Birthday Shout! Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent, Kevin Hart…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day July 6

Sylvester Stallone

Director, actor and screenwriter best known for playing Italian-American boxer Rocky Balboa in the 1976 film Rocky. He reprised the role in six sequels, released from 1979 to 2015. He also portrayed John Rambo in the Rambo film franchise and played leading roles in the films Cliffhanger, The Expendables, Cop Land and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over.

His mother’s obstetricians used forceps during his birth, which paralyzed the left half of his face and gave him his trademark facial expression. He sold his first script, Paradise Alley, for $100 to help correct his bankrupt bank account.

He starred in the 2000 thriller Get Carter, a remake of a 1971 film of the same name which starred Michael Caine.

He married model Jennifer Flavin in 1997. His parents are Frank Stallone Sr. and Jackie Stallone. He raised three daughters named Sistine, Sophia and Scarlet and two sons named Sage and Seargeoh.

One of the most memorable scenes of his career took place in Rocky III when Rocky fought Mr. T in a brutal boxing match.

The 71 year old was born July 6, 1946.

50 Cent

Rap sensation who is also a member of the East Coast group G-Unit and was ranked the sixth-best artist of the 2000s by Billboard magazine. His first hit, “In Da Club” became a sensation in 2003, and his 2005 album Get Rich or die Tryin’ went 8x platinum.

After his mother died, he moved in with his grandparent’s and his eight aunts and uncles. He also competed in the Junior Olympics as a boxer.

He is notorious for surviving nine gunshot wounds in 2000, and released Guess Who’s Back? in 2002. Eminem discovered him and connected him with Dr. Dre that same year.

His parents named him Curtis Jackson, and he had a son named Marquise Jackson (nicknamed 25 Cent) on October 13, 1997 with his girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins. He also had a son named Sire Jackson with model Daphne Joy.

He has been in feuds with Sean Combs, G-Unit, The Game, and Nas.

The 42 year old was born July 6, 1975.

Kevin Hart

Actor and comedian known for his stand-up specials, I’m a Grown Little Man, Seriously Funny, and Laugh at My Pain. The Real Husbands of Hollywood, a show that he created and stars in, premiered on BET in 2013. He starred in the films Ride Along and Ride Along 2 alongside Ice Cube.

He worked in Brockton, Massachusetts as a shoe salesman after graduating from community college. He later won several amateur comedy contests in New England and was cast on the TV show Undeclared in 2000.

His Laugh At My Pain album went 5x platinum in June 2012.

He married Torrei Hart in 2003, but divorced her in 2011 due to irreconcilable differences. They share custody of their two children, Heaven and Hendrix.

In his comedy routine he pokes fun at many of his celebrity friends, including Dwayne Wade.

The 38 year old was born July 6, 1979.
George W. Bush

The 43rd president of the United States who narrowly defeated Al Gore in the 2000 election then overcame John Kerry in 2004. The tragic September 11 terrorist attacks occurred just eight months into his first presidential term and in response, he called for the War on Terror in Afghanistan and Iraq.

He was an oil businessman, a baseball player, and head cheerleader at his boarding school. He received a DUI as a young man, a fact that would come back to haunt him during the 2000 presidential campaign.

His approval ratings after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were among the highest of any president in history. Conversely, his approval ratings following the 2008 financial crisis were among the lowest of any president.

He married Laura Bush in 1977 and in 1981, he and Laura welcomed fraternal twins Barbara and Jenna Bush. He and his father, the 41st president of the United States George H.W. Bush, were the second father and son to achieve the presidency in American history. The first were John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

He was an avid reader who plowed through 186 books during the final three years of his second term. He also read 14 biographies of Abraham Lincoln while he was president.

The 71 year old was born July 6, 1946.

Tia Mowry

Starred opposite her identical twin sister Tamera Mowry on the ABC series Sister, Sister from 1994 to 1999, then went on to play Melanie Barnett Davis on the comedy/drama series The Game and Stephanie Phillips on the Nickelodeon series Instant Mom.

When the twins were 12, they moved from Fort Hood, Texas to California to pursue careers in entertainment.

She and Tamera starred in the fantasy-comedy movie Seventeen Again in 2000.

Darlene Renee Mowry, the twins’ mother, became their manager. Their father, Timothy Mowry, was stationed in West Germany for the U.S. Army during the time of the twins’ birth. Tia married actor Cory Hardrict in 2008 and the couple had a son named Cree in June 2011.

She and Tamera make an appearance in the 2002 comedy The Hot Chick starring Rob Schneider.

The 39 year old was born July 6, 1978.

Tamera Mowry

Actress best known for playing Tamera Campbell on the ABC sitcom Sister, Sister alongside her identical twin sister Tia Mowry. In 2014, she became a co-host on the Fox talk show The Real.

She was born at 4:30 P.M., two minutes before Tia.

She starred in the Disney original movie Twitches in 2005 and the sequel Twitches Too in 2007.

She married Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley on May 15, 2011. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Aden, in November 2012, followed by a daughter named Ariah in July 2015.

She provided her voice for the character of Esther in three episodes of the animated series Family Guy, created by Seth MacFarlane.

The 39 year old was born July 6, 1978.

Jeremy Suarez

Best known as the troublemaker Jordan Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show, he can also be seen in his first major film role as Tyson in Jerry Maguire.

He had his first small television role on Sister, Sister at age six.

He also provided voice acting for the animated films, Brother Bear (2003) and Brother Bear (2006).

He is an only child who grew up in Southern California.

He and Jonathan Lipnicki both had childhood roles in Jerry Maguire.

The 27 year old was born July 6, 1990.


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