Revealing The Top Account With Highest Followers On Twitter in India
Katyayana Mallaya - Oct 04, 2019
Want to know if your favorite Twitter users make it to the list? Take a look at Twitter stats to check out the top 8 accounts with highest followers on Twitter in India and in the world.
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Top 7 accounts with the highest followers on Twitter in India and the most followers on Twitter in the world 2019
It is always nice and fun to gossip and makes a bet with your friends and co-workers on trivial topics like who is leading the lists of users with the highest followers on Twitter in world. Already tried that with your friends and colleagues? Then, it’s time to take a look at the list below and find out who has highest followers on Twitter in India, in particular, and in the world, in general.
Top 7 accounts with highest followers on Twitter in India 2019
1. Narendra Modi
Landing at the first spot is Narendra Modi, the Indian politician, and government official. Born in 1950 in Vadnagar, India, this 69-year-old man seems to never lose patience when it comes to pursuing his goals then attempts to find a way to get to it earlier.
In power since 2014, he is currently the Prime Minister who has highest followers on Twitter in India with a total of 50.3 million followers. The politician also appears at the 20th spot in the list of the accounts with highest followers on Twitter in the world.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, also known by initialism SRK, is a famous actor, film producer and television personality in India. Having appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films and movies and earned dozens of accolades, he is often mentioned as the King of Bollywood, King Shan and Badshah of Bollywood in the media.
In addition, this successful film star gains 38.9 million followers on his Twitter @iamsrk. Not to mention, most of which come from Asia and the Indian diaspora all over the world.
3. Amitabh Bachchan
Another most influential film actor, film producer, television host and, sometimes, playback singer is 1942-born Amitabh Bachchan. This Indian actor first gained a reputation for his appearance in multiple famous films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar, and Sholay back to the first couple years of 20 centuries. He is also known as the Greatest actor of the century, Star of the Millennium or Big B for his roles in more than 190 Indian films, along with a huge number of accolades.
Amitabh Bachchan lands at the 3rd spot of the list of account with highest followers on Twitter in India with 38.5 million followers on his Twitter, @SrBachchan.
4. Salman Khan
Salman Khan, whose Twitter account is @BeingSalmanKhan with 38.1 million followers worldwide, is a famous Indian film actor, producer, occasional singer, and television personality. The actor has played numerous roles and contributed greatly to the Bollywood industry. He is well-known for his breakthrough role in Maine Pyar Kiya screened in 1989. Thanks to this role, he earned a nomination for Best Actor in Filmfare Award ceremony.
5. Akshay Kumar
Next, we get to know Akshay Kumar. Akshay Kumar byname Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, is a 52-year-old Indian-born Canadian actor, producer, and television personality. Having worked in the Bollywood film industry for over 29 years, he has played more than 100 roles in over 100 films. The actor has notably won the National Film Award for Best Actor for in excellent performance in the highly-scored movie Rustom and two Filmfare Awards.
Overall, Akshay Kumar is among the most prolific and prominent actors of Indian cinema. He is also referred to as Indian Jackie Chan for his performance as a stunt actor in multiple dangerous scenes. In 2019, the actor was the highest paid in India and the 4th highest paid in the world. He currently has 32.1m followers on his Twitter @akshaykumar.
6. Virat Kohli
The sixth most influential Twitter account belongs to the Indian cricketer, Virat Kohli. He is responsible for the captain position in the India national team. In addition, he is currently the leader of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.
Playing as a right-handed batsman in the team, Kohli is often considered as one of the top batsmen in the world. His Twitter, @imVkohli has up to 31.5 million followers, which makes him one of the people with the highest followers on Twitter in India.
7. Prime Minister’s Office
Finally, we got the PMO. The Prime Minister’s Office, short for PMO, is a government ministry of India. It includes the Indian-based immediate staff, together with multiple levels of support staff. Founded in 1947, the government office is headed by the Principal Secretary, currently Nripendra Misra. Its Twitter @PMOIndia is holding 30.5 million followers worldwide.
Top 7 accounts with highest followers on Twitter in the world
1. Barack Obama
Successfully landing at the top of the list with most followers on Twitter in the world is the former president of the United States, Barack Obama. With a total of 11 years of running, he has been voted as the most respectable man of the year. Moreover, Barack Obama outstandingly made it to the spot of the 8th Greatest President of the United States.
During his term, he tried to do his best for the benefits of the people of the country thoroughly. The attempts consist of the expansions of rights and protections of people in the LGBTQ+ community. He has brought about numerous positive changes to the country, notably the Affordable Care Act which has reformed the whole insurance markets.
At the moment, his Twitter account, @barackobama, is holding more than 108.7 million followers.
2. Katy Perry
The second spot belongs to a reputable American singer, dancer, and actress, Katy Perry. The singer is famous for his quirky and upbeat style when it comes to music. The 35-year-old singer is also well-known for her over the top fashion styles. The hits that made her a pop-music superstar are I Kissed a Girl, Teenage Dream, Firework, Roar and Dark Horse.
Katy Perry is currently having 108 million followers on her Twitter account @katyperry.
3. Justin Bieber
Possessing the 3rd spot is the popular Canadian pop and R&B artist Justin Bieber with over 106.7 million followers on his Twitter @justinbieber. First debuting in 2009 with his 29th most viewed video Baby in so far, he career went up smoothly.
However, Justin Bieber was actually discovered via his presence on YouTube. This Grammy award-winning singer has a huge and strong fan base. Some of his latest hits include Let Me Love You, Despacito (Remix) and I'm the One.
Rihanna, byname of Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is a 31-year-old international famous pop-star. Debuted at a young age of 16, the singer is well-known for her hits such as "Umbrella," "SOS," "Take a Bow," "Only Girl (In the World)," "Diamonds," and "Work." Her first album, Music of the Sun sold more than two million copies all over the world.
Posessing edgy image and a unique voice, the pop star has won a lot of awards in the industry, notably the Grammys and MTV Awards. Currently, Rihanna’s Twitter account, @rihanna, has more than 93.5 million followers worldwide.
5. Taylor Swift
Debuting as a country music singer at a very young age of 14, Taylor Swift is loved by a number of music fans all over the world. She is reputable for her intimate music and narrative songwriting style, her songs quickly catch people’s feelings and emotions.
Having sold more than 50 million albums and 150 million singles, Taylor Swift is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Her recently-released album Lover in 2019 has claimed a lot of praises. The talented singer’s Twitter, @taylorswift currently, has 84.8 million followers.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo
Next spot belongs to Cristiano Ronaldo, a professional footballer. Born in Portugal, the 34-year-old expensive player is most of the time considered and widely-recognized as one of the top two players in the world. He has inspired and encouraged thousands of football-players all over the world to keep follower their dreams and passions.
The player’s Twitter account @Cristiano now has more than 80.1 million followers.
7. Lady Gaga
Finally, landing at 7th spot is Lady Gaga, byname of Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. She is a famous singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in 1986, the 33-year-old American singer is famous for her flamboyant dressing-style, provocative lyrics, and powerful vocal. The singer started to gain a reputation for songs like Just Dance, Bad Romance and Born This Way.
Her Twitter account, @ladygaga, has now possessed up to 79.4 million followers so far.
To wrap up
On the whole, those are the lists of account with highest followers on Twitter in India and accounts with highest followers on Twitter in the world in September 2019. So, do your favorite Twitter account make it to the list? Do you win the bet with your friends or your colleagues? Finally, if you are curious about Twitter in particular and the latest news in general, don’t bother to check us out. The greatest news is waiting for you to explore. Stay tuned.