While hearing or reading about famous personalities, sometimes, we immediately connect with their thoughts or actions. Ever wondered what’s the reason for this instant connection? May be, you two share the same personality type. Get to know some famous people with the ISFP personality type in this PsycholoGenie article.
“Introverted feeling types have a wealth of warmth and enthusiasm, but they may not show it until they know someone well. They wear their warm side inside, just like a fur-lined coat.”
― Isabel Briggs Myers
ISFPs are rightly called ‘artist’ personalities. They have amazing aesthetic sense, are original, independent, and creative. They are charming, kind, and friendly as well. These individuals are highly individualistic and can be overly-competitive as well. They are hardworking and loyal. These qualities make them exceptional artists, who stand out. Although slightly reserved, they are very charismatic and know how to impress people.
Thus, it shouldn’t come as a surprise, that a major portion of this list of famous ISFPs includes musicians, actors, and artists.
Musicians and Singers
Date of Birth: 29 August, 1958
Profession: Legendary American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. One of the greatest entertainers in the world, rightly called the King of Pop.
Famous Quote: “I am [normally] shy. But once I get up [on stage], I take control of myself. Being on stage is magic. There’s nothing like it.”
Date of Birth: 24 May, 1941
Profession: American singer-songwriter, and artist. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Famous Quote: “I don’t know if I call myself a poet or not. … It’s more of a visual type of thing for me. I could picture the color of the song.”
Date of Birth: 18 June, 1942
Profession: English singer and composer. He was the member of the Beatles, one of the most popular bands of all time.
Famous Quote: “I don’t ever try to make a serious social comment. … It’s just a song.”
Date of Birth: 18 December, 1943
Profession: English musician and singer. He was a member of the band Rolling Stones.
Famous Quote: “Just be yourself is all I can say. … If you’ve gotta think about being cool, you ain’t cool.”
Date of Birth: 27 November, 1942
Profession: American musician, guitarist, and singer. One of the most popular electric guitarist.
Famous Quote: “I just want to do what I feel.”
Date of Birth: 7 June, 1958
Profession: American singer and instrumentalist.
Famous Quote: “You gotta live life before you can really talk too much about it.”
Date of Birth: 17 October, 1972
Profession: American rapper and songwriter. One of the best-selling artists of all time. Has acted in films as well.
Famous Quote: “I can go back and listen to each song off of each record and remember … exactly how I was feeling.”
Date of Birth: 17 May, 1965
Profession: American singer, songwriter, and composer. Scored music for movies like Social Network and Gone Girl.
Famous Quote: “I am [sometimes] written off as aloof or stand-offish when I’m [really] shy and don’t know what to say.”
Date of Birth: 28 March, 1986
Profession: American singer and songwriter. One of the best-selling musicians of all time, known for her flamboyant sense of fashion.
Famous Quote: “Every bit of me is devoted to love and art.”
Date of Birth: 1 December, 1985
Profession: American R&B and soul songwriter, singer, and composer. Known for her tuxedo wardrobe.
Famous Quote: “I will never ever suppress who I am for anyone.”
Date of Birth: 28 October, 1987
Profession: American rapper and songwriter. He has won many international awards, including two Grammy Awards.
Famous Quote: “When I’m trying to make a song … I’m trying to make a photograph out of something you can never see.”
Date of Birth: 31 January, 1981
Profession: American singer, songwriter, and actor. Has won nine Grammy awards and four Emmy Awards.
Famous Quote: “Every relationship I’ve been in, I’ve overwhelmed the girl. They just can’t handle all the love.”
Date of Birth: 2 December, 1981
Profession: American singer and entertainer. One of the best-selling music artists of all time. She has won a Grammy as well.
Famous Quote: “I don’t like defining myself. I just am.”
Date of Birth: 20 February, 1988
Profession: Barbadian singer and actress. One of the best-selling artists of all time, she has won 7 Grammy Awards.
Famous Quote: “The hardest thing for me is to say no.”
Date of Birth: 27 September, 1984
Profession: Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She has also appeared in many feature films.
Famous Quote: “I’m … very clear on who I am and what I like and don’t like.”
Date of Birth: 3 April, 1985
Profession: British singer and songwriter. She has won many awards and nominations.
Famous Quote: “I’ve stayed true to myself and I’ve followed what my heart says is right.”
Date of Birth: 18 December, 1980
Profession: American singer and actress. Has also appeared in television series initially.
Famous Quote: “I’m not a judgmental person.”
Date of Birth: 15 January, 1988
Profession: American DJ and songwriter. He has won three Grammy Awards.
Famous Quote: “I never try to overthink things.”
Date of Birth: 11 July, 1973
Profession: American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He was a part of many bands.
Famous Quote: “I find it boring [when] lyrics are dark and brooding.”
Date of Birth: 6 March, 1946
Profession: English musician, singer, and songwriter. Co-lead vocalist of the band Pink Floyd.
Famous Quote: “I don’t find it easy to express my feelings in words.”
Date of Birth: 17 May, 1961
Profession: Irish singer and songwriter. She has won four Grammy awards.
Famous Quote: “I am really a very shy person. If I [do publicity], it is because of the music, not because I want to be seen.”
Actors and Directors
Date of Birth: 30 September, 1964
Profession: Italian actress and model. She started her career as a model.
