Who made the 2021 TIME100 most influential folks record?

The 18th annual record of influential folks consists of pioneers, artists, leaders, icons, titans and innovators.

WASHINGTON — TIME on Wednesday launched its full record of 100 most influential folks of 2021 and plans to showcase the record with seven particular, worldwide covers.

Celebrities and political leaders showcased on the covers embrace Prince Harry and Meghan, gymnast Simone Biles, actor Kate Winslet, singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, director-general of the World Commerce Group Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, CEO of NVIDIA Jensen Huang and author Cathy Park Hong.

The 18th annual record of influential folks consists of 10 local weather leaders, dozens of advocates, political leaders, 54 ladies and the youngest featured within the points is 18-year-old Sunisa Lee. The oldest particular person within the 2021 points is 78-year-old President Joe Biden.

“At TIME, we see the TIME100 as way over a listing,” stated TIME CEO and editor in chief Edward Felsenthal in an announcement. “It’s a group of leaders whose power and dedication we hope conjures up others to spring into motion as nicely.”

The record additionally options pairings the place TIME journal requested visitor contributors to speak concerning the affect of every of the folks featured on the record. Some embrace:

  • José Andrés on Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
  • Kenneth Branagh on Kate Winslet
  • Serena Williams on Simone Biles
  • Megan Thee Stallion on Billie Eilish
  • Andrew Ng on Jensen Huang
  • Ali Wong on Cathy Park Hong
  • Prince Harry and Meghan on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
  • Paris Hilton on Britney Spears
  • Nancy Gibbs on Donald Trump
  • Michelle Kwan on Allyson Felix
  • Julie Andrews on Shonda Rhimes
  • Miley Cyrus on Dolly Parton

Click on right here to view the total 2021 TIME100 record

“I discover cause for optimism… in our 18th annual TIME100 record of the world’s most influential folks,”  Felsenthal added. “It options extraordinary leaders from world wide working to construct a greater future, from entertainers striving to make Hollywood extra inclusive to activists combating for sustainability and human rights….They’re disrupters, fixers, doers, iconoclasts, drawback solvers—individuals who in a 12 months of disaster have leaped into the fray.”

For the second 12 months in a row, TIME and ABC will air a tv particular concerning the record of 100 folks on Monday, Sep. 20 beginning at 10 p.m. ET. The particular will supply an inside take a look at the pioneers, artists, leaders and icons comprising the 2021 record, together with particular performances and shock appearances.

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