Ronaldo overtakes Shakira, becomes world’s most liked person on Facebook [See top 20]


Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Shakira to become the most followed person on Facebook with 107,096,356 likes.

Closely following the 30-year-old star is the Colombian singer with 107,087,100 likes.

Ronaldo became the first sportsman to cross 100 million likes last October after joining the site in 2009.

He also has 34 million followers on Twitter but is only 13th on that list with Katy Perry leading on 66.6 million followers.

Justin Bieber, Barack Obama, Taylor Swift, YouTube, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Ellen DeGeneres, Instagram and Twitter are all above Ronaldo.

But he is the most followed sports star on Twitter.

On Facebook Lionel Messi is the closest athlete to Ronaldo with 78 million likes with former England player David Beckham on 52 million.

Facebook’s top 20 account

Page Facebook likes
1. Facebook for Every Phone 544 million
2. Facebook 170m
3. Facebook Sales Germany 170m
4. Ronaldo 107m
5. Shakira 107m
6. Eminem 98m
7. Vin Diesel 90m
8. Rihanna 89m
9. YouTube 86m
10. Barcelona 83m
11. Real Madrid 82m
12. Michael Jackson 80m
13. Lionel Messi 78m
14. Justin Bieber 77m
15. Katy Perry 77m
16. Bob Marley 76m
17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 76m
18. Will Smith 76m
19. The Simpsons 74m
20. Taylor Swift 74m

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