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Bruce Lee

Iconic actor, director and martial-arts expert Bruce Lee was born Lee Jun Fan on November 27, 1940, in San Francisco, California, in both the hour and year of the Dragon. His father, Lee Hoi Chuen, a Hong Kong opera singer, moved with his wife, Grace Ho, and three children to the United States in 1939; [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|Inspiration|0 Comments

Morgan Freeman

Actor, director and narrator Morgan Freeman was born on June 1, 1937, in Memphis, Tennessee. The youngest of five children born to barber Morgan Porterfield Freeman, Sr. and schoolteacher Mayme Edna, Freeman was raised in Chicago and Mississippi in a low-income home. Not long after he was born, Morgan's parents, like so many other African-Americans [...]

By |January 9th, 2018|Inspiration|0 Comments

Tony Hawk

Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk was born on May 12, 1968, in San Diego, California. As a kid, Hawk was intelligent, high-strung, and hyperactive — a combination his mother once described as "challenging." When he was nine, he received a skateboard from his older brother. That gift changed his life and gave him an outlet for [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Jennifer Lawrence

One of the world’s highest paid actresses since 2016, Jennifer Shrader Lawrence, is an American actress who is currently ruling Hollywood. She has been nominated four times for the Academy Award, taking the Oscar home in the category of ‘Actress in a Leading Role’ for the movie ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ at only 22 years, the [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater is a famous professional surfer from Florida, US, who is known for his historic 11-time win at the 'ASP World Tour'. He won it for five years at a stretch, breaking surfer Mark Richards’ record. He has also won several other championships, including the 'Boost Mobile Pro', 'Billabong Pro', and 'Rip Curl Pro', [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy was born Edward Thomas Hardy on September 15, 1977, in Hammersmith, London, England. The only child of comedy and novel writer Edward Hardy and artist mother Anne, Tom Hardy suffered from alcoholism, drug addiction and delinquency during his teen and early adult years. Despite his demons, Hardy went on to pursue acting at [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Phil Knight

NIKE founder and board chairman Phil Knight failed at his first sales job—selling encyclopaedias. In 1993, the man whom The Sporting News voted "the most powerful person in sports" wasn't an athlete, a manager or a team owner. He was Philip H. Knight, the dynamic iconoclast who for nearly 30 years has shod the feet [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Katy Perry

Known for her over-the-top fashions, quirky stage props, and catchy songs, Katy Perry has become a pop music sensation.  Born Katheryn Hudson on October 25, 1984, in Santa Barbara, California. Fans might be surprised to learn that the singer who writes about sexual exploration in "I Kissed a Girl" grew up in a very conservative [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Dietrich Mateschitz

Like many of the greatest companies in the world, Red Bull was started really small. It was founded by two Austrian guys Dietrich Mateschitz and Chaleo Yoovidhya. Unlike many of the other big entrepreneurs like Larry Page Steve Jobs, Zuckerberg, etc., Dietrich didn’t have the luck to be successful and rich, when he was young. He needed 10 years to graduate from college [...]

By |October 10th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Serena Williams

“Ever since I was a little girl, my dream was to be the best tennis player in the world. Luck has nothing to do with being good at the sport. I have spent many, many hours… countless hours… on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come but believing [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments