The Life Path Number

Your Life Path Number is determined by your bith date. Other numbers in your numerological profile may change, but not this one. Your life path number determined who you are and tells you what life tools you are equipped with, and what your life lessons are about. Discover the meaning of your personal life path number and get celebrities that share your life path number as well.

Your life path number is the sum total of your birth date. It represents who you are at birth and the native traits that you will carry with you throughout your entire life. The life path describes the nature of this journey through life. The numbers range from 1-9.

Your Life Path is Numerology's equivalent to your Sun Sign in Astrology; telling us what the primary factors are in shaping your Destiny.

How To Calculate Your Life Path Number

Finding out your life path numbers requires simple addition and one thing that all of us have. A birthdate! Lets use the following birth date as an example.

Lets say you were born on July 22nd, 1975 (07/22/1975).

Using basic addition you would add all of the digitis together. (0+7+2+2+1+9+7+5)

This would come to (33). In Numerology we must end up with a single digit, so we in this case we must add (3 + 3).

This brings us to the Life Path Number (6).

Master Numbers

When reducing numbers you may come across 3 of the master numbers. 11, 22, 33. These numbers have great significance and our very powerful influences in a numerological calculation.You will still reduce them as normal but make a note of them. (11 is a higher octave of the numner 2) (22 a higher octave of 4) (33 a higher octave of 6)

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As a life path number, one signifies individuality and independence. You are ambitious and assertive in promoting yourself. You have very strong personal needs and desires. You tire of routine and highly detailed tasks rather quickly. Although you may hide the fact for social reasons, you can be self-centered and demand to have your way in many circumstances. You are considered very good company, friendly, good-natured, and a wonderful conversationalist. People like you and are drawn to you. It is a good thing they are, because you are very sensitive to disapproval and you don't handle it very well.

1's enjoy being the centers of attention. 1's can be happy, loving, romantic, dynamic and charismatic. 1's are quite creative, self motivated and ambitious. This can lead them into positions of authority and power quite easily. Once this person makes up thier mind to do something they seldom look back. They usually know what they want. Swift action and determination helps them to achieve goals and become succesfull. They like to initiate and make great leaders. 1's can achieve much in thier lifetime if they put thier minds to itcan be very unique people. If the 1's use thier energy in a positive way, they have the ability to attain much happiness, fulfillment,glory and fame within thier lifetimes

Many military generals, corporate leaders, and political figures have the Life Path 1.

On the negative side, 1's can cometimes be egotistical, selfish and melodramatic. A common downfall is that they can become somewhat arrogant and dominant at times. You must try to avoid being too bossy and demanding. The 1 always has the potential for greatness as a leader, but they may fail as a follower Unfortunately, sometimes you have to follow for a while before you are allowed to lead and this can be a difficult time for you. Sometimes a 1 person may appear very dependent rather than independent, particularly in the early years. You may be very dissatisfied with your life.

Famous Life Path (1) Leaders

Famous people with this Life Path include: Tim Allen, Maya Angelou, Fiona Apple, James Arness, John Astin, Burt Bacharach, Erykah Badu, Drew Barrymore, David Blaine, Michael Bolton, James L. Brooks, Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Capriati, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Tom Clancy, George Clooney, Sean Connery, David Copperfield, Tom Cruise, Ice Cube, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian Dennehy, Danny DeVito, Jakob Dylan, Kenneth Babyface Edmonds, Eminem, Sally Field, Tom Hanks, Angie Harmon, Holly Hunter, Elizabeth Hurley, Samuel L. Jackson, Billy Joel, Scarlett Johansson, Magic Johnson, Wynonna Judd, Larry King, Calvin Klein, Matt Lauer, Joanie Laurer, Matt LeBlanc, David Letterman, George Lucas, Tim McGraw, Alanis Morissette, Jack Nicholson, Shaquille ONeal, Joe Pesci, Dan Rather, Robert Redford, Paul Reiser, Geraldo Rivera, Alicia Silverstone, Jerry Springer, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Christy Turlington, Veronica Webb, Kate Winslet, Tiger Woods, and Noah Wyle.

