The Rock, John Cena, and More: Top 5 WWE Superstars With the Most Social Media Followers

Published 05/02/2021, 9:00 AM EDT


WWE Superstars are no ordinary pro wrestlers; they are larger-than-life athletes. They have a large fanbase and aura only a handful can match. Today, there is more exposure in the world of social media. That being said, let’s look at the Top 5 WWE Superstars with the most followers on Social Media.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – 250M followers on Instagram & Twitter!

Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, enters the ring to talk smack about his upcoming opponent John Cena during the WWE Raw event at Rose Garden arena in Portland, Ore., Monday February 27th, 2012. (Photo by Chris Ryan/Corbis via Getty Images)

If there is anyone who has lived up to their nickname, it is The Rock. The ‘People’s Champion‘ stayed true to his word even outside the squared circle. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood today, and there will only be a handful of people who may not be familiar with him in the whole world!

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Several movies and other ventures every year make The Rock one of the hottest commodities in the world, even on social media! The Rock has 232M followers on Instagram and 15.2M followers on Twitter. That’s almost 250M followers combined on only two social media platforms!

The ‘Face of WWE’ John Cena – 25M+ Social Media followers

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – APRIL 1: John Cena looks on before his match against Dwayne ”The Rock” Johnson during WrestleMania XXVIII at Sun Life Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

If The Rock is at #1, John Cena has to be there right behind. Although we ‘can’t see’ Cena, his followers love to follow him either way. Cena has 15 million followers on Instagram and about 13 million followers on Twitter!

Interestingly, the ‘Champ’ does not follow anyone from his Instagram account, not even peers. However, he gives a follow-back to almost everyone on Twitter!

Cena has made over 250K users happy with this follow-back gesture. All in all, John Cena’s social media is weird and entertaining at the same time.

‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey – 16M+ Instagram/Twitter followers

ANAHEIM, CA – FEBRUARY 23: Ronda Rousey celebrates her UFC Bantamweight Title over Liz Carmouche at Honda Center on February 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The ‘Baddest Woman on the Planet‘ makes it at #3 with 13.3M followers on Instagram and 3.5 million on Twitter. Alongside her Instagram and Twitter, Ronda actively engages with her fans through her YouTube channel. There, she has about 1.36M subscribers!

Ronda Rousey hasn’t wrestled in WWE for two years now, but WWE President Nick Khan is certain the ‘Rowdy’ one will return to the company in the future. Until then, we can all follow Ronda on her social media as she gets ready to becoming a mother!

WWE Hall of Famers The Bella Twins – 21M+ combined followers

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The Bella Twins take up the individual final two spots in our Top 5 WWE Superstars with the most followers on social media. Nikki Bella takes the #4 spot with 9.8M followers on Instagram while Brie Bella sits at #5 with 8M Instagram followers.

Unlike their Instagram, Brie & Nikki run only one account on Twitter. Not just Twitter, but they have a ‘Bella Twins’ YouTube Channel too! The Bellas have 3.6M followers on Twitter and around 3.37M subscribers on YouTube as of this writing.

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Ishan Chavan

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Ishan Chavan is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Being a Journalism graduate, Ishan has over six years of experience in the Media Production Industry, having worked with Viacom 18's streaming platform, Voot. A wrestling fan since childhood, Ishan's favorite wrestlers are Daniel Bryan, AJ Styles, and Chris Jericho as he feels these three have the perfect blend of wrestling and promo skills, especially Jericho.

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