Stars Born In The Year of the Rabbit

Zac Efron

Birthdate: October 18, 1987
“High School Musical” hottie Zac Efron is one of many stars born in the Year of the Fire Rabbit. (The characteristics of the Rabbit are tempered by one of the five Chinese elements: Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth.) Apparently, that’s why the 23-year-old actor is so darn charming whenever he’s interviewed!

Blake Lively

Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Also a Fire Rabbit is “Gossip Girl’s” Blake Lively, who was recently named AskMen.com’s Most Desirable Women of 2011. Think it was because of her great sense of style? Rabbits are known for being fashion-forward!

Kevin Jonas

Birthdate: November 5, 1987
While all of the Jonas Brothers like to experiment with their style, only Kevin falls under the sign of the Rabbit. Another Rabbit trait he embodies is being considerate. For celebs, the Jo Bros have built up a rep for being rather kind and polite!

Evan Rachel Wood

Birthdate: September 7, 1987
Evan Rachel Wood is a bit of a mystery, which is another characteristic of the Fire Rabbit. Aside from having been engaged to Marilyn Manson, the “True Blood” actress keeps a relatively low profile and has even described herself as being “laid-back,” which is another Rabbit trait, as well as intelligence. Although she’s only 23, she’s been described as being “wise beyond her years.”

Ellen Page

Birthdate: February 21, 1987
Another young starlet who falls into the “wise beyond her years” category — and happens to have been born in the Year of the Rabbit — is Ellen Page. The Canadian actress, who will turn 24 in a few weeks, received both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination for her performance in 2007’s “Juno.”

Bow Wow

Birthdate: March 9, 1987
Unfortunately, Bow Wow occasionally displays a negative Rabbit quality: Throwing tantrums. In 2007, the rapper/actor made headlines when he wound up in the hospital reportedly because he had cut himself while trashing his dressing room before a performance in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2010, he even threw a tantrum on Twitter and ordered his mother to delete her Twitter account. In case you’re wondering, she didn’t give in to his demand.

Charlize Theron

Birthdate: August 7, 1975
South African-born Theron is a Wood Rabbit and embodies many of that Rabbit’s strongest traits — she likes to keep a low profile, has a great interest in exploring different cultures, and, as a former ballerina and model, has an affinity for artistic ventures.

Drew Barrymore

Birthdate: February 22, 1975
Chan Wei-Chung, a celebrity fortune teller, told Reuters in his new year predictions that Barrymore would have no trouble getting pregnant in 2011 if she so desired, but that she should watch out for jealous people trying to deceive her.

Kimora Lee Simmons

Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Kimora likes to refer to herself as a “model/mogul/mom,” and though she might not be shy as some Rabbits are known to be, the brassy fashion entrepreneur and star of “Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane” is talented, ambitious, and financially lucky.

David Beckham

Birthdate: May 2, 1975
Did you know that soccer superstar David Beckham, like a lot of Rabbits, loves keeping his house in order? “I’m very passionate about cleanliness and housework. I love to vacuum. And I also like cooking,” Beckham has said.

Angelina Jolie

Birthdate: June 4, 1975
2011 is predicted to be a good year for Angelina Jolie. Her Wood Rabbit characteristics — which include incredible generosity towards others, and a natural aversion to the spotlight — will be on display as she continues with her duties as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.

Brad Pitt

Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Celebrity fortune teller Chan Wei-Chung tells Reuters that Pitt will have a bit of a rougher year than his Rabbit partner Angelina Jolie. “He is the one who will feel pressure and discomfort, is likely to feel hurt and want to escape,” said Chan.

Johnny Depp

Birthdate: June 9, 1963
Another Water Rabbit who may have a bumpy ride in 2011 is Johnny Depp, who has been in a relationship with French singer Vanessa Paradis since 1998. Chan Wei-Chung says that this year, the “Tourist” star’s “love life will be easily plagued by scandal and rumor.”

Vanessa Williams

Birthdate: March 18, 1963
As both a singer and an actress, the “Desperate Housewives” star displays many Water Rabbit traits — she’s creative, passionate, and loves the good things in life.

Quentin Tarantino

Birthdate: March 27, 1963
Rabbits make for great writers, and this particular award-winning director and writer won an Oscar for his “Pulp Fiction” original screenplay in 1994, and was nominated again last year for “Inglourious Basterds.”

Whitney Houston

Birthdate: August 9, 1963
“I Will Always Love You” singer Whitney Houston has definitely been through some rough patches over the years, but 2011 looks as if it will be a bit calmer for this sensitive, delicate Water Rabbit.

Anjelica Huston

Birthdate: July 8, 1951
Those born in 1951 — like Anjelica Huston — are Metal Rabbits. According to the Chinese zodiac, they are very ambitious and throw themselves — and their emotions — into everything they do. Anjelica is also classy, sophisticated, and rather serene — all Rabbit attributes.

Kurt Russell

Birthdate: March 17, 1951
Rabbits are known for their easygoing and laid-back attitude as well, and Kurt Russell definitely embodies these two traits. Perhaps that’s what attracted Goldie Hawn to the child-star-turned-adult-actor, whom she’s been in a relationship with for 27 years!

Suze Orman

Birthdate: June 5, 1951
As we’ve already noted, those born in the Year of the Rabbit are said to be keen and wise, and nobody exemplifies those traits more than everyone’s favorite “girlfriend,” financial guru Suze Orman. In addition to hosting “The Suze Orman” show on CNBC, she’s also getting a program on Oprah Winfrey’s new cable network OWN in 2011 tentatively titled “Money Class,” where she will help folks around the country get (what else?) their finances in order.

Tony Danza

Birthdate: April 21, 1951
Rabbits supposedly have great communication skills and make excellent teachers, too. Former “Who’s the Boss?” star Tony Danza not only has the gift of gab — he hosted his own talk show from 2004-2006 — but he went back to school (literally) in 2010 to teach 10th grade English to a group of high school students in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the A&E reality show, “Teach: Tony Danza.”

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