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Adrienne Bailon
Actress, dancer, and recording artist Adrienne Bailon, best known as "Chanel" from worldwide sensations The Cheetah Girls, got her start in entertainment at the age of 14 in music. Currently Bailon is continuing to expand in all areas and has several...

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  1. Posted 08/20/12

  2. Posted 08/20/12

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Actress, dancer, and recording artist Adrienne Bailon, best known as "Chanel" from worldwide sensations The Cheetah Girls, got her start in entertainment at the age of 14 in music. Currently Bailon is continuing to expand in all areas and has several projects in the works. Born in Manhattan's lower eastside, Bailon is of Puerto Rican and Ecuadorian descent. As an actress, Bailon's credits include roles in several hits, including Disney Channel's That's So Raven and Buffalo Dreams, the 2006 MTV feature, All You've Got, and the feature film, Coach Carter, starring Samuel L. Jackson. Having been fortunate enough to experience success at a young age, Bailon has always focused on giving back and being a positive role model. She continues to be an advocate for girls, and a vigilant volunteer for many important causes and charities, including the Girls Scouts of America, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Make-A-Wish, Arthur Ashe Kids' Day and City of Hope. Additionally, as a teen, Bailon traveled to Nicaragua to live with a local family and help build schools.

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