Dana Elaine Owens, known as Queen Latifah, has long been considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer female rappers. She released her first single, Ladies First, which became a definite hit.
The daughter of actress Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson is an American actress born in Los Angeles, California. She began her career on television, being cast on the series Party of Five. Even though she only appeared on one episode, it was enough for her to realize that a professional acting career was what she wanted. Her breakthrough role came in 2000 for her role in Almost Famous.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie “Cyndi” Lauper is a Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award-winning artist. Over her 30 year career, she has set her place in history as a pop icon.
After the success of her fist album, She’s So Unusual, Cyndi earned the Best New Artist Award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Since 1989, Cyndi has released nine studio albums and is one of 25 artists to achieve “GET” status by winning Grammy, Emmy, and Tony awards.
Early Life and Education
Eva Jacqueline Longoria is a Latina American actress, producer, and entrepreneur who’s net worth is $35 million. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 15, 1975, she lived on her family’s ranch in the Gulf coast town. She attended Texas A&M University Kingsville earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in kinesiology. While in California she received her Master’s in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge with a thesis on diversity and Latinas in STEM careers.
“Monique” Angela Hicks is an actress and comedian, born in Baltimore, Maryland. The youngest of four children, she attended Morgan State University and studied broadcasting. Afterwards, Monique worked as a customer service representative until her brother dared her to perform at an open mic.
Blake Lively is an American born actress and model who has earned much of her estimated $16 million net worth through her role on Gossip Girls. She has also been in many other movies and also launched a lifestyle website that she manages.
Joan Rivers as a comedian, talk show host, actress, screenwriter, and television producer. She was born June 8, 1933 in New York. She was born to Jewish parents. Joan was born Joan Molinsky and changed her name to Rivers for her comedy act. Joan died August 28, 2014. At the time of her death she was worth around 150 million dollars.
Mary J. Blige was born on January 11, 1971 in the Bronx , New York. Both of her parents are African American. Mary is best known for her soulful singer voice as well as being a record producer. Mary is also an actress. Mary is worth an estimated 45 million dollars. Mary J .Blige married Kendu Isaccs in 2003 and the couple had a small ceremony.
Monica Denise Brown began her career performing with a traveling gospel choir, following her mother’s footsteps. She won over 20 talent competitions and at the age of 12, Monica began singing professionally with a major label deal. She was discovered by producer Dallas Austin and signed to Arista Records.