The Digital Hollywood Experience

A Mobile First Strategy

• Superstar Pop Influencers – Music – TV - Film - Social

• The Fashion Influencers

• The Sports Stars, Teams, Media Influencers

• The Internet/Social Media Celebrities

• The Food, Chef, Restaurant Influencers

• Social Change Celebrity Influencers

 

Consideration of Categories and Voting Procedure

Media Summit New York, March 7-8, 2018

The Nominees Dinner Celebration

Digital Hollywood, May 22-24, 2018

The Awards Celebration

Digital Hollywood, October 16-18, 2018

The Influencer Celebration CES, 2019, Las Vegas

The Top 30 Lists of Cultural Influencers in a Mobile Universe

You Can Add to the Categories Click Here - Categories are in process and your input is welcome. The Categories as posted below are a beginning - feel free to add your own "Influencer Category" and it will be placed into consideration.

Note: “Follower Data” posted below is estimated from Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.  If you would like to present additional and relevant data – please Message Us - Click Here.

The Influencer Awards Process:

1) The “Influencer Advisory Committee” will meet at Media Summit New York, March 7 & 8th, to Consider the Award Categories, Voting Procedure and List Development Process

2) The Nominating Awards Celebration will be held at Digital Hollywood in Los Angeles, May 22-24 at the Skirball Center.

3) The Influencer Awards Finalists and Winners will be celebrated at Digital Hollywood, October 16-18, 2018 in Los Angeles.

 

Champions of the Social Media Universe

The Kardashian Family – 416 Million Followers

Kim Kardashian West – 104 Million Followers

Kylie Jenner – 99 Million Followers

Kendall Jenner – 84 Million Followers

Khloé Kardashian – 70 Million Followers

Kourtney Kardashian – 59 Million Followers

 

Superstar Pop Influencers – Music – TV - Film

Selena Gomez, 129 Million Followers

Ariana Grande, 115 Million Followers

Beyoncé, 107 Million Followers

Katy Perry, 106M Twitter, 68 Million Instagram

Taylor Swift, 104 Million Followers

Kim Kardashian West – 104 Million Followers

Kylie Jenner – 99 Million Followers

The Rock, 95 Million Followers

Justin Bieber, 93 Million Followers

Kendall Jenner – 84 Million Followers

Nicki Minaj, 84 Million Followers

Ellen DeGeneres, 75 Million Followers

Miley Cyrus, 73 Million Followers

Khloé Kardashian – 70 Million Followers

Jennifer Lopez, 69.7 Million Followers

Demi Lovato, 62.1 Million Followers

Kourtney Kardashian – 59 Million Followers

Rihanna, 57 Million Followers

Shakira, 46 Million Followers

Emma Watson, 40 Million Followers

Lady GaGa, 26 Million Followers

Shawn Mendes, 26.2m Followers

Brittany Spears – 17 Million Followers

Ed Sheeran, 16 Million Followers

The Weeknd, 15.5 Million Followers

Eminem, 15.5 Million Followers

Sean Diddy Combs, 13.4 Million Followers

Margot Robbie, 12.8m Followers

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Social Change Celebrity Influencers

Oprah Winfrey, TV Personality, Activist, Wellness

Ellen DeGeneres, Activist/TV Personality, 75 Million Followers

Angelina Jolie, Activist, 19 Million Followers

Cara Delevingne, Model/Activist, 40.5 Million Followers

Emma Watson, Actor & UN Women Ambassador, 40 Million Followers

Bono/U2, The RED Campaign

Bruce Springsteen, Musician/Activist

George Clooney, Actor/Activist

Robert Redford, Actor/Advocate

Leonardo Dicaprio, Activist/Actor, 20 Million Followers

Charlize Theron, Activist/Actor

Jessica Alba, Actor/Activist/Business Woman, 25 Million Followers

will.i.am, Musician/Activist

Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly, former Congresswoman and Astronaut

Caitlyn Jenner, Activist, 9 Million Followers

Mark Ruffalo, Actor/Activist, 7 Million Followers

Lena Dunham, Actor/Advocate, 3 Million Followers

Olivia Wilde, Actor/Activist, 2.5 Million Followers

Leah Remini, 1.7 Million Followers, TV, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath”

Alyssa Milano, 1.4 Million Followers

Geena Rocero, Model, 52.8K Followers

Janet Mock, Author, Advocate – 130K Followers

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News Feeds, Alerts and Political Influencers

