Most Followed Instagram Accounts In 2021

The Most Followed Instagram Accounts in 2021 will be listed in this article. These accounts include celebrities, athletes, influencers, Companies, and Brands that have the highest number of followers, among other accounts on Instagram.

Countries on Instagram Platform By Rank

Based on the 2021 Statistics, the countries with the most users with million followers on the Instagram Platform goes as follows:

Instagram Users by Country

Based on the number of Audiences on Instagram shown in the table above from each country. In the next table, you would see Instagram accounts with million followers from countries like the United States, India, Brazil, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, and Argentina.

These multiple million followers may mainly be from the U.S. and India because of being the top-ranking countries among Instagram users.

The Highest Number of Followers on Instagram in 2021

Instagram Accounts and Profiles with the Highest Number of Followers Worldwide include celebrities, athletes, influencers, Companies, Brands, and pioneers. There are currently 112 million Instagram Monthly Users only in the United States of America, but these accounts do not just include profiles from the United States.

Henceforth, the Top 100 Highest, Followed Instagram Profiles on Instagram in 2021 are identified. It includes accounts that have a worldwide audience and following responses. The next table is listed by;

  1. Rank, by the million followers.
  2. Instagram Profile Username, 
  3. Account Owner’s Professional Name,  
  4. Account Owners Real Full Name,
  5. The number by the Million followers and based on the Closest Decimal, 
  6. Their Professional Activity, Niche, and Interests, of Instagram Owner and 
  7. The Country they are based in or from initially.  

