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20 Famous ESTP People and Fictional Characters

Famous ESTP People

Famous ESTP people and fictional characters share similar dominant traits of extraversion, sensing, thinking, and perceiving. ESTPs are the quintessential “Doers” who prefer to live in a world of action and challenges. The first things you will notice about an ESTP are their energy and self-confidence. ESTPs are the quick-thinking, straight-shooting, and risk-taking types who are not afraid of getting their hands dirty.

People with ESTP personality types are somewhat uncommon, making up only 5.4% of the population, with more ESTP men than women. Famous ESTP people are action-oriented and are motivated by challenges. You can find ESTPs gravitating towards careers where they can take advantage of their physical and mental abilities to solve problems on the spot. Below are 20 famous people and fictional characters who have identified as an ESTP or show strong ESTP personality traits.

  • Alexander the Great
  • Winston Churchill
  • George W. Bush
  • Thomas Edison
  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
  • Ernesto de la Cruz
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Mori Kogoro (Richard)
  • Marquis De Sade
  • Dale Carnegie
  • Bernard Tapie
  • Petrix Barbosa
  • Sergei Goroshko
  • Shemar Moore
  • Harald Hardrada (Harald III of Norway)
  • Hotman Paris
  • Zdenek Fibich
  • JoeyStarr
  • Maureen O’Hara
  • Lola Montez

1. Alexander the Great

Alexander III, or Alexander of Macedonia, better known as Alexander the Great, was an ancient ruler and one of the most impressive military minds in history and an ESTP. At only 20 years old, when he began his conquest to overpower the Persian empire, Alexander the Great never lost a single battle in his life. It was Alexander’s typical ESTP character traits of quick-thinking and logical approach to warfare that allowed him to consistently defeat the enemy and expand his kingdom. Alexander the Great’s ESTP resourcefulness and strategy against the Persian King Darius III earned him the title of Emperor of Persia and King of Asia.

Alexander the Great is among the greatest strategists in military history, and, in fact, his military tactics are still revered and taught in military academies to this day. At the time of his passing, Alexander’s empire was the largest state of its time, covering around 2,000,000 square miles.

ESTP personalities take great motivation from challenges. Alexander the Great share similar ESTP motivation and assertiveness in the following quote, a response from the Greek King when he was advised that the enemy fortress is impossible to capture.

“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” — Alexander the Great

2. Winston Churchill

The inspirational statesman and twice prime minister of Great Britain, Sir Winston Churchill, is an ESTP personality known for leading Britain to victory during the Second World War. Resourceful and motivated by challenges, Churchill returned a hero and earned instant fame after a daring escape from a prison camp.

Besides being a formidable name in Britain’s military history, Winston Churchill was also an award-winning author. Churchill wrote multiple books detailing his army experiences, such as The River War and The World Crisis, and was awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature. Although he wasn’t a singer, Winston Churchill entered the music charts twice shortly after his death, with the collection of his famous speeches in The Voice Of and Reach for the Skies.

People with ESTP personality types are practical individuals who value honesty and frankness. Winston Churchill shares similar ESTP logic and bluntness in the following quote.

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” —Winston Churchill

3. George W. Bush

George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who was the United State’s 43rd President and exhibits ESTP personality traits. Although ESTPs don’t particularly prioritize emotional cues, they are people-focused and perceptive. The observant nature of archetypal ESTP shows in George W. Bush’s New York Times bestseller Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warrior. Bush’s book featured paintings and stories of 98 military veterans, their injuries, and recoveries told from the point of view of an observant ESTP.

Two of the greatest advantages of ESTPs are their quick wit and high self-confidence, which, when combined together, make them formidable individuals. George W. Bush shares similar archetypal ESTP confidence and humor in the following quote.

“Drinking magnified aspects of my personality that probably don’t need to be larger than they are—made me funnier, more charming…and more irrepressible.” — George W. Bush

4. Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison is an influential inventor known for inventing the “domestic” lightbulbs and a famous ESTP. As an ESTP, Thomas Edison switched from the “lone inventor” trope and embraced a cooperative and collaborative leadership style in his development labs. ESTPs like to challenge themselves and are known for their practical problem-solving skills. The same ESTP motivation and practical thinking drove Thomas Edison to his over 1000 successful inventions and 1093 patents, including the phonograph and motion pictures.

