Top 20 the most Followed Accounts on Twitter in 2021

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Top 20 the most Followed Accounts on Twitter in 2021

With 67M users using Twitter every month, it’s a very difficult job to get the most Twitter followers out of everyone. Competition is tuff and we have come up with a list of such twitter accounts which have the most followers.



Twitter allows the kind of access to celebrities that was earlier never possible. Tweeter made that possible and now anyone can directly speak to the people which they follow. People can follow, tweet, like and share the tweets all across the world. Tweeter has given this liberty to its users.
A huge followers can also be good for selling a products and promoting yourself via tweeter, which explains why so many big names(celebrities ,politicians, business tycoons etc)spend time on this virtual platform.
So we decided to prepare a list of tweeter accounts which has the most followers. Top 20 account are there in the list. We also appreciate your feedback on this, you can share this by commenting on below of this article.Here is the list for you:

20. Demi Lovato (with 54.9 Million followers)

Our first pop star Demi Lovato come at 20th position with 54.9 million followers in our list. The account is named as Team Demi, but it doesn’t look to be managed by Demi herself with all mentions of her in the 3rd person. She previously used to run the account, but quit managing Twitter last year.
She started again in January 2020, and has quickly got millions of new followers and found itself on this list.

19. Bill Gates (with 54.9m followers)

Bill Gates is on the 19th in our list,Bill is one of founders of Microsoft and was on the top of world richest person. While he take his name to the top in the tech world, he now spends a good amount of time working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.Bill gates has 54.9 million followers which are increasing rapidly day by day.


18. Britney Spears (with 55.6m followers)

Another pop star in our list is Britney Spears. Since holding a position of a worldwide teenage sensation, she’s kept up her career through a mix of controversy. she is one of the most famous and well-known celebrities in the world.
Britney spears has 55.6 million follower which are keeps on increasing. All the famous celebrities of the world like Drake, Cher, and Janet Jackson etc. also follower her.
She used to share the updates on her music and tours, behind the scenes videos, and personal posts etc on her tweeter account.

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17. Elon Musk (With 55.6m followers)

Elon Musk is the most popular face in the world now these days and has become a household name over the years, with releasing products from electric cars to rockets. With his interest in crypto currencies like dog-coin and bitcoin and memes shared by him on tweeter, he’s become a magnet for Twitter followers.He has 55.6 million followers and these keep on increasing.


16. Twitter (With 59.3m followers)

Another account with most of the followers is Twitter, Not exactly a surprise that the account of the platform we are talking about and lots of users spend lots of time is Twitter with 59.3 million of followers. People follow this account because the latest news and developments are being shared here, or because they just really like Twitter that’s why they follow it.
Along with new updates, new changes, new functionality and many more things twitter share on its official twitter handle.

15. CNN Breaking News (With 61.1m followers)

Next it’s the only news organization on our list which comes at 15th position. It’s the CNN’s breaking news twitter account. A lot of people use Twitter to keep abreast of what’s happening in the world and what are the latest trending news around the world.
The account is exactly what you’d expect: regular updates on the biggest stories from around the world, latest and breaking news, business news etc.

14. Justin Timberlake (With 63.6m followers)

Ex-boy band star, now very successful solo artist, Timberlake has converted this fame into 63.6 millions of Twitter followers.
Maybe we shouldn’t be get surprised about Timberlake’s social media savviness after his appearance in the movie The Social Network

There was not a big amount of promotion on his Twitter handle, with much more weighting to videos and pictures of his personal comings and goings. Much more like an Instagram page used by the big stars.


13. Selena Gomez (With 64.9m followers)

Pop stars really do well on Twitter and Selena is one of them. She’s one of the biggest actress in the world as well as a big superstar, so again, there is no surprise she’s made her position for this list.

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Selena is the 9th most influential woman on the Twitter and you can easily find that Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, and Emma Watson are also following her on twitter. She has total 64.9 Million of twitter followers which are keep on increasing.
Selena shares her music for promotion and acting videos as well which are like by most of her follower and that’s why she getting lots of love from her followers

12. Narendra Modi (With 68.7m followers)

First much popular politician in the list is India’s Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. He is using Twitter user since 2009, realizing early on the effect of social media can have on politics.
Having his party BJP been in power since 2014, his following has keep on increasing day by day. Modi uses his account to shares the official information which he wants to share with the world as well as people of India. He has been captured sometimes doing campaigns for his party, talks about issues affecting India like corona and other important topics, and tweets about diplomacy between his country and others.

Narendra Modi is one of the top leaders of the world and has 68.7 million followers.

11. Kim Kardashian West (With 69.6m followers)

Kim Kardashian and social media are inextricably linked with each other. The world famous model and TV celebrity has garnered a huge following on every social media platform which she starts using.

