It is time to cover another niche on our Top 25 series. Celebrity blogs are among the most popular on the Internet. People just love gossip. As a result, they tend to receive a lot of traffic, and to be very profitable.

I would guess that the lower blogs on our list earn at least $5,000 monthly, while the top ones should be over the $50,000 monthly figure.

Keep in mind that the Top 25 takes into consideration only objective factors. The maximum score is 40, and the details about our algorithm can be found below the list.

googlevert bloglinesvert technorativert total
#1 Perez Hilton 7 10 10 10 37
#2 TMZ 8 10 8 10 36
#3 ValleyWag 7 8 10 10 35
#4 The Superficial 7 9 9 9 34
#5 Defamer 7 7 9 8 31
#6 Gawker 7 9 5 10 31
#7 WWTDD 6 9 8 7 30
#8 Egotastic 6 10 7 7 30
#9 Jezebel 7 7 7 9 30
#10 Go Fug Yourself 7 7 10 6 30
#11 Pink is the new blog 7 6 9 7 29
#12 Celebrity Babies 4 7 10 8 29
#13 PopSugar 7 8 5 8 28
#14 Dlisted 6 9 4 9 28
#15 I am Not Obsessed 6 7 4 7 24
#16 Celebitchy 5 8 5 7 23
#27 CityRag 6 7 4 5 22
#18 Jossip 4 5 7 6 22
#19 PopCrunch 4 8 2 7 21
#20 HollyScoop 6 6 2 7 21
#21 Dotspotter 7 7 1 5 20
#22 Celebrity Gossip 5 7 1 7 20
#23 Hollywood Rag 6 6 1 6 19
#24 The Bosh 6 6 3 4 19
#25 Splash News 6 5 1 6 18

Google Pagerank (0 to 10): the actual Pagerank was used on the algorithm.

Alexa Rank (0 to 10): Ranges were determined based on the Alexa Rank (i.e., 150k and up, 150k-100k, 100k-75k, 75k-50k) and each range was assigned a number (1 to 10). To get an idea of Alexa Rank, now in 2016 celebrity trivia website Taddlr reportedly averages 1 million monthly visitors with an 80k Alexa Rank.

Bloglines Subscribers (0 to 10): Subscriber ranges were determined (i.e., 1-50, 50-100, 100-150, 150-200) and each range was assigned a number (1 to 10).

Technorati Authority (0 to 10): Ranges were determined based on Technorati’s Authority rank (i.e., 1-100, 100-200, 200-400,400-600) and each range was assigned a number (1 to 10).


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Daniel Scocco is a programmer and entrepreneur located in São Paulo, Brazil. His first company, Online Profits, builds and manages websites in different niches. His second company, Kubic, specializes in developing mobile apps for the iOS and Android platforms.

  1. Thanks for doing a good survery on celebrity .
    log statics of pagerank of different search engines.
    it gives clear hide which blogs work very well with high traffice

  2. Sorry to intervene. I wanted to ask, where can I find the top 500 list of celebrity blogs, if there is one. This 25 is ok, but can I find more sites? maybe eeven get the alexa and Technorati ranking too. Any ideas? (Thanks)

  3. what about mediatakeout.com? that is the website that i visit faithfully. then again, it is the #1 visited black website in the world. we obviously don’t count.

  4. I think the market is becoming saturated with these celebrity blogs but there will always be a demand.

    People love a bit of celeb gossip… I know I do!!! But it’s all about not taking it all too seriously. Focusing on our own lives so to speak!

    Very interesting list.

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  6. Interesting. I’m surprised Perez Hilton is above TMZ. I figured TMZ was the king.

  7. I don’t think people will ever get fed up with gossip and dirt. It’s what drives the media sales. I have heard people for years talk about the very same thing when it comes to the gossip you hear on TV and on the newsstands. But yet the TV show networks and magazine companies continue to thrive, and we all check them out once in, a while we are at home, or while standing in line at the local Wal-Mart. Why do we like it? I don’t know. Most of us lead average, normal lives, and maybe we are looking for a little excitement without the risk. We let others do it for us, that’s what celebrities are for. Haha. Thanks for the list and the insight into what can be used to make money on the internet. Celebrity sites!!

  8. @Samuel, Valleywag covers tech celebrities, so it goes on the list.

    As for Gawker being above, well, the ranking is based on objective factors, it is not our opinion.

  9. Why is Valleywag on the list? That is not a celebrity blog – and even if it was classed as one, which it isn’t – Gawker should be above it…

  10. @Jaan, still it is the best metric we have. Why do you think some advertising networks use it? They are putting money on the table, and using Alexa as a decision factor.

    I know it is not perfect, but it is what we got. After the change in the algorithm, most people recognized that the number got even closer to the real situation also.

  11. @Alex, because technorati is a measure of backlinks and link popularity.

    @Jaan, because Alexa is still the most reliable traffic metric out there. Compete behaves weirdly when you have non-us sites involved.

  12. celeb market blogs are tappped out

    perez hilton makes a killing with advertisement

  13. Suresh, I am not sure what you talking about.

    These are all celebrity blogs. Digital inspiration is a tech blog, while problogger is a “make money online” blog.

  14. The list is quite different from expectation like digital inspiration ie labnol.org and pro blogger .
    Where these are in the listing position ?

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