Justin Bieber, Chris Colfer Top ‘Time’ 100 Most Influential List (PHOTOS)

By: / April 21, 2011

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What do Justin Bieber, Blake Lively and Kate Middleton all have in common? They were named in Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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Read more on the Time 100 list at Time.com or pick up the magazine when it hits newsstands on May 2! Check out the full Time 100 list after the jump.


Grant Achatz, American chef and restaurateur
Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist, activist and philosopher
Anwar al-Awlaki, Muslim cleric, al-Qaeda operative and recruiter
Muqtada al-Sadr, Iraqi political and Shi‘ite religious leader
Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks
Maria Bashir, Chief Prosecutor, Herat Province, Afghanistan
Michele Bachmann, U.S. Congresswoman from Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District
Rob Bell, American pastor and author
Joseph Biden, 47th and current Vice President of the United States
Justin Bieber, pop singer
John Boehner, 61st and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
Ron Bruder, founder and CEO of Education for Employment Foundation
David Cameron, current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Geoffrey Canada, founder, The Harlem Children’s Zone Project
Ray Chambers, United Nations special envoy for malaria; co-founder, Malaria No More
Charles Chao, president and CEO of SINA, China’s largest Internet portal
Chris Christie, 55th and current Governor of New Jersey
Amy Chua, law professor; author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
Kim Clijsters, professional tennis player
Hillary Clinton, 67th and current United States Secretary of State
Chris Colfer, American actor and singer
Matt Damon and Gary White, co-founders of Water.org
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, captain of the 2011 Cricket World Cup-winning Indian National Cricket Team
Jamie Dimon, current CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase
Bineta Diop, executive director and founder of Femmes Africa Solidarité
Esther Duflo, French economist, professor and co-founder of the Poverty Action Lab at MIT
Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of the PBS show Masterpiece Theater and Mystery!
Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer
Colin Firth, actor and recipient of the 2011 Academy Award for Best Actor
Tom Ford, American designer and film director
Jonathan Franzen, Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer
Saif Gaddafi, Libyan engineer and politician; son of Muammar Gaddafi
El Général, also known as Hamada Ben Amor, rap star credited with helping inspire Tunisian uprising
Wael Ghonim, Egyptian Internet activist
Gabrielle Giffords, U.S. Congresswoman from Arizona’s 8th District
Kathy Giusti, founder and CEO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Liang Guanglie, Chinese general and current Minister of National Defense
Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix
Hung Huang, Chinese TV host, author, actress and blogger
Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group
Lisa Jackson, current and 12th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Xi Jinping, Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission; likely future president of China
Kim Jong Un, son of Kim Jong Il; expected future leader of North Korea
Takeshi Kanno, Japanese doctor from the town of Minami Sanriku
Charles Koch, CEO and chairman, Koch Industries; David Koch, executive vice president, Koch Industries
Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma’s democracy movement; Nobel Prize Laureate
John Lasseter, chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios
Marine Le Pen, French politician, lawyer and leader of the National Front party
Blake Lively, American actress and model
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler-Fiat
George R. R. Martin, American author and screenwriter
Bruno Mars, American singer-songwriter and music producer
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
Lionel Messi, Argentinian soccer player
Saad Mohseni, Afghani media figure
Ayman Mohyeldin, Middle East-based correspondent for Al-Jazeera English
Heidi Murkoff, author of What To Expect When You’re Expecting
Hassan Nasrallah, Hizballah
Benjamin Netanyahu, current Prime Minister of Israel
Barack Obama, current and 44th President of the United States
Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States
Larry Page, co-founder and current CEO of Google
Ahmed Shuja Pasha, Director-General of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency
David Petraeus, General, United States Army; Commander, U.S. and NATO Forces in Afghanistan
Amy Poehler, American actress and comedian
Azim Premji, philanthropist and chairman of Wipro Ltd.
Rain, South Korean pop and R&B singer; winner of TIME.com’s 2011 TIME 100 poll
V.S. Ramachandran, neurologist and Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California, San Diego
Feisal Abdul Rauf, American Imam; leading proponent behind the Park51 community center
Michelle Rhee, founder and CEO of StudentsFirst; former chancellor of Washington, D.C public schools
Cecile Richards, current president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Derrick Rossi, pathologist and stem-cell researcher
Dilma Rousseff, 36th and current President of Brazil
Aruna Roy, Indian social justice activist and leader of the Right to Information movement
Scott Rudin, American film and theater producer
Paul Ryan, U.S. Congressman for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District
Katsunobu Sakurai, Mayor of Minami Soma, Japan
Lamido Sanusi, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
Nicolas Sarkozy, current President of France
Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, primatologist, Great Ape Trust
Joe Scarborough, cable television talk-show host, former Congressman from Florida
Hu Shuli, Chinese journalist
Patti Smith, American singer-songwriter and artist
Joseph Stiglitz, American economist
Sting, musician, singer-songwriter
Fathi Terbil, Libyan lawyer and human rights activist
Jean-Claude Trichet, current President of the European Central Bank
Peter Vesterbacka, CEO of Rovio, creators of Angrybirds
Mark Wahlberg, American actor and producer
Mia Wasikowska, Australian actress
Matthew Weiner, American writer, director and producer; creator of Mad Men
Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince of United Kingdom; fiancé
Oprah Winfrey, television host, actress, producer and philanthropist
Nathan Wolfe, founder and director of the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative
Felisa Wolfe-Simon, American biologist
Margaret Woodward, Major General, United States Air Force
Dharma Master Cheng Yen, Buddhist nun and founder of Tzu Chi Foundation
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook