List of most-followed Instagram accounts

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed individual on Instagram, with over 395 million followers.
Kylie Jenner is the most-followed woman on Instagram, with over 305 million followers.
Selena Gomez is the most followed musician and actor on Instagram, with over 293 million followers.
Virat Kohli is the most-followed Asian on Instagram, with over 181 million followers.
Nicki Minaj is the most-followed rapper on Instagram, with over 171 million followers.

This article is a list of the top 50 accounts with most followers on the photo and video-sharing social platform Instagram.[1][2][3] as of January 2022, the most-followed individual is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with over 390 million followers, and the most-followed woman is American reality television star Kylie Jenner with over 302 million followers. Instagram's own brand account on the platform is the most-followed account overall, with over 461 million followers. National Geographic is the second most-followed brand account, with over 203 million followers. A total of 33 accounts have exceeded 100 million followers on the platform, with 13 of those having exceeded 200 million followers and 4 of those having exceeded 300 million.

Most-followed accounts

The following table lists the 50 most-followed accounts on Instagram as of January 16, 2022[4] with each total rounded down to the nearest million followers, as well as the profession or activity of each user.

Rank Username Owner Followers[2]
Profession/Activity Country/Continent
1 @instagram Instagram 465 Social media platform  United States
2 @cristiano Cristiano Ronaldo 396 Footballer  Portugal
3 @kyliejenner Kylie Jenner 306 Television personality, model, and businesswoman  United States
4 @leomessi Lionel Messi 304 Footballer  Argentina
5 @selenagomez Selena Gomez 293 Musician, actress, producer and businesswoman  United States
6 @therock Dwayne Johnson 292 Actor and professional wrestler  United States
7 @arianagrande Ariana Grande 292 Musician and actress  United States
8 @kimkardashian Kim Kardashian 282 Television personality, model, and businesswoman  United States
9 @beyonce Beyoncé 234 Musician  United States
10 @justinbieber Justin Bieber 217 Musician  Canada
11 @khloekardashian Khloé Kardashian 216 Television personality and model  United States
12 @kendalljenner Kendall Jenner 215 Model and television personality  United States
13 @natgeo National Geographic 204 Magazine  United States
14 @taylorswift Taylor Swift 197 Musician  United States
15 @nike Nike 196 Sportswear multinational  United States
16 @jlo Jennifer Lopez 193 Musician and actress  United States
17 @virat.kohli Virat Kohli 181 Cricketer  India
18 @nickiminaj Nicki Minaj 171 Musician  Trinidad and Tobago
19 @neymarjr Neymar 168 Footballer  Brazil
20 @kourtneykardash Kourtney Kardashian 160 Television personality and model  United States
21 @mileycyrus Miley Cyrus 159 Musician and actress  United States
22 @katyperry Katy Perry 150 Musician  United States
23 @kevinhart4real Kevin Hart 135 Comedian and actor  United States
24 @zendaya Zendaya 126 Actress  United States
25 @ddlovato Demi Lovato 125 Musician and actor  United States
26 @iamcardib Cardi B 121 Musician  United States
27 @badgalriri Rihanna 118 Musician and businesswoman  Barbados
28 @theellenshow Ellen DeGeneres 113 Comedian and television personality  United States
29 @kingjames LeBron James 110 Basketball player  United States
30 @realmadrid Real Madrid CF 109 Football club  Spain
31 @fcbarcelona FC Barcelona 104 Football club  Spain
32 @chrisbrownofficial Chris Brown 103 Musician  United States
33 @champagnepapi Drake 101 Musician  Canada
34 @billieeilish Billie Eilish 99 Musician  United States
35 @championsleague UEFA Champions League 87 Club football competition  Europe
36 @vindiesel Vin Diesel 78 Actor  United States
37 @dualipa Dua Lipa 78 Musician  United Kingdom
38 @nasa NASA 73 Space agency  United States
39 @priyankachopra Priyanka Chopra 73 Actress and musician  India
40 @gal_gadot Gal Gadot 72 Actress  Israel
41 @lalalalisa_m Lisa 72 Musician  Thailand
42 @gigihadid Gigi Hadid 72 Model  United States
43 @victoriassecret Victoria's Secret 71 Lingerie brand  United States
44 @shakira Shakira 71 Musician  Colombia
45 @davidbeckham David Beckham 70 Footballer  United Kingdom
46 @shraddhakapoor Shraddha Kapoor 68 Actress  India
47 @khaby00 Khaby Lame 68 Social media personality  Italy
48 @nehakakkar Neha Kakkar 67 Musician  India
49 @snoopdogg Snoop Dogg 67 Musician  United States
50 @shawnmendes Shawn Mendes 66 Musician  Canada
as of January 16, 2022

See also


  1. ^ "The Most Followed Instagram Profiles". Retrieved April 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Top 50 Most Followed Instagram Business / Creator Accounts (Sorted by Followers Count)". Social Blade. Retrieved January 2, 2021.
  3. ^ "Top 50 Most Followed Instagram accounts in 2021 | TikTokBlade". Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. Retrieved June 9, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Top 50 Most Followed Instagram accounts in 2021 | SocialTracker".