Birthday Shout! Lauryn Hill, Scott Disick, Lenny Kravitz…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top personalities this day May 26

Lauryn Hill

Grammy award winning singer who has been a member of The Fugees. She won Best New Artist in 1998. She released the hit album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which featured “Doo Wop (That Thing).”

She was a high school cheerleader and friend of Zac Braff’s at Columbia High School. One of her first performances was singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ for sports events.

She and The Fugees released the #1 album The Score in 1996.

She had five children born from her relationship with Rohan Marley named Zion David Marley, Selah Louise Marley, Joshua Omaru Marley, John Nesta Marley, and Sarah Marley.

She used to date fellow Fugee Wyclef Jean.

The 41 year old was born May 26, 1975.

Scott Disick

Gained fame on the reality series Keeping up with the Kardashians. He became known for his on-and-off relationship with Kourtney Kardashian and his alcohol-related issues.

He attended The Ross School, a private high school in East Hampton, Long Island.

He had three kids with Kourtney Kardashian, a daughter named Penelope and two sons named Reign and Mason. He began dating Christine Burke in 2016.

He and Lamar Odom formed a friendship over dating Kardashian sisters.

The 33 year old was born May 26, 1983.

Lenny Kravitz

Funk and rock artist who won every Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance from 1999 to 2002 and gained fame for his cover of The Guess Who’s song, “American Woman.” He plays Cinna in the Hunger Games film series.

He began playing makeshift drums when he was three, and became inspired to be an artist after seeing the Jackson 5 perform.

On December 1, 2011, he became an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

He married Lisa Bonet on November 16, 1987 and divorced her on April 12, 1993. His daughter Zoe became an actress.

He sang “Use Me” on Mick Jagger’s 1993 album, Wandering Spirit.

The 52 year old was born May 26, 1964.

Helena Bonham Carter

Versatile actress who rose to fame for her roles in Fight Club and The King’s Speech, and was cast as a villain in Terminator Salvation. She also appeared in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish and Cinderella.

She won a national writing contest and used the money to pay for a spot in the actors directory Spotlight.

She had her first role in Lady Jane and played the evil villainess Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter series.

She began dating Tim Burton in 2001. The couple had a son in 2003 and a daughter in 2007 before eventually separating in December 2014.

She appeared in The King’s Speech with Colin Firth.

The 50 year old was born May 26, 1966.

Brandi Cyrus

Half-sister of Miley Cyrus who also starred in her own talk show and TV movie What’s Up in 2011. She appeared alongside her sister in three episodes of Hannah Montana.

She had her first acting role on Nickelodeon’s Zoey 101 at the age of twenty-one.

She has three half-siblings.

Her father is country singer Billy Ray Cyrus.

The 29 year old was born May 26, 1987.

Pam Grier

American actress who starred in the blaxploitation film Foxy Brown. She received a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Jackie Brown.

She worked as a receptionist at the American International Pictures company.

She dated Kareem Abdul-Jabar in the 1970s.

She grew up a military brat, moving around the U.S. and living for some time in Britain.

She was in Jackie Brown, directed by Quentin Tarantino.

The 67 year old was born May 26, 1949.


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