50 Of The World’s Most Popular Women

Learn About the Most Popular Women on This List

Some of the most famous people in the world all have one thing in common – they have their own 50 most popular women’s list. These popular women inspire many people all over the globe. Learn about these women and how they made it to their list.

The best known names on this list are: Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Kate Winslet, Adele, Scarlett Johansson, Madonna, Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, and many more. The women on this list will be forever linked to some of the best movies ever made.

As known, the most popular women are those who earn their celebrity status. Many of them have the benefit of being known by name everywhere they go. They can be seen on billboards, magazines, television and radio all the time. By expectation, their fans will follow them wherever they go.

Angelina Jolie (Top among the most popular women)

The most popular woman in the media is Angelina Jolie. She is a very famous woman and has been since her first photograph. Angelina’s fans follow her everywhere she goes. They love her work and everything she does gaining her fans all over the world. She has been in huge films and television shows that it seems she never stops making it all the time. In fact, she is so famous that people can’t get enough of her. People always want to know what she is up to. People think of her as the next Princess Diana, who is included in the most popular women in time.

Oprah Winfrey

Actress, anchorwoman, and producer Oprah Winfrey is named as the most magnate in the social media. She is famous for her TV talk-show “The Oprah Winfrey Show” from 1986-2011. Also, she owns businesses such as The Oprah Winfrey Network, “The Oprah Magazine,” and a radio network.

Lana Del Ray

Singer and songwriter Lana Del Ray is best known for the cinematograph style of her music that has allusions to the 1950 and 1960 American pop culture. She immediately became popular after the release of her debut single “Video Games.”


Rihanna is an American pop singer, actress, and R&B musician. Her debut single “Music of the Sun” put her to fame. She was recognized as the best-selling artist of all time for selling 20 million copies of her album and 60 million of her singles. Award-winning Rihanna received a lot of recognition including the “Icon Award” and “Grammys.”

Cher or Cherilyn Sarkisian

Pop singer Cher is well-known as an actress, musical producer, actress, poetess, and movie director. She won several awards from “Grammy,” “Golden Globes,” and “Oscar.” She even proved herself as a TV hostess and soloist.

Lady Gaga

Being a talented singer and actress made Lady Gaga a real star. She owns a unique, distinguishable voice coupled by her unpredictable and gaudy looks. She’s also a producer, philanthropist, designer, and DJ. “Telephone,” “Paparazzi,” and “Bad Romance” are the songs that gave her popularity.

Taylor Swift

With the success of her career in country and pop music, no wonder Taylor Swift become part of this list. It’s her album ”Fearless” that made her famous which was recognized as best-selling across the globe. Taylor is also a talented actress and songwriter.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears leads the stage in 1990s as she was recognized as a real star. She is a dancer, pop singer, actress, poetess, and model. Over 100 million of her albums was sold worldwide. Her debut album “Baby One More Time” alone sold over 30 million copies.

Selena Gomez

American TV and movie actress Selena Gomez was famous since she was a child. Notably, she had lead role in her Disney TV series “Wizards of Waverly Place.” Other than that, she is a composer, model, voice actress and designer too. A lot of people go crazy about her rhythmic and catchy tracks.


Born as Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, the British singer is a songwriter and singer. She won Grammy awards as a vocal performer and a new singer in 2009. Her song “Hello” made her popular with 2.5 billion views on YouTube.


Madonna is known to have opened the top 10 mostly adored female celebrities. She’s a songwriter and singer, business woman, and musical producer. Her career started from singing and dancing rock songs.


R&B singer Beyonce Giselle is a perfumer, producer, and dancer. Early on. she became Destiny Child’s soloist during the 1990s. Her self-directed film “Homecoming” featured her Coachella performance aiming to show the ability of coloured women to achieve more in life.

Jennifer Lopez

J Lo manages a brilliant career in different spheres like singing, dancing, acting, choreographing, and producing. She is successful in running businesses. Consequently, she came to be known as a multi-talented celebrity.

