As Twitter celebrates its 7th birthday, discover Hollywood's most prolific tweeters
Discover Hollywood’s most prolific tweeters
Twitter name: @justinbieber
Follers: 36.3 million (March 2013)
Follow for: After overtaking to Lady Gaga in the most followed stakes, the US teen has been keeping his Beliebers (that’s followers to you and me!) updated on all the hottest happenings in Bieber-land. World tour, VMAs… you name it, it’s here.
Twitter name: @ladygaga
Followers: 35.2 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Second only to Justin Bieber in the most-followed stakes, Gaga is the reigning queen of Twitter. Her little monsters have ensured her account has millions of loyal followers. Those are some dedicated fans!
Twitter name: @katyperry
Followers: 33.8 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Loyal tweeter Katy is rarely off the social networking site and communicates every little detail to her fans.
Twitter name: @BarackObama
Followers: 28.6 million
Follow for: The latest from the White House, policy updates, plus breaking campaign news. After winning a second term as second term as President, his ‘Four More Years’ tweet became the most popular tweet EVER.
Twitter name: @rihanna
Followers: 28.58 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Using Twitter to communicate with her loyal ‘Rihanna Navy’ of fans, the songstress reveals all her latest news on Twitter first, as well as offering a glimpse inside her glam lifestyle with endless pictures. She also used the site to broach her recent reunion with Chris Brown.
Twitter name: @taylorswift13
Follers: 25.2 (March 2013)
Follow for: She’s here, there and everywhere – and if you’ve ever wondered what life is like for a star on the road, Taylor’s your girl! From snaps on stage with Justin Bieber, to backstage with BFF Ed Sheeran and actress Emma Stone and trips around the world, Ms Swift’s followers don’t miss a thing. Wowzers.
Twitter name: @britneyspears
Followers: 24.8 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Ms Spears uses Twitter to offer fans all the latest Britney news first, from her latest shoots to tour news.
Twitter name: @KimKardashian
Followers: 17.5 million (March 2013)
Follow for: She may be best known for her reality TV show, but Kim Kardashian rides high in the Twitter charts as one of the most followed celebrities out there. Unsurprisingly, her account is an unabashed channel for all things Kardashian, with no shying away from self promotion.
Twitter name: @aplusk
Follers: 13.9 (March 2013)
Follow for: On of the first stars to take to Twitter, Mr Kutcher’s a star champion of the social networking site, Tweeting little gems, facts and updates all day long. Look out for A-list Twitpic appearances from his many famous friends, too.
Twitter name: @kanyewest
Followers: 9.3 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Despite rarely logging onto to his Twitter account, Mr West has amassed multi-million followers. Offering less of an insight into his lifestyle, he’ll typically post inspirational pics – think catwalk pics and artwork – and updates on his music. His most recent tweet? ‘Authenticity’. Right then.
Twitter name: @MileyCyrus
Followers: 11.5 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Although her beloved puppies dominate most of her Twitter pictures, Miley is a dedicated tweeter when it comes to updating her followers on all her latest movements. The songstress recently took a break from the site amid split rumours with fiance Liam Hemsworth.
Twitter name: @victoriabeckham
Followers: 5.6 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Mrs B uses her account to break Beckham news – she introduced the world to her baby girl Harper with a Twitter picture – plus latest updates on her fashion line. She’s not a prolific tweeter, but her musings typically prompt endless headlines. Stay tuned!
Twitter name: @justdemi
Followers: 5.5 million (March 2013)
Follow for: No wonder Demi is one of the most famous A-list tweeters. One of Hollywood’s most open celebs when it comes to her account, she’s not shy of posting intimate pics, whether it be holiday snaps or family photos. Since her split with Ashton Kutcher Demi’s tweets have dropped off somewhat – her last entry was 3rd May 2012.
Twitter name: @rustyrockets
Followers: 6.2 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Russell tweets everything from updates on his latest gigs to comments on breaking news. He also uses his account to post message to famous friends, and hit the headlines in 2010 when he posted a pic of make-up-free then wife Katy Perry in bed.
Twitter name: @nicolerichie
Followers: 3.9 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Thanks to her many A-list friends, browsing Ms Richie’s Twitter feed is like taking a sneak peek into the hottest Hollywood diary.
Twitter name: @jamieoliver
Followers: 3.5 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Our very own Jamie has sailed passed the three million mark, with fans lapping up his regular recipes updates. The proud dad often posts snaps of his brood of four, including this adorable snap of little Buddy’s ‘first pint.’
Twitter name: @msleamichele
Followers: 2.4 millions (August 2011)
Follow for: Glee fans worldwide can rely on Lea for the latest updates from the set, including pics of Ms Michele with her favourite co-stars. Her account also reveals the cast really are friends, with the starlet regularly posting updates on Gleek nights out and messages to her fellow castmates, and boyfriend Cory Monteith. Ah.
Twitter name: @AshleyMGreene
Follers: 2.1 million (August 2011)
Follow for: Twilight updates – straight from the set, no less! – insider info and a sneak peek at Ashley’s chats with celebrity friends. We’re there…
Twitter name: @MichelleObama
Followers: 3.3 million
Follow for: Updates on her Let’s Move campaign, as well as insider tweets from the White House and Obama family news.
Twitter name: @CherylCole
Followers: 3.6 million (March 2013)
Follow for: Chezza was late to join Twitter, but now is never far away from the social networking site. The songstress lives and breathes her fans, taking part in chats, and following as many of them as she can. Stay tuned for all the latest on Girls Aloud, plus what she’s up to.