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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.

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1. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

Actresses, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Models, Authors
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Actresses, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Models, Authors

2. Lorne Michaels

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

3. Pharrell Williams

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

4. Ryan Seacrest

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
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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

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

6. Carson Daly

TRL, Last Call, The Voice
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TRL, Last Call, The Voice

7. Jay-Z

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

8. Beyonce

Singer, Designer, Actress, Filmmaker, Fundraiser
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Singer, Designer, Actress, Filmmaker, Fundraiser

9. Jessica Simpson

Singer, Designer, TV and Film Actress, "Fashion Star" Mentor
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Singer, Designer, TV and Film Actress, "Fashion Star" Mentor

10. Ashton Kutcher

Model, Actor, Reality Producer, Digital Entrepreneur
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Model, Actor, Reality Producer, Digital Entrepreneur

11. Ryan Murphy

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

12. Justin Timberlake

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

13. Zooey Deschanel

Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Blogger, Crafter, Producer
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Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Blogger, Crafter, Producer