5th June ~ our birthday wishes today go to ~ Mark Wahlberg ~ Pete Wentz ~ Kenny G ~ Sophie Lowe & Brian McKnight ~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

Mark Wahlberg

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“Marky Mark” redirects here. For the Brazilian musician, see DJ Marky.
For the American television host, see Mark L. Walberg.
Mark Wahlberg
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Wahlberg at the Australian premiere ofContraband, February 2012
Born Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg
June 5, 1971 (age 42)
BostonMassachusettsUSA
Other names Marky Mark
Monk D
Occupation ActorFilm ProducerModel, Former Rapper
Years active 1984–present
Spouse(s) Rhea Durham (m. 2009)
Children 4
Relatives Donnie Wahlberg (brother)
Robert Wahlberg (brother)
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1984–present

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, model, and former rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, becoming famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. He later transitioned to acting, and is now known for his roles in films including Boogie Nights (1997),Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), Rock Star (2001), The Italian Job (2003), The Departed (2006), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting ActorThe Other Guys (2010), The Fighter (2010), Ted (2012) and Lone Survivor (2013). He has also served as executive producer of three HBO series:EntourageBoardwalk Empire, and How to Make It in America.

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Pete Wentz

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Pete Wentz
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Wentz at Blender Sessions. Hard Rock Hotel, 2007
Background information
Birth name Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III
Born June 5, 1979 (age 34)
Origin Wilmette, Illinois, United States.
Genres Pop punkpop rockemopost-hardcoremetalcore
Occupations Musiciansongwriterrecord executiveA&R
Instruments Bassvocalsguitarkeyboards
Years active 1992–present
Labels DecaydanceFueled by Ramen,Island
Associated acts Fall Out BoyBlack CardsArma AngelusRacetraitorBirthright,Cobra StarshipCinematic SunriseThe Ready SetA Day to Remember
Website www.petewentz.com

Peter Lewis Kingston “Pete” Wentz III (born June 5, 1979)[1] is an American musician best known for being the bassist and primary lyricist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy. Since the announcement of Fall Out Boy’s temporary hiatus in 2009, Wentz has formed the experimental electropop/dubstep group Black Cards. He owns a record label, Decaydance Records, which has signed bands such as Panic! at the Disco and Gym Class Heroes. Fall Out Boy returned in February 2013.

Wentz has also ventured into other non-musical projects, including writing, acting, and fashion; in 2005 he founded a clothing company called Clandestine Industries. He also hosts the TV show Best Ink and runs a film production company called Bartskull Films, as well as a bar called Angels & Kings. His philanthropic activities include collaborations with Invisible Children, Inc. and UNICEF‘s Tap Project, a fundraising project that helps bring clean drinking water to people worldwide.[2] People magazine states that “no bassist has upstaged a frontman as well as Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy.

Kenny G

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Kenny G
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Kenny G in May 2013
Background information
Birth name Kenneth Bruce Gorelick
Also known as Kenny G
Born June 5, 1956 (age 57)
Origin Seattle, Washington, US
Genres Smooth jazz
Adult contemporary
Occupations Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Primary:
Soprano saxophone
Secondary:
Alto saxophone
Tenor saxophone
Flute
Years active 1973–1982 (group)
1982–present (solo)
Labels Arista (1982–2006)
Concord (2008–present)
Associated acts Robin ThickeFoster the People
Website www.kennyg.com

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American adult contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist. His fourth album, Duotones, brought him breakthrough success in 1986.[1] Kenny G is the biggest-selling instrumental musician of the modern era and one of the best-selling artists of all time, with global sales totaling more than 75 million records

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Sophie Lowe

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For the German opera singer, see Sophie Löwe.
Sophie Lowe
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Lowe at the Sydney premiere for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 2012
Born 5 June 1990 (age 23)
SheffieldYorkshireEngland, UK
Occupation Actress, singer-songwriter
Years active 2005–present

Sophie Lowe (born 5 June 1990)[1] is an English-born Australian actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared in the films Beautiful KateAfter the DarkAdoreRoad Kill and starred in the television series The Slap and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

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Brian McKnight

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Brian McKnight
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Background information
Born June 5, 1969 (age 44)
Origin Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Genres R&Bsoulquiet storm
Occupations Singer-songwriterProducer,Musician
Instruments VocalsPianoKeyboards,GuitarBass guitarTrumpet,FlugelhornTromboneTuba,Percussion
Years active 1988–present
Labels Mercury (1988–1997)
Motown (1998–2005)
Warner Bros. (2006–2008)
E1 Music (2009-Present)
Website bmcknight.com

Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and R&B musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano,guitarbass guitarpercussiontrombonetubaflugelhorn and trumpet.[1] McKnight is perhaps most recognized for his strong falsetto range, and is widely regarded as one of the strongest talents in the adult urban contemporary R&B genre.

McKnight’s work has earned him 16 Grammy Awards nominations, and he has never won. He is tied for first place along with Snoop Dogg for the record of most Grammy nominations without a win.

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