The Duke and Duchess of Sussex make the list along with 98 other newsmakers
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have taken a coveted spot on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people this year.
The issue’s cover featured Harry, who turns 37 on Wednesday, dressed in full black while leaning on 40-year-old Markle while wearing a white pantsuit. Both royals stare at the camera with serious expressions as they pose in front of a wooden scene.
“They turn compassion into shoes on the ground by themselves Archwell Foundation. They give voice to the voiceless through media production,” Chef Jose Andresso written in a short essay about the pair. “With nonprofit partners, they take risks to help communities in need – offering mental-health support to black women and girls in America and feeding those affected by natural disasters in India and the Caribbean. “
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Andres, Joe partnered with couple World Central Kitchen to form community centers last December, concluding, “In a world where everyone has an opinion about people they don’t know, the Duke and Duchess have compassion for those Those they don’t know. They just don’t open. They run towards conflict.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex – who sensationally stepped back as senior royals Early 2020 – tops the “icons” section of the list, which also includes pop star Britney Spears, country superstar Dolly Parton, tennis pro Naomi Osaka and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Olympian Simone Biles, Apple CEO Tim Cook, “Grey’s Anatomy” showrunner Shonda Rhimes, NFL star Tom Brady and music producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz are included in the “Titans” segment, while Oscar winner Kate Winslet, Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny, rapper Lil Nas X, actress Scarlett Johansson and actor Jason Sudeikis made the list of “artists”.
Grammy winner Billie Eilish tops the list of “pioneers” along with gymnast Sunissa Lee, civil rights lawyer Ben Crump and fashion designer Aurora James.
The “Leaders” section includes President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Chinese politician Xi Jinping, former President Donald Trump and the WTO: WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iwela, and “Innovators” include billionaire Jensen Huang and “Innovators”. Huh. Elon Musk and “Red Table Talk” stars Adrienne Banfield Norris, Willow Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.