There are plenty of opportunities for entertainment online. Thus, the top entertainment influencers don’t all fit into the same niche or category. But, they do all have one thing in common.
They have what it takes to grab hold of and keep hold of an audience’s attention. From musicians to comedians and from models to gamers, here are the top entertainment influencers on YouTube, Instagram and Twitter today.
25 Top Entertainment Influencers
Logan Paul is definitely one of the more controversial entertainment influencers out there. He posts goofy videos on his YouTube channel. But, he fell from grace thanks to a few videos made in poor taste. Although he lost subscribers and brand sponsorships, he still has more than 17 million subscribers.
Jake Paul is Logan Paul’s younger brother and a top entertainment influencer in his own right, with somewhere in the neighborhood of 15 million YouTube subscribers. Although he posts ridiculous prank videos, he started by starring in “Bizaardvark” on the Disney Channel.
With over 100 million followers, Katy Perry remains the most followed person on Twitter and one of the top entertainment influencers. The pop star uses the platform to keep her fans up-to-date on what’s going on with her.
You might know Ariel Martin better as “Baby Ariel,” a performer known for her music videos. The only of the top entertainment influencers still in her teens, Ariel got her start by posting short clips of herself lip-synching on the app Musical.ly, according to People. One of her videos landed on the front page of the app, and the rest is history.
King Bach started on Vine back in the day, where he was the most-followed person on the platform. Although Vine’s no more, Bach is still around, with established followings on Instagram and YouTube. He uses his online fame and influencer to land roles on the small screen, including one on “The Mindy Project.”
Pop star Selena Gomez has the privilege of being the most followed person on Instagram, with over 135 million followers. Her posts are a mix of socially conscious photos about the fight to end gun violence and brand partnerships, such as pictures of her collab with Coach.
Funny woman Colleen Ballinger is the creator of the character Miranda Sings, an awkward wannabe. The character proved to be so popular that Ballinger inked a deal with Netflix to produce a show, “Haters Back Off,” which got two seasons on the streaming service.
Shane Dawson is another YouTuber who makes funny, goofy videos. He’s been on the platform for about a decade and has been able to spin off into creating feature length films, writing a few books and launching a podcast.
One of the most popular shows on Hannah Hart‘s YouTube channel is “My Drunk Kitchen,” where she prepares food while drinking booze. But the entertainment influencer does more than just cook. She’s also got cat videos, dating tips and other clips.