Katy Perry

The United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry gains reputation as a singer, composer, and actress. Who would not recognize her in thrilling and awesome videos? Moreso, Her tracks are mostly requested including “Firework,” “Last Friday Night,” and “Waking Up in Vegas.”


It is her multiple talents which make Shakira well-loved and famed. The charming Latin American artist is s musical producer, songwriter, choreographer, model, and dancer. Also, she’s active in her charitable works in Columbia.

Nicki Minaj

Singer/songwriter Nicki also raps and acts other than sings. It was not until 2009 when she earned the peak of her success for releasing tracks. As a matter of fact, her album “Pink Friday” made noise in the music industry.

Miley Cyrus

Her lead role in the TV series “Hanna Montana” put singer and actress Miley to fame. She even recorder a couple of soundtracks for this series. Today, people see and hear her hit songs in different media platforms.

Kim Kardashian-West

Reality star Kim is a celebrity of her distinction along with her mom and sisters. Many notice her in the 7th season of “Strictly Come Dancing: USA.” Watch the reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” as she plays the main cast.

Paris Hilton

Paris earns fame for being Hilton dynasty’s heiress, scandalous actress, and as a notorious socialite. The reality show “The Simple Life” made her a celebrity.

Demi Lovato

Demi is also a song-writer and actress other than being a singer. She started acting since childhood which is why she already have several films.

Christina Aguilera

Social or cultural, Christina conquered success for both. Her international fame came to fruition out of her melodic voice. She’s a 6 times Grammy awardee for her talent in singing. The United Nations designated her as an Ambassador of Goodwill.

Avril Lavigne

Canadian singer/songwriter, designer, and actress Avril never expected to become successful for her album “Let Go.” She is one of the most hired in the world’s commercial projects. Her tracks like “My Happy Ending’” and “Girlfriend” never lost in the most-requested ones until this time being.

Megan Fox

Model-actress Megan became one of the popular women in the world for her hit projects. She played the lead roles for “The Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” and “Jennifer’s Body.”

Mariah Carey

Greatly adored vocalist, songwriter, and actress Mariah is well-known for her uniqueness. She has a distinct beauty, voice, and charisma that captured everybody’s affection. Her songs are remarkable in the music industry.

Kristen Stewart

Although already present in mass media, it was not until her lead role in the trilogy “The Twilight” that made Kristen famous. In fact, she is a model in the industry since the early years.

Alicia Keys

Reputable singer, songwriter and piano player Alicia Keys prefers neo-soul and rhythm and blues music. So far, she won 15 awards from Grammy’s and one of the judges of “The Voice US.”

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay has since been in the limelight after her film “The Parent Trap.” She is known as a model, songwriter, singer, and designer. Moreover, many notice her being a heartbreaker with some dramas about her personal life.

Emma Watson

British model and actress Emma Watson became a global celebrity for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter series. Also, she is a voice actor apart from showing in different films. Her social life is so inspiring that she was designated as 2014 United Nations Goodwill Ambassador of the Year.

Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly is a popular Canadian singer who appeared in the 6th season of “Canadian Idol.” She proved everybody that she is a talented actor and vocalist. Her single “Call Me Maybe” was a hit anywhere in the world.

Jessie J

A few of Jessie J’s hit songs made her popular in the entertainment industry. This British pop singer became a star for her songs “Price Tag,” “Laser Light,” and “Domino.”

Vanessa Hudgens

Thanks to her lead role in “High School Musical,” singer and actress Vanessa gain people’s attention. This led her to start a music career with her debut album “V.”

Heidi Klum

Heidi has a beautiful figure, face, and impeccable manners. So, who would not consider her as a real celebrity. As a matter of fact, the German actress is also a TV show hostess.

Kylie Minogue

The fame of Australian songwriter, singer and actress Kylie began in the 1990s. Her singing career flourished in 2001 after recording the album “Fever.” “Come into My World,” “Where the Wild Rose Grow,” and “Slow” are among her hit songs.

Kate Moss

Based in London, Kate is among the list of the highly-grossed supermodel during the second millennium. As noted, her figure is her best asset, which gain her popularity.

