Which celebrity influences your child's wish list for Santa?



Posted on December 11, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 11 at 1:10 PM

Who is the most influential celebrity among kids?

It's Taylor Swift.
Eleven hundred kids between the ages of 8 and 18 were asked which celebrity has the most influence on what they want as a holiday gift.

Entertainer Taylor Swift topped the list, followed by Justin Bieber. This is according to a survey by San Francisco-based Ebates.com.

More boys picked Justin Bieber, and the girls picked Taylor Swift.

As for what gifts they want:

  1. a laptop computer (17%)
  2. the latest iPhone (15%)
  3. clothes (11%) 
  4. a 10-inch tablet like the iPad or the Motorola Xoom (9%)
  5. the latest Android Smartphone (6%)
  6. the latest mini tablet (5%)
  7. e-Readers like the Nook and Kindle are wanted by 4% of youth.