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Rod Stewart

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Rod Stewart, a British singer and songwriter was born on January 10, 1945 in Highgate, London. He was discovered by British blues pioneer John Baldry in a train station in 1964, who invited Stewart to join his band – The Hoochie Coochie Men. Stewart is popularly renowned for his signature raspy voice and he performed in many UK-based bands in the 60s before switching on to a solo career in 1971. “Maggie May” was his first single hit. Having sold more than 100 million records all over the world, he became one the best selling artist of all times. He won a Grammy Award for the album “Baby, its Cold Outside” in 2004. In 2007, Stewart was awarded the CBE at Buckingham Palace for his services to music. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005. In his personal life, Stewart was married to Alana Stewart between 6 April 1979 and 1984. On 15 December 1990, he married Rachel Hunter. The couple divorced on 2 November 2006. He married Penny Lancaster on 16 June 2007. Stewart has eight children, six from his three marriages, one with an Art student Susannah Boffey in 1963 and one with model Kelly Emberg in 1987. Rod Stewart is known for wearing the cologne Gendarme.

Sean Combs Diddy

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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 like Forever in 1999, The Saga Continues in 2001 and Press Play in 2006. Till date, Combs won two MTV Video Music Awards and three Grammy Awards. Combs has been involved in relationships with Kimberly Porter, Misa Hylton-Brim and Sarah Chapman and has five children and a step-child. As an entrepreneur, he has a movie production company and is the producer of MTV’s show Making the Band. He also owns two restaurants and has his own clothing line known as Sean John. On 21 October 2008, Combs took-over Liz Claiborne’s Enyce clothing line and in November 2008, he included a perfume for men called “I Am King” to his Sean John brand. Diddy is known for wearing the cologne Green Irish Tweed.

Burt Reynolds

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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 spotted during a New York City production – “Mister Roberts” and was eventually signed for a Television contract, which earned him recurring roles in shows like ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Riverboat’ and his own series called ‘Hawk’ in 1966. Reynolds continued to feature in western roles until he became a big star in the 1970s, when he starred in the horror movie, ‘Deliverance’ (1972). Some of his other distinguished films include ‘Smokey and the Bandit’, ‘White Lightning’, ‘All Dogs Go To Heaven’, ‘The Longest Yard’ and ‘Boogie Nights’. Off-screen, Reynolds was married to Judy Carne between 1963 and 1965 and actress Loni Anderson between 1988 and 1993. Burt Reynolds is known for wearing the cologne Gendarme.

Heath Ledger

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Heath Ledger was born on the 4th of April, 1979 in Perth, Western Australia. At the age of 17, he moved to Sydney as he believed it to be the place where actors get their big breaks. In 1997, he got his first acting job in a low budget film called ‘Blackrock’. Ledger also auditioned and got a role in a Television show called “Sweat” in 1996. Then after a few brief roles he moved to America where he acted in nineteen films, which includes ’10 Things I Hate About You’ in 1999, ‘The Patriot’ in 2000, ‘Monster’s Ball’ and ‘A Knight’s Tale’ in 2001, ‘Lords of Dogtown’ in 2005 before, he finally got the success he deserved, for his role in the film ‘Brokeback Mountain’ in 2005. He was nominated for a BAFTA and an Oscar for his role in ‘Brokeback Mountain’. Ledger was romantically linked with several high-profile actresses, including Heather Graham, Lisa Zane, and Naomi Watts. He started dating actress Michelle Williams in 2004 and their daughter, Matilda Rose, was born in October 2005. After Ledger and Williams ended their relationship in 2007, media linked Ledger with supermodels Gemma Ward and Helena Christensen. On January 22, 2008, Ledger was found dead in his apartment in Manhattan, New York City. The cause of his death was accidental overdose of prescription drugs. Ledger received over 30 posthumous awards for his role as the psychopathic clown in The Dark Knight (2008). The awards include the Oscar, BAFTA, SAG and Golden Globe. Heath Ledger was known for wearing cologne by Jack Black.