Alessandra Corine Maria Ambrósio (Portuguese pronunciation: [aleˈsɐ̃dɾɐ ɐ̃ˈbɾɔzju]; born April 11, 1981) is a Brazilian model and actress. Ambrosio is known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company’s PINK line. Ambrosio is currently one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels and has modeled for brands such as Next, Armani Exchange, Christian Dior, and Ralph Lauren.
Ambrosio serves as an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In 2012, she was ranked number six on Forbes‘ list of the highest-paid models, estimated to have earned $6.6 million in one year. She is often cited by the popular media as one of the world’s sexiest women. As an Angel, she was chosen as one of People magazine’s annual “100 Most Beautiful People in the World” in May 2007.Alessandra also holds a very active Facebook page in which she posts personal and professional photos as well as a plethora of motivational and inspirational quotes either through captions or dedicated posts, rendering 3+ Millions fans on the social media site.
Jessica Parker Kennedy (born October 3, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She played Melissa on the CW series The Secret Circle, and has also appeared on the TV series Smallville, Undercovers, and Kaya. She stars in the Starz original series Black Sails.
Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977[a]) is an American actress and film producer. Born in a small town near Sonoma, California[a] and raised in Sacramento, Chastain developed an interest in acting from a young age. As a teenager she made her professional stage debut as Juliet in a 1998 production of Romeo and Juliet. She went on to study acting at the Juilliard School, after which she was signed on for a talent holding deal with the television producer John Wells. She was a guest star in several television shows, including ER and Law & Order: Trial by Jury, for much of the 2000s. She also took on roles in the stage productions of The Cherry Orchard in 2004 and Salome in 2006.
Chastain made her film debut in the drama Jolene (2008), but found little success initially. This changed in 2011, when she gained wide recognition for her starring roles in half a dozen films which included the dramas Take Shelter, The Tree of Life, and The Help. Her performance as an aspiring socialite in the latter earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2012 she played a CIA agent in the thriller Zero Dark Thirty, which won her a Golden Globe Award and gained her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Chastain made her Broadway debut in a revival of The Heiress that same year. Her highest-grossing releases came with the science fiction films Interstellar (2014) and The Martian (2015), as she continued to draw praise for her performances in the dramas The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2013) and A Most Violent Year (2014).
Chastain is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award; she has also been nominated for two Academy Awards and twoBritish Academy Film Awards. She is known to prepare extensively for her roles, which are typically emotionally grueling in nature. Chastain is the founder of the production company Freckle Films, and is vocal about social issues such as gender equality and mental health. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012.
Abbey Lee Kershaw (born 12 June 1987), known professionally as Abbey Lee, is an Australian fashion model, actress and musician.Following several years of success leading up to the 2011 fashion seasons, V magazine dubbed Kershaw a supermodel.
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova (Russian: А́нна Серге́евна Ку́рникова; IPA: [ˈannə sʲɪrˈɡʲejɪvnə ˈkurnʲɪkəvə] ( listen); born 7 June 1981) is a Russian former professional tennis player. Her appearance and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name one of the most common search strings on Google Search.
Despite never winning a singles title, she reached No. 8 in the world in 2000. She achieved greater success playing doubles, where she was at times the World No. 1 player. With Martina Hingis as her partner, she won Grand Slam titles in Australia in 1999 and 2002, and the WTA Championships in 1999 and 2000. They referred to themselves as the “Spice Girls of Tennis”.
Kournikova’s professional tennis career ended prematurely at the age of 21 due to serious back and spinal problems, including a herniated disk.She lives in Miami Beach, Florida, and plays in occasional exhibitions and in doubles for the St. Louis Aces of World Team Tennis. She was a new trainer for season 12 of the television show The Biggest Loser, replacing Jillian Michaels, but did not return for season 13. In addition to her tennis and television work, Kournikova serves as a Global Ambassador for Population Services International‘s “Five & Alive” program, which addresses health crises facing children under the age of five and their families.
