List of most followed users on Twitter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Katy Perry is the most followed user on Twitter, with more than 104 million followers as of September 19, 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 September 19, 2017, the most followed user is Katy Perry, with more than 104 million followers, she is the first person to reach the milestone while Justin Bieber is the first male to reach 100 million followers. As of August 31, 2017, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber are the only artists 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 104 Musician
2. @justinbieber[3] Justin Bieber  Canada 101
3. @BarackObama[4] Barack Obama  USA 94 Former U.S. President
4. @taylorswift13[5] Taylor Swift 85 Musician
5. @rihanna[6] Rihanna  Barbados 78
6. @TheEllenShow[7] Ellen DeGeneres  USA 73 Comedian
7. @ladygaga[8] Lady Gaga 70 [[Musician] 8. @YouTube[9] YouTube 69 Social media platform
9. @jtimberlake[10] Justin Timberlake 62 Musician and actor
10. @twitter[11] Twitter 61 Social media platform
11. @Cristiano[12] Cristiano Ronaldo  Portugal 59 Footballer
12. @KimKardashian[13] Kim Kardashian West 55 Businesswoman
13. @britneyspears[14] Britney Spears  USA 55 Musician
14. @selenagomez[15] Selena Gomez 52 Musician and Actor/actress
15. @ArianaGrande[16] Ariana Grande 52
16. @cnnbrk[17] CNN Breaking News 52 Television channel
17. @jimmyfallon[18] Jimmy Fallon 49 Comedian
18. @ddlovato[19] Demi Lovato 48 Musician and actress
19. @shakira[20] Shakira  Colombia 47 Musician
20. @JLo[21] Jennifer Lopez  USA 43 Musician and actress
21. @instagram[22] Instagram 39 Social media platform
22. @nytimes[23] The New York Times 39 Newspaper
23. @BillGates[24] Bill Gates 38 Businessman
24. @Oprah[25] Oprah Winfrey 38 Businesswoman
25. @realDonaldTrump[26] Donald Trump 38 U.S. President
26. @KingJames[27] LeBron James 38 Basketball player
27. @CNN[28] CNN 37 Television channel
28. @MileyCyrus[29] Miley Cyrus  USA 36 Musician
29. @Drake[30] Drake  Canada 36 Rapper
30. @KevinHart4real[31] Kevin Hart 34 Comedian
31. @SportsCenter[32] SportsCenter 34 Television channel
32. @BrunoMars[33] Bruno Mars  USA 34 Musician
33. @BBCBreaking[34] BBC Breaking News  UK 34 News
34. @narendramodi[35] Narendra Modi  India 34 Prime Minister of India
35. @NiallOfficial[36] Niall Horan  Ireland 33 Musician
36. @espn[37] ESPN  USA 33 Television channel
37. @neymarjr[38] Neymar  Brazil 32 Footballer
38. @wizkhalifa[39] Wiz Khalifa  USA 31 Rapper
39. @onedirection[40] One Direction  UK /  Ireland 31 Band
40. @LilTunechi[41] Lil Wayne  USA 31 Rapper
41. @Harry_Styles[42] Harry Styles  UK 31 Musician
42. @Pink[43] P!nk  USA 30 Musician
43. @SrBachchan[44] Amitabh Bachchan  India 29 Actor
44. @Adele[45] Adele  UK 28
45. @aliciakeys[46] Alicia Keys 28 Musician
46. @iamsrk[47] Shah Rukh Khan  India 27 Actor
47. @KAKA[48] Kaká  Brazil 28 Footballer
48. @danieltosh[49] Daniel Tosh  USA 27 Comedian
49. @ActuallyNPH[50] Neil Patrick Harris 27 Actor
50. @NBA[51] National Basketball Association  USA 26 Professional sports league
As of September 19, 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 September 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ "@justinbieber". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "@BarackObama". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ "@taylorswift13". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  6. ^ "@rihanna". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  7. ^ "@TheEllenShow". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  8. ^ "@ladygaga". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  9. ^ "@YouTube". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  10. ^ "@jtimberlake". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  11. ^ "@twitter". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  12. ^ "@Cristiano". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  13. ^ "@KimKardashian". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  14. ^ "@britneyspears". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  15. ^ "@selenagomez". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  16. ^ "@ArianaGrande". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  17. ^ "@cnnbrk". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  18. ^ "@jimmyfallon". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  19. ^ "@ddlovato". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  20. ^ "@shakira". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  21. ^ "@JLo". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  22. ^ "@instagram". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  23. ^ "@nytimes". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  24. ^ "@BillGates". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  25. ^ "@Oprah". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  26. ^ "@realDonaldTrump". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  27. ^ "@KingJames". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  28. ^ "@CNN". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  29. ^ "@MileyCyrus". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  30. ^ "@Drake". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  31. ^ "@KevinHart4real". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  32. ^ "@SportsCenter". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  33. ^ "@BrunoMars". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  34. ^ "@BBCBreaking". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  35. ^ "@narendramodi". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  36. ^ "@NiallOfficial". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  37. ^ "@ESPN". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  38. ^ "@neymarjr". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  39. ^ "@wizkhalifa". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  40. ^ "@onedirection". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  41. ^ "@LilTunechi". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  42. ^ "@Harry_Styles". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  43. ^ "@Pink". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  44. ^ "@SrBachchan". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  45. ^ "@Adele". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  46. ^ "@aliciakeys". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  47. ^ "@iamsrk". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  48. ^ "@KAKA". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  49. ^ "@danieltosh". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  50. ^ "@ActuallyNPH". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  51. ^ "@NBA". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  52. ^ Roberts, Rachael (May 6, 2017). "Kanye West mysteriously deletes Twitter and Instagram accounts". The Independent. Retrieved 12 July 2017.