Can you imagine a world with no women? Well, you can’t. We all need at least one woman in our lives ever since humans first appeared on earth. Today, women are topping from the bottom and dominating every sector. This uplifts the question – Who is the most popular woman in the world?
To answer this question, here we are with names of the 50 most popular women in the world. Let us have a glimpse at their lives and purpose behind their positions in this list.
Here we dive in,
- 1. Oprah Winfrey
- 2. Lady Gaga
- 3. Rihanna
- 4. Cher
- 5. Taylor Swift
- 6. Britney Spears
- 7. Selena Gomez
- 8. Lana Del Ray
- 9. Kendall Jenner
- 10. Adele
- 11. Kesha
- 12. Madonna
- 13. Beyonce
- 14. Jennifer Lopez
- 15. Kim Kardashian
- 16. Katy Perry
- 17. Shakira
- 18. Billie Eilish
- 19. Angelina Jolie
- 20. Paris Hilton
- 21. Demi Lovato
- 22. Ariana Grande
- 23. Kylie Jenner
- 24. Nicki Minaj
- 25. Miley Cyrus
- 26. Megan Fox
- 27. Mariah Carey
- 28. Christina Aguilera
- 29. Avril Lavigne
- 30. Kristen Stewart
- 31. Alicia Keys
- 32. Lindsay Lohan
- 33. Emma Watson
- 34. Priyanka Chopra
- 35. Kate Moss
- 36. Halle Berry
- 37. Hilary Duff
- 38. Hillary Clinton
- 39. Ellie Goulding
- 40. Kate Middleton
- 41. Jessica Alba
- 42. Fergie
- 43. Jennifer Aniston
- 44. Jessica Simpson
- 45. Scarlett Johansson
- 46. Sandra Bullock
- 47. Carrie Underwood
- 48. Carmen Electra
- 49. Lalisa Manoban
- 50. Eva Longoria
- Frequently asked questions
1. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi.
Partner(s): Stedman Graham (since 1986)
Profession: Talk show host, actress, author, and television producer.
• The richest female African-American of the 20th century.
• First African-American woman to own a production company.
• Won two People’s Choice Awards and got nominated for an Academy Award in her very first film.
Why is Oprah Winfrey Popular?
Winfrey was once molested and as a result, she got pregnant at the age of 14. Sadly, her son died in infancy. She did not let her despair take over her life.
At 19, she became a co-anchor in the local evening news. Her autoschediastic and emotional takeaway earned her a slot in a daytime talk show. She opened her own production company. She is the most successful and famous female in the world.
In March 2021, she interviewed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a CBS Primetime Special. Apple TV+ is in plans to release a documentary about Oprah Winfrey.
2. Lady Gaga
Her birth name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta and she was born on March 28, 1986, in New York City, US.
Partner(s): Lüc Carl (On and Off relationship, 2005-2011),
Taylor Kinney (2011-2016),
Christian Carino (2017-2019),
Dan Horton (2019-2019), and
Michael Polansky (2019-present)
Profession: Singer, Lyrics writer, and actress.
• Named as Queen of Pop in 2011.
• Sold over 125 million records becoming the world’s best-selling music artist.
• Delivered a grand serenade of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Why is Lady Gaga Popular?
Gaga began to play piano at 4. She was a disciplined student yet a bit insecure. She got an early admission at a music school at New York University. She improved her singing and songwriting skills there. At age 19, she got raped and went through mental and physical therapy for that.
In 2005, she began her music career. There were a lot of bumps in the road but she got over them and became a strong, famous, and successful woman.
Lady Gaga has always represented herself as the epitome of fashion and music. She is supporting several welfare communities and spreading awareness about mental health. This reserved her a seat in the Top 10 list.
She will be portraying the role of Patrizia Reggiani in the upcoming film, named House of Gucci.
Her real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty and born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados.
Chris Brown (2007-2009, 2013),
Drake (On and off relationship, 2009-2016), and
Hassen Jameel (2017-2020).
Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress.
· Won an “Icon Award” in American Music Awards.
· Got 14 Number one singles in Billboard Hot 100.
· Received six Guinness World Records
Why is Rihanna Popular?
She is one of the most searched and popular women on the internet/most googled woman in the world. Her Instagram account has 92.4 Million followers. Her singing career started in 2005. Soon, she got famous with her first two albums, named “Music of the Sun” and “A Girl Like Me.”
She has 14 number-one singles, 30 top-ten singles in the UK, and 31 top-ten singles in the US. Her songs sold over 250 million records. She is the proud recipient of 13 American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and 9 Grammy Awards.
She is one of the powerful and richest women and female musicians with a net worth of $600 million.
She made her appearance with her rumored boyfriend ASAP Rocky at the Met Gala 2021 in an all-black look.
Cher’s real name is Cherilyn Sarkisian. She was born on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California, US.
Spouse(s): Sonny Bono (1964-1975) and Gregg Allman (1975-1979).
Profession: Singer, actress, and television personality.
• Titled as the third favorite leading actress of all time by Biography magazine.
• She manifested as a women symbol in a male-dominated industry.
• Ranked 31st on VH1’s “The 100 Greatest Women in Music” and 41st on VH1’s “The 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons.”
Why is Cher Popular?
The Goddess of Pop has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and many more. She has a massive fan following as she is present in this industry for the past six decades. Throughout cher career, she didn’t get any obstacles, complications, or dilemmas.
She is the only artist with a number one single in her 60s. Her six decades of no-obstacle career got her into the Top 10 Popular Women list.
The New York Times Magazine listed her name in “The Best Actors of 2020.” Her amazing performance in Moonstruck is still appreciated by many.
5. Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison Swift Born on December 13, 1989, in West Reading, Pennsylvania, US. She is popular for her narrative songwriting based on her personal experiences.
Joe Jonas (2008),
Lucas Till (2009),
Taylor Lautner (2009),
John Mayer (2009-2010),
Jake Gyllenhaal (2010),
Connor Kennedy (2012),
Harry Styles (2012-2013),
Calvin Harris (2015-2016),
Tom Hiddleston (2016),
and Joe Alwyn (2016-present).
Profession: Singer and songwriter.
• The first woman to win Artist of the Decade at American Music Awards 2019.
• Ranked 1st in Google’s 2020 list of Most searched women
• Broke 49 Guinness World Records
Why is Taylor Swift Popular?
She is the first and only singer to release four consecutive albums at a time. Each album sold 1 million copies in its first week. She got the title “Woman of the Decade” by Billboard in 2010. Her albums have sold around 50 million copies and her singles have sold 150 million copies.
Apart from her singing career, Swift participates in philanthropic works. She supports women’s and artists’ rights. She got trolled and bullied by her fellow celebrities. Yet, she did not give up and won several million hearts.
Moreover, She has a huge fan base for her grammy fashion outfits.
Recently, she won the Songwriter Icon Award from the National Music Publishers’ Association. She also received the Global Icon Award at the Brits Awards.
6. Britney Spears
Britney Jean Spears was born on December 2, 1981, in McComb, Mississippi, US.
