The Top 100 Instagram Influencers in The World

We’re living in an age where almost anyone can become an influencer, all you need is a phone, a social account and something interesting to say. While some influencers are just starting to build their audience, others already have follower counts in the hundreds of millions. Our go-to Gen Z-er, Anthony Kero, has compiled a round-up of the top 100 Instagram influencers in the world. Many of the names on this list should appear familiar, but if they don’t, give them a follow and step up your insta game.

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  1. Cristanio Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is he most notable house hold soccer player there is. Along with his talent in the sport, his collaborations and multiple sponsorship with companies such as Nike, EA Spots, etc. makes him the most influential person on Instagram with 211 million followers.

2. Ariana Grande

Global popstar, Ariana Grande rose to fame as an actress in the 2000’s on Nickelodeon’s Victorious, and has since been recognized for her vocal chops with multiple Billboard, Grammy, and American Music Awards.

3. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Starting out his career as a WWE wrestler, Dwayne Johnson shortly grew to fame after many successful films, such as The Fast and Furious franchises, Moanna, Jumanj, etc., and became the highest paid actor that we all know and love today.

4. Selena Gomez

Rising to fame as a teen off of the Disney Channel, Selena Gomez became heavily influential from a young age. From silver screen to the music scene, Gomez has starred in several films such as Hotel Transylvania, Spring Breakers, etc., as well as became a multi platinum recording artist and was deemed “Woman of the Year” by Billboard in 2017.

5. Kylie Jenner

Being in the media since the age of 10, Kylie Jenner has become the most influential, and only billionaire of the Kardashian/Jenner family. She became the world’s youngest billionaire at 21 in 2019.

6. Kim Kardashian West

Being hands down the most familiar Kardashian associated to the successful E! franchise, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim has expanded her reality star title into model, actress, entrepreneur, and soon to be lawyer.

7. Neymar Jr.

A Brazillian soccer player who began his professional career at Santos F.C., Neymar Jr. has since played for Barcelona F.C. and now for Paris Saint Germain.

8. Justin Bieber

Probably the most notable and influential teen heart throb of the past decade, Justin Bieber grew up in Stratford, Ontario and began his career in music at the young age of 13. Still today, he continues to be at the top of the Billboard charts.

9. Taylor Swift

Most known as the country singer turned popstar from Nashville, Taylor Swift has been deemed as one of the top influential artists of all time. Being the second youngest person to win a Grammy, Swift has broken countless records across the music industry.

10. Kendall Jenner

The third member from the Kardashian/Jenner family to grace this list, Kendall Jenner is a supermodel and continues to be apart of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians franchise on E!.

11. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez wears a lot of hats such as actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, producer, as well as a businesswoman. Lopez has been featured in hit movies and is best known for her on stage performances at her shows.

12. Nicki Minaj

This female rapper who was born in Trinidad and Tobago and moved to Queens when she was a child. Being mentored by Lil Wayne, she became the most popular female hip hop artist at the time. It helps that her big ego and attitude added to her fame.

13. Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian is the last of the Kardashian/Jenner family on this list of influencers. She along with her sisters continues to star on Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

14. Miley Cyrus

Her career began from her starring role on Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana. As she grew into performer, she has had her fair share of scandal and controversy but remains one of the best in the industry.

15. Katy Perry

Launching her music career with the hit song “I Kissed a Girl”, Katy Perry is one of the only artists aside from Micheal Jackson to have 5 number one singles on an album, and is now a judge on American Idol.

16. Rihanna

Growing up in Barbados, Rihanna moved to the United States to pursue her career as a singer. She coming on to the music scene in the early 2000’s shes expanded into clothing, fragrance and beauty making her a mutli-million dollar mogel.

17. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato started her career like many others off of the Disney Channel, starring in the Jonas Brothers’ Camp Rock films. She then has starred as a judge on X Factor, landed her own show, and seriously perused her music career.

