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TV Host/Author/Financial Advisor/Entrepreneur, 62

It seems there’s no financial problem Orman can’t solve. As the author of 10 books on success, the host of her own television program, and Oprah’s favorite financial advisor, she is the voice and face of financial stability, helping many Americans pay off their debts. Of course, while they’re paying, she’s making millions on common sense and sticking to her guns.

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Founder and Managing Editor, TMZ, 63

As founder, executive producer, and managing editor of TMZ both online and on TV, Levin continues to break ground in celebrity gossip. Last year, he was responsible for Alec Baldwin’s shame spiral after Levin reported the actor used a homophobic slur. While he makes life for celebrities difficult, he delights fans who feed on the latest Lindsay Lohan or Justin Bieber updates.

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Editorial Director, People & Entertainment Weekly, 48
With major shakeups at Time Inc. as it prepares to spin off from parent company Time Warner, Cagle assumed the editorial director mantle at People magazine, one of the top-selling magazines in the United States, while also maintaining his influence at Entertainment Weekly, where he’s been editor since 2009. One of his first big decisions? No more celebrity baby photos from the paparazzi.

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Film and Theater Producer, 55

In 11 years, Rudin has earned an astounding eight Best Picture Oscar nominations. He’s also one of 12 people in history to EGOT, scoring Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards. We’re happy that the entertainment kingmaker is continuing his good-taste reign on Broadway and in Hollywood.

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Basketball Player, 23

Standing 6-foot-8, Griner is an intimidating figure on the court playing for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury. Publicly discussing her sexual orientation hasn’t hurt her endorsement deals — she’s even modeled male clothes for Nike — and she continues to be an inspiration for a new generation of young women.

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Founder and President, Freedom to Marry, 57

Wolfson deserves extra thanks for founding the organization that has helped marriage equality continue to spread across the country. His arguments against the Boy Scouts of America in front of the Supreme Court made Wolfson one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.

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Actress, 27

The Academy Award–nominated actress caused a sensation earlier this year when she publicly addressed her sexuality at a Human Rights Campaign conference, after years of rumors. The impact of a leading lady in Hollywood making such a bold move is still being felt.

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Director/Writer/Producer, 48

After recent box office disappointments (Jack the Giant Slayer?), Singer is back with X-Men: Days of Future Past and a slate of other high-profile projects. He’s also harnessed his Twitter account to tease and tempt Marvel’s most devoted fans, and says he doesn’t see any end in sight for the popular franchise.

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News Anchor, 48

The CNN anchor and Twitter king’s stock has continued to rise since he came out in a revealing memoir in 2011. Lemon’s candid comments about the Michael Dunn verdict made headlines and boosted the national dialogue on “stand your ground” laws. Because of his no-holds-barred approach, he’s been tapped for The Don Lemon Show, an upcoming prime-time news program on CNN.

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Author/Commentator/Entrepreneur, 50

After leaving the Daily Beast and launching The Dish, his subscription-driven news site, opinion was split over whether it would survive. Sullivan, as ambitious as he was when he was breaking stories at the New Republic, promised he’d have $1 million in revenue by the end of 2013. Though he fell short of that mark, the $875,000 The Dish raked in is certainly a benchmark for new media entrepreneurs, and in late 2013 he launched The Deep Dish, a monthly, subscription-only, longform journalism magazine online.

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