13 Iconic Pop Culture Power Players

What once were merely dreams, now are empires. Check out these incredible individuals known for their legacies, and fueling your pop culture fix. Presented and inspired by E! - today’s most reliable pop culture powerhouse.

1. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

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Actresses, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Models, Authors

2. Lorne Michaels

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30+ years of SNL, Portlandia, Up All Night, 30 Rock

3. Pharrell Williams

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Producer, Rapper, Clothier, Content Programmer, Composer, Creative Director

4. Ryan Seacrest

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American Idol, America’s Top 40 Radio Countdown, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, E! News and Red Carpet, Keeping Up With The Kardashians (and all spin-offs), Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Shahs of Sunset

5. Diddy

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Bad Boy, Making The Band, Sean John, Justin’s, Ciroc

6. Carson Daly

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TRL, Last Call, The Voice

7. Jay-Z

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Roc-A-Fella, Roc Nation, Rocawear, Def Jam, The 40/40 Club, The Brooklyn Nets, Author

8. Beyonce

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Singer, Designer, Actress, Filmmaker, Fundraiser

9. Jessica Simpson

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Singer, Designer, TV and Film Actress, “Fashion Star” Mentor

10. Ashton Kutcher

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Model, Actor, Reality Producer, Digital Entrepreneur

11. Ryan Murphy

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Nip/Tuck, Glee, Eat Pray Love, American Horror Story, The New Normal

12. Justin Timberlake

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Singer, Actor, Record Executive, Restauranteur, Designer, Creative Director

13. Zooey Deschanel

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Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Blogger, Crafter, Producer

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