DONALD TRUMP RETURNS TO THE BOARDROOM FOR NBC'S 14TH SEASON OF "THE APPRENTICE" AND 7TH INSTALLMENT OF "THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE"
Celebrities Compete to Win Money for Charity and the Chance to Be Named the Next Celebrity Apprentice
NEW YORK - Tuesday, Nov. 4 - Donald Trump, executive producer and star of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," announced on TODAY this morning the new and exciting lineup of famous faces that will compete in the seventh installment of the series. The new season will premiere on Sunday, Jan. 4 from 9-11p.m. ET/PT before settling in its regular time slot, Monday at 8-10 p.m.
Over the course of the series, "The Celebrity Apprentice" has raised over $14 million dollars for charity.
This season's "The Celebrity Apprentice" brings 16 diverse celebrity contestants to compete in business-driven tasks around New York City. Contestants will endure challenging tasks that test their ability to work together while ultimately raising money and awareness for their respective causes. Fans will be able to binge watch the show with two hourlong episodes, two boardroom showdowns and multiple firings airing every week.
"This season of 'The Celebrity Apprentice' is on point to be the best yet," said Mr. Trump. "With 16 extraordinary contestants bringing their energy to the boardroom, it is sure to be a hit, as always."
Evolving television brand integration, Donald J. Trump and Mark Burnett welcome world-class companies as partners to the seventh installment of "The Celebrity Apprentice," including, Universal Orlando Resorts, Anheuser-Busch, Cosmopolitan magazine/Cosmo Body, King's Hawaiian, the Neat Company, Luvo, Chock Full O'Nuts, Trump National Doral and the Ivanka Trump Collection.
Previous "The Celebrity Apprentice" winners return as advisors, including the late great Joan Rivers, who appears in two of this upcoming season's episodes. Rivers won the second season of "The Celebrity Apprentice" and impressed Mr. Trump with her incredible work ethic and unbelievable energy. Piers Morgan, the winner of the original "The Celebrity Apprentice," also returns as an advisor. Other previous winners include Bret Michaels, John Rich, Arsenio Hall and last season's All-Star winner Trace Adkins.
The lineup of men joining the competition include two-time World Series champion Johnny Damon; actor and legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried; Sig Hansen, the star of "Deadliest Catch" and Captain of the Northwestern; Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum musician Kevin Jonas; Golden Globe-nominated actor Lorenzo Lamas; NFL great Terrell Owens; award-winning journalist, author, and talk show host Geraldo Rivera; and television and movie actor Ian Ziering.
The lineup of women include Gold Medal Olympic snowboarder Jamie Anderson; movie star Vivica A. Fox; best-selling author and television icon Leeza Gibbons; reality star and best-selling author Brandi Glanville; TV personality, author, and mother of eight, Kate Gosselin; world-class gymnast and gold medal Olympian Shawn Johnson; Kenya Moore, former Miss USA and star of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"; and television icon Keshia Knight Pulliam.
This season of "The Celebrity Apprentice" has the ingredients to be the most exciting and invigorating season yet. The contestants will be subject to long hours, grueling deadlines and intellectual challenges as they work to raise money for their respective charities. Personality clashes will likely ensue as each contestant is scrutinized and carefully watched by Donald Trump and his advisors - Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric Trump.
Each contestant has a chance to be named the "The Celebrity Apprentice" and have the honor of delivering a $250,000 bonus check to their designated charity.
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"The Celebrity Apprentice" is produced by United Artists Media Group (a joint venture among MGM, Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and Hearst Entertainment), in association with Trump Productions. Mark Burnett, Donald Trump, Page Feldman and Eric Van Wagenen are executive producers.
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Donald J. Trump
Donald Trump is the Emmy-nominated star and co-producer of the reality television series, "The Apprentice" which quickly became the number one show on television, making ratings history and receiving rave reviews and worldwide attention. "The Celebrity Apprentice" has met with great success as well, being one of the highest rated shows on television, and 2015 will mark the fourteenth season of this remarkable series.
Trump is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence while expanding his interests in real estate, sports and entertainment. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and started his business career in an office he shared with his father.
