Elon Musk has officially surpassed former US President Barack Obama as the user with the most followers on Twitter. As of press time, Elon Musk has 133 million Twitter fans.
Elon Musk adds about 100,000 new followers a day on average, while Obama adds about 7,000 new followers a day, according to Socialblade.
Elon Musk has always been quite active on Twitter. On January 1, 2022, Elon Musk only had 68.9 million followers on Twitter. Later, his Twitter followers grew from 79.8 million on April 1, 2022 to 100 million on June 27, 2022, making him the sixth user on the Twitter platform to reach nine figures at the time .
On October 27, 2022, Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion. One of the reasons he bought Twitter was because he saw potential in Twitter.