Special Report

50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment

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Ellen DeGeneres
> Job: Host, executive producer
> Age: 61
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 9,628,856

Comedian and actor Ellen DeGeneres has hosted her wildly successful “The Ellen Degeneres Show” for 16 seasons. Over this period, she has accumulated 30 Emmys, a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and a reported net worth of $450 million. In December 2018, Netflix released DeGeneres’ first stand-up comedy special in 15 years, “Relatable,” for which she was paid $20 million.

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Nicole Kidman
> Job: Actor; producer, Blossom Films
> Age: 51
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 10,007,326

Australian actress Nicole Kidman is highly prolific with 84 acting credits under her belt, according to IMDb. In 2017, she announced her intentions to use her popularity as a means to increase the number of women filmmakers in Hollywood by pledging to work with a female director at least once every 18 months. Kidman’s production company Blossom Films also recently signed a content development deal with Amazon Studios.

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Jennifer Lopez
> Job: Actor, singer, producer
> Age: 49
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 11,603,696

Actor, singer, and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez has been entertaining audiences since the mid-1990s. Her recent work has included acting on NBC cop drama “Shades of Blue,” executive producing and judging the show “World of Dance,” and starring in the 2018 feature film “Second Act.”

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Jennifer Lawrence
> Job: Actor
> Age: 28
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 11,679,601

Jennifer Lawrence has starred in several Hollywood blockbusters, including the popular Hunger Games and X-Men franchises. Lawrence recently took a year off from acting to work with a voters’ rights group called Represent.Us.

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> Job: Singer
> Age: 37
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 11,809,188

Beyoncé Knowles is the most-nominated female artist in the history of the Grammy Awards, with 66 nominations. She’s won 23. “Queen Bey’s” net worth is currently estimated at $500 million.