The Top 20 Most Followed Figures on Twitter (Photos)
List ranks pop stars, athletes and politicos alike
Meriah Doty | July 3, 2016 @ 4:23 PM
Last Updated: July 3, 2016 @ 4:51 PM
1. Pop star Katy Perry has just crossed the 90 million Twitter follower threshold, boasting the most number of followers on the social media site.
In honor of the occasion, click through to find which other public figures are nipping at her Twitter heels.
2. Justin Bieber comes in a distant second with 83.9 million followers. Not too shabby.
3. Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has a following that tops 79 million. Squad goals!
The White House
4. President Barack Obama has an impressive 75.8 million followers. Watch out, Tay!
5. Rihanna commands an audience of more than 62 million on Twitter.
6. Lady Gaga has nearly 61 million followers. Her Little Monsters definitely aren't that little.
7. Through her @TheEllenShow handle, Ellen DeGeneres has a following of 60.6 million.