#1 One DirectionWhen they were still together, One Direction was one of the top bands in the world. Under the direction of Simon Cowell, they had millions and millions of fans. Every one of their concerts sold out and they sold millions of albums. They even earned themselves a Guinness World Record. Currently, they hold the world record for being the first solo act to debut at number one with their first three albums. That is impressive.
#2 BeyonceBeyonce got her start as one-third of the group, Destiny’s Child. Several years later, she decided to go out on her own. When many artists have done this, they didn’t do so well. Beyonce is the exception to the rule. After she went solo, she only became more popular. She sold millions of albums, sold out every show she played, and she even showed the world what a great actress she is after starring in the hit thriller, Obsessed. She is also a great mother to two children and she became half of a power couple after marrying rap mogule, Jay-Z. She even holds a Guinness World Record. She broke the record in 2016 when she released her secret album. It sold 828,773 copies worldwide in its first three days on iTunes. It is the fastest selling iTunes album of all time.
#3 Hunter HayesCountry singer Hunter Hayes has millions of fans all over the world. Not only is he a great singer and performer, he is also an activist for childhood hunger. Thanks to his crusade against childhood hunger, Hunter broke the Guinness World Record for playing the most shows in 24 hours. He played 10 shows in 10 days in 24 hours, which beat the former record holder, The Flaming Lips, who played 8 shows in 24 hours. Hunter partnered with ConAgra Foods to help raise awareness.
#4 Jennifer LawrenceSince Jennifer’s first movie came out, she has become more and more popular. Not only is she an amazing actress, she also gets some pretty good roles. Over the years she has won Oscars, Golden Globes, and a BAFTA. Those aren’t the only awards Jennifer has under her belt. She also holds the Guinness World Record for being the highest-grossing action movie heroine when the first two Hunger Games movies grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide.
Side Note: The Hunger Games also holds a Guinness World Record for being the highest-grossing post-apocalypse movie.
#5 Justin BieberJustin Bieber became a megastar after his very first single was released. Since then, he has sold billions of dollars in merchandise, every concert he has ever played has sold out, and he has sold millions of albums. He has millions of fans all over the world of all ages. If that wasn’t enough, he also holds a Guinness World Record. Justin currently holds the world record for being the first solo artist to ever have three number one US and UK albums before the age of 18. Chances are, Justin will be breaking more world records throughout his career.
#6 Katy PerryMost celebrities have Twitter pages so that their followers can keep up with them. Most celebrities have millions of Twitter followers, however, none of them have as many followers as Katy Perry. Currently, she holds the Guinness World Record for having the most Twitter followers with an astonishing one hundred million. Before Katy became the Twitter queen, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga were tied for first place with 99,000,000. Only time will tell if one of them will pull ahead of Katy to take the prize. Take that Kardashians!
#7 Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus got her start as Hannah Montana on The Disney Channel When she got older, she wanted to break out of her good girl persona and become her own person, and boy did she ever. In 2014, Miley broke the Guinness World Record for being the most searched-for Pop Star. It may have been due to her risque video for her hit song, Wrecking Ball. It could also have been her extremely scandalous performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
#8 Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift is gorgeous, she is an amazing singer, and she has millions and millions of fans. It seems as though everything that Taylor touches turns to gold. Although she has been an unwilling participant in celebrity feuds, her career continues to skyrocket. She even holds the Guinness World Record for the most million-selling weeks on the United States album charts.
#9 Dwayne “The Rock” JohnsonOf the 10 celebrities with Guinness World Records, the Rock’s record is the most unique. The Rock got his start in the WWE. Not long after, he started starring in movies and each one is better than the last. He even holds a Guinness World Record, however, it isn’t for acting or wrestling. It is actually for making a dip. He got together with his production partner Dany Garcia and their team and the created the largest layered dip in the world. The dip weighed 540 pounds and they earned themselves a world record.
#10 ShakiraShakira can move her hips, she can sing, and she is drop-dead gorgeous. She also has a Guinness World Record under her belt. She is known as the Facebook Queen because her world record is for being the first person to reach 100 million likes on Facebook.