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
American rapper and entrepreneur, Shawn Corey Carter, better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is one of the biggest names in ˜Rap' and in the genre of hip-hop. He is not only one of the most successful rappers but also a successful entrepreneur, who owns an entertainment company named ˜Roc Nation'. His albums have approximately sold over 50 million copies globally and he has received a number of awards. Many of his albums have time and again charted popular countdowns including the famous ˜Billboard 200'. His large catalog of music speaks volumes about his hard-work and ruthless, aspiring quality. As an entrepreneur, he owns the 40/40 Club, Def Jam Records, Roc Nation Sports, Roc-A-Fella and he is also a qualified NBA sports representative. Recently, Jay-Z was ranked as one of the most successful artists of the millennium and was also placed next to the likes of iconic rappers including 50 Cent, Nelly and Eminem. Most of his works reflect bits and pieces of his troubled, drug-ridden childhood. Despite coming from a very run-of-the-mill background, Jay-Z is a millionaire artist today and continues to mesmerize fans with his enchanting records. Work aside, he has been extremely reserved about his private life and also managed to keep his relationship with singer/actress Beyonce Knowles under wraps. He is currently married to her and the couple has a daughter.
Adam Sandler is an American actor and comedian known for his roles in films like ˜Punch-Drunk Love' and ˜The Wedding Singer'. A versatile personality, he is also a screenwriter, film producer, and musician. Along with his feature films that combined together have grossed over $2 billion at the box office, he has also released five comedy albums in his career, two of which were certified double-platinum. He was inclined towards comedy from a young age and earned himself the title of the class clown as a school student. However, it was his brother who spotted his potential and encouraged him to take up comedy on a professional level. He took acting classes after high school and graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Early on in his career, he ventured into television and became a regular on a MTV game show. Soon he was selected as a cast member on ˜Saturday Night Live' (SNL) following which he became a popular comedian. He forayed into films as well and found considerable success as a comedian. Taking forward his professional successes, he founded his own film and television production company ˜Happy Madison Productions' that has produced numerous films. He is also well known for his donations to charitable causes.
If watching prank videos is your thing then in all probability your favorite YouTuber is Adem Saleh. From hijab pranks to sex pranks to bugler pranks Adam has mastered all of them. He has become a YouTube sensation ruling over a million of hearts, thanks to his super hilarious videos. He has over 3 million subscribers on his YouTube and vlog channel which speaks volumes about his popularity. He also has about a whopping 400 million views on both the channels collectively, which only goes to prove that Adam is a star who is here to stay. Apart from being a YouTube star, Saleh has also performed on a number of live shows and done tons of tours where his fans have freaked out on watching him perform. He also made it to some super popular reality shows, ˜The Ellen Show' being one of them. Adam has two gold YouTube play buttons which speak volumes about his popularity in the world of videos.
Bebe Rexha is an American multi-talented composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. She has written chart-topping songs for famous artists like Tinashe, Pitbull, Nick Jonas, and Selena Gomez. Bebe has co-written the hit song ˜The Monster' with stars like Eminem and Rihanna and has collaborated with Nicki Minaj and released the single ˜No Broken Hearts'. She always wanted to be an artist from her early childhood. Bebe's parents were very supportive of all her creative endeavours. She decided that she would first try to establish herself in the industry by performing behind-the-scenes as a songwriter and instantly became well-known in the industry. The recognition she received as a writer opened huge opportunities for her and gave a big push to her singing career. Bebe Rexha has collaborated with celebrities like The Chainsmokers, Pitbull, and Lil Wayne etc. to release popular albums and is famous for her singles, albums and EP'S.
Lily Chee is an American model and actress, who gained prominence after playing a minor role in the popular television series, ˜Daredevil.' She was also seen in the 2017 crime action movie, ˜Sunset Park.' She has accounts on various social media platforms and is quite famous on Instagram. Thanks to her cute and attractive images, her Instagram page has accumulated more than 325,000 followers. Lily Chee has a modeling career as well and has already posed for renowned brands like ˜Target' and ˜Old Navy.' She has also walked the ramp at ˜Petite Parade Fashion Show' and has worked with the popular designer Alivia Simone.
Bernie Sanders is an American politician and a candidate for Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Presently, he is a senator from Vermont, and though a Democrat at the moment, he had been the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history. A politician with an illustrious career spanning several decades, he had previously served for two years as chair of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee and is a co-founder of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Born in Brooklyn as the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, he was raised in a middle-class family. Intelligent and ambitious from a young age, he went to the University of Chicago where he became involved in the civil rights movement and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. His interest in politics further developed in the following years and he was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont's most populous city, in 1981. He proved to be a popular politician and went on to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. An independent, he entered into a caucus with the Democrats as his prominence in the national political arena grew. In 2015 he announced his plans to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Also known as Biggie Smalls, he is considered to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. He first rose to fame with the release of his debut album Ready to Die in 1994, which made him an East Coast hip-hop icon and won him a Billboard Music Award for Rap Artist of the Year in 1995.
Lyricist and rapper who became best known for her YouTube video "Brooklyn (Chiraq Freestyle)." She released a debut mixtape called Sleepwalkin and a debut project called Herstory.
Actress who is best known for landing the lead role in the Netflix Series Julie and the Phantoms. It is her first professional acting role.
Desiigner is the stage name of Sidney Royel Selby III, a talented American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor, who achieved stardom with the launch of his first single Panda in 2016. The song ultimately went to top the charts on the US ˜Billboard Hot 100'. The acclaimed rapper Kayne West was very impressed when he listened to the song and signed up Desiigner for his recording label ˜Good'. He lent his voice for two distinct tracks included in ˜The Life of Pablo' which was the 7th studio album of <a title='Kanye West' href='/famous/kanye-west.htm'>Kanye West</a>. Thereafter Desiigner collaborated with rapper and colleague, Phresher and the duo came up with several tracks, prominent amongst them being On the Low and Danny DeVito. A close friend of Desiigner suggested him to repurpose a song he had heard on YouTube which was eventually superimposed with rap, pop, R&B and trap elements. The reworked track described Sidney's fondness for BMW X6 which according to him resembled a panda. Desiigner remains occupied in the studio pad of Kanye for the better part of the day and is making the most out of his camaraderie with the iconic rapper. However, he maintains a strict upper-lip when it comes to elucidating on his forthcoming projects.
Quick-witted, amusing and down to earth, Jimmy Kimmel is one of the wealthiest and most successful American talk show hosts. With an estimated net worth of $35 million, he earns an aggregate of $8 million a year for his talk-show ˜Jimmy Kimmel Live!' alone. He started out as a radio jockey and appeared as the popular ˜Jimmy the Sports Guy' in the Los Angles based radio show ˜The Kevin and Bean Show'. Soon after, he bagged the Daytime Emmy Award for his sharp-edged humour as the co-host of the game show ˜Win Ben Stein's Money'. He reached the highpoint of his career and achieved great success in the field of late-night talk shows with his hit show ˜Jimmy Kimmel Live!' It soon became one of the longest running late night talk shows in the History of ABC network, breaking all records of other talk shows. This established his status as one of the most popular and favourite personalities on American television. He is currently riding a wave of popularity and his new show ˜shock-talk' has tapped quite a few audiences.