Spouse(s): Jason Alexander (2004), and Kevin Federline (2004-2007).
Partner(s): Sam Asghari (2016-present)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer.
• Sold over 100 million records worldwide
• Listed inGuinness World Records as the “Best-selling album by a teenage solo artist”
• Best-selling music artist of all time with 70 million records sold in the US.
Why is Britney Spears Popular?
Britney has won a Grammy Awards, 6 MTV Video Music Awards, and 7 Billboard Music Awards. She got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She is often referred to as the “Princess of Pop.”
In 2016, Spears was at the 20th position on Billboard’s Greatest Of All Time Top Dance Club Artists list. She is also the highest-paid female singer of 2002 and 2012 by Forbes. In 2021, Time magazine enlisted her as one of the 100 influential people in the world.
In September, 2021,Britney got engaged with her long-time boyfriend, Sam Asghari.
7. Selena Gomez
The 7th position goes to Selena Marie Gomez who was born in Grand Prairie, Texas, US on July 22, 1992.
Nick Jonas (2008),
Taylor Lautner (2009),
Justin Bieber (On and Off relationship, 2010-2014, 2017-2018),
Orlando Bloom (On and Off Relationship, 2014, 2016),
Niall Horan (On and Off Relationship, 2015, 2019),
Samuel Krost (2016),
Charlie Puth (2016), and
The Weeknd (2017).
Profession: Singer and actress.
• According to Billboard, she sold 7 million album records and 22 million singles around the world.
• I have worked as a UNICEF Ambassador since the age of 17.
• Received Chart Topper awards at the Billboard Women in Music Event 2015.
Why is Selena Gomez Popular?
Gomez is one of the most searched women on the web and most-followed celebrities. Billboard named her as the “Woman of the Year” in 2017. She has worked with several charitable organizations. She also owns ventures such as a clothing line, make-up line, handbag line, and fragrance line.
Gomez got diagnosed with lupus. She received a kidney transplant from her best friend Francia Raisa. Due to the treatment, she also struggled with anxiety and depression. During this time, she reached 100 million followers on social media.
She found that she suffers from Bipolar disorder in 2020. But, these complications did not stop her from doing great things for others. This led her to become one of the top 10 popular women.
Gomez collaborated with Colombian singer Camilo. They released a song titled “999” on August 27, 2021.
FUN FACT: THE REAL NUMBER 7
The famous singer Justin Bieber is also referred to as the number 7 most popular woman in the world. The obvious reason behind this is his tempting teenage boyish look. He also has an enormous amount of female fan following.
P.S : It is a pure coincidence that Selena and Justin happen to be placed at #7.
8. Lana Del Ray
Lana’s birth name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant. Her date of birth is June 21, 1985, and her hometown is New York City, US.
Barrie-James O’Neill (2011-2014),
Francesco Carrozzini (2014-2015),
Sean Larkin (2019-2020), and
Clayton Johnson (2020-present).
Profession: Singer and songwriter.
• Recipient of Brit Awards, a Satellite Award, 9 GAFFA Awards, and 2 MTV European Music Awards.
• Listed in the “Decade of Influence” list by The Washington Post.
• Her song “Born to Die” was in the Billboard’s 100 songs that define the 2010s.
Why is Lana Del Ray Popular?
Lana is famous for her unique style, and cinematic resolution of pop culture. She combines themes such as melancholia, romance, glamour, sadness, and tragedy. Her first breakthrough was her 2011 debut single “Video Games.”
After that, her 2012 album “Born to Die” gained international attention. The song “Summertime Sadness” was one of the top ten singles in the list of Billboard Hot 100.
Leading artists like Sia, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, credited Lana as their influence.
Del Rey has been active in philanthropy since the early 2000s. Some of her records were available to support the causes. She participated in various humanitarian works and worked at a homeless shelter once.
Del Rey’s eighth studio album will be out in 2021. The consecutive release of three singles in May 2021 foreshadowed the album.
9. Kendall Jenner
Kendall Nicole Jenner was born on November 3, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, US. She is the sister of Kylie Jenner and half-sister of Kim Kardashian.
Partner(s): Devin Booker (2021-present)
Profession: Media personality, model, and socialite.
• Forbes’ highest-paid model in 2017.
• Listed in People magazine’s 50 most beautiful people around the world in 2014.
• Appeared in Time’s 30 Most Influential Teens in 2014 and 2015.
Why is Kendall Jenner Popular?
Kendall Jenner was first noted in the Reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. She started to become a full-time model and social media influencer. Jenner modelled for leading luxury brands like Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, etc.
Also, She is the Current Number 1 Model and has appeared as a cover model in various magazines like Vogue, Teen Vogue, LOVE, and GQ. She owns a nail polish line, jewelry collection, swimwear line, and mobile app.
Jenner contributed a lot for charities like Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, The Robin Hood Foundation, Charity: Water and Feeding America.
Kendall Jenner launched a new tequila brand, 818 Tequila. She was in Met Gala 2021, wearing a chandelier-like outfit that got major media attention. Check her latest outfits here.
Adele, formerly known as Adele Laurie Blue Adkin, was born on May 5, 1988, in London, England.
Spouse(s): Simon Konecki (2018-2021)
Partner(s): Rich Paul (2021-present)
Profession: Singer and songwriter.
• UK’s best-selling female album artist of the 21st century,
• Appeared twice on Time’s 100 most influential people list.
• Appointed as MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her musical services.
Why is Adele Popular?
Adele is one of the best-selling music artists with a sales rate of over 120 million records. Her first album “19” is a triple platinum-certified album in the US and 8x platinum in the UK. VH1 ranked her as the number five greatest popular women in music in 2012.
In August 2013, she received an award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Rolling Stone ranked her album “21st” in 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2020). She was named as the Artist of the Year by Billboard three times.
On October 15, 2021, she released her new single “Easy on ME.” Shortly after that, she announced the date of release of her new album – 19 November 2021.
Kesha was born as Kesha Rose Sebert on March 1, 1987. She dived into the music world with best-selling songs like “Tik-Tok” and “Blow.”
Partner(s): Alex Carapetis (2010), T-Pain (2011), and Brad Ashenfelter (2014-2021).
Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress.
• Ranked 26th position on Billboard’s Decade-end charts from 2010-2019.
• Nominated for several awards and won MTV European Music Award for Best New Act in 2010.
• Her single “Tik-Tok” gained the name, best-selling digital single in history until 2011.
Why is Kesha Popular?
Her legal dispute with Dr. Luke attracted more media attention. Her battle against eating disorders made her inspire the ladies around the world.
She fought against those who wanted to intimidate her. This acted as the medium to become one of the most influential and popular women in history. Her album Animal got into the heights of success making her one of the best-selling artists.
She started her own podcast, Kesha and the Creepies in 2020. The first has 30 episodes. The final episode aired on June 10, 2021.
Madonna Louise Ciccone was born on August 16, 1958, in Bay City, Michigan, US.
Spouse(s): Sean Penn (1985-1989), and Guy Ritchie (2000-2008).
