Mimi Gianopulos, Dimitris Giannetos, Akis Petretzikis, Alexi Lalas, Marie Avgeropoulos

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Mimi Gianopulos: The daughter of the well-known Jim Gianopulos (CEO/Chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment), Mimi Gianopulos has absolutely created her own identity. With a supporting role in the feature film What to Expect When You’re Expecting and a role in The Wedding Ringer, Gianopulos is no stranger to delighting audiences. Currently, she plays Angela on Freeform’s Baby Daddy, which focuses on a young man whose ex-girlfriend surprises him with the news that they have a daughter. Gianopulos’ role of Angela is the ex-girlfriend/mother. This year she also appeared in the comedy Get a Job with Anna Kendrick and Miles Teller. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @mimigianopulos

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Dimitris Giannetos: It seems many of the glamorous women of today are having their tresses styled by Dimitris Giannetos. His profession started in Athens originally, however he now frequents the United States. Current and past clients include those who share his Greek heritage, and those who do not. Giannetos has styled both Despina Vandi and Kalomira, and upon working in the U.S., Giannetos is perhaps most recognized for styling Maria Menounos. Other notable clients include the ladies of Fifth Harmony, Tara Reid, Pia Mia, and so many more. Follow him on Instagram @giannetos and “Like” him on Facebook, search “Giannetos Dimitris”

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Akis Petretzikis:  If you aren’t that skilled in the kitchen, have no fear, Akis Petretzikis is here to lend a hand. Petretzikis is a hit chef and cookbook author who also has his own cooking channel on YouTube as well as starring on MEGA Channel. Adding to his accolades, in 2010 he won the TV competition The Master Chef on MEGA Channel. What sets Petretzikis apart, is the consideration of recipes for special diets on his website. He has pages dedicated to recipes for Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Lenten Meals, and Vegetarian Diets. Check out his YouTube channel for delicious recipes, his website, or his cookbook Now This You Have to Taste. Follow him online and get cooking! Official website: akispetretzikis.com Instagram @akis_petretzikis Twitter @a_petretzikis  YouTube search “Akis Kitchen

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Alexi Lalas: Soccer Star or Rock Star? Alexi Lalas can proudly claim both titles. Renowned for his soccer career, Lalas rose to fame playing for the U.S. National Team in the FIFA World Cup in 1994. He also played for the Kansas City Wizards and the Los Angeles Galaxy, where he was general manager for. Lalas’ GM credits also include the San Jose Earthquakes and the New York Red Bulls. Soccer Star, check. As for the life of the Rock Star, Lalas has released multiple rock albums, including his latest: Shots (2016). The album is full of good energy and fun vibes and is available now for purchase on iTunes (you can find the rest of his music there too!). Follow him on Twitter @AlexiLalas

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Marie Avgeropoulos: Hailing from Canada, Marie Avgeropoulos has been seen in feature films such as Tracerswith Taylor Lautner of (The Twilight Saga) and I Love You Beth Cooper. Her next project, she plays the role of Sandra in Dead Rising: Endgame. Avgeropoulos has made multiple appearances in television programs and currently plays the role of Octavia Blake on The 100 (The CW network). The series depicts a post-apocalyptic world with teenagers returning to planet Earth as the first humans after a catastrophic event. Checking the genre boxes of Sci-Fi and Drama, we will leave the rest of the details under wraps, so as to not spoil the series! Check The CW websites for updates when season four of The 100 will return. Follow Marie on Instagram @marieavgeropoulos


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