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Snapchat is the go-to app if you are on the go for obvious reasons. Unlike other forms of social media, Snapchat is quick, easy, and addictive. In fact, active Snapchat users open Snapchat 30 times per day. Given Snapchat’s popularity, it is no surprise that many celebrities have joined the app in recent years. Through joining the craze, celebrities have become all the more accessible to their fans. Snapchat enables fans to connect with their favorite celebrities on a day-to-day basis in a way that feels more personal. Never before have celebrities been able to relate to their fans in such an intimate way, making fans feel like they have actual relationships with their idols. Additionally, Snapchat allows celebrities to show aspects of their lives outside of the public eye. For instance, Kylie Jenner often posts Snaps of her home-cooked meals, vacations, baby Stormi, and makeup. In this article, we will give you 14 must-follow celebrities on Snapchat.
- 90% of Snapchat users are between the ages of 13 and 24
- 20% of US college students use Snapchat
- In Q4 of 2019, Snapchat generated $561 million in revenue
- Snapchat’s worldwide advertising revenue is $1.53 billion
- Active Snapchat users open Snapchat 30 times per day
- The longest Snapchat streak is 1707 snaps as of 2020
- 32.7% of US marketers are on Snapchat
1. DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled is the “King of Snapchat” so says Coca-Cola’s Senior VP for Content Emmanuel Seuge. DJ Khaled has become one of the most popular celebrities on Snapchat. However, it is not just his funny phrases (such as, “major key”) and jet ski rides through the coast of Miami that have made him so popular. This music producer and record label executive claim the reason for his success on the platform boils down to one thing: authenticity. From New Orleans, Khaled got his start working as a radio personality. He has also helped other artists break into the industry, including Lil’ Wayne. Khaled has worked with some of the most popular and talented people in the business, including Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Drake, and Chris Brown. Although DJ Khaled’s career has faced some struggles, many believe that his marketing techniques on his Snapchat revived his career. DJ Khaled is such a popular celebrity on Snapchat, he also made it to our top 10 Snapchat accounts of 2019 list!
2. Ariana Grande
This three-time Grammy-winning artist might be small, but her voice certainly packs a punch. Grande’s vocal range allows her to do some impressive impersonations of world renown artists such as Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, and Shakira to name a few. As one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2016, Ariana Grande is loved by many. The popstar singer got her start on Broadway in the musical 13, followed by more acting in Nickelodeon’s Victorious and Sam & Cat. Ariana Grande broke the single-day streaming record in 2018 with over an impressive 8.2 million streams her song Thank, U Next. These days she spends a lot of her time on the road touring. On Snapchat, you’ll find Ariana Grande posting numerous selfies as she tours the world, as well as words of encouragement for her many fans. Ari is definitely a must-follow of our celebrities on Snapchat!
3. Kim Kardashian
Love them or hate them, the Kardashian-Jenner family is a well-oiled business machine, and Kim is no exception. Although the reality TV star is known for getting her start with a sex tape scandal, Kim has come a long way since then. More recently, she has made a name for herself in the makeup and fragrance industry with her company KKW Beauty. If you’re like the rest of us, you are probably curious as to what the Kardashians average day looks like. Well, Kim’s Snapchats have you covered! Kim Kardashian posts pictures and videos of her daily workouts, kids, meals, and endless selfies. She often plugs all her new products and content through her Snapchat, always sharing just enough information to make fans want to buy into all things KKW.
4. Michelle Obama
If inspiration and strength are what you’re seeking on Snapchat, look no further. As the United States’ first African American First Lady, Michelle Obama is an icon. Before she became the FLOTUS, she grew up on the south side of Chicago. Eventually, she graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. It was while she was working at a law firm that she met her now-husband and 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. During her time as the first lady, she was involved in significant philanthropic work. Today, she still advocates for many causes, including health, women’s rights, and equality. The couple shares two daughters and still resides in Washington D.C.
5. Chrissy Teigan
Chrissy Teigen is not only an absolute catch, but she is also an author, model, mother, and wife to John Legend. Chrissy Teigen makes fans beg the question, “Is there anything she can’t do?” She is undeniably candid, funny, and relatable. In fact, she is so outspoken that she got blocked by President Trump for trolling him on Twitter! In addition to her many talents, she is phenomenal at cooking. Teigen authored a cookbook, Cravings: Hungry for More, and has plans to release another cookbook that she has been teasing on her social media with the hashtag “cravings2.” No one knows for sure what it will be called or when it will be released, but fans of her first cookbook will be sure to go in for a second helping.
6. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner is by far topping the most popular celebrities on Snapchat right now. Jenner has become a beauty and fashion icon for Millennials and Generation Z-er’s alike. From sharing a clothing line with her sister Kendall to creating Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin, Kylie Jenner has followed in the steps of her older siblings by becoming a successful businesswoman. Although the new mother has kept her life more private, starting the fact that she was able to conceal her pregnancy from the public eye, she enjoys posting on Snapchat. She posts videos of her home cooked meals, vacations, baby Stormi, and makeup line promotions. If you want a glimpse into her life as a new mother, or the latest promotions and new product launches for Kylie Cosmetics, subscribe to Kylie on Snapchat. For a more in-depth inside look at Kylie’s life, check out her YouTube channel along with many more of your favorite celebrities on YouTube.
