50+ Most Popular & Trending Celebrities of 2023


Last modified September 18th 2023.

Whether it was Kim Kardashian who broke the internet or Justin Bieber who grabbed the headlines, there has been a handful of trending celebrities in 2023. Twitter exploded as stars feuded while failed relationships sent news stories spiraling around the world.

Here’s your one-stop guide of the most popular celebrities of 2023 and their stories and achievements that have helped them steal the spotlight thus far (in no particular order).

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1. Rihanna

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Rihanna made her singing debut with her hit single, Pon De Replay, taking the world by storm. Everyone instantly fell in love with the Barbadian singer, including fellow artist, Chris Brown. Rihanna’s relationship took center stage for a while when it came out that Chris had beaten and bruised her. But despite her rough history with Chris, Rihanna’s talents have shined through even stronger following their violent split.

The controversial singer is officially the second best-selling female singer ever and has bagged a number of awards including nine Grammys, created some of the best music videos around, and acted in box office hits such as Ocean’s 8.

She’s the creative director of her Fenty x Puma collab, the owner of Fenty Savage Lingerie, her Fenty Beauty line and LVMH (her couture fashion house). In 2021, it was announced that Rihanna was a billionaire, making her the wealthiest female musician in the world. She was recently the main headliner for the Super Bowl halftime show in 2023 and has two children with her boyfriend A$AP Rocky.

Net Worth: $1.7 Billion
Twitter Followers: 108 Million
Instagram Followers: 139 Million
Did You Know? RiRi was part of the Army Cadet Force! Learn more about the superstar in our list of facts about Rihanna!

2. Miley Cyrus

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A former Disney child actress who followed in her father’s footsteps of becoming a superstar. But, unlike her clean childhood persona, Miley shocked the masses with her love for twerking, exhibitionism, and adoration for marijuana.

Despite her tongue-wagging antics, Miley has produced a number of hit-singles, including Wrecking Ball and successful albums like Plastic Hearts which have helped her become one of the most famous persons in the world.

While music is still the reason why many love her, Miley’s dating history has also been the highlight of her fame. Miley’s crazy antics calmed down a little when she married on-again, off-again boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, but sadly, their fairytale romance came to an end when she filed for divorce in 2019.

Net Worth: $160 Million
Twitter Followers: 46 Million
Instagram Followers: 194 Million
Did You Know? A rather unknown fact about Miley is that her real name is actually ‘Destiny Hope’.

3. Jennifer Lopez

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Jenny from the block has come a long way since her days in the Bronx. She’s dabbled in everything from chart-topping singles to making it on the big screen, creating her own clothing line, accessories and perfume brand, to gaining a resident spot on the judging panel of American Idol and World of Dance.

The triple-threat has proven that she can achieve anything she sets her mind to. Her Vegas residency broke records and her career just keeps going from strength to strength. As of late, J.Lo produced and starred in the movie, Marry Me, performed at the 2020 Super Bowl, and sang at Joe Biden’s 2021 inauguration.

Jennifer Lopez’s relationship history is pretty long and most recently, she reunited and married her ex, Ben Affleck. Her phenomenal body at the age of 54 also inspires many around the world, and her ability to shine whilst being a mother to twins also motivates her fans.

Net Worth: $400 Million
Twitter Followers: 45 Million
Instagram Followers: 232 Million
Did You Know? J.Lo is the only woman that’s been voted twice for FHM’s Sexiest Women of the World! See more in our list of Jennifer Lopez facts!

4. Kanye West

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When will Kanye West ever not make headlines?! Whether it’s his run for president in 2020, bizarre rants, or relationship with Kim Kardashian, the controversial rapper seems to always be the talk of the town.

Kanye has been in the music business for over a decade and to honor just how important his presence has been, he was awarded with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in 2015.

While he’s had his fair share of public feuds, Kanye has made headlines for much more than his outbursts. The rapper-turned-mogul has invested his creative ideas into his billion-dollar empire called Yeezy, become the highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2019 and in 2022, Forbes named him the wealthiest musician in the world with a net worth of $2 billion. Just a few months later though, Adidas cut ties with him, dropping his net worth to $500 million [Forbes].

Net Worth: $500 Million
Did You Know? Kanye’s father was a Black Panther in the 60’s and 70’s. Learn more interesting facts about Yeezy!

5. Harry Styles

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When One Direction split in 2016, we all knew that Harry would go on to become the most successful solo artist of them all. The singer has already released three solo albums which have landed the number one mark in numerous countries and his hit singles like Sign of the Times and Watermelon Sugar have played on radios worldwide.

Harry was also lucky enough to have a role in movies Dunkirk, Don’t Worry Darling and My Policeman, proving to all that his talent goes beyond just music. The superstar was the first man to appear solo on the cover of Vogue and was also dubbed GQ’s Most Stylish Man of the Year in 2020. In 2022, his single As It Was, became the number-one song of the year globally [Billboard] and he was dubbed the ‘new King of Pop’ by Rolling Stone UK.

Harry’s dating life is always on everyone’s minds, having famously hooked up with the likes of Taylor Swift, Kendall Jenner, and Olivia Wilde.

Net Worth: $120 Million
Twitter Followers: 38 Million
Instagram Followers: 47 Million
Did You Know? Before becoming famous, Harry wanted to be a physiotherapist! Learn more facts about Harry Styles!

6. Adele

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Even during her usual breaks in music, there’s no forgetting this superstar. Adele is undeniably one of the greatest vocalists of our generation. With best-selling songs like Rolling in the Deep and Hello, the singer has truly made her mark in music history.

The success of Adele’s album, 21 not only earned spots in the Guinness Book of World Records, but was also the longest-running number one album by a female solo artist in the history of the UK and US Album Charts.

Adele has won numerous awards for her music including a whopping 16 Grammy Awards and an Oscar for her James Bond soundtrack, Skyfall. She is officially one of the world’s best-selling music artists. In 2022, she embarked on a Las Vegas residency, which is currently running until November 2023.

Net Worth: $220 Million
Twitter Followers: 27 Million
Instagram Followers: 51 Million
Did You Know? Adele went to the same college as fellow British stars, Leona Lewis and Jessie J!

7. Billie Eilish

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There’s no listening to the radio in 2023 without hearing a song by this artist. Billie Eilish might just be one of the most popular and trending musicians of the year. At the mere age of just 21 years-old, the young starlet has achieved more than most historic singers can brag about.

With hit singles like Bad Guy and All the Good Girls Go to Hell, Billie has already earned seven Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two Guinness World Records, three MTV Video Music Awards, and three Brit Awards. In 2020, she was granted the opportunity to release the soundtrack for the James Bond movie, No Time to Die.

Billie has been open about having Tourette syndrome. She’s famously dated singer Jesse Rutherford and has admitted that she’s a huge fan of Justin Bieber, but who isn’t?

Net Worth: $30 Million
Twitter Followers: 7 Million
Instagram Followers: 108 Million
Did You Know? Billie has been writing music since she was 11 years-old!

8. Justin Bieber

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Justin has had a wild career since he was discovered on YouTube at the age of 13 by Scooter Braun and Usher. Since then, the young superstar has had his fair share of ups and downs, from great music success (he was the youngest artist to achieve five no.1 US albums) to a tale bashing of bad, controversial press.

Despite selling more than 150 million records and being dubbed one of the world’s best-selling music artists, Justin was at one stage, named “the most hated person in the world”. His on-and-off-again relationship with Selena Gomez, erratic behavior, and use of drugs led him to depression, but in recent years, Justin has focused on his well being, music and arena tours.

His biggest achievements as of late was his speedy marriage to supermodel, Hailey Baldwin (now Mrs. Bieber) and the release of his recent albums, Changes and Justice.

