Ariana Grande is Instagram's most-followed woman ever with 200 million followers

Ariana Grande. Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
Ariana Grande. Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Ariana Grande has become the first woman to reach 200 million Instagram followers, she achieved this feat over the weekend.

Her Rain On Me collaborator Lady Gaga was among the first to salute her.

Just hours after the pair took to the stage for the first live performance of Rain On Me at the MTV Video Music Awards, where they won a collection of trophies, she wrote: "Congratulations to my friend @arianagrande for 200 million followers! You're a queen! Wear that crown!"

Ariana also bagged the third spot on the Forbes rich list of top-earning famous women.

Following Ariana Grande in the top five women with the highest follower count on Instagram is Kylie Jenner at 193 million, Selena Gomez at 191 million, Kim Kardashian West at 187 million and Beyoncé at 153 million. 

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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