Top 20 Highest Followed Rugby Players On Social Media | Dan Carter Tops The List With 2.6 Million Followers

Highest Followed Rugby Players

Rugby is no doubt, the most thrilling sport in the world with some fiery matches. Some athletes are so much dangerous that they can take the ball to the goal all alone. Thus, people love to see them on the ground and also keep on following them to see their behind the screen activities. Here are the complete details about the highest followed rugby players on social media.

Highest Followed Rugby Players

5 – James Haskell

  • Instagram | 545k
  • Facebook | 176k
  • Twitter | 202k
  • TikTok | N/A

Played as Flanker for Wasps RFC and Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership, Haskell also remained the part of England national Rugby Union team. Haskell has achieved great success in his rugby career and is currently a MMA fighter, signed to Bellator MMA. Moreover, he is also a famous social media personality, having 545k followers on Instagram and 176k on Facebook.

4 – Beauden Barrett

  • Instagram | 674k
  • Facebook | 226k
  • Twitter | 119.3k
  • TikTok | N/A

The New Zealand rugby union player is playing as a fullback for Blues in Super Rugby and New Zealand’s national team. Beauden has achieved wonderful success at the beginning of her career was a key member of the 2015 Rugby World Cup winning team. His total fan following across social media platforms is 1 million.

3 – Quade Cooper

  • Instagram | 552k
  • Facebook | 350k
  • Twitter | 336.8k
  • TikTok | 56.4k

Cooper is playing as fly-half Hanazono Liners in Japan and also has represented Australia in rugby at international level. She is holding an expensive contract deal with Hanazono Liners and also earning massive through sponsorships and endorsements. Cooper has great fan following on social media and has 552k followers on Instagram.

2 – Sonny Bill Williams

  • Instagram | 1 million
  • Facebook | 377k
  • Twitter | 913.6k
  • TikTok | N/A

Sonny Bill Williams, a former professional rugby league and rugby union player, is currently appearing in the boxing matches under the heavyweight vategory. He is the 2nd player from New Zealand to represent the country in Rugby. Williams has total fan following of 2.3 million.

1 – Dan Carter

  • Instagram | 1 million
  • Facebook | 1 million
  • Twitter | 624.5k
  • TikTok | N/A

The New Zealand former professional Rugby player has played as fly-half for All Blacks. Besides being a brilliant sports athlete, Carter is also a social media star with the total fan base of 2.6 million across all social medias. He has 1 million followers each on Instagram and Facebook.

Top 20 Highest Followed Rugby Players On Social Media

#PlayersInstagramFacebookTwitterTIkTokTotal
1Dan Carter1 million1 million624.5k2.6 million
2Sonny Bill Williams1 million377k913.6k2.3 million
3Quade Cooper552k350k336.8k56.4k1.3 million
4Beauden Barrett674k226k119.3k1 million
5James Haskell545k176k202k923k
6Owen Farrell341k9.1k200k550.1k
7Maro Itoje310k51k110.2k71k542.2k
8Cheslin Kolbe415k40k71.7k526.7k
9Eben Etzebeth288k71k132.7k491.7k
10Handre Pollard219k219k
11John Ryan9.8k144.9k154.7k
12Virimi Vakatawa90k34k16.1k140.1k
13Finn Russell96.3k3.2k36.6k136.1k
14Santi Cordero92.7k41.9k134.6k
15Charles Piutau55.4k22k32.4k109.8k
16Marcos Kremer100k100k
17Jack Willis39.2k10.6k45.3k95.1k
18Rhys Webb67.5k67.5k
19Nick Abendanon19.6k1k21.1k41.7k
20Michael Hooper34.7k1.2k2.5k38.4k

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