Later that day, he even took to the social networking site to announce the birth of his son.
Another newcomer to the list of the most popular Facebook celebs (he wasn't in the top 10 last year), rapper Lil Wayne is number 7 on this year's list.
The rap and hip hop star has more than 6.7 million fans and appears to actively build his presence on Facebook.
In mid June, when he reached 5 million fans, he thanked them and asked for help in drawing in more.
"We just got 5 million fans on Facebook! I love you. Help me get 5.5 million and Im gonna give you a song I recorded in jail for free."
One of the top breakout artists of the year, singer Justin Bieber has also secured a spot among the most popular celebrities on Facebook.
The popular tween has nearly 6.6 million fans on his Facebook page and makes a point to thank his online friends for their support.
After posting a video of him performing "Baby" to his Facebook page, he gave a shout out to his many viewers.
"WOW...over 230 MILLION VIEWS!!! Thank u so much to all those supporting...HECK...I STARTED ON YOUTUBE!! NUTS!!"
The 20-year-old crooner who captured the hearts of country music fans, has apparently claimed a giant corner of the online world as well. With more than 6.3 million fans on Facebook, Swift is the ninth most popular celebrity on the site.
Still, despite her massive fandom online and off, it seems that she tries to keep it in perspective, noting on her Facebook page: "I'm not a big deal. At all."
With more than 5.8 million fans on his Facebook page, the TV actor, rapper and movie star rounds out the list of the top 10 most popular celebrities on the social networking site.
Smith keeps his page looking lively with video clips of interviews and movies, as well as status updates about his family and friends.