Instagram was introduced as a social media platform in the year 2010. At that time, it did not gain any popularity as it was the time when Facebook was one of the most preferred social media platforms. After 10 years what started off as an obscure and bizarre platform where users only shared pictures and videos, became a big business. The content might be something that hasn’t changed much but Instagram became a platform that has given influencers/bloggers and many other entities a chance to enhance their reach. This was when users were allowed to use hashtags and photo-tagging as well.
Instagram today has become one of the largest and the most lucrative platforms where even celebrities can work their side-hustle and stay connected to their fans and people who are interested in doing business with them. Celebrities cash in on followers who are eager to know what they are wearing, what’s their favorite hangout place, where they dine-in or simply be in their leisure hours, who they are dating and many other aspects of their celebrity life other than the usual limelight.
The intense scrutiny fans and the media places on the celebrities contributes in a positive way to these celebrities. These stars cash out all the scrutiny and scandals and it helps them increase their wealth and gets them ever-increasing success. You can get insights on all the amazing news, views and reviews about your favorite celebrities using Spectrum Cable TV that is only a call away. You can give a call at the Spectrum and they’ll get you the best Cable TV services in America. Let’s have a look at the top celebrities and their fan-following on Instagram:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Insta Handle: @cristiano
Followers: 202m followers
One of the richest men in sports entertainment, Ronaldo makes a serious living and net worth by endorsements; most of the promotions are done mainly via Instagram. On the field, Ronaldo is known to make more than $60 million. The endorsement gets him earnings of $40 million more.
2. Ariana Grande
Insta Handle: @ariangagrande
Followers: 174m followers
Ariana Grande has continued to seek success as a musician. She has an iconic look and some stunning photos on magazine covers that led to her popularity. She is famous for some amazing numbers like 7 Rings, Bang Bang, Boyfriend, Don’t Call Me Angel, Side To Side and many other songs that recently surfaced on the horizon.
3. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
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Insta Handle: @therock
Followers: 171m followers
Dwayne Johnson who is popular amid sports and movie fans as an amazing athlete always keeps his fans and followers a daily dose of fitness motivation, lifestyle motivation, humor and more. The Rock continues to inspire people on his Instagram account and posts the secret recipes and details about ways people can stay healthy and keep themselves fit using workout and diet. Also, take a look at his gigantic Cheat Day meals.
4. Selena Gomez
Insta Handle: @selenagomez
Selena Gomez caught the attention of a lot of press photographers and journalists when she was in a tumultuous relationship with singer Justin Bieber. The relationship ended but she moved on with her life and career and came up with some tremendous hits. She also caught the eye of different fashion brands and clothing lines where almost every brand wanted her to have their clothes on her.
5. Kylie Jenner
Insta Handle: @kyliejenner
Followers: 161m followers
Kylie Jenner is more than just a fashion icon as far as her career is concerned. She is a businessperson with her very own makeup line. She is also associated with many clothing brands, which she endorses. She is the leading face of the Kardashian clan when it comes to having a fan-following on Instagram.
6. Kim Kardashian
Insta Handle: @kimkardashian
Followers: 159m followers
Kim Kardashian West is another celebrity icon of the Kardashian family who is a little behind Kylie Jenner, but she is catching up. Mostly she posts some sizzling pictures of herself and provides her fans with some insights about her endorsement deals with a different especially clothing line. She also gets her fans some insights about her life that she has beyond all the glimmer and glamorous life as a celebrity with Kayne West.
7. Lionel Messi
Insta Handle: @leomessi
Followers: 142m followers
He is Ronaldo’s rival and might be several million followers behind, but Messi as an athlete is always the all-time favorite of many both on the field and off it. He continues to be one of the most followed soccer stars on social media and especially Instagram.
Insta Handle: @beyonce
Followers: 140m followers
Queen Beyonce continues to have a staggering number when it comes to Instagram followers. Her Instagram is more about her daily activities as she promotes new music, some new creative projects like The Lion King and her family life at home. Her collaboration with the renowned brand Adidas made her gain more followers. Her followers express a huge desire to emulate her looks.