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ESFJ Famous People and Characters

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

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ESFJs are hospitable hosts who love to make people feel comfortable, then dive into meaningful conversations.
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Larry King

Larry King is an expert conversationalist who made people feel at ease. His televised interviews frequently sounded like two old friends catching up.

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Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters attributed her success to the ability to incorporate compassion and understanding into her interviews.

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Andy Rooney

Rooney's stated goal was to create a warm bond between himself and his audiences and readers. He proclaimed that pride in family, teammates, and hometowns was what brought out the best in people.

Other mentions: Regis Filbin, Chris Wallace, Lesley Stahl, Alex Trebek, Mike Douglas

ESFJ Musicians

There are countless famous ESFJ musicians. ESFJs often express their values in their music. They use their musical influence in dedicated efforts to make the world a better place.
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Elton John

This talented singer and songwriter has actively supported global efforts to eradicate both AIDS and the discrimination that infected people experience.

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Whitney Houston

Aware of her music's broad influence on the ways people thought and felt, Whitney Houston once explained that she had a responsibility to everybody.

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Celine Dion

Celine Dion promotes the belief that love will always win when one holds true to their core values. She believes, in generosity, positivity, and stability.

Other mentions: Shania Twain, Ed Sheeran, Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keyes

ESFJ Actors

More than any other type, ESFJ actors take the time to make genuine personal connections with their fans.
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Hugh Jackman

This accomplished Australian actor leverages his cinematic success to lobby for numerous charitable organizations.

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Anne Hathaway

Described as kind, warm, and sincere by friends, Hathaway works just as hard on the movies she stars in as she advocates for women's and children's rights. Anne Hathaway has stated that she looks forward to motherhood, when she will love her children fiercely. She is passionate about devoting herself to service, enjoys making people happy, and fears loneliness more than anything, as a state in which she would have no one to care for.

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Woody Harrelson

Known for making relaxed and friendly conversation when meeting fans, Woody Harrelson believes in unity as a source of collective strength.

Other mentions: Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Chastain, Jamie Bell, Vin Diesel

ESFJ Political and Religious Leaders

As political and religious leaders, ESFJs are humble servants who work tirelessly for the greater good.
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Pope Francis

Warm, approachable and humble, Pope Francis expresses a depth of compassion while personally participating in charitable events.

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Desmond Tutu

A belief that “we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion” permeates all of Bishop Tutus efforts for peace and justice.

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Harry Truman

Harry Truman famously stated that he thought of other people and their troubles before his own and liked doing things for others. He was known to be approachable and considerate.

Other mentions: Colin Powell, Gerald Ford, John Boehner, Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum

ESFJ Fictional Characters

Fictional ESFJs actively bring people together and make efforts to ensure that everyone is cared for, even when it means they must make significant personal sacrifices.
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Anna (Frozen)

Far more comfortable with the stable past than the uncertain future, even in moments of great stress Anna expresses concern for others and strives for harmonious connections.

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Bilbo Baggins

As a character who is set in his ways and traditions, Bilbo plays the perfect host to a surprise party of elves even though he is alarmed and deeply uncomfortable with the quest on which he is eventually swept away.

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Charles Bingley (Pride and Prejudice)

Mr. Bingley anticipates that everyone he meets at a party has the potential to become a good friend, and he is not disappointed.

Other mentions: Diana Barry, Hara Syndulla, Kara Danvers, Leonard McCoy, Cedric Diggory


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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.