Instagram is home to over 2 billion monthly users and a natural attraction for influencers, celebrities, and brands to gain the attention of their target audience.
Instagram is the leading social network that fueled the influencer economy and helped many everyday people earn a living creating content.
A lot of people feel curious about who are the top accounts with the most number of followers.
This blog will show you the top 20 most-famous profiles and details about them.
Let’s get started.
20. Miley Cyrus (187m Followers)
Miley Cyrus is a child star- turned pop celebrity. She stands at 20 on our list.
Her Instagram profile is filled with on-shoot photos, selfies, and pictures of the vents she attends.
She also posts random updates about her upcoming events and new content. She has built an impressive 187 million followers on her Insta profile.
19. Kourtney Kardashian (204m Followers)
The first member of the Kardashian-Jenner family and 19th on the list, we have Kourtney Kardashian.
She posts her selfies, advertisements, and snaps from her private life. She occasionally publishes updates and announcements about her vitamin and supplement brand “Lemme”.
18. Nicki Minaj (205m Followers)
This list will bear a lot of musicians - a vast majority of the globe loves them for obvious reasons.
Nicki Minaj has a strong Insta profile with over 205 million followers. She posts pictures from her personal life, shots from her tours, and sometimes of her fans.
17. Jennifer Lopez (226m Followers)
Jennifer Lopez is an American actor turned singer with a massive following on Instagram.
She posts behind-the-scenes photos, videos, and music promotions on her profile. Jennifer also shares the hashtags she has used and events she attended with Story Highlights.
16. Virat Kohli (237m Followers)
Next on the list is the Indian cricket superstar, Virat Kohli. He uses his profile to post about match pictures, behind-the-scenes, and his collaborations with the brands.
He is very active on Instagram and shares content loved by his audience.
15. Taylor Swift (245m Followers)
Taylor Swift is an American actress who is very active on Instagram. She is also the 2nd most influential person on Twitter.
She regularly posts about her performances, and promotions of her latest activities, along with selfies and her personal life pictures.
14. National Geographic (261m Followers)
National Geographic is a popular exploration magazine known for its photojournalism. No wonder, the captivating images and videos of contrasting parts of the earth are super popular among the audience.
13. Nike (271m Followers)
Nike is one of the few brands that made it to the list of top Instagram accounts.
By posting photos and catchy videos, the brand has built a very strong presence on the network.
12. Kendall Jenner (277m Followers)
Here is another member of the Kardashian family - Kendall Jenner. She posts mostly about the promotions of her photoshoots, her selfies, her fashion work, and sometimes about her private life.
11. Justin Bieber (277m Followers)
Thanks to YouTube, Justin Bieber has become one of the world's biggest pop stars.
He posts about his personal life, pictures with his celebrity mates, and his cartoon versions.
10. Khloe Kardashian (295m Followers)
Not the first member of the Kardashians obviously, Khloe Kardashian has built a very strong Instagram following by posting prolifically about her business, family, and personal life.
9. Beyonce (297m Followers)
Queen Bey is another celebrity wildly popular for sharing glimpses from her professional life, her performances, and posts about her personal life.
8. Kim Kardashian (345m Followers)
Another Kardashian made our list. Kim Kardashian is the second youngest member of the family and unarguably the most famous.
Her Instagram feed is crowded with her life pictures, old family photos, her public attendings, and pictures of her photoshoots.
7. Ariana Grande (357m Followers)
Ariana Grande is a global superstar musician. Being the third most-famous woman on Instagram, she boasts of crazy 357 million followers on her account.
She usually shares her performance photoshoots, everyday life pictures, and pictures of occasions when she is meeting other celebrities.
6. Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ (364m Followers)
The only professional WWE wrestler on the list is Dwayne Johnson aka. ‘The Rock’. He is a famous wrestler and film actor.
He loves to share pictures of her family, workouts in the gym, and pictures of film shootings.
5. Selena Gomez (380m Followers)
With a gigantic 380 million Instagram followers, singer and actor Selena Gomez is very popular on the app.
Her posts used to be among the most-liked Instagram posts in the past. She regularly posts content about her time with friends, herself attending events, and her selfies.
Selena is also very vocal on different political and social movements including women’s rights.
4. Kylie Jenner (380m Followers)
Another Kardashian on the list and another Instagram super celebrity. Kylie Jenner regularly posts about her personal life and work, and pictures of her baby along with photos with her partner.
She used to be at the top of the most-liked Instagram posts and still now she is among the top 20 with two posts.
3. Lionel Messi (431m Followers)
One of the most famous football players of recent times and captain of the Argentinian national football team, Lionel Messi deserves a special mention.
Messi posts snap from her football games, his personal life, and of the meetings he attends off and on.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo (549m Followers)
Cristiano Ronaldo plays as a forward for Juventus club and is captain of the Portuguese national football team.
He is perhaps the most followed-by sports figure and is widely known for his charged playoff in the field. He has a very humble personality as well.
Cristiano’s vivid support for the Palestinian people got him praise and admiration from all over the globe.
He was the first on Instagram to cross the 200 million follower mark. He posts pictures of his football shots, family, and everyday life photos.
Instagram (606m Followers)
Not to surprise a lot, Instagram is the most followed-by account on the platform.
They publish interesting posts about popular trends, creative ideas, and their IGTV posts.