Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 June 2019

Huda Kattan on Time Magazine's list of the most influential people online

The magazine's list of the most influential people on the internet features 25 names.

Huda Kattan.
Huda Kattan.

It's a big week for Dubai-based beauty expert Huda Kattan - she has snagged a spot on Time Magazine's annual list of the most influential people on the internet.

In addition Kattan, has also been add to Instagram scheduling site Hopper HQ's 'Instagram rich list'.

Kattan is in good company, with pop-singer Katy Perry, US president Donald Trump and author JK Rowling all being recognised.

According to Time Magazine the contenders were chosen for their global impact on social media and their ability to drive news.

HopperHQ.com compiled its rich list, using a mix of internal data and publicly available information.

The list is split into celebrities and influencers with Kattan getting the number one spot on the influencer side of things. Singer Selina Gomez nabbed the top spot on the celebrity list.

The Iraqi-American beauty expert Kattan, started a blog in 2010 which quickly bloomed resulting in her own make-up line in 2013. Kattan's preferred social media medium is Instagram, where she has 20 million followers. Her posts include tutorials, beauty hacks and product news and her credibility is bolstered by the fact she rarely accepts paid promotional posts.

Website popsugar.com reports the 33-year-old internet sensation can claim up to 18,000 dollars per post.

Kattan's Huda Beauty line is available in Sephora shops globally, and from selected vending machines across Dubai.


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Updated: July 1, 2017 12:44 PM