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Arabella Kiesbauer

Arabella Kiesbauer

Cosima Arabella-Asereba Kiesbauer (born 8 April 1969 in Vienna, Austria), known professionally as Arabella Kiesbauer, is a German-Austrian TV presenter, writer and actress. She grew up in Vienna with her grandmother after her mother Hannelore (a German theatre actress) and her father Sammy Ammissah (a Ghanaian engineer) separated. While she […]

Roberto Blanco

Roberto Blanco

Roberto Blanco (legal name: Roberto Zerquera Blanco), was born 7 June 1937 in Tunis, Tunisia. Of Afro-Cuban origin, Blanco is a German-speaking Schlager singer and actor. Blanco is the son of Cuban folklorist and artist Alfonso Zerquera and his wife Mercedes Blanco. He grew up in Beirut and Madrid. When […]

Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit, born Rudi Dil; 1 September 1962) is a Dutch football manager and former footballer who played professionally in the 1980s and 1990s as a midfielder or forward. He was the captain of the Netherlands national team that was victorious at UEFA Euro 1988 and was also a member […]

Nafissatou Thiam

Nafissatou Thiam

Nafissatou “Nafi” Thiam (born 19 August 1994) is a Belgian Walloon athlete who became Olympic champion in the heptathlon at the 2016 Summer Olympics and world champion in the same discipline at the 2017 World Championships. Born in Namur to a Belgian mother and a Senegalese father, Thiam is a […]

Seal

Seal

Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel (born 19 February 1963), better known by his stage name Seal, is an English singer and songwriter. He has sold more than 30 million records worldwide and is known for his international hits, including “Kiss from a Rose”, which appeared on the soundtrack to […]

Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, MBE (born 15 October 1989) is a British professional boxer. He is currently a unified world heavyweight champion, having held the IBF title since 2016, and the WBA (Super) and IBO titles since April 2017. As an amateur, Joshua represented Britain at the 2012 Olympics, winning […]

Jerome Boateng

Jerome Boateng

Jérôme Agyenim Boateng (born 3 September 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender for German club Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. A versatile defender, Boateng primarily is a centre-back, although he can also play as a right-back. Physically strong and composed in possession, he […]

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli Barwuah born Mario Barwuah (12 August 1990) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Nice and the Italy national team. Mario Balotelli was born in Palermo, Sicily as the son of Ghanaian immigrants. The family moved to Bagnolo Mella in the […]

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Elaine Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English model and actress. Recruited at the age of 15, she established herself among the top three most recognisable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and the 1990s, and was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by […]

Stromae

Stromae

Paul Van Haver (born 12 March 1985, Brussels), better known by his stage name Stromae, is a Belgian musician, rapper, singer and songwriter. Stromae was born to a Rwandan father, Pierre Rutare, and a Belgian mother, Miranda Marie Van Haver. He is originally from Laeken, in Brussels. He established himself […]