Anahí: Mexico’s Most Influential Social Media Celebrity

All hail the queen of all social media south of the border: Anahí.

The 28-year-old Mexican singer & actress has been named Mexico’s most influential personality and the most influential female artist at this year’s first ever Social Media Awards.


“I know that this was about voting and voting again, and I know my fans has a lot to do with me winning and I appreciate them so much,” said the former member of Mexican group RBD who was recently named an ambassador of peace for Yoko Ono’s anti-violence organization.

Anahí, who has more than two million followers on Twitter, beat out actress Ana de la Reguera, presenter Galilea Montijo and journalists Carmen Aristegui and Adela Micha for title.

Meanwhile, Mexican singer/actor Jaime Camil was recognized as the most influential male artist.

The Social Media Awards were organized by the Mexican company Red10, as part of the the Social Media Fest, attended by actor and social media advocate Ashton Kutcher.

Awards were handed out in 15 categories related to entertainment, sports, politics, finance, technology and more.