With Facebook leading the charts of the most popular social media networks and the top social media marketing platforms, there’s no question that it should be part of a business’s social media marketing strategy

To succeed at Facebook marketing, you need to study what the top Facebook pages are doing and, in particular, why they’re excelling. This begs the question: Who has the most Facebook followers? 

Here’s a breakdown of the most popular Facebook pages, according to the number of followers they have. 

Start selling online now with Shopify

Start your free trial

Top 10 Facebook pages

According to recent data, the top 10 Facebook pages all have over 110 million followers. Sitting comfortably in first place is Facebook’s very own Facebook app. The page has 182.4 million followers and is the only one to be within close reach of the 200 million threshold. This is also 12.6% more than its closest rival, Samsung, which has 162 million followers. The difference in the number of followers of the top two Facebook pages is 20.4 million.

Third on the list of the top Facebook pages is Cristiano Ronaldo’s page. It has 159 million followers, which also makes the Portuguese football star the most-followed person on Facebook. 

This is followed by Mr. Bean, a British sitcom featuring comedian Rowan Atkinson. The show’s Facebook page has 134 million followers. It is also the highest-ranked television show on the list of the top Facebook pages.

5-Minute Crafts, a popular video channel on YouTube featuring DIY-style content and life hacks rounds out the five most popular Facebook pages with 125.3 million followers.

The sixth-most popular Facebook page in terms of the number of followers is CGTN, short for China Global Television Network. The page for the English-language service of China’s state-run media organization has 119 million followers. Colombian singer and pop star Shakira follows in seventh place, also with 119 million followers. This makes her the second-most followed person on Facebook, after Cristiano Ronaldo.

Spanish football club Real Madrid’s Facebook page is in eighth place. It has over 115 million followers. Rounding out the top 10 Facebook pages with the most followers are US actor Will Smith and Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, with 113 million followers each. 

These 10 most popular Facebook pages are a mix of brands, products, personalities, and television programs.

Start selling online now with Shopify

Start your free trial

Want to learn more?