Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is a famous English singer and songwriter, who has won the hearts of people all over the world with his melodic voice. He is an occasional rapper and actor as well. His popularity increased especially after the release of his first album ˜+' and after a guest appearance was made by him on Taylor Swift's fourth studio album 'Red.' He began recording music in 2004. His first work 'Spinning Man' was released independently. After moving to London from Suffolk in 2008, he used to play in small venues and also released the EP ˜You Need me' in 2009. While in London, he also auditioned for a British musical drama television series ˜Britannia High.' His debut album '+' was released in September 2011. Having sold 791,000 copies in the UK by the end of the year, it stood as the ninth bestselling album there. It was also reviewed positively by critics. The next year he won the 2012 Brits awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act of the Year. His songs slowly started gaining more popularity, and were widely appreciated by the public. Sheeran's song, ˜Give Me Love', got featured in the episode ˜Dangerous Liaisons' of the well-known American TV series ˜The Vampire Diaries.' It was also featured in an episode of the sitcom ˜Cougar Town.'
Popularly known as "His Airness", or "Air Jordan", Michael Jordan has won the hearts of millions of fans with his famous dunk shot. The basketball legend, showed a knack for the game, from the time he was in school. Having won several awards in college for his prowess, he decided to compete in the 'NBA Championships' at the age of twenty-one. Though not chosen on the best 'NBA' teams, this talented player gave it his all as a member of the 'Chicago Bulls'. This athlete proved to be a match-turner, changing the fate of his team with his talent. From a losing team, 'Chicago Bulls' began winning most of their matches, and finally emerged victorious for six consecutive championships. This remarkable player is considered a treat to watch, and though he retired on two occasions, every time he returned, it was to mesmerise the spectators. From 'Chicago Bulls', he moved on to the 'Washington Wizards', first serving as President of Operations, and then as a player. After his final retirement, he took over the 'Charlotte Bobcats' as a part-owner, with a majority hold in stakes. From then on, he has gone on to be the only billionaire athlete in history. To know more about his life and works read on
Sasha Pieterse is a South-African born American actress and singer-songwriter. She also had a modeling career in her early days and still models for some of the top fashion magazines. She rose to fame when she bagged her first major role in ABC's television series ˜Pretty Little Liars' at the age of 13, as Alison DiLaurentis, becoming the youngest person to be cast in the show. She also had a supporting role in Disney Channel's film, ˜Geek Charming' in 2011, as Amy Loubalu. She also famously starred in the 2013 teen comedy film, ˜G.B.F', which was a major commercial and critical success. Sasha signed a deal with a record label named Dan Franklin Music and released her first debut single ˜This country is badass' on April 12, 2013 quoting that she loves this country [America] and would never have been able to be where she is today, if it wasn't in America.
Born with a ˜silver spoon', Paris Hilton is a multi-millionaire heiress of the Hilton Group of Hotels. She is also a media-magnate, jetsetter, actress, model, party-goer and writer. She might have seen only the ˜greener' side of the grass ever since she was a little girl, but life did take her on its share of twists, turns, loops and downfalls throughout her interesting yet controversial career. Acting was always her ˜first love' and she went on to star in a number of forgettable but noticeable films including, ˜House of Wax', ˜The Bling Ring', ˜Zoolander', ˜Wonderland' and ˜The Hottie and the Nottie'. She is also the proprietor of a fashion line, a perfume line, a night-life line and her own records group, ˜Heiress Records'. Her life was all smooth- sailing, dotted with a number of relationships, music, partying and opulence. However, one scandalous sex tape titled, ˜One Night in Paris', rocked her and she soon, became the pet of the paparazzi; both, good and bad. Though in today's context, her acting skills may seem a little passÃ©, she has hit it big with her entrepreneur skills and her music albums, collaborating with a number of international artistes like Pitbull and Nicki Minaj.
Billy Joe Armstrong is an American singer, songwriter, musician and guitarist. His interest in music developed from a very young age. His father was a jazz musician and bought him his first guitar and thus his tryst with music began. When he was five-year-old, he recorded his first song ˜Look for Love'. He learnt to play the guitar from George Cole for almost ten years. He also learned to play the drums, piano, harmonica and mandolin. He formed a band called,˜Sweet Children' along with childhood friend <a title='Mike Dirnt' href='/famous/mike-dirnt.htm'>Mike Dirnt</a>. Two years later, they formed the band ˜Green Day' along with other friends. ˜Green Day's' most famous hit is the rock opera, ˜American Idiot' which fetched them many awards and was also made into a Broadway musical in which Armstrong himself acted. ˜Green Day's' other albums include ˜Kerplunk' and ˜Dookie'. He has penned the lyrics for a number of songs,for singers like Penelope Houston and bands like ˜Rancid'as well as˜The Go-Go's'. He is the co-owner of the recording company, ˜Adeline Records'.
