Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya

About

MMA fighter who has competed in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He won the unified Middleweight UFC Championship in October 2019 after defeating Robert Whittaker.

Before Fame

He was enrolled in his elementary school’s Taekwondo club as a kid.

Trivia

In September 2020, he reached #3 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. He has over 3.8 million followers on his stylebender Instagram account.

Family Life

He is from Nigeria. He lived for a while in Ghana and when he was 10 years old, he moved to New Zealand with his family.

Associated With

He’s defeated renowned UFC fighters such as Yoel Romero, Paulo Costa and Anderson Silva.

Israel Dillard

Israel Dillard

Name Israel Dillard
Profession Family Member
Date of Birth 2015-04-06
Place of Birth Arkansas
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About Israel Dillard

The son of 19 Kids and Counting reality TV personality Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband Derick Dillard.

Early Life of Israel Dillard

His mother announced his impending birth in August of 2014, initially mentioning a due date of March 24, 2015, and later revising the date to April 5. He ended up being born by C-section at 11:49 pm on April 6, following a 70-hour delivery.

Trivia

His mother’s over a million Instagram followers and his father’s 600,000 followers were all treated to multiple baby pictures.

Family Life

His parents married in June of 2014. His mother, Jill, is the fourth oldest child of reality stars Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar.

Associated With

His youngest maternal aunt, Josie Duggar, was only five years old at the time of his birth.

Ron Ben|Israel

Ron Ben|Israel

Name Ron Ben-Israel
Profession Chef
Date of Birth 1957-06-30
Place of Birth Israel
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Birth Sign Cancer

About Ron Ben-Israel

Chef who is best known for his eponymous bakery, which he owns and operates, in New York City. He is particularly known for crafting specialty cakes, including those for weddings. He has also appeared on various Food Network programs as a judge and host.

Early Life of Ron Ben-Israel

He graduated from Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts in Israel with a dance emphasis. During the mid-1970s, he served in the Israel Defense Forces military.

Trivia

He has served as a visiting instructor at The International Culinary Center in New York City. His work has been featured at the Mandarin Oriental and Ritz Carlton luxury hotels in New York City.

Family Life

He was raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. His father, Moshe, had survived the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Associated With

He was discovered and mentored by Martha Stewart after she saw one of his cakes in a New York City window.

Israel Zangwill

Israel Zangwill

Name Israel Zangwill
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1864-02-14
Place of Birth England
Age 62 yrs
Death Date 1926-08-01
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Israel Zangwill

An English novelist, playwright, and humorist, he is best known for his 1908 play, The Melting Pot, which focuses on a Russian-Jewish immigrant family named the Quixanos. He is also known for his 1892 novel, Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People.

Early Life Experience of Israel Zangwill

At age nine, he began attending the Jews’ Free School in Spitalfields (east London), where he later secured a full-time teaching position. His famous play, The Melting Pot, premiered at New York’s Comedy Theatre in September of 1909.

Trivia Info

He fought for both women’s suffrage and Jewish emancipation.

Family Life and Relationship

He and his novelist brother, Louis Zangwill, were born in London to Russian-Jewish parents. With his wife, Edith Ayrton, he had a son named Oliver.

Close Associates

He became close friends with the acclaimed Victorian author, H.G. Wells.

Israel Folau

Israel Folau

Name Israel Folau
Profession Rugby Player
Date of Birth 1989-04-03
Place of Birth Minto,
Australia
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About Israel Folau

Centre and Wing who joined the NSW Waratahs in 2013. He has also played in rugby union and the AFL. In 2015, he began playing for NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes.

Early Life Experience of Israel Folau

He played junior rugby with the Goodna Eagles, and was discovered by a Melbourne Storm scout at the Australian championships.

Trivia Info

He signed an endorsement deal with Adidas, making him the brand’s representative, and also signed on as the face of Powerade in a series of TV commercials.

Family Life and Relationship

He has three siblings: John, Mary, and Eni. He is of Tongan descent. He married netball player Maria Tutaia. 

Close Associates

Adam Reynolds, another great rugby player, played for the NRL All-Stars three years after Folau.