Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022 [May 2022]

Historical Accolades

Missing: Faith Ringgold * Derrick Palmer and Chris Smalls * Quinta Brunson * Michelle Zauner * Demna * Timnit Gebru * Mike Cannon-Brookes * Bela Bajaria * Sevgil Musaieva * Francis Kere * David Velez * Christine Lagarde * Michael Schatz, Karen Miga, Evan Eichler, and Adam Phillippy * Gautam Adani * Andy Jassy * Sally Rooney * Hwang Dong-hyuk * Sam Bankman-Fried * Becky Sauerbrunn * Elizabeth Alexander * David Zaslav * Mia Mottley * Ursula von der Leyen * Yoon Suk-yeol * Olaf Scholz * Samia Suluhu Hassan * Karuna Nundy * Gabriel Boric * Khurram Parvez * Valeriy Zaluzhnyy * Lynn Fitch * Umar Ata Bandial * Sun Chunlan * Nadine Smith * Peng Shuai * Hoda Khamosh * Frances Haugen * Sonia Guajajara * Stephane Bancel * Emily Oster * Valerie Masson-Delmotte and Panmao Zhai * Eileen Gu * Tulio de Oliveira and Sikhulile Moyo * Nan Goldin * Mazen Darwish and Anwar Al Bunni * Emmett Schelling * Cristina Villarreal Velásquez and Ana Cristina González Vélez * Gregory L. Robinson

Vote Ranking  

1

Xi Jinping

World Leader

69.00% (2446 of 3545 votes)

2

Vladimir Putin

World Leader

66.05% (6694 of 10135 votes)

3

Volodymyr Zelensky

World Leader

64.23% (14079 of 21920 votes)

4

Megan Rapinoe

Soccer Player

64.01% (731 of 1142 votes)

5

Letitia James

Attorney

61.90% (52 of 84 votes)

6

Ketanji Brown Jackson

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

61.86% (511 of 826 votes)

7

Taika Waititi

Filmmaker

61.54% (8 of 13 votes)

8

Tim Cook

Entrepreneur

61.29% (38 of 62 votes)

9

Channing Tatum

Actor

60.98% (150 of 246 votes)

10

Kris Jenner

Socialite

60.65% (470 of 775 votes)

11

Ariana DeBose

Actress

60.17% (139 of 231 votes)

12

Pete Davidson

Comedian

58.26% (543 of 932 votes)

13

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

58.22% (393 of 675 votes)

14

Mila Kunis

Actress

57.89% (961 of 1660 votes)

15

Ron DeSantis

U.S. Governor

57.87% (7658 of 13233 votes)

16

Andrew Garfield

Actor

54.99% (259 of 471 votes)

17

Kevin McCarthy (Politician)

U.S. Congressman

52.82% (262 of 496 votes)

18

Adele

Musician

52.51% (1613 of 3072 votes)

19

Jon Batiste

Musician

52.05% (76 of 146 votes)

20

Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Senator

51.93% (229 of 441 votes)

21

Mary J. Blige

Vocalist

51.51% (273 of 530 votes)

22

Michelle Yeoh

Actress

50.96% (133 of 261 votes)

23

Zoe Kravitz

Actress

50.49% (52 of 103 votes)

24

Jazmine Sullivan

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

25

Nathan Chen

Figure Skater

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

26

Michael R. Jackson

Playwright

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

27

Josh Wardle

Computer Tech

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

28

Joe Rogan

Comedian

49.77% (984 of 1977 votes)

29

Keanu Reeves

Actor

49.70% (411 of 827 votes)

30

Eileen Gu

Athlete

49.33% (37 of 75 votes)

31

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

47.68% (144 of 302 votes)

32

Joe Biden

U.S. President

45.57% (14570 of 31970 votes)

33

Miranda Lambert

Vocalist

44.44% (8 of 18 votes)

34

Zendaya (Coleman)

Actress

37.50% (9 of 24 votes)

35

Candace Parker

Basketball Player

36.84% (7 of 19 votes)

36

Abiy Ahmed

World Leader

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

37

Dmitry Muratov

Commentator

28.57% (2 of 7 votes)

38

Amanda Seyfried

Actress

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

39

Alex Morgan

Soccer Player

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

40

Rafael Nadal

Tennis Player

9.09% (1 of 11 votes)

41

?uestlove

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

42

Maya Lin

Architect

0% (0 of 2 votes)

43

Simu Liu

Actor

0% (0 of 14 votes)

44

Jeremy Strong

Actor

0% (0 of 4 votes)

45

Issa Rae

Actress

0% (0 of 4 votes)