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10 Most Followed Celebrities on Instagram


May 17, 2019

Instagram is a large social platform that we all know and love! It’s a way to connect with friends, family, and follow your favorite celebrities! These 10 celebs have mastered Instagram.

They’ve totally cashed in on the platform’s popularity and have a major following base that most of us could only dream to reach someday.

Here are the 10 most-followed people on IG and how much they reportedly get paid per post!

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

If you don’t know who Cristiano Ronaldo is, then it’s a good thing you’re reading this article. Ronaldo is not only the most followed person on Instagram, but he’s one of the world’s leading soccer players! This soccer hottie has 165 million followers and earns about $750,000 per sponsored post!

2. Ariana Grande

Move over Selena Gomez, because Ariana Grande is the reigning queen of Instagram! The “Thank You, Next” songstress over 154 million followers.

3. Selena Gomez

Even though Selena Gomez is not the most followed person on Instagram, she still has a huge following! Back in September, Selena announced she is getting off the grid to live her life in the present moment. Even taking time off, she is still the third most followed celebrity with more than 149 million followers. Last year the “Back to You” songstress made an estimate of $800,000 per posts!

4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Next on the list is our favorite former WWE wrestler, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Besides being the highest-paid actor in history, he is earning the big bucks on the gram! Mr. Johnson earns about $650,000 per Instagram post! Whether he’s showing off his epic workouts or adorable pictures of his kids, The Rock keeps his 141 million followers happy with his fun and personal content!

5. Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian makes it easy for her 137 million followers to keep up! Kim is known for having a feed that’s always on fire. Whether it’s her amazing selfies, photos with her adorable kids, or showing of her latest makeup collection, everyone is interested! She is also the fourth highest paid on Instagram making $720,000 per post! 

6. Kylie Jenner

Besides being the youngest-ever “self-made” billionaire, Kylie Jenner slays on Instagram! This beauty mogul, has over 133 million followers and makes over $1 million per post, becoming the highest paid person on Instagram! #GirlBoss.

7. Beyoncé

This would be an incomplete list without Queen Bey! Even though she doesn’t post as often, she still makes headlines! Beyoncé has over 127 million followers and earns about $700,000 per posts!

8. Taylor Swift

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Love her or hate her, Taylor Swift takes the eighth spot! Whether she is posting pics of her cats or her girl squad, Taylor knows how to entertain her 117 million followers!

9. Leo Messi

Leo Messi is another soccer player joining the list! The Argentinian athlete has over 117 million followers and makes an estimated $500,000 per posts.

10. Neymar Jr.

Last but not least, Brazilian soccer player Neymar Jr. who entertains his 115.5 million followers with hot selfies and pictures of his good friend, Justin Bieber! This hottie makes about $600,000 per posts!



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