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

Taika Waititi

Filmmaker

75.00% (15 of 20 votes)

2

Tim Cook

Entrepreneur

70.91% (39 of 55 votes)

3

Xi Jinping

World Leader

69.06% (2442 of 3536 votes)

4

Letitia James

Attorney

68.42% (52 of 76 votes)

5

Vladimir Putin

World Leader

66.74% (6711 of 10055 votes)

6

Jazmine Sullivan

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

7

Megan Rapinoe

Soccer Player

63.92% (730 of 1142 votes)

8

Volodymyr Zelensky

World Leader

63.60% (13692 of 21529 votes)

9

Ron DeSantis

U.S. Governor

63.57% (12153 of 19118 votes)

10

Ketanji Brown Jackson

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

62.16% (529 of 851 votes)

11

Channing Tatum

Actor

60.98% (150 of 246 votes)

12

Kris Jenner

Socialite

60.75% (472 of 777 votes)

13

Zendaya (Coleman)

Actress

60.53% (92 of 152 votes)

14

Ariana DeBose

Actress

59.91% (139 of 232 votes)

15

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

59.57% (420 of 705 votes)

16

Amanda Seyfried

Actress

58.70% (54 of 92 votes)

17

Mila Kunis

Actress

58.38% (986 of 1689 votes)

18

Pete Davidson

Comedian

58.26% (543 of 932 votes)

19

Kevin McCarthy (Politician)

U.S. Congressman

56.19% (354 of 630 votes)

20

Andrew Garfield

Actor

54.74% (260 of 475 votes)

21

Adele

Musician

52.58% (1618 of 3077 votes)

22

Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Senator

52.14% (231 of 443 votes)

23

Jon Batiste

Musician

52.05% (76 of 146 votes)

24

Zoe Kravitz

Actress

50.96% (53 of 104 votes)

25

Mary J. Blige

Vocalist

50.09% (269 of 537 votes)

26

Nathan Chen

Figure Skater

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

27

Josh Wardle

Computer Tech

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

28

Abiy Ahmed

World Leader

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

29

Michael R. Jackson

Playwright

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

30

Joe Rogan

Comedian

49.64% (1094 of 2204 votes)

31

Michelle Yeoh

Actress

47.97% (118 of 246 votes)

32

Miranda Lambert

Vocalist

47.37% (9 of 19 votes)

33

Keanu Reeves

Actor

44.10% (366 of 830 votes)

34

Eileen Gu

Athlete

43.42% (33 of 76 votes)

35

Joe Biden

U.S. President

42.02% (22299 of 53067 votes)

36

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

41.45% (172 of 415 votes)

37

Dmitry Muratov

Commentator

37.50% (3 of 8 votes)

38

Candace Parker

Basketball Player

36.84% (7 of 19 votes)

39

Alex Morgan

Soccer Player

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

40

Rafael Nadal

Tennis Player

9.09% (1 of 11 votes)

41

Quinta Brunson

Comedienne

4.35% (1 of 23 votes)

42

Maya Lin

Architect

0% (0 of 2 votes)

43

?uestlove

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

44

Simu Liu

Actor

0% (0 of 14 votes)

45

Jeremy Strong

Actor

0% (0 of 4 votes)

46

Issa Rae

Actress

0% (0 of 4 votes)