Social media is known for its beauty and fitness influencers (among millions of others). But politicians are also one of the most followed groups of thought leaders on social platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. 

Politicians on social media try to express a more personal side of their lives than what is projected on the news. They like to share the books they read, the music they listen to, as well as motivational messaging on how they are making a difference in the world. 

Check out some of the stats on the top 10 politicians on Instagram (as of June 2020):

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1. Narendra Modi   Prime Minister of India

2. Joko Widodo – President of Indonesia

3. Barack Obama – Former President of the United States (2008-2016)

4. Donald J. Trump – Former President of the United States (2016-2020)

5. Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (Fazza) – Former Crown Prince of Dubai

6. Recep Tayyip Erdogan – President of Turkey

7. Kristiani Herrawati Yudhoyono (Ani) – Former First Lady of Indonesia (2004-2014)

8. Rania Al Abdullah – Queen of Jordan

9. Manny Pacquiao – Senator of the Philippines

10. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates