List of most-followed Instagram accounts

This list contains the top 50 accounts with the most followers on the photo and video-sharing social platform Instagram.[1][2] As of March 2021, the most-followed individual is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with over 272 million followers, and the most-followed female is American singer Ariana Grande with over 230 million followers. Instagram has its own brand account on the platform, and with over 390 million followers; it is the most-followed account overall. National Geographic is the second most-followed brand account, with over 154 million followers. A total of 24 accounts have exceeded 100 million followers on the site, with 7 of those having exceeded 200 million followers.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed individual on Instagram, with over 275 million followers.
Ariana Grande is the second most-followed individual and most-followed woman on Instagram, with over 230 million followers.
Nicki Minaj is the most followed rapper on Instagram, with over 132 million followers.
Kylie Jenner (right) and Kendall Jenner (left) own the fifth and eleventh most-followed accounts, respectively.

Most-followed accounts

The following table lists the 50 most-followed accounts on Instagram as of April 3, 2021 [1] 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]
Profession/Activity Country/Continent
1 @instagram Instagram 390 Social media platform   United States
2 @cristiano Cristiano Ronaldo 275 Footballer   Portugal
3 @arianagrande Ariana Grande 230 Musician and actress   United States
4 @therock Dwayne Johnson 227 Actor and professional wrestler   United States
5 @kyliejenner Kylie Jenner 224 Television personality, model, and businesswoman   United States
6 @selenagomez Selena Gomez 220 Musician and actress   United States
7 @kimkardashian Kim Kardashian 214 Television personality, model, and businesswoman   United States
8 @leomessi Lionel Messi 195 Footballer   Argentina
9 @beyonce Beyoncé 171 Musician   United States
10 @justinbieber Justin Bieber 169 Musician   Canada
11 @kendalljenner Kendall Jenner 158 Model and television personality   United States
12 @natgeo National Geographic 157 Magazine   United States
13 @taylorswift Taylor Swift 153 Musician   United States
14 @jlo Jennifer Lopez 149 Musician and actress   United States
15 @neymarjr Neymar 148 Footballer   Brazil
16 @nike Nike 141 Sportswear multinational   United States
17 @khloekardashian Khloé Kardashian 136 Television personality and model   United States
18 @nickiminaj Nicki Minaj 132 Musician and actress   United States
19 @mileycyrus Miley Cyrus 127 Musician and actress   United States
20 @katyperry Katy Perry 115 Musician   United States
21 @kourtneykardash Kourtney Kardashian 115 Television personality and model   United States
22 @virat.kohli Virat Kohli 108 Cricketer   India
23 @kevinhart4real Kevin Hart 107 Comedian and actor   United States
24 @ddlovato Demi Lovato 102 Musician and actress   United States
25 @realmadrid Real Madrid CF 96 Football club   Spain
26 @theellenshow Ellen DeGeneres 96 Comedian and television personality   United States
27 @fcbarcelona FC Barcelona 95 Football club   Spain
28 @badgalriri Rihanna 93 Musician and businesswoman   Barbados
29 @zendaya Zendaya 90 Actress and musician   United States
30 @iamcardib Cardi B 87 Musician   United States
31 @kingjames LeBron James 82 Basketball player   United States
32 @billieeilish Billie Eilish 80 Musician   United States
33 @chrisbrownofficial Chris Brown 78 Musician   United States
34 @champagnepapi Drake 77 Musician   Canada
35 @championsleague UEFA Champions League 71 Club football competition   Europe
36 @shakira Shakira 70 Musician   Colombia
37 @vindiesel Vin Diesel 69 Actor   United States
38 @victoriassecret Victoria's Secret 68 Lingerie brand   United States
39 @davidbeckham David Beckham 65 Footballer   United Kingdom
40 @gigihadid Gigi Hadid 65 Model   United States
41 @nasa NASA 65 Space agency   United States
42 @dualipa Dua Lipa 64 Musician   United Kingdom
43 @priyankachopra Priyanka Chopra 62 Actress and musician   India
44 @shraddhakapoor Shraddha Kapoor 60 Actress   India
45 @justintimberlake Justin Timberlake 59 Musician and actor   United States
46 @shawnmendes Shawn Mendes 59 Musician   Canada
47 @emmawatson Emma Watson 59 Actress   United Kingdom
48 @maluma Maluma 57 Musician   Colombia
49 @snoopdogg Snoop Dogg 56 Musician   United States
50 @9gag 9GAG 56 Social media platform   Hong Kong

See also


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