Net Worth: $400 Million
Twitter Followers: 113 Million
Instagram Followers: 275 Million
Did You Know? If it weren’t for music, Justin would have been an architect! See more Bieber Facts.

9. Hailey Bieber

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Many will recognize this beauty as the wife of Justin Bieber, but in fact, there’s a lot more to Hailey than her high-profile relationship.

Hailey is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin, which, yes, makes Alec Baldwin her uncle. Before marrying one of the biggest popstars in the world, Hailey was making a mark in the modeling world, photographing for brands such as Vogue, Guess, Ralph Lauren and Levi Jeans. She has also walked the runway for Tommy Hilfiger and hosted the TV show Drop the Mic. Today, Hailey is popular for her skincare brand, Rhode.

Before Justin, Hailey famously dated Shawn Mendes. She is also best friends with Kendall Jenner.

Net Worth: $20 Million
Instagram Followers: 50 Million
Did You Know? Hailey first met Justin Bieber in 2009 backstage at the Today Show when she was just a young teen. Little did they know they’d get married in the future!

10. Austin Butler

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Popular celebrity of 2023 is none other than Austin Butler, star of the musical biopic Elvis which came out last year. Playing the role of Elvis Presley has thrusted Austin right into the limelight thanks to his phenomenal portrayal. The actor received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and is expected to take home the same Academy Award, as well. 

Before playing the King of Rock and Roll, Austin Butler was renowned for his roles on the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon in shows like Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide and Zoey 101.

Austin was in a publicized relationship with fellow actress Vanessa Hudgens from from 2011 to 2020 and in 2021, he began dating model Kaia Gerber. 

Net Worth: $4 Million
Instagram Followers: 3 Million
Did You Know? Austin has a musical streak in him. He taught himself to play guitar at the age of 13 and piano at 16.

11. Jenna Ortega

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Those who have binged the popular Netflix show Wednesday, will recognize this stunning actress. Jenna Ortega who played the lead character of Wednesday Addams has become one of the most famous celebrities in 2023. Before her role on the show, she starred as Ellie Alves in You, but her breakthrough role came in portraying Harley Diaz in Stuck in the Middle.

Jenna has also starred in the 2022 horror films Scream and X and just recently received nominations at the Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role as Wednesday.  

This is certainly a star to look out for in 2023, especially considering the fact that she was dubbed the “Next Big Thing” by The Hollywood Reporter in 2022.

Net Worth: $3 Million
Twitter Followers: 1 Million
Instagram Followers: 38 Million
Did You Know? If it weren’t for acting, Jenna said she would have become a soccer player. In fact, she almost quit acting to pursue the sporting role. 

12. Lizzo

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Lizzo, real name Melissa Viviane Jefferson, is one of the hottest celebrities and artists of our generation. Talented in several areas including singing, rapping, and famously playing the flute, this triple threat has had countless successful singles including Juice, Truth Hurts, and About Damn Time, the latter which one the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

In just a few years of her music career, Lizzo has already bagged four Grammy Awards, a Billboard Music Award and a BET Award. She keeps her private life on the hush-hush, but she has been open about dating comedian Myke Wright.

What is loved most about Lizzo, is her body-positive attitude and constant calling out of body-shamers on social media. However, in 2023, former backup dancers filed a lawsuit against Lizzo and her team, citing sexual harassment, a hostile work environment, and weight-shaming. However, Lizzo denied the allegations.

Net Worth: $40 Million
Twitter Followers: 2 Million
Instagram Followers: 13 Million
Did You Know? Lizzo is also a Hollywood star! She has appeared in films such as Hustlers and has been a voice actor for UglyDolls.

13. Bad Bunny

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One of the most-talked about musicians and popular celebrities in 2023 is none other than Puerto Rican rapper and singer, Bad Bunny. Recognized and saluted for popularizing Spanish-language music in the worldwide market, this artist has released an endless amount of successful singles and albums since his breakthrough in 2018.

Bad Bunny’s success includes having featured with artists like Drake and Cardi B; releasing the highest charting all-Spanish album (YHLQMDLG); having the world’s best-selling album of 2022 (Un Verano Sin Ti); and being Spotify’s most streamed artist of the year three times.

Net Worth: $40 Million
Instagram Followers: 45 Million
Did You Know? Bad Bunny based his stage name (real name Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio) on a bunny costume he was forced to wear as a child and was “mad” about. Learn more facts about Bad Bunny!

14. Pedro Pascal

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The start of 2023 was all about Pedro Pascal. Starring as the lead role in two simultaneously streaming TV shows, not a day went by without seeing his face on our television screens. The talented actor, who rose to fame by starring in Game of Thrones and Narcos, is now the lead character in popular series, The Mandalorian and The Last of Us.

Pedro Pascal has also starred in several movies including Kingsman: The Golden CircleThe Equalizer 2Triple Frontier and Wonder Woman 1984.

Net Worth: $10 Million
Instagram Followers: 6 Million
Did You Know? Pedro Pascal is great friends with fellow actors Oscar Isaac, Sarah Paulson, and Bella Ramsey.

15. Megan Thee Stallion

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Megan Thee Stallion is one of, if not the most famous female rapper of 2023. With hit singles including Savage (with Beyonce), WAP (with Cardi B), 34+35 (with Ariana Grande) and Thot Shi*, Megan has showcased her musical talent and even earned three Grammy Awards, six BET Awards, and a Billboard Women in Music Award. 

In terms of her private life, Megan is publicly dating fellow rapper Pardison Fontaine and has admitted to being bisexual. In 2020, she was shot in the foot by singer Tory Lanez and in the widely publicized court case in 2022, Lanez was found guilty. 

Net Worth: $8 Million
Twitter Followers: 7 Million
Instagram Followers: 30 Million
Did You Know? Other than music, Megan has pursued an education, and graduated from Texas Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration in 2021.

16. The Weeknd

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The Weeknd has certainly made his mark in the music world. Along with having number-one singles including Can’t Feel My Face and Blinding Lights, the singer has also collaborated with some of the biggest names in music such as Drake and Ed Sheeran.

But these aren’t the only successes The Weeknd has under his belt – the artist has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, 20 Billboard Music Awards, and was nominated for an Oscar for his Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack.

While his music is what makes him famous, The Weeknd’s love life has also been a hot topic. The star has famously dated Selena Gomez and Bella Hadid. In 2021, the world was shocked to learn that The Weeknd was potentially dating Angelina Jolie, although nothing was made official.

The star also led the Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2021, which he reportedly spent $7 million of his own money on.

Net Worth: $300 Million
Twitter Followers: 17 Million
Instagram Followers: 48 Million
Did You Know? The Weeknd’s real name is “Abel Makkonen Tesfaye”!

17. Dua Lipa

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She may only be 27, but Dua Lipa has already reached mega stardom worldwide. The singer is famous for multiple chart-topping dance-pop songs including New Rules, One Kiss and Electricity.

Dua has even earned several prestigious titles and awards throughout her short career. The star’s first album become one of the most-streamed albums on Spotify and has already won Grammy Awards, Brit Awards and MTV Europe Music Awards. Her single Don’t Start Now was dubbed the most successful 2020 song by a female artist in the U.S.

Dua’s private life isn’t usually the subject of conversation, but she was famously dating the younger brother of Gigi and Bella Hadid, Anwar Hadid. In 2021, she was included in Time’s 100 Next list as one of the future’s most influential people in the world.

Net Worth: $35 Million
Twitter Followers: 10 Million
Instagram Followers: 87 Million
Did You Know? Dua grew up in both Pristina, the capital of Kosovo and London!

18. Drake

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Whether it’s his inspiring quotes, rumored hook-ups, or rap feuds, no matter what Drake does, he will always remain a beloved and popular celebrity in the entertainment world. He’s only in his mid-30s but has already outsold rap legends, including Tupac, Jay-Z and Eminem. 

