Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes was born on December 18, 1978. Katie Holmes is an American actress who first achieved fame for her role as Joey Potter on The WB television teen drama Dawson’s Creek from 1998 to 2003. Her movie roles have ranged from art house films such as The Ice Storm to thrillers such as Abandon to blockbusters such as Batman Begins.
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Kara DioGuardi

Kara DioGuardi

Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi was born December 9, 1970. Kara DioGuardi is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, and TV personality. Kara DioGuardi writes music primarily in the light pop-rock, dance, and R&B genres. DioGuardi has worked with Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Demi Lovato, Hilary Duff and Paula Abdul, among many others. She is also a judge on American Idol, having joined the show in its eighth season and is now working with its winner, Kris Allen. DioGuardi currently serves as Vice President of A&R for Warner Bros. Records where she was appointed to in 2008. She is a cousin of the veteran TV personality Regis Philbin.

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Katharine Hope McPhee

Katharine Hope McPhee

Katharine Hope McPhee was born on March 25, 1984. Katharine Hope McPhee is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, actress, model, and television personality. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of the FOX reality show American Idol, eventually finishing as the runner-up. Born in Los Angeles, California, McPhee moved with her family to Sherman Oaks at age 12.

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Kelly Brianne Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born on April 24, 1982. Kelly Clarkson is an American Pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. Kelly Clarkson made her debut under RCA Records after she won the highly-publicized first season of the television series American Idol in 2002. She was originally marketed as a pop musician with her debut album Thankful (2003).
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Simon Phillip Cowel and Terri Seymour

Simon Phillip Cowel and Terri Seymour

Simon Phillip Cowell was born on October 7, 1959. Simon Phillip Cowel is an English artist-and-repertoire (“A&R”) executive and television personality/producer, best known as a judge on such TV shows as Pop Idol, American Idol, The X Factor, and Britain’s Got Talent. He is also the owner of the television production and music publishing house Syco.
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Jennifer Kate Hudson

Jennifer Kate Hudson

Jennifer Kate Hudson was born on September 12, 1981. Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American actress and singer. Jennifer Kate Hudson first gained notice as one of the finalists on the third season of the FOX television series American Idol. Jennifer Kate Hudson went on to star in the 2006 motion picture Dreamgirls for which she has won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA and a SAG Award. Continue reading