Scorpio is often mistaken for being a fire sign, but it actually falls under the water element. Like fellow water signs Cancer and Pisces, Scorps are known for their intuition and emotional capacity. On their best day, Scorpios can be ambitious, mysterious, and passionate; but they can also be calculating and manipulative on their worst. They’re represented by the symbol of the scorpion, after all. For Scorpios, it’s all about balance. Those who fall under this Halloween-adjacent zodiac sign tend to develop intense connections in love and friendship once you can find a way to make them trust you — and if you can get below the surface (and evade the sting of their tail in the process), relationships with Scorpios are sure to last. Check out some of the best-known Scorpio celebrities below.
Who Are the Biggest Scorpio Celebrities?
Because Scorpios are strategic, ambitious, and loyal, it can be useful to have role models who share your star sign. Below are just a few of the Scorpio celebrities that live up to the spookiest sign in the zodiac.
1. Tracee Ellis Ross (October 29)
Film and fashion icon Tracee Ellis Ross is best known for her roles in the shows Girlfriends, which ran from 2000 to 2008, and 2014’s Blackish. Scorpios tend to have a profound understanding of emotions and relationships, and many of Ellis Ross’ characters share deeply honest and universal experiences. She is also known for her work in fashion, both as a model and fashion editor, and has worked as a singer, producer, and television host to boot.
2. Katy Perry (October 25)
Katy Perry is a 2010s pop star who wrote some insanely catchy tunes, including “I Kissed a Girl,” “Hot ‘n Cold,” and “Firework.” While she’s not the only super-famous Scorpio singer, she’s certainly one of the most notorious. Her songs, productions, and costumes are creative and bold, and she started a Las Vegas concert residency in 2021. But Perry is no stranger to public feuds, having had infamous “beef” with Taylor Swift that was often fueled by media attention; still, the two seem to have reconciled their differences in recent years.
3. Rita Wilson (October 26)
The wife of famous actor Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson is a notable actress, singer, and producer in her own right. She has also performed on Broadway and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2019. Her career began with an appearance on the Brady Bunch, but she has since starred in shows and films like Frasier, Sleepless in Seattle, and Runaway Bride.
4. Winona Ryder (October 29)
Winona Ryder was an It Girl of the 1990s who publicly dated big-time stars like Johnny Depp and Matt Damon. She is known for her iconic performances in films like Beetlejuice, Heathers, and Reality Bites. She experienced legal troubles in the early 2000s and went on a brief hiatus, but her comeback has Scorpio written all over it, with a starring role as a frantic and emotional mother in the hit Netflix show Stranger Things.
5. Lisa Bonet (November 16)
Lisa Bonet is the bohemian queen everyone wanted to be in the 1980s and 1990s. Bonet is known for her previous marriage to musician Lenny Kravitz, but she’s also a standout celebrity in her own right, winning awards for her performances on television and starring in shows like A Different World.
6. Demi Moore (November 11)
Demi Moore is an iconic member of the Brat Pack who appeared in 1980s classics like St. Elmo’s Fire. She is perhaps best known for an iconic scene in the movie Ghost, where Patrick Swayze and Moore share a sensual — and paranormal — moment at the pottery wheel. She has performed in a wide range of roles and genres, even shaving her head for the film G.I. Jane. Moore had a somewhat controversial (at the time) May-December marriage with Ashton Kutcher from 2005 to 2013.
7. Julia Roberts (October 28)
Julia Roberts is one of the most iconic modern actresses of the day, starring in a wide range of films, including love stories like Pretty Woman, Notting Hill, and My Best Friend’s Wedding. She also appeared in the Oceans movie franchise alongside lead George Clooney. Roberts is incredibly recognizable for both her hair and smile. She is a mother of twins and aunt to actress Emma Roberts, and married Danny Moder in 2002 — even after a scandalous start to their relationship, they are still together to this day.
8. Anne Hathaway (November 12)
We love our Princess of Genovia. Anne Hathaway has taken on a wide range of roles, from her start in the The Princess Diaries series to The Devil Wears Prada, set in the New York fashion editorial world. She also brought believable emotional turmoil to the big screen in Les Misérables and Brokeback Mountain. Hathaway has starred in romances, comedies, dramas, and action movies. Don’t try to box this Scorpio in.
