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FC: The People Project | By: Semaj Taylor

2: 50 Cent was born as Curtis James Jackson III on July 6, 1975 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York. He grew up without a father and a single mother until she died when he was 13. He began boxing when he attended Andrew Jackson High School. Then he began rapping and met Jam Master Jay of Run DMC and got discovered in 1996. On October 13, 1997, Jackson's girlfriend, then, Shaniqua Tompkins gave birth to his son, Marquise Jackson. He has worked as a rapper since 1997. He has made 5 albums, 22 movies, and 4 shows and video games. He is certainly well known. | 50 Cent Rapper

3: Aaliyah was born as Aaliyah Dana Haughton on January 16, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York with African American and Native American descent. She was raised in Detroit, Michigan as the second, youngest child. Aaliyah was enrolled in voice lessons and performed in many shows and events including with her Aunt-in-law, Gladys Knight at age 11. After her career had just started she graduated from the Detroit High School for the Performing Arts, where she majored in Drama, in 1997. Later on rumors esculated of a relationship with R. Kelly. After making a couple of albums and movies on August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm(est.) Aaliyah and various members of the record company boarded a twin-engine Cessna 402B at Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas, to travel to Opa-locka, Florida (Just after filming the music video for the single "Rock the Boat"). The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, about 200 ft. away from the runway and Aaliyah and 8 others on board were all killed. After the service, 22 white doves were released to symbolize each year of Aaliyah's life. She was interred in a crypt in a private room in the Rosewood Mausoleum at the Ferncliff Cemetery. She has worked as a singer, dancer, actress, and model from 1991-2001 and has been credited for helping redefine R&B and hip hop in the 1990s, "leaving an indelible imprint on the music industry as a whole." – | Aaliyah Singer

4: Adam Sandler was born as Adam Richard Sandler on September 9, 1966. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. His hometown is Manchester, New Hampshire. He attended Manchester Central High School and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1988. He married the actress, Jacqueline Samantha Titone and has two daughters named Sadie Madison Sandler and Sunny Madeline Sandler. He is a registered Republican and made a $1 million donation to the Boys and Girls Club in his hometown. He is an actor, comedian, musician, film producer, screenwriter, and songwriter. He has been working since 1987 to now. His career has so far included 40 movies, 9 television shows, and 5 music albums. | Adam Sandler Actor/Comedian

5: Alex Pettyfer was born as Alexander Richard Pettyfer on April 10, 1990 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. His hometown is Windsor, England. He went to private school in Twickenham, England. At age 7, he began modeling for GAP and other store, including TV commercials, in America. At age 15, he began professional acting and went back to school to attend Sylvia Young Theatre School. On 14 June 2009, Alex was voted No.35 on the Britain's top 50 most eligible bachelors and has dated Emma Roberts and Dianna Agron. He has seven known tattoos, including Emma’s name, and loves to ski and dance. He has worked since 2004 with acting and modeling. He has made so far 9 movies and modeled for 2 years. He has more to come with films. | Alex Pettyfer Actor/ Model

6: Alicia Keys was born as Alicia Augello Cook on January 25, 1981 in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her hometown is in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan. At age seven she began to play classical music on the piano. She attended Professional Performing Arts high School and graduated at 18 as Valedictorian. In May 2009, Swizz Beats confirmed they were engaged and expecting a baby boy named Egypt. She is the Co-Founder and Global Ambassador of Keep A Child Alive, a non-profit organization that provides medicine to families with HIV and AIDS in Africa and has been working in Haiti for the tragic earthquake. She is an Author, Arranger, Record Producer, Singer, Composer, Song writer, Poet, Actress, Multi-instrumentalist, and music video director. She has been working since 1997, making 5 albums, 15 shows and movies, and doing 6 tours. | Alicia Keys Singer/Actress

7: Amanda Bynes was born as Amanda Laura Bynes on April 3, 1986 in Thousand Oaks, California. The youngest of three children, she became interested in acting and performing from the age of three, when she would say her older sister Jillian's lines with her while she performed in plays. She started in the acting business with shows like All That and The Amanda Show. She graduated from Thousand Oaks High School’s independent study program. After graduating she briefly moved into an apartment in Hollywood to start her full time career. In 2007, she signed a deal with Steve & Barry’s to create her own fashion line called Dear. Suddenly her line went out of business when Steve & Barry’s filed bankruptcy. She has been an Actress in movies and television , Singer, and fashion designer since 1993. She has a promise in the world of acting. | Amanda Bynes Actress

8: America Ferrera was born as America Georgina Ferrera on April 18, 1984 in Los Angeles, California. Her hometown is the Woodland Hills section of L.A. From the time she was seven years old, when she landed a small role in a school production of Hamlet and then at age ten, the role as the Artful Dodger in Oliver!, she knew she wanted to be a performer. She also attended El Camino Real High School. America Ferrera first met director Ryan Piers Williams when he cast her in a student film at the university of Southern California. The relationship progressed and they became engaged in June 2010. She has been an actress since 2001 and will be in more funny movies. | America Ferrera Actress

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