Reaching 30 million fans on Facebook, Shakira has surpassed Barack Obama and finds herself neck and neck with popular artists such as Eminem, Lady Gaga, and Rhianna, in the top five most followed celebrities on social networking sites.
Famecount.com, the website that spends sleepless nights counting the number of followers that politicians, celebrities and athletes have on social networking sites, ranks the Barranquilla beauty at number five on the overall most popular list that averages Facebook fans, Twitter followers and Youtube views.
With 30 million Facebook fans, over 6 million Twitter followers and upwards of 800 million Youtube views, Shakira gets a fame rating of 85.30% from the website who awarded Lady Gaga the top position with a perfect 100%.
Shakira blows a big kiss to her fans in two videos (one in English and one in Spanish) thanking them for helping
her reach the astronomical amount of virtual friendships.