Priyanka Chopra Makes It To Forbes’ List of 100 Most Powerful Women 2017
Priyanka came #97 on the list, which featured Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, on the first spot and also included names like British PM Theresa May; American philanthropist Melinda Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; media personality Oprah Winfrey; Queen Elizabeth II; Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour; Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina Wajed; American politician Hillary Clinton; philanthropist and pediatrician Priscilla Chan; and The Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Ariana Huffington.
This is the first time Priyanka has made it to the list. Another first-timer is Ivanka Trump, who secured the 19th position.
Other icons on the list include singers Beyonce and Taylor Swift, J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame, who were all named in the 15 Most Powerful Women In Entertainment And Media list, also released yesterday. Priyanka secured the last spot on this list.