Down from the most inspirational celebrities to business gurus to political activists, women have made an extraordinary impact in these fields in 2019. Of course, it is well known that the greatest women in history make alteration to the game for the generations that follow in terms of the power and the appearance of women have in society. While most of the news related to women in the world has been bleak, there are still some women whose presence are strongly felt and affect the world and its system.
Here are some of the most inspiring women of 2019;
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American writer, lawyer, and university administrator who was birthed to on the 17th January 1964. Michelle was the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017 when her husband the 44th president of the United States, Barrack Obama was on seat. She was also the first African American to become a First lady of the U.S.
As First Lady, Michelle served to be a vital role model for women, and she worked as an advocate for healthy lifestyle, education, poverty awareness, nutrition, and physical activity.
Oprah Winfrey is an American media executive, actress, television producer and philanthropist. The Oprah winfrey show which is her talk show made her really famous and brought her out to the spotlight.
The talk show was regarded to be the NO.1 and highest rated T.V program of its kind in history. It was nationally and internationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago and she was crowned to be the Queen of all media.
Oprah became the first and the richest African American woman to hit the multi-billion benchmark. She’s also considered to be the greatest black philanthropist of all time in the history of America and is sometimes regarded as the most influential woman on the planet.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, stage name BEYONCE, is an American singer/ songwriter, also an actress who has featured in a few movies, record producer and as well, a dancer.
Beyonce was born on the 4th September 1981 in Houston, Texas in the United States of America. The multi-platinum and Grammy award winning singer has sold over 100 million records across the continents as a solo artist, and a further 60 million records with her first musical group, Destiny’s Child.
The Recording Industry Association of America considered Beyoncé to be the No 1. Certified Artist in the United States. In 2014, she was the most paid black musician ever in the history of the music industry and was listed among the 100 most influential people in the world
According to Forbes list, she was known to be the most powerful in 2015 and also appeared again in 2017.
The American singer is now married to the famous black American rapper, Jay-Z and is a mother to three lovely children, Blue Ivy, and the twins, Rumi and Sir Carter.
The American singer, songwriter and actress Lady Gaga, whose birth name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born on the 28th March, 1986. She is very famous and has a high popularity because of her unconventionality, exasperating work, and eye-trapping experimentation.
Lady gaga began performing in her teenage days; she sang at open mic night and steadily featured in school plays. She studied collaborative arts at the New York University’s Tisch School of Arts.
In 2007, after Def Jam terminated her contract she worked as a songwriter for Sony Music publishing before Akon helped her attain a joint contract with Interscope Records and his own label.
Her rise to fame began when she released her debut album the following year, “The Fame” that included two top chart singles, Poker Face and just Dance.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres who was born on January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana, united states is an American producer, T.V show host, actress, writer, comedian, and activist. She has been hosting her syndicated Television talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since the year 2003.
DeGeneres has been the host for the Academy Awards, the Primetime Emmys and also the Grammy Awards. She has won over 30 Emmys, 20 People’s Choice Awards and so many other awards for her job and charitable efforts. She also earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Angelina Jolie, who was born on the 4th of June, 1975 is an American actress and filmmaker. She is an actor who has one Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. Jolie has once been known to be Hollywood’s highest-paid actress. Jolie was once regarded as one of the most dominant and powerful people in the Hollywood entertainment industry.
In 2016, she separated from her third husband, Brad Pitt, who is also a very popular figure in the entertainment industry. The couples both had six children together, in which three amongst them were adopted.
Taylor Alison Swift, stage name Taylor Swift, was born on the 13th of December, 1989. She is an American singer and songwriter who is widely known in the music industry worldwide.
This amazing talent was born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. She started at the age of 14 to pursue her dreams of becoming a music star and became the youngest musical talent to ever sign under the Sony/ATV Music publishing house.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Rihanna was birthed to on the 20th February 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados, and was raised in Bridgetown. Her musical talent was discovered by American record producer Evan Rogers in 2003.
Rihanna, who is well recognized as an international pop icon, is one of the world’s highest selling music artist with a record of over 250 million records sold across the continents and she currently holds six Guinness world records.
Mary Teresa Barra, the Chairwoman and CEO of General Motors Company. She is the first female CEO of any automaker in the world after claiming the position on January 15, 2014.
Mary was born in Royal Oak, Michigan and got her first degree in Waterford Mott High School in Michigan. She was added to the list of the world’s most powerful women created by Forbes.
Suzanne shank is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Siebert Cisneros Shank & co., LLC. She is among the most successful African-American women on Wall Street. Suzanne was born in 1952 in Savannah, Georgia, Africa, to Roger shank and Mary shank. She obtained her B.S. degree from the Georgia institute of technology.
She is a businesswoman having a net-worth of over $3 billion; she was also among the list of Top 20 Woman in Finance in the world. In 2016, she was awarded Top 100 Woman in the world.