Top 50 Celebrities with Most Instagram Followers In The World

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


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Profession: Footballer

Nationality: Portuguese

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

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Profession: Model/ Television Personality / Businesswoman

YouTube channel: Kylie Jenner – YouTube

Siblings: Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian

Children: Stormi Webster, Wolf Webster

Parents: Kris JennerCaitlyn Jenner

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 as she has second most followed Instagram account in the world. 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 – 347 Million


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Profession: Footballer

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


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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


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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


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Profession: Television Personality / Model / Businesswoman

Children: North West, Chicago West, Psalm West, Saint West

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


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Profession: Musician

YouTube channel: Ariana Grande – YouTube

Spouse: Dalton Gomez

Parents: Joan Grande, Edward Butera

Siblings: Frankie Grande

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


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Profession: Musician

YouTube channel: Beyoncé – YouTube

Spouse: Jay-Z 

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


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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


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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


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Profession: Musician

Nationality: Canadian

YouTube channel: Justin Bieber – YouTube

Spouse: Hailey Bieber (m. 2018)
Siblings: Allie Bieber
Parents: Jeremy Bieber, Pattie Mallette

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


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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


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International Brand

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 – 218 Million


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Profession: Singer – Songwriter

Nationality: American

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


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Profession: Musician – Actress

Nationality: American

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 – 207 Million


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Profession: Cricketer

Nationality: Indian

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 – 198 Million


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Profession: Musician – Actress

Nationality: American

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.

Nicki Minaj has shared the stage with famous rap artists like J Cole, Doja Cat, Soulja Boy, Jesy Nelson , Delaney Glazer , Cody Rigsby, and Yung Baby Tate


18.  Miley Cyrus – 178 Milion


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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.

She has shared the stage with famous stars and celebrities like Stephen Baldwin, Cody Simpson, Bob Ross, and Jesy Nelson


19.  Neymar – 176 Million


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Profession: Footballer

Nationality: Brazilian

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


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Profession: Musician

Nationality: American

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


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Profession: Comedian – Actor

Nationality: American

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


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Profession: Actress – model

Nationality: American

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


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Profession: American rapper

YouTube channel: Cardi B – YouTube

Spouse: Offset

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


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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


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Profession: Musician

Nationality: American

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


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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


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Profession: Comedian

Nationality: American

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


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Profession: Rapper, Singer, and Actor

Nationality: Canadian

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.

Drake gained recognition through a teen Drama TV series name Degrassi: The Next Generation starring alongside Sarah Weisglass, Nina Dobrev and Shay Mitchell.

Currently, he has the most number of charted songs, and he is one of the solo artists featuring in the Hot 100 Billboards list.


29.  Chris Brown – 115 Million


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Profession: Musician

Nationality: American/ Australian

YouTube channel: Chris Brown – YouTube

Chris Brown is an American singer, dancer, rapper, songwriter, actor and producer. He started his career in 2004 by releasing his debut album.

Since then, he came across and made it to the top positions of billboards charts. He owns 39 awards, including Billboard, Grammy, and AMAs.


30.  Billie Eilish -104 Million


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Profession: Musician

Nationality: American

YouTube channel: Billie Eilish – YouTube

Billie Eilish is a rising sensational American singer and a source of influence for millions of people. She gained popularity when her song ocean eyes went viral and captured a vast audience and music producers.

She has received around 22 awards, including 5 Grammy’s, Teen choice Awards, and AMAs. At the age of 17, she got into the Guinness world record book books for being the youngest artist to have 5 Grammys.


31.  Dua Lipa – 85.1 Million


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Profession: Singer – Musician

Nationality: English

When comes to English singers Dua Lipa always comes to mind. Possessing a mezzo-soprano vocal range, she is best known for her signature disco-pop voice.


32.  Gal Gadot – 83.9 Million


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Profession: Model – Actress

Nationality: Israeli

When you talk about super hit movie wonder women, the Gal Gadot always come first. She was born and raised in Israel and won few beauty pageants but major break through comes in her life when she did the movie wonder women.


33.  Vin Diesel – 81.6 Million


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Profession: Actor

Nationality: American

Don’t tell us that you haven’t seen the best of all-time fast and furious serious. His original name was marked, Sinclair.

Being an American actor and producer, he played a lead role in the fast and furious movies with the name of Dominic Toretto. The movie sequel has resulted in creating a huge fan base for him.

His famous friend Paul walker acted in Fast movies with him who later died in fatal car accident. Vin attended Paul’s daughter Meadow Walker wedding and walked down her to the aisle.


34.  Priyanka Chopra – 80.03 Million


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Profession: Model – Actress

Nationality: Indian

Spouse: Nick Jonas (m.2018)

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) is an Indian actress, model, and singer who was crowned Miss World in 2000.

Although she has been in several Bollywood films, she is most known to American viewers for her role as the first South Asian actress to lead an American series on ABC’s Quantico.

She also established The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education, and in 2016, she was named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People.


35.  Lisa – 79.9 Million


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Profession: Rapper

Nationality: Thai

YouTube channel: BLACKPINK – YouTube

Lisa is a Thai rapper, singer, dancer, and model from South Korea. She belongs to a girl group named Blackpink. Her original name was Pranpriya Manoban, but she changed her name to Lalisa.

Currently, she is a brand ambassador for a cosmetic brand-named Moonshot.

36. Khaby Lame – 78.6 Million


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Profession: Tiktoker

Nationality: Senegalese-Italian

Tiktok: @Khaby

Lame, 22, topped 18-year-old Charli D’Amelio to become the world’s most-followed TikToker. Lame now has 142.6 million followers on the app, compared to D’Amelio’s 142.2 million.

His fan base has increased dramatically in recent years, and then in July 2021, he surpassed the 22-year-old influencer Addison Rae to become the world’s second most-followed artist.




39.  Gigi Hadid – 74.9 Million


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Profession: Model

Nationality: American

Children: Khai Hadid Malik

Siblings: Bella Hadid, Anwar Hadid, Alana Hadid, Marielle Hadid

Parents: Yolanda Hadid, Mohamed Hadid

A girl who got her first modelling role when she was just two years old for a baby clothing line. And since there, she has remained focused on modelling and has become one of the top models in town.

Gigi is at number 38 on the list of most followed Instagram account. She has found her major fame through Instagram and keeps rising daily.





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.