Who are the 100 most influential people in 2021

  • Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of the United Kingdom, singer Billie Eilish and artistic gymnast Simone Biles, some of the characters appearing as covers in the list sections | Photo: EFE

magazine time Posted this Wednesday in List of the 100 most influential people in 2021. The group includes public figures from the artistic, political, sports and social fields.

The categories on the basis of which the list is divided are: Icons, Pioneers, Titans, Artists, Leaders and Creators.


Henry Charles Albert David, better known as Prince Harry of the United Kingdom, and his wife Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are the first to appear in the icon section. Both are founders ArchwellIt is a non-profit organization that aims to support communities in need.

“They give a voice to those who don’t have it through media production. Hand in hand with nonprofit partners, they take risks to help communities in need, provide mental health support for black women and girls in the United States and feed those affected by natural disasters in India and the Caribbean.” Article time About the royal couple.

In addition to Henry and Megan, the category is headed by Japanese Haitian tennis player Naomi Osaka, Russian lawyer and political leader Alexei Navalny and American singer Britney Spears.

Other characters that stand out on the list:

– Shereen Eiffel (American lawyer).
Dolly Parton (American singer).
Shui Ohtani (Japanese baseball player)
– Cathy Park Hong (Korean-American writer, poet, and teacher).
Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara (Cuban artist).
Nasrin Sotoudeh (Iranian lawyer and human rights activist).
– Mangosha b. Kulkarni, Russell Jeong and Cynthia Choi (Asian human rights activists).
– Mona Al-Kurd and Muhammad Al-Kurd (Palestinian activists).

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On the cover of Pioneers is 19-year-old American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish. His popularity began in 2015, thanks to the single “Ocean Eyes” that he posted on SoundCloud. Later, songs such as “Bad Guy”, “idontwannabeyouanymore”, “You Should See Me in a Crown” and “Your Power” made it among the most listened to artists on digital platforms.

US attorney Benjamin Crump, Indonesian public health researcher Adi Otarini, and Olympian Sunisa Lee also appear among the notable figures in this section.

Then there:

– Floyn Sarr (Senegalese academic, musician and writer) and Benedict Savoy (French historian).
Fatih Birol (Turkish Energy Economist).
– Aurora James (Canadian creative director, activist and fashion designer).
Adhar Poonawala (Executive Director, Serum Institute of India).
Phyllis Omedo (Kenyan environmental expert).
Frans Timmermans (Vice-President of the European Commission).
– Indira Mendoza and Claudia Spillmant (Honduran human rights activists).
Roger Cox (Dutch lawyer and founder of Prosper Planet Foundation).
– Olympia Coral Milo Cruz (Mexican activist against digital harassment).
Dorotia Reda (Hungarian activist and writer).
– Easter Z Now Bampho and E Thinzar Maung (Burma activists).


The Titans division begins with Simone Biles, an American artistic gymnast. She is a seven-time singles general competition champion, a 2016 Rio Olympics champion and a five-time world champion (three times in a row). In Tokyo 2020, she won a bronze medal in the women’s balance beam competition.

Also, among the first of this vignette are many Americans: Apple CEO Tim Cook; Screenwriter Shonda Rhimes. and musicians Timbaland and Swizz Beatz.

them too:

– Nicole Hannah Jones (American investigative journalist).
Tom Brady (American, American football player).
Yoon Yeoh-jung (South Korean actress).
Alison Felix (American athlete).
– Angélique Kidjo (Benin singer-songwriter).
Kenneth C. Frazier and Kenneth I. Chenault (American businessmen).
-Luisa Trajano (Brazilian multi-billion dollar businesswoman).

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Kate Winslet, the British actress who starred in the movie Titanic, is the first image in the artists section among the 100 most influential people time. Her acting career and performance led her to achieve numerous awards, including: Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in 2009, Honorary Caesar Award in 2012, Variety Award for British Independent Film in 2015, among others.

He is followed by Winslet, Puerto Rican singer, Bad Bunny, Chinese director and producer Chloe Chow, and American actor Jason Sudeikis.

Also shown:

Scarlett Johson (American actress).
Lil Nas X (American rapper).
Jessica B Harris (American culinary historian).
Bowen Yang (American actor and comedian).
Tracy Ellis Ross (American actress and model).
Mark Bradford (American artist).
-NK Jemisin (American writer).
Stephen Yoon (South Korean actor).
– Daniel Kaluuya (British actor, writer and model).
Omar Sy (French comedian and actor).
Barbara Krueger (American conceptual artist).
Ken Brown (American singer-songwriter).


The category of leaders begins with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian economist and international development expert. In mid-February 2021, she was appointed Director-General of the World Trade Organization and assumed the duties of the position as of March 1.

President of the United States, Joe Biden; General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Xi Jinping, and American lawyer and politician Liz Cheney in the front row.

Then they continue:

– Kamal Harris (Vice President and US Vice President)
Mario Draghi (Italian economist)
Tucker Carlson (American political commentator)
Naftali Bennett (Prime Minister of Israel).
Stacy Abrams (American politician, lawyer, and novelist).
Nayib Bukele (President of El Salvador).
Donald Trump (Businessman and Former President of the United States).
Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India).
Mehbooba Siraj (Afghan journalist).
Joe Manchin (American politician)
– Ibrahim Raisi (President of Iran).
-Rochelle Walinsky (American medical scientist and director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
-Mamata Banerjee (India Politics).
Ron Klein (White House Chief of Staff)
Elisa Luncón Antillo (Mapuche academy, linguist, and indigenous rights activist in Chile).
– Abdul Ghani Baradar (one of the founders of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan and the current leader of the Afghan Taliban).

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Among the early innovators in character building is Jin Hsu Huang, co-founder and CEO of software and semiconductor maker Nvidia. He was born in Taiwan in 1963 and has been involved in the computer world for more than a decade. In 2017, he was named Person of the Year by Fortune magazine from the United States, and now he heads the magazine’s list of innovators. time.

physicist, businessman and entrepreneur Elon Musk; nurse Adrian Banfield Norris; Actress Jada Smith and actress/producer Jada Pinkett Smith make up the three best viewers in this final category.

There is, too:

– Katharin Kariko (Hungarian biochemist).
– Mary Barra (American, CEO of General Motors).
John Nkengasong (Cameroonian virologist).
– Mimi Ong (American engineer).
– Vitalik Buterin (Russian programmer and writer).
– FIA (Influential China).
Barney Graham (American immunologist and virologist).
Friedrich Otto (German climatologist) and Geert Jan van Oldenburg (German climatologist).
Kengo Kuma (Japanese Architect)
Sarah Menker (Ethiopian, Businesswoman and CEO of Gro Intelligence).
Lydia Morawska (Polish-Australian physicist).

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