Are you curious about which account has the most followers on Instagram? Let’s explore the world of glitz and glamor on Instagram to discover the top celebrities and famous personalities that have won millions of users on the social media platform. Are you following any of these celebrities on your feed? The list is based on the latest April 2023 data from Statista and Social Blade.
1. Instagram (@instagram)
No surprises here. Instagram’s official account has the most number of followers on the platform with 632 million followers, as of April 2023. The account features a spectrum of posts ranging from spotlighting top creators to funny and creative content.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano)
The football phenomenon is the next most popular Instagram handle on the platform. Technically, it is the most followed account with 575 million followers as of April 2023. He is the first celebrity/famous personality on Instagram to cross the 500-million-follower mark.
3. Lionel Messi (@leomessi)
Proof of the popularity of soccer as a sport worldwide is the fact that Lionel Messi, another great of the sport, is the third most popular account on Instagram, at least in terms of the number of followers. Lionel Messi’s Instagram account has 455 million followers. Messi and Ronaldo are two of the sports’ biggest rivals, and it seems their battle continues onto the social media sphere.
4. Selena Gomez (@selenagomez)
The most followed celebrity on Instagram is Selena Gomez. Her Instagram account has 411 million followers as of April 2023. Gomez has a wide range of content on her feed ranging from her shoots, food, mental health, and other candid content. She is also the woman with the highest following on Instagram.
5. Kylie Jenner (@kyliejenner)
With 387 million followers on Instagram, Kylie Jenner’s account is the fifth most popular Instagram account in terms of following. She is the woman behind the brands like Kylie Cosmetics, Kylie Baby, Kylie Swim, and Kylie Skin. She’s built an empire for herself and managed to break out of the shadows of her equally famous sisters.
6. Dwayne Johnson (@therock)
As of April 2023, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has 374 million followers on Instagram. The former wrestler and Hollywood movie star endear fans with his posts that include a candid look into his daily life, lifestyle, and workout motivation.
7. Ariana Grande (@arianagrande)
Ariana Grande is the next famous personality on the list of the top ten Instagram accounts with the most followers. She has been battling it out with Dwayne Johnson for the sixth spot but was narrowly beaten as of April 2023. She has 366 million followers on her account. Ariana Grande is a Grammy-award-winning singer and is among the most followed musicians on the social media platform.
8. Kim Kardashian (@kimkardashian)
Taking the 8th spot on the top ten Instagram account with the most followers is Kim Kardashian. She has 353 million followers as of April 2023. She joins her sister, Kylie Jenner, in the top ten. Clearly, they come from a famous family! Even though it’s been long since her hit show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, has gone off-air, they remain relevant in the mainstream media.
9. Beyonce (@beyonce)
Beyonce is a singer, actress, producer, director, and businesswoman. Really, is there anything she can’t do? Since going solo, Beyonce skyrocketed to bigger fame with her larger-than-life superstar status and tunes that only Queen Bey can belt out! Follow her on Instagram to get a sneak peek into her family and 305 million others.
10. Khloe Kardashian (@khloekardashian)
This is it if you need any proof of the Kardashian family’s popularity. Khloe Kardashian is the third member of the family to make it to the list of the top ten Instagram accounts with the most followers. She has 303 million followers as of this writing.