Celebrity of The Week

Celebrity of the week - Yvonne Nelson (Ghana)

African Celebrities

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Bill Cosby

William Henry Cosby, Jr. popularly known as Bill Cosby is an American comedian, actor,  and television producer. He was born on July 12, 1937 and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is one of four sons born to Anna Pearl, a maid, and William Henry Cosby Sr., who served as a sailor in the US Navy.

Bill Cosby is married to Camille Olivia Hanks and they married on January 25, 1964, and had five children; four daughters Erika Ranee (born 1965), Erinn Chalene (born 1966), Ensa Camille (born 1973), and Evin Harrah (born 1976) and a son Ennis William (born 1969 and died 1997). Ennis was murded on January 16, 1997 while changing a flat tire on the side of Interstate 405 in Los Angeles.

Bill Cosby with his wife Camille

Bill Cosby with his wife Camille

Bill Cosby with his wife Camille

Bill Cosby with his wife Camille

Bill Cosby with his wife Camille

Bill Cosby with his wife Camille and their daughter Evin Cosby

Bill Cosby with his  daughter Evin Cosby

Haile Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie is an Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete. He was born on 18 April 1973 as one of ten children in Asella, Oronia Region, Ethiopia.

Haile Gebrselassie gained international recognition in 1992 when he won the 5000 - metre and 10,000 - metre races at the 1992 Junior World Championships, in Seoul.

Haile Gebrselassie with his wife and children

Haile Gebrselassie with family

Alek Wek

Alek Wek is a South Sudanese British model and designer who began her fashion career at the age of 18 in 1995.
She is from the Dinka ethnic group in South Sudan, but fled to Britain in 1991 to escape the civil war in Sudan. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Alek Wek was born on 16 April 1977 in Wau in South Sudan. She is the seventh of nine children. Her mother Akuol (born 1946) was a housewife, and her father Athian was an education officer (1933 - 1985).

Alek Wek with her mother

Alek Wek (right) with Lupita nyongo (left)

Alek Wek (right) and Kelly Rowland (left)

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is an American former professional boxer. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky as Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. In 1975 he converted to Sunni Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali had a sister and four brothers. He was raised in a supportive, African - American middle - class family.

In 1984 Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's syndrome, a disease that is common to head trauma from activities such as boxing.

Muhammad Ali has been married four times and has seven daughters and two sons.

Muhammed Ali met his first wife, cocktail waitress Sonji Roi, approximately one month before they married on August 14, 1964. Sonji Roi's objections to certain Muslim customs in regard to dress for women contributed to the breakup of their marriage. They divorced on January 10, 1966. 

Muhammad Ali currently lives in Scottsdale Arizona, with Yolanda Williams "Lonnie".

Muhammad Ali and his wife Yolanda Williams "Lonnie"

Muhammad Ali and David Beckham

Muhammad Ali and Jennifer Lopez

Muhammad Ali and Halle Berry

Muhammad Ali and Former South African President Nelson Mandela

Busta Rhymes

Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, producer, and actor. He was born on May 20, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York to Geraldine Green and Trevor Smith, who are from Jamaica. Busta Rhymes has also appeared in a number of films and TV shows.

Busta Rhymes has four children, three children with his ex-girlfriend Joanne Wood named T'Ziah (born 1993), T'Khi (born 1999), Trillian (born 2001) and a daughter Mariah (born 1998) with another ex-girlfriend.

Busta Rhymes and his sons Trilian and Tkhi.

Busta Rhymes with Ciara

Busta Rhymes with Chris Brown

Busta Rhymes and Azealia Banks