List of most followed users on Twitter

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Katy Perry is the most followed user on Twitter, with more than 102 million followers as of August 17, 2017.

This list of most followed users on Twitter contains the top 50 accounts with the most followers on the social media platform Twitter.[1] As of August 17, 2017, the most followed user is Katy Perry, with more than 102 million followers, she is the first and only person to have reached 100 million followers on the site.

The following table lists the top 50 most followed users on Twitter, with each total rounded to the nearest million followers, as well as the country of origin and profession of each user.

Rank Account name Owner Country Followers
(millions)
Profession
1. @katyperry[2] Katy Perry  USA 102 Musician
2. @justinbieber[3] Justin Bieber  Canada 99
3. @BarackObama[4] Barack Obama  USA 93 Former U.S. President
4. @taylorswift13[5] Taylor Swift 85 Musician
5. @rihanna[6] Rihanna  Barbados 76
6. @TheEllenShow[7] Ellen DeGeneres  USA 71 Comedian
7. @YouTube[8] YouTube 69 Social media platform
8. @ladygaga[9] Lady Gaga 68 Musician
9. @jtimberlake[10] Justin Timberlake 62 Musician and actor
10. @twitter[11] Twitter 61 Social media platform
11. @Cristiano[12] Cristiano Ronaldo  Portugal 56 Footballer
12. @britneyspears[13] Britney Spears  USA 55 Musician
13. @KimKardashian[14] Kim Kardashian West 54 Businesswoman
14. @cnnbrk[15] CNN Breaking News 52 Television channel
15. @selenagomez[16] Selena Gomez 50 Musician and actress
16. @ArianaGrande[17] Ariana Grande 49
17. @jimmyfallon[18] Jimmy Fallon 48 Comedian
18. @ddlovato[19] Demi Lovato  USA 46 Musician and actress
19. @shakira[20] Shakira  Colombia 46 Musician
20. @JLo[21] Jennifer Lopez  USA 42 Musician and actress
21. @instagram[22] Instagram 40 Social media platform
22. @nytimes[23] The New York Times 39 Newspaper
23. @Oprah[24] Oprah Winfrey 38 Businesswoman
24. @KingJames[25] LeBron James 37 Basketball player
25. @CNN[26] CNN 37 Television channel
26. @BillGates[27] Bill Gates 37 Businessman
27. @Drake[28] Drake  Canada 36 Rapper
28. @realDonaldTrump[29] Donald Trump  USA 36 U.S. President
29. @MileyCyrus[30] Miley Cyrus 35 Musician
30. @KevinHart4real[31] Kevin Hart 34 Comedian
31. @SportsCenter[32] SportsCenter 34 Television channel
32. @BBCBreaking[33] BBC Breaking News  UK 34 News
33. @espn[34] ESPN  USA 33 Television channel
34. @narendramodi[35] Narendra Modi  India 33 Politician
35. @onedirection[36] One Direction  UK /  Ireland 32 Band
36. @BrunoMars[37] Bruno Mars  USA 32 Musician
37. @NiallOfficial[38] Niall Horan  Ireland 32
38. @LilTunechi[39] Lil Wayne  USA 31 Rapper
39. @Harry_Styles[40] Harry Styles  UK 31 Musician
40. @wizkhalifa[41] Wiz Khalifa  USA 31 Rapper
41. @neymarjr[42] Neymar  Brazil 31 Footballer
42. @Pink[43] P!nk  USA 30 Musician
43. @Adele[44] Adele  UK 29
44. @SrBachchan[45] Amitabh Bachchan  India 28 Actor
45. @KAKA[46] Kaká  Brazil 28 Footballer
46. @danieltosh[47] Daniel Tosh  USA 27 Comedian
47. @ActuallyNPH[48] Neil Patrick Harris 27 Actor
48. @aliciakeys[49] Alicia Keys 27 Musician
49. @iamsrk[50] Shah Rukh Khan  India 27 Actor
50. @NBA[51] National Basketball Association  USA 26 Professional sports league
As of August 17, 2017

Kanye West had 27 million followers before he deleted his account on May 5, 2017.[52]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twitter: Most Followers". Friend or Follow. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ "@katyperry". Twitter. Retrieved August 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ "@justinbieber". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  4. ^ "@BarackObama". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  5. ^ "@taylorswift13". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  6. ^ "@rihanna". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  7. ^ "@TheEllenShow". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  8. ^ "@YouTube". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  9. ^ "@ladygaga". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  10. ^ "@jtimberlake". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  11. ^ "@twitter". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  12. ^ "@Cristiano". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  13. ^ "@britneyspears". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  14. ^ "@KimKardashian". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  15. ^ "@cnnbrk". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  16. ^ "@selenagomez". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  17. ^ "@ArianaGrande". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  18. ^ "@jimmyfallon". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  19. ^ "@ddlovato". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  20. ^ "@shakira". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  21. ^ "@JLo". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  22. ^ "@instagram". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  23. ^ "@nytimes". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  24. ^ "@Oprah". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  25. ^ "@KingJames". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  26. ^ "@CNN". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  27. ^ "@BillGates". Twitter. Retrieved July 29, 2017. 
  28. ^ "@Drake". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  29. ^ "@realDonaldTrump". Twitter. Retrieved July 29, 2017. 
  30. ^ "@MileyCyrus". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  31. ^ "@KevinHart4real". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  32. ^ "@SportsCenter". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  33. ^ "@BBCBreaking". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  34. ^ "@ESPN". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  35. ^ "@narendramodi". Twitter. Retrieved August 11, 2017. 
  36. ^ "@onedirection". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  37. ^ "@BrunoMars". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  38. ^ "@NiallOfficial". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  39. ^ "@LilTunechi". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  40. ^ "@Harry_Styles". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  41. ^ "@wizkhalifa". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  42. ^ "@neymarjr". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  43. ^ "@Pink". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  44. ^ "@Adele". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  45. ^ "@SrBachchan". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  46. ^ "@KAKA". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  47. ^ "@danieltosh". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  48. ^ "@ActuallyNPH". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  49. ^ "@aliciakeys". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  50. ^ "@iamsrk". Twitter. Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  51. ^ "@NBA". Twitter. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  52. ^ Roberts, Rachael (May 6, 2017). "Kanye West mysteriously deletes Twitter and Instagram accounts". The Independent. Retrieved 12 July 2017.