Instagram has become one of the most popular forms of social media. It’s a way to broadcast your photos without having to do much. There are plenty of celebrities with huge followings on the platform so we decided to share the 10 Most Followed Celebrities On Instagram In 2016.
Pop culture is certainly changing at a rapid pace. Instagram has still remained strong despite challengers like Vine and more recently Snapchat. The remained resilient and celebrities remain loyal to the platform as well.
Loyal celebrities happens to be a really big ingredient in having users flock to a platform such as Instagram. Everyone wants to follow their favorite celebrities and die-hard fans are always waiting to catch a glimpse of their celeb-crushes.
It’s almost bewildering how many fans follow these celebrities and you can see just how many do in our list of 10 Most Followed Celebrities On Instagram In 2016 below.
10 Most Followed Celebrities On Instagram In 2016
10. Kendall Jenner
Kendall Jenner is a top model and one of the most followed celebrities on Instagram for 2016. Unfortunately, big sister Kim Kardashian still remains higher up on the list, however, it’s possible that Jenner crushes it in 2017. She capped off the year with 71.5 million followers.
9. The Rock
It’s no surprised that the highest paid actor in Hollywood also happen to be on the list of most followed celebrities on Instagram. The Rock capped off 2016 with a total of 72 million followers on Instagram.
8. Justin Bieber
Next on our list is non other than Justin Bieber who had a pretty rocky year on Instagram. Bieber has also expressed his disdain for the social media platform but still amassed over 77.8 million followers in 2016, before quitting Instagram.
7. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner continues to show the power of the Kardashian and Jenner family on social media. They have practically built empires off of their fame and Instagram is one way that they continue to do so. Kylie finished 2016 with over 80.6 million followers.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is a soccer heartthrob who seems to be ruling the world of social media. He has an incredible amount of followers on all social media platforms but for Instagram, he capped out 2016 with over 83.4 million followers.
5. Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian‘s goal has been to “break the internet.” As you would imagine, she has succeeded this feat multiple times and Instagram is one of the platforms she uses to do it. She finished off 2017 with over 88.7 million followers.
Everyone was taking of sip of Lemonade in 2016 and Beyoncé continues to be one of the biggest names in entertainment. In 2016 she reached over 89.6 million followers on Instagram.
3. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande quickly rose up the ranks of Instagram and has officially broken into the top three as of 2016. she amassed over 90.8 million followers on Instagram.
2. Taylor Swift
Nothing can stop Taylor Swift from being one of the most influential artists of this generation. Her impact carries over into social media and in 2016, she capped off the year with over 94.2 million followers.
1. Selena Gomez
Swift was no match for her best friend and her Selenators as Selena Gomez remains the most followed celebrity on Instagram for 2016. In 2016 Gomez racked up over a whopping 104.1 million followers on Instagram.