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.
1. Barack Obama
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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
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
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.
10. Ellen DeGeneres
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
20. Bill Gates
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.
Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, and philanthropist. She is called the “Queen of Latin Music”.
22. Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon is an American comedian, actor, television host, writer, and producer. He is currently the host of “The Tonight Show”.
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
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.
25. LeBron James
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
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
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
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.
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
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 Winfrey is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.
32. Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer. He is known for his musical versatility and showmanship.
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
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
Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality, who is referred to in the media as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” and “King Khan”.
36. Niall Horan
Bio: Heartbreak Weather is out now! https://t.co/yWyJJZcg2p
Niall Horan is an Irish singer and songwriter. He is best known for his role in the band One Direction.
37. Elon Musk
Elon Musk is a business magnate, industrial designer, and engineer. He is the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and co-founded Paypal.
38. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is an Indian actor, producer, martial artist and television personality who works in Bollywood.
39. PMO India
Bio: Office of the Prime Minister of India
PMO stands for the Prime Minister’s Office of India.
40. Virat Kohli
Bio: The Official Twitter account of Virat Kohli. Indian cricketer, gamer, car lover, loves soccer and an enthusiast.
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team.
Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur. He is a very popular figure in the music industry.
Bio: Download the ESPN App ⬇️
SportsCenter is ESPN’s hub for sports news, highlights, and inside information.
43. Kevin Hart
Bio: My name is Kevin Hart and I WORK HARD!!! That pretty much sums me up!!! Everybody Wants To Be Famous But Nobody Wants To Do The Work
Kevin Hart is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and producer. He is very popular both in stand-up and TV circles.
44. Wiz Khalifa
Bio: Taylor Gang
Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is most known for his songs “Black and Yellow” and “Work Hard, Play Hard”.
45. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, model, and businesswoman. She is known for her role in the reality TV show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”.
Bio: Serving sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere. Download the ESPN App ⤵️
ESPN is an American multinational basic cable sports channel owned by ESPN Inc., which is owned by the Walt Disney Company and Hearst Communications.
47. Harry Styles.
Harry Styles is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. He is known for his role in the band One Direction and also for his versatile music and style.
48. Real Madrid C.F.
Bio: ⚽️ Cuenta oficial del Real Madrid C.F. 🏆@realmadriden: 🇬🇧. @realmadridarab: العربية. @realmadridfra: 🇫🇷. @realmadridjapan: 🇯🇵.
Real Madrid is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid.
49. Louis Tomlinson
Bio: 1/4 of One Direction 🙂 We would be nowhere without our incredible fans, we owe it all to you. @lthqofficial
Louis Tomlinson is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence as part of the band One Direction.
Bio: Bringing you closer to the people and things you love. ❤️
Instagram is an American photo and video sharing social networking service owned by Facebook. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and launched in 2010.