Partner(s): Carlos Leon (1995-1997)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, director, actress, author, and businesswoman.
• Listed among the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time and 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
• Guinness World Records’ Best-selling female recording artist of all time.
• Highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time.
Why is Madonna Popular?
This Queen of Pop is famous for her versatility and reinvention of unique styles. Her characteristic is to push over the boundaries in music, and songwriting. She remains to be the most successful solo artist in US history. She has a sales rate of over 300 million records worldwide. She owns ventures in children’s books, filmmaking, fashion brands, and health clubs.
Madonna has owned an entertainment company called Maverick since 1992. She is the founder of charities such as Ray of Light Foundation (since 1998) and Raising Malawi (since 2006).
Madonna is all set to release her documentary film Madame X in October 2021. To honor her 40 years of experience, she will be launching catalog reissues from 2022.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas, US.
Spouse(s): Jay-Z (2008-present).
Profession: Singer, actress, dancer, businesswoman, record producer, and director.
• The first singer to get number one position on the Billboard 200 with her first six solo albums.
• Listed in Time’s 100 women who defined the last century in 2020.
• Won 28 Grammy Awards, 31 BET Awards, 24 NAACP Image Awards, 26 MTV Video Music Awards, and 17 Soul Train Music Awards.
Why is Beyonce Popular?
Beyoncé was Billboard’s highest-earning African American musician of all time in 2014. She is one of the best-selling recording artists in the world. has sold over 118 million records.
Queen Bey has many charities and survivor foundations. She has donated millions of dollars to support the need. In 2020, she is the third Greatest Music Video artist of all time by Billboard with Destiny’s Child. BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour considered her as Most Powerful Women in Music in the years 2016 and 2020.
In June 2021, she got into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame as the inaugural class member. Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, featured in Tiffany & Co. advertisements.
14. Jennifer Lopez
Her birth name is Jennifer Lynn Lopez but fans call her J. Lo. She was born on July 24, 1969, in New York City, US.
Spouse(s): Ojani Noa (1997-1998), Cris Judd (2001-2003) and Marc Anthony (2004-2014).
Ben Affleck (On and Off relationship, 2002–2004, 2021–present),
Casper Smart (2011–2016), and
Alex Rodriguez (2017–2021).
Profession: Singer, actress, dancer, and businesswoman.
• Only female celebrity in the US to have a number-one best-selling album and film at the same time.
• Acknowledged as the first number one remix album by Guinness World Records.
• Received the 2,500th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Why is Jennifer Lopez Popular?
J.Lo started her singing career in 1999. She supported the idea of releasing Latin music in American music. She made her acting debut in the movie The Cell in 2000. Her fifth album, “Como Ama un Mujer” in 2007 is the first-week highest-selling debut Spanish album in the US.
After some years of failure, she returned as the judge in “American Idol” 2011. People recognize her as the triple threat entertainer and pop culture icon. In 2012, J. Lo was on the Forbes list of most powerful celebrities and the 38th most powerful woman in the world. Time magazine listed her in the l100 most Influential and famous people in the world.
Lopez launched her skincare line, JLo Beauty in January 2021. She will be starring in upcoming movies like Marry Me, Shotgun Wedding, and The Mother. She has signed a deal with Netflix.
15. Kim Kardashian
Born as Kimberly Noel Kardashian West, Kim’s birthday is on October 21, 1980. Her hometown is Los Angeles, California, US.
Spouse(s): Damon Thomas (2000-2004), Kris Humphries (2011-2013) , and Kanye West (2011-2021).
Profession: Media personality, model, businesswoman, socialite, and actress.
• Enlisted in Time’s 100 most influential people 2015
• Top-earning reality TV personality of the year 2015.
• One of the names in Forbes World Billionaires 2021 list.
Why is Kim Kardashian Popular?
Kim is a social media influencer with hundreds of millions of followers. She got her first media attention when she was a close friend of Paris Hilton. A sex tape of Kim and Ray J got leaked which got her more publicity. Then, she appeared in the reality TV show Keeping Up with Kardashians from 2007 to 2021. And also she is famous for her hour-glass body shape.
Kardashian is the founder of KKW Beauty, Skims and KKW Fragrance. According to Business Insider, Kim charges $720,000 per Instagram post. She requests her followers often to donate to humanitarian organizations around the world. Clearly, Popular women list is incomplete without Kim !
Kim is in plans to become a lawyer by working as an apprentice for a legal non-profit #cut50. Her latest appearance was in Saturday Night Live. In the show, she trolled Kanye West, Caitlyn Jenner, O J Simpson, and others.
16. Katy Perry
Kathryn Elizabeth Hudson was born on October 25, 1984, in Santa Barbara, California, US. Her professional name is Katy Perry,
Spouse(s): Russell Brand (2010-2012)
Partner(s): Orlando Bloom (2016-present)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, actress, television judge, and businesswoman.
• Best-selling music artist in the world for selling over 143 million records.
• Listed in nine Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles, and four Guinness World Records.
• Named as one of the Forbes annual lists of highest-earning women in music between 2011 and 2019.
Why is Katy Perry Popular?
Katy Perry is famous women and she is known for her influential pop style and interference from the 2010s. She has won 14 People’s Choice Awards, a Brit Awards, five American Music Awards, and a Juno Award.
Perry gained fame with her 2008 album “One of the Boys.” The songs “I Kissed a Girl” and “Hot n Cold” reached the places of number one and three on Billboard Hot 100.
She released an autobiography documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me in 2012. Perry served as a judge on American idol in 2018. She has given voice to the character Smurfette in the film The Smurfs and its sequel.
Perry featured in Variety’s 2021 “Power of Women” issue. It was as a tribute to her profession, philanthropy, and motherhood. On December 29, 2021, she will start hosting a residency called “Play.”
Shakira’s full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. She was born on February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla, Colombia, US.
Partner(s): Antonio de la Rúa (2000-2010) and Gerard Piqué (2011-present)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
• Theone and only female Latin artist to sell the highest amount of albums in history, according to Forbes.
• World’s best-selling musician with a sales rate of over 75 million records.
• Billboard’s Top Female Latin Artist of the Decade in the 2000s and 2010s.
Why is Shakira Popular?
Who could forget the iconic performance of Shakira in Waka Waka and Hips don’t lie? People considered Shakira the pioneer who publicized Latin music worldwide. Like any other famous musician, she saw her fair share of failures.
She is the founder of a Colombian charity. It involves special schools for children below the poverty line, Pies Descalzos Foundation. She is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
In 2012, the French government appointed Shakira as the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. In 2011, she was a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in the US.
Shakira released her single “Don’t Wait Up” in July 2021.
18. Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell was born on December 18, 2001, in Los Angeles, California, US.
Partner(s): Brandon Adams (unknown-2020), Matthew Tyler Vorce (rumored, unknown-present)
Profession: Singer and songwriter.
• The youngest artist to win in Grammy Awards history.
• Listed in Time’s 100 Next List in 2019 and Time’s 100 List in 2021
• 26th highest-certified digital singles artist, based on Billboard and RIAA.
Why is Billie Eilish Popular?
Eilish started her singing career in 2015. She reached popularity with her debut single “Ocean Eyes”. And also she is one of the celebrities that turned into a fashion icon.
Eilish is a general advocate on a social media platform for veganism and animal rights. She has Tourette Syndrome and synaesthesia. She had experienced depression and even, tried to commit suicide.
The singer has received 3 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 Brit Awards, and 7 Grammy Awards. Pitchfork included her in the 200 most influential musicians of the last 25 years.
She released her second album on June 30, 2021. Her last appearance was in the Met Gala 2021 wearing a 1950s Hollywood style dress.
19. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie Voight was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, US.
Jonny Lee Miller (1996-1999),
Billy Bob Thornton (2000-2003), and
Brad Pitt (2014-2019).
Profession: Actress, humanitarian, and director.
• Recipient of Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
• An honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG)
• Won an Academy Award for her role in Girl, Interrupted.
Why is Angelina Jolie Popular?
Despite being the daughter of famous Hollywood actor Jon Voight, Jolie crafted her own place in the industry. She received 3 Golden Globes Awards, 1 Academy Award, and 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards. She got nominated for two Emmy Awards.
Jolie is famous for her humanitarian activities too. She went through cancer preventive treatment and adopted three children. Her works include the betterment of the community. She was a Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Angelina has taken several field missions to refugee camps around the world.
Recently, she portrayed the role of Thena in Marvel superhero film Eternals. Jolie is ready to produce and act in the movie, The Kept which is the adaptation of the 2014 James Scott novel.
20. Paris Hilton
Born on February 17, 1981, Paris Whitney Hilton is an American-based actress.
Rick Saloman (2001),
Jason Shaw (2002-2003),
Deryck Whibley (2003),
Nick Carter (2004),
Paris Kasidokostas-Latsis (2004-2005),
Stavros Niarchos (2005-2006),
Benji Madden (2008),
Doug Reinhart (2009-2010),
Cy Waits (2010-2011),
River Viiperi (2012-2014),
Thomas Gross (2015-2016),
Chris Zylka (2017-2018), and
Carter Reum (2020-present).
Profession: Media personality, socialite, businesswoman, model, singer, actress, and DJ.
• Billion Dollar Entrepreneur of 2011, according to Variety.
• Her debut book Confessions of a Heiress became New York Times Best Seller.
• Her debut album was number six on the Billboard 200.
Why is Paris Hilton Popular?
Hilton is famous for being famous. According to Forbes, she is the Most Overrated Celebrity. She was one of the Most Overexposed Celebrities in 2012. Yet, her name was in the Forbes Celebrity 100 in the years 2004, 2005, and 2006.
Paris gained public attention when she featured in NYC’s late-night sequence. A sex tape of her and her boyfriend Rick Salomon got exposed too.
Hilton owns 19 product lines, one urban condominium development, and 50 boutiques.
Paris Hilton made a huge cultural impact. The mayor of Las Vegas indicated the day, August 29, as “Paris Hilton day” and gave her a key to the city. Moreover, Her perfect modelling career made a huge impact on her life. Know more about being a model here.
Hilton introduced a podcast named “This is Paris” in February 2021. In March, she created an entertainment company called Slivington Manor. In April, she set an NFT collection, “Planet Paris,” in motion.
21. Demi Lovato
Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on August 20, 1992, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US.
Trace Cyrus (2009),
Wilmer Valderrama (On and Off relationship, 2010-2016),
Guilherme Bomba Vasconcelos (2017),
Henry Levy (2018-2019), and
Max Ehrich (2020)
Profession: Songwriter, singer, and actress.
• Received the Artistic Award of Courage from The Jane and Terry Semel Institute.
• Included on Time 100 annual list of 2017.
• Their seventh album Dancing with the Devil… the Art of Starting Over reached number 2 on the Billboard 200.
Why is Demi Lovato Popular?
Demi received 1 MTV Video Music Award, 5 People’s Choice Awards, and 14 Teen Choice Awards. They have endorsed many brands.
She also serves as an LGBT community activist. She had contributed to many charities and human rights campaigns. And, Slowly paved her way into today’s popular women list.
More surprisingly, she revealed that she got raped at age 15 while working as an actor in Disney Channel. They overdosed after six years of sobriety in 2018 and got hospitalized for two weeks.
Lovato launched her podcast named 4D with Demi Lovato in May 2021. Their podcast’s guests are Jane Fonda, Alok Vaid-Menon, Jameela Jamil, Chelsea Handler and Glennon Doyle.
22. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande-Butera was born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida, US.
Graham Phillips (2008-2011),
Big Sean (2014-2015),
Mac Miller (2012-2016),
Pete Davidson (2018)
Spouse(s): Dalton Gomez (2021-present)
Profession: Actress, singer, and songwriter.
• Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2018
• Time’s 100 most influential people in the world (2016-2019)
• The first and only female artist to have five number-one debuts on Hot 100 records.
Why is Ariana Grande Popular?
Grande is the recipient of 2 Grammy Awards, 9 MTV Video Music Awards, and one BRIT Award. She is Instagram’s most-followed musician in 2019. Billboard honored her as the greatest pop star in 2019.
Grande also owns ventures in fragrance, fashion, and beauty lines. She appeared in Forbes Celebrity 100 between 2019 and 2020. Her health problems include hypoglycemia. Due to the Manchester Arena Bombing, she suffered post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety. She has been taking therapy for a decade.
Grande co-founded Kids Who Care. It is a South Florida young kids singing group. She participated in the Stand Up to Cancer TV program. She also advocates for racial, LGBT, and gender equality.
Her song Thank You, Next was present in Rolling Stone’s revised 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2021.
23. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Kristen Jenner was born on August 10, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, US.
Partner(s): Tyga (2014-2017) and Travis Scott (On and Off relationship, 2017-2019, 2021-present)
Profession: Model, media personality, businesswoman, and socialite.
• Listed in Time’s most influential teens in the world in 2014 and 2015.
• World’s youngest self-made billionaire (March 2019)
• Instagram’s Most followed woman influencer with 270 million followers.
Why is Kylie Jenner Popular?
Kylie Jenner rose to popularity in the reality TV show Keeping Up with Kardashians from 2007 to 2021. She is also the owner of her cosmetic line “Kylie Cosmetics“.
Kylie is the youngest person to get included in Forbes Celebrity 100 list 2017. Her net worth is around $1 billion. According to the New York Post, she is the most influential celebrity in the fashion world. She has endorsed many luxury brands and served as a brand ambassador for some.
Clearly, She is one of the all time celebrity when it comes to popular women list.
She launched a hair and skincare brand especially for babies titled Kylie Baby.
24. Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982, in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago. Her birth name is Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty.
Spouse(s): Kenneth Petty (2019)
Partner(s): Safaree Samuels (2000–2014), Meek Mill (2014–2017), and Chris Whitty (2021-present).