With his immense contribution to research and development, Thomas Edison received numerous awards throughout his lifetime, such as a Navy Distinguished Service Medal and a Congressional Gold Medal. One of the best telling signs that a person is an ESTP is if they are action-oriented and unafraid of getting their hands dirty. Thomas Edison shares an archetypal ESTP can-do attitude in the following quote.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison

5. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

The former professional wrestler and actor everyone calls “The Rock,” Dwayne Douglas Johnson, is another famous ESTP celebrity. First gaining mainstream fame in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as “Rocky Maiva,” then later as “The Rock,” Dwayne Johnson became a household name when he entered the movie scene. Named one of the highest-paid actors, Dwayne Johnson has starred in numerous blockbuster films, such as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and two of the last Fast and Furious movie franchises.

Dwayne Johnson is an official champ in the ring and on the big screen. The Rock is a 10-time WWE world champion and a 2-time People’s Champion Awardee by the People’s Choice Awards.

ESTPs are known to value honesty, among many things. Dwayne Johnson shares the same value for truth and authenticity in the following quote.

“One of the most important things you can accomplish is just being yourself.” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

6. Ernesto de la Cruz

Ernesto de la Cruz, or Weng Weng, is a famous ESTP fictional character depicted as the main antagonist of the Pixar hit animated film Coco. Like a classic ESTP, Ernesto appeared personable with his charm, friendliness, and quick wit. ESTPs are clever, bold, and driven individuals who have a strong sense of competition. Ernesto de la Cruz shares similar ESTP traits, like a relentless pursuit of his dreams to the point of greediness and deceit. Pixar’s Coco was a worldwide box office hit and an Oscar winner for Best Animated Feature.

One typical ESTP personality trait is a can-do attitude, and the following quote depicts Ernesto de la Cruz’s Doer personality the most.

“Never underestimate the power of music. No one was going to hand me my future, and it was up to me to reach for my dream, grab it tightly, and make it come true.” — Ernesto de la Cruz

7. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle is a famous ESTP author and writer best known for his world-famous character, detective Sherlock Holmes. His Sherlock Holmes stories have been depicted in numerous movies and TV series over the years.

With a gift for storytelling, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle continued to write non-fiction, such as The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct and The Great Boer War. His non-fiction works are responses to critics of the war. With Doyle’s ESTP assertiveness and bluntness in support of the UK’s role in the war through his written works, he was knighted by King Edward VII.

Individuals with an ESTP personality type value honesty. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle shares similar archetypal ESTP genuineness in the following quote.

“Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.” — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

8. Kogoro Mouri(Richard)

Kogoro Mouri, or Richard Moore, is a famous fictional character with ESTP traits created by the Japanese author Ranpo Edogawa. He serves as a detective within the manga and anime Detective Conan. Although he isn’t particularly good at his job, and his conclusions are normally way off the mark, Kogoro Mouri isn’t someone you would call modest and insecure. In fact, detective Kogoro’s ESTP over-inflated confidence and wit make him great comedic relief.

One weakness of an ESTP is that they can be disorganized in their personal or work life. Kogoro Mouri shows the same chaotic way of life with his unprofessionalism in his work. Detective Mouri is known for getting intoxicated while on the job, a heavy smoker, and quite the ladies’ man. That said, Kogoro Mouri shares the typical ESTP’s value for honesty and truth in the following quote.

“Finding the truth is what detectives live for.” — Kogori Mouri

9. Marquis de Sade

Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, or Marquis de Sade, is an ESTP French nobleman, politican, philosopher, and a best-selling author of explicit sexual works. People with ESTP personalities tend to be direct and blunt. Marquis de Sade is best known for his classic ESTP bluntness, which shadows in his no-holds-barred portrayals of his deepest and darkest fantasies in the pages of his books.

Marquis de Sade’s novels, such as Philosophy in the Bedroom and his unfinished novel titled 120 Days of Sodom, have inspired the term “sadist.” And while he remains controversial, Marquis de Sade’s most sexually violent book ever written, 120 Days of Sodom, was proclaimed a national treasure of France. What’s more, Sade’s novel inspired Pier Paolo Pasolini’s film Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, which won a Venezia Classici and Golden Train Awards during the Venice and Faro Island Film Festival, respectively.

Besides having a penchant for disregarding structure or rigid societal rules, ESTP also lives life quite impulsively. Marquis de Sade shows his ESTP spontaneity and impulsivity in his scandalous libertine life, repeatedly indulging and getting charged for severe sexual offenses and brutalities against women. Marquis de Sade also shows his bluntness and ESTP value for honesty in the following quote.

“Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, always runs more smoothly when lubricated.” — Marquis de Sade

10. Dale Carnegie

Dale Harbison Carnagey, more famously known as Dale Carnegie, is an ESTP writer, lecturer, and self-improvement guru. Carnegie’s best-known book is How to Win Friends and Influence People, for which he became famous. How to Win Friends and Influence People explored themes like assertiveness in building relationships with others that touch the sociability of an ESTP. Carnegie’s book has sold over 15 million copies in over 30 languages.

As a pioneer of the self-improvement genre, other of Carnegie’s self-help books like How to Stop Worrying and Start Living and Public Speaking: A Source for Business Men.

ESTP people are action-oriented and tend to make decisions based on information and facts. Dale Carnegie shares similar ESTP practicality and resourcefulness in the following quote.

“I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate, and glorify the obvious—because the obvious is what people need to be told.” — Dale Carnegie

11. Bernard Tapie

Bernard Roger Tapie was an ESTP French politician, businessman, soccer club president, and occasional singer and actor. Besides his Gallic good looks and impressive mental abilities, Bernard Tapie is also famous as a hardworking and hard-living man. Both logical and action-oriented, two characteristics defining an ESTP personality type, Bernard Tapie took his passion for reinvigorating failing companies to build a billion-dollar empire.

Bernard Tapie’s huge appetite for enterprise also brought him to lead the French soccer club Olympique de Marseille to glory. Tapie’s popularity peaked in French sports when Marseille won five titles and the Champions League victory, the first one for a French club. As someone who lived a thousand lives, characterized by Tapie’s ESTP passion for adventure, he’s had his name in the music, TV, and film industries. Among Bernard Tapie’s movie credits include Hommes, femmes, mode d’emplou and Un beau salaud and his only hit song, C’est beau la vie.

With the world’s fascination and fixation with the life of the French tycoon, Bernard Tapie’s rise and Fall in French society inspired the 2001 documentary Who Is Bernard Tapie? Tapie’s ESTP go-getter attitude shows in the following quote.

“I had caught a glimpse of my limited possibilities, but I was going to to work to enlarge my universe to its utmost and started researching its limits, which I knew were greater than I imagined.” — Bernard Tapie

12. Petrix Barbosa

Petrix Stevan Aguiar Barbosa is an ESTP former world-class level artistic gymnast and actor. The Doer personality type is famous for its self-assurance and motivation to face challenges. The same ESTP confidence, drive, and ambition fueled the 7-year-old Barbosa to enter and thrive in the competitive world of sports. Petrix Barbosa won several medals in his over two-decade career, including a silver in the 2014 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships and two golds, two bronzes, and a National Cup title.

Petrix Barbosa also ventured into the reality TV world, appearing as a housemate in Big Brother Brazil.

People with the ESTP personality type are determined, go-getters. Petrix Barbosa shares a similar ESTP trait of willingness to take practical action in life in the following quote.

“No matter what the situation you are living in today, tomorrow there will always be a new opportunity to change it. Go chase, don’t wait!” — Petrix Barbosa

13. Sergei Goroshko

The Russian Sergey Dmitriyevich Goroshko is an ESTP Russian actor. ESTPs are highly motivated, and the same drive allowed Sergei Goroshko to make a name for himself from the theater stage to TV and film. Sergei Goroshko started as a theater actor in The Glass Menagerie and Our Class before branching to film and TV. While majorly admired for his classic good looks and striking blue eyes, Sergei Goroshko is also loved for the TV series Conclusion and Typhoon and the feature film Major Grom: The Plague Doctor.

In The Plague Doctor, Sergei Gorohko played the part of Sergei Razumovskzy, some sort of Russian Mark Zuckerberg who displays ESTP traits of pragmatism, confidence, and a go-getter attitude.

One of the dominant traits of an ESTP individual is extraversion. Sergei Goroshko shares similar ESTp sociability in the following quote, a response when he was asked what he discovered about himself during the past year in an interview.

“Quarantine is not for me. Lockdown is not for me.” — Sergei Goroshko

14. Shemar Moore

Shemar Franklin Moore is an ESTP former fashion model and actor popularly known for his regular roles in the CBS television series Criminal Minds and S.W.A.T. As an actor, Shemar Moore received numerous nods for his TV roles, including his award-winning portrayal of Malcolm Winters in CBS’ The Young and the Restless, which earned him a Daytime Emmy Award and an NAACP Image Award.

