Know Your Celebrity Birthday Mate…



Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun‎ was born today, 16 July back in 1990. Doesn’t sound familiar? Well! That’s cause you all know him as ‎‎Wizkid, he i‎s a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. He started his musical career at age 11, releasing a collaborative album with Glorious Five entitled Lil Prinz (2001). In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.’s imprint Empire Mates Entertainment. ‎He became known for his breakthrough song, “Holla at Your Boy” from his debut album Starboy. ‎


Gareth Frank Bale born ‎1989, is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club, ‎Real Madrid and the Wales national team. ‎Bale began his professional career at ‎Southampton, playing at left-back and earning acclaim as a free kick specialist. He moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, for an eventual £7 million fee.‎


Alexandra Shipp ‎was born July 16, 1991 to an African-American father and a Caucasian mother‎. she is an American actress. Shipp is most notable for her role as KT Rush on the show House of Anubis. She has also appeared on Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, and Switched at Birth‎. Shipp also played Aaliyah in the Lifetime biopic Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, and their are rumours that s‎he will play a younger version of the Marvel Comic ‎book character, Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse ‎in 2016.‎


Carli Lloyd born in New Jersey, she has been defined as U.S. women’s soccer phenom. She scored the gold medal-winning goals in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games. In 2015, she helped the U.S. women’s team win gold at the World Cup, earning tournament MVP honors while becoming the first woman to score a hat trick in a World Cup final match.‎


Keaton Robert Stromberg was born July 16, 1996 in Sequim, Washington. ‎The pop singer was a finalist on The X Factor with the hip-hop duo Emblem3 alongside his brother Wesley.‎ He is the son of Grammy Award-nominated producer William Stromberg and has a brother named Wesley and two sisters, Brooke and Brianna.‎


Barry Sanders‎ is a former American football running back who spent his entire professional career with the ‎Detroit Lions of the National Football League. A member of both the college and ‎professional football halls of fame, he was ranked by NFL Top 10 as the most elusive runner in NFL history,‎ and also topped their list of greatest players never to reach the Super Bowl.‎


Corey Feldman is a 44-year-old American actor. The child star of movies such as The Goonies and Lost Boys. After starring in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, he became the lead singer of the ska band, Truth Movement.‎ He married and had a child named Zen with Susie Sprague, unfortunately they divorced in 2009.‎


Daniel Pearson‎, an English actor and presenter, ‎born 16 July 1996. He is best known for his role as Rick Barber in the BAFTA-winning British children’s television series,Tracy Beaker Returns and in the BAFTA ‎winning spin-off series, The Dumping Ground.‎


AnnaLynne McCord‎ born in 1987. She Played the beautiful, rich, but sometimes snobby Naomi Clark on CW’s version of 90210. She also starred in the 2012 film Excision as the psychopathic Pauline. ‎She received the Hollywood Life Young Hollywood Superstar of Tomorrow Award and has been romantically linked with actor Dominic Purcell and NBA player Rick Fox.‎


John William “Will” Ferrell‎ ‎is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer born in 1967. He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

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