John Dumelo who beat 2015 front-runner, Yvonne Nelson, in 2016 also gathered new followings of over 3.2 million across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, social media accounts which were considered for the 2016 ranking.
Even though Yvonne Nelson add over 3.7 million new followers in 2016, John Dumelo’s engagement across the platform surpassed that of any Ghanaian in the acting industry. His 2016 political activity could be attributed to his rise to the top of the list.
Actors Majid Michel and Van Vicker also made their first entry on the ranking of the 2016 Most Influential Actors on Social Media.
Below are the 2016 Top 10 Most Influential Actors and Actresses on Social Media:
1. John Dumelo
2. Yvonne Nelson
3. Jackie Appiah
4. Yvonne Okoro
5. Juliet Ibrahim
6. Joselyn Dumas
7. Majid Michel
8. Ama K. Abebrese
9. Van Vicker
10. Lydia Forson
With appraisal to the 2015 Rankings, Yvonne Nelson, Juliet Ibrahim and Ama K. Abebrese dropped from 1,3 and 7 positions to 2, 5 and 8 respectively.
Jackie Appiah, Joselyn Dumas, Yvonne Okoro made great strides on the ranking as Actress Lydia Forson still maintains her 10th Position from last Year. Other actors who have the potential of making the next ranking include; Nadia Buari, Nana Ama McBrown, Emelia Brobbey and Abraham Attah.
The ranking which was based on GSMR score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post reaches and Mentions.