Greatest Celebrities of All Time

This is a tough one but which celebrity do you think has really marked the sands of time.
The Top Ten
1 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 the initials MJ.

He is the creator of the best-selling album of all time, Thriller (1982), awarded 30 times platinum at the beginning of 2016. His other albums Bad, Dangerous and History are all among the best charting albums of all time and all reached the number one position in the US charts. ...read more.

There is no question Michael Jackson is the most famous most loved celebrity of all time and here's why. He was extremely gifted. He could sing, dance, beatbox, song-write and compose music with unbelievable ease and skill. He had a pure loving kind heart and personality. He really wanted to help children. He built Neverland for children who were sick and disadvantaged. Children could go on the zoo, rides, movie theaters, receive foods, candy & drinks absolutely free at his home in Neverland Ranch. Despite the mainstream medias attempts to destroy him with lies and slander like calling him a freak, wacko jacko and a homosexual pedophile with no evidence whatsoever. Michael Jackson has been completely been exnorated and proven innocent again and again in the court of law, the FBI and researchers. Despite the trial, slander, extortion attempts on Michael Jackson, he never wavered in his love and dedication of the rights and protection of children. He paid for the fees and visiting and ...more

Michael Jackson is the BEST singer and BEST dancer in the world. There will NEVER be another person like him because he is kind, smart and beautiful. Even though other celebrities have started way before him, Michael Jackson has inspired lots of people and was a REAL PIONEER.

No one will ever be like michael jackson even JB. Michael will always be the best and no one will ever be close to his success even 1%. No one can take his title" king of pop"even if he is already dead. He deserves to be on top of the lists. He will still be always in my heart.

No on is on his level period. No one before him and no one after his was faced with so much scrutiny--and he still held his integrity and stayed humble. Most charitable celebrity in history. One of the kindest people to walk the earth.

2 Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, ...read more.

Tom hanks is one of the best, most successful actors in Hollywood and is also one of the most gracious and humble.

3 Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is an American actor, director and narrator. He has appeared in a range of film genres portraying character roles and is particularly known for his distinctive deep voice. Freeman won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with Million Dollar Baby (2004), ...read more.

Awesome. #1 actor

4 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.

I like some of her songs but I still like her and her voice is amazing!

5 Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. ...read more.

As good as things might get...Dominated all charts with the release of new albums ...10 Grammy, 25 AMAS, BRITS and a bunch of other awards..Debuted 8 times at No.1 on all of Billboards charts and got place 128 times in those charts as well. Got a museum hall in her name. Noted in the Hall of Fame.More then 6 music videos to cross a billion views on youtube!. Led three times on Times most influential people. All these because of us as she was popular.
She doesn't need any further introduction.
She is the queen.

She is SOOO Iconic. Queen of 3 genres, beautiful storytelling, and not to mention that she is beautiful on the inside and out. One thing to say for the haters, please stream folklore and evermore:)

She's nice to people!

6 David Garrett David Christian Bongartz, better known by his stage name David Garrett, is a record-breaking German pop and crossover violinist and recording artist.
7 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973) was a Hong Kong and American martial artist, martial arts instructor, actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and philosopher. He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do, a hybrid martial arts philosophy drawing from different combat disciplines that is often ...read more.

Why the hell do chuck norris & arnold schwarznegger top bruce lee?

The Best Martial Artist Ever Lived. Influenced a lot of people

8 Will Smith Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is best known for his acting career overall. He has been in many popular movies, These include, but are not limited to, the Men in Black franchise, The Pursuit of Happyness, ...read more.
9 Chuck Norris Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. He was born in March 10, 1940, in Ryan, OK. He is famous for mostly starring in western and action movies.

Could beat shaggy

10 Elvis Presley Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Dubbed the "King of Rock and Roll", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined ...read more.

Simply larger than life persona who changed the music and movie industry forever. Served in the military and raised $54,000 to finish the Arizona Memorial. Elvis is and always will be the King!

The greatest celebrity of all time. Had a wonderful voice so charismatic and beautiful looks. Started his career at a time when you really did have to be good to survive. Extremely influential in the music world even today. He has stood the test of time and his legacy will last forever. The 11 voted above him couldn't even carry his bags elvis was is and always will be the greatest artist who has ever lived. God bless his wonderful memory.

The greatest celebrity who ever lived, it's not open to debate. Beautiful voice, magnificent stage presence, beyond handsome and generous to a fault. Sold more records than any solo artist ever. Elvis the king, no explanation necessary.

Darn right it's a serious list, and it is not by accident that Miley is above Elvis, because the majority of top tenners actually believe that, and would never vote for anyone that their friends at middle school did not tell them was Ok to vote for..

The Contenders
11 Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, former professional bodybuilder and former politician.
12 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest and most influential physicists of all time. Einstein is best known for developing the theory of relativity, but he also made important contributions to the development of the theory of quantum mechanics. Relativity and quantum mechanics are together the two pillars of modern physics. His mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which arises from relativity theory, has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical ...read more.
13 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 ...read more.
14 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 1999 to 2004. After they broke up in 2006, Beyonce pursued her solo career, creating smash hits such as "Crazy In Love", "Single Ladies", "Halo", "Partition", "Irreplaceable", "Drunk In Love", "Baby Boy", "Beautiful Liar", "7/11", and "Run The World (Girls)", and has since become one of the most influential performers and biggest celebrities of the 21st century.

The greatest singer ever!

I love her dance moves!

15 K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.
16 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 vocal range. Before he became a singer he has been in 3 other bands (Ibex, Sour Milk Sea, and The Hectics). He died on November 24, 1991 from bronchopneumonia as a result from HIV/AIDS

Dear, Freddie Mercury, you're my one true love and you are not a rockstar, you're a legend. I was so sad when you died of AIDS. I miss you so much. I wish you were still alive. The world is melancholy without you. I wish I could bring you back to life. I'm not afraid of dying anymore, because, when I die, I'll be with you. You're the inspiration, Freddie, you're my hero. I won't trust anyone who doesn't like Queen.

Love, Chloe Anderson, your #1 fan XOXOXO

Should be much higher.

17 Kim Kardashian Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian West is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman and model. ...read more.

NO NO NO! I don't even know why she is famous! She has no talent and doesn't even act like an adult! You are 37 years old, GROW UP!

Face it, most of your friends and schoolmates are the ones who made her super-popular..

Yeah I mean like shes SO famous so it is nothing new to see her in this list, what is new is to see her so low, I thought she would be higher like in the 5th place, just look at her Instagram followers

She's the best

18 Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid activist who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government ...read more.
19 David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham is (born 2 May 1975) is an English former professional footballer, the current president & co-owner of Inter Miami CF and co-owner of Salford City.. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national ...read more.
20 Johnny Depp John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. ...read more.
21 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.
22 John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (9 October 1940 - 8 December 1980) 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 ...read more.

Why is he so low?! The Beatles were the most successful band of all time.

That is absolutely ridiculous! Seriously, what is he doing at 33? Crazy.

What a joke at 36? One of the very few true legends of our lifetime!

People here too young to appreciate his greatness. Unparallelled, greatness!

23 James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
24 Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the ...read more.

Her music has inspired all of us. We have to remember that. She is not only great in music but also films. Her acting is so superb. That is why she is great actress and great musician. Her voice is also much powerful. Miley is greeat and ever be the great. She should be number 1

Can't believe the " in favor " comments here! Are those comments sarcasm or serious comments?

Are you kidding me. She's the worst celebrity of all time. She shouldn't be in the top 10s.

All of my friends in the 6th grade say she is the best.

25 Cameron Boyce Cameron Boyce (May 28, 1999 - July 6, 2019) was an American teen actor best known for his roles in the feature films Mirrors, Eagle Eye, Descendants, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2, as well as for his starring roles as Luke Ross on the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie and as Conor on the Disney XD series ...read more.
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