Facebook, 1.23 Billion Monthly Active Users

Google News, More than 1 Billion Weekly Readers

Barack Obama, 112.3 Million Followers

Donald Trump, 49.7 Million Followers

New York Times, 43 Million Followers

CNN, 42.1 Million Followers

Hilary Clinton, 19.6 Million Followers

TIME Magazine, 19.5 Million Followers

Fox News, 17.8 Million

Buzzfeed News, 10 Million Followers

Vanity Fair, 7.8 Million Followers

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Brands on Social Media – Over 10 Million Views, Likes or Follows

Ice Bucket Challenge by ALS Association

Mr. Clean | 2017 Super Bowl Ad, 17.5 Million Views

Salt Bae - Nusret Gökçe, 15.8 Million Views

Lele Pons, Cover Girl, 4.8 Million Views, Halloween Costume Contest,

Stranger Things 2 | Super Bowl 2017 Ad | Netflix, 16.6 Million Views, 2.5M Followers

Tweet Shop by Marc Jacobs (Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram)

Avoracle by Lidl UK (Facebook & Twitter)

Baskets by FX Network

Everyday Congrats from Tina Fey by American Express (Facebook)

Deadpool by Fox (Facebook, Snapchat, iTunes, Amazon, etc.)

Get Electric. Festival Style. by Urban Decay

We Are Here by Airbnb (Facebook)

CW – Riverdale – 2.5 Million Followers

Brand Channels on YouTube, 2017 – in Billions

Lego, 5.59 Billion – Video Views

Kids TV HD EggVideos.com, 3.29 Billion – Video Views

Angry Birds, 3.17 Billion – Video Views

VAT 19, 3.5 Billion – Video Views

Hasbro, 2.12 Billion – Video Views

Red Bull, 1.94 Billion – Video Views

Playstation, 1.56 Billion – Video Views

GoPro, 1.56 Billion – Video Views

Tobotyoungtoys Billion Video Views

Nintendo, 0.96 Billion – Video Views
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Educational Influencers, Categorized by Impact

Khan Academy, 1.3 Billion Views on Youtube

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Investors in Education

The Emerson Collective, Investing in Education (Laurene Powell)

Reed Hastings/Netflix, $100 Million Education Fund

John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Rita Pierson, Educator, 7.7 Million Views on YouTube

Thomas Suarez, 12 Year-Old Educational App Developer, 4.6 Million Views, TedX

Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code, 3.4 Million Views, TedX

Sugata Mitra, Educational Scientist, 2.9 Million Views, TedX, “Build a School in

the Cloud”

Kakenya Ntaiya, Educator/Kenya, 2.5 Million Views, TedX

Mitch Resnick, Lifelong Kindergarten Group,  MIT Media Lab, Scratch, 1.8 Million Views, TedX

Jane McGonigal, Game Designer, Futurist, 1 Million Views, TedX

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Fitness and Trainer Influencers

Michelle Lewin, 12.6 Million Followers

Jen Selter, #Seltering!, 10 Million Followers

Kayla Itsines, Fitness Trainer, Author “Bikini Body Guides”, 7 Million Followers

Paige Hathaway, 4 Million Followers, Fitness in 5 Weeks Challenge

Simeon Panda, 3.5 Million Followers

Rachel Brathen, Yoga Guru, 2 Million Followers

Jason Walsh, Trainer to the Stars – Matt Damon, Bradley Cooper, John Krasinski

Cassey Ho, Fitness instructor and Pilates, 1.3 million followers.

Emily Skye, Personal Trainer, 1.8 million followers

Lyzabeth Lopez, 2 Million Followers

Massey Arias, Personal Trainer, 2 Million Followers

Brittany Perille Yobe, Claims the ‘Perfect BUTT, 1 Million Followers

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Beauty and Makeup – Brand Influencers

