We celebrate big time international sensations this day September 27,
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper who is one of the power forces when it comes to the rap game.
In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label.
However, his solo debut album ‘Tha Block Is Hot’ (1999), was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His subsequent albums, Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002), went on to be certified gold. Wayne reached higher popularity with his fourth album Tha Carter (2004)
Wayne gained more prominence with his sixth album Tha Carter III (2008), which became his most successful album to date, with first-week sales of over one million copies in the United States. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and includes the hit singles “Lollipop”, “A Milli” and “Got Money.
Lil Wayne has sold over 15 million albums and 37 million digital track in United States, and more than 100 million records worldwide.
He won four Grammy Awards in 2009, including the award for Best Rap Song for his song “Lollipop” and he is the CEO of his own label, Young Money Entertainment, which was founded in 2005.
He married Antonia Carter on February 14, 2004, and the couple divorced in January 2006. He and Antonia had a daughter named Reginae. He then had a son named Dwayne III with Sarah Vivian, a son named Cameron with actress Lauren London and another son named Neal with singer Nivea.
33 years old Lil Wayne was born September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, LA.
Gwyneth Paltrow gained fame for her roles in Emma and A Perfect Murder. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1989 film Shakespeare In Love. She also plays Pepper Potts in Marvel’s Iron Man and Avengers films.
She traveled to Spain at age 15 to learn Spanish, and studied Anthropology at UCSB before dropping out to pursue acting.
She played Brad Pitt’s girlfriend in the 1995 film Seven and wore a fat suit for her role in Shallow Hal.
She married Chris Martin of Coldplay in December 2003, and the couple welcomed their daughter Apple in May 2004 and a son named Moses two years later. They announced their separation in March 2014. She then began dating TV writer Brad Falchuk.
Steven Spielberg cast her as Wendy in the 1991 film Hook.
43 years old Gwyneth Paltrow was born September 27, 1972.
This famous Pop punk performer became the youngest female solo artist to release a #1 album in the U.K. with Let Go, which was nominated for eight Grammy Awards. She released her self-titled fifth album in November 2013.
She began singing when she was two years old.
Her hit single “Complicated” won her the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist in a Video in 2002.
She married Deryck Whibley on July 15, 2006 and divorced him on November 16, 2010. She was then married to Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger from 2013 to 2015.
Her single “Alice” was featured in Tim Burton’s movie Alice in Wonderland.
The 31 years old star was born September 27, 1984 in Canada.
YouTuber and comedian Grace Helbig won two 2013 Streamy Awards for her DailyGrace web series. After leaving MyDamnChannel, which owned DailyGrace, she created her own channel called It’sGrace, which has earned over 2 million subscribers. She released the book “Grace’s Guide: The Art of Pretending to be a Grown-Up” in October 2014, and in April 2015, she began hosting a weekly prime-time E! talk show called The Grace Helbig Show.
She uploaded her first Youtube web series, Bedtime Stories, in 2008.
She began a relationship with fellow web star Chester See.
30 years old Grace Helbig was born September 27, 1985 in New Jersey.