The Top 15 World's Most Famous Persons 2022

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The most famous persons in the world are people that many admired. They are people that where ever their names are mentioned, people will definitely know them. 


Though the real facts about them and who they really are may not be known. In this article, you will learn intriguing information about these popular people.



These people are popular, admired by many, they all definitely have people who disvalued and discredit their achievements. There is no way people will not say negative things about you, no matter how good you are. You might have asked this question, who is the most famous person in the world? 


This list of the world's most famous persons is somewhat similar to the list of powerful marvel characters. They both share some things in common. If you are a moviegoer you would know how much people search for these characters as you and others are searching for the most famous people. 


However, here are the top 15 world’s most famous persons 2022, according to their social media statistics, how long they have been known and they are,

  1. Joe Biden
  2. Donald Trump
  3. Queen Elizabeth II
  4. Barack Obama
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo
  6. Bill Gates
  7. Dwayne Johnson
  8. Oprah Winfrey
  9. Elon Musk
  10. Justin Bieber
  11. Jeff Bezos
  12. Lionel Messi
  13. Ariana Grande
And two more famous persons. Read on about how popular they are…



1. Joe Biden-World's Most Famous Person  

Among the most famous person in the world is Joe Biden
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Joe Biden is the 46th president of the U.S. He has been one of the most famous persons in the world. Now, he is the most famous person in the world, no doubt about that. 


Being a public figure in the United States of America for more than 50 years. He served for 36 years in the United States Senate. Afterward, he became the vice president of President Obama for his two terms, which is 8 years. 


Joe Biden has always had the ambition to be the US president. When the mother of his first wife asks what he intends to do in the future, he said he wanted to be the President of the United States. In 1988, Joe Biden ran for the presidency, and also in 2008. Now he is the president of the United States.


Joe Biden has been a strong man, he passes through a lot in life, but he never gives up.  Joe Biden married his first beautiful wife in 1966. Six years later he suffers a family tragedy. 


His wife and her daughter, Naomi died in a motor accident, while the other two kids were severely injured. In 2015, he lost his eldest son, Beau, to brain cancer. 


He married his present wife in 1977 after proposing to her five times. Joe Biden says he doesn’t smoke or take alcohol but loves ice cream despite his age. He is a great father and grandfather.




2. Donald John Trump     

Donald Trump is the second most famous person in the world

Donald Trump was chosen as the U.S president in 2017. Being the forty-fifth president of the U.S makes him among the most famous persons in the world. He is also a reality TV star, producer, and businessman.  


Donald Trump is well known for cracking jokes and his unique hairstyle. He is among the interesting U.S presidents, loved by many and hated by many. Before meeting his current wife, he had been married twice. He is a father to five children from his three marriages and he has eight grandchildren. 


Because of the death of his elder brother caused by smoking and alcohol, Trump decides not to involve himself in such activities. Donald Trump studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania and he graduated in 1968.




3. Queen Elizabeth II            

Queen Elizabeth is the third most famous person in the world
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Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II will be 95 this year. On 21st April 1926, her majesty was born. Queen Elizabeth is among the world's most famous persons, she has traveled to over 115 countries. She doesn’t need a passport to travel around the world. 


She was crowned the queen in 1953. About 20 million people were connected to their TV to watch her coronation, she never desired that. Queen Elizabeth II is the monarch to reign over Britain for a long time compared to her ancestors, not even the popular Queen Victoria. We can rightly say Queen Elizabeth II is the most loved person in the world. People hardly say negative things about her. 


She has been reigning for the past 69 years from February 6, 1952. Thus, 14 prime ministers have served her. Queen Elizabeth still drives till today and she is the sole one that can drive with an absence of a driving license in the United Kingdom. The queen owns a special dog breed called “Corgi”. 




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4. Barack Hussein Obama Jr   

Among the most famous person in the world is Barrack Obama.
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Barack Hussein Obama is the forty-fourth head of the United States. His a.k.a is Barry. Barrack is translated as “blessed individual” in the Swahili language in Kenya. He is the first United States president to be an Africa American in 2008. 