In New York City, the Trump signature is synonymous with the most prestigious of addresses, among them the world-renowned Fifth Avenue skyscraper, Trump Tower, the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Trump World Tower at the United Nations Plaza, 40 Wall Street, and Trump Park Avenue. His portfolio includes the historic Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida and his ever expanding collection of award-winning golf courses (seventeen thus far) which span the U.S from Los Angeles to New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Florida, and internationally from Scotland and Ireland to Dubai. The Trump Hotel Collection has grown to include properties in Chicago, Las Vegas, Waikiki, and Toronto in addition to Trump SoHo/New York and the acclaimed Trump International Hotel & Tower on Central Park West which once again won the coveted Mobil Five-Star Award as well as the Five Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. The Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago was awarded the #1 Hotel in the US and Canada by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Recent acquisitions include the iconic Doral Hotel & Country Club (800 acres) in Miami, the historic Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Trump also co-owns the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Pageants. In 2007, Mr. Trump received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and he is among the highest paid public speakers in the world.
The Donald J. Trump Signature Collection, which includes neckwear, business suits, dress shirts, cufflinks and more, has met with great success, as has Trump Home, which includes a comprehensive collection of furniture, lighting and room décor.
An accomplished author, Trump has authored over fifteen bestsellers, and his first book, "The Art of the Deal," is considered a business classic and one of the most successful business books of all time.
Follow Mr. Trump on Twitter @realDonaldTrump
Donald J. Trump Jr.
Donald J. Trump Jr. is an innovator and leader in today's young business world. As an Executive Vice President at The Trump Organization, Trump works in tandem with his siblings Ivanka and Eric to expand the company's real estate, retail, commercial, hotel and golf interests nationally and internationally. His extensive real estate development experience, rigorous education and inherent business sense add a level of detail and depth to the management of all current and future Trump projects.
Trump directs new project acquisition and development for The Trump Organization throughout the world - in areas from Eastern Europe to Southeast Asia, the Middle East to South America, mainland China to the United States. In addition to new project acquisitions, he actively oversees The Trump Organization's property portfolio, which contains over 70 projects. He is involved in all aspects of the company's development, from deal evaluation, analysis and pre-development planning to construction, branding, marketing, operations, sales and leasing.
In addition to his real estate interests, Trump is an accomplished and sought after speaker. He has spoken extensively throughout the United States, and has given keynote speeches internationally, notably in Dubai and India. He has also been featured as an advisor on the highly acclaimed NBC show "The Celebrity Apprentice", currently in its fourteenth season.
Mr. Trump is also an avid philanthropist, sitting on the Board of Directors of Smile Train and is strongly involved in the Eric Trump Foundation.
He received his Bachelor's degree in Finance and Real Estate from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.
Follow Donald J. Trump Jr. on Twitter @DonaldJTrumpJr.
As Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions of The Trump Organization, Ivanka Trump is charged with the domestic and global expansion of the company's real estate interests. Along with her father, Donald J. Trump and her siblings, Donald Jr. and Eric, Ms. Trump, who joined the organization in 2005, directs all areas of the company's real estate and hotel management platforms. Ms. Trump actively participates in all aspects of both Trump(R) and Trump branded projects, including deal evaluation, pre-development planning, financing, design, construction, sales and marketing, and ensuring that Trump's world-renowned physical and operational standards are met. She is involved in all decisions - large and small - from the acquisition phase to determining the interior selections for residences and hotel suites.
In addition to her work at The Trump Organization, Ivanka Trump is the founder of Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry, which launched to great success in 2009. Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry now has boutiques in SoHo, New York and Beijing and is sold through luxury independent jewelers and department stores across the globe. Ms. Trump's brand has evolved rapidly due to her innate understanding of modern luxury and a vision that fits perfectly into the lives of today's intelligent, self-assured women, inspiring elegance in a new generation. Building off of the brand's established positioning, in August 2010, Ms. Trump announced Ivanka Trump Footwear which was recognized by Footwear News as "Launch of the Year", a testament to the immediate success and excitement from the fashion industry. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Trump added categories including handbags, outerwear, apparel, sunglasses, fragrance, home décor, an additional line of accessories that will feature belts, hats, gloves and scarves and most recently children's footwear. Recognized as the fastest growing brand in the fashion industry, Ms. Trump's lines are being distributed on a large scale through retail partners including Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, The Bay, Dillard's, Zappos, Piperlime and many others.
Ms. Trump lives in New York City with her husband, publisher and businessman Jared Kushner, and their two children Arabella Rose and Joseph Frederick.
Follow Ivanka Trump on Twitter @IvankaTrump.
As Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions at The Trump Organization, Eric Trump is responsible for all new project acquisition & development throughout the world. Most specifically, Trump is charged with the domestic & global expansion of Trump's award-winning golf portfolio. Alongside his father, Trump has spearheaded the number of golf properties from three - when he joined the company in 2006 - to over sixteen today. With multiple Trump National and International Golf courses in New York, New Jersey, Florida and Scotland, as well as courses in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, California, Miami, Puerto Rico & Ireland, Trump regularly identifies and pursues distressed golf properties for global expansion. Trump and his siblings, Donald Jr. and Ivanka, are also credited with the creation of the Trump Hotel Collection(TM), the award winning hotel management company, established in 2007. The Trump Hotel Collection(TM), builds on the success of the flagship Trump International Hotel & Tower New York, the only two-time award winning Forbes Five Star property in New York City.
Trump actively pursues business ventures and opportunities on his own, including his latest project, Trump Winery, a leading manufacturer of award-winning East Coast wines, based in Charlottesville, VA. In his role as President he works in all aspects from winemaking and marketing to global distribution and sales. In 2013, Wine Enthusiast Magazine awarded Trump with its "Rising Star of the Year" Award.
In 2006, he founded The Eric Trump Foundation, which has donated and pledged nearly $28 million to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Recently, the foundation financed the construction of The Eric Trump Foundation Surgical and ICU Center, a state-of-the-art medical center opening at St. Jude in 2015.
He graduated with honors from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with a degree in Finance and Management, and currently resides in New York with his fiancée, Lara Yunaska, an associate producer at Inside Edition, and their miniature beagle, Charlie.
Follow Eric Trump on Twitter @EricTrump.
Jamie Anderson is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable female snowboarders in America. She was the first female gold medalist to win in slopestyle snowboarding at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. Anderson's other victories include four gold medals at the Winter X Games, gold medals at every stop of the 2012 Burton Global Open Series, 2011 Dew Tour Champion, 2008, 2011 and 2012 first overall World Tour ranking and 2013 US Grand Prix Slopestyle Winner.
Anderson, one of eight siblings, was introduced to snowboarding by her two older sisters and began riding at the age of nine after convincing her mom she was old enough. Due to her early start, she became the youngest Winter X Games Medalist at age 15 and the youngest Women's World Tour Winner at 19. She won the ESPY award for Best Female Action Athlete in 2012 and once again in 2014 for both Best Female Action Athlete and Best Female U.S. Olympic Athlete in 2014.
Anderson is making a name for herself with her continued success, gracing the covers of publications such as ESPN: The Magazine's Annual Body Issue and Sports Illustrated's Winter Olypmic Preview issue. Anderson resides in South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Anderson is representing Protect Our Winters (http://protectourwinters.org). Follow her on Twitter @JamieAsnow.
An MLB star for 18 seasons, Johnny Damon is one of the most respected and durable players in MLB history. Damon played for the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland A's before winning the 2004 World Series with the Boston Red Sox and achieving legendary superstar status in New England. In 2009, he won a World Series with the Yankees, joining Babe Ruth to be one of just a few full-time, everyday players to achieve World Series rings with both the Red Sox and Yankees. Damon has been a member of the Detroit Tigers (2010), the Tampa Bay Rays (2011) and the Cleveland Indians (2012).
Damon was a two-time All-Star and is just the 11th player all-time to have 500 doubles, 100 triples, 200 homers and 2,500 hits. He was 2769 hits for his career, 52nd all-time. Damon established the not-for-profit organization The Johnny Damon Foundation, which assists local and national programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for disadvantaged children at risk.
Damon is representing The Johnny Damon Foundation (http://johnnydamon.com/). Follow him on Twitter @JohnnyDamon.
Vivica A. Fox
Vivica Fox has been featured in a series of hit movies and TV shows, most recently starring in the Syfy phenomenon "Sharknado 2: The Second One." Fox has co-starred with some of Hollywood's hottest actors including Academy Award winners Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry and Whoopi Goldberg and Academy Award nominees Will Smith, Uma Thurman and Queen Latifah. Fox's feature credits include Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill," "Ella Enchanted," "Independence Day," "Soul Food," "Batman and Robin," "Kingdom Come," "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" and "Juwanna Mann."
Fox hosted TV Land's "The Cougar," and teamed up with VH1 to executive produce and host "Glam God." Fox served as a judge alongside Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway on the WB's, "The Starlet." Fox also enjoyed success headlining her own sitcom "Getting Personal" opposite Elliot Gould, Jon Cryer and Duane Martin. Fox also appeared on "Alias," "My Wife & Kids," "All of Us," "Eve" and "Out All Night."
Fox is representing Best Buddies International (www.bestbuddies.org). Follow her on Twitter @msvivicafox.
Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons is one of the most well-known pop-culture icons on the air. In addition to her impressive background in the field of entertainment and news media, Gibbons is an instrumental advocate for healthcare, wellness and caregiving. She is also a wife, mother, businesswoman and a New York Times bestselling author.
Her on-camera hosting ranges from the most popular entertainment news show in history, "Entertainment Tonight," to her award-winning daytime talk show "Leeza." Most recently Gibbons hosted the syndicated TV news magazine show "America Now" alongside Bill Rancic and the weekly TV news show "My Generation" on PBS, for which she won the 2013 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
Gibbons is representing Leeza's Care Connection. Follow her on Twitter @LeezaGibbons.
Brandi Glanville traveled the world as a high fashion runway and print model for more than 17 years. She appeared on the glossy pages of premiere fashion magazines and worked for luxury design houses such as Giorgio Armani, Chanel and Gucci. Glanville recently added author to her resume, penning two best-selling books, "Drinking and Tweeting: and Other Brandi Blunders" and "Drinking and Dating: Social Media is Ruining Romance." She is currently exploring more opportunities in publishing as well as other projects. Her most important role, however, is mother to sons Mason and Jake. In her downtime, Glanville enjoys dancing, cooking, golfing, pilates, hiking, supporting her charities and building Lego castles with her boys.
Glanville is representing Make-a-Wish (wish.org). Follow her on Twitter @BrandiGlanville.
American television personality and author Kate Gosselin is a registered nurse and mother of twins and sextuplets. Gosselin and her family were featured in several specials on the Discovery Health Channel, along with their wildly successful American reality television series on TLC "Jon and Kate Plus 8" and "Kate Plus 8." Airing from 2006 to 2011, the series focused on the challenges of raising eight children, including twins Cara Nicole and Madelyn Kate, and sextuplets, Alexis Faith, Hannah Joy, Aaden Jonathan, Collin Thomas, Leah Hope and Joel Kevin.
Gosselin and her kids returned for a reunion special in June 2014, and TLC announced that "Kate Plus 8" would return in December 2014. As an author, Gosselin has written three non-fiction books including, two New York Times best-selling books, "Multiple Blessings," "Eight Little Faces," followed by "I Just Want You To Know." In 2013, she published a cookbook, "Kate Gosselin's Love is in the Mix." Gosselin also appeared as one of the contestants on the tenth season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" and has co-hosted several episodes of "The View."
Gosselin is representing Camp Barnabas (www.campbarnabas.org). Follow her on Twitter @Kateplusmy8.
At the young age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City and, after a few short years, became known around town as "The Comedian's Comedian." After spending several years mastering the art of stand-up comedy, producers of the legendary NBC late night comedy show "Saturday Night Live" became aware of Gottfried and, in 1980, hired him as a cast member. This led to several television appearances on "The Cosby Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman."
Gottfried's work in television soon led to roles in film. Most notable was his improvised scene as business manager Sidney Bernstein in the hit sequel "Beverly Hills Cop II." He also appeared in such movies as "Problem Child," "Problem Child II," "Look Who's Talking II" and "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane." He was also the host of the very popular late night movie series "USA Up All Night."
After his stellar performance as the wise cracking parrot, Iago, in the Disney classic "Aladdin," Gottfried became one of the most recognizable voiceover talents, lending his voice to several commercials, cartoons and movies, including the frustrated duck in the Aflac Insurance commercials. Gottfried also is the voice of Digit in the long running PBS Series "Cyberchase," can be heard on the Comedy Central series, "The Annoying Orange" and as the voice of the horse on "Family Guy."
Gottfried is representing Autism Speaks (www.autismspeaks.org). Follow him on Twitter @realgilbert.
Born in Seattle, Wash. Captain Sig Hansen is a fourth generation fisherman and one of the featured captains on Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch." Sig's father, Sverre Hansen, was one of the pioneers in the Alaskan king crab fishery in Alaska and the builder of the family boat, Northwestern. Under the watchful eye of his father, Hansen began commercial fishing at the young age of 14. At 22, he started relieving captains as a "relief skipper" on the Northwestern. At 26, Hansen began serving full time as the Captain of the Northwestern. In its history of operation, the Northwestern has been a top producer with an excellent safety record. The Northwestern has never seen any serious injuries, which Hansen considers his greatest accomplishment for one of the world's most dangerous occupations.
