The impact of social media has grown exponentially in the past decade. Social media influencing has now become an all-time career option for a lot of young individuals.
But most of the top influencers in the world of social media today are well-established celebrities.
Here are the top influencers today:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
One of the greatest footballers of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo, ranks first in the list of top social media influencers in the world. The Portuguese footballer has a massive following of 517 Million across all of his social media.
This includes 274 million followers on Instagram, 148 million on Facebook, 91 million on Twitter, and 1.7 million subscribers on Youtube.
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2. Justin Bieber
The Canadian pop star is just behind Ronaldo with a following of 455 million people on his social media.
Bieber has 170 million followers on Instagram, 114 million on Twitter, 88 million on Facebook, 20 million on TikTok, and more than 62 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
3. Ariana Grande
Apart from being one of the most successful artists, the American singer-songwriter is one of the most followed celebrities on social media.
The Grammy award winner boasts 230 million followers on Instagram, 83 million on Twitter, 44 million on Facebook, and 24 million on TikTok.
She also has more than 47 million subscribers on her YouTube channels summing up to 429 million followers.
4. Selena Gomez
The American singer and actress enjoy a huge fan following of more than 425 million people. Selena is one of the most selling artists of the past decade.
She has more than 220 million followers on Instagram, 83 million on Facebook, 65 million on Twitter, 27.5 million on TikTok, and around 28 million subscribers.
5. Taylor Swift
Another musician in the top followed influencers list is the American singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift. One of the richest musicians of today, Swift has a rich fan base too.
She has 152 million followers on Instagram, 88 million on Twitter, 77 million on Facebook, and 42 million subscribers for her YouTube channel.
6. Dwayne Johnson
Popularly known by his ring name, ‘The Rock’, Dwayne Johnson is one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He charges around $20 million for every movie.
Apart from this, he is quite popular on social media with a huge following of 342 million fans.
This includes 227 million followers on Instagram, 58 million on Facebook, 35 million on TikTok, 15 million on Twitter, and around 5.5 million subscribers on his YouTube.
7. Katy Perry
Another American singer-songwriter on the list is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, popularly known by her stage name, Katy Perry.
The American Idol judge has 115 million followers on Instagram along with 109 million Twitter followers and 67 million Facebook followers.
She also has more than 40 million subscribers on her channel and 5.5 million followers on TikTok, adding to 338 million followers across social media.
8. Kylie Jenner
The first person from the Kardashian-Jenner clan on the list of top influencers is the youngest self-made billionaire, Kylie Jenner.
The American model cum businesswoman has a following of 333 million across her social media.
This includes 224 million followers on Instagram, 38 million on Twitter, 31 million on Facebook, 28.3 million on TikTok, and more than 10 million subscribers on her channel on YouTube.
The Barbadian singer is one of the richest singers in the world with a net worth of more than a billion dollars.
Apart from being wealthy, she also boasts of a rich fan following that includes 94 million Instagram followers, 98 million on Facebook, more than 100 million on Twitter, and 37 million subscribers, summing up to 332 million.
10. Kim Kardashian
The other member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan on the list is Kylie’s elder sister, Kim Kardashian. Kim has grown from being a reality star to celebrity and social media powerhouses.
She has 319 million followers on her social media, including 213 million on Instagram, 69 million on Twitter, 33 million on Facebook, and 1.8 million subscribers for her YouTube channel.
Social media has turned unknown personalities into celebrities and gave celebrities a chance to engage with their fans.
The top influencers with the most followers across social media have a massive platform to spread their messages. These people with a wide engaged audience also make an ideal sponsor partner.