Chimamanda Ngozi

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a renowned Nigerian author and feminist. Born on September 15, 1977, in Enugu, Nigeria, she grew up in a middle-class Igbo family. Adichie’s early exposure to literature and storytelling greatly influenced her passion for writing. She completed her secondary education in Nigeria before moving to the United States to pursue higher education.

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks is a renowned fashion model and actress who hails from the beautiful islands of the Cayman Islands. She was born on February 15, 1983, in George Town, Grand Cayman. Selita’s journey in the fashion industry began when she was scouted at the tender age of 17 while at a local amusement park. This serendipitous encounter propelled her into the world of high fashion, leading to a remarkable career.

Aja Naomi King

Aja Naomi King is an American actress known for her captivating performances on both the small and big screens. She was born on January 11, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. King’s passion for acting blossomed at a young age, and she pursued her dreams by enrolling in the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Yaya DaCosta

Yaya DaCosta is an American actress and model known for her diverse talents and captivating performances. Born on November 15, 1982, in Harlem, New York City, she began her career as a model after being discovered by an agent at the age of 17. Her striking looks and poise led to a successful modeling career, and she quickly gained recognition in the industry.

Arlenis Sosa

Arlenis Sosa is a prominent Dominican fashion model who has captivated the industry with her stunning looks and undeniable talent. Born on May 7, 1989, in the town of Copey in the Dominican Republic, Sosa was discovered by a modeling scout while she was walking through her hometown at the age of 16. This encounter would prove to be the beginning of an extraordinary career.

Laila Ali

Laila Ali, born on December 30, 1977, is an American former professional boxer and television personality. She is the daughter of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and his third wife, Veronica Porsche Ali. Laila Ali made a name for herself in the world of boxing, leaving an indelible mark on the sport.

Ashleigh Murray

Ashleigh Murray is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Josie McCoy in the television series “Riverdale.” Born on January 18, 1988, in Kansas City, Missouri, Murray developed a passion for the performing arts from a young age. She began her journey in entertainment by participating in local theater productions and honing her singing skills.

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is an American actress, singer, and activist, known for her groundbreaking role as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in the hit television series “Pose.” Born on January 7, 1991, in Newark, New Jersey, Rodriguez’s journey in the entertainment industry has been marked by both talent and resilience.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis is an acclaimed American actress known for her extraordinary talent and powerful performances across film, television, and theater. She was born on August 11, 1965, in St. Matthews, South Carolina. Davis grew up in poverty and faced numerous challenges, but her determination and passion for acting propelled her towards success.

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith is an American actress, singer, and businesswoman who rose to fame for her talent and versatility in the entertainment industry. She was born on September 18, 1971, in Baltimore, Maryland. Pinkett Smith developed a passion for performing at an early age and studied acting at the Baltimore School for the Arts.

Javicia Leslie

Javicia Leslie is an American actress known for her breakout role as Ryan Wilder, the titular character in the television series “Batwoman.” She was born on May 30, 1987, in Augsburg, Germany, to a military family, and she was raised in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.