Twitter is one of the biggest social networking platforms on the internet, with over 330 million active monthly users worldwide. In this article, let us take a look at the most followed Twitter accounts as per data available in 2019.
Top ten most followed Twitter accounts
According to a study conducted by Beevolve.com, most of the Twitter accounts have less than 50 followers. In comparison, how many followers do these most followed accounts on Twitter have?
1] @katyperry (Katy Perry)
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson or Katy Perry is an American songwriter and singer. With over 107 million followers, she is the most followed person on Twitter.
Her Twitter account is also the first one to have over 100 million followers.
2] @BarackObama (Barack Obama)
Barack Hussein Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. Obama intermittently became the followed person on Twitter for a short while during his 2008 presidential election campaign.
He currently has over 106 million followers on Twitter.
3] @justinbieber (Justin Bieber)
Canadian singer Justin Bieber owns the fourth most followed account on Twitter, with over 105 million followers.
Bieber started his career covering songs on YouTube and is also the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record chart on the list of Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.
5] @taylorswift13 (Taylor Swift)
With more than 83 million followers, coming in at the 5th spot is American songwriter and singer Taylor Swift. When 20 years old, she became the recipient of Grammy Awards for Album of the Year, making her the youngest artist to achieve the same.
Also, her account is the only one in this top 10 list that doesn’t follow anyone on Twitter.
6] @ladygaga (Lady Gaga)
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta or Lady Gaga is an American songwriter, singer, and actress widely known for her flamboyant costumes. She also has the 6th most followed account onTwitter in 2019, with over 78 million followers.
7] @Cristiano (Cristiano Ronaldo)
Portuguese footballer, Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is regarded as the best footballer in the world. His popularity is also visible on Twitter, where he has over 77 million followers, making him the 7th most followed personality on Twitter.
Moreover, he is also the most followed person on Instagram, currently with over 163 million followers. You can check out the other famous Instagram personalities by checking out our list of most followed people on Instagram.
8] @TheEllenShow (Ellen DeGeneres)
Ellen DeGeneres is a widely known American comedian and hosts the globally favorite television show “The Ellen Show.” Her Twitter account handle goes by the name of the show and has over 77 million followers as of 2019, securing the spot for the 8th most followed Twitter profile.
9] @YouTube (YouTube)
Well, the official Twitter account of YouTube also makes its way into the top 10 most followed Twitter accounts in the 2019 list. The twitter account has over 71 million followers and secures the 9th spot.
The “@YouTube” is the official Twitter account of the YouTube platform, whereas there are several other handles for different regions and different purposes like “@YouTubeJapan,” “@YouTubeIndia,” and “@YTAdvertisers.”
10] @jtimberlake (Justin Timberlake)
American songwriter, singer, and actor Justin Timberlake takes the last spot in this list with over 64 million followers on his Twitter account.
Apart from his songs, his role in movies like Friends with Benefits, The Social Network, and Trolls also adds to his popularity.
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