The Twitterverse is a rich and varied place, especially when it comes to influencers on Twitter. In one corner, you’ll find people discussing events of the day. And in another, you’ll find people talking about the latest in technology or swapping opinions on fashion, travel, and the latest celebrity gossip.
Twitter’s top influencers reflect the social media platform’s diversity and broad reach. Get to know some of the most popular Twitter influencers in some of the site’s most popular subject areas.
Top Twitter Influencers By Topic
Top Entertainment/Celebrities Influencers on Twitter
Some celebrities influencers on Twitter are more popular than others. In fact, the top celebrity Twitter influencers with the biggest followings all happen to be in the music business.
The queen of entertainment influence on Twitter, pop star Katy Perry has over 109 million followers. She uses Twitter to keep her fans up to date on her touring dates and album releases, and to give a behind-the-scenes look into her world.
Pop star and top entertainment influencer on Twitter, Justin Bieber, has 105 million followers on Twitter. His stated mission on the site is to “make the world better.”
Rihanna is a top entertainment influencer on Twitter with more than 86 million followers. When she’s not busy making new music, she’s hard at work collaborating with brands like Fenty and Stance, and connecting with politicians to ask them to prioritize girls’ education.
Taylor Swift’s 85 million followers follow the top influencer on Twitter for get the latest news about her tours, songs, and albums.
Lady Gaga is a top entertainment influencer on Twitter who regularly tweets inspiring messages, as well as updates on her career and life challenges to her 77 million followers.
Top Technology Influencers on Twitter
Tech is another popular topic for influencers on Twitter. Some big figures in the field command large Twitter followings and have a considerable amount of reach.
Elon Musk’s big thing these days is getting a rocket into space. The top tech influencer on twitter has more than 19 million followers on Twitter.
Jack Dorsey founded Twitter, and now has more than four million followers. He’s a top tech influencer on Twitter who posts about cryptocurrency and current events.
Tim O’Reilly is the founder of O’Reilly Media, a company that publishes how-to books for a variety of computer languages. As a top tech influencer on Twitter, he has 1.99 million followers. He’s often found tweeting about tech’s present and future.
Guy Kawasaki rose to fame and influence as an evangelist for Apple. Today, he’s trying to repeat his success with Canva, a graphic design startup. The top tech influencer on Twitter has more than 1.5 million followers.
Top Health/Wellness Influencers on Twitter
Although you might not think of health and wellness as a subject for Instagram, it has plenty of interest on Twitter. Here are some of the biggest influencers in the health and wellness sphere on Twitter.
Some chefs revel in producing artery-clogging, blood sugar-raising delights. But chef and top health influencer on Twitter Jamie Oliver made promoting healthy eating his goal. He has well over seven million followers.
Joy Bauer is a top health influencer on Twitter who’s also all about healthy eating. She’s the nutritionist and health expert for the “Today Show,” and has published a few books on healthy eating. She has 259,000 followers.
Dr. Mark Hyman
Dr. Mark Hyman’s mission is to simplify healthy eating. He’s a top health influencer on Twitter who encourages his 154,000 Twitter followers to take back control of their eating habits.
Fit Bottomed Girls
Health influencers on Twitter aren’t only tweeting about food and nutrition. Fit Bottomed Girls often tweet out inspiring quotes, plus workout ideas and tips. They have 90,000 followers.
Chef Dan Churchill is another devotee of healthy eating. He’s a top health influencer on Twitter who’s made guest appearances on shows such as “The Chew” on ABC, and recently traveled to South Korea to give his followers a behind-the-scenes look at food and cooking during the 2018 Winter Olympic games. He has 35,400 followers.
Top Fashion Influencers on Twitter
Fashion can be a lot more intellectual than many people think — it’s not just pretty outfits and attractive photos. The top Twitter influencers in fashion provide a thoughtful look at the industry, plus can’t-miss OOTDs.
Atelier Doré, run by Garance Doré, is a fashion and lifestyle blog with a French twist. Often considered a must-read for francophilic fashionistas, the top fashion influencer on Twitter has 540,000 followers.
Tavi Gevinson launched her fashion blog when she was just 13 years old. Then she started her own magazine “Rookie” a few years later. Today, the top fashion influencer on Twitter has also begun an acting career.
Man Repeller, the blog created by Leandra Medine, isn’t like other fashion blogs. It’s about wearing what you want, even if it turns others off (that’s where the title “man repeller” comes from). The top fashion influencer on Twitter has 388,000 followers, and regularly tackles topics such as friendship, dating, and identity, all while highlighting outfit ideas and fashion trends.
Mary Portas is a top fashion influencer on Twitter with 251,000 followers, a memoir called “Shop Girl,” and a reputation as a leading supporter and consultant for fashion and retail brands in the UK.
Aimee Song, the blogger behind Song of Style, got started in interior design, but quickly switched to fashion. The top fashion influencer on Twitter has 72,400 followers and regularly tweets about the business of fashion and the lack of diversity found there.
Top Travel Influencers on Twitters
Travel’s another big topic on Twitter. Whether you want inspiration or useful travel tips, these are the influencers to check out.
The Frugal Traveler
The Frugal Traveler is a column in the “New York Times” by Lucas Peterson, and a top travel influencer on Twitter with a sizable following — 517,000. It’s where to look if you want tips on traveling on a shoestring.
Gary Arndt has been named travel photographer of the year three times. He’s a top travel influencer on Twitter who’se been pretty much everywhere, and has beautiful photos to prove it. His travel snaps have earned him 171,000 followers.
Rachelle Lucas is here for you if you need help getting your travel ducks in a row. Her 113,000 followers tune in for her travel tips and advice, including packing lists.
Flight attendant and author, Heather Poole, has 102,000 followers on Twitter. She’s a top travel influencer who often tweets about the humor and stresses of airline life.
Wendy Perrin used to work for “Conde Nast Traveler,” but now she’s set out on her own. She’s a top travel influencer on Twitter with 65,900 followers, and often tweets out recommendations on where to travel and when.