LIFE PATH NUMBER 2 (The Cooperator)

Those with the birth path number of 2 are can be very flexible and adaptable people. They are imaginative and artistic and may even have a romantic streak. They can be quite emotionally sensitive and easily hurt. They are generally good natured, kind and considerate people. They can become shy, self conscious individuals and sometimes can be decietful if unbalanced. Good natured devotion can sometimes lead to submission or giving in to others in it's negative aspect.

As a life path number, two signifies peace, harmony and mediation. As an expression number it suggests diplomacy and an aptitude for teamwork. Two relates to partnerships and interaction with others. Individual achievements are not realistic because accomplishments are best realized through co-operation and teamwork. One-to-one relationships are prominent because it symbolizes two people becoming close through intimate contact. Two is feminine, intuitive, and corresponds with our protective instincts. Negatively, two can be grasping and overprotective.

Famous Life Path (2) Cooperators

Famous people with this Life Path include: F. Murray Abraham, Jason Alexander, Julie Andrews, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon, Javier Bardem, Kim Basinger, Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Tony Bennett, Orlando Bloom, Kenneth Branagh, Benjamin Bratt, Adrien Brody, Pierce Brosnan, Steve Buscemi, Billy Campbell, Mariah Carey, Bill Clinton, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cusack, Judi Dench, Robert Downey, Jr., Dennis Franz, Vince Gill, Woopi Goldberg, Al Gore, Heather Graham, Woody Harrelson, Paris Hilton, Ashley Judd, David E. Kelley, Lisa Kudrow, Jessica Lange, Queen Latifah, Lucy Lawless, Jay Leno, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Susan Lucci, Madonna, Ann Margaret, Jane Pauley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Regis Philbin, Anne Rice, Rene Russo, Meg Ryan, Paul Simon, Wesley Snipes, Stephen Sondheim, Gwendolyn Stefani, Mark Wahlberg, Vera Wang, Damon Wayans, and Kevin Williamson.

LIFE PATH NUMBER 3 (The Entertainer)

Description: 3 is ambitious and dislikes being held to a subordinate position or role. The 3 is creative, self-expressive, generous and entertaining. 3 is very fortunate, even lucky, and good fortune comes to them naturally. Once the 3 decides a relationship or way of life is over, it tends to end it abruptly and move on irregardless. As a life path number, three signifies expression and creativity. As an expression number it suggests self-expression through words or the arts. Three relates to expansiveness and learning through life experiences. It is considered to be lucky, and is often associated with money and good fortune. Three generally depicts several people joining together to achieve a common goal, whether through a social or professional affiliation. Three also represents communication of all kinds, expression, drama, acting, and humor. Although three possesses attributes of wisdom, understanding and knowledge, negatively it can exhibit pessimism, foolhardiness and unnecessary risk taking.

Famous Life Path (3) Entertainers

Famous people with this Life Path include: Christina Aguilera, Alan Alda, Rene Auberjonois, Scott Baio, Alec Baldwin, Annette Bening, Mary J Blige, David Boreanaz, David Bowie, Brandy, Toni Braxton, Amy Brenneman, Jimmy Buffett, Jackie Chan, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bill Cosby, Kevin Costner, Katie Couric, Billy Crystal, Carson Daly, Cameron Diaz, Vin Diesel, Celine Dion, Snoop Dogg, Jenna Elfman, Nora Ephron, Mia Farrow, Bridget Fonda, Jodie Foster, Jamie Foxx, Brendan Fraser, Janeane Garofalo, Jeff Gordon, Peter Graves, Melanie Griffith, John Grisham, Lauren Holly, K. D. Lang, Eriq LaSale, Jet Li, John Lithgow, Andie MacDowell, John Malkovich, Liam Neeson, Daniel Radcliffe, Joan Rivers, Chris Rock, Winona Ryder, Steven Seagal, William Shatner, Brooke Shields, Neil Simon, Kevin Spacey, Jon Stewart, Michael Stipe, John Travolta, Shania Twain, Barbara Walters, Reese Witherspoon, and Elijah Wood.

