YouTube star who gained fame as the writer and subject of the internet series Shane Dawson TV. He was named the 25th most-famous web celebrity by Forbes in 2010.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty popularly known as Rihanna is a Barbadian singer-songwriter who gave us hits like ˜Pon de Replay', ˜SOS', ˜Umbrella', and ˜Take a Bow'. A very successful artist still in the prime of her youth, she has already sold over 41 million albums and 150 million songs worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling artists of all time. Born in Barbados, she grew up listening to reggae music and began singing when she was quite young. Disturbed by her chaotic family life and the constant arguments between her parents, she immersed herself in music and before long realized that she wanted to be a professional singer. She formed a musical group while still in high school and got an opportunity to an audition with music producer Evan Rodgers who was highly impressed by the teenager's talents. He asked the girl to move to New York in order to pursue a full-time career as a singer which she gladly did. Her debut album was soon released and Rihanna became a musical sensation before long. Her peppy, foot-tapping songs became the hot favorites of the youngsters motivating her to venture into films as well. Pretty, young and highly talented, she is today regarded as a teen idol and a fashion icon. Rihanna also puts her fame to good use and is actively involved with several charitable causes
Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player who represents the Golden State Warriors in NBA. The first child of one of the best 3-point shooters in NBA history, Dell Curry, he has been named the greatest shooter by many players, as well as analysts. He has won the 'NBA Most Valuable Player Award' twice in a row, including one unanimous win, a first in NBA history. He led the Warriors to their first championship in four decades, and also helped his team break the record for the most wins in an NBA season. He earned the Southern Conference 'Player of the Year' title twice by setting the all-time scoring record for both Davidson and the Southern Conference. He also set the NCAA record for most three-pointers made in a season during his second year in college. Renowned for his shooting skills, he holds the NBA record for most three-pointers made in a regular season, a record that he himself broke twice. He and his teammate, Klay Thompson, are known by the nickname "Splash Brothers" for their record breaking combined three-pointers in a season.
Lilly Singh alias Superwoman, undoubtedly one of the most talented YouTube stars, rapper, actress and comedian, is the first South Asian comedian on YouTube and one of the fastest growing celebrities in the video-sharing website. Her YouTube channel ˜IISuperwomanII' that she created in October 2010 gradually stepped up on the popularity rung garnering more than 1.4 billion views and an incredible count of almost 10 million subscribers. Still in her twenties, she has achieved great heights that many aspire to reach in their entire career. She featured in the video series YouTube Rewind in 2014 and led it the following year. Singh's channel ˜IISuperwomanII' was ranked by online magazine ˜New Media Rockstars' in the 39th position among Top 100 Channels in 2014. The ˜People' magazine listed her in September 2015 on their yearly list of ˜Ones to Watch'. She acquired 8th rank on the American business magazine ˜Forbes' list of highest paid YouTube stars of the world in 2016. As per reports her earnings for 2015 was $3 million. The ˜Fast Company Magazine' also featured Singh among the 100 Most Creative People in Business'. She won ˜MTV Fandom Award' and ˜Streamy Award' in 2015; and two ˜Teen Choice Awards' in 2016.
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
Andrew Bachelor, known by his onscreen name ˜King Bach' is a Vine royalty, famous for his peculiar 6-second comedy sketches that earned him over 16 million followers on Vine. With the inclusion of special cameos by Justin Bieber, Keke and Tyga in some of his videos, he'd sent the message loud and clear that ˜He takes his newfound profession very seriously'. Other than being a Vine personality, Andrew also creates funny YouTube videos, commercials and has acted in different movies to create a loyal fan base of several millions in such a short time. Currently he has so many ongoing projects in hand that he has to turn down most requests for sponsored Vine videos! Additionally, he's active on his YouTube channel titled Bachelors Pad TV, where he already has more than a million subscribers. He creates his own sketch comedies and movie parodies with similar content as his other channels. Many online publications like FSU News contribute to his online video content. We've seen him appearing in famous TV shows like ˜My Pyramid' and ˜Burn Notice'. He frequently appears in Wild ˜N' Out with Nick Cannon on MTV channel and Showtime's ˜House of Lies.' When he's free from social networks, he actively shoots for his film series. Currently, he's filming for ˜Black Jesus' a TV series for the Adult Swim Channel. Currently, he works in association with Ingrid Bachelor (CPA of Bachelor & Associates), Evan Silverberg at Underground and UTA.
