Hear her roar now: Twitter put out a special Tweet marking pop singer Katy Perry’s accomplishment of breaking the 100-million-Twitter-follower barrier. She’s the first to reach that mark. Who will be next?
Today, we #WITNESS history.
— Twitter (@Twitter) June 16, 2017
Perry followed up with a tweet, writing, “Thank you, @Twitter, for always giving me an opportunity to have a voice! #LoveKaty.”
The 32-year-old singer posted her first-ever tweet in February 2009 and has since logged more than 8,000 tweets.
Justin Bieber is in the second spot with 96.7 million followers, while Barack Obama with 90.8 million followers, Taylor Swift with 85.1 million followers and Rihanna with 74.1 million followers are in third, fourth and fifth positions, respectively.