Most Popular Women in the World

Argument about the most popular women in the world has remained a controversial debate for a long time and this is the reason we have drafted a list of the most popular women in the world.


10. Katy Perry

Born October 25, 1984, Katy Perry is an American composer, actress, singer and the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.

In the year 2007, she released a song ‘I Kissed a Girl’ which suddenly turned her into an adored world superstar.

Following the massive success of that song, all her subsequent tracks have been nothing but huge success.

Her music videos are awesome and thrilling too.

Some of her popular songs include; ‘Firework’, ‘Waking Up in Vegas’, ‘Hot n Cold’, ‘Part of Me’, ‘Last Friday Night’, and many others.

With a mind blowing net worth, Katy Perry cannot be exempted in the list of most popular women in the world.

9. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez was born July 24, 1969 in New-York city.

The singer who also doubles as a thespian has managed to make a brilliant career switch from acting to singing.

Regardless of being a popular singer, songwriting and acting, Jennifer is been successful in dancing, producing, choreographing and in business too.

Jennifer Lopez actively records tracks, shoots music videos and stars in various shows and programs.

8. Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle was born September 4, 1981 in Houston.

She is an American R and B singer, dancer, performer, and producer.

Right from childhood, she took part in miscellaneous dance and vocal competitions.

In the late 1990’s, Beyoncé was a soloist of Destiny Child, a popular R and B band.

Nowadays she has a brilliant singing career all on her own and the most notable songs of hers include; ‘Crazy in Love’, ‘Baby Boy’, ‘Single Ladies’, ‘Beautiful Liar’, and ‘Irreplaceable’.

In April 2019, she premiered her first self-directed home movie, Homecoming at the most popular cinemas in the US.

The film featured her performance at Coachella, but the impact she wanted to have is to show colored women can also achieve high goals in life.

Beyoncé has an impeccable influence and cannot be left out in the discourse of the most popular women in the world.

7. Madonna

Madonna was born August 16, 1958 at Michigan.

As a revered singer and songwriter, she is an idol of many people.

Madonna also doubles as a musical producer and businesswoman.

Her career began from dancing and singing rock songs. She loves to switch up her looks and music varieties she performs.

6. Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born May 5, 1988 in London, United Kingdom.

She is a British singer, poet, and songwriter. Her debut album ‘19’ was very successful.

In the year 2009, she received 2 ‘Grammy’ awards in the ‘Best New Singer’ and ‘Best Vocal Performance, Female’ categories.

Adele is one of the most famous musicians in the world considering the fact that her song “Hello” has over 2 billion views on YouTube.

In May 2020, Adele made her debut social media appearance on Instagram after her last post in December 2019.

Her sudden reappearance came with a great shock as she showed off a massive reformation picture of her incredible weight loss.

Thus, when talking about the most popular women in the world, Adele cannot be left out.

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5. Selena Gomez

Born July 22, 1992, Selena Gomez is an American movie and TV show actress, voice actress, composer, designer, model, poetess, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

As a child, she was already popular owing to her lead performance in Disney TV series ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’.

For her part in the series, she received the ‘Kids’ Choice Award’. Today Selena has got a career of a vocalist.

Some of her most sought after tracks include; easy, catchy and rhythmic. It’s no wonder so many people are crazy about her.

4. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift was born December 13, 1989, in the US.

She made a successful career of pop and country music, songwriter, and talented actress.

She became famous after her second album release ‘Fearless’. The main singles ‘Love Story’ and ‘You Belong With Me’ were international hits.

Her first album was awarded with 4 ‘Grammies’ and became the best selling in the world.

3. Lady Gaga

Born March 28, 1986, Lady Gaga is a real talented singer and a pretty good actress.

Moreover, she worked as a Disc Jockey, producer, designer and philanthropist.

Her voice is distinct among other singers and her looks are always unpredictable glaringly gangster-like.

Lady Gaga became famous owing to songs like ‘Just Dance, ‘Telephone’, ‘Paparazzi’, ‘Bad Romance’, etc.

Lady Gaga’s popularity cannot be overemphasized and that is why her name cannot be left out in the list of the most popular women in the world.

2. Rihanna

Rihanna born February 20, 1988, is an American R&B, pop singer, and actress.

Her singing career started at 16 when she moved to the US.

She became famous suddenly after she released her debut album ‘Music of the Sun’, and the single ‘Pon de Replay’.

Her most downloaded songs include; ‘Don’t Stop the Music’, ‘Rude Boy’, ‘Hard’, ‘Umbrella’ and ‘We Found Love.’

Rihanna is acknowledged to be the best selling artist of all time because she once sold 20 million copies of her album.

She received 7 ‘Grammys’, 6 ‘American Music Awards’, 18 ‘Billboard Music Awards’, and a specially made for her ‘Icon Award’.

The proud CEO of Fenty clothing is occupying spot number 2 on the list of the most popular women in the world.

1. Oprah Winfrey

Born January 29, 1954, Oprah Winfrey is an American anchorwoman, actress, producer, female public figure, and TV talk-show hostess of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’.

According to Forbes magazine, Oprah is the 9th among the most influential women in 2005 and the 1st – in 2007.

In 2009, she became the most dominant person in television show business.

Between 2010 and 2013 Oprah was the most ‘powerful’ celebrity in the whole wide world.

Her fortune is approximately 2.8 billion US dollars and this earned her the most successful media magnate.

She owns a video production company, ‘The Oprah Magazine’, commercially profitable resource, a radio network, and the cable television station.

So, here we go, in the list of the most popular women in the world, Oprah Winfrey is occupying spot number 1 and it’s commendable.