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

77.27% (17 of 22 votes)

2

Xi Jinping

World Leader

68.14% (2477 of 3635 votes)

3

Jazmine Sullivan

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

4

Nathan Chen

Figure Skater

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

5

Michael R. Jackson

Playwright

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

6

Ron DeSantis

U.S. Governor

66.07% (33374 of 50514 votes)

7

Megan Rapinoe

Soccer Player

64.47% (784 of 1216 votes)

8

Ketanji Brown Jackson

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

63.79% (777 of 1218 votes)

9

Letitia James

Attorney

62.35% (53 of 85 votes)

10

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

61.62% (533 of 865 votes)

11

Kris Jenner

Socialite

61.00% (477 of 782 votes)

12

Tim Cook

Entrepreneur

60.94% (39 of 64 votes)

13

Volodymyr Zelensky

World Leader

60.52% (13771 of 22753 votes)

14

Pete Davidson

Comedian

60.27% (590 of 979 votes)

15

Ariana DeBose

Actress

60.26% (141 of 234 votes)

16

Mila Kunis

Actress

59.20% (1033 of 1745 votes)

17

Vladimir Putin

World Leader

58.75% (6786 of 11550 votes)

18

Andrew Garfield

Actor

53.94% (260 of 482 votes)

19

Kevin McCarthy (Politician)

U.S. Congressman

53.77% (885 of 1646 votes)

20

Adele

Musician

52.41% (1651 of 3150 votes)

21

Jon Batiste

Musician

52.38% (77 of 147 votes)

22

Miranda Lambert

Vocalist

52.38% (11 of 21 votes)

23

Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Senator

51.89% (233 of 449 votes)

24

Abiy Ahmed

World Leader

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

25

Mary J. Blige

Vocalist

49.18% (269 of 547 votes)

26

Michelle Yeoh

Actress

48.18% (119 of 247 votes)

27

Channing Tatum

Actor

47.21% (161 of 341 votes)

28

Zoe Kravitz

Actress

46.90% (53 of 113 votes)

29

Joe Rogan

Comedian

46.63% (1032 of 2213 votes)

30

Zendaya (Coleman)

Actress

44.72% (55 of 123 votes)

31

Amanda Seyfried

Actress

44.62% (29 of 65 votes)

32

Eileen Gu

Athlete

43.42% (33 of 76 votes)

33

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

43.25% (189 of 437 votes)

34

Joe Biden

U.S. President

38.59% (31576 of 81816 votes)

35

Dmitry Muratov

Commentator

37.50% (3 of 8 votes)

36

Candace Parker

Basketball Player

36.84% (7 of 19 votes)

37

Keanu Reeves

Actor

36.63% (415 of 1133 votes)

38

Josh Wardle

Computer Tech

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

39

Issa Rae

Actress

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

40

Alex Morgan

Soccer Player

11.11% (1 of 9 votes)

41

Rafael Nadal

Tennis Player

9.09% (1 of 11 votes)

42

Quinta Brunson

Comedienne

3.12% (1 of 32 votes)

43

?uestlove

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

44

Maya Lin

Architect

0% (0 of 2 votes)

45

Simu Liu

Actor

0% (0 of 24 votes)

46

Jeremy Strong

Actor

0% (0 of 14 votes)