Only Biography: Notable personas in today’s pop culture

If there is one thing that truly entertains people nowadays, it’s the world of entertainment and the people that can be found within it. Whether you’re into singers or actors, there will always be something that will catch your fancy. It’s usually a pastime for people to learn about their lives and what they are currently up to. 

If you would like to know more about these celebrities, then you have come to the right place! We at Only Biography make sure to have a healthy combination of featuring important people in world history and today’s pop culture as well. This is so we can career to people of all ages no matter what their preferences are. 

So, if you would like to know more about some of the notable personas in today’s pop culture, take a look at the section below: 

Lady Gaga 

If you are the kind of person who is into pop culture, then you should know about Lady Gaga. She first rose to fame in 2008 when her hit song called ‘Just Dance’ rose to the top of the charts. Since then, she has been able to release more songs such as ‘Poker Face’ and ‘Born this Way’. The new releases and albums just kept coming and she eventually solidified her place in the music industry. 

It wasn’t long before she was able to star in some movies, with her recent releases being starring roles in ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘House of Gucci’. Lady Gaga is also known for her love for the LGBT community and supports all of her fans with everything she has. 

Rihanna 

Rihanna is another name in the entertainment industry that is very well-known. She is known for her hits ‘Diamond’, ‘We Found Love’ and ‘Stay’. Aside from being a phenomenal singer and actress, she has released a makeup and lingerie line under the name Fenty. This was praised by many critics and fans alike because it was inclusive to all people of different sizes, shapes and races. 

One Direction 

If you are looking for the definition of a boyband, then One Direction will certainly come into the conversation. They have surpassed other bands in the past such as NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys when it came to the number of records sold and the arenas that they have booked out for concerts. 

Harry, Niall, Liam, Louis and ex-member Zayn have been around since 2011 and have gone on a hiatus after releasing their last album, Made in the A.M. The boys have since released their own music and pursued their own projects in the entertainment industry whether it comes in the form of music, sports or acting. 

Tom Hiddleston 

Any fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will know who Tom Hiddleston is. He has played the role of Loki, the Asgardian Norse God of Mischief and the brother of Thor. The actor is also well-known for his other roles in movies and series such as High Rise, I Saw The Light and the Night Manager. 

Hiddleston is also passionate about charity and has been named an official UNICEF ambassador. He uses his platform in person and on social media to bring attention to important issues such as HIV, AIDS and poverty. 

Walt Disney

Nearly anyone who loves movies and music will most likely know who Walt Disney is. Although the iconic man is no longer living, his movies are still being watched by billions of people all over the planet and new ones are still being released to this day. Some of the most iconic Disney movies of all time are Frozen, Aladdin and Tangled among many others. 

Walt Disney and his movies have transcended through time and affected people all over the world regardless of their age, race or beliefs. 

Meryl Streep 

Any film lover who adores talented actors will surely know Meryl Streep. The peak of her acting career was when her movies Manhattan, Falling in Love and The Devil Wears Prada were released. She has won awards that come in the form of an Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Cannes Film Award to name a few. 

She is still active in the industry to this day and also uses her platform to promote important causes and charities. She has donated to New York’s Meals on Wheels initiative and the National Women’s History Museum among many others. 

Stan Lee 

The King and the brains behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe is none other than Stan Lee. He is the one responsible for creating the iconic heroes we all know today. Spider-Man, Thor, Scarlet Witch and Doctor Strange among many others. Lee sadly passed away in 2018 but left behind an unforgettable legacy. 

Johnny Depp

One of the most well-known names in the film industry is Johnny Depp. He is known for multiple iconic roles such as Willy Wonka, Jack Sparrow and Edward Scissorhands. Many people have wondered why he has yet to win an Academy Award because he has proven time and time again that he is an amazingly talented actor. 

How to get started in writing a biography

If you loved reading the previous section along with other articles here in Only Biography, then you might enjoy making your own biography of someone else. Perhaps you have a person that you look up to and would love to learn more about their lives and beliefs. Then you can make your own biography for them! See the guide below to help you get started: 

Consider the person you want to write about 

First up, be sure to think long and hard about the person that you want to write about. It should be someone that makes you feel inspired or interested. Otherwise, you might have the risk of losing interest later on while you are writing. The best way to do this is by doing a bit of reading on their life and whether or not you can write about it in your own way. 

One of the things you can consider is their achievements or beliefs in life and whether or not you agree with them. If you connect with your subject, then that means that you will be able to use that passion into whatever it is you are writing about.

Do your research 

Once you have settled on a person to write about, the next step is to do your research. This is when you will be doing some intensive reading on their lives from when they were born. In fact, you can even delve deeper into their lives and discuss the situation of their family or society before they were brought into the world. 

You can take note of your new learnings as well. It can be hard to retain all of that information if you only skimmed through the material. When you have all of the information you need, then it’s time to move on to the next part of the process. 

Start making an outline 

After you have the information you need, an outline is a must for you to stay organized. This is where you will come up with a series of events that your biography will follow. If you are writing and you’re troubled about what you will be writing, then you can always refer to your outline if you need it. 

One of the mistakes that writers make when they start working on a piece is when they get off the groove and swerve away from the topic at hand. It can be hard to stay on track especially if there are so many elements to be considered. 

Proofread, fact-check and ask for someone else’s opinion

Last but not least, don’t forget that your opinions are not the only one that matters. Although you are the main owner of the work, you can still ask for the help of those who you trust. Maybe it can be your family member, a best friend or your publisher. Either way, another person’s input will always help. 

About Only Biography

Based in India, we at Only Biography are dedicated to helping our readers learn all about people in history. Whether they are in Indian history or other parts of the world, you can count on us to deliver when it comes to these profiles! From their early lives to their accomplishments later on, all of it will be covered. 

If you are interested in our offerings, please don’t hesitate to reach out. It would be our pleasure to answer any questions you may have and assist with concerns as well. For now, you can take a look at our website to see if any of our current articles have caught your attention. Happy reading and welcome to the Only Biography community!

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