There have been so many important role models I have had in my life. Most have been famous actors or singers – mainly artists that I believe are very talented. Besides my admiration for their jobs, I also paid attention to their heart and what they believed in. Honestly, if someone famous does not have a nice personality and a good way of thinking, I can not be a fan of theirs.
The first person that comes to mind when I think about who a good role model would be is Tom Hanks. My mother would have family movie nights where she picked out a movie she thought me and my siblings would enjoy. One of those movies happened to be Big. Tom Hanks had the lead role in this film where he was an actual 12 year old boy stuck in an adult’s body. I believe he is a very versatile actor as he has made so many amazing movies, mostly comedies, with the occasional serious role (Saving Private Ryan is the first that comes to mind) and he has a truly genuine heart to make people smile and find the joys in life. He is a really good person to look up to, and if I ever have children, his movies are going to be the ones I have them watch… it will just be Toy Story, don’t worry for my kids.
I have not been a fan of this man for a long time, but I can tell the amount of love he has for life and the industry is beyond imaginable. Jim Carrey has made movies that I would always watch to cheer myself up when I was in the darkest time of my life. Although he has a very confusing way of getting into all of his roles, his films always come out to be very entertaining. His movie The Mask had to have been the first film of his I saw. It was playing on the television one day and I was completely hooked. His twitter is really cool too, he creates art that have very big messages behind them.
Another artist I had been sort of recently introduced to is miss Ariana Grande. I listened to her in high school for a bit, but my admiration really started to grow on her was over the summer after my high school graduation. She always tries to spread love and positivity to her fans and she genuinely cares about them. Some say she is a little problematic, but she has really had a tough life. Not that I am justifying any of her previous issues, but she is a person who is growing and adjusting all the time, like any other normal human. I know she already has a massive following, but she is truly a genuine person who deserves all the positive attention she is receiving. And if you don’t already follow her, she is truly a kind human, only trying to grow from all different types of situations an opportunities that are being thrown her way.