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Marilyn Monroe - Hollywood's ultimate superstar and legend

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Marilyn Monroe
born Norma Jeane Mortenson, baptized Norma Jeane Baker, Norma Jeane Dougherty, Norma Jeane DiMaggio
(June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, California - August 5, 1962 Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA) (aged 36)
Nationality: United States of America
Category: Celebrities,
Occupation: Actors, Melodrama, Comedy
Unique distinction: One of Hollywood's ultimate superstar and legend,  a major sex symbol and icon of beauty in the culture of the 20 th century. Height: 1.66 m ( 5' 5½"). Measurements: 94- 58 -92 (EU); 37-23-36 (US).
Gender: Female
Quotes: 1. A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left. 2. We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. 3. If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere. 4. Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. 5. If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything. 6. I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. 7. If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty. 8. Love and work are the only two real things in our lives. They belong together, otherwise it is off. Work is in itself a form of love. 9. As Michael Chekhov's pupil, I learned more about acting. I learned psychology, history, and the good manners of art - taste. 10. Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. 11. A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night. 12. I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it. 13. It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. 14. I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am pretty, but not beautiful. I have friends, but I am not the peacemaker. 15. Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. 16. Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.          
Video: Marilyn Speaks
Website: http://marilynmonroe.com
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Oprah Winfrey - The most famous American television host

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Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey, (Lady O, Deepak Oprah -a sendup of Deepak Chopra, a self-help guru)
29 January 1954 Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA
Nationality: United States of America
Category: Celebrities
Unique distinction: First African-American woman to become a billionaire in American history. The host of TV's Oprah. Residence Chicago, Illinois, United States Height : 5' 6½" (1.69 m). Salary $385 million (2008).
Gender: Female
Quotes: 1. The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. 2. I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it. 3. Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher. 4.Turn your wounds into wisdom. 5. You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. 6. Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. 7. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. 8. You don't become what you want, you become what you believe. 9. Think like a queen. A queen if not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. 10. We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are. 11. Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself. 12. Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility. 13. I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. 14. The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Video: Oprah and Aniston
Website: http://www.oprah.com/index.html
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Shania Twain - Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Model

Shania Twain
Shania Twain
Eilleen Twain, Eilleen Regina Edwards
(August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Nationality: Canada
Category: Celebrities
Occupation: Country Pop, Singers, Models,
Unique distinction: Tthe author of the best-selling album of all time by a female artist in any genre and the best-selling album in the history of country music. Height: 1.63 cm (EU);  5'4" (US). Weight: 50 kg (EU); 110 lbs (US). Meauserments: 91-58-91(EU); 36-23-36(US). Eyes: Green.
Gender: Female
Quotes: 1. I've always tried to do my best on the ball field. I can't do any more than that. I always try to give one hundred percent; and if my team loses, I come back and give one hundred percent the next day. 2. I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life. 3. It's important to give it all you have while you have the chance. 4. I don't want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain. 5. Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music. 6. I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that's making me successful. 7. A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. 8. I feel like I'm on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I've climbed a very giant mountain, and I'm just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air. 9. Writing is very much a playground - an artistic playground. It's the most fun thing I do. 10. All I ever intended was to make a living at what I do. Everything I've achieved since then is above and beyond.11. I feel like in a way I'm starting over, with everything.
Video: Ka-Ching!
Website: http://www.shaniatwain.com
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Adriana Lima - Brazilian Supermodel, Angel Victoria's Secret

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Adriana Lima
Adriana Francesca Lima
(June 12, 1981,  Salvador da Bahia, Brazil)
Nationality: Brazil
Category: Celebrities
Occupation: Models, Actors,
Unique distinction: One of the most famous and in-demand models of the world, one of the Victoria's Secret's Perfect 10. Eye Color: Blue. Height: 178 cm (5 ft10in). Weight: 59 kg   (130 lb). Measurements:  89-61-89 (EU);  35-24-35(US).
Gender: Female
Quotes: 1. Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong. 2. Just be happy and you will be beautiful. 3. Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings. 4. I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people. 5. Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute. 6. I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. 7. I care about heart. 8. If you ask people what they've always wanted to do, most people haven't done it. 9. We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly... Only after we have lost everything, are we free to do anything... Throw things out there and not be perfect and not have answers to anything and see if people understand. 10. I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't have time to hang out together. They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.
Video: Victoria's Secret
Website: http://www.adrianalima.com
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Robert de Niro - American actor, two-time Academy Award-winning

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Robert de Niro
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr.
(17 August 1943, New York, New York)
Nationality: United States of America
Category: Celebrities,
Occupation: Film Directors, Actors
Unique distinction: iconic Italian-American film actor, two-time Academy Award-winning
Gender: Male
Quotes: 1. I am part Italian, I'm not all Italian. I'm part Dutch, I'm part French, I'm part German, I'm part Irish. But my name is Italian and I probably identify more with my Italian side than with my other parts. 2. There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work. 3. You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut. 4. There's nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself. 5. The talent is in the choices. 6. I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.” 7. I don't like to watch my own movies - I fall asleep in my own movies.” 8. I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, 'There's no place like New York. It's the most exciting city in the world now. That's the way it is. That's it. 9. The characters that I play are real. They are real so they have as much right to be portrayed as any other characters. 10. I've never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on wether I was to be an actor or a personality. 11. Money makes your life easier. If you're lucky to have it, you're lucky. 12. I only go to Los Angeles when I am paid for it. 13. When you're directing, you think of everything ... The few times I've directed, if someone comes up with something you missed, you're glad to hear that. 14. The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing. Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination, consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing, and soul-crushing inadequacy. And that’s on a good day. 15. Sometimes if you have financial restraints, it’s a benefit. It forces you to come up with a more creative way.
Video: Top 10 Robert De Niro Moments
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