Kelis

Other names of Kelis: Kelis Rogers
Birthday: 21-08-1979
Age: 39
Star sign: Virgo

Kelis Rogers is an American singer-songwriter and certified chef. She authored the famous cookbook “My Life On A Plate: Recipes From Around the World”, and a small business owner of gourmet sauce company “Bounty & Full”. She was born to Kenneth and Eveliss, in Manhattan, New York City. Her name is a combination of her parents’ name. Kelis is the third born among her four sisters. Her mother, who inspired Kelis to pursue her singing career, is a fashion designer of Chinese and Puerto Rican descent. Rogers used to play Violin, Piano, and Saxophone, as a child. She has done her schooling from the Manhattan Country School and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Arts, and later from “Performing Arts”, an elite school within the New York City Public School System. Here she formed the R&B trio BLU (Black Ladies United). Her tenure at LaGuardia made Kelis serious about pursuing a career in music. Before graduating high school, she worked as a bartender as well as a sales associate in a clothing store. Known as a professional musician at the age of 17, Kelis made her mark with the singles “Milkshake” and “Bossy.”

In 1999, Kelis brought out her first album in the market with the name “ Kaleidoscope”, consisting of militant, and feminist-themed lyrics over the hip-hop beats. The album underperformed in her own country but saw mild success in certain international markets. It charted at number 43 in the United Kingdom. Her album was later certified gold. She and her albums gained acclaim because of the assistance from Pharrell Williams, and The Neptunes. Some of her known albums include, Kaleidoscope (1999), Wanderland (2001), Tasty (2003), Kelis Was Here (2006), Flesh Tone (2010), and Food (2014) etc. In 2007, she auditioned for various film and TV roles. She had to fight in order to get off her music label for four years. Kelis finally got relieved from her contract in 2008. She joined Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School the same year. She got graduated in 2010, while training as a part-time saucier. Eventually, in 2013, Kelis debuted her own line of sauce, by the name "Feast,” at the Beverly Hills Food & Wine Festival. Even after spending a lot of years in Music, Kelis admits that she gets a whole lot of satisfaction in cooking, than singing.

Things took a sudden turn for Kelis, when she met the rapper 'Nas' (Nasir Jones) at MTV Video Music Awards party in 2002. After dating for one year, the couple tied the knot in January 2005. After 4 years of marriage, she filed for divorce in April 2009. Kelis got relieved from her marriage bond later in May. She gave birth to a son named Knight On July 22, 2009. In 2014, the Cooking Channel aired a Television episodic series “Saucy and Sweet” starring Kelis. The same year, she established a food truck business to cook for the party attenders at the American Music Festival SXSW. Her first cookbook named “My Life on a Plate”, was officially released on September 28, 2015. It, according to her is an exploration of tastes and cultures, and her experience as a chef, musician, mother and wife". Kelis also joined hands with Calvin Harris for the music single “ Bounce”. Kelis gained acknowledgement at the Q Awards, NME Awards, Brit Awards, and Grammy Awards ceremonies. Police Detained Kelis in Miami Beach, Florida, and charges of disorderly conduct were imposed on her in 2007. The report depicted that the officers were posing as prostitutes at the main avenue in the South Beach nightclub district when she started hurling racial abuses at them. She was then sent to Miami-Dade County Jail and later got released on a $1,500 fine.

Nick Jonas English Actor

Nick Jonas

Nicholas Jerry “Nick” Jonas was born on September 16, 1992, in Dallas, Texas, the United States. By profession, he is an actor, Producer, singer, and songwriter. He owns a website named “nickjonas.com.” In the year 2000, at the age of 7, he started his career by acting in a theater. His first single was released in the year 2002 and the year 2004, his “Eponymous Debut Album” which was not very successful but it grabbed the attention of Columbia records. After that Nick and his brothers, Joe and Kevin decided to form a band and named it as “Jonas Brothers,” and Columbia Records helped them to release their debut music album named “It’s About Time.” It failed to gain much success. Their second was released in the year 2007 named in association with Hollywood Records and got a major success. Due to this success, the band became major figures for the Disney Channel and gained a large amount of fan following. Due to their popularity, the makers of “Camp Rock” decided to take them in the movie which was released in the year 2008. Their third music album “A Little Bit Longer” released in the year 2008 was also quite successful, and it was ranked five on “The Billboard Hot 100” list. But their 4th album was a fairly successful. After 2010, Jonas Brothers parted their ways due to creative differences, but reunited for a short period in the year 2013. Meantime Nick did a role in television series names “Smash.” When the band parted their ways permanently, he decided to focus on his solo career. In the year 2014, his second solo album was released in association with Island Records named “Nick Jonas.” It got a position in “Billboard Top 100” list. After observing its popularity, it was re-released in the year 2015, named as “Nick Jonas X2.” Then in the year 2016 his album “Last Year Was Complicated” was released which was a huge success. His parents were Paul Kevin Jonas and Denise. His mother was a sign language teacher, and his father was a songwriter who used to work as a minister at a church. He began his career by performing Broadway and used to portray a character like “Gavroche” and “Tiny Tim.” He also performed in the “Beauty and the Beast” and also wrote a song named “Joy Of The World” for it with the help of his father. During the early days of his career, the band became the teen idols and role models. Due to a provocative photo posted on the internet, Nick is considered to be a “Sex Symbol.” Moreover, in the year 2014, his name was enlisted in “Sexiest Men Alive” and his photoshoot for “flaunt” is considered to be the best.

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Sean Combs

Sean Combs, whose full name is Sean John Combs and whose other names are Diddy, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, and Puffy, is a rapper, actor, businessman, songwriter, entrepreneur, and a record producer. Though he was born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City on November 4, 1969, his parents, Janice and Melvin Earl Combs raised him in Mount Vernon. Janice was a teacher assistant and modeled for few extra bucks while Melvin worked with U.S. Air Force and Frank Lucas, a drug dealer of New York. When Sean turned two, some unknown men shot his father while he was in his car. Sean went to Roman Catholic Mount Saint Michael Academy and Howard University. While studying in the academy, he displayed considerable talent on the football field and would win titles for it. Sean had the reputation of throwing some of the best parties. He started interning at Uptown Records and with the help of the talent director there developed Mary J. Blige and Jodeci. In 1993, Uptown Records fired him, and Sean established Bad Boy Entertainment in association with Arista Records. He produced several songs under this label. Four years later, Sean sang his first song named Can't Nobody Hold Me Down, which was a success. It boosted his confidence, and he released several more albums. Sean has also acted in A Raisin in the Sun, Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story, Carlito's Way: Rise to Power, Get Him to the Greek, and much more. In 2002, Forbes ranked him at the twelfth position on their top forty entrepreneurs under 40 list. Sean has also ventured into clothing business and opened Sean John, which won the Council of Fashion Designers of America Award in 2004. He is the owner of two restaurants and Aquahydrate, a beverage brand, and has a paramount stake in the television network Revolt TV as well. Sean is the father of six children. His first son Justin was born out of Sean's relationship with Misa Hylton-Brim. He then dated Kimberly Porter and after their breakup adopted her and Al B. Sure's child Quincy. Kimberly also gave birth to Sean's son and twin daughters, all of whom are in Sean's custody. Sarah Chapman is the mother of his baby girl Chance. He even dated singer Jennifer Lopez briefly. Sean is the founder of Daddy's House Social Programs, an organization that aims to tutor and guide underprivileged youth. He also supplied nearly one million dollars to the Hurricane Katrina's victims and books and computers to the schools of New York.

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