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25 Famous ESTJ People and Fictional Characters

Famous ESTJ People

Famous ESTJ people share four dominant traits—extroverted, sensing, thinking, and judging. ESTJ celebrities are known as hardworking, confident, and committed traditionalists who are always eager to take charge and get things done. Famous ESTJs are consummate organizers, tough-as-nails, and natural leaders. ESTJs fit the nickname of the Supervisor or the Composer.

The ESTJ personality type accounts for around 11.2% of the general population and entails predominantly masculine traits. However, there are slightly more ESTJ women who account for 11.5% of the general population compared to ESTJ men, who make up only 10.1%. Famous ESTJ people are heavily represented in industries where hard work, determination, and a take-charge attitude are important, like in politics and business.

Below are 25 famous people and fictional characters identified as ESTJ or show strong ESTJ personality traits.

  1. Soichiro Honda
  2. Emma Watson
  3. Hillary Clinton
  4. Harry S. Truman
  5. John D. Rockefeller
  6. Henry Ford
  7. Ernest Hemingways
  8. Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody
  9. Érick Jacquin
  10. Leanne Ratcliffe
  11. General Maximilian Veers
  12. Bülent Ersoy
  13. Bill Kazmaier
  14. Mirtha Legrand
  15. John Harvey Kellogg
  16. Scooby Werkstatt
  17. Hope Quincy
  18. Luigi Cadorna
  19. Nacha Guevara
  20. Giyasuddin Balban
  21. Lyle Alzado
  22. Lynn Okamoto
  23. Tereza Tĕžká
  24. Abu Layla al-Muhalhel
  25. François Vatel

1. Soichiro Honda

Soichiro Honda (1906-1991) was a Japanese industrialist and engineer ESTJ best known as the founder of Honda Motor Company. Honda embodies many ESTJ traits, including their motivation, commitment, and readiness to take on a challenge. Soichiro Honda’s ESTJ determination and detail-oriented nature are evidenced in his craftsmanship. Honda started from working as a mechanic at age 15 to building a billion-dollar company manufacturing motorcycles and automobiles. Honda’s craftsmanship, the products of his ESTP hard work and determination, are exhibited in the Honda Soichiro Craftsmanship Center.

In retirement, Soichiro Honda devoted himself to public service, another evidence of his ESTJ eagerness to take on responsibility. With his passion and commitment to helping others, Honda received the Order of the Sacred Treasure, the highest honor given by Japan’s emperor.

Soichiro Honda shows his typical ESTJ traits of determination and dedication in the following quote.

“Success represents 1% of your work, which results from the 99% that is called failure—success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection.” — Soichiro Honda

2. Emma Watson

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 1990) is a famous celebrity, activist, and ESTJ. She is best remembered for her iconic role as Hermione Granger in all eight movie adaptations of the Harry Potter movie series. Watson displays ESTJ passion, determination, and a take-charge attitude on and out of the big screen. The same ESTJ commitment and readiness to face any challenge shows in her versatility as an actress. Emma Watson worked in movies like the 2011 Golden Globe-nominated My Week with Marilyn and the award-winning film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, which earned her a People Choice Award and a Best Supporting Actor Award.

Beyond the screen, Emma Watson embodies the ESTJ commitment to the many causes she champions, including the promotion of girls’ education in Africa, promoting organic clothing, and becoming an ambassador for Camfed international.

The depth of Emma Watson’s ESTJ personality can be summarized in the following quote.

“If you truly pour your heart into what you believe in, even if it makes you vulnerable, amazing things can and will happen.” — Emma Watson

3. Hillary Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born 1947) is an ESTJ American politician and diplomat. Clinton embodies the natural leadership of an ESTJ, serving as a US Senator from New York, the first woman to do so, and as the First Lady to 42nd US President Bill Clinton. Clinton’s ESTJ determination and motivation to serve are evidenced in her run for US Presidency, making her the only former First Lady to run for public office.