Channel, 24.3 Million Followers

MAC Cosmetics – 16.2 Million Followers

Anastasia Beverly Hills – 14.4 Million Followers

Kylie Cosmetics, 14.4 Million Followers

Sephora – 12.3 Million Followers

NYX Cosmetics. 11.6 Million Followers

Calvin Klein – 9.9 Million Followers

Two Faced – 8.7 Million Followers

Urban Decay – 8.7 Million Followers

Benefit Cosmetics – 7 Million Followers

Tarte Cosmetics – 7 Million Followers

Maybeline NY – 5.6 Million Followers

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Fashion Influencers

Cara Delevingne, Model/Activist, 40.5 Million Followers

Chiara Ferragni, 10.8, Power Blogger, Author, The Blonde Salad

Karlie Kloss, 7 Million Followers

Stella McCartney, 4.4 Million Followers

Olivia Palermo, 5 Million Followers

Aimee Song. 4.7 Million Followers

Alexa Chung, 2.8 Million Followers

Lily-Rose Depp, 3.3 Million Followers

Rachel Zoe, 2.6 Million Followers

Kaia Gerber, 2.3 Million Followers

Danielle Bernstein, 1.7 Million Followers

Julia Engel, 1.1, Million Followers, Gal Meets Glam

Jenn Im, 1.5 Million Followers

Gabi Gregg, 566.K Followers

Susanna Lau, 371K Followers

Nicolette Mason. 159K Followers

Leandra Medine. 541.9K Followers, Man Repeller

Natalie Lim Suarez, 472K Followers

Brad Goreski, 423.9K Followers

Patricia Manfield, 304K Followers

Charlotte Groeneveld, The Fashion Guitar, 320.4K Followers

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Home, Design, Style & Real Estate

Joanna Gaines, 5.5 Million Followers

HGTV, 2.3 Million Followers

Homepolish, 1.7 Million Followers

Fredrik Eklund, 904K Followers

COCO COZY, 65k Followers

Grey & and Scout, 37.7k Followers

Justina Blakeney, 292.2k Followers

Kate Arends, 313.7k Followers

Amber Interiors, 459K Followers

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Sports Stars, Teams, Media - Influencers

Cristiano Ronaldo, 113.8 Million Followers

LeBron James, 33.3 Million Followers

Stephen Curry, 13.9 Million Followers

Floyd Mayweather, 13.8 Million Followers

EA Sports FIFA, 12.4 Million Followers

Kyrie Irving, 10.4 Million Followers

Ronda Rousey, 9.7 Million Followers

Russell Westbrook, 9 Million Followers

Kevin Durant, 8 Million Followers

SportsCenter/ESPN, 8.7 Million Followers

Usain Bolt, 7.8 Million Followers

House of Highlights/Bleacher Report, 7.2 Million Followers

Chris Paul, 7 Million Followers

Serena Williams, 6.8 Million Followers

James Harden, 6.2 Million Followers

Carmelo Anthony, 5.6 Million Followers

Mike Tyson, 5.5 Million Followers

Lewis Hamilton, 5.3 Million Followers

Roger Federer, 4 Million Followers

Rafa Nadal, 4 Million Followers

JR Smith, 3.3 Million Followers

Michael Phelps, 3.3 Million Followers

Tony Hawk, 3.1 Million Followers

Barstool Sports, 3 Million Followers

Maria Sherapova, 2.8 Million Followers

Kelly Slater, 2.1 Million Followers

League of Legends, “Esports”, 1.8 Million Followers

Sports Illustrated, 1.6 Million Followers

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Internet/Social Media Celebrities

Lele Pons, 19.5 Million Followers

Amanda Cerny, 17.9 Million Followers

Logan Paul, 15.2, Million Followers

King Bach, 14.5 Million Followers

Juanpa Zurita, Internet Personality, 12.9 Million Followers

Cardi B, 12.5 Million Followers

Zoella, 11.2 Million Followers

Jake Paul, 10 Million Followers

Nash Grier, 10 Million Followers

Hannah Stocking, 9.4 Million Followers

Lilly Singh, 6.9 Million Followers

Tyler Oakley, 6.7 Million Followers

Markiplier, 6.1 Million Followers

Hayes Grier, 5.7 Million Followers

Chloe Lukasiak, 5.8 Million Followers

Bethany Mota, 5.6, Million Followers

Princess Pia Mia, 4.9 Million Followers

Josh Peck, 4.9 Million Followers

KSI, 4.8 Million Followers

Jenna Marbles, 4.6 Million

Malu Trevejo, 4.6 Million Followers

Curtis Lepore, 4 Million Followers

DeStorm Power, 4.2 Million Followers

Brittany Snow, 2.2, Million Followers

Natasha Oakley, 1.9 Million Followers

Tess Holliday, 1.5 Million Followers

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Best Cover Songs on YouTube

Boyce Avenue With Bea Miller, 130 Million Views, “We Can’t Stop” – Miley Cyrus

J.Fla, 112 Million Views, “Shape of You”, Ed Sheeran

Amin Toofani, 63 Million Views, Spanish Guitar Solos

Boyce Avenue with Kina Grannis, 43 Million Views, “Fast Car” – Tracy Chapman

Beau Dermott, 31 Million Views, “Defying Gravity” from Wicked

Anna Clendening, 26 Millions Views, “Hallelujah” Leonard Cohen

Madison Beer and Zayn, Dusk Till Dawn, 19 Million Views

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Editor – Writer - Cultural Influencers

