Twitter is a micro blogging social networking service. It was founded by Jack Dorsey in 2006 and has its headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter originally permitted only 140 characters per tweet but in November 2017, the limit was doubled to 280 characters.
Today twitter has over 321 million users. However, some have attained a reasonable height in their twitter account and has more fans and followers than others. Here are the most followed twitter users in the world.
1. Barrack Obama (110million)
Barrack Hussein Obama is a Kenyan American attorney and a politician. He was the 44th president of the United States and the first African American to be President of the United States. Barrack Obama is the most followed twitter user with 110 million followers.
2. Katy Perry (108million)
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson popularly known as Katy Perry is an American Television personality, Songwriter and singer. Katy Perry is the most followed female on twitter and the most followed musician in the world with 108 million followers.
3. Justin Beiber (107 million)
Justin Drew Beiber is a Canadian musician, songwriter and actor. Justin Beiber is one of the most influential celebrities in the world. He is not just one of the most followed celebrities on twitter but also holds the record of most watched YouTube video of all time. Justin Beiber has 107 million followers.
4. Rihanna (94 million)
Robyn Rihanna Fenty popularly known as Rihanna is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, fashion designer and actress. Rihanna is one of the most influential female celebrities in the world. Rihanna has 94 million twitter followers.
5. Taylor Swift (85 million)
Taylor Swift is an American singer and Songwriter. She became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house at the age of 14. TAYLOR Swift has 85million followers.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo (81 million)
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer. He is a five times Ballon d’Or winner and currently plays for Juventus. Ronaldo is the most followed footballer on twitter. He has 81 million followers.
7. Lady Gaga (80 million)
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta popularly known as Lady Gaga is an American singer, song writer and actress. Lady Gaga has 80 million followers on twitter.
8. Ellen DeGeneres (79 million)
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American actress , comedian, TV host and producer. She has been the host of her TV show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003. She has 79million twitter followers
9. YouTube (72 million)
YouTube is a video sharing platform ow Ed by google. It was developed by three former PayPal employees Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim in 2005. In 2006, google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion. YouTube has 72 million twitter followers
10. Ariana Grande (67 million)
Ariana Grande is an American Singer, Songwriter and actress. She became prominent after featuring in Nickelodeon TV series as Cat Valentine. She has 67 million followers on Twitter