The Top 5 Famous People in the United States of America 2022

The Top 5 Famous People in the United States of America 2022

The United States of America is a large and one of the famous countries in the entire world. It is a symbol of sophistication and stardom. The whole wide world looks up to this nation in many aspects. In this context, we are going to discuss some of the famous people who belong to the USA. They are influential, hardworking and people have different stories behind them. Their stories are inspiring and can motivate a mass of strugglers in the world.

1. Marcella Samora

This woman’s real name is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla. She was born on the 17th of July, 1944. She belongs to Mexican and American mixed descent. She is the mother of the celebrity Selena Quintanilla, who was murdered in 1995.   


As Marcella belongs to American-Mexican origin, she also has some relations to Indian background. She was not in the spotlight until she met Abraham Quintanilla Jr, her current husband. After getting married to Abraham, she started living in Washington DC. She has an elder son named Abraham Isaac Quintanilla. After some time, Marcella’s husband joined a musical group due to this reason they moved to Texas. The musical band was called Los Dinos. In 1967, they welcomed their eldest daughter, Suzette Michelle. Abraham soon left the group because it got disbanded.

He next joined the military. During this period, Marcella was diagnosed with a tumor and urgently needed to remove it. At that time, she was pregnant with her third child. This was a difficult phase of her life, where she has to fight the tumor and meanwhile save her baby.

Three of her children were interested in music from a very small age. They made their career in the music industry. Selena Quintanilla, their youngest daughter, got famous from quite a juvenile age. She was a singer, spokesperson, songwriter, model, actress, business woman, and a well-known fashion designer. She married Chris Perez, who was the lead guitarist in her band. In 1992, they were accepted by Marcella and Abraham as they were secretly married for a time. That was the time when Selena’s name changed from Selena Quintanilla to Selena Perez. Her death was a tragic incident for the Quintanilla family. Selena had an admirer who was named Yolanda Saldvar. She was working as a manager in Selena designer stores. Marcella and her husband found out the fraud Yolanda has done in the dealings. After knowing everything she has done, the family wanted to remove her from the job. Before they could do anything, she called Selena to a motel and shot her with a gun. Selena got hit in the back but couldn’t survive and died at the age of 23.

Reason for Her Fame

Marcella Samora got famous after her daughter’s death. She did everything to receive justice for her daughter. With a net worth of $500000, Marcella earned success after her children’s stardom. This worth also includes Selena’s $10 million. her husband, Abraham, kept his daughter’s music alive. They also started a foundation named after Selena, which helps little needy children.

The murderer, Yolanda, got imprisoned for life and the Quintanilla family got justice. Now the family and especially Marcella represents her children and works as a social worker in the foundation. Nowadays Marcella is working to preserve the legacy of her late daughter. She also made a movie about her daughter’s life. She is a true symbol of courage and patience, that she showed in her grief.

2. Charlize Theron

This is another big name of Hollywood. The woman with a beautiful personality and attractive look, yes, that’s Charlize Theron. She is included in the World’s 100 Most Influential People. She has received many awards such as the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild award, and the Golden Globe Award.

Background and Personal Life

Charlize Theron was born on the 7th of August 1975 in Benoni, South Africa. She is a nationality holder of the US since 2007. She started her acting career in the 1990s. 

She has adopted two children, a girl named Jackson and another daughter named August. She was famous for her relationship with Stuart Townsend, an Irish actor. In 2013, she began dating Sean Penn, an American actor.

Reasons for Her Fame

The Devil’s Advocate was her debut Hollywood film and that was the start of her awesome journey. She got to the peak of success by playing the role of a murderer in Monster in the year 2003. She has been a part of such phenomenal action movies. Her acting and action skills are praise-worthy.

Since 2000, Charlize Theron has started a production company with the name of Denver and Delilah Productions. She has produced some movies as, The Burning Plain, Long Shot, and Dark Places.

She was included in the Hollywood Walk of Fame and also honored with Motion Picture Star.

3. Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson, a well-known name in the US. She is the world’s highest-paid actress. She is also the 9th highest-grossing box office star of the whole time. She has been featured in the Forbes Top 100 Celebrity list.

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Background and Personal Life

Born with the name, Scarlett Ingrid Johansson, she has the citizenship of United State and Denmark. Her date of birth appears to be 22nd November 1984, residence in New York. She started her acting career at a very small age. She got popular while dating a Frenchman Romain Dauriac in 2012. She also married him and both have a daughter named Rose Dorothy Dauriac. But soon separated.

Currently, she is married to Collin Jost and she gave birth to a baby boy in 2021, which she named Cosmo.

Reasons for Her Fame

Her debut movie was a fantasy comedy North. She got famous after being part of Manny and Lo in 1996 and The Horse Whisperer in 1998. She has played some remarkable roles in different movies. She stands as a role model for many struggling actresses. She is also part of Marvel Studios and plays as the Black Widow.

She got many awards that actors admire. She received a Tony Award, a British Academy Film Award, and has been nominated for 5 Golden Globe Awards as well.

Scarlett Johansson also started her career in the music industry. She sang the “Summertime” song for Unexpected Dreams, which was a non-profit-based songs collection.

She has always been known for her admirable looks, attractive figure, and amazing acting skill. Scarlett also works as a social worker. She supports the Stand Up to Cancer foundation that works for cancer patients.

4. Samara Weaving

An Australian actress and model, who has made part in the list of famous people in the USA. She got popular at a young age, inside of her home country.

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Background and Personal Life

Samara Weaving was born on 23rd February 1992 in South Australia. She is the niece of the popular person Hugo Weaving and the daughter of a famous filmmaker in Australia. Her first role was in the series named Out of the Blue in 2008 but got famous later. She was recognized globally for her role in the soap opera,” Home and Away”.

She got engaged to Jimmy Warden on 10th March 2019 and officially announced it to the media.

Reasons for Her Fame

After Home and Away opera (and Australian-UK combined project), Samara got recognition in Hollywood. She joined SMILF and later appeared in The Babysitter and Mayhem. Her first American film was Ready or Not. She works in the television and film industry because according to her television gave her all the stardom.

She got nominated for the Best Female Performance in Television Drama in the AACTA Awards in 2012. She also got featured in a video song of Charlie Puth, “Attention”, which has around one billion views on YouTube. She also got nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and won it.

Currently, in 2021, she appeared in Boy Kills World as an assassin.

5. Elizabeth Cameron Turner

A beautiful model, Elizabeth Cameron Turner. She is a well-known Instagram model, with more than 900k followers. She models for the popular brand GUESS.

Background and Personal Life

Elizabeth was born in Griffin, Georgia, in the Year 1992. This is a small town in Georgia, so basically she is a small town girl but has done wonders in the modeling field. She has a year older sister, Sarah Turner.

She was rumored to be dating Leonardo di Caprio, as she was seen with him a couple of times. Later she got into a relationship with Bryan Cale Hammond.

She is a fitness freak with adventurous hobbies like boxing and barre.

Reasons for Her Fame

Elizabeth Cameron Turner got famous due to her bold modeling for Guess. She started modeling during her high school for TEEN VOGUE. After graduation, she pursued modeling as a career and joined the Elite Model Management. After that, she was best known for the GUESS brand’s lingerie and jeans advertisements. 

Elizabeth also modeled for PETA and showed her love for animals and their importance. She is popular among Instagram users and is a big name in the modeling industry.

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