List of 100 most followed Twitter accounts worldwide for 2021

most followed twitter accounts 2021

As we step into the new year it is hard to ignore 2020 for the crazy year it has been. Its also hard to ignore the people who made this a crazy year so we are trying to look at the list of most followed Twitter accounts worldwide

This list is sourced by SocialBakers

First lets look at some of the most interesting insights from the list:

  1. The most followed twitter account is of Barack Obama @BarackObama with almost 127 million followers. He is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017
  2. The world loves American music as we see that 5 out of 10 of the most followed Twitter accounts worldwide are of American singers (Did you know Justin Bieber is Canadian, not American)
  3. On June 16, 2017, American singer Katy Perry became the first to exceed 100 million followers.
  4. On February 3, 2019, American singer Demi Lovato deleted her Twitter account after being involved in a controversy. At the time, she was ranked 14th and had over 57 million followers.
  5. Indian celebrities have quite the following including Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India), Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Indian cricket stars Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli.
  6. Joe Biden, 46th President elect of the United States of America ranks at #97 with just around 21 million followers.
  7. Twitter has announced that twitter accounts of the President @POTUS (currently ranked at #54) and The White House @WhiteHouse (currently ranked at #79) will be wiped clean of followers before being handed over to Biden administration.
  8. The Twitter account of twitter @Twitter itself is ranked at #17 with almost 58 million followers.

Most Followed Twitter accounts worldwide

1Barack Obama (@BarackObama)127 453 525
2Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)113 510 995
3KATY PERRY (@katyperry)109 106 081
4Rihanna (@rihanna)100 165 397
5Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano)90 099 927
6Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)88 582 202
7Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13)87 872 285
8Lady Gaga (@ladygaga)83 133 829
9Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande)80 354 111
10Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)79 412 497
11YouTube (@YouTube)72 685 829
12Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian)68 228 273
13Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)64 447 383
14Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake)64 212 832
15Selena Gomez (@selenagomez)63 993 579
16CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk)59 993 313
17Twitter (@Twitter)58 768 850
18Britney Spears (@britneyspears)55 901 084
19Bill Gates (@BillGates)52 976 745
20Shakira (@shakira)52 624 008
21jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon)51 923 703
22CNN (@CNN)51 613 991
23Neymar Jr (@neymarjr)50 971 062
24LeBron James (@KingJames)48 607 976
25The New York Times (@nytimes)48 525 082
26BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking)46 992 485
27Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus)45 792 773
28jlo (@JLo)45 261 267
29Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan)44 931 583
30Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah)43 454 715
31Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars)43 194 280
32NASA (@NASA)42 672 023
33Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan)41 964 931
34Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk)41 506 559
35Elon Musk (@elonmusk)41 131 976
36Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial)40 871 275
37Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar)40 176 980
38PMO India (@PMOIndia)40 139 599
39Virat Kohli (@imVkohli)39 690 427
40Drizzy (@Drake)39 261 580
41SportsCenter (@SportsCenter)37 311 575
42Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner)36 671 648
43Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real)36 664 456
44Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa)36 518 299
45ESPN (@espn)36 250 119
46Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles)36 090 282
47Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid)35 672 017
48Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson)35 154 179
49Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi)34 980 268
50FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona)34 932 292
51Instagram (@instagram)34 900 093
52Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt)34 740 908
53Liam (@LiamPayne)34 334 569
54President Trump (@POTUS)33 258 092
55Chris Brown (@chrisbrown)32 596 693
56P!nk (@Pink)32 055 489
57UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague)31 857 063
58NBA (@NBA)31 839 593
59방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt)31 627 061
60One Direction (@onedirection)31 514 204
61ye (@kanyewest)30 885 486
62Kendall (@KendallJenner)30 533 261
63BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld)30 310 901
64Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys)30 283 617
65zayn (@zaynmalik)30 112 929
66Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton)30 104 387
67Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik)30 103 813
68Kaka (@KAKA)29 531 564
69Emma Watson (@EmmaWatson)29 282 921
70Khloé (@khloekardashian)28 869 098
71Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien)28 632 007
72Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone)27 713 301
73PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra)26 897 760
74Adele (@Adele)26 877 489
75Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan)26 636 364
76Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes)26 310 096
77Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH)26 231 934
78BTS_official (@bts_bighit)26 163 007
79The White House (@WhiteHouse)26 057 488
80NFL (@NFL)25 847 700
81Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash)25 744 037
82Pitbull (@pitbull)25 558 484
83Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088)25 392 099
84The Economist (@TheEconomist)25 289 828
85Andrés Iniesta (@andresiniesta8)25 096 570
86National Geographic (@NatGeo)25 078 148
87daniel tosh (@danieltosh)24 997 002
88Premier League (@premierleague)24 303 528
89Amit Shah (@AmitShah)24 093 249
90Manchester United (@ManUtd)24 043 201
91A.R.Rahman (@arrahman)23 530 710
92Coldplay (@coldplay)23 287 734
93Marshall Mathers (@Eminem)22 854 503
94Reuters (@Reuters)22 829 292
95Google (@Google)22 536 622
96Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma)22 237 821
97Joe Biden (@JoeBiden)21 856 264
98Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey)21 713 425
99Mrs. Petty (@NICKIMINAJ)21 705 476
100Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag)21 397 042

That’s it. We hope you enjoyed this list.

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