With so many successful, inspiring celebrities today, young girls and women have plenty of female role models to look up to. From actresses to politicians, CEO’s to journalists, there are so many women making a difference in awe-inspiring ways. These ladies are working hard in their careers and are making wonderful strides for women in their industries. To learn more about some of the most amazing women on the plant, check out these 8 modern day inspiring celebrity female role models.
Tina Fey had already amassed a successful actress on screen, but has become a powerhouse off screen as creator of major hits like The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She is also an advocate for women’s rights and has worked to shed light on male egotism in the entertainment industry and the hardships for women in Hollywood.
Rihanna has established herself well in the entertainment industry, as a successful music artist, and has even dabbled in acting. As of late, she has been totally rocking the beauty industry with her makeup line Fenty Beauty, which features inclusive shades for all skin tones.
Serena’s amazing career in tennis has cemented her as one of the most talented and successful athletes of all time. She uses her popularity to bring awareness to breast cancer and other issues, as well as advocate for women’s equality. After dealing with her own complications with her pregnancy, she has started a mission to bring awareness to the dangers of child birth for African American women.
Chrissy Teigen rose to prominence first as a swimsuit model, but has established an entertainment career with shows like Lip Sync Battle and FabLife with Tyra Banks. Her transparency with her personal struggles has made her one of the most influential celebs of our time, openly discussing her battles with postpartum depression, body confidence and more.
Actress Amy Poehler has become one of the funniest women in Hollywood, starring in popular shows like Parks and Recreation. She has used her fame to advocate for women to dream big and work hard towards their dreams. She has also participated in various charity initiatives like the Worldwide Orphans Foundation, and gives speeches around the world to aid in bringing heightened awareness to child abandonment.
Ellen has been making strides for women since the 90’s when she became one of the first female comedians to come out and still sustain a successful career in comedy and daytime television.
Not only did Michelle Obama make history as the first African American First Lady of the United States, but she has continued to use her platform and visibility for good after her husband’s presidency. She has started several initiatives for childhood obesity, veteran affairs, and low-income families.
Jameela Jamil has amassed considerable notoriety for her role in NBC’s “The Good Place,” and went on to use her platform to advocate for female empowerment and body positivity. She uses social media as a means to hold other celebs accountable for selling bogus products to unsuspecting fans.