The world we live in is in a race of social media following. Different social media platforms offer everyone to express themselves and their views. Different people including famous celebrities share their daily life routines or display their talents on these platforms.

Some people have showcased their talent on social media and became celebrities in a short amount of time when their content went viral. However, some celebrities were already globally very famous. When they joined these platforms public rushed to follow their accounts. Let us see which accounts have the most following specifically on Instagram;

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

The 36-year old Portuguese star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is at the top of the list with a following of 265 million. In January, 2020 Ronaldo became first person to ever cross 200 million followers. He doesn’t seem to stop any time soon which is totally justified because look at him! The Juventus player has come so far with all his hard work. This is the reason his fans are always so proud. He mostly posts about his family and football altogether. He also promotes his label CR7 here and there.

  • Ariana Grande

With a following of 223 million, American singer and actress Ariana Grande is the most followed woman on Instagram. She comes at number 3 overall, after the official handle of Instagram and footballer Ronaldo. The 27-year old singer and actress won a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album in 2019. Her feed mostly consists of snippets from different shows she attends. she also posts about different promotions of her new music and her private life behind the camera.

  • Dwayne Johnson

On number 3 we have 48-years old American retired professional wrestler now actor, producer and businessman Dwayne Douglas Johnson. The Rock has about 219 million followers. He is the highest paid actor in the world and an active social worker. His goofy personality is the reason he was named as “the most likeable guy in the world” by The Profile. His feed mostly consists of pictures and videos of his cute toddler and his family or promotions of his upcoming work. He also promotes his tequila brand over his Instagram profile.

  • Kylie Jenner

With 217 million followers American beauty mogul Kylie Jenner is the youngest Kardashian-Jenner. The 23-years old influencer posts about her fashion, her luxurious lifestyle and her daughter Stormi. She used to hold a world record for most liked picture where she held her newborn’s hand. The record was later broken in January 2019.

  • Selena Gomez

28 years old American singer, songwriter and producer Selena Gomez has a following of 213 million followers. Young singer is a human rights activist so she mostly posts about her human rights activism. She also posts about her beauty brand Rare, her activities regarding her music and acting career. She sometimes posts her pictures from different photoshoots.

  • Kim Kardashian

40-years old American influencer, stylist, media personality, producer and actress Kim Kardashian has a following of 207 million followers. She is surely the most famous Kardashian. Now she has been in the limelight again for the rumors about her divorce with her husband Kanye West.

  • Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is a 33-years old star footballer from Argentina with a following of 186 million followers. He is the second footballer around the world making it to the list of 10 most followed people around the globe. He is the captain of the National Argentinian football team and the Spanish football club Barcelona.  The star footballer is not that active on his Instagram but because of his fan following on Instagram, his posts go viral whenever he posts.

  • Beyoncé

39-years old American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress Beyoncé has 166 million followers on Instagram. Her fans call her “Queen Bey” because of her achievements for her work. she has won 28 Grammys till date for her singing career. She mostly posts to raise awareness about social rights movements like Black Lives Matter.

  • Justin Bieber
SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 09: Singer/songwriter Justin Bieber performs onstage at KeyArena on March 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Justin Bieber, a 26-years old Canadian singer and songwriter has 164 million followers on Instagram. Bieber was scouted as a talent when he was 13 and his Instagram feed talks all about how he went through his teenage years to become a troubled youngster and then how he shifted to the religious side, got married and settled down while working hard on his career. His music has also improved so much through the years. He posts mostly about his music, a few memes here and there and adorable pictures with his wife Hailey Bieber.

  • National Geographic

With 153 million followers National Geographic is also one of the most followed accounts on Instagram. On National Geographic’s Instagram feed you will see all of these amazing photographs from all over the world. These photographs are taken by the very talented National Geographic photographers.

These were the most followed accounts on Instagram according to the stats of February, 2021. These stats shift and change within days as the following of these accounts keep changing. Keep an eye on these accounts in order to know if someone will actually be able to cross Cristiano Ronaldo in this race or not. Till then, keep following! 🙂

Posted by:Aqeela Nawaz Malik

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