INTP Celebrities Comprehensive List

INTPs are often stereotyped as pure creatures of reason, working to uncover the truth behind the universe. This is because INTPs have Introverted Thinking(Ti) and Extraverted Intuition(Ne) as their top two cognitive functions. INTP celebrities who do great things for the world are usually motivated by using their gifts to help others(Extraverted Feeling).

INTP celebrities and famous people

INTPs excel at almost any field they set their mind to. They are usually drawn to fields that allow them to utilize their creativity and inventiveness.

INTP scientists/academics

INTP celebrities-Albert Einstein

Due to their desire to build an accurate internal framework that is as close to the Truth as possible(Ti) coupled with their curiosity of the external world (Ne), INTPs are intrinsically drawn to academia. Sciences, social sciences, philosophy and mathematics alike gives INTPs the outlet to satisfy their need for Truth.

Albert Einstein German physicist (1879-1955)

Marie Curie Polish physicist and chemist (1867-1934)

William James American psychologist (1842-1910)

Charles Darwin English naturalist (1809-1882)

William Harvey English physician (1578-1657)

Adam Smith economist and philosopher (1723-1790)

Blaise Pascal mathematician and philosopher (1623-1662)

Friedrich von Hayek philosopher and economist (1899-1992)

Gilles Deleuze philosopher (1925-1995)

Immanuel Kant philosopher (1724-1804)

Karl Popper philosopher (1902-1994)

Milton Friedman economist (1912-2006)

Rene Descartes French philosopher and mathematician (1596-1650)

Alan Turing British mathematician and computer scientist (1912-1954)

Friedrich Engels German philosopher and historian (1820-1895)

George Berkeley Irish philosopher (1685-1753)

Gottfried Leibniz German mathematician and philosopher (1646-1716)

John Locke British philosopher and physician (1632-1704)

Max Weber German sociologist and historian (1864-1920)

Mircea Eliade Romanian historian and philosopher (1907-1986)

Wolfgang Pauli Austrian theoretical physicist (1900-1958)

Richard Dawkins British evolutionary biologist and writer (1941-)

Michael Faraday British physicist and chemist (1791-1867)

Johannes Kepler German astronomer and mathematician (1571-1630)

Henri Poincare French mathematician and physicist (1854-1912)

Galileo Galilei Italian astronomer and physicist (1564-1642)

Charles Babbage British mathematician and inventor (1791-1871)

Alexander Fleming Scottish physician and bacteriologist (1881-1955)

Carl Friedrich Gauss German mathematician and physicist (1777-1855)

Grigori Perelman Russian mathematician (1966-)

Jean Piaget Swiss psychologist (1896-1980)

Leonhard Euler Swiss mathematician and physicist (1707-1783)

Paul Dirac British theoretical physicist (1902-1984)

Terence Tao Australian-American mathematician (1975-)

John Nash American Mathematician (1928-2015)

INTP entrepreneurs

INTP celebrities-Larry Page

Due to the INTPs need for autonomy and the general inflexibility of most work roles in society, INTPs may decide to venture outside the system. Furthermore, INTPs are typically inventive and innovative, and proficient with the most recent technology. INTPs also see business as a vehicle to use their talents to enact social change.

Larry Page Cofounder of Google (1973-)

Sergey Brin Cofounder of Google (1979-)

Bill Gates Cofounder of Microsoft (1955-)

Elon Musk Cofounder of Tesla (1971-)

Tony Hsieh American Internet Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist (1973-)

INTP authors

INTP celebrities-Harper Lee

INTPs are extremely creative. Due to their Extraverted Intuition(Ne), they see endless possibilities for how the world could evolve and are thus great science fiction writers. They enjoy asking what if questions. Their Introverted Thinking(Ti) also gives them the ability to write concisely and accurately express their ideas.