His dad is from Kenya in Africa and his mum, a caucasian woman in Kansas.  As a teenager, he works at an ice cream shop, then he doesn’t like taking ice cream, he dislikes it. Barrack Obama stop smoking in 2010 because his wife disapproved of it, which is incredible!




5. Cristiano Ronaldo         

The 5th most popular person in the world is Cristiano Ronaldo


Cristiano Ronaldo's real complete name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.  Certainly, Cristiano Ronaldo is this generation of football legend. If you like watching football you will always love to watch him play. Outside the football game, he is among the world's most famous persons. 


For example, on Instagram, he is the first followed individual. He has over 258 million people following him there. While all Instagram users are over 300 million. Ronaldo became popular today because of the sacrifice made by his friend, Albert Fantrau. 


Albert gained admission to the football academy but later rejected it in order for his friend Ronaldo to be given the opportunity. Albert felt Ronaldo is better than him, considering that he should be given the opportunity instead of him. What a friend! 


Ronaldo is known for his clean body without any tattoos and he is not planning to get any and also his generosity. In 2008, he was awarded by the FIFA World, after scoring forty-two goals. He is a dad of 4 and in love with his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez.




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6. Oprah Winfrey                

Oprah Winfrey is among world's most famous person

Oprah Winfrey is the first Africa American to be a billionaire. She is popularly known as the queen of the media and also many refer to her as the world's most influential person. She wasn’t born into a wealthy family. 


Her family was poor that she wear clothes made from potato sacks, and other children around her made fun of her. She is the first woman to own and produce a TV show. In her show, Oprah has interviewed so many celebrities including Michael Jackson that were viewed by more than 36 million people. 


Oprah Winfrey attributed her success to her grandmother, who encourages her to speak publicly. She has received many awards. For example, President Obama awarded her in 2013. she was given a medal that is Presidential which signifies freedom. this is the country’s highest civilian honor.




7. Dwayne Johnson                 

Most popular person in the world, number 7 is Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson is one of the worldwide-known celebrities. He is popularly known as “The Rock”. He is very popular in that he has whoofing followers that are more than 224 million on Instagram. 


Being the third person with leading followers on Instagram. He is among the most famous persons in the world even outside Instagram. 


This is because he was once in the World Wrestling Entertainment and presently acting. When he began, people do not really like him, but as time goes on, he got the attention of many fans. That is how he got his nickname, The Rock. 


He started acting in 1999 when he played his father role in a show titled, “That Wrestling Show”. Since then he has been appearing in popular Dwayne Johnson movies like Jumanji and more.




8. Bill Gates                      

Bill Gates is listed among the most famous person in the world.

Bill Gates has been famous since the '90s because of his influence on technology. He is the founder of Microsoft. Also, he is well known for his extraordinary Philanthropist spirit, his Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates.


For these reasons, he is among the world's most influential people in the world. He has huge followers, more than 7 million on LinkedIn, the leading professional online platform. He is listed among the top world’s richest people, being the richest from 1995 to 2017. 


As wealthy as he is, he tells his story that he is color blind. He began to have a keen interest in computers at the age of 13. that was the time he attended a school called Lakeside. Lakeside school is among U.S schools that have computers in 1968. Computers are very rare to see then. 


Bill Gates married his wife, Melinda in 1994. They have 3 children. Bill Gate is a religious man, he says he really believes in God. Possibly that has inspired him in his various philanthropist activities. His wealth and his charity foundation makes him among the most famous persons in the world. 




9. Elon Musk                            

Among the most popular person in the world is Elon Musk the most richest person.
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Elon Musk became popular as he became the richest man in the world. He is a genius and he is also a philanthropist. Elon Musk is an entrepreneur popularly known for his Musk SpaceX, spacecraft company, and his popular car company, Tesla Motors. 


At the age of 12, he created a video game called “Blastar”. He is a native of South Africa, he spent his childhood years in South Africa and later migrated to Canada when he was 19 years because his mother is a Canadian. He later relocated to the United State. 