It is not every day that we come across a YouTube and Vine star who is a classically SAG/Aftra trainer actor. Yet, Aidan Alexander is exactly that. He is a multi-talented young man who is an expert in juggling several platforms. He may just be 16 years old but that has not stopped him from achieving social media stardom and acting fame. He started off as a social media star and caught the attention of over 1 million followers across Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook. His popularity is steadily on the rise and he shows no signs of slowing down! He became a performer for the first time when he was just fiveyears old by landing the lead role in his school's play. As good and talented an actor that he is, he is an equally popular and sensational social media star. And it does not stop there. Alongwith being an actor and social media star, he has also walked the ramp in fashion weeks!
Bonnie Francesca Wright is a multi-talented British actress, model and director mostly famous for her acting in ˜Harry Potter' series of films. Francesca was selected for the character ˜Ginny Weasley' in the ˜Harry Potter' series. She had gone for the auditions for the role as her brother thought that she reminded him of the character. Thus, Bonnie started her acting career from the movie ˜Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' where she played a short role. Later, she rose to prominence as her character ˜Ginny Weasely' became the central part of the movie series showcasing her adventures while studying in Hogwarts to later becoming the love interest of ˜Harry Potter'. She has been loved and appreciated by both critics and audiences for her performance and the author of the book ˜Harry Potter' J.K. Rowling stated that Bonnie was one of the seven cast members of the series who she refers ˜The Big Seven'. Other films to her credit are drama film ˜Before I Sleep' as Phoebe and short film adventure ˜How (Not) To Rob a Train' as Little Girl Bandit.
Peyton Evans is an American dancer. She is best known for being part of the 'Lifetime' dance reality show 'Dance Moms.' She, along with her mother, was featured in the sixth season of the show. Peyton was part of the 'Abby Lee Dance Company' (ALCD) mini team on the show. The following season, she quit the show. Peyton began training in dance when she was a toddler. Soon, she made her TV debut. Peyton is popular for her incredible acro skills that she displayed extensively on 'Dance Moms.' She is also active on social-media platforms and has a self-titled 'YouTube' channel.
Best known as a member of the all girl group L2M; they released a debut single called "GIRLZ." The group has also found online success on musical.ly.
Chord Paul Overstreet is an American actor, singer, and musician. As an actor, he is known for playing Sam Evans on the TV series ˜Glee'. He has also acted in the films 'The Hole', '4th Man Out' and 'A Warrior's Heart' as well as guest-starred in the TV programs 'iCarly', 'No Ordinary Family', 'The Middle' and 'Regular Show'. As a singer, Overstreet has released the EP ˜Tree House Tapes'. He has contributed to several non-album singles including "Homeland", "Hold On" and "All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan. Besides these, he has appeared in many music videos for artists like Hot Chelle Rae and Nick Jonas. Overstreet has been nominated several times for various awards and accolades till date. He has also fetched the ˜Teen Choice Award' under the category ˜Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer' for his performance in ˜Glee.' He was once named one of the 'Sexiest Men Alive' by People Magazine. On a personal note, the actor cum singer loves different kinds of sports. He also likes to play flute, drums, guitar, and mandolin.
Aga Muhlach featured in the film When Love Begins as a social star and actress. Anna Karenina and Babe, I Love You are among her other credits. With over 9 million Instagram followers, she is incredibly well-known.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, director and filmmaker. He landed up in acting as a child protÃ©gÃ©e as Rounder in the television film ˜Stranger on my Land'. Thereafter, he performed as a child artist in various commercials, television films and series. His big screen flicks as child actor include ˜Beethoven', ˜A River Runs Through It', ˜Holy Matrimony', ˜Roadflower' and ˜Angels in the Outfield'. As a child artist he gained popularity after his portrayal as Tommy Solomon in the television series ˜3rd Rock from the Sun'. The role fetched him two ˜Hollywood Reporter Young Star Awards'. After taking a gap to pursue his formal education he returned to acting and performed in many hit films including ˜(500) Days of Summer', ˜G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra', ˜Inception' and ˜The Dark Knight Rises'. His versatile acting range includes different genres be it romance, drama, comedy or a thriller. He made his directorial debut with twenty-four minute short film ˜Sparks' which was selected in the category of short films in the ˜Sundance Film Festival'. His other directorial projects include ˜Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny', ˜Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo' and ˜Don Jon'. He has his own online collaborative production company, ˜hitRECord' which has hosted the TV series, ˜HitRecord on TV'.