List of most-followed Instagram accounts

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed individual on Instagram, with over 257 million followers.
Ariana Grande is the second most-followed individual and most-followed woman on Instagram, with over 218 million followers.
Kylie Jenner (right) and Kendall Jenner (left) own the fifth and twelfth most-followed accounts, respectively.

This list contains the top 50 accounts with the most followers on the photo and video-sharing social platform Instagram.[1][2] As of January 2021, the most-followed individual is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with over 257 million followers, and the most-followed female is American singer Ariana Grande with over 218 million followers. Instagram has its own brand account on the platform, and with over 384 million followers; it is the most-followed account overall. National Geographic is the second most-followed brand account, with over 150 million followers. A total of 22 accounts have exceeded 100 million followers on the site. With 7 of them having exceeded 200 million followers.

Most-followed accounts

The following table lists the 50 most-followed accounts on Instagram as of January 26, 2021,[2] 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]
(millions)
Profession/Activity
1 @instagram Instagram 384 Social media platform
2 @cristiano Cristiano Ronaldo 257 Footballer
3 @arianagrande Ariana Grande 218 Musician and actress
4 @therock Dwayne Johnson 214 Actor and professional wrestler
5 @kyliejenner Kylie Jenner 212 Television personality, model, and businesswoman
6 @selenagomez Selena Gomez 206 Musician, actress, and businesswoman
7 @kimkardashian Kim Kardashian 201 Television personality, model, and businesswoman
8 @leomessi Lionel Messi 180 Footballer
9 @beyonce Beyoncé 162 Musician
10 @justinbieber Justin Bieber 160 Musician
11 @natgeo National Geographic 150 Magazine
12 @kendalljenner Kendall Jenner 149 Television personality and model
13 @taylorswift Taylor Swift 145 Musician
14 @neymarjr Neymar 145 Footballer
15 @jlo Jennifer Lopez 140 Musician and actress
16 @nike Nike 130 Sportswear multinational
17 @nickiminaj Nicki Minaj 128 Musician and actress
18 @khloekardashian Khloé Kardashian 128 Television personality and model
19 @mileycyrus Miley Cyrus 121 Musician and actress
20 @katyperry Katy Perry 111 Musician
21 @kourtneykardash Kourtney Kardashian 108 Television personality and model
22 @kevinhart4real Kevin Hart 103 Comedian and actor
23 @ddlovato Demi Lovato 97 Musician and actress
24 @realmadrid Real Madrid CF 95 Football club
25 @theellenshow Ellen DeGeneres 94 Comedian and television personality
26 @fcbarcelona FC Barcelona 93 Football club
27 @virat.kohli Virat Kohli 92 Cricketer
28 @badgalriri Rihanna 89 Musician and businesswoman
29 @zendaya Zendaya 84 Actress and musician
30 @iamcardib Cardi B 81 Musician
31 @kingjames LeBron James 78 Basketball player
32 @chrisbrownofficial Chris Brown 75 Musician
33 @champagnepapi Drake 74 Musician
34 @billieeilish Billie Eilish 74 Musician
35 @shakira Shakira 70 Musician
36 @championsleague UEFA Champions League 68 Club football competition
37 @victoriassecret Victoria's Secret 68 Lingerie brand
38 @vindiesel Vin Diesel 68 Actor
39 @davidbeckham David Beckham 65 Footballer
40 @gigihadid Gigi Hadid 63 Model
41 @nasa NASA 62 Space agency
42 @priyankachopra Priyanka Chopra 59 Actress and musician
43 @dualipa Dua Lipa 59 Musician
44 @justintimberlake Justin Timberlake 59 Musician and actor
45 @emmawatson Emma Watson 59 Actress
46 @shawnmendes Shawn Mendes 59 Musician
47 @shraddhakapoor Shraddha Kapoor 57 Actress
48 @maluma Maluma 56 Musician
49 @9gag 9GAG 55 Social media platform
50 @snoopdogg Snoop Dogg 55 Musician

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Most Followed Instagram Profiles". Trackalytics.com. Retrieved April 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Top 50 Most Followed Instagram Business / Creator Accounts (Sorted by Followers Count)". Social Blade. Retrieved January 2, 2021.