Diane Von Furstenberg is a total diva (and we mean that in the best way possible)!
Not only is she one of the most iconic fashion designers in the world, but she is also a pioneer for women's rights, a published author, and a humanitarian. In addition to being glamorous, beautiful, and famous, she serves as the perfect role model for young women everywhere.
And on House of DVF, Diane lives life to the fullest in true diva style while guiding and instructing her young female protégés to become strong and independent women.
We started thinking about other famous divas out there—women who have achieved much success in their lives and have been true divas while doing it.
Check out our list of the biggest divas and see why they're untouchable!
9. Diana Ross
The former lead singer of Motown's all-female vocal group The Supremes, Diana Ross paved the way for future girl bands. In addition to having a successful solo career post-Supremes, Diana also pursued acting and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award!
She was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was named "Female Entertainer of the Century" by Billboard Magazine, and she made it into the Guinness Book of World Records in 1993 as the most successful female artist in history. It doesn't get any more diva than that!
8. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is an inspiring success story for all the women out there with big dreams. She started with humble beginnings in the music industry and eventually earned recognition through her songwriting and vocal abilities, which ultimately led her to becoming a top-selling performance and visual artist.
She is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, she was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time in 2010, and she is very involved in LGBT rights activist. Can we get some "applause"?
7. Nicki Minaj
She's loud, proud, and ever so bold—it's the one and only Nicki Minaj! She's been named the most influential female rapper of all time by The New York Times, and she has won countless awards and endorsed major brand names.
With her unique performance style and fashion sense, Nicki has also established herself as a fashion icon and visual artist. She's very outspoken and never hesitates to speak her mind—even in a male-dominated industry.
Having made a name for herself and earning much success, Cher is a perfect example of a pioneer for women's rights. Nicknamed the "Goddess of Pop", she's been able to establish herself across multiple music genres and has a huge fan base.
She's also done a lengthy stint in television and film, as well as on Broadway—and has an Academy Award to show for it. She is also recognized for her philanthropic pursuits and is an activist in the LGBT community.
5. Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is one hell of a diva and she's got the voice to prove it! The multi-award winning singer has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry and has even made her way into film, starring in Burlesque along with fellow diva Cher!
When she's not performing or judging others' performances on The Voice, Christina is involved in countless charitable activities and is also a UN ambassador for the World Food Programme.
She's a singer, a songwriter, an entrepreneur, and a mother. Is there anything that Madonna doesn't do?
Also known as the "Queen of Pop", Madonna has continued to evolve with the music industry—influencing it with her sound and her fashion. She continues to stay relevant with everything that she does and continues to be a forward-thinking diva that is always one step ahead of the game.
3. Mariah Carey
She's managed to dominate every decade and has continued to do it with so much style! Mariah Carey has soared at the top of musical charts since the ‘90s and has established herself as a mega music icon.
The Guinness World Records refers to her as the "songbird supreme" for her five-octave vocal range—a very unique and distinguishing talent indeed. She continues to influence others through her music, her style, her diva nature, and through her legacy.
2. Aretha Franklin
Now this is one woman whose presence commands the attention of everyone around her! Aretha Franklin (aka "the Queen of Soul") was the very first woman to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
She has over a dozen Grammy Awards to her name, replaced Luciano Pavarotti at the Grammys in 1998 and earned herself international acclaim for singing a famous opera, and has also made cameos in numerous films. Now this is a woman who deserves some "respect!"
Oh, Bey! She may be married to music mogul Jay-Z, but Beyonce is a successful woman on her own who has dominated the industry. She started out as the lead singer of Destiny's Child before embarking on a solo career that made her even more famous. But you already knew that...
A self-describe modern-day feminist, Beyoncé's songs focus on female empowerment and love, among other strong and positive themes. In addition to being a pioneer for female musicians, she also ranked at the top of Forbes' Celebrity 100, becoming the highest-paid African American musician in history!
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