Kylie Jenner is the first woman to gain 300 million Instagram followers

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  • Kylie Jenner has officially become the first woman to gain 300 million Instagram followers.
  • The beauty mogul beat out Ariana Grande for the social media milestone.
  • Kylie has since returned to social media following the Astroworld tragedy involving boyfriend Travis Scott, sharing photos of her pregnant belly.

Social media giant and business mogul Kylie Jenner, a member of the Kardashian clan, has become the world's most followed woman on Instagram.

Kylie has topped 300 million followers, data on her account showed Thursday.

The 24-year-old reality star surpassed pop singer Ariana Grande to become the app's most popular woman.

The person with the largest Instagram following worldwide remains football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo, with 389 million followers. Fellow footballer Lionel Messi has also surpassed 300 million.

Kylie may have rose to fame with Keeping Up with the Kardashians, appearing alongside her famous sisters Kim, Kourtney, Khloé and Kendall, but she also went on to found the hugely successful make-up company Kylie Cosmetics, among lucrative forays into the business world.

Kylie announced on Instagram in September that she is pregnant with her second child.

She has a daughter with her partner Travis Scott, the rapper who was performing at the Astroworld music festival in Houston on 5 November when a stampede by fans left 10 people dead.

Kylie laid low after the tragedy, only returning to Instagram on 24 December to post a photograph of her mother, followed by pictures this month showing off her pregnant belly.

In 2018, after her daughter was born, Jenner broke records when her birth announcement received more than 18 million likes.

That record that has since been broken multiple times, with a post of a photograph of an egg receiving the all-time most likes to date: 55.7 million!

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