Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first person to reach 200million followers on Instagram, MySportDab reports.
The Portuguese’ account is second among the most followed accounts on the social network platform, though first place is occupied by the official Instagram account.
3rd on this list is Singer Ariana Grande, who now has 173million followers and former wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson lies behind in fourth place.
MySportDab understands that Reality TV Superstars Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian are sixth and seventh on the list ahead of Barcelona Star Lionel Messi, Beyonce and Neymar.
Top 10 Most Followed People On Instagram:
1. Instagram – 330million followers
2. Cristiano Ronaldo – 200million followers
3. Ariana Grande – 173million followers
4. Dwayne Johnson – 170million followers
5. Selena Gomez – 167million
6. Kylie Jenner – 159million
7. Kim Kardashian – 158million
8. Lionel Messi – 141million
9. Beyonce – 139million
10. Neymar – 132million
Cristiano Ronaldo posts regularly on all of his social media platforms and his Instagram posts generate millions of likes per post.
According to Forbes.com, Ronaldo earns $47.8million (£36.7million) a year from paid-Instagram posts.
HopperHQ.com in July 2019 claimed that Ronaldo can earn upto £784,000 per post when promoting a brand on the social media network.
Despite now playing for Juventus, Ronaldo is best known for his reign at Real Madrid, where he scored over 430 goals in all competitions for the LaLiga club.