Profession: Model, media personality, businesswoman, and socialite.
• Best-selling female icon of all time with a sales rate of around 100 million records.
• Only rapper to receive a BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist for seven successive times
• The first female to be on Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings from 2011 to 2014.
Why is Nicki Minaj Popular?
Minaj has won 5 MTV Video Music Awards, 8 American Music Awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, and 4 Teen Choice Awards. People recognize her as the rap and pop icon. She also helped the upcoming rapper generation to rely on new styles.
The Queen of Hip Hop has donated millions of her earnings for the poor. She owns a fragrance line called “Pink Friday.” She has endorsed many famous companies such as Adidas, MAC Cosmetics, and more.
Minaj will collaborate with Jesy Nelson for a solo debut named “Boyz.”
25. Miley Cyrus
Born as Destiny Hope Cyrus, Miley Ray Cyrus is a Tennessee-based singer. She was born on November 23, 1992.
Spouse(s): Liam Hemsworth (2018-2020)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, and actress.
• Played the iconic role of Hannah Montana on Disney Channel.
• Billboard listed one of her songs “Bangerz” in one of the best and most influential albums of the 2010s.
• Billboard’s “Most Talked About Pop Star” of 2013
Why is Miley Cyrus Popular?
Cyrus is famous for her unique rough voice with music. She likes to combine various elements and genres like pop, hip hop, and rock. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified her song “Party in the USA” in the Diamond category. Almost all her public images and personal life received enormous media coverage, thus she is one of the most popular women.
She is the founder of a non-profit charity foundation, Happy Hippie Foundation. It supports the LGBT community and homeless people. She is also a regular advocate for animal rights and veganism.
Cyrus composed the song named “Plastic Hearts.” She is all set for her forthcoming project. It will showcase the changes in her professional and personal life.
26. Megan Fox
Megan Denise Fox was born and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, US. Her birthday was on May 16, 1986.
Spouse(s): Brian Austin Green (2010-2020)
Partner(s): Machine Gun Kelly (2020-present)
Profession: Model and actress.
• Won two Scream Awards and four Teen Choice Awards
• People’s Most Beautiful at Every Age in 2012 and 2017.
• One of the regular members of Maxim’s Hot 100 lists.
Why is Megan Fox Popular?
Fox is one of the hottest and sexiest women in the world. The FHM readers chose her as the Sexiest Woman in the World in 2008. Once, Fox said that every woman in Hollywood is seen as a sex symbol, but it is fine if a woman knows how to use the status.
She has appeared in magazines such as Maxim, FHM, and Rolling Stone. Her most notable appearance is in the blockbuster franchise Transformers.
Fox will be starring in upcoming films like Big Gold Brick and Johnny & Clyde.
27. Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey’s date of birth is March 27, 1969. She was born in Huntington, New York, US.
Spouse(s): Tommy Mottola (1993-1998) and Nick Cannon (2008-2016)
Profession: Songwriter, singer, businesswoman, television show judge, and actress.
• Best selling music artists of all time with sales of over 200 million records.
• Listed in VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in Music.
• Billboard’s all-time top female artist in the US.
Why is Mariah Carey Popular?
Carey has won 5 Grammy Awards, 10 American Music Awards, and 15 Billboard Music Awards. She is one of the highest certified female artists in the US. She has 68 million certified album-equivalent units.
Carey is popular for her inspired songs from the artists in R&B. She has appeared in various commercials in the US. She made donations and field activities for many charitable trusts.
In June 2021, Carey featured in Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis’s song named “Somewhat Loved.”
28. Christina Aguilera
Christina María Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in New York City, US.
Spouse(s): Jordan Bratman (2005-2011)
Partner(s): Matthew Rutler (2010-present)
Profession: Songwriter, singer, TV personality, and actress.
• Best-selling female musician in the world with sales of over 75 million records
• Elected as one of the Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
• Reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for three successive decades.
Why is Christina Aguilera Popular?
Aguilera is often referred to as the Voice of a Generation and Princess of Pop. The media praises her as one of the artists who revived teen pop of the 90s. She has won 5 Grammy Awards, 1 Billboard Music Awards, 1 Latin Grammy Award, and 2 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA). She also got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Disney legend was the most successful female artist of 2003. In 2019, Walt Disney Company honored her for her contributions to the company. VH1 recognized her as the eighth greatest woman in the Phonographic industry.
In July 2021, Aguilera performed two medleys in Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Special Event.
29. Avril Lavigne
Avril Ramona Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada.
Spouse(s): Deryck Whibley (2006-2010) and Chad Kroeger ( 2013-2015)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, and actress.
• Received an International Achievement Award at the SOCAN Awards.
• Nominated for eight Grammy Awards in a span of 2 years.
• Guinness World Record- the youngest female solo artist to be on top of the UK album chart.
Why is Avril Lavigne Popular?
Lavigne is the proud recipient of 169 awards. She has sold over 12.5 million records worldwide. According to Billboard, she is the number 10 pop artist in “Best of 2000s.”
Also, she is one of the reasons for the success of female-driven punk-pop artists. She is also cited as a unique fashion female icon because of her rocker and skate punk style.
Moreover, she supports various charity organizations such as Make Some Noise, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Amnesty International, Special Olympics, US Campaign for Burma, and War Child.
In September 2021, Lavigne appeared for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. She confirmed that she will release a new song by October.
30. Kristen Stewart
Born on April 9, 1990, Kristen Jaymes Stewart is a Los Angeles-based actress and filmmaker.
Michael Angarano (2005-2009),
Robert Pattinson (2009-2012),
Alicia Cargile (2013-2016),
Stella Maxwell (2016-2018), and
Dylan Meyer (2019-present),
Profession: Actress and director.
• World’s highest-paid actress in 2012
• Recipient of BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2010.
• Won a César Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2015
Why is Kristen Stewart Popular?
Kristen Stewart is famous for her role in the blockbuster Twilight Franchise. She received a Young Artist Award, Milano Film Festival Award and Boston Society of Film Critics Award.
The actress expanded her horizons by directing music videos and short films. She got elected as the Actress of the Decade Award by the Hollywood Critics Association.
Stewart identifies herself as a feminist. She donated the dress she wore at the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.
She acted as Princess of Wales, Diana, in Pablo Larraín’s biographical drama Spencer. It will be out soon in the UK and US.
31. Alicia Keys
Alicia Augello Cook, popularly known as Alicia Keys, was born on January 25, 1981, in New York City, US.
Spouse(s): Swizz Beatz (2010-present)
Profession: Songwriter, singer, pianist, author, and actress.
• World’s best-selling music artist with sales of over 90 million records.
• Billboard’s Top R&B artist of the 2000s.
• Listed in 2005 and 2017 Time’s 100 most influential people.
Why is Alicia Keys Popular?
Keys received 12 ASCAP Awards, 17 NAACP Image Awards, 15 Grammy Awards. She also won an award from the National Music Publishers Association.
