Reputation Poll Oyedepo, Bill Gates make most reputable people list

The list includes individuals from around the world who have garnered a reputation for themselves through the works they do across a range of sectors.

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Reputation Poll's 100 Most Reputable People On Earth.

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A South African research-based, global performance-management consulting company, Reputation Poll, has announced its inaugural list of the 100 Most Reputable People On Earth

The list includes individuals from around the world who have garnered a reputation for themselves through the works they do across a range of sectors including business, politics, entertainment and so on.

Amongst these individuals are Nigerians like Bishop David Oyedepo, E.A Adeboye, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Obi Ezekwesili, amongst others.

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Check out the list below: 

  1. Aamir Khan, Actor

  2. Adele, Singer

  3. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank

  4. Alex Ferguson, Global Ambassador, Manchester United

  5. Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister, Greece

  6. Andrew D. Hamilton, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford

  7. Angelina Jolie, Actress

  8. António Guterres, Secretary-General, UN

  9. Aung San Suu Kyi, Politician & Diplomat

  10. Barack & Michelle Obama, Former First Family, USA

  11. Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister, Israel

  12. Bill & Melinda Gates, Co-Founders, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  13. Billy Graham, Evangelist

  14. Bishop David Oyedepo, General Overseer, Living Faith Church Worldwide

  15. Brian Chesky, CEO, Airbnb

  16. Calestous Juma, Professor/ Author, Havard

  17. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Activist/Author

  18. Chris Anderson, CEO, 3D Robotics

  19. Christiane Amanpour, TV Host, CNN

  20. Cristiano Ronaldo, Athelete, Real Madrid

  21. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

  22. Dalai Lama, Dalai Lama

  23. Daniel Ek, Founder, Spotify

  24. Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation

  25. David Beckham, Former Athlete

  26. Denzel Washington, Actor

  27. Desmond Tutu, Retired Bishop, Anglican

  28. Dr Okonjo Iweala, Former Finance Minister, Nigeria

  29. Dr Paul Enenche, Senior Pastor, Dunamis International Gospel Centre

  30. Charles Fombrum, Co-Founder/Chairman, Reputation International

  31. Elizabeth Warren, Senator, Massachusetts

  32. Ellen De Generes, TV Host, Ellen Show

  33. Elon Musk, CEO, SpaceX

  34. Emma Watson, Actress

  35. Evan Spiegel, CEO, Snap Inc

  36. Graça Machel DBE, Co-Founder, Africa Progress Panel

  37. Helen Clark, Politician, New Zealand

  38. K. Rowling, Writer

  39. Jack Ma, Founder, Alibaba Group

  40. Jackie Chan, Actor

  41. James Corden, TV Host, The Late Late Show

  42. Jay Z & Beyonce, Rapper/Singer

  43. Jean Liu, President, Didi Chuxing

  44. Jeff Bezos, Founder, Amazon

  45. Jennifer Lopez, Singer

  46. John Legend, Singer

  47. John Lewis, Representative, Georgia

  48. José Mujica, Former President, Uruguay

  49. Justin Trudeau, President, Canada

  50. Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

  51. Kofi Annan, Co-Founder, Africa Progress Panel

  52. Larry Ellison, Co-Founder, Oracle Corporation

  53. Larry Page, CEO, Alphabet

  54. LeBron James, Athlete, Cleveland Cavaliers

  55. Lei Jun, Founder, Xiaomi Inc

  56. Leonardo DiCaprio, Actor

  57. Malala Yousafzai, Activist, The Malala Fund

  58. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook

  59. Mathews Phosa, Politician/Lawyer

  60. Michael Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP

  61. Michael Jordan, Retired Athlete

  62. Mo Ibrahim , Founder, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

  63. Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Bank

  64. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India

  65. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Co-Founder, Transparency International

  66. Oprah Winfrey, CEO, Oprah Winfrey Network

  67. Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God

  68. Patrick Awuah, Founder, Ashesi University

  69. Paul Kagame, President, Rwanda

  70. Paul Krugman, Economist

  71. Paul Ryan, Speaker, US House of Representatives

  72. Pele, Retired Footballer

  73. Pope Francis, Pope, Roman Catholic Church

  74. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen, United Kingdom

  75. Raymond Wang, Inventor

  76. Rebecca Enonchong, CEO, AppsTech

  77. Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman, LinkedIn

  78. Jesse Jackson, Activist

  79. Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group

  80. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi , Emir, Kano

  81. Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

  82. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister, UAE

  83. Shirin Ebadi, Lawyer

  84. Stephen Hawking, Director of Research, Centre for Theoretical Cosmology

  85. Steve Forbes, Editor-in-Chief, Forbes

  86. Steve Harvey, TV Host, Steve Harvey Talk Show

  87. Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman, Econet Wireless

  88. Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google

  89. Taraji P. Henson, Actress

  90. Theresa May, Prime Minister, Britain

  91. Tim Berners-Lee, Director, World Wide Web Consortium

  92. Tim Cook, CEO, Apple

  93. Tom Cruise, Actor

  94. Trevor Noah, TV Host, The Daily Show

  95. Unity Dow, Activist

  96. Usain Bolt, Athlete

  97. Warren Buffet, Executive Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway

  98. Will Smith, Actor

  99. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International

  100. Yoshinori Ossumi, Cell Biologist, Tokyo Institute of Technology

The list was also researched in partnership with the Institute of Leadership & Management and leading PR Firm, Avance Media, according to a report by Naijagists.

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