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Angelina Jolie: World's Most Powerful Celebrity

Angelina Jolie: World's Most Powerful Celebrity

Angelina Jolie has unseated talkshow diva Oprah Winfrey to become the World’s Most Powerful Celebrity, according to Forbes.

Here’s what the mag had to say about the 33-year-old’s power based on money and fame: “Eclectic actress and gossip-column favorite dethrones media maven Oprah Winfrey atop this year’s Celebrity 100. Jolie has always been able to attract tabloid attention and Oscar nods, but this year, she’s finally figured out a way to make serious money. Her most recent blockbuster, Wanted, proved this mother of six’s sweet spot is action films; the movie earned $340 million at the box office. Up next: Salt, in which Jolie plays a CIA officer accused of being a spy.”

Here’s who rounded out the top 10:
#2 — Oprah Winfrey
#3 — Madonna
#4 — Beyonce Knowles
#5 — Tiger Woods
#6 — Bruce Springsteen
#7 — Steven Spielberg
#8 — Jennifer Aniston
#9 — Brad Pitt
#10 — Kobe Bryant

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  • doors

    The haters are coming, the haters are coming =P


    The best thing that ever happen to jenho was having her husband dump her for Angelina Jolie. Now she can be forever link to The World’s Most Powerful Celebrity Angelina Jolie. She should thank Angelina for keeping her relevant. We all know she is not famous for her acting. Famous for being dumped over and over again.

  • ebmo

    passing Through @ 06/03/2009 at 7:36 pm # 8 Rebecca @ 06/03/2009 at 7:04 pm
    Damn, Becky. You sure got it bad for me and Guli. You’re more concerned with our whereabouts than anything else in the world. That’s just all kinds of creepy…guess I better put my cop neighbor on high alert….
    Gotta agree with you there PT.

    That is all kinds of creepy!

  • ebmo

    TRUTH HURTS. @ 06/03/2009 at 7:39 pm The best thing that ever happen to jenho was having her husband dump her for Angelina Jolie. Now she can be forever link to The World’s Most Powerful Celebrity Angelina Jolie. She should thank Angelina for keeping her relevant. We all know she is not famous for her acting. Famous for being dumped over and over again.

    You need to add more “and overs” :lol:

  • Jill

    But we already knew this, right? :)

  • Teri

    I’m simply not fond of Oprah in the least bit her comment long ago about her grandmother would be so damn proud of her having whites working for her was sickening. Well wake the fu** up you dumb black woman you were never a slave and neither was your grandmother. There were so many white slaves also maybe not like black but they still deserve to be mentioned. Black people sold black slaves but that’s always overlooked. Why the heck do they carry a car load of anger over their shoulder when they’ve never endured slavery nor their great grandmother? Slavery has ended whether they want to believe it or not. Couldn’t imagine Angelina every making a reference like that.

  • Jill

    Jill @ 06/03/2009 at 7:12 pm

    Steal somebody else’s name, honey. You ain’t me.

  • Molly

    Look at the loonies always talking about the triangle…


  • Not impressed by JA

    The Jolie is on top of the World !
    On top of her game. She is iconic, successfull and has reached the balance in life.
    She has it all professionnally & personnally : Oscars, versatility in her career, money, longtime partner, children, the ability to manage her spare time like she wishes, the time to read, learn, visit nice places, making love to Brad Pitt….
    She has the beauty, the brains and the luck : She is the total package and already accomplished in every aspect of her life.
    She has already her professional legacy with awards and movies who are already classics and the best passeport for internity : her children. The best testament of her legend status in the making : starlets who already want to emulate her.
    The Jolie is unstoppable. her legend is underway..

  • Been watching for a while now

    @ebmo: Yes you are so right. I think this person has come across from IUC. You can tell by the “evidence” it brings to the table.

  • bdj

    Hey, if it was not for the PR manufactured triangle, baby Jane would be on “Where are they now?”