Stanley Crouch American poet (1945-2020)

Randall Munroe American Cartoonist (1984-)

Harper Lee American novelist (1926-2016)

Robert. A. Heinlein American Author (1907-1988)

John Le Carre English Novelist (1931-2020)

Thucydides Greek Historian (460 BC-404 BC)

Fernando Pessoa Portuguese novelist and poet (1888-1935)

H.G. Wells British author and sociologist (1866-1946)

Jorge Luis Borges Argentine writer and translator (1899-1986)

Lewis Carroll British writer and logician (1832-1898)

Osamu Dazai Japanese author (1909-1948)

Terry Pratchett British author and humorist (1948-2015)

T.S. Eliot British-American writer (1888-1965)

William Burroughs American writer and visual artist (1914-1997)

Thomas Mann German author and social critic (1875-1955)

Stephen King American author (1947-)

Jules Verne French author (1828-1905)

H.P. Lovecraft American writer (1890-1937)

Frank Herbert American author (1920-1986)

INTP musicians

INTP celebrities-Mark Mothersbaugh

Another avenue for INTPs to express their creativity and utilize their intellectual rigor is in the field of music. They especially like to compose music pieces, as this allows them to recreate their imaginations in reality in the form of auditory tones, and logically construct a piece of music that flows well.

Liam Gallagher English singer (1972-)

Neil Peart Canadian drummer (1975-1998)

Glenn Gould Canadian pianist (1932-1982)

Aphex Twin Irish electronic musician (1971-)

M.I.A English hip hop artist (1975-)

Bob Moog US inventor of Moog synthesizer (1934-2005)

Mark Mothersbaugh US musician (1950-)

Henry Mancini US composer (1924-1994)

Bill Wurtz American singer-songwriter (1989-)

Caroline Polachek American singer-songwriter (1985-)

Dmitri Shostakovich Russian pianist and composer (1906-1975)

Ghostemane American rapper (1991-)

Kim Seok-Jin Korean singer (1992-)

Lou Reed American singer-guitarist (1942-2013)

Matt Bellamy British singer-songwriter (1978-)

INTP politicians/world leaders

INTP celebrities-Alan Greenspan

It is rare that INTPs enjoy politics, as most INTPs do not relish in manipulating public opinion and dealing with the feelings of the masses. INTP celebrities in the government use their rational thinking and analytical skills to enact policies and make decisions for society. They speak the truth and work for the betterment of society.

Abraham Lincoln US President (1809-1865)

John Quincy Adams US President (1767-1848)

Gerald Ford US President (1913-2006)

Alan Greenspan US Federal Reserve Chairman (1926-)

John Tyler US President (1790-1862)

James Madison US President (1751-1836)

INTP actors/directors

INTP celebrities-TIna Fey

While INTPs are not usually emotionally expressive in real life, acting gives them a good avenue to get in touch with their inferior cognitive function, Extraverted Feeling(Fe), to express their emotions and connect with the audience. Coupling this with their quirky and creative nature makes them interesting tv characters.

Tina Fey US actress (1970-)

Sigourney Weaver US actress (1949-)

Gabriel Byrne Irish actor (1950-)

John Cusack US actor (1966-)

Gregory Peck US actor (1916-2003)

Elliot Page Canadian actor (1987-)

David Cronenberg US director (1943-)

Diane Lane US actress (1965-)

Asia Carrera US actress (1973-)

Jesse Eisenberg US actor (1983-)

Kristen Stewart US actress (1990-)

Ben Stein US actor and TV pundit (1944-)

Amy Smart US actress (1976-)

Andy Richter US comedian (1966-)

Bob Newhart US comedian and actor (1929-)

Rick Moranis Canadian actor and screenwriter (1953)

Geoffrey Rush Australian actor (1951)

Dustin Hoffman US actor (1937-)

Aubrey Plaza American actress and comedian (1984-)

Cole Sprouse American actor (1992-)

Dan Harmon American actor and writer (1973-)

Freddie Highmore British actor (1992-)

Larry David American actor and writer (1947-)

Richard Ayoade British actor and comedian (1977-)

Rowan Atkinson American actor and writer (1955-)

Woody Allen American director and actor (1935-)

Seth Myers American actor and TV host (1973-)

Ridley Scott British director and producer (1937-)

Martin Freeman British actor (1971-)

Christopher Walken American actor and director (1943-)

Bill Murray American actor and comedian (1950-)

INTP kpop idols

INTP celebrities Kpop-YeEun

Similar to INTP musicians, INTP celebrities who are kpop idols use singing and composing as an avenue for self expression and to exercise their boundless imagination.

