Birthday Shout! Calvin Klein, Jodie Foster, Tyga…

Birthday Shout! Calvin Klein, Jodie Foster, Tyga…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day November 19

Calvin Klein

Renowned American Fashion designer Calvin Klein is recognized for revolutionizing men’s underwear. He is known for his red carpet runway looks and ready-to-wear accessory lines.

Before fame, he enrolled in the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, but never graduated.

The famous fashion designer launched the company that would later become Calvin Klein Inc., in 1968. In addition to clothing, he also has given his name to a range of perfumes, watches, and jewelry.

Despite his two marriages to women, he is a gay man, and came out of the closet very late in life.

He had a daughter named Marci in 1966 with his first wife, Jayne.

The 72 years old was born November 19, 1942.

Jodie Foster

American actor, director and producer Jodie Foster first gained fame for her role as a teenage prostitute in the 1976 Martin Scorsese film Taxi Driver. She won Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances in The Accused and Silence of the Lambs and also had starring roles in Contact, Anna and the King and Panic Room.

She graduated from Yale’s prestigious theater program magna cum laude in 1985 and received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Yale in 1997.

She has two sons named Charles and Christopher. During a speech at the 2013 Academy Awards, she came out as a lesbian. The following year, she married photographer Alexandra Hedison.

She and Anthony Hopkins both won Academy Awards for their roles in 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs.

The 52 years old was born November 19, 1962.


American rapper Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson better known by his stage name Tyga landed a Grammy Award for “Deuces,” which he performed with Chris Brown and Kevin McCall in 2010.

Before gaining popularity, he procured a deal with Young Money Entertainment after his Young On Probation mixtape in 2007 and this launched him to limelight.

His stage name stands for Thank You God Always, and his hit song, “Rack City,” climbed all the way up to #7 on the Billboard top 100 in 2011.

He had a child named King Cairo Stevenson with dancer Blac Chyna in 2012. He began dating reality star Kylie Jenner in 2014.

In 2010, he released the mixtape Fan of a Fan with Chris Brown and other famous rappers.

The 25 years old was born November 19, 1989.

Meg Ryan

American actress and film producer Meg Ryan starred in several romantic comedies, including Sleepless in Seattle. In 1997, she appeared in Addicted to Love and in 1998, she appeared in You’ve Got Mail.

Before becoming a star while at NYU, she acted in TV commercials.

She played Sally in When Harry Met Sally. Harry was played by Billy Crystal.

She married Dennis Quaid in 1991, and the couple welcomed their son Jack in 1992. They divorced in 2001. She adopted a daughter named Daisy from China in 2006.

The 53 years old was born November 19, 1961.

Larry King

TV and radio interviewer, author, and columnist who gained widespread interest for the Larry King Live Show.

He changed his last name from Zeiger to King because his boss at the time felt that Zeiger was too ethnic.

For the last episode of his highly popular one- hour CNN talk show, he interviewed singer Barbra Streisand.

He was married numerous times. His long list of wives includes Freda Miller, Annette Kaye, Mickey Sutphin, Alene Akins, Sharon Lepore, Julie Alexander, and Shawn Southwick. He married Shawn King in 1997 and he has a total of five children named Chance, Cannon, Andy, Chaia and Larry.

The British-born Piers Morgan was selected to take over King’s show after King announced his retirement.

The 81 years old was born November 19, 1933.


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