Cristiano Ronaldo to Selena Gomez, top 5 most-followed celebs on Instagram

From iconic football player Cristiano Ronaldo to the popular pop sensation Selena Gomez, here are the five most followed celebrities

Published on Mar 26, 2023 05:07 PM IST 6 Photos

Instagram, a social media platform created to share photos was launched in 2010. The app quickly gained popularity, and by December of that year, it had over one million registered users. In 2012, Instagram was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion. It is now one of the most popular social media sites used by various personalities from across the world. Here is a list of the top five most followed celebrities on Instagram. (Instagram)

Cristiano Ronaldo: Famous soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed person on Instagram with 566 million followers. (AFP)

Lionel Messi: One of the most celebrated football players, Lionel Messi, holds the second position in the most-followed celebrity Instagram handles in the world with currently 446 million followers. (Twitter)


Selena Gomez: This famous singer recently became the first woman on Instagram to surpass 404 million followers. She often uses the platform to encourage and educate her followers on the importance of mental health. (REUTERS)

Kylie Jenner: Famous American model, socialite, and businesswoman Kylie Jenner was the first woman to break 300 million followers on Instagram. She is now followed by 383 million people on the social media platform.(Instagram/@kyliejenner)