Millie Bobby Brown Lands First No. 1 on Top Actors Social Media Ranking

10:00 AM 11/18/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Brown takes over for Dwayne Johnson at No. 1 on the chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus

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After a steady gain from the top 20 to No. 2 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors chart in the previous three weeks, Millie Bobby Brown takes over the No. 1 spot of the ranking dated Nov. 22.

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 Nov. 14.

Brown, who unseats Dwayne Johnson and his four-week run at No. 1 (he falls to No. 2), leads a chart that also includes fellow Stranger Things actors Finn Wolfhard (No. 3) and Noah Schnapp (No. 8) in the top 10, leading a youth charge at the top of the chart.

Other major gains belong to Priyanka Chopra (13-9) and Deepika Padukone (re-enters at No. 10), the latter returning to the chart’s top 10 for the first time since the ranking dated Oct. 4 at No. 7.

See the top 10 below (and for the full 25-position list, pick up The Hollywood Reporter’s issue dated Nov. 22), and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Comedians and Top TV Personalities charts.

  • 10. Deepika Padukone

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    Last week: -

    Ahead of the release of new film Padmavati in India (Dec. 1), Padukone celebrated the launch of the fall/winter line of her All About You clothing line with nearly two dozen posts on Instagram promoting them, each image forming a piece of a larger photo. Padukone scored 6.7 million Instagram favorites in all, a 548 percent boost.

  • 9. Priyanka Chopra

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    Last week: 13

  • 8. Noah Schnapp

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    Last week: 7

  • 7. Cara Delevingne

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    Last week: 4

    Though Delevingne quit modeling full-time in 2015 to pursue an acting career, she returned to the craft for Jimmy Choo’s Cruise 2018 collection, with multiple behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot posted to her Instagram. Two of the pictures were among Instagram’s most-liked by any actor in the tracking week, earning 1.9 and 1.8 million likes, respectively.

  • 6. Jennifer Lopez

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    Last week: 9

  • 5. Zendaya

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    Last week: 6

  • 4. Kevin Hart

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    Last week: 3

  • 3. Finn Wolfhard

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    Last week: 5

  • 2. Dwayne Johnson

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    Last week: 1

  • 1. Millie Bobby Brown

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    Last week: 2

    After a week at No. 2, Brown notches her first No. 1, thanks to a 105 percent boost in Twitter likes (1.4 million in all). Her Twitter and Instagram photos documenting her meetup with Drake were both the most-liked posts by an actor on either platform in the tracking week.

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