It’s Twitter’s 15th anniversary! To celebrate, we’re bringing you some Twitter stats including the 15 most followed Twitter accounts, the 15 most retweeted tweets of all time, and our 15 favorite tweets!
Twitter Anniversary: 15 Most Followed Twitter Accounts
Check out the list of the most followed Twitter accounts as of March 2021.
- Barack Obama (@BarackObama): 130 million followers
- Justin Bieber (@justinbieber): 114.1 million followers
- Katy Perry (@katyperry): 109.5 million followers
- Rihanna (@rihanna): 102.5 M followers
- Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano): 91.6 million followers
- Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13): 88.6 million followers
- Lady Gaga (@ladygaga): 84.1 million followers
- Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande): 82.6 million followers
- Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow): 79.1 million followers
- YouTube (@YouTube): 73 million followers
- Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian): 69.5 million followers
- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi): 66.4 million followers
- Selena Gomez (@selenagomez): 64.8 million followers
- Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake): 64.1 million followers
- CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk): 61.1 million followers
Twitter Anniversary Top 15 Tweets Of All Time
Here are the 15 tweets that are the most retweeted of all time (as of March 2021):
At the top of the list we have @yousuck2020’s tweet with 4.2 million retweets.
— 前澤友作┃お金贈りおじさん (@yousuck2020) January 5, 2019
At number 2, we have the same account, @yousuck2020, with 3.5 million retweets:
— 前澤友作┃お金贈りおじさん (@yousuck2020) December 31, 2019
Next we have @carterjwm, with 3.3 million retweets:
HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS pic.twitter.com/4SrfHmEMo3
— Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
From one of the most followed Twitter accounts, @TheEllenShow gets the fifth spot with 3.04 million retweets:
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
Next up, we have former 1D member @Louis_Tomlinson with a whopping 2.78 million retweets. #Larry stans know why this is at #6:
Always in my heart @Harry_Styles . Yours sincerely, Louis
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) October 2, 2011
Taking the 7th spot, we have @Rubiu5 with 1.7 million retweets:
— elrubius (@Rubiu5) August 20, 2016
Where are all my BTS fans at?? Coming in at number 8, we have @BTS_twt with 1.72 million retweets:
Never Not 💜 pic.twitter.com/Ag9oUTJvrN
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) May 2, 2020
The most followed account on Twitter, @BarackObama takes the 9th spot with 1.5 million retweets:
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017
@Rubiu5 is back on the list with 1.5 million retweets:
LIMONADA 2.0 🗿
— elrubius (@Rubiu5) September 29, 2018
The last 5 spots are taken by BTS. #BTSarmy how y’all feeling? At number 11, Jungkook posted the following tweet on @BTS_twt. This tweet has 1.39 million retweets:
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) June 9, 2019
Next up is @BTS_twt again with 1.29 million retweets:
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) September 8, 2020
V from BTS posted this tweet to @BTS_twt. It has 1.28 million retweets:
Hi Army😊 pic.twitter.com/ZwsS0sbL2j
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) August 16, 2020
V also posted the tweet that takes the 14th spot. Find it on @BTS_twt with 1.21 million retweets:
정국이 생일축하해요이? pic.twitter.com/KhK7V6g79T
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) September 1, 2020
In last place, Jungkook posted this on @BTS_twt. It got 1.2 million retweets.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) October 8, 2020
Twitter Anniversary: Hollywood.com’s 15 Favorite Tweets
I’m sure that some of your favorite tweets aren’t necessarily by the top 15 accounts or have the most retweets. Ours too. Next you’ll find a list of 15 of our favorite tweets!
me when they open the movie theatres again pic.twitter.com/O0j49FlN1o
— Jam (@thejamked) January 22, 2021
Sameeee! Selfies with the screen + movie theater popcorn = smile on my face!
Congrats to Zoe Saldana for being in the highest-grossing film of all time regardless https://t.co/SUDJVA80SI
— Ashley K. (@AshleyKSmalls) March 13, 2021
Lol! Zoe Saldana is a smart woman
Bring back manly men. pic.twitter.com/Y3XqXX4qaY
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) December 2, 2020
We love Harry for this.
it should be illegal for netflix to start playing previews of scary murder shows when i am simply on the homepage trying to decide on a romcom
— Karen Chee (@karencheee) January 16, 2020
We love our romcoms 💕
why is twitter always at its funniest when the world is collapsing
— nope 🏹 (@LilNasX) January 7, 2021
Twitter knows when we need THE MOST entertainment, duhh
i thought i liked seeing movies but turns out i like eating candy in a dark room where it’s illegal to talk to me
— Cara Weinberger (@caraweinberger) December 11, 2019
“shhhh the movie is playing”
If the Catholic Church won’t marry same sex couples then explain this pic.twitter.com/yJh6K3YJH1
— ✨ (@heyjaeee) March 15, 2021
Go ahead… EXPLAIN!
I want whatever the people who run at 6am have
— Saralicia (@saraliciac) February 8, 2021
Sees the “6am” in this tweet and I’m already exhausted
jennifer lopez in me in
her fifties my twenties pic.twitter.com/TDgQ8OqEub
— niti 🙂 (@NITIN1E) January 20, 2021
JLo really hits different. Share your secrets pleaseeee
the way bella wore this on her first day and everyone was still obsessed w her pic.twitter.com/Ru4ha7bcWd
— stimothée chalamet (@raexiixv) September 5, 2020
It’s the shoes for me.
Can’t believe Harry Styles invented dancing
— Lola Petticrew (@LolaPetticrew) January 1, 2021
We don’t make the rules 🕺
me getting me doing
the vaccine karaoke
I want to do
— becca 💎💁🏻♀️💕 (@thereal_becca) March 10, 2021
Dolly Parton is a legend!
the older I get the more I understand why my mom always said “I’m gonna go lay down”
I too….desire to go lay down at all times
— anna!!!! (@annathropoIogy) September 3, 2019
*goes to lay down after writing this article*
When I use 🙂 this is what I mean pic.twitter.com/eglEsaBqcG
— 𝕁𝕖𝕗𝕗 ♡︎㋛ (@MuhNameizJeff) March 8, 2021
Guess there’s just one thing to add here: 🙂
Invest in your health. Take your vitamins. Drink water. Eat fruits & veggies. Moisturize your skin. Sleep on a decent pillow. Love on yourself.
— Nia Imani 🌍 (@Niabiafoefia) August 4, 2020
That’s it, that’s the tweet.
Let us know which is your favorite on Twitter.
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