Most followed celebrities on Instagram

Most followed personalities on Instagram

The former wrestler now turned Hollywood actor comes in at number three with 170 million followers (PHOTO/COURTESY)

In Brief

–  The media personality has 159 million followers. She made history in March 2019 when Forbes listed her as the world’s youngest billionaire at the age of 21

Since the rise of social media, it has become a craze for many especially youngsters. While others see it as a blessing in disguise especially when it comes to the business world and marketing, others view it as something horrid, out to target and destroy the lives of young people.

Well, hate it love it, social media is here to stay, and as ordinary folks and celebrities alike struggle to amass followers on their handle pages, it has been deemed as the next frontier.

A few weeks ago witnessed Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo hit the 200M follower mark on Instagram.

A following that now puts him as arguably the most famous person after hitting the improbable reach on the photo-sharing App.

Christiano is reported to earn about $1 million (Ksh.100 million ) per paid advertisement on the app.

Below are five celebs who closely trail the football player;

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Ariana Grande

The American crooner follows closely with 174 million followers on her page. The Amerian star is known for closely guarding and maintaining her public image, not forgetting her high-end fashion looks at the red carpet.

Dwayne Johnson

The former wrestler now turned Hollywood actor comes in at number three with 170 million followers.

Popularly known by his ring name’The Rock’ he was a professional wrestler for the World Wrestling Federation (WWE) before venturing into acting.

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Selena Gomez

The sassy American singer takes the fourth spot with a following of 167 million. Besides music, her other engagements include; a makeup line, a fragrance line, and a production company. She has also worked with other notable charitable organizations, among them UNICEF.

Kylie Jenner

The media personality has 159 million followers. She made history in March 2019 when Forbes listed her as the world’s youngest billionaire at the age of 21.

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Kim Kardashian

Coming in at six is American socialite Kim Kardashian with a massive following of 158 million followers.