Steven Spielberg tops Forbes' most influential celebrities 2014 list

Thu Jan 16 2014, 17:29 hrs

Steven Spielberg

Influential Rating: 47%
Directors rule on this list but none is considered more influential than Speilberg. His next project is bringing Halle Berry to TV on the show Extant. (AP)
Steven Spielberg Influential Rating: 47% Directors rule on this list but none is considered more influential than Speilberg. His next project is bringing Halle Berry to TV on the show Extant. (AP)
Oprah Winfrey
Influential Rating: 45%
Winfrey slips from the top spot because the talk-show host has been taking a more behind-the-scenes role with her OWN network. (AP)
Oprah Winfrey Influential Rating: 45% Winfrey slips from the top spot because the talk-show host has been taking a more behind-the-scenes role with her OWN network. (AP)
George Lucas
Influential Rating: 43%
Lucas is mostly retired now but his influence can be felt in the Star Wars universe which, thanks to Disney, is about to make a huge comeback. (AP)
George Lucas Influential Rating: 43% Lucas is mostly retired now but his influence can be felt in the Star Wars universe which, thanks to Disney, is about to make a huge comeback. (AP)
Ron Howard
Influential Rating: 41%
How might be one of the most influential celebrities in America but it didn't help his most recent movie Rush. The racing film only earned $27 million in the US. (AP)
Ron Howard Influential Rating: 41% How might be one of the most influential celebrities in America but it didn't help his most recent movie Rush. The racing film only earned $27 million in the US. (AP)
Martin Scorsese
Influential Rating: 40%
At the age of 71 Scorsese is still going strong. His latest, The Wolf of Wall Street, is a 3-hour opus about financial huckster Jordan Belfort. (AP)
Martin Scorsese Influential Rating: 40% At the age of 71 Scorsese is still going strong. His latest, The Wolf of Wall Street, is a 3-hour opus about financial huckster Jordan Belfort. (AP)
Dr. Mehmet Oz
Influential Rating: 40%
A protege of Oprah Winfrey, Oz is still considered influential despite controversies like his warning that apple juice contains dangerous level of arsenic. (AP)
Dr. Mehmet Oz Influential Rating: 40% A protege of Oprah Winfrey, Oz is still considered influential despite controversies like his warning that apple juice contains dangerous level of arsenic. (AP)
Barbara Walters
Influential Rating: 37%
Even though she's starting to slow down, Walters is still highly influential. She will retire from The View this year. (AP)
Barbara Walters Influential Rating: 37% Even though she's starting to slow down, Walters is still highly influential. She will retire from The View this year. (AP)
Bono
Influential Rating: 37%
The U2 frontman has become much more than just a musician. He's also a political activist and investor who's Elevation Partners owns stakes in Facebook and Forbes. (AP)
Bono Influential Rating: 37% The U2 frontman has become much more than just a musician. He's also a political activist and investor who's Elevation Partners owns stakes in Facebook and Forbes. (AP)
Stan Lee
Influential Rating: 37%
Maybe it's all those cameos in Marvel movies. Lee doesn't usually show up on this list but the comic creator is responsible for the characters in some of the biggest movies in recent years. (AP)
Stan Lee Influential Rating: 37% Maybe it's all those cameos in Marvel movies. Lee doesn't usually show up on this list but the comic creator is responsible for the characters in some of the biggest movies in recent years. (AP)
Rush Limbaugh
Influential Rating: 36%
The voice of the right is still very influential ... and rich. Forbes estimate he earned $66 million last year. (AP)
Rush Limbaugh Influential Rating: 36% The voice of the right is still very influential ... and rich. Forbes estimate he earned $66 million last year. (AP)
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