Forget 15 minutes of fame. Ever since its launch almost two years ago, Vine stars are using six-second videos to make a name for themselves.
We collected and ranked the most popular Vine stars in the world based on their number of followers. Most are comedians, while others are musicians or actors.
These Vine users have risen from relative obscurity, and are now followed by millions of people. Some have even landed record deals or TV show and movie deals because of Vine.
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Followers: 13.6 million
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2. Nash Grier
3. Brittany Furlan
4. Rudy Mancuso
Followers: 9.19 million
Brazilian-Italian Viner Rudy Mancuso is best known for his portrayals of a Spanish Batman and a Spanish Superman.
5. Lele Pons
Followers: 9.18 million
Lele Pons is a Miami-based teenager, best known for pulling pranks on family and friends and for her hyper-edited Vines.
6. Curtis Lepore
Followers: 8.8 million
You might recognize Curtis Lepore‘s Vines because many of them star his adorable Boston terrier sidekick Buster Beans. Lepore briefly dated Vine star Jessi Smiles, but she accused Lepore of rape shortly after the two met in person and hung out. In February, Lepore pleaded no contest to a lesser charge — assault — and the rape charge was eventually dropped.
7. Josh Peck
Followers: 8.7 million
Of all the most popular Vine stars, Josh Peck may be the only one who could have been referred to as a celebrity before Vine was ever created. An actor most well-known for his stint on Nickelodeon’s “Drake & Josh,” Josh has converted his humor into six-second soundbites on Vine.
8. Jerry Purpdrank
9. Logan Paul
Followers: 8.4 million
Logan Paul‘s funny, over-the-top Vines landed him a nomination for in last year’s Shorty Awards, a Web-based awards show recognizing people who do cool stuff on the internet. Hamming it up on Vine must run in the family because Logan’s little brother Jake was nominated for the same award.
10. Cameron Dallas
Followers: 8.3 million
Cameron Dallas‘ hilarious Vine account garnered him so much attention that he’s landed himself the main role in a new movie coming out soon called Expelled. His co-stars are also popular Viners.
11. Alx James
12. Brent Rivera
13. Christian DelGrosso
14. Thomas Sanders
Followers: 6.5 million
Thomas Sanders won Ryan Seacrest’s “Favorite Vine Celebrity” contest, and he’s best known for his Vines in which he walks around and narrates the lives on unassuming, ordinary people in public.
15. Cole LaBrant
16. Marcus Johns
17. Matthew Espinosa
18. Jack and Jack
19. David Lopez
20. DeStorm Power
Followers: 5.6 million
DeStorm Power got his start ghostwriting for record labels including Atlantic Records and Universal, but quickly moved on to rapping and beatboxing on YouTube. He’s since taken his talents to Vine, where he’s expanded into comedy and even includes his son Tayvion in his videos.
Followers: 5.34 million
Lance Stewart is a Vine prankster.
22. Brandon Calvillo
23. Nicholas Megalis
Followers: 4.849 million
Nicholas Megalis is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, director, and artist, but he’s best known for his funny Vine videos.
24. Us The Duo
25. KC James
Followers: 4.5 million
KC James does comedy sketches in six-second form. He’s most well-known for his Vines in which he gets hit in the face with different objects.
26. Carter Reynolds
27. Liane V
28. Jake Paul
Followers: 4.33 million
The younger brother of the Vine-famous Logan Paul, Jake Paul has been nominated for a huge award — Univision’s Vineographer — at the Shorty Awards.