Niall Horan officially ranks as the #1 Irish person to follow on Twitter and is the first Irish person to hit 30M Twitter followers.
Most followed Irish Based Accounts on Twitter*:
- Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) -30M
- Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) – 4.1M
- Sheamus (@WWESheamus) -4.1M
- Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) -3.1M
- Jack Septic Eye (@Jack_Septic_Eye) -2.8M
- Dara O Briain (@daraobriain) -2.4M
- The Script (@thescript) -2.1M
- Daithi De Nogla (@DaithiDeNogla) -1.2M
- U2 (@U2) -1.1M
- Danny O’Donoghue (@TheScript_Danny) -1.1M
*Source: Social Bakers
- Niall has more followers than all other members of the top 10 Irish based Twitter accounts combined. He has 7.3M/ 24% more. (7,393,805)
- Croke Park could be filled over 408 times with Niall’s Twitter followers.
- The town of Mullingar could be filled over 1.4m times with Niall’s Twitter followers. (20,928)
- Niall’s following is over six times the population of Ireland (4.7M)
- Niall has 32 times the number of viewers who tuned into the 2016 GAA Football Final between Dublin & Mayo (928K).
- Niall’s followers account for just over 6% of golf fans worldwide! (450M)
- 1.25M attended Pope John Paul’s sermon in Phoenix Park in 1979. Niall’s Twitter followers outnumber this crowd 24 times over.
- Niall’s first Tweet & Retweet was a Retweet of a Justin Bieber status:
- Niall’s most Retweeted Tweet received 752K Retweets and he posted it just after he applied for the X Factor
Other top Retweets: