Dwayne Johnson, Finn Wolfhard Rule Top Actors Social Media Ranking

10:00 AM 12/23/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Johnson leads the chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, for a fifth week in a row.

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Dwayne Johnson leads The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors chart for a fifth straight week. He leads the list dated Dec. 27, ahead of the rest of the top five: Finn Wolfhard, Kevin Hart, Noah Schnapp and Dove Cameron, respectively.

The Top Actors chart is a ranking of the most popular actors on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, with global data provided by social media analytics company MVPindex. The chart's methodology blends social engagement on the platforms along with weekly additions of followers/subscribers. The latest tracking week ended Dec. 19.

Johnson’s fifth week ruling the chart ties his longest consecutive reign atop the Top Actors chart; previously, he led for five straight weeks beginning on the July 5-dated ranking.

Schnapp re-enters the top 10 of the chart at No. 4 after ranking at No. 12 on the Dec. 20-dated tally. Four others join him as re-entries into the top 10, including Hugh Jackman, whose No. 9 position is his first top 10 appearance since June.

See the top 10 below, and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Comedians and Top TV Personalities charts.

  • 10. Millie Bobby Brown

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    Last week: 9

  • 9. Hugh Jackman

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    Last week: 15

    Jackman returns to the chart’s top 10 for the first time since the June 10-dated ranking with the release of his latest film, The Greatest Showman. He earned 204,000 Twitter likes, up 39 percent, with one post showing off what Jackman wrote was the “first ever live commercial” promoting the movie.

  • 8. Cara Delevingne

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    Last week: 5

  • 7. Gaten Matarazzo

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    Last week: 14

  • 6. Priyanka Chopra

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    Last week: 11

  • 5. Dove Cameron

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    Last week: 7

  • 4. Noah Schnapp

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    Last week: 12

    The Stranger Things actor scored 6.5 million Instagram favorites, a boost of 13 percent, with the top-performing post thanking followers for their support, writing, “I wish you all knew how much I appreciate every one of you guys.”

  • 3. Kevin Hart

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    Last week: 4

  • 2. Finn Wolfhard

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    Last week: 2

  • 1. Dwayne Johnson

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    Last week: 1