Clinton’s book, It Takes a Village, tells a heartwarming story of coming together and making a difference in the world, which touches on the ESTJs’ commitment to the causes they believe in. As a true Supervisor, Hillary Clinton is known for her collaborative leadership style and inspiration.

Hillary Clinton shows her archetypal ESTJ traits of determination, come hell or high water, in the following quote.

“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep the faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.” — Hillary Clinton

4. Harry S. Truman

Harry S Truman (1884-1972) was an ESTJ politician who served as the 33rd US President. Truman’s ESTJ traits of strong will, dedication, and commitment are highlighted in his presidency. Sitting in the highest political office, Truman embodies the ESTJ take-charge nature. Truman had the gumption and dedication to see through goals, which helped him make the most crucial decisions in history, like establishing the UN, NATO, CIA, and the NSA and the infamous Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

Harry S Truman developed a reputation for his transformational leadership style, a hallmark of his ESTJ personality. Truman shows the archetypal Supervisor personality in the following quote:

“My definition of a leader in a free country is a man who can persuade people to do what they don’t want to do and like it.” — Harry S Truman

5. John D. Rockefeller

John Davidson Rockefeller (1939-1937) was an American philanthropist, business magnate, and famous ESTJ. Rockefeller is famously known as the founder of the Standard Oil Company. The tough-as-nails attitude and alpha leadership is another trademark of Rockefeller’s ESTJ personality. Known for his ruthless business methods, Rockefeller became famous for the “Cleveland Massacre,” when he bought out competitors in a six-week period to create a monopoly in the oil industry.

Born a devout Baptist and with his ESTJ staunch traditionalism, Rockefeller tithed 10% of his earnings to his church ever since and channeled his energy towards philanthropy during retirement. And while his goal was to reach 100, John D. Rockefeller died at the age of 97. But Rockefeller’s legacy continues through his Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller University, and the University of Chicago he founded.

A great figure of Wall Street, equally admired and loathed, the following quote clearly demonstrates John D. Rockefeller’s ESTJ nature.

“Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.” — John D. Rockefeller

6. Henry Ford

Henry Ford (1863-1947) was an ESTJ business magnate, and industrialist famously remembered as the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Ford represents the ESTJ personality type through his detail-oriented and highly motivated nature to get the work done. A relentless technological innovator, Ford is well-known for his two greatest inventions. First, Ford created the Model A Ford, the first car Ford produced, which changed transportation for the better. Second, Henry Ford invented the Model T assembly line, which revolutionized factory production.

Henry Ford wrote the book My Life and Work, an autobiography detailing how he got into the business and developed his financial empire that touches on the commitment, passion, and determination of many ESTJs. ESTJ people approach anything with determination and commitment. The following quote best summarizes Henry Ford’s ESTJ personality.

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” — Henry Ford

7. Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) was an ESTJ American novelist and journalist. ESTPs are strong-willed individuals, always ready to face any challenge, as evidenced in Hemingway’s gusto in which he lived his life. Ernest Hemingway participated in WWI, then again in WWII, and later as a Spanish Civil War correspondent. And if that isn’t enough challenge for one man, Hemingway married four times—first to Hadley Richardson, then to Pauline Pfeiffer, Martha Gellhorn, and lastly, Mary Welsh.

Hemingway is remembered for his powerful influence on 20th-century fiction and his brutally honest and straight-laced way of writing, another mark of his ESTJ personality. Throughout his career, Ernest Hemingway is best known for his novels, such as A Farewell to Arms and The Sun Also Rises. Hemingway received a Pulitzer Prize for his work, The Old Man and the Sea, then later a Nobel Prize in Literature.

The depths of Ernest Hemingway’s ESTJ personality are shown in the following quote.

“But a man is not made for defeat…A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” — Ernest Hemingway

8. Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody

Alastor Moody is an ESTJ pure-blood wizard and a former Auror featured in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Moody got the nickname “Mad-Eye” for his magical eye that moves independently and can see invisible things.

Alastor Moody is fearless, committed, and determined, and his ESTJ take-charge attitude often comes out during the First and Second Wizarding Wars. Loyal and dependable, traits that ESTJs are all too aware of, Moody was the first member of the Order of the Phoenix to rescue Harry Potter and his friends at the Ministry of Magic. The same ESTJ natural leadership was the reason Moody was named the leader of the Order of the Phoenix following Dumbledore’s death.

9. Érick Jacquin

Érick Jacquin (born 1964) is an ESTJ celebrity and a naturalized Brazilian award-winning French chef nominated for Nickelodeon Brazil Kid’s Choice Award. Jacquin became better known after appearing as a judge in the cooking show MasterChef Brazil and hosting the TV series Pesadelo na Conzinha. In Jacquin’s Pesadelo na Conzinha series, he employs his ESTJ alpha leadership and strong will to save restaurants from imminent collapse. Jacquin appeared in another cooking show, O Mundo de Jacquin, with his wife, Rosangela Menezes.

Before fame, Jacquin was already an award-winning chef. Jacquin’s ESTJ commitment and motivation in the kitchen lead him to become the first chef in South America to receive the prestigious Maitre Cuisiner de France.

10. Leanne Ratcliffe

Leanne Ratcliffe (born 1980) is an ESTJ YouTube celebrity and activist. Ratcliffe is better known as Freelee the BananaGirl, a name she coined for her YouTube channel, where she passionately talks about diet, exercise, and her vegan lifestyle. Leanne Ratcliffe was highly committed to losing weight and keeping it off—a key ESTJ characteristic that allowed her to lose over 40 pounds in ten years.

Ratcliffe’s internet popularity began with her ESTJ brutal honesty and take-charge approach in promoting her extreme vegan diet. Dedicated to spreading awareness, Leanne Ratcliffe went on to write about her diet techniques in books like The Raw Till 4 Diet, Go Fruit Yourself, and My Naked Lunchbox.

Leanne Ratcliffe’s ESTJ personality traits are depicted in the following quote.

“Once you start on the journey and fully commit to it, you’ll never stop growing and learning.” — Leanne Ratcliffe

11. General Maximilian Veers

General Maximilian Veers is an ESTJ fictional character from the Star Wars movie The Empire Strikes Back, played by Julian Glover. A quintessential Imperial soldier, stern military man, and a consummate tactician, General Veers embodies the ESTJ logic, strong will, and confidence one would expect from an Imperial officer. Like many ESTJs, Veers take comfort in structure, displayed in his military professionalism.

Veers’ competence as an ESTJ leader was evidenced in his Imperial assault on Hoth, destroying the power generator protecting the Rebel base. Of course, the moment General Veers unflinchingly destroys the Hoth generator is the last time he appears in the movie, which is another indicator of the ESTJs’ commitment to seeing things through.

12. Bülent Ersoy

Bülent Ersoy (born 1952) is a famous ESTJ transgender singer, actress, and Turkish icon. Dubbed the “Turkish Diva,” Bülent Ersoy rose to fame with her extraordinary voice and 1990s best-selling records like Geceler (Nights), Maazallah (God Forbid!), and Beddua (Curse). Throughout her career, Bülent Ersoy personifies the ESTJ’s strong will and confidence. Ersoy is brutally honest and opinionated—typical ESTJ traits that unfortunately landed her in jail for 45 days. After her gender reassignment, Ersoy was later banned from singing. But in true ESTJ fashion, Bülent Ersoy returned to the stage at international venues, becoming the first Turkish artist to present at the Olympia music hall in Paris and the Madison Square Garden.

13. Bill Kazmaier

William “Bill” Kazmaier (born 1953) is an ESTJ professional wrestler, world champion strongman, and former world champion powerlifter. Bill Kazmaeir is a highly motivated and dedicated athlete. These quintessential ESTJ traits helped Kazmaeir excel and won two International Powerlifting Federation World Championships and win the World’s Strongest Man title three times.

