Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this year landed a coveted spot in the 100 most popular listus from Time magazine.
The cover of the issue shows Harry, who turned 37 on Wednesday, dressed in black as he leans on Markle, 40 years old, who is wearing a white pantsuit. The two royals look at the camera with serious expressions as they pose in front of a wooded scene.
"They turn compassion into boots on the ground with their Archewell Foundation . They give voice to the voiceless through media production, "chef Jose Andres wrote in a short essay about the pair. "Hand in hand with nonprofit partners, they take risks to help communities in need, providing mental health support to women and men.t black girls in the United States and feeding those affected by natural disasters in India and the Caribbean. "
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Andres, who teamed up with the couple last December to build community centers with World Central Kitchen, concluded, "In a world where everyone has an opinion about the people who 'they don't know, the Duke and Duchess have compassion for people they don't know. struggle. "
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex - who sensational returned as a member of the royal family in early 2020 - in the leade from the "Icons " section of the list, which also includes pop star Britney Spears, country superstar Dolly Parton, tennis pro Naomi Osaka and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Olympian Simone Biles, CEO Apple's Tim Cook, "Gray 's Anatomy " showrunner Shonda Rhimes, NFL star Tom Brady and music producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz are included in the "Titans " section, while that Oscar winner Kate Winslet, Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny, rapper Lil Nas X, actress Scarlett Johansson and actor Jason Sudeikis were on the "Artists " list.
Grammy winner. Billie Eilish topped the "pioneer " list alongside gymnast Sunisa Lee, civil rights lawyer Ben Crump and fashion designer Aurora James.
The "Leaders Section "sees such figures as President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Chinese politician Xi Jinping, former President Donald Trump and the WTO: Director General of the World Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala trade, and "innovators " include billionaires Jensen Huang and Elon Musk and "Red Table Talk " stars Adrienne Banfield Norris, Willow Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.