Top Ten Most Creative People of the 21st Century

The Top Ten
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.

Yes for inception alone proves his creativity in film and masterful story telling. The story, the visual effects, and ideas in the film were fresh creative and nothing like we have seen in cinema or see will again. Also the way he wrote and directed The Dark Knight series making it more grounded that it could happen in real life rather than comicky. Christopher Nolan is a genius of cinema.

He is a Genius..! He is Christopher Nolan..!

This list sucks. At least most of Nolan's work were not nostalgia trips. So he deserves points for that.

Damon Albarn Damon Albarn is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is known as the lead singer of the British rock band Blur, the co-founder, vocalist, instrumentalist and principal songwriter of the virtual band Gorillaz. He was born on March 23, 1968, in Whitechapel, London, England. Albarn ...read more.

Cause everything he does is great. Take Blur, take Gorillaz, take The Good, The Bad and The Queen. Every song has an IDEA. Every tune tells a STORY.

Even though he's more 20th century, Damon has got endless amounts of soul and creativity in him. He's god's gift to the world of music.

Damon is the unique person who makes impossible things in music now and that's amazing. A great musician.

How come he isn't first?! Every song he's written is so imaginitive and has real meaning behind it.

Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

I'm not a fan of his music style but his creativity in music is undeniable listen to his song Hearing Damage. Its great.

YES thank god he’s on here. What a masterful artist, a genius of music.

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.

The sole creator of the wizarding world of Harry Potter which changed the face of children literature, pop culture and fantasy for ever. She made books both adults and children love and enjoy to discuss and engage in to this day.

I don't know about others, but I can't surely Demy at least about her.

Her 'Harry Potter' series I just couldn't put down.

She is the greatest epic-writer... Ever...

Matt Groening Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor best known for creating the famous television shows, The Simpsons and Futurama.

Groening is awesome! but Burton is pretty damn good too

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 ...read more.

Creativity at its best, lyrics that change views and have the biggest influence on this generation. At least Top 5

I don't know how he comes up with such smart lyrics

Tim Burton Timothy Walter Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, Gothic, eccentric, and quirky fantasy films such as Beetle-juice (1988), Edward Scissor-hands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), the biographical film ...read more.
Aria Tesolin
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.
Beyonce Knowles Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

Beyonce I like beyonce

BeyHives and QUEEN BEY! Run the World our girl!

The Contenders
Seth Green Seth Benjamin Green is an American actor, voice artist, comedian, producer, writer and director. Green is the creator, executive producer, writer, director and the most-frequent voice on Adult Swim's Robot Chicken.
Douglas Adams Douglas Noel Adams was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. Adams was the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books that sold more than 15 million copies in his ...read more.

Wasn't he in the 20th century? Doesn't matter he makes the greatest masterpieces in the world.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a masterpiece! come on people!

Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda (born 11 February 1977) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, keyboardist, producer, and co-lead vocalist. ...read more.

He can rap, sing, write songs, he plays keyboards, guitars, he is a graphic artist, he made linkin park,

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 ...read more.

Why is he not on top people?

Jackie Chan Chan Kong-sang known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself, in the cinematic ...read more.
Shane Acker
Trey Parker Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III is an American animator, director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and composer.
Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears. She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically ...read more.

Creative, innovative, unique, shocking, talented - it's all about Madonna. This woman inspired plenty of our modern artists

Stephen King Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Many of his most well-known novels include Carrie, It, The Shinning, The Stand, Misery, The Dark Tower series, and Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, which was later ...read more.
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.
Seth MacFarlane Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American television producer, filmmaker, actor, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.
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 ...read more.

Still wrote The Wheel of Time series during the 2000s. It's a shame he never got to finish it himself though cause he died before he could. R.I.P. Robert.

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

This woman made belly dancing very popular and many singers (Beyonce for example) started copying her. Also, she's awesome songwriter and true philanthropist

Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

Love her art pop.

Stephen Hillenburg Stephen McDannell Hillenburg was an American cartoonist, animator, director, producer, writer, voice actor, and marine biologist who was best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He also contributed to Rocko's Modern Life as a director and producer. ...read more.

I like him, creator of SpongeBob

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