With 250 million followers, Juve star, Cristiano Ronaldo, become the first person to hit the milestone on instagram.
According to the stats released on Sunday, January 3, 2020, Ronaldo has over 90 million followers more than all 20 Premier League clubs combined, also second-most followed after Instagram which has 368 million followers.
The five-time Ballon d’Or enjoyed a great fan-following across the globe and is one of the most prominent sportspersons in the world.
According to Forbes, Ronaldo earns nearly USD 1 million per sponsored post on Instagram.
The second most followed sportsperson on Instagram is Ronaldo’s arch-nemesis Lionel Messi – 174 million. While Brazil’s Neymar has 144 million followers.
He also enjoyed a huge fan following on other social media platforms too as he is the most followed person on Facebook and most followed athlete on Twitter.
However, no Premier League club made it to the top 50 on the list of most-followed accounts on Instagram.
Meanwhile, American singer and actress Ariana Grande comes next after the five-time Champions League winner with about 214 million followers.
Dwayne Johnson who is also known as the Rock comes forth while Kylie Jenner wraps up the top five most-followed celebrities.
Lionel Messi is the only football star after CR7 in the top ten most followed celebrities on Instagram as the Argentine currently stands at the eighth position on the chart with 174 million followers.