Birthday Shout! Tupac Shakur, James Hellwig (Warrior), Jurgen Klopp…

Birthday Shout! Tupac Shakur, James Hellwig (Warrior), Jurgen Klopp…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day June 16

Tupac Shakur

Also known as 2Pac, he was one of the more notable figures in the 1990’s East Coast – West Coast hip hop rivalry. He released four albums between 1991 and 1996, eventually selling over 75 million albums worldwide. He was killed in a drive-by shooting after watching a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He played the role of Travis Younger in the play, A Raisin in the Sun, at the Apollo Theater.

He also performed under the stage name Makaveli. His song “Dear Mama” was added to the Library of Congress in 2010.

He was married to Keisha Morris from 1995 to 1996.

A hologram of his body performed alongside his former friends Dr. Dre. and Snoop Dogg at the Coachella music festival in 2012.

The late Tupac was born June 16, 1971, he died Sep 13, 1996  (age 25).

James Hellwig

WWF icon who changed his named to Warrior after wrestling under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior in the 1980s and ’90s.

He was an amateur bodybuilder while attending Indiana State University.

He was a one-time WWF Heavyweight Champion and two-time Intercontinental Champion.

He had two daughters, Indiana and Mattigan, with his second wife Dana Warrior.

He won the WWF Championship when he defeated Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania VI.

James Hellwig was born June 16, 1959, he died Apr 8, 2014 (age 54).

Jurgen Klopp

German soccer manager and former player best known as the manager for 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Borussia Dortmund. As a player, he was a striker and defender for 1. FSV Mainz 05 for his entire career from 1989 to 2001.

He was born in Stuttgart and began his youth career with SV Glatten in 1975.

He was named German Football Manager of the Year two straight years in 2011 and 2012.

One of his sons played for Borussia Dortmund II.

He succeeded Thomas Doll as the manager of Borussia Dortmund in 2008.

The 49 year old was born June 16, 1967.

Bill Cobbs

Acting veteran who has appeared in over 120 film and TV productions, including Night at the Museum and The Sopranos. His versatile acting has opened roles for him in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and Air Bud.

He was an Air Force radar technician for eight years.

His likeness was used to create the character Steel in the 1999 post-apocalyptic comic book series Superman Versus the Terminator.

He debuted in 1974 with The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, starring Walter Matthau.

The 82 year old was born June 16, 1934

Missy Peregrym

She found her claim to fame as the star of the gymnastics drama Stick It in 2006 and starred in Reaper. She received widespread fame for starring in the ABC show Rookie Blue.

She was a model for Mercedes-Benz and the Olympics before she made her debut in the series Dark Angel.

She was nominated for a Leo Award for her lead performance in Reaper.

She is the daughter of a minister and homemaker from Quebec. In June 2014, she married Zachary Levi, star of NBC’s Chuck. The couple later divorced.

She gained the lead in the CW series Reaper, which was created for Nikki Reed.

The 34 year old was born June 16, 1982.

John Cho

Actor who starred as Harold Lee in Harold & Kumar go to White Castle. He also played MILF Guy No. 2 in American Pie and portrayed Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek.

He studied English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

He made the term MILF famous through his role in the movie American Pie.

He married actress Kerri Higuchi in 2006. The couple welcomed a son in May 2008 and a daughter in February 2013.

He was in Ugly Betty with America Ferrera.

The 45 year old was born June 16, 1972.

Eddie Cibrian

Actor known for his roles in the television shows, Third Watch, Sunset Beach, and CSI: Miami.

He had his first television role as an extra in Saved by the Bell: The College Years.

He had recurring roles in the television series, Vanished, Invasion, and Ugly Betty.

He married LeAnn Rimes in 2011. He and Rimes met while co-starring in the Lifetime movie Northern Lights. He was previously married to Brandi Glanville with whom he had two children with.

He co-starred with Bobby Cannavale on Third Watch.

The 43 year old was born June 16, 1973.


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