The 10 most followed accounts on Instagram

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Along with the many trends, people follow, being on Instagram is one of them. This generation craves for social media and internet resources. Instagram is one of the many sources which tell a lot about the person’s life and their routine. Just like the other apps, Instagram is a platform where people get creative and is accessed globally. Instagram has given many individuals a spot to be known and reach an audience. This is not only for those who are celebrities, it is also helpful for those who want to build a community and influence others. Almost all of us have a few hundred followers on it but some people are followed by millions of people.

The count of their followers determines how much they will get paid for the sponsored posts. Some influencers even buy instagram followers to get this option. Instagram is a page where celebs generally announce their relationship, wedding or the news of their baby. Some of them even post about their upcoming movie or album, this helps them to promote their movie easily. Some are not celebs yet have influenced people and therefore have many followers. And the shocking thing about Instagram is the brands also have their pages on it. Many people make their business accounts on Instagram. So, Instagram is not only a place where people upload their life events but also start up their business which ends up being successful for many of those.

We can’t tell which will be the most followed page in 2021, as it keeps on changing, with every hour, but let’s list down the 10 most followed accounts on Instagram.


Well, it’s a shock right. Instagram has made an account for itself and has the most number of followers on it. It has now reached a count of 383 Million followers. Naturally, it has to be the top one in the list. It would have been silly if they wouldn’t be on the list.

2.Cristiano Ronaldo

He is a Portuguese professional football player who plays forward for the Serie A Club and is also the captain of the Portuguese national team.

He has a total no. of 3,000 posts on Instagram. His feed consists of the pictures and videos of his game, some of them are with his family or his team. He has 253 million followers on Instagram.

3.Ariana Grande

She is an American actress and singer. She began her career when she was 15. She has been one of the most followed women on Instagram and has just hit 215 million followers recently. She posts a lot of pictures of her new album positions and also pictures of herself.

4.The Rock

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, who is known mostly by his ring name ‘The Rock’ is a retired professional wrestler, actor, businessman, producer and a former American and Canadian football player. He has 211 million followers on Instagram. If you scroll through his feed you will find posts of his workouts and his selfies. Recently he has started promoting his brand Tequila and Teremana. Apart from this he also posts the episodes of The Titans and the NBC series he hosts.

5.Kylie Jenner

She is an American media personality, businesswoman, socialite and a model. At the age of 21, she was the youngest self-made billionaire in the whole world. She has starred in the reality series keeping up with the Kardashian. She is also the owner and founder of a cosmetic company which is named after her, Kylie Cosmetics. She has 209.2 million followers on Instagram. She has often been accused of buying instagram views to get maximum likes on her posts. Most of her posts are of her daughter Stormi and herself. She also uploads images to promote her cosmetics.

6.Selena Gomez

She is an American singer, producer and actress. She started her career by featuring in the children television series named Barney and Friends. She has 202.5 million followers on Instagram. She has been famous for over a decade now.  She is not only known for her appealing interviews but also the ex-girlfriend of Justin Bieber. She does not post often but it seems that she has an influence over many people. Her posts are all relatable. There is always something unusual and special in her posts which makes her a part of the top 10 list.

7.Kim Kardashian

She is an American media personality, producer,  business woman and socialite. She was a part of the reality show ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’. She had recently developed a social media presence where she is being followed by millions of people. She had released several products which were tied to her name including a game, personal book and an app. She has 108 million followers on Instagram.

8.Leo Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi is a professional football player. He plays as a forward and is the captain of two teams, Argentina national team and Spanish Club Barcelona. He has 176.8 million followers on Instagram. He has an official page and in his bio, he has mentioned that this is his official account. He mostly posts about his game or his family. He also occasionally uploads pictures which are sponsored by brands.  His first video on Instagram was the customary panache and got a lot of instagram likes. In his video, he had featured the two most sacred people according to the Argentina citizens.

9. Beyoncé

She is an American singer and an actress, she also is a record producer. She used to take part in singing and dancing competitions as a kid. She was the lead singer in ‘Destiny’s Child’ in the 1900s and that was the time she rose to fame. She has a count of 160.6 million followers on Instagram. She does not follow anyone on Instagram and until now she has 1939 posts. She clearly shows through her Instagram page that it is a place for public relations. So, she posts the release news of her music. After getting hold of her age from the start Beyoncé has now started following the trend and has been uploading her pictures. She had also announced her pregnancy through her page.

10.Justin Bieber

He is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and also a songwriter. He was discovered by Scooter Braun who had watched his video on YouTube. Justin Bieber was just 13 at that time and he had just released the famous song ‘Baby, Baby’. His famous song by far is ‘Despacito’. He has 157.9 million followers on Instagram. Not only does he post about his music videos but he also writes about his personal life. Justin like kylie is also accused of buying instagram followers. He had unpacked about his depression and drug use on Instagram. Recently, he has been putting up pictures with his girlfriend Hailey Baldwin with lovely captions written under them.

This was the top 10 list of people who have the most followers on Instagram. There are others who are also reaching this milestone. The global pop star Katy Perry has 110.6 million followers. She posts about events and music videos. Her account also consists of selfies and her life updates. Miley Cyrus has 120.1 million followers and is pacing her way to the top ten list. Other accounts like Nike(128.2 million) and National Geographic(149.5 million ) are heading to the starting line.

The Bottom Line

Instagram has around 1 billion active users and is a popular platform used all over the world. There are many accounts which influence people and they even make a living out of their accounts. These were the accounts which have the most followers on Instagram.