Actress Lucy Hale and entrepreneur Donald Trump are celebrating their birthdays today.
Lucy Hale, 25
Actress and Singer Lucy Hale turns 25 today. In 2003, Hale appeared on the reality show American Juniors. She was part of the vocal quintet formed with the top 5 finishers. Hale moved to Los Angeles at 15, hoping for a record deal. She later started auditioning for acting roles and received a minor role on Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh. She made other guest roles on shows such as Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, The O.C., How I Met Your Mother and Wizards of Waverly Place.
Hale made her big screen debut in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. She then co-starred in the CW series Privileged, and the Lifetime TV movie Sorority Wars. Hale was cast as the lead for A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song in 2012. She hosted the April 25 episode of Punk’d where she successfully pranked Ian Harding, Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Hutcherson.
In 2012, Hale signed a record deal with Hollywood Records. Her debut single “You Sound Good to Me” was released in January 2014, and her debut album, Road Between, was released on June 3, 2014 and debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard country chart.
Hale currently plays Aria Montgomery in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars; the series is based on the books by Sara Shepard. Hale won a 2010 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Female, for her role.
Donald Trump, 68
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Businessman, investor, television personality and author Donald Trump turns 68 today. Considered one of best known real estate entrepreneurs in the United States, Trump first worked for his father’s firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, and was given control of the company in 1971 renaming it The Trump Organization. He is also the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts.
In 2003, Trump became the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show, The Apprentice, in which a group of competitors battled for a management job in one of Trump’s commercial enterprises. Throughout a set of activities, contestants who fell short were eventually “fired” and eliminated from the game. In 2004, Donald Trump filed a trademark application for the catchphrase “You’re fired.” Trump also put together The Celebrity Apprentice, where well-known stars compete to win money for their charities.
Trump is currently married to Slovenian former model Melania Knauss, and has 5 children, Donald, Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany and Barron, from former relationships.