Twitter is now the second most popular social Networking website after Facebook. The founder of Twitter was Jack Dorsey who launched Twitter in 2006 and till now this social networking website have over 500 million users. Twitter introduced a 140 character length based post which could be shared with anyone know as tweet. There are about 340 million tweets in one single day on twitter which clearly shows the popularity of twitter. Here is the list of people with the top 10 followers on twitter.
1. Lady Gaga:
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta who is also known as Lady Gaga is the most popular star on Twitter with about 27,033,643 followers. Lady Gaga is following about 138,308 people on Twitter. She joined Twitter back in 2008 and now after 4 years she ranks one on Twitter’s popularity list. Lady Gaga is one the most popular singer who became popular after the release of her first album ‘The Fame’.
2. Justin Bieber:
Justin Bieber is a Canadian musician, song writer, artist, singer and actor, has the second most followers on Twitter. Justin Bieber has 24,900,749 f ollowers on twitter from which he is following about 123,052 people. So far Juntin Bieber has twitted for about 17,164 times. Justin Bieber registered for twitter in 2009. Justin Bieber was discovered in 2009 by American Talent Manager Scooter Braun who came to know about Justin from the video which he posted on Youtube.
3. Katy Perry:
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson who is popular as Katy Perry is an American Singer. Katy Perry became famous in 2008 after her album ‘One of the Boys’. Katy Perry has about 23,079,501 followers on Twitter and out of which she is following just 102 people.Katy’s first album was Katy Hudson which failed on the chart after that she also recorded a solo album which was actually never released but still Katy Perry in the only singer who stayed 52 consecutive weeks at the billboard Hot 100.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, popularly known as Rihana is a very popular US singer. Rihana became popular after her first album ‘Music of The Sun’ and from then she is just climbing the ladders up. Rihanna has about 22,421,960 followers on Twitter out of this huge number she is following about 818 people.
5. Britney Spears:
Britney Jean Spears also known as Britney Spears is an American singer and entertainer. Her debut album was released in 1997 titled as ‘Baby One More Time’ which broke the sales records and now it seems that Britney spears is planning to break records of Twitter followers as currently she has 18,564,964 followers on Twitter which are the fifth highest after the four mentioned above. She is following about 414,474 people on Twitter.
6. Barack Obama:
Barack Obama is the current President of The United States of America who was born in Honolulu in Hawaii. He is the first African American who is elected as the President. Obama has about 17,462,890 followers of Twitter out of which he is following 675,776 fans. Obama was inaugurated as the president on January,20 in 2009 after defeating John MaCain. Since then Obama is serving the country and has started many new policies and even supported many Acts which are helping the country to develop even more.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, popularly known as Shakira is a Columbian Singer who has a large number of fans. She has about 17,128,555 followers on Twitter and she has twitted about 1,437 times on Twitter. She is following just 66 people of Twitter. Shakira is a spanish speaker but she is also able to speak other languages like English, Italian and Portugese. The first two albums of Shakira weren’t successful, so she decided to produce music from her own brand of Music and after then she became popular.
8. Taylor Swift:
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer who started her career in singing at the age of 14. Her album has some blockbuster songs like ‘Love Story’ and ‘You Belong With Me’. Taylor swift has 16,220,940 followers on Twitter and she is following just 78 people. Taylor Swift has Twitted about 1,333 times on Twitter. Taylor swift is also the youngest song writer who has been hired by Sony. She has been rising from her first album back in 2006.
9. Kim Kardashian:
Kim Kardashian is reality TV star, actress and business women. She became more popular after the sex tape which was released and regarding that she was awarded $5million dollars by the court. Kim Kardashian has 15,348,064 followers on Twitter and out of which she is following 171 people. KimKardashian has tweeted about 12,137 times on Twitter. She is a reality star with highest earning of $6 million. In 2011, she got married to a basket ball player Kris humphires.
10. Oprah Winfrey:
Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, actress and also producer at the same time. Oprah Winfrey has about 12,668,821 followers on Twitter from whom she is following just 53. So far Oprah Winfrey has tweeted for about 3,465 times on Twitter. Oprah Winfrey is the host of multi award wininng talk show which has become the top rated of its kind. She has been ranked as the richest African American of 20th century.