Knowledge Identifier: &Forbes
Founded in 1922.
Countries: United States (51%), (12%), Russia (3%)
Linked to: Fortune, The New Republic, Toyota, Forbes
Donald Bren - Donald Bren was born in 1932; Forbes listed his age as 78 in March 2011 and 79 in September 2011
Between 1961 and 1999 the magazine was edited by James Michaels
Cindy Crawford - In 1995, Forbes magazine named her the highest paid model on the planet
Ram Samudrala - His work in this area was reported as early as 1997 by diverse media outlets including "Billboard", "Forbes", "Levi's Original Music Magazine", "The Free Radical", "Wired" and "The New York Times"
Jennifer Aniston - Aniston has been on the "Forbes" Celebrity 100 list, based on "earnings and fame", every year since 2001, topping the list in 2003
Vince McMahon - "Forbes" has noted McMahon's wealth at 1,1 billion dollars, backing up the WWE's claim he is a billionaire for the year of 2001, though he is reported to have since dropped off the list
Britney Spears - Her career success was highlighted by Forbes in 2002, as Spears was ranked the world's most powerful celebrity.
Milla Jovovich - In 2004, Jovovich topped Forbes magazine's "Richest Supermodels of the World" list, earning a reported $10.5 million.
J. K. Rowling - When first listed as a billionaire by Forbes in 2004, Rowling disputed the calculations and said she had plenty of money, but was not a billionaire.
Dan Brown - Forbes magazine placed Brown at 12 on their 2005 "Celebrity 100" list, and estimated his annual income at US$76.5 million.
Fidel Castro - In 2005, American business and financial magazine Forbes listed Castro among the world's richest people, with an estimated net worth of US$550 million.
Adriana Lima - Lima was listed in the 2005 Forbes' edition of The World's Best-Paid Celebrities Under 25
Adriana Lima - She ranked ninety-nine in the 2005 and 2006 Forbes' edition of The Celebrity 100 lists
Tom Hanks - In 2006, Hanks topped a 1,500-strong list of 'most trusted celebrities' compiled by Forbes magazine.
Leonore Annenberg - In 2006, she was ranked as the 382nd wealthiest person in the world by "Forbes" magazine, and the 488th in 2007
Angela Merkel - Merkel topped Forbes magazine's list of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011.
Brad Pitt - Pitt appeared on Forbes's annual Celebrity 100 list of the 100 most powerful celebrities in 2006, 2007, and 2008, at No. 20, No. 5, and No. 10 respectively.
Jimmy Wales - Wales was listed in the "Scientists & Thinkers" section of the Time 100 in 2006 and number 12 in "Forbes" "The Web Celebs 25"
Yung Joc - Yung Joc is on 2006 "Forbes' Richest Rappers List", ranking at 20, having grossed approximately $10 million in 2006.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - "Forbes" magazine named Sirleaf as the 51st most powerful woman in the world in 2006
Helen Clark - "Forbes" magazine ranked her 20th most powerful woman in the world in 2006 and 50th in 2012
Tzipi Livni - "Forbes" ranked her the 40th most powerful woman in the world in 2006, 39th in 2007, and 52nd in 2008
Howard Stern - He ranked seventh in Forbes' Celebrity 100 list in June 2006, and reappeared in 2011 at number 26
Liya Kebede - According to "Forbes", Kebede was the eleventh-highest-paid top model in the world in 2007
Viktor Rashnikov - According to the Forbes world billionaires list, Viktor Rashnikov was ranked as the 104th richest man in the world in 2007
Vanessa Hudgens - Hudgens was included in Forbes richest list in early 2007, and the Forbes article noted that she was included in Young Hollywood's Top Earning-Stars.
Adriana Lima - In 2007 and 2008, she ranked as the world's fourth highest paid supermodel by Forbes Magazine
Mariah Carey - In 2007, Forbes named her as the fifth richest woman in entertainment, with an estimated net worth of US $270 million.
Cate Blanchett - In 2007, Blanchett was named as one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People In The World and one of the most successful actresses by Forbes magazine.
Janet Jackson - In January 2007, Jackson was ranked the seventh richest woman in the entertainment business by Forbes magazine, having amassed a fortune of over $150 million.
Christina Aguilera - In January 2007, she was named the 19th richest woman in entertainment by Forbes, with a net worth of US$60 million.
