The Internet never ceases to erupt when you mention at least one of these 50 most popular women in the world. These are special women who you do not need to search for on the web before you know who they are.
The women are powerful, famous, and with a large followings from around the world. Their popularity is being fueled by successes in their respective fields.
Meanwhile, one surprise addition is Justin Bieber, who is in number 7 on the list of famous women. Her birth name was actually Justine Bieber”. His doctor and parents thought he was a girl, so was raised as one until 13 years of age due to a condition called cryptorchidism.
This was later corrected when he was 8 but had to live the role until 13 since her teachers and friends kept calling him Justine, a name meant for a girl.
This aside, a lot of people would want to know the most famous celebs and we will be taking you all the way. Although there are over 100 popular females out there, these are the ones that top the list.
To ensure the list is accurate, we made use of factors such as their social media presence, followings from around the world, and their various achievements and success which also contributed to their rating.
List of 50 Most Popular Women
It is hard to think of anyone who does not know or has not heard about Beyonce unless he or she is a toddler. The name always rings a bell on the web and that is attributed to her success in the music industry.
Who is Beyonce? Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress and also one of the most successful women, but best known for her songs. The talented music star was born on September 4, 1981.
She got her fame in the 1990s as the lead singer of the R&B group Destiny’s Child. Since then, it has been one success to another. She is married to Jay Z, one of the leading popular music icons in the men category as well. The union is blessed with 3 children including a rising star, Blue Ivy.
Beyonce hit songs include “Halo” (2008), “Brown Skin Girl”, “Haunted” (2013), “Irreplaceable” (2006), and “Crazy in Love” (2003).
As the number 1 female on the list, it is safe to say that Beyonce is the most popular woman in the world.
It is difficult for anyone not to think that Rihanna is not going to be among the 50 most popular women. Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, but was raised in Bridgetown, Barbados.
She is a Barbadian singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer. However, it was music that gave her fame, and is no doubt one female in the world who needs no introduction. She had an affair with Chris Brown until the falling out, now with ASAP Rocky.
Rihanna is not short of many hit songs and among the list are “We Found Love” (2010),
“Umbrella” (2007), “Diamonds” (2012), Pon De Replay (2005), Stay ft Mikky Ekko (2012) and Work ft Drake (2016).
3. Oprah Winfrey
There are many ways to describe the amazing Oprah Winfrey, a billionaire philanthropist, a talk show host, actress, or broadcaster. Her story is inspiring and will always remain one of the most influential women in the world, aside from being popular.
Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954, and is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. She was born to a single mother who barely had enough in the slum side of Mississippi, and was later raised in inner-city Milwaukee. With so many struggles on the way, she was able to overcome them.
Due to her many successes despite her tough upbringing, she was recognized as “arguably the most influential woman in the world” by The American Spectator and also “the world’s most powerful woman” by Time and CNN. Winfrey is popular and deserves to be on this list of most famous females.
4. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. She was born on March 28, 1986. She is an American singer-songwriter and performance artist, who is known for strong lyrics, and flamboyant costumes.
Lady Gaga is versatile when it comes to music. She has been on the mic since her teenage years and had acted in multiple school plays. She dropped out of Collaborative Arts Project 21, through New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts to pursue her lifelong dream in music.
During her early beginnings, she had her contract with Def Jam Recordings canceled. After, she proceeded to work as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, where she signed a joint deal with Interscope Records and Akon’s label, KonLive Distribution, in 2007.
Things got better the following year, thanks to her debut studio album, The Fame. Since then, it has been one success to another. Today, Lady Gaga is one female you want to mention among the list of famous women not just in the USA, but also in the world.
There is no denying that Madonna Louise Ciccone made her name in music, but what makes her stand out is being able to stand the test of time. The queen of pop, Madonna Louise Ciccone, was born on August 16, 1958, and acclaimed to be one of the most influential figures in the world.
She is not only a music icon but has also featured in several films. Still, it is impossible not to link her success to her music. Her works have integrated political, social, sexual, and even religious themes which have also generated lots of controversies.
Some of Madonna’s best works include “Justify My Love” (1990), “Like a Prayer” (1989), “Vogue” (1990), “Express Yourself” (1989), “Music” (2000), and “Hung Up” (2005).
6. Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter who was born on December 13, 1989. She was born into wealth as her father is a descendant of three generations of bank presidents, but that did not prevent her from pursuing her dreams.
When Taylor attained 14, she moved to Nashville to pursue her music career. She was able to sign a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2004 and a recording deal with Big Machine Records in 2005. In 2006, her first-ever album came out and the rest is history.
Today, Taylor Swift is one woman whose popularity continues to soar higher. Her best songs so far cant be completed without mentioning Love Story’ (2008), ‘Shake It Off’ (2014), ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ (2012), “Cardigan” (2020), and “Betty” (2020).
7. Justin Bieber
Number 7 has Justin Bieber among the list of most popular women in the world, but the question we should be asking is, is Justin Bieber a female?
The answer is your favorite Justin is a male, but due to complications surrounding his birth, had to be drafted into the list as we already discussed in the preliminary part of this article. The talented singer, Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994.
His talent was first spotted by American record executive Scooter Braun. Later signed with RBMG Records in 2008, and went on to gain recognition in 2009 after releasing his seven-track EP My World (2009).
8. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande-Butera is another popular female figure that will be very difficult to cross off the list. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born on June 26, 1993.
For her success in her field, Ariana has received several awards including two Grammy Awards which are among the most sought award. Among her several releases, the following songs have proven to be among the most celebrated – Just Like Magic (2020), Into You (2016), Imagine (2018), and Breathin’ (2018).
Talking about women that do shake the internet, Ariana Grande is one woman that you have no choice but to note.
9. Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is the name, one of the women of this world whose name is enough to send the Internet on fire. Selena was born on July 22, 1992, in Texas, and started her acting career on the children’s television series Barney & Friends between the period of 2002 to 2004.
However, it was during her lead role as Alex Russo in the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place that the American singer, actress, and producer got into the spotlight.
The talented actress has featured in many movies, but Another Cinderella Story (2008), Princess Protection Program (2009), Monte Carlo (2011), and Behaving Badly (2014) are among her best works.
10. Angelina Jolie
Are there any movie lovers who do not know Angelina Jolie? Even if it is your first time seeing the talented actress at work, you are still going to be amazed at how she can make any role she finds herself in look simple.
The beautiful and daring Angelina Jolie was born on June 4, 1975. She is an American actress and filmmaker. She has had several awards to her name including the three Golden Globe Awards and Academy Award. Also, has been the highest-paid actress multiple times in Hollywood.
The best movies she had featured in include Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Beowulf (2007), Maleficent (2014), Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005), and Hackers (1995).
11. Miley Cyrus
Destiny Hope Cyrus, now Miley Ray Cyrus was born on November 23, 1992. She is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, and actress. She is most famous for her role in Disney Channels’ TV show and also gained popularity as a musician under the name Hannah Montana.
While there are many hit songs that Miley has released, however, songs like “see you again”, “twinkle song”, “the climb”, “wrecking ball”, and “party in the u.s.a.” have been part of a list that launched the music star among the most popular women in the world. Miley Cyrus is also known for her ability to work on multiple genres.
The Queen of Latin Music, Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, came into this world on the 2nd of February 1977. Shakira is a Colombian singer and songwriter, but her songs slipped into almost every part of the world.
Shakira, as she is fondly called by friends and fans, was bred up in Barranquilla and is known for her versatility when it comes to music. She got her recording debut under Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13. However, it was in 1995, she got famous with the album called Pies Descalzos and then Dónde Están los Ladrones? In 1998.
“Hips Don’t Lie” is arguably Shakira’s hit but there is a great number of songs that continue to impress whenever it is played in Disco hall or on air.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter and born on 5 May 1988. She is up there among the hugely popular individuals, thanks to her passionate voice and soulful music. Anyone who had listened to her would have no choice but to fix their minds on the display.
Adele is one of the best-selling artists in the world with over 120 million copies sold. Like most artists currently an internet sensation, she started during her tender age, but her debut album at 19 gave her the podium. The album spawned the UK top-five singles “Chasing Pavements” and “Make You Feel My Love.
