Cameron Alexander Dallas is the product of his generation. A generation that grew upon a staple diet of social media frenzy and short attention spans. If you haven't heard of Cameron Dallas, it most probably means that you are a Luddite who is well past his/her adolescent years. Well, don't beat yourself up. Here is your guide to the 21-year old internet phenomenon whose meteoric rise is a testimony to the changing landscape of the entertainment industry. Back in 2013, the world was introduced to a new social-media platform called ˜Vine', where users could share and watch 6-second-long looping video clips. It was only a matter of time, before the popularity of ˜Vine' soared, thanks largely to a host of celebrities who quickly jumped on the bandwagon. Cameron Dallas was shrewd enough to see the potential of this new sensation. The lanky Californian, who already had a considerable fan following on ˜Instagram', saw the GIF-like brevity of ˜Vine' as the ideal platform to showcase his zany sense of humor and striking good looks. And just like that, things started to fall in place for him.
Joseph Graham ˜Joe' Sugg is a renowned British YouTuber and vlogger apart from being a part-time author and film-maker. This 25-year-old is famous for his three YouTube channels, namely ˜ThatcherJoe', ˜ThatcherJoeVlogs' and ˜ThatcherJoeGames'. This YouTube sensation is known for his unique pranks, challenges and impressions. Besides having millions of fans on YouTube, Sugg is extremely popular on Twitter too. Well, if you want to know more about this all-round good guy, you have to dig through all of his videos! Joe Sugg is also a part-time author and has authored a graphic novel ˜Username: Evie'. He made a cameo voiceover in the flick ˜The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' (UK version). He also starred in one of the episodes of the television show ˜Release the Hounds'.
Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name, Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, remix artist, and record producer. Born and raised in Stockholm, he was one of the most popular musicians of his time. He showcased his music skills online to receive exposure. Avicii started making music at the age of 16 and began posting his singles on various online music forums. Soon, he caught the attention of a music label. In 2011, he achieved nationwide fame with his single ˜Levels.' Two years later, he released his debut album, ˜True.' His music touched a new level of experimentation, as he mixed electronic music with several genres of popular music and led the album to become a major commercial and critical success. The album made its way among the top 10 hits in more than 15 countries around the world, such as Sweden, US, and Australia. For the next few years, he toured around the globe, amassing a large fan following, and became one of the most popular DJs of this generation. However, Avicii suffered from serious mental-health issues and committed suicide on April 20, 2018.
Born Alecia Beth Moore, she is an R&B and pop singer whose collaborative rendition of "Lady Marmalade" rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned her a Grammy Award.
Gaten Matarazzo is an American actor, best known for his excellent portrayal of Dustin in the Netflix web series ˜Stranger Things'. Inducted into the entertainment industry at a young age, he has portrayed several roles in theatre and television series until now. Though he is still very young, he has already done several noteworthy performances. He is yet to make a debut in feature films. Gaten Matarazzo is afflicted with a rare condition called cleidocranial dysplasia which he has discussed in several platforms. He has also shared that he had been rejected from several acting roles for around two years owing to his disability. Gaten Matarazzo is active on social media platforms like twitter and Instagram.
Wiz Khalifa is a well-known American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He has been active in the music industry since his debut in 2006. His real name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz. He is known for his hip-hop songs and occasional work as an actor. He has associated with Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, Taylor Gang, and Rostrum. He gained a lot of attention with his single number, Black and Yellow, which was his first song for the Atlantic. His most famous song ˜See You Again' featured in the movie ˜Furious 7'. The song made it to the top of Billboard's Hot 100 and stayed there for 12 consecutive weeks. He has recorded 6 studio albums and is about to release another one. He also has a soundtrack album and an extended play. Along with that, he has appeared in a couple of films and also made guest appearances on several TV Shows. He has won the BET, Billboard's Music Awards and Teen Choice Awards a couple of times.
