Jack Johnson is a record breaking American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Although a former athlete, Jack became a popular musician with the song ˜Rodeo Clowns' in 1999. His music career is centred around ˜soft rock' and ˜acoustic' genres. He is a four time ˜US Billboard 200' number one spot holder for his albums ˜Sleep Through the Static', ˜To the Sea', ˜From Here to Now to You' and the all time famous ˜Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George'. He takes inspiration from legendary musicians such as Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Otis Redding, The Beatiles, Bob Marley and Neil Young amongst several others. He is an environmentalist and works with several NGO's including his own charitable foundation to promote a healthier environment. Jack's talents don't cease here as he is also a popular actor, documentary filmmaker and record producer. Spanning the seventeen years of his music career, he has won several awards as an actor and singer-songwriter. From his debut album ˜Brushfire Fairytales' to his sixth album ˜From Here to Now to You', Jack has rocked all music charts. His upcoming seventh untilted album is due to launch in 2017.
The Undertaker is an American professional wrestler who is a four-time WWF/E Champion and a three-time World Heavyweight Champion. Considered to be one of the most popular wrestlers in the world today, he began his wrestling career with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) more than three decades ago. He became associated with the WWE in 1990 and has worked there since then, becoming WWE's longest-tenured performer. Born as Mark William Calaway in Texas, he was a tall and well-built boy who took a special interest in sports. He played basketball for his high school team and also played college basketball while studying at the Texas Wesleyan University. He ventured into wrestling in 1984 and over the next few years adopted a variety of gimmicks and ring names in order to create a successful image for himself. He took the ring name of The Master of Pain in 1989 and eventually started calling himself The Punisher. While working with the World Championship Wrestling (WCW), he adopted the ring name Mean Mark Callous, a name devised for him by Terry Funk. However it was only after joining the WWE that he finally took the identity, The Undertaker”the name that would catapult him to international fame and glory, and make him one of the most popular wrestlers in the world.
Peyton Williams Manning is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Before that he had a successful run with the Indianapolis Colts for fourteen seasons. He started out by playing college football for the University of Tennessee and later the Indianapolis Colts selected him to play for their team. Although he suffered from minor setbacks in his rookie year but over the next 13 years, Manning became unquestionably the game's best quarterback and the face of a high-powered Colts team that regularly contended for the NFL's top record. In 2011, he underwent neck surgery to lessen the neck pain and arm weakness before signing a five-year, $90 million contract extension with the Colts but he did not play for the whole season since his condition did not allow it and in the following year the Colts released him, and the Broncos singed him on. Before the 2013 season had even finished, the ˜Sports Illustration' named him their Sportsman of the Year. Manning is also a writer and authored and co-authored two books with his father, former NFL quarterback Archie Manning, and elder brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning.
Tyler Toney is one of the five co-founders of the tremendously popular YouTube channel ˜Dude Perfect'. Known for specializing in amazing trick shots and comedy videos, the channel is a complete sports and entertainment hub. Toney is one part of this channel with the others being his former college roommates Cody Jones, Coby Cotton, Cory Cotton and Garrett Hilbert. Being the most subscribed YouTube channel in America, the most subscribed sports channel on the social platform, and the 5th most-subscribed channel in the world, Dude Perfect has garnered over 34 million subscribers till date (as of September 2018). Toney, one of the major reasons behind this channel's success, is a very talented guy who always strives to develop unique and entertaining content. His passion for sports as well as video filming is the main reason behind his name and fame. On a personal note, the YouTube personality hails from Prosper, Texas. He is a married man and has one baby.
James Joseph Parsons, popularly known as Jim Parsons, is an American actor best known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in the popular comedy series ˜The Big Bang Theory'. This role has not only earned him international prominence but also won him several prestigious awards. The show, which airs on CBS, is directed by Mark Cendrowski, and is centered on four geeky characters living in California whose lives change after a waitress and an aspiring actress move into an apartment across theirs. Born in Houston, Texas, in the United States, Parsons developed an interest in acting at an early age. Inspired by shows such as ˜Three's Company' and the ˜Cosby Show', he was soon determined to be an actor. After completing his graduation from the University of Houston, he soon moved to New York, where he initially worked in theater. After playing supporting roles in the show ˜Judging Amy' and the film ˜Garden State', he reached the peak of his career with his role in ˜The Big Bang Theory.' He has won several awards throughout his career which includes four Emmy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and one Teen Choice Award.
Jonathan Jafari, better known by his pseudonym JonTron, is a YouTube celeb who has been gaining grounds as one of the biggest gaming and movie enthusiasts. With reviews that will have you laughing till you drop and that can even lead you into a whole new realm of knowledge, Jafari's brilliant talents are definitely unprecedented. The second you enter his channel, it wouldn't take you long before you realize just how timeless his incredible videos are and you will soon turn into a subscriber! From a very slow start to now amassing over 3 million subscribers, his journey into fame is something that isn't just inspirational but also much motivational. And even if you are not someone who fancies gaming and related content- fret not! This young man and his cocktail of humorous videos will keep you hooked for hours! Go on and experience it firsthand!
