Jake Paul is a well-known American Vine Star, actor and model most popular for his Vine videos. Getting started with his Vine career saw him garnering early fame and popularity evident from the count of around one million followers within the first five months. The hilarious videos that he posts from time to time only enhance his fame across social media and augmented the count of his followers to over five million who eagerly wait for the upcoming videos of this Vine Star. However before thriving as a Vine personality he was leading his life as a competitive wrestler. He also underwent training to become a Navy Seal. Paul is also a talented actor who has worked in a couple of movies. He had nailed the role of one of the main characters called Dirk Mann in the American comedy series ˜Bizaardvark', thus making him the first social media personality to be cast on a regular series of Disney Channel. He was nominated for a ˜Shorty Award' in the Vineographer category. He is also quite popular on Instagram and Twitter with over 3.1 million followers on his Instagram account and over 800,000 followers on his Twitter account. His brother Logan Paul is also a very famous Vine Star.
Michelle Obama is the wife of U.S. President <a title='Barack Obama' href='/famous/barack-obama.htm'>Barack Obama</a> and the first African-American First Lady of the United States. A lawyer by training, she is the 44th First Lady and the third First Lady with a postgraduate degree. As an educated, intelligent, and independent minded woman, she has become a role model for women not just in America, but all over the world. Born as Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, she grew up in a middle-class family and had a conventional upbringing. She learned the values of hard work and perseverance from her father who despite being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a young age, never let the disease overcome his ambitions. Her home-maker mother instilled in her a reverence for family values. She was a bright girl who performed well at school and went on to graduate from the Harvard Law School. She was a successful lawyer when she met and married another lawyer, <a title='Barack Obama' href='/famous/barack-obama.htm'>Barack Obama</a>, and was soon juggling the roles of being a wife and mother along with being a professional. She played a major role in her husband's presidential campaigns and her responsibilities increased manifold after becoming the First Lady. In this role she has focused on issues relating to women empowerment, children's health and education, organic food movement, and national service
Nicknamed ˜The Greatest', Muhammad Ali was one of the legends in the sport of professional boxing. At 6 feet 3 inches, he was an imposing figure in the ring, known for his swift footwork, and powerful jab. What distinguish him from his contemporaries are the values that he has been upholding all through his life. An arch believer of religious freedom and racial justice, Ali had converted to Islam and with that even changed his name from the former identity, Cassius Marcellus Clay. One of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years, he created ripples in the arena of professional boxing at the tender age of 22, by knocking out the then heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. From then, there was no looking back for this powerful fighter who knocked off each of his opponents to bag the titles. Throughout his career, Ali recorded 56 wins of which 37 came in knockout and 5 losses. The most historic matches were against Liston, Joe Frazier and George Foreman. He became the first and only three-time lineal World Heavyweight Champion. Interestingly, apart from being powerful and dominating, Ali was extremely vocal as well and started the ritual of throwing remarks at his opponent much before the brawl. To know some more interesting facts about his life, scroll further.
If Jim Carrey, the famous comic actor, had taken a beating after being rejected as a performer the first few times, we would not have had great movies like 'Bruce Almighty' and 'The Truman Show'. Faced with dire poverty in his childhood, this brilliant entertainer was unable to complete school, and was forced to fend for his family. His only form of practice was at home, when he would try cheering up his mother in time of economic calamity. His first performance was at the comedy club of 'Yuk Yuk's', where he was rebuffed by the audience. This however, did not undermine the young lad's confidence, and he went on to prove to the world, that he had talent. With splendid comic performances in films like 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective', 'The Mask', 'Dumb and Dumber', 'Liar Liar', and 'Me, Myself & Irene', he carved a niche for himself in the live action comedy genre of movies. Gradually, he began acting in more serious movies, bagging prestigious honours for his acts in the films, 'The Truman Show', 'Man on the Moon', and 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'. In the last decade this celebrated star was included in the 'Canadian Walk of Fame' for his cinematic achievements
Comedian, talk show host, radio personality, and author who starred on The Steve Harvey Show on The WB from 1996 to 2002. In 2009, his book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" was published and later turned into the 2012 film "Think Like A Man."
Adam Dahlberg is a fun-loving YouTuber who spends most of his time in the euphoric world of Minecraft. He started off as a Let's Play-type YouTuber for Runescape. This guy has apparently, built an army of so called ˜recruits', who are his fans and follow his methods in playing Minecraft. Most of his videos are playthroughs of various mods which are available for the game. He also produces a lot of videos with his fellow YouTubers, at least one video per day is the current update frequency. He uses the name ˜SkythekidRS' as his Minecraft alias while his YouTube channel's name is ˜SkyDoesMinecraft'. Most of his social networking names start with the set prefix “ ˜SkyDoes'. He usually opens his videos saying Hey guys, Sky here for another... and closes the video saying, Anyway guys, I'm Sky and see you later recruits. He's the reason why gold ingots are now widely called ˜Budder' in Minecraft. He has mentioned that he stole the name ˜Sky' from his sister's Runescape account.
