Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a Russian professional tennis player and model. Her celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis players worldwide. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name one of the most common search strings on the Internet search engine Google. Although also successful in singles, reaching No. 8 in the world in 2000, Kournikova's specialty has been doubles, where she has at times been the World No. 1 player.
Janet Wood Reno (born July 21, 1938) is the former Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11. She was the first female Attorney General and the second longest serving Attorney General after William Wirt.
Tony "Pretty Tony" Butler was an influential 1980s electro and freestyle artist based out of Miami, Florida. He recorded a string of popular club tracks on Jam Packed and Sherman Nealy's Music Specialist label in the mid-'80s. Butler's tracks with his primary group Freestyle Express (now known as Freestyle Evolution) include such club staples as "It's Automatic", "Don't Stop the Rock" and "The Party Has Begun". Solo, he released "Jam the Box".
Thurston Joseph Moore (born July 25, 1958 in Coral Gables, Florida) is an American musician best known as a singer, songwriter and guitarist of Sonic Youth. He has participated in many solo and group collaborations outside of Sonic Youth, as well as running Ecstatic Peace! records.
Don Francisco (born Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld on December 28, 1940 in Talca, Chile) is a Chilean television personality, and is now a popular television personality on the Univision network reaching Spanish-speaking viewers in the United States. He is best known for hosting the variety shows Sábado Gigante and Don Francisco Presenta.
Kilo Ali (born 1972), also known as Kilo, is a rap music artist from Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Kilo recorded mainly bass music/miami bass tracks, but also hip hop tracks with a less distinctive southern flavour. As Kilo Ali he released "Organized Bass" in 1997 with help from George Clinton, Cee-Lo from Goodie Mob, JT Money as well as Big Boi from OutKast appeared.
María Celeste Arrarás is a Puerto Rican television reporter and actress. The daughter of the politician, sports leader, and educator José Enrique Arrarás, Maria Celeste Arraras was born on September 27, 1960, in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. She represented Mayagüez in Miss Puerto Rico Universo 1979 when she was 18. She was placed 1 Runner Up. When she reached the age of 20, Ms. Arraras entered the Loyola University of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she majored in communications. Ms.
Kim Hunter (November 12, 1922 – September 11, 2002) was an American film, theatre, and television actress. She won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, each as Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire.
Brett Ratner (born March 28, 1969) is an American filmmaker and music video director. He is best known for his films such as The Family Man, Red Dragon, the Rush Hour series, and '. He was also a producer on the Fox drama, Prison Break.
Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García; September 1, 1957) is a Cuban singer and songwriter. She is in the top 100 best selling music artists with over 90 million albums sold worldwide, 26.5 million of those in the United States alone. She has won seven Grammy Awards, placing her among the most successful crossover performers in Latin music to date.
Sonya Smith (born Sonya Eleonora Smith Jacquet on April 23, 1972) is an American actress best known for her roles in telenovelas. She is the daughter of Venezuelan actress Ileana Jacquet and her American husband. Although born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Smith grew up in Venezuela and identified herself with Venezuelan culture. Her breakthrough came in the early 1990s when she played Estrellita Montenegro, the main character in Cara Sucia, her most successful telenovela as the lead actress.
Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975) is an American professional baseball player of Dominican parentage. Nicknamed "A-Rod", he currently plays third base for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He previously played shortstop for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez is considered one of the best all–around baseball players of all time. He is the youngest player ever to hit 500 home runs, breaking the record Jimmie Foxx set in 1939.
Ben Vereen (born October 10, 1946 in Miami, Florida) is an American actor, dancer, and singer who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows. Vereen graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts.
Brian Regan is an American stand-up comedian. Regan uses observational humor, which is also occasionally self-deprecating, and his performances are relatively "clean" as he refrains from off-color humor.
Luther R. Campbell (born December 22, 1960), also known as Luke Skyywalker, Uncle Luke or Luke, is a record label owner, rap performer (taking the non-rapping role of promoter), and actor. He is perhaps best known as a one-time member and leader of 2 Live Crew, and star of his own show, Luke's Parental Advisory. As a result of one of the group's songs, which used a parody of Roy Orbison's "Oh, Pretty Woman" Campbell was party to Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.
Elizabeth Ann Hulette (November 19, 1960 – May 1, 2003), best known as Miss Elizabeth, was a U.S. professional wrestling manager. She gained international fame during the late 1980s and early 1990s in the World Wrestling Federation, and the mid-1990s in World Championship Wrestling in her role as the manager to "Macho Man" Randy Savage. She died as a result of a drug and alcohol overdose in 2003 at the age of 42 in the home she shared with Lex Luger.
Richard Allen (Blue) Mitchell (March 13, 1930 – May 21, 1979) was an American jazz, rhythm and blues, soul, rock, and funk trumpeter, known for many albums recorded as leader and sideman for Riverside, Blue Note and then Mainstream Records.
Frank Anthony Sturgis (December 9, 1924 – December 4, 1993), born Frank Angelo Fiorini, was one of the Watergate burglars. He served in Fidel Castro's revolutionary army as a soldier of fortune and later trained Cuban exiles for the Bay of Pigs Invasion. When still a child, his family moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1942, Sturgis joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Pacific during the Second World War.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas (April 7, 1890 – May 14, 1998) was an American journalist, writer, feminist, and environmentalist known for her staunch defense of the Everglades against efforts to drain it and reclaim land for development. Moving to Miami as a young woman to work for The Miami Herald, Douglas became a freelance writer, producing over a hundred short stories that were published in popular magazines.