10 Most Followed Celebrity on Instagram

By Xyla Joelle L. Fernandez

Dec 05, 2016 10:02 AM EST

Social media site, Instagram, had announced figures for the most followed accounts of 2016.

Singer/actress Selena Gomez took the top spot on the most followed people with a total follower of 103 million followers surpassing Taylor Swift who got the second spot with a total followers of 94.1 million. Selena Gomez also claims an astounding eight of the ten most liked photos of 2016 together with soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo who got the other two spots there. Selena Gomez also experienced the largest audience growth this year gaining 50 million followers.

Here are the top 10 for the entire most followed people on Instagram:

#10 Kendall Jenner-she has a total follower of 69.6 million.

#9 Nicki Minaj-she also has the same with followers as Kendall Jenner with a total of 69.6 million.

#8 Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson-got the eighth spot with a 71.8 million followers.

#7 Kylie Jenner-grabbing the seventh spot with an 80.3 million followers.

#6 Cristiano Ronaldo-the sport football icon has a 82.3 million followers.

#5 Kim Kardashian-wife of rapper Kanye West has a total follower of 87.8 million

#4 Beyonce-the singer had gained a total follower of 88.9 million

#3 Ariana Grande-also the singer had already gained 89.6 million followers.

#2 Taylor Swift-has a total follower of 93.6 million

#1 Selena Gomez-grabbing the top spot of the most followed celebrity on Instagram is the singer/actress who has a total follower of 103 million.

Instagram is a photo sharing social networking site that enables users to take pictures and edit them with filters. The platforms allows users to post and share their images online and directly with their friends and followers on the social network. As of 2015, Instagram's global membership reach was 30 percent among internet users worldwide. Now, there are more that 77.6 million Instagram users in the United States and experts project this figure to surpass 111 million users in 2009. Instagram audience are ppredominantly young. U.S. datat state that half of Instagram users are aged 34 years or younger.

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