LIFE PATH NUMBER 4( The Builder)

Description: Four is the builder and organizer of the world. Down to earth, solid and practical, the Four is a slow moving number. Nothing will convince the Four to make its mind up in a hurry. Four is trustworthy, tenacious, precise and to the point. It is the number of work and organization.

As a life path number, four signifies practicality, patience and tenacity. As an expression number it suggests organization and hard work. The simplest solid object ? a tetrahedron ? has four sides; hence four denotes solid matter in general and the Earth in particular. The association with Earth means that four symbolizes being practical and "down-to-earth," while the fact that four is the first composite number (a number that can be created from multiplying numbers other than itself and 1, ie 2 X 2 = 4.) is linked to the idea of an other-directed, "composite personality" that takes cues from different and often conflicting sources, leading to fiercely independent, "out-of-the-box" thinking.

Famous Life Path (4) Builders

Famous people with this Life Path include: Minnie Driver, Joseph Fiennes, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kate Hudson, Peter Jackson, Jewel, Val Kilmer, Chris ODonnell, Will Smith, Chris Tucker, and Usher. Woody Allen, Joan Allen, Tori Amos, Pamela Anderson, Bono, Jeff Bridges, Tom Brokaw, Joy Browne, Amanda Bynes, Sean Diddy Combs, Michael Crichton, Sheryl Crow, Russell Crowe, David Duchovny, Clint Eastwood, Roger Ebert, Edie Falco, Bill Gates, Jeff Goldblum, Helen Hunt, Ice-T, Elton John, Harvey Keitel, Nicole Kidman, Tea Leoni, Eva Longoria, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Rachel McAdams, Paul McCartney, Matthew McConaughey, Demi Moore, Van Morrison, Mike Myers, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dolly Parton, Luciano Pavarotti, David Hyde Pierce, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Tim Robbins, Roseanne, Adam Sandler, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Seal, David Spade, George Strait, Quentin Tarantino, Vanessa Williams, and Oprah Winfrey.


Description: Five is the number of change, travel and communication. Five is clever, adaptable and quick moving. A born gambler, it is always ready to take a chance if it sees opportunity for profit, or to move ahead.

The Five is linked to sexuality and the senses. Becoming restless quickly, the Five is always on the move, mentally if not physically. Five becomes depressed and unhappy if held down in dull, routine or repetitive situations.As a life path number, five signifies love of freedom and adventure. As an expression number it suggests growth through change and different experiences. Five is a number which represents service to others. It is highly analytical and has the ability to think critically, but can over-ponder an issue to the point that its significance is no longer relevant. This number governs our ability to think clearly and our intellectual capacity. Five represents openness to new experiences as well as new ideas. Seeking freedom, it is often the adventurer. Five is about pushing life to its limits. It is a multifaceted number with links to our state of physical and mental health.

Famous Life Path (5) Sellers

Famous people with this Life Path include: Gillian Anderson, Ursula Andress, Marc Anthony, Ashanti, Lauren Bacall, Eric Bana, Beck, Juliette Binoche, Jon BonJovi, Christie Brinkley, Gabriel Byrne, Courteney Cox, Jeff Daniels, Ellen Degeneres, Howie Dorough, Michael J. Fox, Savion Glover, David Hasselhoff, Ann Heche, Ron Howard, Jeremy Irons, Alan Jackson, Mick Jagger, Don Johnson, Angelina Jolie, Craig Kilborn, Martin Lawrence, Penny Marshall, Steve Martin, Bette Midler, Willie Nelson, Wayne Newton, Conan OBrien, Sean Penn, Dennis Quaid, Burt Reynolds, Christina Ricci, J.K. Rowling, Claudia Schiffer, Steven Spielberg, Howard Stern, Billy Bob Thornton, Uma Thurman, Tina Turner, Liv Tyler, Denzel Washington, and Sigourney Weaver

LIFE PATH NUMBER 6 (The Teacher)

Description: Six is the number of balance, responsibility and harmony. The Six loves its home, is family oriented, and extremely loyal to those they love. They want and need their lives to run as smoothly and with as little stress as possible. Six is the number of the heart and of ideals. It is the number of marriage and divorce.

