Barbara Walters, Suze Orman Make Forbes List of Influential Celebrities

By Merrill Knox Comment

ABC’s Barbara Walters and CNBC’s Suze Orman have been named to Forbes magazine’s annual list of influential celebrities.

Oprah Winfrey tops the list, with 48% of people surveyed rating her as influential. Walters, at #7, and Orman, at #9, both have an influential rating of 37%. Walters notable asset is “classy,” while Orman’s is “good energy.” Dr. Mehmet Oz, Ron Howard, and George Lucas are also included.

The list is assembled using E-Poll Research’s E-Score Celebrity service, which ranks more than 7,000 celebrities based on 46 attributes.