Facebook is one of the most widely used social media platform. It has over 1.39 billion monthly active users. It is not just a social networking site to connect with friends but also a platform to engage with celebrities and influencers.
I wrote a list post about Twitter top 10 most followed international celebrities sometime back. And in this post, let’s have a look at the ten most popular celebrities on Facebook.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 105,751,179 likes.
Cristiano has a massive following on Facebook. Whatever he posts gets lakhs of likes. And some timely updates also help him gain a million likes on a single update.
The 30 year old footballer also has his profiles on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Google+. He is widely popular on all the social media networks.
And he was ranked tenth in our Twitter top 10 most followed celebrities.
2. Shakira – 102,439,508 Likes.
Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, entrepreneur and model.
The 38 year old celebrity has built a large fan base for herself.
Apart from working in the entertainment industry, Shakira also actively participates in charity work. She founded a charity in Colombia which educates poor children in special schools.
According to Wikipedia,
She was awarded a medal by the UN International Labor Organization in recognition of being, as UN Labor Chief Juan Somavia put it, a “true ambassador for children and young people, for quality education and social justice.
3. Vin Diesel – 94,978,113 Likes.
Vin Diesel is a 48 year old American actor, director, screenwriter and producer.
The actor has won MTV movie award (2002 and 2014), spike video game award, CinemaCon award (2011), and many more.
Vin Diesel is known for his deep voice.
He has been the voice over artist in the movie “The Iron Giant“, “Guardians Of The Galaxy” and “The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury”.
4. Eminem – 92,309,006 Likes.
Eminem is a Rapper, record producer and songwriter.
Eminem is loved by millions of his fans but his personal life has been a roller coaster.
In a report dated 9/20/1999, MTV news published that Eminem’s mother sued him for about $10 million for defamation.
In the past the controversial rapper was arrested twice and had even faced hatred from Australian politicians.
5. Rihanna – 81,721,200 Likes.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, popularly known as Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, songwriter and fashion designer.
She was ranked #5 in our Twitter Top 10 list.
Rihanna started singing at the age of seven and her childhood was not easy. She used to sell clothes with her father on the streets of Bridgetown, Barbados.
The 27 year old singer is fasnicated with tattoos, she got her first tattoo when she was 18.
6. Leonel Messi – 80,056,504 Likes.
Leonel Messi is a 28 year old Argentine professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and is the captain of Argentina national team.
He established Leo Messi foundation, a charity which supports health care and education of vulnerable children. Messi supports his foundation by organizing his own fundraising activities.
He is one of the wealthiest soccer players in the world.
7. Michael Jackson – 75,759,954 Likes.
It has been six years since Michael Jackson died but his facebook page is still in the top 10 most liked and followed list.
Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009. His facebook page mostly consists of his photos and some videos.
According to Forbes, Michael Jackson is the top-earning dead celebrity with $140 million.
8. Will Smith – 74,609,156 Likes.
Will Smith is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He had success with everything he did – television, film, and music.
He donated $4,600 to the presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama in 2008.
Will has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards.
He mostly shares his new releases and behind the scenes pictures of him and his friends/family on his facebook page.
9. Bob Marley – 74,067,151 Likes.
Bob Marley was a popular singer, song-writer, musician, and guitarist. He died on 11 May 1981.
It has been 34 years since his death, the status update on the artist’s official page receives thousands of likes and shares.
He was awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in February 2001.
10. Justin Bieber – 72,928,641 Likes.
Justin Bieber ranks 10th on Facebook’s most popular celeb list but he is the second most followed celebrity on twitter.
Justin Drew Bieber is a singer and songwriter. He mostly shares his selfies and magazine photos on his facebook page.
He takes part in the charity fund-raising galas and supports Pencils Of Promise – a charity organization founded by Adam Braun which builds school in many developing countries around the world.
Which celebs are you already following on Facebook? Let us know in the comments below.