By: Belen Jimenez
Currently the number of Instagram users is increasing rapidly. Though most of the accounts are private there are many famous celebrities that have many followers. Read this article to find out the top 15 most followed.
15. Khloe Kardashian
Followers: 74.2M On March 30
Khloe’s name practically explains itself. She is best known for her dramatic weight loss and also because of her pregnancy. She has many Instagram photos of her belly.
14. Miley Cyrus
Followers: 74.8M On March 30
Miley’s song Wrecking Ball was hated but most but she is so loved. Miley was actually born with the name Destiny Hope Cyrus but she legally changed it to Miley in 2008. Her dad Billy Ray Cyrus, is a country music singer. All the music that her dad did encouraged her to make her own music. Many people also know her as Hannah Montana of course.
13. Nicki Minaj
Followers: 85.9M On March 30
Onika Tanya Maraj or best known as Nicki Minaj is one of the best female rappers in history. She has many hit songs and is still going for more. Her very first album was Playtime Is Over, it was released on July 5, 2007. Nicki has collaborated with many other artist like; Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Madonna, Bebe Rexha, Cardi B, Migos and etc.
12. Lionel Messi
Followers: 89.2M On March 30
Messi has 88.7 million followers. He has just got married on June 30, 2017. He also has two kids named Thiago (5) and Mateo (2). Messi has had his 3rd child. Him and his wife Antonella decided to name the baby boy Ciro.
11. Kendall Jenner
Followers: 89.2 On March 30
Kendall is a famous model along with Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne, they regularly appear together in advertisements for “New Generation Of Supermodels”. She became a Victoria Secret model in 2015 and was named 2016’s Forbes highest earning model. She has a younger sister which many already know by the name of Kylie Jenner. She is two years younger than her.
10. Neymar Jr
Followers: 91.3M On March 30
Neymar is a great player with a lot of talent and skills. He made history when he decided to leave his ex club Barcelona to go to PSG for 263 million Euros. Just like any other soccer player he started at a low level. His career began in Santos a soccer club in Brazil. Later on, on March 18, 2013 Barcelona bought Neymar. Neymar proved to Barcelona that he had the skills to play in a big club.
Followers:98.3M On March 30
Of course Justin Bieber makes this list. He has made a lot of music that makes many people cringe but other people feel good. Although he may be hated he still has a lot of fangirls, and also fanboys. Towards the end of 2017 he was spotted with Selena Gomez after her kidney surgery and was also spotted closely with his church pastor. Justin has made many bad choices that makes him get judged, but either way there will still be many fans out there to support him.
Followers: 102M On March 30
“The Rock” has many professions including an actor, producer and a ex WWE Wrestler. The 45 year old has made much progress throughout his whole life. According to “https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwayne_Johnson” he was a D1 football player with NFL aspirations. Later on in his life he became a WWE Wrestler. He had so much fame that he also became an actor.
7. Kylie Jenner
Followers: 106M On March 30
Kylie is a total social media star. She is famous for not only her family name but also for her lips. She also sells lip kits online. When she was 17 yrs old she was rumored to be dating rapper Tyga. At that time the rapper was 25. Later on the couple broke up and Kylie moved on to dating Travis Scott. They have also recently broke up.
6. Taylor Swift
Followers: 107 On March 30
Many know Taylor because she makes songs about her ex’s and also because the drama that she has with Katy Perry. The artist has made many songs in 2017 that made the top 100 billboard. Many of her songs are catchy and are just irresistible. Many of her fans are saying that her new album “Reputation”, is all about Katy Perry and all of her haters.
Followers: 109M On March 30
Kim has three children with Kanye West, Saint West, Chicago West and North West. Her and Kanye have been married since 2014. Kim has made perfumes and makeup shopping lines. She has also made apps for both Google Play Store and App Store. She of course models. Many people think of Kim as the most famous of all the Kardashians. The tv show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” aired her and all of the Kardashians gained fame.
Followers: 113M On March 30
In the 90’s Beyonce was in a R&B band called Destiny Child. Later on Beyonce decided to go solo and make her own music and albums. Her first solo album was Dangerously In Love. The album was best selling along with her tour tickets. Beyonce is not only a singer but also an actress. In 2008 she married Jay-Z. With Jay-Z she has three children; Blue Ivy Carter (age 7) and twins Rumi and Sir Carter both born June, 13, 2017.
Followers: 118M On March 30
Ariana Grande's career didn't begin until 2008 when she got the role of playing Charlotte in Broadway. As her career began to grow she got many more roles on other tv shows such as; Victorious and Sam & Cat. She later in 2013 released her first album, Yours Truly. With all the fame and popularity she has, it has gotten her much fame and love.
Followers: 123M On March 30
When Cristiano posted the picture of his new daughter Alana Martina it got a total of over 11 million likes. (View it here) When he was in school he hated it, at the age of 14 he threw a chair at his teacher and got expelled, ever since that his mom had faith in him and helped him pursue his soccer career. At this moment he has 5 Ballon D'Or and is of course going for more.
1. Selena Gomez
Followers: 135M On march 30
Selena Gomez has many things revolving around her right now, she has been caught with her ex Justin Bieber and has just gotten out of a kidney surgery. Though she may be put under pressure at times, she still always uses her social media to let people know that she is doing good. Her very first album; Stars Dance was so popular that it got the Young Hollywood Award For Fan Favorite. Selena has a very good personality and because of that she is the number 1 Instagram star.
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