Top 10 Most Followed Celebrities On Instagram In 2018

Maanyata Thu |Dec 28, 2018

Let’s take a look at the “Top 10 Most Followed Celebrities On Instagram In 2018 ”

2018 is almost over. Now, it’s time to see who has been dominating Instagram this year? Let’s take a look at the “Top 10 Most Followed Celebrities On Instagram In 2018 ” below.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo, Follower: 148 million /Following: 422


Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo dethroned Pop star Selena Gomez this year to become the most followed stars on Instagram with 148 million followers. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most leading footballer in the world, who recently plays for Juventus. He is also a captain of the Portugal National Team. The superstar often shows off his impressive football skills as well as posts photos of his family life on Instagram.

2. Selena Gomez, Follower: 144 million /Following: 49


Pop star Selena Gomez, who held the crown last year, moved down to number 2 this year with 144 million followers. In September, Selena Gomez announced that she was taking a break from social media. Many reports claimed that the break might cause her to slip in number of followers on Instagram but this could not be confirmed. The singer occasionally shares inspirational posts for young people giving her fans positivity every day as well as updates her news projects on Instagram.

3. Ariana Grande, Follower: 139 million /Following: 705


With her loyal streams of followers, Ariana Grande became one of the most followed celebs on Instagram, only after Cristiano Ronaldo and  Selena Gomez, with 139 million followers. Ariana Grande had experienced a successful year in her singing career when she was named as Woman of the Year by Billboard.

4. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Follower: 125 million /Following: 327

The Rock

The legendary wrestler and action star rocked Instagram with 125 million followers. Whether he shows off his epic workouts or cracks some dad jokes, The Rock always make fans laugh with his great sense of humor. The actor still keeps up the positive publicity with motivational captions on social media.

5. Kim Kardashian, Follower: 122 million /Following: 119


With 122 million followers, the TV reality star ranked fifth in the list. Kim Kardashian often posts everything on her Instagram from her new outfit for an event, a new picture with her beloved sisters and children to her latest makeup collection.

6. Kylie Jenner, Follower: 121,9 million /Following: 130


Kylie Jenner, who is the younger sister of Kim Kardashian, captured the number six spot in this list with 121,9 million followers. According to the 2018 Instagram Rich List compiled by Hopper HQ, Kylie Jenner earns about $1 million per sponsored post on her Instagram making her the highest paid celebrity influencer on the social networking platform. Kylie Jenner is followed by Selena Gomez, who earns $800,000 per sponsored post and Cristiano Ronaldo, who gets $750,000.

7. Beyonce, Follower: 121,6 million /Following: 0


The renowned diva became the seventh most popular stars on Instagram. She mostly shares photos from her tours or newest photoshoots on her Instagram.

8. Taylor Swift, Follower: 114 million /Following: 0


Taylor Swift came in at number eight spot with 114 million followers. She has had a great year with the big success of her “Reputation” world tours, earning her the Concert Tour of 2018 at People Choice Awards. The gorgeous singer has been currently sharing a new trailer for her Reputation Stadium Tour. She often updates clips and photos of her adorable cats and her tours on Instagram.

9. Neymar Jr., Follower: 107,8 million /Following: 865


The 26-year-old Brazilian professional footballer found his place at the number nine spot. Neymar is most-known for his highest trade in football history, from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. He often shows off his excellent football skills on social media.

10. Justin Bieber, Follower: 103 million /Following: 101


Justin Bieber completed the top 10 most popular celebrities with 103 million followers. He tied the knot with model Hailey Baldwin in 2018.

Honorable Mention: Kendall Jenner, Follower: 100,5 million/ Following: 196


It wouldn’t feel right if we left Kendall Jenner off the list, just 2,5 million followers short from Justin Bieber. Kendall Jenner is one of the top models in the world, who was named as the highest-paid model in 2018 in the Forbes top-earning models list.


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