Britney Spears

At age eight, Britney Spears auditioned for the Disney Channel series The New Mickey Mouse Club. Although Britney Spears was considered too young to join the series at the time, a producer on the show introduced her to a New York City agent. Britney Spears subsequently spent three summers at NYC's Professional Performing Arts School and also appeared in a number of off-Broadway productions. Britney Spears was an understudy in the 1991 off-Broadway musical Ruthless!. In December 1991, Britney Spears landed a spot on the popular television show Star Search. Britney Spears won the first round of competition, but ultimately lost. At age eleven, Britney Spears returned to the Disney Channel for a spot on The New Mickey Mouse Club in Lakeland, Florida. Britney Spears was featured on the show from 1993 to 1994, until she was 13. After the show ended, Britney Spears returned to Kentwood and attended high school for a year.

Gisele Bundchen

In May 2006, Gisele Bundchen signed another multi-million dollar deal, this time with American giant Apple Inc.. Gisele Bundchen starred in an advertising campaign to promote the new Macintosh line through the Get a Mac advertisements. Also in 2006, Gisele Bundchen became the new face of Swiss luxury watchmaker Ebel.

Monica Bellucci

In 2003, Monica Bellucci won the Nastro d'Argento Best Supporting Actress award for her portrayal of Alessia in Remember Me, My Love. In 2006, Monica Bellucci served as a judge at 59th Cannes Film Festival. In 2009, she won the World Actress Award in Women's World Award.