Forbes Magazine

  • Justin Bieber named as Forbes' most overexposed celebrity March 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been named as the most overexposed celebrity of this year by Forbes magazine followed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The 'Baby' hitmaker is crowned the first after gaining 76 per cent overexposed rating, edging out the reality star who has a 61...
  • Robert Downey Junior named the highest paid actor in Hollywood July 19, 2013

    Robert Downey Junior has been named the highest paid actor in Hollywood according to Forbes magazine. The 48 year old actor has an estimated $75 million in earnings between June 2012 and June 2013. ...
  • Lady Gaga tops Forbes' Most Powerful Musicians list June 27, 2013

    London: Pop star Lady Gaga has beaten Beyonce and Madonna to the title of World's Most Powerful Musician according to Forbes Magazine's 2013 list. The 27-year-old came first in the annual ranking, which is determined by earnings, social media influence and press mentions, largely thanks to the star's 'Born This Way'...
  • Oprah Winfrey tops Forbes most powerful celebrities 2013 June 26, 2013

    London: TV mogul Oprah Winfrey has reclaimed the number one spot on Forbes magazine's annual most powerful celebrities list ahead of Lady Gaga, Steven Spielberg and Madonna. The billionaire TV star is said to have made a USD 77 million earnings between June 2012 and June 2013. She was also credited...
  • Gisele Bundchen named most powerful model in world May 23, 2013

    New York: Gisele Bundchen has been named the most powerful model in the world by Forbes magazine. The 32-year-old Brazilian, who is the only model named in the magazine's latest 'World's Most Powerful Women' list, is at number 95 out of the 100 influential women, which includes entrepreneurs, politicians and...
  • Sonia, Nooyi among Forbes 10 powerful women globally May 23, 2013

    New York: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and India-born PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi figure among the top 10 in the global list of most powerful women compiled by Forbes magazine for 2013. Sonia Gandhi is ranked ninth while Nooyi is at the 10th place in the global list of world's 100...
  • Oprah Winfrey voted as the most influential celebrity for 2013 March 15, 2013

    New York: Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been voted the most influential celebrity for 2013 by Forbes magazine. Winfrey has topped the category even after her popular TV show "The Oprah Winfrey Show", which made her a household name, ended two years ago. Though Winfrey's percentage is down by 1...
  • Obama leads Forbes power list, Manmohan is 19th December 6, 2012

    New York: When it comes to power, politics trumps business, according to a new Forbes ranking on Wednesday that found heads of state occupying six of the top 10 spots among the world's most powerful people, led by US President Barack Obama. The annual list selected what Forbes said were...
  • Mukesh Ambani richest Indian with wealth of $21 bn October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $21 billion, according to Forbes Magazine. Mukesh Ambani beats steel giant Lakshmi Mittal and Wipro head Azim Premji to top the Forbes's list. Lakshmi Mittal has attained the second spot with $16 billion...
  • Five Indian firms among world's most innovative September 7, 2012

    Washington: Five Indian companies including Larsen & Toubro, Hindustan Unilever and Infosys are ranked on Forbes magazine's list of "The World's Most Innovative Companies" topped by four US companies. Larsen & Toubro with an annual sales growth of 19 per cent is ranked ninth in the world followed by Hindustan Unilever...
  • Oprah voted world's highest paid celebrity August 28, 2012

    Los Angeles: Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been voted the world's highest paid celebrity after banking $165 million in the past year. She has left behind directors Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg in a survey by Forbes magazine. The news comes just days after she was listed as the 11th...
  • UPA has made several policy errors: Forbes CEO May 22, 2012

    There seems to be no end to criticism for the economic policies by the Manmohan Singh government as the UPA-II completes three years in power. CNN-IBN's Smitha Nair spoke to Forbes Magazine CEO Steve Forbes and he claimed that the government has made errors at many levels. Following is an...
  • Gisele Bundchen: World's first billionaire model? June 4, 2011

