie Fisher
    Actress, Screenwriter, Novelist
  • Nicole Kidman
    Actress
  • Jamie Foxx
    Actor, Musician, Comedian
  • Adam Sandler
    Actor, Comedian
  • Anthony Kiedis
    Singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Famous INFPs (Dreamers)

  • Albert Schweitzer
    Theologian, Doctor, Pianist
  • Princess Diana
    Princess of Wales
  • William Shakespeare
    Poet, Playwright
  • Henry W. Longfellow
    Poet
  • A. A. Milne
    Author (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
    Author (Little House on…)
  • Helen Keller
    Author, Activist, Lecturer
  • Fred Rogers
    Mister Rogers
  • Dick Clark
    Television Personality
  • John F. Kennedy, Jr.
    Lawyer, Publisher
  • Neil Diamond
    Singer, Musician
  • Tom Brokaw
    Television Journalist
  • Virgil
    Ancient Roman Poet
  • John
    Disciple of Jesus
  • James Taylor
    Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
  • Audrey Hepburn
    Actress
  • Scott Bakula
    Actor (Start Trek Enterprise)
  • Lisa Kudrow
    Actress (“Phoebe”, Friends)
  • Aldous Huxley
    Author
  • J. R. R. Tolkien
    Author (Lord of the Rings)
  • Peter Jackson
    Filmmaker (Lord of the Rings)

Note that these should be considered “best guesses” and are not necessarily correct.