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George Lucas

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© Nicolas Genin

George Lucas was born on May 14, 1944 in Modesto, California. As a child he aspired to become a professional race-car driver. That was until he got in a horrible car accident and nearly died. After recovering from his accident he decided to get out of the profession. He decided to join University of Southern California film school. As a student he made many short films and even won the first prize at National Student Film Festival in 1967 for the film click here to read more

Sean Combs Diddy

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© David Shankbone

Sean John Combs was born on November 4, 1969 in New York City. After graduating in 1987, Combs started working for Uptown Records as a talent director. Later, in 1993, he founded Bad Boy Records and earned immense profits from the achievements of the performers he signed to the records company, most notably Biggie, also known as The Notorious Big. In 1997, Combs released his debut album titled “No Way Out,” which was certified platinum seven times and was immediately followed by successful albums click here to read more

Bethenny Frankel

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© Andrew W. Todd

Bethenny Frankel was born on November 4, 1970 in New York City. She is an entrepreneur, author and talk show host. After a troubled childhood, Frankel attended New York’s National Gourmet Cooking Institute. After graduating, she launched a company called Bethenny Bakes, which supplied all-natural foods and gourmet for high-end clients. In 2005, due to her high-profile baking skills, she got selected as a contender on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. Being a natural on television, she made it to the finals. In 2008, as click here to read more

Elle Macpherson

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© Evan Rinaldi

Elle Macpherson, born as Eleanor Nancy Gow on March 29, 1964 in New South Wales is an Australian television host, model, actress and businesswoman. Macpherson was spotted by modeling booker in Colorado while she was on a ski vacation. She got the nickname “The Body” because of her athletic built and height (six feet tall). Her modeling career started in 1982 with a television commercial that established her as the “girl next door” figure in Australia. Macpherson got more publicity by appearing on the click here to read more