Famous Quote: “Acting is not words.”
Date of Birth: 20 June, 1967
Profession: Australian actress. She has won many awards for her work.
Famous Quote: “I was a highly sensitive child.”
Date of Birth: 18 December, 1963
Profession: American actor. He has won many awards, including a Golden Globe.
Famous Quote: “I trust actions. I don’t put much trust in words.”
Date of Birth: 18 February, 1954
Profession: American actor and dancer. He has won a Golden Globe Award.
Famous Quote: “I’m a big mush ball, which is just part of my personality.”
Date of Birth: 18 October, 1987
Profession: American actor and singer. He became a teen sensation with High School Musical.
Famous Quote: “I’ll never try to put on a fake image. I’m just Zac.”
Date of Birth: 1 June, 1926
Profession: American actress, singer, and model. She is one of the most popular and iconic actresses of all time.
Famous Quote: “I restore myself when I’m alone.”
Date of Birth: 1 July, 1977
Profession: American actress. She started her career as a child model.
Famous Quote: “There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone’s spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that’s beautiful to me.”
Date of Birth: 12 November, 1980
Profession: Canadian actor, director, and musician. He started his career as a child actor.
Famous Quote: “If I have any particular appeal to women … it’s because I listen more than other guys do and appreciate how they think and feel about things.”
Date of Birth: 22 February, 1975
Profession: American actress, model, and director. She has also written her autobiography.
Famous Quote: “Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.”
Date of Birth: 27 February, 1932,
Profession: British-American actress. She has won two Academy Awards.
Famous Quote: “I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions.”
Date of Birth: 1 July, 1967
Profession: Canadian-American actress. Her television series Baywatch made her very popular.
Famous Quote: “Tattoos are like stories – they’re symbolic of the important moments in your life. Sitting down, talking about where you got each tattoo and what it symbolizes, is really beautiful.”
Date of Birth: 4 May, 1929
Profession: British actress. She received numerous awards for her acting as well as humanitarian work.
Famous Quote: “I’ve [always] followed my instincts and they’ve brought me nothing but blessings and good fortune and terribly kind people to work with.”
Date of Birth: 14 May, 1971
Profession: American director and producer. She has won an Academy Award.
Famous Quote: “I’m superopinionated about what I do and don’t like.”
Date of Birth: 30 July, 1958
Profession: English musician and singer. She has been nominated for three Grammy awards.
Famous Quote: “I really like the idea of my work speaking for me, not me speaking for me.”
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Date of Birth: 28 July, 1929
Profession: Wife of John F. Kennedy, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1961 – 1963. One of the most popular First Ladies’ of White House.
Famous Quote: “I always live in a dream world.”
Date of Birth: 1 July, 1961
Profession: Princess of Wales. She was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.
Famous Quote: “I lead from the heart, not the head.”
Date of Birth: 15 September, 1984
Profession: Prince of Wales. He is fourth in line to the British throne, he has chosen a military career.
Famous Quote: “Wherever you are, different places, different people – you’ve just got to roll with it.”
Date of Birth: 26 May, 1968
Profession: Crown Prince of Denmark. He is the heir-apparent to the throne. He has studied political science, and is very active in the defense.
Famous Quote: “It is wonderful to pretend that everything begins anew each day.”
Ulysses S. Grant
Date of Birth: 27 April, 1822
Profession: 18th President of the United States, he was a quiet but courageous man.
Famous Quote: “I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.”
Date of Birth: 15 December, 37 CE.
Profession: Nero was a Roman Emperor from 54 to 68 BCE. He strongly promoted arts and athletic games. He even built many theaters and stadiums.
Famous Quote: “So great an artist, I die!”
Date of Birth: 27 February, 1967
Profession: The Senior Vice President of Design at Apple Inc. He has been named Designer of the Year by the Design Museum London.
Famous Quote: “I’m constantly haunted by thoughts of, ‘Is it good enough? Is there any way we could have made it better?'”
Date of Birth: 9 April, 1918
Profession: Danish architect. He is known for designing the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
Famous Quote: “The most important thing to me is humility. My buildings should adapt to their surroundings, not impose themselves on the world.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
Date of Birth: 11 October, 1926
Profession: Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. He has written over 100 books, including more than 40 in English.
Famous Quote: “Just pretend that you are the happiest person in the world.”
Date of Birth: 17 February, 1981
Profession: American socialite, singer, and actress. She started her career as a model, has released her autobiography, and even acted in many films.
Famous Quote: “Fashion, fun, excitement. … I am really passionate.”
Dita von Teese
Date of Birth: 28 September, 1972
Profession: American burlesque dancer and model. She has been called the “Queen of Burlesque.”
Famous Quote: “I’d rather be naked in a room of 300 people than talking in front of them.”
Date of Birth: 2 May, 1975
Profession: English former professional footballer. He is also a popular fashion icon.
Famous Quote: “I’ve always loved clothes and liked to dress up.”
Luke Skywalker (Star Wars)
Harry Potter (Harry Potter)
Winnie The Pooh (Winnie The Pooh)
Zohan (You Don’t Mess With The Zohan)
Brian O’Connor (Fast & Furious Saga)
Thirteen (House M.D)
Bubbles (The Powerpuff Girls)
Bashful (Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs)
Pumbaa (The Lion King)
Further Reading: Famous ISFPs