Top 10 Most Followed Celebs On Instagram 2018

Andie Manahan

December 18, 2018


It’s not official unless it’s Instagram official. And when these celebs post on their accounts, hundreds of millions of fans definitely take notice. As the year draws to a close, we’re taking a look at the top celebrity movers and shakers in the social media stratosphere.


  1. Justin Bieber – 103 Million followers

Justin kicks of the list at No. 10. The 24-year-old singer made a lot of headlines this year – from his whirlwind romance to Hailey Baldwin, to their surprise engagement in the Bahamas and their secret wedding in a New York City courthouse, all happening within 2018. And 103 million Beliebers are on tenterhooks eagerly anticipating what exciting things The Biebs has in store.


  1. Neymar Jr – 107 Million followers

Soccer star Neymar Jr. comes in at No. 9. The 26-year-old athlete plays for the French club Pari Saint-Germain and the Brazil National Team and 107 million soccer fans can’t seem to get enough of him – whether on or off the court!


  1. Taylor Swift – 113 Million followers

Taytay and her adorable cats are at No. 8. From kicking off her Reputation Tour earlier this year to sharing her political views prior to the November elections and more, the 29-year-old songstress used her platform to reach 113 Million Swifties around the world.


  1. Beyonce – 121.6 Million followers

Queen Bey comes in at No. 7. 2018 saw her slaying over and over again – from her epic #Beychella set in Coachella 2018 to her OTR II Tour with hubby Jay-Z and other memorable moments (remember her spot-on Phoni Braxton Halloween costume?) She’s definitely queen in the hearts of her 121.6 million fans on IG.


  1. Kylie Jenner – 121.7 Million followers

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After leaving fans in the dark for months, Kylie returned to IG with a vengeance (and an uber adorable baby!) And even though she only ranks 7th on the list, her super loyal fans helped make IG history by with the most liked photo on the platform ever.


  1. Kim Kardashian – 122 Million followers

With 122 Million followers, Kim K has the most followers of the Kardashian/Jenner clan. From setting trends, endorsing products to making a statement, Kim definitely knows her way around the social media platform.


  1. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – 125 Million followers

One of Hollywood’s most beloved actors, The Rock rocks the list at No. 4. And it looks like his 125 million fans have helped made him one of the world’s most bankable stars – he was declared the highest-paid actor in the history of Forbes earlier this year! Plus, if you’re looking for a fistpo, he’s your guy!


  1. Ariana Grande – 139 Million followers

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It’s been a rollercoaster year for Ari. And 139 million Arianators were along for the ride. She’s mastered the art of using the platform to promote her music and connect with her fans.


  1. Selena Gomez – 144 Million followers

Selena Gomez slides down to No. 2 on the list from the top spot last year. But she’s still the most loved woman on IG. She’s currently taking a break from social media, but before she left, she had a message for her fans:


“As much as I am grateful for the voice that social media gives each of us, I am equally grateful to be able to step back and live my life present to the moment I have been given. Kindness and encouragement only for a bit! Just remember- negative comments can hurt anybody’s feelings. Obvi.”


  1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 148 Million followers.

Earlier this year, soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo became the most loved man on IG – after he almost broke the internet when he announced that he was changing clubs from Real Madrid to Juventus. The news also ranks as one of the most liked posts of 2018. Looks like the world just can’t get enough of Cristiano.