Considered on the Forbes list as the richest man in the world with a fortune of $228.9 billion, Elon Musk is on long tablecloths as he turns 51 this Tuesday, June 28. Not only that, Musk reaches 100 million followers on Twitter too.
We know he has become one of the most popular and controversial characters on the web and in the technology industry. Much of this is largely due to his Twitter account.
From there, the man behind SpaceX and Tesla Motors has become a must-see celebrity on about any tech or pop culture topic.
In recent months, if not years, and beyond the family scandals, Musk has also become the subject of debate and criticism for his behavior.
On more than one occasion, he seems to have manipulated social networks in favor of his personal and economic interests or for the simple pleasure of seeing things burn.
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Still, amid all these factors, Elon Musk’s popularity is undeniable on the blue bird’s social network. And now, Musk has reached a new milestone in his career.
This Is How Elon Musk Reaches 100 Million Followers On Twitter
In the last few hours, the executive has become a ‘trending topic’ after the news that Musk has finally reached the 100 million followers mark on Twitter went viral.
It is enough to enter his official account on the social network to verify that the subject has reached that figure. He is also placed as one of the most influential personalities on Twitter along with:
- Barack Obama: 132.1 million.
- Justin Bieber: 114.1 million.
- Katy Perry: 108.8 million.
- Rihanna: 106.9 million.
- Cristiano Ronaldo: 101.3 million.
As we can see, there are some celebrities, athletes, and politicians above Elon Musk on Twitter, but at the rate all go, there is a possibility that he will match or exceed them.
And also, Elon Musk has many reasons for achieving this fame on the social network. If you have followed the Tesla Motors executive in recent years. In that case, you will see a distinctive pattern in his behavior.
Elon often shares incendiary memes and responds to celebrities and mere mortals giving unpopular opinions on sensitive topics. He writes nonsense that has his followers talking about it for days. He also preaches about the technology and industry of the future.
Thanks to this mix, Musk seems to have found the ideal formula to keep current on Twitter. Although, of course, being the richest man in the world helps.