There have been many teen stars, but one of the few who have stood out in the recent years is Zac Efron. Interested in acting from a young age, he was an active participant in his high school's stage productions. After several guest appearances on television, it just took one television movie to change Efron's career graph and establish him as a star. The movie was The Disney Channel's tween pop cultural phenomenon ˜High School Musical' and it catapulted Efron to great fame and popularity. From a small start in the first movie, to the successful trilogy, ˜High School Musical' won rave reviews for the actor and also got him critical appreciation. After being a teen heart throb for a long time, Efron made the leap to mainstream cinema with the hit movie, ˜Hairspray'. After playing the lead in this movie, he appeared in several movies, such as, ˜17 Again' and ˜The Lucky One' through which he established himself as a talented and versatile actor. Since then, he has done several movies in different genres like ˜Me and Orson Welles' and Charlie St. Cloud'. With each film Efron has proved his mettle by making a smooth transition from a Disney channel teen heartthrob to a respectable mainstream Hollywood actor.
Lionel Messi is an Argentine former professional footballer counted amongst the best players in the world in football history. The only player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d'Or, he was also the first player to win three European Golden Shoes. During his playing career he shattered many world records and currently holds the records for most goals scored in La Liga, a La Liga season (50), a calendar year (91), a single season (73), and a Champions League match (5), among several others. Born into a football-loving family in central Argentina, he developed a passion for the sport at an early age and spent his childhood playing football with his brothers. He joined the youth team of Newell's Old Boys as a young boy and began playing for FC Barcelona's under-14 team when he was 13. Having made his competitive debut as a 17 year old, Messi quickly established himself as an integral player for the Barcelona club. His first big success came in the 2008“09 season, during which he helped Barcelona achieve the first treble in Spanish football. Over the ensuing years he proceeded to establish himself as Barcelona's all-time top scorer in official competitions and is also Argentina's all-time leading goalscorer with 55 goals in 112 matches. He retired in 2016 following Argentina's loss to Chile in the Copa AmÃ©rica Centenario final. But, soon a campaign began to urge him to change his mind and Messi later on reversed his decision.
Brendon Boyd Urie is an American singer and musician best known as the lead vocalist of the group ˜Panic! At the Disco.' He is the only original member remaining in the band even years after its formation. He has been active in the music industry since 2004. Born in St. George, Utah, he moved with his family to Las Vegas when he was only two. He started taking guitar classes when he was in high school and eventually got acquainted with Brent Wilson, Spencer Smith, and Ryan Ross. They eventually formed the group ˜Panic! At the Disco', and released their debut album ˜A Fever You Can't Sweat Out'. The album was a commercial success and was listed by Rolling Stones Magazine as one of the Top 40 Emo Albums. The song ˜I Write Sins Not Tragedies' reached the top 10 in the US. Along with his group, he also released several other successful albums including ˜Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!' and ˜Death of a Bachelor'; the latter nominated for a Grammy Award. Brendon Urie is quite popular on social media as well, with 273k followers on Facebook, 3.1 million followers on Instagram, and 1.9 million followers on Twitter.
In the fleet-footed world of Internet, where everything is just a click away, we have the honors of picking a flavor of our choice and savoring it the next minute. The world has really become flat, so to speak with the dawn of the much hyped services offered on the web. So whether a user is a music buff or a movie freak, video lover or just another browser, the world of internet has been giving the impression that the medium is tailor made for each of them. Needless to mention, the young blood that has been making waves in assorted fields, has created a revolution in this transitional world of glitter and glamour. The lad who made a potent mark on internet is none other than Phil Lester, yes you heard me. The charming English guy, who is a well-known YouTube v-logger, and a cool radio presenter as well. The boy, who resides in London, lives with his best buddy and fellow YouTuber, <a title='Dan Howell' href='/famous/dan-howell.htm'>Dan Howell</a>. Known by the name, ˜AmazingPhil', the hotshot has been making videos since 2006 with the first one being, ˜Awaiting the Tide' on YouTube. From then on, Lester has turned the tide and has been shimmering in the light of fame and stardom which has been abundantly showered on him solely due to his ingenious efforts. He has uploaded more than 200 videos and has amassed a massive count of 3 million subscribers and over 2 million followers on ˜Instagram'. The count keeps increasing as his irresistible comic style leaves his viewers laughing their hearts out.
Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, model, and entrepreneur who is best known for her role as Emily Fields in the Freeform series ˜Pretty Little Liars.' Born as Shannon Ashley, Mitchell was a big fan of Jennifer Lopez JLo and hence was called ShayLo by her friends. A talented girl, she had a passion for the performance arts since childhood and even talked to her parents about pursuing a career in the same. After excelling in dance and modelling, she switched gears to acting and even took acting lessons in Toronto. A couple of commercials and guest appearances in television series later, Mitchell clutched the big break of her career. She was cast in the role of Emily Fields in ˜Pretty Little Liars.' Her acting skills gained commendable praise from both critics and audience. She also has moved to the big screen with films like ˜Dreamland' and ˜Mother's Day.' And extending her talent to writing as well, she recently co-authored a young adult novel ˜Bliss' along with Michaela Blaney.
