Birthday Shout! Birdman, Janice Dickinson, Amber Riley…

Birthday Shout! Birdman, Janice Dickinson, Amber Riley…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top entertainers this day February 15


Bryan Williams aka Birdman is best known for being a member of the duo Big Tymers. He also notably pioneered the Cash Money record label.

He founded Big Tymers in 1998 with DJ Mannie Fresh.

The big time star’s 2003 album, ‘Like Father Like Son’, reached gold certification. In 2011, Forbes estimated that he was worth $110 million.

He married Venezuelan model Diana Levy in September 2012. He has a daughter named Bria and a son named Bryan Jr.

He has partnered with Lil Wayne on numerous songs, including the single “Leather So Soft.”

The  47 year old was born February 15, 1969.

Janice Dickinson

American model known as the world’s first supermodel. She appeared on the first four seasons of America’s Next Top Model and had her own Oxygen series, The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency, until 2010.

She entered the modeling industry after winning the Miss High Fashion Model competition.

She has appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine thirty-seven times.

She was married and separated twice and she has two kids named Savannah and Nathan.

She served as a judge for four cycles of America’s Next Top Model alongside fellow model Tyra Banks.

The 61 year old was born February 15, 1955.

Amber Riley

American actress and singer who came off strong and proud as Mercedes Jones on the television series ‘Glee’. Her acting earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance. She won season 17 of Dancing With the Stars.

She unsuccessfully auditioned for American Idol when she was 17.

She sang a number of songs during her time on Glee, including “Respect,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “I Look to You.”

Her parents are Tiny and Elwin Riley.

The 30 year old was born February 15, 1986.

Matt Groening

Brilliant creator of animated TV shows The Simpsons and Futurama. He was also known for his long-running comic strip Life in Hell.

He went to Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, a liberal arts college that gave out evaluations instead of letter grades.

His Simpsons characters first gained popularity and exposure on The Tracey Ullman Show.

He was married to Deborah Caplan on October 29, 1986 and later to Argentinean artist Agustina Picasso in 2011. He has three sons, Homer, Abe and Nathaniel.

He created The Simpsons, but its primary producer was James L. Brooks.

The 62 year old was born February 15, 1954.


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