Have you ever asked yourself who the top 10 most followed people on instagram are?
If you haven’t asked that question before, this is an opportunity for you to find out. First of all, you will agree with me that gaining followers on instagram is not an easy task.
The reason is because it is popularly known as a place for celebrities and people who are well to do. This makes it difficult for people without any influence to gain followers on instagram.
The people who will be looking at in this this blog post are those with the highest instagram followers worldwide and why they are the highest. I enjoin you to read carefully as I list them out!
#1 Instagram – 365.3m follower
- 1 #1 Instagram – 365.3m follower
- 2 #2 Cristiano Ronaldo – 238m followers
- 3 #3 Ariana Grande – 202.2m followers
- 4 #4 Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – 196m followers
- 5 #5 Kylie Jenner – 195.5m followers
- 6 #6 Selena Gomez – 193.2m followers
- 7 #7 Kim Kardashian – 187m followers
- 8 #8 Lionel Messi – 167m followers
- 9 #9 Beyoncé – 154m followers
- 10 #10 Justin Bieber – 146m followers
Apparently, the account with the highest number of followers on instagram is the official Twitter Account. Yeah! You heard me right. Instagram has the highest number of followers on Instagram.
It was built by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger as a photo and video sharing social networking service. After it was launched in 2010, for IOS alone, Facebook acquired the company and made it a cross platform app.
#2 Cristiano Ronaldo – 238m followers
The next person with the highest instagram follower is Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world best footballers. He was born on the 5th of February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won many awards throughout his career and have played for virtually all the top football clubs in the world. Currently, he has 238 million followers on instagram.
#3 Ariana Grande – 202.2m followers
Ariana Grande-Butera is an American Pop, R&B, and trap singer. She was born in June 26, 1993 and is 27 years of age currently. Ariana Grande is not just into music, she also act movies and own her own business in America. Her popularity on instagram is undoubtedly because of are unique style of music.
As at the time this article was written, she had over 202.2 million followers on instagram. This number increases almost ever hour. In fact I don’t know what it will be after 2days of publishing this article.
#4 Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – 196m followers
Who doesn’t know The Rock? He is one of the best Hollywood actors I love so much. Aside from that The Rock is into wrestling as well. No doubt he is also one of the most followed people on instagram with over 196 million followers as at the time this article was written.
#5 Kylie Jenner – 195.5m followers
Kylie Kristen Jenner is the next in line after The Rock with over 195 followers. She was born in Los Angeles, California, US on the 10th of August, 1997.
Kylie is currently 23 and she already has her own cosmetic company known as Kylie Cosmetics. When she was 21 Forbes mentioned her as the youngest self made millionaire in the world. She is currently media personality, socialite, model, and businesswoman.
#6 Selena Gomez – 193.2m followers
Selena Gomez is also among the highest followed people on instagram. She is a Singer, song writer, actress and producer of her own. Selena was born on the 22nd 1992.
I believe every person who loves good music knows this lady but in case you don’t, you are really missing out good things. Currently, she has over 193.2 followers on instagram.
#7 Kim Kardashian – 187m followers
Kim Kardashian is another person you should start following on instagram if you are not already following her on that platform.
She is a media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, and an actress. Kim was born on the 21st October 1980.
She has won so many awards during the course of her career some of which includes: Glamour Award, People’s Choice Awards, Golden Raspberry Awards and World Economic Forum.
#8 Lionel Messi – 167m followers
Lionel Messi is also one of the world’s best players. His is among the most followed people on instagram with over 167 followers currently. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on the 24th June 1987.
Messi plays for Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He is an award winning player and offen referred to as the greatest player of all time.
#9 Beyoncé – 154m followers
Beyoncé is the next in the list of most followed people on instagram with over 154 followers currently. She is a legend in the music industry. Even at the age of 39, she is still doing what she is known for in the music industry.
She is currently Singer, song writer, actress, record producer, dancer, business woman and a director.
As one of the richest women in the entertainment industry in the world, she has a networth of over US$400 million. No doubt, she is really a legend.
#10 Justin Bieber – 146m followers
On the 10th position is Justin Bieber with over 146m followers on instagram currently. He was born in March 1, 1994 and is currently 26 of age. According to Wikipedia, Justin Bieber is a Singer, songwriter, actor and multi-player instrumentalist. He is good in Vocals, drums, piano, keyboard and even the guitar.
Research shows that Justin Bieber was the first artist to surpass 10 billion total video views on Vevo. This hasn’t been done by anyone before.
This is where I am going to end in this short article. Hope you enjoyed the list? Kindly tell me your current number of followers on instagram if you think you should actually be on this list. Lol.