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ENTJ Famous People and Characters

There are many ENTJ famous people across the world. From famous ENTJ celebrities to ENTJ characters and politicians. Here we will discuss a few of them.

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ENTJ Actors

Actors must have a vision for the character they portray, the skills to put it into action, and the will to do it well to achieve success. Many famous actors and actresses who can create a commanding performance have the ENTJ personality type.
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Jim Carrey

From comedy clubs, dominating performances, and being outspoken about his personal beliefs, Jim Carrey is a titan in his field that has spanned several decades. In an interview with Bill Maher, he said, "my secret is making the wrong choices, but committing completely," the latter completely embodying the ENTJ's relentless determination.

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Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx is an Oscar-winning actor, comedian, and singer. He expects the best of those he works with, and he rises to his expectations to lead by example.

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Charlize Theron

She is charismatic, candid, and methodical in her craft. Charlize Theron is bilingual, an Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner, and one of 2016's most influential people by Time magazine.

Other mentions: Whoopie Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, Steve Buscemi, and Robert Downey Jr.

ENTJ Musicians

The skills of holding a vision and executing on that vision can extend into the realm of music, but it isn't common. Several of the most famous ENTJ artists are known for their music, and their leadership in social commentary brought about by their musical creation.
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Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre describes himself as a perfectionist and is known for holding other artists to extreme standards. His professional career started as a rapper, but he became a record producer, entrepreneur, and CEO.

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Adele has been one of the best-selling musical artists over the past 70 years. Her drive for singing started at the age of four. The media grilled her because of her weight, and she refused to give in. Instead, she took a stand that showed she had self-love and could ignore the opinions of others.

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Gene Simmons

Simmons is a co-founder and co-lead singer of the band KISS. He is outspoken and is notable for several controversial statements. While best known for his music, Simmons was also the mastermind and driving force behind the band's merchandising empire.

Other mentions: Ice-T, Billy Joel, Huey Lewis, Adam Levine, and Mae West.

ENTJ Business Leaders

To be successful in the corporate world, you must have a vision for taking a business to where it hasn't gone before, you must also have the drive to execute on that vision, and you must be able to lead others to follow in your footsteps. ENTJs may not have built the corporate structure, but they indeed thrive in it.
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Steve Jobs

Jobs was a visionary who wasn't afraid to make mistakes to achieve his vision. He was relentless in his pursuit and surrounded himself with others willing to follow his lead for the cause.

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Jack Welch

The management guru and General Electric CEO for 20 years had created a new version of GE when he took over. He had a grand plan for how GE should operate and quickly made it a reality. He grew the market value of GE by 35x in his tenure as CEO.

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Tony Robbins

Robbins is an author, coach, philanthropist, but probably best known for his highly engaging and motivating seminars. He is executing on his vision of teaching others how to see and pursue their own.

Other mentions: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Gordon Ramsay, and Michael Bloomberg.

ENTJ Politicians

The role of the politician is a natural fit for the ready-to-lead ENTJ. Many famous (and infamous) politicians of the ENTJ personality type have risen to such notable status because of the relentless pursuit of their vision.
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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton is one of the most accomplished politicians in U.S. history. He was a man of action, writing nearly every Federalist paper and never resting on his laurels but striving for more significant accomplishments.

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Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher was the United Kingdom's Prime Minister for 11 years and the first woman to hold the office. She earned the nickname Iron Lady as a result of her firm ideals and leadership. She is an archetype ENTJ.

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Julius Caesar

One of his famous quotes, "If I fail, it is only because I have too much pride and ambition," perfectly encapsulates the ENTJ perspective on achievement and self-worth. Caesar is considered by many to be one of the greatest military minds to have lived, and he also brought modern reforms to Ancient Rome that are still used by many societies today.

Other mentions: Napoleon Bonaparte, Joseph Stalin, Angela Merkel, and Martin Luther King Jr.

ENTJ Fictional Characters

ENTJs can see a vision of the world the way it could be, the way they think it should be, and a plan to make that dream into reality. As popular as they are in the real world, they are equally popular characters in fiction.
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Eric Cartman (South Park)

Eric Cartman is a mastermind planner with the vision and fortitude to act on grand plans and see them to fruition. Constantly scheming, relentlessly pursuing his goals, Eric Cartman is a prototypical (albeit outrageous) ENTJ.

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Frank Underwood (House of Cards)

This character has carefully mapped out a plan to earn power. His logical decision-making, void of empathy for those left in his wake, showcases his true ENTJ (but also psychopathic) nature.

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Princess Leia (Star Wars Series)

The rebel princess. She stands firm on her beliefs, organizes a rebellion, inspires others, motivates those around her, gets into gunfights herself, and ultimately succeeds.

Other mentions: Ari Gold (Entourage), Patrick Bateman (American Psycho), Cruella DeVille (Cruella), Miranda Priestly (The Devil Wears Prada), and Tywin Lannister (Game of Thrones).


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Ellie Simmonds, MSc

University of Bath, Psychology

Ellie Simmonds, MSc in Psychology from University of Bath. Ellie is an associate lecturer on psychometric assessments and has extensive knowledge of the 16-type model.