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

ID: 1017133

2. Lorne Michaels

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

ID: 1017417

3. Pharrell Williams

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

ID: 1017617

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

ID: 1017142

5. Diddy

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

ID: 1017398

6. Carson Daly

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TRL, Last Call, The Voice

ID: 1017255

7. Jay-Z

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

ID: 1017440

8. Beyonce

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Singer, Designer, Actress, Filmmaker, Fundraiser

ID: 1017449

9. Jessica Simpson

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

ID: 1017472

10. Ashton Kutcher

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Model, Actor, Reality Producer, Digital Entrepreneur

ID: 1017503

11. Ryan Murphy

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

ID: 1017603

12. Justin Timberlake

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

ID: 1017630

13. Zooey Deschanel

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Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Blogger, Crafter, Producer

ID: 1021476

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