The Canadian-born star has won four Grammys, six American Music Awards and a record 34 Billboard Music Awards. His chart-topping albums including Views always have a longstanding reign, while his arena tours sell out in minutes. In 2021, Drake became the first artist to surpass 50 billion combined streams on Spotify and was named Artist of the Decade at the Billboard Music Awards.

But Drake doesn’t just cash in from music, the smart businessman also has a line of endorsement deals from Apple Music to Nike, as well as his own company called OVO which includes live entertainment, clothing, sound radio and a record label. In 2022, Drake also became part owner of Italian football club A.C. Milan.

Net Worth: $250 Million
Twitter Followers: 39 Million
Instagram Followers: 130 Million
Did You Know? Drake has an obsession for the late singer, Aaliyah! As listed in our Drizzy facts post, he even has a tattoo of her on his back!

19. Ariana Grande

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The girl with the killer vocals began her career at the young age of 15 by performing in Broadway musicals. From there, she went onto TV filming before releasing her debut album, Yours Truly. The album went to number one in the charts and Ari won an AMA award for ‘Best New Artist’.

Since then, she’s made the number one spot for Thank U, Next, headlined Coachella Festival, and won her first Grammy for Sweetener. Ariana is also one of the most streamed female artists on Spotify and Apple Music, and the most followed woman on Instagram (as of 2019). In 2021, she released her first ever makeup line, r.e.m Beauty.

Despite the ups in her career, our favorite Positions diva has suffered a few blows in her personal life. Ari has admittedly suffered from anxiety following the bombing of her Manchester concert in 2017; after one of her former boyfriends, Mac Miller passed away; and going through a public break-up with her fiancé, Pete Davidson. Ariana shocked the world in 2021 by marrying her boyfriend Dalton Gomez and then splitting up with him in 2023.

Net Worth: $240 Million
Instagram Followers: 352 Million
Did You Know? Ariana’s hair isn’t naturally straight – she’s got curls for days! Find out more about the popstar in our Ariana Facts article.

20. Ed Sheeran

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Ed Sheeran is known for his chart-topping hits and breathtaking vocals. The British star has bagged four Grammys, he has performed for the Queen of England, and pushed boundaries with his several albums including No.6 Collaboration Projects and Equals.

His tracks are the epitome of wedding playlists, while his rare public appearances have made him one of the most beloved and famous celebrities of 2023.

Ed Sheeran’s love life is generally kept under wraps, but it was revealed that he married his childhood friend and former high school classmate, Cherry Seaborn in 2019 in which he has had two babies with since.

Net Worth: $200 Million
Twitter Followers:
17 Million
Instagram Followers: 41 Million
Did You Know? A cool Ed Sheeran fact? Before fame, Ed slept on the streets. In fact, he admits to sleeping outside Buckingham Palace for a couple of nights.

21. Britney Spears

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Pop legend, Britney Spears has been in the limelight ever since her rise to stardom in the 1990s. From releasing pop bangers like Baby One More Time to making headlines for her breakdowns, this superstar will always be the topic on everyone’s lips. “The Princess of Pop” has had global success, selling over 100 million records worldwide and winning over 100 awards throughout her career.

The teen idol has topped the list for most searched celebrity seven times in 12 years, not just for her music (and short movie career – remember Crossroads?) but for her personal life, too.

She famously dated fellow popstar, Justin Timberlake and married Kevin Federline, but it was her breakdown which made her a tabloid target in the mid 2000s. After a messy divorce, Britney entered a drug rehabilitation facility in 2007, publicly shaved all of her hair off, and fought the paparazzi numerous times. In 2021, Britney was everyone’s concern as it was revealed through a documentary that she was put under a conservatorship of her father, leading to the #FreeBritney movement. In November 2021, the conservatorship was thankfully terminated.

Net Worth: $70 Million
Twitter Followers: 56 Million
Did You Know? Britney made news in 2020 after it was revealed that the tiger in her iconic I’m a Slave for You VMA performance belonged to Doc Bhagavan Antle from Tiger King!

22. Kim Kardashian West

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Is there ever a time when Kim Kardashian isn’t trending or breaking the internet? In fact, the celebrity world probably wouldn’t function or even exist without a controversial Kardashian story circulating online.

Since the launch of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim’s popularity has grown from strength to strength. She’s rocked the entertainment world by being involved in a notorious sex scandal, marrying Kanye West (and then divorcing him in 2020), and enduring a horrific robbery. These headlines however, have allowed her to take many business avenues.

Kim has created her own workout DVDs, clothesline, book, mobile game, emojis, KKW Beauty line, perfume and shapewear. She also donates a lot of time to charities and even helped release Alice Johnson from prison. Since then, Kim has been focusing on becoming a qualified lawyer to help others like Alice.

Net Worth: $1.4 Billion
Twitter Followers: 74 Million
Instagram Followers: 342 Million
Did You Know? Kim once released an embarrassingly bad music single and also starred in a cringe movie-role. Learn more about the reality-star in our Kim facts post.

23. Beyonce

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Since being in Destiny’s Child, it was clear that Beyoncé was a superstar, and her career as a soloist has proven just that. Beyoncé doesn’t just create music; she creates art with her groundbreaking ways of delivering entertainment.

She was the first female artist to win six Grammys in one night, the first black woman to headline Coachella (and what a performance that was!), and was also the first female artist to chart 12 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100, thanks to her visual album, Lemonade. As of 2023, she is the most awarded artist in Grammys history, with a record 32 wins.

Beyonce’s relationships and personal life are kept low-key, but that hasn’t stopped stories spiraling in the media about her relationship with rapper, Jay-Z (and how he’s cheated on her), how she keeps up with her three children, and her workouts and restricted diet.

Net Worth: $500 Million
Twitter Followers: 15 Million
Instagram Followers: 292 Million
Did You Know? Her baby announcement on Instagram got 6,335,571 likes in under eight hours, which awarded her with a Guinness World Record! Learn more amazing facts about Beyonce!

24. Zendaya

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Zendaya is one of the most trending stars of 2023 thanks to her extraordinary talent and success at the mere age of 26. Unlike a few celebs on this list, the young actress has gained worldwide adoration for her triumphs in both music and movies, rather than her personal life, which is generally kept under wraps.

The Dune star rose to fame as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up and later became a Hollywood sensation after starring in the HBO drama, Euphoria, and becoming the youngest recipient of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. 

Zendaya has also starred in the recent Spider-Man movies, The Greatest Showman, and Dune. In 2021, her private life was thrust in the spotlight after it was confirmed she was dating her Spider-Man co-star Tom Holland.

Net Worth: $20 Million
Twitter Followers: 21 Million
Instagram Followers: 165 Million
Did You Know? Funnily enough, Zendaya’s first date was to see a Spider-Man movie! Learn more facts about Zendaya!

25. Lady Gaga

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Since landing in the limelight, Lady Gaga has stunned us with her extravagant attire, from meat dresses to egg incubators. The star isn’t shy of gifting the entertainment world with the odd crazy moment such as covering herself in blood on stage or throwing shade at pop icon, Madonna.

But what has really grabbed our attention over the years is Lady Gaga’s undeniable creativity and incredible vocal abilities. With 13 Grammys under her belt, it’s hard to ignore Gaga’s great talent. This gift was also portrayed on-screen when she starred in A Star is Born alongside Bradley Cooper and House of Gucci.

The Joanne superstar has her own merch, a perfume line, and most recently, she launched a cosmetics line, Haus Labs. In 2020, she released her album Chromatica and in 2021, she sang the US National Anthem at the inauguration of Joe Biden. In 2022, she was named the highest grossing female artist of the year.

