In this digital age, social media is playing an important role for businesses and celebrities to increase their influence. We complied and researched to present you the Twitter top 10 most followed celebrities.
1. Katy Perry @Katyperry
Katy Perry is winning the race with having over 72.9 million followers on Twitter. Having such a massive and dedicated fan base has made her one of the most highest earning entertainers.
She follows only 157 accounts and she has tweeted over 6552 times since February 2009. Social media surely is helping her gain deals for brand endorsements.
2. Justin Bieber @Justinbieber
Justin Beiber is the second most followed celeb on twitter. He has 65.6 Million followers and he has been listed in 574,950 Twitter lists.
He tweeted 28.8 times since March 2009 and his fans religiously favorite and re-tweet his tweets.
Bieber also maintains 3 lists. On an average, Bieber gets 25,000 followers daily.
3. Barack Obama @BarackObama
President Barack Obama has 62.1 Million followers and thus he ranks third on our list. He has been listed 212,212 times on twitter.
Tweets signed with President’s name are tweeted by the President himself while other Tweets are posted by the staff.
He has tweeted over 13.8K times. Every tweet made my Mr. President gains a lot of replies, favorites and re-tweets.
4. Taylor Swift @Taylorswift13
Number 4 on our list is Taylor Swift having over 60.9 Million followers. This American singer-songwriter and actress is present all over social media including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr.
She is listed in 120,828 Twitter lists. Also in 2011 she was one of the top 140 celebs with the most interesting Twitter feeds.
Recently Taylor Swift was seen having a verbal fight with Nicki Minaj on Twitter which left the music fans divided.
5. Rihanna @Rihanna
The next famous celebrity on Twitter is Robyn Rihanna Fenty. She is popularly known as Rihanna. Her talents have helped her gain a large following of over 49 Million fans.
This 27 year old celeb, is a Barbadian singer, actress, songwriter and fashion designer.
If the most recent news is to be believed, Katy Perry waded into the Twitter spat between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj – and brought Rihanna along with her.
The spat started on Tuesday, with the announcement of this year’s MTV’s Video Music award nominations.
6. Lady Gaga @ladygaga
Lady Gaga is chasing Rihanna in the followers race on twitter. American singer, songwriter, and actress Lady gaga has over 48.8 Million followers on twitter.
Lady Gaga has always made headlines on and off by tweeting controversial tweets. She is listed in 234,850 Twitter lists.
Gaga has been on Twitter since December 24, 2008.
7. Justin Timberlake @jtimberlake
American singer, songwriter, and actor Justin Timberlake ranks seventh on our list with 47.5 Million followers on Twitter.
He has appeared on various movies and television shows.
The 34 year old actor has a wide presence on social media. He has accounts on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Myspace.
The hashtag #JustinTimberlake is fairly popular among his fans on Twitter.
8. Ellen DeGeneres @
Ellen is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer.
She starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and she hosts her TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.
Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar selfie was the most tweeted entertainment tweet of the year 2014.
The talk show host posted the selfie with celebrities Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and more to be the most-retweeted picture of all time. It received tons of re-tweets and favorites within just one hour.
The picture also managed to appear on the home page of Twitter. The tweet with the picture continues to break the record with over 3,335,373 re-tweets and 2,025,600 favorites.
9. Britney Spears @britneyspears
American singer and actress Britney Spears has 42.6 Million followers and she has been on Twitter since September 2008.
She is mostly seen posting personal updates with some endorsements and tweets about her own shows.
Her fans have added her in 127,338 Twitter lists. And she had marked 1568 tweets as favorites so far.
10. Cristiano Ronaldo @Cristiano
When I last visited Cristiano’s Twitter profile, he posted a picture 2 minutes ago and it was already favorited 461 times and re-tweeted 374 times.
He ranks tenth on our list with 36.9 Million followers.
Apart from Twitter, the 30 year old footballer also has his profiles on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Google+.
Over to you!
Hope you enjoyed reading our complied list. Which celebrities do you follow, out of the top 10 mentioned in this post? Let us know in the comments below.