Most-followed celebrities on Instagram have been revealed

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Cristiano Ronaldo (Photo: Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town - The most-followed celebrity on Instagram has 200 million followers!

The Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo takes the top spot with more than 200 million followers on the social media platform.

"Wow 200 million! Thank you to each and every one of you for sharing this journey with me every day!" Cristiano said on Instagram in response to the announcement.

The 34-year-old Juventus soccer player, who’s the first person to reach the 200 million milestone, reportedly gets paid more than $1 million (around R14.5m) per sponsored post, Forbes reports.

He earns around $23m (around R333,5m) in Instagram revenue a year.

The soccer player was closely followed by singer Ariana Grande who has 173 million followers and actor Dwayne Johnson, who has 170 million.

Interestingly, singer Selena Gomez, who used to top the list, moved down to the fourth most-followed celebrity with 167 million followers.

See the top 10 most-followed celebs below:

1. Soccer player, Cristiano Renaldo – 200 million followers

2. Singer, Ariana Grande – 173 million

3. Actor, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – 170 million

4. Singer, Selena Gomez – 167 million

5. Reality TV star, Kylie Jenner – 160 million

6. Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian – 158 million

7. Soccer player, Lionel Messi – 141 million

8. Singer, Beyoncé – 139 million

9. Soccer player, Neymar Da Silva Santos Jnr – 132 million

10. Singer, Justin Bieber – 126 million

Did your favourite celeb make the list?

(Sources: Instagram, Daily Mail, Forbes, Just Jared)

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