Social media has created a platform for celebrities to get in contact with their followers through increased technological advancement over the past few years. Platforms, such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, have provided fans a much closer view into the life of their favorite celebrities. For entertainment purposes, we’ve put together a list of the most influential celebrities with the biggest social following.
10. Selena Gomez
With 133 million Instagram followers, Selena Gomez is the most followed celebrity on Instagram. Her post of when she got a kidney transplant is the 3rd most liked post on the social media app. She uses her social media to communicate with her followers and share issues concerning her collaborations with UNICEF. She has 56 million fans on twitter and her page on Facebook also has 61 million likes.
9. Ariana Grande
The singer is the second most followed person on Instagram, with 117 million followers, but her reach goes beyond that. After a suicide bomber, who killed 23 people and inured many others, attacked her fans outside a concert, she communicated directly with her fans on twitter expressing grief . Her tweet quickly became one of the most retweeted in the history of the social media platform with close to 2.6 million likes and 1 million retweets. She has 33 million fans on Facebook and 56 million twitter followers.
8. Kim Kardashian West
Using social media coverage as fuel, Kim Kardashian jump started her career by posting selfies on instagram and sharing photos of her life by gaining international attention along with her reality show “Keeping up with the kardashians”. Since then, she has become a business woman and a strong social media figure with 107 million followers on Instagram, 58 million more on twitter and 30 million on Facebook.
7. Cristiano Ronaldo
The Real Madrid star is the only athlete on our list. Known for his shredded physique and signature hairstyles, he has become an international icon with a social media following in the several millions. His 120 million Instagram followers, 69.2 million twitter fans, and 92.1 million Facebook users check out his pages in order to get the daily scoop, and the fan base for CR7 is increasing by 1000’s every single day.
6. Ellen Degeneres
Ellen, being one of America’s most well known female comedians, has her own talk show where she visits with different A-list superstars almost every episode and is seen as an outstanding gay/lesbian role model. She use her show to bring positive energy and happiness to viewers and also to discuss important topics with them. She has 76.8 million twitter users following her feed, 29 million more on Facebook and 50.7 million followers on Instagram.
5. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has a large, very dedicated fan base. With over 76.9 million twitter users willing to follow her every step, she is certainly an influential icon among the fans. She posts selfies and behind the stage photos of herself with other artists to feed the 67 million fans on Facebook and 27.7 million fans on Instagram.
4. Taylor Swift
As one of the leading contemporary music artists, the American singer-songwriter is recognized for her narrative songs about her personal life that her followers can relate to. The “Bad Blood” singer has almost 85 million twitter fans, a whooping 106 million Instagram followers and 73 million likes on Facebook.
The Barbadian singer, actress, and songwriter is one of a handful of social media giants with over 86 million twitter followers and 89 million fans on Facebook. Her posts on Instagram are followed by 60.1 million followers. The “Umbrella” singer is loved by her fans for her music and her slaying good looks.
2. Justin Bieber
The Canadian singer owes his stardom to social media and now has devoted faction of fans called “Beliebers”, who adore him more than anything. With 105 million twitter followers, he is quite the social figure but has been in a lot of trouble recently. Between 72 million Facebook fans and 96 million Instagram followers, some fans are so young, that they don’t even know a world before Facebook existed!
1. Katy Perry
Born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, the American singer-songwriter started out as singer in church during childhood and gospel during teenage years, and she later landed a booming contract in the music industry. With over 108 million twitter followers and 72.5 million Facebook fans, her social media profile is adept. She shares informational issues through the platforms and promotes her work with CoverGirl cosmetics, all the while lending a helping hand towards UNICEF and bringing positive influence to her fans.
Some celebrities use their platforms to communicate openly with their followers about significant issues, while others use them to build their domain. But nonetheless, they all have immense capability to shape the mindsets of millions of people world wide through the use of a single tweet, or a simple post.
We hope you liked our list of Top 10 Celebrities With Biggest Social Following. Feel free to comment below!