Bernie Sanders is an American politician and a candidate for Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Presently, he is a senator from Vermont, and though a Democrat at the moment, he had been the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history. A politician with an illustrious career spanning several decades, he had previously served for two years as chair of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee and is a co-founder of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Born in Brooklyn as the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, he was raised in a middle-class family. Intelligent and ambitious from a young age, he went to the University of Chicago where he became involved in the civil rights movement and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. His interest in politics further developed in the following years and he was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont's most populous city, in 1981. He proved to be a popular politician and went on to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. An independent, he entered into a caucus with the Democrats as his prominence in the national political arena grew. In 2015 he announced his plans to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Sierra Capri is an American actress who gained fame after starring as Monse Finnie in Netflix's ˜On My Block' in 2018. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she always dreamed of working in forensics and never thought of joining Hollywood until her junior year at Armstrong State University. Today, Capri has emerged as one of the most talented and sought after young actresses in the industry. She is an artiste who entered the industry without taking any prior acting lessons! The daughter of a single mother, Capri is a down-to-earth and hardworking soul. She is a firm believer in God and thinks that everything falls into place when you trust the almighty. She is incredibly benevolent and is associated with a number of charities, including Refugee Assistance Project and CHLA. Capri has always been good in studies. She motivates her young fans to pursue their passions wholeheartedly and encourages them to work hard to achieve their goals.
She was young. She was sweetly innocent. And she was unaware of what her small step would do to her community in the coming years. As a young brilliant student who successfully cleared the aptitude test to qualify for an admission into a better educational institution, she paved way to unite two completely different races and groups. At the young age of six, she became a public face by entering into and desegregating an all-white school. Little did she know that her excitement to study at a new institution would bring about a major difference in the lives of colored Americans, who presumed African-Americans not capable of walking shoulder-to-shoulder with them. However, it was her struggle and determination that helped her fight all odds and complete her schooling. Many books, paintings and movies have shown the hardships and obstacles she experienced in her initial days. Since then, she has been fighting and working to alter the lives of African-Americans and give them a free and liberated environment by eradicating the dividing disease called racism, through her foundation. She is firm and strong-minded on her dream of providing children with equal opportunities to grow and prosper.
Martin Christopher Freeman is a popular English actor. He is best known for his performances as Dr. Watson in the TV series ˜Sherlock' and as Bilbo Baggins in the film trilogy ˜The Hobbit'. Martin took interest in theatre at the age of fifteen but decided to pursue acting as a career when he was seventeen. He studied in a performing arts school and has ever since worked in numerous TV shows and films. He began his career in the film industry in 1998. Some of his acclaimed performances have come in the British drama series ˜The Office' and the dark-comedy and crime TV show ˜Fargo'. Many of his movies have been blockbusters and have made great collections at the box office such as ˜Love Actually', ˜The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy', ˜Nativity' and ˜The World's End'. In a career of over two decades, he has been nominated and won several awards including the prestigious ˜Primetime Emmy Award' in 2014.
Comedy skit creator on TikTok whose videos fall under the category of surrealism. His content has earned him more than 900,000 fans.
Jacob Ballinger is an American YouTuber who is part of the famous Ballinger family. His parents run the family YouTube channel ˜Ballinger Family'. The Ballingers are currently among the thriving families of an ever-expanding YouTube group of video bloggers who focus exclusively on their family lives. They post adorable and age-appropriate family vlogs almost every day which draws in a huge number of viewers. The channel has over 925k subscribers and over 92 million views. The family streams live every Friday, which is popular among their audience as they get to ask questions on the go. Jacob, by himself, has a YouTube channel that is managed by his mother, but he has made more appearances on the family channel. He is in a family on YouTubers who have been largely successful. His siblings Parker, Bailey, and Duncan are also actively involved in the vlogs. Jacob is often seen with his brothers playing, answering questions from other YouTubers, and helping his family. The channel's success is evident by the fact that the family has often partnered with famous companies, including Goliath Games, IKEA.