The Most Popular Instagram Celebrities

Posted by Arch on September 27, 2019
Most Popular Instagram Celebrities

The number of Instagram followers isn’t always a good indication of just how popular a celebrity is on the social media platform. You should be well aware by now at how many trolls hit the follow button just so they can stay up to date with a celeb posts and have something to complain about.

But, that doesn’t meant that the number of followers can’t also be a good indicator of how many people are interested in what someone has to say or show. That being said, rankings may often change depending on theproducts celebs endorse, scandals they’re involved in, and so on. This is why we won’t list celebs in any particular order.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Considered by many as one of the greatest soccer players of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo has been among the most followed celebrities on Instagram for quite a few years now. He often showcases his skills, training routines, and Nike apparel and sports gear. Ronaldo has long since transcended the role of a regular soccer player and is also viewed as a lifestyle icon.

The Rock

The Rock has become a household name in Hollywood and across the United States. Ex-pro wrestler turned actor, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has a massive Instagram following. Over the past few years, The Rock has been one of the highest paid actors in the film industry. He can be often seen sharing funny clips, life stories, workout routines, meal plans, and anoccasional sneak peek into upcoming movies.


Unless you’ve been living as a member of an isolated Amazonian tribefor the past 20 years, it’s impossible to not to know who Beyonce is.


Queen Bee is one of the richest and most influential female singers and entrepreneurs with more than 130 million followers on Instagram. During the course of her career, she has amassed more Grammy Awards nominations than any other singer else in history. Beyonce is also a brand ambassador and influencer.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner, the youngest and richest of the Kardashian sisters, is one of the most popular figures on Instagram. She is a model, businesswomen, brand ambassador, reality TV star, and influencer sitting on a fortune of over $1 billion dollars, as of 2019. A large part of her fortune comes from her social media savvy and, of course, her worldwide exposure and numerous connections in the entertainment and fashion industries.

Kim Kardashian West

Most dub Kim Kardashian West the original reality TV celebrity. Legions of her followers tune in on her Instagram profile daily to see her endorsing beauty products, fashion accessories, and of course to see some racy pictures. Kim Kardashian West is also known for her involvement in politics and activism, as well as her lavish lifestyle, and her marriage with the controversial rapper Kanye West.

Leo Messi

There are three names in soccer that top the Instagram followers charts, and Leo Messi is one of them. Considered by pundits, sports analysts, legends, and contemporary players as one of the greatestplayers of all time, Leo Messi has a staggering number of followers on Instagram. This living legend can often be seen posting vacation photos, workout clips, and he also promotes his various sponsors.

Neymar Jr.

After a stint in Barcelona and a less successful one at PSG, Neymar Jr., Brazil’s most prominent soccer player today, has become a social media sensation too. The athlete often posts pictures and videos in company of famous athletes, movies stars, singers, and other celebrities. Whether he’s promoting his sponsors or showcasing his lavish lifestyle and 1% acquaintances, millions of his followers tune daily in to see everything.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish took the world by storm back in 2015 and has become an A-list singer, songwriter, and influencer. Her followers often tune in to her profile due to Billie’s unique fashion style, as well as her views andlifestyle choices. Due to her quirky, down-to-earth personality, Billie Eilish also boasts a very impressive engagement rating on Instagram, sometimes miles ahead of more popular celebrities with bigger followings.

Justin Bieber

The Bieber fever hit Instagram hard. A mix of hit songs, controversial stories, and lavish lifestyle choices contributed to the Biebs amassing a huge Instagram following. Love him or hate him, there are plenty of people around the world that tune in to Instagram just to see Justin Bieber post vacation pics, announce forthcoming shows, and promote the brands he most often works with.

Taylor Swift

Many people have a love-hate relationship with Taylor Swift, her music, and her choices in life. But one can’t argue with her popularity. Taylor has well over 120 million Instagram followers and it doesn’t seem like she’s slowing down anytime soon.

Tom Holland

Tom Holland is a very interesting character. He’s a young actor and one of the youngest ultra-popular celebrities on Instagram.

Mostly known for his breakout role as Peter Parker/Spiderman in the Marvel Avengers franchise, Holland is one of the oddities on this list. Unlike most other celebs, he has amassed a following or over 30 million followers, without focusing on promoting specific brands. Most of his content shows photos of movie sets, events, with a few professional shots and everyday photos mixed in.

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Miley Cyrus

Who doesn’t remember Disney’s sweetheart Hannah Montana? Miley Cyrus, the daughter of the acclaimed country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and the niece of Dolly Parton, is one of the most followed celebrities across social media platforms. Miley has had her fair share of good and bad press, but it looks like it was the perfect combination to gain undivided attention of millions of Instagram users. Her posts include everything from vacation pics, endorsements, behind the scenes shots, racy photos, and pretty much anything else in between.

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Who and Why Do You Follow on Instagram?

There are obviously even more popular celebrities and personalities out there. But, not everyone got bitten by the social media bug yet. Who do you follow on Instagram for advice? Also, tell us what celebrities, actors, athletes, and other famous people you wish had a more active Instagram presence.

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