Narendra Modi pips Trump, Biden, Lady Gaga to clock over 90 million followers on Twitter

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now one of the most followed politicians in the world on Twitter with his account crossing a following of 90.2 million, way ahead of world leaders like US president Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. 

PM Modi, on his recent visit to the United States, addressed the US Congress. Photo courtesy: PIB

As per a list released by the World of Statistics on its official Twitter handle on July 9, Modi is the only Indian who is present in its list of the top 10 most followed persons on Twitter.

Modi stands in the eighth position on the list.

Narendra Modi's Twitter following has crossed 90.2 million. Photo Courtesy: Twitter

He is ahead of former US President Donald Trump ( 86.6 million followers) and  American singer and actress Lady Gaga (84.1 million followers).

The list is topped by Elon Musk. He has 147 million followers on Twitter, the company he now owns.

Interestingly, US President Joe Biden remained below Modi in the list as he is followed by  37.3 million followers on the micro-blogging site. 

Sujoy Dhar
Sujoy Dhar

Sujoy Dhar is Group Editor of India Blooms News Service (IBNS), a 24x7 news portal cum wire service. A USA Today writer from India, he was formerly with Thomson Reuters and The Washington Times. He teaches journalism in several US universities.


Which team do you think will win IPL 2023?

  • Chennai Super Kings
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Mumbai Indians
  • Gujarat Titans
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Delhi Capitals
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Lucknow Super Giants
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Punjab Kings
Write your story

Contribute an Article

Learn more