TV Show and Music Celebs to watch

by maartendeveirman | created - 04 Dec 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Serena Williams

Actress | Pixels

Serena Williams, is one of the top female tennis player in the world, has always maintained a level of interest. She earned her first grand slam singles title at the U.S. Open back in 1999, and made a string of four straight grand slam singles title wins - the 2002 French, Wimbledon, and U.S. Open ...

2. Beyoncé

Soundtrack | Dreamgirls

Beyoncé was born & raised in Houston, Texas. Her father, Mathew Knowles, manages Destiny's Child. Her mother, Tina Knowles designs their glittering costumes. Solange, her sister (they're about 5 years apart), has released her debut album. She dances with her big sister during DC-3 concerts. Beyoncé...

3. Janet Jackson

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...

4. Jennifer Hudson

Soundtrack | Dreamgirls

Jennifer Hudson is a Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and best-selling author. Bright and booming talent Hudson is a perfect example of how NOT winning the title of American Idol (2002) can actually be a boon to your career and not necessarily the end of a ...

5. Jessica Simpson

Actress | The Dukes of Hazzard

Jessica Simpson has taken the music, fashion and entertainment industries by storm. A talented artist with universal appeal, she has become an international star and media darling.

Born and raised outside of Abilene, Texas, Jessica began her performing career by sharing the stage with famous gospel ...

6. Naomi Campbell

Actress | Zoolander 2

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Zoolander 2 (2016), Ali G Indahouse (2002) and The Night We Never Met (1993).

7. Grace Jones

Actress | A View to a Kill

Miss Grace Jones was born May 19, 1948 in Spanish Town, St Catherine - Jamaica, to Marjorie Jones (née Williams) and Reverend Robert W. Jones. Though she was born in Jamaica, Grace was raised in Syracuse, New York, where she later studied Spanish at Syracuse University. Halfway through college, she ...

8. Mary J. Blige

Soundtrack | Mudbound

Mary J. Blige was born on January 11, 1971 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Mary Jane Blige. She has been married to Kendu Isaacs since December 7, 2003.

9. Tyra Banks

Actress | Coyote Ugly

Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tyra Lynne Banks. She is a producer and writer, known for Coyote Ugly (2000), America's Next Top Model (2003) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002).

10. Kelly Rowland

Actress | Freddy vs. Jason

Kelly Rowland was born on February 11, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Kelendria Trene Rowland. She has been married to Tim Witherspoon since May 9, 2014. They have one child.

11. Kim Fields

Actress | The Facts of Life

Kim Fields was born on May 12, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Kim Victoria Fields. She is an actress and director, known for The Facts of Life (1979), Living Single (1993) and What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012). She has been married to Christopher Morgan since July 23, 2007. They ...

12. Lady Gaga

Actress | Machete Kills

Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer.

Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett) and Joseph Anthony Germanotta, Jr., an internet entrepreneur. Her ...

13. NeNe Leakes

Actress | The New Normal

NeNe Leakes was born on December 13, 1966 in Queens, New York, USA as Linnethia Monique Johnson. She is an actress and producer, known for The New Normal (2012), Glee (2009) and The Game (2006). She was previously married to Gregg Leakes.

14. Rihanna

Actress | Battleship

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese and her father is of Afro-Barbadian and British Isles ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean). Rihanna lived ...

15. Nicki Minaj

Actress | The Other Woman

Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. ...

16. Malika

Actress | Sky High

Malika was born on March 10, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Malika Haqq. She is an actress, known for Sky High (2005), ATL (2006) and 20 Years After (2008).

17. Kim Kardashian West

Actress | Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

TV star, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and author (New York Times best-seller - "Kardashian Konfidential"), Kim Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California, to Kris Jenner (née Kristen Mary Houghton) and attorney Robert Kardashian. Her father was of Armenian descent and her mother is of mostly...

18. Melanie Brown

Actress | Spice World

Born on the 29th May 1975 in Leeds, England, Melanie Brown became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.

"Hot" was her first solo album, released on 9th October 2000. It entered the UK charts at #28. ...

19. Wendy Williams

Actress | Think Like a Man

Wendy Williams was born on July 18, 1964 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA as Wendy Joan Williams. She is a writer and actress, known for Think Like a Man (2012), Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) and Think Like a Man Too (2014). She has been married to Kevin Hunter since November 30, 1997. ...

20. Kourtney Kardashian

Producer | Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Kourtney was born in Los Angeles, California as the eldest of four children of Kris Jenner (née Kristen Mary Houghton) and attorney Robert Kardashian, with siblings Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian, and Rob Kardashian. Her father was of Armenian descent and her mother is of mostly English ...

21. Traci Bingham

Actress | East of Hollywood

Traci Bingham was born on January 13, 1968 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Julie Anne Smith. She is an actress, known for East of Hollywood (2015), Baywatch (1989) and Bad Bizness (2003). She was previously married to Robb Vallier.

22. Phaedra Parks

Producer | Tiny & Toya

Phaedra Parks stars in the hit Bravo reality series "Real Housewives of Atlanta," now in its ninth season and one of the network's highest rated shows. Parks is also a successful attorney, businesswoman, media personality, motivational speaker, author and social activist.

As managing partner of The ...

23. Ashanti

Actress | Coach Carter

Ashanti was born on October 13, 1980 in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA as Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas. She is an actress, known for Coach Carter (2005), John Tucker Must Die (2006) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007).

