The 10 Coolest Witches in Pop Culture

9. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series

J.K. Rowling admits that she crafted girl-witch Hermione in her own image — which means she must have a pretty high opinion of herself. Principled and loyal, she has more than just magic on her side; Hermione is known for her superior intelligence and laudable fighting skills. She may be a touch socially awkward, but she’ll always be cool to us.