18. Zendaya

Rising to fame as Rocky Blue on Disney’s Shake it Up, Zendaya has taken been apart of several blockbusters such as, The Greatest Showman, Spider-Man, and now stars on HBO’s Euphoria.

19. Shakira

A Colombian singer, performer, producer, and actress, Shakira was signed to Sony Records at age 13 and has been performing ever since. She is especially influential to the Latino community, as she is proud of her heritage.

20. Drake

Audrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake is a singer and rapper from Toronto, Canada. He began his career on the Canadian teen drama Degrassi, and after became the successful artist we know now. He has had many successful projects and continues to be one of the most influential rap artists of our time.

21. David Beckham

An English former professional soccer player, David Beckham played at many clubs but most famously Real Madrid. After having countless endorsements, clothing lines, fragrances, and businesses, he is now president of Inter Miami CF in the MLS.

22. LeBron James

A professional basketball player from Akron, Ohio, LeBron James is one of the most popular basketball players of the modern era in the NBA. Currently, he is disputed to be the greatest basketball player of all time and leads the Los Angeles Lakers.

23. Cardi B

An american rapper who grew up in the Bronx, New York City, Cardi B became popular after her viral posts on vine and Instagram. Starring in Love & Hip-Hop, she pursued a career as a rap artist and has now won several Grammy Awards, Billboard Awards, and American Music Awards to name a few.

24. Emma Watson

As an actress, model, and activist from England, Emma Watson was born in Paris but grew up in Oxfordshire, England. Her breakout acting role was in Harry Potter franchises as Hermione Granger, but has continued to act in movies such as Beauty and The Beast, Little Women, etc.

25. Gigi Hadid

An american fashion model Gigi Hadid is one of the most popular and sought after models of the industry. At the age of 24 she is one of the most successful models in the world and was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2016.

26. Ronaldo de Assis Moreira

Ronaldinho de Assis Moreira, better known as Ronaldinho is a former brazillian soccer player and is an ambassador of the most prominent club that he ever played at, Barcelona. He is regarded as one of brazil’s best ever players and his renowned foot skills and creativity left quite the impression.

27. Priyanka Chopra Jonas

An Indian-American actress, film producer, as well as the winner of the Miss World pageant in 2000, Priyanka Chopra Jonas is highly regarded in the film industry. With a National Film Award and five film fare awards she is one of the highest paid actresses of Indian descent.

28. Camilia Cabello

Auditioning for X Factor USA, Camilia Cabello was placed into the pop girl group Fifth Harmony. After the group gained much success, she launched her own solo career and has two songs that surpass a billion streams.

29. Robert Downey Jr.

Famous American actor and producer, Robert Downey Jr. started his acting career in his youth. Now being recognized as a critically acclaimed performer, his most popular role is as Marvel’s “Iron Man”.

30. James Rodríguez

James Rodriguez, more commonly known as James, is a Colombian professional soccer player. He plays in the attacking midfield position for his club Real Madrid as well as the Colombian national team.

31. Marcelo Vieira Jr.

Marcelo Vieira Jr, or just Marcelo is a professional soccer player from Brazil who plays for Real Madrid as well as the Brazilian national team. He plays mainly as a left back, but can also play as a winger.

32. Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is a professional soccer player from Wales who plays for Real Madrid F.C. as well as the Welsch national team. His primary position is winger and has been noted as the best Welsch soccer player of this era.

33. Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional soccer player with Croatian and Bosnian ethnicity. He played at some of the best clubs in the world and ended his career at MLS club L.A. Galaxy. To date, he is one of the most decorated footballers to play the game.

34. Huda Kattan

Huda Kattan is an Iraqi-American makeup artist and beauty guru. She is an entrepreneur and the founder of her cosmetics line called Huda Beauty.

35. Lady Gaga

International superstar, Lady Gaga started her career as a singer and has since starting branching off into personal business ventures, films, and television shows which she has been won an Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe, Grammy, and several other awards.

