With millions of followers, modern day celebrities and influencers can wield power and influence like never before. But in pursuit of such influence, are there any taking shortcuts? We’ve analysed the accounts of top 100 most followed Instagram and Twitter users to separate the real from the fakes.

This is the Celebrity Fakes Report.
Influencer / Celeb
IndustryFollowers Instagram Average Instagram Post Likes Instagram Engagement Rate Fake Followers
#1
anacheri
Ana Cheri
@anacheri
Fitness12.5M104.2k0.95%41.69%
#2
anllela_sagra
Anllela Sagra
@anllela_sagra
Fitness11.7M184.7k1.19%36.27%
#3
jayalvarrez
Jay Alvarrez
@jayalvarrez
Influencer6.3M250.3k3.86%35.30%
#4
jenselter
Jen Selter
@jenselter
Fitness12.6M67.2k0.49%34.02%
#5
rosiehw
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
@rosiehw
Model11.5M119.1k1.10%33.23%
#6
sommerray
Sommer Ray
@sommerray
Influencer25.3M710.5k3.59%32.28%
#7
tammyhembrow
Tammy Hembrow
@tammyhembrow
Influencer11.4M268.7k2.38%31.19%
#8
angelcandices
Candice Swanepool
@angelcandices
Model14.4M136.4k1.10%30.92%
#9
michelle_lewin
Michelle Lewin
@michelle_lewin
Fitness13.7M132.2K0.98%30.82%
#10
bellahadid
Bella Hadid
@bellahadid
Model32M723.2k2.29%30.53%
#11
sofiarichie
Sofia Richie
@sofiarichie
Model6.4M249.9k3.82%29.17%
#12
oliviapalermo
Olivia Palermo
@oliviapalermo
Influencer6.4M54.6K0.85%29.17%
#13
katyperry
Katy Perry
@katyperry
Musician103M871.3k0.53%27.56%
#14
hudabeauty
Huda Kattan
@hudabeauty
Influencer46.5M110.6k0.22%27.35%
#15
shaymitchell
Shay Mitchell
@shaymitchell
Actor28.4M684.3K2.42%27.32%
#16
kourtneykardash
Kourtney Kardashian
@kourtneykardash
Reality star98.3M1.2M1.22%27.31%
#17
nickiminaj
Nicki Minaj
@nickiminaj
Musician120M2.1M1.81%27.26%
#18
justintimberlake
Justin Timberlake
@justintimberlake
Musician59.2M434.1k0.43%27.09%
#19
thenewclassic
Iggy Azalea
@thenewclassic
Musician13.6M527.8k4.20%27.08%
#20
emrata
Emily Ratajkowski
@emrata
Model26.7M865.1k3.41%26.78%
#21
ddlovato
Demi Lovato
@ddlovato
Musician91M1.2M0.79%26.42%
#22
kimkardashian
Kim Kardashian
@kimkardashian
Reality star182M3.0M1.65%26.40%
#23
mileycyrus
Miley Cyrus
@mileycyrus
Musician112.1M380.4k0.34%26.37%
#24
khloekardashian
Khloe Kardashian
@khloekardashian
Reality star118M1.5M1.69%26.22%
#25
jlo
Jennifer Lopez
@jlo
Musician127M849.9k0.70%26.21%
#26
gigihadid
Gigi Hadid
@gigihadid
Model55.7M1.8M1.95%25.92%
#27
camerondallas
Cameron Dallas
@camerondallas
Influencer21.5M229.2k0.76%25.70%
#28
kendalljenner
Kendall Jenner
@kendalljenner
Reality star135M3.9M3.12%25.65%
#29
arianagrande
Ariana Grande
@arianagrande
Musician196M3.6M1.85%25.50%
#30
britneyspears
Britney Spears
@britneyspears
Musician25.9M316.5k1.29%25.50%
#31
taylorswift
Taylor Swift
@taylorswift
Musician138M2.0M1.49%25.28%
#32
kyliejenner
Kylie Jenner
@kyliejenner
Reality star188M6.6M3.52%25.22%
#33
justinbieber
Justin Bieber
@justinbieber
Musician143M1.5M1.06%25.22%
#34
rondarousey
Ronda Rousey
@rondarousey
Athlete13.1M59.9k0.36%25.10%
#35
serenawilliams
Serena Williams
@serenawilliams
Athlete12.5M281.9K2.25%25.02%
#36
chiaraferragni
Chiara Ferragni
@chiaraferragni
Fashion20.6M485.2k2.25%25.01%
#37