Jennifer Aniston - According to "Forbes", in October 2007, Aniston was the top-selling celebrity face of the entertainment industry
David Archuleta - Along with "American Idol" winner David Cook, Archuleta placed second on "Forbes"' list of "Breakout Stars of 2008"
Shakira - In early 2008, Forbes named Shakira the fourth top-earning female artist in music industry
Vanessa Hudgens - On December 12, 2008, Hudgens was ranked 20 in the list of Forbes "High Earners Under 30", having reported to have an estimated earnings of $3 million in 2008.
Bhumibol Adulyadej - In August 2008, Forbes came out with its 2008 version of "The World's Richest Royals"
Heather Armstrong - Armstrong was featured by "Forbes" magazine among 30 honorees on its list of "The Most Influential Women In Media" for 2009
Angelina Jolie - Forbes named her Hollywood's highest-paid actress in 2009 and 2011, with estimated annual earnings of $27 million and $30 million respectively, and she topped the magazine's Celebrity 100, a ranking of the world's most powerful celebrities, in 2009.
Joaquin Guzman Loera - Guzmán Loera has been ranked by "Forbes" magazine as one of the most powerful people in the world every year since 2009; ranking 41st, 60th and 55th respectively
Warren Buffett - In 2009, Gates regained the position of number one on the Forbes list, with Buffett second
Christopher Hitchens - In 2009, Hitchens was listed by "Forbes" magazine as one of the "25 most influential liberals in the U.S. media"
Bhumibol Adulyadej - In the 2009 version of its list, Forbes acknowledged the government's objections, but justified the continued inclusion of the CPB's assets on the ground that Bhumibol was its trustee
Fareed Zakaria - In January 2009 "Forbes" referred to Zakaria as one of the 25 most influential liberals in the American media
Emma Watson - In March 2009, she was ranked 6th on the "Forbes" list of "Most Valuable Young Stars",
Doutzen Kroes - In May 2009 and May 2010 respectively, Forbes named Kroes fifth again in the list of the World's 15 Top- Earning Supermodels
Carrie Underwood - In 2009, "Forbes" reported that Underwood was the top earning "American Idol" alumni from June 2008 to May 17, 2009
At the peak of media coverage of alleged Toyota sudden unintended acceleration in 2010 it exposed the California runaway Prius as a hoax, as well as running five other articles by Michael Fumento challenging the entire media premise of Toyotas suddenly gone bad
Robert Pattinson - He later landed the leading role of Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the "Twilight" novels by Stephenie Meyer, and came to worldwide fame, In 2010, Pattinson was named one of "TIME" magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World, and in the same year "Forbes" ranked him as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world in the Forbes Celebrity 100
Marisa Miller - In a July 2010 interview with "Forbes", Miller stated that because the fashion industry had changed, with celebrities supplanting models on magazine covers and in campaigns, supermodels have to become brands to be successful
Akon - According to Forbes, Akon grossed $13 million in 2011, $21 million in 2010, $20 million in 2009 and $12 million in 2008.
Caroline Wozniacki - According to Forbes in 2011 she was the second highest earning female athlete in the world
Eva Longoria - Eva Longoria topped the "Forbes" magazine's list of the highest-paid TV actresses for 2011
Michael Tobias - Since February, 2011, Tobias has written for Forbes on-line, publishing nearly 60 essays and over 400 letters on ecology, economics, biology and ethics
Sanjay Gupta - In January 2011, he was named "one of the 10 most influential celebrities" by "Forbes" magazine
Gisele Bundchen - In August 2011, Bündchen ranked 60th on the "Forbes" list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women
Sheldon Adelson - In February 2012, Adelson told "Forbes" magazine that he is "against very wealthy people attempting to or influencing elections
Adriana Lima - In 2012, she was listed in Forbes Celebrity 100 power list for earning more than 7 million between May 2011 and May 2012
Gisele Bundchen - May 2012 she was ranked fourth on the World's Most Powerful Latino Celebrity list by "Forbes"
In 2013, the magazine claimed in error that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, who has a wife and four children, was an "acknowledged homosexual"
Helen Clark - In 2013, "Forbes" upgraded her position to 21st most powerful woman in the world after she was appointed head UNDP for a second term and her potential future as UN Secretary General