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ENTP type

personality types

Find out how many people share your type, and what your strengths are!

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Animal personality Parrot

The most unique personality type matches up with the most unique animal. Parrots, as ENTPs, are entertaining individuals who make laugh-out-loud comments.

Cat personality "The Great White Hunter"

King of imaginary bug-chasing. He talks a lot; maybe to you, maybe to something only he can see. Likes to be petted, but only for short periods of time; he's off as soon as the next synapse fires in his brain.

Collective noun A froth of ENTP's

Percentage of total population 5%

Interesting facts

  • Creative, inventors of new products or experiences.
  • Likely to exhibit Type A behavior.
  • Always looking to rise to the challenge.
  • Risk-takers.

Common careers

  • actor
  • advertising
  • chemical engineer
  • marketing
  • computer analyst
  • public relations
  • credit investigator
  • politics
  • journalist

Famous ENTP's

  • Walt Disney
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Nicola Tesla
  • Abraham Lincoln

Quotes by famous ENTJs:

  • "All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you." - Walt Disney
  • "Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world." - Walt Disney
  • "Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all." - Abraham Lincoln
  • "I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything." - Nikola Tesla
  • "Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out." - Benjamin Franklin

Hobbies and recreation

  • writing
  • backpacking
  • competitive sports
  • art appreciation
  • reading
  • crossword puzzles
  • travel
  • cultural events

All 16 types

Your type is a combination of four preferences. Each preference was made by choosing between 2 letters in a dichotomy. The four dichotomies are:


Defines where you direct your energy. Extroversion indicates outwards towards the world, and Introversion indicates a tendency inwards towards your thoughts and ideas.


Defines how you process information. Do you prefer to process information through your five senses (Sensing) or do you prefer to trust your hunches and read between the lines? (iNtuition)


Defines how you make decisions. Do you prefer logical analysis (Thinking), or contemplating about how each option affects people? (Feeling)


Defines how you order your life. Do you prefer making plans and keeping to schedules (Judging), or do you usually keep things open? (Perceiving)

There are 16 types in total. Now that you know your type, check out your type description by following the appropriate link below!

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