Offering high-quality visual content that includes images, videos, and more, Instagram has become the best, most popular platform for fashion geeks and models to showcase their talents and skills.
It is the popularity of the beauty and fashion industry that enabled models all around the globe to build a social media portfolio by sharing their photos, videos, and personalities, making their presence and expressing their personalities by creatively displaying themselves.
The social King – INSTAGRAM
Instagram is one of the fastest-growing networks and the top social media platform for everyone who likes socializing with the outer world.
IT is a diverse combination of celebrities, bloggers, friends, business owners, and anyone who loves socializing.
Being so popular among people, Instagram has become a second home to many individual bloggers or influencers all around the globe.
Million & millions of people use Instagram every day, every minute. This makes it evident that this platform is one of the safest and most secure places where celebrities and influxes keep up with their brands and the latest trends in the industry or do what their audience likes.
Meanwhile, some fans are lucky and get a chance to meet their ideals through Instagram.
The new trends of Instagram
Not just images and videos but also the new modes of Instagram like the stories and reels also helps many Instagram models grow their network and increase their fan base/ followers.
With the help of reels and stories, these celebrities are boosting their reach daily and increasing followers daily. The fan’s love and huge fan following make these models a source of influence for thousands or millions.
Who has highest Instagram followers in 2022?
The truth is that there is not only one biggest Instagram celebrity or influencer. The count just goes varying from one account to another.
According to this year latest Instagram stats of July 2022, the most followed celebrity is a Portuguese footballer named Cristiano Ronaldo, with around 464m Followers, 516 Following and 3328 Posts on Instagram. At second place we have kylie Jenner with 356m Followers, 82 Following, and 6918 Posts. On third we have Lionel Messi with 347m Followers, 297 Following, and 876 Posts
In this article, we have listed the top 50 celebrities with highest number of Instagram followers. So let’s dig deep and find out why they have such a tremendous amount of followers on Instagram.
The top Instagram accounts list contains all celebrities, influencers, businesses, and companies from different countries.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 464 Million
Girlfriend: Georgina Rodríguez
Children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro, Eva Maria Dos Santos, Mateo Ronaldo, Bella Esmeralda
The football legend also known as by nickname CR7 who has die-hard fans all around the globe takes the 1st position in the list of celebrities and influencers with the highest number of Instagram followers.
He currently plays in (2021 – present) Manchester United at the forward position and is a captain of the Portuguese national team. Before this he played in Juventus (2018 – 2021) and in Real Madrid (2009 – 2018).
Cristiano also runs very fast at some point he had a sprint of 32 km/h by covering 92 meters in just 14.2 seconds.
2. Kylie Jenner – 356 Million
Profession: Model/ Television Personality / Businesswoman
YouTube channel: Kylie Jenner – YouTube
Children: Stormi Webster, Wolf Webster
The Kardashians have a long story, and another member from the Kardashian family is here. Kylie Jenner is most followed person on Instagram from Kardashian family with 356m followers. She is also the most followed women on Instagram.
Kylie Jenner takes more than 1 million USD for single sponsored post. She also owns her personal brands from which she earns millions.
Kylie Jenner also has a show Life of Kylie (2017) an American reality television series starring her best friend at the time, Jordyn Woods.The show did not go well and has only 1 season.
3. Leo Messi – 346 Million
Nationality: Argentine/ Spanish
Spouse: Antonela Roccuzzo (m. 2017)
Leo Messi, a second football player on the list, has a huge fan following on Instagram. The player is the star of Argentina, plays for Paris saint German and he post everything about football, his workout sessions and little bit of life outside the ground.
4. Selena Gomez – 334 Million
Profession: Musician / Actress / Businesswoman
YouTube channel: Selena Gomez – YouTube
Selena Gomez is the world famous singer with highest number of Instagram following. Her account is one of the top accounts listed on Instagram. She’s Justin Bieber’s ex, who likes to post about her life, shows, and life events.
5. Dwayne Johnson – 327 Million
Profession: Actor, Wrestler
Nationality: American/ Canadian
YouTube channel: therock
Children: Simone Alexandra Johnson, Jasmine Johnson, Tiana Gia Johnson
Also known as “The Rock”, he is a WWE Superstar, an actor and a film producer. He has a vast fan following because he’s been a WWE superstar, plus people are crazy about his blockbuster movie “Jumanji”.
