Fans can express their support for their favorite artist’s most recent album. Artists can respond to tweets by commenting on them, retweeting them, or liking them. Musicians and artists are the most popular Twitter accounts; let’s go through the list and discover who has the most followers.
Most Followed Twitter Accounts
When it comes to fame, there are countless celebrities and iconic faces that most people identify as being highly active and prominent on Twitter. Still, certain Twitter users’ actual number of followers is quite remarkable. Here are 2022’s most-followed Twitter accounts:
Barack Obama – 131.3 Million Followers
Even if he is no longer President of the United States, it is clear that people are eager to hear what Barack Obama has to say. He is the most influential person on Twitter, and he uses every chance to promote peace and justice among his 131.3 million followers. Obama is still well-liked and seen as the undeniable leader of the Twitterverse.
Justin Bieber – 114.3 Million Followers
Justin Bieber has been a near-constant presence in the spotlight since his 2010 hit single “Baby.” He is the first musician to reach the top of the list. Compared to other accounts on the list, his actual account has fewer promotional postings. He has been sending messages about his new music releases, collaborations, and the kind of information that any other Twitter user could tweet.
Katy Perry – 108.8 Million Followers
Katy Perry, a world-famous pop star and female kisser, comes in third place. She is the second musician to feature on the list of most-followed Twitter accounts, and she is the first female to make her mark on this site. She has a devoted fan base that tunes in to hear about her judgment updates from the American Idol judge’s committee and information on her numerous cosmetic products and merchandising items for sale.
Rihanna – 105.6 Million Followers
Rihanna is another artist on our list, a megastar and beauty product entrepreneur. She has amassed a large Twitter following with a string of hits to her name and her Fenty beauty brand thriving.
Rihanna’s Twitter had also received much attention, particularly when she criticized Donald Trump for utilizing her music at his rallies.
Aside from the Presidential feud, Rihanna’s Twitter account has the usual promotional stuff and more personal tweets, such as shout-outs to collaborators and political posts.
Cristiano Ronaldo – 98.4 Million Followers
Cristiano Ronaldo, the world’s best football (soccer) player, is our only sports personality on the list, ranking fifth. He has represented the Portuguese national team and some of the world’s best clubs, including Juventus F.C., Real Madrid, and Manchester United.
Ronaldo is the fourth most influential person on Twitter, with followers including Lil Wayne, Jack Dorsey (the CEO of Twitter), and Usain Bolt. His Twitter feed is very consistent. Most of his recent tweets consist of pictures of him and his family simply hanging out and doing whatever ridiculously wealthy footballers do.
Taylor Swift – 90.3 Million Followers
Being among the world’s biggest pop stars comes money, fame, and Twitter followers. Taylor Swift barely posts tweets. ‘Swifties’ follows Taylor as she keeps fans up to date on her new song releases and video teasers and the personal moments that fans appreciate and cherish. She is a cat lover who enjoys spending time with her pals, so fans get a sneak glimpse into her personal life, which they love and follow.
Lady Gaga – 84.4 Million Followers
Lady Gaga’s monsters may be found all over her Twitter account at all times. The singer, actress, and entertainer extraordinaire is very active on Twitter, where she uploads a range of pictures and information about projects she is working on. She rarely reveals personal details about her private life. She doesn’t give followers many views into the details of her moments, demonstrating that she can maintain a big following solely on her artistic abilities.
Ariana Grande – 83.7 Million Followers
Ariana Grande has had a fantastic couple of years, and she’s seldom been out of the spotlight with a stream of hits. Among the celebs that follow her on Twitter are Jared Leto, Harry Styles, and Lindsay Lohan.
Ariana utilizes Twitter to post personal and promotional tweets and to thank her fans.
Sadly, Ariana Grande’s Twitter account has been deactivated. She did not give any explanation for her departure from Twitter.
Elon Musk – 78.7 Million Followers
In recent years, Elon Musk has become a household name, having launched items ranging from electric automobiles to rockets (and, in one case, literally launching an electric car into space on a rocket). With his passion for cryptocurrencies and memes, he’s become a magnet for Twitter followers.
Ellen DeGeneres – 77.6 Million Followers
Ellen DeGeneres is up next. As the massively popular Ellen show host, her huge viewing figures have made her a Twitter celebrity.
We can also presume that her famous Oscars tweet, which was the most retweeted tweet of all time for a moment, had something to do with her huge following.
