One reason Empire has been a success is the show's amazing characters.  Lee Daniels and Danny Strong knew how to pick the best actors for each of Empire's characters enabling the show to have multiple storylines for fans to enjoy.

Empire Fox Cast

In most television shows there are minor storylines that viewers often complain about.  The exact opposite is true when it comes to Empire.  From Jamal's amazing career to Cookie's adventures as the CEO of Lyon Dynasty, the show offers a wide variety of storylines for viewers to enjoy.

Depending on who your favorite character is you may not be happy with the show.  The show's substantial amount of amazing characters can be a blessing and a curse.  

If you are a fan of Serayah you are probably wondering what the writers could be thinking considering the fact that she has not made many recent appearances in the show.  In the show's defense, there are just too many talented actors for the show's writers to pick from!

Here are my picks for Empire's top 10 characters:

10. Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda Lyon

9. Gabourey Sidibe as Becky Williams

8. Grace Gealey as Anika Calhoun

7. Serayah McNeill as Tiana Brown

6. Ta'Rhonda Jones as Porsha Taylor

5. Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon

4. Trai Byers as Andre Lyon

3. Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem Lyon

2. Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon

1. Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon

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