Hansen is the current Captain and co-owner of the Northwestern, along with his two brothers, Edgar Hansen (Deck Boss) and Norman Hansen (Deck Hand). Exposure from the "Deadliest Catch" lead Hansen to many enriching opportunities including a voiceover role in "Cars 2," involvement in developing the "Deadliest Catch" Xbox game, an induction into the Norwegian Hall of Fame, and a complete line of Northwestern gear. In addition to his duties as a captain, Hansen is also a corporate speaker, philanthropist, political activist in the fishing industry, and best-selling author of "North by Northwest." Hansen is the loving husband to June Hansen and the father of two beautiful daughters, Nina and Mandy.
Hansen is representing the Coast Guard Foundation (www.coastguardfoundation.org). Follow him on Twitter @northwesternsig.
American gymnast Shawn Johnson has accomplished a lifetime of achievements in her 22 years; including Olympic Medals, a New York Times best-selling book, a business and a career in broadcast.
Hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide watched as a 16-year-old Johnson won four medals including gold on the balance beam at the 2008 Summer Olympics, in Beijing, China. Her first book, "Shawn Johnson, Olympic Champion-Stories: Behind the Smile," was published in January 2009, and in April of that year, Johnson was named the 79th Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Sullivan Award recipient, one of the United States most prestigious honors in amateur sports. At the age of 17, she became the youngest ever contestant and champion of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Shawn was so popular with the audience that in 2012 she was invited back for "Dancing with the Stars: All Stars" where she again made it to the finale.
In June of 2012, Johnson's second book, "Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far About Love, Faith and Living Your Dreams," was published and quickly became a New York Times Best Seller. In 2014, Johnson launched TheBodyDepartment.com, a site dedicated to offering an outlet where people can talk about body image, wellness, and fitness in a healthy way.
Johnson is representing Character Counts in Iowa (www.charactercountsiniowa.org). Follow her on Twitter @shawnjohnson.
Kevin Jonas got his start in the digital world by leading all digital branding initiatives as they related to the Jonas Brothers, the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling band. Since then, he has used his knowledge of the tech and business worlds to collaborate on a number of apps and business ventures. For the past six years, Kevin has been working alongside Bill Werner as co-founders of JonasWerner Homes, building fine custom homes throughout New Jersey. Specializing in quality construction, JonasWerner Homes has been featured on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and DIY's "Man Caves."
In 2014, Jonas launched his first ever mobile app, YOOD!. Powered by Yelp, YOOD! allows users to discover the highest rated restaurant, store or business that is nearest to you with just one touch. Recently, Jonas also developed an analytic and distribution platform that will revolutionize how brands and influencers use the hugely popular app, Snapchat.
Jonas is representing Convoy of Hope (www.convoyofhope.org). Follow him on Twitter @kevinjonas.
Lorenzo Lamas' first big break came at nineteen, when he won the role of Tom Chisum in the blockbuster film "Grease." From there, he was cast in several television roles including his big break in nighttime soap "Falcon Crest." After nine years on "Falcon Crest," he made a number of action movies including "Snake Eater," "Body Rock" and "CIA Target Alexa," which he also directed.
Along with Stephen Cannell, Lamas developed the action television series "Renegade." For the next five years, he filmed 110 episodes of "Renegade," acting, producing and occasionally directing. Actively pursuing his career as an actor, director and producer, Lamas is always staying busy. He also co-chairs several children's charities including Make a Wish, MDA and his annual Ride to the Dunes for Child Abuse Awareness.
Lamas is representing Boot Campaign (www.bootcampaign.com). Follow him on Twitter @lorenzolamas.
A breakout star of Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Kenya Moore was the second black woman to be crowned Miss USA. Moore has stared in a variety of feature films including "Waiting to Exhale," "I Know Who Killed Me" opposite Lindsay Lohan, "Deliver Us From Eva" with Gabrielle Union and LL Cool J, "Senseless" with David Spade and Marlon Wayans and the smash indie darling "Trois."
Moore recently established her own production company, Moore Vision Media and has produced six successful films. Moore has also developed her own hair care line, Moore Hair by Kenya, which is set to launch in 2015. A psychology and communication major, Moore graduated Cum Laude from Wayne State University.
Moore is representing Detroit Public Schools Foundation (http://detroitpsfoundation.org/). Follow her on Twitter @KenyaMoore
Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Fitness Expert, and six-time NFL Pro Bowler, Terrell Owens is a man on a mission. His extraordinary skills on the gridiron and elite athleticism raised the bar for Wide Receivers in the league. Owens is credited with being one of the most exciting and electrifying players ever to play the game, with 1078 Receptions, 15,935 yards, and 153 touchdowns during the span of his 15 year career.
