Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter who was taken the music world by storm. Releasing his first album at the age of 15, he has gone on to become one of the most talked about artists in recent times, both for good and bad reasons. Bieber was discovered by a talent scout via YouTube. He achieved immense success following the release of his singles from his debut EP 'My World'. He retained his soaring fame with the release of his debut studio album 'My World 2.0' and continued to break records with his next albums, 'Under the Mistletoe', 'Believe' and 'Purpose'. He has also released a couple of remix albums, two biographical concert films, and has appeared on numerous television shows to perform live. The young star has has won several awards, including one Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. He has been just as famous for his past relationship with pop-star Selena Gomez as he has been infamous for his numerous celebrity hook-ups. He also has had several run-ins with the law, culminating in arrest a couple of times for DUI and dangerous driving.
Became the constitutional monarch of 16 countries and the Supreme Governor of the Church of England after her coronation in 1953. She became the longest reigning monarch in British history.
Simon Cowell is an English television personality and entrepreneur. He became famous as a judge on various talent shows like Pop Idol, American Idol and The X factor. He is famous, or rather notorious, for his biting and sarcastic remarks and insults about contestants in the reality shows. A wealthy entrepreneur, he is the founder of the television and music production house, Syco, which produced the highly successful ˜Got Talent' franchise in the U.S. and the U.K. As a youngster, he was thrown out of several schools due to his bad behaviour. He attended college, but dropped out before completing his degree. Concerned, his father arranged various job interviews for him which he deliberately sabotaged. He even got a chance to work as a runner on Stanley Kubrick's movie ˜The Shining', but faced problems with his colleagues due to his ill-tempered behavior. His father managed him a job with EMI Music Publishing and here he rose to the position of an Artists and Repertoire (A&R) man. He was chosen to judge the British music television show, ˜Pop Idol' along with Neil Fox and Nicki Chapman. He was noticed by the public for being the most rude and insensitive judge who did not think twice before passing bitter and insulting comments about the participants”a reputation that only got stronger as he moved on to judge other talent shows.
Adele is an English singer and songwriter who rose to fame owing to her distinctive voice and has become one of the best-selling artists of our times. Born in England, she was raised by a young single mother in various working-class neighborhoods of London. She enjoyed singing contemporary pop music from an early age and later became interested in the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Etta James. In her early teens, she began to consider a musical career while studying in the BRIT School. Her flair for music eventually caught the attention of record labels, and after graduating, she signed a deal with XL Recordings. After building anticipation in Britain with some well-received live performances, Adele released her first album ˜19' in 2008 which debuted at No. 1 on the British album chart, and she received much praise for her unique and soulful voice. Later, her second album ˜21' was released which comprised several hit singles including Rolling in the Deep and Someone Like You. Both the songs topped the charts in multiple markets and broke many sales performance records. She also received an Academy Award for her song Skyfall, which she wrote and composed for the eponymous James Bond film. With an incredible voice and an outspoken personality, she has become one of the most popular performers of the present generation
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English born actor who achieved his fame and name by working in the Hollywood adaptation of J K Rowling's ˜Harry Potter'. He did seven movies for the ˜Harry Potter' series, which made him a Hollywood superstar. He was born and brought up in London in a working class family. His mother is a casting agent for BBC and his father is a literary agent. He has always been inclined towards acting and by the time he was 10 he was casted in BBC's ˜David Copperfield'. From there onwards he was recognized as a known child artist from England. He worked on the Harry Potter series from 2002 to 2010, which established him as a talented actor and the richest teenager in England. He is a winner of National Movie Award and has been nominated several times for the MTV Awards. He has done many theatre productions like Martin McDonagh's ˜The Cripple of Irishmaan' and ˜The Play I Wrote'. Some of the other movies that he has acted in until now are ˜The Woman in Black', ˜My Boy Jack' and ˜Kill Your Darlings'. His upcoming movies are ˜Frankenstein' and ˜Tokyo Voice'.
Caspar Richard George Lee is British-South African YouTuber, vlogger, actor and social media personality. He has more than 7.1 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. For those who have spent any significant amount of time on YouTube, the name Casper Lee needs no introduction. He is a sensation with fans numbering in millions. One of the early stars of the popular video-sharing website, Lee has been active for more than half a decade, uploading videos since as early as 2011. In addition to starring in the videos, he writes his own scripts and has been known to do some acting gigs as well. He is quite popular on other social media sites such as Twitter (4.45 million followers), and Instagram (4 million followers). He is majorly adored for the brand of comedy that he endorses through his videos, which are remarkably original and insanely hilarious at the same time. He has collaborated with other YouTube stars too for various projects. As a result of his soaring social media popularity, he has been invited to talk shows and other shows on television, including an appearance in an episode of Showtime's Web Therapy with ˜FRIENDS' star, Lisa Kudrow.
