Top 10 Most Famous Celebrities Of 2016
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
Celebrities are having huge fan following that's why we call them celebrities and they are loved by many people.They inspires us from their work and they are world famous almost everyone knows them.In this top 10 list we are going to show you the top 10 most famous celebrities of 2016 based on income, Google hits, fan base, press clips and magazine covers.
10. Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh is an American entertainer, radio talk show host, writer, and conservative political commentator. Since he was 16, Limbaugh has worked a series of disc jockey jobs.According to December 2015 estimates by Talkers Magazine, Rush Limbaugh has a cumulative weekly audience of around 13.25 million unique listeners making it the most listened-to talk-radio program in the USA.Limbaugh is among the highest paid people in U.S. media, signing a contract in 2008 for $400 million through 2016.In 2015, Forbes listed his earnings at $79 million for the previous 12 months, and ranked him the 11th highest earning celebrity in the world.
Adele is an English singer and songwriter.In 2007, she received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll.Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success.Adele released her second studio album, 21, in early 2011.The album has been certified 16 times platinum in the UK, and is the fourth best-selling album in the UK of all time.The success of 21 earned Adele numerous mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records.She was listed at number five on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music.Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world in 2012 and 2016.
8. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time.Messi's global popularity and influence are well documented. He was among the Time 100, an annual list of the world's most influential people as published by Time, in 2011 and 2012.His fanbase on the social media website Facebook is among the largest of all public figures within seven hours of its launch in April 2011, his Facebook page had nearly seven million followers, and by November 2013, he had become only the second sportsperson, after Cristiano Ronaldo, to amass over 50 million followers.
7. Howard Stern
Howard Stern is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is best known for his radio show The Howard Stern Show, which gained popularity when it was nationally syndicated on terrestrial radio from 1986 to 2005.Stern won numerous industry awards, including Billboard's Nationally Syndicated Air Personality of the Year eight consecutive times, and is the first to have the number one morning show in New York City and Los Angeles simultaneously. He became the most fined radio host when the Federal Communications Commission issued fines totaling $2.5 million to station owners for content it deemed indecent. Stern became one of the highest paid radio figures after signing a five-year deal with Sirius in 2004 worth $500 million.In recent years, Stern's photography has been featured in Hamptons and WHIRL magazines. From 2012 to 2015, he served as a judge on America's Got Talent.
6. Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hart began his career by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs.In 2015, Time Magazine named Hart one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list.Hart's comedic reputation continued to grow with the release of his first stand-up album I'm a Grown Little Man (2008), and performances in the films Think Like a Man (2012), Grudge Match (2013), Ride Along (2014), About Last Night (2014) and Get Hard (2015).
5. Dr. Phil McGraw
Phil McGraw is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. McGraw first gained celebrity status with appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late 1990s.In 2015, Forbes listed his earnings at $70 million for the previous 12 months, and ranked him the 15th highest earning celebrity in the world.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal.Often ranked as the best player in the world, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, during its 100th anniversary celebrations in 2015. He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards. One of the most marketable athletes in sport, in 2016 Forbes named Ronaldo the world's best paid athlete. In June 2016, ESPN ranked him the world's most famous athlete.Ronaldo has established a strong online presence the most popular sportsperson on social media, he counted 158 million total followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by June 2015.As of June 2015, he has the world's biggest Facebook fanbase with 103 million followers he became the first sportsperson to reach 50 million followers.
3. James Patterson
James Patterson is an American author. He is largely known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross, the protagonist of the Alex Cross series.His books have sold more than 300 million copies and he holds the Guinness World Record for being the first person to sell 1 million e-books.In 2016, Patterson topped Forbes's list of highest-paid authors for the third consecutive year, earning $95 million.Patterson received the Literarian Award from the National Book Foundation.
2. One Direction
One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015.Their awards include six Brit Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, eleven MTV Europe Music Awards, seven American Music Awards, and 27 Teen Choice Awards, among many others.According to the Sunday Times Rich List, by April 2013, they had an estimated personal combined wealth of £25 million making them the second-wealthiest musicians in the UK under 30 years of age.In 2014, Forbes listed them the second-highest earning celebrities under 30, with the group earning an estimated $75 million from June 2013 to June 2014.In June 2015, Forbes listed their earnings at $130 million for the previous twelve months, and ranked them the fourth highest earning celebrities in the world.
1. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. Throughout her career, she has become one of the most popular female contemporary singers. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received much media attention.Swift's second album, Fearless, was released in 2008. Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me", Fearless became the best-selling album of 2009 in the United States. The album won four Grammy Awards, with Swift becoming the youngest Album of the Year winner.As a songwriter, Swift has been awarded by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. She is also the recipient of ten Grammy Awards, five Guinness World Records, one Emmy Award, 23 Billboard Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, and one Brit Award. She is one of the best-selling artists of all time.She has appeared in Time's 100 most influential people in the world (2010 and 2015), Forbes' top-earning women in music (2011 - 15), Forbes' 100 most powerful women (2015) and Forbes Celebrity 100 (2016).Swift is one of the most followed people on social media, and is known for her friendly interactions with her fans.
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