Net Worth: $320 Million
Twitter Followers: 85 Million
Instagram Followers: 53 Million
Did You Know? Lady Gaga owns Michael Jackson’s clothes including one of his gloves and his Thriller jackets! Learn more Gaga facts.

26. Nicki Minaj

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The Queen of Rap has been around for over a decade and since then has reached headlines for famously beefing with other celebs, dating fellow rappers, and of course, building a successful career through her music and badass song lyrics.

Nicki Minaj has had over 100 entries on Billboard’s Hot 100 list, and while the star has been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, she’s not won any, but has successfully bagged 12 BET awards over the years. She also received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in 2022.

Proving that she’s a triple threat, the star has showcased her acting skills in Ice Age: Continental Drift, The Other Woman, and Barbershop: The Next Cut. She’s also undertaken many business ventures, including her own mobile game app, a makeup range with MAC cosmetics, and her own Beats 1 radio show, ‘Queen Radio’.

In 2020, Nicki gave birth to her first child with her husband, Kenneth Petty, but in sadder news, her father was killed in a hit-and-run accident in 2021.

Net Worth: $150 Million
Twitter Followers: 27 Million
Instagram Followers: 208 Million
Did You Know? A mind-blowing fact about Nicki Minaj is that she was fired from 15 jobs before making it big! Her attitude got her in trouble most of the time!

27. Kylie Jenner

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She’s famous for being part of the Kardashian clang, constantly transforming her look, and becoming a mother at a young age – there’s no surprise why Kylie Jenner is one of the most relevant and top celebrities of our generation. The reality-TV star is slaying the cosmetics industry and constantly inspiring young ladies with her style.

At the young age of 21, Kylie Jenner was named the World’s Youngest Self-Made billionaire; and while many criticize the “self-made” title, it’s hard to not see why she’s achieved a rich status in a few short years. In 2020, though, Forbes released a statement accusing Kylie of forging tax documents to appear as a billionaire. 

Wanting to break free from the Kardashian family stigma, Kylie invested her money in her self-owned Lip Kit and merchandise empire, which doesn’t look to be falling anytime soon. She’s even expanded her business venture to include a skincare range, bikini collection and baby range, too.

Net Worth: $750 Million (Read more about Kylie Jenner’s net worth!)
Twitter Followers: 40 Million
Instagram Followers: 379 Million
Did You Know? As revealed in our list of Kylie facts, despite being the owner of a multi-billion cosmetic line, Kylie doesn’t like wearing makeup!

28. Tom Holland

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Tom Holland is probably one of the most favored young actors among Generation Z, mainly because of his top role as Spider-Man in the MCU.

The young star is also one of the most-followed actors on Instagram, with over 60 million fans watching his every move.

Tom is dating his Spider-Man co-star Zendaya, but other than that, the actor keeps his private life lowkey. What we do know about this famous celeb is that he’s a British actor who began his acting career as the lead in Billy Elliot the Musical in the West End from 2008 to 2010; and was the youngest star to win the BAFTA Rising Star award.

Net Worth: $25 Million
Twitter Followers: 7 Million
Instagram Followers: 67 Million
Did You Know? Tom found out he got the role as Spider-Man on Instagram. “Marvel just posted a photo saying go to our website and find out who the next Spider-Man is…I went ballistic, like absolutely nuts.”

29. Doja Cat

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Those active on TikTok will recognize Doja Cat as one of its viral uploaders, while others will know her as a rap star and singer, famous for her infectious singles Say So and Need To Know.

With an online persona that’s been celebrated for being humorous, it’s no secret that Doja Cat has also been bashed for her controversies. From using an anti-gay slur to mocking COVID-19, Doja has soldiered through several backlashes throughout her career, but has ended up as a trending popstar.

In 2021, she released her successful album Planet Her and presented the MTV VMAs with absurd costumes and funny monologues. A year later, and Doja received nominations for eight awards at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, which is the most for any female artist. 

Net Worth: $8 Million
Twitter Followers: 5 Million
Instagram Followers: 25 Million
Did You Know? Doja Cat achieved viral status after uploading her song, Mooo on YouTube.

30. Camila Cabello

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Camila was formally in one of the biggest girl groups, Fifth Harmony before rising to solo stardom in 2017. The young starlet gained immense popularity after controversially quitting the band and moving on to release one of the most successful singles of 2017, Havana.

From there on, Camila has released three major studio albums (Camila, Romance and Familia), has won two Latin Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, and one Billboard Music Award. In 2021, she starred in the live-action Cinderella movie.

Camila dated fellow singer, Shawn Mendes in 2019 and then again in 2023 before splitting up for good. 2022 was a successful year for the Cuban star as she headlined the UEFA Champions League Final and later became a coach on the The Voice.

Net Worth: $18 Million
Twitter Followers: 13 Million
Instagram Followers: 66 Million
Did You Know? When Camila moved to the U.S from Mexico aged five, she couldn’t speak a word of English! Learn more facts about Camila!

31. Sydney Sweeney

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Lead star in popular TV shows like The White Lotus and Euphoria, Sydney Sweeny is one of the most famous and trending celebrities of the year. Sydney has received two Primetime Emmy Awards for both roles, and is now set to star in the upcoming anticipated rom-com Anyone But You.

Other than acting in these famous roles, Sydney Sweeny has gained popularity for her publisized relationships. She is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Jonathan Davino, but most recently, has been entangled in affair rumors with her Anyone But You co-star Glen Powell.

Net Worth: $5 Million
Twitter Followers: 1 Million
Instagram Followers: 14 Million
Did You Know? Sydney Sweeny is a passionate mechanic. She’s often seen on social media fixing up cars!

32. Lil Nas X

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If we had to name the song of 2019 at the top of our heads, it would undoubtedly be that belonging to Lil Nas X – Old Town Road. The hitmaker of the country rap single has been a hot topic ever since the track became a viral sensation four years ago.

After having the longest-running number-one song on the Billboard 100 chart, Lil Nas X continued to release singles Panini, Montero (Call Me by Your Name), Sun Goes Down and Industry Baby. In 2021, the rapstar made headlines after promoting his album with an over-the-top pregnancy shoot.

Net Worth: $7 Million
Twitter Followers: 8 Million
Instagram Followers: 12 Million
Did You Know? Lil Nas X was the first openly gay artist to have a song remain at number one for 15 weeks, beating Elton John’s Candle in the Wind.

33. Jungkook

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While every boybander in this group is immensely popular, if we were to rank them in terms of one of the ‘Most-Searched Asians in Google‘, Jungkook leads the way in second place. He has also been the most streamed solo male idol on Spotify and the most searched K-pop idol on YouTube.

There’s no denying that BTS is one of, if not the most popular band in the world right now. The trending celebrities became the fastest group since the Beatles to earn four US number-one albums in less than two years and were even listed in Time’s 100 most influential people in the world as the ‘Princes of Pop’ in 2019.

Other than being the youngest BTS member and one of the vocalists of the band, Jungkook also has a solo career with singles including Dreamers, Stay Alive, and Left and Right.

Net Worth: $20 Million
Instagram Followers: 50 Million
Did You Know? Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake and Usher are Jungkook’s musical inspirations.

34. Demi Lovato

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Starting off her career alongside stars like Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus on the Disney Channel, this star has been in the spotlight since her teenage years.

Demi’s relationships with the likes of Joe Jonas and Wilmer Valderrama have stolen headlines, while she’s also been open about her status as “non-binary”, then later a “fluid person”.

While Demi is well known for her drug addiction and battle to stay sober, the singer, songwriter and actor has enjoyed a long and lucrative career. After finding success in Disney’s Camp Rock sequels, Demi moved on to singing and since then, has produced seven successful albums and bagged numerous awards as well as two Grammy Award nominations.

Net Worth: $40 Million
Twitter Followers: 53 Million
Instagram Followers: 147 Million
Did You Know? Demi suffered a near-fatal overdose in 2018 that left her with brain damage and more. Find out more facts about Demi Lovato in our post.