Keys received the Ambassador of Conscience from Amnesty International for her contributions in philanthropy. She is the Global Ambassador and co-founder of Keep a Child Alive. It is a non-profit HIV AIDS fighting organization
In May 2021, Keys featured on the album Exodus by DMX. In June 2021, Keys was working on expanding the product ranges in her skincare line.
32. Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay’s full name is Lindsay Dee Lohan and her date of birth is July 2, 1986. She was born and raised in New York City, US.
Wilmer Valderrama (2004),
Harry Morton (2006),
DJ Samantha Ronson (2008-2009), and
Egor Tarabasov (2016-2017)
Profession: Actress, television personality, singer, and entrepreneur.
• Sohu Fashion Achievement Awards awarded her the Fashion idol of the year 2014.
• Received Young Artist Award in 1998
• Won Breakthrough performance at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards.
Why is Lindsay Lohan Popular?
Lindsay Lohan was the teen idol up to the year 2005. Later that year, she faced a lot of personal and legal problems. She even got sent to a rehabilitation facility because of her substance abuse.
In 2016, she started to enhance her business career by launching a nightclub in Greece. After that, she started to return to act in many television shows. She began to focus on her music career.
Lohan signed for an upcoming Christmas romantic comedy film presented by Netflix.
33. Emma Watson
Emma Watson’s full name is Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson. She was born on April 15, 1990, in Paris, France.
Tom Ducker (2006),
Francis Boulle (2008),
Jay Barrymore (2008-2009),
Rafael Cebrián (2009),
George Craig (2010),
Johnny Simmons (2011),
Matthew Janney (2014),
William “Mack” Knight (2015 – 2017),
Chord Overstreet (2018) and
Leo Robinton (2019-present).
Profession: Actress, and model.
• Ranked among the Forbes and Vanity Fair world’s highest-paid actresses.
• World’s 100 most influential people by Time magazine in 2015.
• Won British Artist of the year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2013.
Why is Emma Watson Popular?
Emma Watson played Hermoine Granger in the famous Harry Potter film series. She appeared in various elite fashion magazines. Madame Tussauds unveiled her wax statue in 2013. In 2020, she was appointed to the board of directors of a luxury brand group called Kering. The brand focuses on sustainable fashion
In 2014, Watson became the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. She assisted for the UN Women campaign HeForShe. In 2019, she joined a G7 advisory body for women’s rights.
Watson will be one of the celebrities to join Prince William in the Earthshot inaugural ceremony.
34. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra was born on 18 July 1982, in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.
Spouse(s): Nick Jonas (2018-present)
Profession: Actress, singer, model, and producer.
• Won the title, Miss World 2000.
• Honored with Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2016.
• Listed in Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women and Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the world.
Why is Priyanka Chopra Popular?
Chopra Jonas is one of the highest-paid and most popular celebrities in India. She has won two National Awards and five Filmfare Awards, which is a huge thing in India. She started her own production company called Purple Pebble Pictures in 2015.
The actress has been working with UNICEF since 2006. She was the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for children’s rights in the years 2010 and 2016. The prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, appointed her as one of his Navratna (nine members) for the Swachh Bharat campaign.
She released her memoir named Unfinished in 2021. The book was on The New York Times Best Seller list. Chopra Jonas has numerous projects in her hands. The projects are Text For You, Citadel, Tulia, Cowboy Ninja Viking, and Jee Le Zaraa.
35. Kate Moss
Katherine Ann Moss, known as Kate Moss, was born on 16 January 1974, in Croydon, Greater London, England.
Spouse(s): Jamie Hince (2011-2016)
Partner(s): Count Nikolai von Bismarck (2016-present)
Profession: Supermodel and fashion designer.
• Received a British Fashion Award in 2013 for her 25 years of contribution to the fashion industry.
• One of the Forbes world’s 100 most influential people in 2007
• 2012 Forbes 2nd top-earning model with the annual estimation of $9.2 million.
Why is Kate Moss Popular?
Moss is famous for her size zero look which was an expected criteria in her period. She worked with major fashion companies such as Clavin Klein, Louis Vuitton, Versace. The model served as a temporary fashion editor in British Vogue.
She got accused of alleged drug usage but later dropped all charges. Four perfume lines have used this woman’s name as their brand name. She also featured in several music videos and provided vocals for some.
Moss is the strongest supporter of Make Poverty History, War Child, Comic Relief, Cancer Research UK, Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Lucie Blackman Trust, Hoping Foundation, and Homes of Hope.
Kate Moss was recently seen at Richard Quinn’s show at London Fashion Week. She was there to support her daughter’s walk.
36. Halle Berry
Halle Maria Berry was born as Maria Halle Berry, on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, US.
Spouse(s): David Justice (1993-1997), Eric Benét (2001-2005) and Olivier Martinez (2013-2016).
Partner(s): Gabriel Aubry (2005–2010) and Van Hunt (2020–present)
Profession: Actress and model.
• First Runner-up in Miss USA 1986.
• Sixth position in Miss World 1986.
• 1st position on 2003 People’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
Why is Halle Berry Popular?
Berry has been in this industry since 1989. She has won a Prime time Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She is the first African-American woman to receive an Academy Award. Her name is on the list of top-earning actresses of Hollywood in the 2000s.
In 2006, Berry fought against the Cabrillo Port Liquefied Natural Gas facility for proposing off the Malibu coast. In the same year, Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored her with the Woman of The Year award.
In 2009, viewers voted her the 23rd woman on Empire’s 100 Sexiest Film Stars. She was 35th on Men’s Health 100 Hottest Women of All-Time.
Berry is active on the social media platform. Recently, she shared a beautiful snapshot with her son at his birthday celebration.
37. Hilary Duff
Born on September 28, 1987, Hilary Erhard Duff is from Houston, Texas, US.
Partner(s): Aaron Carter (2001-2004) and Joel Madden (2004-2006)
Spouse(s): Mike Comrie (2010-2016) and Matthew Koma (2019-present)
Profession: Actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and producer.
• Her book Elixir was The New York Times bestseller.
• Her second album topped the Billboard charts.
• Listed as No. 8 on the annual FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women list in 2008
Why is Hilary Duff Popular?
Hilary has had a sales rate of 15 million records worldwide since 2002. Many of her albums got platinum and gold certifications. Her journey from Disney star to famous singer inspired many consecutive Disney teen stars like Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus.
Duff owns an entertainment company. She also owns fashion lines such as Stuff by Hilary Duff, Femme for DKNY, and Muse x Hilary Duff collection. She was No. 23 on Maxim’s annual Hot 100 Women list.
Duff has supported natural disaster victims, charities for young children, and animal rights.
In July 2021, Hilary Duff sued Naturalena Brands for breach of contracts.
38. Hillary Clinton
Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, US.
Spouse(s): Bill Clinton (1975-present)
Profession: American politician, writer, diplomat, lawyer, and public speaker
• Listed twice in most influential lawyers in America by The National Law Journal
• Worked firstfemale chair of the Legal Services Corporation in 1978
• Appointed as the first female partner at Little Rock’s Rose Law Firm in 1979.
Why is Hillary Clinton Popular?
