Top 50 Most Followed Accounts on Twitter

Everyone knows Twitter. Some love it, some hate it, some definitely love to hate it. But it seems that these days, everyone is on it. Whether you’re on it for the news, the politics, the music, and entertainment industry updates, or just to see funny memes, you might already be aware of the current weight that this social media app holds – and so with that in mind, here are the top 50 most followed accounts in the world on Twitter.

Barak and Michelle Obama.

1. Barack Obama

@BarackObama

Followers: 126,898,507

Following: 598,304

Tweets: 16,039

Bio: Dad, husband, President, citizen.

Barack Obama is an American politician who was elected the 44th president of the United States. He was (and still remains) the first African American man elected president of the US. He is known for his 8-year-long stay in office from the year 2009 to the year 2017.

2. Justin Bieber

@justinbieber

Followers: 113,294,191

Following: 293,910

Tweets: 31,209

Bio: Holy, Lonely and Monster out now

Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He was discovered by talent manager Scooter Braun at the age of 13 and has been professionally active since 2008.

3. Katy Perry

@katyperry

Followers: 109,014,027

Following: 224

Tweets: 10,984

Bio: Love. Light.

Katy Perry is an American singer, songwriter and television judge. She started as a church singer during her childhood, and went on to pursue a very successful singing career.

4. Rihanna

@rihanna

Followers: 99,864,804

Following: 1,031

Tweets: 10,511

Rihanna is a singer, actress, and businesswoman from Barbados. She was discovered by an American producer named Evan Rodgers who invited her to come record in the United States.

5. Cristiano Ronaldo

@Cristiano

Followers: 89,644,961

Following: 52

Tweets: 3,615

Bio: This Privacy Policy addresses the collection and use of personal information – https://t.co/Jp6yh1T58c

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese football player. He plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus. He is also the captain of the Portugal national football team.

6. Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump

Followers: 88,778,381

Following: 51

Tweets: 58,881

Bio: 45th President of the United States of America🇺🇸

Donald J. Trump is the 45th president of the United States. Before entering the world of politics, Donald was a reality TV personality and businessman.

7. Taylor Swift

@taylorswift13

Followers: 87,597,502

Following: 0

Tweets: 552

Bio: You drew stars around my scars

Taylor Swift is an American singer and songwriter. She is known for her songwriting style, which is often very personal and biographical. Her style of music is country and pop.

8. Lady Gaga

@ladygaga

Followers: 82,893,182

Following: 121,127

Tweets: 9,414

Bio: “Chromatica” ⚔️💓 OUT NOW https://t.co/137uGkbrgF | HEAD RUSH & HEAT SPELL https://t.co/i7WmQFgtzj

Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and businesswoman. She is known for being daring and versatile with her songs and lyrics as well as with her style.

9. Ariana Grande

@ArianaGrande

Followers: 79,507,567

Following: 57,416

Tweets: 46,773

Bio: positions

Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress. She possesses a four-octave vocal range and whistle register, both of which have earned her praise from music critics. She started her career at age 15 in the Broadway musical 13.

Ellen Degeneres.

10. Ellen DeGeneres

@TheEllenShow

Followers: 79,474,229

Following: 27,074

Tweets: 22,306

Bio: Comedian, talk show host and ice road trucker. My tweets are real, and they’re spectacular. @ellentube @theellenfund

Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She was the star of the sitcom “Ellen” from 1994 to 1998. She has also been the host of her own talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, since 2004.

11. YouTube

@YouTube

Followers: 72,549,007

Following: 1,153

Tweets: 29,665

Bio: Like and subscribe.

Youtube is an online video-sharing platform from the United States. Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, former PayPal employees, created the site in 2005. In 2006, Google purchased the site and it has operated as one of Google’s subsidiaries since. Here is a video on what people think of Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvV6x2BQoXk.

12. Kim Kardashian West

@KimKardashian

Followers: 67,798,787

Following: 126

Tweets: 33,680

Bio: Shop The @SKIMS Slide, @kkwbeauty Crystallized & @kkwfragrance Crystals Collection now!

Kim Kardashian West is an American media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, producer, and actress. She is most famous for her role in the reality TV show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”. She is married to Kanye West, an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer.

13. Justin Timberlake

@jtimberlake

Followers: 64,229,778

Following; 305

Tweets: 4,277

Justin Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He started his career as a child star on the TV shows “Star Search” and “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club”.

14. Narendra Modi

@narendramodi

Followers: 63,941,037

Following: 2,345

Tweets: 28,381

Bio: Prime Minister of India

Narendra Modi is an Indian politician. He is the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since the year 2014. Before becoming prime minister, he served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. He is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi.

15. Selena Gomez

@selenagomez

Followers: 63,799,695

Following: 1,095

Tweets: 4,933

Bio: My new album ‘Rare’ is out now: https://t.co/MfZiXYQu4Q Ice Cream with @BLACKPINK is out now: https://t.co/BFK1agYTn0

Selena Gomez is an American singer, actress, and producer. She started her career on the children’s television series “Barney & Friends” and went on to star in Disney productions. After that, she started her music career.

16. CNN Breaking News

@cnnbrk

Followers: 59,793,154

Following: 119

Tweets: 73,507

Bio: Breaking news from CNN Digital. Now 59M strong. Check @cnn for all things CNN, breaking and more. Download the app for custom alerts: https://t.co/UCHG9M367J

The CNN Breaking News Twitter account is dedicated to posting breaking news and developing stories.

