Dwayne Johnson Leads Top Actors Social Media Ranking for 4th Straight Week

10:00 AM 12/16/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Johnson reigns over Finn Wolfhard, Zendaya and Kevin Hart on the chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

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The impending release of his new Jumanji film reboot helps Dwayne Johnson hold the No. 1 spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors chart for a fourth consecutive week, holding the top spot on the ranking dated Dec. 20.

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. 12.

Johnson, who leads the ranking for a 21st week in all, leads Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle co-star Kevin Hart on the Top Actors ranking; Hart maintains his No. 4 rank.

Finn Wolfhard, Zendaya (Nos. 2 and 3) and Cara Delevingne (No. 5) round out the top five.

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

  • 10. Jennifer Lopez

    Last week: 8

  • 9. Millie Bobby Brown

    Last week: 2

  • 8. Gal Gadot

    Last week: 9

  • 7. Dove Cameron

    Last week: 5

  • 6. Zac Efron

    Last week: 14

    Efron returns to the chart’s top 10 for the first time since June 14 (the tally’s second week in existence) with the best-performing post on Instagram in the Dec. 6-12 tracking week by an actor, a Dec. 8 photo with Ed Sheeran captioned, “Rockstar.” The post received 3.5 million likes, according to MVPindex, spurring a 131 percent boost in favorites on the service that was additionally assisted by the New York premiere of his new film, The Greatest Showman

  • 5. Cara Delevingne

    Last week: 16

    Zac Efron’s main competition for the top-performing Instagram post by an actor in the tracking came from Delevingne, whose Dec. 10 Instagram post featuring a selfie with a lion in its background (she was in South Africa for a TAG Heuer shoot) earned 3.4 million favorites. 

  • 4. Kevin Hart

    Last week: 4

  • 3. Zendaya

    Last week: 6

  • 2. Finn Wolfhard

    Last week: 7

  • 1. Dwayne Johnson

    Last week: 1

    Though he’s been all over the news cycle anyway as of late with the upcoming release of Jumanji (Dec. 20), Johnson’s most important post of all to share was the announcement that wife Lauren Hashian is pregnant with their second child, a girl, on Dec. 11. Johnson increased 51 percent in conversation across all social media, including 23,000 Facebook comments and 160,000 Instagram comments.