Taylor Swift is youngest on FORBES’ 100 Most Powerful Women list

Pop star Taylor Swift, at 25, is the youngest among FORBES magazine’s list of 100 Most Powerful Women. This is her first year on the list, and she’s in the No. 64 position. 


There are 17 women age 45 and under on the list this year. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, 45, is the highest ranked among the 45-and-under list, at No. 8.

The top five women on the list are:

No. 1 – Angela Merkel, 60, Chancellor of Germany

No. 2 – Hillary Clinton, 67, presidential candidate, former Secretary of State, former Senator, former First Lady

No. 3 – Melinda Gates, 50, Co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

No. 4 – Janet Yellen, 68, Chairwoman of Federal Reserve Bank

No. 5 – Mary Barra, 53, CEO of General Motors

See the full list here