The 100 Top Accounts Based On The Million Followers

RankInstagram Profile UsernameAccount OwnerFull NameFollowers (Million)Professional ActivityCountry
@instagramInstagram Instagram Social Networking Platform 378.6Instagram Social Media Platform AccountThe U.S.
2@cristianoCristiano Ronaldo  Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro  243Professional FootballerPortugal 
3@arianagrandeAriana GrandeAriana Grande-Butera207.5Singer and ActressThe U.S.
4@therockDwayne JohnsonDwayne Douglas Johnson204.4Actor, Producer, Businessman, Retire Professional Wrestler, and American and Canadian Footballer. Canada
5@kyliejennerKylie JennerKylie Kristen Jenner201.3Media Personality, Socialite, Model, Businesswoman, Reality Television Personality. The U.S.
6@selenagomezSelena GomezSelena Marie Gomez195.5Singer, Actress, ProducerThe U.S.
7@kimkardashianKim Kardashian Kimberly Noel Kardashian West192.1Reality Television and Media Personality, Socialite, Model, Businesswoman, Actress.The U.S.
8@leomessiLeo MessiLionel Andres Messi169.1Professional Footballer in Barcelona Team Argentina
9@beyoncéBeyoncéBeyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter156.3Singer, Actress, Record Producer, Dancer, Businesswoman, Director The U.S. 
10@justinbieberJustin BieberJustin Drew Bieber151.6Singer, Songwriter, and Multi-instrumentalist, ActorCanada
11@natgeoNational GeographicNational Geographic Media146.3Official Magazine and Media Platform of the National Geographic Society.The U.S.
12@neymarjrNeymarNeymar da Silva Santos Junior 143.4Professional Footballer.Brazil
13@kendalljennerKendall JennerKendall Nicole Jenner142.3Reality Television and Media Personality, Socialite, and Model.The U.S.
14@taylorswiftTaylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift140.8Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, and Actress.The U.S.
15@jloJennifer Lopez / J. LoJennifer Lynn Lopez133.8Actress, Singer, Dancer, Fashion Designer, Producer, and Businesswoman.The U.S.
16@nickiminajNicki Minaj / BarbieOnika Tanya Maraj Petty124Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and Model.Trinidadian American 
17@khloekardashianKhloe Kardashian Khloe Alexandra Kardashian123.2Reality Television and Media Personality, Socialite, Producer, Businesswoman, and Model.The U.S.
18@nikeNikeNike Inc.122.8American Multinational CorporationThe U.S.
19@mileycyrusMiley CyrusMiley Ray Cyrus Destiny Hope Cyrus116.6Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and Record Producer.The U.S.
20@katyperryKaty PerryKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson108.1Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Judge, and BusinesswomanThe U.S.
21@kourtneykardashKourtney Kardashian Kourtney Mary Kardashian103.4Reality Television and Media Personality, Socialite, Businesswoman, and Model.The U.S.
22@kevinhart4realKevin HartKevin Darnell Hart100.2Stand Up Comedian, Actor, and ProducerThe U.S.
23@ddlovatoDemi LovatoDemetria Devonne Lovato93.4Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Philanthropist, and Businesswoman.The U.S.
24@realmadridReal Madrid CFReal Madrid Club De Futbol93.3Spanish Professional Football Club based in Madrid, Spain.Spain
25@theellenshowEllen DeGeneres The Ellen DeGeneres Show or Ellen92.2American Daytime Television Variety Comedy Talk Show that is hosted by Ellen DeGeneres herself.The U.S.
26@fcbarcelonaFC BarcelonaFutbol Club Barcelona91.3Spanish Professional Football Club based in Barcelona, Spain.Spain
27@badgalririRihannaRobyn Rihanna Fenty87.5Singer in U.S., Songwriter, Actress, and Businesswoman.Barbados
28@virat.kohliVirat KohliVirat Kohli / Chikoo / Cheeku82.8Indian Cricketer and Captain of the Indian National Team.India
29@zendayaZendayaZendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman80.5Actress, Singer, Model, and Backup DancerThe U.S.
30@iamcardibCardi BBelcalis Marlenis Almanzar78.2Rapper, Songwriter, Television Personality, and Actress.The U.S.
31@kingjamesLeBron JamesLeBron Raymone James Sr.74.5Professional Basketball Player for the Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association (NBA).The U.S.
32@chrisbrownofficialChris Brown Christopher Maurice Brown73Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Record Producer, and Actor.The U.S.
33@champagnepapiDrakeAubrey Drake Graham72.5Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, and Entrepreneur.Canada
34@billieeilishBillie EilishBillie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell70.2Singer and SongwriterThe U.S.
35@shakiraShakiraShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll69Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer, Actress, and PhilanthropistColombia
36@victoriassecretVictoria’s SecretVictoria’s Secret68.8An American Lingerie, Clothing, and Beauty Retailer.The U.S.
37@vindieselVin Diesel Mark Sinclair67.1Actor and FilmmakerThe U.S.
38@championsleagueUEFA Champions LeagueUEFA Champions League65.9UCL is an annual football club competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations.Europe
39@davidbeckhamDavid Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham64.9Professional Footballer, Businessman, Model, and SpokespersonEngland
40@nasaNASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)61.5An Independent Agency of the American Federal Government for the Civilian Space Program, Aeronautics, and Space Research.The U.S.
41@gigihadidGigi HadidJelena Noura Hadid60.9American Fashion Model.The U.S.
42@justintimberlakeJustin TimberlakeJustin Randall Timberlake59.5Singer, Songwriter, Actor, and Record Producer.The U.S.
43@emmawatsonEmma WatsonEmma Charlotte Duerre Watson58.9Actress, Model, and Activist.England
44@priyankachopraPriyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra Jonas58.6Actress, Singer, Film Producer, and Model.India
45@shawnmendesShawn MendesShawn Peter Raul Mendes57.2Singer and SongwriterCanada
46@shraddhakapoorShraddha KapoorShraddha Kapoor56.9Indian Actress and SingerIndia
47@malumaMalumaJuan Luis Londono Arias55.4Singer and SongwriterColombia
48@snoopdoggSnoop DoggCalvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.55.36Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer, Media Personality, and EntrepreneurThe U.S.
49@dualipaDua LipaDua Lipa55.33Singer, Songwriter, Model, and Fashion Designer.England
50@9gag9GAG9GAG: Go FunThe World55The Hong Kong-based online platform and social media website that shares user-generated content.China
51@ronaldinhoRonaldinho GauchoRonaldo de Assis Moreira52.5Ambassador of Barcelona and Former Professional Football Player.Brazil
