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by ryanoliveira3 | created - 14 Jun 2011 | updated - 14 Jun 2011 | Public

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1. Howie Mandel

Actor | Gremlins

The story goes that huggable stand-up comedian Howie Mandel, who ran a carpet business once upon a time, began his show biz career by chance while catching amateur night at the Comedy Store on the L.A. Sunset Strip during a vacation. Goaded on by friends to try out, a producer spotted him, hired ...

2. Sharon Osbourne

Actress | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Sharon Osbourne was born on October 9, 1952 in Brixton, London, England as Sharon Rachel Arden. She is a producer and actress, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006) and Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006). She has been married to Ozzy Osbourne since July 4, ...

3. Piers Morgan

Actor | Entourage

Piers Morgan was born on March 30, 1965 in Newick, East Sussex, England as Piers Stefan O'Meara. He is a producer and actor, known for Entourage (2015), Flight (2012) and The Campaign (2012). He has been married to Celia Walden since June 24, 2010. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

4. David Hasselhoff

Actor | Baywatch

David Hasselhoff has become one of the most recognizable faces on television and throughout the world. Aside from starring in Knight Rider (1982) and Baywatch (1989), he is also an accomplished singer and popular recording artist.

David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952 in Baltimore, ...

5. Simon Cowell

Self | Scary Movie 3

Simon Cowell was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is the son of Julie Cowell (née Josie Dalglish), a ballet dancer, and Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, a music industry executive. Simon started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music ...

6. Brandy Norwood

Actress | I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

Brandy Norwood was born on February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood. She is known for her work on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), Moesha (1996) and Osmosis Jones (2001).

7. Randy Jackson

Self | American Idol: The Search for a Superstar

Randy Jackson was born on June 23, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA as Randall Darius Jackson. He is a producer and actor, known for American Idol (2002), The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996) and Jena Six (2018). He has been married to Erika Jackson since December 29, 1995. They have two ...

8. Jennifer Lopez

Actress | Gigli

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Castle Hill section of The Bronx on July 24, 1969. She is the middle of three musically-inclined sisters, Leslie Lopez, a homemaker, and Lynda Lopez, a DJ on New York's WKTU, a VH1 VJ, and a morning news show correspondent on New York's Channel 11. Jennifer ...

9. Steven Tyler

Soundtrack | Wayne's World 2

Steven Tyler was born on March 26, 1948 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Steven Victor Tallarico. He was previously married to Teresa Barrick and Cyrinda Foxe.

10. Ellen DeGeneres

Producer | Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. Her brother is musician and producer Vance DeGeneres. ...

11. Kara DioGuardi

Soundtrack | Get Smart

Kara DioGuardi was introduced to America on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show, American Idol (2002) and was also featured as the head judge on Bravo's songwriting reality show competition, Platinum Hit (2011). Additionally, Kara starred in her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess "Roxie Hart" ...

12. Paula Abdul

Actress | Robots

Paula Abdul grew up in the San Fernando Valley, California. She began taking dance lessons when she was eight. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader. After graduating in 1980, she started college at Cal State-Northridge, majoring in TV and ...

13. Len Goodman

Self | Dancing with the Stars

Len Goodman was born on April 25, 1944 in Bethnal Green, London, England. He is an actor and production manager, known for Dancing with the Stars (2005), The Sword of the Lord (1976) and Love/Loss (2010). He has been married to Sue Barrett since December 30, 2012. He was previously married to ...

14. Carrie Ann Inaba

Self | Dancing with the Stars

Carrie Ann Inaba was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is of Japanese, Chinese, and Irish ancestry, and is the youngest of two children. Carrie Ann grew up dancing the hula (native Hawaiian dance) and other dance forms. She also played the piano and violin and sang in the choir. She ...

15. Bruno Tonioli

Actor | What a Girl Wants

Bruno Tonioli was born on November 25, 1955 in Ferrara, Italy. He is known for his work on What a Girl Wants (2003), Ella Enchanted (2004) and Little Voice (1998).

16. Michael Flatley

Self | Road Rules

Michael Flatley was born on April 3, 1982 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA. He died on July 14, 2014.

17. Baz Luhrmann

Writer | Moulin Rouge!

Baz's parents did Ballroom competitions, thus growing up around the very subject matter of his first three films.

18. Drew Lachey

Carol

Drew Lachey was born on August 8, 1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Andrew John Lachey. He is an actor, known for Carol (2015), The Comebacks (2007) and Guess Who's Coming to Christmas (2013). He has been married to Lea Lachey since October 14, 2000. They have two children.

19. Emmitt Smith

Actor | How I Met Your Mother

Emmitt Smith was born on May 15, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Emmitt James Smith III. He is an actor, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), CSI: Cyber (2015) and Little Giants (1994). He has been married to Pat Smith since April 22, 2000. They have three children.

20. Helio Castroneves

Actor | Danica: Five Years Running

Helio Castroneves was born on May 10, 1975 in São Paulo, Brazil as Hélio Castro Neves. He is an actor, known for Danica: Five Years Running (2009), Open Access (2004) and World's Dumbest (2008).

21. Mel Brooks

Actor | Spaceballs

Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to ...

22. Gilles Marini

Actor | Sex and the City

Gilles Marini exploded onto the scene as "Dante", the Casanova living in the beach house next door to Kim Cattrall's "Samantha" on the Sex and the City (2008) movie, a role which has earned him international recognition. Though people went to the theatres to see Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and ...

23. Kelly Osbourne

Actress | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Kelly Osbourne was born on October 27, 1984 in Westminster, London, England as Kelly Lee Osbourne. She is an actress and producer, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), The 7D (2014) and So Undercover (2012).

24. Donnie Burns

Self | Ballroom Dancing: The International Championships

Donnie Burns was born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He has been married to Heidi Groskreutz-Burns since 2008. He was previously married to Nicole Burns-Hansen.

25. CeeLo Green

Soundtrack | Hotel Transylvania

CeeLo Green was born on May 30, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Thomas DeCarlo Callaway. He was previously married to Christina Johnson.

26. Christina Aguilera

Soundtrack | The Voice

Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York, to Shelly Loraine (Fidler) and Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera, a U.S. army sergeant. Her father is Ecuadorian and her mother, who is American-born, has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. Her parents divorced ...

28. Blake Shelton

Actor | The Ridiculous 6

Blake Shelton was born on June 18, 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma, USA as Blake Tollison Shelton. He was previously married to Miranda Lambert and Kaynette Gern.

29. Ben Folds

Soundtrack | About Time

Folds first found mainstream success as the leader of the critically acclaimed, platinum-selling Ben Folds Five. He has gone on to have a very successful solo career, recording multiple studio albums, a pair of records documenting his renowned live performances, a remix record, music for film and ...

30. Michael Kors

Costume_department | My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Michael Kors was born on August 9, 1959 in Long Island, New York, USA. He is known for his work on My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), Mercenaries (2014) and Fashiontrance (2002). He has been married to Lance LePere since August 16, 2011.