Dua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter, and former model who has established herself as one of the leading artists of current time with the release of her eponymous debut album. The album, which contains eight singles so far, includes the UK number-one single 'New Rules', as well as two more UK top-10 singles, 'Be the One' and 'IDGAF'. Her best-selling single 'New Rules' has been a hit worldwide, charting on No.2 in Australia, No.6 in the US, and No.7 in Canada. Lipa, who identifies her music as dark pop, began posting cover versions of songs by her favorite artists “ such as P!nk and Nelly Furtado “ on YouTube when she was 14. She eventually signed a deal with Warner Music Group for her debut album. She has won two 'Brit Awards' for 'British Female Solo Artist' and 'British Breakthrough Act' in the latest edition of the event. She is one of the frontrunners to record the theme song of an upcoming James Bond movie.
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.
Alastair Aiken,best known as Ali-A, is one of the biggest YouTube personalities hailing from the United Kingdom. He is a well accomplished gamer whose main claim to fame is Activision game 'Call of Duty.' He rose to prominence in 2009 when he began to upload his gameplay videos on his YouTube channel ˜Ali-A,' which has over 8.8 million subscribers. Since then he has made a habit of uploading one or two videos every day. His spectacular talent in video-gaming made him an overnight sensation among the videogame addicts and very soon his channel took off and hit the million subscribers mark. Since then he has launched a second YouTube channel call ˜MoreAliA,' where he has exhibited his considerable talent in video games other than the Call of Duty franchise. He has a huge social following in other social media platforms apart from YouTube as well. Both his Instagram and Twitter accounts have over 2 million followers. Apart from his income through YouTube, he generates a lot of revenues through merchandising, sponsorship, endorsements and adverts.
David Robert Joseph Beckham is a former English professional football player. During his playing days, he became one of the most famous footballers in the world owing to his successful stints at some of the most famous clubs in the world and also for his skills as a midfielder that elevated him above the levels of many of his contemporaries. Beckham started off as a footballer in his home town of London and played for some local clubs before he entered the training scheme for young players at Manchester United. At Manchester United, David Beckham tasted success as the club went on an unprecedented winning spree through the mid and late 1990s. He won the coveted ˜treble' with Manchester United and became one of their most famous players before going on to play for Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy in the United States. David Beckham was also an integral part of the supposed ˜Golden Generation' of England national football team and captained the team for a major part of his career; however the team did not taste the success that was expected of it. Beckham has also been one of the biggest faces in the endorsement industry and has consistently been ranked among the richest footballers in the world throughout his career.
Sam Smith is an English songwriter and singer. He became famous when his single ˜Latch' accompanied by the duo, Guy and Howard Lawrence on electronic musical instruments hit the eleventh spot on the ˜UK Singles Chart'. His fame as a singer grew with his subsequent single ˜La La La' with music from ˜Naughty Boy' the next year. He was nominated for the ˜Sound of 2014' conducted by BBC and the ˜Brit Critic's Choice Award' and won both the competitions. His debut album with a large number of singles became a great hit both in the UK and the US. He also became famous for being nominated for six ˜Grammy Awards' and for winning four of them. His singing style encompasses several genres such as pop, soul, R&B and others. He is also a famous social media celebrity and has huge fan following on various social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Cara Jocelyn Delevingne is an English fashion model and actress who stepped into the glamour world with modelling during her teens. Following school she signed with a London based model agency ˜Storm Model Management'. Moving on, she accomplished several feats in modelling including being the face of Burberry's spring/summer 2011 and 2012 campaigns and earned ˜Model of the Year' award at the ˜British Fashion Awards' twice in 2012 and 2014. She appeared in shows and cat walked on ramps for many houses like ˜Burberry', ˜Dolce & Gabbana', ˜Moschino', ˜Fendi' and ˜Mulberry' and fashion and costume designers like Jason Wu and <a title='Oscar de la Renta' href='/famous/oscar-delarenta.htm'>Oscar de la Renta</a>. She also featured on covers of various fashion magazines such as ˜Vogue' UK, ˜Russh', ˜i-D', ˜Jalouse' and ˜Love' and advertising campaigns for brands like ˜Chanel', ˜Zara' and ˜H&M'. She made her film debut with the historical romance film ˜Anna Karenina' and after a couple of films landed up portraying one of the central characters of the film ˜Paper Towns'. Her other notable films include ˜Suicide Squad' and ˜London Fields'. Fashion news site models.com ranked her number 17 in their 2013 list of ˜50 Top Models'. Her upcoming films include science fiction action flick ˜Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' and historical drama ˜Tulip Fever'.