The Philippines is widely acknowledged as the social networking capital of the world. Apart from Facebook, Twitter is the other social networking site used by many Filipinos. If you are wondering which Filipino celebrities are the most followed on Twitter, I’ve come up with a list of those in the top 25.
Anne Curtis Smith is still the queen of Twitterverse with 1.6 million followers to date. The biggest gainer I believe is Vice Ganda, who now has 836,000 followers and could probably overtake Kris Aquino soon.
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Hit the break to see the 25 most followed Filipino celebrities on Twitter as of September 8, 2011.
1. Anne Curtis @annecurtissmith (1,610,498 followers)
2. Angel Locsin @143redangel (930,768 followers)
3. Kris Aquino @itsmekrisaquino (841,404 followers)
4. Vice Ganda @vicegandako (836,341 followers)
5. Sam Milby @samuelmilby (778,193 followers)
6. Angelica Panganiban @iamAngelicaP (697,713 followers)
7. KC Concepcion @kc_concepcion (694,122 followers)
8. Pokwang @pokwang27 (680,493 followers)
9. Bianca Gonzalez @IAMSUPERbianca (679,038 followers)
10. Iya Villania @iyavillania (666,703 followers)
11. Luis Manzano @luckymanzano (636,126 followers)
12. Christine Reyes @EVAFONDA2008 (584,820 followers)
13. Charice Pempengco @OfficialCharice (573,542 followers)
14. Lea Salonga @MsLeaSalonga (562,415 followers)
15. Kim Atienza @kuyakim_atienza (550,768 followers)
16. Ruffa Gutierrez @iloveruffag (500,497 followers)
17. Sarah Geronimo @SGeronimo25 (499,372 followers)
18. Maja Salvador @dprincessmaja 478,754 followers
19. Nikki Gil @nikkigil (476,797 followers)
20. Mariel Rodriguez @itsmemarielt (475,940 followers)
21. Tim Yap @iamtimyap (447,749 followers)
22. Mo Twister @djmotwister (442,757 followers)
23. Maxene Magalona @maxenemagalona (426,446 followers)
24. Karylle @anakarylle (388,583 followers)
25. Georgina Wilson @iloveGEORGINA (369,426 followers)
UPDATE: Christine Reyes was inadvertently omitted as her old account was missing when this list was made. Turns out she has a different account name. She takes the number 12 position and the rest have been accordingly adjusted.
Ryan Bang (@ryanbangko) has 402,881 followers but this list only includes Filipino celebrities.