15 Accounts With Most Twitter Followers 2022

“Twitter has peaked” – a term we often hear since Elon Musk has taken over Twitter. Have you ever wondered which Twitter accounts get the most followers, given the growing number of issues and online sensations?

Below are the top 15 accounts with the most Twitter followers in 2022.

Barack Obama (133.2 million)

With over 133 million followers, the former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, has topped our list to be the most followed account on Twitter. It makes sense that being the president of the United States of America gains a lot of followers. But who knew he’d continue to be the most followed account on Twitter five years after leaving the white house?

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Obama’s Twitter account was created in March 2007. And now his tweets mainly contain his day-to-day activities and works carried out by his Obama Foundation.

Elon Musk (118.4 million)

Next on our list, we have the world’s richest person and the present CEO of Twitter, Elon Musk. After Elon’s takeover, Twitter is not what it once was.

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Even if Elon Musk’s unreasonable decision to terminate Twitter employees has caused a lot of controversies, he still ranks highly on our list, with more than 118 million followers.

Justin Bieber (113.7 million)

Justin Bieber has been an internet sensation since he entered the music industry. From his early days to the present, he has been posting random thoughts, updates on his upcoming album, and many other things.

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Justin Bieber moves to third place on our list of the most followed Twitter users with 114 million followers.

Katy Perry (108. 8 million)

Next on our list, we have pop singer Katy Perry. This well-known singer has made a name for herself as one of the top pop performers in the world. 

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The fourth most followed account on Twitter has almost 109 million followers. She made her debut in 2008 with her first single, “I Kissed a Girl,” and is now one of the most influential women on Twitter.

Rihanna (107.2 million)

Now, who doesn’t know Rihanna? This youngest self-made billionaire is a singer, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and actress with her wildly popular singing career and successful fashion and beauty brands.


Rihanna has always been in the spotlight thanks to her enormously popular music career and her lucrative fashion and beauty brands. She has 107 million followers on Twitter and is the fifth most followed account with her regular promotional content. It includes information about her most recent releases and collaborations.

Christiano Ronaldo (105.2 million)

Next on our list, we have world-renowned football player Christiano Ronaldo. Holding the record for the most number of followers on Instagram, he is also the sixth most followed account on Twitter with more than 105 million followers. 

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Ronaldo, who has just ended his contract with Manchester United, will now be seen playing at the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Taylor Swift (91.9 million)

From being the controversial queen to the eleven times Grammy winner, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has made her place on this list. 

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Once again breaking enormous records in the music industry, she also generated a lot of outstanding engagement on Twitter with the release of her most recent album, “Midnight”. On her Twitter account, she has almost 92 million followers.

Donald Trump (87.7 million)

After purchasing Twitter, Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s Twitter account after a long suspension period.

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The ex-president of the United States already had a sizable following before his suspension. And since his return to Twitter, he has rapidly increased that number. Donald Trump has surpassed 87 million followers and is now the eighth most followed account on Twitter.

Lady Gaga (84.9 million)

Next on our list, we have another pop icon Lady Gaga. Ruling the music industry for nearly 17 years, this singer-songwriter and actress has more than 84 million followers on her Twitter account, making her the 9th most followed account.

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She tweets primarily about her upcoming album releases, coupled with information about her acting career and the works of her Born This Way Foundation.

Narendra Modi (84.6 million)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is the 10th most followed account on Twitter. He uses his Twitter account like any other politician.

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With more than 84 million followers, he primarily tweets updates on the nation’s present situation and his government’s plans, initiatives, and successes.

Youtube (77.7 million)

The most well-known and user-friendly online video-sharing service, YouTube, is ranked no. 11th on our list.


With more than 77 million followers, Youtube simply posts short clips and links to videos of creators of this platform on its Twitter account.

Ellen Degeneres (70 million)

Next on our list, we have popular comedian and television host Ellen Degeneres. Mostly famous for her The Ellen Show, she is our 12th most followed account on Twitter.

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Despite her show no longer running, she continues to be one of the most influential on Twitter, with 77 million followers.

Kim Kardashian (74.2 million)

 Kim Kardashian has always dominated Instagram and Twitter with her huge number of Twitter followers.

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This successful businesswoman and tv personality never left the chart. With her promotional beauty brand and daily lifestyle update, she remained the 13th most followed account on Twitter with 74 million followers.

NASA (66.9 million)

Next on our list, we have the international space agency NASA.


With 66 million followers on Twitter, NASA is now the 14th most followed account, thanks to its attempts to share the experiences of its personnel and provide details about the most recent mission.

Selena Gomez (66.4 million)

On number 15th, we have highly successful pop singer Selena Gomez with 66 million followers.


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Her tweets primarily focus on engaging with her followers. And promoting her acting and music career, with the random acknowledgment of her famous pals and her personal thoughts.

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So, these were the top 15 most followed accounts on the social media platform Twitter.