9. Thandie Newton (November 6)
Thandie Newton is an award-winning actress from films and shows like Beloved, W, and For Colored Girls. Recently, she appeared in the dystopian HBO television program Westworld, which ran from 2016 to 2022. She is also known for her charity and philanthropy work.
10. Tatum O’Neal (November 5)
Tatum O’Neal was married to John McEnroe from 1986 to 1994, but she’s a remarkable woman in her own right. She is the youngest actress to win an Academy Award at the age of just 10 years old for Paper Moon, proving that the Scorpio wisdom exists at every age. She has appeared in a wide range of television programs and movies over the course of her career.
11. Sally Field (November 6)
Sally Field is one of the most notable and iconic actresses of her time. She is a deeply evocative performer, and her scenes in Steel Magnolias are guaranteed to pull tears. Field has also shown up in films like The Flying Nun, Smokey and the Bandit, and Forrest Gump. Over the course of her career, Field has won Academy and Emmy Awards, and was also nominated for a Tony Award.
12. Meg Ryan (November 19)
We love a romantic comedy queen, and Meg Ryan reigns over all. She’s starred in some of the most beloved rom-coms of all time, including When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle. Ryan isn’t just the perfect starring actress, though: She also delivers on comedy with the greats. Just watch the classic (and shocking!) deli scene in When Harry Met Sally for a laugh that withstands the test of time.
13. Allison Janney (November 19)
Allison Janney is remarkably adept at transitioning between genres. She has played wildly inappropriate but hilarious characters in films like Ten Things I Hate About You to and I, Tonya. She is an award-winning actress and has appeared on stage and screen throughout her career.
14. Annie Potts (October 28)
Annie Potts can do a little of everything. She has appeared in a wide range of shows and films over the course of her impressive career, including Pretty in Pink, Ghostbusters II, and the Toy Story franchise, in which she voiced the character of Bo Peep. She is also an audiobook narrator and has appeared on Broadway.
15. Jodie Foster (November 19)
If you’re old enough to remember The Accused, you’re old enough to know it contains one of the most violent movie scenes ever filmed — but Foster played the role so remarkably that she won an Oscar. She has since become synonymous with playing courageous women, fitting for a Scorpio. She’s appeared in plenty of other remarkable roles, including Agent Starling in Silence of the Lambs.
16. Goldie Hawn (November 21)
Goldie Hawn brings comedy, joy, and beauty to every role. She is an actress and singer known for films like Overboard and First Wives Club, and she’s the mom of actors Kate Hudson, Oliver Hudson, and Wyatt Russell. Family ties are important to Hawn — which is very Scorpio-like of her — and she’s been in a long-lasting relationship with her husband, Kurt Russell, since 1983. He starred in the recent Christmas Chronicles series, where she also made an appearance.
17. Ming-Na Wen (November 20)
Actress and model Ming-Na Wen is known for voicing the character of Mulan in the animated Disney film. She broke out with her role in the Joy Luck Club in 1993 and acted in the drama ER. She also continued her Disney career with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Book of Boba Fett, portraying a wide range of characters requiring insight and emotional range.
More Famous Scorpios To Know About
In addition to the fine folks listed above, a few Scorpio celebrities didn’t quite make our list. But we’ve included them down below as honorable mentions:
- Actor Ryan Reynolds
- Actress and talk show host Whoopi Goldberg
- Actor and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel
- Rapper Drake
- Actress Emma Stone
- Actress Gabrielle Union
- Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars Kendall Jenner and Kris Jenner
- Oscar-winning actor Leonardo Dicaprio
- Singer Willow Smith
- Inventor Bill Gates
- Actor Penn Badgley
- Actress Kiernan Shipka
- Singer Ciara
- Singer Lorde
- Actress Shailene Woodley
- Singer SZA
- Actor and comedian Pete Davidson
- Actress Rachel McAdams
- Actor Matthew McConaughey
- Actor David Schwimmer
The Scorpio Woman: Determined and Brave
Scorpios are known for their intuition, commitment, and loyalty. They are determined to succeed and remain cool and collected in the face of challenges and setbacks. It’s little wonder why so many remarkable actresses were born during Scorpio season.