Famous Birthdays On 24 October

PewDiePie (1989-)

If you spend a lot of time watching YouTube, the name PewDiePie would have popped up on your screen very often. And if you love video games, there is no way that you could have missed this name. Well, let us inform you that the YouTube celebrity with the most number of subscribers is not Justin Bieber or Rihanna. Sorry to disappoint you, this title goes to ‘PewDiePie’. Justin Bieber might have 24 million subscribers and Rihanna 22 million subscribers, but this guy here has actually over 48 million subscribers for his YouTube channel. Interestingly, the only thing that he does is post videos of himself playing video games.


Wayne Rooney (1985-)

Wayne Rooney is an English footballer widely regarded as England’s best player. He currently plays for the ‘English Football League Championship’ club ‘Derby County Football Club’ and England national team. He is one of the world’s most popular football players and has been named the ‘England Player of the Year’ four times. He scored 99 goals for a local junior league team at the age of nine which led to the ‘Everton Football Club’ signing a contract with him. He made his professional debut with ‘Everton’ in 2002, and within weeks became the youngest-ever goal-scorer in the history of premier league, a record which has now been surpassed.


Roman Abramovich (1966-)

Roman Abramovich is a Russian businessman, investor and a politician, who happens to be one of the richest men in the world. He is widely regarded as a self-made man, who came from a very humble childhood and created his own empire through his hard work and incredible self-confidence while conducting business deals. His riches grew wild when he became the owner of a private investment firm Millhouse LLC and his biggest claim to fame outside Russia is as the owner of the ace English football club, Chelsea. Roman was enlisted in the Russian army for short time; he came out of it and started doing jobs here and there to survive and slowly, he raised up through the money he saved, borrowed investments and started five companies of his own.

Eliza Taylor (1989-)

Eliza Taylor, born as Eliza Jane Taylor-Cotter, is an Australian actress best known for her main role as Sarah Redding in the children’s television program ‘Pirate Islands’ and as Clarke Griffin in the series ‘The 100’. She is also famous as Janae Timmins on the soap opera ‘Neighbours’. Besides these, she has starred in the drama series ‘The Sleepover Club’, ‘Blue Heelers’, ‘Blue Water High’, ‘Rush’, ‘All Saints’, ‘Winners & Losers’, ‘Mr & Mrs Murder’ and ‘Nikita’. The actress has also acted on stage as well as on big screen, in movies including ‘6 Plots’, ‘Patrick’ and ‘The November Man’.


Oliver Jackson-Cohen (1986-)

Oliver Jackson-Cohen is a popular English actor who has worked in both films and TV series. After graduating from high school, Oliver decided to pursue acting and started off by working with Youngblood Theatre Company. Soon enough, he recognized his passion and applied to the prestigious Lee Strasberg Acting School and studied theatre and acting professionally. After several auditions and minor theatre roles, he landed his break with the TV series ‘The Time of Your Life,’ in 2007 and later landed a recurring role in the BBC mini-series ‘Lark Rise to Candleford’. His role in ‘The Secret River’ fetched him a nomination for the Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama at AACTA Awards.


Bill Wyman (1936-)

Bill Wyman is an English musician known for his association with the band the Rolling Stones. He was with the rock and roll band for 31 years from 1962 to 1993 before breaking away to explore a solo career. A singer, songwriter, and a bassist, he has also scored music for movies and television. Born into a family of humble means, he had a difficult childhood scarred by poverty. He developed an interest in music at a young age and played organ with his father. He also received piano lessons as a boy. He was exposed to the songs of the likes of Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Fats Domino while serving in the armed forces in the British Royal Air Force at a base in Germany.


Krystal Jung (1994-)

Chrystal Soo Jung is an American singer and actress currently working in South Korea. Better known by the mononym Krystal, she is one of the most prolific artists in the Korean entertainment industry today. Despite being spotted at only five years of age by her future agency S.M. Entertainment, it wasn’t until 2002 that she began her career as a child model, appearing in television commercials. S.M. Entertainment arranged dance classes for her and in 2009 she debuted as part of the K-pop group f(x), alongside four other girls. The group’s popularity led her to be included in a second group, S.M. The Ballad.



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