Although admired for his come-hither smile and basso voice, Shemar Moore proved to be more than a pretty face. Shemar Moore got a passion for adventure in life and his career, a trait common to many ESTPs. A well-traveled man, Shemar Moore has lived all over the world, from Denmark to Bahrain and Pakistan to Germany, Greece, and Britain.

ESTPs are action-oriented, non-nonsense bunch. Shemar Moore shares a similar archetypal ESTP drive and matter-of-fact ideology on how he approaches his career.

“I’ve treated my acting career like school. The Young and the Restless: eight years. That was high school. Criminal Minds: college. Now, I’m ready for grad school, a Ph.D., whatever you want to call it. I’m just ready to grow. I just want to leap.” — Shemar Moore

15. Harald Hardrada (Harald III of Norway)

Harald III Sirgurdsson, nicknamed Hardrada or “the hard ruler,” was an ESTP Norwegian king and the last Viking ruler. Self-assurance is a trait that ESTPs are known for. ESTP people like to challenge themselves, and the same high confidence and passion for adventure may have brought Harald Hardrada to fight in battle at the young age of 15. And while the first war failed him, Harald Hardrada, with his ESTP traits of quick and logical thinking, became a renowned and well-respected military leader often called the “leader over all Varangians.”

Another thing that ESTPs are known for is their bluntness, although they are people-focused and can be quite sociable. Harald Hardrada, one considered the “last great Viking,” ruled by the same ESTP complete directness and brute force, although his reign was marked by progress and peace in Norway.

16. Hotman Paris

Dr. Hotman Paris Hotapea is an ESTP Indonesian lawyer and presenter. Hotman Paris’ fame is inspired by his flamboyant sense of style, luxurious lifestyle, high-profile clients, and mistresses.

People with the ESTP personality value honesty and frankness. Hotman Paris shares similar ESTP genuineness and value for living life spontaneously. Where others in the same profession hide parts of their wealth, Hotman Paris reveled in his success and was never afraid to flaunt it, from driving a red Ferrari California to the court buildings to presenting clients in courts wearing fat diamond rings. Hotman Paris’ archetypal ESTP bluntness extends in the following quote.

“If I say I’m a clean lawyer, I’ll be a hypocrite, that’s all I can say. And if other lawyers say they are clean, they will go to jail; they’ll go to hell.” — Hotman Paris

17. Zdenĕk Fibich

Zdenĕk Fibich is an ESTP composer, the third most prominent Czech composer, and part of the founding trilogy of Czech classical music in the 19th century. Action-oriented is a trait that fits very well with the ESTP personality type. Zdenĕk Fibich shares the same motivation to complete tasks with immense confidence, and his 50 compositions by the time he completed his schooling is a testament to that. Besides that, Zdenĕk Fibich embodies the Doer personality in writing hundreds of piano pieces, songs, and operas, both in Czech and German.

Fibich’s best-known pieces include Water Goblin and Vodnik, which are set to the Czech poet Karel Jaromir Erben’s poetry. Zdenĕk Fibich is also famous for his Moods, Impression, and Souvenirs, a musical diary of 376 miniature piano works dedicated to his mistress, Anezka Schulzovà.

18. JoeyStarr

Didier Morville, famously known for his stage name JoeyStarr and other aliases Double R and Jaguar Gorgone, is an ESTP French rapper, music producer, and actor. JoeyStarr co-founded the French rap/hip-hop band Superȇme NTM with Kool Shen (Bruno Lopes), and his music has been highlighted in movies like Ferocious, Yamakasi, and Old School. Beyond the music scene, JoeyStarr worked in movies, from comedy films like Do Not Disturb and Love Lasts Three Years to crime dramas such as 22 Bullets.

As a recognized talented actor and musician, JoeyStarr has also released Le Petit Didier, a book where he expressed a lot of himself. Although ETPS don’t always prioritize emotional cues, they value honesty and frankness. In JoeyStarr’s book, he took the opportunity to express his archetypal ESTP honesty and genuineness by admitting his marital slippages.

ESTPs are highly confident individuals who have a penchant for disregarding structure. JoeyStarr agrees to the same ESTP sentiments in the following quote (from the caption of his Instagram post).

