Ms. Janet is also the true essence of a “triple threat” with her Grammy-winning hits, iconic dance moves, and captivating on-screen performances. She has ten solo albums and is the eleventh best-selling artist of all time in the US. And who can forget her in hit roles in “Good Times,” “Poetic Justice,” and “Why Did I Get Married?” Janet. Is. AMAZING!
Usher has received numerous accolades for his best-selling music and mold-breaking dance moves. Not only that, but did you know he’s appeared in ten TV and film roles? Gotta love a man who can do it all!
Queen Latifah burst onto the scene as a female MC before launching a successful acting career. She also has her own line of cosmetics, the CoverGirl Queen Collection, and a perfume line called Queen.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada started off in the entertainment biz as an actress and went on form a metal band Wicked Wisdom in 2002. From there, she’s gone on to executive produce several TV series, including the wildly popular “HawthoRNe.” She’s also authored a children’s book titled “Girls Hold Up This World.”
Go ahead and admit that you still bump Will’s “Summertime” every year when the weather breaks! That hit song is just one of many for this Grammy-winning hottie, who is also the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million at the box office. As if that wasn’t enough, this guy has also produced many of the films he’s starred in. Can you say talent?
This Renaissance Woman rose to fame because of her sassy vocals before being bit by the acting bug and starring in “The Fighting Temptations” and “Dreamgirls.” Bey designs her own clothing and accessories line, Dereon, and founded the Survivor Foundation. Did you know she also created the Beyoncé Cosmetology Center in Brooklyn? Kudos to Bey!
Not to be outdone, Mariah holds her own alongside her hubby Nick. We are all familiar with Mariah’s stand-out music career, but she also proved her acting talent in the film “Precious.” Most recently, Mariah has launched her own clothing and jewelry line on HSN.
This do-it-all brotha scored his TV debut on Nickelodeon before going on to record two rap albums. Nick has also ventured into stand-up comedy and currently has several radio and TV hosting gigs. You go boy!
Chris is the true epitome of “triple threat” as a talented singer, dancer, and actor. His voice is smooth and sexy, his dance moves are mesmerizing, and we loved seeing him on the silver screen in films such as “This Christmas” and “Takers.”
Jill Scott is not only a Grammy-winning singer, but she is a talented actress too, appearing in “Why Did I Get Married?” and “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.” Jill is also a gifted poet, and was recently a featured guest at the White House Poetry Night.
J-Lo first caught our attention as a hip-shaking “Fly Girl” on “In Living Color.” We fell even harder for Jennifer when she starred in “Selena,” her first major acting role, and released her hit album “On the 6.” She also has her own clothing and perfume line, and has most recently taken on the role of TV judge on “American Idol.” What can’t this diva do?
Not only is Tyrese fine, but the man is three times the talent too! His debut hit “Sweet Lady” is still on our iPod, and since then we’ve seen him do his thing on the silver screen. He recently added author to his resume with the release of “How to Get Out of Your Own Way.” We could definitely take a page out Tyrese’s book, that’s for sure!
When Alicia graces the stage, you know there will be a piano somewhere nearby. The Grammy-winning songstress is not only also a talented pianist, but she’s also been cast in several acting roles, such as “The Nanny Diaries” and “The Secret Life of Bees.”
Who can forget Wanda from “In Living Color?!” Jaime’s hilarious break-out persona fueled his successful stand-up comedy and TV career. Later, he went on to became an Oscar-winning hit on the silver screen and release four hit albums. Jaime really is “unpredictable,” huh?