15 Most Followed Chefs on Twitter Slideshow
With 4,600 tweets and 1,058,269 followers, Jamie Oliver is one of the most followed chefs in the world. As of this time his account follows 3,938 people on Twitter.
At 1,878 tweets, Anthony Bourdain has less than half of Jamie Oliver's 4,600 tweets, and about a third of the followers. But 338,482 followers is nothing to scoff at (especially with him only following 65 people) putting him in a solid second place by this count.
Tyler Florence's Twitter account follows 609 other accounts, registers 3,451 tweets, and has a very strong 264,827 followers, putting him in fourth place on this list.
Chef Gordon Ramsay's account notes 926 tweets, follows 619 other accounts, and boasts 266,725 followers.
Giada's account features 1,038 tweets, and notes that it follows just 40 other accounts, but registers a very strong 251,344 followers.
"Brotha" of the everyman, Guy Fieri also only follows about 40 accounts, and has tweeted just 460 times. But that doesn't change the fact that he has a whopping 232,255 followers. Imagine what would happen this culinary/cultural zeitgeist tweeted just a few more times a day and threw some @'s and RT's in there.
The host of Bizarre Foods has tweeted 3,064 times, and follows 17,732 other accounts. He boasts a respectable 157,581 followers.
Bam! Emeril may only follow 237 other accounts, and he has tweeted a relatively tame 1,151 times. Still, he has 138,872 followers.
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Chef Rick Bayless may only follow 121 other accounts, but he has a very impressive 124,321 followers. Even more impressive? The 6,338 tweets to his credit, which are the most of any chef on this list.
Chef Tom Colicchio is engaged with 160 other members of the Twitter community, and boasts respecable 2,685 tweets. His followers total: 125,963.
Rocco's Twitter account features 2,547 tweets, follows 394 accounts, and just gets over the 100,000 mark with 100,082 followers.
Ray-Ray has tweeted just 136 times. Just 136 times! At 117, she almost follows more accounts than she's tweeted. Still, she has 100,622 followers.
Chef Michael Chiarello can lay claim to just 584 tweets, but he follows 5,747 users. Perhaps that helps to account for his 83,110 followers.