Celebrating versatile screen diva Queen Latifah; Plus, Vanessa Williams, Adam Levine, Lily Collins!

Celebrating versatile screen diva Queen Latifah; Plus, Vanessa Williams, Adam Levine, Lily Collins!

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate outstanding celebs this day March 18;

Queen Latifah

Golden Globe-winning actress, famed rapper, songwriter, singer, model and talk show host, Queen Latifah is every inch one celebrated entertainer.

The star was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2002 film Chicago. She starred in the FOX sitcom Living Single in the ’90s and played roles in the films Bringing Down the House and Hairspray.

She bagged further critical acclaim by being the host of The Queen Latifah Show on CBS.

The actress voiced Ellie in the Ice Age franchise.

She dedicated her 1993 album, Black Reign, to her late brother who died in an auto crash.

Queen Latifah currently starred in the movie Star and Girls Trip. Great news fans, Living Single revival is currently in the works.

She turns 47.

Vanessa Williams

Big time actress and singer best known for her roles in Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives. She initially gained fame after becoming the first African-American woman to earn the title of Miss America in 1984.

She made her feature film debut in the 1987 movie The Pick-up Artist and Aldo starred in Eraser and most recently Shaft.

She turns 54.

Adam Levine

Singer and guitarist for the band Maroon 5, who became known for hit songs such as “Harder to Breathe” and “Moves Like Jagger.” In 2011, he became a coach on The Voice.

He met his future bandmates, Jesse Carmichael and Mickey Madden, while attending Brentwood School.

He worked with The Lonely Island and Kendrick Lamar on The Wack Album in 2013.

He served as one of the judges on The Voice, with fellow judge Christina Aguilera.

He turns 38.

Lily Collins

Actress who became recognized for her roles in Mirror, Mirror, The Blind Side, and Abduction. She earned a Golden Globe nomination for her starring role in the 2016 film Rules Don’t Apply.

She began acting at age two on BBC’s Growing Pains, and was featured in season 3 of The Hills for wearing one of Chanel’s gowns at the Hotel de Crillon.

She was the recipient of the 2008 Young Hollywood Award for One to Watch. She’s worked as a columnist for British Elle Girl, Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and Los Angeles Times magazines.

She was in the 2013 film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, with James Campbell Bower.

The celeb who turns 28 recently released her new book – Unfiltered.

Happy Birthday!

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