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Top 101 Most Famous Person In The World



A person’s fame is always intangible as it is impossible to measure how much fame they have. The majority of people spend most of their lives striving to become famous. Every single person has his or her own story of hardship and struggle. Common people like us try to gain inspiration and motivation from these people. 

Who is the most famous person in the world?

Some of us are also curious about who is the most famous person in this world. Therefore, here are the world’s most famous people, listed here in this article. 

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro(in short Cristiano Ronaldo) is a Portuguese professional footballer. His main role is to play as a forward for the famous Premier League club Manchester United and he is also the captain of the Portugal national team. His net worth is about $600-700 million. Also, he has 348 followers on Instagram and more than 109 million followers on Facebook.

2. Kylie Jenner

The famous American model, celebrity, entrepreneur (Kylie Kristen Jenner), businesswoman, socialite, and founder of Kylie cosmetics and Keeping Up With the Kardashians star. Kylie Kristen Jenner is also the creator of the Kylie cosmetics line. She was born in a rich family, and she also has 272 followers. Her net worth is about $700 million for which she tops the Forbes list.

3. Dwayne Johnson 

Johnson is a former professional football player, retired wrestler, actor, producer, and businessman with a net worth often nearing $400 million.

4. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer whose full name is Lionel Andrés Messi. He plays only as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and captains the Argentina national team. He is also one of the highest-paid footballers with a net worth of $600 million and a fan base of 272 million.

5. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter, and former actress who is a recipient of many awards, including two Grammy Awards, one Brit Award, 2 Billboard Music Awards, 27 Guinness World Records, and 3 American Music Awards. Her net worth often crosses $180 million even as a singer.

6. Selena Gomez 

Selena Marie Gomez is an American singer who started her career as a professional actor. Her entry was when she played her role as Alex Russo in the Wizards of Waverly Place which is a Disney Channel television series. Her net worth is estimated to be about $175 million all over the world and also she has more than 265M followers on Instagram.

7. Kim Kardashian

Kimberly Noel Kardashian is an American personality, model, businesswoman, and socialite who is one of the most followed celebrities in the world. 120 crore USD and 256M followers – such a huge combination!

8. Beyoncé 

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is a well-known, famous American singer, songwriter, and actress who started to earn fame in the late 1990s. 194 Million followers which is such a huge fan base.

9. Justin Bieber 

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer who was brought into the light of the English singing profession by American record executive Scooter Braun. Later in his teenage years, he signed with RBMG Records in 2008. 

10. Kendall Jenner

Kendall Nicole Jenner is an American personality, model, and socialite who has a net worth of about $45M and 192M followers on Instagram. 

11. Tyler Perry

American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter Tyler Perry is the highest-paid director in modern American history. She is the daughter of Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner who rose to fame after her appearance in Keeping Up with the Kardashians. His net worth often reaches up to 100 crore USD. 

12. Khloé Alexandra Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian is an American model, actress, personality, and socialite who made her appearance in Keeping Up with the Kardashians. $50 million net worth – an eye-catching amount, right? 

13. Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer as well as Songwriter who always writes songs based on her personal experiences. Additionally, she has received widespread media attention and critical acclaim. She is also one of the richest singers with a net worth of $400 million in the world. 

14. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez is an American singer, actress, socialite, model, and dancer often called J. Lo. She first appeared as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color, where she continued to appear. She makes more than $150 million from her music series. 

15. Neymar

Brazilian professional footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is known for his playing skills and is considered one of the best players in the world. He has more than 159M followers on Instagram and is also one of the richest footballers with a net worth of $200 million. 

16. Nicki Minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty is a Trinidadian-born rapper, songwriter and singer recognized widely for her rapping skills. The net worth of Nicki Minaj is about $18-19 million. 

17. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is a famous cricket player from India who is the present captain of the Indian cricket team and is also one of the richest players in the world with a net worth of $180 million. 

18. Miley Cyrus 

Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, actress, and songwriter who is famous for her raspy voice for which her song list includes pop, country pop, hip hop, experimental, and rock which makes her famous. Miley Cyrus’s net worth reaches up to $160 million and she has a huge fan base of 144,691,690 on Instagram 

19. Kourtney Kardashian 

Kardashian is an American actress, socialite, and television personality who appeared in Keeping Up With the Kardashians, and also she has a net worth of $ 65 million or even above. 

20. Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson is an American singer, the songwriter who is also a television judge. Her net worth often reaches up to $30 million. 137Million followers on Instagram. Her career started as a teenager when she started to take classes in gospel music. 

