List of most followed Twitter accounts

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Katy Perry is the most followed user on Twitter, with over 105 million followers as of October 22, 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 October 22, 2017, the most followed user is Katy Perry, with over 105 million followers, she is the first person to exceed 100 million followers while Justin Bieber is the first male to do so. As of October 11, 2017, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber are the only artists to have reached 100 million followers on the site.

Top users[edit]

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 105 Musician
2. @justinbieber[3] Justin Bieber  Canada 102
3. @BarackObama[4] Barack Obama  USA 95 Former U.S. President
4. @taylorswift13[5] Taylor Swift 85 Musician
5. @rihanna[6] Rihanna  Barbados 80
6. @TheEllenShow[7] Ellen DeGeneres  USA 74 Comedian
7. @ladygaga[8] Lady Gaga 71 Musician
8. @YouTube[9] YouTube 70 Social media platform
9. @jtimberlake[10] Justin Timberlake 62 Musician and actor
10. @twitter[11] Twitter 62 Social media platform
11. @Cristiano[12] Cristiano Ronaldo  Portugal 61 Footballer
12. @KimKardashian[13] Kim Kardashian West  USA 56 Reality TV personality
13. @britneyspears[14] Britney Spears 55 Musician
14. @ArianaGrande[15] Ariana Grande 54
15. @selenagomez[16] Selena Gomez 53 Musician and actress
16. @cnnbrk[17] CNN Breaking News 52 News
17. @ddlovato[18] Demi Lovato 50 Musician and actress
18. @jimmyfallon[19] Jimmy Fallon 49 Comedian
19. @shakira[20] Shakira  Colombia 48 Musician
20. @JLo[21] Jennifer Lopez  USA 43 Musician and actress
21. @realDonaldTrump[22] Donald Trump 40 U.S. President
22. @nytimes[23] The New York Times 40 Newspaper
23. @BillGates[24] Bill Gates 39 Businessman
24. @instagram[25] Instagram 39 Social media platform
25. @Oprah[26] Oprah Winfrey 39 Businesswoman
26. @KingJames[27] LeBron James 38 Basketball player
27. @CNN[28] CNN 37 Television channel
28. @MileyCyrus[29] Miley Cyrus 36 Musician
29. @Drake[30] Drake  Canada 36 Rapper
30. @BrunoMars[31] Bruno Mars  USA 35 Musician
31. @narendramodi[32] Narendra Modi  India 35 Prime Minister of India
32. @BBCBreaking[33] BBC Breaking News  UK 35 News
33. @KevinHart4real[34] Kevin Hart  USA 34 Comedian
34. @NiallOfficial[35] Niall Horan  Ireland 34 Musician
35. @SportsCenter[36] SportsCenter  USA 34 Television channel
36. @neymarjr[37] Neymar  Brazil 33 Footballer
37. @espn[38] ESPN  USA 33 Television channel
38. @wizkhalifa[39] Wiz Khalifa 32 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
43. @SrBachchan[44] Amitabh Bachchan  India 30 Actor
44. @iamsrk[45] Shah Rukh Khan 29
45. @Louis_Tomlinson[46] Louis Tomlinson  UK 29 Musician
46. @Adele[47] Adele 28
47. @aliciakeys[48] Alicia Keys  USA 29
48. @LiamPayne[49] Liam Payne  UK 28
49. @KAKA[50] Kaká  Brazil 28 Footballer
50. @ActuallyNPH[51] Neil Patrick Harris  USA 27 Actor
As of October 11, 2017

Notes[edit]

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