Upon retiring from active competition, Bill Kazmaier returned to World’s Strongest Man as a co-commentator and presenter and became a motivational speaker for 3D Sports Tech. Bill Kazmaier’s famous quote, his message to inspire dedication and determination in young people, that further describes his ESTJ personality is:

“I can and I will.” — Bill Kazmaier

14. Mirtha Legrand

Rosa Maria Juana Martinez Suarez (born 1972), famously known for her stage name, Mirtha Legrand, is an ESTJ Argentine actress and TV presenter. As an actress, Legrand is credited in 36 films and 12 theater performances, such as Educating Niní and Los Martes, orquideas. However, Mirtha Legrand is best known for her TV programs like the Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand and La Noche De Mirtha.

Mirtha Legrand epitomizes the ESTJ dedication and commitment to her work. Legrand applied the same ESTJ passion and determination to bring her show Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand to one of Argentina’s longest-running TV shows, with 492 episodes in over 50 years.

15. John Harvey Kellogg

John Harvey Kellogg (1952-1943) was an ESTJ physician, nutritionist, health promoter, inventor, and businessman famously known for inventing cornflakes. A staunch traditionalist, a trait of a quintessential ESTJ, Kellogg spent his life passionately advocating for what he called “biological living,” a concept inspired by his Seventh-day Adventist upbringing. Strong-willed and ready to take charge, like many ESTJs, Kellogg founded the Battle Creek Sanitarium, which became America’s most popular medical spa during the early 20th century.

With his ESTJ commitment to his wellness concept, Kellogg devised countless wellness ideas, such as 15-quart enemas, 46 kinds of baths, including electric light baths, and sinusoidal current.

16. Scooby Werkstatt

Scooby Werkstatt (born 1961) is an ESTJ celebrity who gained international fame as the social media star, fitness instructor, and bodybuilder known as Scooby1961. ESTJ individuals approach life with determination, always giving their all to achieve their goals, and this trait is clearly visible in Scooby Werkstatt. Werkstatt exemplifies the quintessential ESTJ commitment in terms of fitness, exercising almost every day since he was 21, successfully transforming his physique.

And despite suffering from setbacks due to online harassment, Scooby Werkstatt never lost his motivation. In fact, as a typical Supervisor personality, he went on a mission to help other bodybuilders reach their fitness goals. Werkstatt’s ESTJ propensity for organizing is evident in his training approach and free and easy-to-follow fitness advice.

17. Hope Quincy

Hope Quincy is a fictional character that shows ESTJ traits depicted in the TV series Victorious portrayed by Meagan Holder. Quincy appeared in season 3, episode 4 of Victorious: Andre’s Horrible Girl as Andre’s girlfriend, who everyone notices are way too bossy. In her short appearance on the TV series, Hope Quincy shows typical ESTJ weaknesses. In the TV series, Hope Quincy is a spoiled, disrespectful, and controlling brat, always forcing Andre to wear the clothes she gave him.

Quincy embodies the weaknesses typically associated with an ESTJ personality type, such as impatience, overly criticalness, and stubbornness. Snobby and always throwing a fit when she doesn’t get her way is another quintessential ESTJ weakness in dealing with emotions that Hope Quincy shows.

18. Luigi Cadorna

Luigi Cadorna (1850-1928) was a career military man who became an Italian Field Martial but more famously as Italy’s Chief of Staff during World War I. Cardona embodies many ESTJ traits, including their stubbornness, inflexibility, and lack of empathy. Cardona’s ESTJ weaknesses are well-documented in his multiple and consecutive failed attacks, resulting in hundreds of thousands of Italian casualties.

Luigi Cardona was famously committed to his style of conducting war to the point of being unreasonable, which was his biggest pitfall. As a commander with the typical ESTJ obstinancy, Cardona was dismissive and often ruthless with his troops. In fact, Cardona’s legacy includes modest war success, dismissal of over 200 officers, and the brutal execution of over more than 750 men because he perceived them incompetent.

