The Top 10 Most Followed Instagram Accounts

Ever wondered who has the most followed Instagram account? The answer may surprise you.

We’ve rounded up the top 10 most followed Instagram accounts on the platform. From an athlete to a beloved actor, these accounts all have over 100 million followers. So who makes the list?

Let’s take a look:

Number Ten: @justinbieber

The tenth most followed Instagram account? That belongs to Justin Bieber.

The singer has 102 million followers, thanks to his beloved fans. So what’s on his Instagram feed?

These days, there are plenty of photos of his fiancée, Hailey Baldwin.

He even confirmed their engagement on Instagram with this sweet caption.

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Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!

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But when he’s not sharing bits of his love life, Justin posts some adorable throwback photos.

He also shows off photos with his famous friends and keeps things pretty real. And that’s all the more reason that fans continue to hit that follow button.

Number Nine: @taylorswift

Taylor Swift takes the number nine position on the most followed Instagram account list. Her 112 million followers love the way the superstar uses Instagram to interact with fans.

She often gives fans a peek at her home life, including snaps of her cats.

She also includes pretty adorable photos of her fans. Like this one of a proposal during her meet-and-greet:

And Taylor doesn’t keep her famous friends hidden from her social media. She shares plenty of personal photos too.

So give Taylor a follow and see what all the fuss is about.

Number Eight: @kyliejenner

The eighth most followed Instagram account? That belongs to Kylie Jenner. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan has built a 115 million person following.

Famous from a young age, the reality star’s posts a range of content. There are plenty of pretty, professional photos, like this:

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There’s also the occasional humble-brag. Like this one showing off all of the magazines she covered this year:

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it’s been an epic year so far. 🙏🏼

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But her best content often includes her famous family members. Photos with her darling daughter Stormi can get up to 8 million likes.

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💛☀️

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It’s obvious why fans love to follow this 21-year-old mogul. We’ll continue to keep up with her life not only on TV, but through Instagram.

Number Seven: @therock

115 million followers can’t be wrong! The Rock is a delight to follow on Instagram, which is proven by his follower count.

He keeps it real with his followers, posting uplifting captions and plenty of inspirational content.

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Dreams ain’t just for dreamers. Especially the ones that don’t come true. Good to stand in one of the most famous stadium tunnels in the world that leads to gridiron dreams. I dreamed of walkin’ down this tunnel and playing in the NFL. After what felt like a lifetime of commitment and hard work, I failed to make it and that dream never came true. Stood in this tunnel and had a good sobering laugh with myself… I thought hell, had I been a little bit better of a player… made 5 more tackles and a sack per game and my life would’ve been drastically different. Just wasn’t meant to be and more importantly, I just wasn’t playing the right game. Raising a grateful glass of tequila to dreams that don’t come true. 🥃

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His Instagram also serves as a reminder that the movie star is a family man. He often posts photos of his partner and daughters.

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Happy Mother’s Day to my main squeeze @laurenhashianofficial, holding my little main squeeze, Jasmine Lia, who’s holding my tiniest main squeeze, Tiana Gia – both our daughter’s middle names are in honor of their great grandmothers, Lia and Giavanna. I’m in constant respect and grateful awe of all the things this incredible mama accomplishes on a daily basis. Here’s a fun small recap: Having a two and half year old and a newborn attached and clinging to her 24/7. Managing the wonderfully fun, Terrible 2’s with Jazzy. The “Hi, I need to eat every 3hrs and preferably from your boob” (just like daddy;) with Baby Tia. Managing multiple family properties. Managing an ever growing staff of family employees across the country. Picking up the ENTIRE FAMILY, STAFF AND DOG and moving to multiple locations AROUND THE WORLD, throughout the year because of my filming and production schedule. All while continuing to build an amazing career as a music and song writer/producer. As an artist and businessman myself, I recognize how incredibly hard this part is of her job is. She’s a brilliant visionary storyteller and lyrically gifted – all qualities that are hard to tap into when you’re managing this nonstop life of ours. But she does it like a brilliant bad ass. And here’s the best part and the thing I’m most proud of… Lauren does it all with a big genuine smile and is truly, the kindest and sweetest soul you’ll ever meet. People tell me all time after they spend time with her, “Lauren’s the nicest person I have ever met”. I always say, “Yes she is and being nice runs in our family… and so does kicking ass, so don’t ever get on her bad side” Lol. And finally – of all the human beings on this earth she could have as her partner – she chose me. One big, brown, bald, tattooed, very lucky SOB. Happy Mama’s Day Lauren. Take a bow and Queen it up – you’re an amazing mama and amazing mama’s make this world go around. #yvpagm x

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Not convinced he’s a great follow? There are also plenty of throwback gems like this one:

So join the rest of his millions of fans and give him a follow.

