There are lots of women who are influential around the world. They have many fans and a great deal of respect from a lot of people. The most powerful women in the world might be anything from politicians to actresses and even singers. A lot of these women have charities to help others and those charities have made them even more famous.
Here is a list with 10 Of The Most Powerful Women In The World
10. Oprah Winfrey – Talk Show Host
Oprah Winfrey’s net worth is $3 billion. Almost everyone knows her. She became famous with her talk show on TV but she’s also a known actress, philanthropist and producer. She received honorary doctorate degrees from both Harvard and from Duke. She was born into poverty in Mississippi. Her mother was single and a teenager. She experienced a rough childhood and had some hard times as a teen. She somehow was able to overcome all of her hardships and now is extremely successful. Her story has touched millions of people from around the world.
9. Susan Wojcicki – Businesswoman and the CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki was born in California. She graduated with honors at Harvard University and she’s now a Polish American physics professor at Stanford University. She’s also received a degree in Masters of Science in Economics at the University of California in Santa Cruz. She’s been noted as one of the most important people in advertising plus one of the most important Googler’s you’ve possibly never heard of before.
8. Queen Elizabeth II – Queen of 16 with the 53rd member states with the Commonwealth of the Nations
Queen Elizabeth II marks 16 of the 53rd member states with the Commonwealth of the Nations. She’s the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and she’s also the Head of the Commonwealth. She’s now one of the oldest monarchs that has reigned in Britain. She has sometimes received criticism from the press but regardless, her popularity and the support she has for the monarchy still remain strong.
7. Lady Gaga – Singer
Lady Gaga is both an American singer plus songwriter. Some of her most famous hits include Poker Face, Just Dance and Telephone. Some of her influences include Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, The Beatles, Elton John, Whitney Houston, Queen, Pink Floyd and Bruce Springsteen. Some of her favorite musicians include Black Sabbath and the Iron Maiden. She had an aunt who died from lupus at age 19 and she says her aunt lives on through her music.
6. Sofia Vergara – Columbian American Actress
Sofia Vergara is a Columbian American Actress, producer, comedienne, businesswoman, television host, model and a producer. She appeared in a few films such as Madea Goes to Jail, The Smurfs, New Year’s Eve, Four Brothers, Happy Feet Two and Chef. In the years 2012 and 2013 Sofia Vergara was one of the top earning actresses for US TV.
5. Meryl Streep – Actress
Meryl Streep is an American Actress. She’s also a three time Academy Award winner. She’s known as one of the greatest film actresses of all times. Some of the movies she’s been in includes Out of Africa, Julie and Julia, The Devil Wears Prada, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Doubt, A Cry in the Dark and Into The Woods. She’s received a total of 29 Golden Globe nominations. Her net worth is $45 million.
4. Judge Judy – American Judge, lawyer, author and television personality
Judge Judy is an American judge, lawyer, author and a television personality. Judge Judy has been on air since 1996. She passed the New York Bar Examination back in 1965 and then became a known prosecutor in the family court system. She’s one of the highest paid TV stars on TV today. Back in 2012 her TV Show would make around $123,000 per episode.
3. Former First Lady Hillary Clinton – Politician and American attorney
Former First Lady Hillary Clinton is an American attorney and politician. Just recently she announced she was running for the 2016 election for the Democratic nomination. Back in 1997 and in 1999 Hillary Clinton helped with playing one of the leading roles with advocating the creation of the States Children’s Health Insurance and she also helped with the Adoption and the Safe Families Act plus the Foster Care Independence Act. She was also the only first lady to ever be subpoenaed in 1996 in regards to the Whitewater controversy. They did not find her at fault or charged her with any wrongdoings with this case or with the other investigations that happened when Clinton was president.
2. Madonna – American Singer, actress, songwriter and she’s also a businesswoman
Madonna is an American Singer, actress, songwriter and she’s also a businesswoman. She started to become popular with pushing her boundaries with the content she has in music. She is known for trying to reinvent her music plus her image. Often times she’s still called the Queen of Pop even despite Lady Gaga now having that title. A couple of her famous hits include Papa Don’t Preach, Like a Prayer, Frozen and Hung Up.
1. First Lady Michelle Obama – First Lady
First Lady Michelle Obama is not only the wife to President Obama but she’s also a writer and an American lawyer. Being the first lady she’s now an advocate with nutrition, poverty awareness, eating healthy and with physical activity.
Some of other famous women include Angela Merkel, Janet Yellen, Angela Jolie, Sandra Bullock, Suzanne Collins, Katy Perry, Shania Twain, Maya Angelou, Indira Gandhi, Cher, Nancy Pelosi, Sarah Palin, Martha Stewart and Ellen Degeneres. Most of these popular women have had to endure a lot but regardless of their struggles they still managed to overcome and stand strong.