List of most-followed Twitter accounts

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This list contains the top 50 accounts with the most followers on the social media platform Twitter. Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Cristiano Ronaldo top the list, with over 100 million followers each.

Most followed accounts on Twitter[edit]

The following table lists the top 50 most-followed accounts on Twitter, with each total rounded to the nearest hundred thousand, as well as the profession or activity of each user.[1] Account totals and monthly changes in ranking were last updated on December 4, 2022.

The list includes, without ranking them, accounts that were suspended (by Twitter) or deactivated (by the user) while they had enough followers to be part of the top 50, such as Ariana Grande.[2]

Rank Change Account name Owner Brand
Occupation Country
1 Steady @BarackObama Barack Obama 133.2 44th President of the United States  United States
2 Increase @elonmusk Elon Musk 119.9 Business magnate, engineer, and owner of Twitter  United States
3 Decrease @justinbieber Justin Bieber 113.6 Musician  Canada
4 Steady @katyperry Katy Perry 108.7 Musician  United States
5 Steady @rihanna Rihanna 107.3 Musician  Barbados
6 Increase @Cristiano Cristiano Ronaldo 105.6 Football player  Portugal
7 Steady @taylorswift13 Taylor Swift 92.0 Musician  United States
8 Increase @realDonaldTrump Donald Trump 87.8 45th President of the United States  United States
9 Decrease @ladygaga Lady Gaga 84.9 Musician and actress  United States
10 Increase @narendramodi Narendra Modi 84.7 Prime Minister of India  India
11 Decrease @YouTube YouTube Yes 77.9 Online video sharing platform  United States
12 Decrease @TheEllenShow Ellen DeGeneres 76.9 Comedian and television host  United States
13 Decrease @KimKardashian Kim Kardashian 74.3 Television personality and businesswoman  United States
14 Decrease @NASA NASA Yes 67.6 Space agency  United States
15 Decrease @selenagomez Selena Gomez 66.4 Musician and actress  United States
16 Decrease @Twitter Twitter Yes 65.0 Social media platform  United States
17 Decrease @cnnbrk CNN Breaking News Yes 64.0 News channel  United States
18 Decrease @jtimberlake Justin Timberlake 62.7 Musician and actor  United States
19 Decrease @BillGates Bill Gates 61.2 Businessman and philanthropist  United States
20 Decrease @CNN CNN Yes 60.7 News channel  United States
21 Decrease @neymarjr Neymar 59.5 Football player  Brazil
22 Decrease @britneyspears Britney Spears 56.0 Musician  United States
23 Decrease @nytimes The New York Times Yes 54.7 Newspaper  United States
24 Decrease @ddlovato Demi Lovato 53.9 Musician and actress  United States
25 Decrease @shakira Shakira 53.2 Musician  Colombia
26 Decrease @KingJames LeBron James 52.4 Basketball player  United States
27 Decrease @imVkohli Virat Kohli 52.2 Cricket player  India
28 Decrease @PMOIndia PMO India Yes 51.6 Office of the Prime Minister of India  India
29 Decrease @BBCBreaking BBC Breaking News Yes 51.4 News channel  United Kingdom
30 Decrease @jimmyfallon Jimmy Fallon 51.2 Comedian and television host  United States
31 Decrease @SrBachchan Amitabh Bachchan 48.1 Actor  India
32 Decrease @BTS_twt BTS 47.8 Musicians  South Korea
33 Decrease @MileyCyrus Miley Cyrus 46.7 Musician and actress  United States
34 Decrease @realmadrid Real Madrid CF Yes 45.8 Football club  Spain
35 Decrease @ChampionsLeague UEFA Champions League Yes 45.7 Football league  Europe
36 Decrease @JLo Jennifer Lopez 45.4 Musician and actress  United States
37 Decrease @akshaykumar Akshay Kumar 45.4 Actor  Canada
38 Decrease @FCBarcelona FC Barcelona Yes 45.2 Football club  Spain
39 Decrease @BeingSalmanKhan Salman Khan 44.6 Actor  India
40 Decrease @espn ESPN Yes 43.6 Sports channel  United States
41 Decrease @BrunoMars Bruno Mars 43.1 Musician  United States
42 Decrease @Oprah Oprah Winfrey 43.0 Television personality  United States
43 Decrease @iamsrk Shah Rukh Khan 42.8 Actor  India
44 Decrease @bts_bighit BTS 42.2 Musicians  South Korea
45 Decrease @SportsCenter SportsCenter Yes 41.3 Sports channel  United States
46 Decrease @NiallOfficial Niall Horan 41.1 Musician  Ireland
47 Decrease @NBA NBA Yes 41.1 Basketball league  United States
48 Decrease @KylieJenner Kylie Jenner 40.3 Television personality and businesswoman  United States
49 Decrease @Drake Drake 39.8 Rapper  Canada
50 Decrease @BBCWorld BBC World News Yes 39.0 News channel  United Kingdom
As of December 4, 2022

Deactivated or suspended accounts[edit]

Account name Owner Brand
Occupation Country
@ArianaGrande[2] Ariana Grande 85.2 Musician and actress  United States

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Top 100 most followed Twitter accounts". Social Blade. Archived from the original on January 2, 2022. Retrieved October 15, 2022.
  2. ^ a b Roberts, Kayleigh (December 26, 2021). "Ariana Grande Deleted Her Twitter Account for Christmas and PPL Are *Very* Concerned". Cosmopolitan. Archived from the original on December 27, 2021. Retrieved January 1, 2022.