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Time's 100 Most Influential People Of 2019, Ranked

Updated June 14, 2019 30.6k votes 1.6k voters 13.0k views99 items

From actors and singers to activists and politicians, here is Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2019. While you might recognize the celebrities on Time's 100 Most Influential list, there are names you should know, like Indivisible activists Ezra Levin and Leah Greenberg, Indian litigators Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju, and Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees. Which Time 100 people do you believe had a major impact from 2018 to now?

Actors and actresses on Time's 100 Most Influental 2019 include Game of Thrones's Emilia Clarke, Captain Marvel's Brie Larson, and Bohemian Rhapsody's Rami Malek. Due to their undeniable influence on fans around the world, singers Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift, along with K-pop group BTS, also made the list. Other notable celebs on Time's 100 include Lady Gaga, director Spike Lee, Killing Eve star Sandra Oh, Fortnite gamer Ninja, Michelle Obama, Tiger Woods, LeBron James, and President Donald Trump. 

Vote up the people you think are most deserving to be named Time's 100 Most Influental People of 2019.  

  • 1
    Dwayne Johnson

    By Gal Gadot

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  • 2
    Michelle Obama

    By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

  • 3
    Pope Francis

    By Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna

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  • 4
    Jane Goodall

    By Leonardo DiCaprio

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  • 5
    Donald Trump

    By Chris Christie

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  • 6
    Emilia Clarke

    By Emma Thompson

  • 7
    BTS
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    By Halsey

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  • 8
    Lady Gaga
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    By Celine Dion

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  • 9
    Rami Malek

    By Robert Downey Jr.

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  • 10
    LeBron James

    By Warren Buffett

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  • 11
    Xi Jinping

    By Jon Huntsman

  • 12
    Mark Zuckerberg

    By Sean Parker

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  • 13
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    By Elizabeth Warren

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  • 14
    Ariana Grande

    By Troye Sivan

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  • 15
    Taylor Swift

    By Shawn Mendes

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  • 16
    Benjamin Netanyahu

    By David French

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  • 17
    Robert Mueller

    By Sally Yates

  • 18
    Brie Larson

    By Tessa Thompson

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  • 19
    Imran Khan

    By Ahmed Rashid

  • 20
    Sandra Oh
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  • 21
    Nancy Pelosi

    By Hillary Rodham Clinton

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    #66 of 160 The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits#214 of 270 The Most Influential Politicians in American History

  • 22
    Tiger Woods

    By Justin Timberlake

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  • 23
    Brett Kavanaugh

    By Mitch McConnell

  • 24
    Maria Ressa

    By Madeleine Albright

  • 25
    Chip and Joanna Gaines

    By Tim Tebow