We celebrate top celebrities this day April 3
Celebrated comedian, singer, director, and actor who has starred in such films as Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, Daddy Day Care, Norbit and Dr. Doolittle. He also provided the voice for Donkey in the Shrek series.
By age fifteen, he began performing and creating his own stand-up comedy routines. He performed with Saturday Night Live from 1980 until 1984.
He played all the major roles in Coming to America and the Nutty Professor in 1996.
His father, Charles Edward Murphy, was an amateur comedian and actor who died while Eddie was young. His brother Charlie Murphy also became a popular comedian through his work on the Dave Chappelle Show. He married Nicole Mitchell in 1993 and divorced her in 2006. In total he has five daughters and three sons.
He won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the 2007 film Dreamgirls, starring alongside Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson.
The 55 year old was born April 3, 1961.
Longtime actor recognizable to television audiences as Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock. His many film roles include Beetlejuice, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Cooler, and The Departed. He also voices the character Making in the 2008 film Madagascar 2.
He played the boss of Ben Stiller in the 2004 comedy Along Came Polly.
He married Kim Basinger in 1993, and they welcomed a daughter named Ireland in 1995 before divorcing in 2002. He then married Hilaria Thomas on June 30, 2012 and the couple had a daughter named Carmen in 2013 and a son named Rafael in 2015.
He starred alongside Tina Fey on the Emmy award winning television show, 30 Rock.
The 58 year old was born April 3, 1958.
Grammy-Award nominated soul singer who released two Platinum-selling albums, Soul of a Woman and Mirror Mirror.
She first performed for her church choir at age six. She appeared as a guest vocalist on songs like Mariah Carey’s “Fantasy.”
She had her most successful singles with the “Friend of Mine” remix and “Secret Love.”
She was married to Jeffrey Rolle from 1992 to 2015. She and Rolle raised a daughter named Jonia and a son named Jeffrey Jr.
She and R. Kelly both performed on the track “Friend of Mine.”
The 43 year old was born April 3, 1973.
She rose to fame as the star of Nickelodeon’s The Amanda Show and All That, and starred in She’s the Man and Easy A. She starred in the popular 2007 film Hairspray.
She began acting professionally at age seven for a television commercial for Buncha Crunch candies.
She was a regular cast member on the Nickelodeon shows Figure It Out, and later starred in What a Girl Wants and Sydney White.
She dated Taran Killiam from 2001 to 2002. Her mother was given temporary power over her finances and medical care in 2013.
She co-starred with Emma Stone in Easy A in 2010, playing Marianne Bryant.
The 30 year old was born April 3, 1986.
Her mother, Debbie Rowe, signed custody of the children over to Michael after their divorce in 1999.
She was eleven years old when her father died, and made her first public appearance at his funeral, where she thanked him for being a great father.
She has two brothers, Prince and Blanket Jackson. She dated Chester Castellaw in 2015.
She appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s series Next Chapter, where she talked about being the victim of cyberbullying.
The 18 year old was born April 3, 1998.
She started as a model, but grew to hate it and enjoyed acting.
She played Maria Hill in the 2012 film The Avengers.
She married Taran Killam in 2012, and the two had a daughter named Shaelyn.
In the show How I Met Your Mother, she played Alyson Hannigan’s best friend.
The 34 year old was born April 3, 1982.