Antoinette Nicole Romiti-Coleman is an American singer. She is more popular by her stage name, Toni Romiti. After earning her initial popularity on social media, she garnered mainstream recognition when her single, ˜Nothin on Me', went viral. A native of Chicago, she grew up with dreams of success in the music industry. She always wanted to sing and was inspired not only by the likes of Michael Jackson, the Beatles, Britney Spears, and Chris Brown but also by her late father who was a musician as well. As a teenager, she posted cover songs on various social media platforms before she started writing her own music. Besides music, her other passion during those years was basketball. However, after ˜Nothin on Me' made her a singing sensation overnight in 2013, she quit basketball and decided to focus on her career as a singer. In the ensuing years, she has released two extended plays, ˜Lemonade' in 2015 and ˜Just Like You' in 2016. Romiti later signed with RCA Records and put out her first major-label EP, ˜Tomboy.'
Reuben De Maid is a Welsh singer and makeup artist. After gaining initial fame on social media, he became a mainstream celebrity following his appearance on ˜The <a title='Ellen DeGeneres' href='/famous/ellen-degeneres.htm'>Ellen DeGeneres</a> Show' in April 2017. A native of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, Reuben first became interested in music when his mother bought him a karaoke machine. Since he was a child, he had been constantly bullied for his love for makeup by other students at his school. He set up his YouTube channel in May 2013 and began uploading content about a year later. His early posts were exclusively covers of popular songs but later, he started uploading other types of videos as well. Having been featured on ˜The <a title='Ellen DeGeneres' href='/famous/ellen-degeneres.htm'>Ellen DeGeneres</a> Show', Reuben went on to also appear in the British television program ˜This Morning' and the talent show ˜Little Big Shots'. Reuben is quite popular on other social media platforms as well. Besides YouTube, he is the most active on Instagram, on which he accumulates thousands of likes on each of his posts.
Harry Houdini, born as Erik Weisz, was the world's most celebrated magician who enthralled audiences through his daring and unbelievable escape feats. This Hungarian-born American escape artist knew how to draw attention, by claiming to release himself from any kind of prison, leg-iron, steel lock, and chain. Fascinated by the French magician Jean Robert-Houdin, Harry Houdini, not only stepped into the latter's shoes, but also adopted his surname in embarking a flourishing, money-making career. This master of illusion became an international sensation for his ability to extricate himself from assorted locked containers, right from prison cells to milk cans to airtight coffins. His fantastic stunts added to his great illusion career, with his underwater box escape being considered as one of his most remarkable tricks ever performed. His other prominent acts included Daily Mirror challenge, milk can escape, Chinese water torture cell, and buried alive stunt. Besides his near-death escapes and heart-pumping acts, he gave acting and directing a try, but wasn't able to achieve much success in it. What's more, as a passionate aviator, he bought his own aircraft and became the first person to fly a plane in Australia. In fact, he desired to be remembered as an aviation pioneer more than a legendary escapologist.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy is an American“Ukrainian professional dancer who is best known for winning the American dancing reality show ˜Dancing with the Stars' twice. He was born into an upper middle-class family in Odessa, Ukraine. Shortly after the country's separation from the USSR, the family moved to the US. Valentin began training in a dance studio that his parents owned. By the time he turned 12, he had already become skilled enough to perform in various overseas dance competitions. At age 15, he won his first international dance competition, the ˜IDSF World Championship.' He became the first American professional dancer to win the honor. Over the years, he has become the ˜US National Latin Dance' champion 14 times. He has also won several other national and international dance championships. He has participated in the American version of the dance reality show ˜Dancing with the Stars' 13 times and has won the title twice, paired opposite Rumer Willis and Laurie Hernandez, in the twentieth and the twenty-third seasons, respectively. He also runs a dance studio and is a part-time rapper with the stage name Val C.
Chris Bosh is an American professional basketball player, currently a free agent eligible to sign with any club or franchise. Playing matches and winning titles since he was in high school, ˜Mr. Basketball'”the title he won in his high school”left his studies mid-way to enter National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, and was signed by the Toronto Raptors. While at Toronto, he achieved many titles including Player of the Week nine times, Player of the Month once, and NBA All-Star 11 times. Also an Olympic gold medal winner, Bosh left Toronto as its all-time leader in all major statistical categories”he was one of the three players in the league who had achieved 10,000 points, 4,500 rebounds, and 600 blocks in seven seasons with the Raptors. He left Toronto to play for Miami Heat, but due to repeated injuries, he was eventually signed off from the organization after a stint of seven years. A family-oriented person, Bosh has started a foundation to promote sports and education amongst the youths in Toronto and Dallas. An avid reader himself, he speaks regularly at children's groups about the benefits of reading. He also advocates computer literacy in schools.
Founder of one of the world's most premium luxury lifestyle brands, Thomas Jacob Hilfiger is the creative genius behind the billion dollar enterprise, the 'Tommy Hilfiger Corporation'. His label has enjoyed tremendous success for over 25 years, all over the world. He has launched men's and women's clothing lines, collection of fragrances, sportswear, home furnishings, accessories and denims. He went on to become one of the wealthiest designers in the market, catering to the needs of hip-hop artists and music industry biggies. His innovative and loud advertising campaigns went a long way in helping him establish in the fashion industry. No other American designer of his time, managed to prominently put their name and logo on clothes, like the way he did. This caught the attention of the urban youth and he soon opened up a number of stores and franchises across the world. Born in Elmira, New York, Hilfiger displayed creative abilities even as a teenager, buying jeans, remodelling them and selling them. He began his career with the opening of his store, ˜People's Place', after the success of which, he went on to pursue a career as a full-fledged fashion designer.