24. Cardi B

Actress | Being Mary Jane

Cardi B was born on October 11, 1992 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Belcalis Almanzar.

25. MC Lyte

Soundtrack | Limitless

MC Lyte was born on October 11, 1971 in Queens, New York, USA as Lana M. Moorer. She is an actress, known for Limitless (2011), Blue Crush (2002) and Girls Trip (2017). She has been married to John Wyche since August 2017.

26. Kelis

Soundtrack | xXx

Kelis was born on August 21, 1979 in Harlem, New York, USA as Kelis Rogers. She was previously married to Nas.

27. Christina Milian

Actress | Pulse

Christine Flores (born September 26, 1981), better known as Christina Milian is an American singer, songwriter and actress. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me";...

28. Amber Rose

Actress | School Dance

In September 2009, Rose announced plans to launch her own line of eye wear. She walked the runway at New York Fashion Week for "Celestino". She has said that being with Wiz Khalifa was the best decision she made after going through a rough relationship with ex-boyfriend Kanye West because he was ...

29. Tracey E. Edmonds

Producer | Good Luck Chuck

Tracey Edmonds, a dynamic, multi-dimensional entertainment industry veteran, with a proven track record of success across multiple platforms, has established herself as an award-winning producer, savvy business mogul, and TV personality. She has created and produced groundbreaking projects for ...

30. Olivia Longott

Actress | The Man in 3B

Olivia Longott was born on February 15, 1980 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Man in 3B (2015), Supermodel (2015) and Conspiracy X (2010).

31. Fantasia Barrino

Soundtrack | The Butler

Fantasia Barrino was born on June 30, 1984 in High Point, North Carolina, USA as Fantasia Monique Barrino. She has been married to Kendall Taylor since July 19, 2015.

32. Nicole Scherzinger

Soundtrack | Moana

Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29 in Honolulu, and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. While attending a performing arts high school, she won the Coca-Cola Classic Talent Contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. She then furthered her studies majoring in theater ...

33. Dolly Parton

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, one of 12 children of Robert Lee Parton, a tobacco farmer, and Avie Lee Parton (née Owens). Dolly grew up on a run-down farm in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. At 12, she was appearing on Knoxville TV and, at 13, she was already recording on a small label...

34. Mariah Carey

Actress | Precious

Mariah Carey was born in Long Island, New York. She is the daughter of Patricia (Hickey), a singer and vocal coach, and Alfred Roy Carey, an engineer. Her mother's ancestry is Irish, and her father was of Afro-Cuban and African-American descent. Mariah attended Greenlawn's Harborfields High School....

35. Borisa Tyutyundzhieva

Actress | Lake Placid: The Final Chapter

Borisa Tyutyundzhieva is Bulgarian model and actress. Borisa began her career in 2006 when she won the "Beauty Queen". The same year represent Bulgaria in "Miss Beauty Queen" in China. Then Boris began a modeling career in Italy, as advertised brands Nivea, Cavalli and Ducati. In 2010 shoot for ...

36. Khloé Kardashian

Producer | Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Khloé Kardashian was born on June 27, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Khloé Alexandra Kardashian. She is a producer and actress, known for Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007), Royal Pains (2009) and Law & Order: LA (2010). She was previously married to Lamar Odom.

37. Kenya Moore

Actress | Haitian Nights

Kenya Moore was born on January 24, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Kenya Summer Moore. She is an actress and producer, known for Dolls of Voodoo (2013), I Know Who Killed Me (2007) and The Confidant (2010). She has been married to Marc Daly since June 10, 2017.

38. Kandi Burruss

Soundtrack | Big Momma's House

Kandi is best known as one of the lead vocalists in the hugely successful 1990s R&B vocal group, Xscape. Burrus sang lead on hits such as "My Little Secret", "Just Kickin' It" and "Who Can I Run To", as well as wrote their early hits, including "Feel So Good" and "Can't Hang". Kandi is also known ...

39. Andressa Urach

Self | A Fazenda

Andressa Urach was born on October 11, 1987 in Ijuí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Andressa de Faveri Urach.

40. Venus Williams

Self | Wimbledon

Venus Williams was born on June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California, USA as Venus Ebony Starr Williams.

41. Porsha Williams

Actress | Star

Porsha Williams was born as Porsha Dyanne Williams. She is an actress, known for Star (2016), Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017) and CarGo (2017). She was previously married to Kordell Stewart.

42. Cynthia Bailey

Actress | For Love or Money

Cynthia is a woman of many talents with titles such as supermodel, entrepreneur, mother, actress, TV personality, and many more under her belt. Best known for her on screen personality in the successful Bravo series, "Real Housewives of Atlanta." The season 9 premiere of the RHOA delivered 3.4 ...

43. Carrie Underwood

Actress | Soul Surfer

Carrie Underwood was born on March 10, 1983 in Checotah, Oklahoma, USA as Carrie Marie Underwood. She has been married to Mike Fisher since July 10, 2010. They have one child.

44. Demetria McKinney

Actress | House of Payne

Demetria McKinney was born on August 27, 1979 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Demetria Dyan McKinney. She is an actress, known for House of Payne (2006), Why Did I Get Married? (2006) and The Paynes (2018).

45. Sundy Carter

Actress | Bringing Down the House

Sundy Carter is a Philadelphia native in her early 20s, who began her acting career in 1997. She studied at the prestigious Freedom Theatre and also attended Temple University where she majored in drama. Sundy's credits include numerous community projects, music videos with Method Man/Red Man, ...