The Most Followed Twitter/X Accounts

As of 2023, there are 528.3 million users on 𝕏/Twitter.

Although Twitter went through a rebrand when Elon Musk bought the platform in 2022 and some users left the platform, 𝕏/Twitter is still popular.

We are going to take a look at the top 10 most followed 𝕏/Twitter accounts raning from _ to _

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1. Elon Musk (165M followers)

Elon Musk

Business magnate and 𝕏/Twitter-owner is the most followed person on 𝕏/Twitter. This does not come as a surprise because of all the controversial things Musk says and does on 𝕏/Twitter. And with him being the owner, posting about updates of the platform as well as listening to users’ feedback, it’s fair for his account to be the most followed account.

But this changed happened recently only and within a few years because Musk had 65 million followers back in 2021. This also makes him the person with a lot of growth compared to all the others in this list.

2. Barack Obama (131M followers)

Barack Obama

The former president of the US has 131 million followers and this makes him the most followed politician on 𝕏/Twitter.

His tweets revolve around current issues as well as the work of his charity The Obama FoundationΒ 

Obama hasn’t had a major growth because back in 2021 he was the most followed 𝕏/Twitter account with 129 million followers.

3. Justin Bieber (111M followers)

Justin Bieber

With 111 million followers, this makes Justin Bieber the most followed artist on 𝕏/Twitter.

This is also not a surprise because Justin Bieber was a fan-favorite since his debut back in 2009 when he was just 15 years old.

Apart from promotional posts, Bieber’s account is also filled with random thoughts and personal pictures that connect with his fans.

4. Christiano Ronaldo (110M followers)

Cristiano Ronaldo

Christiano’s account is another one of those accounts that received immense growth in the past few years because back in 2021 he had 96 million followers and he was under Katy Perry and Rihanna in terms of 𝕏/Twitter followers.

It wouldn’t be a surprise if Christiano over passes Bieber in the few years.

The Portugal football player’s posts revolve around his football matches, promotional content and other personal stuff in both English and his own language to cater to his Portugal fans

5. Rihanna (108M followers)


The Barbados singer is the most followed woman on 𝕏/Twitter with 108 million followers just above Katy Perry.

Most of her posts are about fashion and his model photoshoots.

6. Katy Perry (107M followers)

Katy Perry

Back in 2021 Katy Perry was the most follower woman on 𝕏/Twitter with 108 million followers. At first glance, you may think that Katy Perry lost her followers but that’s not the case.Β 

The 1 million followers that she lost was due to 𝕏/Twitter purging the locked and inactive accounts. This didn’t happen to only her but a lot of other people as well.

7. Taylor Swift (94M followers)

Taylor Swift

Musician Taylor Swift has 94 million followers on 𝕏/Twitter making her the third top followed woman in 𝕏/Twitter.

Her posts revolve around her tours and personal pictures for her fans.

8. Narendra Modi (93M followers)

Narendra Modi

The Indian Prime Minister is the second most followed politician on 𝕏/Twitter with 93 million followers.

His posts revolve around politics and the issue about India and their relating ties with other countries.

The posts are both in Hindi and English to capture both the Indian audience and international audience.

9. Donald Trump (87M followers)

Donald Trump

The 45th president of the USA makes it third to the list of being the most followed politician on 𝕏/Twitter with 87 million followers.

His posts are mostly about politics but is not afraid to say something controversial and this make him and interesting account to followe because you never know what to expect

10. Lady Gaga (83M followers)

Lady Gaga

The American musician and actress Lady Gaga is the fourth most followed woman on 𝕏/Twitter with 83 million followers.

Her posts are about her work and her personal interests. She isn’t afraid to retweet something that may make her lose followers just because it’s against the norm.

Above are the most followed accounts on 𝕏/Twitter. You can also use Glance to study different 𝕏/Twitter accounts and see data such as most engaged accounts, top keywords and much more

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