35. Jennifer Lawrence

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What is Hollywood without America’s sweetheart, Jennifer Lawrence? This superstar actress is a prominent figure in the celebrity world thanks to her outstanding talent and bubbly real-life personality. J-Law has starred in a number of renowned movies including The Hunger Games saga as the one and only Katniss Everdeen, as well as Silver Linings Playbook, in which she won the Oscar for Best Actress in 2013.

In 2021, the starlet returned to the movies with her role in the Netflix blockbuster Don’t Look Up, starring alongside legends such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill. While she keeps her private life personal, it was revealed in 2022 that JLaw and her husband had their first child.

Net Worth: $160 Million
Did You Know? Apparently Prince Harry once had a huge crush on J-Law and invited her to Kensington Palace. She wasn’t interested in the royal and politely declined. See more facts about Jennifer Lawrence!

36. Cardi B

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Cardi B has managed to make her mark in just a few short years since the release of her debut album, Invasion of Privacy. The star’s private life often grabs headlines, including stories about her husband Offset, infamous rants on social media and various celebrity feuds.

Despite her public feud with fellow rapper Nicki Minaj, Cardi B has achieved greater success in the last few years. She was the second female rapper to reach Billboard’s Hot 100 and to have three simultaneous songs on the list, including Bodak Yellow, No Limits, and Motor Sport.

This popularity also opened the fashion doors to Cardi, allowing her to create her own vision by collaborating on a clothesline with Fashion Nova. In 2020, Cardi was dubbed Billboard’s Woman of the Year and in 2022, she was named creative director of Playboy magazine.

Net Worth: $80 Million
Twitter Followers: 28 Million
Instagram Followers: 150 Million
Did You Know? Here’s a cool fact about Cardi! Her real name is actually ‘Belcalis Almanzar’!

37. Michael B. Jordan

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Michael B. Jordan may be recognized as Killmonger from the record-breaking movie Black Panther, but the actor is far more than just that.

He has starred in the television series The Wire and Friday Night Lights, as well as mega movies including That Awkward Moment and Fantastic Four. Michael plays the lead role in the Rocky sequel films Creed, and recently starred in Just Mercy, Without Remorse, and of course, Creed III.  

Other than winning the award for Best Villain at 2018’s MTV Movie & TV Awards for his role as Killmonger, Michael has also been named The New York Times’ 15th Greatest Actors of the 21st Century. He made headlines in 2020 by becoming People’s Sexiest Man Alive and for dating Steve Harvey’s daughter, Lori Harvey in 2021.

Net Worth: $25 Million
Twitter Followers: 1 Million
Instagram Followers: 17 Million
Did You Know? The “B.” in Michael B. Jordan stands for “Bakari,” which means “Noble Promise” in Swahili.

38. Timothée Chalamet 

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Taking young Hollywood by storm and wowing audiences with his never-ending show-stopping acting chops is 27 year-old Timothée Chalamet. He first impressed all with his role in Call Me By Your Name and went on to perform in more movies including Dune, Don’t Look Up and Bones and All. The actor’s incredible talent has even landed him the future role as a young Willy Wonka in the musical film Wonka.

Also dubbed a fashion icon, Vogue named him the most influential man in fashion in 2019 and in 2020, GQ ranked him as the best-dressed man in the world. Not much is said about his personal life, but what we do know is that Timothée once dated Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Leon; was in a relationship with Johnny Depp’s daughter, Lily Rose Depp; and in 2023, he began dating Kylie Jenner.

Net Worth: $25 Million
Twitter Followers: 2 Million
Instagram Followers: 18 Million
Did You Know? Both nominated for Golden Globes, Timothée and Ansel Elgort both attended LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts together in New York!

39. Pink

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Pink has been dominating the music scene ever since her introduction in 2000. While she started off giving fans R&B music, the singer transitioned to pop-rock and has been going from strength to strength ever since.

With three Grammy Awards under her belt as well as selling over 90 million records worldwide, Pink has been dubbed one of the world’s best-selling music artists. The singer is recognizable for her raspy and flexible voice and acrobatic performances.

Pink is married to professional motocross racer, Carey Hart and the couple have two children together.

Net Worth: $200 Million
Twitter Followers: 31 Million
Instagram Followers: 9 Million
Did You Know? The singer’s real name is actually ‘Alecia Beth Moore’! ‘P!nk’ is just her stage name!

40. Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift was named the most Googled musician overall in 2022, and it’s easy to see why. With over 300 awards, including 11 Grammys under her belt, it’s safe to say that Taylor is a music legend. 

But the Reputation singer doesn’t take her fortune for granted; she’s a huge philanthropist and often gives back to her community. She donates large sums of money to causes close to her heart, including a donation of $17,000 for the renovation of her hometown library and $15,500 to a fan whose mother had been in a coma for five years. 

Despite her successes and kind gestures, the popstar also has a reputation for being quite the diva in the showbiz world. Taylor’s controversies include feuding with the likes of Kanye West and Nicki Minaj. She’s also famous for dating different well-known guys, and writing songs about them.

2020 was all about Taylor after she released two No. 1 albums Folklore and Evermore. In 2021, she continued her reign by releasing Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and Red (Taylor’s Version). Later in 2022, Taylor’s tenth album Midnights was released, which became the top-selling album of the year [Billboard].

Net Worth: $740 Million
Twitter Followers: 92 Million
Instagram Followers: 242 Million
Did You Know? Despite her beef with Kanye West, Taylor actually has a framed photo of the infamous MTV VMA moment in her house! Learn more shocking Taylor Swift facts!

41. Lisa Manoban

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With hit singles like Ddu-Du Ddu-Du and How You Like That, as well as being the most-followed girl group on Spotify, it’s safe to say this female band is dominating pop culture headlines. Lisa is one fourth of the famous K-pop band, Blackpink, and as of 2020, is the most popular member.

Lisa was fourth in the Most Googled Kpop Idol of 2022 and currently has the most Instagram followers compared to her fellow band members. With over 85 million people on her Instagram, Lisa became the first and only K-pop star to garner 50 million followers.

The young rapper and singer constantly dabbles in the fashion world, from sitting front row of fashion week in Milan, to being a global ambassador to Celine and even becoming the first ever K-pop face of M.A.C Cosmetics.  

Net Worth: $20 Million
Instagram Followers: 86 Million
Did You Know? Lisa is multilingual. She speaks fluent Thai, English, Korean, and basic Japanese and Chinese.

42. Kendall Jenner

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There’s always one Kardashian-Jenner lady trending online. They are the epitome of pop culture and social media, after all, right? Kendall Jenner is the second-youngest member of the gang, who generally doesn’t grab headlines unless she’s walking the catwalk as model of the moment.

In 2021, though, the young fashionista got the people talking when the campaign for her tequila company, ‘818′ was slammed for appropriating Mexican culture. Her SKIMS photoshoot picture went viral, too, after being accused of photoshopping the air-brushed photo.

Despite the bad press, Kendall continues to reign as a model in the fashion world. Kendall’s love life is kept under wraps, but has been pictured multiple times with her beau, Bad Bunny. She also often opens up about suffering from anxiety and panic attacks.

Net Worth: $45 Million
Twitter Followers: 32 Million
Instagram Followers: 273 Million
Did You Know? Her first big break in the modelling world was a Marc Jacobs show! Learn more facts about Kendall in our list!

43. Selena Gomez

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Another Disney star that’s made it in the singing world is Selena Gomez with three successful albums that have ranked in the Billboard Hot 100 list.

Much like the other celebs on this list, Selena’s love life has been a focal point of her success. After embarking on an on-again, off-again relationship with Justin Bieber, the pair officially called it quits in 2018. The superstar’s mental health has also been open to the public in recent years, and has famously been admitted into rehab following an “emotional breakdown”.

