Katy Perry is an artist who was born in a conservative family and grew up under many restrictions. However, she has an affinity to music and heard all sorts of music which her friends provided her with, even though those were not allowed by her parents. She is outspoken and defended her desire to become a music artist and chased her dream. She did not achieve success at the beginning and had to face a lot of obstacles before she got her first major break. Many of her songs got shelved before she was signed by the ˜Capitol Records'. This was the turning point of her musical career when her album ˜One of the Boys' turned out to be huge hit. Thus, she was launched as a singer and from that time onwards she never had to look back. Her next album ˜Teenage Dreams' won the hearts of many music lovers and made it one of the bestselling albums of all time till date. It created many records and made Katy Perry's position as an artist even more concrete. This singer sometimes writes songs and is even engaged with many philanthropic works other than her musical commitments. She is also an activist who advocates the rights of the gay and believes that they should be treated equally
Lebron James is an American professional basketball player. He had a difficult childhood but showed tremendous talent early in his life. As a freshman at St. Vincent-St. Mary's High School he was pivotal in leading his team to two consecutive Division III State championships. He began attracting national attention for his basketball skills and was equally good at football in which he garnered All-state honors. He was taken as the number one overall pick in the NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He became the youngest person in NBA history to score 40 points in a game and became the youngest person to win the Rookie of the Year award. He was universally praised for his versatility, as he was used as a point guard, shooting guard, and small forward. His highlight-reel dunks and no-look passes thrilled his fans. In his third season, he led the Cavaliers to the playoffs. In his fifth season, he nearly single-handedly led the Cavaliers to the NBA Finals, only to be swept in four games by the San Antonio Spurs.
Younger sister of <a title='Kourtney' href='/famous/kourtney-kardashian.htm'>Kourtney</a> and <a title='Kim Kardashian' href='/famous/kim-kardashian.htm'>Kim Kardashian</a> who gained fame on the reality television program Keeping Up with the Kardashians and co-hosted The X Factor with <a title='Mario Lopez' href='/famous/mario-lopez.htm'>Mario Lopez</a>.
Avril Lavigne came to limelight at a very young age and was signed by Arista records when she turned 16. Her grungy pop-rock sound appealed to teens worldwide. The skater-girl combat trousers and unique look made her extremely popular with the American teens, who associated themselves with her. Best known for mixing Rock, Punk and a rebellious style, she appeared on stage along with Shania Twain as part of an award ceremony and grabbed attention. She also caught the eye of Peter Zizzo, an American songwriter/producer with her home video that featured her singing karaoke. Upon his invitation, this young talent joined him on a song writing trip to New York. Lavigne's music career catapulted with her debut album ˜Let Go' and she successfully established herself in the world of music with her sparkling performance. She earned great popularity and was consequently signed by Arista Records. This proved to be a huge boost to her music career, and soon mass appreciation followed and her dream of becoming a music sensation was within eyeshot. She enchanted the music loving audience with her second album ˜Under My Skin', which went on to top the US Billboard. With her third album ˜The Best Damn Thing' she proved she was here to stay and established her name with chart bursting scores.
Ranked at number 12 on ˜Men's Health' magazine's list of '100 Hottest Women of All-Time', Scarlett Johansson was also named as the ˜Sexiest Woman Alive' by ' Esquire' magazine. This four-time Golden Globe nominated American actress is one of the most talented, versatile actresses in Hollywood. She has successfully made her way up the ladder, making her mark as a powerful performer and achieving a place among the ˜A List' actresses in the entertainment industry. Some of her well-known films include, 'Lost in Translation', ˜Match Point', 'The Nanny Diaries', 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona', 'The Avengers', 'Hitchcock', 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' and 'He's Just Not That into You'. She is widely regarded as a ˜peerless sex symbol' and is much known for her powerful onscreen sexual persona and appeal. She has been featured in a number of prestigious publications around the world. With a seductive voice, drop-dead gorgeous looks and great acting skills, Scarlett Johansson is a brilliant young woman, confident to take her stride and deliver breath-taking performances. She was born in New York and graduated from the Professional Children's School in Manhattan.
Prince Henry of Wales, KCVO, full name Henry Charles Albert David, popularly known as Prince Harry is the second and youngest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. When he was born he became third in line after his father and elder brother Prince William, Duke of Cambridge to succeed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II to the British throne. After William's children, George and Charlotte were born he became fifth in line of succession. He attended schools in the UK and graduated from Eton College. He then went to Africa and Argentina, served an orphanage in Lesotho and a cattle station in Australia. Returning to the UK he joined RMA Sandhurst to undergo officer training and upon its completion he was commissioned as Cornet in the Blues and Royals. He served tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2007-08 where he was secretly deployed as a Forward Air Controller. However when such news leaked he was pulled back and was again deployed in Afghanistan in 2012-13. He left the army as a Captain in 2015 however remains associated with endeavours assisting wounded servicemen. He is also a patron of several charities.
