Born to win

Published: 18 December, 2013 06:52 IST | The Centrestage Team |

Brad Pitt, Christina Aguilera, Katie Holmes and Steven Spielberg are celebrating their birthdays today. While we can only guess about their birthday plans, here's a recap of their famous lives.

Brad Pitt
William Bradley popularly known as Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963. The actor who turns 50 has been described as one of the world’s most attractive men, a label for which he has received substantial media attention. His relationship with Angelina Jolie makes news every other day. Father to six children, Pitt has become involved in a number of social issues over time.

Christina Aguilera
This popular American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress is the youngest artiste on a list of all-time musical greats. Known for her outrageous dressing, Christina came to prominence with her debut studio album, Christina Aguilera (1999); its singles Genie in a bottle, What a girl wants” and Come on over baby (All I Want Is You). Till date, 50 million copies of her albums have been sold worldwide.

Katie Holmes
Born in 1978, Katie Holmes first achieved fame for her role as Joey Potter on the TV teen drama Dawson’s Creek. Her career has consisted of movie roles in films like Batman Begins, The Ice Storm, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Abandon, etc. She married actor Tom Cruise in November 2006 in a Scientology ceremony in Italy. The couple separated after five years of marriage.

Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg’s career has spanned more than four decades in Hollywood. He is considered one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Spielberg has won the Oscar twice for Best Director for Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan. Till date, the unadjusted gross collections of his exceed $8.5 billion worldwide. 

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