Six is known as a "perfect number" because it equals the sum of its divisors (1 + 2 + 3 = 6). As a life path number it signifies responsibility, compassion and care for others. As an expression number it suggests supporting and caring for the most vulnerable. Six relates to tact, beauty and harmony. It is very much a relationship builder which corresponds to one-to-one encounters. It deals with that which we are attracted to and those things we find great pleasure in. Six possesses charm, grace and the ability to make small talk on any stratum, and is therefore much of a diplomat. Six is very nurturing, and is considered the mother/father number. Negatively, six can be unfaithful, jealous, bitter and vengeful. Six can also denote perfectionism, as it is the first "perfect" number (the sum of its divisors, other than itself, is equal to itself, ie 6 X 1 = 6 and 3 X 2 = 6, and 1 + 2 + 3 = 6).

Famous Life Path (6) Teachers

Famous people with this Life Path include: Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Victoria Beckham, Jason Biggs, Clint Black, Matthew Broderick, Mel Brooks, George W Bush, Michael Caine, Neve Campbell, Drew Carey, Paula Cole, Francis Ford Coppola, Claire Danes, Robert DeNiro, Melissa Etheridge, Calista Flockhart, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kathie Lee Gifford, Geri Halliwell, Goldie Hawn, Salma Hayek, Jon Heder, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Stephen King, Greg Kinnear, Ted Koppel, Heather Locklear, Lindsay Lohan, Elle Macpherson, Bill Maher, Frances McDormand, Reba McEntire, Eddie Murphy, Edward Norton, Rosie ODonnell, Bill Paxton, Bonnie Raitt, Jane Seymour, Sinbad, Christian Slater, Mira Sorvino, Sylvester Stallone, Meryl Streep, John Tesh, Ted Turner, Steven Tyler, and Bruce Willis.


Description: Seven is the number of introspection and going within the self. It is often intuitive and analytical. While seeming deep and calm on the outside, Seven has a restless, inquiring nature which needs to be satisfied by study and travel. This travel can be physical or mental.

The Seven needs time to be alone and with its own thoughts, otherwise frustration and disappointment with life can set in. As a life path number, seven signifies intellect and an introspective, analytical mind. As an expression number it suggests the need to think deeply and the desire for seclusion. Seven is considered to be a spiritual number because it is illusive and contains veils which must first be uncovered, one after another, before illumination will ultimately be found. Seven is said to be sacred, and this is evidenced by the fact that there are seven days in the week, ancient texts propose that the earth was formed in seven phases, the ancient solar system consisted of seven luminaries, and some versions of the kaballah have seven sephiroth. While seven possesses qualities of dreaminess, spirituality and psychic awareness, negatively it can be dubious, deceptive and insincere.

Famous Life Path (7) Loners

Famous people with this Life Path include: Paula Abdul, Muhammad Ali, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Baez, Christian Bale, Antonio Banderas, Candice Bergan, Valerie Bertinelli, Robert Blake, Ellen Burstyn, James Cameron, Eric Clapton, Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Jr., Elvis Costello, Geena Davis, Johnny Depp, Leonardo Dicaprio, Shannen Doherty, Michael Douglas, Fran Drescher, Carmen Electra, Ralph Fiennes, Carrie Fisher, Matthew Fox, Mel Gibson, Goldberg, John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, Hugh Grant, Charles Grodin, Ethan Hawke, Tommy Hilfiger, Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, Donna Karan, Keria Knightley, Angela Lansbury, Heath Ledger, Lyle Lovett, Ewan McGregor, Toni Morrison, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Al Pacino, Se Ri Pak, Matthew Perry, Natalie Portman, Parker Posey, Trent Reznor, Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Jerry Seinfeld, Danielle Steel, Patrick Stewart, Emma Thompson, Tanya Tucker, Naomi Watts, Scott Wolf, and James Woods.

