Gender: Male: 64 Female: 35 Mixed: 1 (Black-Eyed Peas)
Age: Under 30: 17 Over 60: 11
Race: Black: 14 White: 81 Asian/Pacific Islander: 1 (Boxer Manny Pacquiao, #55) Latino: 2 (Eva Longoria Parker and George Lopez, both in the bottom 10)
Claim to fame: Actors/comedians: 34 Musicians: 22 Athletes: 18 TV personalities: 12 Filmmakers: 5 Models: 3 Authors: 3 Radio personalities: 2 Producers: 1 (Damn you, Jerry Bruckheimer!)
Observations: 1. The two most powerful celebrities in the world are black women: Oprah and Beyoncé. 2. While only 35 of the Celeb 100 are women, ladies make up six of the top ten. 3. Sandra Bullock (#8) is the top actor on the list, just ahead of Johnny Depp (#9). 4. The most powerful celebrity couple is Beyoncé (#2) and Jay-Z (#15). Sorry, Brangelina! 5. Bruce Springsteen (#17) is the highest ranked celeb over 60. 6. Is a sex scandal good for your career? The two biggest athletes on the list, Tiger Woods (#5) and Kobe Bryant (#14) don’t seem to be suffering much… Amid his year of scandal 7. Guess who the most powerful woman over 60 is? On second thought, don’t even try to guess: It’s Judge Judy (#72), who beat out Meryl Streep (#79). 8. Stephenie Meyer (#59) isn’t the most powerful author in the world; this year, it’s James Patterson (#53). 9. Something else for Team Coco to fret about: Jay Leno is #34 on the list, while Conan only made #51. 10. Last year, Oprah (#1; $315 mil) earned almost as much as the other five women in the top ten combined ($326). 11. Avatar director James Cameron is at #3, but his Academy Award-winning ex-wife, Kathryn Bigelow, didn’t make the list at all. 12. Has the student surpassed the teacher? Lady Gaga (#4) is higher ranked and made more money last year than Madonna (#10).