kingjames
LeBron James
@kingjames
Athlete69.5M2.7M2.68%24.76%
#38
jakepaul
Jake Paul
@jakepaul
Influencer13.2M490.7k3.15%24.67%
#39
selenagomez
Selena Gomez
@selenagomez
Musician185M1.5M0.84%24.66%
#40
camilacoelho
Camila Coelho
@camilacoelho
Influencer8.9M92.2k1.18%24.43%
#41
niallhoran
Niall Horan
@niallhoran
Musician25M695.6K2.93%24.40%
#42
badgalriri
Rihanna
@badgalriri
Musician86M1.7M1.52%24.31%
#43
beyonce
Beyonce Knowles
@beyonce
Musician151M2.2M1.46%24.23%
#44
champagnepapi
Drake
@champagnepapi
Rapper70.1M1.5M1.92%24.20%
#45
chrissyteigen
Chrissy Teigen
@chrissyteigen
Model30.8M534.0k1.84%23.85%
#46
nikkietutorials
Nikkie De Jager
@nikkietutorials
Influencer14.2M436.2k2.98%23.72%
#47
gianlucavacchi
Gianluca Vacchi
@gianlucavacchi
Fashion16.8M608.6k3.71%23.56%
#48
theellenshow
Ellen DeGeneres
@theellenshow
Entertainer92.1M247.2k0.28%23.50%
#49
cristiano
Cristiano Ronaldo
@cristiano
Athlete234M6.8M3.17%23.40%
#50
kevinhart4real
Kevin Hart
@kevinhart4real
Entertainer96.7M482.3k0.61%23.31%
#51
therock
Dwayne Johnson
@therock
Actor192M1.0M0.58%22.80%
#52
priyankachopra
Priyanka Chopra
@priyankachopra
Actor55.8M1.1M2.02%22.58%
#53
espn
ESPN
@espn
Sports channel16.8M206.1k1.22%22.48%
#54
loganpaul
Logan Paul
@loganpaul
Influencer18.1M747.7k4.17%22.43%
#55
ksi
Olajide Olatunji (KSI)
@Ksi
Influencer8.3M690.4k7.49%22.41%
#56
lelepons
Eleonora Pons
@lelepons
Influencer41.4M1.5M3.86%22.33%
#57
luissuarez9
Luis Suarez
@luissuarez9
Athlete38.1M536.7K1.41%22.22%
#58
floydmayweather
Floyd Mayweather
@floydmayweather
Athlete23.6M164.8k0.87%22.06%
#59
ladygaga
Lady Gaga
@ladygaga
Musician43M1.1M2.59%21.91%
#60
sportscenter
SportsCenter
@sportscenter
Sports channel18.3M349.6k2.07%21.88%
#61
kunaguero
Sergio Aguero
@kunaguero
Athlete14M305.6k4.81%21.86%
#62
garethbale11
Gareth Bale
@garethbale11
Athlete43.1M658.7k1.10%21.81%
#63
leomessi
Lionel Messi
@leomessi
Athlete161M3.7M2.32%21.63%
#64
stephencurry30
Stephen Curry
@stephencurry30
Athlete30.9M756.2k12.56%21.50%
#65
iamzlatanibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
@iamzlatanibrahimovic
Athlete43.7M766.8k2.05%21.42%
#66
shakira
Shakira
@shakira
Musician67.8M732.7k1.16%21.00%
#67
realmadrid
Real Madrid CF
@realmadrid
Athlete90M877.7K0.99%20.94%
#68
dualipa
Dua Lipa
@dualipa
Musician49.8M1.6M3.19%20.82%
#69
jimmyfallon
Jimmy Fallon
@jimmyfallon
Entertainer18M185.7k0.90%20.61%
#70
davidbeckham
David Beckham
@davidbeckham
Athlete63.8M959.7k1.58%20.57%
#71
mosalah
Mohamed Salah
@mosalah
Athlete39.7M1.4M3.76%20.41%
#72
beingsalmankhan
Salman Khan
@beingsalmankhan
Actor34.5M1.1M4.80%20.14%
#73
ronaldinho
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira
@ronaldinho
Athlete51.4M690.7k1.49%20.04%
#74
iamsrk
Shah Rukh Khan
@iamsrk
Actor22.2M1.1M4.90%19.97%
#75
neymarjr
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
@neymarjr
Athlete140M1.7M1.21%19.96%
#76
paulnicklen
Paul Nicklen
@paulnicklen
Photographer6.6M100.8K1.53%19.88%
#77
dixiedamelio
Dixie D'Amelio
@dixiedamelio
Influencer15.3M1.2M13.45%19.85%
#78
emmawatson
Emma Watson
@emmawatson
Actor57.6M983.3k1.71%19.74%
#79
kayla_itsines
Kayla Itsines
@kayla_itsines
