Dwayne Johnson, Millie Bobby Brown Crown Top Actors Social Media Ranking

10:00 AM 1/6/2018

by Kevin Rutherford

That’s seven straight weeks at No. 1 for Johnson on the chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

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Buzz around his new movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle keepsits star Dwayne Johnson at No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors chart for a seventh straight week, ruling on the ranking dated Jan. 10.

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 Jan. 2.

Following Johnson, Millie Bobby Brown of Stranger Things fame rises 10-2, with her co-star, Finn Wolfhard, holding at the No. 3 spot.

Jennifer Lopez and Gal Gadot re-enter the top 10 at Nos. 6 and 9, respectively, as Zendaya and Zac Efron, both in the newly released movie The Greatest Showman, drop outside the top 10.

See the top 10 below (and for the full 25-position ranking, pick up the THR issue dated Jan. 10), and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Comedians and Top TV Personalities charts.

  • 10. Hugh Jackman

    Last week: 9

  • 9. Gal Gadot

    Last week: 22

    In addition to a Dec. 31 photo collage celebrating a 2017 that included the release of Wonder Woman as well as a Saturday Night Live hosting gig, Gadot uploaded a video to Facebook on Dec. 29 of dolphins swimming around her, writing “I might have gotten a little more excited than everyone else.” Her Facebook post likes jumped 156 percent to 544,000 overall.

  • 8. Priyanka Chopra

    Last week: 6

  • 7. Noah Schnapp

    Last week: 8

  • 6. Jennifer Lopez

    Last week: 17

  • 5. Will Smith

    Last week: 4

  • 4. Kevin Hart

    Last week: 2

  • 3. Finn Wolfhard

    Last week: 3

  • 2. Millie Bobby Brown

    Last week: 10

    Brown jumps to No. 2 with a 156 percent boost in all social media conversation, led by 147,000 Instagram comments. The actress best known for portraying Eleven on Stranger Things encountered the number yet again, as she celebrated 11 million Instagram followers in a Dec. 29 photo. 

  • 1. Dwayne Johnson

    Last week: 1