Twitter has a lot of most followed Twitter accounts. The platform is known for the presence of celebrities and politicians. In the early days of the company, people referred to Twitter as a microblogging site. It has now become a venting place for many, and a place to connect with authentic celebs around the globe. If you have got a verified badge, you’re a verified celeb. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most followed Twitter accounts in 2022.
These are the TOP 10 most followed Twitter accounts around the globe:
1. Barack Obama | 132.4 Million
Former president of the United States, Barack Obama is the most followed personality on Twitter with outstanding 132.4 million followers on the platform as of August 1, 2022. His Twitter handle is @BarackObama. You can follow him by clicking @BarackObama.
2. Justin Bieber | 114.3 Million
Famous singer and heartthrob for teens, Justin Bieber has the second most followed Twitter account with whopping 114.1 million followers on the platform as of August 1, 2022. His Twitter handle is @justinbieber. You can follow him by clicking @justinbieber.
3. Katy Perry | 108.9 Million
Famous singer, Katy Perry is third on the list of most followed Twitter accounts in the world in 2022 with more than 108 million followers on the platform (108.9 million). Her Twitter handle is @katyperry. You can follow her by clicking @katyperry.
4. Rihanna | 106.9 Million
Rihanna is also rocking more than 100 million followers on Twitter with an exact figure of 106.9 million as of August 1, 2022. She’s sitting on user @rihanna on Twitter. You can follow her by clicking @rihanna.
5. Elon Musk | 102.5 Million
We all know him, and probably follow him for his witty tweets and jabs. Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and other companies is sitting at number 5, with 102.5 million followers on Twitter. Back in April 2022, he had only 81 million followers, however, as of August 1, 2022, his followers are now 102.5 million in total. His username is @elonmusk on Twitter.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo | 102.4 Million
Who doesn’t know Cristiano Ronaldo? Everyone knows him and he lives in the hearts of people. The award-winning legendary footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo is at number 6, right behind Elon Musk, in the list of most followed Twitter accounts, with 102.4 million followers on Twitter as of August 1, 2022. You can find him at username @Cristiano.
7. Taylor Swift | 90.7 Million
Star singer Taylor Swift is at number 6, with 90.7 million Twitter followers as of August 1, 2022. Her username on Twitter is @taylorswift13. You can follow her for album releases and updates on her life.
8. Lady Gaga | 84.8 Million
Another singer on the list of most followed Twitter accounts. Lady Gaga, known for her music and also films has a total of 84.8 million Twitter followers. Her username on Twitter is @ladygaga.
9. Narendra Modi | 77.7 Million
Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is on the list of top followed Twitter accounts. With 81.2 million followers, Narendra Modi is also one of the most followed politicians on the social media. His Twitter handle is @narendramodi.
10. The Ellen Show | 77.4 Million
Even after some controversies, Ellen DeGeneres, the host of popular ‘The Ellen Show,’ remains on the list of top followed Twitter accounts. However, her number of followers were declined since April 2022. She currently has 77.4 million followers on Twitter. You can find her @TheEllenShow.
These were the top 10 most followed Twitter accounts in history till 2022. We’ll keep this list posted with the latest developments. If we missed any account that’s your favorite, feel free to share in the comments.
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