Today, she has put herself among the honored and respected females you can ever come across. Some of Adele’s best songs can be mentioned, they are “Hello”, “Rolling In The Deep”, “Someone Like You”, “Make You Feel My Love” and “Hometown Glory”
14. Kendall Jenner
Kendall Jenner is another woman currently making waves and one deserves to be here. The American model, socialite, and media personality was born on November 3, 1995. She was able to rise to fame, thanks to her reality television show called Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
At the age of 14, she got exposure as a model and then went on to get the big one in 2014 and 2015. The year 2014 was a big year for her as it put her in the spotlight. Kendall Nicole Jenner has appeared in editorials, campaigns, and shots for international brands.
15. Jennifer Lopez
Even if you came late to the party, Jennifer Lopez is a name that should still rings a bell. She has enjoyed great success in the music and movie industry.
Jennifer Lynn “J.Lo” Lopez was born on July 24, 1969. She is an American singer, actress, and dancer. She appeared as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained until 1993 when she decided to venture into movies. For her first leading role, she became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film.
She also has had some major success in the music industry. In 1999, she ventured into music with her debut studio album, “On the 6” arriving the same year. Her best songs to date include “Love Don’t Cost a Thing”, “If You Had My Love”, “I’m Real” ft. Ja Rule, “Jenny from the Block”, and “Let’s Get Loud”
16. Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian is a US media personality, socialite, model, and businesswoman. Born on October 21, 1980. The star has a strong presence on the internet with hundreds of millions of followers on her social media page.
She first gained recognition as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but it was a controversial tape with her then-boyfriend, Ray J that gave her much publicity. This further supported the saying, “There is no such thing as bad publicity”
In 2007, the same year the tape was released, she and her family began to appear in the E! reality television series called Keeping Up with the Kardashians which spanned from 2007 to 2021. Aside from that, her marriage to one of the top music stars, Kanye West, also increased her popularity. She had also featured in films including Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013), and Deep in the Valley (2009).
17. Nicki Minaj
Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty is her real name, but mostly known by her Stage name, Nicki Minaj. The colorful and energetic artist was born on December 8, 1982. She is is a Trinidadian rapper, singer, and songwriter but what makes her stand out is the animated flow and lyricism she tends to explore in her rapping. Talking about one of the best female rappers, she will no doubt make the list.
Minaj first gave an account of herself after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009. Meanwhile, it was after her debut album, Pink Friday (2010) that she rose into prominence. The album topped the U.S Billboard 200 while the fifth single, “Super Bass”, attained number three on the U.S Billboard Hot 100 and became the highest-charting solo song by a female rapper since 2002. The song is also the second rap solo song by a female to be diamond-certified in America.
There have been many songs released by Nicki Minaj, but some of her best songs are “Seeing Green” (2021), “Super Bass” (2010), “Anaconda” (2010), “Only” (2014).
18. Paris Hilton
Paris Whitney Hilton is many things and among them are being an American media personality, model, singer, DJ, actress, socialite, and also a businesswoman. She was born on February 17, 1981.
Hilton is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Still, her popularity surged when a controversial tape with her then-boyfriend, Rick Salomon was released to the public. The reality show called The Simple Life in which she starred with her friend Nicole Richie also boosted her popularity, reaching 13 million viewers.
19. Britney Spears
The American singer, songwriter, and dancer, Britney Jean Spears was born on December 2, 1981. She is acclaimed to be a tool in reviving teen pop. For that, is fondly called the “Princess of Pop”
The singer is no small fry in the music industry, she is not only hugely popular in the US, but also other parts of the world. The pop icon sold over 150 million records worldwide including 70 million in America. This achievement makes her one of the best-selling musicians in the world.
Some of Britney’s best songs include Stronger (2000), Baby One More Time (1998), I’m a Slave 4 U (2001), Touch of My Hand (2003), and Gimme More (2007).
Cher, whose given name is Cherilyn Sarkisian, was born on May 20, 1946. The queen of pop as she is always been called by the media is not only known for her songs, also as an actress and television personality.
She is a source of inspiration to many artists and is also known for her extraordinary singing voice and for having worked in different areas as regards entertainment.
21. Lana Del Ray
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant is her real name, but known professionally as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer and songwriter. She grew up in upstate New York but moved to New York City in 2005 to pursue her career in music.
