Are you wondering about the people ruling the world of Instagram by having the most number of followers on the platform? Do you want to know about the top 10 most followed people on Instagram? If so, you’ve come to the correct list of the top 10.

Instagram is one of the most widely used online social platforms on the planet. If you don’t know the platform’s name, then we would like to ask you, “Have you been living under a rock?”

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It is pretty clear that anyone who has the biggest number of followers on this platform can be labeled a global entity. There are many people on the platform with a mind-blowing number of followers on the platform. However, there are some people whose accounts rule out every other account.

These accounts are mainly of the most active entities on Instagram, who are also known all around the world for their work in different fields. In this article, we have listed the most-followed people on Instagram so you can go ahead and be mind-blown by their crazy numbers! 

List of Top 10 Followed People on Instagram

Here is the complete list of the most followed celebrities on Instagram. 

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (433 million followers)

Instagram handle: @cristiano

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is the person who has a followership on Instagram that could form a whole country if put together. If you are wondering how big of a country that would be, let us tell you that Cristiano Ronaldo’s followers could form the world’s third most populated country after China and India. 

Cristiano is a world-renowned footballer and is a walking brand. He is selective about the posts that he makes on Instagram. In most of his posts, you can find him with his family, friends, or team. Whenever he posts any solo shots, the internet blazes up with it.

The next thing you know, everyone will be talking about it. Cristiano is also quite mindful of his fans and notifies them of any important thing in his personal life before it goes public from a third party.

2. Kylie Jenner (332 million followers)

Instagram handle: @kyliejenner

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner is another name that carries an unmatchable amount of pride. She is the first woman to pass the 300 million follower mark on Instagram. She is known for many things, be it her family’s name or the multiple ventures that she has found and led to global success.

Additionally, she is a fashion and makeup enthusiast, and therefore her Instagram feed is filled with her glamorous photoshoots, paparazzi, etc. Kylie also makes a lot of posts relating to her family and company promotions.

Besides being the most followed woman on Instagram, she is also the most followed woman on every global social platform and tops nearly every list of most famous women on the planet. Her fan following is growing rapidly, and therefore the number one name on this list needs to look over their shoulder.

3. Lionel Messi (322 million followers)

Instagram handle: @leomessi

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is another famous athletic personality that rules people’s hearts all around the world. Messi’s career is an inspirational material for the internet, no matter which social platform we talk about.

Messi is one of the richest football players globally and consists of a fan base bigger than most footballers in the world.

You can see his love for the sport as well as his affection for his private life in his Instagram posts. He posts both his best solos and team pics from his matches, along with candid pictures of him with his family and friends on the platform.

He is an inspiration and has a significant impact on the platform. By most chances, you’ll find his photo on any motivational page. Hence, he is worthy of being followed.

4. Selena Gomez (315 million followers)

Instagram handle: @selenagomez

Selena Gomez

Ta-da! We have our first singer on the list. Not that Selena Gomez is just a singer. She is a package of many things. Being a singer and actress are just the biggest highlights of her resume.

Selena is a trending personality, and every detail of her life becomes a gossip that people from all around the world take pleasure in carrying out. She makes posts that give her fans a look at what she is up to from time to time, showing her appreciation towards her fans on the platform.

Selena likes to make every big announcement of her life through her posts as well. But that is the slightest reason for such a follower count. Selena is an inspiration to millions worldwide, and her posts give her admirers a reason to keep working hard and pursuing their passions.

5. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (312 million followers)

Instagram handle: @therock

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Famously known as The Rock by fans from all around the world, Dwayne Johnson is one of the most famous personalities worldwide. He has a followership that consists of people that like him for many different reasons.

Some are crazy for his body, some see him as an inspiration, some love his acting, some are fans of his nature, and some like nearly everything about him. Rock has been a discussing subject in the internet community for a lot of time now.

Rock posts a lot of different content on his Instagram account. He uses it to make most of his important announcements as well as for posting the best photos with his friends and family.

Recently Rock has gained even more popularity as a singer, and his song can be found on every social platform.

6. Ariana Grande (307 million followers)

Instagram handle: @arianagrande

Ariana Grande

Reigning as another successful singer on our list, Ariana Grande is another favorite personality of the internet, for better or worse. The Internet has loved Ariana since her days on Disney XD shows.

Now, her songs have made her a global personality, and a single look at her posts’ likes and comments can prove that. Ariana likes to use her Instagram handle to put her thoughts out to her followers and fans worldwide.

Ariana also uses her Instagram handle to announce her upcoming singles, albums, and stores. Ariana Grande is often counted as the most followed singer on the planet. Hence, every one of her fans must follow her account to keep up with the latest news.

7. Kim Kardashian (302 million followers)

Instagram handle: @kimkardashian

Kim Kardashian

Carrying one of the most popular surnames globally, Kim Kardashian is the family’s wealthiest businesswoman (excluding Jenners). Kim is counted among the most famous businesswomen in the whole world.

She has been in the limelight for years now. Kim was the starting member of the Kardashian family show, and throughout its different seasons, she has been on and off it. Kim lives a luxurious life, and her Instagram account is living proof.

Her Instagram page is filled with her being with her family and friends. Her relationship with Kanye West has increased her public image presence even more. The gain in publicity that she has been gaining since she dropped the Kanye West out of her name is mind-blowing.

8. Beyonce Knowles (253 million followers)

Instagram handle: @beyonce

Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce is someone that you cannot just define with a single label. Her popularity from even before Instagram was made is enough to blow people away. Beyoncé is many things. Some of them, which she is most famous for, are being a singer, songwriter, producer, businesswoman, dancer, director, and actress. The list goes even longer.

Her fame goes past most of the other people on the list. The respect for Beyoncé among her fans is unworldly and mind-blowing at the same time. But even after having such an appreciable fan following, Beyoncé has managed to draw a fine line between her personal and professional life.

This does not mean that she doesn’t give her followers a quick peek into her personal life from time to time. Beyoncé uses her Instagram page to post all her major personal and professional announcements for her fans and followers.

9. Khloe Kardashian (238 million followers)

Instagram handle: @khloekardashian

Khloe Kardashian

With the new Kardashians show on the way, Khloe has gained a considerable increase in her followers. While the 9th place on this list belonged to Justin Bieber not too before, Khloe has now taken a boost up ahead.

Khloe Kardashian gained most of her fame from starring in her family show Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Her role as a family member got so famous that she has become one of the most followed personalities on different social platforms.

Khloe comes on the list of Instagrammers who post all their solos and candid photos. There are also occasional posts with her family and friends on the platform.

10. Justin Bieber (232 million followers)

Instagram handle: @justinbieber

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is another singer on this list who has managed to amass one of the biggest fan following in the whole world. The Canadian singer started his journey at a very early stage of life.

Justin is not only loved for the music that he makes but also for his journey to becoming a pop artist. As of now, Justin is active on his Instagram account since he is on his global ‘Justice Tour’ following the release of his Justice album. 

Justin uses his Instagram account quite frequently and stays active to interact with his fans. Most of his posts on the platform relate to his cultural beliefs and his time with his close ones.

Moreover, the famous pop icon also promotes his brand ‘Drew house’ on his Instagram account frequently. 

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Wrapping up! 

So, that’s all for the top ten most-followed people on Instagram! We are sure you are surprised, as much as we are by the crazy number of followers that each person has. 

We hope this article was useful to find out who are the most-followed people on Instagram. So, which celebrity on the list do you admire the most? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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