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INFJ Famous People and Characters

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

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INFJ Actors

With tremendous willpower, INFJs make for passionate actors who find it easy to slip into the shoes of someone other than themselves. As visionaries, they can detach themselves from reality and fully embody a character.
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Morgan Freeman

An American actor and film director appearing in a range of film genres known for his distinctive, deep voice as a narrator.

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Al Pacino

One of few performers, American actor and filmmaker Al Pacino received the Triple Crown of acting.

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Carrie Fisher

Fisher is an American actress and writer nominated for four Saturn Awards for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

Other mentions: Adrien Brody (The Pianist), Mel Gibson (Braveheart), Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns), and Sidney Poitier (In the Heat of the Night).

INFJ Musicians

INFJs are a rare type, but this is certainly not the case with musicians being rare amongst INFJs. As introverts with complex personalities, INFJs have great potential to be found in the arts. Music often being an excellent outlet to channel their deep emotions as these celebrities have done so.
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Yiannis Chryssomallis

A Greek-American composer, music producer, pianist, and keyboardist, also professionally known as Yanni.

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Taylor Swift

Critically praised for her narrative songwriting, American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift often expresses her personal experiences in her songs.

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Miki Matsubara

A Japanese singer, lyricist, composer and exceptional keyboardist who displayed a multitude of emotions in her music.

Other mentions: Lady Gaga, Leonard Cohen, Jack Johnson, Jasmine van den Bogaerde (Birdy), and Richard Williams (Prince Ea).

INFJ Literary Figures

INFJs in solitude have revealed their imaginative and creative souls. Their curious, yet sensitive nature, often explore emotional and philosophical pieces that are highly relatable to others as these important people have done so.
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Emily Brontë

An English novelist and poet best known for her classic novel, Wuthering Heights.

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

A Russian novelist, journalist, essayist, and short-story writer best known for Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, Demons, and The Brothers Karamazov.

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Kentauro Miura

A Japanese manga artist from Chiba, Japan, he is well known amongst the manga community for his series, Berserk, which started in 1989, only stopping when he died of a heart attack in May 2021. His first manga was written for his classmates at age 10.

Other mentions: Dante Alighieri, Leo Tolstoy, Simone de Beauvoir, Arthur Schopenhauer, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

INFJ Leaders

You might think Advocates rarely excel as leaders due to their reserved nature, but many INFJ famous people and politicians used their sincerity, empathy, integrity, and unique vision to lead.
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Brené Brown

An American lecturer, professor, author, and podcast host, Brown is known for her training guidance of social work students and for being outspoken about shame, vulnerability, courage, and empathy.

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Nelson Mandela

An anti-Apartheid leader and philanthropist. He studied law and worked as a lawyer in Johannesburg before becoming involved in politics. served from 1994 to 1999 as President of South Africa.

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Mohandas Gandhi

The non-violent leader of India's independence movement against British rule guided the successful campaign that inspired movements of civil rights and freedom.

Other mentions: Eleanor Roosevelt, Oprah Winfrey, Chiang Kai-shek, Martin Luther King Jr., and Shirley Temple Black

INFJ Fictional Characters

There are many mythical personas who adequately represent INFJ. With their deep concern for others, the following INFJ fictional characters are no exception.
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Paul Atreides

The sisterhood had intended for Paul's father and mother of the House of Atreides to have a daughter but instead a son, Paul, was born, disrupting the sisterhood's plans. He was raised on Caladan, with his father's intentions of him to become a Mentat. The sisterhood took interest in him later in life and put him through the Gom Jabbar test.

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Jedi Master Yoda

Although small in stature, Yoda is among the oldest, most wise and powerful Jedi Masters in the Star Wars universe. As a true INFJ, his gut feeling rarely fails him.

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Amelie Poulain

Amid INFJ famous people is Amelie. A young waitress on a quest to help people discover happiness. Despite being trapped in her imagination, she encounters true love on her journey to spread joy.

Other mentions: Sayuri (Memoirs of a Geisha), Tadashi (Big Hero 6), Alyosha Karamazov (The Brothers Karamazov), Lisa Simpson (The Simpsons), and Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Comics)


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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.