06/02/2003 at 01:00 AM EDT
Barry Manilow (above) paid for his classes at New York's Juilliard music school by working in the CBS mail-room. Mark Wahlberg is the youngest of nine children. Mena Suvari is of Estonian and Greek ancestry. Get the facts on hundreds of celebs in our photo-filled PEOPLE Profiles.
Stunning Star Brides
Trust celebs to take it up a notch when it comes time to walk down the aisle! Feast your eyes on some recent star bridal styles in our gallery, part of our celebrity weddings special.
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Amanda Bynes 46%
The Olsen Twins 26%
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