Can You Guess Who's The Highest Paid Instagram Influencer?
You'll be surprised at how much these Instagram influencers charge for a single post on the social media platform! (Hint: It's a LOT of money.)
These days, even celebrities are aware of how important social media is. In fact, a lot of big celebrities are also big Instagram influencers.
That's why it's no surprise that even for just a single Instagram post, these Instagram influencers are getting paid TONS of money!
Check out the list of the highest-paid influencers on Instagram, courtesy of Hopper HQ:
Who are the top 10 highest-paid Instagram influencers?
10. Kendall Jenner: US$500,000 per post
The 22-year-old first got her taste of fame when she appeared alongside her sisters in the reality show Keeping up with the Kardashians. Since then, she has made a name for herself as a model, and of course, one of the top Instagram influencers.
Her reach on social media is undeniable, and she currently has 92 million followers on the platform.
9. Lionel Messi: US$500,000 per post
The 31-year-old Argentine footballer is not just one of the most talented athletes in the world, but also one of the most influential.
Boasting 95 million followers on the platform, Lionel Messi is definitely someone that advertisers and marketers would want to tap if they want to sell their products.
However, getting him to make an advertising post isn't exactly cheap, costing at least US$500,000 for only a single post!
8. Neymar da Silva Los Santos Junior: US$600,000 per post
Neymar da Silva Los Santos Junior, or Neymar to his fans, is undeniably another popular footballer and Instagram influencer.
The 26-year-old athlete hails from Brazil, one of the most football-crazy countries in the world, and it definitely shows!
He boasts 101 million followers on Instagram, and gets paid US$600,000 per sponsored post. And that's not even including the sponsorships and other bonuses he gets from being a professional athlete.
7. Justin Bieber: US$630,000 per post
It's not surprising that Justin Bieber is on this list. After all, being a world famous popstar means that you'll have a lot of Instagram followers, and a lot of influence as a celebrity.
Justin Bieber has 100 million followers, and gets paid US$630,000 for a sponsored post. His popularity is undeniable and even if he hasn't put out a hit song recently, his fans still go crazy over him.
6. Dwayne Johnson: US$650,000 per post
Of course, this list wouldn't be complete without one of the world's biggest movie stars! He ranks 5th on the list of the highest paid celebrities according to Forbes, and it definitely shows!
With 109 million followers, "The Rock" gets paid at least US$650,000 per post. Truly, Dwayne Johnson has transitioned well from being a wrestling superstar, to a blockbuster movie actor, and one of the most popular Instagram influencers!
5. Beyonce Knowles: US$700,000 per post
This list would definitely be incomplete without Queen B herself. The 36-year-old mother of three hasn't let anything slow down her constant rise to success!
She boasts 115 million followers on Instagram and gets paid a whopping US$700,000 for a single post!
Her popularity as a celebrity even transcends social media platforms. She received a Guiness World Record for her pregnancy announcement, which received 8,868 tweets per second! That's totally crazy!
4. Kim Kardashian: US$720,000 per post
Number 4 on our list is the original Kardashian sister, Kim Kardashian. She first gained fame as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton.
She eventually found her fame after their reality TV show Keeping up with the Kardashians became a smash hit. Since then, she has managed to use her fame to become an influencer on social media, boasting 113 million followers and getting paid US$720,000 for each Instagram post that she makes.
She's also an accomplished businesswoman, and has a production company named Kimsaprincess Productions LLC, as well as a shoe shopping website among other business ventures.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo: US$750,000 per post
Number 3 on our list is another footballer, this time it's Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 33-year-old Portuguese superstar is considered by many to be the best player in the world, and one of the best players of all time.
Aside from his talent on the football field, Ronaldo is also gifted when it comes to his social media influence. He currently has 133 million followers on Instagram and gets paid an insane amount of US$750,000 per post.
No wonder Ronaldo is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world!
2. Selena Gomez: US$800,000 per post
At number 2 is pop singer and actress Selena Gomez. She started out as a young actress on the Disney Channel, and found her success on the hit show Wizards of Waverly Place.
After the show ended, she focused on her musical career where she also found success. Since then, Selena's career has only gone up. In fact, she's more popular on social media compared to her former beau Justin Bieber!
The singer currently has 138 million Instagram followers and gets paid US$800,000 for each sponsored post that she makes on Instagram.
1. Kylie Jenner: US$1,000,000 per post
At the top of our list is of course, the queen of Instagram, Kylie Jenner.
The soon-to-be youngest self-made billionaire is the best example of how to use your fame and influence on social media.
With 110 million followers on Instagram, she has less followers than Selena Gomez. However, she gets paid a whopping US$1,000,000 for a single social media post, which just shows the power that her influence has.
What's more amazing is that she's already this successful just 21 years old!
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