Many stars made it into the 2012 edition of the “Guinness Book Of Records,” including Adele for the most weeks at the top at 21.
The annual record book will be released September 15th and retail for $28.95. Along side the likes of the world’s largest dog, and the smallest stunt man, and the biggest baby.
We have more record breaking facts of some of the world stars in entertainment.
Singer Adele is entered for a trio of records. The initial two are for setting a new UK record for a solo female with both the most consecutive weeks at number one, which is 11, and for the best cumulative weeks at the top at 21. Her third feat is being the first women to have two singles along with two albums in the UK top 5 at the same time.
Other singers making it into the Guinness Book are Lady Gaga for having the “most followers on Twitter” at 11,259,372. Justin Bieber’s “Baby” was the “Most Popular Video of Any Kind Online,” with 463,820,304 views. Rihanna became the first woman to have a UK number one singles in five consecutive years from 2007 to 2011.
As for film actors, 17-year-old Angus T. Jones, of “Two and a Half Men,” is listed as “Highest Paid Child Star.” He earned $250,000 per episode. Meanwhile, Miranda Cosgrove the star of “iCarly” was the “Highest Paid Child Actress,” earning $180,000 per episode. That compares to Hugh Laurie who was the “Highest Paid Actor in a TV Drama” with $400,000 per episode of “House”.
When it comes to the big-screen stars, actor Johnny Depp was the “Highest Paid Actor” for taking in $75 million between June 2009 and June 2010. Sandra Bullock led the actresses with $56 million.
Author J.K. Rowling became the “First Billionaire Author.” The Harry Potter franchise sold 400 million books worldwide. The “Most Live Streams for a Single Event” went to the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton.
For the “Highest Rated New Show” the title went to CBS’s “Hawaii Five-O” in the 2012 Guinness Book Of Records.