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Top Canadian Influencers

Meet the most influential Canadian creators & influencers on Social Media.

July 11, 2024
Sarthak Ahuja

Canada is home to a diverse and dynamic array of influencers who have made significant impacts across various social media platforms. These influencers span numerous niches including fashion, beauty, lifestyle, fitness, travel, and more. Here are some of the top Canadian influencers who have garnered substantial followings and influence:

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Favikon offers a reliable, data-driven approach to rank social media creators across various industries. This ranking is based on the Favikon score obtained by each creator according to their performance on social media. The Favikon authority score is not only linked to the number of subscribers, but is calculated according to several other important criteria. These criteria include maintaining an active presence on multiple social media, engagement rate, growth rate, as well as other factors that demonstrate the breadth and depth of their connection with their audience. We believe it's important to consider the holistic aspects of a creator's presence in order to get a complete assessment.

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Explore the Top 10 Canadian 🇨🇦 Influencers:

1️⃣ Justin Bieber

Musician & Activist

Justin Bieber is a Canadian musician and activist known for his hit songs and albums, including "Justice," "Yummy," and "Baby." He is also an advocate for various causes, including mental health, racial justice, and environmental sustainability. In addition, Justin is a vocal supporter of hockey and works to make the sport more inclusive and accessible to all. He has also collaborated with several brands, including Tim Hortons and Garena Free Fire, and released a music video for his song "Beautiful Love" in partnership with the game.

2️⃣ Champagnepapi | Drake

Rapper and Musician

Champagnepapi, also known as Drake or Drizzy, is a Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter. He has released several hit albums and singles, including "God's Plan," "In My Feelings," and "Laugh Now Cry Later." Besides music, he is also an actor, having appeared in TV shows and movies like "Degrassi: The Next Generation" and "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues." He is known for his smooth flow, catchy hooks, and emotional lyrics, often drawing from his personal life experiences. He has won numerous awards, including four Grammy Awards, and is considered one of the most successful and influential rappers of his generation.

3️⃣ Shawn Mendes

Musician and Brand Ambassador

Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter, best known for hits like "Stitches," "Treat You Better," and "Señorita." He has released several successful albums and won numerous awards for his music. Mendes is also a brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger and David Yurman, where he promotes sustainable clothing and creativity. He is actively involved in social causes and has partnered with organizations like SickKids Foundation and Youth Mental Health Canada to support young changemakers. Recently, Mendes co-hosted and performed at the Global Citizen's Vax Live concert, advocating for equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution worldwide.

4️⃣ The Weeknd

Musician and Songwriter

The Weeknd, also known as Abel Tesfaye, is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He has released several critically acclaimed albums and singles, including "Blinding Lights," "Starboy," and "Can't Feel My Face." His music is known for its blend of R&B, pop, and electronic styles, and he has won multiple awards for his work, including three Grammy Awards. The Weeknd is also known for his distinctive appearance, often wearing sunglasses and sporting a distinctive hairstyle. He has a large and dedicated fan base, and his music has been praised for its emotional depth and unique sound.

5️⃣ Kris HC

Content Creator on TikTok and YouTube

Kris HC, also known as Kallmekris, is a Canadian content creator with a significant presence on social media platforms such as TikTok and YouTube. With 48 million followers on TikTok and 8 million subscribers on YouTube, Kris posts subpar content focused on gaming, comedy, and lifestyle. Kris also promotes other businesses on her social media pages and collaborates with other creators. In addition to her social media presence, Kris has launched her clothing line.

6️⃣ Pokimane

Content Creator

Pokimane, real name Imane Anys, is a popular Moroccan-Canadian content creator and streamer on Twitch. She is best known for her variety of gameplays, IRL streams, and vlogs. Pokimane is a member of OfflineTV, a content creation group, and has collaborated with various well-known YouTubers and Twitch streamers. She has a large following on social media, with millions of subscribers on platforms such as Twitch, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter. Pokimane is also involved in various sponsorships and partnerships with companies like HyperX and CashApp.

7️⃣ Nick Eh 30

Family-Friendly Twitch Streamer & YouTuber

Nick Eh 30 is a family-friendly Twitch streamer and YouTuber from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is known for his daily Fortnite Twitch streams and family-friendly content. Nick's stream is characterized by positivity, and he is a proud member of the Eh Team. He is a Canadian-Lebanese born in Nova Scotia and is currently 27 years old. Nick's social media presence extends beyond Twitch and YouTube, as he has accounts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat, and Discord. Nick Eh 30 has a PO Box for fan mail, where all mail or packages should be sent using Canada Post.

8️⃣ Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

With hits like "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi," Avril Lavigne became an icon of the early 2000s pop-punk scene. After taking a break from music due to health issues, she returned in 2019 with the album "Head Above Water," featuring a more mature sound. In 2021, she released "Love Sux Deluxe," an expanded version of her 2021 album "Love Sux," and went on a European tour. Lavigne is also known for her fashion sense, having collaborated with clothing brand Killstar on several collections.

9️⃣ SMii7Y

Content Creator and Twitch Streamer

SMii7Y, also known as "Smitty," is a popular content creator and Twitch streamer who is known for his gameplay, funny moments, and hilarity. He is a professional "milkbag" who mainly streams video games, with his main focus being on YouTube. SMii7Y also has several other channels where he uploads content for his viewers. He has a large following on social media and is known for his unique personality and sense of humor. In addition to his content creation, SMii7Y also has merch available for his fans.

🔟 Shay Mitchell

Actress, Entrepreneur, and YouTube Personality

Shay Mitchell is an actress, best known for her roles in Pretty Little Liars and You. Besides acting, she is also a successful entrepreneur, as the CBO and founder of BÉIS, a travel accessories brand. On her YouTube channel, she shares her favorite recipes, beauty collabs, and behind-the-scenes looks at her life as a mom. She also has a large social media following on platforms such as TikTok, Facebook, and Instagram, where she posts about fashion, beauty, and her personal life.

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About the author

Sarthak Ahuja

Sarthak Ahuja is a marketing enthusiast currently contributing to digital marketing strategies at Favikon. An alumnus of ESCP Paris with over 2 years of professional experience, he has held multiple marketing roles across industries. Sarthak's work has been published in journals and websites. He loves to read and write about topics concerning sustainability, business, and marketing. You can find him on LinkedIn and Instagram.