Is there life after a reality TV shows you ask? There sure is… just ask the five show-stopping hotties from Danity Kane who proved to non-believers that they are more than just your average novelty act and are in this business for the long-term.
Back in 1988, Cheryl Mendoza was only 18 years old. No one then (least of all Cheryl) would have imagined that 19 years later, Rollerz Only Car Club (founded that same year by Troy and George Staehler, and today boasting more than 1,500 active members in 39 chapters across three continents) would have a female president of its Orange County-Inland Empire chapter. However, such is the skill, will and determination of this remarkable woman.
Travis Barker is more than simply a collector of Cadillac steel. Surrounded by a museum’s-worth of vintage Cadis (and a Buick!), you can almost call him a curator. Barker’s love for Cadillac even extends to paying homage to the automotive brand with a tattoo proudly etched on his chest.
Since the age of 14, Bow Wow (born Shad Gregory Moss) has been no stranger to success, playing lead roles in “Like Mike” (Fox, 2002), “Johnson Family Vacation” (Fox, 2004) and “Roll Bounce” (Fox, 2005), and most recently co-starring in the cult hit “The Fast and the Furious 3: Tokyo Drift” (Universal, 2006).
Cincinnati Bengals kicker Shayne Graham is not your average rags-to-riches story. He doesn’t come from your average family. His parents were divorced (normal enough these days) yet got along well enough that they still ate dinner together.
These days, Jonas Bevacqua, co-founder of the fashion lifestyle brand L-R-G (Lifted Research Group), finds himself driving vehicles with price tags you normally find on houses. So how did the kid from Orange County, California (the real O.C.) go from valeting cars to lining them up?
Helen of Troy’s beauty drove her Greek suitors crazy and launched a thousand warships to fight a massive war over her. She was one of the most fascinating characters of the ancient world. Daughter to the Greek god Zeus and the beautiful Leda, queen of Sparta, Helen inherited the gifts of immortality and irresistible charm from her divine and royal parents. Her myth and legend continues to this day, but that is all she is—myth and legend.