36. Lele Pons

Lele Pons is an American internet celebrity. She started as a YouTuber, leading her to become an actress, singer, dancer and model. She rose to fame on the app Vine where she amassed millions of followers

37. Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds is an actor, comedian, film producer, and screenwriter from Vancouver, Canada. Having had many small roles that helped bring him fame in his early career, he now is most famous for his role in Deadpool.

38. Tom Holland

Tom Holland is an English Actor who first gained recognition in the based on a true story film, The Impossible. Since, he has starred as Peter Parker a.k.a. Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

39. Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian is an Armenian-America actor, entrepreneur, and internet personality. He owns his own company called “IgniteCBD” and is famous for living a very lavish lifestyle and having expensive spending habits.

40. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is most prominently known for her role as Rachel in Friends. Being the daughter of two actors, she began her career at a young age.

41. Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell is a Canadian author, entrepreneur, model, and actress. She is most recognized for her role as Emily Fields on ABC’s Pretty Little Liars.

42. Blake Lively

Blake Lively is an American actress who is best known for starring in the drama TV series “Gossip Girl” where she played New York City “it-girl”  Serena Van der Woodsen.

43. Amanda Cerny

Amanda Cerny is an American internet celebrity that became famous on Vine. Her comedy skits brought her initial recognition but she is now also a model, UN ambassador, as well as a fitness coach

44. Zach King

Zach King is an American internet star, originally started on Vine, now on TikTok and YouTube. His most popular viral videos centered on him creating what appeared to be “magic”.

45. Cameron Dallas

Cameron Dallas is an American internet personality most recognized for his videos on Vine. With his rising fame, he pursued a career as an actor and now stars in a Netflix bio-doc series called Chasing Cameron.

46. Chiara Ferragni

Chiara Ferragni is an Italian entrepreneur, fashion blogger, designer and influencer who has worked with various high end beauty and fashion companies. She was recently ranked first on Forbes “Top Fashion Influencers” list.

47. Liza Koshy

Liza Koshy is an actress, TV host, and YouTuber but is a comedian at heart. She became popular on Vine and carried her fans over to her now YouTube

48. James Charles

James Charles is an American internet star most famous on YouTube for his make-up and beauty tutorials. His original claim to fame was that he became the first male ambassador for Cover Girl in 2016.

49. Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff is an American actress, businesswoman, singer, songwriter, producer, and author. She is best known for her role as Lizzie McGuire on the Disney Channel which launched her career into the big screen and music scene.

50. Nikkie Tutorials

Nikkie De Jager, or Nikkie Tutorials is YouTube makeup artist and online beauty blogger. She made a video in 2015 called “The Power of Makeup” which caused her to go viral and her audience has been growing ever since.

51. Michelle Lewin

Michelle Lewin is a Venezuelan-American fitness model who teaches women’s fitness through a variety of courses online, which gained her plenty of recognition.

52. Jake Paul

Jake Paul is an American YouTuber, actor, musician, and boxer. He became famous alongside his brother Logan Paul on Vine and focused his efforts onto his YouTube channel. He since has starred in a Disney show, made music, and became a professional boxer.

53. Jen Selter

Jen Selter is an American fitness model and internet celebrity. She gained a lot of attention on Instagram and is now a fitness model, sharing her workouts and diet plans with all her followers.

54. Kayla Itsines

Kayla Itsines is a famous Australian personal trainer, entrepreneur, and author. She had the most successful fitness app in 2016 called, “Sweat with Kayla”.

55. Joanna Gains

Joanna Gaines is an American TV personality, author and entrepreneur. Her and her husband star in the show Fixer Upper on HGTV where they completely renovate and revamp peoples houses. Due to their high success, they have their own television network launching in October 2020.

56. Nash Grier

Nash Grier is an American internet personality that rose to fame through his comedy clips on Vine. He followed the trend of many acclaimed Viners, moving their content to YouTube.