6. Kim Kardashian – 323 Million
Profession: Television Personality / Model / Businesswoman
Another member of the Kardashian family, Kim Kardashian, is a famous TV personality and businesswoman. Kim is renowned for her dressing sense, for her bluntness and beauty.
Her Instagram wall looks similar to her sisters. She is mainly into modelling, Photoshoots and TV. Kanye West is her husband.
7. Ariana Grande – 321 Million
YouTube channel: Ariana Grande – YouTube
Spouse: Dalton Gomez
Parents: Joan Grande, Edward Butera
Ariana Grande is the first musician from the United States to make it to the list of top Instagram followers with huge followers.
Her music has what made her people love her so much, while some of her fans are crazy about her fashion sense. Another good reason for her being top is her engaging with her audience.
Ariana Grande last year tied the knot with Dalton Gomez in a fairytale wedding. She is also rumored to be pregnant.
8. Beyonce -267 Million
YouTube channel: Beyoncé – YouTube
Children: Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter
A star from past, present and future, Beyonce, also known as Queen Bee, has also made it to the list of top Instagram celebrities.
Her Instagram wall is filled with her picture collaborating with huge brands. Beyoncé and Jay z estimated net worth is estimated to be more than 1 billion US dollars.
9. Khloe Kardashian– 260 Million
Profession: Television Personality / Model
Boyfriend: Tristan Thompson (ex)
Children: True Thompson
We told you there is a lot about the Kardashian family. Yet, another member Kardashian family has captured a considerable number of followers of 260 million. Like her sisters, Khloe Kardashian is a model and hosts her show, “kocktails with Khloe.”
10. Kendall Jenner– 247 Million
Profession: Model / Television Personality
Instagram following: 217
Kendall is one of the Kardashian sisters and one of the most favorite. She has made her name in the industry by modelling in the fashion industry.
She is linked with many model agencies and huge clothing manufacturing brands that made her famous on Instagram.
11. Justin Bieber – 247 Million
YouTube channel: Justin Bieber – YouTube
Another musician who has been playing in fame from teenage and is now one of the best singers in the world. We are pretty sure you must have listened to his blockbuster “Baby” song.
This guy is undergoing immense growth in the music industry.
12. National Geographic – 231 Million
Editor: Susan Goldberg
YouTube channel: National Geographic – YouTube
A famous TV channel that covers everything about this world. From nature to human life in every corner of the world. The channels cover a broad topic which helps in increasing their followers.
National Geographic have some of the world top wildlife photographers working for them and their Instagram account is full of stunning wildlife images.
13. Nike -228 Million
YouTube channel: Nike – YouTube
Founders: Phil Knight, Bill Bowerman
A famous brand that covers everything in your clothing and accessories. You must have seen the top-notch Sneakers Nike produces. The brand is one of the top names among the other shoemakers.
Nike has always been a trendsetter in the market and has brand partnership deals with number of world famous celebrities.
World famous basketball star Michael Jordan first singed his contract with Nike in 1984 and till this day Michael Jordan has contract with Nike and has earned more than a billion dollars through the brand deal.
14. Taylor Swift – 217 Million
Profession: Singer – Songwriter
YouTube channel: Taylor Swift – YouTube
Another model that needs no introduction has been a top figure in the industry for years. Taylor Swift is world wide famous and is one of the biggest musicians in the music industry.
Her song “Blank space” is just around to hit 3 billion views. She often posts about herself on IG.
15. Jennifer Lopez – 217 Million
Profession: Musician – Actress
YouTube channel: Jennifer Lopez – YouTube
Children: Emme Maribel Muñiz, Maximilian David Muñiz
An actor, singer, and dancer, no doubt that she is a multi-talented figure in the media industry. Seeing her talent, it’s easy to justify how she has such a huge fan following and why her fans are crazy about her.
16. Virat Kohli – 206 Million
Spouse: Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer who has fans from all around the globe. He is one of the leading cricketers along with highest number of Instagram followers leaving every cricketer behind.
17. Nicki Minaj – 197 Million
Profession: Musician – Actress
YouTube channel: Nicki Minaj – YouTube
She needs no introduction, Nicki Minaj has all reasons to be this famous, and if you are hearing her name for the first time, then we don’t know where you have been all these years.
She’s a pop and rap musician who gives hits after one another. She has a vast collection of awards and is triple-platinum certified.
