The most influential of Hollywood celebrities - 2014
American Forbes in conjunction with the research agency E-Poll Market Research has made a rating of the most influential celebrities in 2014. The first line went to the director and producer Steven Spielberg, whose latest film "Lincoln" has earned at the box office $ 275 million "Silver" won last year's leader -. Oprah Winfrey, "bronze" - creator of "Star Wars" George Lucas. In the list there are new faces, such as the founder of the empire Marvel Comics Stan Lee.
The rankings E-Poll Market Research conducted a survey among Americans. Respondents were asked to estimate the 6600 celebrities on 46 parameters. Chief among them were the overall attractiveness and recognition of the famous person. Analysts have reduced the data obtained in the overall ranking, putting evaluation of each star.
1. Steven Spielberg
Evaluation of influence: 47%
The rating was a lot of directors, but Spielberg with his incredible talent for storytelling was on top of film history. His latest film - a biopic of the legendary American president, "Lincoln" - earned 16 nominations for "Oscar" (and two of them won), and $ 275 million in box office receipts worldwide. It is noteworthy that one third of this amount came from the sale of tickets abroad and inspire an international audience of political drama about the history of the United States - clearly not a trivial task.
The next project is 67-year-old director - series "existing" (Extant) - will be released in the summer of 2014 and has all chances to become a hit. Spielberg persuaded to return to the TV screen Halle Berry. Oscar-winning actress for a long time did not appear on TV, preferring a great movie. "Gold" Forbes rankings and E-Poll Market Research has once again confirmed: the audience highly appreciates the creator of "Schindler's List" and "Jaws." In traditional rating of Forbes 100 most powerful celebrities of the world (published in June 2013), the director is in third place (in the preparation of the list in popularity estimated number of mentions in the media, social media and search queries on the Internet).
2. Oprah Winfrey
Evaluation of influence: 45%
TV presenter who regularly enters the lists of the most influential celebrities of the world, has recently moved into the shadows. Her legendary talk show, with the mid-1980s that went out in 146 countries, was closed in late 2011 on the initiative of Winfrey. Oprah come to grips with its own TV channel OWN. Last year, in a survey of E-Poll Market Research, Winfrey has overtaken Spielberg, taking first place.
3. George Lucas
Evaluation of influence: 43%
Today Lucas spends most of his time in retirement. But he created the universe of "Star Wars" lives on: Walt Disney takes on the shooting of another episode of the space saga. Starting in 2015, the studio is going to produce one film a year franchise. The first - "Star Wars. Episode VII "- already removes the creator of Lost TV series and author of the successful relaunch of the Hollywood" Star Trek "by JJ Abrams...
4. Ron Howard
Evaluation of influence: 41%
Howard stable is in fourth place in the minds of Americans. The author of "Oscar-winning" "Games of reason", "Apollo 13" and adaptations of Dan Brown's bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels and Demons" can not boast of cash hits in recent years. His latest film "Race", based on the true story of the confrontation pilots "Formula 1" Niki Lauda and James Hunt, gathered in the United States only $ 27 million, but critics now evaluated:. She received two nominations for the "Golden Globe" (including, as the best dramatic film).
5. Martin Scorsese
influence Rating: 40%
71-year-old author of "Taxi Driver," "The Aviator," "Gangs of New York" and dozens of iconic Hollywood films are still in service. His "The Wolf of Wall Street" has won the "Golden Globe": Leonardo DiCaprio for his role as a New York broker was named best comedy actor. In rolling out the tape at the end of December 2013.
6. Mehmet Oz
Evaluation of influence: 40%
An American doctor of Turkish origin, host of the popular TV show "Dr. Oz Show" (Dr. Oz. Show) second consecutive year, gaining 40% in the poll E-Poll Market Research. His popularity did not prevent dubious claims. For example, the doctor said with a screen that orange juice contains arsenic, which does not correspond to reality.
7. Barbara Walters
Evaluation of influence: 37%
TV presenter was in seventh place in the rankings, gaining the same number of votes, a year ago. Stable recognition of the public, however, may falter - 84-year-old Walters is moving away from business. In 2014 it would close its own daytime television show The View, for which was awarded the TV prize "Emmy."
Evaluation of influence: 37%
U2 frontman has long ceased to be a musician. Bono - philanthropist, and political activist as well as an investor. His company, Elevation Partners and Forbes owns Facebook shares.
9. Stan Lee
Evaluation of influence: 37%
The creator of the cult comic book for the first time caught up with Bono and influence Walters. Lee is known as a writer and as an actor, but the real glory was brought to him of the work of the publishing house Marvel Comics. Demiurge Empire superheroes, in recent years, has successfully migrated to Hollywood, and he loves to perform a cameo in the film adaptations of his comics: episodic role to play in the "Iron Man", "Torah," "The Avengers" and other films.
10. Rush Limbaugh
Evaluation of influence: 36%
This radio is known for conservative views. Limbaugh is a talk radio show vysokoreytingoe The Rush Limbaugh Show and successfully converts his fame into money: According to Forbes, in 2013, he earned $ 66 million.