Birthday Shout!  Tom Ford, Mario Barrett, Deco, Mase
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Birthday Shout! Tom Ford, Mario Barrett, Deco, Mase

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day August 27.

Tom Ford


Prolific fashion designer most recognized as the head designer for the fashion brands YSL and Gucci.
He dropped out of New York University after two years to focus on his dream of becoming an actor.

In 2008, he was presented with the Menswear Designer of the Year Award.

He began dating Richard Buckley in 1986. The couple got married in 2014. They had a son through surrogacy in 2012.

In 2009, he directed the drama film A Single Man, starring Colin Firth.

He turns 56.

Mario Barrett


R&B singer who scored his first Platinum-selling album with Turning Point in 2004. He has released songs like “Just a Friend 2002” and “Let Me Love You.”

He signed his first record contract at age fourteen with Clive Davis in 2000.

He earned reality fame with a fifth place finish in the sixth season of Dancing with the Stars.

He had a short-lived relationship with Jillian Barberie in 2004.

He lost the 2008 season of Dancing with the Stars to Kristi Yamaguchi .

He turns 31.

Deco


Attacking midfielder who was a member of the Portuguese national team from 2003 to 2010. He twice earned UEFA Best Midfielder honors and was named the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2004.
He made his professional soccer debut with Corinthians in 1996.

He won league titles with Porto, Barcelona, and Chelsea.

He had a three-year marriage to his second wife Jaciara Dias de Souza that ended in 2008.

He was teammates with Michael Woods on Chelsea from 2008 to 2010.

He turns 40.

Mase


Rapper and urban minister born Mason Drell Betha but best known under the stage name Ma$e. His third album “Welcome Back” debuted at #4 on the charts in 2004.

He had a rough upbringing with 8 of his 10 childhood friends getting murdered and the other 2 ending up in prison.

He was a rapper with the stagename Ma$e before he became a motivational speaker.

He married Twyla Betha in August 2001 and they have one child together.

He was signed under Sean Diddy Combs’ label.

He turns 42.

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