21. Kevin Hart

Kevin Darnell Hart is an American comedian who performs in stand-up comedy shows also he is an actor who was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He started his career winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs. 

22. Demi Lovato

Demetria Devonne Lovato is an American songwriter, singer, and actor whose first debut was with an appearance in a children’s television series. Her net worth is about $40 million. 

23. Cardi B

Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar is popular in the world for her rapping skills. She is an American singer who became famous after becoming an Internet celebrity by achieving popularity on Vine and Instagram. Her net worth and followers on Instagram are 40 million dollars and 110,655,753 respectively. 

24. Zendaya

Performing and acting in the genre of pop, Zendaya has won numerous awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award, and a Saturn Award. Initially, she worked as a backup dancer and model as a child. In spite of being a young actress, her net worth sometimes crosses $20 million. She also has 32.7 million followers on Instagram which is a huge fan number.

25. Rihanna

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, who was born and raised in Bridgetown, Barbados, is a Barbadian singer, fashion designer, actress, and businesswoman. Rihanna has a net worth of $1.7 – 2 million.

26. Howard Stern

Howard Allan Stern is an American television personality, comedian, and author who is widely popular in the world for his radio shows from which his net worth comes to about $500 million dollars. 

27. Lebron James

LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player who is a major player of the basketball team Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.  One of the richest people on earth with a net worth of $850 million and followers on Instagram are 99.1 million.

28. Ellen DeGeneres 

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American television host, comedian, writer, actress, and producer whose net worth often crosses $370 million. 

29. Chris Brown

Christopher Maurice Brown is an American songwriter, singer, actor, and dancer who is known by people for his success as an R & B singer. In 2020, $50 million was his net worth amount. His followers on Instagram are 11.6 million. 

30. Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian songwriter, singer, rapper, entrepreneur, actor, and model whose net worth reaches up to $150 million. 

31. Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian film producer, actor, and businessman. 

32. Jonas Brothers 

Jonas Brothers is an American pop rock band that was formed by the members of the Jonas family in 2005 from their appearance in Disney. 

33. Billie Elish 

Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter who achieved attention from the public first in 2015 after the publication of her debut single song “Ocean Eyes”

34. Vin Diesel 

Mark Sinclair is an American filmmaker and singer who is known to be one of the world’s highest-grossing actors. 

35. Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa is an English singer who started her career as a singer after being an actor. 

36. Shakira

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian songwriter and singer who is also called the ‘Queen of Latin Music’ by her fans and followers. She is famous for her versatility in her music as she is a famous composer. 

37. Gigi Hadid

Jelena Noura Hadid is an American model who made her debut in the top 50 models on

38. David Beckham

David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE is an English former professional footballer who has left his team now. 

39. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is an Indian model, actress, and film producer who became Miss World 2000.

40. Shraddha Kapoor 

Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian actress as well as a singer who is among the highest-paid actresses in India and she also has huge followers.

41. Barack Obama

Barack Obama is an American politician, author, who was the first African-American president of the United States. After becoming president in 2009, he served as president from 2009 to 2017.

42. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is a billionaire who is known as a social media owner, industrialist, entrepreneur and most importantly he is the founder and CEO of His name is also included in the list of Forbes 2020 top 20. 

43. Donald Trump 

Donald Trump is a businessman, politician, and media personality who was elected 45th president of the United States. He served the people of the United States from 2017 to 2021.

44. Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is a famous basketball player who is also a rich businessman. As chairman and owner of the Charlotte Hornets, he is a well-known figure in the sports world. 

45. Halle Berry 

Halle Berry is an American actress who began her career as a model. She also finished the first runner up in the Miss USA pageant and she was crowned as the Miss World in 1986.

46. Eminem 

Eminem whose real name is Marshall Bruce Mathers III is one of the best-selling artists with estimated worldwide sales of over 220 million records.

47. Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg is an American rapper as well as songwriter, businessman, media personality who featured the solo single “Deep Cover” 

48. Roomie

Roomie or Lil Pitchy is a Swedish singer, producer, YouTuber, and songwriter who is famous for his YouTube channel RoomieOfficial which is about many musical contents. 

49. Adele

Adele is an English songwriter as well as a singer who is also included in the list of best-selling artists with a sales record of 120 million records. 

50. Shawn Mendes

Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter who gained followers and fans in 2013.

51. Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay OBE is a popular British chef, television personality, restaurateur, and writer who is also the founder of the famous restaurant, Gordon Ramsay Restaurants. 

52. Neha Kakkar

Neha Kakkar is a young Indian singer who is the younger sister of Tony Kakkar who started her career by singing at religious events. 

53. Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot-Varsano is an Israeli actress as well as model who won the crown of Miss Israel in 2004 at the young age of 18 years. 

54. Justin Timberlake 

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American songwriter, singer, actor, model, and on and above record producer. He is regarded as one of the best-sellers with a record of sales 88 million records worldwide. 

55. Lisa

Lisa Manobal is a Thai rapper, dancer, and singer who is currently a member of Blackpink which is a South Korean pop group based in South Korea. 

57. Kim Tae-Hyung(V) 

Kim Tae-Hyung is also recognized by his stage name V all around the world who is a member of the famous Korean pop group BTS. He is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor who is the main vocalist of the group BTS. 

58. Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John CH CBE is an English composer, songwriter, singer, and pianist who has sold over 300 million records all around the world which makes him one of the best-selling artists. 

59. Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III is an American businessman, investor, software developer and author who along with his late childhood friend Paul Allen founded the famous Microsoft software. 

60. Bill Simmons 

William John Simmons III is a famous sports analyst, author, former sportswriter, and author of America, but not only author he is also the CEO of the culture and he is well known for founding The Ringer. 

61. The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers is an American band of electronic DJ songs production which started their band with remix songs with Indie artists. 

62. Phil McGraw

Phillip Calvin McGraw is an American author, television personality who hosts the television show Dr. Phil and who also holds a doctorate in clinical psychology. 

63. J. K. Rowling 

The pen name is J. K Rowling. She is a British author, philanthropist, film producer, television producer, and screenwriter who is the writer of the famous book series Harry Potter. 

64. Post Malone

Austin Richard Post whose professional name is Post Malone is a popular singer, rapper, song producer, record producer, songwriter, and actor from America. 

65. Kirk Cousins

Kirk Daniel Cousins is an American football quarterback who played throughout his life for the famous Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League

66. Marshmello

Christopher Comstock is popularly known as Marshmello who is an American electronic DJ and music producer. Several songs by Marshmello have been charted in the top 30 of Billboard’s Hot 100 several times. 

67. Russel Westbrook 

Russell Westbrook III is an American professional basketball player who is also famous for being an NBA All-Star about nine times and he also earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the season 2016–17. 

68. Ben Affleck 

Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt is an American producer, actor, film director, and screenwriter who has many accolades 

69. Sean Combs

Sean Combs, also known widely around the world by his stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy or Diddy, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, record executive, record producer. 

70. Simon Cowell 

Sir Philip Cowell is an English television executive, record executive, and personality entrepreneur who has judged TV talent competitions including Pop Idol, The X Factor UK, and Britain’s Got Talent.

71. Rory Mcilroy 

Rory McIlroy MBE is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who falls under the list of members of both the European and PGA Tours. 

72. BTS

Bangtan Boys is a South Korean boy band whose members include Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Big Hit Entertainment signed the kpop group in 2010 and they made their debut in 2013. 

73. Anthony Joshua 

Anthony Joshua is a popular British professional boxer who is a former unified world heavyweight champion about two times, and he also held many titles from December 2019 to September 2021. 

74. Deontay Wilder

The American boxer Deontay Leshun Wilder is known for winning the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020 and for successfully defending the title ten times. 

75. Alan Walker

Alan Olav Walker is a British-Norwegian YouTuber, DJ, and he also produces records. He is famous for his popular single track “Faded”. His song Faded has received platinum certifications internationally in 14 countries. 

76. Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh is a singer from India and he is also a music composer who is also known as the “King of playback singing”. His songs are predominantly composed in Hindi, Bengali, and Telugu but have also been performed in various other Indian languages. 

77. DJ Khaled

Khaled Mohamed Khaled, popularly known professionally as DJ Khaled is a record producer and record executive of America whose main work was that he gained his popularity by working with Terror Squad. 

78. Serena Williams 

Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player who has recorded by winning 23 Grand Slam singles titles whose singles were ranked at world No. 1 for her performance on eight separate occasions by The Women’s Tennis Association. 

79. PV Sindhu

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player who has made a collection of medals by winning them which includes medals at numerous tournaments like the Olympics and on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships in the entire course of her career.

80. Angelina Jolie

Jolie DCMG is an American actress, humanitarian, and film producer who has won numerous awards, including three Golden Globes. Multiple times, Jolie has been listed as the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. She earns an insane amount per celeb worth about $20 million. Her followers on Instagram are 14 million.

81. Dakota Johnson 

The American actress and model Dakota Mayi Johnson is best known for playing Anastasia Steele in the movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. Her net worth is $14 million and her followers on Instagram are 4.3 million.

82. Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan is popular all around the world for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, and innovative stunts. One of the richest people with an estimated net worth of $350 million.

83. Sofia Vergara 

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara is a Colombian-American actress who is a television producer, presenter, and model who was also the highest-paid Hollywood actress in 2020, Apart from being the highest-paid actress on American television. $143 million and $83 million in 2021 was her net worth.

84. Celine Dion

Céline Marie Claudette Dion CC OQ is a Canadian singer who has powerful and technically skilled vocals which are found in her songs for which she is admired by her fans and followers. $800 million – shocking amount! For this reason, she is one of the highest-paid singers.

85. Shreya Ghosal

Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer who has a record of receiving four National Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards, and ten Filmfare Awards South, four Kerala State Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. She has 22.8 million followers on Instagram and her income is about $25 million.

86. Adam Sandler

Adam Richard Sandler is an actor, filmmaker, and comedian predominantly in America who was also a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1995. $420 million! Such a huge net worth! 11,731,592 followers – such a huge number.

87. Hailey Bieber 

Hailey Baldwin Bieber is an American model, socialite, and media personality who was trained as a ballet dancer but unfortunately, her dancing career ended due to an injury. After that, she has been a model in major ads for Guess, Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. Her success story reflects in her net worth which is about $70 million. Her followers are also huge on Instagram – 37.7 Million.

88. Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson (Lefty) is an American professional golfer who has won 45 events on the PGA Tour, along with six major championships, including three Masters titles, two PGA Championships, and one Open Championship. One of the richest golfers with a net worth of $400 million.

89. Hrithik Roshan 

Indian actor Hrithik Roshan is known throughout the Bollywood industry for his dancing abilities. He is rich for being one of the highest-paid actors in India with a net worth of $200 million. His followers on Instagram are about 37.8 Million. He has also won many awards in India.

90. Amitabh Bachchan 

Amitabh Bachchan is an actor, television host, film producer, occasional playback singer of India who is known for his work in the Bollywood cinema world and one of the most important things is that he is regarded as one of the most influential actors in the Indian cinema world. His net worth often reaches up to $300 million which is near to 3322 amount in Indian currency.

91. Leonardo Dicaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is an actor, environmentalist, and film producer of America who is famous for his work in biopics and period films. $260 million is the net worth of our Titanic Hero!

92. Tom Cruise 

Thomas Cruise is an American actor as well as a producer who has received several accolades for his work which includes the list of three nominations for Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. One of the highest-paid actors with an annual income of $600 Million dollars. Also a huge fan base on Instagram with 58 Million followers.

93. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress, producer, and businesswoman who began her career as an actress by working at an early age in a common role in the movie Mac and Me produced in 1988; net worth $300 million dollars – often crosses it?! Can anyone imagine this?

94. James Harden

James Edward Harden Jr. is an American professional basketball player and one of the league’s most prolific scorers. As a shooting guard, he is considered one of the best in the NBA, with the NBA’s top overall players.

95. Sachin Tendulkar 

Sachin Tendulkar is a former international cricketer who is also considered as one of the greatest batsmen who also served as captain of the Indian national team.  Being a responsible captain, his net worth is about $115 million and also he has a fan base of 31.7 million on Instagram.

96. Will SMITH

With his acting, rapping, and producing, Willard Smith has received five Golden Globe nominations, as well as two academy awards and four Grammy awards. $350 Million! Such a great amount! His net worth often crosses this amount.

97. Phil Collins 

As well as the drummer/singer of the rock band Genesis, Phil Collins is also a record producer, songwriter, actor, and drummer. One of the most popular musicians with a net worth of $300 million is Phil Collins!

98. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan, is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality who is famous in the worldwide known Bollywood film industry. He has 24.2 million followers on Instagram, also one of the richer people in India with a net worth of about $700 million.

99. Robert Lewandowski 

Robert Lewandowski is a Polish professional footballer who also captains the Poland national team and also his annual income is about $85 million which is truly a huge amount. 

100. Harry Maguire 

Harry Maguire is an English professional footballer who gained fame through Sheffield United but now his role is to play as a center-back for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. Maguire came before graduating to the first team in 2011. It is estimated that his net worth is about £24.5 Million.

101. Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth is an American singer and also a songwriter who gained fame through his videos which he used to upload on his YouTube channel. He is also a record producer whose net worth reaches up to $25 million. He also has More than 15.4 Million followers on Instagram.

Summing Up:

It is not easy to become famous overnight or in a day. It takes a lot of effort. Listed above are the names of the top 101 famous people in the world, along with their most important achievements and why they’re so famous. I hope now you are aware of all of them.  If you liked it, please share it with your friends.


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