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Rihanna - latest star with over 40 million friends

On July 11 pop star Rihanna became the latest celebrity to join the elite group of people on Facebook with over 40 million fans. 

Data from social media monitoring site Famecount shows that the Barbados-born Rihanna passed the 40 million Facebook fan mark on July 11.  

The only other celebrities to have over 40 million fans on the social networking site are Lady Gaga with 40,287,493 and rapper Eminem, who with 42,944,000 Facebook fans is the most 'liked' person living or dead on Facebook. Even the King of Pop Michael Jackson falls just below the 40 million mark with 37,793,000 fans.

As of July 12, Rihanna had 40,282,787 Facebook fans.

Eminem - http://www.facebook.com/eminem
Lady Gaga - http://www.facebook.com/ladygaga
Rihanna- http://www.facebook.com/rihanna