Do you want to know the most followed celebrity on Instagram? Keep going further down this article as we unravel their names and numbers.
Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS.
However, the application is still the most popular across the universe. In the social media world, the application continues to grow a long list of influencers.
Without wasting much of your time, here are the top 10 most followed celebrity on Instagram and their numbers.
Top 10 Most Followed Celebrity on Instagram
#10 – Taylor Swift – (120 Million Followers)
Taylor Swift is an American singer, and songwriter. She was born on December 13th, 1989. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received widespread media coverage.
Taylor is also one of the best selling music artists of all time, having sold 50 million albums worldwide. She currently has 120,360,641 followers.
#9 – Neymar Jr – (124 Million Followers)
Superstar forward for Paris Saint Germain FC, Neymar Jr makes the top 10 list of the most followed celebrity on Instagram. He is a Brazilian footballer and also stars for the national team.
Although he is known for excessive diving and makes a spectacle out of nothing, Neymar is still loved by all. Neymar Jr has a huge following across the globe. He also currently holds the record of the most expensive football player in the history of the sport.
He currently has 124,219,771 followers on Instagram.
#8 – Lionel Messi – (128 Million Followers)
Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini is an Argentinian football, playing as a forward for FC Barcelona. Often in comparison with Cristiano Ronaldo for individual awards, Lionel Messi makes this list.
Also known for his amazing goals and dribbles, the skipper has a wide following and sits 8th with 128,107,866 followers.
#7 – Beyonce Knowles – (131 Million Followers)
Queen B, as she is fondly called is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and actress. The grammy award winner has sold over 100 million records as a solo artist. A further 60 million records have been sold when she was with the destiny’s child group.
Beyonce is also one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She is married to billionaire Hip-Hop act, Jay-z. They have 3 kids together. She makes this top 10 list with 131,719,197 million followers.
#6 – Kylie Jenner – (143 Million Followers)
Half-sister of the Kardashians, Kylie Jenner is surely popular. Put her affiliation with the Kardashians, as well as her cosmetics line together, you are looking at one young billionaire. Yes, billionaires are also popular too.
Kylie sits on the number 6 spot of the most followed celebrity on Instagram with 143,625,259 followers.
#5 – Kim Kardashian West – (145 Million Followers)
Talk about people who break the internet and Kim Kardashian’s name pops up. Married to Superstar Hip-Hop Artiste and Businessman Kanye West, Kim has a lot of fans. The reality TV star has four (4) kids with Kanye and 145,974,794 followers on Instagram.
#4 – Dwayne Johnson – (153 Million Followers)
Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as *The Rock* is a retired professional wrestler, an American actor and producer. Famous for his breath-taking roles in action movies, Johnson has since made a name for himself.
Even more so is his casting with the Fast and Furious franchise. This has earned him greater popularity across the globe hence his numbers on Instagram. Currently, he has 153,310,394 followers.
#3 – Selena Gomez – (154 Million Followers)
Selena Marie Gomez is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. She was born on July 22, 1992, in Grand Prairie, Texas. Selena Gomez has won several awards across the music industry.
Thus, she sits on the number 3 spot on the most followed celebrity on Instagram. She also currently has 154,987,128 followers on Instagram.
#2 – Ariana Grande – (161 Million Followers)
Ariana Grande is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Grande has received various accolades, including one Grammy Award, one Brit Award, two Billboard Music Awards, and three American Music Awards.
She has amassed over 30 billion streams on streaming platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music. This also makes her the most listened female on the latter two. She currently has 161,984,618 followers on Instagram.
#1 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (179 Million Followers)
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian giants, Juventus Fc. Arguably regarded as the greatest player of all time, Ronaldo has a lot of fans across the globe.
The 5 Time Ballon d’Or winner is loved across the planet. He is currently the most followed celebrity on Instagram with 179,493,794 followers. Awesome!
Other celebrities who could also make this list in the near future are listed below.
Justin Bieber – 117 million followers.
Kendall Jenner – 115 million followers.
Nicki Minaj – 105 million followers.
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