Top Ten Best Role Models for Kids

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1
Taylor Swift
Taylor is a good role model she teaches little kids to stand up for bullying in her song "Mean"
She's never smoked or did drugs or any thing like that and she inspires young girls. :) I love you taylor💕

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She use to donate money to charities under her friends' name so the media wouldn't know
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2Demi Lovato
She advocates to stop bullying and to get help right away if you have a problem. She is also living hope that recovery is possible.
Demi shared her story to help those who are in similar situations. She inspires every person to be him or her self and to ignore all the haters. She shows young girls that there is no need to be perfect and that in itself shows the perfection of her personality. LOVATIC for Life!
Demi is an amazing role model for teenagers and especially for those who go through difficult situations and bullying! She has even written a book to help people and make them believe in themselves. She celebrated her 21st birthday in Africa because she thought it would be more important than just having a party! She tries to inspire people and also has advised her fans to spend sometime with the things they love in order to forget to feel better and make themselves to forget their darkest moments!
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3Ariana Grande
She is always a smiling, cute and happy person and she is beautiful without being skinny or doing stupid things that many celebrities. She has an amazing voice and her acting talent is huge too.
She is so pretty and a great singer. I love her role on victorious how she is dumb and sweet and a great friend but she is so funny on Sam and cat I love that show she has an amazing amazing voice everyone wants it.
I love ariana grande like crazy because cat is my fave character in sam and cat
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4Good Parents
I don't think any celebrity or political figure is worthy of being a role model. Most of them are self centered and egotistical and could give a crap about anyone except themselves or their agendas. The only time they do anything remotely unselfish is when they are trying to "buy" people's votes or their manager advises them to do a charity event because of the positive PR. Most American parents aren't even positive role models because we are so stupid that we continue to re-elect are no good politicians and we idolize our lame celebrities!
NO ONE CAN BEAT YOUR PARENTS THEY ARE THE MOST UNIQUE LOVING CARING PEOPLE IN YOUR LIVES AND WHEN OTHERS SUCH AS FRIENDS OR OTHER MEMBERS OF YOUR FAMILY DON'T SUPPORT YOU THEY ALL WAYS WILL BECAUSE THEY ARE YOUR PARENTS YOUR CLOSE ONES.
I think that parents, because of their ability to easily shape kids, are an integral part of a child's life. Good parents (not strict nor lenient but a balance of the two) are the best role models because of the personal relationship and because of a kid's admiration for a truly brilliant human being.
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5Barack Obama
He is not perfect, but he is a good role model. To say that he has not accomplished more than average person and that he is not a good role model is rubbish... And simply letting your political preference get in the way of common sense. He is not only the first African American president of the U.S., he has won the Nobel Peace Prize, been Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, he is a celebrated author, he is a moving orator, he is a dedicated family man, and he has the talent to inspire children to believe that they can in fact accomplish anything... My son being one of those children!
He is not a good role model AT ALL! Becoming the first African American president does NOT make him a good person. Sure, he won a Nobel Peace prize for something he SAID he would do, but he STILL hasn't done it! He is a liar. Time Magazine is a liberal magazine so their opinion of him is biased. He used uncredited ghostwriter's for his writings and speeches. He is a liar. Hitler was also a "moving orator." He is forcing people to pay for birth control, even if it is directly against their religious beliefs. He is a hypocrite. He is forcing people to pay for Obamacare whether they want it or not. He is a dictator. Spending (taxpayer) money on your family does NOT make you a good person. Telling children they can "accomplish anything" is dishonest and impractical. This generation feels too entitled already without him "encouraging" them to do anything they want. That's not the way the world works. He is a liar.
You're kidding? He should be put on the worst!
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6Selena Gomez
She cares of her fans & she's the youngest UNICEF ambassador on 2007. Love you Selena
She is kind and caring and loves everyone
Selena all the way!
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7Kelly Clarkson
She teaches kids to stand up for what they believe in and that they don't have to be a size 0 to be beautiful.

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Kelly is one of the very few in hollywood today who do what they do just because it is their passion, not for the money, not for the fame. She has made it from a small town girl from Texas to an international superstar, and still she is a completely level headed and normal girl.
Kelly is an amazing singer. I totally agree with her teaching kids to stand up for what they believe!
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8Beyonce
She could be a role model for everyone. She teaches the kids to be true to themselves and that they can do amazing things if they have faith and talent. She is a very good influence.
Beyonce is always humble and is a remarkable role model for kids.
She is a good role model. She teaches kids how to be true to themselves.
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9Ellen DeGeneres
She is the loveliest person ever.
Ellen stands up for what she believes is right and always donates money to people who are struggling.
Ellen is an amazing person. She is charitable, funny, and just seems like a great person.

