Most Twitter Followers in the world (Updated June 2020)

As of today the most followed person on Twitter is Barack Obama with a huge 115 million followers. We have made a list of the top 50 most follower people on Twitter along with the person's country and profession.

Rank Username Country Profession Followers
1 Barack Obama United States Former U.S. president 115,000,000+
2 Justin Bieber Canada Musician 111,000,000+
3 Katy Perry United States Musician 109,000,000+
4 Rihanna Barbados Musician 96,000,000+
5 Taylor Swift United States Musician 86,000,000+
6 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal Footballer 84,000,000+
7 Lady Gaga United States Musician 81,000,000+
8 Ellen DeGeneres United States Comedian 80,000,000+
9 Donald Trump United States U.S. president 78,000,000+
10 Ariana Grande United States Musician 73,000,000+
11 YouTube United States Video platform 72,000,000+
12 Justin Timberlake United States Musician 65,000,000+
13 Kim Kardashian United States Reality Star 65,000,000+
14 Selena Gomez United States Musician 61,000,000+
15 Twitter United States Social media platform 58,000,000+
16 CNN News United States News channel 57,000,000+
17 Britney Spears United States Musician 56,000,000+
18 Narendra Modi India Prime Minister of India 56,000,000+
19 Shakira Colombia Musician 52,000,000+
20 Jimmy Fallon United States Comedian 52,000,000+
21 Bill Gates United States Businessman 49,000,000+
22 CNN United States News channel 47,000,000+
23 Neymar Brazil Footballer 46,000,000+
24 The New York Times United States Newspaper 46,000,000+
25 LeBron James United States Basketball player 45,000,000+
26 Jennifer Lopez United States Musician 45,000,000+
27 Miley Cyrus United States Musician 45,000,000+
28 Bruno Mars United States Musician 43,000,000+
29 Oprah Winfrey United States Television personality 43,000,000+
30 BBC News United Kingdom News channel 43,000,000+
31 Amitabh Bachchan India Actor 41,000,000+
32 Shah Rukh Khan India Actor 40,000,000+
33 Salman Khan India Actor 40,000,000+
34 Niall Horan Ireland Musician 39,000,000+
35 Drake Canada Rapper 39,000,000+
36 SportsCenter United States Sports channel 36,000,000+
37 Kevin Hart United States Comedian 36,000,000+
38 Wiz Khalifa United States Rapper 36,000,000+
39 NASA United States Space agency 36,000,000+
40 Instagram United States Social media platform 36,000,000+
41 Akshay Kumar India Actor 35,000,000+
42 ESPN United States Sports channel 35,000,000+
43 Lil Wayne United States Rapper 35,000,000+
44 Virat Kohli India Cricketer 35,000,000+
45 Harry Styles United Kingdom Musician 34,000,000+
46 Real Madrid CF Spain Football club 34,000,000+
47 PMO India India Prime Minister of India Office 34,000,000+
48 Louis Tomlinson United Kingdom Musician 34,000,000+
49 Elon Musk South Africa Entrepreneur 33,000,000+
50 Liam Payne United Kingdom Musician 33,000,000+

The majority of the most followed Twitter accounts are based in the United States and the most common profession is Musician.

How did the most followed twitter accounts get so famous? If you look at the list, the top people are either big corporations or already famous people. This makes gathering a following extremely easy as they are already known.

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