“Quite simply, I would have dreamed of teachers who give you self-confidence, who push you to the best. And who free themselves from a rigid system in which tons of kids do not flourish.” — JoeyStarr

19. Maureen O’Hara

Maureen FitzSimons, famously known as Maureen O’Hara, was an ESTP singer and actress. O’Hara is known for playing some of the fiercely passionate and sensible heroines alongside some of Hollywood’s most dashing men. In her career, Maureen O’Hara starred in many great Hollywood movies, such as How Green Was My Valley, The Quiet Man, and The Parent Trap.

Even after more than 50 feature films, including The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Miracle on 34th Street, Maureen never received an Oscar nomination and has never won an Academy Award. However, it was a clear oversight rectified with an Honorary Oscar at the 2014 Governors Awards.

The ESTP personality type tends to be direct and frank to a fault. Maureen O’Hara shares a similar value for honesty and genuineness in the following quote.

“Speaking as an actress, I wish all actors would be more like Duke—and speaking as a person, it would be nice if all people could be honest and as genuine as he is. This is a real man.” — Maureen O’Hara

20. Lola Montez

Lola Montez was an ESTP Spanish dancer and actress who gained notoriety for seducing 19-century Europe’s most famous and influential men, including a king. Although ESTPs are known to value honesty, it’s one of Lola Montez’s weaknesses. Hence, the true story of Lola Montez remains obscured primarily by the web of lies she created herself.

However, what one can’t mistake Lola Montez for is meek and dull. Enjoying an adventurous and lavish lifestyle driven by an ESTP’s spontaneity, Lola Montez earned fame as an adventuress and intriguer. But, what won Lola Montez’s social pinnacle was her affair with King Ludwig I of Bavaria, who later made her the Countess of Landsfeld.

With enough intrigue and fascination over her life, Lola Montez inspired multiple prints, such as Portrait of Lola Montez (full-length in costume) and Mademoiselle Lola Montez (Lola in street clothes). Lola Montez also saw success as a writer with her books like Hints to Gentlemen on the Art of Fascinating and The Arts of Beauty: Secrets of a Ladies Toilette. But the Spanish dancer and courtesan also boasted of being the subject of numerous biographies, like Bruce Seymour’s Lola Montez: A Life and Doris Foley’s Lola Montez: The Divine Eccentric, and featured in movies like Black Bart.

People with ESTPs believe in action over words. Lola Montez shares a similar action-oriented approach in the following quote.

“She had fought, and she had conquered. Her perseverance was abundantly rewarded.” — Lola Montez

What are the common features of ESTP famous people?

Four of the most defining features of ESTP famous people are their high self-confidence, a can-do attitude, frankness, and perceptiveness. Plenty of the famous ESTP people on this list are self-motivated. They have a growth mindset characterized by an ESTP’s self-assurance and action-oriented nature. If there is a mantra that ESTP famous people share, it could be, “I will make it happen.” And while most of these ESTP famous people are direct to the point and aren’t scared to call it as they see it, they are also perceptive of other people’s needs and are quick to help.

Marquis de Sade epitomizes the ESTP trait of frankness, evident in his no-holds-barred novels. Additionally, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one famous ESTP who embodies the archetypal ESTP confidence and can-do attitude, showcased in the following quote.

“If something stands between you and your success, move it!” — Dwayne Johnson

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

Five of the most famous actors with ESTP personality types are Dwayne Johnson, Maureen O’Hara, Shemar Moore, JoeyStarr, and Mila Kunis. Seeking the spotlight comes naturally to highly confident ESTP personalities. And with their natural drive and ambition, it’s quite easy for ESTPs to succeed as actors. Additionally, the performing arts provide a variety of excitement and spontaneity that ESTPs crave in a career.

Mila Kunis is a primary example of a famous ESTP actress with her quiet confidence, well aware of her good looks. Quick-witted, honest, and spontaneous, Mila Kunis is wickedly hilarious.

Who are the famous economists with ESTP personality type?

There aren’t known famous economists with an ESTP personality type. Although ESTPs can thrive as an economist, it’s an industry that can get too structured or rigid for a spontaneous ESTP personality. That said, the practical problem-solving skills and logical thinking of archetypal ESTP individuals can help them excel in this field.

Who are the famous authors and writers with ESTP personality type?