Ahe YeEun (#SOLO)

Ayamy (Bling Bling)

ChoA (AOA)

DeVita (#SOLO)


HeeJin (Good Day)


Jeong EunJi (Apink)

Jin (BTS)

Jvcki Wai (#SOLO)

Kid Milli (#SOLO)

Kim SeJeong (Gugudan)

Kim WooSeok (UP10TION)

Lee NaGyung (fromis_9)

Lee YeonGyung (GIRLS PLANET 999)


Miryo (Brown Eyed Girls)

SHEON (Billlie)

SeHun (EXO)

Shin (GHOST9)

Sitala (H1-KEY)

SoYeon ((G)I-DLE)


Son HyeonWu (ATO6)

Suga (BTS)

TAG (Golden Child)

Takara (Busters)

YeJun (E’LAST)

Yoon Min (JYP LOUD)

INTP female celebrities

INTP celebrities female-Marie Curie

Famous female INTPs deserve a special mention. Especially in the past, females were expected to be caring homemakers who took care of the children. Females who were intelligent or ambitious were frowned upon. It took a lot of courage for female INTPs to succeed in intellectual fields.

Marie Curie Polish physicist and chemist (1867-1934)

Tina Fey US actress (1970-)

Sigourney Weaver US actress (1949-)

Kristen Stewart US actress (1990-)

Harper Lee American novelist (1926-2016)

INTP fictional characters

The proliferation of INTP characters in fiction are testament to how both famous INTPs in real life and INTPs in fiction are entertaining characters.

INTP characters in movies

INTP characters in movies-Hermione Granger

INTPs characters in movies are seldom the main protagonist. However, their logical and quirky nature definitely spices up the dynamic in movies.

Gandalf (The Lord of the Rings)

Hermione Granger (Harry Potter)

Bruce Banner (The Incredible Hulk)

Ian Malcolm (Jurassic Park)

Yoda (Star Wars)

Neo (Matrix)

Haymitch Abernathy (The Hunger Games)

George McFly (Back to the Future)

Bob Harris (Lost in Translation)

Donnie Darko (Donnie Darko)

Ellie Chu (The Half of It)

Josh Lucas (Clueless)

Malcolm Wilkerson (Malcolm in the Middle)

Maurice (Beauty and the Beast)

Park Da-Song (Parasite)

Will Hunting (Good Will Hunting)

John Nash (A Beautiful Mind)

Ricky Fitts (American Beauty)

Milo Thatch (Atlantis)

Mark Zuckerberg (The Social Network)

Lucius Fox (The Dark Knight Trilogy)

Henry Jones Sr. (Indiana Jones)

Dr. Manhattan (Watchmen)

Bruce Banner (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

INTP characters in books

INTP fictional characters in books-Matilda

INTP characters in books gives us an avenue to explore the rich inner life of the INTP, as INTPs are not usually expressive in daily life.

Abraham Van Helsing (Dracula)

Bernard Marx (Brave New World)

Death (Discworld)

Ian Malcolm (Jurassic Park)

Magnus Chase (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

Mr. Bennet (Pride and Prejudice)

Smaug (The Hobbit)

Winston Smith (1984)

Victor Frankenstein (Frankenstein)

Pierre Bezhukov (War and Peace)

Matilda (Matilda)

Kafka Tamura (Kafka on the Shore)

Greg Heffley (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)

Coraline Jones (Coraline)

Benjamin (Animal Farm)

As we can see, INTP celebrities defy the stereotype that they can only be in sciences and academia. In fact, both male and female INTPs do well in virtually any field they set their mind to. I have compiled this data from various sources, including wikipedia, personalityclub, and personalitymax. This is by no means an exhaustive list, do let me know in the comments if you have any more suggestions.

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