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

Tim Cook

Entrepreneur

84.85% (28 of 33 votes)

2

Xi Jinping

World Leader

68.39% (2363 of 3455 votes)

3

Vladimir Putin

World Leader

66.33% (6606 of 9960 votes)

4

Megan Rapinoe

Soccer Player

64.91% (703 of 1083 votes)

5

Volodymyr Zelensky

World Leader

63.21% (13234 of 20935 votes)

6

Channing Tatum

Actor

62.08% (149 of 240 votes)

7

Ketanji Brown Jackson

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

60.93% (457 of 750 votes)

8

Kris Jenner

Socialite

60.54% (468 of 773 votes)

9

Ron DeSantis

U.S. Governor

59.78% (6179 of 10336 votes)

10

Ariana DeBose

Actress

59.47% (135 of 227 votes)

11

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

58.22% (393 of 675 votes)

12

Mila Kunis

Actress

57.67% (951 of 1649 votes)

13

Pete Davidson

Comedian

57.02% (516 of 905 votes)

14

Andrew Garfield

Actor

55.46% (259 of 467 votes)

15

Taika Waititi

Filmmaker

54.55% (6 of 11 votes)

16

Joe Rogan

Comedian

54.40% (927 of 1704 votes)

17

Keanu Reeves

Actor

52.81% (366 of 693 votes)

18

Adele

Musician

52.53% (1607 of 3059 votes)

19

Michelle Yeoh

Actress

52.21% (118 of 226 votes)

20

Jon Batiste

Musician

52.05% (76 of 146 votes)

21

Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Senator

51.93% (229 of 441 votes)

22

Zoe Kravitz

Actress

50.98% (52 of 102 votes)

23

Mary J. Blige

Vocalist

50.69% (257 of 507 votes)

24

Kevin McCarthy (Politician)

U.S. Congressman

50.21% (241 of 480 votes)

25

Abiy Ahmed

World Leader

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

26

Jazmine Sullivan

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

27

Josh Wardle

Computer Tech

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

28

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

48.54% (133 of 274 votes)

29

Letitia James

Attorney

46.67% (14 of 30 votes)

30

Joe Biden

U.S. President

46.18% (9949 of 21546 votes)

31

Candace Parker

Basketball Player

37.50% (6 of 16 votes)

32

Zendaya (Coleman)

Actress

36.36% (8 of 22 votes)

33

Miranda Lambert

Vocalist

34.78% (8 of 23 votes)

34

Rafael Nadal

Tennis Player

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

35

Dmitry Muratov

Commentator

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

36

Amanda Seyfried

Actress

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

37

Alex Morgan

Soccer Player

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

38

Nathan Chen

Figure Skater

0% (0 of 0 votes)

39

Issa Rae

Actress

0% (0 of 3 votes)

40

Maya Lin

Architect

0% (0 of 2 votes)

41

?uestlove

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

42

Simu Liu

Actor

0% (0 of 9 votes)

43

Jeremy Strong

Actor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

44

Michael R. Jackson

Playwright

0% (0 of 1 votes)