Arthur Conan Doyle, Ernest Hemingway, Epicurus, Dale Carnegie, and Marquis de Sade are five famous authors and writers with ESTP personality type. A career in writing proves fruitful for many ESTPs because it gives them variety, excitement, adventure, and spontaneity.

Like an ESTP, Marquis de Sade hated restriction, so he chose to be as honest and frank in both life and his writing. Marquis de Sade’s writing shows his immense confidence and passion for adventure.

Who are the celebrity musicians with ESTP personality type?

Five of the most famous musicians with ESTP personality types are Zdenĕk Fibich, Madonna, Joe Jonas, Tommy Lee, and P!nk. With dominant extraverted Sensing, ESTPs have inexhaustible sources of energy that make them explosive performers and musicians. And for ESTPs who dislike structures that stifle their freedom of expression, music is a go-to outlet for their creativity and honest thoughts.

Madonna is a famous ESTP musician that embodies ESTP confidence both in her stage performances and song lyrics. Madonna’s value for sincerity and emotion help her songs stay relatable to millions of people worldwide.

Who are the celebrity athletes with ESTP personality type?

Usain Bolt, Karl Malone, Stephen Curry, Petrix Barbosa, and Dan Marino are five celebrity athletes with an ESTP personality type. An ESTP’s action-oriented nature and innate ability to think on their feet make them ideal for adrenaline-pumped sports.

Stephen Curry possesses plenty of classic ESTP traits, such as a go-getter personality. Curry’s commitment to his goals, plus his ESTP logical thinking and perceptiveness, makes him highly successful on the basketball court.

Who are the most famous fictional characters with ESTP traits?

Five of the most famous fictional characters with ESTP traits are Hank Schrader, Aladdin, Letty Ortiz, Inuyasha, and Han Solo. People with ESTP personalities make formidable and entertaining characters with their passion for seeking adventure. ESTPs also have strong personalities and the determination to succeed, making them inspiring characters.

One memorable character with ESTP traits is Aladdin. Aladdin is an adventure-seeker who is never shy of facing dangerous people, places, and situations.

Who are the most famous business people with the ESTP personality?

Some of the most famous ESTP business people are Donald Trump, Bernard Tapie, Thomas Edison, and Silvio Berlusconi. Business is a typical ESTP path where they can flourish with their diverse people skills, sociability, quick-thinking, and practical skills. An ESTP’s ability to think quickly on their feet, can-do attitude, and pragmatism make them especially suited for executive positions.

Bernard Tapie is one great example of a famous business person who embodies the ESTP can-do attitude and pragmatism. Tapie’s excellent ESTP problem-solving skills were a key player in how he managed to flip failing businesses.

What are the traits of an ESTP?

The four common traits of an ESTP are quick wit, confidence, pragmatism, and action-oriented. An ESTPs high self-assurance and their uncanny ability to think on their feet, allows them to push boundaries in life. The same confidence and pragmatism help ESTPs pursue the challenging new adventures that they crave. ESTPs prefer action to communication. An ESTP type process information rapidly and focus on looking for practical solutions, making them excellent problem solvers in emergencies.

How did these celebrities discover they were ESTP?

Some celebrities have admitted to taking a Personality Test, although very few of them actually shared their ESTP results publicly. Some celebrities are typed as Doers because they show strong ESTP personality traits. Such ESTP traits include boldness and can-do attitude, people-focus, and direct to the point.

How do ESTPs deal with popularity?

ESTPs do well with being popular because of their high self-confidence. As self-assured and spontaneous types, ESTPs don’t have any problem maintaining large social circles. ESTPs are also famous for their quick wit and adventurous nature. Their sociability makes ESTPs the life of the party, traits making it easy to attract other people to them.

That said, ESTP personalities also tend to be direct with whoever they’re speaking to. Their bluntness can often be a problem with popular ESTPs.

What is the ESTP population percentage?

There are around 5.4% of people with an ESTP personality type in the population, making the Doer uncommon compared to other personality types. Quick-witted, impatient, and direct, ESTP personalities primarily gravitate towards male gender roles. Therefore, ESTPs are more common in men and rare in women, with around 13.9% and 2.8% of the population, respectively.

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

The other personality type that is the best match for an ESTP is ESTJ. Much like people with an ESTP personality, ESTJs are direct and thrive in finding practical solutions for present concerns. ESTP personality types are spontaneous and compliment the more detail oriented ESTJ.