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Who Is The Most Followed Person on Instagram? 14

What does it take to be the most followed person on Instagram? We can't hide from the fact that there is always a desire for popularity in the human race.  The digital era has made it easy for millennials to showcase their uniqueness and build a brand from what they do best thus attaining the fame and influence they desire.

Instagram has more than 1 billion users with about half a million logging in every day.  So, out of curiosity, who has the most followers on Instagram among the 1 billion users?

 Instagram account is the most popular account on Instagram

Instagram account is the most followed account on the platform; yes, Instagram has its account with 318 million followers. The account posts various Instagram content creators, artists, other celebrities and any user that creates high-quality content.

Instagram account is the most popular account on Instagram

What this means is that the account purely appreciates the talent and promotes new content creators. A feature on this account is a straight ticket to stardom!

Apart from the Instagram account that has the most following on the platform, here is the list of the most followed persons on Instagram

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1.   Cristiano Ronaldo

Football is the most-watched sport in the world. This is one of the reasons as to why Portugal team player Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed person on Instagram.

He regularly shares his football matches photos and occasionally photos of his family on his account. He currently has about 190 million followers

Cristiano Ronaldo

2.   Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is a nickelodeon star tuned music gem. She is the most followed woman on Instagram. Ariana uses her account to share short videos about her upcoming music album. She also occasionally lets her fans into the behind scenes of the music world. She has about 167 million followers so far.

Ariana Grande

3.   Dwayne Johnson

Popularly known as 'the Rock', Dwayne Johnson is a former professional wrestler. He is one of the best boxing stars of all time.  The star has several titles attached to his name. He was named 2021’s coolest dad. His account has about 162 million followers. He mostly shares videos and images of his family and movie clips that he is currently working on.

Dwayne Johnson

4.   Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez is a Disney channel star turned into a music bird. She is currently a show producer at Netflix. During her solo music career, Selena won several awards and even got named Billboard’s woman of the year in 2017.  She uses her Instagram account to share with her fans about charity events she conducts or attends,She also engages with them regularly. The Star has 162 million followers so far

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Selena Gomez

5.   Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is a television show star and a beauty enthusiast. She also triples as a businesswoman. She is undoubtedly one of the well-known celebrities of all time. She uses her platform to give a sneak peek about her upcoming beauty products or what she is up to. One thing that makes Kim stand out from other celebrities within the same space is that she shares almost everything that goes on in her life. Her followers are always entertained, no wonder the huge following. She has 152 million followers currently

Kim Kardashian

6.   Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner is famous for her cosmetic line, Kylie. The star began rising into fame by making appearances on the popular television show, keeping up with the Kardashians. She made her way through the top as a beauty entrepreneur and officially named as the youngest self-made billionaire in 2021.

Just like her sister Kim Kardashian, Kylie shares quite a lot about her lifestyle. Her Instagram is more of what most people would call a fantasy lifestyle. She shares images of private jets, mansions, swimming pools and much more. She effortlessly keeps her fan base entertained at all times. She has a whopping 151 million followers.

Kylie Jenner

7.   Beyonce

Beyonce is the queen of pop culture music. She has been in the music industry for over two decades and is not stopping anytime soon. She is one of the best world performers. She is also an entrepreneur selling over 150 million records in her solo career and as a destiny child music group shareholder. This made her one of the best selling music artists in the world. It is no surprise that she is among the most followed people on Instagram. She has 135 million followers

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8.   Leo Messi

Leo Messi has been named FIFA's best men player 6 times. He is the second most followed athlete on Instagram after Cristiano Ronaldo. He is the world's highest-paid footballer.

He is a father of three children and most of his Instagram photos are all about that; family. He occasionally uploads photos of him during his football match training. He so far has 136 million followers.

Leo Messi

9.   Neymar

 Neymar is another most followed person on Instagram; he is a football star who for the longest time played forward for French club Saint Germain and Brazil national team.  He is the third highest-paid footballer and was named 2017's most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. His followers love his humility and enthusiasm. His Instagram posts are more of epic shots in the Gym. He also shares photos of him hanging out with family and friends. He loves traveling at least from what we see him post on his feed. He currently has 129 million followers.


10. Taylor swift

Taylor Swift does not only have a huge following on Instagram, but is also the most influential person on twitter. She posts shots from her previous performances, her latest charity activities, and promotions. She occasionally posts photos of her lifestyle too.  Taylor Swift has 123 million followers.

Taylor swift


From the list above, you can conclude that celebrities have the most following on Instagram. Whether they have appealing content on their feeds or just die-hard fans, we can’t get away from the fact that they are the Instagram influencers of all time.