Director Steven Spielberg named 'Most Influential Celebrity'

Director Steven Spielberg named 'Most Influential Celebrity'

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Steven Spielberg has been named by Forbes as 'Most Influential Celebrity', pushing out last year’s top-ranked star, Oprah Winfrey

The American edition of Forbes magazine named producer and director Steven Spielberg 'Most Influential Celebrity' of 2014.  In the magazines latest edition for the annual Forbes/E-Score list, Spielberg scored a 47 for influence, which means that 47% of the U.S. population believes he is influential. This puts the director ahead of last years top ranked celebrity, Oprah Winfrey. 

TV presenter and businesswoman Oprah Winfrey took second place in the ranking and third place was George Lucas - the iconic director who is mostly retired now, since selling LucasFilm to Disney for 4 billion US dollars. Also on the list of the most influential celebrities is Martin Scorsese and Ron Howard.

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