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Niko Kranjcar

About Niko Kranjcar

Croatian soccer player known as an attacking midfielder for clubs like Dinamo Zagreb and the Croatian national team. He won Croatian Cup titles with Dinamo Zagreb in 2001, 2002 and 2004. He began playing for Rangers in 2016. 

Early life

He became the youngest senior captain in Dinamo Zagreb history at age seventeen.


He was named Prva HNL Player of the Year in 2003 and 2005.

Family of Niko Kranjcar

He was married to Simona Fistric from 2008 to 2012. They have a child named Loree. He began dating Zrinka Cvitesic in 2014. 

Close associates of Niko Kranjcar

He was teammates with Ivan Klasnic on the Croatian team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Alona Bondarenko

About Alona Bondarenko

Ukrainian tennis player who won the women s doubles tournament at the 2008 Australian Open alongside her younger sister Kateryna Bondarenko. Among her other notable victories is a win over former world number one Jelena Jankovic at the 2010 Australian Open.

Early life

She was born in Kryvyi Rih, Ukrainian SSR and began competing on the pro tour in 1999, when she was 14 years old.


She and her sister Kateryna became the first pair of sisters to win the women s doubles title at the Australian Open since Venus Williams and Serena Williams.

Family of Alona Bondarenko

She married her coach Nikolay Dyachok in 2010. Her older sister Valeria Bondarenko was also a professional tennis player.

Close associates of Alona Bondarenko

She defeated Israel s Shahar Pe er in the final of the 2010 Moorilla Hobart International.

Samuel De Champlain

About Samuel De Champlain

Famous fifteenth-century French explorer who founded New France and Quebec City in July 1608.

Early life

He began learning how to navigate, create nautical maps, charts and reports at an early age.


He founded New France and Quebec City in 1608.

Family of Samuel De Champlain

He married Helene Boulle, specifically with the idea of advancing his status in the royal court. He had three daughters named Hope, Charity, and Faith de Champlain.

Close associates of Samuel De Champlain

Another famous French explorer like him is Jacques Cartier.

Liz Milian

About Liz Milian

Youngest Milian sister who can be seen on the E! Docu-Series Christina Milian Turned Up which follows the Milian family, focusing on the careers and love lives of the three sisters.

Early life

She and her sisters grew up in Andrews Field, Maryland.


She is a culinary/personal chef who trained at Le Cordon Bleu Cooking Academy.

Family of Liz Milian

She and her sisters Christina and Danielle were born to a mother named Carmen. She married Dominique Jean Zephirin in 2016; they welcomed a son named Layvin in 2017.

Close associates of Liz Milian

She stars on Christina Milian Turned Up, which is executive produced by Kelsey Grammer.

Lena Chen

About Lena Chen

Feminism and sex writer and blogger who became known due to the volume of harassment she received while writing. She ran the blog The Chicktionary until 2013, when she quit blogging and moved to Berlin with her boyfriend.

Early life

She started the blog Sex and The Ivy in her sophomore year at Harvard, to mixed reactions. The harassment increased in 2009 when an ex-boyfriend leaked photos of her on the internet.


Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, Hustler, and College Humor, among others.

Family of Lena Chen

Her family immigrated from China.

Close associates of Lena Chen

She and Laci Green both became known for blogging about sex.

Mara Yamauchi

About Mara Yamauchi

Long distance runner who competed in the marathon at the 2008 Olympics, where she finished sixth.

Early life

She attended St. Anne s College in Oxford, where her love for running blossomed.


In 2008 she won the Osaka Ladies Marathon.

Family of Mara Yamauchi

She married Shigetoshi Yamauchi in 2002.

Close associates of Mara Yamauchi

She has been teammates with Paula Radcliffe.