Hilary Clinton served as 67th United States secretary of state (2009-2013), a United States senator of New York (2001-2009) and first lady of the United States (1993-2001). She won the most famous vote and was the first female to achieve so.
After leaving the State Department, she joined her husband. They started the Clinton Foundation. She is also the leader of No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project.
She advocated for the Foundation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act, State Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Foster Care Independence Act. She presented her advocacy for gender equality at the UN Conference about Women in 1995.
Since January 2020, she is the chancellor of Queen’s University, Belfast.
39. Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding was born Elena Jane Goulding. Her date of birth is 30 December 1986, in Hereford, England.
Partner(s): DJ Greg James (2010-2012), DJ Skrillex (2012), Jeremy Irvine (2013).
Spouse(s): Caspar Jopling (2019-present)
Profession: Singer and songwriter.
• Appeared as number two in 2010 BBC’s annual Sound Of… poll.
• Recipient of Critics’ Choice Award at the Brits Awards in 2010.
• Nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 58th Grammy Awards.
Why is Ellie Goulding Popular?
The “Love Me Like You Do” singer is an expert in indie pop, folktronica, synth-pop, and electropop. She has won 19 awards including four BMI London Awards, and two Brit Awards with 66 nominations.
Goulding has contributed to the store chain John Lewis through her vocals in 2010. She is also an active participant in charity works and campaigns. The United Nations Foundation honored her with the Global Leadership Award.
At the end of September 2021, she performed Anything Can Happen at the opening ceremony of EXPO 2020.
40. Kate Middleton
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton is the Duchess of Cambridge. She was born on January 9, 1982, in Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England.
Spouse(s): Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (2011-present)
Profession: Duchess of Cambridge and philanthropist.
• Appeared in 2011, 2012, and 2013 Forbes 100 Most Influential People in the World.
• Listed in 2006 The Daily Telegraph’s Most Promising Newcomer.
• Placed in the International Best Dressed Hall of Fame List in 2014.
Why is Kate Middleton Popular?
Middleton has begun doing her royal duties ever since she got married. She has supported over 20 charitable and military establishments.
Middleton is famous for her impacts in British and American fashion. It even created the name “Catherine impact.” She held a mental health awareness campaign named Head Together. It was to motivate the people to talk about their mental health issues to concerned persons.
Middleton attended a Generation Earth shot event with Prince William in October, 2021.
41. Jessica Alba
Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, California, US.
Partner(s): Michael Weatherly (2000-2003)
Spouse(s): Cash Warren (2008-present)
Profession: Actress and entrepreneur.
• Recipient ofGolden Globe Award nomination.
• Host of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Science and Technical Awards in 2008.
• Listed as the world’s most beautiful woman by FHM, Vanity Fair, and Men’s Health.
Why is Jessica Alba Popular?
First, Alba appeared in television shows and movies at the age of 13. After acting in various projects, she made herself a Hollywood actress. She acted in several box office hits. Her films include Fantastic Four, Valentine’s Day, and Mechanic: Resurrection.
She is the co-founder of a consumer goods company, The Honest Company. The actress also owns a skincare line called Honest Beauty.
Alba has endorsed various political leaders like Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Her charity works include support for Clothes Off Our Back, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Habitat for Humanity, Revlon Run/Walk for Women, and Baby2Baby.
Jessica Alba is the actress and executive producer of an upcoming in Disney+ documentary series “Parenting Without Borders”.
Fergie’s birth name is Stacy Ann Ferguson. She was born on March 27, 1975, in Hacienda Heights, California, US.
Spouse(s): Josh Duhamel (2009-2019)
Profession: Singer, actress, and songwriter.
• Produced number 1 album on the Billboard 200.
• Her single L.A, Love peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100.
• Composed three number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Why is Fergie Popular?
Fergie started as a child artist in the TV series Kids Incorporated and a member of the girl group Wild Orchid. While in the Wild orchid, she got addicted to a substance. She used hypnotherapy to overcome the addiction.
She joined Black Eyed Peas and produced two successful albums. In 2009, she began her own solo journey on music. Even though she used rapping, she never recognized herself as a rapper.
Fergie appeared in some films and launched five fragrances including Outspoken.
Recently, Fergie’s father, Pat Ferguson, passed away at the age of 74. She took the news to social media penned with an emotional tribute.
43. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an Angelenos. Her date of birth is February 11, 1969.
Spouse(s): Brad Pitt (2000-2005) and Justin Theroux (2015-2017)
Profession: Actress, entrepreneur, and producer.
• Listed as Most Beautiful Women in various magazines.
• Received a star on the Hollywood Hall of Fame.
• One of the highest-paid actresses in the world.
Why is Jennifer Aniston Popular?
Aniston got international attention for her role in the popular TV sitcom Friends. She received a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy, and a Screen Actors Guild award for the show. Almost every film she acted on earned billions of dollars around the world.
She owns a perfume line, hair care brand, and a production company named Plan B Entertainment. She is the co-founder of Echo Films. Aniston is an active advocate of charities and popular for her donations and stunning outfits.
Her net worth is estimated to be around $300 million.
In May 2021, Aniston featured in an unscripted TV special, Friends: The Reunion.
44. Jessica Simpson
Jessica Ann Simpson was born and raised in Abilene, Texas, US. Her birth date is July 10, 1980.
Spouse(s): Nick Lachey (2002-2006), Eric Johnson (2014-present)
Profession: Singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer.
• Her memoir, Open Book, reached the top of The New York Times Best Seller list.
• Her song was gold-certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
• Listed twice on the Billboard Hot 100 list.
Why is Jessica Simpson Popular?
Simpson was one of the children in church choirs. She signed her first music contract at age 17. She and her ex-husband, Nick Lachey, appeared in a reality TV series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica.
Simpson also owns a fashion line called The Jessica Simpson Collection. It’s annual sales were $1 billion in 2005.
Apart from her explicit entertainment career, she participated in philanthropy. She supported several charities such as Save the Music Foundation, Skin Care Foundation, Elim orphanage, Soles4Souls, and Make-A-Wish Foundation. In her book, she revealed that she experienced sexual abuse in her childhood.
This month, Jessica Simpson attended her friend’s wedding with her sister Ashlee Simpson Ross.
45. Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, 1984, in New York City, US.
Spouse(s): Ryan Reynolds (2008-2011), Romain Dauriac (2014-2017), and Colin Jost (2020-present)
Profession: Actress and singer.
• Forbes World’s Highest-paid actress in 2018 and 2019.
• Featured in Forbes Celebrity 100 list several times.
• Ninth highest-grossing box office star of all time with a gross rate of $14.3 billion.
Why is Scarlett Johansson Popular?
Johansson has won various accolades and got nominated in many. She has received a British Academy Film Award, and One Tony Award. Her nominations are for two Academy Awards, and five Golden Globe Awards. People cites her as the Hollywood sex symbol and one of the most attractive women in the world.
Scar Jo is also a brand endorser and philanthropist. She helps organizations such as USA Harvest, Too Many Women, Aid Still Required, and others. In politics, she has campaigned for John Kerry in the 2004 US presidential election.
