Dwayne Johnson Leads Top Actors Social Media Ranking for 10th Week

10:00 AM 9/9/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

The chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, also features Kevin Hart, Zendaya, Vanessa Hudgens and Shay Mitchell in its top five.

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Dwayne Johnson becomes the first person to lead The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors chart at No. 1 for 10 weeks, reigning for the third week in a row on the ranking dated Sept. 13. (The chart launched 15 weeks ago, with the list dated June 7.)

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 Sept. 5.

Kevin Hart, who reigns over on the Top Comedians chart, rises 4-2 behind Johnson, while Zendaya, Vanessa Hudgens and Shay Mitchell round out the top five.

See the full top 10 below (and for the full 25-position list, check out The Hollywood Reporter’s issue dated Sept. 13), and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Comedians and Top TV Personalities charts.

  • 10. Gal Gadot

    Last week: 3

  • 9. Nina Dobrev

    Last week: 8

  • 8. Jennifer Lopez

    Last week: 6

  • 7. Rowan Atkinson

    Last week: -

    Atkinson, who posts on social media via his famed Mr. Bean character, accumulated 1.4 million Facebook post likes in the latest tracking week, a 75 percent increase over the previous week’s tally, according to MVPindex. The Facebook posts included a new contest in which followers could take a photo with the character’s teddy bear anywhere in the world to potentially be featured on Mr. Bean’s Facebook page and/or website.

  • 6. Lily Collins

    Last week: 15

  • 5. Shay Mitchell

    Last week: 11

  • 4. Vanessa Hudgens

    Last week: 2

  • 3. Zendaya

    Last week: 21

    Zendaya celebrated her 21st birthday Sept. 1 by soliciting donations via Convoy of Hope those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. But that’s not the only birthday she celebrated; “Happy BEYDAY,” she tweeted Sept. 4 for Beyonce (who turned 36), earning 711,000 Twitter likes in all. 

  • 2. Kevin Hart

    Last week: 4

  • 1. Dwayne Johnson

    Last week: 1