Fun Facts: Famous People

1)     Nelson Mandela was on the US terrorist watch list until 2008

2)      Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed celebrity on Instagram

3)      Pelé is the greatest footballer of all times

4)      Pope John Paul II was the first pope to set foot in a mosque

5)      More people saw Pope John Paul II than any other human in history

6)      Barack Obama was the first African American to become the president of the United States of America

7)      The King of Pop, Michael Jackson gave his first public performance at the age of five

8)      Hillary Clinton travelled to over 114 countries in just 2 years when she was the Secretary of State

9)      One of the greatest scientists, Albert Einstein was so slow to talk that he didn’t start speaking until at least age 3

10)    The richest man in the world is Jeff Bezos

11)    Bill Gates is the second richest man in the world, but the richest man in America

12)    Neil Armstrong was the first human to go to the moon

13)    Human Rights Activist, Malala Yousafzai was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize

14)    Opray Winfrey was the first black woman to become a billionaire

15)    Beyoncé’s daughter, Blue Ivy, is the youngest person to ever appear on a Billboard chart

16)    President Donald Trump is of German and Scottish ancestry

17)    Kyler Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire in history

18)    Lionel Messi is the first football player to win four FIFA Ballon d’Or’s consecutively

19)    Britain’s monarch, Queen Elizabeth II is the world’s oldest leader

20)    The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is the first ever black Duchess in England

21)    President Macron is the youngest president in French History

22)    Tiger Woods was the youngest African American to win the U.S. Masters in 1997, with a record score of 270

23)    The first black female billionaire, Opray Winfrey ran away from home at the age of 13 amidst poverty and rape

24)    The World’s most infamous terrorist, Osama Bin Laden was the master minder of the deadliest terrorist attack in the USA on September 11Th  2001

25)    The First Lady of the US, Melania Trump, was born in Slovenia in Europe