Hilary Duff

Hilary became famous as a model, actress, producer, singer, and entrepreneur. Her performance in TV series “Lizzy McGuire” made her a star. additionally, she appeared on “A Cinderella Story,” “Gossip Girl,” etc.


Kesha’s international fame came after the hit tracks “Right Round” and “Tik Tok.” She is an American songwriter, pop singer, and rapper. In 2010, her debut album was on top charts worldwide.

Halle Berry

Oscar-winning actress Halle is successful in her roles in different movies. Among these films are “Cat-woman,” “X-men,” and “Kingsman.” She is also a Golden Globe and Emmy laureate recipient.

Hilary Clinton

Democratic Party member and politician Hilary gain popularity for serving different positions in the U.S. government. She became Arkansas’ first lady, US first lady, New York senator, and the country’s state secretary. In addition to that, she became a presidential candidate in 2016.

Ellie Goulding

Pop music star Ellie is a promising composer with hit tracks highly requested anywhere in the world. Many known her for being forefront in the discussion about the mental health dilemmas of her fans.

Michelle Obama

Aside from being the wife of former U.S. President Barack Obama, Michelle is a singer, producer and actress. Michelle has a brilliant career in the legal profession. She is an advocate for education, healthy eating, poverty awareness, and nutrition while in the White House. She became a role model for women. Her book “Becoming Michelle Obama” is a top-seller.

Kate Middleton

The Duchess of Cambridge herself, Kate came to fame when Duke of Cambridge Prince William married her. She is an icon in fashion, a caring wife, and a loving mother of their children.

Jessica Alba

Jessica is an American actress, social activist, and model. Her prominence and success came after her performance in the “Dark Angel” series. Also, she appeared in many hit movies like “Awake.”


Biologically named Stacy Ann Ferguson, Fergie attained her international popularity when “The Black Eyed Peas” welcomed her as their soloist. She is a fashion trendsetter too during the 2000s.

Jenifer Aniston

Jenifer is a filmmaker, actress, and producer. Her career flourished when she became part of the “Friends” TV series. In 2003, Forbes magazine’s Celebrity 100 List ranked her first.

Jessica Simpson

Jessica is a singer, actress, and designer of accessories. In 1999 Jessica became a real star after releasing her first album “Sweet Kisses.”

Scarlett Johansson

Known as an American actress, Scarlett is a singer as well. Her crucial roles in the films “Iron Man-2,” “Match Point,” and “Lost in Translation” that made her famous. She even appeared in the music video “What Goes Around Comes Around” by Justin Timberlake.

Carrie Underwood

The fame of Carrie grow since she was a finalist of the “American Idol” in 2005. She is an actress other than a songwriter and singer.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn is a remarkable American actress and model who became a star even with her short life. She became an icon for her grace and beauty.

Eva Longoria

American actress Eva is a talk-show hostess, model, philanthropist, and restaurateur. Her international fame came after the TV series “Desperate Housewives.” She is a recipient of the Nobel Prize for her charity works.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen is an American comedian, writer, television host, producer, and actress. Her running Talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has been on television since 2003. She is popular with her 100 million followers on different social media platforms.

Each of these women is very famous in their fan base. They inspire millions of girls everywhere.

If you don’t know any women in this list, now you have learned more. They have inspired millions of girls with their beauty and success.

They are an inspiration to learn how to be yourself to succeed in life. Certainly, some women try to be someone else, when they shouldn’t. They put on a fake persona that nobody knows about then go out there and act as if they’re somebody else. That’s not a good idea at all.

Some of the most popular women are famous for their songs or anything. Meanwhile, there are those who have fame for how much they do or have not done.

Generally, popular women inspire others to make money while doing their jobs. Jennifer Aniston was famous for being married and having four kids. She married a millionaire and made millions of dollars a year. Now, she works at home and is making money doing what she loves.

When you learn how to be yourself and be successful, you’ll find the things that you want to do in life. These popular women inspire millions of women to achieve success. They are the ones who have everything they want and don’t settle for less. All of them will teach you about money and success. You’ll get to learn how to make millions of dollars just by making sure that you’re living up to your full potential. You can learn a lot from them.

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