Elizabeth Jean “Busy” Philipps (born June 25, 1979) is an American actress, known for her supporting roles on the television series Freaks and Geeks and Dawson’s Creek. She has also performed significant roles in films like The Smokers (2000), as Karen Carter, the drama film Home Room(2002) as Alicia Browning, she appeared in White Chicks (2004), played a supporting role in Made of Honor (2008) and appeared in He’s Just Not That Into You (2009). She played Laurie Keller in the TV series Cougar Town for which she won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011.
Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress. Since 2012, Washington has gained wide public recognition for starring in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which she plays Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert to politicians and power brokers in Washington DC. For her role, she has been nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series.
Washington is also known for her roles as Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), as Alicia Mastersin the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Schaft in Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained (2012). She has also starred in the independent films Our Song (2000), The Dead Girl (2006), Mother and Child (2009) and Night Catches Us (2010). In 2016, she portrayed Anita Hill in the HBO television film Confirmation and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears’s first and second studio albums, …Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!… I Did It Again (2000), became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks “…Baby One More Time” and “Oops!… I Did It Again” broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads (2002). She assumed creative control of her fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003), which yielded the worldwide success of the “Toxic” single.
In 2007, Spears’s much-publicized personal issues sent her career into hiatus. Her fifth studio album, Blackout, was released later that year, and spawned singles such as “Gimme More” and “Piece of Me“. Her erratic behavior and hospitalizations continued through the following year, at which point she was placed under a still ongoing conservatorship. Spears’s sixth studio album, Circus (2008), included the international chart-topping single “Womanizer“. Her seventh studio album, Femme Fatale (2011), became her first to yield three top-ten singles in the United States. She released her eighth studio album Britney Jean in 2013. Later that year, Spears began the four-year residency show, Britney: Piece of Me, at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Spears is regarded as a pop icon and credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s. She became the ‘best-selling teenage artist of all time’ and garnered honorific titles including the “Princess of Pop“. Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award, six MTV Video Music Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award, ten Billboard Music Awards including the Billboard Millennium Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, Billboard ranked her as the 8th overall Artist of the Decade, and also recognized her as the best-selling female artist of the 2000s, as well as the fifth overall. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) lists Spears as the eighth top-selling female artist in the United States, with 34 million certified albums. She has sold 100 million albums worldwide and over 100 million singles. making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. According to Billboard Spears has sold about 22.38 million singles in digital downloads in US and is the fourth best-selling female artist since Nielsen SoundScan began.
Rolling Stone recognized her instant success as one of the Top 25 Teen Idol Breakout Moments of all time, while VH1 ranked her eleventh on their “100 Greatest Women in Music” list in 2012, and Billboard named her the sexiest woman in music. Forbes reported that Spears was the highest paid female musician of 2012, with earnings of $58 million, having last topped the list in 2002.
Milena Markovna “Mila” Kunis (/ˈmiːlə ˈkuːnɪs/; Ukrainian: Мілена Марківна Куніс; born August 14, 1983) is an American actress. In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from the Ukrainian SSR to Los Angeles with her family. After being enrolled in acting classes as an after-school activity, she was soon discovered by an agent. She appeared in several television series and commercials, before acquiring her first significant role prior to her 15th birthday, playing Jackie Burkhart on the television series That ’70s Show. Since 1999, she has voiced Meg Griffin on the animated series Family Guy.
Her breakout film role came in 2008, playing Rachel in the romantic comedy-drama Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Her other films include the neo-noir action film Max Payne (2008), the post-apocalyptic action film The Book of Eli (2010), the romantic comedy Friends with Benefits (2011), the comedy Ted (2012), the fantasy Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) as the Wicked Witch of the West, and the drama Black Swan (2010), in which her performance gained her worldwide accolades, including the Premio Marcello Mastroianni for Best Young Actor or Actress, and nominations for theGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
Blake Lively (born Blake Ellender Brown; August 25, 1987) is an American actress. She is best known as her role as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama series Gossip Girl (2007–12), Lively has also starred in such films as The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005),Accepted (2006), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), The Town (2010), Green Lantern (2011), Savages (2012), The Age of Adaline (2015), andThe Shallows (2016).