19. Nacha Guevara

Nacha Guevara (born 1940), whose real name is Clotilde Acosta, is an Argentine singer, dancer, actress, and a famous ESTJ celebrity. ESTJs are known for being blunt and honest, which is a trait that shaped an important part of Guevera’s life and career. Her opinionatedness in a country led by a dictator was a pitfall that led to Nacha’s exile to Peru and then Mexico after receiving death threats and the theater bombing of the Triple A death squad in 1975. Despite the forced exile, Guevera embodies the ESTJ’s strong will and hard work. These ESTJ strengths are evidenced in Nacha’s continued successful career in Mexico, Cuba, and Spain before returning to Argentina.

And after returning to her country following the end of the Argentine dictatorship, Nacha starred in Pedro Orgambide’s musical Eva. Nacha became even more of an icon for her portrayal of La Muerte in the 1993 film El Lado Oscuro del Corazon and its 2001 sequel.

20. Giyasuddin Balban

Giyasuddin Balban (1266-1287 AD) was the 9th Sultan of Delhi who ruled India and became one of the Medieval period’s greatest rulers. Balban was an alpha leader committed to structure and discipline, traits all too common for ESTJ personality types. Like many ESTJ men, Balban was highly interested in being in control, hence his autocratic leadership style.

Giyassudin Balban further represents his ESTJ personality through his logical thinking and well-organized approach to leadership. Balban famously organized an efficient system of espionage that established law and order throughout his reign, which is another comfort that many ESTJs share.

21. Lyle Alzado

Lyle Martin Alzado (1949-1992) was an ESTJ athlete and professional All-Pro football player. Although he gained success as a star defensive end in the NFL, Alzado became even more popular as the symbol of the dangers of steroid abuse. On the field, Alzado was an aggressive and intimidating defensive lineman, characterized by his ESTJ tough-as-nails and ready-to-face-any-challenge attitude. Alzado was one confident and highly motivated football player who was determined about one thing—winning.

The same ESTJ commitment allowed Lyle Alzado to get a string of prestigious achievements in his NFL career. Alzado was named Defensive Linesman of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, and has won a Super Bowl championship. Outside of the field, Alzado played the quintessential tough-guy ESTJ in TV shows, and films like Ernest Goes to Camp and Comrades in Arms. Lyle Alzado exhibits other ESTJ traits, in his stubbornness to quit his long-term steroid abuse, a classic ESTJ weakness, which ultimately caused his demise at only age 43.

Lyle Alzado’s confident Supervisor mentality is best summarized in the following quote.

“If me and King Kong went into an alley, only one of us would come out. And it wouldn’t be the monkey.” — Lyle Alzado

22. Lynn Okamoto

Lynn Okamoto (born 1970), or Okamoto Rin, is a Japanese manga artist and ESTJ personality best known for his breakthrough hit, a 12-book manga series, Elfen Lied. Okamoto embodies the detail-oriented nature of an ESTJ in his works and illustrations. Lynn Okamoto further exemplifies ESTJ traits of determination and a take-charge attitude when he decided to quit his job at Bandai to pursue his passion as a manga artist.

Okamoto’s Elfen Lied was adapted into a 13-episode anime series by Tokyo-based studio ARMS. Lynn Okamoto’s other major works include Parallel Paradise and Nononono, both serialized in Weekly Young Magazine and Weekly Young Jump, respectively.

Lynn Okamoto shows his typical ESTJ strong will in the characters he creates, which he emphasizes in the following quote.

“I simply use violence to highlight the strength of the protagonist.” — Lynn Okamoto

23. Tereza Tĕžká

Tereza Těžká (born 1996) is an ESTJ Czech actress better known for the 2016 box-office smash adventure comedy film Tiger Theory. Těžká exhibits many ESTJ personality traits, evidenced by her passionate and honest character. Tereza Těžká has always been open about embracing the so-called polyamory culture or polyculture. Těžká appeared on the talk show Na kafeečko to openly talk and be brutally honest about what it’s like to be in a relationship with multiple people.

Tereza Těžká’s other notable works include the TV series Doktor Martin and Zrádci and the controversial documentary V síti.