7. Bella Thorne
If you are looking for a Snapchat that is real, unfiltered, and sometimes scandalous, look no further.
Falling into the ranks of other child stars, Bella Thorne got her big break on the hit Disney show Shake It Up. The famous actress has also appeared in films such as Blended, The DUFF, and You Get Me. The redhead has won and been nominated for countless Teen Choice Awards and Young Hollywood Awards. Done with her Disney days, Thorne currently stars on the Freeform series, Famous in Love. The Florida girl maintains a close friendship with YouTube star and ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau. Undeniably scandalous, Thorne shows her life completely unfiltered with fans through her Snapchat account. If you’re looking for a laugh, check out a recent TikTok meme called “Bitch, I’m Bella Thorne.”
8. Gigi Hadid
Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of one of America’s most popular models is like? Snapchat has you covered. Gigi Hadid is an active Snapchat user, documenting her travels, meals, and fun with model friends. As the daughter of former model Yolanda Hadid, it is no wonder that Gigi and her siblings have seen so much success in the modeling industry. The California native has strut on runways all over the world for high-end designers, including Balmain to the popular Victoria’s Secret fashion show. As a child, she was featured in GAP Kids’ ads, and today she can be found on the covers of Vogue, Harper’s Bizarre, and Cosmopolitan. In her free time, Gigi can be seen hanging out with other fashion it-girls, including Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevigne.
9. Bella Hadid
Genetics in the Hadid family are clearly made for the runway since Bella Hadid is just one of the three Hadid children in the modeling business. Modeling for Chanel, Versace, and Moschino, Bella is no stranger to the catwalk. She is also an ambassador for Dior Cosmetics. If fans are curious how the jet setter stays looking fresh-faced, Bella shows her go-to makeup look in a video tutorial for Vogue. This entry on our list of celebrities on Snapchat highlights her travels and provides a behind the scenes look at her life as a model.
10. Kaitlyn Bristowe
Kaitlyn Bristowe is best known for her time on the popular reality show The Bachelorette. As undeniably one of the funniest, silliest, and most authentic hosts of the popular dating series, Bristowe now uses her fan base to dabble in a multitude of projects. Whether she is making appearances on Entertainment Tonight, starring in commercials, or chatting on her podcast, this Canadian native seems to always be on the go. What can you expect to see on her Snapchat? Highly comedic content, including car karaoke battles and special Snapchat filter characters with her man, Jason Tartick.
11. Spencer Pratt
Reality TV Star Spencer Pratt may not be on primetime television anymore, but he has made himself more relevant than ever before through his social media. Quirky and outlandish, The Hills star features his even quirkier life, including clips of him doing weekly tabloid reviews, showing off his crystal collection, and doing Brazilian jiu-jitsu in a kimono. His wife, Heidi, rarely makes an appearance, but his dogs frequently appear in his stories. If his presence on Snapchat isn’t enough for fans, they can now see him on his YouTube series, “Spencer Pratt Will Heal You.” If you are trying to keep up with Spencer Pratt’s whereabouts, Snapchat is the perfect way to keep tabs on this funny celebrity!
12. Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris is known as being among the world’s most popular DJs, singers, songwriters, and record producers. Although he now resides in Los Angeles, California, Harris is originally from Scotland. Some of his early successes include his songs “I’m Not Alone” with Kylie Minogue and “Feel So Close”, which as nearly 200 million views on YouTube. To date, he has worked with Rhianna, Florence and the Machine, Mary J. Blige, Alesso, NeYo, Migos, and Frank Ocean. Fans of the electronic music creator might be surprised to see that the successful man has a silly side as well, which he shows on his Snapchat. Harris is admittedly a little eccentric, and it seems that people love it. Check out the trending TikTok dance to Calvin Harris’s song “The Weekend.”
13. Chris Pratt
Of course, if you’re not a fan of Spencer Pratt, there is always the other Pratt on our list of celebrities on Snapchat, Chris Pratt. Whether you enjoyed watching him on the NBC sitcom Parks and Rec or in a myriad of Marvel movies, Pratt has gained a significant fan base. He has achieved a huge following in spite of his recent divorce from Anna Faris, with whom he shares a son. If you’re used to seeing him in Guardians of the Galaxy, you might be surprised by his comedic side, which he highlights in all of his hilarious Snapchat Stories.
14. Jared Leto
The multifaceted singer, songwriter, actor, and director, Jared Leto is truly a jack of all trades. The Louisiana native has seen success in every pursuit. His band 30 Seconds to Mars has sold over 15 million albums. He won an Oscar, Academy Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club. For this role, the method actor spent months researching and even stayed in character throughout the duration of filming. Other notable work for Leto includes American Psycho, Suicide Squad and Blade Runner 2049. For such a serious artist, it is impressive what a great sense of humor he has. His Snapchat stories frequently include plugs and sneak peeks into his new album America, as well as Leto in some very silly filters.
Check out these top Snapchat celebrities that didn’t make our list:
|Who didn’t make the cut?|
|Millie Bobby Brown|