Research Outline

Most-Followed Instagrammers


You want to identify the most followed accounts on Instagram and use this to make a top list for "hot topics."

Early Findings

  • The most-followed account on Instagram is the Instagram account itself, with 311 million followers.
  • However, the most-followed profile and overall second-best asides the Instagram account is Cristiano Ronaldo's with 181.1 million followers.
  • The third most-followed account on Instagram is that of Ariana Grande with 163.1 million followers.
  • Selena Gomez follows Ariana Grande with 155.8 million followers, while Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson rounds off the top five with 155.1 million followers.
  • The next accounts that round off the top ten include Kim Kardashian with 146.9 million followers; Kylie Jenner with 144.9 million followers; Beyonce with 132.6 million followers; Leo Messi with 129.1 million followers; and Neymar with 124.8 million followers.