Australian-born Gemma Ward is best known to the world for her exploits on the catwalk but many are not in the know that this supermodel equally has a blossoming acting career. Her acting credits include the highly-acclaimed Australian film The Black Balloon and the hit fantasy film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
An early bloomer, Gemma Ward began her modelling career at age 14 in her native country. She made history at age 16 when she became the youngest model to grace the cover of American Vogue. She has since garnered a rich history with Vogue magazine across several countries and was named one of the top 30 models of the 2000s by Vogue Paris.dana howieson
If there is a list of action movie stars with skill and talent, the list won’t be complete without mentioning Chuck Norris. He is an iconic actor who has gone far in the industry with his great martial arts and acting skills in martial arts and has kept us entertained.
No one will believe that as a child he was nothing like that, according to him, he was a shy and unathletic kid, who wasn’t doing so well academically as a result of the kind of childhood he had. Despite all these and more, he found great interest in martial arts and went for it. However, he didn’t stop there as he went ahead to diversify by acting, coaching and writing about it.
He has made lots of achievements for himself, both in his martial art, acting, writing and also producing.
Chuck Norris – Bio, Age
Carlos Ray Norris popularly known as Chuck Norris was born on March 10, 1940, in Ryan, Oklahoma. His parents were Ray Morris and Wilma Scarberry. His father was a mechanic and a driver who fought in the Second World War for the US Army. At the age of twelve, he moved to Prairie Village, Kansas and later on to Torrance in California along with his younger brothers (Wieland and Aaron) and their mother. His parents got divorced when he was sixteen, and the responsibility of helping his mother cater for his siblings fell on him.
He schooled at North Torrance High School and graduated in 1958. His interest in martial art began when he was sent to Osan Air Base in South Korea as an Air Policeman when he joined the US Airforce in 1958; while in South Korea, he trained in Tang Soo Do and went further to learn other aspects of martial arts. He left the force in 1962.
After his service in the Airforce, with the pieces of training he got, he went into martial art competitions and, at first he wasn’t as victorious as he would have wanted to but as time went on he became almost unbeatable and also won awards. He also got the award for fighter of the year. His love for martial art led him to opening schools where people were trained to learn the art.
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He gained much popularity on the internet at first in 2005 when Ian Spector, a web developer, made a satirical factoid of the actor which he called Chuck Norris Facts, and it actually went viral. Chuck Norris: Bring On the Game, is a video game of the actor made by Gameloft. Norris has also done commercials for several companies.
He is also a great philanthropist who has contributed a lot to the society. His major aim for having martial art school is to help boost the self-esteem of children so as not to get involved in any ill activities such as drugs and others.
His other philanthropic act are his supports for several foundations such as Make A-Wish Foundation, Vijay Amritraj Foundation, an Indian foundation that gives hope to innocent defenseless children who are faced with ill circumstances and tragedy. He also contributes to missions and several institutions.johanne drinnon
Most of the celebrities we know today are self-made, that is to say, they got to fame all by themselves. There is a category of stars who reached there with very little external support and another who got there with the full support of family, friends and loved ones. Most of those from the latter category were born into fame and chose to follow in the footsteps of their parents. This category will definitely include a certain Kathryn Eastwood whose father is the celebrated actor, director, and producer, Clint Eastwood.
We know that she received a great deal of support from her family, however, Kathryn is looking to achieve her own success and make a name for herself as an actress and writer.xavier holthoff
Unlike movies and tv films, reality television programming offers viewers the chance to have a peek into the real lives of their favorite stars and Veronica Vega has definitely grown a formidable fan base through this. The actress, musician, and television personality is known especially for her time on Love & Hip Hop: Miami, the fourth installment of the Love & Hip Hop franchise.
Veronica has also collaborated with a number of A-list artists for her music efforts. Her most popular song to date remains ‘Wicked’ on which she features label mate and famous singer Ireland Boys. Here’s everything we’ve gathered about the television personality.mikki hellweg
Efren Ramirez has been in the acting industry long before 2004 when his one role as Pedro Sanchez in the cult classic, Napoleon Dynamite brought him to our consciousness. The American actor played the most unlikely possible candidate for school president and was crucial to the success of the movie. His campaign strategies, as well as his peculiar and very unusual outfits, became a template for an untold number of copycat in schools across the world. In 2012, he was called to reprise his role in the animated series of the same name.
However, there are more to him beyond what we see on screen. Ramirez is a man of many skills; he is a DJ, an author, motivational speaker, as well as an off-road adventurer extraordinaire. Learn more about him.aurelia millstead
There is something special about music stars that make them even more attractive than they appear. Most of them (if not all), despite the razzmatazz and glamour that comes along with their fame, end up tying the knot with some of the most beautiful ladies out there. Among them is the German-American rapper and hip-hop star, J. Cole, otherwise known as Jermaine Lamarr Cole who is happily married to the Melissa Heholt.
The couple has been together for over a decade and has been going strong ever since. While J. Cole has become incredibly successful in his musical career, his wife, Melissa is equally a successful woman in her own right. She is a talented event planner, a passion which has culminated into a life-long career. Beyond that, she is also the executive director of her hubby’s foundation called Dreamville Foundation. Guess you are wondering what makes Melissa Heholt so special? Find out everything you need to know about her below.blanca kata
Most times we never know what life will throw at us but it takes only a resilient mindset to turn your lemons into lemonade, which is the heartwarming story of the media personality, Kaylee Halko. Born with a rare disease, the vibrant Kaylee has proved that being sick cannot stop her from making an impact and that was how she changed her tragic story around by overcoming bullies and taking a stand to pursue her dreams.
Today, Kaylee is not just living a happy life but she is also an internet sensation who has thousands of followers on her social media platforms. Be inspired by her story as you keep reading.bronwyn raith