  • Ms.JOLIE4ever!
    EXCLUSIVE: Rep: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Split Reports “Absolutely Not True”
    WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 2009

  • http://justjared anonymous

    too funny, how some of you think the gossip mags are THE basis for liking or not liking a celebrity. don’t you know the gossip mags only tell half the story and make up the rest? guess not. way to go Angelina! she is a natural beauty with a wonderful man in her life. and to top it all off, they have a beautiful Family.

  • Molly

    The reason lame Baby Jane is not on the list because YOU keep tabs on her every move. I bet you guys know everything about her and Peeboy.

  • huh

    Jill, get over yourself…you ain’t the only one in the world with that name sweetie

  • just a fan

    Angie is a real role-model for young women. She has demonstrated that you can have bumps in your life, but never give up, stay involved in life in a positive way, give to others, work hard and you can overcome those bumps and thrive.

  • jc

    Agree with #27 and mature enough to respect those who disagree. Congrats to Angie and ALL the WOMEN on the list.

  • robins3

    Oprah is history!

    Can’t wait for more folks to wake up and give her the ditch!

  • bdj

    US weaklyisgoing to take down all those 3rd rate rags, one by one and then there will be only one 3rd rate rag left, US WEAKLY. You read it here first.

    EXCLUSIVE: Rep: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Split Reports “Absolutely Not True”
    Wednesday June 3, 2009

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are not splitting up.

    Pitt’s rep tells reports the couple were about to announce a breakup are “absolutely not true.”

    Adds Jolie’s manager: “Not true at all.”

    A source tells the newest issue of Us Weekly: “They have their fights and moments, but generally things are good. They are happy — and Brad loves being a father!”

    The National Enquirer reported Jolie and Pitt — together since 2005, when he separated from Jennifer Aniston — were going to announce an “official” split, and could face an “ugly court battle” over their $200 million and custody of their six children.

    Check out adorable photos of Brad and Angie’s kids — including the twins.

    The Enquirer says the deciding moment was a fight at the Cannes premiere of Inglourious Basterds.

    But a witness there dispute tension reports, telling Us: “They had lots of fun and looked so in love. At one point, they were dancing.”

  • an oldie

    Congrats, Angelina and Brad ( not that you care about that list anyway).
    The jenhens are fuming because their idol Filler Face couldn’t top Angelina in spite of all her shenanigans last year (hooked up with Peeboy twice, broke up with him twice, posing nuude on mags, mentioning Brad and Angelina in all her gazillion mag interviews). Not to mention that Filler Face was the darling of tabloids portraying her every week as the good girl done wrong, while Angelina got all the smear. In the end it still doesn’t matter, does it? Mismanagement is still a mega stinky bomb at the box office. Last weekend it did worse than Jessica Biel’s movie even though playing in more theaters. Go figure.

  • Teri


  • Teri


  • bdj

    Molly/Sharon. Goopy fishstick will make the list next time.

  • Teri

    I still don’t think Angelina cares one way or the other. She’s loved by billions and people love her.

  • Teri

    Not sure what’s up with the post before mine but I certainly didn’t make them.

  • Emma

    That’s freat but she’s always on these lists. I doubt that she cares about all of this. she’s probably laughing at how silly it all is.

  • wow


  • Mrs. Chancellor

    The only thing interesting about this is that she beat Oprah and her empire. Now Oprah will never have Angelina on the show. (who cares?)

  • Jill

    huh @ 06/03/2009 at 7:53 pm

    You still stalking me? Hey, no problem. At least it’s another half hour you don’t spend beating your kids.

  • ello

    Queen Angie deserves to be number !

  • SANS

    Wow, what a great birthday present. Good news for Angie.

  • shameonher

    oh please, what a sorry list.

  • Jill

    wow @ 06/03/2009 at 7:59 pm

    Took your sole brain cell 20 minutes to vomit that nugget out, didn’t it?

