The Most Influential People in 2019
Oscar winners, musicians, political figures, and activists, just about any celebrities have the power to be the most influential people of the year. Many major changes have marked entertainment and politics in 2019, from groundbreaking films to new acmes of activism, the names on this list of the most influential people of the year have truly influenced much of the world. Who was the most important person of this year? Although it may seem like politicians and world leaders are the most influential public figures, given these tumultuous times, celebrities are sharing their perspectives more than ever. Many of them have also been featured on Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2019.
Who had the most influence this year overall? Vote up the 2019 influential people you feel truly made a difference.
The Microsoft founder has left his days of programming and big business behind. Along with his wife Melinda, the Gates family has created the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a philantrophic group that helps fight hunger and poverty around the world.
The billionaire has one eye on space exploration and the other on his electric car company Tesla.Elon Reeve Musk (; born June 28, 1971) is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and lead designer of ...more
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson always has a project (or three) in the works at all times. The multihyphenate is sure to continue dominating box offices (and hearts) in 2019.
The former first lady toured the country promoting her book, Becoming, and used the tour as a platform to speak with other influential leaders on issues close to her heart.
Eilish became a bona fide rock star when she released her debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? in March. Her Coachella set had rabid fans screaming lyrics almost as loud as her.