Stephen Hawking was a British scientist, professor, and author who performed groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology, and whose books helped to make science accessible to everyone. At age 21, while studying cosmology at the University of Cambridge, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Part of his life story was depicted in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything.
Category: Celebrities Biography
In this segment, you’ll find all our featured stories about Famous People and Celebrities Biography Profiles.
By definition, a celebrity is a very famous person. For instance, if you single-handedly save an entire family from a burning building, you’ll become a local celebrity.
Celebrity comes directly from the Latin celebritatum, meaning famous, and is related to the verb celebrate which means to honor something with the proper ritual.
Who was the First Celebrity?
As an example, Lucy Riall discusses the life and career of the Italian nationalist and soldier Giuseppe Garibaldi. And also, the circumstances by which he became the first celebrity of the modern political age.
The history of celebrities has still to be written. But, we know, nonetheless, that one of the most popular genres of nineteenth-century literature was the lives of ‘Great Men’. Learn More!
Dr. John Magufuli was born John Joseph Pombe Magufuli on 29th October 1959. He is the current president of Tanzania since taking an oath of office in 2015. He was first elected as a Member of Parliament in 1995 and also serving as Deputy Minister of Works from 1995 to 2000.
Zuchu is a talented singer and songwriter recently unveiled by Wasafi records under the leadership of Diamond Platnumz. She is the daughter of celebrated taarab sensation Khadija Kopa. Zuchu was born in the ’90s and is said to be in her early 20’s. Being a new artiste, very little is known about her personal life, and as such, it is not yet clear where she attended school.
Of course, Yes! For many of you who already know what transpired before his untimely demise, George Floyd is The ‘gentle giant’ who was trying to turn his life around. Until he met his death, George Floyd, the 46-year-old was known to friends as “Big Floyd” and had moved to Minneapolis to find work.
Uhuru Kenyatta was born Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta on October 26, 1961, in Nairobi, Kenya. Whereby, he attended St. Mary’s School in Nairobi, where he played as a winger for the school’s rugby team. Thereafter, he then went on to study political science and economics at Amherst College in Massachusetts.
At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.
As of the breaking news, Kenya’s retired President Daniel Moi Dies at 95 after barely last month, when doctors at the Nairobi Hospital had put him on life support. Following the news, President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a presidential proclamation announcing the passing on of the retired President.
Until his untimely death, Kobe Bean Bryant (August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) popularly known as Kobe Bryant was an American professional basketball player. Whereby, he played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Dwayne Johnson (DJ) aka (the rock) is the brain behind the Titan Games Sports Competition. Above all, the Titans reality show features people from across America. With contenders competing in endurance-based mental and physical challenges of “epic proportions” for the title of Titans.
The Mbira (Thumb Piano) is found throughout the African continent, but it is associated most closely with the Shona people of Zimbabwe. The Shona have played the mbira for more than a thousand years. It is mentioned in their literature and is a part of their worship and rituals. The Shona name for the instrument is mbira dzavadzimu, which means ‘mbira of the ancestors.’