Fitness12.6M37.7k0.28%19.61%
#80
virat.kohli
Virat Kohli
@virat.kohli
Athlete71.4M2.4M3.41%19.61%
#81
oprah
Oprah Winfrey
@oprah
Entertainer19.2M188.7K1.09%19.60%
#82
muradosmann
Murad Osmann
@muradosmann
Photographer3.9M78.4K1.98%19.51%
#83
brunomars
Bruno Mars
@brunomars
Musician22.4M689.1k2.99%19.50%
#84
jamieoliver
Jamie Oliver
@jamieoliver
Chef8.2M51.0k0.59%19.46%
#85
wizkhalifa
Wiz Khalifa
@wizkhalifa
Rapper31M450.3k1.00%19.41%
#86
caiocastro
Caio Castro
@caiocastro
Actor19.4M259.5k1.76%18.87%
#87
akshaykumar
Akshay Kumar
@akshaykumar
Actor43.1M1.3M2.89%18.75%
#88
yemialade
Yemi Alade
@yemialade
Musician11.6M28.2k0.22%18.61%
#89
fedez
Frederico Lucia
@fedez
Musician10.8M589.9k5.60%18.39%
#90
iamcardib
Balcalis 'Cardi B' Almanzar
@iamcardib
Musician72M2.9M4.13%18.34%
#91
narendramodi
Narendra Modi
@narendramodi
Politician46.3M2.3M4.98%18.21%
#92
zachking
Zach King
@zachking
Influencer23.5M757.3k3.71%18.21%
#93
davikah
Davika Hoorne
@davikah
Actor11.4M275.2k2.39%18.09%
#94
nasa
NASA
@nasa
Space agency59.9M1.1M1.60%18.09%
#95
thisisbillgates
Bill Gates
@thisisbillgates
Entrepreneur5.9M257.3k4.31%17.68%
#96
charlidamelio
Charli D'Amelio
@charlidamelio
Influencer25.6M4.4M19.35%17.65%
#97
raditya_dika
Raditya Dika
@raditya_dika
Actor15.8M219.9k1.21%17.26%
#98
realdonaldtrump
Donald Trump
@realdonaldtrump
Politician21.2M424.8k2.88%17.25%
#99
pewdiepie
Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie)
@pewdiepie
Influencer20.9M2.4M11.56%17.03%
#100
barackobama
Barack Obama
@barackobama
Politician30.9M1.2M3.87%16.93%
#101
jeffreestar
Jeffree Star
@jeffreestar
Influencer15.4M1.1M6.15%16.59%
#102
tiwasavage
Tiwa Savage
@tiwasavage
Musician11.8M151.7k0.96%16.48%
#103
wizkidayo
Ayodeji Balogun
@wizkidayo
Musician11m291.0k1.79%16.24%
#104
davidoofficial
Davido Adeleke
@davidoofficial
Musician17.4M241.7k1.39%16.20%
#105
funkejenifaakindele
Funke Akindele Bello
@funkejenifaakindele
Actor11.4M74.3k0.45%16.05%
#106
thenotoriousmma
Conor Mcgregor
@thenotoriousmma
Athlete36.7M841.1k3.28%15.70%
#107
jamescharles
James Charles
@jamescharles
Influencer19.9M1.8M10.28%15.33%
#108
milliebobbybrown
Millie Bobby-Brown
@milliebobbybrown
Actor34.5M2.1M6.50%15.19%
#109
addisonraee
Addison Rae
@addisonraee
Influencer24.7M4.3M18.92%14.59%
#110
chomismaterialgirl
Araya Alberta Hargate
@chomismaterialgirl
Influencer10M231.7k2.52%14.57%
#111
avani
Avani Gregg
@avani
Influencer12.2M1.6M13.77%13.33%
#112
harrystyles
Harry Styles
@harrystyles
Musician30.2M257.9k24.34%13.33%
#113
daviddobrik
David Dobrik
@daviddobrik
Influencer13.9M2.0M17.61%12.74%
#114
willsmith
Will Smith
@willsmith
Actor47.6M912.9k2.20%12.71%
#115
billieeilish
Billie Eilish
@billieeilish
Musician65.6M4.6M6.79%12.71%
#116
madelame
Madelaine Petsch
@madelame
Actor20.2M1.8M11.30%11.05%
#117
joannagaines
Joanna Gaines
@joannagaines
Influencer12.6M559.1k2.35%10.72%
#118
ncentineo
Noah Centineo
@ncentineo
Actor19.1M1.6M5.55%9.89%
About
Data recorded via Modash.io and SparkToro between the dates of the 3rd-6th of August 2020. Top 100 follower information was sourced from the most up to date online sources, including Social Blade and Wikipedia.