Best Celebrity Role Models for Girls

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

Despite being gifted with the most beautiful voice in a generation, Jackie is truly humble, grateful and caring.
If more people were like this, the world would be a hugely better place.

Jackie shows us that dreams can come true.

Jackie's video "Go Time" - running in Justice Girls Clothing Stores as well as online - presents her as fun, fashionable, energetic, and caring for animals. - BobG

I love the fact that Jackie is such a good role model.

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2 Emma Watson Emma Watson Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School as a child and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.

Yes, be a warrior, fight hard and battle to the end. But if a man is mean to you, says bad things to you, or touches you, his life is over and he's going to jail.

She is the living embodiment of feminism. She teaches girls that you don't have to b a prissy pink princess and instead you can be a warrior. She also doesn't think looks matter, which is a beautiful thing. She should at the very least be in the top 5.

3 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

A perfect example of a woman who has used her God given talent and charisma to make a positive difference in the world.

Oprah Winfrey is a legends as well as a very good role model. She should be number one.

4 Celine Dion Celine Dion CĂ©line Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.
5 Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Lawrence began her career in television, playing her first major role as a main cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show.

She is always honest, she is true to herself and everybody likes her. Even though she is still young, she is an amazing actress and she is pretty much in the same level many actors 10 years older than her are now! She teaches kids that if you are REALLY talented, things could be easy for you, and how you can always be you, no matter what.

She exudes confidence and teaches girls that it is important to be happy and healthy as opposed to being a stick skinny supermodel.

Real person who hasn't let her fame go to her head. Athletic instead of stupidly or dangerously skinny.

She is very talented the best

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6 Caitlyn Jenner Caitlyn Jenner Caitlyn Marie Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. She is also transgender, and came out in 2015.

Are you joking, caitlyn jenner is not a good role model for anyone and she has never done anything to inspire people or teach them any positive messages - pjo

7 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

A true humanitarian who deals with being scrutinized publicly in the best way possible.
I don't like when people criticize her love life when it is not very different than most young women her age, full of confusion and lessons learned.

This is a joke, right! Terrible with her bad escapades and overexposure that is really wrong for anyone to do. Her bad choice to be so overexposed and in a bad way. Huh? Kids really?

People just criticize her for dating which we don't know whose fault would it be... - zuni

Well, um...she teaches you what not to do!

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8 Queen Rania of Jordan Queen Rania of Jordan
9 Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She has also been cited as Hollywood's highest-paid actress. ...read more.
10 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and children's book author. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard ...read more.

Be true to yourself. Be creative. That's the things that Kelly could teach the young girls. And she is the first and the best AMERICAN IDOL, which is very special.

Kelly is a very good role model! She is always nice to her fans and she never judges negatively somebody. She has an amazing voice.

Very kind, modest and down to earth. Presents amazing talent without letting it get to her head.

Her whole thing was I can't find a man so my life has no value, I need a man so bad. That isn't something little girls should be taught.

The Contenders

11 Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai S.St is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.
12 Ahlam Ahlam Ahlam Ali Al Shamsi, commonly known as Al Maleka "The Queen" Ahlam is an Emirati singer from UAE who has an outstanding vocal range. She is known for her strong personality and outspoken nature. She is an idol for women and a good friend to many celebrities.
13 Pink Pink Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

Not a huge fan but I guess I can see why people like her - pjo

P! nk is one of the best singers who can teach girls to just be themselves and have fun, and that everyone can be beautiful/handsome.

14 Nancy Ajram Nancy Ajram Nancy Ajram is a Lebanese singer, world music awards winner for 3 times in 2008, 2011 and 2014 as best selling middle eastern artist, and multi-platinum recording artist.
15 Fifi Abdou Fifi Abdou Fifi Abdou is an Egyptian belly dancer and actress. She has been described as "synonymous with belly dancing in the years she was performing. " In her acting career, she is known as the superwoman because she often beats up and overpowers men . Fifi Abdou was born in Cairo on April 26, 1953, and named ...read more.
16 Lorde Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.
17 Kate Middleton Kate Middleton Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton) is a member of the British royal family. Her husband, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is expected to become king of the United Kingdom and of 15 other Commonwealth realms, making Catherine a likely future queen consort.

How is she a role model though - pjo

18 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. ...read more.

She presents a great amount of inner strength and ability to overcome some of life's greatest challenges. She has taught people that mental and emotional issues are not something to be ashamed of and that it's important to seek help when in need.

I love demi lovato for being so open about struggling with bullying, because it has helped so many people such as myself get though it, and on top of that does so much for mental health awareness - pjo

My idol! She's been through so much and has came out stronger. She does so much work for mental health awareness and is also truly talented and works hard.

Yes she is my ideal!

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19 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

She is a perfect example of female success based on talent alone and not just showing off your body. She also is a good example of confidence even when the public criticizes her for not fitting in to the typical role of skinny supermodel.

She is true example of being yourself! - zuni

20 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

One of the best role models for anyone!

21 Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist. DeGeneres starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

She has shown that you can be a great female comedian without publicly shaming and putting people down.
She has also shown a lot of braveness in the public eye.

She is really good - zuni

Role model for girls or for lesbians?

