With 10 million subscribers across three YouTube channels and three bestselling books to his credit, Alfie Deyes is an easily recognizable youth icon. In 2009, he started his YouTube channel PointlessBlog which contains videos of him doing random things. He later created two more YouTube channels, PointlessBlogVlogs and PointlessBlogGames. Apart from 5.4 million subscribers on his primary YouTube channel, he also has a 3.5 million fan following on twitter and 4.4 million on Instagram (as of September, 2016). He also authored three activity books, The Pointless Book, The Pointless Book 2 and The Scrapbook of My Life. The books encourage the readers to take part in different activities, and also come with companion apps. As a member of the channel "Guinness World Records OMG!", Alfie created several world records including "Most bangles put on in 30 seconds by a team of two" and "Most party poppers popped in 30 seconds". Yahoo! News included him into the list of "12 Web-savvy entrepreneurs to watch" in December 2013. This YouTube sensation was featured on the Company magazine cover in January 2014 for its 'Generation YouTube' feature. He also made it to Debrett's 500 most influential people in Britain in 2015.
When the filming of the first season of the hit show, 'Good Luck Charlie', began in 2009, Mia Talerico was just eleven months old. Yes, you read it right. A titular role in a TV show at just 11 months of age! Therefore, it would be no exaggeration to say that Mia was born a star. She has practically lived all her life in the limelight. Given that she has got a magnetic screen presence and a solid fan base who dotes over her, we are most certainly going to see a lot more of her in the years to come. Here is a glimpse into the life and times of the little wunderkind who has taken the showbiz by storm.
Egyptian-Canadian actor cast in the title role of Disney's live-action remake of the classic Aladdin. He was previously most recognized for his roles in the TV series The 99 and Open Heart. In 2017, he was cast to play Tarek Kassar in the TV series Jack Ryan.
Scott Hoying is an American singer, songwriter, pianist and the founder of America's famous A Cappella group, ˜Pentatonix'. He is the baritone lead and backing vocalist in the group. The band won NBC's reality program ˜The Sing-Off' in the show's third season, and thereafter signed a contract with Sony Music. Scott has been a musician and vocalist since childhood. As a young boy he envisioned to someday climb to the top of the music industry. On learning about the auditions for the reality show ˜The Sing-Off', he teamed up with his childhood friends - Kristin Maldonado and Mitchell Grassi, and later with Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola to form an A Cappella band. The group rendered the best melodies, vocal harmonies, beatboxing and riffling on the show, earning themselves global recognition. Since their win, along with his band of five, Scott has released three EP's and four full-length albums, of which two were recorded for the holiday season. Almost all of the group's songs have ranked on the U.S. Billboard music charts. He has also received many prestigious music awards with his band members, and has performed at many music events. In order to promote his albums and songs, he has been on two major tours “ his latest was a world tour.
Joshua Pieters is a South African social media star and cricketer. Better known as Josh, he has mostly played for the 'South Western Districts' Under-19 cricket team. Now, he does not play the game much, and is more focused toward his social media career. Joshua has two 'YouTube' channels, which host numerous prank, challenge, vlogs, and other fun related content. He has also appeared on famous YouTuber and his best friend <a title='Caspar Lee' href='/famous/caspar-lee.htm'>Caspar Lee</a>'s channel. Josh and Caspar have collaborated several times to entertain people through vlogs. Josh is also a member of Caspar's personalized clothing line.
Mia Diaz literally waltzed her way into fame. Back in 2012, when she started out on Lifetime's 'Dance Moms: Miami', she was regarded as the gifted daughter of her famous mother, Leonora Diaz. But now, things have changed. So much so that it's the other way around these days: Leonora's claim to fame owes more to Mia's prodigious talents than her own. Indeed, Leonora has every reason to be a proud mother. Her daughter is a versatile performer: from acting to singing and gymnastics and dancing, Mia has done it all with equal panache. Here is a look back on the journey of one of the most exciting talents to emerge in the field of performing arts in the recent years.
TikTok personality and content creator who rose to fame by posting lip sync performances and skits on his self titled account. He has amassed more than 370,000 fans and 9 million likes on the platform.
Narendra Modi is a leading Indian politician and the current Prime Minister of India. He is known for leading his party Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to a historic win in 2014 elections. He became the first Indian Prime Minister born after independence. He rose from a poverty-stricken tea-selling boy to a development-oriented leader, eventually becoming the longest-serving chief minister of Gujarat for 12 years. He became a controversial figure after the 2002 Gujarat riots. His government was accused of not doing enough to curb the riots. He is a protÃ©gÃ© of L.K. Advani and is known for running an incorruptible government through his incisive decision-making qualities. Even though his economic policies have been praised, he is criticized for failing to make much positive change in the overall human development in Gujarat. After assuming the office of the Prime Minister, he announced many programs and policies that his government plans to implement in its 5-year term
Broadway performer who was widely recognized for his work in the 2014 production of Bullets Over Broadway. His performance garnered him a nomination for the Best Featured Actor in a Musical Tony Award.
Sammy Baugh Trophy recipient in 2016 as the quarterback of the Texas Tech Red Raiders. He was selected 10th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Auston Matthews is an American professional ice-hockey player with a promising and bright career and the potential to grow into a top-level center player. He was born in California and grew up in Arizona. As a child, he was good at both baseball and ice hockey. As he grew up, he chose to focus on ice hockey. He has been described as a naturally nimble skater who can quickly accelerate his speed. Matthews exhibits confidence and competence in his game. He has helped the US win the ˜World U-17 Hockey Challenge' gold once and the ˜IIHF World U18 Championship' gold twice. He also represented the US at the ˜IIHF World U20 Championship.' For a year, he represented the ˜ZSC Lions' in the ˜Swiss National League A' (NLA) and won a number of awards in the ˜NLA.' Matthews was selected first overall in the 2016 ˜National Hockey League' (NHL) draft, by the ˜Toronto Maple Leafs.' He set a record by scoring 4 goals in his ˜NHL' debut and won the ˜Calder Trophy' for being the league's top rookie. He has achieved many milestones as a young, promising player. Presently he lives in Toronto, Canada.
Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin is regarded as one of the greatest ice-hockey players in the world. Also known as The Great Eight and Ovi, he is a Russian professional winger and the captain of the ˜Washington Capitals' of the ˜National Hockey League' (NHL). He combines great skill, speed, and physical domination in the game. The talented player has won the ˜Hart Memorial Trophy' as the ˜Most Valuable Player' (MVP) in the ˜NHL' thrice. He is regarded as one of the greatest goal-scorers in ˜NHL' history. Born and raised in a family of sportspersons in Russia, he displayed affinity toward the game from a tender age. He trained under the development program of ˜HC Dynamo Moscow' of the ˜Russian Superleague' (RSL) and began playing professionally at the age of 16. The ˜Washington Capitals' selected him in the ˜2004 NHL Entry Draft.' Since then, he has been showcasing his brilliance in the game, both for the ˜NHL' and for the national team of Russia. He has achieved many milestones, set new records, and earned a number of awards and accolades. He is married to model Anastasia Shubskaya.