Twitter is the most significant of all other social networking sites. Hence the number of followers on twitter matter a lot more. These are the 10 most followed Twitter accounts.
Twitter is an English word and means chirping. And it is still a majorly liked phenomenon for the users in the thirteenth year after its founding on March 21, 2006. The big advantage of Twitter is the fast distribution of content. Besides, the contributions are not too long due to the character restriction, which further simplifies the information transfer.
10. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande has constantly been in the headlines for the past year and it helped increase her twitter followers to gain the 10th spot in the list of most-followed Twitter accounts with 67.5 million followers.
She was followed by celebrities like Jared Leto, Lindsay Lohan and Harry Styles.
72.1 million people follow YouTube’s official Twitter account. The fans of ninth place in the ranking of the most popular Twitter accounts in the world are informed via Twitter about the latest YouTube trends mostly in the form of videos, pictures or GIFs.
8. Ellen DeGeneres
The American presenter and actress Ellen DeGeneres lands in eighth place in the ranking of the most followed Twitter accounts with 79.1 million followers.
She is known for the funny talk show moments of her show – The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which has been running on NBC since 2003. Guests at the show entertain the audience with Ellen. She is also known for her charity work.
7. Lady Gaga
Hardly any artist in the pop music industry is as well known as Lady Gaga. Due to her eye-catching fashion sense for example, a dress made entirely of raw meat and her songs with great potential, she is known worldwide since 2008.
On Twitter, she has the 7th most followed Twitter account with 80.3 million followers.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo lands in sixth place with 81.1 million followers on the list of most popular twitter accounts. The athlete retweets very little, but posts only post as part of his advertising deals and videos of his game in Juventus F.C. matches.
He gained nearly 8 million more followers since last year after he joined Juventus F.C. leaving Real Madrid.
5. Taylor Swift
29-year-old singer Taylor Swift takes fifth place with 85.2 million followers in the list of top 10 twitter profiles. She has the most number Ones in a decade, making it one of the most successful pop artists of all time.
On her Twitter account, she shares recordings of her concerts, retweets artist friends and advertises her merchandise.
94.6 million people follow singer Rihanna on Twitter making her the 4th most-followed account on twitter. The artist from Barbados uses her account mainly to promote advertising deals or her own brand Fenty Beauty.
3. Justin Bieber
The Canadian singer Justin Bieber happened to have the most followed account on twitter in 2017. He currently holds on to the third most-followed account on twitter with 107.29 million people following him.
2. Katy Perry
The second place in our ranking is occupied by pop singer Katy Perry with 108.27 million followers. She uses the platform to promote her performances and works. She has been running the account since February 2009.
1. Barack Obama
The former President of the United States of America holds a Twitter account with the highest number of followers. Like his successor, Donald Trump, he also uses the social network extensively, but more sensibly and socially. A total of 110.28 million people follow Barack Obama.
The list of Most followed twitter accounts seems to be unpredictable every year because the number of followers varies with one good or bad news, a hit song or increase or decrease in the number of posts. Keep a watch out for the next list.
Celebrity Twitter handles
|1||Ariana Grande||@ArianaGrande||67.5 M|
|3||Ellen DeGeneres||@TheEllenShow||79.1 M|
|4||Lady Gaga||@ladygaga||80.3 M|
|5||Cristiano Ronaldo||@Cristiano||81.1 M|
|6||Taylor Swift||@taylorswift13||85.2 M|
|8||Justin Bieber||@justinbieber||107 M|
|9||Katy Perry||@katyperry||108 M|
|10||Barack Obama||@BarackObama||110 M|