The episode with Talia proves this. I literally cried seeing it, it was so sweet of Ellen to do all that for a young girl who was suffering cancer!
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10Jesus
Jesus is historically the most influential character. He came to save the world but was hated. He tried to correct the evil politics of the day but was persecuted. He did not bow down to false authority because he knew true authority was within him drawn from God. Now God is real mentor material. Jesus loved unconditionally but tried to teach a better pathway for us. Jesus healed the sick, loved the unlovely, helped the poor and stood in the way of death for us so that we could have eternal life. Look up John 3:16 in the new testament of your bible. That's right - smart kids know to dodge the dodgy mentors listed and read various wisdoms - so get your hands on a bible and be cool. After all a role model has to have self control and Jesus was walking talking self control.
He is loving and kind
Jesus, should be everybody's role model!
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The Contenders

11Katy Perry
Katy is so amazing I love her, it would be mazing to meet her. She is a role model because she is unique and dosn't care what others think about her... I love how she is so true to her fans she is one of the only celebrites that know how much her fans mean to her and how important they are for her sucess BY LAUREN GRACE... KATY COME TO AUSTRALIA!
Katy is amazing she is so pretty and really nice and unquie I think its great that she knows how much her fans are apart of her sucess
Because she is unique
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12Justin Bieber
He is a terrible role model! Very misguided and immoral!
Wa!? Noo he bad bad bad bad bad bad bad
Justin beiber has been arrested because of street races and doing drugs what kind of role model is that
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13Abraham Lincoln
He is the 16th President, the first to tare the Republican title. He freed all slaves in America!
I'm 14 years old and I don't know this guy...maybe because I'm not american
Who is he? I am just 7 years old. Don't make fun of me

14Jennifer Lawrence
She shows she doesn't have to be skinny to fit a role
She's live a lady Jesus
She is a beautiful woman who shows beauty is not about starving yourself to be thin. She is a generouse kind person and she would be a great role model

15Sage the Gemini
You don't know what good he does.
Does he smoke? No.
Does he drink? No.
Is he a real rapper? Yes.
Therefore, he is the best role model for everyone. Life is a second hand smoke and I agree.

SelfDestruct

No, no, no, no, no. NOT a GOOD ROLE MODEL!

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16JK Rowling
shows you what you can do if you do something you love and are willing to pay the price to do it.
she came from nothing and now she's richer than the queen! She's determined and modest and such a great women. She is giving her money to charity all the time too
She gave half the world a childhood. How's that not a role model?

And barack obama is only a a role model to American kids.
Please usa, some backbone! There are other countries in the world.
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17Son Gohan
From Dragon Ball Z, he taught us he could achieve anything he wished to achieve and we should do the same as him.
And please don't put Vegeta in the list. He is a very bad role model.

SelfDestruct


18Shakira
She does got a good booty
She got a good booty
Why dose that matter so what I don't think she is a very good role model
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19Anna Graceman

20Jackie Evancho
Jackie is also one of the best role models for ADULTS.
WA? No. She is the worst role model for kids.

SelfDestruct

There can be absolutely no other candidate on this poll who could come close to Jackie Evancho in this poll. Don’t believe me? For those who don’t know Jackie, check out her Wikipedia page just to give you an idea of who she is and what she has done to inspire role-model status. To those of us who know about Jackie this is certainly a no-brainer.

21Gogeta
Why is Shakira above Gogeta.

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22Emily Bear

23Will Smith
Will Smith respects women and empowers his daughter. Also, he's hot and a good actor.
Will Smith is a very good rapper
(though not as good as eminem or 2pac)
But he never curses anyone or uses any bad words so you can listen to his raps even in front of your parents
Will Smith has been in many movies. He has been a very good actor in all of them.
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24Yuma Tsukumo

25Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK stands out in this list because he had the biggest influence on society. I would pick him as my role model for sure. Personally, however, my role model is either Winston Churchill or Kurt Hahn.
MLK jr got assassinated that sucked he is my favorite role model
Martin Luther King is one of the most influential speakers known to man, he is a perfect role model due to his determantion to never quit...

26Zendaya
Zendaya is a perfect role model.
She is a good role model if your shy, she has a lot of confidence in her
She is cool and awesome
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27Piccolo
Why has this turned from a role model list into a Dragonball Fan Page?
You gotta admit that Dragonball has a lot of good role models. Besides, it's still a role model list, not a Dragonball fan page.

SelfDestruct


28George Washington
He should be number 1 because he turned down the chance to be a king so people could be free to do what they wanted so he chose president instead

29Adele
A truly normal lass living her dream :) A great Mum, wife and singer

30China Anne McClain
Shes very enthusiast and is a kid that knows everything about us and we can ask her anything

31Soulja Boy

32Bill Cosby
He's a good role model to children. And unlike some others stands fully dressed and sensible
He's the best... Way better than barack obama.

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33Tiger Woods
I think Tiger Words needs some trimming on the edges (and penis) but other than that I think he is a great guy and loves all children men and women but especially women because women are good people and should be respected and treated by a real man like Tiger Woods.

34Dove Cameron

35Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson is a very good role model, whoever said he stinks they are wrong. He did a lot of great things for his fans, his family, and really he did a lot of good stuff to the world to.
Laugh out loud that he does
It is true he is the worst don't pick him
$$$$$$$$@ he stinks
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36Kid Ink

37Eminem
I don't know why he is #41. He isn't that people! He is my role model by a long shot
He is a great role model and should be ranked higher
He is the Greatest Personality I've ever seen
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38Dr. Ben Carson
One of the best surgeons of all time.

39Rebecca Black

40Rick Ross

41Lady Gaga
She teaches her fans to express themselves and to never hide their true identity. She tells her fans that god loves them and that he made no mistakes while creating them
She promotes purging as a form of art.. Eating disorders are not art..
I love how she isn't scared to be different, and she is proud of it.
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42Bethany Mota
She's inspiring and really generous go check out her channel on YouTube, macbarbie07
She is such a nice person, very creative and sweet! She is the type of person that I would love to hang around with, she's truly amazing!
She is an amazing YouTuber who got bullied in middle school but didn't let anyone bother her

43Mother Teresa
She helped the poor

44Emma Watson
She is a fantastic human being. 'enough said!
She is the most beautiful actress I know and she values her education
She knows you don't have to be stick thin to be beautiful

45Harry Styles
He always sees the good in people. No matter how rude you are he can still say something nice. He would never be mean to a single soul. For crying out loud, he tripped over a dog and apologized to it! I'm not a "directioner" but I know he is a good person.
Harry Styles is a very inspiring person. He has the most loving personality. He sees the good in anybody. He loves everybody for who they R. I love him so much.
Harry Styles is happy no matter what and he's so cute😃
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46Trinidad James

47Michael Phelps
He is a great role model for kids because he has accomplished so much and never gave up.

And people need to lay off about the weed smoking because if he can accomplish what he does while smoking then more power to him!

48Lance Armstrong
Great and inspring-accomplished many things in life and not slowing down.
A great, great man!

49Freddie Mercury
He taught me to never stop until I drop. And he taught me to become a singer-- which I can't do to save my life, but I would like to have a good voice. And I love him forever. He also taught me that having a sense of humor is good--something he has. BROUHAHA!
He's a good role model?! He died from AIDS. MJ should also not be on this list, he died from overdose, he was accused of raping kids, AND he was VERY insecure. This list is horrible, why is Eminem on here too -_-

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Said he would rock us, he did.

50Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee taught me that even though I am small and weak, I can still kick an a** or two (or 1000). He was also a philosopher who said some pretty deep stuff, look it up.

51Oprah Winfrey
Oprah always looks to help people and is always ready to fix prolems

52Kim Kardashian
Because she has a nice ass
She has nice boobs.
She hot as hell

53Derek Jeter
He is thug #YOLO #thug #life

54Osama bin Laden
Even though he is a criminal/terrorist, he is also a kind and reliable person; who fights for his country and full his country's needs all over the world. He also has some good qualities with but because of his cunningness of defeat, he's NOT ABLE TO BRING IT OUT

55Michael Jordan
He is really down to earth guy and a great basketball player. (better than LeBron james)

56Nicki Minaj
I think she is a good role model because she struggled through bullying and is now helping kids stop bullying.
NO! NO! NO! Her music isn't even for kids and she wouldn't get over a stupid feud with Lil Kim! I feel so bad for lil kim.

57CM Punk
Straight Edge WWE superstar
The Best in the World!
He is an amazing, charitable person. I think he's great. Lovely guy xx

5850 Cent

59Miley Cyrus
She is an awful role model! She gets on stage half-naked while little children are watching her! The only thing she cares about is how to get naked and although she is a really good singer she destroys her song with her music videos! She also does drugs and that definitely makes her a bad example for young people!
She is a bad singer and a bad role model!
Looking past the clothing, she teaches people to not care what anyone says about you and to keep doing what you do best

60French Montana

61Marilyn Manson
Before you all scream about how satanic he is, think about it, he manages to say what's wrong with the world in very few words, no matter how much criticism he gets he still does awesome, seems like a pretty interesting person and has fabulous taste in boots
I would much rather have my children look up to this intelligent individual than a reality star like the Kardashians or a douche like Kanye West
Marylin Manson is a great role model. He is not afraid to be unique and speak what he believes, despite the criticism he receives. He is often misunderstood because of his beleifs. I would want my kid to look up to Marylin Manson rather than some pop icon. I know that he does drugs, but that is a choice he made and it affects no one else and he is responsible about it.

