The 10 most influential people on the internet revealed!


…from politicians and popstars to rappers and gamers!

Perennial favourites like Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry are present and accounted for – but how about Baby Ariel and Markiplier?


If you haven’t heard of Baby Ariel and Markiplier, they are a 16-year-old lip-syncing star of the app and a 27-year-old video gamer with more than 17 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.

10 years ago, role models and idols would have been people featured in bands, on television or on radio. However, times move on and people such a Pewdiepie, Alfie Deyes (PointlessBlog) and others  became famous world-wide through YouTube and inspired many into doing extraordinary things.

Some YouTubers such as Joe Weller have been mobbed in public while trying to complete simple life tasks, such as getting groceries and even going to leisure centers.

Here’s the full list of the Most Influential People on the Internet 2017:


Chrissy Teigen

Matt Drudge

J.K. Rowling

Carter Wilkerson

Yao Chen

Brian Reed


Alexei Navalny

Donald Trump

Gigi Gorgeous