Taylor Hicks Biography

The white Michael recorded two records and fought to establish himself in the music business before his big break to the fifth season of American Idol. In 2006, Hicks released a self-named record that debuted at No. 2 graphs and went platinum. Soon after his parents’ divorce, Hicks found Ray ...

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Sugar Ray Leonard Biography

He won the gold medal in light welterweight boxing in the 1976 Olympic Games, and went professional the next year. His 1987 defeat of “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler for the World Boxing Council’s middleweight title is regarded as among the best professional boxing matches ever. Leonard retired in 1997, and was ...

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Steve Martin Biography

Produced on August 14, 1945, in Waco, Texas, Steve Martin left school in 1967 to write for TV. In 1979, he starred in his first full length feature film, The Jerk, and afterwards went to success with Father of the Bride and numerous other movies. More recently, in Martin released ...

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Steve Irwin Biography

Irwin’s work spawned an variety of products tie ins. While he’d no scientific degree, he grew up studying and caring for creatures at his parents’ wildlife park, which will be now called the Australia Zoo. He first learned the best way to capture and manage his precious crocodiles from his ...

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Stephen Marley Biography

Stephen formed the group Melody Makers with his sibs Sharon, Cedella and Ziggy before the group’s name changed to Ziggy Marley as well as the Music Makers. The musical Marley family has discovered success in the music business, with Stephen having won five Grammys for his work. Vocalist, songwriter, musician ...

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Spike Lee Biography

He was making amateur films by age 20, and won a Student Academy Award because of his graduate thesis film. Lee attracted attention with his first feature, She’s Gotta Have It — among the very lucrative movies produced in 1986 — and continues to create movies that investigate harassing issues ...

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Sonny Bono Biography

Produced in Detriot, Michigan, in 1935, Sonny Bono began his career as a vocalist in the mid-1960s with then-girlfriend Cher. Bono’s singing career waned, however he stepped back to the public eye when he became mayor of Palm Springs, California in 1988. His family moved to Los Angeles when he ...

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Solange Knowles Biography

Coming from her sister’s shadow, Solange made a name for herself in the music and fashion industries as a singer, dancer as well as a model. In 2013, her sister started her very own record label, Saint Records. Solange’s mom, Tina, is of Creole tradition, and her dad, Mathew, is ...

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