Every year we’re curious, what the next year will bring to us? Who will survive and who will die? Who will fail and who will succeed? And in fact, some surprises are there in the upcoming year waiting to amaze us.
Among the names in the list of the most important people particularly in 2017, some names are there as expected but some people emerged by proving themselves while competing with their rivals. Mark Zuckerberg is considered as an ideal person for today’s generation with his innovative ideas implemented on his social website ‘Facebook’. On the other hand, politicians including Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Angela Merkel are putting a weight on the index. It’s almost impossible to create a list with no Hollywood celebrity in it. Leonardo, Ryan JB, and a few Hollywood representatives are also included in the list.
The list has the names of the people who’re alive and currently existing with much fame and popularity. No dead person on the individual has been considered. These people noted the highest spikes in traffic over a continuous period in 2015 as compared with 2014. Let’s check out the top 10 the most famous people of 2017 that are recognized and known by a majority of the world’s population.
Updated In Feb 2017:
Mark Zuckerberg (53.6 billion USD)
Re-edit – Mark is the 5th richest person according to Forbes having worth 53.6 billion US dollars.
In 2016, 31-year old Mark, Tim Cook, and others have urged Congress to fund K-12 computer science. The man’s personal challenge for 2017 is to build a simple Al, a digital butler like in ‘Iron Man’. He wants to develop an artificial intelligence system to help run his life. He’s famous for his passion and ambitious New Year’s plans. Father of 4-month old ‘Maxima Zuckerberg’ is really a perfect partner for Priscilla Chan and the couple has appeared in the list of ‘100 most influential people’ of 2016. His daughter’s Chinese name is Chen Mingyu.
Ryan Reynolds (200 million USD)
Aged 39, Ryan Reynolds is popularly known for his main character in the super hit movie ‘Deadpool’ as ‘Wade’. Ryan has recently donated to the legal fund of Utah Theater that could mislay its alcohol license for serving strong drink during a screening of “Deadpool.” Recently released movie ‘Criminal’ comprises of many celebrities including Ryan’s name in the major actors. The man has proved himself with his extremely talented performances throughout the year.
Justin Bieber (200 million USD)
Re-edit – 2017 gonna be busy and hectic schedule for JB. He’ll be on tours and concerts all around the world, including India for his last album Purpose.
The 22-year old Justin is going to perform at Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH on April 28th, 2017. The Canadian singer’s nowadays super hit due to his fresh album ‘Purpose’ especially its music track ‘Sorry’ has become one of the best songs of 2016. Many upcoming performances of the young singer have been scheduled in the current year and the singer is forecasted to be a successful performer with his masterpieces and fascinating music tracks. With 200 million USD net worth, Justin is regarded as one of the most famed people globally.
Donald Trump (4 billion USD)
Re-edit – Trump, the 45th president of US and Most controversial president ever. In January 2017, Donald has made an order for immigration of seven Muslim countries from the USA for 120 days and stops Islamic countries coming in the state for 90 days. Although the orders have been filed in the court for further actions and protests are still on the roads.
Talking about US elections, 69-year old Donald Trump has won presidential primaries in all five US states that voted on April 26th, 2016, Tuesday. With a net worth of 4 billion USD, Donald is a golden name in each and every news bulletin not just in the US, but globally he has been known and renowned for his strong influence over millions of Americans. Trump is also the chairperson and president of The Trump Organization and the originator of Trump Entertainment Resorts, a gaming and hotel business.
Leonardo DiCaprio (217 million)
Having a net worth of 217 million dollars, 41-year old Leonardo’s name is on the tip of our tongues since we’ve watched his blockbuster ‘The Revenant’. With his recent, beautiful selfies, the Titanic’s Jack is one of the most influential people of 2016 as mentioned by Time Magazine. It’s really a great achievement and honor by the way. The Oscar-winning actor is known as ‘Earth’s leading man’ as his struggling and strong nature has won many hearts.
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Larry Page & Sergey Brin (35.7 billion USD & 35 billion USD)
The founders of Google can never be disregarded as the whole world is thankful to them for their extremely significant product they’ve created for the people around the globe i.e. Google. Google is not just a noun now, it’s a verb! You can surely Google it. 43-year old Larry and 42-year old Sergey are the two most prominent and highlighted individuals of 2017 of which Larry is the CEO of Alphabet (a new publicly traded parent company) whose stock hit an all-time high in December 2015, and it excelled Apple as the world’s most valuable company after posting powerful quarterly earnings on February 2016.
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Adele (32 million USD)
Re-edit – starting off 2017 has certainly become her lucky charm, making her the most grammy awards winners than ever before and any other artists in the year. beating Beyonce in the category ‘Album of the Year’, including ‘Record and Song of The Year’.
With a net worth of 32 million dollars, 27-year old Adele has touched the highest peaks of success with her unbeatable talent. The Hollywood singer has been named among the influential people of 2016 recently by Time Magazine. The English singer’s going to perform soon on April 29, 2016, in Sweden and as usual, will fascinate the people with her extraordinarily beautiful and magical. The singer’s recent music track ‘Hello’ is the fastest video to reach 1 billion views.
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Angela Merkel (11.5 million USD)
The 61-year old German politician, Angela Merkel is the pride of women all around the globe as the lady is one of the most influential people of 2017. With a net worth of $11.5 million, Angela has recently been offered support by the US president Obama. Recent news about the German Chancellor shows that the lady may be having a personal relationship with him. Her legacy and influence have been discussed in millions of articles and news.
Hillary Clinton (31.3 million USD)
68-year-old Hillary is nowadays busy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2017 elections. Sweeping 4 states of America, Mrs. Clinton is claiming that being president, she’ll emphasize the education as education is the key to success and freedom. The lady is well known for her feminism and her passion for the fulfillment of women’s rights, especially in terms of their health and autonomy.
Tom Hardy (15 million USD)
38-year old Tom Hardy has appeared in three movies that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Inception (2010), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and The Revenant (2015). The famous and popular actor has also worked in the blockbuster movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’. Many upcoming movies of Tom Hardy are looking forward to entertaining the audience and he has become one of the Britain’s brightest talents.
As the 14th PM of India, he serves more than 1.252 billion people of the nation and most powerful PM in the world. He is known for his ethic and wise decisions towards the nation. Modi recent few steps, such as his visits the various countries for economic growth and initiative projects ‘Made In India’ to encourage manufacturing in India, and ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ for cleaning every corner of India and ‘Demonetisation’ of 500, 1000 notes for controlling the black money and corruption made him the most famous person alive in 2017.