LIFE PATH NUMBER 8 (The Warrior)

Description: Eight is the number of material success or failure. The number of Karma. Eight has to work hard, and often needs to do the same thing over before success is achieved. The Eight is a strong number, with the will, focus and drive to achieve its goals.

Expressing its feelings doesn't come easy to the Eight, and it needs to avoid ill-health brought on by stress. Eight is a fine number, and often misunderstood by others less powerful than itself. As a life path number, eight signifies material success, discipline and persistence. As an expression number it suggests business, managerial and financial aptitude. Eight is considered to be the number of karmic influences where we are called upon to pay debts incurred in this and previous lives. It represents hard work and lessons learned through experience, and can therefore be a difficult number for some because of the very restrictiveness of its nature. More than any other number, eight seeks money and material success. However, the hardships eight faces in pursuit of its rewards are extreme. Huge reversals in life are common for the eight.

Famous Life Path (8) Warriors

Famous people with this Life Path include: Giorgio Armani, Neil Armstrong, Lance Bass, Warren Beatty, Kate Beckinsale, Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Bjork, Cate Blanchett, Helenna Bonham-Carter, Sandra Bullock, Naomi Campbell, Deepak Chopra, Cindy Crawford, Penelope Cruz, Matt Damon, Ted Danson, Hilary Duff, Bob Dylan, Anthony Edwards, Jane Fonda, Aretha Franklin, James Gandolfini, Andy Garcia, Richard Gere, Gene Hackman, Mariska Hargitay, Faith Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Enrique Iglesias, Don Imus, Tommy Lee Jones, Nathan Lane, David Mamet, Dylan McDermott, Sarah McLachlan, Paul Newman, Randy Quaid, Gloria Reuben, Natasha Richardson, Diane Sawyer, David Schwimmer, Martin Scorsese, Elisabeth J. Shue, Martha Stewart, Ben Stiller, Oliver Stone, Barbara Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor, James VanDerBeek, Robin Williams, and Yanni.

LIFE PATH NUMBER 9( The Humanitarian)

Description: Nine is ruled by the planet Mars, and so 9 will fight for what it believes in, and to protect those it loves. It is a powerful number, and sees the big picture much easier than the details in front of it. Since Nine is the highest single number, it is capable of achieving great spiritual and mental results.

Nine needs to avoid acting or speaking impulsively. It is easy for them to become impatient. Nine should avoid the use of drugs of any kind. As a life path number, nine signifies compassion, humanitarianism and impartiality. As an expression number it suggests idealism realized through the need to help others. Nine was considered to be a sacred number by the ancients and was consequently not assigned a numerical equivalent to any letter in the Chaldean alphabet. It represents change, invention and growth which springs forth from inspiration. Nine is the humanitarian.

Famous Life Path (9) Humanitarians

Famous people with this Life Path include: Troy Aikman, Christina Applegate, India Arie, Bea Arthur, Sean Astin, Rowan Atkinson, Barbara Bach, Tyra Banks, Roberto Benigni, Jack Black, Andrea Bocelli, Steven Bochco, Garth Brooks, Gisele Bundchen, Edward Burns, Jim Carrey, Cher, Roma Downey, Kirsten Dunst, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Matt Groening, Thomas Harris, Ed Harris, Melissa Joan Hart, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Hopkins, Whitney Houston, Ricki Lake, Spike Lee, Tara Lipinski, Courtney Love, Loretta Lynn, Shirley MacLaine, Julianna Margulies, Wynton Marsalis, Bill Murray, Tom Petty, Lisa Marie Presley, Michael Richards, Gavin Rossdale, Kurt Russell, Garry Shandling, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tom Snyder, Sharon Stone, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Updike, and Renee Zellweger

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