Technically, her account is for her show “The Ellen Show; therefore, almost all her tweets are images and clips promoting it. However, a few personal tweets do occur on occasion.
Narendra Modi – 77.1 Million Followers
The first politician on the list is India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Modi will be delighted to be on this list. He’s been using Twitter since 2009, and he saw the significance of social media in politics early on.
Modi’s account is used for exactly what you’d expect from a politician and leader of a state. He promotes his party, discusses issues affecting India, and tweets about international diplomacy.
YouTube – 74.6 Million Followers
According to Alexa, YouTube’s popularity has crossed platforms, making them one of the most successful accounts on Twitter.
Aside from the catchy bio of “Like and subscribe,” YouTube’s account is simple. Their platform only provides small excerpts and video links—a straightforward and effective method for drawing attention to deserving YouTubers.
Kim Kardashian – 71.7 Million Followers
Kim Kardashian is closely linked to social media. The world-famous businesswoman and television personality have a huge following on every social media platform she touches.
She is the fourth most influential woman on Twitter, with Ariana Grande, Sofia Vergara, and Serena Williams among her notable followers.
She also utilizes her account the same way as the other folks on this list do. There’s a lot of advertising content (especially about her KKW Beauty company) and general updates about her life.
Selena Gomez – 65.7 Million Followers
The next star to be featured on Twitter is Selena Gomez. She’s one of the world’s biggest acts and a great actor, so it’s no surprise she made it to the list with ease.
Justine Timberlake, Katy Perry, and Emma Watson are among her tens of millions of followers, making her the ninth most influential woman on Twitter.
Selena’s Twitter account is mostly dedicated to promoting her music and acting, with a few shout-outs to celebrity pals and personal thoughts.
Justin Timberlake – 63.2 Million Followers
Justin Timberlake has a devoted following that supports him in both his personal and professional endeavors. He is engaged regularly, and most of his followers have been with him for several years with no symptoms of losing interest in the star’s life. He is involved in a lot of philanthropic endeavors, as well as providing fans with music-related updates.
There isn’t a lot of promotion on his Twitter, with videos and photos of his comings and goings receiving far more attention. Others on this list are much more comparable to an Instagram page.
CNN Breaking News – 62.6 Million Followers
Following that is CNN’s breaking news account. Many people use Twitter to keep up with what’s going on in the world.
The account is exactly what you’d expect: daily updates on the world’s major stories.
Twitter – 61.1 Million Followers
It’s not surprising that the platform’s account is at the top, though they might have hoped for a higher position. People follow the Twitter account because it gives news and updates or appreciates Twitter in general.
The account appears to have leaned into Twitter-style conversation with brief, often cryptic tweets that rarely make sense, in addition to new app and platform upgrades and other Twitter-related content. Weird Twitter has seized the world by storm.
Bill Gates – 57.6 Million Followers
One of Microsoft’s co-founders and a multibillionaire, Bill Gates is ranked 18th. While he rose to prominence in the tech world, he now devotes much of his time to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
CNN – 57.2 Million Followers
CNN, which quickly knocked Demi Lovato out of the list, is now ranked 19. Although not as famous as its breaking news sister account @CNNBRK, which is now ranked 16th, this news account has recently hit a massive 55 million followers.
Britney Spears – 55.9 Million Followers
Britney Spears makes it to the top 20 on our list. She’s maintained her career as a worldwide teen star amid a mix of controversy and success. Despite being surpassed by other music performers today, she is still one of the world’s most famous celebrities.
Her Twitter feed is typical. Personal posts and behind-the-scenes videos, and updates on her songs and concerts.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Does It Take to Get A Million Twitter Followers?
If you’re not a celebrity, I will estimate 2-3 years or more, but if your network and interact frequently, you might be able to speed up the process. You can also buy followers, but bought followers commonly unfollow if you or your postings do not entertain them.
The secret to obtaining a million followers is producing good content that entertains or educates the viewers. The majority of popular social media platforms are both exciting and educational. Bring something positive into the lives of those who see you, and you will gain a large following.
Who Has the Most Twitter Followers Worldwide?
The 44th and two-term President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, is the most followed account on Twitter. It should be no surprise that holding the world’s most powerful position generates a sizable fan base.
Who Had the First Twitter Account?
Although Jack Dorsey is only 45 years old, he is the oldest Twitter user and has the initial account. His now-famous tweet was the first to be sent to the Twitterverse through SMS. Apart from Ev Williams and Biz Stone, the other two Twitter co-founders were among the original Twitter users.