This article is a list of the top 50 accounts with most followers on the photo and video-sharing social platform Instagram.[1][2][3] as of May 2022, the most-followed individual is footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with over 441 million followers, and the most-followed woman is reality television star Kylie Jenner with over 336 million followers. Instagram's own brand account on the platform is the most-followed account overall, with over 504 million followers. National Geographic is the second most-followed brand account, with over 221 million followers. A total of 34 accounts have exceeded 100 million followers on the platform, with 16 of those having exceeded 200 million followers, 8 of those having exceeded 300 million, 2 exceeding 400 million and 1 exceeding 500 million.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed individual on Instagram, with over 441 million followers.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed individual on Instagram, with over 441 million followers.
Kylie Jenner is the most-followed woman on Instagram, with over 336 million followers.
Kylie Jenner is the most-followed woman on Instagram, with over 336 million followers.
Selena Gomez is the most followed musician and actress on Instagram, with over 320 million followers.
Selena Gomez is the most followed musician and actress on Instagram, with over 320 million followers.
Dwayne Johnson is the most-followed actor on Instagram, with over 314 million followers.
Dwayne Johnson is the most-followed actor on Instagram, with over 314 million followers.
Virat Kohli is the most-followed Asian/Indian on Instagram, with over 194 million followers.
Virat Kohli is the most-followed Asian/Indian on Instagram, with over 194 million followers.
Nicki Minaj is the most-followed rapper on Instagram, with over 188 million followers.
Nicki Minaj is the most-followed rapper on Instagram, with over 188 million followers.

Most-followed accounts

The following table lists the 50 most-followed accounts on Instagram as of May 15, 2022,[4] with each total rounded down to the nearest million followers, as well as the profession or activity of each user.

Rank Username Owner Followers[2]
(millions)
Profession/Activity Country/Continent Brand/Organization
1 @instagram Instagram 510 Social media platform  United States Yes
2 @cristiano Cristiano Ronaldo 446 Footballer  Portugal
3 @kyliejenner Kylie Jenner 341 Television personality, model and businesswoman  United States
4 @leomessi Lionel Messi 330 Footballer  Argentina
5 @selenagomez Selena Gomez 322 Musician, actress, producer and businesswoman  United States
6 @therock Dwayne Johnson 317 Actor and professional wrestler  United States
7 @kimkardashian Kim Kardashian 314 Television personality, model and businesswoman  United States
8 @arianagrande Ariana Grande 313 Musician and actress  United States
9 @beyonce Beyoncé 258 Musician, actress and businesswoman  United States
10 @khloekardashian Khloé Kardashian 246 Television personality and model  United States
11 @kendalljenner Kendall Jenner 238 Model and television personality  United States
12 @justinbieber Justin Bieber 236 Musician  Canada
13 @natgeo National Geographic 222 Magazine  United States Yes
14 @nike Nike 218 Sportswear multinational  United States Yes
15 @taylorswift Taylor Swift 211 Musician  United States
16 @jlo Jennifer Lopez 207 Musician and actress  United States
17 @virat.kohli Virat Kohli 195 Cricketer  India
18 @nickiminaj Nicki Minaj 189 Musician  Trinidad and Tobago
19 @kourtneykardash Kourtney Kardashian 177 Television personality and model  United States
20 @neymarjr Neymar 174 Footballer  Brazil
21 @mileycyrus Miley Cyrus 170 Musician and actress  United States
22 @katyperry Katy Perry 160 Musician  United States
23 @kevinhart4real Kevin Hart 143 Comedian and actor  United States
24 @zendaya Zendaya 140 Actress  United States
25 @ddlovato Demi Lovato 131 Musician and actor  United States
26 @iamcardib Cardi B 131 Musician and actor  United States
27 @badgalriri Rihanna 128 Musician and businesswoman  Barbados
28 @kingjames LeBron James 120 Basketball player  United States
29 @theellenshow Ellen DeGeneres 119 Comedian and television personality  United States
30 @realmadrid Real Madrid CF 117 Football club  Spain Yes
31 @champagnepapi Drake 110 Musician  Canada
32 @chrisbrownofficial Chris Brown 109 Musician  United States
33 @fcbarcelona FC Barcelona 108 Football club  Spain Yes
34 @billieeilish Billie Eilish 103 Musician  United States
35 @championsleague UEFA Champions League 93.1 Club football competition  Europe Yes
36 @dualipa Dua Lipa 83.1 Musician  United Kingdom
37 @vindiesel Vin Diesel 79.8 Actor  United States
38 @gal_gadot Gal Gadot 79.8 Actress  Israel
39 @priyankachopra Priyanka Chopra 77.8 Actress and musician  India
40 @lalalalisa_m Lisa 77.5 Musician and model  Thailand
41 @khaby00 Khaby Lame 76.9 Social media personality  Italy
 Senegal
42 @nasa NASA 76.4 Space agency  United States Yes
43 @gigihadid Gigi Hadid 74.1 Model  United States
44 @snoopdogg Snoop Dogg 73.4 Musician  United States
45 @davidbeckham David Beckham 73 Social media personality  United Kingdom
46 @victoriassecret Victoria's Secret 72.5 Lingerie Company  United States Yes
47 @shakira Shakira 72.3 Musician  Colombia
48 @shraddhakapoor Shraddha Kapoor 72.1 Actress  India
49 @k.mbappe Kylian Mbappé 71.4 Footballer  France
50 @nehakakkar Neha Kakkar 69.7 Musician  India
as of May 15, 2022

See also

References

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