Tejano performing artist who sold over twenty-one million albums and earned a Grammy Award for Best Mexican/American Album for Live! in 1994. She was murdered by <a title='Yolanda Saldivar' href='/famous/yolanda-saldivar.htm'>Yolanda Saldivar</a>, the former president of her fan club who she had previously fired for embezzling money.
Chance the Rapper, as he is professionally known as, is an American hip hop recording artist who gained fame for his rap style of music. Born as Chancelor Johnathan Bennett in Chicago, Illinois, Bennett since an early age had a passion for singing. He wanted to be a musician much against his father's desire of him doing a white-collared job. In fact, Bennett even formed his own hip-hop duo Instrumentality, with a friend. A soul and jazz enthusiast, it was Kanye West's debut album ˜The College Dropout' that drifted Bennett's interest in hip-hop. Forsaking his studies, Bennett took to music professionally. Though he released several singles and a mixtape, it was his second mixtape, ˜Acid Rap' that truly launched his career. Bennett's professional graph peaked further with his third mixtape ˜Coloring Book' that earned him three Grammy nominations. It also became the first streaming-only album ever to receive a Grammy nomination. Other than his solo ventures, Bennett has clubbed with various other music magnums. He collaborated with the lead vocalist of the band ˜The Social Experiment' to come up with a widely lauded album ˜Surf'.
Sadie Sink is a young American actor, best known for her portrayal of ˜Max' in the hit ˜Netflix' series ˜Stranger Things.' Her family had no connection with the world of acting and yet she found herself getting attracted to the prospect of becoming an actor. She started acting at a tender age and also trained in music, dance, and singing. She and her elder brother appeared together at several stage shows during her school years. Soon, she began appearing in theatrical productions, too. She began her on-screen career with a small role in the series ˜The Americans' in 2013. She had a one-episode role in the series. She then appeared in a similar role in the series ˜Blue Bloods.' Soon, she bagged the career-defining role of ˜Suzanne Ballard' in the series ˜American Odyssey.' In 2017, she was cast as one of the main characters in the second season of the fantasy series ˜Stranger Things' and that catapulted her to fame and made her one of the most popular child actors in the country. She also appeared in films such as ˜The Glass Castle' and ˜Chuck.'
TikTok star who has risen to fame for his self-titled channel. He posts POV's, lip-syncs and comedic sketches, often involving creative editing or the use of the app's built-in effects.
Martin Lawrence is an American actor, producer, stand-up comedian, and a writer. He was at the peak of his career in the 1990s, with lead roles in several successful films and TV series. He was born in West Germany, where his father was stationed as a member of the American military. As a teenager, he dreamt of being a boxer and was really good at it. However, an unfortunate injury made him rethink his career choices. Once out of university, he immediately landed in New York City to search for acting jobs and went to ˜The Improv,' one of America's most well-known comedy clubs. His performance impressed a few senior executives from ˜Columbia Pictures,' and he was immediately hired to be part of the show ˜What's Happening Now!!,' which marked his first acting job. In 1989, he appeared in the film ˜Do the Right Thing,' which turned out to be his major career breakthrough. In the 1990s, he appeared in films such as ˜Bad Boys' and ˜Big Momma's House' and established himself in the industry. Of late, Martin has been maintaining a low-key life, giving rise to a lot of speculations about his health and personal life.
Grammy-nominated R&B and hip-hop musician who rose to fame with the release of his first album Trouble and the song "Locked Up." He's been a part of a slew of #1 singles.
One of the most popular and legendary comedians, the name of Charlie Chaplin is eternally synonymous with comedy and humour. He was easily one of the greatest stars in the silent film era and left audiences in a riot of laughter with his rib-tickling screen persona. In a career spanning over seventy five years, Chaplin gave many memorable and great performances. This versatile comic genius acted, directed, produced, wrote and composed music for almost all of his films and was recognized as ˜The Little Tramp', the character he played in his films. An icon in world cinema, Chaplin is widely accepted as one of the founding fathers of the genre of comedy and has influenced an array of filmmakers and comedians. Even today, many of his films are extremely popular and are hailed as classics. Some of his greatest films include ˜Modern Times', ˜The Great Dictator', ˜The Gold Rush', ˜The Immigrant' and ˜The Kid'.
Ian Anthony Eastwood is an American dancer and choreographer. He is best known as a former member of the group Mos Wanted Crew that was featured on the reality dance competition show ˜America's Best Dance Crew'. He is also famous for appearing in ˜Return of the Superstars' and ˜Dance Showdown'. Till date, Eastwood has been featured as a dancer and choreographer on music videos by several renowned artistes like Justin Bieber, Kris Wu, Tori Kelly, Maya Angelou, Shannon and Vic Mensa, to name a few. He has also worked with dancers in prominent studios like Coastal Dance Rage, Movement Lifestyle and the Millennium Dance Complex. He has directed various projects as well. The American dancer has also acted in a few movies. A much sought-after dance teacher, Eastwood has travelled to teach dance in 27 countries and has given numerous live performances. Some of the tours he participated in are Pitchfork Music Festival, Family Matters Tour - Chance the Rapper, Happy Camper Tour “ SuperDuperKyle and Bonnaroo Music Festival 2014.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is hailed as one of the greatest Basketball players from America. He has also worked as a basketball coach and is a top-selling author. In his prolific career, he played 20 seasons with the National Basketball Association (NBA) before he retired. His dominant winning streak earned him several accolades. At the time of his retirement, he was NBA's all-time leader in nine categories, including points scored and games played. He won six NBA championships, once representing Milwaukee Bucks and representing The Los Angeles Lakers the other five times. He has established himself as one of the most talented and masterful figures. His signature ˜skyhook' is widely considered basketball's most classic weapon. Upon his retirement, he began writing and documenting his career. He has also written several cultural books and appeared in various movies and TV shows. In his unstoppable career, he has succeeded in almost every turn and he constantly engages himself with politics. His fascinating life was also the subject for a documentary. He currently is a columnist for The Hollywood Reporter and a contributing writer for the Guardian.
Ashly Schwan is an American social media personality. She has an impressive fan following on her YouTube channel. The most viewed video on her channel is about her horrifying lip-injection experience. The channel also contains numerous lookbooks, makeup tutorials, story time, and travel vlogs. She is equally popular on the photo-sharing application 'Instagram,' where her jaw-dropping pictures have captivated nearly 199 thousand followers. Ashly is also active on the social shopping application 'Depop.'
Pop music performer who rose to fame after winning season 14 on NBC's The Voice. During the blind audition round of the competition she performed <a title='Labrinth' href='/famous/labrinth.htm'>Labrinth</a>'s hit single "Beneath Your Beautiful."
Michael Salzhauer, who is best known by his nickname "Dr. Miami", is a Jewish, American plastic surgeon, children's' book author, recording artist and reality TV star. He has been as famous as a pioneer as he has been as a controversial surgeon. He is responsible for demystifying the plastic surgery procedure by live streaming his operations on Snapchat. At the same time, he has been criticized numerous times for promoting plastic surgery among the younger generation. His children's book, the track 'Jewcan Sam', and his iPhone app”all received their fair share of controversy. However, he has been able to establish himself as one of the most popular plastic surgeons in the country, specializing in rhinoplasty and buttock augmentations, with about a thousand patients booking his dates in advance. He also earned recognition as a reality TV star for his television show 'Dr. Miami' and as a musician for the single 'Flawless'. He has also raised himself to the status of a celebrity following his fame as a social media star.