Aug
28

Cassie

Casandra Elizabeth Ventura (born August 26, 1986), known mononymously as Cassie, is an American recording artist, dancer, actress and model. Born in New London, Connecticut, she began her career as a result of meeting record producer Ryan Leslie in late 2002, who later signed her to NextSelection Lifestyle Group. During this time, Diddy heard "Me & U" in a club, and Leslie convinced him to partner his Bad Boy … [Read more...]

Nov
21

Brooke Burke

Brooke Lisa Burke was born in Hartford, Connecticut and raised in Tucson, Arizona, the younger of two siblings born to Donna and George Burke. Her mother is of Portuguese background but was adopted and raised Jewish. Her father is of French and Irish descentand left the family when she was 2. She was thereafter raised by her Armenian stepfather in her mother's Jewish religion; and is raising her children Jewish … [Read more...]

Mar
17

Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott was born in Bromley and initially lived in Petts Wood and then Bickley, all suburban areas of London. Her mother gave her the nickname Pixie because she was "such a tiny, cute baby who looked like a fairy". She started singing in her church school and when she was five she attended the Italia Conti Associates Saturday school in Chislehurst. She went on to attend the main school – Italia Conti Academy of … [Read more...]

Jun
19

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born in Swansea, Wales, on 25 September 1969, to Patricia (née Fair), a seamstress, and David James Jones, a sweet factory owner. Her father is of Welsh descent, while her mother is of Welsh and Irish ancestry. Her's middle name, Zeta, came from her Greek immigrant grandmother, who was named after a boat seen in Swansea Harbour. Zeta-Jones has two brothers Her younger brother, Stephen, is her … [Read more...]

Apr
23

Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese was born Heather Renée Sweet[2] on September 28, 1972, in Rochester, Michigan, the middle child of three daughters. Her mother was a manicurist and her father was a machinist. Von Teese is known for her fascination with 1940s cinema and classic retro style. This began at a young age and was fostered by her mother, who would buy clothes for her daughter to dress up in. Her mother was a fan of old, … [Read more...]