Tereza Těžká’s ESTJ brutal honesty is best summarized in this famous quote.

“I have two men. I don’t love either one more.” — Tereza Těžká

24. Abu Layla al-Muhalhel

Al-Zeir Abu Layla al-Muhalhel Adi ibn Rabi’a (443-531 CE) was an ESTJ pre-Islamic poet and warrior also known by nicknames az-Zir and al Muhalhil, which means “he who finely weaves poems.” al-Muhalhel was the epitome of loyalty and commitment as he avenged the death of his brother and the then-king of Arabia, Kulaib., starting the first Arabian epic. Abu Layla al-Muhalhel further established his ESTJ alpha leadership and strong will during the 40-year-long Basus war, leading the Banu Taghlib tribe to take vengeance for his murdered brother.

Considered a hero and great warrior of pre-Islamic Arabia, al-Muhalhel’s life and war journey was featured in the 2000 TV series Al-Zeer Salem.

25. François Vatel

François Vatel (1631-1671), born Fritz Karl Watel, was an ESTJ maȋtre d’hotel or manager of the chateau for Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Conde in the 1600s. Vatel was a well-respected manager of the chateau, held in great esteem by the Prince de Conde, and was even given the right to carry a sword, exemplifying the Supervisor archetype.

François Vatel embodies many ESTJ personality traits. For example, his great attention to detail is an ESTJ trait that made Vatel well-respected as a maȋtre d’. Vatel even went as far as not sleeping for 12 days during the 15-day preparation for King Loius XIV of France’s visit to the Prince de Conde. François Vatel further embodied the ESTJ’s impatience, a typical weakness of an ESTJ personality. François Vatel ultimately became too impatient and stressed with the late fish delivery that he took his own life.

What are the common features of ESTJ famous people?

ESTJ famous people share the five common features of hard work, confidence, motivation, detail-oriented, and leadership. Ball State University states that ESTJs easily slip into leadership roles because of their practical and fact-focused nature. ESTJs are known for being direct and decisive, which can make them brutally honest and overbearing.

These famous people listed below embody the five most common features of an ESTJ personality.

  • Harry S Truman: Harry S Truman is an example of an ESTJ whose leadership helped end wars.
  • Lynn Okamoto: Lynn Okamoto is an ESTJ who demonstrates the detail-oriented nature of his personality in his manga illustrations.
  • Soichiro Honda: Soichiro Honda exemplifies the hardworking ESTJ personality. It is evident in his success in building a billion-dollar company.
  • Bülent Ersoy: Bülent Ersoy is an example of a confident ESTJ, as seen in her stage performances in international stadiums.
  • Bill Kazmaier: Bill Kazamaier is an example of an ESTJ whose motivation allowed him to take the powerlifting and strongman world by storm.

Who are the famous actors and actresses with the ESTJ personality type?

The five famous actresses and actors with the ESTJ personality type are Emma Watson, Mirtha Legrand, Nacha Guevarra, Uma Thurman, and Bette Davis. The list below highlights how these celebrities exemplify the ESTJ personality type.

  • Emma Watson: Emma Watson resembles the ESTJ personality type due to her confidence, motivation, and dedication to her career and philanthropy.
  • Dr. Phil: Dr. Phil is known for his wisdom and insight, which he shares with people in brutal honesty, a trait all too common for ESTJs.
  • Lucy Liu: Lucy Liu exemplifies the ESTJ personality type with her take-charge and hardworking nature.
  • Uma Thurman: Uma Thurman adheres to the ESTJ traits by being tough-as-nails, confident, and ready to face challenges head-on.
  • Bette Davis: Outspoken and organized, Bette Davis exemplifies the confident, honest, and opinionated ESTJ celebrity.

ESTJs take on challenges head-on and with passion and determination. As a result, many ESTJs have found success in acting, although their honesty and confidence sometimes give them a reputation for being intimidating.

Who are the famous economists with ESTJ personality types?

The two famous economists with an ESTJ personality type are Steve Ballmer and Sam Walton. The following list describes how they embody the ESTJ personality type.

