Every year, a certain tier of A-list celebrities hit new social media follower records. Who will take the crown this time around? Here are the most liked, clicked and followed stars on IG.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Of course, the pretty boy of football still reigns with his 186 million followers. Honestly, between all the sports fans and people of all genders that are attracted to this guy, We can see why has all the follows.
2. Ariana Grande
Ariana is coming in at a close second with her fabulous ponytail. The girl has been through enough breakups – she deserves it! In October 2019, Ariana has 165 million followers.
3. The Rock
The fact that Dwayne Johnson comes in 3rd on our most followed celeb list warms our heart. This actor and professional wrestler is hilarious, a true family man, and his cheat day meals are ones we only dream of. He has 159 million followers.
4. Selena Gomez
Even with a social media blackout, Selena has garnered 157 million followers. While her music career is a big part of that, we also credit her growth to her social justice work and new film about immigrants, Living Undocumented.
5. Kim Kardashian
With 150 million followers, Kim is still the reigning Kardashian and the OG godmother of female entrepreneurship birthed from reality TV.
6. Kylie Kardashian
Although she doesn’t have the star power of Kanye West behind her, Kylie has a dedicated fan base. 149 million followers, to be exact. It must be quite frustrating to her that her older sister has more followers, but you’ll get there one day, Kylie.
Some of you are shocked that Beyoncé isn’t at the top of this list, but we have to make room for the younger queen first. However, her 134million followers are all just as obsessed with her outfits and her #relationshipgoals with Jay Z as they ever were.
8. Lionel Messi
The 8th most followed celeb on this list is surprisingly another footballer. This time, it’s Lionel Messi, coming in at 133 million followers. Thanks to his bulletproof history in past seasons, we can see why Messi is a winner on social media as well.
9. Taylor Swift
T-Swift has 122 million followers, and we credit her growth to her outspoken nature on politics over the past couple of years. She used to just be a sweet and innocent country girl, but has evolved so much since then.
10. Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber isn’t a little boy anymore – the married singer has 120 million followers. We credit this to his babe of a wife, but his face and vocal chops aren’t too bad either.
11. Kendall Jenner
Honestly, it’s not too surprisingly than Kendall is ranking below both her sisters at 117 million followers. Not because she is more boring, but simply because she is the most professional one focused on her career and ambition rather than having a handful of bogus tabloid stories surrounding her at all times. Real fashionistas follow Kendall.
12. Nicki Minaj
Post retirement, Nicki only has 106 million followers, putting her towards the bottom of this list. Today, she focuses on things like growing her family rather than watching her follower count rise.
13. Jennifer Lopez
J.Lo currently has 103 million followers. That’s because she keeps it real from day 1. As her bio tagline goes “no matter where I go I know where I came from,” showing that she still has love for her block. We keep coming back to her page because we’re still trying to figure out what her futuristic fountain of youth secret is.
14. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has 100 million followers who are super engaged with the star and her ever-revolving roster of men. Post-divorce, it looks like her latest boy toy is smoldering Aussie singer Cody Simpson, who is sure to make some appearances on her Insta. Stay tuned!