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ESFP type

personality types

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

Is the glass half full or half empty? There's a glass of water; you know, it's healthy to drink a lot of water, why, I remember when I was growing up that we...

Prayer God, help me to take things more seriously especially parties and dancing.

Animal personality Chihuahua

Chihuahuas, are happy, fun-loving, affectionate, and entertaining.

Cat personality "The Hedonist"

The social cat. Inside, outside, contact-oriented. Wallows in petting. Lies in the sun on the driveway. Promiscuously affectionate, even with cat-haters. Meows a lot.

Collective noun A gala of ESFP's

Percentage of total population 13%

Interesting facts

  • Keep up with the latest fashions.
  • Do not spend much time with non-required serious reading.
  • Watch a lot of television and feel very much involved with the characters.
  • Prone to temptation.
  • Among most likely to stay in college.
  • They may experience difficulties in the classroom as few professors are their type.
  • Extremely optimistic.
  • Enjoy playing practical jokes.
  • Often skilled in music, and drama.
  • Learn best through trial and error.

Common careers

  • childcare
  • sales
  • coaching
  • sports
  • receptionists
  • entertainment
  • entrepreneurs
  • PR specialists
  • musicians
  • healthcare

Famous ESFP's

  • Elvis Presley
  • William J. Clinton
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • John Goodman
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Pablo Picasso

Quotes by famous ESFP's

  • "I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over." - Elvis Presley
  • "There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America." - William J. Clinton
  • "You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president." - William J. Clinton
  • "I am invariably late for appointments - sometimes as much as two hours. I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing." - Marilyn Monroe
  • "You're being very unDude. They'll call back." - John Goodman
  • "I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them." - Elizabeth Taylor
  • "Action is the foundational key to all success." - Pablo Picasso
  • "Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso

Hobbies and recreation

  • going to parties
  • entertaining
  • dancing
  • hanging out with friends
  • crafts
  • competitive sports
  • fixing things around the house
  • day hiking
  • cooking
  • participating in games and activities
  • kayaking

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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