Instagram is exploding with its growth in users, Facebook is no more the king of Social Media, But Facebook owns Instagram which still makes it the king. Many new celebrities and personalities are taking active roles in sharing their thoughts and opinions on Instagram and are trying to stay in touch with their fans.
All the most followed accounts on Instagram are at one place for you. Scroll down to take a look at the personalities who are popular on the social media platform. Most of them are actors, actresses and singers. Is your favourite celebrity on the list, check out:
15. Jennifer Lopez – 110m Followers
Her full name is Jennifer Lynn Lopez. Known for her acting and singing, Jennifer is a sensation. She acted in many movies that became popular and gained her fame. She was at number one position on billboards for many times. Her famous nickname is J.Lo and she is the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.
14. Kendall Jenner – 121m Followers
Forbes named Kendall Jenner as the highest-paid model in 2017. Her appearance in Keeping Up with the Kardashians is so much visible and one of the sources of her fame. Many popular brands recognise her as a top choice for ad campaigns. Kendall is currently the brand ambassador for Estée Lauders.
13. Taylor Swift – 125m Followers
Needs no introduction. Taylor Swift is what she is, a pop singer that every teenager listens to. She is an American and is the second woman in history to have 6 back-to-back number-one albums on the Billboard 200. Her most listened songs include Look What You Made Me Do, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Shake It Off, and Blank Space.
12. Justin Bieber -126m Followers
Recently married to Hailey Rhode Bieber, Justin Bieber got his break when he was very young. At 13 years of age, he was noticed by talent manager Scooter Braun from his cover videos on YouTube. 105 million records of his were sold in the US alone. Bieber has a fan following from around the world.
11. National Geographic – 130m Followers
Branded as NAT GEO this is a very unique magazine that is one of its kind. Its first issue was published in 1888. Most of their articles are related to science, art, geography, history and culture. The Walt Disney Company owns interests of National Geographic since 2019.
10. Neymar – 132m Followers
Brazil’s football player and a young athlete. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior plays for Brazil national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar’s first debut was when he was 17 years old. Being considered as one of the best football players in the world, Neymar’s gained a lot of Instagram followers.
9. Beyoncé – 138m Followers
Another US Billboard 200 chart-topper, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is a songwriter, singer, actress and record producer. The late 1990s was the time her popularity rose and she is still a celebrated singer. She married Jay-Z, who is also a rapper and songwriter. As of 2019, Beyoncé’s net worth was $470 million.
8. Lionel Messi – 141m Followers
Winning a record six European Golden Shoes and a Record six Ballon d’Or awards are things, to begin with. Messi is a professional football player who plays for the Argentina national team and Spanish club Barcelona. Messi is a forward player and Cristiano Ronaldo is regarded as his career rival.
7. Kim Kardashian – 157m Followers
Founder of KKW Beauty and KKW fragrance in 2017. Kim Kardashian is named 2015’s 100 most influential people by Time Magazine. She became famous after a sex tape leak featuring her. The whole of Kardashian’s family started appearing on the reality TV show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The show succeeded and Kim is where she is right now.
6. Kylie Jenner – 158m Followers
One more personality from Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Kylie Jenner is the youngest billionaire as of 2019 at the age of 21 years. She founded and owns a cosmetic company, Kylie Cosmetics. Jenner has her own show called Life of Kylie, which is a spin-off and premiered on E! in 2017.
5. Selena Gomez – 166m Followers
Most of the top followed people on Instagram are singers, speaking of which Selena Marie Gomez was once the most followed personality on Instagram, right now she got down to number 5. She is a singer, songwriter and television producer. Her early career kicked off with her being an actress in shows like Barney & Friends (2002–2004) and Wizards of Waverly Place (2007 -2012).
4. Dwayne Johnson – 169m Followers
Retired professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson is known for his ring name, The Rock. His growth in the movie industry was very swift and quick. His wrestling fame has helped him get a push in Hollywood. All his Instagram posts interest his fans in bodybuilding, fitness, humour and his project promotions.
3. Ariana Grande – 172m Followers
Began her career with 2008 Broadway musical 13, Ariana Grande became prominent after her role as Cat Valentine in the show Victorious (2010–2013). Nickelodeon managed to pull a spin-off named Sam & Cat (2013–2014) in which Ariana played the same role. Soon Ariana developed interests in music and began recording the soundtrack of Victorious. Right now, Ariana Grande is the most followed woman on Instagram.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo – 198m Followers
Ronaldo has more followers than Messi on Instagram. Their rivalry is friendly and to me, this isn’t even a rivalry. Both are very good football players who won billions of hearts through their talent on the field. Cristiano Ronaldo plays for the Portugal national team and Serie A club Juventus. Ronaldo won four European Golden Shoes and five Ballons d’Or.
1. Instagram – 329m Followers
Instagram’s official account on Instagram is the most-followed page on Instagram. Not sure if this account should be included in the game, but I still put it. 329m followers is a big deal.
0. Update Freak
I am sure we are nowhere near to be on this list of most-followed accounts on Instagram. But we are trying to be there. Follow Update Freak on Instagram and you will never miss an update about movies and TV shows. We share crazy memes that will light up your feed.
No wonder why you are so lucky, you are getting to know bonus information. Take a look at the most followed brands on Instagram which includes, Nike, Victoria’s Secret, Marvel Studios, etc.
Most Followed Brands on Instagram
Instagram - 329m Followers
National Geographic - 130m Followers
Nike - 99m Followers
Real Madrid CF - 83m Followers
FC Barcelona - 82m Followers
Victoria's Secret - 68m Followers
UEFA Champions League - 53m Followers
NASA - 53m Followers
9GAG - 51m Followers
Marvel Entertainment - 44m Followers