  • Steve Ballmer: Steve Ballmer is a typical ESTJ because of his hardworking nature and take-charge attitude. Ballmer took his economics and mathematics degree to become CEO of Microsoft and war the responsibility well.
  • Sam Walton: Sam Walton exemplifies the ESTJ traits of drive and determination to the point of being blunt and rude. Walton founded Walmart and Sam’s Club and achieved great success with his degree in economics and ESTJ business prowess.

Logical reasoning and fact-based thinking are typical for ESTJs. And their propemsity to be detail-oriented make a career in economics an appealing option for ESTJs.

Who are the famous authors and writers with ESTJ personality types?

The four famous authord and writers with ESTJ personality types are Ernest Hemingway, Ann Coulter, E.L. James, and Tom Clancy. The list below highlights how these celebrities exemplify the ESTJ personality type.

  • Ernest Hemingway: Ernest Hemingway is a classic example of an ESTJ. He is ready to face any challenge and determined to come out victorious, from world wars to the literary world.
  • Ann Coulter: Ann Coulter exemplifies the ESTJ personality type because of her brutal honesty, which made her famous as a media pundit.
  • Tom Clancy: Tom Clancy is a typical ESTJ due to his innate ability to create technically detailed espionage storylines.
  • E.L. James: E.L. James displayed the ESTJ traits of honesty and confidence as she faced the literary world by storm with her taboo-busting novels.

Creativity is an essential quality for any writer, which is not a strength of an ESTJ personality. But there is one classic ESTJ trait that these famous authors with ESTJ personality types have in common—honesty. Famous ESTJ authors are brutally honest in their commentaries, career pursuits, and writing in unlikely themes.

Who are the celebrity musicians with the ESTJ personality type?

The five most famous celebrity musicians with ESTJ personality types are Celine Dion, Trisha Yearwood, Frank Sinatra, Adele, and Saweetie. The following list explores how these celebrities exemplify the ESTJ personality type.

  • Celine Dion: Celine Dion exemplifies the ESTJ dedication in her career, a known driven perfectionist. Moreover, she likes to call the shots, which is a quintessential trait of the Supervisor archetype.
  • Trisha Yearwood: Trisha Yearwood exhibits many ESTJ traits. For example, she’s passionate and motivated in her career. Trisha Yearwood further embodies the ESTJ strong will, unafraid to stand her ground and for what she knows is right.
  • Frank Sinatra: Frank Sinatra exhibits the typical ESTJ traits of speaking his mind in a blunt and often rude way while also working hard to be at the top of the music industry.
  • Adele: Adele captured the essence of ESTJ traits of passion and determination, giving her all in every performance.
  • Saweetie: Saweetie embodies the ESTJ personality type due to her strong and honest nature. She is not someone to be underestimated, and she tells it like it is.

Creativity is a trait that drives musicians to success, which ESTJs generally lack. However, these famous ESTJ musicians excel in the music industry because they have the passion and dedication to perfect their craft.

Who are the celebrity athletes with the ESTJ personality type?

The four celebrity athletes with an ESTJ personality type are Lyle Alzado, Jimmy Butler, Josh Becket, and Sir Alex Ferguson. The list below emphasizes some of the notable ESTJ personality traits of these celebrities.

  • Lyle Alzado: Lyle Alzado embodies the tough-as-nails persona of a quintessential ESTJ, making him an incredible force in the field.
  • Jimmy Butler: Jimmy Butler demonstrates the ESTJ’s unmatched confidence and dedicated spirit. He’s a natural leader who lacks any airs, preferring total transparency in who he is.
  • Josh Beckett: Josh Beckett is a classic example of an ESTJ. He’s immensely confident with an alpha-leader attitude of a classic ESTJ.
  • Sir Alex Ferguson: Sir Alex Ferguson exemplifies the ESTJ dedication as a former athlete and natural leadership as a football manager. He’s known for being straightlaced, tough-as-nails, yet dependable for his players.

