Aquarians are determined to find their own way in life, and they certainly dance to their own rhythm! The Air Element Zodiac Sign native uses his or her head easily. However, the human heart can pose a problem for the dispassionate Water-Bearer. Commitment can be an issue for these eclectic and far-sighted individuals, until they find a cause they can devote themselves to, or encounter their soul mate. Remember, to capture an Aquarian’s heart, you need to be on his or her mental wavelength. Aquarians are very inventive, and they love shocking others with their controversial viewpoints.
Jennifer Aniston (February 11, 1969)
Lovely Jennifer Aniston is much more than just the former Mrs. Brad Pitt. Jennifer was born into a show business family. Her mother and father are actors. Her dad, John, has appeared as character Victor Kiriakis in the daytime serial Days of our Lives since 1985. Her godfather was famed actor Telly Savalas. Jennifer started taking acting lessons at age 11. She went to New York City as a teenager to attend the New York School of the Performing Arts. She appeared in Off-Broadway plays after graduation. She hit it big playing Rachel on the TV show Friends (1994 – 2004). Aquarians never rest on their laurels. Jennifer went on to movie fame. Aquarians follow their own path and listen to their inner wisdom. Jennifer didn’t bow to pressure to have a baby when married to Brad. She has stated that she took steps to heal, mentally and emotionally, after they divorced. Jennifer has had a string of love affairs since her breakup with Brad, including actor Vince Vaughn and singer John Mayer.
Alicia Keys (January 25, 1980)
Alicia is as well known for her humanitarian work as she is for her considerable musical talent. Alicia was born Alicia Augello Cook, and her music manager christened her Alicia Keys, based on a dream he had about her. Alicia’s first album, Songs in A Minor, garnered her five Grammy Awards and sold 12 million copies. Alicia was raised by her single mother (after her parents split when she was 2) in the Hells Kitchen area of Manhattan, and she attended the Professional Performing Arts School. Aquarians often have a strong sense of who they are and what they want out of life at an early age, and Alicia knew in her early childhood she wanted to be in the music business. Alicia has the exotic and unusual beauty of the Aquarius gal, and she is as beautiful inside as she is outside. She devotes a lot of her time and attention to her charity work. She co-founded Keep A Child Alive, which provides medicine to families with HIV and AIDS in Africa. Aquarians receive a lot of pleasure knowing they have helped others and contributed to the betterment of the world.
Oprah Winfrey (January 29, 1954)
Oprah Winfrey is one of the most influential women in the world. She’s also one of the richest! Not bad for a gal who had such challenging, humble beginnings. Oprah decided to be in the communication field in college. Aquarians settle on their life paths at an early age. Oprah graduated from Tennessee State University, majoring in Speech and the Performing Arts. She worked in radio, and then as a news anchor in Baltimore. She began hosting her own daytime talk show in Chicago in 1983. She started The Oprah Winfrey Show in September 1986. Oprah ended the show in September 2011. Oprah has gone public with her weight struggles. She’s also spoken about her personal experience with child abuse, incest, and teenage pregnancy. Oprah never married nor has children. Her independence is important to her. She established a school for girls in South Africa and started OWN, the Oprah Winfrey television network.
Ellen DeGeneres (January 26, 1958)
Ellen DeGeneres is a ground breaking Water-Bearer. She was proud to announce that she is a lesbian in 1997 via her TV show, the aptly named Ellen. She married the beautiful actress Portia di Rossi in August of 2008. Ellen is one of the first female stand-up comedians to make it big. She grew up in Louisiana and moved to Texas when she was a teenager. After graduating high school, Ellen decided comedy was her destined career path. Aquarians need to have more than just a job; they need a vocation into which they can pour their hearts and souls. Ellen earned her dues playing comedy gigs all around the country. She got her big break in 1986, appearing on the Johnny Carson Late Night Show. Once in the national spotlight, Ellen made the most of her opportunities. Ellen headlined her own TV series in 1994, which was canceled in 1998. Aquarians are always open to trying new ventures. She became a talk show host in 2003, and her show consistently gets high ratings.
Michael Jordan (February 17, 1963)
Basketball legend Michael Jordan is a sports hero, father, restaurant owner, businessman, and movie actor. Aquarians are multi-talented! Michael was born in Brooklyn, New York, and moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, as a child. He has four siblings. Michael demonstrated his athletic proficiency as a teenager. He won a basketball scholarship to North Carolina University. Michael left college early to enter the National Basketball Association draft. He was chosen by the Chicago Bulls in 1984. Once on the team, he immediately made a name for himself. He was selected as Rookie of the Year! His brand name of sneakers, Air Jordan, earns him millions of dollars annually. After years as a basketball legend, Michael retired in 1993. In 1994 he tried out for baseball, his first sports love as a child. Aquarians follow their bliss, no matter where it takes them. Michael didn’t succeed as well as he’d hoped. However, he was satisfied that he’d lived his dream! Michael played basketball again in 1995, and retired for a second time in 1999.
John Travolta (February 18, 1954)
John Travolta has weathered many storms in life, and has always emerged triumphant. He lost his beloved son Jett in an accident in January of 2009. He and actress Kelly Preston have been married since 1991, and have a lovely daughter, Ella Bleu. Kelly and John had their third child, a boy named Benjamin, on November 23, 2010. John achieved fame on the TV show Welcome Back Kotter in 1975. He then hit movie stardom in Saturday Night Fever in 1977, the same year his then-fiancée, actress Diana Hyland, died. She was diagnosed with cancer shortly after their engagement. John’s career skyrocketed with Grease in 1978 and Urban Cowboy in 1980. He then hit a career slump. Aquarians never give up! John’s career bounced back in 1994, thanks to the movie Pulp Fiction. He then had a string of movie hits, notably Phenomenon and Michael. Aquarius is ruled by Uranus, the planet ruling airplanes and space travel. John is a licensed pilot and owns a Boeing 707.