Top 10 celebrities with the highest Instagram follower count right now!
Since its inception in the year 2010, Instagram has grown by leaps and bounds. Understandably so, as the platform was all about ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’, which makes it easy for users to share theirs and look at uploaded ones by others. However, from being a photo-sharing platform to a part of the modern lifestyle, Instagram has come a long way. It has also become a great tool for celebrities to stay connected with their fans from around the world – giving them a chance to witness a part of their lives through this great social platform. In this article, we have compiled a list of top 10 celebs having the highest follower count in the world right now. Without further ado, here it goes –
Justin Bieber: 115 million followers
Justin Bieber currently ranks 10th on the list of most followed celebrities on Instagram. After gaining overnight fame and success through his composition One Night, which he posted on YouTube, Justin Bieber hasn’t looked back since then. A gentle and kind voice helped Justin Bieber reach the hearts of millions around the world, and that fan following is clearly visible on Instagram as well, where he has an astonishing 115 million followers. Apart from his pop concerts, he has also introduced a line of perfumes.
Taylor Swift: 119 million followers
A pop singer loved around the world for her songs and her warm and gentle attitude towards her fans, Taylor Swift has an unbelievable 119 million followers on Instagram. She once even posted pictures from one of her fan’s wedding ceremony as well! Now that’s some dedication and warmth for her fans. She rose to prominence with her first song Tim McGraw, which became an instant hit and topped the charts. She continues to enthrall fans from around the world with her mesmerizing voice.
Neymar Jr.: 122 million followers
The Brazilian football superstar, Neymar Jr. has an astonishing 122 million followers on Instagram. Neymar made his debut at the age of 17, and since then, he went on to become one of the finest players in the football world, having Copa America and Champions League titles to his name. The key to his success on this photo-sharing platform, though? Well, he shares his pictures and stories many times a day, making his profile quite engaging.
Beyoncé: 129 million followers
Beyoncé is a popular singer, actress, and songwriter. Starting her career as a child artist, she became a huge hit in the late 90s and continues to entertain audiences around the world with her songs and acting performances, and has won the prestigious Grammy awards numerous times. While many of her fans might already know this, but she was quite shy as a child. Her contribution to popular music is perhaps the most, as she has had a great impact on the music style of the 21st century.
Kylie Jenner: 140 million followers
The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family, Kylie Jenner is a reality TV show winner and entrepreneur having a long line of clothing and fashion accessories. She is the youngest billionaire in the world and continues to flaunt her company’s designer clothing lines and styling accessories on this photo-sharing platform. She continues to add followers to her already strong fan base of 140 million followers.
Kim Kardashian: 143 million followers
American model turned actress and now media personality and businesswoman, Kimberly Noel Kardashian has a total follower count of 143 million on Instagram. She was seen in the popular reality show Keeping up with the Kardashians and was also a part of the popular show Dancing with the stars. She posts photos and videos on a daily basis to keep her fans and audiences engaged, making her quite popular on this photo-sharing platform.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: 149 million followers
First, his stint as a WWE wrestler and now as an action movie star, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has come a long way and all along this journey were the loyal fans by his side. This famous wrestler-turned-actor has acted in well over 300 movies now and holds two world records in his name. The first one is for receiving the highest paycheck as a debutant (five and a half million dollars!) and the second one for clicking well over 15 selfies within a span of 3 minutes! Incredible, isn’t it? Clicking selfies clearly has helped this big fella, as he continues to build a larger fan base every passing day, with the current follower count being 149 million.
Selena Gomez: 153 million followers
A well-known singer, actress, and producer, Selena Gomez rose to fame with the notable television series Barney and Friends as a child artist. 2002 was the breakaway year for her, as she went to act in several movies, record numerous smash hit albums and perform in numerous concerts around the world. She has won numerous awards in her career so far, which include American Music Award, the MTV Video Music Award, and a People’s Choice Award to name a few. She continues to grow her follower count and was the top rated celebrity in terms of flowers till October 2018 when Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed her.
Ariana Grande: 159 million followers
A teen sensation, Ariana Grande is a famous singer and actress, who has garnered millions of fans around the world at such a young age. In addition to being an actress and a singer, Ariana also works on the odd theatre roles whenever she gets a chance to do so. She began her career in 2008 as a Broadway singer, and since then, she has gone on to win numerous Grammy awards for her music albums. Currently, she has a staggering 159 million followers on Instagram!
Cristiano Ronaldo: 175 million followers
Cristiano Ronaldo needs no introduction. Considered one of the best players to have played the sport of football, Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Portugal. He gained recognition when he signed up to play for Manchester United, considered the most well-known professional sports club in the world. Since then, he went on to represent the Spanish football club Real Madrid and is now a part of the Italian club Juventus. He has won the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for five times – joint highest with Argentine star Lionel Messi. Currently, he has 175 million followers on Instagram and is on the top spot on the list of celebs having the most followers on this photo-sharing platform.