David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker, Host, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Graydon Carter, Editor, Vanity Fair

Tina Brown, Curator, Women of the World, (Editor-in-Chief, Vanity Fair - 1983 to 1992. Editor, The New Yorker 1992-1998 and founder The DailyBeast

PJ O’Rourke, Political Satirist and Journalist, former Editor, National Lampoon

Arianna Huffington, founder and Editor, Huffington Post

Walter Isaacson, Author, “Steve Jobs,” “Albert Einstein,” “Benjamin Franklin”

Thomas L. Friedman, Author, “The World is Flat,” Columnist, New York Times

Frank Rich, New York Magazine

Kurt Andersen, Novelist, Editor, Author, “Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire”

Jonathan Taplin, Author, Move Fast and Break Things, Director, USC Annenberg Innovation Lab

Adam Gopnik, Writer, The New Yorker, Author, “At the Strangers’ Gate”

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Design-Futurist Innovators

Anab Jain, co-founder and Director, Superflux

Joi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab

Neri Oxman, Mediated Matter (Combining Design, Biology, Computing, and Materials Engineering), MIT Media Lab

Kevin Slavin, Chief Science and Technology Officer, The Shed, NYC

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator, Architecture & Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Anthony Dunne, Professor of Design and Social Inquiry, The New School

Liam Young, Film Director and Architect, Tomorrow’s Thoughts Today

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Synthetic Biology, Art and Design

Isha Data, founder, founder, New Harvest (Cellular Agriculture)

Allan Chochinov, Editor-in-Chief, Core77 (Design & Complexity)

Fernanda Viégas, Computational Designer, Google's "Big Picture" Data Visualization Group

Ayah Bdeir, creator, littleBits (Engineer and Artist)

David Benjamin, Founder, The Living (Innovation in Architecture)

Revital Cohen, Artist and Designer, Artifical Biological Clock

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Songs in 2017 – Over 2 Billion Views on YouTube

PSY - GANGNAM STYLE, 2.9 Billion Views

Justin Bieber - Sorry (PURPOSE : The Movement), 2.8 Billion Views

Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars, 2.7 Billion Views

Maroon 5 – Sugar, 2.4 Billion Views

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off, 2.4 Billion Views

Enrique Iglesias – Bailando, 2.4 Billion Views

Katy Perry – Roar, 2.3 Billion Views

Katy Perry - Dark Horse, 2.2 Billion Views

Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On, 2.2 Billion Views

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass, 2.2 Billion Views

Taylor Swift - Blank Space, 2.1 Billion Views

Adele – Hello – 2.1 Billion Views

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Model/Actor/Pop Culture Influencers

Cara Delevingne, 40.5 Million Followers

Gigi Hadid, 36 Million Followers

Cameron Dallas, 20.5 Million Followers

Bella Thorne, 16 Million Followers

Bella Hadid, 15 Million Followers

Emily Ratajkowski, 15 Million Followers

Chrissy Teigen, 14 Million Followers

Ashley Tisdale, 13.9 Million Twitter

Miranda Kerr, 11.5 Million Followers

Candice Swanepoel, 11.4 Million Followers

Adriana Lima, 11.2 Million Followers

Chiara Ferragni, 10.7 Million Followers

Haily Baldwin,10.4 Million Followers

Maddie Zeigler, 10.2 Million Followers

Skrillex, 7.9 Million Followers

Paris Hilton, 7.2 Million Followers

Karlie Kloss, 7 Million Followers

Hailee Steinfeld, 6.9 Million Followers

Kate Upton, 5 Million Followers

Ashley Graham, 5.5 Million Followers

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Celebrity Style, Beauty, Fitness and Wellness

