Top 8 Most-Followed Instagram Celebrities in the World of 2022
It's the quarter of 2022, and the times, they are a-changin. So too, is the race for the most followers on Instagram. These who just have the most loyal fandoms owns the most compelling feeds – they are able to say a lot about the current state of pop culture. Here are the top 8 most followed celebrities on Instagram of 2022.
8. Beyoncé Knowles (Followers: 241 million)
Beyoncé joined Instagram in 2012 and to this day follows no one. Not even her husband, Jay-Z. For the most part, the singer has mostly kept her photos captionless. Her posts include captivating shots of her performances and professional work, with a few dotted personal encounters
7. Kim Kardashian (Followers: 290 million)
Another of the Kardashian clan makes it into the list. Kim Kardashian once confessed to spending only 30 minutes on Instagram every day. Well, it seems that's all she needs to hold on to her strong following.
6. Ariana Grande (Followers: 298 million)
From child star to one of the most followed female celebrities on Instagram. 28-year-old singer Ariana Grande has some big shoes to fill following in the footsteps of fellow child star Selena Gomez.
5. Selena Gomez (Followers: 301 million)
Selena Gomez was Instagram's most followed celebrity up until 2018. Singer, actress and producer Selena Gomez supports many causes, particularly those related to mental wellbeing, now she’s the highest followed singer on Instagram.
4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (Followers: 302 million)
If there's one person you can rely on to keep it real on Instagram, it's Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. Famous Actor, commentator, fitness guru and wrestling superstar Dwayne Johnson comes close to topping the 300 million mark, and follows just 500 people. He's not afraid to go head-to-head with the US president or call out other celebs on the platform, a trait that has earned him the respect.
3. Lionel Messi (Followers: 310 million)
hailed a hero in his homeland, Soccer legend Lionel Messi, forward for Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Argentinian football team, shares photos related to his sporting career, family life, and also pushes his own merch and brand collaborations. Just check out his follower count and it shows.
2. Kylie Jenner (Followers: 316 million)
She may be the youngest in her famous family, but Kylie Jenner is the richest and the most followed of the Kardashian-Jenner clan on Instagram — she officially dethroned big sister Kim at the start of 2020 and as of January 2022, she is the most followed woman on Instagram.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Followers: 410 million)
The world famous footballer, sports icon and buddying entrepreneur, Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke through the 400 million mark. His share of his flashy lifestyle has been paid-off, not only because of his devotion to football of course, but also lovely images of his family life too. His position on Instagram's most-followed list has been on the rise for years now, culminating in his ascension to the No.1 slot for two years running.