  • groundcontrol

    I don’t buy those figures Forbes quotes. They are completely guessing.
    Kung Fu Panda made a fortune world wide and Angelina was a huge part of those profits. Same with Wanted. Both big money makers. You know Jolie is no fool, especially with smart money man Brad at her side, and that she gets gross points on her action and animated films. Same with Brad. Do they even take into account his very lucrative foreign commercials and his production company? When it comes to being in the know with the incomes of celebrities Forbes is clueless.
    And, of course, Angelina is Number One. Brad should be way up there as well – he is a huge and beloved star world wide. We haven’t even mentioned the influence and access he has recently wielded in the halls of Congress and in the White House. Madonna? Beyonce Knowles? Kobe Bryant? Please. Even Bruce doesn’t belong that high on such a list anymore
    The biggest joke of all is Jennifer Aniston? ROTFLMAO. What in the world is that about? Is Forbes another one of the magazines her publiicist has a brother working at? LOL!

  • http://justjared dina #1

    Good afternoon to all BAMPZSKV fans. It is hot, hot, hot here. But I am not complaning about it.

    Angie wins awarda and titles without even trying. That is the beauty of Angelina Jolie. She doesn’t try to win these awards and titles. She is simply recognized for who she is and she wins.

    I know the trolls want to bring out all of the old sh*t, she kissed her brother, she let a horse lick her chest, blah, blah, blah. The people who give her the awards and titles know about these things. And guess what? They don’t care.

    The UN doesn’t care. Nor do any of the other organizations, charities, projects that she support, manage, and champion, Why? Because they know as the fans know that she did these when she was young and unevolbed.

    They know that people grow and change. They know her heart is good, if not pure. They know that whatever she did she did to herself and wasn’t trying to hurt others.

    Angie is not a saint. And no one wants her to be one. Saints are made by G-D. Angie is a human person trying to be good, do good, and make the world a better place. Peace

  • Molly

    bdj hush.

    go attack some hens. jenn, brad, and angie SUCK.

  • Dang

    I just saw this on ET and they said she’s number 1 because she’s married to Brad Pitt.

  • passing Through

    # 34 guli @ 06/03/2009 at 7:25 pm
    Hey Guli -
    I replied back.

  • lakers fan in boston

    i agree that she’s def the #1 celebrity
    i hate on her sometimes but deep down i no she’s a powerful celebrity
    my dude tiger woods is a best
    look at this guy, $110 m
    and honestly i h8 oprah, but the woman can make the money
    extremely impressive

  • guli

    PT…I can think of only one mutual troll that loves us both …Poor, pathetic thing ROTFLMAO Lucky you…you have a cop neighbor… LOL

    OK..I dedicate the new avatar ‘keep’ from M3B just made to our troll that loves us so much :lol:

  • La

    Go Ang (: Shes Awsomee

  • LOL

    Like angelina gives 2 shts ROTFLMAO

  • bdj

    Molly @ 06/03/2009 at 8:05 p
    my bad molly//sharon. I know goopy fishstick is your girl.

  • LOL

    somewhere in the universe Megan Fox is taking down notes ROTFLMAO

  • http://justjared dina #1

    Hi irma, embo Neleh, Passing Through, bresies, groundcontrol, bdj, jill, guli, austin, LLM, Preggy Jolie, ground control and anyone I might have missed.

  • passing Through

    # 63 Ms.JOLIE4ever! @ 06/03/2009 at 7:52 pm
    EXCLUSIVE: Rep: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Split Reports “Absolutely Not True”
    WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 2009
    Gosh…The National Enquirer lied? I’m shocked…and the world was shocked!

  • Jill

    Hi back, Dina :-)

  • LL

    This is great news in only one sense. Those trolls who love to drag out polls and statistics from who knows where, and claim she’s over, she’s too old, blah blah…

  • Dexter

    I just saw this on TV.

    She’s number one because of her fans. She and Brad have rock solid fanbases. Although they make different slots depending on the year, They are both there because of box office and their fanbase.

  • lol

    obviously – she is. so haters, STFU!