Celebrity athletes with ESTJ personalities excel in sports because of their ability to take charge. ESTJs are dedicated and motivated individuals who take comfort in having rules and structures. A career in sports is a good fit for ESTJs because it complements their propensity to embrace leadership roles.

Who are the most famous fictional characters with ESTJ traits?

The five most famous fictional characters that show strong ESTJ traits are Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody, Cersei Lannister, Darth Vader, the Dowager Countess, and Boromir. The following list defines notable examples of the quintessential ESTJ traits in these fictional characters.

  • Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody (Harry Potter): Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody showcases the ESTJ’s natural leadership and loyalty to his people.
  • Cersei Lannister (Game of Thrones): Cersei Lannister demonstrates the ENTJ’s propensity for being motivated and determined yet impatient.
  • Darth Vader (Star Wars): Darth Vader exhibits the ESTJ traits of focus and determination to the point that it resembles narcissism. He doesn’t tolerate failure, and even the smallest fumble of his subordinates can lead to death.
  • The Dowager Countess (Downtown Abbey): The Dowager Countess is ruled by ENTJ’s confidence and honesty, never missing an opportunity to share her unvarnished opinion.
  • Boromir (The Lord of the Rings): Boromir embodies the ENTJ’s confidence that shines through his readiness to face any challenge.

The ESTJ personality is strong-willed and confident, making them strong heroes or formidable anti-heroes.

Who are the most famous business person with ESTJ personality?

The three most famous business people with ESTJ personality types are Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Martha Stewart. The list below highlights how these business people epitomize the ESTJ personality type.

  • John D. Rockefeller: John D. Rockefeller exhibits the classic ESTJ traits of alpha leadership and staunch traditionalism. Rockefeller built a lasting legacy with his ESTJ business prowess.
  • Henry Ford: Henry Ford exemplifies the ESTJ personally’s detail-orientedness and dedication to his technological innovations.
  • Martha Stewart: Martha Stewart is a classic ESTJ who is hardworking and determined yet bluntly honest and opinionated.

Business is a typical ESTJ career path because of their hardworking and confident nature. The ENTJs’ innate ability for organization and their tough-as-nails attitude. These typical ESTJ traits allow them to succeed at the top end of the corporate chain.

What are the traits of an ESTJ?

The five main traits that describe an ESTJ personality include honesty, loyalty, strong will, organization, and reliability. The ESTJs, also known as the Supervisor, value law and order and are people of their word. When a Supervisor tells you that they will do something, you bet that they are determined to do it, no matter what or when. ESTJs are great with structure and organization, which helps them get the job done.

How did these celebrities discover they were ESTJ?

Famous celebrities discover their ESTJ personality type by taking a personality test. But very few of them actually disclosed their results. That said, we can speculate if a famous person has an ESTJ personality type if their dominant traits fit the Supervisor archetype. These key traits that signal a person is an ESTJ include extreme organization, rational thinking, and detesting giving up control.

How do ESTJs deal with popularity?

ESTJ people deal with popularity pretty well. ESTJs are alpha leaders, so taking the spotlight is not a problem for them. And because they hate giving up control, we often see ESTJs at the center of the group or on the stage taking charge of everything and everyone.

What is the ESTJ population percentage?

The ESTJ population percentage is 11.2%, according to research. Although the archetypal Supervisor personality type defines traditionally masculine character traits, there are, in fact, slightly more women who have the ESTJ personality type than men. ESTJ women make up around 11.5%, while men typing as ESTJ are 10.1% of the population.

What other personality type is the best match for an ESTJ?

The three other personality types that best match an ESTJ are ISTJ, ESTP, and ENTJ personalities. For instance, ESTJ relationships with ENTJ types work well because they have a shared affinity for order and structure. In the same way, ESTJs and ESTPs find common ground in their highly social personalities. Meanwhile, ESTJs and ISTJs are both natural, logical thinkers. Moreover, ESTJ compatibility with other ESTJs is great because they share exactly the same dominant traits and views on life.