Birthday Shout! Melissa McCarthy, Keke Palmer, Chris Pine…

Birthday Shout! Melissa McCarthy, Keke Palmer, Chris Pine…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day August 26

Melissa McCarthy

American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer McCarthy featured Molly Flynn on the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly, a role that earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

McCarthy achieved major success and fame for her breakthrough film role as Megan Price in the 2011 comedy hit Bridesmaids, which garnered her numerous award nominations including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2013, she co-starred in the comedy films Identity Thief and The Heat. She has also appeared in the films The Nines, The Back-up Plan, Life as We Know It and The Hangover Part III. In 2015, she headlined the action comedy Spy. In 2016,

She has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2015, Forbes named McCarthy third highest-paid actresses in the World.

The 46 year old was born August 26, 1970 in Illinois.

Keke Palmer

Actress who played the lead role in the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee. She also appeared in Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Joyful Noise and Rags. In 2015, she became a series regular on the Fox horror/comedy series Scream Queens and in 2016, she portrayed Marty in the live broadcast of Grease on Fox entitled Grease Live!

She performed at the Save the Music Battle of the High School Marching Bands in 2006, and released her debut album, So Uncool, in 2007.

She starred in the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP and became the fourth highest paid child star on television at the time. She voiced Peaches in the Ice Age franchise and voiced the characters Aisha and Piff on season 6 of the Nickelodeon series Winx Club.
Keke’s parents, Sharon and Larry Palmer, moved to California in the early 2000s so that she could pursue her acting career.

She turns 23.

Chris Pine

He became known  for his role as James T. Kirk in the 2009 version of Star Trek, for which he won a Boston Society of Film Critics Award. He received additional acclaim for his starring roles in Smokin’ Aces, This Means War, and Rise of the Guardians.

He starred with Denzel Washington in a movie about a runaway train called Unstoppable.

He appeared in Princess Diaries 2 with Anne Hathaway.

The 36 year old was born August 26, 1980 in California.

Cassie Ventura

This star is a Connecticut R&B singer whose first hit was “Me & U” in 2006.

Before popularity, she was a model who appeared in Seventeen Magazine when she was sixteen years old, represented by Wilhelmina Models, she later branched out into acting, she played Sophie Donovan in the movie Step Up 2: The Streets.

She worked with Sean Diddy Combs on her first album and the duo is currently in a relationship  In May 2015, they were featured in a racy ad for Diddy’s fragrance “3 AM.

Cassie Ventura was born August 26, 1986 in Connecticut.

Mother Teresa

Anjeze Bojaxhiu, she was a Catholic nun who made it her life’s work to care for the sick and disadvantaged. She spent most of her life doing missionary work in India and in 1950 she established the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, which provides hospices for those suffering from AIDS, leprosy, and other illnesses.

In 1979, she received the Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian efforts and in 2003, she was beatified, the third step toward possible sainthood, by the Catholic Church.

She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Ronald Regan in 1985.

Mother Teresa was born August 26, 1910 in Macedonia, she died September 5, 1997 at the age of 87.

James Harden

American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Harden played college basketball for Arizona State, where he was named a consensus All-American and Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2009.

Harden was selected with the third overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by Oklahoma City and became the first player drafted in Oklahoma City Thunder franchise history. In 2012, he was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year with the Oklahoma City Thunder while helping them reach the NBA Finals.

The height 6 ft 5 basketball player was born August 26, 1989 in Los Angeles, California.


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