In 2017, Selena successfully underwent a kidney operation, which saved her life, thanks to her bestie Francia Raisa. After her recovery, Selena co-produced the hit TV series, 13 Reasons Why, voiced the character Mavis, in Hotel Transylvania 3 and became a brand ambassador for Puma. In 2020, Selena stepped into the makeup world by releasing her brand, Rare Beauty.

Net Worth: $95 Million
Twitter Followers: 66 Million
Instagram Followers: 373 Million
Did You Know? As revealed in our Selena Gomez facts list, the singer starred in Barney and Friends with Demi Lovato!

44. Anya Taylor-Joy

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If you’re a movie-goer, there’s no escaping this young lady. Anya Taylor-Joy is one of the latest hot stars of the red carpet and most in-demand actresses in Hollywood. Leading star of recent Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit, Anya is also a model and in fact rose to fame with this exact career.

For The Queen’s Gambit, the talented 26 year-old won the Golden Globe for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film and the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries. She has also starred in The Witch, Split and Peaky Blinders.

Net Worth: $7 Million
Twitter Followers: 315 Thousand
Instagram Followers: 9 Million
Did You Know? Other than acting and modelling, Anya is also a ballet dancer and plays the ukulele and electric guitar.

45. Ben Affleck

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Owner of two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards, there’s no mistaking Ben Affleck as one of Hollywood’s most famous stars. Having starred in major movies such as Good Will Hunting, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor and Argo, Ben is recognizable for his acting talent since his rise to stardom in 1984. 

Headline stories regarding his personal life have also spiraled over the decades, including his battle with alcohol, some Me Too allegations and his relationships with the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Garner. 

The actor trended in 2021 not for a movie role, but for his romantic reunion with Jennifer Lopez. The world was taken aback when we learned that Ben and J.Lo had rekindled their romance after 15 years!

Net Worth: $150 Million 
Twitter Followers: 3 Million
Did You Know? He is named after a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who was a friend of the family.

46. Zayn Malik

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Many may recognize Zayn as the heartthrob from One Direction, but in fact, his solo career is shining even brighter. When the star notoriously quit the band in 2015, he went on to release hit solo singles, successful solo albums (Mind of Mine and Nobody is Listening), and collaborated with some of the biggest singers like Taylor Swift and Sia.

The singer keeps a low profile, but Zayn’s dating life is always the topic of discussion around his fans. Zayn had a high-profile relationship and break-up with Little Mix member, Perrie Edwards, but then went on to have an even more prominent relationship with Gigi Hadid, who he has a baby girl with, but are no longer together.

Net Worth: $75 Million
Twitter Followers: 30 Million
Instagram Followers: 47 Million
Did You Know? He may have been in the biggest band in the world, but Zayn has openly admitted that he hated 1D’s music. Find out more facts about Zayn!

47. Justin Timberlake

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Whether you’re a 90s boyband enthusiast or a pop music fan from the noughties, there’s no doubt you’ve come across the immensely popular Justin Timberlake. Formally one fifth of NSYNC, J-T went on to become one of the world’s best-selling music solo artists. With Hot 100 number-one singles and best-selling albums under his belt, this star has been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007 and 2013.

Justin has also famously starred in several movies including Friends With Benefits and The Social Network, while his private life has also contributed to his celebrity status. Although now married to actress Jessica Biel, Justin has famously dated the likes of Cameron Diaz and fellow pop icon Britney Spears in the past.

In 2021, he was in hot water after the Framing Britney Spears documentary portrayed him for lacking compassion for the star. Despite the backlash, Justin issued a public apology to his ex-girlfriend.

Net Worth: $250 Million
Twitter Followers: 62 Million
Instagram Followers: 68 Million
Did You Know? Justin Timberlake was in The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child alongside Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling!

48. Jennifer Aniston

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If it wasn’t for her iconic breakthrough role as Rachel Green in the hit TV series, Friends, perhaps we would never had been gifted with the wonderful talent that is Jennifer Aniston.

After earning multiple awards including Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild gongs for her performance, Jennifer then went on to star in major Hollywood blockbusters such as Bruce Almighty and Horrible Bosses.

Jennifer has been one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Despite her success in acting, the star hasn’t been so lucky in love. She was famously engaged to Brad Pitt, and later had more failed relationships with actors like Vince Vaughn and Justin Theroux.

Net Worth: $320 Million
Instagram Followers: 41 Million
Did You Know? In 2020, Jennifer finally joined Instagram! She broke the internet and sent the online world into a frenzy when her first photo was of a Friends cast reunion.

49. Katy Perry

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Quirky Katy is known for her extravagant outfits, bubbly personality and catchy pop hits, so, it’s easy to see why she achieved the title of the highest-paid woman in music in 2018.

Despite her musical success, Katy also found her destiny by appearing as a judge on the panel of American Idol, has been crowned Billboard’s Woman of the Year twice before, and has two clips listed as the most-viewed music videos of all time.

Katy’s relationships with the likes of Russell Brand and Orlando Bloom have often stolen headlines, while her advocacy for the LGBT community and feminism have gained her a great round of applause. In 2020, she released her sixth studio album Smile, welcomed her first child with Bloom, and in 2021, she performed at the inauguration of Joe Biden.

Net Worth: $330 Million
Twitter Followers: 108 Million
Instagram Followers: 188 Million
Did You Know? ‘Katy Perry’ isn’t her real name! The singer was actually born ‘Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson’!

50. Leigh-Anne Pinnock

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From announcing her surprise pregnancy, to releasing a controversial documentary detailing her experiences of racism, it’s safe to say this Little Mix singer has been a hot topic in recent years. In the documentary, Leigh-Anne explains how she felt “overlooked” in the band and believed it is down to the color of her skin. She made news after claiming that she’d “keep going till she [I] sees that change” and will continue campaigning against racism.

Leigh-Anne Pinnock is one of the four (now three) members of Little Mix – one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. She has a style collection with ASOS and in 2021, starred in the Christmas film Boxing Day. Leigh-Anne has also signed a solo music deal, which kicked off in 2023.

Net Worth: $2 million
Instagram Followers: 9 Million
Did You Know? Leigh-Anne was a part-time waitress at Pizza Hut before Little Mix!

51. Khloe Kardashian

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Khloe Kardashian rose to fame as the fun and crazy sister on the hit series, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Since then, she’s been in the limelight for her failed relationships with Lamar Odom and Tristan Thompson (who she got back with in 2021, and then he cheated once more), as well as the birth of her two children.

Over the years, she has faced backlash for reportedly photoshopping her images. But despite the negative attention, Khloe’s managed to find her passion in exercising. Her well-being journey allowed her to gain her own spin-off show, Revenge Body, her own clothing line, Good American, as well as various books and workout DVDs.

Net Worth: $60 Million
Twitter Followers: 30 Million
Instagram Followers: 291 Million
Did You Know? The fashionista apparently suffers from long-term memory loss after being involved in a serious car accident in 2001.

52. Kourtney Kardashian

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Is there a member of the Kardashian family who isn’t ever trending? One of the sisters is always a controversial case at some point.

Kourtney, the eldest Kardashian keeps a rather low-profile compared to her siblings, but has occasionally made the news whether it be for her celebrity relationships or extreme food rules as seen on the show.

Other than starring in one of the biggest reality TV shows of all time, she is also quite famous for her brand, Poosh, and her on-and-off again relationship with Scott Disick. In 2021, she started dating Blink-182 star, Travis Barker and they got married just over a year later.

Net Worth: $65 Million
Twitter Followers: 26 Million
Instagram Followers: 211 Million
Did You Know? Kourtney only eats organic and gluten-free foods, and all of her cleaning products must be organic, too!

