For most websites, it happens that the website is up and running before it attracts a good following. With celebrities, the reverse is the case. They already have a steady fan following which converts itself to a loyal readership base. A website of a celebrity is under scrutiny right from the moment it is goes live.
In many cases, a celebrity is also dependent on their fans to grow in their chosen profession. Fan support is vital to his or her career. A website is a great way for celebrities to connect with their followers and supporters. And so, celebrities pay a lot of attention to the way in which their website is constructed. These websites more often than not carry the distinctive identity of the celebrity. The unique characteristics and traits of the celebrity is stamped on their websites.
Maria Sharapova is a gorgeous professional tennis player with 5 Grand Slam titles to her name. She is the brand ambassador for many sports wear brands, and you can shop for the products she endorses from the pullout menu at the left side of the page. She is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Program and her involvement in development activities are also highlighted in the website.
Famous for legal thrillers, this American author has been translated into 42 languages. You can buy all of his books on this website. A 50 second video trailer of one of his books may help a casual visitor to make a purchase. A powerful storyteller, he has garnered 1.5 million likes on Facebook and you will see social sharing buttons featured conveniently on his website.
Rolling Stones is a music band that rocked London and the music scene all over the world from 1962 onwards. The band has Brian Jones and Keith Richards on the guitar, Ian Stewart on the piano, Bill Wyman with bass, Charlie Watts on the drums and Mick Jagger as the lead singer. The landing page of their website currently carries their tour schedule in Latin America in the first quarter of 2016. On clicking at the right top corner, you can enter the website and navigate a whole world of music. The website is well integrated with iTunes.
American standup comedian, Gabriel Iglesias refuses to describe himself as fat or obese. He prefers the word ‘Fluffy’. Social sharing buttons with share counts are conspicuous on his website. He lends his voice for various screen characters and his following has rapidly increased in popularity.
Daniellesteel.net is the site where the famous author regularly blogs. The site carries a lot of personal information about the author, and all her books are featured here as well.
The Martha Blog is the blogging page of American television personality, business woman and writer, Martha Stewart. It is easy to spend a great deal of time on her blogging page as it covers a wide range of subjects from recipes to travel and gardening to entertainment. Check out her website.
Wil Wheaton is a multi faceted personality and is famous for his role as Wesley Crusher in the Star Trek series. He is also a writer and a voice actor. But it is for his blogging activity that he is widely respected within the blogging community, and his blog was once voted as the Best Celebrity Weblog. In 2009, he was ranked as the 14th most influential web celebrity by Forbes. Check out his website.
A professional tennis player, Serena Williams is a true powerhouse in the tennis world. To date, she has won 21 Grand Slam titles, the first one in 1999. She shares tips and techniques in her masterclass which you can access from her website.
Steven Seagal is a black belt martial artist who began his career as an instructor in Japan. He then moved on to become an actor, musician and director in America. In addition to his professional achievements, Steven is an environmentalist and animal rights activist. Check out his website.
Ricky Martin is a singer from Peurto Rico. His website is very interactive, inviting feedback and comments from fans. His live performance at the Grammy Awards show in 1999, helped to make Latin pop popular in America. His song, ‘Living la Vida Loca’ has sold over 8 million copies and is one of the best selling singles of all times.
A Brazilian novelist, Paulo Coehlo is widely read all over the world. His most popular novel, ‘The Alchemist’ has been translated into 80 languages. After a confused and rebellious childhood, he was spiritually inspired during the course of a 500 mile walk that he undertook at the age of 40. It reaffirmed his desire to be a writer. Besides novels, he writes columns regularly that are thought provoking. He is the winner of numerous international awards including the Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum. Check out his website.
J Lo has carved a space for herself in the entertainment industry as a singer, dancer, actor and producer. She has forayed into fashion designing as well. In 2001, she held the record for the top album and the top movie in the same week- the first person to achieve this feat. She has tasted success both in entertainment and business fields. Her instagram account currently has almost 74 million followers.
Initiated into gospel music first as a teenager, Katy has gone onto become a top class pop singer. She has made it to the list of top female performers in the Forbes list. Her all time album sales stand at over $11 million and her all time singles sales at $81 million. She is the highest paid performer in 2015. Check out her website.
Andy Murray is a professional tennis player from England. The latest feather in this Scottish player’s cap is the recent win in the Davis Cup for England. He has many firsts to his credit in England -the first to win a Grand Slam in the Open era, the first male player to win Wimbledon and the first to win the Olympic Gold in tennis for England. He is a consistent player, reaching at least the quarter finals of every major tournament. You can follow Andy’s game across the globe on his website.
Kylie Minogue is one more celebrity who has made the transition from singer to actor. This singer from Australia is often referred to as “The Princess of Pop” is releasing her latest album featuring 13 tracks this Christmas season. Check out her website.
Beyonce is an American singer and song writer. Her WordPress based website has an interesting layout carrying full width pictures as you scroll down the landing page. To navigate further in the website, you would need to access the pull out menu from the left side. Check out her website.
Sylvester Stallone is a famous film personality who brought to life the gritty Rocky on the big screen. His recent film The Expendables with an all star cast that included Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jet Li and Steve Austen opened to number one at the box office. Check out his website.