Some of our most important world leaders, artists, musicians and entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg, Madonna, Bill Gates and Jennifer Lopez are all middle born. These children are risk-taking, responsible and open-minded individuals who are destined to do great things. Here are 3 interesting facts about the middle child:
Middle Children are becoming increasingly rare.
In the 1970s, the average family household had four children, meaning middle children were usually equal in numbers. However, today’s average household only has one or two children.
Middle Children Are Peacemakers
Modern-day psychologists who have studied middle-children have found that their middle-ness has helped them to develop skills like diplomacy, resilience, compromise, and independence.
Over ½ of US Presidents were Middle Children
52% of US presidents in history were neither the oldest or the youngest in their families. Other famous middle children include Bill Gates, Madonna, Walt Disney, and Martin Luther King Jr.