Oprah Winfrey, TV Personality, Activist, Wellness

Ariana Grande, 115 Million Followers

Kylie Jenner – 99 Million Followers

Kendall Jenner – 84 Million Followers

Jennifer Lopez, 62.5 Million Followers

Huda Kattan, 22.2 Million Followers

Bella Thorne, 16 Million Followers

Emily Ratajkowski, 15 Million Followers

Chrissy Teigen, 14 Million Followers

Karlie Kloss, 7 Million Followers

LaLa Anthony, 6.8 Million Followers

Ashley Graham, 5.5 Million Followers

Gwyneth Paltrow, 3.6 Million Followers

Nicole Scherzinger, 3.3 Million

Kat Von D, Tat Artist, 2.5 Million Followers

Olivia Culpo, 2.1 Million Followers

Jillian Michaels, 1.2 Million Followers

Brie Larson, 813K Followers

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Beauty Bloggers on YouTube

Christen Dominique, 10.2 Million Views, Glam Makeup Tutorial

Roxxsaurus, 10 Million Views, 20 Beauty Hacks

Tina Young, 8.8 Million Views, Contour for Beginners - Tina Yong

Jaclyn Hill, 8.1 Million Views, Get Ready With Me & Kim Kardashian

Stephan Lange, 7.1 Million Views, Perfect Winged Eyeliner

Olivia and Cade Holt, 6.3 Million Views, That Time Your Brother Did Your Makeup | NEUTROGENA®

Desi Perkins, 4.3 Million Views, Kim Kardashian West Makeup Tutorial

Shay Mitchell, 4.3 Million Views, Cover Girl

Olivia Holt, 4.3 Million Views, Therapy Face Mask for Acne Really Works | NEUTROGENA®

Alexandra’s GirlyTalk, 4.1 Million Views, Nail Hacks, Do’s and Don’ts

Chloe Morello, 3.8 Million Views, Best Beauty Hacks

Katy Lustrelux, 3.4 Million Views, Perfect Beach Wave Hair

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Make Up Artists (MUA) to the Stars

Mario Dedivanovic, For Kim Kardashian, 3.9m Followers

Lottie Tomlinson, Selena Gomez, 3.3m Followers,

Charlotte Tilbury, Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne, Gwen Stefani, and Sienna Miller, 1.5m Followers,

Patrick Ta, MUA to Chrissy Teigen, Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian, and Emily Ratajkowski, Shay Mitchell and Olivia Munn, 810.5k Followers

Kate Lee, MUA to Kate Winslet, Rooney Mara, Sienna Miller and Anne Hathaway, 57.4K Followers

Sir John B, Beyoncé, 183.1k Followers

Jillian Dempsey: Reese Witherspoon and Kirsten Dunst, 154.2k Followers

Tom Pecheux, Cara Delevingne Mariah Carey, and Gisele Bündchen, 146.3k Followers

Pati Dubroff, Dakota Johnson, Kate Bosworth, Miley Cyrus, and Angelina Jolie, 114.2k Followers

Gucci Westman, for Blake Lively and Jennifer Aniston, 114.9k Followers

Aaron de Mey, for Lancome, Miley Cyrus and Kate Upton, 55.1k Followers

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Food, Chef, Restaurant Influencers

Jamie Oliver, The Naked Chef, 6.9 Million, Twitter, 2.8 Million Instagram

Anthony Bourdain, Travel and Food Czar, 6.6 Million Twitter, 2.5 Million Instagram

Gordon Ramsay, Hell's Kitchen, 6.1 Million Twitter, 3.4 Million Instagram

Food Network, 4.8 Million, Twitter

Rachael Ray, Rachel Ray Everyday, 4.39 Million Twitter, 485.5k Followers

Martha Stewart, 3.93 Twitter, 1.5 Million Followers

Guy Fieri, Chef, Restaurateur, TV Personality, 3.21 Million Twitter, 556K Instagram

Sandra Lee, Semi Homemade Cooking Author, 2.6 Million

Bobby Flay, BBQ Throw Down, 2.59 Million Twitter, 747.9K Instagram

Nigella Lawson, Author, At My Table, 2.5 Million Twitter,

Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, 1.9 Million Instagram, 1.1 Million Twitter,

Giada De Laurentiis - Everyday Italian, 1.8 Million Twitter, 1 Million Instagram

Mario Batali, Iron Chef champion, 1.8 Million Twitter, 534K Instagram

Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa, 1.3 Million Followers

Andrew Zimmern, Bizarre Foods, 1.21 Million Twitter, 503.8K Instagram

Tom Colicchio, Chef, Food Activist, 938K Twitter, 148K Instagram

Haylie Duff, Author, The Real Girl’s Kitchen, 893.3K Followers

Thomas Keller, Chef, 716K Twitter, 356K Instagram

Alex Guarnaschelli, Chef, 627K Twitter, 376K Instagram

Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef, 526K Twitter, 298.7k Instagram

