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Top 10 Famous Personalities in the World

Updated on January 23, 2014

Michael Jackson:

Michael Joseph Jackson (29th August 1958 – 25th June 2009) is the King of Pop, who had achieved the peak of a pinnacle with his music, songs, lyrics and dance. Though he is no more, his presence is felt by his fans through his everlasting albums. He was the most successful entertainer of the world. He had received numerous awards including 13 Grammy awards, American Music Awards, World Music Awards and lots more. MJ’s life was filled with controversies including sexual abuse allegations and marriage life. The Moonwalk, invented by this great legend is one of the biggest dance moves ever known.

Bill Gates:

William Henry Bill Gates III is an American Businessman and also the founder of the world’s largest computer software company ‘Microsoft’. He is a multi billionaire and one of the richest people in the world. Gates is a role model for most of the young population and is also one of the best known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. He is a philanthropist and has donated large amounts of money for numerous charity organizations through his Bill and Melinda Gates foundation.

Barack Hussein Obama II:

Barack Hussein Obama II is the current president of The United States of America and is the 44th president. It’s a known fact that he is the first African American to become the president of the united states. He received the ‘2009 Noble Peace Prize’ for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people. It was during his period that the military operation was carried out, which resulted in the death of al-Qaeda’s head Osama bin Laden.

Justin Bieber:

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian Pop musician, singer, songwriter and actor. His debut musical ‘Extended Play’ was released in November 2009 and was certified Platinum in the United States. He was the first artist to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. He has received many awards including the American Music Awards, BET Awards and lots more. He was listed as the third most powerful celebrity in the world by Forbes magazine in 2012.

Sachin Tendulkar:

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is an Indian Cricketer, Philanthropist and a very famous personality in the sports field. He is one of the greatest batsmen in One Day International and is also a member of Rajya Sabha of the Parliament of India. Tendulkar is the first batsman in history to cross 34,000 run aggregate in all formats of the game. He was also the first player to score 100 international centuries and his achievement list goes on. He was also honoured with India’s second highest civilian award the ‘Padma Vibhushan’.

Tiger Woods:

Eldrick Tont ‘Tiger’ Woods is an American professional golfer and is one of the most successful golfers of all time. He is the recipient of many awards including PGA player of the Year, The Byron Nelson Award, major golf championships and lots more. Woods has been a follower of Buddhism since childhood.

The Undertaker:

Mark William Calaway is well known as the Undertaker. He is an American professional wrestler signed to World Wrestling Entertainment. He signed with the World Wrestling Federation and is the only remaining active competitor since 1993.Taker has a huge fan base for his signature moves.

John Cena:

John Felix Anthony Cena is an American wrestler, rapper, actor and bodybuilder and is signed to World Wrestling Entertainment. He has won the WWE United States Championship three times and won the Royal Rumble match twice. Cena’s ‘You can’t See Me’was at No.15 on the US Billboard 200. His attire reflects the current fashions and the hip hop culture.

Roger Federer:

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player and holds rank No.3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He is one of the highest earning athletes in the world and is the top earner in tennis. He was also an ambassador for NetJets and Maurice Lacroix.

Author Bio:

Carin Robert: A content writer by profession and a blogger with a passion towards writing and learning new things. Also a person who loves to watch documentary films and develops knowledge about different cultures in the world. This article is written on behalf of


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