53. Jesy Nelson

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Jesy Nelson has gained dominance in the pop world as formally being part of one of the most popular girlbands in the world, Little Mix.

With her notable singing voice and great talent, this starlet has stood out among her fellow band members, however, it wasn’t until the last few years where people saw past her popstar persona and took a look into her personal struggles.

Jesy became hot news after she released her documentary on BBC Three which detailed her online bullying experiences and saw her reveal dark secrets such as having the urge to end her life. After eight years in the band, Jesy revealed at the end of 2020 that she would be quitting the group to focus on solo endeavors due to overwhelming stress and struggles with her mental health.

Net Worth: $3 million
Instagram Followers: 9 Million
Did You Know? Jesy’s documentary Odd One Out was so good, that it won the Best Factual Entertainment award at the National Television Awards in 2020.

54. Robert Pattinson

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Ranked among the world’s highest-paid actors and one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world, Robert Pattinson is a well-recognized name in Hollywood. The actor started off his movie career as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and later moved on to more eminent roles including Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga.

First being regarded as a teen heartthrob, Pattinson moved up and soon became known for his more mature movie roles in the likes of The Lighthouse, Tenet and in 2022, he got the opportunity to play Batman in Matt Reeves’ film The Batman. He was even rumored to become the next James Bond actor.

Pattinson’s private life isn’t always the talk of the town, but he has famously dated his Twilight co-star Kristen Stewart, singer-songwriter FKA Twigs and is now dating model Suki Waterhouse.

Net Worth: $100 Million
Did You Know? Robert Pattinson is also an experienced musician, knowing how to play both guitar and piano. He has also recorded several songs.

55. Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp is undeniably one of the greatest actors of our generation. With performances as Edward Scissorhands, Willy Wonka, Jack Sparrow and Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, Johnny has famously played weird and wacky roles that everyone loves.

Although Johnny’s film list isn’t as fruitful as it was back in the 80s and 90s, he has still managed to steal headlines for making it into the Guinness World Records as the world’s highest-paid actor in 2012 and for his rocky relationship with Amber Heard.

The actor is also a musician and is part of the rock supergroup, Hollywood Vampires. Unfortunately, Johnny has also been caught up in a few drug and alcohol scandals, but that hasn’t stopped him from being one of the most prestigious actors in Hollywood.

Net Worth: $150 Million
Instagram Followers: 28 Million
Did You Know? A mind-blowing fact about Johnny Depp is that he has NEVER won an Oscar, despite all of his fantastic performances!

56. Shawn Mendes

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One of the most current popstars of our generation, Shawn Mendes is always on the radio, or treating us to a brand new video on VEVO. The singer of hit-singles Treat You Better and There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back hasn’t just got one of the best vocals in music, but he’s also the youngest male artist ever to top the Billboard 200 with four studio albus.

Since his arrival on the scene in 2014, Shawn Mendes has received 13 SOCAN awards, 10 MTV Europe Music Awards, and two American Music Awards.

While his music is mainly what makes him a trending star, Shawn’s love life has also been of interest, especially after dating, fellow singer, Camila Cabello. In 2022, he had to cancel his Wonder world tour to focus on his mental health.

Net Worth: $40 Million
Twitter Followers: 26 Million
Instagram Followers: 71 Million
Did You Know? Shawn was founded on the application Vine after sharing clips of himself covering songs!

57. Iggy Azalea

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Iggy Azalea is one of the most talked-about rappers of our generation. The Australian star was the first non-American female rapper to reach the top of the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts and has additional chart-topping songs including Work in her shining portfolio. Iggy has collaborated with the likes of Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez and Rita Ora.

The rapper has been scrutinized for her rumored plastic surgery, specifically on her breasts and nose. But her relationships have been the most prominent part of her personal life, having dated A$AP Rocky, Nick Young and Playboi Carti. In 2020, Iggy revealed that she had a son, but kept her entire pregnancy private.

Net Worth: $15 Million
Twitter Followers: 7 Million
Instagram Followers: 16 Million
Did You Know? Iggy got her stage name from her childhood dog – Iggy – as well as the street she grew up on – Azalea Street. Learn more Iggy Azalea facts!

58. Travis Scott

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Although one of the biggest artists around, this rapper trended even more in recent years for unfortunate reasons. In November 2021, at least eight people died and hundreds were injured after a manic crowd surge during Travis Scott’s performance at the Astroworld Festival in Texas.

The artist faced a lawsuit against him by the concertgoers and questions were asked about why he played on as the crush developed.

Travis Scott is the rapper of countless popular hits including goosebumbs, SICKO MODE, and Antidote and has famously collaborated with big names including Drake and Kid Cudi.

Net Worth: $60 Million
Twitter Followers: 11 Million
Instagram Followers: 48 Million
Did You Know? Travis has played the drums since he was three years old. He also went on to learn the piano.

59. Sam Smith

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Whether you’re at a club, attending a wedding, or listening to the radio, you’ve heard these angelic vocals one way or another. Sam Smith is one of the most prominent artists of our generation and has released music of all genres from dance, pop to straight-up ballads.

Sam has won five Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, and an American Music Award. The Love Goes star also has an Oscar and Golden Globe Award to brag about in which they won for their Spectre soundtrack, Writing’s on the Wall.

In 2014, Sam came out as gay; later in 2017, they came out as genderqueer, saying “I feel just as much a woman as I am a man”; and in 2019, the singer came out as non-binary, changing their gender pronouns to “they/them”. Sam Smith’s relationships have also been very public, having dated the likes of model, Jonathan Zeizel and 13 Reasons Why actor, Brandon Flynn.

Net Worth: $45 Million
Twitter Followers: 7 Million
Instagram Followers: 14 Million
Did You Know? Sam’s biggest inspirations are Judy Garland and Lady Gaga. Learn more facts about Sam Smith!

60. Olivia Rodrigo

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She’s officially the youngest celebrity on this list, but undeniably one of the most popular stars right now. 19 year-old Olivia Rodrigo released her debut single Driver’s License in 2021, and became a prominent female star in the music world – competing with her rivals like Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande.

Driver’s License was Olivia’s first single, yet it had the biggest weekly streaming debut for any song globally in Spotify history – in the first week of release, it amassed over 127M global streams. The love song also made it to number one in over 10 countries.

Already a winner of three Grammys, she started off as an actress as Paige Olvera on Bizaardvark and Nini Salazar-Roberts in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Olivia was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2022.

Net Worth: $8 Million
Twitter Followers: 1 Million
Instagram Followers: 29 Million
Did You Know? She may be another female star to compete with, but Taylor Swift is a huge fan of Olivia and even shouted her out on Instagram.

61. Chris Brown

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It may be over 15 years since he hip-hopped onto the music scene with Run It, but this superstar is still going strong. Chris Brown has had some great ups and really bad downs throughout his career, but that hasn’t stopped him from continuing to pursue his passion – he’s still releasing music years later.

‘Breezy’ is one of the best-selling male musicians in the world, with over 140 million records sold worldwide. He has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries of any male singer in history, and is also the proud owner of a Grammy Award, 18 BET Awards, and four Billboard Music Awards.

Unfortunately, this celebrity has committed a few crimes including a major one that has tainted his professional life – in 2009, Breezy pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna. The star received five years probation and six months of community service.

Net Worth: $50 Million
Twitter Followers: 32 Million
Instagram Followers: 130 Million
Did You Know? Here’s a random fact about Chris Brown! He owns 14 Burger King restaurants! 

62. Dwayne Johnson

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Fans from the 90s may recognize this star as “The Rock” from WWF, but today’s generation know him as one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. Dwayne Johnson is one of the world’s highest-grossing A-list actors, with a film roster amassing to over $10 billion worldwide.

It seems that with every year, comes a brand new Dwayne Johnson movie, where he stars in popular film franchises, the most recent being DC movie Black Adam.

Other than acting, Dwayne is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, the co-owner of the XFL, and a former football player.

Net Worth: $800 Million
Twitter Followers: 17 Million
Instagram Followers: 360 Million
Did You Know? Dwayne’s grandfather and father are pro wrestlers! His grandmother was also one of the first female wrestling promoters.

63. Brad Pitt

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Starring in mega movies such as Fight Club, Snatch and Ocean’s Eleven, Brad Pitt is an A-List actor with multiple awards under his belt.

From Golden Globes to Oscars, Brad snatched gongs for his talented performance in the 2019 movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, making history in 2020 – this was the first time he won “Best Supporting Actor” throughout his 30-year career in acting.

Other than being known as one of the world’s most attractive men, Brad Pitt also famously dated – and married – his celebrity costars. While his relationship with Jennifer Aniston was a Hollywood highlight (their reunion in 2020 sent everyone in a frenzy), his later marriage with Angelina Jolie was probably the most talked about hook ups of the century, with their divorce causing even more of a stir in entertainment.

Net Worth: $400 Million
Did You Know? ‘Brad’ isn’t the actor’s actual name! His full name is ‘William Bradley Pitt’!

64. Chrissy Teigen

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Many recognize Chrissy Teigen as the wife of John Legend, but there’s actually so much more to this awesome lady. In case you didn’t know it, Chrissy is a model, television personality, author, and entrepreneur. Her modelling debut was in 2010’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and is also a host on Lip Sync Battle, a judge on Bring the Funny, and has her own cookbooks.

Chrissy regularly posts on social media, sharing her unfiltered views and stripped back stories, making her one of the most enjoyable celebs to follow today.

In 2020, the mom of two shared the sad news that she and John had miscarried their baby boy just over halfway into the pregnancy. Almost a year later, Chrissy was in hot water after her controversial tweets resurfaced in which she participated in online bullying. The model then issued a public apology. In 2023, she announced the birth of her third child.

Net Worth: $75 Million
Twitter Followers: 12 Million
Instagram Followers: 40 Million
Did You Know? Chrissy met John Legend on the set of his music video for Stereo in 2007.

65. John Legend

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Very rarely are we gifted with one-of-a-kind vocals like those belonging to John Legend. The singer has blessed his listeners with music that will probably live on forever and songs like All of Me which will be everyone’s wedding song for years to come.

Since his rise to stardom, the piano-playing vocalist has released seven studio albums and won a whopping 12 Grammy Awards. John has also earned an Oscar and Golden Globe for co-writing Glory from the film Selma.

The star is famously married to model, Chrissy Tiegen and they have three beautiful children together.

Net Worth: $100 Million
Twitter Followers: 13 Million
Instagram Followers: 15 Million
Did You Know? The singer’s real name is actually ‘John Roger Stephens’!

66. Will Smith

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He can rap, he can act and he can make us laugh – is there anything Will Smith can’t do? This celebrity will probably always trend in the entertainment world thanks to his extraordinary talent and roles in popular movies.

There’s no surprise why he was dubbed “the most powerful actor in Hollywood” by Newsweek in 2007. Will first appeared on our screens in the 90s in the popular sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and has been the face of great movies ever since. Will Smith’s film roster includes classics like Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness and Bad Boys.

Other than acting, Will is also a renowned rapper, having released successful hits including Men in Black and Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It. In 2020, he was hot news after it was revealed that his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith had a relationship with singer, August Alsina. He trended in early 2022 after smacking Chris Rock in the face during the Oscars.

Net Worth: $350 Million
Instagram Followers: 62 Million
Did You Know? Will’s full name is actually ‘Willard Carroll Smith Jr’!

67. Amber Heard

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There was no escaping this infamous name in 2022! Amber Heard may be an actress, well-known for her roles in Aquaman, Pineapple Express and Never Back Down, but her reputation was recently overshadowed by her ongoing feud and court battle with ex-husband Johnny Depp.

After making multiple claims that Depp was abusing her throughout their two-year marriage, more particularly in an op-ed written on domestic abuse in The Washington Post, Depp sued Heard for defamation, while she filed a countersuit against Depp as well.

The intense trial was under scrutiny for much of 2022 and has sparked many debates among the media and public over who the innocent party really is. When the jury finally reached a verdict, it was announced that Heard was liable for defamation.

Net Worth: $500 Thousand
Instagram Followers: 5 Million
Did You Know? The actress apparently dated Elon Musk, James Franco and even Cara Delevingne!

68. Kevin Hart

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Comedy legend, Kevin Hart has had years of success; from his stand up tours to his onscreen projects, he has managed to enjoy a busy and fulfilling career. In 2018, his remake of Jumanji became one of the most successful movies worldwide and his tour, Irresponsible became the largest selling comedy show with over one million tickets sold. Kevin also has his own production company, HartBeat Productions, a deal with Nickelodeon and owns a vegetarian restaurant, Hart House.

Other than his on-screen fun personality, Kevin is also heavily followed on social media for his equally awesome antics.

He’s also made headlines for all the wrong reasons after admitting to cheating on his pregnant wife, Eniko Parish, having a bunch of old, homophobic tweets surface online, and being involved in a horrific car accident. Thankfully, Kevin recovered from these ill-famed stories and has continued focusing on his career.

Net Worth: $450 Million
Twitter Followers: 37 Million
Instagram Followers: 164 Million
Did You Know? At the start of his career, the comedian was booed off stage multiple times before he became a worldwide superstar. See more Kevin Hart facts.

69. Ellen DeGeneres

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Whenever we’re in need of some fun and lighthearted TV, we tune into The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The popular television host has brought us some of the finest celebrity interviews over the years along with jokes, silliness, and downright entertainment.

Ellen kicked-off her showbiz career by doing stand-up shows in the early 80s, starred in a few movies including Mr. Wrong and Finding Nemo, had her own sitcoms (Ellen and The Ellen Show) and was even a judge on American Idol. Other than her mega-successful TV talk-show, Ellen went on to host the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, started her own record company, Eleveneleven, as well as a production company, A Very Good Production.

It was in 2020 when Ellen’s reputation went downhill after The Ellen DeGeneres Show was investigated for being a hostile workplace and had multiple staff reporting harassment. In 2022, the show officially ended after 19 years.

Net Worth: $500 Million
Twitter Followers: 76 Million
Instagram Followers: 131 Million
Did You Know? Ellen is related to Kate Middleton! See more celebrity relations in our shocking list!

70. Leonardo DiCaprio

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One of the most recognizable men in Hollywood with an acting career that will live on forever. Even when Leonardo DiCaprio isn’t starring in the latest movie, he’s still often the topic of the day in entertainment. Having starred in major blockbusters like Titanic, Shutter Island, and The Wolf of Wall Street, Leo proves time and time again that his talent is phenomenal.

The celeb finally won his first Oscar in 2016 for his role in The Revenant, but he was also nominated countless times in 2020 for his performance as Rick Dalton in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Leonardo is somewhat low-profile when it comes to his private life, although he is famously known for being the face of many “Leo memes“. The actor often passionately supports charitable causes and regularly promotes environmental awareness.

Net Worth: $300 Million
Twitter Followers: 19 Million
Instagram Followers: 56 Million
Did You Know? The actor is open about his struggle with OCD. He admits to having strong urges to walk through doors several times. Learn more interesting facts about Leo DiCaprio!

Clearly, fame isn’t just about the music or movies anymore, it’s also these popular celebrities’ private lives that peek interest in the public and get them trending online.

While these attention-grabbing headlines keep these famous faces in the limelight, their achievements are what really shine through!

There are sections of this article that were written by Joanna Zambas.
This article was originally published in October 2017.


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