Trisha Paytas considers herself ˜a mix between Woody Allen and your local hooker'. It's quite an outrageous combination, one has to admit. But does she really live up to this bit of self-evaluation? More or less, for she is a strangely interesting bundle of contradictions. On one hand, you have the outrageously witty, bawdy, positive, charming version of her that made her a popular V-logger. On the other, there is this insecure, outspoken, paranoid side of hers that has earned her quite a lot of detractors. Love her or hate her, but you can't just ignore Trisha Paytas. And that itself is her USP. She can surprise you with her quick-witted quips; make cringe-worthy, controversial remarks that will make her seem like the proverbial blonde; and redeem herself later on. It's this odd combination of contrasting characteristics that made Trisha Paytas a YouTube celebrity “ a status that she has leveraged well, to a make a name for herself in the entertainment industry.
Tyler Robert Joseph is an accomplished American singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, rapper and record producer, more renowned as lead vocalist of the Grammy Award winning musical duo ˜Twenty One Pilots'. Foraying into the world of music early in his life, Joseph embarked on a solo career which included releasing his album ˜No Phun Intended' comprising songs like ˜Save' and ˜Whisper' among others. He went on to form the band ˜Twenty One Pilots' with his friends, Chris Salih and Nick Thomas. The group came up with their first album ˜Twenty One Pilots' and that was well received. Eventually, Salih and Thomas left the band which presently comprise of Joseph and the drummer <a title='Josh Dun' href='/famous/josh-dun.htm'>Josh Dun</a>. After Joseph and Dun released the band's second album ˜Regional at Best', they signed with American record label ˜Fueled by Ramen LLC' and came up with their debut album with the label titled ˜Vessel'. Their real breakthrough came with their second album with the label ˜Blurryface' that topped Billboard 200. Two of its singles ˜Stressed Out' and ˜Ride' climbed at #2 and #5 on Billboard Hot 100 respectively. Their international tours enhanced their popularity further and moving on they won the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
One half of the musical duo Twenty One Pilots who performs alongside lead vocalist <a title='Tyler Joseph' href='/famous/tyler-joseph.htm'>Tyler Joseph</a>. He was part of the independently released album Regional at Best.
Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer, familiar as Gabriella Montez from the popular TV musical 'High School Musical' trilogy. Most of her childhood was spent travelling, so getting education at school was never much of an option. Her grandparents were musicians and inspired her to sing and perform in musical theatres from a very young age. After a couple of years of experience she began giving auditions for commercials and TV shows. From these, the journey to films and albums wasn't very difficult for her, as she had already proven her skills in the previous years. In her brief career, she's starred in many movies with some very big names of the industry. For some time, she took a break from singing professionally to focus more on her acting career and just recently she announced that she is back to recording new music. Vanessa is an active volunteer for many charitable activities around the world and like any other young and rich celebrity she's had her share of controversies
Kevin Wayne Durant is a professional American basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. The winner of an NBA Most Valuable Player Award, he has also won two Olympic gold medals. Born in Washington DC in the United States, Durant was enthusiastic about basketball from his childhood. During his teenage years, he used to travel around the country for basketball tournaments along with his father. He was also quite active in basketball in the schools he studied. After he entered the University of Texas, his brilliant skills in the sport earned him the Oscar Robertson award and the Adolph F Rupp awards, making him the first person to earn both honors as a freshman. Because of his incredible talents, he became eligible for the NBA draft after just one year of playing in college. As a professional basketball player, Durant's biggest achievement came at the 2012 Olympics where he not only set the record for total points scored in an Olympic basketball tournament, but also helped the national team earn a gold medal. He rejoined the team for the 2016 Olympics, where the team earned a gold medal once again.
Chyna was a WWF professional wrestler who became known as ˜The First Lady of Sports Entertainment,' with the nickname ˜The Ninth Wonder of the World.' She broke across all gender barriers to establish herself in the male dominated sport, where she competed with the opposite sex. She made her debut on WWF as the bodyguard of D-Generation X during the ˜In Your House 13: Final Four' event and went on to develop a trademark low blow on the groin. She was given the name ˜Chyna' or ˜bone China' which was in contrast to her actual character. She became the first woman to enter the Royal Rumble professional wrestling WWF show and the first female wrestler to qualify for the ˜King of the Ring' tournament. She has appeared in a number of television shows, including ˜The Howard Stern Show,' ˜Fear Factor,' and ˜Hollywood Squares.' She has also appeared on the cover of the Playboy magazine and some adult movies, including ˜1 Night in China' and ˜Backdoor to Chyna.' Her autobiography titled ˜If They Only Knew' and Fashion book ˜Paper Doll' became bestsellers. She had a strained relation with her family and also struggled with drug and alcohol abuse that took her life at the age of 46.