Anthony is the co-founder of ˜Smosh' and the partner of Ian Hecox; together they make web-based sketch comedy videos. In 2005, they began their own YouTube channel called ˜Smosh' which has 22.5 million subscribers, and is hailed as one of the most popular channels on YouTube. They have over 6.2 billion views on their hilarious video content. The two launched another channel very recently which has over 5.3 million subscribers already. They have been best friends since sixth grade, and have sworn to have each other's back. Anthony created his own channel, with around 1.2 million subscribers. He has 2.7 million followers on Instagram and 2.41 million on Twitter. Well that affirms exactly how popular he is! He loves cracking jokes and on his Facebook account he has registered his occupation as a lawyer, simply in jest.
Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper and lyricist. He is a critically and commercially acclaimed artist who started his musical journey as a teenager. He began his career in music by recording mix tapes under the pseudonym K-Dot. His first musical contract was signed at the age of sixteen with record label Top Dawg Entertainment. He later went on to form a hip hop group and released his albums and singles along with actively taking part in stage shows and tours. As part of his career, he has been associated with artists like Jay Rock, Snoop Dogg, Dr.Dre, Game, Taylor Swift, and Rihanna. Kendrick Lamar has received approximately 135 award nominations of which he has won close to 45 awards. Among the prestigious awards that he has won include seven Grammy Awards, The BET Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Awards, MOBO Awards, Soul Train Awards, People's Choice Awards, Webby Awards and Youtube Music Awards. He has been named ˜The New King of the West Coast' by Dr.Dre, Snoop Dogg and Game. Time magazine also listed him among the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.
Wiz Khalifa is a well-known American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He has been active in the music industry since his debut in 2006. His real name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz. He is known for his hip-hop songs and occasional work as an actor. He has associated with Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, Taylor Gang, and Rostrum. He gained a lot of attention with his single number, Black and Yellow, which was his first song for the Atlantic. His most famous song ˜See You Again' featured in the movie ˜Furious 7'. The song made it to the top of Billboard's Hot 100 and stayed there for 12 consecutive weeks. He has recorded 6 studio albums and is about to release another one. He also has a soundtrack album and an extended play. Along with that, he has appeared in a couple of films and also made guest appearances on several TV Shows. He has won the BET, Billboard's Music Awards and Teen Choice Awards a couple of times.
Blake Lively is an American actress most famous for her role of Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama series 'Gossip Girl', which ran successfully for six seasons straight. She comes from a family deeply rooted in the entertainment industry. She bagged the role of Bridget in the blockbuster movie 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' by just showing her photograph at the auditioning. She cemented her place in Hollywood with films like 'Accepted', 'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee', 'The Town', 'Green Lantern', 'Savages', 'The Age of Adaline' and 'The Shallows'. She is also a successful model who has been the face of famous brands like L'Oreal and Gucci. Lively has already been nominated for numerous awards in her short career so far, and has won many of them. Known as a celebrity homemaker for her love for cooking and interior decoration, Lively has participated in various cooking workshops and has appeared in magazines featuring her cooking equipments and dishes. She is married to famous actor Ryan Reynolds and currently lives in Bedford, New York, with her husband and two daughters.
Actor who won MTV Movie Awards for Best Villain in 2010 and 2011 for his portrayal of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films. In 2018, he'd star on the YouTube Red series Origin. In his film career, he has played roles in Full Circle, Murder in the First, and Second Sight.
Evan Thomas Peters is a well-known American film and TV actor. He has played supporting roles in popular TV shows such as 'Phil of the Future' and 'Invasion'. He has also appeared in several films including the 'X-Men: Days of Future' as well as its sequel, ˜X-Men: Apocalypse.' Born in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States, Peters aspired to be an actor from an early age. Along with pursuing modeling, he also used to take local acting classes. His first role in films was in the 2002 movie 'Clipping Adam', for which he won an award at the Phoenix Film Festival, for Best Breakthrough Performance. Throughout the years, along with his career in films and TV, he has also appeared in numerous television commercials for Sony PlayStation, Progressive Insurance, Moviefone, Papa John's Pizza, and Kellogg. In 2011, he started appearing in 'American Horror Story,' an anthology horror TV series, which can be regarded as his most significant work till date. His performance in the series has been quite appreciated and has earned him nominations for three different awards.
Born Kesha Sebert but better known as Ke$ha, her debut single "TiK ToK" reached #1 in nine countries and became the second best-selling digital single in history. She has also released such hits as "We R Who We R," "Die Young" and "Praying."