Category Archives: Entertainers

Bethenny Frankel

© Andrew W. Todd

© 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

Burt Reynolds

© Alan Light

© Alan Light

Burt Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936 in Waycross, Georgia. He is a well-known director, actor and voice artist. After a car accident ended his football career, Reynolds considered becoming a police officer. However, while studying in Palm Beach Junior College, he was encouraged by Watson B. Duncan III to star in the lead role in a play called ‘Outward Bound’ and Reynolds went on to win the Florida State Drama Award in 1956 for his role in this play. He was then click here to read more

Freddie Mercury

©  Carl Lender

© Carl Lender

Freddie Mercury was born as Farrokh Bomi Bulsara on September 5, 1946 in Stone Town, Tanzania. He was a British singer, musician and songwriter. He became popular as the lyricist and lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. All through his career, Mercury performed in over 700 concerts in many countries around the world with Queen. Apart from his association with Queen, he also led a solo career, and sometimes served as a guest musician and producer for other artists. In the 1970s, Mercury click here to read more

Jimmy Fallon

© Stevegarfield

© Stevegarfield

Jimmy Fallon is one of America’s best known comedians. He is also a television host, actor and singer. Fallon began his career as a stand-up comedian soon after graduating from college, touring the country before auditioning for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1998. He made several appearances in the show before becoming a permanent cast member in 1999. Fallon won a Primetime Emmy Award for his role in the show which ended for him in 2004 when he left to join the film industry. He click here to read more