We all have stalked celebrities like actors, players, and businesspersons. They all possess different positions in life. Some are very carefree about their money, and some are very strategic. But have you ever wondered who is the most famous person in the world?
Well, there is no answer to this question because we cannot consider any particular person as the most famous person in the world. Being famous is very subjective and objective at the same time.
By saying this, we mean that even a person who is on the cover page of every magazine can be unknown to some people. Moreover, someone who is very influential, rich, and powerful can also be not so famous. How? Social media is the reason behind this.
Nowadays, being the most famous person in the world is not about being the richest or the most powerful person. It is more about how many people you are able to influence. And how can we do that? Anything that excites the mass is able to influence them to a greater extent.
In this article, we’ll discuss the top 10 personalities who fall under the category of the most famous person in the world.
If you have to consider someone as the most famous in the world since the 90s till now, then it would be none other than Dwayne Johnson. Dwaney, known by the name of “The Rock,” is one of the greatest personalities of all time.
He was born on 2nd May 1972 in Hayward, California. Since his childhood, Dwaney saw the dream of becoming famous. But it was very difficult for a child like him to become an actor. Why? Because though he was a teenager, due to his well-built physique, he used to look like a grown man.
Nevertheless, here we are, watching him rocking the movies. Dwaney started his journey as a wrestler and gained huge popularity by obtaining several titles. It was then he came to be known as “The Rock.”
His maternal grandfather was also a wrestler. Perhaps this might be the reason behind his undaunted interest and passion for wrestling and bodybuilding.
At later stages of his career, The Rock started getting movie offers. Some of the superhit movies he has worked in are –
Another guy we can consider the most famous person in the world is Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber. He is someone who started his career in his childhood. Born and brought up in Canada by a single mother, his childhood was not an ideal one. He saw his mother suffer raising him without a husband.
However, he didn’t give up and found his niche in music. With the help of another famous singer, Usher, he released his debut song, “Baby.” The song went viral. Moreover, his cute looks acted as a cherry on top of his career.
As the years went by. He kept releasing some superhit songs like “Never Say Never,” “What Do You Mean, and many more. After a pause from his career, People saw the grown-up Justin without the chocolate boy look. The album “Boyfriend” put the industry on fire.
The very fact that he was more popular for his romantic relationship with Selena Gomez than for his career. They dated for quite a while until we suddenly saw Justin Bieber marry Hailey Baldwin, which made Selena go through a nervous breakdown. Later, she recovered.
How can we forget Donald Trump while Discussing the most famous person in the world? He is one of those persons who is not only famous for being the 45th president of the United States of America but also for his attitude.
Donald Trump rose to fame when he started addressing the problems going on in the country with an attitude that was not at all president-like. During the covid pandemic, he was seen directly attacking China, considering them the inventor of this deadly disease.
People claimed that he was nothing like former president Barrack Obama. He took some bad decisions that were not at all appreciated by the mass, and they were determined to replace him in the next elections. Though he is no longer a president, he is still in the news for his deeds.
The Black Lives Matter movement was the time when people of the United States of America realized that he was not someone that they wanted to rule the country. To be more specific, Donald Trump didn’t do anything to handle the situation. Instead, it seemed that he was also supporting the black-and-white dispute, which was not acceptable.
When we talk about famous personalities, it is not always their good deeds but some controversies too. Will Smith is one of those personalities of Hollywood who rose to fame for doing something he was not supposed to do at a big event like the Oscars.
Will Smith is one of the most famous actors known for appearing in the “Men in Black series” and “The Pursuit of Happiness.”He is known for his humorous characters. There was a time when nobody hated this actor, he was among the most loved artists of all time. But the Oscars was the turning point of his career and his good reputation.
Chris Rock, a stand-up comedian, while hosting the Oscars tried joking about Will Smith’s wife. He made a joke about her baldness which she didn’t like. The situation went worse when Will Smith went up to the stage and slapped Chris very hard and cursed him.
Though at that point, people supported Will Smith for doing it, sooner they realized that it was not something that you should do to someone for making jokes. He was suspended from the Oscars. Moreover, the Oscars also announced that they are not willing to work with him again.
Kim Kardashian is the queen of the world of influencers. She can simply just make you buy anything. Everybody knows who she is, but there are very few people who are well aware of her earnings or what she did to become this famous.