Betty White is an American, actress, author, animal rights activist and comedienne. She was also a producer, a television personality and an animal rights activist. She was one of the pioneer American women who played a role both behind and in front of a camera during the early days of television shows in the country. She received the honorary title of ˜Mayor of Hollywood' for producing a sitcom as she was the first ever female to do so. She has received a large number of awards for her performances in sitcoms, game shows and television shows based on comedy. She became famous for her role in game shows and was dubbed as the ˜First Lady of Game Shows. Her career as singer, actor, host, and producer was spread over a period of more than 75 years making her the longest serving female personality in the world of entertainment. Her interest in acting developed during her school days though she started out to be a writer. From reading commercials on the radio channels, she went on to become an important entertainment personality in America.
Nathan Montgomery Maloley, or as he more popularly known, Sk8 or Skate Maloley, is an America rapper, songwriter, and music producer whose fame has transcended from social media to the mainstream. He first began to gather a following on Vine, where he started uploading videos on March 23, 2013. As a singer, his debut single, ˜Little Bit' was featured in the 2015 movie, ˜The Chosen'. He set out on his first headlining tour to promote his mixtape ˜Skaterade' in early 2016. He was also part of the 2016 Digitour. He has released three other full length album mixtapes till date: ˜Twenty-Fifteen', ˜Maloski', and ˜Late 2 The Party'. He has also released multiple singles. His collaboration with ˜Jack & Jack' produced ˜Like That', which debuted at no. 36 on ˜R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart', while ˜Maloski' reached the 31st spot on ˜Rap Albums' tally. He has also collaborated with the likes of DJ Rupp, Chance the Rapper, Rae Sremmurd, and Derek Luh. At present he is not affiliated with any record label and prefers to release his music on SoundCloud. Skate is very active on social media, and has created a personal relationship between himself and his fans. His Instagram and Twitter accounts have 871K and 602K followers respectively.
Adam Richard Wiles, renowned as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer considered contemporarily as one of the most successful musicians in British popular culture. His journey into music started during his teens when he got drawn towards electronic music and started recording bedroom demos. Starting with his first studio album ˜I Created Disco' that debuted at #8 on the UK Albums Chart, he succeeded in creating magic with music in the years to come, producing several hit and chartbusting albums and singles. Among these his second studio album ˜Ready for the Weekend' topped the UK Albums Chart while ˜I'm Not Alone', its lead single, marked his first single to top the ˜UK Singles Chart'. His third studio album ˜18 Months' brought him international spotlight. It not only topped several international charts but also made its way to the US Billboard 200 chart reaching #19. Eight singles of the album and also the song ˜We Found Love' in collaboration with Rihanna reached the top 10 of UK Singles Chart marking the album the first of its kind to generate 9 top 10 singles thus surpassing record of Michael Jackson.
Dwyane Wade is an American star basketball player who plays for the Chicago Bulls of NBA (National Basketball Association). He started his professional career playing for Miami Heat after getting drafted in 2003, and was named in the All*Rookie team in the very first season. From being one of the most well known basketball players in the world, Wade has been through a tough and long journey. Countless hours he had spent on the basketball court in college and school got him honours such as 2006 NBA MVP and NBA scoring title. In his third season playing for Miami Heat, he brought the underrated team to a much respectable position and the team got to their very first championship title since the start of the franchise. In the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, Wade represented his national team and played a major role in earning his team the gold medal. The spirit of Miami Heat team was always up whenever Wade was in form and he led his team to enter four consecutive finals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 in the NBA league. As Wade was a poor student, he was not able to get admission in prestigious universities, but strong willed Wade took whatever chances life threw at him with his hard work and dedication, and emerged as one of the brightest shining stars in NBA's sky.
Benjamin Franklin was a distinguished human being, who possessed uncanny mind and sharp wit, which he used tirelessly for the betterment of his country and society at large. Franklin is credited for many inventions including the swim fins, Franklin stove, catheter, library chair, step ladder, lightning rod, bifocal glasses etc; however, he never patented any of them. He did so, as he believed that his innovations were not mere sources of moneymaking but would raise the living standards of the masses. His experiments with the lightning, gained him recognition throughout the world. Benjamin Franklin played a vital role in American history as he was a signer of both the Declaration of Independence as well as the Constitution, thus he is considered as one of the pivotal personalities, who shaped America. His influence has been so great on the country that many scholars have gone as far as to describe him as "the only President of the United States who was never President of the United States." Though, as a child he was not able to continue his education beyond elementary level but there was hardly a renowned university that did not felicitate him with an honorary degree for his exemplary work.
Successful singer, producer, and songwriter who has released five studio albums. His hit song "Wait A Minute," which reached #8 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.