17. Twitter

@Twitter

Followers: 58,614,657

Following: 9

Tweets: 13,938

Bio: What’s happening!?

Twitter is an American microblogging and social networking site on which users post and interact with messages known as “tweets”. Registered users can post, like and retweet tweets, Unregistered users can only read them.

18. Britney Spears

@britneyspears

Followers: 55,874,708

Following: 372,999

Tweets: 5,691

Britney Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. She is referred to as the “Princess of Pop”, for influencing the revival of the teen pop genre in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

19. Demi Lovato

@ddlovato

Followers: 55,474,202

Following: 0

Tweets: 17,342

Demi Lovato is an American singer and actress. She was a child actress, appearing in TV shows such as “Barney & Friends”. She rose to prominence for her role as Mitchie Torres in a Disney production, and went on to develop a successful music career.

Bill Gates.

20. Bill Gates

@BillGates

Followers: 52,781,894

Following: 256

Tweets: 3,421

Bio: Sharing things I’m learning through my foundation work and other interests.

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, software developer, and philanthropist. He is famous for being the co-founder of Microsoft.

21. Shakira

@shakira

Followers: 52,568,925

Following: 215

Tweets: 7,129

Bio: https://t.co/agwCgIXfgY

Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, and philanthropist. She is called the “Queen of Latin Music”.

22. Jimmy Fallon

@jimmyfallon

Followers: 51,901,555

Following: 10,111

Tweets: 13,176

Bio: astrophysicist

Jimmy Fallon is an American comedian, actor, television host, writer, and producer. He is currently the host of “The Tonight Show”.

23. CNN

@CNN

Followers: 51,277,659

Following: 1,104

Tweets: 326,066

Bio: It’s our job to #GoThere & tell the most difficult stories. Join us! For more breaking news updates follow @CNNBRK & download our app https://t.co/UCHG9M367J

CNN is an American news-based TV channel founded by Ted Turner and Reese Schonfeld. It is owned by Warner Media.

24. Neymar Jr

@neymarjr

Followers: 50,708,134

Following: 737

Tweets: 41,704

Bio: Filho de Deus, Pai, Feliz e Ousado! (translation: Son of God, Father, Happy and Brave!)

Neymar Jr is a Brazilian professional football player who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team.

LeBron James.

25. LeBron James

@KingJames

Followers: 48,445,555

Following: 191

Tweets: 7,427

Bio: EST. AKRON – ST.V/M Class of ’03 http://t.co/IneJylUd1m #IPROMISE

LeBron James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He is considered one of the best NBA players of all time.

26. The New York Times

@nytimes

Followers: 48,333,158

Following: 901

Tweets: 415,243

Bio: News tips? Share them here: https://t.co/ghL9OoYKMM

The New York Times is an American newspaper organization based in New York City. It has won 130 Pulitzer prizes.

27. BBC Breaking News

@BBCBreaking

Followers: 46,779,167

Following: 3

Tweets: 36,878

Bio: Breaking news alerts and updates from the BBC. For news, features, analysis follow @BBCWorld (international) or @BBCNews (UK). Latest sport news @BBCSport.

The BBC (or the British Broadcasting Corporation) is a public service broadcast from the UK. It is the oldest broadcaster and the largest in the world by number of employees.

28. Miley Ray Cyrus

@MileyCyrus

Followers: 45,541,464

Following: 389

Tweets: 11,357

Bio: MY NEW RECORD #PLASTICHEARTS IS OUT NOW! https://t.co/hZooJMAo8W

Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She is known for performing in a wide range of musical genres, such as pop, country pop and hip hop.

29. Jlo

@JLo

Followers: 45,261,843

Following: 1,772

Tweets: 16,407

Bio: ⛅️ In The Morning | New Single OUT NOW ⛅️ @JLoBeauty drops 1/1/21 ✨ Get early access 12/8

Jennifer Lopez, or JLo, is an American actress, singer, film director, dancer, fashion designer, producer, and businesswoman.

30. Amitabh Bachchan

@SrBachchan

Followers: 44,778,359

Following: 1,795

Tweets: 67,153

Bio: “तुमने हमें पूज पूज कर पत्थर कर डाला ; वे जो हमपर जुमले कसते हैं हमें ज़िंदा तो समझते हैं “~ हरिवंश राय बच्चन

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former politician. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as “Zanjeer”, “Deewaar” and “Sholay”. He was also dubbed India’s “angry young man” for his on-screen roles.

31. Oprah Winfrey

@Oprah

Followers: 43,436,099

Following: 312

Tweets: 13,137

Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.

Bruno Mars.

32. Bruno Mars

@BrunoMars

Followers: 43,188,188

Following: 97

Tweets: 4,703

Bruno Mars is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer. He is known for his musical versatility and showmanship.

33. NASA

@NASA

Followers: 42,271,830

Following: 209

Tweets: 63,266

Bio: 🚀 Exploring the universe and our home planet.

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is an independent agency of the US government responsible for the space program, as well as aeronautics and space research.

34. Salman Khan

@BeingSalmanKhan

Followers: 41,844,070

Following: 24

Tweets: 42,906

Bio: Film actor, artist, painter, humanitarian

Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, occasional singer and television personality who works in Hindi films.

35. Shah Rukh Khan

@iamsrk

Followers: 41,414,681

Following: 77

Tweets: 58,141