She has been credited with several awards including two MTV Europe Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and Satellite Award. The beautiful celeb has also been nominated for 6 grammy awards and one Golden Globe Award.
22. Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1969, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. The talented artist is often referred to as “Queen of Christmas” and “Songbird Supreme”, especially by media personalities.
Mariah’s rise to fame began with a debut album that shook the world. She is known for her incredible vocal range and is also a great lyricist. She is also the first artist to have 5 singles in the first position on the Billboard Hot 100.
23. Michelle Obama
The united states of America have been honored with many first ladies, however, Michelle Obama has been arguably the most influential and popular among them.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, the wife of former US President, Barack Obama, was born on January 17, 1964. She had served as an American attorney and also as the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017
One of the major reasons why Michelle stands out among the rest is that she is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. She is also a source of inspiration to many women, serves as an advocate for many homes, international adolescent girls’ education, and more.
24. Megan Fox
If you are an enthusiastic movie lover, the name, Megan Denise Fox should ring a bell as she is one of the best movie stars. She has appeared in major film franchises, as well as many top magazines including FHM and Maxim.
Fox got her debut in the family film Holiday in the Sun (2001), and since then, she has made multiple appearances along with several accolades. Some of the best movies she had featured in are Transformers (2007), Bad Boys II (2003), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
(2009), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows(2016), and Rogue (2020).
25. Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Dee Lohan was born on July 2, 1986. The extremely gifted and jack of trade artist was born and bred up in New York City. She is an actress, singer, songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur.
Lohan was signed to Ford Models at the age of three and then went on to appear on a soap opera, Another World at just 10. She first gained celebrity status when she appeared in the Walt Disney Pictures film The Parent Trap in 1998.
Lohan’s best works in the movie industry include Teenage Paparazzo (2010), Freaky Friday (2003), Mean Girls (2004), Machete (2010), and Freaky Friday (2003).
26. Sarah Palin
Talking about popular women in the world, another female who will confidently go into the list is Sarah Palin. Sarah Louise Palin is unlike many great women on this list, her popularity was as a result of her role as an American politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality. Sarah Louise Palin was born on February 11, 1964.
She served as the 9th governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009. She was able to promote oil and natural gas resource development in Alaska and many other good deeds as well. She is truly a remarkable one especially for those who follow her deeds.
27. Jessica Simpson
Jessica Ann Johnson is an American singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer, born on July 10, 1980.
After great performances as a choir in church as a child, she was signed with Columbia Records in 1997. She released her first album, Sweet Kisses (1999) which sold two million copies in the US.
Some of Jessica’s best songs are “I Wanna Love You Forever”, “Take My Breath Away”, “There You Are ft. Marc Anthony”, “Sweetest Sin”, and “Forever in Your Eyes”.
28. Christina Aguilera
Grammy Award winner, Christina Aguilera makes the list, is an American singer, songwriter, and television personality.
Aguilera’s rise to stardom began with her eponymous debut album. Using her works, she has been able to touch on several matters including domestic violence, and feminism. This has been met with controversy as well as praises for the hugely talented artist.
Christina Aguilera’s best songs include Fighter (2002), Dirrty (2002), Hurt (2006), Genie In a Bottle (1999), and Beautiful (2002).
29. Sandra Bullock
Sandra Annette Bullock was born on July 26, 1964. She is an American actress and producer with several awards for a job well done. She was the world’s highest-paid actress in both 2010 and 2014. In 2010, she was also tagged as one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
Her first project was the movie, “Hangmen (1987)” which had a minor role. And also featured in many others, but she got her breakthrough in the captivating movie, Speed in 1994. Since then, she has invented herself as one to watch out for.
The best movies that Sandra Bullock had worked on include Bird Box, Speed, Gravity, Ocean’s 8, and Demolition Man.
30. Katy Perry
Katy Perry is an easy choice on the list of the most famous women in the world. Her real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson and mostly known as an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
She was a church choir during her childhood, later discovered that she has a natural talent for music, and then took a big step to give reality to her big dreams. Today, she has become one of the top celebs, thanks to her wonderful performances. Some of her best hits are “Never Really Over”, “Swish Swish,” featuring Nicki Minaj, “California Gurls,” featuring Snoop Dogg, and “I Kissed a Girl”.