Terrell was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 1996 NFL draft, spending 8 seasons with the team. He then went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys. In 2007, Terrell set a Dallas Cowboys record with 15 touchdown receptions and helped lead the team to the NFC East divisional title for the first time since 1988. Owens entered his 14th NFL season with the Buffalo Bills. It was during this season that Terrell became only the sixth player to record 1,000 career catches. Owens also added stints with the Cincinnati Bengals and the Seattle Seahawks to his resume.
Owens has garnered countless awards and accolades for his work on and off the field. Owens' Catch A Dream Foundation distributes grants and donations to many well deserving charitable initiatives including the Alzheimer's Association, which is near to his heart. Owen's beloved grandmother Alice succumbed to the disease two years ago. Owens also testified before Congress to raise awareness about the disease.
Next Modeling Agency signed Owens to a modeling contract last year and he recently began a partnership with Relativity Sports to secure new entertainment and business endeavors.
Owens is also a respected and best-selling author, penning a children's book, "Little T Learns To Share" and a fitness book "Finding Fitness". Owens' latest endeavor, "The What TO Do Global Campaign" is an initiative aimed at empowering and motivating youth around the world through speaking, workshops and with the launch an inspirational clothing line for men, women and children.
Owens is representing Boys & Girls Club of America (www.bgca.org). Follow him on Twitter @terrellowens.
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Keshia Knight Pulliam is an American actress who began her career at nine months old in a national print ad for Johnson & Johnson baby products. Pulliam's career continued to flourish as she appeared in "Sesame Street" and landed a role in the feature film, "The Last Dragon."
Pulliam landed the role of Rudy Huxtable, the youngest daughter of Clair (Phylicia Rashad) and Cliff Huxtable (Bill Cosby), on the iconic television show, "The Cosby Show." Pulliam's work on "The Cosby Show" garnered her several NAACP Image Awards, Young Artist Awards, a People's Choice Award, a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award and a host of other honors. Most notably, she remains the youngest actress ever nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Emmy Award.
Once "The Cosby Show" wrapped, Pulliam took several years away from acting to concentrate on her education. In 2001 she graduated with honors from Spelman College with a B.A. in
sociology and a concentration in film. Currently residing in Georgia, Pulliam is a blossoming mogul with her own Atlanta based production company, Kizzy Productions, and is the founder of a non-profit organization for young girls, Kamp Kizzy. In addition, she is the co-founder of The A-List Experience, which serves as a fundraiser vehicle for A-List celebrities.
Pulliam is representing Kamp Kizzy (www.kampkizzy.org). Follow her on Twitter @peachespulliam.
A hard-hitting investigative reporter, accomplished interviewer and champion of citizens' rights, Geraldo Rivera is one of America's most successful television journalists and public advocates. Through his distinguished work as an author, news producer, war correspondent, talk show host and philanthropist, Rivera has made enormous contributions in the fields of broadcasting and community service.
Since the start of his news career, Rivera has covered seven wars, conducted exclusive interviews with the likes of Fidel Castro and Charles Manson, authored eight books and received more than 170 awards for his work in television journalism. These awards include the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, three national and seven local Emmys, three Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, two Columbia-Duponts and three Scripps Howard Journalism Awards. He has also received three Honorary Doctorate Degrees.
Rivera now does nationally syndicated specials on the Fox News Channel, as well as regularly making guest appearances on Fox programs such as "The O'Reilly Factor," "Fox & Friends" and others. His radio show airs on 770 AM in the greater New York City area and is available streaming online at Geraldo.com.
Rivera is representing Life's WORC (http://www.lifesworc.org). Follow him on Twitter @geraldorivera.
Ian Ziering is best known for his role as Steve Sanders in the teen drama "Beverly Hills, 90210." After ten years with "90210," Ziering went on to appear in "CSI: NY," "JAG" and Fran Drescher's "Happily Divorced." Ziering appeared in the Tony Scott feature film thriller "Domino," with Keira Knightley, "National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus," "That's My Boy" with Adam Sandler and "An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars" with Nia Vardalos.
In 2007, Ziering appeared on ABC series "Dancing with the Stars" and made his way to the show's semifinal. Ziering recently starred in the Syfy Channel cult classic film "Sharknado" and the sequel film "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Ziering is representing EB Medical Research Foundation (www.ebkids.org). Follow him on Twitter @IanZiering.