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Dwayne Johnson


BIO: 26
The Rock
American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, retired professional wrestler.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson , also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, retired professional wrestler, and former American football and Canadian football player. He wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation for eight years prior to pursuing an acting career. His films have grossed over $3.5 billion in North America and over $10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, with whom he won a national championship in 1991. He aspired to a professional career in football and entered the 1995 NFL Draft, but went undrafted. He signed with the Calga ...
Sachin Tendulkar


BIO: 25
Indian international cricketer player - one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.
world's most prolific batsman of all time -
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar ; born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer who was also the captain of the Indian national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the highest run scorer of all time in International cricket. Considered as the world's most prolific batsman of all time, he is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International , the holder of the record for the most runs in both Test and ODI cricket, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. Tendulkar took up cricket at the age of eleven, ...
Kim Kardashian


BIO: 24
Kimberly Noel Kardashian West is an American media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, and actress. Kardashian first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton but received wider notice after a 2002 sex tape, Kim Kardashian, Superstar, with her then-boyfriend Ray J was released in 2007. Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians . Its success soon led to the creation of the spin-off series Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Kim Take Miami . Kardashian has developed an online and social media presence, including hundreds of millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram. ...
Ellen DeGeneres


BIO: 23
American comedian: The Ellen DeGeneres Show,
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress - hosted the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Primetime Emmys.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003. Her stand-up career started in the early 1980s and included a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. As a film actress, DeGeneres starred in Mr. Wrong , EDtv , and The Love Letter , and provided the voice of Dory in the Pixar animated films Finding Nemo and Finding Dory ; for Nemo, she was awarded the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first time an actress won a Saturn Award for a voice performance. In 2010, she was a judge on American ...
Gwen Stefani


BIO: 22
American singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer.
co-founder, lead vocalist, and the primary songwriter of the band No Doubt.
Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer. She is a co-founder, lead vocalist, and the primary songwriter of the band No Doubt, whose singles include 'Just a Girl', 'Spiderwebs', and 'Don't Speak', from their 1995 breakthrough studio album Tragic Kingdom, as well as 'Hey Bab'y and 'It's My Life' from later albums. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked on a solo pop career in 2004 by releasing her debut studio album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Inspired by pop music from the 1980s, the album was a critical and commercial success. It spawned six singles, including 'What You Waiting For?', 'Rich Girl', 'Hollaback Girl', and 'Cool'. 'Hollabac ...
Lady Gaga


BIO: 21
American singer, songwriter and actress.
Fame, Just Dance, Poker Face, Born This Way, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta , known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is known for her consistent image reinventions and versatility in both music and entertainment. Gaga began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays. She studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21, through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, before dropping out to pursue a career in music. When Def Jam Recordings canceled her contract, she worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, where she signed a joint deal with Interscope Records and Akon's label, KonLive Distribution, in 2007. She rose to prominence the fo ...
Justin Bieber


BIO: 20
Canadian singer, Songwriter - Set Billboard Hot 100
American Music, APRA Music, and ARIA Music Awards
Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Discovered at age 13 by talent manager Scooter Braun after he had watched his YouTube cover song videos, Bieber was signed to RBMG Records in 2008. With Bieber's debut EP My World, released in late 2009, Bieber became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record chart on the Billboard Hot 100. At 16 years old, Bieber released his debut studio album My World 2.0 , which contained the hit single 'Baby. The album debuted atop the US Billboard 200, making Bieber the youngest solo male act to top the chart in 47 years. Bieber had quickly established himself as a teen idol. Following his debut album and pr ...
Taylor Swift


BIO: 19
Mega Popular American singer-songwriter
Grammy Award for Album of the Year - Most awarded female winner in AMA history.
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. Her narrative songwriting, which often centers around her personal life, has received widespread critical plaudits and media coverage. Born in West Reading, Pennsylvania, Swift relocated to Nashville, Tennessee in 2004 to pursue a career in country music. Her 2006 eponymous debut studio album was the longest-charting album of the 2000s on the Billboard 200. Its third single, 'Our Song', made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Swift's second studio album, Fearless , expands on country pop styles and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Buoyed by t ...
Clint Eastwood


BIO: 18
American Film Actor, Director
TV series Rawhide, Spaghetti Westerns, Academy Award Winner
Clinton Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, film director, composer, and producer. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with his role as the 'Man with No Name' in Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns during the mid-1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, among others, have made Eastwood an enduring cultural icon of masculinity. An Academy Award nominee for Best Actor, Eastwood won Best Director and Best Picture for his Western film Unforgiven and his sports drama Million Dollar Baby . His greatest commercial successes are the adventure comedy Every ...
Mike Pence


BIO: 17
48th vice president of the United States
Former Governor of Indiana - U.S. House of Representatives
Michael Richard Pence is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 48th and current vice president of the United States, since 2017. He was the 50th governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017 and served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. Pence was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, and is the younger brother of U.S. representative Greg Pence. He graduated from Hanover College and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and television talk show host from 1994 to 1999. Pence was elected t ...
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