Forbes' Celebrity 100 Power Ranking [1999]

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46

1

Michael Jordan

Basketball Player

53.96% (75 of 139 votes)

45

2

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

54.01% (330 of 611 votes)

21

3

Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor

56.67% (187 of 330 votes)

17

4

Jerry Seinfeld

Comedian

57.17% (255 of 446 votes)

32

5

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

55.49% (177 of 319 votes)

27

6

Spice Girls

Musicians

55.97% (89 of 159 votes)

14

7

Harrison Ford

Actor

62.59% (905 of 1446 votes)

67

8

Robin Williams

Comedian

49.26% (736 of 1494 votes)

35

9

Celine Dion

Vocalist

55.05% (109 of 198 votes)

80

10

Rolling Stones

Musicians

7.41% (2 of 27 votes)

40

11

James Cameron

Filmmaker

54.24% (64 of 118 votes)

57

12

Tom Hanks

Actor

51.79% (289 of 558 votes)

76

13

Helen Hunt

Actress

25.00% (4 of 16 votes)

2

14

Garth Brooks

Vocalist

100% (8 of 8 votes)

20

15

John Travolta

Actor

56.96% (176 of 309 votes)

44

16

Mel Gibson

Actor

54.05% (160 of 296 votes)

16

17

Brad Pitt

Actor

58.48% (838 of 1433 votes)

47

18

Tiger Woods

Golfer

53.85% (56 of 104 votes)

1

19

Diddy (Sean Combs)

Vocalist

100% (27 of 27 votes)

11

20

Will Smith

Vocalist

68.55% (10571 of 15421 votes)

55

21

Eddie Murphy

Comedian

52.61% (252 of 479 votes)

54

22

Jim Carrey (Comedian)

Comedian

52.63% (50 of 95 votes)

29

23

Mark McGwire

Baseball Player

55.75% (63 of 113 votes)

51

24

Dennis Rodman

Basketball Player

52.94% (9 of 17 votes)

26

25

Tim Allen

Comedian

56.14% (32 of 57 votes)

86

26

Master P

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

43

27

Stephen King

Author

54.06% (153 of 283 votes)

70

28

Nicolas Cage

Actor

43.75% (7 of 16 votes)

37

29

Drew Carey

Comedian

54.49% (85 of 156 votes)

90

30

Michael Crichton

Author

0% (0 of 2 votes)

36

31

Martha Stewart

TV Personality

55.05% (60 of 109 votes)

71

32

Kevin Costner

Actor

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

5

33

Sammy Sosa

Baseball Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

73

34

Chris Carter

Producer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

22

35

Ken Griffey, Jr.

Baseball Player

56.63% (94 of 166 votes)

65

36

Andre Agassi

Tennis Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

52

37

Howard Stern

King of All Media

52.73% (193 of 366 votes)

28

38

Dale Earnhardt

Auto Racer

55.81% (48 of 86 votes)

39

39

Larry David

Comedian

54.26% (51 of 94 votes)

64

40

Michael Schumacher

Auto Racer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

33

41

Metallica

Musicians

55.29% (47 of 85 votes)

60

42

Pete Sampras

Tennis Player

50.0% (5 of 10 votes)

74

43

Paul Reiser

Comedian

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

25

44

Brett Favre

Football Player

56.25% (99 of 176 votes)

87

45

David Copperfield

Magician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

82

46

Mike Piazza

Baseball Player

4.35% (1 of 23 votes)

8

47

Patrick Ewing

Basketball Player

83.33% (15 of 18 votes)

38

48

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey Player

54.45% (104 of 191 votes)

91

49

Grant Hill

Basketball Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

89

50

Arnold Palmer

Golfer

0% (0 of 7 votes)

15

51

Jeff Gordon

Auto Racer

60.0% (6 of 10 votes)

3

52

Dave Matthews

Musician

100% (17 of 17 votes)

72

53

Martina Hingis

Tennis Player

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

34

54

Mike Judge

Animator

55.21% (90 of 163 votes)

49

55

Cal Ripken, Jr.

Baseball Player

53.62% (163 of 304 votes)

13

56

Gary Sheffield

Baseball Player

63.16% (12 of 19 votes)

79

57

Jack Nicklaus

Golfer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

18

58

Mo Vaughn

Baseball Player

57.14% (8 of 14 votes)

7

59

Jerry Springer

TV Personality

87.50% (14 of 16 votes)

59

60

Greg Norman

Golfer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

31

61

Monica Lewinsky

Designer

55.50% (207 of 373 votes)

58

63

Peyton Manning

Football Player

50.76% (1370 of 2699 votes)

24

64

Cindy Crawford

Model

56.25% (45 of 80 votes)

6

66

Jerry Bruckheimer

Entrepreneur

100% (1 of 1 votes)

62

68

Oscar De La Hoya

Boxer

50.0% (4 of 8 votes)

92

69

Alonzo Mourning

Basketball Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

56

70

Shaquille O'Neal

Basketball Player

52.48% (53 of 101 votes)

78

71

David Robinson

Basketball Player

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

12

73

Albert Belle

Baseball Player

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

88

74

Pedro Martinez

Baseball Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

10

76

Gary Payton

Basketball Player

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

30

78

Deion Sanders

Football Player

55.64% (148 of 266 votes)

84

79

Sergei Fedorov

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

81

80

Shawn Kemp

Basketball Player

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

63

82

Claudia Schiffer

Model

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

77

83

Hakeem Olajuwon

Basketball Player

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

66

84

Brian Grazer

Producer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

61

85

Michael Chang

Tennis Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

19

86

Katie Couric

Commentator

57.02% (138 of 242 votes)

48

87

Lennox Lewis

Boxer

53.79% (71 of 132 votes)

75

88

Peter Jennings

Commentator

25.00% (2 of 8 votes)

41

89

Barbara Walters

Commentator

54.17% (117 of 216 votes)

23

90

Geraldo Rivera

Commentator

56.38% (84 of 149 votes)

42

91

James Carville

Commentator

54.12% (46 of 85 votes)

85

91

Mary Matalin

Commentator

0% (0 of 1 votes)

4

92

Tom Brokaw

Commentator

100% (12 of 12 votes)

93

93

Wolfgang Puck

Chef

0% (0 of 2 votes)

69

94

Kate Moss

Model

45.00% (9 of 20 votes)

83

95

Roy Jones, Jr.

Boxer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

50

96

Colin Powell

U.S. Secretary of State

53.04% (131 of 247 votes)

9

97

George Stephanopoulos

Commentator

82.14% (23 of 28 votes)

68

99

Diane Sawyer

Commentator

46.67% (7 of 15 votes)

53

100

George Herbert Walker Bush

U.S. President

52.70% (78 of 148 votes)