Top 10 Most Creative People


The Top Ten

1 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.

Obviously the best choice

I think bland suites her more, her music is creatively bland and uninspiring that it hurts.

More like most uncreative person - YeezySeasonApproaching

2 Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, more.
3 Walt Disney Walt Disney Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.

I just don't get this... Selena Gomez at #1? Well, Walt was obviously more creative, but tell me what did Selena do to go above Mr. Disney? Tell me...

Also, why is Bella Thorne at #7? I've never heard of her until I found this site. - TopTenTed

He is actually the best person ever period

True legend - iliekpiez

Founder of the Walt Disney Company and creator of characters like Mickey Mouse and Snow White. - ShuhBanggg

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4 Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, poetry, more.

If this list was highly genuine, Leonardo would be in the top 5.

5 Shigeru Miyamoto Shigeru Miyamoto

I understand that this list is not going to be completely accurate, but seeing hitler and some singers that didn't even write most of their songs makes me feel ashamed of this list.

Most certainly creative. He had a great, creative idea, it worked and look what it had turned into. - ParasN2000

Responsible for the most iconic video game characters and franchises in history. - ShuhBanggg

Probably not "the most creative" but to get all those Nintendo games/characters you got today you need a lot of creation! - MaxPap

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6 Stan Lee Stan Lee Stan Lee (December 28, 1922-November 12, 2018) was a comic-book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. He is best regarded as an influential figure for the comic book industry and general entertainment.

Stan lee is the best

Definitely, A true legend that changed the world of superheroes with icons such as Spiderman and the Hulk will always be remembered. RIP. - B1ueNew

7 Bella Thorne Bella Thorne Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne is an American actress, writer, model and singer, released EP "Jersey" in 2014. Best known for "Shake It Up!" 2010-2013. Has starred in "Blended", "The Frog Kingdom", "The Duff", "Big Sky", "Ratchet & Clank", "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" more.

She never created anything.

Why is she at number five? She deserves to be lower...

8 George Lucas George Lucas George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as the founder of Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic.

Creator of Star Wars and Indiana Jones. - ShuhBanggg

9 J. R. R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), known by his pen name J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

Extremely Creative. - Soulstealer

This man created a world full of depth, and creativity. Truly a creative and inspiring person. - TopTenTed

I can't believe you put George Lucas in front of Tolkien. He created a universe without any detail and J.R.R Tolkien created a universe with maps, cultures, languages, etc... then you put Lucas in front of Tolkien.


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10 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

The Contenders

11 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc., chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following more.
12 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.
13 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave more.

The most creative music artist of all time. Bohemian Rhapsody is the most creative song of all time.

14 J. K. Rowling J. K. Rowling Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

Harry Potter author. - ShuhBanggg

She's so creative. I love her Harry Potter books. Harry Potter is the best childrens book ever made (even adults read it). If you think Harry Potter sucks than, you haven't read it yet it's such a good book. It is a disciplinary for younger children in a prehistoric way for older kids.

15 William Shakespeare William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

William Shakespeare had so many great ideas in writing and even invented hundreds of witty insults. If you don't agree, go away you elf-skinned fustilarian! - MaxAurelius

16 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 more.

Wow so having the ability to look good is now creative... - InsanityJoe


17 Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.
18 Jack Kirby Jack Kirby

One of the most innovative, prolific, and influential creators in the comic book industry. Created some of the greatest comic book icons, including The Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Doctor Doom, and Darkseid. - ShuhBanggg

19 Jim Henson Jim Henson James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets.

Visionary creator of the Muppets. - ShuhBanggg

20 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American pop singer. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning more.
21 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.
22 C. S. Lewis C. S. Lewis Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. more.

Responsible for Narnia, as well as the Space Trilogy and many theological works. - ShuhBanggg

23 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system, X rays, Radio, Remote Control, Laser, and Electric motors. Tesla developed and used more.
24 Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
25 Genndy Tartakovsky Genndy Tartakovsky Genndy Tartakovsky is a Russian American animator, director, writer and producer. He is best known for creating the Cartoon Network animated television series Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars, and co-creating Sym-Bionic Titan. In 2011, Tartakovsky joined Sony Pictures Animation, more.
26 H. G. Wells H. G. Wells Herbert George Wells - known as H. G. Wells - was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.
27 Mozart Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.
28 Elon Musk Elon Musk

Why is he not at number 5 or 1...

He is finding new ways of transportation(HyperLoop), actively launching new rockets, and expanding the area of electric and smart cars use. He is unstoppable

29 Bill Gates Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.
30 Bach Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations as well as for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor.
31 Michelangelo Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. more.
32 Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular children's books under the pen name Dr. Seuss.
33 George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin George Raymond Richard Martin (born George Raymond Martin), also known as George R. R. Martin, is an American author known for his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the famous HBO series Game of Thrones.
34 Christopher Nolan Christopher Nolan Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who holds both British and American citizenship. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.
35 Robert Jordan Robert Jordan James Oliver Rigney Jr. (1948-2007), better known by his pen name Robert Jordan, was an American author known for writing the epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time. He was also known for writing stories about Conan the Barbarian, and for writing other books with different pseudonyms. He died from cardiac more.
36 Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. more.
37 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
38 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

If abusing his own son... counts as creative... then yes he's very creative...

39 Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer.
40 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.
41 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.

Every album he makes, he changes his style and brings something new to the table. He has not made one bad album. Legend. - YeezySeasonApproaching

Haha very good joke, oh wait you're serious? Oh...

42 Pete Docter Pete Docter

A kid who taught himself cartooning eventually went on to be a founding member of Pixar. Created Monster's Inc., Up, and most recently Inside Out, and has worked on many of Pixar's other motion pictures. - ShuhBanggg

43 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg more.
44 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his more.
45 Lauren Faust Lauren Faust Lauren Johanna Faust is an American animator, screenwriter, director, and producer, best known for developing Hasbro's animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, as well as working frequently with her husband Craig McCracken.

An animator who worked on Iron Giant, The Powerpuff Girls, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, and was the creator of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and DC Super Hero Girls. - ShuhBanggg

46 Tom Delonge Tom Delonge Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975. When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game. He also used to play the trumpet, more.

Really? Taylor Swift and Bella Thorne above Tom DeLonge? Are you serious? Bella Thorne and Taylor Swift are probably the two least creative celebrities ever. Bella created nothing, she just talks in terrible songs written for her. Taylor Swift writes about the same thing and creativity is one of her biggest weaknesses. Vote someone who is actually creative and have that as a strength like Tom DeLonge and Walt Disney.

He can be considered creative I guess. He made a multimedia company of all forms of art from paintings to books to shows to music to movies. He also paints his own guitar designs. And his music has a wide range of variety, he’s good at writing songs about different topic. So I can say he is definitely strong in the creativity department.

47 Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.

Greater Rapper. His Lyrics are educative not obviously obscene like some modern ones

48 Joji Joji


49 Masahiro Sakurai Masahiro Sakurai
50 Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American author and screenwriter. He worked in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, horror, and mystery fiction. more.

He wrote books, and nobody reads those any more. We should just burn them.

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