Chad Wild Clay is an enormously popular YouTuber who is known for posting diss tracks, impressions, parodies, songs, etc. on his channel. Also known as the Fruit Ninja superhero, he is the best at slicing animated fruits! He is also good at doing challenges and DIY tutorials. A Minnesota native, Chad Wild Clay, is a very talented and unique personality. He loves doing new, crazy, and adventurous things! Most of the time, he vlogs alone, but is also known to frequently collaborate with other popular web personalities/groups, including Carter Sharer, Stephen Sharer, Team Edge, Guava Juice and Dude Perfect. With millions of followers across various platforms, Chad Wild Clay has achieved considerable fame and success on social media. A loving husband, he is a funny and charming guy who completely dotes on his wife. With his captivating and unique videos, Chad Wild Clay is an inspiration for many young YouTubers who are interested in exploring innovative ways of creating content.
Justine Ezarik is a social media star known for her YouTube channel iJustine. With her fans ranging from tech-geeks to viewers that are binging just for her unconventional sense of humor, iJustine is sinking in all-time fame and never ending praise. With video uploads that are centered purely on technology and gadgets - ˜Google Glass review', and videos like ˜I want a cheeseburger' which is an epitome of all hilarious rants, iJustine has done it all! Gaining stardom by letting the audience in on her everyday life on ˜Lifecasting', Justine's connection with her fans has only gone uphill ever since. No wonder this young woman has over 3 million loyal followers that won't stop at anything to profess their immortal fandom! Ezarik sure is living the dream life and with this enviable heavy resume of achievements she owns, it only proves how far hard work can go!
English actor who played the role of Jed Harper in the television series Bedlam and the role of Detective Walter Clark in the CBS crime drama Golden Boy. He starred in the 2014 film Divergent alongside <a title='Shailene Woodley' href='/famous/shailene-woodley.htm'>Shailene Woodley</a> and won a Teen Choice Award for Best Actor in an Action/Adventure film for his role.
Tremaine Aldon Neverson, better known as 'Trey Songz', is an American rapper, songwriter, record-producer and actor. He was raised as a military brat and since he had no positive male influence in his life, he cherishes his mother's influence a lot and brought her a house soon after achieving stardom. To negate the ill effects of fame and stardom, he constantly does a lot to give back to his community and to help the poor. Extremely shy and reserved in his childhood, his friends and family nudged him out of his cocoon and encouraged him to go ahead and work upon his singing ability. They suggested him to drop 'Rap' and 'Croon' instead, which suited his ˜tenor-voice'. Regular interventions and encouragement made him sign up for a talent show, where record-producer Troy Taylor heard him and recognised his potential. After completing his graduation, he moved to New Jersey to learn from the former. Before the launch of his first album, he got to collaborate and feature with some really big names of the industry like Lil' Kim, Trina, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Lyttle and Trick Daddy. From albums, he progressed onto mix-tapes, concerts and collaborations. Soon the biggest moment in his life arrived when he opened for Jay-Z on the latter's 'Fall-Tour' in 2009. Going by his career, he is recognised as one of the few artists who could maintain their mainstream status. In short, his story is one of faith, determination, struggle, hard work, humbleness and the power of dreaming
Patrick Vaughn Stump is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music critic and actor providing vocals for his band ˜Fall Out Boy'. He is also a pianist, vocalist, rhythm guitarist and composer. The multi-talented boy from Illinois has stapled his name as one of the contemporary America's best artists. He also works solo and his music has been described as being ˜Funky and R&B infused'. He has been also awarded with the ace magazine Billboard's ˜one of the best voices in punk' tag. His band's four singles have managed to reach the top spot in the Billboard 200 charts and their studio album ˜Infinity on High' was the first one to take a hold of the position, two more of their albums followed the suite and turned up on the first spot of the most followed American music chart, the Billboard 200. Patrick has worked often with several artists in collaboration and has produced albums for others as well. Some internal problems in the ˜Fall Out Boy' forced him to leave the band for quite some time and in that time, he released a solo album ˜Soul Punk', an extend play titled ˜Truant Wave' and went out on a US and Europe tour to promote the EP, which eventually was liked by people. Stump rejoined ˜Fall Out Boy' and has released two more albums until now.
Adam Richard Wiles, renowned as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer considered contemporarily as one of the most successful musicians in British popular culture. His journey into music started during his teens when he got drawn towards electronic music and started recording bedroom demos. Starting with his first studio album ˜I Created Disco' that debuted at #8 on the UK Albums Chart, he succeeded in creating magic with music in the years to come, producing several hit and chartbusting albums and singles. Among these his second studio album ˜Ready for the Weekend' topped the UK Albums Chart while ˜I'm Not Alone', its lead single, marked his first single to top the ˜UK Singles Chart'. His third studio album ˜18 Months' brought him international spotlight. It not only topped several international charts but also made its way to the US Billboard 200 chart reaching #19. Eight singles of the album and also the song ˜We Found Love' in collaboration with Rihanna reached the top 10 of UK Singles Chart marking the album the first of its kind to generate 9 top 10 singles thus surpassing record of Michael Jackson.