Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé And Shonda Rhimes Make Forbes’ List Of Most Powerful Women In Entertainment

Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé And Shonda Rhimes Make Forbes’ List Of Most Powerful Women In Entertainment

Forbes released its 2018 list of the most powerful women in entertainment, revealing that some of our faves like Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé, made the top 10.

Topping the list, unsurprisingly was Oprah Winfrey, who has been an influential mainstay in the world of entertainment for years. Beyoncé comes in at No. 6, as one of few musicians on the list. She was highlighted for her groundbreaking Vogue cover, shot by the youngest and first African-American photographer Tyler Mitchel, and her iconic Coachella performance.

Shonda Rhimes, with her trailblazing Netflix deal, comes in at a strong No. 12. Forbes described her multi-million-dollar deal with the streaming platform as a move that “cemented her place at the forefront of entertainment’s digital future—and pioneered Netflix’s handsome producer paydays.”

And Serena Williams came in at a respectable 14th place, having enjoyed a big year following her return to the tennis circuit after giving birth to daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

Here’s the full list of Media and Entertainment power women:

1. Oprah Winfrey, Media mogul

2. Shari Redstone, Vice Chair, CBS & Viacom

3. Bonnie Hammer, Chair, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

4. Donna Langley, Chair, Universal Pictures

5. Anna Wintour, Artistic Director, Conde Nast

6. Beyoncé, Singer

7. Dana Walden, Chairman, Disney TV Studios and ABC Entertainment

8. Katharine Viner, Editor-in-Chief, Guardian

9. Taylor Swift, Singer

10. Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist

11. Kathleen Kennedy, President, Lucasfilm

12. Shonda Rhimes, Showrunner

13. Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global

14. Serena Williams, Tennis player

15. Shobhana Bhartia, Chair, HT Media

16. Priyanka Chopra, Actress

Previous IBK's JOURNAL (Entry 33)
Next This Love Letter Between Two Medieval Nuns Is The Purest Thing You’ll Ever Read

About author

You might also like

The Happenings 2 Comments

The Gay Agenda has finally been revealed and it’s beautiful

LGBTI advocates in Jamaica, tired of being told they have a ‘gay agenda’, decided to reclaim the term and publish one LGBTI advocates in Jamaica have published a Gay Agenda.

The Happenings 16 Comments

Photographer Captures Two Male Lions ‘Mating’ In Botswana

Two male lions were recently photographed “mating” in Botswana, ignoring the lioness. Nicole Cambre is a lawyer and award-winning photographer from Belgium who was recognized by National Geographic in 2014

The Happenings 30 Comments

Footballer Cavani slaps Chile defender for inserting finger into his anus

Wetin dey hungry some people sha. Lol. So, apparently, Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara let his finger wander a bit too far during a recent match with Uruguay. He patted Uruguay

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply