Special Report

50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment

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Tiffany Haddish
> Job: Actor
> Age: 39
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 6,055,710

Tiffany Haddish is one of the biggest breakout stars in recent memory. Since featuring in a role in “Girl’s Trip,” the actress and comedian has gone on to star in over a dozen other projects, including movies, TV shows, and a stand-up comedy special. She also wrote a best-selling memoir.

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Elisabeth Moss
> Job: Actor, producer
> Age: 36
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 6,098,478

Elisabeth Moss has portrayed two of the most interesting and memorable characters in recent TV history. Moss garnered six Emmy nominations for playing up and coming advertising worker Peggy Olson in “Mad Men.” She finally won the award for her role as Offred in Hulu’s dystopian drama “The Handmaid’s Tale.” She’s set to star in the upcoming film “The Kitchen” with two of the other most powerful women in entertainment, Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish. The film centers around women who take over their incarcerated husbands’ work as mobsters.

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Meryl Streep
> Job: Actor
> Age: 69
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 7,887,329

Meryl Streep is among the most celebrated and famous living actors. She’s been nominated for 21 Academy Awards — more than any other actor — and won three. The prolific performer has 85 acting credits listed on IMDb, over half of which are films and shows released in the 21st century. Streep’s hard work has generated her an estimated net worth of $90 million.

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Reese Witherspoon
> Job: Actor, producer
> Age: 42
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 8,530,385

Reese Witherspoon’s acting career spans nearly three decades and includes such films as “Legally Blonde,” “Walk the Line,” and last year’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” making her one of the most famous actresses in the world. She is also the executive producer on the HBO series “Big Little Lies,” in which she also stars. In addition to her work on film and television, Witherspoon founded media brand Hello Sunshine, which creates and promotes “content that celebrates women and puts them at the center of the story.”

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Margot Robbie
> Job: Actor, producer
> Age: 28
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 9,589,961

At just 28 years old, Margot Robbie has already become a major force in Hollywood, starring in films such as “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Suicide Squad,” and “I, Tonya,” for which she earned an Oscar nomination. Robbie also heads LuckyChap Entertainment, which produces film and television content.