62Macklemore
Macklemore is very honest and straight forward with his music. His lyrics are real and very inspiring.

63Muhammad Ali
Amazing Islamic wrestler. He gave people motivation. he deserves the top 30s.

64Michael Stone
He kill ira peeps
Good guy Michael stone he does what he wants
Why isn't Michael higher
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65Ken Griffey Jr.

66Kyo

67Karl Marx
He is a hero of the world, long live the red revolution

68Sachin Tendulkar
One of the greatest cricketer after Sir Donald Bradman.
Sachin is known as the master blaster. He is the only person to score 100 centuries in the history of cricket.

69Johnny Depp

70David Beckham
Пhe's a good after to his children and a good athlete.
David beckham is an amazing guy!

71Chris Brown
He is a fine man with nasty thoughts (sexy as hell)
He's a strong man! I respect him.

72Rey Mysterio
He is a Mexican WWE Superstar who is an inspiration to little kids saying that you don't always have to be the biggest guy to succeed. He is also called the ultimate underdog. He fights in a mask because he is a luchador. He loves to wrestle.

73Michael Oher
Michael Oher started out homeless. He worked hard to get good grades and to graduate from high school. He now plays football for the Baltimore Ravens.
He survived homelessness to being in the NFL also gives to charity
He is a good role model

74Paris Hilton
Paris is a nice fun person me and my kids love her
Why is kim nasty kardashian beating Paris laugh out loud
How is she good?

75Pistol Pete Maravich

76Leonardo DiCaprio

77Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
He is one of the best examples for being a role model. “Dream, dream and dream. Then translate your dreams into thoughts and then into action...” is President Kalam's favorite mantra. His life itself is an example of this philosophy" rising from a fisherman's village to ending up in the presidential palace and along the way launching a bunch of missiles and winning a few 'Padma' (and Bharat Ratna) awards.

Therefore, he proves to be one of the best role models..

78Sarah McGarvin
Dedicated her life to school and gave up her land to the Garden Grove Unified School District

79Johnny Cash
Although dead now, he left a lasting, long impression on people everywhere. This country superstar showed that it was possible to get to the top even if you had had one of the WORST lives ever. He is able to show true inspiration to troubled kids everywhere, and showed that death wasn't an awful thing with his "Hurt" cover. All in all, even more than 10 years after death, he is one of the greatest role models ever. And not to mention better than most hacks of role models today.

80Future
Future is so fine I love his song sh

81Flavor Flav
He is the blackest man ever with the worlds biggest clock and the most African Mexican and white women in the world

82Mahatma Ghandi
He tried to fight using non-violence.

83Tyler Oakley
Tyler is not only one of the best YouTubers he also donates to allots of charities like the Trever Project and he always raising money for people in need.

84Kevin Durant
Shows great works of charity and he shows us how to be humble and nice to others

85Amy Lee
Best role model ever.

86Olivia Holt

87Jon Bon Jovi
He is very determined and has strong opinions about what and who he loves.

88Kurt Hahn
Kurt Hahn was a man with very sensible ideals. He believed in helping humanity as a whole, and the teaching children of the world. Kurt Hahn was the founder of UWC (United World Colleges), the founder of Gordonstoun School and was the creator of the Outward Bound. As a child, he was forced into exile because of being Jewish. He overcame this, and was able to sufficiently make the world a better place.

89Natalie Portman

90Steve Jobs
Creative genius
Multi talented
True innovator
Role model for the crazy ones..
Stay hungry, stay foolish

91Brad Pitt

92Des Hunt
He is the best New Zealand author ever

93Frederick E. Morgan

94Emily Osment
Emily Osment doesn't smoke and take drugs and she went to law school to get a good career without leaving her acting career behind.

95Qasim Chaudhry

96Kanye West

97David Cameron

98Rosa Parks
She is a great role model cause she didn't want to give up her seat and I think that was very positive and if I was her I would do that to R.I. P rosa parks

99Emment Till
He is a role model for all of us even if someone does do something you don't like forgive and make sure its good if you did this I feel sorry for you
I feel bad for him he got killed just for wissling at a white woman and two white man beat him and murderend him if you search emment till you would see how he looked like after he got murdered

100Kristen Bell
She's Ana off of frozenn

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