10 Most Influential Men of 2015
What makes a man influential? The men on this list are trailblazers, tastemakers and trendsetters. These are the type of men that people look to when they decide to make their life a bit more boss.
Aziz Ansari – known for the goofy friend type of supporting roles and for his standup comedy. He is bringing a new vision of diversity in the real world that is desperately needed on the small screen.
Justin Trudeau – If you are not familiar with the name, he is the current Canadian Prime Minister. He is taking in Syrian refugees, showing gender equality within his cabinet and is trying to make relations better between Canada and the indigenous people who live there.
Satya Nadella – CEO of Microsoft who brought the company back from the brink of despair. He is known for shaking things up and spearheading new projects like HoloLens that are quite innovative and will give us a new method of interaction with our devices.
Drake – This ex-TV actor is known now for his music that caters to both sexes, having a love for his Canadian home town and has the not seen too often ability to both sing and rap. As such, he is right at the forefront of today’s culture. His biggest hit for 2015 is “Hotline Bling“, known for his dancing.
Odell Beckham Jr. – One of American football’s greatest, he is known for making that insane one handed catch as well as he is for doing the Whip when he makes it to the end zone. He is also known for his style and his hair.
Elon Musk – Elon is known for being an innovator in space travel and sustainable technology. His obsession with control puts him in a league with Steve Jobs.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – This new dad got his start playing college football and then made a name for himself in professional wrestling. He has since shown his chops at acting, playing the guitar and singing and can be hilarious or downright scary at times.
Pope Francis – He is known for being a spiritual leader for Catholics around the globe. He is known for pushing the church into a new direction and preaches peace and tolerance.
J.J. Abrams – J.J. is thought to be the king of the geeks. He has made geeks worldwide happy this year by making a new Star Wars film that is already raking in money at the box office and sparking tons of conversations on social media.
Steph Curry – While you may not have heard of this basketball player, his name is soon to become a household name. He is known for making 4 point shots exciting and leading the Golden State Warriors to the championship.