She is the 4th most influential woman on Twitter with 69.6 million followers. Ariana Grande, Sofia Vergara, Serena Williams and many other celebrities are the followers of her on her twitter account.
She is using her account for a lot of promotional stuff (particularly around her KKW Beauty company) along with some interesting updates about her life.

10. YouTube (With 73.9m followers)

YouTube is come at 10th in our list with 73.9 million followers. As you all know YouTube is a hub for videos and holding the 2nd top site according to Alexa, YouTube’s popularity all across the internet gives them one of the most successful accounts on Twitter.


YouTube shares popular and trending video clips and latest updates about policy, version updates of application and other official information which they want to convey to its users. YouTube has become more popular now these days and keep on increasing its followers on the daily basis.

9. Ellen DeGeneres (With 78.3m followers)

This is the 9th most followed account on the twitter with 78.3 Million followers. Ellen DeGeneres is the host of our second talk show which is very popular. Host of the most popular Ellen show, her huge viewing figures have made her popular and trendy on Twitter too.

Technically, her account is for her show (the handle being @TheEllenShow), and used to share the pictures and clips that help to promote the show.


8. Ariana Grande (With 83.2m followers)

Ariana Grande is also a popular face on the internet with huge fan following. Her twitter account has 83.2 million of followers which are keeps on increasing and we can not assume and say where it will get stop. She is always a trending face on social media as well as on news, she’s rarely been away from the headlines. With the launch of her song ‘thank u, next’ comes up with a storm on Twitter.
Some popular celebrities like Jared Leto, Harry Styles, and Lindsay Lohan.also one of the follower of Ariana Grande.

7. Lady Gaga (With 83.7m followers)

With huge successes in music industry and acting profession, particularly with her recent performance in the film A Star is Born, Lady Gaga finds herself as the 6th position in the most followed person on the Twitter.
She is the 3rd most influential woman on the Twitter which is a very big thing, Miley Cyrus, David Guetta, and Oprah Winfrey etc. involved in her list of followers.

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She mostly shares updates on her music and acting, along with the activities of her Born This Way Foundation on her twitter account.

6. Taylor Swift (With 88.5m followers)

The one more name in our list is Taylor Swift. Being one of the most famous and popular pop star in this world, she has 88.5 million followers on twitter which not really very surprising.

Swift is also in the list of one of the most influential person on twitter. Interesting this is Taylor tweets very less.

In 2020, she tweeted just over 22 times and that was it.


5. Cristiano Ronaldo (With 92.2m followers)


One of the strong sports personality on the list, Cristiano Ronaldo, who is the best footballer on the earth with 92.2 Million followers which are crazy to see him. Apart from playing for the Portuguese national team, he’s had part of the biggest clubs in the world including Juventus F.C, Real Madrid, and Manchester United.

He is the 4th most influencing man on Twitter, Lil Wayne, Jack Dorsey (as in the CEO of Twitter), and Usain Bolt are the celebrities’ who are in his followers list.


He mostly shares pictures of him and his family simply hanging out and having fun and spending quality time with each other.

4. Rihanna (With 102.4m followers)


Another musician in our list Who is very trendy and popular on the world of social media, that is none other than the megastar and beauty product entrepreneur, Rihanna. She has huge amount of followers who loves and respect her the most. She has 102.4 million followers.

Rihanna’s Twitter account has the content normally promotional stuff, but also includes more personal tweets which shares sometimes, such as shoutouts to collaborators and political posts etc. which always pull her into the limelight.

3. Katy Perry (With 109m followers)


In third place of our list we have Katy Perry, world famous pop star and girl kisser with 109 million followers on twitter. She started singing in churches, Perry has now launched herself as one of the biggest music acts on the planet.
She is the 2nd most influencing woman on Twitter, Perry is followed by four members of One Direction Alicia Keys, and Neil Patrick Harris.
Possibly explaining her high count, Perry uses this platform to share her own thoughts and personal messages, rather than flooding the feed with promotional tweets (although they come up every so often too with her personal tweets).

2. Justin Bieber (With 114m followers)


Justin Bieber get the fame from his song “Baby” in 2010, Since then he’s remained in the limelight, updating his style and look as he’s got older, and becoming one of the biggest stars of the world with 114 million followers.

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Jaden Smith, Queen Latifah, and Iggy Azalea etc. are the popular personalities who are there in his followers list. He’s also the 7th most influencer man on the Twitter.He use to share some random thoughts and his personal pictures and very few promotional posts.


1. Barack Obama (With 129.7m followers)


The person with most followers on twitter and comes at first place in our list is two-term President of the United States, Barack Obama. He is very humble and amazing personality in the world and people respect him a lot and that’s why he has 129 million followers on twitter and no one is close to him.

With the presidency behind him, Obama mostly shares posts about his other activities, such as the work being done by his Obama Foundation.

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