Dwayne Johnson Leads Top Actors Social Media Ranking for 20th Week

10:00 AM 12/9/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Johnson leads 'Stranger Things' co-stars Millie Bobby Brown and Noah Schnapp on the chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

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Dwayne Johnson rules The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors chart for a third week in a row, while Millie Bobby Brown and Noah Schnapp of Stranger Things rank directly behind at Nos. 2 and 3 on the tally dated Dec. 13.

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. 5.

Johnson becomes the first actor to lead the Top Actors chart for 20 weeks, gathering an 11 percent boost in overall social media conversation in the tracking week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5, according to MVPindex.

Meanwhile, Dove Cameron spends her first week inside the chart’s top five, moving 9-5, while Gal Gadot (No. 9) and Shay Mitchell (No. 10) re-enter the top 10, replacing Cara Delevingne (No. 16) and Priyanka Chopra (No. 20).

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

  • 10. Shay Mitchell

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    Last week: 11

  • 9. Gal Gadot

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    Last week: 18

    The Wonder Woman actress snagged two of the most-liked photos on Facebook in the tracking week, with the leading post – which also earned 2,000 comments – announcing her appearance at the upcoming Ace Comic Con (Dec. 9-10) on New York state’s Long Island alongside fellow Justice League stars Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher and more.

  • 8. Jennifer Lopez

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    Last week: 8

  • 7. Finn Wolfhard

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    Last week: 5

  • 6. Zendaya

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    Last week: 7

    Zendaya’s Instagram photo documenting her appearance at the London Evening Standard Awards on Dec. 3 earned 2.3 million favorites on the service, third-most among actors in the tracking week. In all, her posts racked up 8.5 million favorites, up 16 percent.

  • 5. Dove Cameron

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    Last week: 9

  • 4. Kevin Hart

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    Last week: 2

  • 3. Noah Schnapp

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    Last week: 6

  • 2. Millie Bobby Brown

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    Last week: 3

    Brown helped reveal the good news to Stranger Things fans that the Netflix series had been renewed for a third season with a post to her Instagram, which became the most-liked photo by an actor in the tracking week at 2.6 million favorites. 

  • 1. Dwayne Johnson

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    Last week: 1

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