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The 10 Most Fascinating People 2011
Every year Barbara Walters chooses who she thinks are the most fascinating people of the year and although there are a few people that I can understand why they are on the list I am always disappointed by her choices. For this year there was a little bit of buzz and speculation about who she might choose. Some thought that Gabby Giffords, Charlie Sheen, Taylor Swift or even Casey Anthony. I think that some of these would have been very interesting people as well. Of course I cannot always get my wishes but here is who Barbara Walters picked as this years most fascinating people.
JESSE TYLER FERGUSON and ERIC STONESTREET
Jesse Tyler Ferguson was bornOctober 22, 1975 in Missoula, Montana
Eric Stonestreet was bornSeptember 9, 1971 in Kansas City, Kansas
Ferguson and Stonestreet are best known as the gay married couple on the television sitcom Modern Family.
SIMON COWELL was born October 7, 1959 in London, England. Cowell is best known as the mean judge on the television show American Idol and most recently The X Factor. Cowell is also an A&R Executive and Producer.
Kim Kardashian was born October 21, 1980 in Los Angeles, California.
Khloe Kardashian was born June 27, 1984 in Los Angeles, California.
Kourtney Kardashian was born April 18, 1979 in Mill Valley, California.
The Kardashian sisters are best known for being famous for doing absolutely nothing and having no special talents.
HERMAN CAIN was born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee. Cain is best known as former chairman and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza and former candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination.
KATY PERRY was born October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Perry is best known as a Pop Singer who has scored 5 top hit singles all in one year. Perry is also married to English actor Russell Brand.
DEREK JETER was born June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey. Jeter is best known as a Major League Baseball shortstop for the New York Yankees and for becoming a member of the 3000 hit club.
DONALD TRUMP was born June 14, 1946 in Queens, New York. Trump is best known as a Business Tycoon and television personality on the reality show The Apprentice and his catchphrase “You’re fired!”
AMANDA KNOX was born July 9, 1987 in Seattle Washington. Knox is best known as the University of Washington student who was accused of killing her roommate in Italy. Knox was accused, convicted and then cleared of murder charges.
PIPPA MIDDLETON was born September 6, 1983 in Reading, Berkshire England. Middleton is best known as the younger sister of Kate Middleton who married Prince William.
And the most fascinating person of the year is…
STEVE JOBS was bornFebruary 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California and died October 5, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. Jobs was best known as the chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.
I cannot wait to see who is going to make the list for 2012!