Number Six: @kimkardashian

Kim Kardashian West makes the most followed Instagram account list at number 6. The reality star has 117 million followers and counting.

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Great Morning Everyone!

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The famous face shares professional photos, selfies and snaps of her famous family on Instagram.

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Poker faces 😎

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But as a businesswoman, she knows to also use Instagram to promote her products. There are plenty of sponsored posts and ads for her line, Kim Kardashian West Beauty. 

Unfortunately for the haters, it seems Kim Kardashian West and her ever-growing Instagram are here to stay.

Number Five: @beyonce

The BeyHive keeps Beyonce among the most followed Instagram accounts on the platform. The massive star currently has 117 million followers.

This Instagram is not the place for candid selfies. Beyonce shares gorgeous professional shots of herself and her family on Instagram.

There are also plenty of shots from the stage. 

Beyonce also shares tons of photos from her amazing concerts. Like snaps from her On the Run tour with husband Jay-Z and her set at Coachella:

For these reasons, it’s obvious why Beyonce devoted fanbase flocks to her Instagram.

Number Four: @arianagrande

With 129 million followers, Ariana Grande takes the fourth spot on the most followed Instagram account list.

The singer is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. And with her recent engagement to Pete Davidson, all eyes are on her and her social media.

From selfies to professional shots, Ariana posts a range of different types of photos.

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one more tn, london ♡

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She also recently used Instagram to open up about the tragic passing of her ex, Mac Miller.

By sharing a lot with her followers, Ariana connects and keeps her follower count on the rise.

Number Three: @cristiano

Coming in at number three? Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo! And it’s no surprise why Cristiano has picked up more than 141 million followers.

The professional footballer is considered one of the best players in the world. And he’s pretty easy on the eyes too!

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Abt last night 👌😉

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The star posts plenty of action shots from the field.

But he also proves he’s a family guy with plenty of photos with his four children and his girlfriend.

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La famiglia bianconera! #finoallafine

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This proves there’s something for everyone who follows the superstar athlete.

Number Two: @selenagomez

Selena Gomez, @selenagomez, is the most followed person on Instagram. The pop star has over 142 million followers.

The star posts a mix of selfies, videos and an overall fun glimpse into her daily life.

Celebrity friends often make cameos on her page, like close pal Taylor Swift.

Most importantly, Selena is always quick to embrace Instagram trends. Like Huji, an app that turns your photos into retro snaps from a disposable camera.

So if you’re not following Selena Gomez, what are you waiting for?

Number One: @instagram

This one’s no surprise! Instagram’s own account, @instagram, is actually the most followed Instagram account.

250 million people follow Instagram’s official account.

One cool thing about following Instagram on Instagram? They profile cool content from all kinds of users.

Posts range from mini potbelly pigs to users with amazing photography skills.

To make it to the official Instagram account, your post has to be impressive.

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Photo by @kurebayashiii Haruka Kurebayashi (@kurebayashiii) travels the world as a kawaii fashion model, a style that’s known for colorful, playful clothing. But in her eyes, kawaii — which translates as “cute” in English — isn’t just about style. “It is about accepting diversity,” says Haruka, who lives in Tokyo, the birthplace of kawaii. “I’ve learned from kawaii culture that feeling bad about myself or disliking someone who’s different than me is silly. People who like kawaii culture are always praising each other. And not only can you enjoy wearing the clothes, but hopefully you can cheer up other people who see you.” 🍭 Haruka shows us around her colorful kawaii world today on our story and on our IGTV channel. To watch IGTV, update your app now, then look for the new icon in the top right corner of feed.

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Being featured on the @instagram account can mean a huge gain in followers. The account has the most followers of any other on the platform, which means the maximum amount of eyes on your photo.

You never know what you’re going to see if you follow the account. So if you’re not following Instagram on Instagram, get on it!

By Megan

Megan loves to write about all things celebrity, fashion and entertainment!

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