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Sheikh Mohammed Among Most Followed World Leaders On Instagram

With over 3.6 million followers, Sheikh Mohammed ranks among the top ten most followed world leaders and among the top three most followed Arab leaders on Instagram.

Sheikh Mohamed the second most followed world leader

Statistics from 2018’s Twiplomacy report shows Ruler of Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ranks second among the most followed Arab leaders on Instagram. His ranking comes after Queen Rania of Jordan, who tops the list with 4.8 million+ followers. Check the rankings here:

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Ninth most followed leader in the world

Sheikh Mohammed’s 3.6 million-strong follower count also ranks him ninth among the world’s most followed leaders on Instagram. This year’s most followed leader on the social media network is Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, who boasts 14.8 million followers, in second place is Indonesian President Joko Widod, with 12.2 million followers and US President Donald Trump, ranked third with 10 million followers.

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Nine million followers on Twitter

When it comes to Twitter, the Ruler has a stronger follower count, with 9.36 million. Similar to this year’s rankings on Instagram, Sheikh Mohammed ranks second among most followed Arab leaders on Twitter too, behind Queen Rania, who’s followed by 10.4 million. Also, the Ruler crossed two million followers on LinkedIn last October.