12 Canadian Celebrities Who Are Influential

March 20, 2014

This is a compiled list of the most influential Canadian celebrities right now. You will probably recognize a few names on this list as they are all popular all over the world.

1. Justin Bieber


Justin Bieber is one of the most influential people right now, especially in the music world. At such a young age, Bieber was noticed by Usher Raymond and then propelled into the music industry. He has become a teen heartthrob and all of his fans are true “Beliebers”.

2. Ryan Gosling


Ryan Gosling is an influential and inspiring Canadian actor who started out on the Mickey Mouse Club. He is known for his great roles in “The Notebook” and also “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” He is considered a very recognizable and influential actor.

3. Jessica Pare


Jessica Pare is known as an influential Canadian actress as she started her career at a young age as well. Being only 19, she was able to land herself some small role to get noticed. She was voted one of Canada’s top 25 beautiful people.

4. Rachel McAdams


Rachel McAdams is a very influential Canadian actress. She is known notably for her role in “Mean Girls” and has been captivating viewers ever since the role.

5. Seth Rogen


Seth Rogen is one of Canada and America’s most influential comedians and actors. He has become very influential for rising quickly to stardom and being as successful as he has been. Rogen has been able to captivate his audience through his humor and charm.

6. Ryan Reynolds


Ryan Reynolds is an influential Canadian actor. He is well known for landing his roles in major movies such as “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle,” “X-Men,” and “The Amityville Horror” among others. He is also known as one of Hollywood’s hotties.

7. Emily VanCamp


Emily VanCamp is most influential for landing a large role as the leading girl in the TV series known as “Revenge.” She is viewed as one of the most popular young actresses.

8. James Cameron


James Cameron is one of the most influential Canadians because he is very wealthy and also very successful in the filmmaking industry. He is best known for his films such as “Avatar,” “Terminator,” and “Titanic.”

9. Sandra Oh


Sandra Oh is known for her popular role in the film “Sideways” and also as “Grey’s Anatomy’s” doctor, Cristina Yang.

10. Keanu Reeves


Known as one of the most handsome men in Hollywood, Reeves is influential for his role in “The Matrix” and all the stardom that has followed him.

11. Jim Carey


Another famous influential face is Jim Carey. He is well known for his funny roles in movies such as “Ace Ventura” and “Liar Liar.” Jim Carey is still in the movie industry and continues to grow his fan base.

12. Celine Dion


Celine Dion is one of the most well known and most recognized celebrities. She is known for her music and has sold millions of albums over her career. She is also known as one of the best selling Canadians of all time.