In July 2021, Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney. The legal dispute got resolved in September 2021.
46. Sandra Bullock
Sandra Annette Bullock was born on July 26, 1964, in Arlington, Virginia, US.
Spouse(s): Jesse James (2005-2010)
Profession: Singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer.
• One of the Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2010
• People’s Most Beautiful Woman in 2015.
• Won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2009
Why is Sandra Bullock Popular?
The media named Sandra Bullock as America’s sweetheart. She is the 2010’s and 2014’s top-earning actress in the world. She has received 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and 3 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Her film Gravity was the highest-grossing live-action movie to this date.
Bullock founded the production company Fortis Films and a restaurant named Bess Bistro. She is a supporter of the American Red Cross. The actress donated millions of dollars to many charitable organizations. At 39th People’s Choice Awards, she received the Favorite Humanitarian Award.
In February, Deadline reported that Bullock will join the Brad Pitt-starrer Bullet Train.
47. Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood is from Muskogee, Oklahoma, US. She was born on March 10, 1983.
Spouse(s): Mike Fisher (2010-present)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, actress, and author.
• One of the Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2014
• Forbes mentioned her as the most successful American Idol winner.
• Billboard’s top female country artist of the 2000s and 2010s
Why is Carrie Underwood Popular?
Underwood has received 7 Grammy Awards, 15 American Music Awards, 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 9 Country Music Association Awards. The Oklahoma Hall of Fame has honored her name.
She is one of the most successful musicians, with sales of over 70 million records worldwide. The Recording Industry Association of America considered her the 6th highest-certified female artist. She is also the 2nd top-certified country artist of all time.
She launched a fitness clothing brand, CALIA. The musician published a fitness and lifestyle book, Find Your Path. Underwood established many charitable organizations such as Checotah Animal, Town, and School Foundation.
Underwood featured on the Only Us cover with Dan+Shay, which came out in September 2021.
48. Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra, formerly known as Tara Leigh Patrick, was born on April 20, 1972, in Sharonville, Ohio, US.
Spouse(s): Dennis Rodman (1998-1999) and Dave Navarro (2003-2007)
Partner(s): Rob Patterson (2008-2012)
Profession: Singer, actress, model, and media personality.
• Appeared as a guest in VH1 Divas 2004.
• Prince produced her first album, Carmen Electra
• Member of the dance group, The Pussycat Dolls
Why is Carmen Electra Popular?
Electra began as a professional dancer in the entertainment industry. Then, she established herself as a sex symbol. She gained popularity by playing the role of Lani McKenzie in the drama series Baywatch.
In 2005, Electra joined as hostess for the Naked Women’s Wrestling League. In 2012, Electra acted as the guest judge in Britain’s Got Talent. She became the oldest cover girl in FHM magazine’s publication history.
Electra conducted a fundraiser for Head to Hollywood. It is an organization to help brain tumor survivors. She supported other charities like Elevate Hope and HollyRod Foundation.
She is still active on social media. Recently, she posted a picture of her in a bodysuit, saying “Detroit Rock City.”
49. Lalisa Manoban
Lalisa Manoban (birth name: Pranpriya Manoban, born March 27, 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand) better known by her stage name, Lisa. She is the youngest member of BLACKPINK.
Spouse(s): In a 2018 interview with Airrang Radio, Lisa surprised her members when she revealed that she prefers older men, which makes sense considering that she’s the youngest member of BLACKPINK. Other than that, there hasn’t been much information about Lisa’s dating life, which is likely because of YG Entertainment’s strict rules around its artists dating.
Profession: Thai rapper, singer, dancer and model.
• She holds the guinness world record for “Most viewed YouTube music video by a solo artist in 24 hours” for the song “Lalisa”
• Listed as the Popular Artist of the Year 2020
• Became the Most Popular Person of the Year (2018 and 2019)
Why is Lalisa Manoban Popular?
Lisa from Blackpink is popular because of her cute, and funny personality off stage, and her charisma on stage. She’s just one of those people you can’t help but love! She’s loved worldwide because of her big personality, and talent. She is one of the hardest workers among her group members but still keeps a smile on her face for us. She’s the youngest but has many talents, including her uncanny ability to learn choreography after just one look. Even though, Her pay is 6x lesser than the other member and she’s still one of the best idol out there in Kpop, never slack around.
She recently made two albums (Lalisa and Money) which gained super popularity for Lisa.
As announced on October 24, ‘MONEY’ has hit a new high on the Global Spotify Chart as it surpassed 4 million streams for the first time. The real numbers come up to 4.359 million, setting a personal best for Lisa. It is also the second Most Streamed Female Song on the Global Spotify Chart only following Adele’s ‘Easy On Me’.
50. Eva Longoria
Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born on March 15, 1975. Her hometown is Corpus Christi in Texas, US.
Spouse(s): Tyler Christopher (2002-2004), Tony Parker (2007-2011), and José Bastón (2016-present)
Profession: Actress, model and producer.
• Received a star on the Hollywood Hall of Fame in 2018.
• Ranked 4th on Forbes Prime Time’s 10 Top-Earning Women.
• Topped the 2011 Forbes list of highest-paid actresses.
Why is Eva Longoria Popular?
Longoria is widely known for her role in ABC’s Desperate Housewives. The show got her a Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award nominations. She appeared in several brand ad campaigns.
She published her first book, Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends, in April 2011. In 2017, Longoria introduced her E-Commerce clothing line website. She also owns a production company, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment.
Longoria is the founder of Eva’s Heroes. It supports young adults suffering from developmental disabilities. She offers her support to organizations including the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, the National Stroke Association, OmniPeace, and Project HOME.
Longoria has signed modeling contracts. The companies include New York & Co and L’Oréal.
Frequently asked questions
Many consider Justin Bieber as a woman. The reason is his similarities in voice and looks to the average females in the world. He has a major female fan following than males. Plus, his name had a search rate of more than 35 million times. So, he got a place in the list of 50 most popular women in the world.
This question does not end in one name. The five most influential women in history are
1. Sybil Ludington
2. Hedy Lamarr
3. Harriet Tubman
4. Empress Dowager Cixi
5. Kamala Harris
These ladies are popular because they (in a way) inspire the people. It can be anything – their acting skills, philanthropy, influence others, or most liked. They stand out from other people and become their inspirations.
The top five most beautiful women in history are
1. Audrey Hepburn
2. Marilyn Monroe
3. Grace Kelly
4. Sophia Loren
In 2020, Taylor Swift was number one in Google’s list of most-searched women. Most of the years, Lady Gaga tops everyone.
So, these are all the 50 Most Popular Women in the world. These popular ladies are from different sectors like politics, acting, singing, and philanthropy. Some are all-rounders. This is how vast the women have conquered. They can be anything and at the same time, everything.
Listing these women is not an easy experience. These ladies have done so many and placing them in the wrong position might get us into a lot of trouble. But, we made up a list that satisfies us. We hope that it satisfies you too.
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