Eric Ripert, Executive Chef, Le Bernardin, 465K Twitter, 376.8K Instagram

Emeril Lagasse, Chef, 940K Twitter, 156.6K Instagram

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Reality and Pop TV Stars

Paris Hilton, 7.2 Million Followers

Jessica Simpson, 4 Million Followers

Nicole Richie, The Simple Life, 3.8m Followers

Evelyn Lozada, Basketball Wives, 3.2m Followers

Porsha Williams, Real Housewives of Atlanta, 3M Followers

Marnie Simpson, MTV’s, Geordie Shore, 2.8 Million Followers

JoJo Fletcher, The Bachelorette, 2.2 Million Followers

Bethenny Frankel, Real Housewives, 1.5 Million Followers

Joanna Krupa, Real Housewives of Miami, 1.1 Million Followers

Fredrik Eklund, 904K Followers

Heidi Montage, The Hills, 714K Followers

Stephanie Pratt, The Hills, 895K Followers

Catherine (Giudici) Lowe, The Bachelor, 1.2 Million Followers

Andi Dorfman, 1.1 Million Followers

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Technology Influencers

Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, CEO & CTO, SpaceX

Larry Page, CEO, Google

Mark Zuckerberg, founder & CEO, Facebook

Richard Branson, Innovator & Philanthropist

Jimmy Wales, co-creator, Wikipedia

Jack Dorsey, co-founder & CEO, Twitter, founder and CEO, Square

Ray Kurzweil, Inventor, Futurist, co-founder, Singularity University

Kara Swisher, Author, Journalist & co-founder, Recode,

Edward Snowden, former CIA Analyst, Leaker of NSA/CIA Documents

Julian Assange, founder, Wikileaks

Jony Ives, Chief Design Officer, Apple

Yasmin Green, Director of Research and Development, Jigsaw, Alphabet

Tony Fadell, creator, iPod, iPhone and NEST

Laura Galante, Cyberspace & Cyber Threats Analyst

Meron Gribetz, Founder and CEO, Meta (Augmented Reality)

Rony Abovitz, founder and CEO, Magic Leap (Augmented Reality)

Chris Milk, Immersive Reality Artist

Nicholas Negroponte, founder, MIT Media Lab

Lewis Hilsenteger, Unbox Therapy, 9 Million YouTube Subscribers

Marques Brownlee, MKBHD, 5.1 Million YouTube Subscribers

Jonathan Morrison, 2.2 Million YouTube Subscribers

Judner Aura, UrAvgConsumer, 1.4 Million YouTube Subscribers

Jon Rittinger, TechnoBuffalo, 1.4 Million YouTube Subscribers

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Writers, Opinions, Analysis & Analytics

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight

Ezra Klein, Editor-at-Large, Vox

Maureen Dowd, Columnist, New York Times

David Brooks, Columnist, New York Times

Julia Ioffe, Journalist, Russia Expert, The Atlantic

Chris Cillizza, Political Reporter and Editor-at-Large, CNN

Robert Costa, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post

Maggie Haberman, Polical Reporter, New York Times

Ann Coulter, Writer, “Adios America,” “How to Talk to a Liberal”

Ryan Lizza, Writer, The New Yorker, Analyst, CNN

William Kristol, founder, The Weekly Standard

Dan Balz, Political Correspondent, The Washington Post

Arthur Brooks, President, American Enterprise Institute

Abby Phillip, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post

John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast, Moderator

Alyson Shontell, Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider US

Tina Nguyen, Staff Reporter, Vanity Fair’s Hive

Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships, Facebook

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Space & Science Fiction Influencers

Mae Jemison, Astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur,

Elon Musk, CEO & founder, SpaceX, Tesla

Jeff Bezos, founder, Blue Origin, CEO & founder, Amazon

Richard Branson, founder, The Virgin Group, Virgin Galactic

Steven Spielberg, Film Maker,” E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”, “A.I. Artifical Intelligence”, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”

Denis Villeneuve, Director, “Blade Runner 2049,” “Arrival”

Nathalie Cabrol, Senior Research Scientist and Director, Carl Sagan Center

Alex McDowell, Futurist, Fight Club, Minority Report, USC “World Building”

Peter Diamandis, founder, Xprize, Space Activist

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