Zendaya Earns Second Week at No. 1 on Top Actors Social Media Ranking

10:00 AM 10/14/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Zendaya returns to the No. 1 spot on the chart, which ranks the most popular actors based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, after nearly two months.

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Zendaya returns to No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter's Top Actors chart (dated Oct. 18), surging 14-1 after posting photos from her Glamour cover shoot.

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 Oct. 10.

Zendaya, who's set to appear in her next film The Greatest Showman (Dec. 25), leads Top Actors for a second week in all, having previously ruled the chart dated Aug. 23.

Besides Zendaya, multiple actors break into the top 10, including Jenna Ortega, who jumps 17-9 to reach the top 10 for the first time after previously peaking at No. 15 (Oct. 4).

See the top 10 below (and find the full 25-position list in the magazine issue dated Oct. 18), 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. Jenna Ortega

    Last week: 17


    The Disney Channel actress gained 48 percent in Instagram followers (adding 112,000) and 21 percent in Instagram comments (46,000), according to MVPindex, after a week that saw her post a clip from Jacob Sartorius' new "Chapstick" music video in which she stars, teasing the clip throughout the week leading up to its Oct. 7 debut.

  • 8. Lucy Hale

    Last week: 20

  • 7. Sabrina Carpenter

    Last week: 15

  • 6. Lily Collins

    Last week: 12

  • 5. Priyanka Chopra

    Last week: 4

  • 4. Kevin Hart

    Last week: 2

  • 3. Dwayne Johnson

    Last week: 1

  • 2. Vin Diesel

    Last week: 3

    Diesel returns to his No. 2 peak (a spot he's now occupied for two weeks after first reaching the rank on Oct. 4), thanks in part to one of the most-liked Instagram posts of the week by an actor, an old photo with Paul Walker and Tyrese Gibson, captioning the picture, "Brotherhood." The post earned 2.2 million favorites in the tracking week, contributing to 8.4 million Instagram favorites in all for Diesel, a 93 percent gain.

  • 1. Zendaya

    Last week: 14

    The Greatest Showman actress graced the cover of Glamour for its latest issue, posting the cover and a shot from its photo shoot to her Instagram. The latter was the most-liked post on Instagram of the week by an actor, scoring 2.2 million likes.