18. Miley Cyrus – 179 Milion
Profession: Musician – Actor
YouTube channel: Miley Cyrus – YouTube
She’s been crowding the hearts of millions since her childhood. She gained much fame through her iconic series named “Hannah Montana“.
Likewise, her father stepped into the pop music culture and left Disney in 2011. She has a total of 42 awards, including MTV Music Awards, people choice awards and World Music Awards.
19. Neymar – 176 Million
No doubt, football sports have got so many stars. And one of them is Neymar, who is in Paris Saint Germain. His football skills made him famous, leading him to win many football leagues.
20. Katy Perry – 167 Million
YouTube channel: Katy Perry – YouTube
Another musician rocks the audience from 0 to 100 in just a few seconds. She stepped into pop culture music in 2011 and has been ruling the music industry since then.
She has successfully collected around 48 awards and released 5 albums. Some of her famous masterpieces include “the one that got away” and “dark horse.”
21. Kevin Hart – 148 Million
Profession: Comedian – Actor
An American stand-up comedian made it to the top 50 Instagram celebrities list. He has a huge fan base because of the humor and art he masters to make people laugh.
He made his first debut on the screen in 2001 in TV series named “Undeclared.” His TV series was a successful one-way ticket for him to Hollywood, and he has received 15 awards.
Kevin recently play a lead role along with Dwayne Johnson in the hit movie Jumanji and Jumanji 2. He is also one of the highly paid actor and comedian in Hollywood.
He has shared the screen with some of the talented comedians like Dave Chappelle.
22. Zendaya – 147 Million
Profession: Actress – model
YouTube channel: Zendaya – YouTube
Zendaya Coleman is an American actress and singer who began her career as a model when she was a child. She is also known for her dance skills.
Before being one of the top Instagram profiles, she gained a name from Disney Sitcom Shake it UP. Zendaya Maree Stoermer has been loved for her role as MJ in the latest Spiderman movies.
23. Cardi B – 137 Million
Profession: American rapper
YouTube channel: Cardi B – YouTube
Does Cardi B need an introduction? Well, we all know how talented she is. She is an American musician, songwriter, TV personality, and more.
Cardi came into the famous world of IG when some of her posts and videos went viral on IG and vine. She is the only female rapper on the list and won a Grammy award.
24. Demi Lovato – 136 Million
Profession: American singer
YouTube channel: Demi Lovato – YouTube
An actress, dancer, musician, and singer, all in one. Demi Lovato has over 10 songs featured on Billboard 100. So, she is being isn’t a surprise.
She deserves to be here. Her pure hard work in the music industry has helped her gain a huge fan following. Demi Lovato got engaged to Max Ehrich However the couple called of the engagement 2 months later in July 2020.
25. Rihanna – 133 Million
YouTube channel: Rihanna – YouTube
How can we forget her? Rihanna is on Instagram with this nick username. She has been famous from her earlier days on Instagram because of being a highly successful musician.
Moreover, she is also known for being a Chris Brown lover. And to date, she glows in the industry because of her work in the blockbusters movies Battleship, Annie, Ocean’s 8 and more.
26. LeBron James – 127 Million
Profession: Professional basketball player
Current Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Children: Bronny James, Bryce Maximus James, Zhuri James
NBA popular basketball player LeBron Raymone James Sr. plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is widely regarded as one of the best players of all time and goes by the nickname “King James.”
27. Ellen DeGeneres – 123 Million
YouTube channel: Ellen DeGeneres – YouTube
You might have heard about “The Ellen Show“, yes, the name tells it all. She is the person behind this entertaining and exciting show.
Ellen runs the shows and invites celebrities, comedians, musicians, and many other celebrities. As she is linked with big names in the industry, she also has made it to the list of most-followed handles on Instagram.
28. Drake – 116 Million
Profession: Rapper, Singer, and Actor
YouTube channel: drake – YouTube
He is the first male rapper who captured a huge fan base because of his rapping, singing, and acting skills. Apart from these, he is also a producer and a businessman, he has many nicknames, but drake is the most famous of all.
Currently, he has the most number of charted songs, and he is one of the solo artists featuring in the Hot 100 Billboards list.
Author Bio: Tom Brady currently works as the senior content editor at Zega Apparel. This is where private labels can acquire the best clothing manufacturer services. During his free time, he likes to meditate and practice mindful yoga.