    London: Gisele Bundchen is expected to become the world's first billionaire model, according to Forbes magazine. Bundchen has been named as the first women to earn the figure, according to US currency rates, which will include her earning from modelling work, endorsement deals and design work. In addition to campaigns for Swedish...
  • 2 Indians among Forbes billionaire heiresses' list June 23, 2010

    Washington: Two Indian women - Roshni Nadar and Nisha Godrej - have been listed among Forbes magazine's list of "a breed of heiresses who choose to live a lower-key life and working to make a difference behind the scenes." In its latest annual list of notable heiresses, the US business magazine...
  • US' easy money policy led to credit crisis : Forbes May 23, 2009

    As the Obama administration works its way into reviving the US economy, and the Fed does its bit to stabilise the financial system, they have one critic who's not mincing his words — Steve Forbes, President & CEO, Forbes and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Magazine. Steve said the crisis is a creation...
  • Forbes comes to India in collaboration with Network18 May 21, 2009

    Forbes, the international business magazine, launches in India on Thursday. The magazine's Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes said he was excited to be in India, especially after the outcome of the General Elections. “I would like to say that we timed this just precisely for the [election] uptick,” he said. “Clearly India’s future...
  • Full transcript: Viewers' chat with Steve Forbes May 22, 2009

    Editor in Chief, Forbes Magazine, Steve Forbes was on chat on May 22 at 1030 hrs IST on moneycontrol.com. He chatted about the Launch of Forbes India and the outlook for global and Indian economy. Forbes, the international business magazine, launches in India on Thursday. In an exclusive interview with CNBC-TV18, Steve...
  • Gates richest man, but the rich are getting poorer March 12, 2009

    New York: Microsoft Corp founder Bill Gates is the richest man again, overtaking investor Warren Buffett, as the global financial meltdown wiped out $2 trillion from the net worth of the world's billionaires, Forbes Magazine said on Wednesday. The number of billionaires in the world fell by nearly a...
  • Mukesh Ambani ousts Mittal as richest Indian: Forbes November 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Plunging stock and property values because of the global financial crisis has pushed steel tycoon Lakshmi Nivas Mittal to second place behind Mukesh Ambani of petroleum to textiles major Reliance Industries in the list of 40 richest Indians, Forbes Asia said on Thursday. London-based, but India-born Mittal, 58, head...
  • Forbes Survey: Kidman, Cruise least bankable stars September 12, 2008

    New Delhi: They might be Oscar winners and Hollywood's A-listers, but many top stars, from Tom Cruise to Nicole Kidman, feature on the Forbes list of overpaid celebrities. ...
  • Hollywood's highest paid but least bankable stars September 12, 2008

    Canberra: Australian actress Nicole Kidman was named the most overpaid celebrity in Hollywood in the second annual list of least bankable stars by US magazine Forbes, taking the top slot from fellow Australian Russell Crowe. Kidman's film were estimated to only earn $1 for every dollar the Oscar-winning actress was paid...
  • Madonna enters Rock and Roll Hall of fame March 11, 2008

    New Delhi: After making her directorial debut and being declared the richest woman by Forbes magazine, singer Madonna has found her way into the headlines yet again after being formally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame. “The world is full of Madonna wannabes. I might have even dated...
  • Mumbai in top 10 dirtiest cities of the world: Forbes March 7, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai – the ‘maximum city’ has the distinction of being one of the dirtiest cities in the world. 8000 tonnes of garbage are produced everyday in the city, which is just one of the reasons Forbes magazine rated it the 7th dirtiest city in the world. Forbes’s list relies on a...
  • Rajiv Bajaj on Forbes' cover page September 24, 2006

    Singapore: It's not necessary to build an empire like Mittal Steel and become a billionaire like Azim Premji to make to the Forbes magazine; a corporate thesis as basic as excelling in your business can also take you there -- just like Rajiv Bajaj. The Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Ltd...