The Hollywood Reporter Unveils Its Inaugural List of the 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment — Only One Woman and One Actor Make the Top 10; Who’s No. 1?

Jun 22, 2016  •  Post A Comment

For the first time, The Hollywood Reporter has put together a ranking of the 100 most powerful executives, producers, stars, creatives, directors and reps in the entertainment business.

At the top of the list is Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Co., who leads a top 10 that includes just one woman and one actor.

Shari Redstone, president of National Amusements and vice chair of the Viacom and CBS boards, shares the No. 6 ranking with her father, Sumner Redstone, Chairman emeritus of Viacom and CBS Corp.

Leonardo DiCaprio slips into the top 10 at the No. 10 spot, with the publication saying of the actor: “He may be the last of the old-fashioned movie stars.”

At No. 2 on the list are the Murdochs — James, Lachlan and Murdoch — who run 21st Century Fox. Other high-ranking execs include CBS Corp. President and CEO Leslie Moonves at No. 3; NBCUniversal CEO and Comcast Corp. Senior Executive VP Steve Burke at No. 4; and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos at No. 5.

The list offers an insightful rundown of the people who make Hollywood run. Click on the link near the top of this story to see the full Top 100.

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