10 Most Retweeted Tweets of All Time – Popular Tweets in the History


Social media is a powerful tool to influence a large audience at once and analyze their pulse. That’s why we use it for monitoring the latest trends as well as sharing our thoughts, promotions, selling products, etc.

Twitter is a prominent and professional quality network that can change the destiny of your marketing efforts in a short message. It proved many times that a few words are enough to uncover opportunities and spreading awareness about a certain event or cause.

The microblogging site is used by people around the world, from every country and sector. It is a popular destination for politicians, companies as well as celebrities to share their thoughts and promote themselves. Sometimes their tweets will become viral within a short period of time and reach a maximum audience as a result. People will retweet such tweets to express their solidarity with the user or the message conveyed.

Most Retweeted Tweets

Do you know what are the most retweeted tweets?

Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese businessman, holds the record of the most retweeted tweet. His tweet on this year’s new year sale retweeted 4.2M times and favorited 1.2M times till the time of this writing. He surpassed Carter Wilkerson’s record, the man asked for free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s for a year, whose tweet retweeted 3.3M times since April 6th, 2017.

In this post, we’ll show you the 10 most retweeted tweets in history.

10. President Obama – 797.3K Retweets

Thank you for everything. My last ask is the same as my first. I’m asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours.

— President Obama (@POTUS44) January 11, 2017

9. Barack Obama – 843.5K Retweets

Four more years. pic.twitter.com/bAJE6Vom

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012

8. Denny JA – 936.4K Retweets

Denny JA: Dengan RT ini, anda ikut memenangkan Jokowi-JK. Pilih pemimpin yg bisa dipercaya (Jokowi) dan pengalaman (JK). #DJoJK

— Denny JA (@DennyJA_WORLD) June 4, 2014

7. Ariana Grande – 1M Retweets

from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.

— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017

6. Barack Obama – 1.6M Retweets

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017

5. elrubius – 1.7M Retweets


— elrubius (@Rubiu5) August 20, 2016

4. Louis Tomlinson – 2.7M Retweets

Always in my heart @Harry_Styles . Yours sincerely, Louis

— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) October 2, 2011

3. Ellen DeGeneres – 3M Retweets

If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014

2. Carter Wilkerson – 3.3M Retweets


— Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017

1. Yusaku Maezawa – 4.2M Retweets

ZOZOTOWN新春セールが史上最速で取扱高100億円を先ほど突破!!日頃の感謝を込め、僕個人から100名様に100万円【総額1億円のお年玉】を現金でプレゼントします。応募方法は、僕をフォローいただいた上、このツイートをRTするだけ。受付は1/7まで。当選者には僕から直接DMします! #月に行くならお年玉 pic.twitter.com/cKQfPPbOI3

— Yusaku Maezawa (MZ) 前澤友作 (@yousuck2020) January 5, 2019

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