Elon Musk admitted that he is a workaholic. Every week he spent between 80 to 100 hours of work. Musk is working on a new factory for Tesla Motors as there are more demands for his vehicles. After the completion of the construction of the build, it will become the world’s largest single building. 


Before he was able to achieve all this, he has failed so many times. He said he believes so much in failing, that if you are not failing, you are not working hard. The 45-year-old billionaire has been married three times. His goals are to end global warming and to make sure everyone is able to use internet banking.




10. Justin Bieber                              

One out of the most famous persons in the world today is Justin Barber.
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There is queationing with the facts that he is mentioned among the popular people, as he has millions of fans around the world. He became famous from his YouTube channel, he became famous on his own without the assistance of famous studio. 


Since that time, he has been doing well in music as he has been impressing his fan with his talents. He is very active in his social media handles, he keeps updating his fans. 


One thing that people so much appreciate about him is that, he is very approachable. Today,  he has 254 million followers on Instagram, 114.1 million on Twitter and 91 million followers on Facebook.




11. Jeff Bezos                          

Jeff Bezos is the president, founder, CEO of Amazon and one of the most famous persons inthevworld.
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Jeff Bezos is the president, founder, CEO of Amazon. He had a humble beginning. He is very popular for the big e-commerce Amazon, which he founded in his garage in 1994. 


According to Forbes, he is the richest person on earth today. His real-time Net Worth is $210.5 Billion. He also owns an aerospace company, The Washington Post, and Blue Origin. His story about his wealth makes him one out of the most famous persons in the world.




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12. Lionel Messi                           

Lionel Messi is one of the most popular famous in the world
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Lionel Messi was born on June 24, 1987, and his full name is Lionel Andres Messi. Messi is gentle and reserved that at first many people taught he was mute. He is one of the great famous footballers because of his skill in the game. 


He was given a title for the most goals scored in a calendar year by Guinness World Records. Furthermore, In the UEFA Champions League, he is the fastest player to score 100 goals. In 2008, he married his childhood friend, Antonella Roccuzzo.




13. Ariana Grande                     

Ariana Grande is the youngest most famous person in the world on this list

Ariana Grande-Butera is one of the biggest celebrities within the entertainment industry.  Ariana is 28 years old and she has gained popularity all over the world. Being the tenth of the most famous persons in the world on this list. She was able to reach her success in the music industry with the help of her mother.  


She is the second leading on Instagram, with whooping followers of 227 million. She has appeared on the cover of countless magazines. She is an Italian but based in the U.S.  Her YouTube music videos have been seen more than 10 billion times. 


Ponytail is her favorite hairstyle. About her hairstyle, she said, “I love the ponytail hairstyle since my hair is broken and doesn't look ok when I let it down”. The charming superstar is a vegan, she doesn’t eat meat.




14. Taylor Swift                                

Taylor Swift is among the most famous persons in the world today.
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Anytime you ear the name Taylor Swift, music will definitely comes to your mind. She gain popularity from 2006,  when she release the self-titled album, "Taylor Swift". Since that time, her popularity grow exponentially. 


Even though many believe that she is not the best singer, but among youths today, she is among the most famous people in the world in 2022. 


One of the reason she is so famous is that, she write songs on what people can relate to, she wrote songs based on her emotions. Songs such as, 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' and ‘All Too Well'. 


Some times, she wrote her songs in response to her critics, like 'Look What You Made Me Do’. Above all, she makes are fans closer. She has a lots of followers on instagram, She has 222 million followers on Instagram, about 90 million followers on Twitter and 76 million on Facebook.




15. Kylie Jenner                         

Kylie Jenner rose as one of the most famous persons in the world today, because she rose to fame from their popular reality TV show, keeping up with Kardashians.

Kylie Jenner rose to fame from their popular reality TV show, keeping up with Kardashians, bringing her on the list of the most famous persons in the world. She was the youngest billionaire at a point. But presently she is not according to Forbes. 


This is because she sold about 51% of her cosmetic company. Moreover, she is the fourth most followed on Instagram. She has whooping followers of 221.61 million followers.



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  1. Nice one. I didn't know Ariana Grande was so popular like this.

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