57. Lilly Singh

Lily Singh is a Canadian internet personality, YouTuber, comedian, talk show host, actress, and writer. She gained fame initially through Vine but found more fame for herself on Youtube and now has amassed nearly 15 million followers.

58. David Michigan

David Michigan is an American Life and Fitness Trainer. He is the CEO of his company Michigan Academy, where he teaches fitness and mind techniques for overall life improvement.

59. Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan is American comedian and podcast host of, The Joe Rogan Experience. Rogan started as a UFC colour commentator and eventually pursued a career in comedy.

60. Camilia Coelho

Camila Coelho is a Brazillian fashion blogger who grew up with Epilepsy and is now an ambassador for the Epilepsy Foundation of America. Having her own Fashion collection, she has entered into the beauty space as well.

61. Gordon Gramsay

Gordon Ramsay is a British chef, critic, restaurateur, and most familiar chef television personality. With 16 Michelin Stars, he is recognized as one of the best chef’s in the world.

62. Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver is a British Chef, restaurateur, and author. Most known for his simple yet delicious take on cooking and his TV shows where he teaches viewers his recipes.

63. Jay Alvarrez

Jay Alvarrez is an American social media influencer who became famous for his posts in exotic destinations and experiences. Now, he has his own YouTube account where he shares travel content.

64. Simeon Panda

Simeon Panda is a British fitness coach, bodybuilder, and entrepreneur. His fitness training and techniques have contributed to his success. He frequently competes and places in bodybuilding competitions world wide.

65. Mariano Di Vaio

Mariano Di Vaio is a blogger, actor, and fashion designer from Italy. He has been an ambassador for brands such as Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, and Dolce & Gabanna, and has launched his own brand of shoes and jewelry.

66. Julie Sarinana

Julie Sarinana or “sincerelyjules” is a primarily an Instagram social media fashion blogger and model who posts creative content and fashion finds that inspires her.

67. Rickey Thompson

Rickey Thompson is an American comedian, actor, and internet personality. He rose to fame with his comedy skits on Vine and his unique sense of humor. He brought his same style of content to Instagram, YouTube and TikTok where he has collected a large fan base.

68. Amiee Song

Aimee Song is an American fashion blogger and designer. She is acclaimed for her work, making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list as well writing her own book titled “Capture Your Style” where she speaks on individuality in fashion.

69. Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino is an American YouTuber primarily, as well as a baker, actress, singer, and author. Her content on YouTube has won her 1 Streamy Award, and has earned her nominations for five others.

70. Andrea Russett

Andrea Russett is an American social media influencer primarily on Instagram who is well acclaimed for her video compilations.

71. Lily Maymac

Lily Maymac is a well known Instagram model from Sydney, Australia. She generates a majority of her annual revenue from brand deals online.

72. Murad Osmann

Murrad Osmann is a Russian photographer and film producer. He is acclaimed for winning a “Influencer of the Year” title as well as being named in the “Top 3 Travel Influencers” by Forbes.

73. Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung is a British writer, model, television presenter and fashion designer. She owns her own company – ALEXACHUNG clothing and has written two books about her unique style and has a vibrant take on fashion.

74. Doctor Mike

Dr. Mike Varshavski is a Russian-American internet famous doctor. His career blew up in the year 2015 when he was named “The Sexiest Doctor Alive” in Buzzfeed and People Magazine. He also has a YouTube channel where he posts clips of his medical work and findings.

75. Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau is the current Prime Minister of Canada. This alone makes him a household name in many places all over the world, making him very influential on social media, especially in Canada.

76. Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard is an American photographer and artist from California. His art and photography is focused around landscape, lifestyle and his love for travel.

77. Marcus Butler

Marcus Butler is an English YouTuber, model, author, and entrepreneur. His YouTube channel has over 4 million subscribers and continues to grow across social platforms.

78. Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks, better known as “The Body Coach”, is an English fitness coach, television presenter and Author. His fitness model is mainly built around high intensity interval training and has helped his 3 million followers.

79. Tai Lopez

Tai Lopez is an American entrepreneur who became wealthy through his successful nightclub chain in Hollywood. It wasn’t until his online advertisments which featured his life lessons, and his rags to riches story line that he became more recognizable.

80. Grant Cardone

Grant Cardone is an American entrepreneur and author. He teaches a life lessons that acclaim to make your life 10x better, which he has written about in his 21 best selling books.

81. Caspar Lee

Caspar Lee is a British-South African YouTuber, actor, entrepreneur, and the co-founder of companies Influencer and Margravine Management.

82. Kelsey Calemine

Kelsey Calemine, or “fatherkels”, is an American Instagram Influencer. Her Instagram follows her day to day where she shares everything from food, to fashion.

83. Jack Morris

Jack Morris is an internet travel influencer showcasing all aspects of what he does when he travels and how travelling can be apart of your lifestyle.

84. Emily Skye

Emily Skye is an American fitness model and Instagram influencer. She does fitness coaching, has her own line of cosmetics, as well as a podcast.

85. The Bucket List Family

The Bucket List Family is an internet famous family that blogs their travels around their world. Their unconventional approach to life has sparked a lot of attention and they have become an inspiration to many people who love to travel.

86. Luka Sabbat

Luka Sabbat is an American model,  actor, and producer. He is most known for his parts in the film, The Dead Don’t Die and Grown-ish.

87. Demi Bagby

Demi Bagby is an American cross fit athlete and female bodybuilder. Her talent and recognition got her a sponsorship from Gymshark athletic wear.

88. Minimalist Baker

Minimalist Baker is exactly what it sounds like. They create simple and delicious baked goods and post them for others to recreate. Their idea is to make things with minimal ingredients that still taste great is a trend that attract many.

89. Jenn Im

Jenn Im is a Korean- American fashion and beauty vlogger. Her YouTube Channel began in 2010 and today has over 2.6 Million subscribers.

90. Ling KT

Ling. KT is an English beauty vlogger on YouTube. Ling’s following grew when she had her own creative looks using the Harry Potter palette.

91. David Chang

David Chang is an American restaurateur, television personality, and author. He owns a group of restaurants (Momofuku), which make diverse asian cuisine. He has multiple cookbooks and personal and a podcast called The Dave Chang Show.

92. Ingrid Nilsen

Ingrid Nilsen is an American YouTuber and content creator. She created a podcast, The One Step Podcast, where she talks about tackling life one step at a time.

93. Jordan B. Peterson

Jordan Peterson is a Canadian author, psychologist, scholar and professor at the University of Toronto. He produces YouTube videos and uses Instagram to share his thoughts and ideas to help others.

94. Julia Engel

Julia Hengel is an American Instagram blogger, founder and creative director of “Gal Meets Glam” clothing.

95. Louis Cole

Louis Cole, or “funforlouis” is an English-born film producer, YouTuber who lives in Venice Beach, California. He loves to travel and vlogs all of his life experiences and being a vegan.

96. Daymond John

Daymond John is an American businessman, television personality investor, author, and motivational speaker. His fame on television comes from his spot as one of the entrepreneurial investors on Shark Tank. He is best known as the President, CEO, and Founder of FUBU.

97. Meghan Rienks

Meghan Rienks is an American actress, author and has her own podcast called the “Don’t Blame Me” where she speaks on her life with her guests.

98. Kevin Fredericks

Kevin Fredericks, better known as “KevOnStage” is an American comedian. He previously worked for the YouTube group “All Def Digital”, but has since created his own account.

99. Sammy Robinson

Sammy Robinson is an Australian beauty YouTuber who has worked with global fashion and beauty brands.

100. Olivia Rink

Olivia Rink is an American fashion and lifestyle blogger. She shares her views on her life living in New York City, her sense of style, and go to beauty tips.

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