31. Hillary Clinton
Hillary Diane Clinton was born on October 26, 1947, is the wife of former US President, Bill Clinton. She is a Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat, Writer, and Public Speaker who served as a US senator from New York from 2001 to 2009 and also as the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.
The former first lady was pivotal to the success of Obama when she was the United States Secretary of State as she was entrusted with overseeing the department that conducted the foreign policy of Barack Obama.
32. Jessica Alba
You have probably seen her on TV or heard the name Jessica Alba many times and you are wondering why she is so famous?
Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress and businesswoman. She was born on April 28, 1981. At 13, she warmed her way into the movie industry with the film, “The Secret World of Alex Mack” and also got her first Television appearance.
Still, Jessica Alba did not gain celebrity status until 19, her dominant role in the series, “Dark Angel” put her on the map.
33. Pamela Anderson
The Canadian-American actress, model, and activist, Pamela Anderson, was born on July 1, 1967. Also, get a place among these influential women.
Pamela’s road to stardom is quite different from most of her peers. She first got the stage as a regular fixture of the Playboy magazine, but later diverted into acting which eventually make her more recognized in the US, Canada, and all over the world.
34. Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Michelle Tisdale is one of the most famous women in the world with her exploits coming from movies and music. She was born on July 2, 1985.
She got exposure during her childhood with over 100 advertisements and had minor roles in television and theatre. From 2005 to 2008, she was able to get into the spotlight due to her involvement in the Disney Channel teen sitcom, “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”.
35. Kristen Stewart
Another addition to the list of 50 popular women in the world is Kristen Jaymes Stewart. She was born on April 9, 1990, and is an American actress and filmmaker. In 2012, she broke the record as the world’s highest-paid actress including receiving accolades from César Award, British Academy Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
She has featured in some great movies, her best movies include The Runaways (2012), Twilight (2008), Panic Room (2008), Camp X-Ray (2004), and Spencer (2021). The star got widespread commendable and popularity for the role she played in Twilight.
36. Demi Moore
The American actress, Demi Gene Moore was born on November 11, 1962. After being a valuable asset in the movie industry, she had also taken a stand for equal salary for women in Hollywood.
In the 1980s and 1990s, she was one of the highest-paid actresses which is enough validation of why she is on this list. She is also not without awards, among them are Screen Actors Guild Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Critics’ Choice Movie Award.
Another popular woman is Ciara Princess Wilson, an American singer, songwriter, dancer, model, and actress who is professionally known as Ciara. Born in Fort Hood, Texas on October 25, 1985, her family later moved out and settled in Atlanta, Georgia, where she joined the girl group, “Hearsay”.
After, she entered into a contract with Jazze Pha, who later worked on her demos that later appeared on her first release as an artist. With his help, Ciara was able to get a record deal with LaFace Records.
She released her debut studio album, “Goodies”. The album was a success as it topped the Billboard Hot 100 and also topped the charts in the United Kingdom. Her best songs include Goodies, Oh, Promise, and 1, 2 Step.
38. Katie Price
Katie Price is another popular female that attained celebrity status. Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis was born on 22 May 1978. She is an English media personality, model, and businesswoman who became known in 1996 after her appearance on Page 3 in the British tabloid The Sun.
Katie Price has appeared on the British series, I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!. It was the 3rd series which began on 26 January 2004 and ended on 9 February 2004. She also entered into the UK’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest where she came out 2nd.
In 2006, she released her debut studio album, A Whole New World, with which she collaborated with Peter Andre. She is also a writer with eleven novels, six autobiographical books, and two series of children’s books to her name.
39. Heidi Montag
Heidi Montag was born on September 15, 1986, in Crested Butte, Colorado, also raised there. She is an American singer, reality television personality, fashion designer, and actress.
Heidi got popular after her appearance in the MTV reality television series “The Hills”. During the same period, she attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and was also working with an event planning company, “Bolthouse Productions”.
40. Hilary Duff
Hilary Erhard Duff is another celebrated woman who deserves to be here. She is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and businesswoman who was born on September 28, 1987.
She got famous after her appearance as Lizzie McGuire in the original Disney Channel television show. The show went on to become the talk of the town as it reached up to 2.3 million viewers each episode. The show later ended when she was 15. She had also appeared in many films such as A Cinderella Story (2004), The Haunting of Sharon Tate (2014), and According to Greta (2009).
41. Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born on December 14, 1988. She is an American actress and singer. She got her first professional deal in the film, Thirteen (2003), but it was in the series, High School Musical film series that she rose to fame.
The television series paved way for her as she was able to sign a contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, Identified (2008) and V (2006). She has also featured in several films including The Knight Before Christmas (2019), Princess Switch (2018, 2020, and 2021), Second Act (2018), and Bandslam (2009).
42. Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Brianne Clarkson is one of the most famous women in the world and was able to rise to fame for winning the first season of American Idol in 2002. This success opened doors for her, one is the record deal with RCA.
Her debut single, “A Moment Like This”, was one of the highlights of her career. The single topped the US Billboard Hot 100 and became the country’s best-selling single of 2002. The single was later included in her first album, Thankful (2003), which got into the Billboard 200.
43. Sarah Jessica Parker
If you are a movie fanatic, Sarah Jessica Parker should be a name you should not forget in a hurry. She is an American actress and television producer. She played a vital role in the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998–2004) which is instrumental to her attaining celeb status.
The series gave her multiple awards including four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress and two Emmy Awards. Let us not forget that the talented actress got her first shot at acting at age 11 in the 1976 revival of The Innocents. From there, she steadily climbed the ladder.
44. Tina Fey
Elizabeth Stamatina “Tina” Fey looks good to be among the 50 most popular women in the world. She is an American actress, comedian, producer, writer, and playwright.
Despite her many talents, she is mostly known for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live which aired between 1997 to 2006, and then other series like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock.
Tina Fey has also worked in several films including Mean Girls (2004), Date Night (2010), and Megamind (2010) which has also contributed to the fame she is currently enjoying.
45. Carrie Underwood
The star, Carrie Marie Underwood is yet another woman who has made a name for herself. Her popularity surged after she won the fourth season of American Idol in 2005.
She then went on to release her debut single, “Inside Your Heaven”, which turned out to be a massive success. List of her best songs so far won’t be completed without mentioning “Something in the Water”, “Wasted”, “Jesus, Take the Wheel”, and “Smoke Break”.
46. Carmen Electra
Tara Leigh Patrick, who is professionally known as Carmen Electra was born on April 20, 1972. She is an American actress, singer, media personality, and model.
Her singing career began after moving to Minneapolis, where she met Prince, who produced her debut studio album (1993). She also made several appearances in Playboy magazine, before moving to Los Angeles, where she got into prominence taking the role of Lani McKenzie in the action drama series Baywatch.
47. Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria was born on March 15, 1975, an American actress and producer who came across fame due to her appearances on several television series.
She has also featured in many movies, but her best ones so far include Sylvie’s Love (2020), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019), Frontera (2013), and The Sentinel (2006),
48. Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima was born on 12 June 1981, is a Brazilian model and actress, and is mostly known as Victoria’s Secret Angel in the year 1999 to 2018, this role also earned her “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel” in 2017. This has no doubt contributed to her rise to fame.
At the age of 15, she won Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition and also finished as runner-up the following year. She later signed with Elite Model Management in New York City. She also has other interests and among them is being a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics.
49. Lily Allen
Lily Rose Beatrice Allen is the daughter of actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen. She is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and author and was born on 2 May 1985.
She started her music career in 2005 when she made some of her works available on Myspace which eventually gathered pace and was even played on BBC Radio 1. This also got her a contract deal with Regal Recordings.
Lily’s debut record sold over 2.6 million copies worldwide which also got her accolades and nominations at the Grammy Awards.
50. Scarlett Johansson
Without Scarlett Ingrid Johansson, the list of the most popular women in the world wouldn’t be completed. She is an American actress, with several achievements under her belt.
The talented actress appeared many times on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list and was also the world’s highest-paid actress from 2018 to 2019. Her work grossed over $14.3 billion worldwide, a figure that made her the 9th highest-grossing box office star of all time.
Scarlett Johansson best films include Avengers: Endgame (2019), Lost In Translation (2003), Marriage Story (2019), The Jungle Book (2016), Ghost World (2001), Marvel’s The Avengers (2012), and Captain America: Civil War (2016).