52@deepikapadukoneDeepika PadukoneDeepika Padukone52.3Indian Actress and Film Producer born in Denmark; who works in Hindi Films.India
53@nbaNBANational Basketball Association (NBA)52.2NBA is the American Men’s Professional Basketball League.The U.S.
54@camila_cabelloCamila CabelloKarla Camila Cabello Estrabao50.7Cuban American Singer, Songwriter, and Actress.Cuba
55@willsmithWill SmithWillard Carroll Smith Jr.50.6Actor, Producer, and Rapper.The U.S.
56@aliaabhattAlia BhattAlia Bhatt50.3Indian British Actress and Singer in Hindi Films.Indian British
57@anittaAnittaLarissa de Macedo Machado50.13Singer, Songwriter, Television Host, Actress, Businesswoman, and EntrepreneurBrazil
58@narendramodiNarendra ModiNarendra Damodardas Modi50.1Prime Minister of IndiaIndia
59@marvelMarvel EntertainmentMarvel Entertainment and Marvel Worldwide Inc.49.6The Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American Comic Books and Related Media under the Walt Disney Company.The U.S.
60@nehakakkarNeha KakkarNeha Kakkar49.4SingerIndia
61@hudabeautyHuda KattanHuda Kattan Cosmetics Line48Huda Beauty was launched in 2013 by businesswoman and makeup artist Huda Kattan who was initially a blogger and an influencer.Iraqi-American
62@raffinagita1717Raffi Ahmad and Nagita SlavinaRaffi Farid Ahmad47.9Indonesian Presenter, Actor, and Singer.Indonesia
63@whinderssonnunesWhindersson NunesWhindersson Nunes Batista47.8Brazilian Comedian Singer and YouTuberBrazil
64@robertdowneyjrRobert Downey, Jr.Robert John Downey, Jr.47.5Actor and ProducerU.S.
65@leonardodicaprioLeonardo DiCaprioLeonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio47.37Actor, Producer, and Environmentalist.The U.S.
66@akshaykumarAkshay KumarRajiv Hari Om Bhatia47.3Indian Canadian actor, film producer, and presenter.India
67@jacquelinef143Jacqueline FernandezJacqueline Fernandez46.73Actress in Bollywood and Hollywood, Model, and Former Miss Universe of Sri Lanka.Sri Lanka
68@jamesrodriguez10James RodriguezJames David Rodriguez Rubio46.7Professional Colombian FootballerColombia
69@gal_gadotGal GadotGal Gadot46.1Israeli Actress, Model, and Producer. Also Active in the U.S.Israel
70@marcelotwelveMarcelo Vieira Jr.Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior45.9Professional Football Player in Real Madrid.Brazil
71@ayutingting92Ayu TingtingAyu Rosmalina45.5Singer, Actress, and TV Game Show HostIndonesia
72@iamzlatanibrahimovićZlatan IbrahimovićZlatan Ibrahimović45.4Professional FootballerSweden
73@katrinakaifKatrina KaifKatrina Turquotte45.3Bollywood Actress and Model.England
74@chrishemsworthChris HemsworthChristopher Hemsworth45.28An Australian Actor is active both in Australia and the U.S.Australian
75@ladygagaLady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta45.24Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress, and BusinesswomanThe U.S.
76@jbalvinJ BalvinJose Alvaro Osorio Balvin45.1Singer and Best-Selling Latin Music ArtistColombia
77@k.mbappeKylian MbappeKylian Mbappe Lottin44.9Professional FootballerFrance
78@zacefronZac EfronZachary David Alexander Efron44.6Actor and SingerThe U.S.
79@juventusJuventus F.C.Juventus Football Club44.4The Italian Professional Association Football Club.Italy
80@michelleobamaMichelle ObamaMichelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama44.18Former First Lady of the United States, activist, and writer.The U.S.
81@anushkasharmaAnushka Sharma1588Anushka Sharma44.1Actress and Producer.India
82@caradelevingneCara DelevingneCara Jocelyn Delevingne43.9Model, Actress, and SingerEngland
83@tatawerneckTata WerneckTalita Werneck Arguelhes43.8Actress, Humourist, Presenter, Reporter, Comedian, Musician, and Media Personality.Brazil
84@garethbale11Gareth BaleGareth Frank Bale43.7Professional FootballerWales
85@5.min.crafts5-Minute CraftsThe Soul Publishing43.6DIY, Life Hacks, and How to do YouTube and Social Media Channel.Cyprus
86@nikefootballNike Football (Soccer)Nike Inc.43.3Football, Footwear, Accessories, and ClothesEngland
87@leleponsLele PonsEleonora Pons Maronese42.7Internet Celebrity, Youtuber, Influencer, and now Actress, Singer, Dancer, Model, Media Personality, and Former Television Host.The U.S.
88@lalalalisa_mLISALalisa Manoban42.6Thai Rapper and Singer in Korea.Thailand
89@paulpogbaPaul PogbaPaul Labile Pogba42.4Professional FootballerFrance
90@premierleaguePremier LeagueThe Premier League or English Premier League42The EPL is the English Football League SystemEngland
91@chanelofficialCHANELChanel S.A.S.41.9French Fashion House and Luxury Brand.France
92@sergioramosSergio RamosSergio Ramos Garcia41.8Professional FootballerSpain
93@zaraZara OfficialZara SA41.7Spanish Retailer, Brand, and Company.Spain
94@gucciGucci OfficialGucci41.66Luxury Fashion Brand based in Italy.Italy
95@sunnyleoneSunny LeoneKarenjit Kaur Vohra41.62Owner of Starstruck Cosmetics, Model, and Indian Actress.Canadian and  American Citizen 
96@daddyyankeeDaddy YankeeRamon Luis Ayala Rodriguez41.1Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, and Record Producer.The U.S.
97@natgeotravelNational Geographic TravelNational Geographic Media41Media, Magazine, Brand, and Company.The U.S.
98@mosalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly40.9Professional FootballerEgypt
99@paulodybalaPaulo DybalaPaulo Bruno Exequiel Dybala40.3Professional Football PlayerArgentina
100@louisvuittonLouis VuittonLouis Vuitton Malletier40.2French Fashion House and Luxury Goods Company.France

The Most Followed Instagram Accounts in 2021

All in all, we can say that even though the above list is the most updated version. It is an ever-changing dynamic reference and so would never be static. The most followed Instagram Profiles never have a fixed number of followers and instead are always growing.

To keep their rank as the most followed, an Instagram account owner would need to maintain its best status with hard work, strategizing, and great marketing tactics. Their shared post, media, content, photos, profile photos, pictures, video, and feed are critical to maintaining their million followers and the people that follow them.

If you want to keep your image and followers among people, you would need to get on board with Instagram’s Dynamic Environment, the Instagram Algorithm, and Highly Competitive Recreational vibe. That is if, as a Brand, Celebrity, Company, and Influencer, you would want to maintain your popularity and followers with all the rights reserved to your account.

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