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 Jackson (Michael Joseph Jackson; August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter. He passed away from cardiac arrest caused by a propofol and benzodiazepine overdose 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. Dubbed the King of Pop, he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. ...read more.

The most famous person in the world behind Jesus Christ and it is not even up for debate. Everyone knows Michael Jackson of course the racist American media will say Emma Watson of Taylor Swift but they are only famous in the west. Michael Jackson is world famous. Simple

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.

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 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.
6 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 personal songs and for having won 11 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old, and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin a country music career. She then signed a contract with RCA Records and began to write songs.

Taylor Swift is the Music Industry itself.
Queen of genre bending & modern reinvention of the 21st century... She has gone through genres such as Country, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Synthpop, EDM/R&B, Dreampop & Indie/Folk. She's also the best touring act of the last decade (2010's) and she still continues to break records like there's no stopping her... Can't wait to see how she evolves into this legendary artist of such status like Madonna, MJ, Prince, Whitney etc...

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!

7 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.

Chithra has the Golden Voice she can do the Angelic Voice, Husky and everything...

She is the most respectful celebrity in the world..

I like her so much

8 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 credited with paving the way for modern mixed martial arts (MMA). Lee is considered by critics, media, and other martial artists to be the most influential martial artist of all time and a pop culture icon of the 20th century, who bridged the gap between East and West. He is credited with promoting Hong Kong action cinema and helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films.

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

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

9 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.
10 Chuck Norris Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American actor and martial artist. He is a black belt in Tang Soo Do, Brazilian jiu jitsu and judo. After serving in the United States Air Force, Norris won many martial arts championships and later founded his own discipline Chun Kuk Do. Shortly after, in Hollywood, Norris trained celebrities in martial arts. Norris went on to appear in a minor role in the spy film The Wrecking Crew (1969). Friend and fellow martial artist Bruce Lee invited him to play one of the main villains in Way of the Dragon (1972). While Norris continued acting, friend and student Steve McQueen suggested him to take it seriously. Norris took the starring role in the ...read more.

Could beat shaggy

The Contenders
11 Jesus Christ Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, Palestine. He was born to Mary, as the bible says "she was found with child of the Holy Ghost" (Matthew 1:18). He was both man and God (John 20:28). According to the bible He is God alone (Deuteronomy 6:4).

According To The Christian Bible, Jesus' purpose on Earth was redemption and salvation. While He was on Earth he healed the sick, brought the dead back to life, forgave sins, died on the cross for the world, and gave us a pathway to salvation. ...read more.

Needs to be higher!

He is the best

He is for me top 1

It is not right to write down things about Christ and I know that I am typing this down

12 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 with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, led him to both great success and initial controversy. ...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..

13 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.
14 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.
15 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!

16 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Donald J Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, Donald Trump took charge of his family's real estate and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, which was later rebranded as The Trump Organization. During his career as a businessman, Donald Trump has built, renovated, and managed numerous office towers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. He owned the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from 1996 to 2015, and has lent the use of his ...read more.
17 Tom Brady Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr., is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Brady is known for being the only quarterback in history to win 7 Super Bowls, and is often considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Brady is also frequently considered to be the biggest steal in NFL history as a late 6th round pick. He had previously played for the New England Patriots from 2000 to 2019.
18 Kim Kardashian Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian West is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman and model. Along with her sisters, she is well known for her stupidity and for all the plastic surgery procedures she's had over the years. She is also known for her infamous show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" that aired on TV from 2007 - 2021.

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

19 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 40. Lennon was characterised by the rebellious nature and acerbic wit in his music, writing and drawings, on film, and in interviews. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history.

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!

20 Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music.One of the most successful composers and performers of all time, he is known for his melodic approach to bass-playing, his versatile and wide tenor vocal range and his musical eclecticism, exploring styles ranging from pre-rock 'n' roll pop to classical and electronica. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history
21 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 focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.
22 Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, former professional bodybuilder and former politician.
23 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 team, for which he held the appearance record for an outfield player until 2016. He is the first English player to win league titles in four countries: England, Spain, the United States and France. He retired in May 2013 after a 20-year career, during which he won 19 major trophies.
24 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.
25 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.
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