ESFP Famous People (Personality traits and Quotes)

In this brief guide, we will take a look at some of the most entertaining ESFP famous people, some ESFP personality traits, ESFP career options, and quotes by some ESFP famous people, so that we may examine some ESFP traits in them.

List of ESFP Famous People

Here is a list of some very entertaining and captivating ESFP famous people:

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • John Goodman
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Bill Clinton
  • Elvis Presley
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Michaelangelo
  • Peter the Great
  • Adele
  • Elton John
  • Jamie Oliver
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Richard Branson
  • Howard Schultz
  • Mark Cuban
  • Tony Robbins 
  • Deepak Chopra
  • Desmond Tutu 
  • Paulo Coelho
  • Katy Perry
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Pink
  • Justin Bieber
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Magic Johnson
  • Kathie Lee Gifford
  • Peter Kay
  • Bob Hope
  • Arsenio Hall
  • Eva Gabor
  • Mark the Evangelist
  • Mary Lou Retton
  • Kyle Petty
  • Willard Scott
  • Gracie Allen

ESFP Personality Traits

ESFP stands for extroverted, sensing, feeling, and perceiving, and this personality type is aptly known as the entertainer, as they have a very people-pleasing and charming personality and they love to be around people.

ESFP also tends to be very nice and understanding with people, but their unhealthy versions may be somewhat attention-seeking and needy, and perhaps a bit vain in some ways.

The ESFP also has a great sense of aesthetic and they are able to make good choices about the things around them, which makes them and their spaces look rather beautiful a lot of the time.

In addition to that, the ESFP may also crave newness and adventure all the time, as they have an extroverted sensing function that is responsible for the information gathering cognitive processes.

The ESFP may live in the moment and not worry too much about the past or future, and they may concentrate fully on having fun in the right now.

ESFP also tends to be strong in their beliefs and values and they may be deeply sentimental and artistic, which may make them creative in a very deep and meaningful way, which is also why so many ESFP famous people are creators or artists.

The ESFP can also be touchy and sensitive to some things, and they like it when everyone else is just as nice and honest as they are, and they do not like very much when people are dishonest or work with some ulterior motive.

ESFPs, despite their name, are not just entertaining and superficial, but actually care a great deal about having a positive impact on the world and their own personal growth is extremely important to them as well.

The ESFP likes to focus on their self-expression and if they are caught up working in a nameless, faceless organization, they will wither away in a very short period of time.

They may not seem like the altruistic kind like other personality types, but they care deeply about their communities and they like to pitch in where they can.

ESFP Careers

The most ideal ESFP career involves entertainment or reaching out to the masses in some way; it could be through painting, music, acting, comedy, journalism, or any of the other ways in which an entertainer or public figure might connect with the people.

ESFP also needs to be in a position where they may have a lot of interaction with other people as a lot of their energy comes from being in a social setting.

They also need to move around and have a lot of creativity and newness to the work, and they will likely not be suited to an office job or something at a desk in a beige office.

They will also need some prospect of adventure or personal growth and they will feel stifled in any place where they don’t feel it.

As a leader, ESFP brings the same qualities to any role they do to other things, which is excitement and energy, and they will be enthusiastic leaders who are full of innovation and creativity.

Here are some of the ideal ESFP careers:

  • Interior Decoration
  • Architect
  • Actor
  • Model
  • Musician
  • Artist
  • Comedian
  • Psychologist 
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • Child Care
  • Makeup Artist
  • Politics
  • Public Relations
  • Travel Journalist
  • Chef
  • Food journalist
  • News Reporter
  • Advertising
  • Fashion

ESFP Famous People: Quotes

The way we can truly understand someone’s personality type is to observe their behavior and listen to what they say and how they think, which means that looking at some ESFP famous peoples’ quotes might be a good insight into their personality, so here are some of the best quotes.

Marilyn Monroe

“I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”

“If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.”

“When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I’m already better than them.”

“It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far.”

Bill Clinton

“I have a good heart. And I mean well.”

“I always tried to keep things moving in the right direction, to give more people a chance to live their dreams, to lift people’s spirits, and to bring them together.”

“The soul: I know what it is – it’s where I feel things, it’s what moves me, it’s what makes me a man.”

“I am at root not intellectual [and] not conceptual.”

“I judge my presidency primarily in terms of its impact on people’s lives. That is how I kept score: all the millions of people with new jobs … the kids with health insurance and after-school programs … the families helped by the family leave law. … All those people have stories, and they’re better ones now.”

In his Presidential speech “I’ve had a wonderful time. It’s been an honor to serve and fun to laugh. I only wish that we’d even laughed more these last eight years because power’s not the most important thing in life and only counts for what you use it.”

Desmond Tutu

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”

“When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.”

“Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.”

Elvis Presley

“I’m not trying to be sexy. It’s just my way of expressing myself when I move around.”

“I’m strictly for Stevenson. I don’t dig the intellectual bit, but I’m telling you, man, he knows the most.”

“Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can’t help but move to it. That’s what happens to me. I can’t help it.”

“Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.”

“I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.”

Elton John

“We live in an age, in an era where there is so much negativity, there is so much violence in the world, there is so much unrest and people are at war, that I wanted to promote the word love and red signifies love.”

“The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.”

“Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.”

“I’ve always wanted to smash a guitar over someone’s head. You just can’t do that with a piano.”

“I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.”

“I’m not everybody’s cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I’m a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don’t like it, fair enough. But give me a break.”


“My life is full of drama, and I don’t have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like.”

“I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.”

“I have insecurities of course, but I don’t hang out with anyone who points them out to me.”

“My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.”

“I like having my hair and face done, but I’m not going to lose weight because someone tells me to. I make music to be a musician not to be on the cover of Playboy.”

Miley Cyrus

“Music is what I breathe, what I love to do. It keeps me alive.”

“I told my mom, ‘I’m not buying another magazine until I can get past this thought of looking like the girl on the cover’. She said, “Miley, you are the girl on the cover,’ and I was, like, ‘I know, but I don’t feel like that girl every day.’ You can’t always feel perfect.”

“I would say I’m a nice person, and I take pride in the fact that I treat everyone really well, so there’s no reason for anyone to ever come at me because I only want the best for everybody else.”

“I try to not work too many Sundays. At least on Sunday nights, I try to chill out a little bit. I call it Sunday Funday.”


In this brief guide, we took a look at some of the most entertaining ESFP famous people, some ESFP personality traits, ESFP career options, and quotes by some ESFP famous people, so that we could examine some ESFP traits in them. Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or comments you may have.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): ESFP Famous People

Is Esfp common?

ESFP is relatively common, compared to other personality types, and they make up about 11% of all the results people get on the 16 personalities test.
ESFP is also the fourth most common personality type, which may be due to the fact that people have more Extraverted, Sensing and Thinking than intuition and feeling, with an introverted orientation (which is likely why INFP is so uncommon).

Who should Esfp marry?

An ESFP should marry someone like an ISTJ, as they have complementary function stacks, and they are likely to get along with each other.
ESFP’s dominant function is the Extraverted Sensing function which may be best matched with a personality type that has an Introverted Sensing function, which maybe someone like ISFJ or ISTJ.

Is Esfp rare?

ESFPs are not rare, as they make up about 11% of all the personality types.
ESFP males are also more common than ESFP women, and about 1 in every 12 men is ESFP.

What celebrities have Esfp personalities?

Here are some celebrities that have ESFP personalities:
Katy Perry
Tommy Lee
Ray Charles
Elvis Presley
James Brown
Nicki Minaj


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