22 Lena Dunham Lena Dunham

And by saying "feeling comfortable with your body", you mean getting naked at every opportunity. Not really a great role model.

Extremely smart, funny and creative. She also shows people that you don't have to be a supermodel in order to feel comfortable with your body.

Seriously? - 445956

23 Paris Hilton Paris Hilton Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author .

This list is just wow...

Role model for spoiled rich girls without talent and who are thinking that they're like everybody else with talent. For working-class gils she's just and no more than a spoiled rich girl without talent.

You gotta be kidding me

24 Zendaya Zendaya

She is such an inspiration. She has not done anything wrong with her life and (hopefully) never will.

Zendaya is really passionate about kids and I know that she is a good role model

She is gorgeous she is tough she is talented she Is tall she is thin and down to earth and real, what's not to like?

She's funny

25 Kayla Ferrel

She has been through so much and she overcame everything. She was a lesbian and she has been bullied over and over and over again about her sexuality in high school and then she was sexually assaulted. But, here she is, an amazing a bright role model for girls that is a true fighter and never gives up. (She came in third in Cycle 15 of ANTM).

I love this girl! I'm so glad you remember her and added her to this list.

26 Emma Stone Emma Stone Emily Jean "Emma" Stone is an American actress. One of the world's highest-paid actresses, she has won the Academy Award Best Actress Award, been nominated for two British Academy Film Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, and has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Very down to earth and has a great sense of humor.

27 Shailene Woodley Shailene Woodley Shailene Diann Woodley is an American actress. She came to mainstream attention for her role as Amy Juergens in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
28 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.

The truth about him lies in this website. Top ten reasons to hate Justin Bieber is accurate and popular. Spitting on fans, punching kids under 10, there is so much more things bad about him.

Shocking to put him here... And yet he's on a Good number On worst celebrity role models for kids...

There are some good things about him people just look at him for mistakes why not list good things

So you mean that this guy is a role model to kids?

Nope.

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29 G. Hannelius G. Hannelius

Queen G! - MorgianaMagi

Really? I mean she's not a bad role model but really, I don't think she's really done anything to be a true role model. Ily u G though.

30 Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.

She has taught people the power of forgiveness and human resilience during very trying times. She also stresses the importance of taking care of your health.

31 Areti Kosmidou

She is a great role model for young girls.

32 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
33 Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist. Her career has spanned over 40 years.

Girls just wanna have fun.

Why is she here, she cussed at a parade.

34 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

She opened schools, shes educated and shes naturally beautiful

35 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.

She's a role model for people who are afraid to accept themselves, to accept for who you are. She said many times that her message is to be like you want to be. At least, her message is not like Jackie Evancho who's only message is to get good grades at school. Avril Lavigne messages are for the human being that you are, no matter what people will think about you. She should be higher on this list.

She hasn't done anything

I love Avril,Lavigne

36 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.
37 Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian West is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman and model.

I'm voting for her because she needs to be higher than #48.

She also teaches you what not to do!

38 Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova
39 Alissa White-Gluz Alissa White-Gluz Alissa White-Gluz is a Canadian vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist and one of the founding members of the Canadian metal band, The Agonist, and current lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal group, Arch Enemy.

I wouldn't really recommend her music to little kids because of how extreme it is, but she really is a good role model. She's a vegetarian and animal activist. It's good to see somebody fighting for animal rights.

40 Dianna Agron Dianna Agron Dianna Elise Agron is an American actress, singer, and dancer. In 2006, Agron made her television debut as Jessica Grant on CSI: NY. From 2006 to 2007, Agron had recurring roles on Veronica Mars as Jenny Budosh, and Heroes as Debbie Marshall.

Good

She's so sweet, precious and talented.
PS. Why the hell is Paris Hilton in this list? And who the hell is Kayla Ferrel?

41 Alison Krauss Alison Krauss Alison Maria Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording for the first time at 14.
42 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood Carrie Marie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005.

Carrie Underwood is so sweet... Why is Paris Hilton beating her lmao, Paris is pretty but ROLE MODEL?

43 Jessica Sanchez Jessica Sanchez
44 Cassadee Pope Cassadee Pope Cassadee Blake Pope is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Pope was the lead vocalist of the rock band Hey Monday (on hiatus as of December 2011), with whom she released one studio album and three EPs.
45 Kesha Kesha Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America

Why did you put Ke$ha on here, she's horrible and does not do anything but bad stuff like curse and twerk, along with taking some of her clothes off, she doesn't happen to be a good role model at all.

46 Dove Cameron Dove Cameron Dove Cameron is an American actress and singer. She is known for playing a dual role as both title characters in the Disney Channel teen sitcom Liv and Maddie.
47 Flea Flea Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician, best known as the bassist, a co-founding member, and one of the composers of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he was inducted in 2012 into the Rock and Roll Hall ...read more.

Flea and the rest of the Red Hot Chili Pepper teaches teens about to be proud with your body.

48 Halle Berry Halle Berry Halle Maria Berry is an American actress. Berry won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the romantic drama Monster's Ball. As of 2018, she is the only black woman to have won the award.
49 Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is a Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.
50 Drew Barrymore Drew Barrymore Drew Blythe Barrymore is an American actress, producer, director, author, model and entrepreneur. She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She achieved fame as a child actress with her role in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
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