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. 

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Top 10 Facebook pages

According to recent data, the top 10 Facebook pages all have over 100 million followers. Sitting comfortably in first place is Facebook’s very own Facebook app. The page has 195.7 million followers and is the only one to be within close reach of the 200 million threshold. This is also 21% more than its closest rival, Samsung, which has 161.7 million followers. The difference in the number of followers of the top two Facebook pages is 34 million.

Third on the list of the top Facebook pages is Cristiano Ronaldo’s page. It has 150 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 129 million followers. It is also the highest-ranked television show on the list of the top Facebook pages.

CGTN, short for China Global Television Network, rounds out the five most popular Facebook pages. The page for the English-language service of China’s state-run media organization has 117 million followers. 

The sixth-most popular Facebook page in terms of the number of followers is 5-Minute Crafts, a popular video channel on YouTube featuring DIY-style content and life hacks. Colombian singer and pop star Shakira follows in seventh place, with 114 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 just over 112 million followers. Rounding out the top 10 Facebook pages with the most followers are US actor Will Smith and Coca-Cola, with 111 million and 109.2 million followers, respectively. 

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

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