Well, nothing. Yes, Kim is someone who is famous for existing only. Kim is one of those people who not only inherited money from their parents but huge popularity as well.
Kim Kardashian is the eldest daughter of the Kardashian family. Her mom Kris and her ex-husband, Robert Kardashian, were famous business personalities. Later, Kris Jenner married Mr. Jenner, who is now a transgender woman, and gave birth to Kendalland Kylie Jenner.
Kim Kardashian came to popularity after the show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” became a huge hit. The show is about how the Kardashian family tries to put their family first in their hectic lives and rise through all the problems to be together.
Kim is a mother of 4 kids. She was previously married to American pop star Kanye West, but they got separated later.
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. is none other than our favorite Iron Man. His character is one of the greatest creations of the Marvel Studio. He is the most popular among all the avengers. His popularity is not based on his superpowers but on the humorous nature of his character.
Moreover, Robert is also very funny in real life as well. One of the main reasons for his popularity is his past life. Coming from a family who had no connection to the entertainment, or net industry, getting involved in drug abuse, going to jail, and then coming back to become one of the most favorite actors is something out of the box.
A few years back, nobody didn’t even know that he was a criminal. But that never affected his fans, they are so in love with their Iron Man that they took the information very sportingly. Moreover, he was praised for overcoming such situations and giving his audience his best each time.
Throughout his career, he has been in many relationships. Some worked out, and some didn’t. Currently, he is married to Susan. He is a father of 3 kids.
No matter what happens to this actor, there can never be a hater of him. Johnny Depp is one of the most loved and respected actors. You must be thinking; there are thousands of actors out there, what is so special about him?
His special trait is his attitude towards his fans. We are not saying that he is just like any other actor out there. Nobody could ever replace him in “Pirates of The Caribbean.” The character of Jack Sparrow received immense love from the audience.
The power of the love of his audience was very clearly visible when Johnny was fighting a case against his ex-wife Amber Heard. She accused Johnny of being verbally and physically abusive towards her.
People never ever doubted him and stood strong with him throughout the trials. Even his ex-girlfriends, like Kate Moss, came out to give evidence that he had never been abusive towards her.
Later, the court declared that Johnny was absolutely innocent.Amber Heard, on the other hand, seemed that all she did was just get his money. As soon as she lost the trials, she said that she would like to come back to him, to which Johnny never responded.
Selena Gomez is one of the most famous international celebrities. She has always been popular for pouring her heart out in her songs. Selena started her career as a child actor. Later, she played the role of Alex in “Wizards of Waverly Place.”
After that, she dropped her first song, “Naturally.” Since then, she has never stopped. Selena, despite her illness and emotional turmoil, has always been strong and true to her audience.
Talking about the present, she is a pop star and the founder of “Rare” cosmetics.
Elon Musk, the owner of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, is known for being super smart and weird at the same time. He has predicted certain things that turned out to be true, which absolutely blew our minds.
He became known to people who had never heard of him when he revealed his son’s name. It is nothing but a few symbols. Moreover, Elon Musk drew public attention to his relationship with Amber Heard while she was married to Johnny Depp came out during their trials.
Angelina Jolie is not only known for her breathtaking beauty and acting skills but also for her kind heart, which proved that she is not someone who broke hearts but someone who is broken.
Angelina Jolie rose to fame after she appeared with Brad Pit in the movie “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” People loved their chemistry, but the crowd was absolutely in shock when it was finally revealed that Brad Pit was cheating on Jennifer Anniston with Angelina Jolie.
She received so much hate for breaking their relationship. After that, she even realized that Brad Pit was not the one. However, these things never disturbed her greater purpose. She has been a part of some biggest organizations to help the unprivileged. She has 6 kids. Two of them are her own children.
People also heard from her adopted kids about how wonderful a mother she has always been to them. Moreover, we never see her leaving her kids behind. She always brings them to each of her events.
This shows what a golden heart she has, and it is what makes her famous and loved.
This is how an artist, a leader becomes the most famous person in the world. No matter what they did in their careers, it can be good or bad; their personalities and honesty towards their audience always kept them loved.
If we take the example of Selena Gomez, fighting deadly kidney disease, being cheated on several times by her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber didn’t stop her. She overcame everything.
When Justin married Hailey, she went through a nervous breakdown. People doubted her ability but when she dropped her song “Lose You To Love Me,” people realized that she is not someone who would give up.